Stories about Health Care

Nov 05 2017

Non-smokers get extra vacation time at this company

The company has introduced a paid leave allowance to non-smokers, giving them an extra six days off per year . That led the agency to come up with what it's calling a "w...

Nov 04 2017

Kildare men asked to grow mustaches for Movember

The charity aims to draw attention to men's health issues such as prostate cancer and suicide. You may see a lot of men who look like they need a shave in November. The...

Nov 04 2017

Gainesville native, Texans QB Deshaun Watson feared to have suffered torn ACL

You know what I mean? Deshaun Watson thanked his team-mates, other National Football League players and fans on Friday for the outpouring of support he has received in ...

Nov 04 2017

NYPD shoot truck driver in Manhattan after he rams cyclists

A police official said the attack was being investigated as a possible act of terrorism. The FBI and NY police urged members of the public to come forward with any inform...

Nov 03 2017

New Rams, Chargers stadium to host college football championship in 2023

Volunteers coach Butch Jones didn't specify the nature of the injury that knocked Kendrick out of the Kentucky game. The playoff, which started in 2014, will not have a...

Nov 03 2017

This firm gives non-smokers six days of extra paid holidays

As reported by The Telegraph , the non-smoking staff complained that since smokers took 15-minute smoke breaks as they had to go to the basement to smoke, they were work...

Nov 03 2017

Asia slips in gender equality ranking

In the World Economic Forum's Gender Gap Index 2017, Iceland remains the world's most gender-equal country, a position it has held for nine years. The findings show t...

Nov 03 2017

Massive government recall covers 37.8 million Kidde fire extinguishers

They were sold at Menards, Montgomery Ward, Sears, Home Depot, Wal-Mart and other home and hardware stores, as well as on Amazon.com, ShopKidde.com and assorted online re...

Nov 02 2017

Making Trick-Or-Treating safe for kids with allergies

It has since spread worldwide in places where Halloween is celebrated. Enter the Teal Pumpkin Project, which identifies houses that offer non-food items using a tradema...

Nov 01 2017

CO2 concentrations grew at record rate in 2016 — United Nations agency

The concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere has hit a new high, the United Nations said Monday, warning that drastic action is needed to achieve targets...

Nov 01 2017

Iran says talks unlikely without change in USA behavior

Iran would abandon the agreement if it were deemed not be serving its national interests, President Hassan Rouhani said in reaction to Trump's decision. Under the agreeme...

Nov 01 2017

Couple Who Escaped Las Vegas Shooting Dies In Car Crash

She told the Las Vegas Review Journal the couple had found a new lease of life following their ordeal in Vegas. Their 16-year-old daughter reportedly heard a bang and r...

Oct 31 2017

Rajinikanth-Akshay's grand '2.0' audio launch

The event kick-started with a live concert from the Oscar Award victor, AR Rahman, who has also composed the music for the film. I can only say that during the making of ...

Oct 31 2017

Ben Stokes: England cricketer 'was defending two men from homophobic abuse'

According to The Sun , Kai Barry, 26, and Billy O'Connell, 20, lauded Stokes for his actions outside Mbargo nightclub in Bristol in the early hours of September 25. "I'm...

Oct 30 2017

Heart Surgery May Be Less Risky In The Afternoon, Study Suggests

While the team does not want to discourage people from having life-saving surgery, they do hope to make doctors more aware of the best times to operate. Afternoon patient...

Oct 30 2017

Tennessee nurse serenades dying patient with her favorite song

Cancer patient Margaret was admitted to hospital in Nashville, US, after her health declined but doctors said she was too sick for a transplant. "Words can't depict the...

Oct 30 2017

Puerto Rico Governor Calls for Cancellation of Whitefish Contract

Ramos said that given the utility is already bankrupt and under court supervision, it is the "most regulated company in the world". FEMA said in a statement Friday that...

Oct 29 2017

Thunder charter plane dented en route to Chicago, lands safely

The reason for the incident is not yet clear, but the image of the plane suggests that it hit an object while flying. She said the Boeing 757-200 landed safely without in...

Oct 29 2017

Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The program is completely anonymous. Bloomington Police Department, 305 S. East St. On Saturday, the public can bring their pills for disposal to the following sites:...

Oct 28 2017

Mental ill-health costs Britain £99 billion a year

The report gave an estimate that roughly 300,000 people who suffer from long-term mental health conditions lose their jobs every year. "There are many people out ther...