Health

Surgeon serving 200,000 in South Sudan wins UN refugee award

28 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Evan Atar Adaha is the only head surgeon who provides health services to locals and refugees in the country’s northeastern region
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Blood, sweat and workplace wellness: Where to draw the line on incentives

2 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Workplace wellness programs that offer employees a financial carrot for undergoing health screenings, sticking to exercise regimens or improving their cholesterol levels have...
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Mosquitoes in Newton, Sandown test positive for EEE, officials say

3 hours ago   |   Union Leader

State health officials say the first batches of mosquitoes in the state to test positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis EEE this year have been identified in Newton and Sandown.
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Officials are seeking input on state's 10-year mental health plan starting tonight

3 hours ago   |   Union Leader

State health officials are kicking off a series of discussions tonight seeking public input as they develop a 10-year mental health plan for New Hampshire.
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UNH researcher studies how to survive dehydration

4 hours ago   |   Union Leader

A grant from the National Institutes of Health NIH will help a University of New Hampshire researcher better understand dehydration and ultimately help humans better survive it...
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STD surge: Giving bad news can prove to be hazardous work

4 hours ago   |   Union Leader

The U.S. is in the midst of a steep and sustained increase in sexually transmitted diseases. So how are public health officials responding?
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Home remedies: Cope with stress so it doesn't control you

4 hours ago   |   Union Leader

If you find your home and work schedules full and life is causing you stress, be aware that it can take a toll on your health.
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Trump plan to rollback fuel standards to get second hearing

4 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

FRESNO, Calif. - The Trump administration's proposal to rollback national fuel economy standards was headed for its second public hearing a day after California officials and...
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Pete Carroll says there are consequences for Earl Thomas skipping practices

4 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas fully expected to get fined by his team following Sunday's victory over the Dallas Cowboys after skipping a pair of practices last week in...
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Vikings deny Everson Griffen was arrested; TV station pulls report

5 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

The Vikings deny a report that Everson Griffen was arrested for trying to break into a teammate's home. Seth Kaplan of FOX 9 Sports had the report earlier Monday night...
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'I just prayed every day': Teen survives 49 days at sea on a floating...

'I just prayed every day': Teen survives 49 days at sea on a floating fishing trap

The teen says he ran out of food within a week and survived on fish and seawater he squeezed from his clothing. Read more ...

74-year-old man found alive after 5 days inside fire-gutted building

74-year-old man found alive after 5 days inside fire-gutted building

Engineers inspecting the wreckage of a public housing complex gutted by fire five days ago found a 74-year-old tenant inside, alive and well, on Monday. Read more ...

Home break-ins by black bears surge in Connecticut suburbs

Home break-ins by black bears surge in Connecticut suburbs

Connecticut environmental officials say the state's bears are getting bolder. Read more ...

Brett Kavanaugh Claims Past Virginity As Defense Against Sexual Assault Claims

Brett Kavanaugh Claims Past Virginity As Defense Against Sexual Assault Claims

The Supreme Court nominee said he can't have been a predator because he was a virgin in high school. Read more ...

Pope Francis says Church must ‘change' in wake of sex scandals

Pope Francis says Church must ‘change' in wake of sex scandals

Pope Francis has acknowledged that the sex abuse scandals rocking the Catholic Church are driving people away and said the church must change its ways if it wants to keep... Read more ...

First black starting QB reflects on changes in game, society

First black starting QB reflects on changes in game, society

Marlin Briscoe didn't want to be pigeonholed simply because of stereotypes against black men. He was a star quarterback in college and he believed he had the talent... Read more ...

Dallas police officer fired after manslaughter charge in killing of neighbor

Dallas police officer fired after manslaughter charge in killing of neighbor

Amber Guyger, the Dallas police officer charged with fatally shooting a man in his apartment, has been fired. Read more ...

Rod Rosenstein Expected to End the Day Without a Job

Rod Rosenstein Expected to End the Day Without a Job

That Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will end the day without a job seems all but certain. What's unclear is how it will come to pass. Rosenstein on Monday went to the... Read more ...

Labour officially says it will vote down Theresa May's Brexit deal

Labour officially says it will vote down Theresa May's Brexit deal

Labour is officially planning to vote down Theresa May's Brexit deal. The party will vote against the deal if it doesn't meet Labour's six Brexit tests "no ifs, no buts... Read more ...

Could you spend 30 hours lying in coffin for $300?

Could you spend 30 hours lying in coffin for $300?

A Six Flags park has a challenge that isn't for the faint of heart. Read more ...