Veterans with PTSD still struggle to be eligible for Purple Hearts award

Veterans with PTSD still struggle to be eligible for Purple Hearts award

Veterans with post-traumatic stress injury (PTSD) are still not eligible to receive Purple Hearts even after debate for almost a decade over their eligibility. It is argued that the award is given to those receiving physical wounds during their services. But those who support the award for PTSD question the discrimination between physical and mental illness that arises with this argument.

Study links alcohol consumption to seven types of cancers

Study links alcohol consumption to seven types of cancers

Previously it had been believed that there exists an association between alcohol consumption and cancer risk. A new study went a step forward as it claimed that in addition to this link, alcohol intake can really cause seven different types of cancer. The study is published in the journal Addiction.

Michigan sees First Confirmed Case of West Nile Virus in 2016

Michigan sees First Confirmed Case of West Nile Virus in 2016

A case of West Nile virus has been confirmed in Michigan by the Department of Health and Human Services. It is the first human case of the virus in the state in 2016, as per a recent statement by the department.

State officials have not disclosed the identity of the sufferer, but it is announced that the resident is an older adult living in Livingston County. They also said that the affected individual is recovering.

Scientists determine amount of lead time humanity might have before an enormous volcanic eruption

Scientists determine amount of lead time humanity might have before an enormous volcanic eruption

Scientists have studied small quartz crystals to find out the amount of lead time humanity could have prior to a massive volcanic eruption. They found that there could be just one year of warning.

The focus of researchers was on the types of huge volcanic eruptions that haven’t occurred for a very, very long time, such as the occurrence of a super eruption in New Zealand 26,500 years back.

Pokémon Go takes world by storm, creates new App Store record

Pokémon Go takes world by storm, creates new App Store record

Pokémon Go has gone beyond just be a game and becoming a craze across the globe. Since its launch in last month, Pokémon Go has been creating new records. As per Apple, Pokémon Go has created a new App Store record.

Verizon could announce Yahoo! Inc acquisition deal in few days

Verizon could announce Yahoo! Inc acquisition deal in few days

Verizon Communications is going to expand its presence in digital advertising world with the purchase of Yahoo! Inc. There is a huge possibility that Verizon will announce about any agreement to acquire the company for around $5 billion in the next few days.

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