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Trump administration takes another swipe at 'Obamacare'

Trump administration takes another swipe at 'Obamacare'

Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration said Saturday it’s freezing payments under an “Obamacare” program that protects insurers with sicker patients from financial losses, a move expected to add to premium increases next year. At stake are […]

NASA May Have Found Meteorite Pieces At Bottom Of The Ocean

NASA May Have Found Meteorite Pieces At Bottom Of The Ocean

NASA and NOAA researchers announced that they may have discovered fragments of a meteorite in the depths of the ocean. On March 7, a meteorite crashed down in the Pacific Ocean after lighting up skies over Washington, Oregon and British Columbia. Four months later, a team of researchers set off to find the fallen meteorite. […]

Obesity may up chronic diseases risk after traumatic brain injury

Obesity may up chronic diseases risk after traumatic brain injury

While obesity has been known to increase the risk of many cardiometabolic diseases in healthy people, it may pose even greater risk for people living with traumatic brain injury (TBI), a study has found. The study found that for people with moderate to severe TBI, obesity may be associated with long term chronic […]

Jupiter's Moons Are Causing Disturbances In Its Aurora

Jupiter's Moons Are Causing Disturbances In Its Aurora

Jupiter’s aurora is the most powerful and amazing light display in our solar system. It looks similar to the auroras we see here on Earth but thousands of times brighter and many times bigger than them. On Earth, auroras like Northern Lights appear briefly in the planet’s poles. They are produced when solar wind enters […]

Dr. John Ochsner, heart surgery pioneer in Louisiana, dies at 91

Dr. John Ochsner, heart surgery pioneer in Louisiana, dies at 91

Dr. John Ochsner, a surgeon who performed about 12,000 operations, including the first heart transplant in Louisiana, during a career spanning nearly six decades, died Friday morning (July 6) at Ochsner Medical Center of complications of influenza, said his daughter-in-law, Lori Ochsner. He was 91. The son of Dr. Alton Ochsner, one of the five […]

Longest Eclipse of the Century Coming End of July, But the US Will Miss Out

Longest Eclipse of the Century Coming End of July, But the US Will Miss Out

The eclipse on the night of July 27-28 will last a full 1 hour, 43 minutes. It will be the longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century. It will be visible to people living in the Eastern Hemisphere. North America will not be able to see it. The longest total lunar eclipse […]

Health Products Regulatory Authority statement on drugs recall

Health Products Regulatory Authority statement on drugs recall

The following is an edited version of the statement released by the HPRA on Thursday: The Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) today states it is undertaking a precautionary recall of a number of specific medicines containing the active ingredient valsartan that are used to treat blood pressure and heart conditions. A recall is under way […]

Report: NASA's Policies to Protect the Solar System From Contamination Are Out of Date

Report: NASA's Policies to Protect the Solar System From Contamination Are Out of Date

NASA’s Curiosity rover on Mars. Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS Whether it’s rovers rolling about on Mars, probes drilling into asteroids, or Tesla Roadsters drifting through space, it’s clear that our activities in the Solar System are changing. Accordingly, methods and rules to prevent our germs from spreading beyond Earth need to be updated, according to a new […]

DOH declares leptospirosis outbreak in parts of Metro Manila

DOH declares leptospirosis outbreak in parts of Metro Manila

The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday declared leptospirosis outbreak in some parts of Metro Manila following the spike of cases in the recent weeks. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III revealed this in an interview with CNN Philippines, citing that the current number of leptospirosis cases is higher than the average in the last five […]

WATCH: NASA's NuSTAR Mission Proves Superstar Eta Carinae Shoots Cosmic Rays

WATCH: NASA's NuSTAR Mission Proves Superstar Eta Carinae Shoots Cosmic Rays

WATCH: NASA’s NuSTAR Mission Proves Superstar Eta Carinae Shoots Cosmic Rays | […]