80,000 people died of flu last winter in US

An estimated 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications last winter — the disease’s highest death toll in at least four decades. The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Robert Redfield, revealed the total in an interview Tuesday night with The Associated Press. Flu experts knew it was a very

Doctor Issues Warning About 2018-2019 FLU Season

Doctor Issues Warning About 2018-2019 FLU Season

CLEVELAND — On the heels of one of the longest and most deadly flu seasons in recent memory, one Cleveland Clinic doctor is urging high-risk patients to get vaccinated ahead of October when cases begin to rise in Ohio. “The more I work with influenza, the less I feel like I know what the flu is going

New TB Vaccine Protects Half of People With Latent Infection

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An experimental GlaxoSmithKline vaccine could prevent tuberculosis from developing in half of those who receive it, making it potentially the first new shot against the global killer in a century, researchers said on Tuesday. Given the failure of other candidates in recent years, it marks a milestone in the fight against TB, although the 54

NASA spots still-silent Opportunity Rover on Mars

NASA spots still-silent Opportunity Rover on Mars

We may not be able to hear anything from NASA’s Opportunity rover, but we can still see it. The space agency’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter caught sight of the rover from far above the red planet. Opportunity has been out of contact with Earth since June 10 when a global dust storm cut off its solar power. The rover is sitting

Elon Musk Gives an Update on When a Mars Colony Could be Built

Elon Musk is well-known for his ability to create a media sensation. Scarcely a week goes by that the founder of SpaceX and Tesla doesn’t have an announcement or update to make – often via his social media outlet of choice, twitter. And as a major figure in the NewSpace industry, anything he says is

Borns Issues Statement Denying ‘Disturbing’ Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Borns Issues Statement Denying 'Disturbing' Sexual Misconduct Allegations

In the wake of a number of sexual misconduct allegations popping up across social media, Børns — aka Garrett Clark Borns — is denying these “disturbing” claims, and has posted a statement on Instagram to dispute them. Last week, numerous Twitter users posted detailed accounts of alleged nonconsensual interactions with the 26-year-old “Electric Love” singer. One woman came forward to detail how she was

Bill Cosby sentenced to jail for 3 to 10 years for Sexual Assault

Bill Cosby sentenced to jail for 3 to 10 years for Sexual Assault

ill Cosby was sentenced on Tuesday to three to 10 years in state prison for the sexual assault of Andrea Constand. Judge Steven T. O’Neill rendered the decision Tuesday, the second day of the sentencing hearing at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., saying, “I’m not permitted to treat him any differently based on

Apple’s iPhone XS has serious problems

The iPhone XS (details) and iPhone XS Max (details) are eye-wateringly expensive, and that’s before you account for the hidden costs. But just when it looked like we had a great reason to upgrade, new tests reveal it really is Apple’s iPhone XR (details) where the smart money should go… Giving upgraders a nasty surprise

2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-door – First Drive Review

Nothing about the new 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-door Coupe’s behavior on a race track really surprises me. The fact that the most potent 63 S model effortlessly eclipses 150 miles per hour down the Circuit of the Americas’ back straight and expertly romps around its 20 corners are all things I expect from a car

Woman who killed neighbor by cutting baby from womb says she didn’t ‘explicitly’ alert her ex

Woman who killed neighbor

A North Dakota woman claimed Tuesday she cut a baby from her neighbor’s womb, ultimately killing the woman, because she felt pressured to “produce a baby” after lying about being pregnant to keep her boyfriend from leaving. Brooke Crews spoke out in the trial of her now-ex, William Hoehn, in Fargo. Hoehn is charged with

Donald Trump considers keeping rosenstein on, Advisers Say

Donald Trump considers keeping rosenstein on, Advisers Say

WASHINGTON – President Trump told advisers he is open to keeping Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on the job, and allies of the No. 2 Justice Department official said Tuesday he has given them the impression he doesn’t plan to quit. That raised at least the possibility that a roller coaster of a week could

Puppies spread the Campylobacter outbreak across 18 states: What you need to know

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report last week with details about a Campylobacter outbreak you may have heard about. Between 2016 and 2018, 118 people across 18 states were infected. Twenty-four percent of them had to be hospitalized, and fortunately, everyone recovered. The source? Puppies from six different pet stores. The

A third of American adults over age 45 are lonely, national survey finds

One in three Americans age 45 and over are lonely, which may harm their quality of life and also pose health risks, according to a new national survey. The greatest apparent predictors of loneliness are the size of a person’s social network and physical isolation, according to the survey of over 3,000 U.S. adults age

5 things to know about Trump’s new ‘public charge’ immigration proposal

This story is from Kaiser Health News A proposed rule from the White House would make it harder for legal immigrants to get green cards if they have received certain kinds of public assistance — including Medicaid, food stamps and housing subsidies. Green cards allow them to live and work permanently in the United States.

LeBron James says Lakers will Have to Work to be Great

Speaking with an all-business tone in his first news conference with his new team, LeBron James said the Los Angeles Lakers have “a long way to go” before getting on the same level as the Golden State Warriors. James said he is excited to play alongside multiple ball handlers, but he understands the Lakers might have to take their “bumps