(Reuters) - A second powerful storm in as many weeks was bearing down on a string of battered Caribbean islands, with forecasters saying that Maria had strengthened into a hurricane on Sunday and woul
The New York Times and ProPublica have teamed up to investigate who is to blame for skyrocketing drug prices — and have turned up some surprising answers.
Drug companies and doctors have been accused of fueling the opioid crisis, but some question whether insurers have played a role, too.
Looking back at a year of interviews with regular people about their day-to-day lives, Shawn Broom had an unhappy realization.
(Reuters) - A second powerful storm in as many weeks was bearing down on a string of battered Caribbean islands on Sunday, with forecasters saying that Maria had strengthened into a hurricane and woul
Jeff Fader was one of about 500 people continuing Fox’s legacy during the 37th annual Terry Fox Run — and one of about 50 wearing matching T-shirts.
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - A strong storm killed eight people and injured at least 67 in western Romania on Sunday as winds of up to 100 kph (over 60 mph) also brought destruction to parts of Serbia and Cr
(Reuters) - Tropical Storm Maria is likely to reach hurricane strength on Sunday, prompting U.S. weather forecasters to issue warnings and watches for a string of Caribbean islands, some of which were
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - A strong storm tore through western Romania on Sunday, killing eight people and injuring at least 67, emergency service officials said.
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - A strong storm tore through western Romania on Sunday, killing five people and injuring dozens as it snapped trees, ripped off roofs and smashed into road signs, emergency servic
Dr Fiona MacNeill, a surgeon at London’s Royal Marsden Hospital, said medics were ‘driving the removal’ of the second – healthy – breast sometimes just to give patients ‘peace of mind’
The 55-year-old former pop star (pictured), who had hits with 1980s group The Communards, says: ‘I had a medical before the show and that was an experience of bitter disappointment.’
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday the United States could remain in the Paris climate accord under the right conditions.
LONDON (Reuters) - A magnitude 5.9 earthquake hit off the coast of Papua New Guinea in the early hours of Monday local time, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.
When I was four, my mother’s mother, my grandmother, died of breast cancer just as her mother, my great-grandmother, had done years earlier, writes Dr Ellie Cannon.
(Reuters) - Tropical Storm Maria was expected to reach hurricane status later on Sunday, and hurricane watches were in effect for several Caribbean islands, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Ce
The Run 10 Feed 10 race is a way to raise awareness and money for people in need.
There’s no universally accepted evidence-based treatment for marathon-weary muscles, but many experienced runners have their own methods.
Allegations of staff misconduct at Connecticut's only maximum-security psychiatric hospital are mounting after a complaint about abuse of a patient led to 31 staff suspensions and nine arrests
VANCOUVER - Valerie Nicholson believes she might be dead if not for Positive Women's Network. She was addicted to drugs and sleeping in decrepit hotels in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside when she .....
BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing will suspend construction of major public projects in the city this winter in an effort to improve the capital's notorious air quality, official media said on Sunday, citin
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Environmental activists are due to start a week of protests on Sunday against a major coal mining project they say will damage Australia's Great Barrier Reef and contribute to globa
TOKYO (Reuters) - Southwestern parts of Japan faced flight cancellations, train disruptions and felled power lines on Sunday as Typhoon Talim, now a tropical storm, made landfall on the southern islan
(Reuters) - Hurricane Jose is expected to pass east of the North Carolina coast on Monday and remain off the U.S. East Coast from Virginia to New England, while Tropical Storm Maria formed and is fore
MONTREAL (Reuters) - The United States attended a Saturday meeting of ministers from more than 30 of the nations that signed the Paris climate-change agreement, though the White House issued a stateme
HAVANA (Reuters) - The United Nations' World Food Programme said on Saturday it was launching a $5.7 million operation in Cuba to help feed nearly 700,000 people in areas most affected by Hurricane I
Injections of the anti-wrinkle drug Botox can transform the appearance of people with receding chins, according to a new study by plastic surgeons.
Multiple sclerosis sufferer Roy Palmer and his wife Helen (pictured) are desperate for him to be able to walk again. Now doctors believe a stem cell therapy could halt the disease from worsening.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hurricane Norma weakened to a tropical storm on Saturday afternoon as it approached the southernmost reaches of Mexico's Baja California peninsula, the U.S. National Hurricane
The procedure (pictured), which involves a fine laser fibre being threaded into to vein to deliver heat energy, is similar to the one commonly used to treat unsightly varicose veins.
KEY LARGO, Fla. (Reuters) - More residents who had fled the Florida Keys ahead of Hurricane Irma were allowed to return to their homes on Saturday, as authorities prepared to reopen Key West at the en
A new study finds that while young kids may feel safer going down a slide on a parent's lap, this common practice actually raises their risk for harm.
Let them take transit. Recently, Adrian Crook, a father of five and author of the popular Vancouver blog 5 Kids 1 Condo, made headlines across the country after the ministry of children and family dev
The number of American workers with high-deductible health insurance plans rose by 3.2 percent in 2016 -- reaching 24.8 million, new research reports.
Not everyone has the time or desire to join a fitness centre. Luckily, outfitting a home gym has become easier with more affordable equipment and the advent of functional training. If you’re thi
MONTREAL (Reuters) - Officials from more than 30 nations that signed onto a 2015 landmark pact to fight climate change gathered in Montreal on Saturday, their first meeting since the United States las
(Reuters) - A weather system about 655 miles (1,055 km) west-southwest of the Cabo Verde islands has strengthened to become Tropical Storm Lee, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Saturday.
(Reuters) - Hurricane Jose's center is forecast to pass well east of the North Carolina coast on Monday and to remain offshore from Virginia to New England, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on
Easing the stress of getting your kids up for school and out the door.
(Reuters) - Activists in Washington state plan to launch a protest flotilla on Saturday in the Pacific Ocean's Puget Sound over the accidental release of tens of thousands of farm-raised Atlantic salm
High technology equipment has made a huge difference in the survival of the frailest and tiniest of premature babies. But the latest evidence shows that having the proper environment in neonatal
(Reuters) - A tropical storm warning was issued on Saturday for the southern Baja California peninsula as Hurricane Norma churns in the Pacific Ocean, the National Hurricane Center said.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Southwestern parts of Japan were bracing on Saturday for further heavy rain and high winds as Typhoon Talim moved closer to the country's main islands, having forced the evacuation o
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Storm Norma became a hurricane on Friday evening as it barreled towards the southernmost reaches of Mexico's Baja California peninsula, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said
This week DR MAX looks at why people in the UK are among the most depressed in the Western world. That is despite this country having a relatively high standard of living.
Scientists at the University of Northumbria asked 30 men aged between 18 and 28, who work out at least twice a week, to do 100 intensive jump exercises.
A growing number of children and teens are turning up in emergency rooms dependent on opioids, including prescription painkillers and heroin, a new study finds.
While more and more people are turning to intermittent fasting to lose weight, nutritionist Rob Hobson of Healthspan warns you need to choose the right numbers to fit in with your day-to-day life.
One sufferer of the pregnancy illness describes how difficult it made her daily life.
In Mexico City, where a school collapsed, ordinary citizens used their bare hands to try to free the students trapped in the rubble.
Actor Sophia Loren turns 83 and writer George R.R. Martin turns 69, among the famous birthdays for Sept. 20.
President Trump points to hurricanes' intensity, but the damage caused by the recent storms makes them some of the most costly on record.
A Durban man who was bound and thrown off the edge of a cliff has been rescued
Eight years after his death, the family of a Durban taxi boss will get a R3m payout from police.
A broken scanner and intermittent system breakdown have slowed service delivery at the Pinetown Home Affairs office
The 18.1 percent annual increase in exports was the fastest since November 2013
Priority loans are the loans that are repaid before other loans at the time of liquidation.
This is what awaits them. If the Angels are to complete their quest and qualify for the postseason, they will have to win games like this one. They will have to best front-line starters, bullpens
A powerful 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing homes and bridges across hundreds of miles, killing at least 224 people and sending thousands more fleeing into the streets s
A powerful earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing homes and bridges across hundreds of miles, killing at least 149 people and sending thousands more fleeing into the streets scream
Less than three months into his role as president of the Los Angeles Board of Education, Ref Rodriguez announced Tuesday that he would step down from that post to spare the school district the dis
British police have arrested a third suspect in connection with the bomb that partially exploded on a London subway last week. Police said they arrested a 25-year-old man in Wales on Tuesday eveni