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Anti-vaxxers defeated: NY bans exemptions as doctors vote to step up fight

Enlarge / Actress Jessica Biel supporting prominent anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in an effort to protect non-medical vaccine exemptions. (credit: Instragram) Anti-vaccine advocates received a ...

Anti-vaxxers defeated: NY bans exemptions as doctors vote to step up fight

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2019-08-26, 23:39

U.S. doctors more likely to prescribe opioid painkillers after low-risk surgery U.S. doctors are more likely to prescribe opioids to patients than in other countries, as 75 percent of patients filled prescriptions for the drugs w...
2019-09-04, 20:26

Australian Cricketer Broke Thumb. Doctors Replaced It With Her Big Toe After Britney Thomas, a 17-year-old Australian cricket player, fractured her thumb during a game, doctors in April 2018 reassured her that a simple s...
2019-09-11, 17:13

St. Louis Judge Says Planned Parenthood Doctors Do Not Have to Testify A St. Louis judge on Tuesday handed a win to Planned Parenthood — but larger questions over the fate of Missouri’s last remaining abortio...
2019-06-05, 23:52

Pennsylvania man in medically induced coma: Doctors 'know it's vaping' A Pennsylvania teenager was in a medically induced coma Wednesday because of a severe mysterious lung illness his parents — and doctors — suspect is ...
2019-09-05, 02:26

Are You Dying?! Ask Two Doctors Your Trickiest Health Questions at 1 PM EDT [Update: Over] Look, we get it. You’re busy. You’ve had that weird nagging pain in your side for a while, or maybe you have questions about your blood pressure—but ...
2019-09-10, 23:13

Doctors warn of 'severe' symptoms when coming off antidepressants People seeking treatment for depression should be informed of potential "severe and long-lasting withdrawal symptoms" when coming off medication, say...
2019-05-30, 17:39

David Ortiz reportedly told doctors: ‘Please don’t let me die, I am a good man’ The David Ortiz shooting was reportedly caught on surveillance video — with the suspected gunman hopping off a motorcycle and pumping a single ...
2019-06-10, 10:26

Most doctors think Obamacare opened up healthcare access, study says About 60 percent of physicians in the United States thought the Affordable Care Act gave more people access to medical treatment they wouldn't otherw...
2019-09-06, 22:52

Migrants in Custody at Hospitals Are Treated Like Felons, Doctors Say Dozens of migrants a day are being taken to community hospitals, where doctors are challenging security procedures that they say are harming patients...
2019-06-10, 10:00

Doctors aghast at Groupon deals for medical care Enlarge / Coupons from the advertising section of a Sunday newspaper (credit: Getty | Karen Bleier) Doctors online expressed shock and dismay afte...
2019-09-07, 00:52

Doctors more likely to prescribe opioids at late-day appointments, study says A patient is 33 percent more likely to receive a prescription during a late-day doctor's appointment, or appointment with a doctor that is running la...
2019-08-30, 22:52

Doctors' Strike Conspiracy Of The Left, BJP, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah of encouraging his party workers to create c...
2019-06-14, 00:13

To Treat 11-Month-Old's Fracture, Doctors First Had To Plaster Her Doll In Delhi's Lok Nayak Hospital, Zikra Malik lies on a bed with her doll. The 11-month-old has her legs attached to a traction rod - and so does her do...
2019-08-30, 20:52

HHS proposal gives doctors access to patients' addiction records The Trump administration has proposed a plan to tackle the opioid epidemic by allowing doctors to enter substance abuse treatment into a patient's me...
2019-08-23, 16:26

Listen to What Doctors, in a Time of ‘Crisis,’ Said Behind Closed Doors Secret audio recordings provide an unfiltered look inside a children’s hospital where physicians warned that more patients seemed to fare poorly afte...
2019-05-30, 12:26

Many primary care doctors underscreen, misdiagnose diabetes New research shows about 25 percent of physicians misdiagnose people with diabetes with prediabetes, in addition to missing risk factors and signs of...
2019-09-10, 23:13

There's No Good Reason To Believe What The Golden State Warriors' Doctors Say Before he took to the court last Monday night, every piece of publicly available information suggested that Kevin Durant wasn’t ready to start a prof...
2019-06-18, 21:26

Polish sextuplets surprise parents and doctors expecting five Poland's first sextuplets on record, two boys and four girls, were born in the southern city of Krakow on Monday to the surprise of parents and docto...
2019-05-21, 19:00

Women doctors skip conferences because of family responsibilities (Reuters Health) - Female cancer experts are more likely than their male colleagues to skip scientific meetings that could offer networking opportuni...
2019-07-18, 22:26

Dr. Terry Dubrow Explores What Happens When Doctors Have a License to Kill Dr. Terry Dubrow is here to help with your true crime addiction. The Botched doc is hosting a new series, License to Kill, all about jaw-dropping cas...
2019-05-21, 23:00

All-India Doctors' Strike Tomorrow: Your 10-Point Guide Parts of the country are bracing for a strike by doctors tomorrow - to be held in solidarity with the doctors in Bengal, who after six days of protes...
2019-06-16, 20:00

How Willem Einthoven gave doctors a window on the heart Dutch physiologist Willem Einthoven invented the electrocardiogram (ECG), a way to record the heart’s electrical activity with electrodes on the skin...
2019-05-21, 14:33

Doctors in Zimbabwe protest after union leader goes missing HARARE – Hundreds of Zimbabwean doctors protested in central Harare on Monday over the disappearance of the leader of their union, but riot pol...
2019-09-17, 01:00

Shortage of doctors is growing in states including Arizona As America’s population ages a problem is brewing in hospitals and doctor’s offices around the country. That increased demand has resulte...
2019-09-18, 01:26

‘We were counting pennies’: When disability insurance won’t pay because doctors can’t tell what’s wrong Dwane UnRuh developed a debilitating neurological condition, but it would take a year and a half for doctors to reach a diagnosis — and for his insur...
2019-07-20, 13:39

Should doctors face jail when treatment goes wrong? - podcast The death of a patient at a private London hospital after a delay in his treatment led to the imprisonment of David Sellu. After 15 months behind bar...
2019-07-03, 04:39

Three Congolese doctors arrested in connection with WHO official's death Three Congolese doctors have been arrested for allegedly planning an attack on a hospital that killed a senior World Health Organization (WHO) epidem...
2019-08-08, 01:13

Doctors ending life support for quadriplegic French man Doctors have decided to end life support for a quadriplegic French man whose case has torn apart his family and has been taken to the United Nations....
2019-07-02, 14:52

14 Volunteer Doctors Dead, 21 Injured In Bolivia Bus Crash A bus carrying volunteer doctors from La Paz towards the north of Bolivia crashed leaving 14 dead and 21 injured, the La Paz local government said on...
2019-08-06, 00:52

What are the symptoms of vaping illness? Doctors warn about e-cigarettes NBC – Jake Wilson was relieved when his 25-year-old son Justin started vaping last year as a way to quit smoking. “I thought it was a great ide...
2019-09-14, 04:52

'I can't handle this:' Doctors treating migrants on the border are walking out EL PASO, Texas — Two contracted doctors who had been serving inside overcrowded Border Patrol facilities in the El Paso, Texas, region have walked of...
2019-07-12, 08:52

Student debt is keeping doctors from rural areas Burdensome student loan debt is discouraging aspiring doctors from setting up their own practices, exacerbating the decline of primary care doctors i...
2019-06-21, 11:39

Doctors couldn't diagnose my mental health problems. But then they saw my art I was sectioned until painting changed my life. Now I want to help other people heal through embracing their artistic sideI spent nearly 20 years of ...
2019-07-11, 15:26

| Doctors start halting support for vegetative Frenchman French doctors began switching off the life support of a quadriplegic man who has been in a vegetative state for the last decade, in a hugely controv...
2019-05-21, 14:39

UK doctors reveal separation of twins joined at the head Two-year-old twins joined at the head have undergone successful surgery at a British hospital to separate their skulls, brains and blood vessels, doc...
2019-07-16, 15:39

Conjoined Bangladeshi Twins Who Were Separated Are Stable, Say Doctors Conjoined Bangladeshi twins who were separated last week are in a stable condition, the team of Hungarian and Bangladeshi doctors who carried out the...
2019-08-11, 10:00

Zimbabwe doctors say receiving death threats over strike Striking Zimbabwean doctors said on Wednesday they were being threatened with death and suspected state security agents were pressuring them after po...
2019-09-18, 21:52

EEG may help doctors determine if head injury patients will recover Researchers say an EEG can reveal hidden consciousness in unresponsive ICU patients days after a head injury, offering doctors a better way to predic...
2019-06-29, 00:13

UK doctors separate 2-year-old twins joined at the head The highly complex surgery involved multiple operations on the twin girls, who were born in Pakistan in January 2017 with a condition known as “crani...
2019-07-16, 22:39

Where are 'burqa bans' in Europe? After a bitter legal fight, the Netherlands has put a limited burka ban into force. DW takes a look at European countries that have had similar restr...
2019-08-01, 18:13

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its ...
2019-06-14, 14:52

New York doctors shocked by what they find during surgery on brain tumor Doctors in New York, who cut into a woman’s brain last September to remove a suspected malignant tumor, were reportedly baffled when they found a mas...
2019-06-07, 10:52

U.S. rights groups, doctors sue to stop Georgia 'heartbeat' abortion ban A group of civil rights organizations, doctors and clinics sued Georgia's government on Friday to overturn a law passed in March that bans abortions ...
2019-06-28, 17:13

Doctors in Debt: These Physicians Gladly Struck a Deal With California The state is providing up to $300,000 in debt relief for doctors who agree to accept Medicaid. The grant has lifted “an emotional burden,” one recipi...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Disciplinary Action Against Striking Doctors, Warns Health Ministry The health ministry had given an ultimatum till 11 am today that those who are not present in their respective department to treat patients will have...
2019-08-03, 16:26

Military doctors are doing fewer amputations, and there's a risk they could forget how to treat them Getty Images/Matt Cardy The number of service members with combat-related amputations has declined sharply since 2011, when the number of amputation...
2019-06-07, 23:13

Sudan paramilitaries threw dead protesters into Nile, doctors say Death toll from attack on pro-democracy camp reaches 100 as details of tactics emergeParamilitaries in Khartoum threw dozens of bodies into the Nile ...
2019-06-05, 21:39

In border camps, Syrians rely on doctors in trucks and tents The Syrian war has inflicted all kinds of hardships on Najwa Abdelaziz but she still manages to make light of one of them. "The uprising ruined my te...
2019-06-23, 16:52

13 Arrested In Delhi, Notice Sent To Fortis Doctors Over Kidney Racket Over a dozen leading private surgeons, including top urologists of Delhi are under the scanner of Uttar Pradesh Police in connection with a sensation...
2019-06-09, 18:26

Dishing out more drugs won’t stop the pain. Doctors need new tools | Ann Robinson As a GP, I know opioids have their place. But we shouldn’t be complacent about a US-style crisis happening in BritainGrowing concern about the prescr...
2019-09-15, 20:39

Google built an AI that detects lung cancer better than human doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains, and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our...
2019-05-22, 01:00

"Stable After Final Separation": Doctors On Conjoined Bangladeshi Twins Bangladeshi twins who were joined at the head were recovering Friday after Hungarian surgeons performed a marathon 30-hour operation to separate thei...
2019-08-02, 08:00

French doctors allowed to withhold life support for patient PARIS (AP) — France’s highest court has given doctors permission to restart procedures to stop feeding and hydrating a man, who has been in a v...
2019-06-28, 17:52

Doctors advise hospice care for Valerie Harper, TV's 'Rhoda' Six years after going public with her brain cancer diagnosis, "Rhoda" sitcom star Valerie Harper's health apparently has taken a turn for the worse, ...
2019-07-25, 00:00

Reduced work hours for trainee doctors not seen to compromise care (Reuters Health) - Physicians who trained in U.S. hospitals under recent reforms that capped their work hours appear to provide care that's similar i...
2019-07-11, 22:26

| Zimbabwe doctors strike over poor wages and working conditions At least half of the doctors working for Zimbabwe's two leading hospitals have not reported for duty for the third straight day, as medical practitio...
2019-09-05, 22:52

Health Ministry Forms Panel To Consider Central Law For Doctors' Security The Union Health Ministry has formed a 10-member committee to examine the "pros and cons" of bringing a central legislation against assault on doctor...
2019-07-10, 14:26

Doctors Arrested For Abetting Junior's Suicide Sent To Judicial Custody A special court Friday sent three doctors of a state-run hospital, arrested for allegedly abetting the suicide of a junior colleague, to judicial cus...
2019-05-31, 20:26

Liberals sue so they can make doctors violate their religious beliefs on transgenderism On Tuesday, several organizations filed a lawsuit with Santa Clara County against the Trump administration, petitioning for a federal judge in Califo...
2019-06-01, 00:52

Poland’s doctors march to demand more health care funding WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of doctors have marched through Poland’s capital of Warsaw to demand higher spending on health care to cut waiti...
2019-06-01, 20:52

Doctors Had to Put Out a Fire in Patient's Chest During Open Heart Surgery An Australian patient’s life-saving surgical procedure went up in flames, and unfortunately we don’t mean that figuratively. Doctors say their attemp...
2019-06-03, 00:52

U.S. doctors group says just stop vaping as deaths, illnesses rise The American Medical Association on Monday urged Americans to stop vaping of any sort until scientists have a better handle on the cause of 450 lung ...
2019-09-10, 01:13

U.S. doctors' group says just stop vaping as deaths, illnesses rise The American Medical Association on Monday urged Americans to stop using electronic cigarettes of any sort until scientists have a better handle on t...
2019-09-10, 02:52

Scarcity Of Doctors Due To All-India Selection Procedure: Mamata Banerjee Proposing an increase in the number of seats in medical colleges of West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday put the blame of shortage o...
2019-08-31, 01:39

Death toll in Sudan violence rises to 60, doctors' group says The number of people killed since security forces stormed a protest camp outside Sudan's Defence Ministry in central Khartoum two days ago has risen ...
2019-06-05, 08:13

Doctors not prescribing medicinal cannabis due to lack of clinical trials Commons’ health committee warns patients’ expectations are being disappointedHigh expectations among the public of the benefits of medicinal cannabis...
2019-07-03, 01:39

30 charged in scheme to bribe Bay Area doctors for Medicare referrals SAN FRANCISCO — Thirty people have been charged with a multimillion-dollar scheme that allegedly bribed doctors and others to steer Medicare patients...
2019-09-06, 04:00

Only 43% Doctors, 29% Nurses In Hospitals, Bihar Tells Supreme Court Hospitals in Bihar are woefully understaffed at every level -- from doctors and nurses to lab technicians and pharmacists, the state government admit...
2019-07-02, 20:00

| Zimbabwe doctors march to support 'abducted' union activist Hundreds of Zimbabwean doctors and nurses have marched in Harare to protest the suspected kidnapping of a doctors' union leader by security forces fo...
2019-09-17, 10:13

Doctors told to restart life support for paralysed patient French doctors have been ordered to resume giving food and water to a quadriplegic - just 12 hours after they switched off his life support against h...
2019-05-21, 19:00

Doctors pull venomous brown recluse spider from woman’s ear This is the stuff of nightmares. A Kansas City, Missouri woman thought that she had water in her ear – but it was actually a venomous spider. When Su...
2019-08-24, 04:26

Panel Formed To Draft Central Law For Checking Violence Against Doctors The Union Health Ministry has entrusted an eight-member sub-committee with the task of drafting a central law to check violence against doctors and o...
2019-07-13, 21:26

Thousands of doctors go on strike in India to demand safety after attack Thousands of doctors across India went on strike on Friday to demand better security at hospitals days after junior doctors in the city of Kolkata we...
2019-06-14, 13:26

Bengal Doctors Agree To Meet With Mamata Banerjee, Set One Condition After nearly a week of strike, the doctors in Bengal said they were ready for talks with the government. Junior doctors, who had been protesting afte...
2019-06-16, 14:00

Maine gov signs bill allowing non-doctors to perform abortions Maine’s Democratic governor signed a bill into law this week that allows medical professionals other than doctors to perform abortions. The bil...
2019-06-11, 22:13

Level Ex produces video games that doctors are playing on their smartphones. Doctors can perfect their craft playing Level Ex medical video games, and even earn continuing education credits towards maintaining their licenses. ...
2019-06-12, 01:26

Bengal Doctors' Strike Worsens, 9-To-9 Shutdown At Government Hospitals Health services in Bengal may be headed for a total shutdown today as senior doctors at the state-run hospitals join the protest called by the junior...
2019-06-12, 09:52

No "Honest Initiative" From Mamata Banerjee, Say Bengal Doctors: 10 Facts The strike by doctors in West Bengal is likely to continue into a sixth day today after junior doctors, in a late-night meeting on Saturday, said the...
2019-06-16, 07:26

People on rescue ship off Italy at breaking point, say doctors Ship carrying 107 people rescued from sea has been refused permission to dockThe medical and psychological condition of people onboard a rescue boat ...
2019-08-19, 22:00

Mamata Banerjee Versus BJP Plays Out In Bengal Doctors Strike The furore over junior doctors' strike in Bengal following violence at a government hospital has taken a political turn, with Chief Minister Mamata B...
2019-06-13, 15:00

Nearly half of patients keep information about sexual assault, depression from doctors Nearly half of patients who've survived a sexual assault, faced threats of domestic violence, struggled with depression or thought about committing s...
2019-08-16, 19:26

As Strikes End, Supreme Court Defers Hearing On Security Of Doctors The Supreme Court Tuesday deferred the hearing on a plea seeking protection of doctors in government hospitals, saying since doctors have called off ...
2019-06-18, 21:13

| Sudan militia killed 9 people in Darfur village, say doctors A Sudanese militia has shot dead nine people in a village of the war-torn region of Darfur, a doctors committee linked to the country's protest movem...
2019-06-12, 16:52

Services Hit As Kolkata Doctors' Protest Spreads To Delhi, Mumbai Junior doctors in West Bengal are on strike demanding adequate security in hospitals. The strike started following an attack on junior doctors on Mon...
2019-06-14, 09:13

Abused By Protesting Doctors During Hospital Visit, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the protesting junior doctors of Kolkata's SSKM Hospital of verbally abusing her durin...
2019-06-14, 04:00

Bacteria developing new ways to resist antibiotics, doctors warn Scientists in UK identify growing trend that threatens to leave patients untreatableBacteria are increasingly developing ways of resisting antibiotic...
2019-09-11, 02:52

2 Ebola Patients in Congo Treated With New Drugs Have Been Cured, Say Doctors (KINSHASA, Congo) — Doctors in Congo say that two Ebola patients who were treated with new anti-Ebola drugs in Goma in eastern Congo have been ...
2019-08-13, 18:39

Unnao Rape Survivor Still Critical, Suffering From Pneumonia: Doctors The Unnao rape survivor has contracted pneumonia days after being admitted to Lucknow's King George's Medical University in a critical condition, hos...
2019-08-03, 16:26

Mamata Banerjee Promises Better Security At Meet With Striking Doctors Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today suggested 10-point security measures for safety of doctors in hospitals that would prevent a recurrence of attac...
2019-06-17, 20:26

Doctors remove knife from Kansas teen’s face Doctors remove a 10-inch knife that impaled a 15-year-old Kansas boy’s face when he fell while playing (June 17)      ...
2019-06-17, 22:52

U.S. Task Force Advises Doctors to Ask Adults About Illicit Drug Use A national medical advisory panel wants doctors to ask all U.S. adults aged 18 or older about possible illicit drug use to help stem the worsening op...
2019-08-13, 19:52

AIIMS Doctors Call Off Strike After Meeting With Health Minister Resident doctors of AIIMS called off their strike and resumed duties on Sunday after Health Minister Harsh Vardhan assured them that their concerns o...
2019-08-04, 18:26

Guam Catholic group protests recruitment of abortion doctors HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A Catholic group is protesting the governor of Guam’s plan to recruit abortion providers to the U.S. territory where no do...
2019-06-16, 01:52

Heat Health: Doctors warn about dangers of rising temperatures Doctors are issuing a warning about the dangers of the massive heat wave that’s sweeping across the United States. Dr. Baruch Fertel of the Cleveland...
2019-07-20, 08:00

370 Gujarat Doctors Join BJP In Support To Centre's Move On Article 370 As many as 370 doctors from Gujarat joined the ruling BJP on Sunday expressing their support to the Centre's move to scrap the special status of Jamm...
2019-09-08, 23:39

LDS church bans weapons in meetinghouses The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has updated its handbook to bar all "lethal weapons" from meetinghouses, which strengthens past langu...
2019-08-28, 04:52

New California law bans hairstyle discrimination Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Wednesday a bill making California the first state to ban workplace and school discrimination against black people ...
2019-07-04, 07:26

FAA bans some Apple MacBooks from planes Apple has recently recalled batteries installed in some of the 15-inch MacBooks, which are now banned from airplanes.      ...
2019-08-14, 20:13

M&S bans glitter from Christmas cards Retailer’s glitter ban comes amid concern about microplastics polluting the environmentMarks & Spencer has joined the effort against microplastics by...
2019-08-31, 02:26

1 in 4 Youths Has Vaped. Will State Bans Do Anything? Without knowing what has caused a spate of vaping-related illnesses, experts said it was unclear whether new state and local regulations could have m...
2019-09-18, 20:39

MLB bans players from Venezuelan league CARACAS – Major League Baseball will not give permission for players to participate in the upcoming Venezuelan Professional Baseball League (LV...
2019-08-23, 03:39

Nepal says bans WeChat Pay, Alipay Nepal has banned popular Chinese digital payment apps WeChat Pay and AliPay saying payments from the unregistered systems were illegal and resulting ...
2019-05-22, 13:52

NBA bans 'ninja-style headwear' You won't see LeBron James, Jimmy Butler, De'Aaron Fox and other NBA stars sporting "ninja-style" headwear this season after the league banned the fa...
2019-09-10, 21:13

Atlanta bans e-scooters at night Atlanta is banning electric scooters in the nighttime hours during what's been a deadly summer for riders. The ban will be from 9 p.m. until 4 a...
2019-08-09, 14:52

New York bans most flavors of e-cigarettes New York state health officials voted Tuesday to carry out Gov. Andrew Cuomo's executive action to ban sales of most flavored e-cigarettes. This ban ...
2019-09-18, 04:39

| Zimbabwe bans third opposition protest Zimbabwean police have outlawed anti-government protests that had been scheduled to take place on Tuesday in Gweru, the country's third largest city,...
2019-08-21, 15:39

Doctors are burning out twice as fast as other workers. The problem's costing the US $4.6 billion each year. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Doctors are burning out at a rate that's twice as high as the average American worker. It's a problem that's costing the US ...
2019-05-29, 01:52

Leg cramps could be early warning sign of heart attack, doctors warn Many people shrug off leg pain when they walk as a normal part of aging. However, it can be a sign of something much more serious, experts have warne...
2019-09-12, 10:52

Union Minister Urges States To Enact Law Protecting Doctors From Violence Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today asked states to consider enacting specific legislation for protecting doctors and medical professionals fro...
2019-06-15, 18:00

Indian doctors stage nationwide strike over 'inhuman' working conditions Hundreds of thousands of doctors across India went on strike on Monday demanding better working conditions, the country's top medical body said, as t...
2019-06-17, 13:00

French court says doctors must resume life support for paralyzed patient A French appeals court on Monday ordered doctors to resume giving food and water to a French quadriplegic, lawyers said, some 12 hours after medics s...
2019-05-21, 15:52

Bartolo Colon stiffed doctors on career-saving treatment: suit “Big Sexy” is a big deadbeat, a lawsuit charges. Two doctors who claim they resurrected former major league hurler Bartolo Colon’s ...
2019-08-28, 21:13

Bengal Education Minister Appeals To Junior Doctors To Withdraw Strike Senior Trinamool Congress leader West Bengal Education minister Partha Chatterjee appealed to striking junior doctors to "keep aside" misunderstandin...
2019-06-14, 13:26

Heat Wave Conditions In Rajasthan, Leaves of Churu Doctors Cancelled There was no let-up in heatwave conditions in most parts of Rajasthan and with Churu district touching 50.3 degree Celsius it became the hottest area...
2019-06-07, 07:52

Czech Doctors Deliver Baby Nearly 4 Months After Mother's Brain-Death When a helicopter rushed an unconscious Czech woman who had suffered a severe stroke to hospital in April, her chances of survival were slim - and th...
2019-09-03, 05:39

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 effor...
2019-07-10, 02:00

Twins conjoined at head separated after 50 hours of surgery in London, doctors say Twin girls from Pakistan that were born conjoined at the head were separated in London after 50 hours of surgery over the course of 4 months.  ...
2019-07-16, 23:26

Doctors' Strike Started After Mamata Banerjee's "Threat": Health Minister Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today blamed Mamata Banerjee for the nationwide protests by doctors against the attack on a junior doctor in W...
2019-06-14, 11:13

Government Blames Mamata Banerjee As Doctors' Protest Spreads: 10 Points Scores of doctors across several states have boycotted work for a day to express solidarity with their protesting colleagues in West Bengal. Doctors ...
2019-06-14, 09:13

Aparna Sen Appeals To "Mother" Mamata Banerjee As Doctors' Strike Worsens The strike in Kolkata, which is now in its third day, has affected multiple services in the government's state-run hospitals, including emergency war...
2019-06-14, 11:13

Migrant children held in Texas facility need access to doctors, says attorney ‘Inhumane’ conditions for detained children amount to ‘emergency public health crisis’, says attorney who visited centerHundreds of children at a mig...
2019-07-08, 10:13

Mamata Banerjee's Nephew, Medical Student, Seen At Doctors' Protest Rally West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abesh Banerjee, who is a medical student, on Friday came out in support of the protesting doctors...
2019-06-14, 13:26

Live Updates: Doctors At Many Delhi Hospitals Protest Bengal Violence Nearly 300 doctors resigned from government hospitals in West Bengal as their protest against an attack on their colleagues earlier this week in Kolk...
2019-06-15, 10:13

German court clears two doctors present as patients committed suicide German doctors are not obliged to try to save a person's life against their will following a suicide attempt, the Federal Court of Justice in Leipzig...
2019-07-04, 10:26

Doctors thought this woman had a brain tumor but it was actually a tapeworm festering in her skull A New York woman who was prepared for a long battle against brain cancer got some shocking news when doctors finally opened up her skull. 42-year-old...
2019-06-04, 00:39

Health Minister Meets Striking Doctors; Asks Them To Join Work Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday met doctors protesting against the National Medical Commission Bill and urged them to resume work, sayi...
2019-08-02, 19:39

Doctors pull foot-long parasitic worm from woman's intestines A woman in China who had been suffering from stomach pains over the last decade underwent surgery this week to remove a foot-long parasitic worm from...
2019-06-18, 16:13

Valerie Harper's husband says doctors are recommending hospice care, explains why he ‘can’t’ and ‘won’t’ Valerie Harper's husband, Tony Cacciotti, recently revealed that doctors have recommended he put the "Mary Tyler Moore Show" star -- who has been bat...
2019-07-23, 21:39

Indian doctors to widen strike demanding improved safety after attack A leading Indian doctors' association called for a nationwide strike on Monday, stepping up protests by medical staff demanding better security at ho...
2019-06-14, 20:26

US medical group that pushed doctors to prescribe painkillers forced to close American Pain Society accused of being pawn of big pharmaGroup took nearly $1m from leading opioid manufacturersA leading medical society, described ...
2019-05-25, 20:13

Mediterranean migrant rescue ship running low on food: Doctors Without Borders There are 356 migrants on the Ocean Viking ship, which has not been allowed to dock by Italian and Maltese authorities for two weeks. The vessel pick...
2019-08-22, 22:52

Volvo invests in Israeli startup that links doctors with crash data Utilizing sensors aboard almost all vehicles, MDGo says it can gather the necessary data to measure the forces applied to both occupants and vehicles...
2019-07-22, 23:26

Google’s DeepMind says its AI can accurately detect acute kidney injury before doctors Scientists at Google-owned DeepMind Health say they have developed artificial intelligence that can spot the silent killer two days before symptoms a...
2019-08-02, 23:13

AIIMS Doctors To Boycott Work Tomorrow In Support Of Bengal Agitation Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi today attended to patients in helmets and bandages to convey their suppor...
2019-06-13, 15:52

"Arun Jaitley Responding To Treatment": AIIMS Doctors To Venkaiah Naidu Vice President Venkaiah Nadu visited AIIMS today to ask about the health of former Union Minister Arun Jaitley, who was admitted to the top hospital ...
2019-08-10, 09:39

Kevin Durant's injury is proof: Athletes need their own doctors | Etan Thomas Throughout my NBA career, I watched too many teammates pay dearly for playing through pain at the urging of doctors who put the interests of the team...
2019-06-13, 21:52

Missouri subpoenas abortion clinic doctors amid legal battle JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Attorneys for the state of Missouri have subpoenaed physicians from the state’s only abortion clinic amid a legal fi...
2019-06-04, 10:52

Judge blocks ND law requiring doctors to advise that pill abortions are reversible A federal judge in North Dakota Tuesday blocked a state law requiring doctors to inform patients seeking a medication abortion that the procedure can...
2019-09-11, 06:52

Senior doctors call for crackdown on home genetic testing kits False results have told women they have mutations linked to breast and ovarian cancer Senior doctors have called for a crackdown on consumer genetic ...
2019-07-22, 01:13

Medical Mystery: This Woman Has Seen Dozens Of Doctors And None Of Them Can Tell Her Why She Feels Totally Fine Right Now There’s nothing scarier than knowing that you have a medical issue but not being able to get any answers about it, and unfortunately, that’s the terr...
2019-06-13, 19:39

'Brain fever' blamed for India child deaths preventable: doctors Five-year-old Soni Khatun was playing in the midday sun last week when she began to vomit and lose feeling in her hands. Her mother, a poor laborer l...
2019-06-21, 11:39

Sleeping babies at risk of dying in car seats when used incorrectly, doctors warn A decade-long study of sleep-related deaths in infants has found that in more than 90 percent of cases involving car seats, the safety devices were n...
2019-05-22, 20:26

Two Russian boxers competed despite doping bans Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia's efforts to refo...
2019-07-16, 20:13

Punjab Bans Celebrations, Protests Over Article 370 After the Centre on Monday revoked Article 370 which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, the government in neighbouring Punjab prohibited an...
2019-08-05, 17:26

Rome bans McDonald's from ancient site McDonald's fast food outlets are ubiquitous sights around the world, but Italy's culture ministry has banned the chain from building yet another rest...
2019-08-01, 23:13

| eSwatini bans 'witchcraft and magic' competition A competition pitting witchdoctors against each other in a battle of skills this weekend in eSwatini -- formerly known as Swaziland -- has been banne...
2019-07-11, 08:26

Gun Makers Adjust Rifles to Skirt Bans The proliferation of guns sold legally that operate nearly identically to banned models shows how difficult it can be to make firearm restrictions ef...
2019-06-21, 18:52

Google bans ads for unproven medical treatments In an attempt to remain trustworthy, Google will no longer allow ads for "unproven or experimental medical techniques." Under the new Healthcare and ...
2019-09-07, 14:00

TSA bans Star Wars drink souvenir TSA says Star Wars fan won't be able to take their "thermal detonator" Coke and Sprite bottles home from Disney.      ...
2019-08-30, 06:00

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to it...
2019-05-29, 23:26

Arizona bans coyote killing contests PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has voted to ban organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other pre...
2019-06-23, 04:52

US bans North Korea visits for another year Team Trump on Monday extended a ban on Americans traveling to North Korea by forbidding the use of US passports to gain entry to the hermit kingdom f...
2019-08-20, 03:39

Google Bans Ads for 'Experimental Medical Treatments' Google plans to crack down on ads for bogus medical treatments, as the company has observed a rise in predatory scams that target desperate patients....
2019-09-07, 00:00

Tunisia bans niqab in government offices Tunisia's prime minister has banned the full-face veil in all government buildings due to security concerns. It comes after a deadly double suicide b...
2019-07-05, 21:52

Colorado Bans ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Minors Colorado on Friday became the 18th state to ban “conversion therapy,” a discredited practice that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gen...
2019-06-02, 02:39

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becomes third US city to do so The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring facial recognition tec...
2019-07-18, 18:52

FAA bans some Apple MacBooks from airplanes after recall Apple has recently recalled batteries installed in some of the 15-inch MacBooks, which are now banned from airplanes.      ...
2019-08-14, 18:39

San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales, becoming the first US city to do so San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the country to ban e-cigarettes after city officials voted in favor of an ordinance that prohibits ...
2019-06-27, 19:26

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Platform YouTube said it is stepping up efforts to scrub hateful content from its platform, including videos that deny historical events like the Holocaust, t...
2019-06-06, 01:13

Oakland bans the use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring it facial recognition technology ...
2019-07-17, 21:52

WNBA bans Williams 10 games for dom. violence The Sparks' Riquna Williams, who was charged last December on felony counts for allegedly striking an ex-girlfriend and then threatening another pers...
2019-07-16, 23:52

UK bans ads over gender stereotypes in landmark ruling Adverts by cream cheese maker Philadelphia and car giant Volkswagen will no longer appear on UK television, the agency ruled. But both companies have...
2019-08-14, 17:26

Samoa bans 'Rocketman' over gay scenes: media Samoa has banned "Rocketman", the movie-musical based on the life of British musician Elton John, over its depiction of homosexuality, the South Paci...
2019-06-11, 11:13

Sudan bans Al Jazeera as protests continue Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country,...
2019-05-31, 10:00

Michigan bans flavored e-cigarettes day after New York LANSING, Mich. — Michigan banned the sale of flavored e-cigarettes on Wednesday, the latest state to act following hundreds of serious breathing issu...
2019-09-19, 06:39

NBA bans players from using ‘ninja-style’ headwear Fans won’t see the Nets’ Jarrett Allen in his “ninja-style headwear,” or any other player for that matter. The NBA has banned players from wear...
2019-09-10, 04:26

NBA 2K League bans player for gambling violation The NBA 2K League announced on Thursday that Heat Check Gaming power forward Basil "24K Dropoff" Rose was dismissed and disqualified from joining any...
2019-09-13, 02:00

After six deaths in the US and bans around the world – is vaping safe? In Britain, e-cigarettes are seen as central to the fight against smoking, but many experts believe the evidence is contradictoryIn politically fract...
2019-09-15, 19:26

Dutch museum bans 'Golden Age' from exhibitions Not all that glitters is gold, the Amsterdam Museum has decided as it opts for '17th century' instead of 'Golden Age.' The move to ban the term has r...
2019-09-13, 21:13

Oktoberfest bans e-scooters from festival grounds With intoxicated riders causing numerous accidents in Germany since they were introduced this summer, Munich officials have decided not to risk it. S...
2019-09-10, 20:52

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of ...
2019-05-23, 23:13

Identity of 1000-Year-Old Warrior Corrupted by Nazi and Soviet Spin Doctors Facts are finally dislodging almost 100 years of lies and misinterpretations pertaining to a mysterious 1000-year-old warrior’s skeleton unearthed at...
2019-08-14, 03:52

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being pres...
2019-05-26, 01:13

Hospitals Join Strike Call In Support Of Doctors In West Bengal: Updates Doctors' Strike Live Updates: Healthcare services at several government and private hospitals in parts of the country are likely to take a hit as sco...
2019-06-17, 06:13

Czech doctors deliver baby girl 117 days after mother's brain-death When a helicopter rushed an unconscious Czech woman who had suffered a severe stroke to hospital in April, her chances of survival were slim - and th...
2019-09-02, 18:52

Brazil Fails to Replace Cuban Doctors, Hurting Health Care of 28 Million After Cuba recalled 8,517 doctors from Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, the country’s new president, told Brazilians “we can solve this problem.” So far, he h...
2019-06-11, 11:52

Google-owned artificial intelligence can predict acute kidney injury before doctors Researchers at Google's DeepMind Health say that have developed an AI that is capable of spotting symptoms of acute kidney injury (AKI) 48 hours befo...
2019-08-06, 05:13

A rise in cases of flesh-eating bacteria may be linked to climate change, doctors say Five South Jersey patients became seriously ill after they became infected with a strain of bacteria that thrive in warm, brackish water.  ...
2019-06-18, 19:26

Doctors say Susie Torres is extremely luck she wasn’t harmed by the venomous spider (KSHB)  A Kansas City woman is taking extra precautions at bedtime after doctors made a shocking discovery when she complained of pain in her ear. Su...
2019-08-24, 19:00

Politicians Keep Blaming Mass Shootings on Mental Health Issues. Doctors Say They’re Wrong In his address to the nation on Monday, President Donald Trump had an explanation for the pair of mass shootings that shook America in the span of a ...
2019-08-05, 20:52

3-year-old boy starved to death: Alabama couple didn't believe in doctors, police say Ashley Elizabeth Catron and Frederick Anthony Frink could be charged with life in prison as a result of their severely malnourished boys.  ...
2019-08-26, 22:00

Doctors say a vape pen exploded in teen’s mouth, knocking out teeth and shattering his jaw The teen's mother said she heard a loud pop and saw her son run into the living room covering his mouth full of blood.     ...
2019-06-20, 19:39

Maine governor signs abortion bill allowing non-doctors to perform procedure Maine’s Democratic governor signed an abortion bill into law on Monday that allows medical professionals who are not doctors to perform the procedure...
2019-06-11, 11:52

Kolkata High Court Refuses To Pass Interim Order On Doctors' Strike The Calcutta High Court today refused to pass any interim order on the strike by junior doctors at state-run hospitals in protest against the attack ...
2019-06-14, 13:26

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea...
2019-06-20, 21:52

Doctors, lawyers say new border agency policy risks ‘criminalization’ of asylum seekers A new national policy on uniforms was adopted internally last year after the CBSA began moving what it deems "higher-risk immigration detainees'' fro...
2019-07-14, 21:13

All-India Doctors' Strike Today, AIIMS Alleges Doctor Abused: 10 Points A massive strike by doctors across the country today - to be held in solidarity with doctors in West Bengal who agreed for talks with the government ...
2019-06-17, 06:13

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 canc...
2019-07-22, 21:26

Draft Bill Proposing Jail For Hurting Doctors On Duty Ready: Minister A draft legislation seeking to punish people who assault on-duty doctors and other healthcare professionals by imprisoning them for up to 10 years, h...
2019-08-14, 06:13

Junior Doctors Reject Mamata Banerjee's Offer, Continue Strike: 10 Points West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's offer to hold talks and resolve the doctors' stir in Bengal, which has now spread to other parts of the ...
2019-06-15, 10:13

Emergency room doctors say it’s not always that easy to detect heat exhaustion and dehydration in children (NBC News) Emergency room physician Dr. Shabana Walia says heat exhaustion is the most common illness that comes into the ER every summer, and itR...
2019-06-28, 08:52

Senate surprise billing legislation would cut pay for hospitals and doctors, budget office finds Payment rates to doctors and hospitals could fall by as much as 20% on average nationally under a bill making its way through the Senate, according t...
2019-07-17, 08:13

Teen boys can have eating disorders focused on muscle gain, doctors warn Eating disorders among teen boys are often characterized by eating too much protein, rigid restriction of carbs and fats, and cycling between periods...
2019-06-09, 06:26

I know antidepressant withdrawal symptoms are real. Why didn’t doctors? | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett Like many, I’ve experienced severe side-effects from withdrawal. Now clinicians are starting to take them seriouslyIt’s something of a relief to see ...
2019-05-30, 13:52

Doctors say most metrics provided by your Apple Watch, Fitbit aren't helpful to them While more and more of us are wearing fitness trackers, doctors are still trying to figure out what to do about data provided by wearables.  &#...
2019-08-14, 12:13

Girl, 3, dies of rare cancer after doctors diagnosed her with constipation: 'She died in my arms' A United Kingdom mother who claims doctors wrote off her 3-year-old daughter’s stomach pains as constipation says the young girl died just days after...
2019-09-13, 07:13

End of Golden Age: Dutch museum bans term from exhibits Debate over Netherlands’ colonial past resurfaces with switch to ‘17th century’ as alternativeOne of the Netherlands’ most prestigious museums has fu...
2019-09-13, 16:00

Google bans advertising of experimental medical techniques Google announced Friday it will no longer allow advertising for "unproven or experimental medical techniques," such as stem cell, cellular and gene t...
2019-09-06, 21:13

Leslie Jones bans Trump from her standup special Leslie Jones says she picked Washington, DC as the city where she'll film her upcoming comedy special because it has one of the "best comic crowds" i...
2019-08-09, 18:52

MLB bans playing in Venezuela amid Trump order Major League Baseball has told players they cannot play in the Venezuela winter league this year, a response intended to comply with President Trump'...
2019-08-23, 02:52

Proposed fracking bans may hurt Democrats in 2020 Democratic presidential contenders are promising to swiftly ban fracking, the drilling technique responsible for cheap natural gas, but it's a plan t...
2019-09-13, 10:00

Outdoor watering and fire bans in effects in Tay Township, Ont. With temperatures expected to remain in the mid- to high 20s over the next week or more, the township expects that the bans will remain in place thro...
2019-07-09, 03:13

NCAA bans BYU's Childs 9 games for draft errors The NCAA said BYU's Yoeli Childs did not submit appropriate paperwork and received impermissible expenses when he worked with an agent while testing ...
2019-08-11, 00:26

Climate of Fear: When Part of a Country Bans Abortion Northern Ireland’s draconian rules, separate from the system in the rest of Britain and in Ireland, may provide a foretaste of life in some American ...
2019-08-11, 11:13

Twitter Bans 'Dehumanising' Posts Toward Religious Groups Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups by using dehumanizing language, a ban it says may extend to other categories like rac...
2019-07-10, 10:39

London Metal Exchange bans traders from day drinking The London Metal Exchange has banned dealers from trading while under the influence of alcohol, in an attempt to overhaul the workplace culture at th...
2019-06-14, 17:39

Exclusive: Two Russian boxers competed despite doping bans Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia's efforts to refo...
2019-07-17, 07:39

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and ch...
2019-05-21, 18:52

Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever: WTO The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak, it said in a filing published by the Wo...
2019-07-02, 14:52

Palestinian Authority Bans Activities by Gay Rights Group The Palestinian group, Al Qaws, vowed to continue its work. A police spokesman said its activities violated the “ideals and values of Palestinian soc...
2019-08-20, 01:39

New Florida law bans release of mass shooting recordings TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that prohibits Florida’s government agencies from releasing photos, video or audio...
2019-05-24, 02:26

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillan...
2019-05-21, 14:52

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to ki...
2019-05-30, 05:13

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end ...
2019-06-17, 11:26

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Env...
2019-06-01, 23:39

Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its...
2019-05-30, 00:39

India bans sale of e-cigarettes in wake of ‘epidemic’ India on Wednesday outlawed the sale of all e-cigarettes in a bid to stop an “epidemic” like the one sparking bans in New York and the re...
2019-09-18, 23:00

Eid in Kashmir muted as India bans large congregations Residents could visit mosques but not able to call relatives on eighth day of crackdownLarge congregations have been banned for the major Islamic fes...
2019-08-12, 15:52

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON (AP) — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes in...
2019-06-14, 17:26

MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League due to U.S. sanctions MLB said Thursday it is in contact with the U.S. government to determine how to proceed under the new sanctions against President Nicolás Maduro’s ad...
2019-08-23, 06:52

Sudan bans Al-Jazeera as pro-democracy demonstrations continue All broadcaster’s work permits cancelled as military official warns protesters they are ‘a danger to the revolution’ Sudan has closed the Khartoum of...
2019-05-31, 05:39

Orlando bans plastics at parks, venues starting Oct. 1 ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Officials in Orlando have agreed to ban the use of plastic straws, bags, cutlery and plastic foam food containers at its city pa...
2019-06-05, 17:39

| WATCH: Protesters rally across the US against new state abortion bans US abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others protest...
2019-05-22, 10:52

New York law bans teachers from carrying guns in schools New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law Wednesday that bars teachers from carrying guns on school grounds -- arguing that introducing more firear...
2019-07-31, 23:39

YouTube bans videos promoting Nazi ideology Content promoting fascism, supremacism or Holocaust denial will no longer be hostedYouTube has decided to ban content promoting Nazi ideology from it...
2019-06-05, 21:39

YouTube bans videos that promote superiority and discrimination Google is engaged in an ongoing battle against the misuse of its YouTube video platform, with the tech giant changing its policies around what conten...
2019-06-06, 05:13

Malta bans Sea-Eye migrant rescue ship from its waters Malta officials have denied German-flagged rescue ship Alan Kurdi access to their territorial waters to prevent it from docking at their ports. The s...
2019-07-07, 15:01

FCC bans spoofed text messages and international robocalls This week the FCC voted to approve rules that ban spoofing text messages and international robocalls. The new rules close long-standing loopholes in ...
2019-08-02, 23:26

China bans Uighur textbooks, imprisons academics The family of a literary critic jailed in China is speaking out to bring attention to their fathers imprisonment and Beijing’s crackdown agains...
2019-08-27, 08:52

Stinky shoppers unoffended after Mississippi store bans them The convenience store has a sign on its door stating, “Notice: Bad Smelling Oil Mill People Please Do Not Enter.”    ...
2019-09-15, 19:52

Italy bans German rescue ship with 100 migrants Italy’s hard-line interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has banned a German humanitarian ship carrying migrants rescued off Libya from entering Italian ...
2019-08-27, 13:39

China bans solo tourists from visiting Taiwan The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-st...
2019-07-31, 21:00

Reds-Pirates brawl results in 40 games of bans Six players and both managers have been suspended by Major League Baseball for their roles in Tuesday's benches-clearing brawl between the Reds and P...
2019-08-02, 00:00

New York Bans Sale of Flavored E-cigarettes, the First State in the U.S. to Do So NEW YORK — New York became the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, a move that comes as federal health officials inve...
2019-09-18, 07:52

New York state bans sales of flavored e-cigarettes New York isn't waiting for the federal government to take action on teen vaping. Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced an "emergency executive ac...
2019-09-15, 22:39

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses to describe abortion bans New style guidance encourages editors to avoid medically misleading terms like ‘heartbeat bill’ in reference to restrictive abortion laws sweeping th...
2019-06-07, 18:13

Michigan bans flavored e-cigarettes, becoming the first state to do so, governor says In a move to discourage teens and other young people from vaping, Michigan will become the first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes, the governor sai...
2019-09-05, 02:26

Facebook bans ads from The Epoch Times after huge pro-Trump buy By hiding its multimillion-dollar dark money ad spend, the organization bypassed Facebook's political advertising transparency rules, NBC News r...
2019-08-23, 13:13

Oakland bans city use of facial recognition software Oakland, Calif. is now the third US city to ban the use of facial recognition technology. The city passed an ordinance yesterday that prohibits the u...
2019-07-18, 02:39

Facebook bans Huawei from pre-installing its apps, but does it matter? Another company joined the long list of organizations that’s cut ties with Huawei. According to a report by Reuters, Facebook has banned the Chinese ...
2019-06-07, 19:13

Paris bans up to 60% of its cars as heatwave worsens pollution Paris has banned more than half of the cars registered in the region from its roads as a record heatwave worsens air pollution, the most drastic rest...
2019-06-28, 05:13

Bolsonaro bans land-clearing fires in Amazon Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has banned the use of fire to clear land throughout the country for 60 days, in response to the massive increase in...
2019-08-30, 07:39

Italy bans McDonald’s near ancient Roman monument Italy’s Culture ministry announced the decision after the municipal administration loudly protested against the notion of serving burgers in the arch...
2019-08-01, 18:52

Rally at Supreme Court to stop abortion bans Activists were joined by members of Congress to rally near the Supreme Court on "National Day of Action to Stop the Bans" on abortion. (May 21) ...
2019-05-21, 21:13

Doctors performing kidney transplant on girl, 9, discover shocking abnormality in donated organ Doctors in the United Kingdom readying to perform a kidney transplant on a young girl noticed the organ they were preparing to use had an unusual abn...
2019-08-29, 21:13

Vaping: Wisconsin doctors describe how they uncovered sudden surge of mystery lung illnesses Doctors discovered the sick teens had all vaped through extensive tests and interviews, often needing to separate young patients from their parents. ...
2019-09-17, 20:39

Mexico budget cuts hit patient care and delay kids' surgeries, doctors warn Mexico's hospitals are reeling under steep budget cuts by the country's new government, with surgery delays for children, reductions in testing and s...
2019-05-25, 04:26

‘I’m pretty terrified of spiders’: Doctors find brown recluse spider in Missouri woman’s ear KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KSHB) — Susie Torres thought she had water in her left ear. When it would not go away, she went to see a doctor and was in for quit...
2019-08-24, 00:26

Doctors are sick and tired of at-home ‘cancer screening’ kits that send people into a panic over nothing There are probably a lot of things that annoy doctors. Patients diving into symptom-tracking websites like WebMD and convincing themselves they have ...
2019-07-23, 01:52

Medical care for detained migrants violates doctors’ oath, says physician in JAMA commentary As the administration of President Donald Trump gears up to hold more migrants in detention facilities for longer periods of times, health care and m...
2019-09-04, 04:52

West Bengal Junior Doctors Resume Work, Hospital Services Back To Normal West Bengal junior doctors resumed work at all state-run hospitals following their week-long stir that had disrupted healthcare services. All the 14 ...
2019-06-18, 12:39

FAA bans certain models of MacBook Pros from flights following recent recall The FAA has banned some older-generaion MacBook Pro laptops that have been recalled by Apple because the batteries are prone to overheating.  &...
2019-08-14, 20:13

Tunisia Bans Full-Face Veils for Security Reasons The decision came amid a growing effort to fight terrorism, and met with little public criticism. “Society is aware of the necessity of security,” an...
2019-07-06, 05:26

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country,...
2019-05-31, 16:39

Bayer's Roundup Woes Deepen as Germany Bans Key Chemical Bayer’s efforts to fend off thousands of lawsuits against its Roundup herbicide were dealt a symbolic blow when Germany, the company’s home country, ...
2019-09-04, 20:26

Bolsonaro bans land-clearing fires in Amazon for 60 days Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has banned the use of fire to clear land throughout the country for 60 days, in response to the massive increase in...
2019-08-30, 00:26

New Zealand bans swimming with bottlenose dolphins after numbers plunge Conservation research shows humans are ‘loving the dolphins too much’ in Bay of Islands regionThe New Zealand government has banned tourists from swi...
2019-08-28, 06:52

Trump administration bans cruises to Cuba in clampdown on U.S. travel The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on U.S. travel to Cuba, including a ban on cruises, in a further bid to pressure t...
2019-06-04, 23:26

German court bans popular voting advice app Wahl-O-Mat Millions of German voters have used Wahl-O-Mat, the country's official voting advice application, but a court in the city of Cologne has banned the a...
2019-05-21, 15:39

| WATCH | India bans e-cigarettes due to worldwide vaping backlash India has announced a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about a technology promoted as less harmful than...
2019-09-18, 17:00

Teen apparently tweets from smart fridge after mom bans electronics A teenager who claims her mother took her electronics away seemingly resorted to what might be the last imaginable place to tweet from: a refrigerato...
2019-08-14, 21:26

YouTube bans supremacist content, limits borderline videos YouTube announced Wednesday new efforts to limit discriminatory and phony content by removing more extremist channels and rewarding more trusted crea...
2019-06-05, 23:13

CITES bans imports of elephants caught in African wild Zoos will no longer be able to import wild-caught African elephants into the United States, China or anywhere else, under a resolution approved Tuesd...
2019-08-28, 04:00

| Bangladesh bans mobile phone access in Rohingya camps Bangladesh on Monday ordered operators to shut down mobile phone services to almost one million Rohingya refugees living in camps in the country's so...
2019-09-03, 15:39

India Bans Terror Outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh The Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), which was blamed for the terror attack at a cafe in Dhaka in 2016 in which 22 people including 17 foreigne...
2019-05-24, 21:13

Tottenham bans 3 fans for selling Champions League tickets LONDON (AP) — Champions League finalist Tottenham says it banned three season-ticket holders who offered to sell their match seats online for a profi...
2019-05-21, 15:13

Tracking online hate groups reveals why they’re resilient to bans Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Social networks have struggled to figure out how to handle issues like threats of violence and the prese...
2019-08-24, 19:26