Country music star Randy Travis suffered a stroke while at a Texas hospital and was in surgery late Wednesday (Thursday, NZ time) , the singer’s publicist said. Publicist Kirt Webster said that the 54-year-old Travis suffered the stroke while he was being treated for congestive heart failure because of a viral illness
A powerful preventive against pneumonia, influenza and other respiratory diseases may be promised by a brilliant series of experiments conducted during the last three years at the University of Chicago's Billings Hospital. Dr.
Researchers have known that secondhand smoke can be just as dangerous for nonsmokers as smoking is for smokers, but now there’s fresh evidence quantifying just how hazardous the after burn from cigarettes can be, and how quickly it affects your body. Scientists at the Oregon Department of Health documented for the first time an hourly buildup of a cancer-causing compound from cigarette smoke in the blood and urine of nonsmokers working in bars and restaurants in the state.
A massive dust storm swept through parts of southern Australia on Wednesday, bathing them in a reddish haze and prompting health officials to warn asthma patients to take cover. Susan Paget marveled at the eerie red view from the balcony of her apartment in Manly, a suburb of Sydney, and said she took the day off work to avoid the dust storm mess
A strong earthquake rocked Bhutan on Monday, blocking access roads in the mountainous Asian kingdom and killing at least five people, the country’s home minister told CNN.
Every day, tens of thousands of fertilized hen eggs are delivered to Sinovac laboratories in Beijing.