• Two female mental health patients drown while chained up in police van
Two female mental health patients drown while chained up in police van

Thompson told reporters that deputies appear to have driven around a barrier blocking the road but the investigation is ongoing. This image shows the approximate location but heading east from a tweet at around noon Tuesday. But despite efforts to yank the doors open, authorities said, the floodwaters were too powerful for the deputies and the pa...

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  • West Nile Virus Reported Throughout the European Union and USA
West Nile Virus Reported Throughout the European Union and USA

DHEC spokeswoman Laura Renwick said there have been seven confirmed human cases of West Nile Virus in SC so far this year. Anyone who gets a mosquito bite is at risk of getting West Nile fever; people over 50 years of age have the highest risk of getting severe disease.

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  • MARYLAND SHOOTING: Sheriff says suspect is in critical condition
MARYLAND SHOOTING: Sheriff says suspect is in critical condition

The suspect, identified by Harford County Sheriff's Office as 26-year-old Snochia Moseley from Baltimore County, then turned the gun on herself . NBC's Pete Williams reported earlier in the day that three were dead and two were injured in a Maryland shooting at a Rite Aid warehouse. Authorities said the weapon Moseley used, a 9mm Gloc...

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  • Health department urges flu shots
Health department urges flu shots

Despite this conflicting advice, Public Health Solutions in Crete says some immunization is better than none, and predicting the timing of the flu is hard. The vaccine is good for one year. To help, all CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic locations have the vaccine available seven days a week with no appointment needed.

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  • Flood Waters Kill Two Horry County Detainees
Flood Waters Kill Two Horry County Detainees

Two female mental health patients drowned in Marion County, South Carolina late Tuesday evening when rising flood waters from the Little Pee Dee River overtook the law enforcement transport vehicle in which they were traveling. "Tonight's incident is a tragedy". According to the report, the two deputies climbed to the top of the van and were resc...

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  • West Nile Virus Human Cases Up Dramatically
West Nile Virus Human Cases Up Dramatically

The West Nile virus is transmitted by the mosquitoes' bites. It said all the deaths involved people with other health complications. Symptoms of WNV include: fever, rash, headache and joint pain. "Neighboring states have reported cases in humans, including one in ME and four in MA". According to the health department, most human cases occur in Au...

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  • Apple Watch Series 4 Announced
Apple Watch Series 4 Announced

Apple doesn't release sales figures, but estimates from twoanalysts suggest the company shipped roughly 18 million of the gadgets in 2017. This new functionality could also be useful in updating your headshots more often; in fact, Apple showcased a few headshot photos as examples when unveiling its new camera features.

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  • Apple announces new, affordable iPhone XR
Apple announces new, affordable iPhone XR

The XR will come in black, white, red, yellow, coral, and blue colors. Users get a single rather than dual camera , but Apple promises the iPhone XR provides its most advanced single-camera experience to date. The iPhone XS Max will sell for $1,249 in 256GB and $1,099 in 64GB configurations. Read on to find out everything we know about t...

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  • The Coolest Features in the iPhone Xs, Xs Max, and XR
The Coolest Features in the iPhone Xs, Xs Max, and XR

Both the iPhone XS and XS Max are styled similarly to the iPhone X with an edge-to-edge display and glass back. "Having pioneered the technology on the iPad and Watch, it was only a matter of time before Apple brought it to the iPhone", says Ben Wood, chief of research at CCS Insight.

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  • Embattled blood-testing firm Theranos to dissolve
Embattled blood-testing firm Theranos to dissolve

Wednesday's announcement comes almost three months after Theranos founder and former CEO Elizabeth Holmes and former Chief Operating Officer Ramesh Balwani were charged with criminal fraud. Mr Taylor, who also serves as general counsel to the firm, said that Theranos had engaged the services of investment bank Jeffries to try to "maximise the...

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  • Passengers fall ill on 2 flights from Europe to Philadelphia
Passengers fall ill on 2 flights from Europe to Philadelphia

The New York Police Department's Counterterrorism Bureau said they were monitoring what appears to be a "medical situation" at the airport. The group of illnesses comes a day after 10 people were hospitalized and tested positive for influenza after arriving by plane in NY from Dubai.

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  • A quarter of the world’s adults are not active enough
A quarter of the world’s adults are not active enough

Inactivity has got worse over the last 15 years among the more affluent western countries - rising from 31% in 2001 to 37% in 2016. A total of 43.9 per cent of women in India have been unable to meet the standard physical activity quota while 24.7 per cent of men are inactive.

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  • Mike Pence Honors Senator John McCain At Special Capitol Service
Mike Pence Honors Senator John McCain At Special Capitol Service

In opening his speech, Pence said , "The president asked me to be here on behalf of a grateful nation, to pay a debt of honor and respect to a man who served our country throughout his life". John McCain , social media customers read a lot into the survey on daughter Meghan's face. "In my years in Congress and as vice president, we didn't always...

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  • 'Cluster' of Legionnaires' disease cases reported in B.C.: health authorities
'Cluster' of Legionnaires' disease cases reported in B.C.: health authorities

The bacteria is commonly found in freshwater, groundwater and soil. It says public health officials are now trying to track down the source of the bacteria. Legionnaires' disease is caused by a bacterium called Legionella. The hot tubs are located at the Sands Resort and Harris Sea Ranch, which remain open for business.

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  • KDHE: Most of Kansas now at high risk for West Nile Virus
KDHE: Most of Kansas now at high risk for West Nile Virus

But Davis said individuals can take precaution, too, by using repellants like Deet , wearing long sleeves when outdoors and perhaps most important, eliminate any standing water around the home. Expressing concern over the number of reported cases (133), the ISA called on the Health Ministry and the Attica Regional Authority to work with experts an...

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  • Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum wins Democratic nomination in Florida gubernatorial race upset
Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum wins Democratic nomination in Florida gubernatorial race upset

DeSantis: Florida voters shouldn't " monkey this up " by voting for black candidate. The DeSantis campaign said it would be "absurd" to characterize his remarks as racist. The most plausible argument I've seen for the theory that DeSantis did it deliberately and strategically, not innocently, came from Josh Barro, who wondered if DeSantis was...

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  • STD Cases In The US Reached A Grim New High In 2017
STD Cases In The US Reached A Grim New High In 2017

Nearly half of chlamydia cases were in girls and women ages 15 to 24. In 2016, we saw roughly 200,000 fewer cases compared to 2017, and back in 2013, the number was 600,000 less than 2017's figure. The most common condition reported to the CDC was chlamydia , with more than 1.7 cases diagnosed previous year. Men who have sex with men made up n...

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  • Arizona primaries being held just days after McCain's death
Arizona primaries being held just days after McCain's death

Senate, was endorsed by rejected Senator Jeff Flake ....and turned it down - a first!" The Victory Fund's words were echoed by LGBTQ newspaper the Washington Blade , which called Sinema's primary win "a significant victory" as she has become "the first openly bisexual person to win a major party nomination to run for a U.S.

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  • Primary day in Florida and Arizona [UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT]
Primary day in Florida and Arizona [UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT]

DeSantis rode Trump's endorsement to victory in the GOP race, underscoring the president's broad appeal in Republican primaries. Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum didn't just shock Florida , he shocked the nation Tuesday, scoring a major victory for the party's progressive wing, putting himself in a position to become the state's first blac...

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  • Here’s What You Need To Know: John McCain’s Funeral Schedule
Here’s What You Need To Know: John McCain’s Funeral Schedule

Wednesday would have been his 82nd birthday. Military personal carry the casket of Senator John McCain into the Capitol rotunda for a memorial service. Others, like Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said Schumer didn't discuss the idea with other senators before making the announcement. "This man was trusted and he was tested, quality in increasin...

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