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'Alarming' one in five deaths due to sepsis

The most detailed study of sepsis shows it is a much bigger problem than previously thought....

'Alarming' one in five deaths due to sepsis

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Sepsis deaths around world 'twice as high as previously thought' There were 11 million deaths in 2017 – more than from cancer – with children in poorer countries most at risk, study findsDeaths from sepsis around t...
20:56, 2020-01-16

Sepsis, the 'hidden killer,' may be responsible for 1 in 5 deaths worldwide, study shows Sepsis is likely responsible for one in five deaths worldwide -- more than cancer -- each year, according to a new study. These “alarming” figures ar...
23:56, 2020-01-16

Alarming number of Ebola deaths in DRC a ‘rallying cry’ to scale up treatment Since the Ebola epidemic struck in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) one year ago, almost 600 of around 850 children who h...
23:12, 2019-08-30

Girl, 5, died after sepsis guidelines ignored Ava Macfarlane was showing "red flags" which were missed by hospital doctors, an inquest hears....
10:24, 2019-09-03

NHS can beat sepsis, says quadruple amputee Sepsis survivor Tom Ray wants better awareness and faster diagnosis of the potentially deadly disease....
02:48, 2019-05-22

Mom shares photo of son's infection to warn others about sepsis A mother in the U.K. is hoping her son’s terrifying sepsis ordeal may help spare others from the same fate after she snapped a photo of a red line th...
17:56, 2019-06-11

Sepsis death: 'I had to watch my baby die in my arms' A mother explains how her newborn son died from sepsis after complications during pregnancy....
14:56, 2019-09-27

New device may diagnose sepsis in less than a drop of blood Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge have designed a device that may detect sepsis biomarkers in less than a drop of ...
04:28, 2019-07-30

Essex lorry deaths: Man from Northern Ireland arrested in connection with 39 migrant deaths A 23-year-old man from Northern Ireland has been arrested in connection with the deaths of 39 migrants found dead in a lorry container in Essex....
11:52, 2019-11-22

Essex lorry deaths: Fifth person arrested in connection with 39 migrant deaths A man wanted by Essex Police as part of the investigation into the 39 lorry trailer deaths has been arrested at Dublin port....
17:40, 2019-10-26

Factbox: U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 31, Minnesota confirms two more deaths Minnesota on Wednesday confirmed two more deaths from a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes, bringing the total number of deaths to 31 acr...
15:04, 2019-10-17

Essex lorry deaths: Man, 36, arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over 39 migrant deaths A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people in a lorry in Grays, Essex....
23:00, 2019-11-25

Essex lorry deaths: Driver charged with manslaughter over deaths of 39 migrants A lorry driver has been charged with killing 39 migrants who were found dead in a trailer in Essex....
18:56, 2019-10-26

Urban overdose deaths overtake rural deaths for first time in years Drug overdose deaths in urban counties surpassed those in rural counties in 2016 and continued through 2017, according to a report from the National ...
15:56, 2019-08-02

Microfluidics device helps diagnose sepsis in minutes A novel sensor designed by MIT researchers could dramatically accelerate the process of diagnosing sepsis, a leading cause of death in U.S. hospitals...
08:20, 2019-07-23

Baby dies of sepsis after hospital sent him home twice, mom claims A British mother of a 5-week-old baby boy who died of sepsis claims doctors at the hospital where he was taken largely dismissed her son’s symptoms a...
18:08, 2020-01-14

Sepsis digital alert 'led to faster treatment with antibiotics' The system sends a pop-up warning to nurses when they enter patient readings into health records....
15:16, 2019-11-20

New blood test marks progress in battle against sepsis A new blood test that groups sepsis patients into those at low, medium, and high risk of death could save lives by enabling earlier precision treatme...
22:44, 2019-11-14

Mom saves son from possible deadly sepsis by recognizing this sign of infection A mom said after her son scraped his arm at the zoo, he developed a fever and itching. A short time later, he developed sepsis.    &...
16:40, 2019-06-13

NHS says sepsis monitoring system has saved hundreds of lives Trials of digital alert technology had ‘major impact’ on deadly form of blood poisoning Trials of new digital alert technology to monitor hospital pa...
16:12, 2019-08-18

New therapeutic approach may improve outcomes in sepsis and stroke An innovative method that researchers have tested in mouse models could help fight harmful inflammatory responses triggered by sepsis and stroke....
21:20, 2019-11-08

Man loses arms, legs after trip to dentist gives him sepsis A trip to the dentist cost a healthy British dad both of his arms and legs after a tiny cut in his gum gave him sepsis, reports said. Tom Ray told an...
03:12, 2019-05-23

East of England 999 software risks missing sepsis The East of England Ambulance Service says it is working to improve diagnoses by call handlers....
12:00, 2019-07-12

Woman loses both her legs and left arm after contracting deadly sepsis Jayne Carpenter, from South Wales, spent nine weeks in the hospital fighting for her life after a cough turned into deadly sepsis....
21:32, 2019-09-13

Mum of Applecross sepsis death teen raises funds for helipad An air ambulance had to land in a Highlands pub car park in the effort to save Bethany Walker's life....
12:40, 2019-11-05

Woman with kidney stones develops sepsis, has all 4 limbs amputated: 'I have never let this get me down' A U.K. woman who suffered from kidney stones developed a sepsis infection that was so severe doctors were forced to remove both of her hands and feet...
18:44, 2019-08-26

Infant has all four limbs amputated after throat infection leads to sepsis This is the stuff of parents’ nightmares. Doctors were forced to amputate the hands and feet of a baby from the UK after a throat infection qui...
23:40, 2019-08-12

Mom contracts sepsis from medical swab left inside her after birth A young mother has been awarded thousands of dollars after doctors left a medical swab inside her for three days following the birth of her child....
19:20, 2019-05-17

Mom overcomes 'severe morning sickness' during pregnancy, sepsis, to become a bodybuilder A mother who was unable to exercise during her pregnancy due to a severe vomiting condition is now a bodybuilder....
18:12, 2020-01-06

Sepsis patients with inflammation have higher death rates after discharge About one in four sepsis patients who live through their hospitalization will continue to have higher levels of inflammation. This puts them at risk ...
00:00, 2019-08-08

Mother bitten by stray cat died from sepsis after wrong diagnosis at A&E A mother died from an infected cat bite after she was misdiagnosed at A&E and sent home without any antibiotics, an inquest heard....
12:00, 2019-06-11

Sepsis myths create 'unhealthy climate of fear', say experts Researchers say figures are often inflated and rush for antibiotics may fuel resistanceThe public is being misled by scare stories about sepsis, say ...
08:00, 2019-10-25

UK woman develops sepsis from blister on heel, claims she 'could have lost her leg' A UK woman claims she developed sepsis — and could have lost her leg —  after blister formed on her heel from a pair of second-hand sandals. ...
17:24, 2019-08-06

Sepsis survivors are at increased risk of death after illness – study Being older, male and having multiple health problems is found to heighten risk factorsSepsis survivors are at a heightened risk of death in the year...
17:20, 2019-05-31

Mom who lost arm, legs after dog bite raises awareness on dangers of sepsis A Canadian mother who had three limbs amputated after she was bitten by her dog during a game of tug-of-war is raising awareness on sepsis, the life-...
16:20, 2019-04-16

Mom contracts sepsis from medical swab left inside her after giving birth Paige Balding, 20, was diagnosed with sepsis after she gave birth to her son Hunter Jae July last year....
22:16, 2019-05-17

UK baby loses all 4 limbs following horrific sepsis infection, mom claims one leg 'came off in her hand' A United Kingdom mother is warning other new parents after her 11-month-old son, Oliver, developed a sepsis that led to the removal of all four of hi...
15:28, 2019-08-13

Missouri mom battling deadly sepsis infection loses all 10 toes, hand, several fingers A Missouri mother who spent over a month in the hospital in dire condition is adapting to life without her 10 toes and right hand after they were amp...
16:48, 2019-06-04

Mum-of-two from east London died from sepsis after doctors misdiagnosed symptoms as muscle pain The husband of a mum-of-two who died after her sepsis symptoms were mistaken for muscle sprain has called for lessons to be learned from her death....
16:52, 2019-06-24

Jack Leach quits England tour of South Africa after sepsis and sickness bug • Bowler hit hard by gastroenteritis and flu before Centurion Test• Player struggled to recover from sepsis on New Zealand tourJack Leach, England’s ...
14:04, 2020-01-14

Sepsis symptoms: How to spot signs of deadly infection which kills thousands yearly SEPSIS is a life-threatening infection which kills thousands every year in the UK. Here are the symptoms and how to spot the deadly infection....
17:48, 2019-08-12

15 alarming facts about divorce in the US that will shock you Getty Images Divorce rates may be dropping, but the ending of a marriage is still a stark, and oftentimes depressing, reality for many Americans. How...
17:52, 2019-12-31

The Mets Are Metsing At An Alarming Rate The high point of the Mets’ existence on Sunday, and not inconceivably of their entire season, came when the team’s Twitter account attempted to dunk...
15:48, 2019-06-24

The XFL Is Remembering Guys At An Alarming Rate The XFL Draft starts today at 10 a.m. Eastern, and it might actually be worth checking in on, because it sounds bananas. There are going to be 71 rou...
15:24, 2019-10-15

The alarming rise of the rough sex defence Too many women’s lives are ending after what those accused of their deaths say were ‘sex games gone wrong’. Anna Moore looks at why strangling has be...
04:20, 2019-11-29

Mom loses legs, nearly all fingers after contracting deadly sepsis infection: 'Small price to pay for my life' The mom's health took a turn for the worse just days after she underwent a laproscopic hysterectomy....
16:52, 2020-01-08

'Alarming' extinction threat to Europe's trees Half of tree species found only on the European continent face extinction, including the conker tree....
11:40, 2019-09-27

4 Your Health: Alarming news about mortality in America Deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide are at all time highs. The number of Americans dying from alcohol, drugs and suicide has reached an all time h...
20:36, 2019-06-12

New York is losing residents at an alarming rate New York is in a State of Decline. Despite the nation’s longest economic expansion, the Empire State is actually losing population, an analysis...
13:32, 2019-12-31

10 alarming facts about teacher pay in the United States Gerald Herbert/AP In the United States, many first-year teachers can expect to earn a salary of less than $40,000. The average teacher spends almost ...
17:56, 2019-10-04

Amazon sees alarming rise in deforestation Brazil's state space agency reports a 100% increase in the destruction of the world's largest tropical rainforest in November, compared to last year....
11:12, 2019-12-14

The alarming truth about how sugar ruins your sleep It may be second nature to reach for a sweet boost when tired in the evening but this could lead to a disturbed night. How do you kick the habit?Suga...
18:00, 2020-01-12

'Alarming' loss of insects and spiders recorded A new study shows hundreds of different butterflies, bugs and flying insects are declining across Germany....
19:40, 2019-10-30

‘Very alarming’: Majority of millennials skeptical of vaccines A sizeable number of U.S. millennials, the age group between 24-39, agree with at least some of the ideas promoted by the anti-vaccination movement....
23:20, 2020-01-16

The Amazon Rainforest Is Burning at an Alarming Rate The fires are reportedly burning the fastest they have since officials began tracking them in 2013....
17:20, 2019-08-22

Run for cover NYC! Innocents being shot at an alarming rate June is only half over, and already this month seven innocent bystanders have been struck by bullets, two fatally, around the city. The four-borough ...
03:08, 2019-06-14

9 alarming facts about the vaping illness epidemic AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer The Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced last week that 34 people have died so far from vaping-related ill...
17:20, 2019-10-30

Arctic sea ice cover falls to 'alarming' low as temperatures rise Change affects more than 70 indigenous communities around the Bering SeaArctic sea ice cover fell to its second lowest level on record this summer, c...
16:32, 2019-12-11

Aristides Aquino Continues To Homer At An Alarming Rate Aristides Aquino is a phenomenon. But with every home run the Reds’ rookie outfielder hits and just keeps hitting, he makes it slightly harder to dis...
15:36, 2019-08-29

Daniel Jones’ alarming fumble trend is on everyone’s mind When we last saw Daniel Jones on a football field, he was being purse-snatch robbed of the ball by Jets safety Jamal Adams, who returned the “fumble”...
00:52, 2019-11-21

'Alarming upsurge' in measles has devastating impact, WHO warns Measles is staging a devastating comeback in epidemics across the world as the virus exploits dangerous gaps in vaccination coverage, World Health Or...
15:52, 2019-10-11

Alabama football’s ‘very alarming’ student tracking system Alabama students, meet Big Brother. In a move shades of “1984,” the University of Alabama is tracking students through its Tide Loyalty Points app to...
19:20, 2019-09-14

New York is losing residents at an alarming rate: report New York is in a State of Decline. Despite the nation’s longest economic expansion, the Empire State is actually losing population, an analysis...
02:08, 2019-12-31

Nets’ alarming defensive trend nears breaking point SALT LAKE CITY — Monday was supposed to be an easy one for the Nets, a relaxing recovery day. But they flushed that with their non-effort against the...
05:28, 2019-11-12

City teachers fleeing New York at an alarming rate: report A staggering 41 percent of city teachers hired during the 2012-13 school year left the system during their first five years on the job, according to ...
02:20, 2019-06-25

Giants’ Deandre Baker starting to pick it up after alarming start He started shaky, a frequent target of opposing quarterbacks. But when taking into account Giants cornerback Deandre Baker’s summer, it probably shou...
14:44, 2019-10-02

Prince Andrew event at University of South Wales 'alarming' Leanne Wood says a university should not have hosted the duke while he faces "serious allegations"....
19:28, 2019-09-24

Joel Embiid's scoreless night both an aberration and alarming for the 76ers Embiid's weaknesses were on display in Toronto, and Philadelphia is having a tough time maximizing his strengths...
18:28, 2019-11-26

Expert says lab results from PNG Ramu nickel spill 'alarming': report An expert in chemical contamination has called test results from the Ramu nickel spill into Papua New Guinea's Basamuk Bay in August "alarming," acco...
09:12, 2019-10-11

Kawhi Leonard’s alarming reply could be free agency hint TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard is one win away from his second NBA title and likely second Finals MVP award. That still hasn’t assured Leonard of signing a ...
02:52, 2019-06-10

'Like a chemical in the water': alarming amounts of nanoplastics pollute the ocean What scientists can see and measure, in the garbage patches and on beaches, accounts for only a tiny fraction of the total plastic entering the water...
17:44, 2019-12-31

The weaponisation of information is mutating at alarming speed | Sophia Ignatidou As countries and companies line up to enter the disinformation business, privacy has to be reclaimedCommunication has been weaponised, used to provok...
12:20, 2019-08-19

Yankees homer barrage saves alarming Masahiro Tanaka BALTIMORE — One former ace hasn’t thrown a big-league pitch this season and another is posting numbers that would get a less accomplished pitcher rel...
07:36, 2019-08-06

Alarming and unnecessary: Facebook’s new cryptocurrency must be resisted | Charles Arthur The tech giant has big ambitions for its digital currency Libra. Privacy and regulation are just the start of the problemsHave you heard about Facebo...
12:36, 2019-06-20

England bowler Jack Leach to leave South Africa tour after illness battle that included bout of sepsis Jack Leach will become the third player to leave England's tumultuous tour of South Africa, having failed to fully recover from two serious recent bo...
13:20, 2020-01-14

Hong Kong police show 'alarming pattern' of violence in protests Amnesty International report cites beatings, arbitrary arrests and ‘thirst for retaliation’Amnesty International has warned of an “alarming pattern” ...
19:12, 2019-09-19

Here's Another Alarming Video Reminding Us Tesla's Smart Summon Kinda Sucks Almost immediately after it was released unto the world’s population of properly-equipped Teslas in September, Tesla’s Smart Summon feature, which al...
20:04, 2019-11-06

Alarming rise in children taken to the ER with suicidal thoughts or attempts, analysis finds The number of children across the U.S. who have been taken to the Emergency Room for suicidal attempts or thoughts has doubled since 2007, according ...
22:44, 2019-04-09

Prime minister calls B.C. money-laundering report ‘extremely alarming’ Ottawa acknowledges the "alarming" B.C. money-laundering report but says the fix for a legal loophole will be difficult....
23:08, 2019-05-10

Alarming study reveals 40 percent of children have spoken to a stranger online Forty percent of American children have connected with a stranger online, according to a new survey of fourth- through eighth-graders....
21:44, 2019-08-15

Oceans contain a million times more microplastic than we realized, alarming study claims The amount of microplastic in the world's oceans is a million times greater than previously thought, according to alarming new research....
00:20, 2019-12-05

Abortion providers report 'alarming' rise in picketing, vandalism and trespassing Last year, trespassing hit highest level since 1999 while vandalism occurred at highest rate since 1990US abortion providers reported an “alarming es...
05:52, 2019-05-25

Nazi rhetoric and Holocaust denial: Belgium's alarming rise in antisemitism Report shows 39% Belgium Jews have been harassed, with some even fearing to wear the kippa in publicThe doors of the Jewish Museum of Belgium, in Bru...
16:52, 2019-05-09

Alarming: 9 Out Of 10 Americans Have No Plan In Place Should Someone On Their Basketball Team Ever Pass Them The Ball Preparing for the future is a crucial skill, but a sobering statistic shows that most people in the U.S. are woefully ill-equipped for when life take...
23:20, 2019-11-06

Alarming level of plastic in children's bodies, German study shows A study by the German Environment Ministry has found almost all children tested have traces of plastic byproducts in their bodies. Some of the chemic...
17:28, 2019-09-14

Nick Carter gets restraining order against brother Aaron, cites 'alarming behavior' Nick Carter says his brother recently confessed that he harbors thoughts of "killing my pregnant wife and unborn child." Aaron says he's "astounded."...
02:36, 2019-09-18

Bournemouth need fresh ideas from Eddie Howe to arrest an alarming slump | Eni Aluko His side look as if they are still trying to do what worked a couple of season ago but now other teams are doing it betterBournemouth have lost their...
23:36, 2019-12-12

Notre Dame fire exposed thousands of children to alarming levels of lead The devastating fire that consumed the Notre Dame Cathedral in April spread toxic dust over Paris — exposing at least 6,000 children under the ...
04:52, 2019-09-16

Alarming number of women mistreated during childbirth, new UN health agency figures show More than a third of women surveyed across four lower-income countries reported mistreatment during childbirth, a new study led by the World Health O...
02:20, 2019-10-09

Pokémon Sword And Shield Players Report Alarming SD Card Issue, But It’s Fixable Pokémon Sword and Shield are out today. It should be a joyous occasion, except that some players have hit quite a snag: They say that the downloadabl...
22:12, 2019-11-15

WeWork has been sending alarming non-compete letters to workers it laid off earlier this year Brendan McDermid WeWork has sent alarming legal letters to people it laid off in a round of job cuts earlier in 2019, warning them not to compete wit...
11:24, 2019-11-14

Kevin Durant Leaves Game After Suffering Alarming Non-Contact Leg Injury [Update] Late in the third quarter of Wednesday night’s Game 5 of Rockets-Warriors, Kevin Durant pulled up with a sudden non-contact lower leg injury, and had...
06:48, 2019-05-09

Nearly half of North Korea is undernourished as food insecurity hits ‘alarming level’ UNITED NATIONS — Food insecurity in North Korea “is at an alarming level,” with nearly half the population — 11 million people — undernourished, the ...
20:24, 2019-10-23

Russian Disinformation Trolls Targeted Black American Voters at an Alarming Rate Trolls from Russia used coordinated online campaigns to promote posts with titles like "Our Votes Don't Matter," "Don't Vote for Hillary Clinton," an...
17:52, 2019-10-10

Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fea...
23:04, 2019-05-21

Sepsis is now 'a bigger killer than cancer' worldwide, study reveals The death toll could rise if new ways to tackle antibiotic resistance are not found quickly...
21:32, 2020-01-16

Kevin Hart talks Oscars hosting scandal, alarming push to 'destroy' controversial comedians Comedian Kevin Hart reflected on his past Oscars hosting scandal while lamenting the current culture to “destroy” controversial comedians rather than...
16:12, 2019-04-09

The US share of world exports is slipping, and Trump's China spat has led to an 'alarming' slump in global trade REUTERS/Svitzer/Handout America's share of global exports has slid over the last year, as the trade war has taken its toll on global trade according...
12:24, 2019-09-26

HMP Pentonville: Government neglect blamed for alarming rise in violence and drugs at prison, report finds Government neglect has "directly contributed" to an alarming rise in violence and drugs at one of the country's oldest and busiest prisons, it is cla...
15:44, 2019-08-28

'Highly alarming' email blast citing Amazon and Synchrony Bank sparks concerns about fraud ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/Getty Images A suspicious email blast on Monday that appeared to come from Synchrony Bank is causing alarm. One email said a trial ...
23:16, 2019-11-25

Google examined WeWork search results and reportedly found 'the most alarming negative sentiment trends' they've seen for such a company Google analyzed WeWork searches before the company announced its IPO and found its online sentiment was so negative it was impossible to fix with ads...
20:44, 2019-09-30

Rugby World Cup 2019's alarming lack of contingency plans will cause biggest storm as Typhoon Hagibis sets in Games being cancelled due to typhoons was a doomsday scenario flippantly joked about before this Rugby World Cup. Typhoon season? Fear not....
12:08, 2019-10-10

Essex 'drug deaths': Two men arrested following suspected drug-related deaths of six people Two men have been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs following the deaths of six people in Essex....
20:36, 2019-08-03

Mauricio Pochettino seeks 'togetherness' as Tottenham try to stop alarming slide Mauricio Pochettino has urged "togetherness" in his Tottenham squad as he looks to arrest an alarming slide in form....
00:08, 2019-09-25

Judge asked to rule on whether a mentally ill man with 'alarming' sex fantasies can visit a prostitute A judge has been asked to rule on whether a man with mental health difficulties who admits having fantasies involving sexual violence and children ca...
19:28, 2019-11-27

Deadly Germs, Lost Cures: Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fea...
03:40, 2019-05-18

Essex 'drug deaths': Two men arrested following six suspected drug deaths Two men have been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs following the deaths of six people in Essex....
22:32, 2019-08-03

Vaping deaths in the US: what do you need to know? Despite six confirmed deaths connected to vaping in the US there is no consensus on risksIs it true that e-cigarettes have caused deaths in the Unite...
09:20, 2019-09-13

Little Wished-for Deaths When faced with a death that had felt as if it never would come, I was surprised at the depth of my sadness....
11:24, 2019-10-11

Nearly 600 new flu cases, two deaths in last week, CDC says Weekly CDC estimates indicate 582 new cases of influenza, with Louisiana and Puerto Rico still seeing brunt of activity, the agency reported on Frida...
18:04, 2019-11-08

Why do so many US workers fall to their deaths? There were 5,250 fatal work injuries in the US in 2018, with falls a leading cause of death – and cuts in government oversight may lead to moreRobert...
09:44, 2020-01-20

US pregnancy deaths up, most preventable: CDC More U.S. women are dying from pregnancy-related causes, and more than half of those deaths are preventable, government health officials said in a re...
21:44, 2019-05-07

Essex lorry deaths: What we know so far The discovery of 39 dead people in the trailer of a lorry has sparked the largest murder case in Essex Police history....
09:36, 2019-10-26

Notable deaths of 2019 Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, Broadway legend Carol Channing and retired U.S. Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress, are among...
16:52, 2019-07-22

Scotland's drug deaths set to top 1,000 New figures are expected to show a record number of people died as a result of drugs last year....
02:08, 2019-07-16

NI alcohol deaths are 'tip of the iceberg' A coroner says the number of recorded deaths related to alcohol underplay the scale of the problem....
18:28, 2019-05-07

Flu deaths in US reach 1,300, CDC estimates Some 1,300 people across the United States have died of the flu this year, according to news Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimat...
15:20, 2019-12-16

Notable deaths of 2020 NBA Commissioner David Stern, ex-Yankee pitcher Don Larsen and Nick Gordon, the former partner of Bobbi Kristina Brown, are among the famous people w...
17:12, 2020-01-02

Dominican Republic deaths: What is going on At least seven Americans have died in 2019 in the Dominican Republic, with questions being raised about what is going on.     &#...
18:24, 2019-06-20

UK has halved air pollution deaths since 1970 but must still do more The share of premature deaths in the UK linked to air pollution has dropped significantly because of action on emissions – but there is still a long ...
01:44, 2019-06-26

“We are very sorry”—Boeing division CEO apologizes for 737 Max deaths Enlarge / The 10,000th Boeing 737, a MAX 8, was delivered to Southwest Airlines in March 2018. Southwest is a major customer for the 737 MAX 8. (cred...
20:28, 2019-06-17

Meth causes the most overdose deaths in nearly half the US Fentanyl is driving drug overdose deaths in the US overall, but in nearly half of the country, it’s a different story. Meth is the bigger killer, a n...
20:16, 2019-10-25

U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 29 Indiana on Thursday confirmed two more deaths from a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes, bringing the total number of fatalities to 29 ac...
19:48, 2019-10-11

Connecticut reports 2 flu deaths in adults over 65 The victims were identified as a resident of Fairfield County and a resident of Litchfield County....
16:56, 2019-11-15

Three new deaths reported as flu season starts to get serious The CDC's weekly flu report includes three child deaths, as well as two new deaths in elderly people in Connecticut. Louisiana reported high flu acti...
19:44, 2019-11-15

CDC Says for First Time That THC Could Be Behind Vaping Deaths and Illnesses For the first time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said it suspects vaping THC—a compound in marijuana—is tied to t...
21:28, 2019-09-27

Suicide Deaths Are Often ‘Contagious.’ This May Help Explain Why In the wake of any high-profile suicide, public health experts steel themselves for the aftershock. Suicide contagion, the phenomenon by which exposu...
16:28, 2019-04-18

Nearly 50K U.S. deaths per year linked to opioid use The number of deaths attributed to opioid abuse in the United States increased by 500 percent between 2000 and 2017, according to a study linking nea...
18:12, 2019-12-17

What We Know About the Dominican Republic Tourist Deaths Six Americans have died at resorts on the popular Caribbean island, and their families are raising questions about the circumstances....
12:52, 2019-06-12

US pregnancy deaths rising, especially among minorities: CDC Pregnancy-related deaths are rising in the United States and the main risk factor is being black, according to new reports that highlight racial disp...
20:40, 2019-05-08

Israeli probes into deaths of Palestinians often go nowhere JALAZON REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank — Hamedo Fakhouri clearly remembers the moment when the young Palestinian who worked at his neighborhood coffee shop ...
17:44, 2019-07-22

TEKNET: Pedestrian deaths on the rise Federal stats show pedestrian deaths nationwide rose four percent last year and will hit the highest levels we’ve seen since 1990. Even though ...
07:24, 2019-07-04

Cocaine deaths up in US, and opioids are a big part of it NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say cocaine overdose deaths have been rising. Drug overdose deaths involving cocaine began rising around 2012, ...
19:24, 2019-05-02

Transgender deaths devastate families LUMBER BRIDGE, NC — “Okay, Mommy. I love you.” That was Brenda Scurlock’s last text from her son, Avery, before he was shot eight times, his body aba...
21:36, 2019-09-12

Flu deaths in US reach 1,300 with another 23K hospitalized, CDC estimates Some 1,300 people across the United States have died of the flu so far this year, according to new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) e...
07:28, 2019-12-18

UWE Bristol students 'sought help' before deaths A University of the West of England report says eight students had identified mental health problems....
21:04, 2019-04-11

Arkansas reports additional flu deaths At least two more people in Arkansas have died from the flu, bringing the state's total amount of flu-related deaths so far this year to six, accordi...
16:56, 2019-12-04

Four further deaths on overcrowded Mount Everest A narrow window of good weather has created a deadly overcrowding of climbers on Mount Everest. Most of the seven deaths this month happened after cl...
00:24, 2019-05-25

In Memoriam: Celebrity deaths of 2019 2019 saw the unexpected deaths of rising music and TV stars in their 20s, as well as beloved, seasoned entertainers....
09:32, 2019-12-30

Eli Manning hit hard by ex-Giants’ deaths There is no game plan for this. No tape to study or helpful hints available to be downloaded into his New York Giants-issued Microsoft Surface. Finel...
05:28, 2019-07-30

US pregnancy deaths up, and report says most are preventable A new government report finds that more U.S. women are dying from pregnancy-related causes, and that more than half of those deaths are preventable. ...
19:16, 2019-05-07

In photos: Notable deaths of 2019 Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, Broadway legend Carol Channing and retired U.S. Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress, are among...
20:44, 2019-04-09

Why the news on dementia deaths is not as bad as it sounds Dementia has been named the leading cause of death in England and Wales, but individual risk for the condition is falling, and cancer actually kills ...
18:56, 2019-08-07

UN: Migrant deaths in Americas pass 500 in 2019 The International Organization for Migration says the number of migrant deaths in the Americas in 2019 has passed 500. Almost half of the deaths were...
16:44, 2019-08-16

Film stunts under scrutiny after deaths and serious injuries CGI-weary audiences’ demand for complex ‘real’ action is increasing the risk for performersThis week, the British stunt performer Joe Watts suffered ...
17:04, 2019-07-26

Overdose deaths in U.S. drop by 5 percent in 2018 Drug overdose deaths in the United States fell in 2018, following decades of steady increases....
19:28, 2019-07-18

Air pollution caused 400,000 premature deaths in Europe BRUSSELS – Poor air quality caused about 400,000 premature deaths in Europe in 2016, the most recent year data is available and almost every ci...
19:48, 2019-10-16

3 deaths have been linked to the Southern California wildfires so far Associated Press/Noah Berger Three people have died at the scene of Southern California wildfires this week, authorities said Saturday. One man who t...
03:24, 2019-10-13

Number of US overdose deaths appears to be falling The CDC has posted data showing nearly 68,000 drug overdose deaths were reported last year. The number may go up as more investigations are completed...
22:48, 2019-07-18

Arizona has the most deaths due to mosquito-spread disease ATLANTA – Arizona has a total of 16 deaths due to the West Nile Virus disease, according to a statistics update from Centers for Disease Contro...
00:28, 2019-10-15

Deaths by suicide and drugs highest among Generation X People born in the 1960s and 70s stand out as the generation most likely to die by suicide or drug poisoning, data shows....
19:20, 2019-08-13

Vaping illness, deaths likely very rare beyond U.S., experts say E-cigarette or vaping-linked lung injuries that have killed 29 and sickened more than 1,000 people in the United States are likely to be rare in Brit...
17:56, 2019-10-14

Are speed limiters the best way to reduce road deaths? Intelligent speed assistance systems could reduce accidents and speeding fines, but do they work?...
02:08, 2019-07-26

US cities now see more overdose deaths than rural areas US drug overdose deaths, which have been concentrated in Appalachia and other rural areas for more than a dozen years, are back to being most common ...
21:48, 2019-08-02

Deaths from suicide, alcohol and drugs skyrocket — but not in NY Alcohol- and drug-related deaths and suicides continue to climb in the US, according to a new report released Wednesday by The Commonwealth Fund, an ...
00:28, 2019-06-13

Man arrested in deaths of Dallas transgender woman, 2 others DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police have arrested a 33-year-old man in the slayings of three women, including a transgender woman. Kendrell Lavar Lyles has b...
02:04, 2019-06-13

Father and son plunge to their deaths at abandoned quarry A Connecticut man desperately tried to save his dad from falling at an abandoned quarry — but they both ended up plunging 75 feet to their deat...
18:20, 2019-09-20

Child Advocates Team Up with PETA on Hot-Car Deaths An unexpected alliance with animal-protection groups aims to broaden awareness and push through measures to avoid tragic fatalities....
07:04, 2019-08-08

The outcry over deaths on Amazon's warehouse floor Billy Foister died last month after a heart attack at work. The incident was just one in a series of recent accidents and fatalitiesIn September, Bil...
08:16, 2019-10-18

Asthma deaths: 'My son collapsed like a flick of a switch' Nearly 13,000 people in England and Wales have died from asthma attacks since 2009, figures show....
12:12, 2019-08-09

Factbox: U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 33 U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 33 deaths and 1,479 confirmed and probable cases so far from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vapi...
22:20, 2019-10-17

‘We’ve got to do our part’ to prevent right whale deaths: fisherman As a Halifax-based company seeks input for a prototype of ropeless fishing gear, a New Brunswick fisherman has another idea about how to decrease the...
01:44, 2019-07-20

Drug overdose deaths see first decline in decades Drug overdose deaths declined in 2018 after years of increases, according to preliminary government data released Wednesday....
18:32, 2019-07-17

Vaping illness responsible for 26 deaths gets a name: EVALI Health officials haven't figured out the cause of the mysterious lung illness that has killed 26 people and infected 1,299 others, but they have sett...
20:04, 2019-10-11

U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 18, illnesses to 1,080: CDC U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 18 deaths due to a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes and said confirmed and probable cases of...
23:04, 2019-10-03

After six deaths in the US and bans around the world – is vaping safe? In Britain, e-cigarettes are seen as central to the fight against smoking, but many experts believe the evidence is contradictoryIn politically fract...
10:32, 2019-09-15

New York to ban flavored e-cigarettes after illnesses, deaths New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes besides tobacco and menthol in response to a recent nationwide ...
20:04, 2019-09-15

Schumer: ATF should investigate Dominican Republic deaths NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat says the federal government must do more to investigate the deaths of Americans who traveled to the D...
08:20, 2019-06-30

CDC Says for First Time That Some THC Products Could Be Behind Vaping Deaths and Illnesses For the first time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said it suspects vaping THC—a compound in marijuana—is tied to t...
15:48, 2019-10-01

More deaths expected from vaping lung illnesses, CDC says NBC — More deaths are expected from vaping-related lung illnesses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Seven patients...
23:24, 2019-09-19

4 deaths near U.S.-Mexico border may be a preview of the summer Two babies, a toddler and a woman were found dead near the U.S.-Mexican border, overcome by the sweltering heat in a glimpse of what could lie ahead ...
01:16, 2019-06-25

U.S. vaping illness cases rise to 805, with 12 deaths The number of U.S. cases of vaping-related illness has climbed dramatically over the last week....
20:32, 2019-09-26

Brazil says deaths from dengue up 163% in first half of year RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s health ministry says deaths from dengue fever in the last six months have risen 163% from the same period last y...
01:36, 2019-06-25

UN: Opioids cause two-thirds of global drug deaths About 217 million people worldwide abused illicit drugs in 2017, representing a 30 percent jump from 10 years prior, according to the latest figures ...
22:16, 2019-06-26

Factbox: Vaping-related illness causes 12 U.S. deaths - CDC U.S. health officials are investigating a mysterious vaping-related respiratory illness that has so far caused 12 deaths and sickened 805 people....
16:04, 2019-09-30

Factbox: Vaping-related illnesses cause 18 U.S. deaths: CDC U.S. health officials are investigating a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes that has led to 18 deaths across 15 states....
00:08, 2019-10-04

Five confirmed cholera deaths in Sudan since August 28 There have been five confirmed deaths from cholera in Sudan's Blue Nile state since Aug. 28, the health ministry said in a statement....
10:28, 2019-09-14

UNAIDS report: HIV-related deaths down a third since 2010 The United Nations has said HIV-related deaths dropped 33% since 2010, but warned that more funding is needed to control the spread of the disease. T...
13:20, 2019-07-16

$4.5M in settlements over deaths tied to doc in murder case COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio hospital system has reached nearly $4.5 million in settlements so far over the deaths of patients who allegedly receive...
13:28, 2019-06-19

Deaths to heart related conditions rising in the US Progress against cardiovascular disease appears to be slipping in the United States as a new study reveals total related deaths rising since 2011....
02:44, 2019-08-29

Ebola deaths in east Congo outbreak top 2,000 The death toll from the year-long Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has topped 2,000, according to government data released on F...
08:56, 2019-08-30

U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 26, illnesses to 1,299 U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 26 deaths and 1,299 confirmed and probable cases so far from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vapi...
21:52, 2019-10-10

Deaths on German roads increased in 2018 Road deaths in Germany increased in 2018 after two years of decline. The largest increase were among cyclists, and with the introduction of e-scooter...
03:00, 2019-07-10

Russian officials raise alarm over bee deaths MOSCOW — Russian officials are raising the alarm about mass bee deaths across the country. The Russian Agricultural Ministry said in a statement on T...
11:44, 2019-07-09

France heatwaves caused about 1,500 deaths this summer Record-breaking heatwaves in France this summer caused the deaths of nearly 1,500 people, according to the country’s health ministry. The pair of hel...
18:36, 2019-09-09

What's leading to vaping-associated deaths and injuries, according to pulmonologists Health officials have reported six deaths and at least 450 cases of lung injury connected to vaping. Patients with vaping-associated lung injury di...
19:00, 2019-09-13

Factbox: U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 21 Massachusetts state health officials on Monday confirmed one death from a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes, bringing the total number o...
14:56, 2019-10-08

Factbox: U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 20 Michigan and Pennsylvania state health officials confirmed one death each from a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes, bringing the total n...
21:48, 2019-10-04

Trump blames Democrats for migrants’ deaths WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is blaming Democrats for the death of a man and his 23-month-old daughter shown in a searing photograph that...
21:48, 2019-06-26

Floods in southern France have led to three deaths: government Three people have died as a result of this week's storms and floods in the south of France, the French government said on Thursday....
13:28, 2019-10-24

Passau crossbow deaths may be suicides, of a sort Investigators say they need more time to find out how and why three people died in Passau from crossbow wounds and two women died 600 kilometers away...
19:48, 2019-05-14

Carbon monoxide seen as potential cause of 4 deaths in home DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say carbon monoxide may have caused the deaths of four family members at a home in central Ohio. Officials in Genoa...
15:56, 2019-05-03

Summer Safety: Tips to prevent hot car deaths TUCSON-Temperatures are on the rise in Tucson, and first responders want to remind you of the dangerous situations you could be putting your child or...
06:24, 2019-05-26

Heatwaves in 2019 led to almost 900 extra deaths in England Analysis shows impact of climate emergency in year of record temperaturesThe summer heatwaves of 2019 resulted in almost 900 extra deaths, according ...
13:48, 2020-01-07

Iraq protests: More deaths as unrest intensifies Security forces have allegedly fired on protesters in southern Iraq, killing at least five people and wounding dozens of others. Iraqis have been pro...
14:40, 2019-11-24

US superbug deaths are falling but infections are on the rise NEW YORK — Drug-resistant “superbug” infections have been called a developing nightmare that could set medicine back a century, making conquered germ...
15:52, 2019-11-14

UN: Congo should exceed 1,000 Ebola deaths on Friday GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says Congo should exceed the grim milestone of 1,000 deaths from Ebola later on Friday. Michael Ryan, WHO...
14:32, 2019-05-03

Factbox: What's behind the spike in deaths on Mount Everest? Nine people have died on the Nepalese side of Mount Everest so far this year, the most during a climbing season on the peak since a deadly earthquake...
09:24, 2019-05-31

US superbug infections rising, but deaths are falling The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated about 36,000 Americans died from drug-resistant infections in 2017, down 18 percent from an ...
21:40, 2019-11-13

Austerity to blame for 130,000 ‘preventable’ UK deaths – report Two decades of public health improvements have stalled, says IPPR thinktankMore than 130,000 deaths in the UK since 2012 could have been prevented if...
17:48, 2019-06-01

U.S. alcohol-related deaths have doubled since 1999 Alcohol-related deaths in the United States have doubled in the past two decades, a study published on Wednesday contends....
21:48, 2020-01-08

Man Who Admitted To Serial Killings Charged In 2 More Deaths CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who has confessed to killing more than 90 women across the U.S. was indicted Friday in Cleveland for the strangulation deaths ...
12:44, 2019-06-02

Deaths of 75 gray whales stump biologists Biologists from the U.S. government launched a special investigation into the deaths of over 70 gray whales that have washed ashore the west coast ov...
20:56, 2019-06-02

Canada: Deaths of indigenous women were 'genocide' A Canadian government inquiry has concluded that the deaths of thousands of aboriginal women and girls in recent decades amounted to a "national geno...
11:24, 2019-06-04

U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 52, hospitalizations to 2,409 U.S. health officials said on Thursday four more deaths occurred since last week from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vaping, taking the tot...
21:36, 2019-12-12

Phones could help guard against selfie deaths, medics say (Reuters Health) - Smartphones might ironically be the answer to selfie-related deaths, two wilderness medicine specialists say....
19:08, 2019-05-02

Deaths from falls among older Americans are on the rise CHICAGO (AP) — New research shows fatal falls have nearly tripled in older Americans in recent years, rising to more than 25,000 annual deaths. The f...
17:08, 2019-06-04

Europe air pollution caused 400,000 premature deaths Europe's environmental watchdog has warned that city dwellers in Europe are at risk of life-threatening air pollution.The report recommends EU countr...
14:08, 2019-10-16

Jakarta flooding deaths rise to 53, nearly 175,000 displaced Nearly 175,000 people remain displaced in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta and nearby towns, after flash floods and landslides killed at least 53 people, ...
06:56, 2020-01-04

Samoa in Christmas lockdown as measles deaths top 50 The small Pacific island nation of Samoa has closed schools and is restricting travel ahead of the Christmas holiday season as the death toll from a ...
06:52, 2019-12-02

Cutting air pollution ‘can prevent deaths within weeks’ Asthma and heart attacks fall rapidly and babies born healthier, review findsCutting air pollution can prevent deaths within weeks, according to scie...
06:32, 2019-12-06

U.S. life expectancy declining due to more deaths in middle age (Reuters Health) - After rising for decades, life expectancy in the U.S. decreased for three straight years, driven by higher rates of death among mi...
20:28, 2019-11-26

Deaths after heavy rainstorms in Italy, France Several people have died in southern France and northern Italy after high floodwaters swamped cars. The rainstorms sweeping across southern Europe al...
02:56, 2019-11-25

UK: Suspect charged over migrant truck deaths British prosecutors have charged a 23-year-old man over the deaths of 39 people from Vietnam in a refrigeration truck. The case has highlighted the d...
14:40, 2019-11-24

Contaminated blood scandal: Could some deaths have been prevented? Campaigners are giving evidence to an inquiry into the haemophilia treatments that infected thousands of people with HIV and hepatitis C in the 1970s...
18:36, 2019-05-21

U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 54, hospitalizations to 2,506 U.S. health officials said on Thursday two more deaths occurred since last week from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vaping, taking the tota...
21:36, 2019-12-19

Flu cases in NYC spike early as deaths climb across US Now’s a good time to get your flu shot. The number of deaths from the flu this season reached 1,800 nationwide, including 22 children, and the ...
20:00, 2019-12-28

Man to appear in court on Monday over Essex lorry deaths Christopher Kennedy, arrested in early hours of Friday, faces human trafficking chargesA Northern Ireland man will appear in court on Monday charged ...
13:12, 2019-11-24

Police look at whether transgender women’s deaths connected DALLAS (AP) — Police in Dallas say they are investigating whether the killings of two transgender women and an assault on a third are connected. Maj....
00:12, 2019-05-22

'Center of Excellence' may not mean fewer deaths or readmissions (Reuters Health) - Select hospitals designated as "Centers of Excellence" by major U.S. health plans may not necessarily have lower death rates or fe...
23:16, 2019-05-20

Freezing weather causes deaths in India and Bangladesh The second coldest weather in 119 years sweeping across western and northern India has led to dense fog, killing at least six people and disrupting m...
15:00, 2019-12-30

Factbox: U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 47 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday confirmed 47 deaths and 2,290 confirmed and probable illnesses associated with vapin...
21:24, 2019-11-21

Deaths from strokes in England have halved in just a decade The rate of people dying from stroke in England decreased by 55 per cent between 2001 and 2010, according to an analysis of 800,000 patients...
01:20, 2019-05-23

Costa del Sol pool deaths could have been prevented, says man who gave CPR A man who performed CPR when a pastor and two of his children drowned at a Costa del Sol resort has said their deaths could have been prevented....
22:32, 2020-01-02

The Latest: Ebola deaths top 1,000 in Congo outbreak GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Congo’s Health Ministry says more than 1,000 people have d...
21:16, 2019-05-03

Jury deliberating again in trial of dad in deaths of 5 kids COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jurors are again deliberating whether a South Carolina father is guilty of murder in the deaths of his five children. After 90 ...
17:08, 2019-06-04

Alcohol Deaths Have Risen Sharply, Particularly Among Women An analysis of death certificates over nearly two decades contained several troubling findings....
23:12, 2020-01-10

Climate change link to puffin deaths Climate change played a role in the deaths of thousands of puffins in Alaska, according to a study....
01:48, 2019-05-30

Prosecutor: More than 60 deaths now linked to serial killer DALLAS (AP) — A Texas prosecutor says investigators have linked more than 60 killings in at least 14 states to a 79-year-old inmate who may be the mo...
20:08, 2019-06-07

Study: Corn production causes 4,300 deaths each year About 4,300 premature deaths occur each year in the United States due to environmental damage brought on by corn production, accounting for nearly $4...
15:56, 2019-04-09

Second man charged with manslaughter over Essex lorry deaths Eamon Harrison, 23, also faces human trafficking and unlawful immigration chargesA man from Northern Ireland has been charged with multiple counts of...
14:52, 2019-11-01

China says virus cases rise to 440, with nine deaths China's National Health Commission said on Wednesday 440 people in 13 Chinese provinces were confirmed to be infected with a new coronavirus as of Tu...
04:08, 2020-01-22

Sharp 80% rise in liver cancer deaths in UK Increase due to several factors including deprivation and rise in obesity says Cancer Research UKDeaths from liver cancer in the UK have shot up in r...
08:44, 2019-11-01

Herbal supplement kratom is tied to more US deaths U.S. health officials say overdose deaths involving the herbal supplement kratom are more common than previously reported....
21:12, 2019-04-11

Factbox: U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 37 - CDC U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 37 deaths and 1,888 confirmed and probable cases of a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vaping....
20:48, 2019-10-31

U.S. liver cancer deaths more common with less education Liver cancer is the most rapidly rising cause of U.S. cancer deaths, and most of those dying from this disease are people with less education, a new ...
10:42, 2019-04-09

What is cee-lo, the Chinese dice game that led to four deaths in Brooklyn? Cee-lo is a game of chance which traces its origins to China, where it is known as Sì-Wŭ-Liù, or “four-five-six.” In America, the game rolls out in n...
01:44, 2019-10-13

Homeless deaths in LA county double in six years The county’s public health department has reported 1,047 deaths for last year, a number that has increased steadily since 2013More than 1,000 homeles...
21:44, 2019-10-30

Coronavirus Deaths Are So Far Mostly Older Men, Many With Health Issues As China releases details about the 17 people who have died in the outbreak, a well-known SARS expert raises an alarm about the virus’s spread, sayin...
10:52, 2020-01-23

Gaza animals find new home following deaths at zoo Five lions, five monkeys, four ostriches, three peacocks, two wolves and a hyena departed Gaza for Jordan on Sunday, after being rescued from a Gaza ...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Detroit man charged in deaths of gay men, transgender woman DETROIT (AP) — Authorities say a man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others at a Detroit home had targeted them because t...
16:28, 2019-06-07

3 interventions could prevent millions of cardiovascular deaths A new Harvard study argues that implementing three heart health interventions at a global level could save millions of lives in the next couple of de...
11:04, 2019-06-11

The NIH Hopes a New Study in 4 States Can Cut Opioid Deaths by 40%. Here’s How The National Institutes of Health (NIH) on Thursday announced an ambitious new study that’s meant to reduce opioid-related deaths by 40% in com...
18:12, 2019-04-19

Guatemalans still risk migration despite child deaths in US CAMOTAN, Guatemala (AP) — News of the deaths of five Guatemalan children in U.S. immigration custody in the last half year has reached the remote, sw...
20:24, 2019-06-05

Police launch new hospital deaths inquiry New criminal investigation launched into deaths of hundreds of patients at Gosport War Memorial Hospital...
12:36, 2019-04-30

Deaths from brain, heart problems higher for NFL than MLB CHICAGO (AP) — NFL players may be more likely to die from brain diseases and heart problems than Major League Baseball players, but the reasons are u...
17:52, 2019-05-24

U.S. ‘gag order’ on abortion causes deaths around the world, researchers say  A U.S. policy banning government-funded aid groups from discussing abortion around the world has led to deaths from botched procedures and cut care ...
20:48, 2019-06-05

U.S. vaping-related deaths climb to 39, illnesses to 2,051 U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 2,051 confirmed and probable cases and 2 more deaths from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vaping,...
20:08, 2019-11-07

Documenting migrant deaths in the Mediterranean – in pictures Six people a day die crossing the Mediterranean. The work of Italian photojournalist Max Hirzel in his series Migrant Bodies speaks to the human stor...
18:36, 2019-06-08

Study: 90 percent of youth gun deaths are assault, suicide About 90 percent of firearm deaths among young people up to age 17 comes from assault or suicide, according to new research suggesting that not enoug...
22:48, 2019-08-01

Rural U.S. sees slower decline in childhood deaths (Reuters Health) – Although mortality rates among U.S. infants, children and teens have declined overall in the last two decades, rural kids still fa...
20:28, 2019-12-10

NYC traffic deaths rise for first time since de Blasio took office New York City traffic fatalities are up this year for the first time since Mayor Bill de Blasio took office, city officials said Monday. The citywide...
22:04, 2019-12-23

Pennsylvania mom charged with murder in deaths of 2 young children KEMPTON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities are linking the mother of two young children found hanging in a Pennsylvania home to internet searches for suicide an...
23:56, 2019-12-02

US among top 10 countries for pollution-related deaths, new study shows US ranks seventh for overall deaths and is the ‘wealthiest’ nation to feature in top 10 with 197,000 lives lost in 2017The United States is among the...
15:40, 2019-12-18

Dad charged in twins’ hot car deaths spotted after making bail The dad charged in the deaths of his 1-year-old twins, who died after he left them in a hot car for eight hours, was spotted for the first time Monda...
18:44, 2019-07-29

U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 48, cases of illness to 2,291 U.S. health officials on Thursday reported one new case and one more death from a respiratory illness tied to vaping, taking the total death toll to ...
19:52, 2019-12-05

Coronavirus Deaths Are So Far Mostly Older Men, Many With Previous Health Issues As China releases details about the 17 people who have died in the outbreak, a well-known SARS expert raises an alarm about the virus’s spread, sayin...
14:20, 2020-01-23

Essex lorry deaths: 10 teenagers were among 39 victims, say police Detectives release names of the dead including woman who sent final text to her familyTen teenagers were among the 39 Vietnamese people found dead in...
18:20, 2019-11-08

Heart failure deaths highest in poorest US counties (Reuters Health) - People living in U.S. counties with the highest rates of poverty are more likely to die from heart failure than those from more af...
21:32, 2019-09-04

Dying for a new body: why so many deaths from plastic surgery tourism? New Yorkers flock to the Dominican Republic for cheaper plastic surgery procedures, but not all of them return home. Sharilene Cedeño used to joke wi...
13:44, 2019-08-23

UK's hottest recorded day 'caused deaths of extra 200 people' ONS says death rate rose to 1,404 on 25 July, when mercury hit 38.7C during heatwaveThe hottest day on record in the UK, on 25 July this year, caused...
17:04, 2019-12-11

US sanctions Iran-linked Iraqis over protest deaths Protesters in Baghdad have been targeted by unknown assailants, leaving 15 dead. Meanwhile, the US has imposed sanctions on three Iranian-linked Iraq...
01:28, 2019-12-07

Hiding From Mount Vesuvius Prolonged Victims' Deaths A multi-disciplinary team has determined that death for some of the victims of Mount Vesuvius was far from instantaneous....
16:20, 2020-01-23

Charges dropped against mom accused in deaths of newborn twins CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A Tennessee mother accused of contributing to the deaths of her newborn twins by using drugs will not be prosecuted. News outlet...
06:24, 2019-08-03

Drug deaths soar to highest level on record A government adviser blames cuts to treatment programmes as the death toll hit 2,917 in 2018....
14:48, 2019-08-15

Climbers must be trained to tackle Everest, panel says after deaths Nepal must make training and experience in high altitude climbing mandatory for all climbers on Mount Everest and other high peaks, a government pane...
18:08, 2019-08-14

Asthma deaths in England and Wales 'highest in a decade' Nearly 13,000 people in England and Wales have died from asthma attacks since 2009, figures show....
01:36, 2019-08-09

Heatwave caused nearly 400 more deaths in Netherlands: stats agency Almost 400 people more died in the Netherlands during Europe's recent record-breaking heatwave than in a regular summer week, Dutch national statisti...
10:44, 2019-08-09

U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 57, cases of illness to 2,602 U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 2 more deaths from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vaping, taking the total death toll to 57....
20:48, 2020-01-09

Riots, deaths, sexual assault: Maybe Woodstock was always a nightmare Woodstock '99 and 50 were both disasters in their own way. But was Woodstock '69 as good as we think?...
17:12, 2019-08-13

Jay-Z launches lawsuit against prison after spate of inmate deaths Jay-Z has launched legal action on behalf of 29 prisoners incarcerated at a prisons where five inmates have died from gang-related violence....
15:48, 2020-01-15

A tiny wage increase could have prevented 13,800 deaths in 6 years Specialists estimate that a small increase of only $1 in the state minimum wage could have prevented thousands of suicides between 2009–2015....
23:04, 2020-01-09

A Fascinating Look into the Lives and Deaths of the Tierradentro People of Colombia One of the greatest Pre-Columbian civilizations of Colombia were the Tierradentro who flourished for centuries.  ...
16:40, 2019-08-08

U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 60, cases of illness to 2,668 U.S. health officials on Thursday reported https://bit.ly/371CYA2 3 more deaths from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vaping, taking the tota...
19:36, 2020-01-16

Son sought in ‘suspicious deaths’ of ex-Jet Barry Bennett, wife A former defensive lineman for the New York Jets and his wife were found dead in a rural Minnesota home – and detectives are searching for the couple...
19:28, 2019-08-23

East Kent Hospitals: Baby deaths 'could have been prevented' At least seven babies have died since 2016 at one of the largest hospital groups in England, the BBC finds....
09:48, 2020-01-23

U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 55, cases of illness to 2,561 U.S. health officials said on Tuesday one more death occurred since last week from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vaping, taking the total ...
19:32, 2019-12-31

Global alarm mounts as China virus deaths hit 17 Deaths from China's new flu-like virus rose to 17 on Wednesday with more than 540 cases confirmed, increasing fears of contagion from an infection su...
20:08, 2020-01-22

China virus deaths hit 17, heightening global alarm Deaths from China's new virus rose to 17 on Wednesday with more than 540 cases confirmed, increasing fears of contagion from an infection suspected t...
17:24, 2020-01-22

Fentanyl deaths on rise in UK, drug report warns The painkiller is said to be up to 100 times stronger than morphine and is entering UK markets....
13:12, 2020-01-04

Several racehorse deaths at track in Louisiana spark concern NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Four thoroughbred racehorses were euthanized after competing at a New Orleans track in a 10 -day span, prompting criticism from an...
05:08, 2020-01-22

Colombian airmen plunge to their deaths in stunt gone wrong Two members of Colombia's air force plunged to their deaths wrapped in the nation's flag after the helicopter cable they were performing a stunt on s...
15:00, 2019-08-12

Brinkmanship, nerves and 176 civilian deaths: the Iran air disaster There are suspicions in the west, denials in Tehran, grim echoes for Ukraine, and grief spread far and wideIt was still dark when Ukraine Internation...
20:08, 2020-01-10

U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 34, cases of illness to 1,604 U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 1,604 confirmed and probable cases and one new death from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vaping,...
22:24, 2019-10-24

U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 37, cases of illness to 1,888 U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 1,888 confirmed and probable cases and 3 more deaths from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vaping,...
18:48, 2019-10-31

Mount Hua Trail: Where 100 People Plummet to Their Deaths Every Year The Huashan Trail is considered by some to be one of the most dangerous hiking trails in the world. This trail is located on Huashan (or Mount Hua), ...
02:32, 2019-10-12

Germany: 'Fake' doctor arrested for anesthesia deaths Four deaths under anesthesia have led to the arrest of a suspected fake doctor in central Germany. The 48-year-old woman had joined clinic staff in 2...
23:20, 2019-11-01

UK migrant truck deaths: Arrests in Ireland and Vietnam Two people were arrested in Vietnam and one in Ireland as the UK probes the deaths of 39 migrants discovered in Essex. All victims are now believed t...
17:56, 2019-11-02

Vietnam arrests 8 more people in case of U.K. truck deaths The victims -- 31 men and eight women -- are believed to have paid people traffickers for their clandestine transit into England....
15:28, 2019-11-04

Vaping Illnesses Climb Upward, Nearing 1,300 With 29 Deaths The cause of the outbreak is still unknown, and the only advice health officials can offer so far is to avoid vaping....
00:20, 2019-10-11

Vaping Illnesses Climb Upward, Nearing 1,300 With 27 Deaths The cause of the outbreak is still unknown, and the only advice health officials can offer so far is to avoid vaping....
21:56, 2019-10-10

U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 26, illnesses climb to 1,299 U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 26 deaths and 1,299 confirmed and probable cases so far from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vapi...
20:44, 2019-10-10

Rural areas fall further behind in suffering preventable deaths Rural areas are increasingly more vulnerable to preventable deaths than cities, according to new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Pr...
23:16, 2019-11-07

Iraq: Deaths mount amid deadly protests The death toll is mounting after security forces dispersed crowds protesting in Iraq. Government promises of reforms have done little to appease prot...
01:44, 2019-11-08

9-year-old charged with murder in 5 Illinois fire deaths FILE – In this Sunday, April 7, 2019, file photo, Marie Chockley, a resident of the Timberline Trailer Court, north of Goodfield, Ill., surveys...
15:56, 2019-10-09

Illicit fentanyl, carfentanil could be fueling opioid deaths New research in Ohio links increasing presence of prescription painkillers fentanyl and carfentanil in drug seizures by law enforcement with a rise i...
18:04, 2019-11-08

Malaysia considers total vaping ban after reports of U.S. deaths Malaysia is considering banning the sale of electronic cigarettes, its health minister said on Monday, citing growing reports of deaths in the United...
11:48, 2019-10-14

Essex lorry deaths: all 39 victims were Chinese nationals 31 men and eight women found in trailer were Chinese, police say, as details of its journey emergeThe 39 people found dead in a lorry trailer in Esse...
13:32, 2019-10-24

Vaping-related deaths rise to 34; illnesses increase to 1,604, CDC says The number of people who have died from a vaping-related lung injury has risen to 34, up one from last week, according to the Centers for Disease Con...
22:24, 2019-10-24

Transportation chief says SUV popularity, gentrification behind cyclist deaths City Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg on Thursday pointed to an increase in SUVs and the gentrification of industrial areas to explain t...
23:40, 2019-10-24

Road Deaths In The U.S. Declined Again In 2018 But It's Not All Good News Roadway deaths in the United States declined in both 2017 and 2018, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports. The decline is accred...
17:04, 2019-10-22

Chile: UN chief demands probe into protester deaths At least five people have died after a garment factory outside of Santiago was set ablaze, bringing the death toll from a wave of unrest to at least ...
18:52, 2019-10-21

Essex lorry deaths: police arrest two more people Arrests made as postmortems begin to establish how 39 Chinese nationals diedTwo more people have been arrested in England as part of the investigatio...
14:00, 2019-10-25

Essex lorry deaths: most victims likely to be from Vietnam, say reports Hanoi asks Vietnamese embassy in London to collaborate with police to help identify victimsThe majority of the 39 people found dead in the back of a ...
13:44, 2019-10-26

Deaths have American racing at a low ebb on eve of the Breeders’ Cup | Greg Wood The number of fatal injuries to horses at Santa Anita is an unfolding catastrophe – another in the Breeders’ Cup could conceivably spell the end of r...
12:48, 2019-10-27

U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 33, cases of illness to 1,479 U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 33 deaths and 1,479 confirmed and probable cases so far from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vapi...
21:28, 2019-10-17

A 'perfect storm' is spiking drug deaths in Scotland Reuters Drug-related deaths in Scotland spiked to nearly 1,200 in 2018 — 27% more than in 2017. Scotland's drug crisis is the result of a "perf...
18:32, 2019-10-17

Three people released on bail over Essex lorry deaths Two men and one woman were questioned about bodies of 39 people found in GraysThree people arrested in connection with the deaths of 39 people found ...
13:12, 2019-10-27

Fewer emergency surgeries, more deaths in British hospitals vs U.S. (Reuters Health) - When patients in England or the U.S. have abdominal emergencies like appendicitis or a ruptured aneurysm, half as many in England ...
19:48, 2019-10-15

Vaping illness outbreak climbs to 1,888 cases with 37 deaths, CDC says The CDC is recommending that consumers stop vaping, particularly THC and especially anything bought off the street....
18:56, 2019-10-31

Man claiming deaths of more than 90 women the most prolific serial killer in U.S.: FBI Samuel Little, who has been behind bars since 2012, told investigators last year that he was responsible for about 90 killings nationwide between 197...
04:36, 2019-10-08

US vaping illness deaths rise to 18 with 1,000 cases reported Health officials urge people to stop vaping until the cause of a mystery illness is identified....
03:56, 2019-10-04

Man charged with human trafficking over Essex lorry deaths Christopher Kennedy, 23, arrested in early hours of Friday morning on M40 motorwayA man from Northern Ireland has been charged with human trafficking...
11:56, 2019-11-24

U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 42, cases of illness to 2,172 U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 2,172 confirmed and probable cases and 3 more deaths from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vaping,...
21:28, 2019-11-14

9 Reasons for the Tragic Highlander Deaths in the Battle of Culloden There have been countless significant battles throughout history. Some of them have become infamous – from the Battle of Passchendaele during WWI to ...
20:28, 2019-06-23

Deaths in custody — the culture of police torture in Pakistan Recent cases of custodial deaths have angered the Pakistani people, who are demanding immediate justice for the victims. But reforming the "police to...
16:28, 2019-09-18

Michigan warns about mosquito-borne virus after 3 deaths PAW PAW, Mich. — Public health officials are urging people to guard against mosquito bites after more cases of a rare mosquito-borne virus, including...
13:56, 2019-09-18

New Zealand man charged in mysterious Fiji ‘witchcraft’ deaths A New Zealand man has been charged in the “witchcraft” deaths of a family of five found on a cliff in Fiji, authorities said. Muhammad Ra...
22:40, 2019-09-16

U.K. man pleads guilty to immigration offences after 39 truck deaths Appearing in court by video link, Maurice Robinson was not asked to enter a plea to 41 other charges, including 39 counts of manslaughter....
16:08, 2019-11-25

Shropshire baby deaths: 'This review is our babies' legacy' The stories of parents whose babies died or were seriously harmed at a Shropshire hospital trust....
10:28, 2019-11-29

Iraq: UN ‘deeply concerned’ at continued protester deaths UN chief António Guterres has expressed deep concern over reports of the continued use of live ammunition against demonstrators in Iraq....
18:48, 2019-11-29

Drinking-related liver disease and deaths on the rise in U.S. (Reuters Health) - Americans today are expected to live shorter lives than just a few years ago, in contrast with trends seen in other developed nati...
21:28, 2019-11-29

2 fall to their deaths at Arches National Park in Utah Two tourists were dead and another was injured Friday after falling into a natural, deep bowl formation under Utah’s iconic Delicate Arch at Ar...
20:44, 2019-11-30

Samoa measles deaths rise above 50, mostly small children The death toll from a measles outbreak in Samoa climbed to 53, the government said on Monday, as the number of people infected in the small Pacific n...
03:32, 2019-12-02

New arrest made in deaths of 39 people found in U.K. truck The 31 men and eight women are believed to have paid people traffickers for their clandestine transit into England....
14:28, 2019-11-22

Texas inmate executed for stabbing deaths of two stepsons HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A Texas inmate who claimed he was intellectually disabled was executed Wednesday for fatally stabbing his two stepsons during a 2...
06:36, 2019-09-26

U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 18, illnesses surpass 1,000: CDC U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 18 deaths due to a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes and other vaping products and said the n...
01:16, 2019-10-04

Austria skiing deaths: Two men killed in avalanche in the Alps Two skiers have been killed in an avalanche in the Alps, authorities in southern Austria have said....
18:04, 2019-11-09

Urologist to answer questions over 10 cancer patient deaths A coroner has heard that no aspects of care from a doctor contributed to their premature deaths....
18:36, 2019-10-01

Deaths of 3 Infants Traced to Contaminated Equipment, Hospital Says Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa., said the process it used to prepare donor breast milk was the cause of deadly bacterial infections....
21:56, 2019-11-09

Gaza deaths from Israeli strikes climb after family hit At least one-third of those killed in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza have been civilians. More than 300 rockets have been fired from Gaza into Israel in ...
03:00, 2019-11-14

Dude, where's my vape app? After multiple deaths, Apple chucking them all There have been reports on multiple vaping-related illnesses and even deaths before, but when it all becomes official via a "Outbreak of Lung Injury ...
16:40, 2019-11-15

Naked couple fall to deaths during balcony sex romp A naked couple fell to their deaths while having sex on a third-floor balcony after a house party in Ecuador, according to a report Friday. The woman...
18:32, 2019-09-27

Canadian government ‘concerned’ about deaths, violence in Bolivia The victims were supporters of Evo Morales, reports say, who until recently was the country's president....
22:36, 2019-11-16

US air pollution rules could be insufficient in preventing deaths – study Researchers linked nine causes of death with a certain type pollution when reviewing medical records of deceased veteransUS air pollution rules could...
17:36, 2019-11-20

U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 47, cases of illness to 2,290 U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 2,290 confirmed and probable cases and 5 more deaths from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vaping,...
20:36, 2019-11-21

U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 12, illnesses climb to 805 U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 805 confirmed and probable cases and 12 deaths so far from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vaping...
20:48, 2019-09-26

CDC says vaping lung cases surge 52% in the last week to 805 with at least 12 deaths The tally of illnesses and fatalities has dramatically risen over the last week when the CDC confirmed 530 probable cases and seven deaths....
20:12, 2019-09-26

France heat waves caused about 1,500 deaths this summer Record-breaking heat waves in France this summer caused the deaths of nearly 1,500 people, according to the country’s health ministry. The pair of he...
21:00, 2019-09-09

Father Charged in Deaths of 1-Year-Old Twins Left in Car The police said he left the infants in the heat on Friday and worked a full shift at a hospital in the Bronx....
20:24, 2019-07-27

Everest deaths: Four reasons why this climbing season went wrong Overcrowding is blamed for an increase in deaths on the world's highest peak, but other factors are at play....
18:36, 2019-05-30

U.S. biologists probe deaths of 70 emaciated gray whales U.S. government biologists have launched a special investigation into the deaths of at least 70 gray whales washed ashore in recent months along the ...
08:04, 2019-06-01

Italian minister says immigrant accused of arson deaths MILAN (AP) — Italy’s interior minister says an immigrant from North Africa has been arrested for an arson fire at a police station in northern ...
10:52, 2019-05-21

Heart failure deaths rising in U.S., especially among younger adults (Reuters Health) - More U.S. adults are dying from heart failure today than a decade ago, and the sharpest rise in mortality is happening among middl...
23:32, 2019-05-07

Man convicted in shooting deaths of 3 inside Detroit eatery DETROIT (AP) — A jury has convicted a Detroit man in the fatal shootings of three other men inside a fast-food restaurant. The Wayne County prosecuto...
21:16, 2019-05-02

Does the drop in US drug deaths mean the opioid crisis is ending? Overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, but many people are still dependent on painkillers and struggling to get th...
13:20, 2019-07-19

CDC links two deaths to multi-state salmonella outbreak Two people have died following a multi-state outbreak of salmonella infections linked to backyard poultry, U.S. health officials said on Friday....
00:12, 2019-07-20

3 deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A tornado has caused heavy damage in Missouri’s capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, cau...
12:52, 2019-05-23

UN urges Sudan’s military to allow protester deaths probe KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is urging Sudan’s military rulers to allow her office to investigate...
15:48, 2019-06-24

Ranking the Deaths in the Final ‘Game of Thrones’ Season As expected, Season 8 delivered a few big surprises and a lot of dead bodies. Here’s look back at the major deaths, from most gut-wrenching to gratif...
22:16, 2019-05-20

Kentucky Derby to kick off under cloud of horse deaths Saturday marks the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs — but this year’s race will set off under a cloud of controversy orig...
23:52, 2019-05-03

The Latest: Father convicted of murder in 5 kids’ deaths COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the South Carolina father accused of killing his five children (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Jurors have found a S...
20:40, 2019-06-04

The UK's 'right' to healthcare doesn't stop a racial gap in maternal deaths The birth of a new royal baby is all the buzz: Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex welcomed a son this week who will now be seventh in line fo...
00:12, 2019-05-09

Chuck Schumer: ATF should investigate Dominican Republic deaths NEW YORK — The Senate’s top Democrat called on the U.S. government Sunday to step up its efforts to investigate the deaths of Americans who tra...
08:52, 2019-06-30

Extreme flooding leads to deaths in Indonesia and Mozambique Dozens of people have died in Indonesia and Mozambique as a result of storms and flooding, possibly driven by climate change...
17:40, 2019-04-30

Costa Rica blames 19 deaths on tainted alcohol: What you need to know After Costa Rica confiscated 30,000 bottles of counterfeit liquor, authorities are investigating whether alcohol played a role in tourist deaths. &#...
18:40, 2019-07-22

Heated House hearing over deaths of 5 immigrant children WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic lawmaker is blaming the Trump administration for the deaths of five immigrant children in U.S. custody — an assertion ...
17:56, 2019-05-22

US scientists to investigate spike in deaths of gray whales About 70 creatures found washed up on coast of North America but federal agency believes it is a small fraction of total fatalitiesUS government scie...
03:40, 2019-06-01

Charities call for end to greyhound racing after 1,000 deaths in a year Sport’s opponents say it cannot be reformed because of dangerous tracks and problems rehoming retired dogsAlmost 1,000 racing greyhounds died or were...
16:44, 2019-06-16

Stricter gun laws tied to fewer childhood gun deaths (Reuters Health) - U.S. states with tighter restrictions on the purchase and use of guns and ammunition may have fewer children die from shootings, a...
20:44, 2019-07-15

The Latest: 3 deaths blamed on flooding; kayaker missing ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 1:40 p.m. The latest round of Midwestern flooding has claimed at least thre...
21:16, 2019-05-03

DR Congo: Ebola deaths in latest outbreak pass 1,000 As Ebola health workers in DR Congo battle mistrust and attacks on hospitals, the number of deaths has exceeded 1,000. WHO's emergencies chief Mike R...
20:32, 2019-05-03

Charities demand end to greyhound racing after 1,000 deaths last year Almost 1,000 racing greyhounds died last year, industry figures have revealed, sparking calls for an end to the sport in the UK....
16:44, 2019-06-17

Gun violence in Agua Prieta continues, two more deaths reported DOUGLAS, Ariz. – Two more deaths have been reported resulting from the gun violence in the town of Agua Prieta, Sonora. According to the Cochis...
21:28, 2019-06-14

More info out over deaths in Dominican Republic, like man foaming at mouth More information is coming out about tourists who have mysteriously died in the Dominican Republic, including a New Jersey resident who suddenly fell...
02:48, 2019-06-18

Cancer deaths in the U.S. cost $94B in lost earnings in 2015 Deaths from cancer among people between age 16 and 84 cost America nearly 9 million years of life and more than $94 billion in lost earnings in 2015....
23:16, 2019-07-03

Two more mysterious deaths reported in Belize after doctor’s slaying Two mysterious deaths were reported out of Belize over the weekend, including a British expat whose body was floating off the coast and a dad who die...
00:40, 2019-07-03

Minister: 8 tourism deaths in Dominican Republic not unusual SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Dominican Republic’s tourism minister says the deaths of eight American tourists on the island thi...
00:12, 2019-06-22

DR Congo: Ebola deaths in latest outbreak to pass 1,000 As Ebola health workers in DR Congo battle mistrust and attacks on hospitals, the number of deaths is to exceed 1,000. WHO's emergencies chief Mike R...
19:04, 2019-05-03

Low fruit and vegetable intake may account for millions of deaths New research estimates that an insufficient intake of fruits and vegetables is likely to be behind millions of cardiovascular deaths worldwide....
14:24, 2019-06-14

Dominican Republic deaths: What we know, including two more US tourists incidents Here's everything we know about tourist deaths and concerning incidents in the Dominican Republic so far.       ...
22:04, 2019-06-18

Death penalty trial set to start for dad in deaths of 5 kids LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A jury has been selected and opening statement should begin soon in the death penalty trial of a South Carolina father charged...
17:36, 2019-05-14

UN reports migrant deaths on the rise among Central Americans GENEVA – At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Cent...
00:48, 2019-06-19

Hundreds more cases in Shropshire baby deaths review New cases are understood to include still births and baby deaths in the final stages of labour....
16:16, 2019-06-24

‘Person of interest’ in Detroit deaths remains in custody DETROIT (AP) — A man who Detroit police call a “person of interest” in the deaths of three women remains in custody. A spokeswoman for th...
22:28, 2019-06-08

Military Shooter Mod Introduces Civilian Deaths And Cover-Ups ArmA 3 is a shooter that prides itself on its authenticity and attention to detail, but as far as the official experience goes that usually only exte...
01:36, 2019-05-17

Haiti protests against government corruption lead to 2 deaths Demonstrators burned tires and threw stones during the march in Port-au-Prince, where the scent of burning rubber filled the air....
05:12, 2019-06-10

India Hunts Man-Eating Tiger Blamed for 13 Deaths In a way, India’s effort to protect tigers has become a victim of its own success. Their numbers are growing, and they’re coming into contact with pe...
22:04, 2019-05-06

Suspected serial killer now charged in deaths of 12 women A home health aide accused of killing an 81-year-old woman in Texas is now suspected in the deaths of 11 other women by smothering them with a pillow...
22:24, 2019-05-16

Man held in Detroit deaths charged with separate assault DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a Detroit man who police call a “person of interest” in the deaths of three women with sexually a...
18:24, 2019-06-10

Man charged in deaths of 6 more Dallas-area elderly women DALLAS (AP) — Authorities say a Dallas man previously arrested in the death of an 81-year-old woman killed at least six other elderly women whose jew...
19:44, 2019-05-16

Absent de Blasio blamed for surge in NYC traffic deaths As Mayor de Blasio repeatedly hits the road for his quixotic presidential campaign, the streets of New York City are becoming a bloodbath. Traffic cr...
00:00, 2019-05-26

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Opioid crisis is also to blame for rise in cocaine deaths Death by cocaine is rising in America, and the opioid crisis, the nation’s deadliest overdose epidemic, is at fault, health officials said Thursday. ...
16:48, 2019-05-06

Plane crashes into Florida river at end of runway, no deaths JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a charter plane carrying 143 people and traveling from Cuba to north Florida ended up in a river at the end o...
07:16, 2019-05-04

German students have algorithm for Game of Thrones deaths Spoiler alert: Computer science students at the Technical University of Munich have developed an application that scours the internet for data on the...
11:00, 2019-04-12

Cooperstown mom charged with manslaughter in deaths of twin babies COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — A 27-year-old woman faces manslaughter charges after authorities in central New York say she recklessly caused the deaths of her ...
08:44, 2019-05-14

Cancer deaths cost the US $94 billion in lost earnings Almost 500,000 Americans died of cancer in 2015 and a new study concludes the disease robbed them not only of their lives but of $94.4 billion in lif...
23:00, 2019-07-08

Missouri Police Hope To Prevent Hot Car Deaths With Signs O’FALLON, Mo. (LEX 18)- Police in one Missouri town have come up with an idea to prevent infant hot car deaths in their town. The O’Fallo...
15:32, 2019-06-27

Georgia man convicted of 5 murders in 2016 shooting deaths MOULTRIE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man has been found guilty of murdering five friends in 2016 and trying to cover it up by burning down a house. After a...
23:48, 2019-06-20

The Latest: Police say Detroit man tied to deaths, assaults DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a possible serial killer in Detroit (all times local): 1:32 p.m. Detroit Police Chief James Craig says he believes a man...
19:48, 2019-06-10

Hungary: Human traffickers get life sentences for 71 deaths BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian court has extended the prison sentences of four human traffickers convicted last year for their roles in a 2015 ...
12:32, 2019-06-20

Man gets life in shooting deaths of 3 inside Detroit eatery DETROIT (AP) — A man convicted in the fatal shootings of three other men inside a Detroit fast food restaurant has been sentenced to life in prison w...
18:32, 2019-05-20

Will rising food costs after Brexit really cause thousands of deaths? There could be around 12,000 extra deaths in the UK by 2030 because people will eat less fruit and veg after Brexit, warns one study....
21:04, 2019-04-11

Three deaths and disappearance of two teenagers in Canada might be linked, say police Bearded man seen talking to murdered Australian on remote highway has emerged as the key to solving mystery Police in Canada are investigating three ...
04:52, 2019-07-23

Judge: Teenager charged in parents’ deaths not competent OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma judge says a 19-year-old man accused of fatally shooting his parents and who is described by his attorney as “...
17:56, 2019-06-20

U.S. serial killer Samuel Little linked to more than 60 deaths: prosecutors Samuel Little, who lived a nomadic lifestyle, claims to have killed dozens of women as he crisscrossed the country over the years....
22:44, 2019-06-07

Bible, other items kept from ex-Texas nurse held in deaths SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Texas judge has sided with prosecutors in withholding a Bible, letters and other personal items from a former nurse suspected of...
18:40, 2019-05-23

Ebola Deaths Top 1,000 in Congo Amid Clinic Attacks Hostility toward health workers continued to hamper efforts to contain the second-deadliest outbreak of the virus....
14:44, 2019-05-04

Mystery deaths among indigenous Malaysians prompt speculation Infectious disease, pollution and water poisoning among suspected causes of deathsIt was in May that the mysterious illness first took hold.In their ...
17:12, 2019-06-11