Feb
06

Newborn Syphilis Cases Up As More Screening Urged

In 2016, 628 cases of congenital syphilis were reported -- the highest rate since 1998. … [Read more...]

Feb
06

Showtime for SpaceX's big new rocket with sports car on top

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- SpaceX's big new rocket stood ready to blast off on its first test flight Tuesday, as crowds began gathering at daybreak for the afternoon launch debut.... … [Read more...]

Feb
06

Down 130lbs, no longer obese. Face gains inside!

Through lots of fad diets and having babies, I gained and lost an enormous amount of weight over the last 8 years, sometimes as much as losing and gaining 100lbs in the span of a couple years. I got to my lowest adult weight in June 2016, only to get pregnant in July. The scale crept back up after having my baby in April 2017 and I was stuck around 220lbs for months. I finally started taking … [Read more...]

Feb
06

Got a Pet Rat? Watch Out for This Scary New Virus

Seoul virus is a rat-borne hantavirus that typically causes symptoms that resemble the flu -- fever, headache, muscle pain. In rare cases infection can lead to hospitalization with hemorrhagic fever and kidney failure. … [Read more...]

Feb
06

Physicians, heal thyselves: Peer support reduces errors, improves practitioner mental health

From MinnPost: People go to medical school because they want to help others. When they become physicians, they take an oath promising to do no harm. So when something goes wrong and a patient is hurt, doctors take the news especially hard. Laurie Drill-Mellum, M.D., understands this reality better than most. An emergency medicine physician and chief medical officer of Constellation, a … [Read more...]

Feb
06

Stock Markets, Donald Trump, SpaceX: Your Tuesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day. … [Read more...]

Feb
06

NOVA’s Big Ideas of 2017

Take a look back with us at the biggest science stories of 2017. … [Read more...]

Feb
06

Kosovo farmer names one of his wolves Trump

GJAKOVA, Kosovo (Reuters) - When Hysni Rexha from Kosovo finally made his dream happen and took four wolves from the wild to feed and raise them he had no doubts over how to name one of them. He called it Trump. … [Read more...]

Feb
06

Study considers long-term educational outcomes

An update on a federal longitudinal study shows that 72% of students who started ninth grade in 2009 had enrolled in postseco -More-  … [Read more...]

Feb
06

Report considers access to college

About 3.1 million Americans live in areas without ready access to in-person or online higher education, according to a report -More-  … [Read more...]