When North Carolina got bad news about what its coast could look like thanks to climate change, it chose to ignore it. In 2012, the state now in the path of Hurricane Florence reacted to a prediction its
(CNN) — Officials are searching for whoever is responsible for setting up several "crack pipe" vending machines in the Long Island town of Coram, New York. Suffolk County officials say they received complaints
Health news A parasite called rat lungworm, which can get into people’s brains, has infected 12 people including toddlers in the continental U.S. in recent years, federal health officials said Thursday.
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the first drug intended to treat smallpox — a move that could halt a lethal pandemic if the virus were to be released as a terrorist bioweapon or through
When the 35-year-old woman arrived at a hospital in France, she told doctors it felt like electric shocks were running down her legs. What's more, she felt weak and had experienced a number of falls recently.
A positive attitude isn't always a great look for a leader. Sometimes, good intentions backfire. Your boss might think they’re displaying impeccable leadership qualities by being a cheerleader, always
(CNN) — New ways of preventing and treating the flu are on the horizon. One experimental treatment developed by researchers in Japan has garnered plenty of attention, but only time will tell whether or
Antibiotics fail in fifth of post-op infections as experts warn resistance could have 'catastrophic' results
Antibiotics are now failing to work in a fifth of patients who suffer an infection after hospital surgery, according to the first major study investigating the crisis. The global research, published by
Recipe from Bald's Leechbook found to be highly effective against MRSA Bloodletting, mercury cures, holes drilled in the head—many ancient medical remedies seem ill-advised based on our modern understanding