Yes, the plague still exists, here's what it's like now in the US

Yes, the plague still exists, here's what it's like now in the US

A child in Idaho is recovering after being struck with the plague, leaving many wondering how the plague exists in the 21st century. The disease dates back to the Middle Ages, when it killed millions in a Europe, before the age of antibiotics. At the time, they did not realize the plague was carried by […]

AI built to track you through walls because, er, Parkinsons?

AI built to track you through walls because, er, Parkinsons?

VID AI systems can track the movements of people hidden behind walls by inspecting radio waves reflected off their bodies, according to a new study. The model dubbed “RF-Pose” starts off by transmitting low power radio signals that can penetrate through walls using a wireless Wi-Fi device. These waves bounce back when reflected off a […]

Naperville bat 2nd to test positive for rabies in Will County

Naperville bat 2nd to test positive for rabies in Will County

Will County Health Department | Facebook Subscribe for unlimited digital access.Try one month for $1! Subscribe for unlimited digital access. Try one month for $1! Subscribe Print subscriber? A bat captured last week at a west suburban Naperville home has tested positive for rabies, according to the Will County Health Department. It was the second […]

Loneliness is bad for your heart, new study says

Loneliness is bad for your heart, new study says

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – According to a new study,  lonely people are more likely to die from a heart complication.  Researchers used questionnaire data collected from patients with heart problems about their physical and mental health, lifestyle, smoking habits and friendships. They found loneliness doubled the risk of death for women, and it nearly doubled for men as well.  Both […]

Toddlers consuming too much added sugar, study finds

Toddlers consuming too much added sugar, study finds

Toddlers in America are eating too much added sugar, and the problem only gets worse as they get older, a new study conducted by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control found. Extra sugar consumption has been linked to high levels of obesity, cavities, asthma, and risk factors for heart disease later in life. It’s […]

Breastfeeding benefits for mom and baby, as proven by scientific studies

Breastfeeding benefits for mom and baby, as proven by scientific studies

Breastfeeding your child is believed to benefit the mother and the child, by promoting bonding, reducing the child’s risk of asthma and cancer, and helping the baby fight viruses and bacteria. Babies who are breastfed exclusively for the first 6 months also have fewer ear infections, respiratory illnesses or bouts of diarrhoea. The World Health […]

Cyclists raise $18.3M for cancer research in Toronto through annual ride

Cyclists raise $18.3M for cancer research in Toronto through annual ride

Thousands of cyclists began the long ride from Toronto to Niagara Falls on Saturday to raise money for cancer research. The 11th annual event, The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer, drew a total of 4,555 cyclists and raised $18.3 million for the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto. The cyclists are expected to finish in Niagara […]

Study says vaping by kids isn't up, but some are skeptical

Study says vaping by kids isn't up, but some are skeptical

Posted: Jun. 7, 2018 8:00 am Updated: Jun. 7, 2018 1:40 pm NEW YORK (AP) — Vaping held steady last year in high school students and declined in middle school kids, according to new government data, but some researchers are skeptical because the survey may have missed out on a booming e-cigarette brand. The Centers […]