• West Nile virus confirmed in LA County
West Nile virus confirmed in LA County

Eliminate all sources of standing water on your property, such as old tires, buckets, flowerpots and toys that can support mosquito breeding. In total, there were 553 confirmed cases of West Nile vVirus in California, 44 of which proved fatal.

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  • New study finds free food at work leads to unhealthy eating
New study finds free food at work leads to unhealthy eating

According to this new survey, about one-quarter of American worker bees eat almost 1,300 calories at work per week and many of those calories are rich in fat and sugar . This study was limited in some ways, including that it was based on participants' memory of what they ate in a seven-day period. How much are they getting? What they are e...

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  • One in 3 Americans Takes Meds That May Cause Depression
One in 3 Americans Takes Meds That May Cause Depression

The Chicago researchers analyzed mediation-use patterns of more than 26,000 adults from 2005 to 2014 using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey . "People are not only increasingly using these medicines alone, but are increasingly using them simultaneously, yet very few of these drugs have warning labels", said Qato.

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  • American Red Cross, Boston police team up for ‘Missing Types’ campaign
American Red Cross, Boston police team up for ‘Missing Types’ campaign

For the next few weeks, you'll likely notice the letters a, b, and o are vanishing from well-known logos. But for the past four years, new Red Cross donors have declined by about 80,000 each year. They need at least 15,000 donors per month for the blood supply to remain at a steady level. To schedule an appointment to give blood at the CBSI Donor...

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  • Buffett, Dimon and Bezos have a CEO for their health care venture
Buffett, Dimon and Bezos have a CEO for their health care venture

Dimon , who leads the Business Roundtable , an association of chief executive officers of leading United States companies said the move is supported by the group, added the report. When the actual earnings results are officially reported, so-called beats - or profit results that top expectations - are often rewarded with a rise in the stock price.

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  • [BREAKING] Designer Kate Spade found dead in NY apartment
[BREAKING] Designer Kate Spade found dead in NY apartment

The family said through a spokesman that they loved Kate dearly and will miss her terribly. "We would ask that our privacy be respected as we grieve during this very hard time". Fashion designer Kate Spade was discovered dead Tuesday in NY, police officials said. She was found by housekeeping staff inside her Park Avenue apartment at about 10.2...

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  • New Report Says Medicare Will Run Out Of Money Sooner Than Expected
New Report Says Medicare Will Run Out Of Money Sooner Than Expected

The report by the trustees stressed that they've said before that the fund in trouble is not adequately financed over the next 10 years. This is because premium income and general revenue income are reset each year to cover the expected rise in costs.

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  • New Study Suggests Chemotherapy not Needed to Treat Breast Cancer
New Study Suggests Chemotherapy not Needed to Treat Breast Cancer

All women like those in the study should get gene testing to guide their care, said Dr. Richard Schilsky, chief medical officer of the oncology society. It works by looking at the activity levels of 21 genes , which are markers of how aggressive the cancer is. The results are even more impressive because breast cancers , like prostate and o...

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