News Reality

'I feel like I can do anything': Kids gripped by anxiety get help finishing school


Teens who are so anxious they can’t get out the door to school — no matter how badly they want to go — are getting help from a new program in the Winnipeg School Division.

Read Full Article On
An average of almost 1,900 people with malaria moved to Britain each year over the last decade, researchers from the University of Southampton found
James Brown, a lecturer in biology at Aston University, Birmingham, says meat-free diets can reduce the risk of developing health problems high blood pressure and even cancer.
Parents of autistic children who were guided by therapists in how to communicate better with their children and practised the approach daily saw a re
Infants should sleep in the same room ? but not on the same surface ? as their parents until they are 1 year old, according to a new recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics released th
Shutterstock Teenagers are under more pressure than ever before. Many of these challenges are familiar, trying to find their self-identity, gain independence, and fit in with their peers. However, tee
Average premiums are expected to rise an average of 22 percent.
(Reuters Health) - For heart disease patients who adhere to optimal medical therapy, outcomes of coronary bypass graft surgery (CABG) and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) may not differ, a new
It's been over three years since two of my children took their last breath, 38 months since I rocked my son for the very last time. It's been more than 1,200 days since I delivered my first triplet,
Shoulder impingement syndrome is a common source of pain in the shoulder. It is found in about 50% of patients who come to the doctor with a complaint of shoulder problems. Shoulder impingement is o
By Helen Branswell When you're a patient in a hospital, you'd like to think the doctors, nurses, or orderlies standing at your bedside had recently washed their hands, wouldn't you? You'd also proba
Miscarriage, or the loss of a pregnancy before 20 weeks, is common. Between 10 and 20 percent of pregnancies end in miscarriage, and that’s just among women who know they’re pregnant
Do you like who you are? Do you like who you've become? When I ask people these questions, the first response out of their mouths is generally, "Yes." But when I ask them what specific aspects of the
An Overview of ADHD Care For a printable PDF version of this information, please click here. What is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD*)? ADHD is a developmental delay in a wide range
(Reuters Health) - Women experiencing menopause symptoms like hot flashes and sleeping problems do better if they have a comfortable workplace and a supportive boss, according to an Australian study.
Steven Reinberg, HealthDay News Even young, healthy adults can suffer blood vessel damage from air pollution, a new study finds.
By Lynn T. Kozlowski, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Global policymakers will soon consider a policy of requiring that only reduced-nicotine cigarettes can be manufactured or
HealthDay News Certain brain cells in adults may be vulnerable to damage from Zika infection, research with mice suggests.
Even healthy young adults may suffer ill effects from air pollution.
Ryan MaassBERLIN, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- An international research team in Europe has identified the molecular origins of the allergy to house dust mites.
Jenna Bush Hager took a strong stand for vaccines in a Rotary International video raising awareness about polio, a virus that can lead to paralysis and other lifetime disabilities. While
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations likely refused to accept legal responsibility for a cholera outbreak in Haiti that has killed thousands in the past six years because it was a position pr
Youngsters born to severely obese women had a higher chance of hyperactivity and sleep problems, researchers from the universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Helsinki, Finland, found.
function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commerci
HealthDay News After months in space, the muscles supporting an astronaut's spine shrink, and back on Earth they don't return to normal for several weeks, a new study finds.
(Reuters Health) - Women who want to breastfeed their babies may be more likely to try it and to stick with it when they receive education and support, new U.S. guidelines conclude.
HealthDay News Earthquakes, floods and other natural disasters may raise dementia risk for seniors forced to leave their homes, a new study suggests.
Steven Reinberg, HealthDay News Close to three-quarters of American teenagers believe e-cigarettes are less harmful or addictive than real cigarettes, a new study finds.
Ryan MaassSHEFFIELD, England, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Students from the University of Sheffield have developed a device that provides personalized diagnostics for viral and bacterial infections.
HealthDay News Infants who ride in an adult's lap on airline flights are at greater risk for injuries than other children, a new study finds.
Stress creates a hormone known as Adamts1. This makes fat cells more mature and explains why it can cause obesity, researchers from Stanford University believe.
We have a tendency to create happiness goals for ourselves in the context of the future: Once some event takes place, we will be happy. But really, happiness should be on today’s to-d
The Trump campaign, desperate for a winning political issue in the final two weeks of the race, mounted an offensive against the Affordable Care Act.
(Reuters Health) - Kids with persistent symptoms months after a concussion have lower quality of life than kids who have recovered, but even kids who recovered quickly may still struggle, according to
(SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) When the Affordable Care Act was signed into law by President Obama on March 23rd, 2010, one of the most promising underlying tenets of the law was that you, as an America

Recent News

Jobless rate drops in all of Nevada’s metro areas

In September, unemployment rates fell by more than 1 percent year-over-year in all three of Nevada’s major population areas — Carson City, Reno-Sparks and Las Vegas.
Read Full Article

Allegiant Air flight dispatchers agree to unionize again

Flight dispatchers working for Allegiant Air agreed to unionize again, just one year after their union was decertified, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters announced Tuesday.
Read Full Article

GM, IBM combine OnStar with Watson AI system to connect brands with driver

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - General Motors and IBM on Tuesday said a jointly created platform would combine the artificial intelligence system Watson with the carmaker's OnStar connectivity service in a
Read Full Article

Spooky algorithm transforms famous sights into horror scenes

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a system that is trying to find the scariest image out there and creating ghostly-looking pictures of famous landmarks.
Read Full Article

Shrine to Jesus on Mount Tabor in Israel is 'robbed and vandalised'

The church on Mount Tabor in northern Israel was ransacked by vandals who damaged icons, stole chalices, threw Communion bread on the ground, and robbed a donation box.
Read Full Article

University of California scientists find dome in the Altiplano-Puna plateau was caused by magma

New calculations suggest the volcano-covered area in the central Andes sits atop the largest active magma body on Earth, causing uplifting to occur as the crust thickens.
Read Full Article

Mophie inventor reveals $399 smart electric scooter for commuters 

The future of transportation may not be electric cars but electric scooters. Immotor Go has launched a 3-wheel scooter that is powered by a 'Super Battery' with its own operating system.
Read Full Article

Researchers reveal the test that can tell you if your kids are ready for kindergarten

Researchers from Michigan State University found that , many children need educational help in developing a skill known as self-regulation, which is often touted a ‘marker for future success.’
Read Full Article

DARPA tests its hi-tech vision for sea warfare 

Darpa shared a video of its unmanned submarine-hunting boat towing a sensor mast that carries intelligence, surveillance, recon and extends the range of radar up to 1,500 ft above the water.
Read Full Article

Popular Finance

At 85, Carmen de Lavallade is the rare L.A. legend much of L.A. doesn't know

Here in New York, Carmen de Lavallade is a legend. At 85, with a remarkably varied résumé spanning the worlds of dance and theater, she's a regal presence of refined elegance who turns heads whene
Read Full Article

It took the power of Batman and PlayStation VR to turn a skeptic in an almost-believer

I’m Batman. I’ve waited years — since the release of 1989’s “Batman” — to say those words and mean them. Considering that I’ve spent the bulk of my professional life writing rather than building a
Read Full Article

Britain wants to tear down 783 London homes to expand Heathrow airport

Britain's government gave the go-ahead Tuesday to build a new runway at London's Heathrow airport despite concerns about air pollution, noise and the destruction of hundreds of homes in the capita
Read Full Article

A record-breaking 501,206 California voters registered or updated info in the days before the Monday deadline

Essential Politics: Ethics watchdog takes GOP assemblyman's campaign to court, death penalty supporters launch new ads Oct. 25, 2016, 4:22 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily feed on Califo
Read Full Article

Downtown L.A. traffic backs up as man with a bat stands off with sheriff's deputies

A man with a baseball bat who was suspected of vandalizing a Metro station Tuesday is engaged in a standoff with authorities outside the downtown Los Angeles Hall of Justice, snarling traffic near
Read Full Article

Prosecuters charge man accused of threatening Islamic center; weapons and ammo are found at his Agoura Hills home

State prosecutors have charged an Agoura Hills man with making criminal threats after police say he called the Islamic Center of Southern California and threatened to kill people there. Investigat
Read Full Article

Trump on Biden

Campaign 2016 updates: Donald Trump had a chance to talk about bad news for Obamacare. He got very distracted Oct. 25, 2016, 4:40 p.m. Donald Trump spends a second day campaigning in Florida on Tu
Read Full Article

Man is charged with attempted murder after break-in at Miranda Kerr's Malibu home

A man was charged Tuesday with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon after he broke into the Malibu home of Australian model Miranda Kerr and slashed a security guard’s face, authoriti
Read Full Article

Not so liberating: Iraqi village freed from Islamic State, but then things get complicated

As Iraqi forces traded fire this week with the Islamic State fighters who held his village hostage for the  last 2½ years, Taqayadin Hawas hunkered down with his seven children and prayed not to d
Read Full Article