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Measles Case Confirmed In Portland Metro Area

Measles Case Confirmed In Portland Metro Area

A health worker prepares a syringe with a vaccine against measles in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018. Leo Correa/AP Another case of measles has been confirmed in the Portland area — though authorities say it is unrelated to previous cases in Multnomah County in June and July. Laboratory testing confirms that the person with measles […]

Perseid meteor shower 2018: 8 stunning photos of nature's light show

Perseid meteor shower 2018: 8 stunning photos of nature's light show

The Perseid meteor shower, which occurs every August due to debris left behind from Comet Swift-Tuttle, is peaking this weekend, offering stunning light displays in the night sky. Social media is lighting up with images of the celestial phenomenon. Here are some of our favorites: Source link

Doctors nudged by overdose letter prescribe fewer opioids

Doctors nudged by overdose letter prescribe fewer opioids

Associated Press In a novel experiment, doctors got a letter from the medical examiner’s office telling them of their patient’s fatal overdose. The response: They started prescribing fewer opioids. Other doctors, whose patients also overdosed, didn’t get letters. Their opioid prescribing didn’t change. More than 400 “Dear Doctor” letters, sent last year in San Diego […]

Ufologists spotted a UFO flying over moon surface

Ufologists spotted a UFO flying over moon surface

The discovery was made on images of mission Apollo 10. Famous UFO researcher Scott Waring never ceases to amaze their findings meant to prove to the world the existence of extraterrestrial civilizations in our backyard, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to Esoreiter. The researcher examined the images obtained by the Americans in may 1969 during […]

Why Is NASA Launching the Parker Solar Probe to the Sun at Night?

Why Is NASA Launching the Parker Solar Probe to the Sun at Night?

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will begin its journey to the sun in the early hours of Aug. 11. Here, an artist’s rendering shows the spacecraft soon after launch and separation from its Delta IV Heavy rocket. Credit: NASA CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — This weekend, on Saturday (Aug. 11), NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will boldly go where […]

CDC: Number of pregnant women with opioid use disorder quadruples

CDC: Number of pregnant women with opioid use disorder quadruples

The number of pregnant women with opioid use disorder at labor and delivery in  more than quadrupled from 1999 to 2014 in 28 states with available data, according to a new analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. During 1999-2014, the national prevalence of opioid use disorder increased 333 percent, from 1.5 cases […]

Faith flattens reason at Edmonton's first Flat-Earth International Conference

Faith flattens reason at Edmonton's first Flat-Earth International Conference

EDMONTON—Faith took centre stage at Edmonton’s Fantasyland Hotel Thursday as 250 people packed in for the Flat Earth International Conference. Flat-Earthers from around North America came to listen to speakers such as Indiana radio host Rick Hummer, who told them to pull their kids out of public schools and ignore the consensus of the scientific […]

Eating insects, like crickets, might sound gross, but it could be good for your gut

Eating insects, like crickets, might sound gross, but it could be good for your gut

Chicken, beans, and eggs are all good sources of protein. Crickets are too, and the little bugs may also be good for your gut, according to a new report.  >> Read more trending news  Researchers from the University of Wisconsin, Madison recently conducted a study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, to determine how eating […]

NASA's Planet Hunting TESS Satellite Captures Image of Comet [Watch Video]

NASA's Planet Hunting TESS Satellite Captures Image of Comet [Watch Video]

Launched in April, TESS took a series of images of the comet C/2018 N1, over the course of 17 hours on July 25 — the day the planet hunter officially commenced its science operations, the US space agency said in a statement. IANS Updated:August 9, 2018, 1:13 PM IST NASA’s Planet Hunting TESS Satellite Captures […]

Sussex County man tests positive for West Nile Virus

Sussex County man tests positive for West Nile Virus

A 60-year-old Sussex County man has tested positive for the state’s first human case of West Nile Virus in 2018, according to the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH). The man was briefly hospitalized for illness in July and after a preliminary positive test result from the DPH Laboratory in Smyrna, the blood sample was […]