Drowning deaths declining in US but cases of children under 5 remains concern


The deaths from drowning have come down in the United States but it still remains a concern, a report released by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Lead author Dr. Jiaquan Xu said, “Death rates overall have declined 9 percent, but for those aged 45 to 84, it increased 9.7 percent.” Xu is [...]

Utahns to have fun time as Utah Symphony to offer free concerts at national parks


It would be a fun time for the Utahns as the Utah Symphony is going to club hands with the Utah Office of Tourism to organise free concerts and community events at the five national parks here between August 12 and 16. Utah Symphony’s 75-piece orchestra will organize concerts and community events under the name [...]

Missed the ‘Blood Moon’? Here’s next for you


Those who have missed to have that rare glimpse of the ‘Blood Moon’ need not worry as the Earth’s satellite will glow red three more times in the next 18 months, scientists say. Scientists call it to be part of a lunar eclipse “tetrad” that means a series of four consecutive total lunar eclipses that happen [...]

NASA images suggest birth of new Saturn Moon


Some recent images taken by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft in April 2013 have suggested the birth of a new Saturn moon. The images show a bright arc about 750 miles (1,200 kilometers) long and 6 miles (10 km) wide at the edge of Saturn’s outermost ring (known as the A ring). According to the scientists, this [...]

Ebola outbreak have slowed down, says Guinea health ministry


The Guinea’s health ministry has said that fewer new cases of Ebola have been reported in the West African country in the recent weeks, suggesting that the outbreak that has killed over 100 people may be close to being contained. According to the health ministry, deaths from recent Ebola outbreak have slowed and the situation [...]

Americans witness year’s first rare blood moon on lunar eclipse


The sky gazers in the North and South America experienced a rare celestial show when the Earth engulfed the Moon into its shadow between late Monday and early Tuesday (April 15). The celestial event lasted about 3.5 hours. It was a rare sight as the Moon changed its colour from orange to blood red during [...]

Congressional report bats for stringent regulation of Electronic Cigarettes


Electronic cigarettes are considered as a good way to quit smoking or a better and healthy alternative to traditional cigarettes. But their rampant use among the Americans especially the teens have raised concerns among the lawmakers and researchers as they are finding health woes related to it. A new Congressional report has mentioned many of [...]

Study finds link between young dads and depression

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A new study has found that men who become fathers at young age are likely to be at a increased risk of developing depression symptoms after their baby’s birth to their kindergarten. According to the researchers, depression symptoms tend to rise among young men who become fathers (in their 20s) and live with their tiny [...]

Utah woman who strangulated her seven newborns granted USD 6 mn bail


A 39-year-old Utah woman, who is suspected of strangulating her seven infants after giving birth to them, was released on USD 6 million bail on Monday. Megan Huntsman is suspected of killing her six infants soon after giving birth to them. During hearing in Provo, Utah, District Judge Steven Hansen set bail at USD 1 [...]

New York USD $8B Medicaid Waiver Savings Agreement Reached


A final agreement has been reached between New York State and federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on an USD 8 billion Medicaid waiver, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday. The Medicaid waiver is being designed to support the state’s struggling hospitals over a five-year period. The state will now be able to keep [...]