Bishop Attacked While Celebrating Mass In Newark

Bishop Manuel Cruz led prayers Saturday afternoon at a New Jersey cathedral when a man dressed in white with a matching hat meandered toward the altar and took a swing at the bishop. Cruz is now recovering after receiving 30 stitches in his mouth. "I... More..

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by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

France Fights Obesity By Banning Soda Refills

Vending machines were banned in schools in France in year 2004. In 2011, it limited the servings of french fries to once a week in school cafeterias. A nationwide soda tax has also been enacted. It also bans ...More..

by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

Health department offers free flu vaccine

Presenting the data for the week ending January 15, Dr Joan O'Donnell, Public Health Specialist with the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC), said that the rate of influenza-like illnesses (ILI) report...More..

AI Algorithm Can Now Identify Skin Cancer as Accurately as Doctors
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

AI Algorithm Can Now Identify Skin Cancer as Accurately as Doctors

To help increase access to dermatological testing that can lead to the identification and treatment of skin cancer, researchers at Stanford University have created a computer program that can detect the disea...More..

Mumps outbreak in Washington spreads to 278 people
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Mumps outbreak in Washington spreads to 278 people

There are at least 166 likely cases in King County, where Seattle is located, and 94 cases in Spokane, where at least 300 students were told to stay home due to concerns they were not up to date on their vaccin...More..

Girls as young as six 'believe brilliance is male trait', research finds
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Girls as young as six 'believe brilliance is male trait', research finds

While boys continued to mostly guess that the protagonist was a male, girls were now much more likely to also guess that the "really, really smart" person they'd read about was a boy. They write, "These studi...More..