Stories about Health Care

Dec 02 2018

Labour MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle Reveals He Is HIV Positive

It has also increased the number of people tested through the city's mobile unit to 4,000 in a year to 4,000 in a month. - South Africa has the world's highest HIV prev...

Nov 23 2018

California could be source of tainted romaine lettuce, FDA says

This is the only case that has been linked to the outbreak, from Ottawa. Fifteen have been confirmed in Quebec. Six individuals have been hospitalized after becoming sick...

Nov 02 2018

Heidi Klum won Halloween with her Shrek-inspired costume

Heidi Klum and her boyfriend, Tom Kaulitz , have transformed into Shrek and Princess Fiona for the supermodel's annual Halloween party in NY. "I kind of always want...

Oct 31 2018

Adenovirus outbreak claims 9th child at New Jersey facility

A ninth child has died at a New Jersey rehabilitation facility following a viral outbreak . A total of 25 pediatric cases have been associated with the outbreak. Shere...

Oct 20 2018

6 things to know about AFM, the mysterious illness affecting kids

The 2014 outbreak of AFM coincided with a surge of another virus that caused severe respiratory problems, called EV-D68, However, the CDC could not establish a causal l...

Oct 16 2018

March for breast cancer medicines funding

The report found that around 72 percent of the NHS trust and health board do not provide dedicated specialist nurses for people who are living with incurable breast cance...

Oct 16 2018

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia reports two recent cases of polio-like illness

Health officials will never have a firm count of cases of AFM because not all states require doctors to report them. CDC officials said that they have not confirmed a c...

Oct 14 2018

Cases of rare polio-like illness affecting children reported in 16 states

Six children in Minnesota have been detected with an exceptional "polio-like" bug since mid-September, state health officials said, all the latest cases were in kids bel...

Oct 14 2018

Selena Gomez Hospitalized for Emotional Breakdown

Within days, however, she was readmitted because the low blood cell count continued. And, the second time was for a reported emotional breakdown because she was overwhe...

Oct 14 2018

Kavanaugh tips Supreme Court right

To 39 percent of the public, Kavanaugh's presence will make no difference in the degree of partisanship. The official social media account for Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Ut...

Oct 12 2018

Senate deal that allows lawmakers leave DC to campaign

I recognize there are women out there who feel Hillary got a raw deal and hold her in esteem because she was the first female presidential candidate and nearly won. Repub...

Oct 01 2018

Texas surf park closes after man dies from rare 'brain-eating amoeba'

The Naegleria fowleri amoeba is a free-living amoeba found in warm freshwater ponds, lakes and rivers, which feeds on bacteria but can cause a lethal infection in huma...

Oct 01 2018

Japanese, American win Nobel medicine prize for cancer therapy

Upper right: PD-1 is another T-cell brake that inhibits T-cell activation. The list of other possible awardees included a number of American researchers including Arle...

Sep 28 2018

Vikings' Griffen getting mental health evaluation

According to KSTP-TV , which cited police records from an incident Saturday afternoon, a person at Hotel Ivy was verbally threatening to shoot someone . In this August 1...

Sep 21 2018

Women Drown While Chained in Flooded Police Van During Hurricane Florence

Sheriff's deputies at the scene where two women died while being transported in a police van in SC. "They were unable to do so". Thompson said he wasn't sure what preve...

Aug 30 2018

Sexually transmitted diseases increase for fourth straight year — CDC

STDs affect individuals of all ages, but most of the new cases each year occur in 15 to 24-year-olds. The total surpassed the previous record in 2016 by more than 200,0...

Aug 26 2018

Senator John McCain Dead at 81

McCain was captured and held as a prisoner of war for more than five years. These are the messages of mourning and tribute to the Republican senator, war hero and conse...

Aug 22 2018

Google Fit Gets a Big UI Update With Two Health Focuses

With the goal of the new service being a high degree of automation, the new Google Fit doesn't need to be manually set up and will instead detect different activity typ...

Aug 18 2018

Missouri one of 21 states monitoring measles outbreak

Dr. Justin Yancey, a Pediatric Hospitalist at St. Bernards said that the measles virus was nearly completely eradicated in the US, but has made a comeback in recent years...

Aug 11 2018

Positive Sample of West Nile Virus Discovered in Atlantic County

So far there have been none reported in Jefferson and Orleans Parish. West Nile is spread through mosquitoes that have fed on infected birds. Most cases of West Ni...