Hurricane Florence death toll reported to have risen to at least 1309/17/2018 03:00As Florence first broke on land yesterday 90mph winds struck the coastal areas, but as the storm system moved across land it was downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm.A day after Florence blew ashore in North Carolina with 90 miles per hour winds, more than 2 feet of rain had fallen in places, and the drenching went on and on, with forecasters saying there could be an additional 1½ feet by the end of the weekend...
Here is what's new about Apple Watch Series 409/16/2018 03:00That happens to be the same date for the launch of Apple's latest smartwatch.The company touted its heart-tracking feature as proof that the watch can help people proactively manage their health "The Apple Watch has become the intelligent guardian for your health", Apple Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams, who oversees the development of the Apple Watch, said in the company's presentation of new Apple products this week...
This Why the iPad May Shine at Apple's Event09/15/2018 03:00The new XR will feature numerous same technologies as the new flagship XS and XS Max devices but has a 6.1-inch LCD Liquid Retina display. The dual camera is of the 12-megapixel dual camera with dual optical image stabilization.When Apple introduced the iPhone X previous year at a starting price of $999, some analysts were sceptical that people would pay so much...
FDA takes ‘historic action’ on youth e-cigarette ‘epidemic’09/14/2018 03:00Nearly 12% of high school students and 3% of middle school students reported using e-cigarettes in the prior 30 days.The action is part of the FDA's Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan announced in April."The disturbing and accelerating trajectory of use we're seeing in youth and the resulting path to addiction must end", Gottlieb told agency staffers and reporters...
Mosquito trap tests positive for West Nile Virus in Chatham-Kent09/13/2018 03:01In 2018, the Department of Health and Environmental Control has confirmed seven human cases of West Nile Virus."Late August and early September has seen exceptionally hot, humid weather".7, CDPH reported 56 human cases of West Nile virus from 21 California counties this year.Health officials for both agencies urge residents to take precautions to prevent transmission, including removing pools of standing water from residential areas; wearing light-colored long-sleeved shirts and trousers; and applying EPA-approved mosquito repellant...