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Bias more likely in medical journals that accept reprint fees
Health News // 10 hours ago
Bias more likely in medical journals that accept reprint fees
Researchers report that journals that accept reprint fees -- let companies pay to republish their articles -- were three times more likely to contain articles written by authors who have funding from the drug industry.
IG report: State Department's $8B arms deal complied with law
U.S. News // 10 hours ago
IG report: State Department's $8B arms deal complied with law
Aug. 11 (UPI) -- The inspector general said Tuesday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's emergency declaration to fast-track an $8.1 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan complied with the law.
Evacuations ordered in Colorado as Grizzly Creek Fire grows to 3,200 acres
U.S. News // 12 hours ago
Evacuations ordered in Colorado as Grizzly Creek Fire grows to 3,200 acres
Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Residents in parts of Colorado were forced to evacuate Tuesday as the Grizzly Creek Fire, which sparked on Monday, grew to 3,200 acres.
Officials investigate 30-year-old corpse found in Paris mansion
World News // 14 hours ago
Officials investigate 30-year-old corpse found in Paris mansion
Aug. 11 (UPI) -- French authorities on Tuesday launched a murder investigation following the discovery of a body that had gone unnoticed in an abandoned mansion for 30 years.
Thunderstorms to continue Tuesday in the wake of powerful derecho
U.S. News // 15 hours ago
Thunderstorms to continue Tuesday in the wake of powerful derecho
In the wake of a massive derecho that rolled across the Midwest on Monday, the same atmospheric disturbance will spark up additional rounds of heavy thunderstorms along its path into Tuesday night.
Mauritian prime minister seeks compensation for oil spill
World News // 16 hours ago
Mauritian prime minister seeks compensation for oil spill
Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth told Parliament he expects compensation from a Japanese shipping company behind an oil spill off the coast of the Indian Ocean island nation.
Supreme Court blocks Oregon group's efforts to redraw congressional map
U.S. News // 16 hours ago
Supreme Court blocks Oregon group's efforts to redraw congressional map
Aug. 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked a lower court ruling easing a signature threshold for an Oregon group seeking to place a redistricting reform measure on the November ballot.
Study: Obesity increases risk of hospitalization for COVID-19 patients
Health News // 17 hours ago
Study: Obesity increases risk of hospitalization for COVID-19 patients
Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Adults with severe obesity are more than three times as likely to be hospitalized with severe COVID-19 than those who maintain a healthy weight, according to a study published Tuesday by the journal PNAS.
Study: Seniors can handle receiving Alzheimer's risk test results
Health News // 17 hours ago
Study: Seniors can handle receiving Alzheimer's risk test results
As detection methods for Alzheimer's disease risk improve, mental health professionals have worried what the psychological fallout of that knowledge might be. But new research suggests that people can handle the truth.
Joe Biden chooses Sen. Kamala Harris as running mate
U.S. News // 18 hours ago
Joe Biden chooses Sen. Kamala Harris as running mate
Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden announced Kamala Harris as his running mate, making good on his months-long promise to choose a woman to be the vice presidential candidate on the Democratic ticket.
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