Disneyland shuts down 2 cooling towers after Legionnaires' disease cases11/13/2017 04:00Nine people have contracted Legionnaire's disease after visiting Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif.Nine of the afflicted had visited the park, with the others living or traveling in Anaheim. One of those infected was a Disney worker. One patient, who had not visited the park and had additional health issues, died, she said...
Drinking Alcohol Can Cause Cancer, Doctors Warn11/12/2017 04:00The statement from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), published Tuesday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, underscores the connection between drinking alcohol and at least seven types of cancer, including cancers of the mouth, throat, esophagus, liver, breast and colon - a connection strong enough, according to the authors, that an estimated 5...
NASA is working with Uber on its flying taxi project11/11/2017 04:00Uber has moved a step closer in making its ambitious flying auto plans a reality by partnering with space agency NASA to provide the technology to make the cars city-friendly by 2020.Holden also revealed that Uber has signed a Space Act Agreement with NASA to create a new air traffic control system which will manage the flights of these taxis...
Lawyer says attack on Sen. Paul not political11/10/2017 04:00Rand Paul of Kentucky says he ended up with six broken ribs after a freakish attack by his neighbor last week while he was mowing his lawn.Kentucky State Police said they arrived at Paul's home in Warren County on Friday afternoon in response to a report of an assault and arrested 59-year-old Rene Boucher...
Sleep Deprivation Makes Brains Cells Sluggish11/09/2017 04:00Furthermore, as the patients grew sleepier and slowed down, their brain cells did, too.That weakening in the brain's signalling network can lead to lapses in memory and problems concentrating, and in some ways is comparable to being drunk, say the researchers.What happened was that sleeplessness impacted how effectively neurons encoded regular information, and how visual stimuli were transposed into conscious perception...