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Patients urged to call NHS 111 before going to A&E under new plan to...

Patients will be urged not to go to A&E unless they have called NHS 111 first in a major shake-up in time for winter.Those who have less serious complaints will be encouraged by call...

International Beer Day 2020: Best cases and hampers

International Beer Day (August 7, 2020) is a celebration on the first Friday of every August. It was founded in 2007 in Santa Cruz, California, by Jesse Avshalomov and has grown in popularity since.To mark...

International Beer Day 2020: Best beer cases and hampers to enjoy this summer

International Beer Day (August 7, 2020) is a celebration on the first Friday of every August. It was founded in 2007 in Santa Cruz, California, by Jesse Avshalomov and has grown in popularity since.To mark...

Ex LA Angels staffer over Tyler Skaggs’ 2019 overdose death

Former Los Angeles Angels employee Eric Kay has been charged by federal authorities for distributing fentanyl in connection with the overdose of pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who died in a Southlake, Texas hotel room on July 1,...

Heart attack: Do you sweat like this? The unknown warning sign of the dangerous...

When temperatures soar or one has a fever, it’s perfectly normal to sweat. However, sometimes sweating for no reason could be a major warning sign of something far more sinister. Sweating more than usual...

Custom smartwatch tracks drug levels inside the body in real time

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Aug 7 2020 Engineers at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering and their colleagues at Stanford School of Medicine have demonstrated that drug levels inside the body can be tracked...

Former Angels staffer is charged in connection with pitcher Tyler Skaggs’ 2019 overdose death

Former California Angels employee Eric Kay has been charged by federal authorities for distributing fentanyl in connection with the overdose of pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who died in a Southlake, Texas hotel room on July...

Your favorite store or restaurant is open. How do you know it’s ok to...

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Aug 7 2020 Just because many businesses are open again doesn't mean the pandemic is over. The coronavirus is still on the loose — actually surging in many locations —...

New type of immunotherapy shows promise for advanced skin cancer

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Aug 7 2020 A new type of immunotherapy for the skin cancer malignant melanoma shows promising results. Three severely ill patients are now long-term survivors. The study, published in OncoImmunology,...

In rural Missouri, Latinos learn to contain and cope with the coronavirus

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Aug 7 2020 Francisco Bonilla is a pastor in Carthage, Missouri, tending to the spiritual needs of the town’s growing Latino community. He's also a media personality, broadcasting his voice...