Health

Alberta reports 1st flu death of 2016-17 season in Calgary

Alberta reports 1st flu death of 2016-17 season in Calgary

Jeffrey Gunzenhauser, interim health officer for Los Angeles County. Last season, the deaths of at least 85 children nationwide were flu-related, and in half of those cases, no other contributing illness made them more susceptible. However, flu deaths or hospitalizations in anyone under age 65 must be reported in California in order to monitor the seasonal severity of the infectious disease.


Lawsuits challenge abortion restrictions in 3 states

Lawsuits challenge abortion restrictions in 3 states

Below, a look at the laws being challenged in each state - and the implications these laws presently have on women living there. However, anti-abortion groups argue funding the facilities enables the organization to provide abortions by freeing up funds for other services, according to the report .


Selena Gomez rules Instagram 2016 with most followers, likes

Selena Gomez rules Instagram 2016 with most followers, likes

Since canceling the rest of her Revival tour to focus on her "mental health", including "lupus-related anxiety", Gomez has been open about why she took a break, revealing in a statement that she made a decision to take time off to cope with "panic attacks and depression".



Obama says marijuana should be treated like "cigarettes or alcohol"

Instead, addiction should be seen as a public health issue, like dependence on tobacco or alcohol. In what was described as an "exit interview" by Rolling Stone magazine , President Barack Obama said that the patchwork of marijuana laws throughout the nation is not sustainable.


WPBF 25 partners again with Toys for Tots for 2016 holiday season

WPBF 25 partners again with Toys for Tots for 2016 holiday season

During the past half-dozen Toys for Tots drives, the Locals, along with Matteo's staff and patrons, have helped fill the back end of JFD rescue parked in Bar 101's lot at 1478 Atwood Avenue, Johnston. Leer and her team will continue to accept donations until December 16. Organizer Tim Faust said another collection will take place at the Streator Fire Department, 108 N.


Martin Roberts still under the hammer from campmates in the jungle

Martin Roberts still under the hammer from campmates in the jungle

She's only new to the presenting game so we can forgive Vicky Pattison for an on air blunder but that didn't stop fans of the star laughing about it. The camp mates looked dejected as Jordan convinced them but a smiling Larry appeared behind him giving the game away.