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A Fecal Parasite Is Causing More Disease Outbreaks, and Swimming Pools May Be to Blame, CDC Says

A recent announcement from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may put a damper on summer fun. A fecal parasite often spread by swimming is causing an increasing number of illnes...

A Fecal Parasite Is Causing More Disease Outbreaks, and Swimming Pools May Be to Blame, CDC Says

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CDC warns fecal parasite found in public pools is on the rise Americans who enjoy taking a dip in public pools to cool off during the summer face the danger of encountering “crypto,” a diarrhea-causing fecal parasite that is on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Cryptosporidium — which causes cryptosporidiosis — can lead to ...
21:13 2019-07-01

Poop parasite outbreaks linked to water parks and pools, just in time for summer Summer is finally here, and that means lots and lots of hot, sunny days and plenty of trips to the local pool or nearby water park. If taking a dip in the public pool is your favorite way too cool down, the Centers for Disease Control have a warning that might make your stomach turn, and make you se...
11:39 2019-07-02

Earthquake makes waves in California swimming pools The 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck Southern California on Thursday definitely made waves. Videos posted on Twitter by locals in the aftermath of the morning quake shows water in outdoor pools sloshing around fiercely and creating ocean-worthy waves. One body of water in Winnetka, Calif., splas...
00:52 2019-07-05

Asian nations scramble to contain pig disease outbreaks HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic some governments fear has gone out of control. Smaller outbreak...
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21:26 2019-07-05

Hard-to-kill poop parasites that lurk in swimming pools on the rise, CDC warns Enlarge / What's going on in that swim diaper? (credit: Getty | BSIP) Whatever you do this summer, don’t drink the pool water. Outbreaks of the gastrointestinal parasite cryptosporidium have been spurting upward since 2009, with the number of outbreaks gushing up an average of 13% each year, acco...
23:13 2019-07-01

States differ in preparedness for disasters, disease outbreaks and other emergencies Some states are not as prepared as others for disasters, extreme weather and other emergencies. 24/7 Wall St. ranked them by level of preparedness.        ...
16:52 2019-06-06

London's public swimming pools: bathing, sun terraces and cafes - archive, 22 August 1938 22 August 1938: The newly opened Parliament Hill Fields lido is part of a scheme designed to give everybody the chance of swimming in cheerful surroundingsFleet Street, SundayA fine swimming pool with wide terraces for sun-bathing, with changing-rooms, lockers (over a thousand of them), and cafe, wa...
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Swimming pools, RVs, farms and boats: Peer-to-peer rentals take cues from Airbnb There are now peer-to-peer rental companies that let you rent out private pools, jets, boats and outdoor recreation in an Airbnb-fashion.        ...
19:26 2019-06-05

Deer shoulder blame for Lyme disease rise as calls mount for cull Scientists urge caution because infected ticks may also be spread by many other speciesBritain’s deer are being unfairly singled out as the chief culprits in spreading Lyme disease, experts claim. By contrast, they say the role played by other factors – and animals – should also be examined.Open sea...
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Blame Utilities for Wildfires. But Blame Everyone Else Too California is built to burn—explosively. Given we can’t depopulate the entire state, what has made the wildfire problem so bad, and how do we fix it?...
13:52 2019-06-14

FDA issues warning after patient dies following fecal transplant The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday issued a safety warning following the death of a person who contracted a drug resistant bacteria that was transmitted by an investigational fecal microbiome transplant (FMT)....
00:00 2019-06-14

Fecal Transplant Is Linked to a Patient’s Death, the F.D.A. Warns The agency said two patients received donated stool that had not been screened for drug-resistant germs, leading it to halt clinical trials until researchers prove proper testing procedures are in place....
03:26 2019-06-14

FDA issues safety alert over fecal transplants after patient’s death One person died from a fecal transplant, the US Food and Drug Administration announced on Thursday, as they issued a warning against the treatment. The idea behind the procedure, known as fecal microbiota transplatation, is to use stool from a healthy person to transfer good bacteria to the intestin...
09:00 2019-06-14

Over half of NY’s beaches ‘potentially unsafe’ due to fecal matter: report Roughly 65 percent of the Empire State's swimming spots are “potentially unsafe” due to pooh-particles — with Tanner Park on South Oyster Bay, Woodlawn State Park on Lake Erie, and Shirley Beach in Suffolk County topping the list....
01:52 2019-07-24

Patient dies after fecal transplant, prompting FDA safety warning The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety warning over fecal transplants after one patient died after undergoing the procedure, and another became severely ill....
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Elevated levels of fecal matter found at some Texas beaches HOUSTON (KPRC) – The heat has settled and summer is in full swing. The beach is a popular destination for people looking to enjoy the weekend. However, if you are planning to head down to the Galveston area, you might want to check this list. GettyImages Texas Beach Watch takes weekly water sa...
02:26 2019-07-02

Fecal bacteria found at more than half of US beaches last year, report says Beaches were deemed unsafe on at least a quarter of days tested and climate crisis will likely increase the pollutionBefore diving into the waves this summer, beachgoers in the US might like to do some homework on what they will be diving into, according to a new report.The Environment America Resea...
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Fecal Transplant Patient Killed by Superbug Traced to Donor Stool An aesthetically unpleasant but genuinely promising medical treatment—a fecal transplant—may come with more serious risks than previously thought. This week, the Food and Drug Administration issued a warning about the treatment, after receiving reports of two people coming down with serious drug-res...
01:13 2019-06-15

How to get into NYC’s best outdoor pools City pools aren’t always the easiest places to find summer solace — but in this hellscape of hot concrete, it’s one of the few reprieves we have left. Check out our guide for some of the city’s top pools, whether you’re looking for a day pass to a chic rooftop dip or a free p...
02:26 2019-08-10

Killer poop: Fecal transplant patient’s death prompts FDA to push out warning Enlarge / The Food and Drug Administration headquarters in White Oak, Md. (credit: Getty | Congressional Quarterly) One patient has died and another became seriously ill after fecal transplants inadvertently seeded their innards with a multi-drug resistant bacterial infection, the Food and Drug Ad...
19:26 2019-06-14

10 of Europe's best hostels with pools Whether on a city rooftoop or at a rural retreat, these hostels all make a splash by offering an indoor or outdoor pool to chill inA simple hostel in a great location with views from the outdoor pool to Balluta Bay, which is the nearest (small) sandy cove, a few minutes’ walk away. The beach has a p...
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00:26 2019-07-06

The best Las Vegas pools to beat the heat How you keep your cool at the gambling tables in Las Vegas? By taking a dip in one of city's glorious pools. Read on for the best ones to beat the desert heat....
21:39 2019-07-10

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13:39 2019-08-13

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21:52 2019-05-25

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06:01 2019-05-26

China says African swine fever outbreaks slowing The number of fresh outbreaks of African swine fever in China has dropped significantly this year and pig production is gradually returning to normal, its vice agriculture minister said, amid recent reports underscoring the threat of the disease....
08:00 2019-07-04

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22:39 2019-05-25

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02:52 2019-06-21

Parasite brings down mosquito numbers in parts of Guangzhou The number of biting Asian tiger mosquitoes, which spread dengue and Chikungunya, has been reduced by more than 80 per cent at two sites in Guangzhou, China...
21:39 2019-07-17

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05:26 2019-05-23

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11:00 2019-07-25

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01:13 2019-05-22

Tornado outbreaks reminder to make smartphones disaster-ready Tornadoes are raging across the country, leaving destruction in their path. Make your smartphone the best tool in your disaster-preparedness plan.        ...
16:00 2019-05-30

Italy bans unvaccinated children from schools after measles outbreaks As countries around the world grapple with rise of “anti-vax” sentiment, non-vaccinating parents in Italy face fines or their children being turned away from school...
15:52 2019-05-21

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20:52 2019-05-25

Kentucky State Parks pools, beaches opening this weekend FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — With temperatures climbing and a holiday weekend coming up, many swimming pools and beaches at Kentucky State Parks are opening. The Parks Department says while lodge pools are reserved for lodge and cottage guests, community pools at several parks are open to the public for a ...
11:52 2019-05-22

Almodovar and dark comedy 'Parasite' in spotlight as Cannes closes An introspective turn by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar with a movie about an filmmaker, and a darkly humorous South Korean thriller are among the movies sparking awards buzz at Cannes in an unusually crowded field of runners and riders this year....
12:26 2019-05-25

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15:39 2019-05-21

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01:39 2019-05-31

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01:26 2019-08-15

Pima County public pools open for Memorial Day weekend TUCSON – Pima County’s nine public swimming pools are open for Memorial Day weekend. The pools officially opened on May 25th. Four pools (Wade McLean, the Northwest YMCA, Manzanita and Ajo) will be open through Labor Day, Sept. 2. Grab your towel and sunscreen and head to one of Pima County’s nine ...
10:00 2019-05-26

Vaccinations create ‘umbrella of immunity’ against global measles outbreaks, says UNICEF Between 2010 and 2017, an average of 21.1 million children missed their first dose of the measles vaccine, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) revealed on Wednesday, stressing its importance to creating “an umbrella of immunity for everyone.” ...
19:00 2019-05-21

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06:52 2019-05-31

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17:00 2019-08-08

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21:00 2019-06-23

Foodborne parasite leaves British tourist vomiting blood in Mexico A British tourist marking his anniversary in Mexico contracted a potentially deadly foodborne parasite that left him vomiting blood. “We went out for a meal on our first night and had a really nice time,” Chris Gillian told UK television station ITV, according to The Sun. “But almo...
00:52 2019-05-24

French city shuts down public pools after two women wear burkinis Grenoble authorities said shutdown was requested by lifeguards at the poolDespite the unprecedented heatwave sweeping across western Europe, lifeguards in Grenoble have shut down the city’s two municipal swimming pools, after Muslim women went swimming in burkinis.The women went to the pools twice, ...
18:39 2019-06-27

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With Jaguars In Pools, Naked Men On Scooters, Europe Faces Summer Heat An early summer heat wave across Europe is breaking monthly - and in some cities - all-time records, as the continent oven-bakes under dangerous temperatures soaring above 100 Fahrenheit, driven by......
14:52 2019-06-28

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06:01 2019-05-26

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00:26 2019-05-26

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20:13 2019-08-14

China vice agriculture minister says African swine fever outbreaks slowing China's Vice Agriculture Minister Yu Kangzhen said on Thursday that outbreaks of deadly African swine fever had significantly slowed this year, and pig production is gradually returning to normal....
05:26 2019-07-04

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02:26 2019-07-18

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04:13 2019-06-18

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17:00 2019-06-14

Cannes winner 'Parasite' captures rich-poor gap in 'basic unit of life': director The South Korean director of "Parasite", the darkly comic movie that won the top Palme d'Or prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival, described his film on Tuesday as "a candid portrayal of the rich and the poor."...
13:26 2019-05-28

An Ebola Drug Trial Ended Early Because It Was So Successful. That Could Change How Doctors Handle Future Outbreaks A year into an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), researchers have halted an experimental drug trial there because early results appear so promising. The drugs will be made available to more patients in the DRC, hopefully saving lives as the current outbreak continues. But...
19:52 2019-08-13

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22:26 2019-05-25

Back-to-Back Outbreaks of Gun Violence in El Paso and Dayton Stun Country In a country that has become nearly numb to men with guns opening fire in schools, at concerts and in churches, shooting in Texas and Ohio left the public shaken....
23:26 2019-08-05

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The unforeseen trouble AI is now causing AI has come a long way in recent years — but as many who work with this technology can attest, it is still prone to surprising errors that wouldn’t be made by a human observer. While these errors can sometimes be the result of the required learning curve for artificial intelligence, it i...
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No, Using a Cellphone Isn't Causing You to Grow a Horn You might have heard recently, from publications like the Washington Post, NBC, and of course, Newsweek, that some people are growing a “horn” or a “spike” out of the back of their skull from using a smartphone too much.Read more......
00:13 2019-06-21

Cyclist sorry for slapping collision-causing fan Cyclist Miguel Angel Lopez had hoped to compete for a stage win in the Giro d'Italia but was tripped up by a fan who he then slapped. Lopez has since apologized for his actions....
00:13 2019-06-02

Swimming is disgusting A sunburn may not be the only health consequence of your summer beach trips and pool days. A study published last year estimated that recreational water activities are related to 90 million illnesses each year in the U.S., with swimming as one of the primary catalysts of water-borne respiratory, ear...
12:13 2019-07-24

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05:00 2019-05-29

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08:00 2019-06-12

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14:52 2019-05-21

Digital transformation could be causing security risk Rapid deployment of digital transformation technologies could be leaving businesses at risk according to a new report which highlights a growing security gap among European organizations.Of the companies surveyed in the 2019 Thales Data Threat Report – Europe Edition, almost a third (29%) sai...
03:26 2019-05-22

25 places across the US where poverty is causing poor diets 24/7 Wall St. identified 25 counties and areas where poverty leads to bad diets by analyzing incomes, SNAP participation, and availability to food.        ...
15:52 2019-05-24

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14:52 2019-05-21

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20:52 2019-07-09

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14:00 2019-06-04

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21:00 2019-08-20

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04:00 2019-07-01

Biden apologizes for causing 'pain' with segregationist remarks Former Vice President Joe Biden apologized on Saturday over the pain he caused people with comments he made about his ability to work with segregationist senators....
23:13 2019-07-06

Kim Kardashian is renaming her 'Kimono' company after causing an uproar Reality TV star Kim Kardashian said she's going to change the name of her new "Kimono" brand venture after causing an uproar and drawing accusations of cultural appropriation....
20:39 2019-07-01

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00:39 2019-06-12

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21:13 2019-06-27

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12:13 2019-05-23

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23:52 2019-08-01

AWS issues are causing erratic cryptocurrency market data in Asia Cryptocurrency exchanges are reportedly experiencing some disruption – how the tables have turned – after an outage at Amazon’s Web Services (AWS) cloud. Binance, one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, is reportedly experiencing 500 error messages on its APIs. It says some withdrawal p...
15:39 2019-08-23

Target Registers Across Country All Malfunction at Once, Causing Massive Lines Massive lines and an inability to make purchases were reported across the country at Target stores after the retailer’s cash registers malfunctioned due to a “systems issue,” though hours later Target announced it had resolved the issue.Read more......
01:39 2019-06-16

Booker says Biden's comments on race are 'causing a lot of frustration and even pain' Former Vice President Joe Biden is "causing a lot of frustration and even pain" through his recent comments on race, Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker said Sunday....
18:00 2019-07-01

Maxine Waters Rips Ben Carson, HUD for 'Actively Causing Harm' Ben Carson’s stint as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development has been marred by questionable conduct, his piss poor work ethic and an unprecedented degree of incompetence, but Congresswoman Maxine Waters is about to make things a lot worse for him....
21:39 2019-05-21

Mexican minister resigns after causing 38-minute flight delay Josefa González Blanco asked Aeroméxico executive to ground plane to wait for herMexico’s environment minister has been forced to resign after causing a flight she was about to miss to be delayed by 38 minutes, in direct contravention of her president’s populist promises to rule for the people.Josef...
00:13 2019-05-28

Homeless people are causing subway chaos, data shows New York City’s homelessness crisis is slowing down straphangers. The number of service disruptions due to incidents involving homeless riders is up over 50 percent in the first three months of this year compared to 2018, according to MTA data. Of the 371 incidents through March of this year, ...
21:26 2019-06-11

Chipotle, Sweetgreen bowls are linked to cancer-causing chemicals The bowls used at restaurants such as Chipotle and Sweetgreen are linked to cancer-causing chemicals, according to a new study. Though compostable bowls are often advertised as environmentally-friendly, they may be treated with toxic compounds known as “forever chemicals,” according to a...
00:52 2019-08-08

Sleep apps backfire by causing anxiety and insomnia, says expert Neurologist says ‘metricising our lives’ is counterproductive when it comes to sleepSmartphone sleep-tracking apps are making people so anxious and obsessed about their sleep that they are developing insomnia, a leading neurologist has said.Speaking at the Cheltenham science festival, Dr Guy Leschzi...
16:00 2019-06-07

Bear falls on California patrol car, causing crash and fire Animal ‘fled the scene’ after smashing hood and windshield, causing vehicle to roll onto its side and burst into flamesThey probably don’t train people for this at the sheriff’s academy.A patrol car was struck by a falling bear in northern California last weekend, causing the vehicle to crash and ex...
21:52 2019-08-10

Volcano erupts on Indonesia's Bali causing flight cancellations A volcano erupted on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, causing some overnight flight cancellations to and from Australia as an ash cloud rose into the sky, officials said on Saturday....
15:52 2019-05-25

Baker Mayfield’s blunt leadership is causing Browns problems Trouble in paradise. Several Browns players confronted Baker Mayfield and voiced their displeasure with the second-year quarterback after he criticized Duke Johnson’s trade demands earlier this month, according to NFL.com. Mayfield and his teammates hashed out their differences in a private meeting....
17:39 2019-06-14

Scientific consensus on humans causing global warming passes 99% Extensive historical data shows recent extreme warming is unprecedented in past 2,000 yearsThe scientific consensus that humans are causing global warming is likely to have passed 99%, according to the lead author of the most authoritative study on the subject, and could rise further after separate ...
20:13 2019-07-24

Rossi apologises for causing crash with Nakagami in MotoGP Dutch TT Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi has apologised for his crash with LCR Honda's Takaaki Nakagami in the Dutch TT, saying the incident was "my mistake"...
17:52 2019-06-30

Molly Scott Cato: ‘It’s the wealthy who are causing climate change’ The Green party MEP for the south-west on why social justice is key to making the transition to a carbon-neutral economy by 2050Molly Scott Cato can hardly contain herself. Having spent more than 30 years as an activist in the ecology and the sustainability movement, the Green MEP for the south-west...
21:00 2019-07-09

Journal criticised for study claiming sun is causing global warming The journal Scientific Reports has been criticised for publishing a study claiming the past two centuries of global warming were largely caused by solar cycles...
21:52 2019-07-16

Tech giants face new scrutiny causing stocks to recoil Tech stocks short-circuited Monday on reports that Silicon Valley’s top companies are facing unprecedented scrutiny of their business practices by government regulators perusing anti-competitive practices. Google parent company Alphabet and Facebook both tumbled more than 6 percent, and Amazon dropp...
05:26 2019-06-04

Fracking causing rise in methane emissions, study finds Researchers say boom in shale oil and gas major contributor to climate emergencyThe boom in the US shale gas and oil may have ignited a significant global spike in methane emissions blamed for accelerating the pace of the climate crisis, according to research.Scientists at Cornell University have fo...
21:26 2019-08-14

Buggy Galaxy S10 update is causing a lot of problems with popular apps According to both Samsung and a number of reputable market research companies, the Galaxy S10 lineup is selling like hotcakes pretty much everywhere around the world. That obviously makes sense given the stunning designs, impressive horsepower, and frequent discounts of the S10e, S10, and S10+, but ...
19:52 2019-05-27

Larson 'hated' causing NASCAR Cup championship Charlotte 600 crash NASCAR All-Star race winner Kyle Larson admitted he was completely at fault for the biggest crash of the 600-mile Cup championship round at Charlotte...
17:26 2019-05-27

Bitcoin Causing CO2 Emissions Comparable to Sri Lanka, Researchers Claim Bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas an entire developing country like Sri Lanka and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be......
08:26 2019-06-14

These $30 Bluetooth Headphones Are Designed For Sweating, or Even Swimming Anker’s SoundCore Spirit X headphones are the sportiest member of the SoundBuds family, and are designed with active users in mind. Their ear wings ensure they stay put while you exercise, and an internal hydrophobic coating means your sweat won’t fry them. Hell, you could even swim with them. Their...
17:39 2019-05-30

Swimming: U.S. await result of King DQ appeal USA Swimming have filed an appeal following the disqualification of Lilly King from the women's 200 meters breaststroke heats on Thursday at the world championships in Gwangju....
10:01 2019-07-25

A Guide to Keeping Your Kids Safe While Swimming Although many kids have been done with school for a couple of weeks now, it’s not truly summer until 1) the summer solstice and 2) the pool water is warm enough to swim in. As of today, at least one of those is upon us, which makes it a good time to review all things swimming and drowning related so...
21:39 2019-06-21

Former Olympic swimming champion Meilutyte retires at 22 VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Former Olympic swimming champion Ruta Meilutyte has retired at the age 22 while facing questions for missing three doping tests. The Lithuanian Swimming Federation says Meilutyte wants to focus on her studies and other interests. At 15, Meilutyte won gold in the 100-meter b...
11:52 2019-05-22

Sun Yang and Swimming Descend Into a Battle Over Doping The six-time Olympic medalist seems to attract every complaint his fellow swimmers have about doping in the sport. It’s all boiling over at the world championships....
23:26 2019-07-23

Don't Wear Contact Lenses While Showering or Swimming Contact lens technology has improved drastically since the days when your only option was putting hard plastic chips on your eyeball. But even with all the optical advancements, there are still some activities doctors recommend that you avoid while wearing contacts — and you may be surprised to hear...
02:00 2019-08-24

Two people drown during swimming lesson in Far Rockaway Two swimmers — a man and a woman — drowned in the waters off Far Rockaway on Tuesday night, police sources said. Police received a 911 call about 10:20 p.m. reporting two bodies floating in the water off Beach 9th Street near Seagirt Boulevard, authorities said. The victims, believed to ...
12:26 2019-07-10

Fitness tips: a beginner’s guide to sea swimming Why smart swimmers opt for early starts, low tides, and late-summer dipsFit in my 40s: want to swim in open-water? Be prepared for the heebie-jeebiesFind the right spotSearch online for blue flag (clean water) and lifeguard-protected beaches, at rlss.org.uk. Go earlyEspecially if you like to swim in...
10:26 2019-06-15

US Teen Loses Her Leg After Being Attacked By Shark While Swimming A teenager lost part of her leg after being attacked by a shark while swimming off the coast of the southeastern United States, her family said on Monday....
06:26 2019-06-04

Mesmerizing images from synchronized swimming championships Synchronized swimmers from around the world compete in various swimming events at the 2019 FINA World Championships in South Korea.       ...
03:52 2019-07-17

Erdogan tells Putin that Syrian offensive is causing humanitarian crisis Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia's Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis and threaten Turkey's national security, the Turkish presidency said....
00:26 2019-08-24

Paul Ricard surface, temperatures causing "gooey" F1 tyre problems The "gooey" soft tyre Formula 1 drivers have at the French Grand Prix is graining heavily and easily because of high ambient temperatures and a varied track surface...
11:39 2019-06-22

| WATCH: Study finds shrinking moon may be causing powerful quakes Newly-published research has found evidence that the moon is shrinking and may still be tectonically active.In a new study published in Nature Geoscience, researchers analyzed data from seismometers placed on the moon during the Apollo missions....
13:13 2019-06-15

Debunked: The absurd story about smartphones causing kids to sprout horns Enlarge / Horns and bull, a succinct summary of this news. (credit: Getty | Tim Graham) The Washington Post on Thursday published a story suggesting that the use of mobile devices is causing young people to sprout horns from their skulls. But a look at the scientific data behind the story finds th...
19:26 2019-06-21

Scientists warn that 'storm chasers' are hurting research and causing danger The art and science of “storm chasing” was once a niche pastime involving a few meteorologists and researchers with a car, a long-lens camera, and a hypothesis to determine. But a combination of Tinseltown and technology has turned it into something of a mainstream, anyone-can-do craft with deadly c...
20:26 2019-06-04

Lightning struck a motorcyclist in Florida, cracking his helmet and causing his death The lightning strike hit the driver in Florida on Interstate 95, cracking the 45-year-old's now-burning helmet and sending him off the roadway.        ...
16:52 2019-06-10

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 and Surface updates are causing major headaches Windows 10 has undoubtedly been a significant improvement over its predecessors, but the latest operating system from Microsoft isn’t without its issues. Over the past several days, a variety of substantial issues have cropped up for Windows users, most of which appear to stem from recently re...
19:52 2019-08-16

Auto Slowdown Causing Job Losses, Temporary Factory Workers Face The Axe Workers of factories say that companies have told them that more job losses will take place going ahead, adding to fears that even permanent workers will start getting affected soon....
12:52 2019-08-09

Sato under fire from IndyCar rivals for causing huge Pocono crash IndyCar title contender Alexander Rossi slammed fellow Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato for causing a five-car crash at Pocono a year on from Robert Wickens' devastating accident at the track...
16:13 2019-08-19

Vinales slams Lorenzo for causing four-bike Barcelona MotoGP crash Maverick Vinales criticised Jorge Lorenzo for causing a four-bike crash in MotoGP's Catalan Grand Prix, saying the Honda rider made a "rookie mistake" and that he was needlessly aggressive...
20:39 2019-06-16

Britain Bans Ads Featuring "Harmful Gender Stereotypes" Causing Offence Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain from Friday under new rules that could have a major impact on the industry....
11:52 2019-06-16

Europe heat wave moves over Greenland, causing massive ice melt Greenland, the world’s largest island, is a semi-autonomous Danish territory between the Atlantic and Arctic oceans that has 82 per cent of its surface covered in ice....
17:00 2019-08-02

Tried and true: HPV vaccination shows sharp drop in cancer-causing infections A global study of 66 million young people shows a dramatic reduction in cancer-causing infections after vaccination against HPV. Experts say it’s a perfect example of the effectiveness of vaccination and herd immunity....
20:52 2019-06-28

| Race for Premier League riches causing chaos to Championship finances Aston Villa and Derby County face off for the biggest bounty in world football with the riches of the EPL guaranteeing around £200 million to the Champioship winner....
17:00 2019-05-26

CDC presses doctors for help in solving mysterious illness causing paralysis in children "Federal health officials are urging doctors to quickly report any cases of a mysterious, polio-like illness that primarily hits children in an effort to understand the sickness before the next outbreak....
20:52 2019-07-09

After causing panic at Walmart, man told cops he was testing right to bear arms "I wanted to know if Walmart honoured the Second Amendment," a probable cause statement released Friday with the charges quoted Dmitriy Andreychenko as saying....
09:52 2019-08-10

Man swimming off Hawaii coast killed in shark attack A 65-year-old man swimming off the coast of Maui on Saturday morning is now dead after an encounter with a shark. Thomas Smiley, who CNN reports was from California, was approximately 60 yards from Kaanapali Beach at the time. He was brought back ashore and CPR was performed but the man ultimately d...
17:52 2019-05-28

‘I launch naked into the unknown’: writers on the joy of wild swimming From ice-cold rock pools to secluded riverbanks, six authors reveal their favourite spots in the UK to dive in and find inspirationRachel Edwards, Oxfordshire Continue reading......
21:52 2019-08-10

Coughlin returning to pool in International Swimming League Natalie Coughlin, a 12-time Olympic medalist, is returning to the pool as a member of the DC Trident, one of the teams in the new International Swimming League. Although Coughlin never formally retired, she hasn’t competed since the 2016 U.S. Olympic trials. In the years since, she’s ser...
09:26 2019-06-12

Alligator spotted swimming with steak knife in head “A steak knife was sticking out of his head.” An alligator stunned Texas neighbors when it swam by their homes — with a massive knife sticking out of its noggin, according to a report. Erin Weaver, who spotted the resilient reptile in her suburban Houston hood, said someone had likely stabbed it int...
00:00 2019-06-15

| Campbell stalks Manuel at swimming worlds after doping row Simone Manuel set the pace in the women's 100m freestyle as normal service resumed at the FINA World Championships after a doping storm threatened to spiral out of control....
08:00 2019-07-25

How swimming healed my heartbreak when my daughter left home I felt panicky as my only child prepared to go off to university. But forcing myself to take up swimming softened the blow of her departureIt is July 2018, and I have just got my dream job as writer-in-residence at a theatre I admire. I am feeling lucky: as a playwright, such jobs are few and far be...
11:52 2019-06-03

Controversial Chinese Swimming Champion Sun Yang Keeps Getting Protested Highly decorated Chinese swimmer Sun Yang has continued his dominant run at the 2019 World Championships in South Korea, and he has also continued his run of pissing off his opponents. Over the weekend, Australian rival Mack Horton refused to share the podium with Sun after Sun won the 400-meter fre...
02:39 2019-07-25

EU hails quality of swimming water as the mercury rises BRUSSELS (AP) — With weather temperatures starting to climb, the European Commission says that 85 percent of Europe’s bathing sites have excellent water quality. The commission said Thursday that the islands of Cyprus and Malta, as well as Greece and Austria, have the highest numbers of clean ...
15:26 2019-06-06

AR goggles: FORM is sorta like Google Glass, but for swimming While companies like Google, Microsoft offer AR headsets for professional and industrial environments, companies like FORM and Solo focus on fitness.       ...
16:26 2019-07-09

Swimming: Scott returns to pool after podium controversy Britain's Duncan Scott said he was unaware he had been issued a warning by swimming's governing body FINA over his refusal to shake Sun Yang's hand at the medal ceremony for the 200 freestyle on Tuesday....
07:39 2019-07-24

What's special about Germany's public swimming pool culture Dipping in the pool, snacking on french fries and ice cream, sunbathing in the park: That's how people spend a day at the "Freibad." Here's a look at some of the Germans' typical habits at outdoor public pools....
10:52 2019-05-29

Man on Florida honeymoon drowns while swimming in ocean for first time A 22-year-old Iowa man drowned on his Florida honeymoon Tuesday when he went swimming in the ocean for the first time, according to reports. Dalton Cottrell and his newlywed wife Cheyenne, both 22, were in the water at a beach near St. Augustine when the couple got swept 100 yards out to sea by a......
05:26 2019-08-01

Swimming: Peaty swims under 57secs to smash breaststroke WR Britain's Adam Peaty became the first to swim the 100 meters breaststroke in under 57 seconds on Sunday, setting a world record of 56.88 in the semi-finals of the world championships in Gwangju, South Korea....
15:52 2019-07-21

Swimming: Sun doping case needs more 'clarity', says Australia coach Australia's head swimming coach has questioned a panel decision to clear Sun Yang of wrongdoing in refusing a doping test and urged anti-doping authorities to provide more transparency over the Chinese swimmer's case....
13:39 2019-07-14

Swimming in plastic: How Metro Vancouver handles its own recycling After accounting for his own plastic waste, reporter Aaron McArthur looks into how Metro Vancouver recycles what it produces - a unique approach in North America....
09:13 2019-06-28

Swimming: 'Iron Lady' Hosszu fired up by ISL battle She was one of the stars of the Rio Olympics and is now leading a revolution in swimming but Hungarian triple gold medal winner Katinka Hosszu believes she has the energy to fight to win both inside and outside the pool....
20:39 2019-05-22

Swimming: Sun wins men's 400 freestyle gold at world championships China's Sun Yang won his fourth straight 400 meters freestyle title at the world swimming championships on Sunday, touching home first in a time of 3:42.44....
15:52 2019-07-21

People Fall Ill After Swimming In Lake That's Actually Toxic Dump Several people in Spain have reportedly fallen ill after bathing in Monte Neme - an Instagram-famous tourist spot that appears to be an idyllic turquoise lake but is actually a toxic dump....
15:13 2019-07-22

Ocean Bacteria Colonize Your Skin After Just 10 Minutes of Swimming If sharks and sunburns don’t scare you at the beach, perhaps this will: According to preliminary research out this week, it only takes a 10-minute swim in the ocean to get your skin covered in a fresh coat of bacteria. While that’s not necessarily bad, some of these bacteria could be disease-causing...
22:00 2019-06-22

Swimming: FINA need to crack down on 'drug cheat' Sun - Fraser Chinese swimmer Sun Yang is a "drug cheat" who should not be competing at the world championships and governing body FINA need to "get off their backsides" to protect clean athletes, Australian swimming great Dawn Fraser has said....
10:13 2019-07-24

Drivers, you're merging all wrong: Being polite is causing traffic jams, experts say Stop merging early. The 'zipper merge' is the most efficient method that drivers can use, AAA says. Here's how it works.       ...
00:52 2019-07-24

Doctors Warn That Inaccurate At-Home Cancer Screenings Are Causing Misguided Panic Medical tests can be scary and expensive, so providing someone the option to non-invasively and more affordably find out if they are at risk for cancer from the comfort of their home is an enticing offer. But doctors are pointing out that these at-home kits aren’t always accurate, and patients are c...
23:00 2019-07-22

Major Power Outage Hits Britain, Causing Rush Hour Chaos Members of the public posted images on social media, which showed the underground tube network in the darkness and people having to use their mobile phones as torches....
03:13 2019-08-10

British Marines Seize Supertanker Carrying Iranian Oil to Syria, Causing Diplomatic Row (Bloomberg) — British special forces seized a supertanker off Gibraltar carrying Iranian oil to Syria in violation of European and U.S. sanctions against the war-torn country. Iran responded by declaring the action illegal and summoning the British ambassador to the Foreign Ministry in Tehran ...
02:13 2019-07-05

Booker bashes Biden for comments on school segregation, says former VP is causing 'pain' and 'frustration' Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., once again slammed his rival in the Democratic presidential primary, Joe Biden, for his past stances on civil rights - criticizing the former vice president for his comments on working with segregationist lawmakers in the past and his record on school desegregation....
19:39 2019-06-30

Trade Wars Causing Collateral Damage To Global Economic Outlook: Report Threats to global growth outlook from protectionism have become much more significant in recent months which raise the possibility of disruptions to trade and investments, according to Fitch Ratings......
23:52 2019-06-23

Delta flight attendants claim uniforms causing headaches and rashes in lawsuit Delta's "Passport Plum" uniforms were made by Lands' End, which is named in the lawsuit, and issued to 64,000 employees in May 2018.        ...
22:52 2019-05-24

Indonesia to Deploy Thousands of Security Personnel to Combat Haze-Causing Fires Indonesia is deploying thousands of security personnel to fight fires after a state of emergency was declared in six provinces, an official from the disaster management agency said Wednesday. Nearly 6,000 military, police and disaster mitigation officers will be dispatched, while aircraft will also ...
14:26 2019-08-01

Pharmacy warns FDA of cancer-causing chemical found in widely used heart pill Valisure, an online pharmacy company, told the FDA that high levels of dimethylformamide were found in valsartan, a drug produced by Swiss drugmaker Novartis and other pharmaceutical companies....
20:13 2019-06-18

Wall Street slams CBS-Viacom deal, causing drop in companies’ stocks Shares of “The Big Bang Theory” network CBS plummeted Wednesday as Wall Street digested its planned merger with Viacom and decided the benefits of the merger are too little too late. Bernstein analyst Todd Juenger cast the deal — aimed at creating a media conglomerate to compete with the likes of Ne...
05:00 2019-08-15

BHP reveals five mine dams at 'extreme' risk of causing damage and loss of life Company says rating reflects potential extent of damage in event of collapseFive dams used to store mining waste are at “extreme” risk of causing environmental damage if they fail, according to a review by BHP, the world’s biggest mining company.BHP said in a presentation on Friday that four tailing...
19:26 2019-06-07

With GoFundMe Money, They Built a Border Wall in New Mexico. U.S. Officials Say It’s Causing Them Problems Construction of a wall on the southern border that was privately funded by a viral $23 million GoFundMe campaign hit another roadblock this week, when a U.S. agency ordered that a gate in the steel fencing be kept open during the day because it blocks access to a U.S.-owned levee road, dam and a his...
20:52 2019-06-12

Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili missing after swimming accident • BSC Young Boys women’s team captain declared missing• Footballer had been swimming on Lake ComoThe Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili has been declared missing after a swimming accident on Lake Como in Italy, her club said on Sunday.Ismaili, 24, has played for the BSC Young Boys women’s team si...
18:26 2019-06-30

Katie Ledecky highlights International Swimming League rosters Before Katie Ledecky finds herself walking the pool deck at the Tokyo Olympics, once again representing the United States on the sport’s biggest stage, she’ll have the opportunity to represent the cit......
01:52 2019-06-12

Kirk Weddle's best photograph: Nirvana's Nevermind swimming baby ‘Spencer is 27 now. I’d love to shoot him again – he’s got some really good tats these days’It’s such a great concept: a baby underwater, naked, defenceless, can’t breathe, but still going after the dollar on a fishhook. Nirvana’s record label, Geffen, came to me with the idea. I was marketing mysel...
09:13 2019-06-06

Australians chase down US to win relay gold at world swimming titles Victory gives Australia third gold medal of meetAriarne Titmus misses out in 200m freestyle finalAustralia claimed a surprise 4x100m mixed medley relay gold at the world swimming titles in South Korea on Wednesday night when Cate Campbell reeled in the United States’ Simone Manuel on the final leg t...
04:26 2019-07-25

Switzerland’s Florijana Ismaili confirmed dead in swimming accident • Ismaili, 24, went missing on Saturday at Lake Como• Fifa president Gianni Infantino pays tribute to playerThe body of Florijana Ismaili was recovered in Lake Como on Tuesday, three days after the Switzerland international was involved in a swimming accident.The 24-year-old forward went missing on ...
13:39 2019-07-03

Can USA Swimming address sexual abuse without a Larry Nassar moment? Can a governing body stop sexual abuse and make a culture change without that one galvanizing media-ready moment?As all sports try to address sexual abuse, USA Swimming’s efforts raise two questions:Can a sports governing body stop sexual abuse without nonstop scrutiny from the media, lawmakers and ...
15:39 2019-07-11

After Minister's Flood Selfie, BJP Video Shows Him Swimming To Village Maharashtra Minister Girish Mahajan, roasted after he was seen posing for selfies and waving cheerfully during a survey of a flood-hit district, appeared in a video tweeted by the BJP today that......
20:52 2019-08-10

Look: Police help round up loose bear swimming in resident's pool Police in Pennsylvania said they were called to help round up a "skinny dipping" bear that dashed through residents' yards before jumping into a pool....
22:26 2019-06-03

Swiss women's international confirmed dead in swimming accident Switzerland women's international Florijana Ismaili has been confirmed dead following a swimming accident on Lake Como in Italy, the Swiss football federation said on Tuesday....
02:26 2019-07-03

| Swiss women team player missing after swimming accident A player on Switzerland's national women's football team, Florijana Ismaili, has been declared missing after a swimming accident on Lake Como in northern Italy....
15:39 2019-06-30

Woman Wakes Up To Find 7-Foot Alligator In Her Swimming Pool A Florida woman woke up early morning on Saturday when she heard noise on her patio. On turning on the light, she was shocked to find a 7-foot alligator chilling in her swimming pool....
21:39 2019-07-31

Alligators caught climbing fences and swimming across roads in Florida Florida alligators are showing their true flexibility and range -- social media has caught one climbing a fence and another swimming in a flooded road....
17:52 2019-08-19

USA Swimming relies on ‘secret weapon’ and analytics to get smarter, faster Russell Mark studied engineering and wanted to be an astronaut. Instead he's applying many of those principles to help the American team swim faster....
18:01 2019-07-24

Swimming-Australia in dark over Jack withdrawal from world championships Shayna Jack's shock withdrawal from the swimming world championships in Gwangju remains a mystery to the Australian team, coach Michael Bohl has said....
11:13 2019-07-18

City swimming, Swiss-style: a ride down the Rhine in Basel Bathing, barbecues and buvettes are part of the culture in a city that promotes swimming in its majestic river – and it’s a chance for some great sightseeing, tooIf you want to join the many swimmers who leap into the Rhine each summer you can’t do the British wade-in – arms in the air, considering ...
17:26 2019-08-19

Redskins’ Adrian Peterson swimming in millions of dollars in debt Adrian Peterson is deep in debt and struggling to sort things out. Though Peterson, the Redskins running back, has earned nearly $100 million not including endorsements over his NFL career, more than any running back ever, his lawyer said he trusted people who took advantage of him financially. On T...
21:52 2019-07-23

Swimming: Dressel delivers message with year's fastest 100 free Caeleb Dressel showed no signs of slowing down at the world swimming championships on Wednesday after the American delivered the year's fastest time in the 100 meters freestyle heats....
07:39 2019-07-24

‘Drug cheat’ controversy resurfaces in intense swimming scene Mack Horton finished second. His principles came first. After claiming a silver medal in the 400-meter freestyle at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships in South Korea, Horton, an Olympic gold medalist swimmer from Australia, refused to stand on the podium beside China’s Sun Yang or acknowled...
23:00 2019-07-22

Swimming: Fellow swimmers hail Horton for podium protest Mack Horton received a round of applause from fellow swimmers at the world championships after refusing to share the podium with China's Sun Yang, American breaststroker Lily King said on Monday....
07:39 2019-07-22

Katie Ledecky Withdraws From 2 Races at Swimming Worlds Because of Illness The five-time Olympic champion pulled out of the final for the 1,500-meter freestyle and the qualifying heats for the 200 free on Tuesday, two days after she was upset in the 400 free....
08:52 2019-07-23

Katie Ledecky upset in 400 meters at World Swimming Championships A year out from the Tokyo Olympics, American Katie Ledecky saw her bid for a fourth consecutive world title at 400 meters end abruptly.       ...
22:52 2019-07-21

Swimming: Sun, Horton drama overshadows Peaty's WR, Ledecky shock Triple Olympic champion Sun Yang accused rival Mack Horton of disrespecting China on Sunday after the Australian refused to take the podium following their 400 meters freestyle clash at the world championships in Gwangju....
20:39 2019-07-21

Paddling in plastic: meet the man swimming the Pacific garbage patch Ben Lecomte is making a trans-Pacific journey to better understand how plastics pollution is affecting our oceansBen Lecomte is spending his summer swimming in trash – literally. So far, he’s found toothbrushes, laundry baskets, sandbox shovels and beer crates floating out in the open waters of the ...
18:39 2019-07-31

Terrifying video shows woman swimming ‘directly over’ shark A lone swimmer in the Gulf of Mexico was circled by a shark without her knowing, according to a frightening video. Stan Battles reportedly took the video Wednesday morning from his balcony on the 28th floor of a resort at Panama City Beach, Fla., according to the Panama City News Herald. The outlet ...
20:52 2019-05-31

Swimming: Titmus stuns Ledecky to win 400 freestyle world title Australian teen Ariarne Titmus shocked Olympic champion Katie Ledecky to win the 400 meters freestyle title at the world championships in Gwangju on Sunday....
15:52 2019-07-21

Tesla dashcam video helps prove that a reckless driver lied about causing an accident In something of a wild story, a dashcam on a Model 3 captured an accident involving a reckless driver who later tried to lie to the police about the details surrounding the crash in question. The twist, though, is that the police were only able to deduce that the driver was lying because it was dire...
02:26 2019-06-28

Anti-vegan protesters who ate squirrels at food fair guilty of causing public distress Two anti-vegan protesters who gnawed on dead squirrels as they stood next to meat-free food stalls in Soho have been convicted of causing alarm and distress to the public....
14:39 2019-07-23

U.S. Beaches Are So Full of Sewage Pollution, They're Often Unsafe for Swimming, New Report Finds I don’t go to the beach for the sand or the sun. I go for the waves. There’s nothing like splashing in the water after lugging your cooler, chair, and beach umbrella to your designated spot. Unfortunately, I may need to think twice about going for a swim at the beach. And so should you. Read more......
17:52 2019-07-23

E.coli in water forces Tokyo to cancel swimming at Paratriathlon World Cup High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday's Paratriathlon World Cup, raising concerns about next year's Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games....
12:13 2019-08-17

He knew the danger, say family of man who drowned in Hampstead Heath swimming pond An architect who drowned in one of Hampstead Heath's swimming ponds "knew the dangers" of swimming there and would not have wanted more safety measures put in place, his family said today....
14:13 2019-06-07

Man’s body found in lake after 3-year-old daughter says, ‘Daddy went swimming’: police Authorities in Texas on Friday recovered a man’s body from a lake after an unaccompanied 3-year-old girl, who was found sleeping alone on a boat, said her “daddy went swimming.”...
04:39 2019-08-17

Incredible Fossil Shows Coordinated Swimming in a School of Extinct Fish An exquisite fossil of photographic-like quality shows nearly 260 tiny fish swimming together in what appears to be coordinated group action. The 50-million-year-old fossil is evidence that fish have been swimming together in shoals for a very long time.Read more......
20:00 2019-05-29

Is it legal to require adult supervision of children at a condo swimming pool? Pool management company wants to prevent kids without an adult companion from swimming, but communities should be wary of rules that limit conduct of a particular age group....
22:26 2019-06-27

Shark bite leads to 17 stitches for Canadian boy, 11, swimming at Florida beach A Canadian boy had to get over a dozen stitches on his foot after he was bitten by a shark on Wednesday while vacationing with his family at a Florida beach, officials said....
22:26 2019-08-22

Meek Mill to sue Las Vegas hotel for discrimination after being barred from swimming pool Rapper Meek Mill plans to sue the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, alleging the hotel denied him entry to its pool over the weekend because he's black.        ...
21:26 2019-05-28

Swimming coach seen giving brutal lessons she says can cure kids’ disabilities A Russian “exorcist” swimming coach filmed “torturing” babies in brutal lessons claims she can cure their disabilities. Horrific footage shows Elena Rodionova forcing them first into the water before tossing them around during a pool gymnastics session in Krasnodar, Russia. T...
22:39 2019-05-29

Houston residents spot alligator swimming with a knife sticking out of its skull For residents of many southern U.S. states, alligator sightings are a common occurrence. The large reptiles love bodies of water of all sizes, and it’s not unusual to see one or several of them hanging out in ponds and lakes, but one particular gator is causing quite a stir in Fort Bend County...
16:52 2019-06-16

Swimming Banned at All Mississippi Beaches After Huge Toxic Algae Bloom An unusually large bloom of toxic blue-green algae has prompted the closure of all beaches along the Mississippi coastline. Officials are attributing the bloom to excessive rainfall and overuse of fertilizers. Read more......
19:13 2019-07-08

Swiss soccer player Florijana Ismaili missing after swimming accident GENEVA — Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili is missing after getting into difficulties while swimming in Italy. Swiss side Young Boys Bern says it has been informed that Ismaili, who plays for its women’s team, has been missing since she had a swimming accident at Lake Como in Lombardy on S...
20:39 2019-06-30

Swimming: Coach slams Sun critics as 'hypocrites' amid doping furor Sun Yang's coach Denis Cotterell has defended the Chinese Olympic champion from doping accusations and labeled criticism from the Australian team's swimmers as "hypocritical"....
06:13 2019-07-25

Who's To Blame? The reactions to a catastrophic NBA injury usually unfold in very simple terms. Stomachs drop, deep sympathies are expressed for the player involved, and everyone moves on while shaking their heads and grumbling about how sometimes life just isn’t fair. Rarely do such injuries lead to the general ma...
17:52 2019-06-11

Colorado hospital faces lawsuit from dozens of patients over 'severe infections' causing at least 1 death: report 67 patients have sued Porter Adventist Hospital over their sterlilization processes, a year after the hospital said a breach occured involving surgical instruments that may have put patients at risk for contracting hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV. Many of the patients have spoken out about the pain ...
20:00 2019-06-17

Security firm: North Korean hackers shifted focus from causing chaos to acquiring money A group of suspected North Korean hackers seem to have shifted their focus to earning hard currency for the impoverished country since 2016, a global cybersecurity firm said Thursday....
10:00 2019-05-23

After smashing vial, China’s Sun Yang brings scrutiny, controversy to swimming championships Latest doping scandal casts dark cloud over sport. “I think all of us would say that we’re racing dopers at some point,” said one American, “and we shouldn’t really have to say that.”...
12:39 2019-07-21

After an eating disorder and obsessive exercise, swimming with friends taught me plumpness is power I was used to strict fitness regimes, but lazy, pleasure-driven swims helped me to feel more comfortable in my own skinIt was last September, while on a hen weekend in north Wales, that I realised how important swimming had become to me.There was a temporary break in the organised fun and a clutch o...
20:00 2019-07-15

Swimming: FINA and South Korea appeal to North to join World Championships The organizers of July's Swimming World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea and the world swimming body FINA have appealed to North Korea to participate in order to promote peace on the peninsula....
01:26 2019-05-24

Swimming, s'mores and shots: Camps harden vaccine rules in U.S. measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to turn away children whose parents opted not to vaccinate them against the disease....
13:52 2019-05-23

Instagram models swimming with sharks: Bikini babes pose in JAW-DROPPING pics TWO photographers take stunning snaps of models and sharks. The travel bloggers have attracted 300,000 followers on their France and Jesse Instagram page....
14:13 2019-05-25

Woman who wore contact lenses while showering, swimming nearly blinded in one eye from rare infection Heads up, contact lens wearers: A woman in England was nearly blinded in one eye after contracting a serious but rare infection likely caused by wearing her contact lenses in the pool and shower. ...
23:00 2019-07-18

Parlee Beach water-monitoring changes remove automatic ‘no swimming’ advisories after rainfall Dr. Jennifer Russell says there's no direct correlation between rainfall and higher bacteria levels and that Parlee Beach Provincial Park has "very, very good water quality."...
16:01 2019-06-14

Cannes Film Festival awards top prize to 'Parasite,' the first Korean film to win Palme d'Or Bong Joon-ho’s raucous social satire “Parasite,” about a family of hustlers, won Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or, a first for a Korean film.        ...
19:39 2019-05-27

Trump warns of a 'market crash the likes of which has not been seen before' if he loses 2020 election — but economists are worried he's causing a recession on his own Andrew Burton/Getty Images US President Donald Trump warned Saturday of a massive market crash if he's not re-elected in 2020. The President has previously warned that the economy could tank if he's removed from office. Economists, investors, business owners, and consumers, meanwhile, worry about...
01:26 2019-06-16

California man, 65, swimming off Maui killed in Hawaii's first fatal shark attack since 2015 A California man died Saturday in Hawaii's first fatal shark attack since 2015. He was swimming about 60 yards from the shore of Ka’anapali Beach.        ...
07:52 2019-05-27

Chicago police spot nearly 5-foot-long alligator swimming in lagoon in popular park A nearly 5-foot long alligator was found living in a lagoon in one of Chicago’s most popular parks Tuesday night and officials are not saying how the creature could’ve made its way there. ...
19:13 2019-07-10

Swimming great Dawn Fraser labels Sun Yang ‘drug cheat’ after podium clashes • Australian urges Fina to ‘get off their backsides’• Sun cleared in January to swim but Wada have filed appealChinese swimmer Sun Yang is a “drug cheat” who should not be competing at the world championships and governing body Fina need to “get off their backsides” to protect clean athletes, Austra...
13:39 2019-07-24

Olympic gold medalist and former swimming world record holder Dana Vollmer retires Vollmer won seven Olympic medals, including four golds, and set a world record in the 100-meter butterfly at the 2012 London Olympics.       ...
02:26 2019-08-03

Texas father’s body found in lake after 3-year-old daughter says, ‘Daddy went swimming’: police Authorities in Texas on Friday recovered a man’s body from a lake after an unaccompanied 3-year-old girl, who was found sleeping alone on a boat, said her “daddy went swimming.”...
05:00 2019-08-17

Statement for Rare Disease Day The vision of the Sustainable Development Goals is a world in which no one is left behind, including people who suffer from rare diseases. Just because a disease affects a small number of people does not make it irrelevant or less important than diseases that affect millions. Rare diseases present...
18:13 2019-05-21

Lyme disease: is a solution on the way? The tick-borne illness, which is on the rise, can have chronic side-effects. So why hasn’t more effort been put into a cure?As a former martial arts world champion, who trained daily and enjoyed camping and hiking at weekends, Stephen Bullough had always prided himself on leading a healthy life.Like...
16:13 2019-07-20

Is endometriosis an autoimmune disease? Endometriosis is not an autoimmune disease, but research shows that it may have links to some autoimmune conditions. Learn more about the connection in this article....
02:39 2019-08-22

Do we have a right to know if we could have the Huntington’s disease gene? Not telling your child that this hereditary condition is in the family can be devastating later onOn a lazy Sunday morning in May last year, Isobel Lloyd was at her boyfriend’s house, having coffee with his mum. The conversation had worked around to Lloyd’s grandma – her mother’s mother – who’d died...
18:13 2019-08-10

Did the US try to weaponize Lyme disease? The US House of Representatives has ordered an investigation into whether the Department of Defense experimented with ticks and other insects as biological weapons....
01:52 2019-07-18

WHO recognizes burnout as a disease Health experts from around the world recommended that burnout be classified as a medical condition. For decades, experts had debated over how to define burnout, and whether it should be considered a disease....
18:00 2019-05-27

US and Russia blame each other after nearly colliding at sea The U.S. and Russia each accused the other of unsafe actions after naval ships from each came within 165 feet of each other off the coast of China.        ...
21:26 2019-06-07

Blame FDR for our healthcare disaster Left, Right, and in between, everyone can agree that our employer-provided health insurance industry is failing. Even if the overwhelming majority of Americans wish to keep their private health insurance, the market itself issues perverse incentives and leaves millions of Americans in the dust. Repu...
06:13 2019-07-06

Teacher jailed for having sex with boy, 13, said 'he's to blame' A TEACHER jailed for 20 years after having sex with a 13-year-old boy while his pal watched has blamed him – calling him “obsessed” and “very aggressive”....
11:26 2019-07-23

Border Patrol Agents Reportedly Fired Rubber Bullets at Children and Families Swimming in Juarez Border Patrol agents allegedly fired rubber bullets at families enjoying a peaceful Sunday swim in the Rio Grande in Juarez over the weekend, according to a report from El Paso NBC affiliate KTSM....
12:00 2019-08-13

Does Parkinson's disease develop in the stomach? The stomach may play an important role in the development of Parkinson's disease. Pathogenic proteins can migrate from the gut via the vagus nerve to the brain....
04:39 2019-06-28

Alphabet’s AI Might Be Able to Predict Kidney Disease In a study involving 700,000 VA patients, an algorithm from DeepMind predicted 90% of cases of acute kidney injury up to 48 hours before it occurred....
19:26 2019-07-31

Lyme disease is spreading across the US but your dog can help track it Lyme disease is spreading as the climate warms. An analysis of veterinary records suggests our dogs’ annual health checks can track infection’s across the US...
14:13 2019-05-22

How 'tickling' the ear could prevent age related disease A type of noninvasive electric stimulation that 'tickles' the ear could help improve many different aspects of health in later life, new research finds....
18:39 2019-07-31

Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis: What you need to know Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis are both conditions that can affect the nervous system and cause joint pain and swelling. Learn about their similarities and differences here....
16:13 2019-05-21

Tomato juice: Could 1 cup per day keep heart disease at bay? A new study concludes that drinking tomato juice each day can reduce the levels of certain markers of cardiovascular disease. However, more work is needed....
23:26 2019-06-06

Don’t blame us for low-scoring World Cup pitches, says ICC • ‘Guidance is to prepare pitches for typical English conditions’• World Cup pitches markedly different from those of recent yearsThe ICC has denied responsibility for the low-scoring pitches at this World Cup after yet another turgid surface was produced for the first semi-final between India and N...
23:39 2019-07-09

Apple's prices are now just stupid, and we only have ourselves to blame A Mac Pro that will probably cost $50,000 when fully configured. A display stand that costs $1,000. Smartphones that need multi-year payment plans and trade-ins. Has Apple completely forgotten about buyers on a moderate budget?...
21:39 2019-06-10

Ingraham: Pelosi has no one to blame but herself for AOC beef Is House Speaker Nancy Pelosi responsible for her conflict with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and her cohorts?   According to Fox News' Laura Ingraham, she is....
07:26 2019-07-10

US and Russia blame each other after warships nearly collide American guided-missile cruiser and Russian destroyer came within 165ft of each other in the East China SeaThe US and Russia have accused each other of unsafe actions after an American guided-missile cruiser and a Russian destroyer came within 165ft (50 meters) of each other in the East China Sea.Th...
18:13 2019-06-07

'Don't blame me': 10 Tupac quotes to get you through the working day Jerry Foxhoven was fired from his job at Iowa’s social services agency after quoting Tupac too much. Here are some of the rapper’s best lines to use at workWhat role should the late, great rapper Tupac Shakur play in the day-to-day life of a public servant? It’s a question 66-year-old Jerry Foxhoven...
10:26 2019-07-18

Feeling the Heat? Blame Concrete If your city was slammed by record-shattering heat this summer, you can partly blame the stuff the city itself is made of. The scorching temperatures across Europe and the U.S. in July were made worse by one of humanity’s most widely used but least-loved inventions: concrete. To most people, c...
13:52 2019-08-20

US, Russia blame each other in naval near-collision Washington and Moscow have accused each other of dangerous maneuvers after two warships came within meters of a collision in East Asia. The near miss took place just days after a similar close call between planes....
08:26 2019-06-08

US, Russia blame each other as warships nearly collide The US and Russia are blaming each other in a near-collision of naval ships in the East China Sea on Friday. Both countries claim the near miss forced them to perform emergency maneuvers. Russia’s Pacific Fleet accused the USS Chancellorsville of abruptly cutting across the course of its Admir...
18:00 2019-06-07

| Don't blame me for boring races - Hamilton Lewis Hamilton told his and F1's critics not to blame the drivers for "boring" processional races, but instead to turn their focus on the rule-makers....
03:52 2019-06-24

Who Is To Blame When a Child Dies in the Backseat of a Car? A New York father was charged over the weekend with the deaths of his twin babies after leaving them for hours in a hot car. Juan Rodriguez told police that he drove to work Friday morning and forgot to drop off his pair of 1-year-olds at daycare. It wasn’t until that afternoon while driving home fr...
18:39 2019-07-31

Who's to blame for the FCA-Renault deal collapse? Beyond the French blunders over the Renault-Nissan alliance and now Fiat – both examples of Paris overplaying its hand when seeking to exercise control – there’s also deeper confusion over what purpose state investment actually serves....
20:26 2019-06-07

The Euro's Near-Term Nosedive: Don't Blame the ECB On February 28, our Currency Pro Services identified a major bearish set-up in the euro/US dollar price: See the chart for yourself -- and followed -- in this Chart of the Day....
21:39 2019-05-21

Virginia woman contracts flesh-eating infection, has emergency surgery after 10 minutes swimming at local beach A Virginia woman who contracted a flesh-eating staph infection that spread through her leg after just 10 minutes in the water had to have emergency surgery days later, according to reports....
08:39 2019-07-17

Discovery could lead to lyme disease treatment (WSLS) A Virginia Tech researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to Lyme disease treatment. Brandon Jutras is an assistant professor of biochemistry in the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He’s discovered the cellular component that contributes to Lym...
21:01 2019-06-19

Parkinson's disease 'could be detected early on by brain changes' Gene and serotonin screening may indicate people at risk of condition, researchers sayChanges in the brain that can be spotted years before physical symptoms of Parkinson’s disease occur might act as an early warning sign for the condition, researchers say.It is thought that about 145,000 people in ...
01:39 2019-06-20

Air Pollution From Cars Linked to Degenerative Eye Disease The effects of pollution on human health are often subtle yet wide-reaching. Case in point, a new study out Tuesday seems to show that heavy exposure to certain automobile fumes can raise the risk of developing a degenerative disease that steadily erodes eyesight.Read more......
05:52 2019-08-21

"Help Us Or Let Me Die": Father Of Girl With Rare Disease Appeals To PM For more than a year, Sumer Singh, a labourer from Agra has been tending to his sick teenage daughter. The 16-year-old girl suffers from aplastic anaemia, a rare condition in which the body stops......
21:00 2019-06-22

Three cases of rat lungworm disease confirmed in Hawaii Health officials have now confirmed a total of three cases of rat lungworm disease in travelers who spent time in Hawaii. A report from the Hawaii Department of Health confirms the cases, which are believed to be unrelated to one another. The disease, which is officially known as angiostrongyliasis ...
16:52 2019-05-28

Lyme disease: Why does joint pain persist? Lyme disease can cause long-term joint inflammation that lasts long after the body has cleared the infection. A new study uncovers how this might happen....
17:52 2019-06-19

NSAID use for osteoarthritis may bring on cardiovascular disease People with osteoarthritis who take NSAIDs have a 23 percent higher likelihood of developing cardiac disease compared to people without the condition....
20:00 2019-08-07

"Mob Lynching Has Emerged As A Dreadful Disease," Says Mayawati Welcoming the Uttar Pradesh Law Commission-drafted Bill against lynching, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today pitched for a stringent, pan-India legislation to arrest the spread of this......
18:26 2019-07-13

Migrants die of disease in Libya detention; UN criticized CAIRO (AP) — In the desert of western Libya, hundreds of African migrants were held for months in a hangar filled with garbage and sewage, sharing a couple of buckets of water and barely surviving on one meal a day. They say more than 20 died from disease and hunger. The migrants and their advocates...
15:52 2019-06-30

US Man Deported To Iraq, Where He Never Lived. He Died Of A Disease Jimmy Aldaoud crouched on a sidewalk, miserable, hungry and short on insulin. The 41-year-old with diabetes and severe mental illness had spent nearly his whole life in Detroit until just over two......
04:52 2019-08-09

Mallinckrodt Halts Lou Gehrig's Disease Trial Drugmaker Mallinckrodt PLC said it is ending a midstage clinical trial looking at a possible treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the paralyzing and fatal malady commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease....
02:52 2019-07-17

Lightning’s Callahan diagnosed with back disease TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan has been diagnosed with degenerative back disease and will be placed on long-term injury reserve. Team vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois made the announcement Thursday, saying the 34-year-old Callahan has “degenerat...
02:52 2019-06-21

Biohaven's treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease fails to win FDA nod Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Co Ltd said on Friday the U.S. health regulator failed to approve its treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, sending its shares down nearly 6% in extended trading....
01:26 2019-07-20

Yet Another Health Problem Linked to Air Pollution: Eye Disease It’s no secret that air pollution isn’t good for your health. In particular, exposure to the byproducts of burning the fuel that powers most of our motor vehicles has been linked to higher risk of lung cancer, respiratory infections, stroke and heart disease, as well as an increased risk...
14:52 2019-08-22

Meditation can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease: study Mindfulness is more than good for the soul. According to a new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, it can also help prevent those with mild cognitive impairment from developing Alzheimer’s. The small pilot study explored how meditation can serve as an alternative to dr...
14:26 2019-08-19

Austerity to blame for 130,000 ‘preventable’ UK deaths – report Two decades of public health improvements have stalled, says IPPR thinktankMore than 130,000 deaths in the UK since 2012 could have been prevented if improvements in public health policy had not stalled as a direct result of austerity cuts, according to a hard-hitting analysis to be published this w...
17:52 2019-06-01

Ridiculous To Blame BJP On Karnataka Crisis, Says Ram Madhav Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ram Madhav has dismissed charges that his party engineered defections in Karnataka leaving the Congress-JD(S) government struggling to survive, but said they are......
17:13 2019-07-08

Nurse: 'Can't blame' Kawhi for leaving for Clips Raptors coach Nick Nurse admitted that he was disappointed that Kawhi Leonard decided to leave for the Clippers, but said, "You can't blame a guy for wanting to go home."...
16:26 2019-07-07

Smoky skies? Red sunsets? Blame Canada. Smoke from distant Canadian wildfires has made its way across the United States the past few days, bringing hazy skies and colorful sunsets.        ...
22:26 2019-06-05

Ainge: Kyrie taking too much of Celtics' blame Celtics GM Danny Ainge said there were "a lot of reasons the team did not succeed this year" and that Kyrie Irving doesn't deserve more of the blame than anyone else....
00:39 2019-06-06

Rossi can't blame his age on current MotoGP slump Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi says he can't blame his age for his recent MotoGP slump, pointing out he was "already old" last year when he finished second at the Sachsenring...
12:26 2019-07-11

Don't blame drivers if races are boring, says Hamilton "Lewis Hamilton said Formula One\u0027s rule makers should take the blame for boring races, rather than drivers, after Sunday\u0027s French Grand Prix served up a strong contender for most soporific of the season."...
22:13 2019-06-23

Chelsea can only blame themselves for Leicester draw - Lampard "Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has told his players that they only have themselves to blame after they were held to a disappointing 1-1 draw against Leicester."...
21:39 2019-08-18

Russia, U.S. blame each other for abandoned missile treaty Russia's deputy U.N. ambassador, Dmitry Polyansky, criticized what he called American "hypocrisy," saying the U.S. "consistently and deliberately violated the INF treaty for some time."...
04:00 2019-08-23

Phil Mickelson will have only himself to blame if he doesn’t rally PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — It’s getting late early for Phil Mickelson at the 119th U.S. Open. A 1-over 72 in Thursday’s opening round didn’t necessarily eliminate all chance of him winning this long sought-after major, but it certainly didn’t help. Rickie Fowler was among three players posting a 5-under...
06:13 2019-06-14

Durant: Warriors not to blame for Achilles injury Kevin Durant told Yahoo Sports that he does not hold the Warriors accountable for the ruptured Achilles tendon he suffered in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in June....
03:00 2019-08-08

Blame Brexit for Carnival's Sinking Shares Cruise operator Carnival Corp. was the worst performer in the S&P 500 on Thursday as the company’s financial results were hit by Brexit and other political decisions....
22:00 2019-06-20

Need for speed: is the 'Netflix effect' to blame for the NBN's failures? The NBN says Netflix has put pressure on its fixed wireless service, but the growth in streaming has been anticipated for years Politicians, tech experts and even the NBN itself talked up the arrival of Netflix and other streaming video services years before the government-owned company blamed it fo...
07:00 2019-07-11

Sperm counts are on the decline – could plastics be to blame? A recent study that tested both men and dogs added to concerns that chemicals in the environment are damaging the quality and quantity of sperm• Help us reach our $150,000 goal to fund this series. Make a contributionSurprising new research into dog sperm has reproductive biologists concerned about ...
09:00 2019-05-24

Greed Is to Blame for the Radicalization of YouTube and Facebook Opinion: Social media has become the modern-day version of conspiracy-theorizing supermarket tabloids. When will these platforms be held accountable?...
16:26 2019-06-30

iPhone Privacy Is Broken…and Apps Are to Blame Don’t be too confident in those privacy controls. Our test of 80 apps in Apple’s App Store reveals most apps are tracking you in ways you cannot avoid...
19:13 2019-05-31

On Eve of Her Exit, May Denounces Political Rancor. Some Blame Her for It. In her valedictory speech Mrs. May attacked the “politics of winners and losers, of absolutes and of perpetual strife.” But critics says her leadership has stoked a growing Brexit crisis....
21:52 2019-07-17

Malnutrition, disease rising in North Korea: aid organization Rates of malnutrition and disease are increasing in North Korea as it faces a harvest that is half of what was expected, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said on Thursday....
14:26 2019-07-18

Florida’s palm trees under attack by deadly disease DAVIE, Fla. — Florida’s iconic palm trees are under attack from a fatal disease that turns them to dried crisps in months, with no chance for recovery once they become ill. Spread by a rice-sized, plant-hopping insect, lethal bronzing has gone from a small infestation on Florida’s Gulf Coast to a ne...
10:13 2019-08-20

Brazil reports atypical case of mad cow disease: ministry The Brazilian government reported on Friday a case of atypical mad cow disease in an animal in Mato Grosso state, according to a statement from the country's Agriculture Ministry....
03:00 2019-06-01

Many Americans mistakenly use aspirin to prevent heart disease (Reuters Health) - - Many Americans regularly take aspirin without a doctor's recommendation, believing it will protect their hearts, a new study finds. The problem is that for those who don't already have heart disease, aspirin comes with some dangerous side effects, such as brain bleeds, experts s...
23:52 2019-07-22

Study links congenital heart disease to oil, gas development Mothers who live near heavy oil and gas developments are between 40 percent and 70 percent more likely to give birth to babies with congenital heart defects....
21:39 2019-07-18

Bayer's MRI contrast agent gets FDA approval for use in cardiac disease Bayer AG on Monday said U.S. regulators approved its contrast agent for use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to assess patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease....
21:39 2019-07-15

Insomnia may elevate risk of stroke, heart disease Insomnia may raise the risk of cardiovascular disease, heart failure and stroke. For the study, the researchers looked at data from multiple studies for 1.3 million people with and without heart disease and stroke....
06:13 2019-08-22

Scientists discover new way to kill disease-carrying mosquitoes During the two experiments, the number of female mosquitoes responsible for disease spread plummeted by 83 percent to 94 percent on two small islands plagued by dengue fever....
00:00 2019-07-19

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug targets gum disease bacteria A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
11:26 2019-07-18

Is targeting brain inflammation the key to beating Alzheimer’s disease? The past decade of Alzheimer’s disease research has been fraught with disappointment. Years of focus on one hallmark of the disease ultimately resulted in no progress toward treatment or prevention. Could inflammation be the key to finding a drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease?Chelsea Stah...
07:52 2019-07-13

Gum disease treatment for Alzheimer’s lowers signs of inflammation A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
17:26 2019-07-17

Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak May Have Sickened Dozens in Atlanta The state said 11 people had contracted the disease and 55 more cases were “probable.” A Sheraton hotel linked to the outbreak has voluntarily closed for now....
18:26 2019-07-31

Growing evidence suggests Parkinson's disease starts in gut Research shows key proteins in disease can spread from gastrointestinal tract to brainEvidence that Parkinson’s disease may start off in the gut is mounting, according to new research showing proteins thought to play a key role in the disease can spread from the gastrointestinal tract to the brain.T...
21:13 2019-06-27

Philippines: Still-unknown disease prompts culling of pigs The Philippine agriculture chief says an unspecified number of pigs has died or been culled in backyard farms in recent weeks and a crisis team has been established to try to contain the still unspecified disease causing the swine deaths...
13:52 2019-08-19

Living with HIV means increased risk of heart disease (Reuters Health) - People living with HIV are more likely to get heart disease than those without the virus, making it all the more critical they do things like exercise, eat well, and avoid smoking, U.S. doctors say....
19:39 2019-06-06

Vitamin D, estradiol may protect against heart disease, diabetes Vitamin D and estrogen supplements may reduce various indicators of metabolic syndrome such as obesity, hyperglycemia, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes....
17:39 2019-06-12

Researchers find cause for increased disease burden after midlife When important molecular programs that encourage longevity begin to break down, that's when the body crosses over into the stage of a midlife crisis....
01:00 2019-06-07

F.D.A. Links 16 Brands of Dog Food to Canine Heart Disease Most of the dog foods identified in the new F.D.A. report, the latest in a monthslong investigation, contain peas, lentils and other grain alternatives....
12:00 2019-06-30

FDA Says It's Still Investigating Possible Link Between Some Dog Foods and Canine Heart Disease The Food and Drug Administration said this week that it is continuing to investigate a troubling link between some pet food types and potentially fatal heart disease in dogs. As the investigation into any connection is ongoing, no pets foods have yet been recalled.Read more......
13:13 2019-06-29

Dog food may be putting your best friend at risk for a fatal disease There may be a link between the food your pooch is eating and potentially-fatal heart disease. The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday they’re investigating whether certain dog foods cause dilated cardiomyopathy, which can lead to congestive heart failure. There have been 560 reports of...
01:26 2019-06-29

WWE's Part-Timer Disease Is Now A Year-Round Problem Monday’s episode of Raw closed with The Miz hosting a contract signing for what was supposed to be a SummerSlam match with Dolph Ziggler, which certainly sounds like typical WWE stuff. The fact that it was happening in the main event was a bit suspicious, though, as was the presence of Shawn Michael...
23:26 2019-08-08

Woman Dies After Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in Atlanta Public health officials have confirmed 12 cases of the disease, including one death. A downtown Atlanta hotel has temporarily closed in the aftermath....
15:52 2019-08-08

FDA investigates possible link between certain pet foods and heart disease in dogs The agency is investigating more than 500 cases of canine heart disease, identifying the brands of dog food that have been most frequently fed to pets with the disease, including Blue Buffalo, Merrick and Rachel Ray Nutrish....
19:52 2019-06-28

Lightning's Callahan diagnosed with back disease Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan has been diagnosed with degenerative back disease and will be placed on long-term injury reserve       ...
02:00 2019-06-21

Liver disease related to obesity and diabetes rising in U.S. (Reuters Health) - The only liver disease becoming more widespread in the U.S. is one driven by obesity and diabetes, even as other types of liver disorders linked to drinking or hepatitis are becoming less common, researchers say....
01:00 2019-08-15

FDA investigates possible link between certain dog food brands, heart disease CNBC – The Food and Drug Administration is investigating a potential link between certain brands of dog food, including Blue Buffalo, Merrick and Rachel Ray Nutrish, and an increased risk of heart disease in pets. The agency is looking into more than 500 cases of canine heart disease, identify...
00:52 2019-07-02

'Zombie' deer disease might put humans at risk, epidemiologists say A fatal so-called "zombie" disease swiftly spreading in the United States and Canada among deer, elk and moose might put humans at risk if they eat diseased venison, scientists say....
14:39 2019-08-23

2 dead of Legionnaires' disease after staying at Bulgaria resort Medical authorities say Legionnaires' disease has killed two British citizens, who were both likely exposed while on vacation to Bulgaria this summer....
21:13 2019-08-22

E-cigarette use, flavors may increase cardiovascular disease risk E-cigarettes are largely considered safer than traditional cigarettes, but a new study suggests use of the devices -- as well as the flavors, regardless of nicotine content -- may pose a new risk for heart disease....
17:00 2019-05-28

Loss of the UK’s ash trees due to fungal disease may cost £15 billion Ash dieback, a fungal disease in the UK’s ash trees, could cost the country nearly £15 billion in clean-up and lost ecosystem benefits like carbon sequestration...
19:39 2019-05-21

UK Lyme disease cases may be three times higher than estimated Researchers say tick-borne disease ‘is everywhere’ with 8,000 diagnoses likely in 2019Cases of Lyme disease in the UK may be three times higher than previous estimates, according to new research.After analysing the anonymous medical records of 8.4 million people from across the UK, scientists foreca...
21:13 2019-07-31

4 Your Health: Severe lung disease linked to vaping Reports of severe lung disease linked to vaping continue to rise. According to the CDC, there are 153 possible cases reported in 16 states. No deaths have been reported, but some patients have required ongoing mechanical breathing assistance. The illness initially looks like a bad respiratory infect...
09:39 2019-08-23

Lifestyle stressed in cardiovascular disease prevention guideline NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new guideline from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association emphasizes social determinants of health and calls for their incorporation into shared decision-making to optimize prevention of cardiovascular disease....
17:13 2019-08-10

Your dog may be at risk for developing heart disease based on their food, FDA says The FDA is continuing to investigate a potential connection between certain diets and cases of canine heart disease. Could your dog be affected?       ...
09:26 2019-06-28

Protein promotes DNA repair, may treat Parkinson's disease Alpha-synuclein works to repair DNA damage in neurons of mice, which may prevent cell death -- and could lead to new treatments for Parkinson's disease and similar conditions, according to new research....
03:26 2019-08-01

His Martin Luther King Biography Was a Classic. His Latest King Piece Is Causing a Furor. David Garrow found F.B.I. documents alleging King stood by during a rape. But some scholars question whether to trust records created as part of a smear campaign....
11:52 2019-06-04

Indiana man arrested for hitting Delta flight attendant on Paris flight, causing diversion A federal complaint says a man struck a flight attendant in the throat during a flight from Indianapolis International Airport to Paris.       ...
02:52 2019-06-15

Activists blame Sen. Mike Lee for holding up 9/11 victims fund A Utah senator is holding up a vote to approve bipartisan legislation that would provide for 9/11 victims and their families, infuriating first responders who gave their all on that day, The Post has learned. Republican Sen. Mike Lee has placed a procedural hold on an extension of the 9/11 Victim Co...
19:13 2019-07-17

Iran will get the blame, but the Gulf of Oman truth is likely a lot murkier As the plumes rise from a brazen attack in the Gulf of Oman, oil brokers and diplomats are panicking about another lurch toward confrontation In the Middle East....
21:39 2019-06-13

Americans are more in debt than ever and experts say 'money disorders' may be to blame "Money disorder" is an umbrella term for reoccurring issues people have with money. They involve issues like compulsive buying, money hoarding and pathological gambling....
23:26 2019-08-16

Arsenal's mentality is broken, and blame must start at the top At least Stan Kroenke didn't have to stay up late to watch this. Of course, it would have been nice had Arsenal's American owner been in Baku, but it isn't really his style to engage so closely, even with a first European trophy for 25 years on the horizon....
14:13 2019-05-30

Mickey Callaway gets ‘vote of confidence’ and takes all the blame The first big firing of Brodie Van Wagenen’s tenure came on Thursday, as did a reaction from the general manager. The Mets fired pitching coach Dave Eiland and bullpen coach Chuck Hernandez. In their place, they brought in 82-year-old Phil Regan as pitching coach and brought back bullpen coach...
02:39 2019-06-21

3 more die on Mount Everest as tour organizers pin blame on traffic jam Three people died descending from Mount Everest on Thursday increasing the death toll for the week to seven, while officials believe the traffic jam going up the mountain is cause for concern....
16:39 2019-05-24

Far-right AfD shares blame for politician's killing, conservative leader says The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party must share blame for the killing of pro-immigration conservative politician Walter Luebcke, shot two weeks ago in what prosecutors believe a politically motivated crime, the conservatives' leader said....
20:13 2019-06-19

Steve Scalise: Don’t blame Trump for mass shootings House Minority Whip Steve Scalise on Sunday called it “a very slippery slope” to blame President Donald Trump’s rhetoric for deadly mass shootings in recent weeks.The Louisiana Republican said on CBS’ “Face the Nation” that “there's no place” for attacks based on someone’s ethnicity.“But to try to...
02:13 2019-08-12

Warming Arctic to blame for increase in extreme weather New models suggest a warming Arctic is influencing the behavior of the jet stream and encouraging extreme weather events in the Northern Hemisphere, including cold spells in the winter and heatwaves in the summer....
20:13 2019-05-29

Pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers: Lam, not Xi, to blame for unrest Hong Kong's progressive lawmakers say they are seeking reform within the policy of "one country, two systems" that binds their city-state to mainland China....
15:26 2019-08-16

| UK's Johnson suggests EU would bear some blame for no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, suggested Wednesday that the EU would bear some responsibility if he took his country out of the bloc without a divorce deal....
14:52 2019-07-18

Sticky nets of DNA from immune cells may be to blame for gallstones Immune cells may help painful gallstones grow by ejecting sticky nets of DNA around the crystals that form in bile – a finding that could lead to new treatments...
17:00 2019-08-16

Amazon fires stir bitter dispute over who is to blame RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — As fires raged in the Amazon rainforest, the Brazilian government on Thursday denounced international critics who say President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing enough to curb massive deforestation. The growing threat to what some call “the lungs of the planet” has ignited a bitter ...
22:00 2019-08-22

Blame humans for starting the Amazon fires, environmentalists say Environmental organizations and researchers say the wildfires blazing in the Brazilian rainforest were set by cattle ranchers and loggers who want to clear and utilize the land, emboldened by the country's pro-business president....
14:52 2019-08-22

Blame for bad budget belongs with Trump’s border bluster If the emerging Capitol Hill budget deal is “the worst in history,” as one watchdog group calls it, a large part of the fault lies with President Trump’s inept “government shutdown” over funding for a border wall last winter....
21:26 2019-07-22

Jordan Spieth doesn’t blame hit rake on his caddie PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Perhaps the golf gods got even with Jordan Spieth for trying to call out his caddie during Thursday’s opening round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. Spieth’s second round got off to a strange start when the 2015 U.S. Open champion hit a rake while trying to escape a fairway.....
04:13 2019-06-15

Charles Barkley knows exactly whom to blame for Kevin Durant’s injury As the internet descends on the Warriors for playing Kevin Durant in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, a decision that resulted in an Achilles injury, Charles Barkley has joined the fray. “That was not right. If you go back and look at the last two weeks … the articles comes out, ’KD’s worst nightmare...
22:00 2019-06-11

One Organisation To Blame, Says Asaduddin Owaisi On Hate Crimes Hyderabad politician Asaduddin Owaisi has blamed right wing groups under Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, the ideological mentor of the BJP, for the hate crimes in the country. The Prime Minister, he......
22:52 2019-06-30

Which is the most hayfever-prone city – and is 'botanical sexism' to blame? Allergy sufferers from Tokyo to London are struggling as pollen levels surge in cities, possibly due to a preference for male treesIn 2016, Melbourne experienced a rare and extreme case of “thunderstorm asthma” that led to ten deaths and 8,500 people being admitted to hospital in one day. Ambulance ...
15:13 2019-07-01

Roger Stone loses bid to get indictment scrapped: 'No one but himself to blame' A federal judge on Thursday rejected four motions from former Trump associate Roger Stone contesting his indictment on obstruction of justice, witness tampering and other charges, adding that Stone has “no one but himself to blame” for having to stand trial in November....
17:39 2019-08-02

U.S. and Russia Blame Each Other for Warships’ Near Collision in East China Sea (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. and Russia accused each other of unsafe actions on Friday after an American guided-missile cruiser and a Russian destroyer came within 165 feet (50 meters) of each other in the East China Sea. The U.S. 7th Fleet said the Russian destroyer put the safety of the USS Chanc...
17:52 2019-06-07

Kenyan officials blame frequency of doping on numbers Kenya's anti-doping and athletics chiefs on Friday disputed a report by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) that ranked the east African nation as the third most cheating nation in the sport....
00:26 2019-07-13

Lisa Rinna 'can't help' but 'blame' herself about daughter's eating disorder Lisa Rinna‘s daughter Amelia Gray addressed her struggles with anorexia prior to Tuesday night’s episode of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” saying in an Instagram story that the footage featured would show “how my eating disorder affected myself and my family.”...
21:52 2019-06-05

New Coke Was a Debacle. It’s Coming Back. Blame Netflix. The creators of “Stranger Things” wrote the failed beverage into the coming season as part of a big marketing push. With memories of a 1985 backlash faded, Coca-Cola dug out the old recipe....
19:01 2019-05-21

Brodie Van Wagenen — not a chair — is to blame for Mets’ mess Someone at Citi Field needs to order a few more chairs if general manager Brodie Van Wagenen is going to go full Bobby Knight every time the Mets lose a game. According to a report by The Post’s Mike Puma, Van Wagenen got so heated at the Mets coaching staff following Friday’s 7-2 loss to......
11:13 2019-07-07

Don’t Blame China’s Tariffs for Soybeans’ 2018 Slump From spring 2018 to late September, soybean prices plunged 20% to end at their lowest level in a decade. Mainstream experts were united: The catalyst was China's 25% import tax on U.S. soybeans. Our story sows a very different seed....
21:00 2019-05-21

Epstein: Plenty of blame to go around for Cubs' struggles President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein insists he's not pinning the Chicago Cubs' struggles on manager Joe Maddon       ...
02:52 2019-07-07

Valentino Rossi can't blame his age for current MotoGP slump Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi says he can't blame his age for his recent MotoGP slump, pointing out he was "already old" last year when he finished second at the Sachsenring...
17:39 2019-07-11

Scrapie, a disease related to mad cow, found in two Alberta flocks of sheep The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says some sheep in Alberta have been infected with scrapie, a fatal disease that affects the animals' nervous system....
23:52 2019-07-18

Incyte's Jakafi gets FDA approval to treat Graft vs Host Disease The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Incyte Corp's treatment for acute Graft versus Host disease (GvHD), an inflammatory response by the immune system after a bone marrow transplant....
07:39 2019-05-25

The ‘extreme’ pregnancy disease shared by Amber Rose, Amy Schumer “I want to be out, I want to be cute and I want to show off my belly,” says Amber Rose. Instead, the 35-year old model told her 18.7 million Instagram followers, “I just can’t get off this couch. I’m tired and I just want to barf all day.” Rose, who shares a son, 6,......
23:13 2019-06-03

Malnutrition, disease kill at least 139 displaced in Indonesia's Papua - group Thousands of people in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua have been displaced by fighting between soldiers and separatists, and at least 139 of them have died from malnutrition and disease, an aid group said on Thursday....
14:52 2019-07-18

What’s really behind the spread of Lyme disease? Clue: it’s not the Pentagon | Peter Beaumont After my tick bite I realised that the climate crisis was a more likely culprit than any conspiracy theory about weaponisationThe first indication I’d picked up a tick-borne disease three years ago was the excruciating arthritic pain in my feet as I hobbled to a dinner party at a neighbour’s house i...
15:13 2019-07-19

Nearly 1,400 have died of Ebola in Congo. Now, the contagious disease has spread to Uganda A 5-year-old boy in Uganda became the first cross-border victim in the current outbreak of the Ebola virus, which has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo.        ...
16:52 2019-06-12

Frogs find disease-free haven in New Guinea, scientists want to keep it that way The island of New Guinea in the Indonesian archipelago remains one of the last refuges free of chytrid fungus, a deadly frog infection that has already wiped out 90 frog species around the world....
23:39 2019-06-03

Tick Gave Toddler A Deadly Disease. What His Parents Want People To Know For days, 2-year-old Jackson Oblisk had been running a high fever and his small body was covered in tiny red spots.His pediatrician had suspected it was a viral rash and had sent him home to recover,......
06:26 2019-06-04

Cardiovascular disease: 7 simple steps that lower future risk New research examines how adhering to the American Heart Association's recommendations for a healthy heart predicts future risk of cardiovascular disease....
20:26 2019-06-04

New disease threats pose danger to snow leopard population Several infections are posing a threat to the wild snow leopards population, along with the people and other animals surrounding their habitat, new research shows....
17:52 2019-06-06

Dozens of children in India die from brain disease linked to lychees Dozens of children have died in northern India from a deadly brain disease believed to be linked to a toxic substance found in lychee fruit, health officials said. At least 43 children died in the past 10 days at two hospitals in Bihar state’s Muzaffarpur district, which is dotted with lychee orchar...
21:26 2019-06-13

4 Your Health: Exercise may halt physical signs of Alzheimer’s disease Exercise may be able to halt the physical signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin studied over 300 people who had a family history of Alzheimer’s. Overall, there was a decrease in cognitive abilities and an increase in the biomarkers associated with Alz...
07:13 2019-08-10

Scientists call for volunteers to help pre-empt deadly plant disease Britain free of Xylella fastidiosa, known as cuckoo spit, but experts are on high alertScientists are calling for thousands of keen-eyed volunteers to report findings of frothy spittle, often called cuckoo spit and found on plants across the UK, in a pre-emptive strike against a deadly plant disease...
19:00 2019-05-26

Motor neurone disease researchers find link to microbes in gut Study could eventually lead to new treatments for neurodegenerative conditionScientists have found tantalising clues that the devastating condition motor neurone disease may be linked to changes in microbes that live in the gut.Studies in mice revealed that animals bred to develop amyotrophic latera...
20:26 2019-07-22

Woman who survived flesh-eating disease: It looked like my leg ‘was rotting off’ A woman in Florida on Tuesday recalled how she nearly died after contracting a flesh-eating disease while scalloping off the Gulf Coast. Patty Born, from Santa Rosa County, Florida, told WEAR-TV that she’s thankful to be alive after contracting the flesh-eating infection in 2015 while catching...
11:13 2019-07-17

Relaxed UK salt policy tied to more heart disease, cancers (Reuters Health) - Declines in salt consumption in England have slowed since a 2011 shift in government policy gave greater freedom to the food industry to set and monitor targets for curbing salt intake, a new study suggests....
22:00 2019-07-24

Sitting for television, but not work, increases heart disease risk Sitting and watching television for an extended period of time brings with it a higher risk of cardiovascular risk and an earlier death, a new study says -- but that exercise can cancel out the effect....
20:26 2019-06-27

A Mystery Disease Is Killing Children, and Questions Linger About Lychees Researchers said the fruit was behind annual outbreaks of a fatal syndrome in eastern India. But local doctors say that theory can’t explain all the cases....
18:52 2019-06-27

CDC investigates more than 150 cases of 'severe pulmonary disease' involving vaping Health officials warned Wednesday that “vaping” has led to more than 150 cases of “severe pulmonary disease” in 16 states as use of e-cigarette products continues to grow among adolescents and young adults. ...
22:26 2019-08-22

Medicaid expansion tied to fewer heart disease deaths (Reuters Health) - With increased access to insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as Obamacare, fewer middle-aged people are dying from heart disease, a U.S. study suggests....
04:00 2019-06-08

Inflammatory bowel disease patients have higher health costs (Reuters Health) - People with inflammatory bowel disease - either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis - may incur health costs more than three times higher than individuals without these conditions, a U.S. study suggests....
04:00 2019-06-08

Trial of HIV prevention implant hailed as boost in fight against disease Device tested in humans for first time, raising prospect of ‘fit and forget’ treatmentAn implant containing an HIV-prevention drug has been trialled in humans, in a step experts have hailed as an exciting development in curtailing infections.Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, with antiretroviral dru...
19:00 2019-07-23

Florida's iconic palm trees threatened by invasive disease Florida's iconic palm trees are under attack from a fatal disease that turns them to dried crisps in months, with no chance for recovery once they become ill....
10:52 2019-08-19

Vaping-linked lung disease cases jump from 94 to 153 in 5 days, CDC says Enlarge / A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, California on Monday, June 24, 2019. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Cases of severe lung disease linked to vaping rose from 94 to 153—a jump of over 60%—in just five days, according to an update by the Cent...
05:39 2019-08-23

Antibiotic therapy slows Alzheimer's disease in male mice A long-term antibiotic treatment limited the growth of amyloid plaques in the brain by decreasing inflammation in the gut microbiome of male mice, researchers report in a new study....
15:26 2019-05-21

Genetic risk at fault for 30 percent of heart disease cases While diet and lifestyle play a large role in heart disease, researchers in Sweden report that more than 30 percent of cases are caused by genetics -- much higher than previously thought....
03:13 2019-06-19

4 Your Health: More teens trying to lose weight and preventing Alzheimer’s disease More than a third of older teens in the United States try to lose weight each year. A new government study looked at weight loss attempts of adolescents between 16 and 19-years-old. Over 37 percent said they had tried to shed extra pounds within the past year, up from 24 percent five years ago. Girl...
21:52 2019-07-17

A temporary low-calorie diet may reduce inflammatory bowel disease An intermittent low-calorie diet eased inflammatory bowel disease in mice and it may do the same for people with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis...
15:52 2019-05-21

What's causing Mount Everest's deadly season? Overcrowding, inexperience and a long line to the top At least 11 people have died climbing Mount Everest this year. Many blame Nepal's permit system for overcrowding, though inexperience is also a cause.        ...
22:39 2019-05-29

Qualcomm disappointed Wall Street. It says Huawei is partly to blame Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf said the ban on supplying Huawei led to a rise in market share for the Chinese firm in China's smartphone market. That hit Qualcomm....
11:26 2019-08-01

McLaren: Formula 1 teams too keen to blame tyres for their problems McLaren performance director Andrea Stella believes Formula 1 teams have a "tendency" to overplay the impact Pirelli tyres have their cars' performance fluctuations...
13:26 2019-08-22

Russian officials blame cesium exposure on 'Fukushima crabs' Officials in Russia's northern city of Arkhangelsk have acknowledged that one of the doctors who helped treat victims of a recent mysterious explosion at a military test site was found to have a radioactive isotope in his body....
03:26 2019-08-25

LeBron James isn’t to blame for Carmelo Anthony exile: ex-teammate LeBron James has only so much power. He’s not the Lakers general manager. He can’t force the team to sign Carmelo Anthony. And according to former NBA player and James teammate Kendrick Perkins, James couldn’t get the Cavaliers to sign Anthony either. “How do you know Bron haven’t went t...
20:26 2019-08-22

Essar To Blame For Madhya Pradesh Toxic Ash Leak, Says Report A three-member committee investigating the leak of toxic material from a coal-fired power plant in Singrauli distict in Madhya Pradesh, which contaminated farmland in a four-kilometre radius, has......
17:13 2019-08-18

Trump gets it wrong on mass shootings, but Republicans deserve the blame Recent tragic events have, critics say, displayed once again the moral collapse of one of America’s two great partiesPresidential addresses in the wake of national tragedies are typically attempts to heal and unite. For critics of Donald Trump, it was more a case of wondering how much more damage he...
09:00 2019-08-06

Trump lays the groundwork to avoid voters’ recession blame Between poor economic news coming out of China and Germany, the inversion of the yield curve, and trade negotiations with friend and foe alike that have no guarantee of ending positively, signs are mounting that next year’s economy might not be as upbeat as today’s. With the presidential election a ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Morbidelli, Mir blame Zarco for first lap crash in Brno MotoGP race Franco Morbidelli and Joan Mir have both pointed the finger at Johann Zarco for causing them to crash on the opening lap of MotoGP's Czech Grand Prix...
06:26 2019-08-05

Trump targets $43 billion industry with video game blame Blaming pop culture for criminal behavior, as President Trump did by linking "grisly video games" to mass shootings such as those in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, is a centuries-old tactic....
09:00 2019-08-06

Iran-backed militias blame US for attacks on bases in Iraq Iraqi paramilitary forces backed by Iran say they hold the United States ultimately responsible for a series of attacks targeting their bases in the country...
20:00 2019-08-21

Wolff accepts Hamilton Austrian GP penalty, but driver not to blame Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff says Lewis Hamilton's grid penalty for the Austrian Grand Prix was "clear" even though blocking Kimi Raikkonen was "not the driver's fault"...
00:26 2019-06-30

Slow NBN speeds: modems partly to blame for poor performance Copper wiring and fibre-to-the-node are not the only issues, some modems are just not up to the job, a new study has foundPoor NBN speeds are often blamed on the government’s decision to scale back the fibre-to-the-premises roll out and switch to the cheaper fibre-to-the-node, but a study commission...
11:52 2019-07-05

Muller takes blame for WTCR Race of Portugal barrier hit "Yvan Muller has taken the blame for the barrier hit that left his Cyan Racing Lynk \u0026 Co 03 TCR out of action for a large chunk of Free Practice 2 at WTCR Race of Portugal on Saturday."...
12:00 2019-07-06

Heavier balls to blame for slower game at Wimbledon, says Nadal The tennis balls becoming heavier during play on the grass at the All England Club is to be blamed for the slower game at the Wimbledon and not the playing surface, third seed Rafa Nadal said on Saturday....
03:26 2019-07-07

Blame It On Rahul Gandhi, Says Rajnath Singh On Karnataka Crisis Union Minister Rajnath Singh today asserted in parliament that the ruling BJP had "nothing to do with" the crisis in Karnataka, where the Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition is fighting for survival......
11:13 2019-07-08

Aaron Boone won’t blame this blunder for Yankees’ loss to Rays ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Since the Rays added a single and drove in a run with a fielders’ choice in the first inning, it was impossible to guarantee they wouldn’t have scored had the Yankees not made a mental blunder in that inning Sunday when the hosts plated two runs against James Paxton. Travis d’...
11:39 2019-07-08

Roxodus organizers play blame game over concert cancellation The parent company behind Roxodus is now changing its tune when it comes to why the four-day rock concert was cancelled, blaming one of the former organizers and a loss of “millions” as the real reason. But Mike Dunphy says poor ticket sales are to blame....
05:01 2019-07-09

"Would You Blame Ratan Tata?" BJP Lawmaker Sneers At Karnataka Allegation Rajeev Chandrashekhar, the BJP parliamentarian today scoffed at allegations that he had organized the special flight to Mumbai for rebel Karnataka lawmakers soon after they resigned on Saturday,......
12:00 2019-07-10

Russia, Serbia blame NATO for Kosovo police raid BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Russia and Serbia have blamed pro-NATO and Western influences for an armed raid by Kosovo police in the Serb-dominated north of Kosovo that raised tensions in the region. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Wednesday that Tuesday’s incident was instigated by ...
15:00 2019-05-29

At least 40 dead after Libya airstrike; rival forces trade blame An airstrike on a migrant center in Libya's capital early Wednesday killed at least 40 people amid a heightening conflict between the United Nations-backed Libyan transition government and its main opposition group....
14:26 2019-07-03

‘New Coke’ is back 34 years after fizzing out — blame ‘Stranger Things’ If Crystal Pepsi is next on deck, we’re outta here. To the chagrin of many, it was announced on Tuesday that Coca-Cola is reviving the oldie but baddie, “New Coke,” the onetime buzzed about soda from the ’80s that fizzled faster than Debbie Gibson’s comeback tour. Blame the relentless cross-po...
21:39 2019-05-21

Witness in Navy SEAL trial takes blame for killing SAN DIEGO (AP) — A war crimes witness shocked the court at the murder trial of a decorated Navy SEAL when he said he killed a wounded Islamic State captive in Iraq in 2017 — not his accused platoon leader. Prosecutors are expected to call more SEALs to testify Friday at the trial of Special Operatio...
06:26 2019-06-21

New Coke Was a Debacle. It’s Coming Back. Blame ‘Stranger Things.’ The creators of the hit Netflix series wrote the failed beverage into the coming season as part of a big marketing push. With memories of a 1985 backlash faded, Coca-Cola dug out the old recipe....
17:52 2019-05-22

Motor racing: Don't blame drivers if races are boring, says Hamilton Lewis Hamilton said Formula One's rule makers should take the blame for boring races, rather than drivers, after Sunday's French Grand Prix served up a strong contender for most soporific of the season....
03:52 2019-06-24

Turkish Cypriots blame Syrian missile for blast near village Turkish Cypriot officials say Syrian anti-aircraft missile that missed its target and reached ethnically divided Cyprus was likely the cause of an explosion outside village in breakaway north...
12:26 2019-07-01

Georgia and Russia trade blame over unrest as crisis brews Georgia and Russia traded blame on Friday for an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi sparked by the visit of a Russian lawmaker with the Kremlin announcing it would suspend passenger flights between the two countries to protect its citizens....
03:00 2019-06-22

Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile's plan prices are globally high, and 5G is not to blame The US is often pinned as an example for the world's richest country, but that record GDP is arguably built on constant overpaying for stuff that boosts the number to stratospheric heights. A $23 trillion real estate market? Check. A $3.5 trillion healthcare spending per year thanks to obscure drug ...
18:26 2019-06-21

Autosport podcast: Don't blame stewards for Vettel's Canada penalty The major talking point from Formula 1's Canadian Grand Prix was the penalty for Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, which gifted Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton victory in controversial circumstances...
16:00 2019-06-10

Salvadoran president says his country is to blame for migrants drowning in Rio Grande The president of El Salvador has taken the blame for the death of a father and his daughter who drowned while trying to reach the United States across the Rio Grande....
22:26 2019-07-01

The premium smartphone market is 'collapsing', but don't blame it on Samsung or Huawei It's no longer a big secret that smartphones in general are not selling as well as they used to, largely because companies have slowed the pace of innovation, failing to give customers compelling reasons to upgrade their devices every one or two years. But the situation is particularly dire in the p...
12:52 2019-06-21

Google shifts the blame after being accused of stealing lyrics from Genius You’ve got to hand it to the folks at the song lyrics database company Genius — it was pretty clever how the company discovered that Google had been displaying song lyrics lifted right from its site in Search results. Genius had already suspected this was happening, but it was only when ...
00:00 2019-06-19

U.S. 'solely to blame' for trade talks collapse, China says in report China blamed the United States for the breakdown of trade negotiations between the two largest economies in the world in a white paper released Sunday....
19:39 2019-06-02

World Hunger Is On the Rise and ‘Climate Shocks’ Are Partly to Blame, UN Says A staggering 2 billion people around the world don’t have enough nutritious food to eat, and climate shocks like drought, heat waves, and extreme rainfall have played a large role in their plight, according to a new United Nations (UN) report. At the same time, the world also has an increasing numbe...
21:52 2019-07-16