Stories about Health Care

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...

Aug 04 2018

Iowa Reports First West Nile Death of 2018

The resident started to feel ill on July 27 and was hospitalized the next day, the release said. "The recent wet and increasing hot weather has created the flawless con...

Jul 19 2018

Hot dog freebies and weiner deals Wednesday

There are several restaurants offering freebies and other deals today, and these are the five best places to take advantage of the unofficial holiday. Pop-up locations wi...

Jul 13 2018

What Does Trump Have Against Breastfeeding? - Cortney O'Brien

The New York Times reported Sunday that American delegates at the World Health Assembly threatened to withdraw military and economic aid if other countries sponsored...

Jul 10 2018

President Trump announces Supreme Court pick

While the U.S. Senate once required a 60-vote supermajority to overcome blocking tactics against Supreme Court nominees, the Republican majority changed the rules past ye...

Jun 10 2018

Salmonella cases across Midwest linked to pre-chopped melons

The products were sold at Costco, Jay C, Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walmart, Walgreens, Whole Foods and other stores in Indiana, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Missour...

Jun 07 2018

Chemo 'unnecessary' for thousands with breast cancer

Those with recurrence scores of 16 and above got a "substantial" benefit from chemotherapy and should consider it, said lead author Joseph Sparano, associate director f...

Jun 02 2018

53 per cent unsuccessful in attempts to quit smoking

Non-smokers who are exposed to second-hand smoke at home or at work increase their risk of developing lung cancer by 20-30%. "In the two years since the Royal College o...

May 29 2018

Emiratis in India warned of deadly virus

The patients are under treatment and their blood samples have been sent for screening, with the result expected by Thursday, he added. Some common signs and symptoms are ...

May 25 2018

Parents warned to stop using benzocaine teething products

If this doesn't happen, the agency may use regulatory action to take the products off the market. Manufacturers of prescription local anesthetics containing benzocaine ...

May 25 2018

Trump CANNOT block anyone on Twitter, court rules

Judge Buchwald said that the answer to both the questions was no. "We respectfully disagree with the court's decision and are considering our next steps", a spokespers...

May 18 2018

Congo faces high risk of ebola outbreak in city of 1.5 million

To tackle the epidemic and limit as much as possible the risk of it spreading, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is stepping up its response in the a...

May 17 2018

Texas files lawsuit against maker of OxyContin over opioid epidemic

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Tuesday Purdue sold its drugs knowing they were "potentially dangerous" and its use has "a high likelihood" of addiction. Lawsuit...

May 17 2018

Trump discloses payment to Cohen in financial form

A footnote in the disclosure said that Cohen had requested reimbursement of the expenses incurred in 2016 and Trump had repaid it in full in 2017. Last year, Trump did ...