With North Korea summit on shaky ground, Trump to press South Korean leader

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Three weeks before an unprecedented U.S.-North Korea summit is supposed to take place, President Donald Trump will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday as U.S. officials try to figure out whether Pyongyang is serious about negotiating a deal on denuclearization. U.S. President Donald Trump (L) welcomes South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the White House ...

Read More »

More US kids overdosing on ADHD drugs

(Reuters Health) – The surge in U.S. kids taking medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is having an unintended side effect, a new study suggests: more children and teens are overdosing on these drugs. Nationwide, U.S. Poison Control Centers received more than 156,000 calls about exposures to ADHD drugs among youth 19 years old and younger between 2000 and 2014, ...

Read More »

Ultra-Clean Homes Can Trigger Childhood Cancer, Study Finds

LONDON (CBS Local) – A groundbreaking study into what triggers cancer has found that children who are “too hygienic” and are kept away from other kids were at greater risk for developing leukemia. The Details: A cancer study has found that children living in ultra-clean environments have higher rates of leukemia Professor Mel Greaves says children need to have their immune ...

Read More »

Trump administration moves to tighten squeeze on Venezuelan government

The Trump administration on Monday barred Americans from a risky but potentially lucrative type of financial transaction with Venezuela’s state-owned companies as it condemned the reelection of President Nicolás Maduro as a sham. An executive order signed by President Trump aims to further squeeze Maduro’s government by preventing corrupt officials from enriching themselves by selling off state assets at fire ...

Read More »

Hope for US-China Trade Progress Sends Stocks Jumping

Hope for US-China Trade Progress Sends Stocks Jumping [embedded content] By The Associated Press May 21, 2018 NEW YORK — Stocks are rising Monday after the U.S. and China appeared to make major progress in trade talks. The Chinese government says it will buy more U.S. goods, including energy and agricultural products, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. ...

Read More »

Venezuela election: Fourteen ambassadors recalled after Maduro win

Media playback is unsupported on your device Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro is facing an international backlash after winning his second six-year term, in a landslide vote marred by an opposition boycott and claims of vote-rigging. Fourteen countries including Argentina, Brazil and Canada have recalled their ambassadors from Caracas in protest. The US has imposed new economic sanctions after Sunday’s election. ...

Read More »

More US kids overdosing on ADHD drugs

(Reuters Health) – The surge in U.S. kids taking medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is having an unintended side effect, a new study suggests: more children and teens are overdosing on these drugs. Nationwide, U.S. Poison Control Centers received more than 156,000 calls about exposures to ADHD drugs among youth 19 years old and younger between 2000 and 2014, ...

Read More »

Experimental Ebola Vaccinations, Considered 'Paradigm Shift,' Begin In Congo

Enlarge this image Doctors Without Borders staff enter an Ebola security zone at the entrance of the Wangata Reference Hospital in Mbandaka, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Junior Kannah/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Junior Kannah/AFP/Getty Images Health workers have unsheathed their experimental new weapon against the Ebola virus in the northwest reaches of the Democratic Republic of ...

Read More »

Italy edges toward 1st populist govt, law prof as premier

ROME — With Europe and markets watching anxiously, Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League identified a 53-year-old law professor with no political experience as their pick to become the country’s next premier. Five-Star leader Luigi Di Maio named Giuseppe Conte as the choice after meeting with President Sergio Mattarella, ...

Read More »

Overdoses on ADHD medications may be on the rise, study finds

The number of U.S. kids accidentally or intentionally overdosing on ADHD medications may be on the rise, a new study suggests. Researchers found that between 2000 and 2011, there was a 71 percent increase in calls to U.S. poison control centers related to kids’ ingestion of drugs prescribed for ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder). After 2011, there was a small — but ...

Read More »