Health Care

Eggs raise risk of heart disease, early death

Moreover, people who eat three to four eggs per week will be more likely to face a six percent higher risk of cardiovascular diseases , and an nearly eight per...


'Vaccine Hesitancy' Blamed For 'Alarming' Surge In Measles Cases

Individuals potentially exposed, if infected, could develop symptoms as late as March 18, the alert said . To date, none of the confirmed measles sufferers a...


Clamour for vaccines as measles outbreak kills almost 1,000 children in Madagascar

So action is coming". The Bahamas, has not had a case of measles since 1997, according to the ministry, which said the country has been certified as measles f...


Border deal wins nod, Trump to declare emergency

Republicans touted that the bill provides 55 miles of barrier in the Border Patrol's highest priority areas, a $US942 million increase to Customs and Border Pro...


Now Even Houston Is Getting Infected by Measles

In total, at least 79 cases have been reported across the country in 2019. Three measles cases were confirmed in Harris County , one in Montgomery County ...


Measles outbreak - time to get vaccinated if you are not

The measles , mumps , and rubella (MMR) vaccine is recommended for children because it protects against three potentially serious viral illnesses. Health of...


This year's flu vaccine almost 60% more effective than last year

More than 4,200 lab-confirmed people were hospitalized due to flu, and the majority of them were adults aged above 65 years and children younger than 5 years, a...


Traffic Deaths In NYC Hit 100-Year Low | Somers

Washington's governor and New York City's mayor unveiled major initiatives to expand health insurance coverage Tuesday, the latest moves by key Democratic l...


Two More Oklahomans Succumb to Flu

Last season, 342 San Diegans died from complications from the flu , the highest total since the County began tracking flu deaths almost 20 years ago. Of the si...


Clinic boss quits after patient in vegetative state gives birth

The woman's universe consisted mostly of a room at a Phoenix Hacienda HealthCare facility, where she received round-the-clock care, when she went into labou...


WRAPUP 2-Powell tells markets Fed is flexible and aware of risks

Powell and his colleagues at the USA central bank are weighing conflicting signals on the US economy as they try to ensure that the Fed achieves its congression...


Wisconsin Department of Health Services says flu activity is rising

The bad news is that there's a long way to go. Since the start of the flu season in October, more people are getting sick in Louisiana, according to the Ce...


Trump Praises Judge Ruling Against Obamacare

The TCJA (2017 tax law) eliminated that tax. In June, the Justice Department declared the healthcare law's " individual mandate " unconstitutional in federal ...


George H.W. Bush's Service Dog Sully Captivates the Internet's Heart

George H.W. Bush's body continued to lie in state Tuesday at the US Capitol, where officials said that 21,683 people so far had come to pay their respects. Bush...


World's First Gene Edited Babies?

The suspension follows global condemnation from scientists who maintain that He's conduct was unethical. "This study has been submitted to a scientific journa...


AWS Outposts Initiative Brings AWS Cloud Hardware On-Premises

Amazon plans to use reinforcement learning for more serious tasks in the future. The hybrid concept is one that AWS' top rival has already embraced. NAB i...


China halts work by team on gene-edited babies

Speaking at the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing in Hong Kong , Wednesday, He also revealed that he was conducting a parallel gene-editing...


Ninth Child Dies in Virus Outbreak at NJ Center

It is awaiting laboratory confirmation of adenoviruses in a child who died Friday. A staff member at the facility also fell ill during the outbreak, but has s...


Ministry of Health reminds public to get the flu vaccine

The OC Health Care Agency (HCA) has confirmed our county's first case of influenza, signalizing that flu season is officially here. If you get the flu, yo...


Selena Gomez is reportedly seeking treatment after an ’emotional breakdown’

She returned home days later but was readmitted the following week because her white blood cell count didn't improve, which reportedly sent her spiraling. She s...


The power of support for mental health

Dr Wendy Fernander, president of the Bahamas Pharmaceutical Association, stressed the importance of having good mental health . On past occasions, the singer...


Mental Health Services For New Mothers Get Boost From Recently Signed Laws

World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10 every year, with the overall aim of raising awareness and changing attitudes surrounding mental health prob...


U.S. Senate plans procedural vote on Kavanaugh in bitter confirmation fight

Republicans have a narrow 51-49 Senate majority, and vice president Mike Pence will be available to cast a tie-breaking vote. A procedural vote on Kavanaugh's...


M.D. Anderson's Dr. Jim Allison wins joint Nobel Prize in Medicine

Releasing the potential of immune cells to attack cancers joins other treatments including surgery, radiation and drugs. Many of Allison's patients are alive ...


Your Daily Aspirin Use Could Be Hurting You, Research Shows

New seven year long study has found aspirin medication doesn't make seniors live longer. For patients with a history of heart attack or stroke, previous res...


Health officials: Number of Legionnaire’s Disease cases in NH rises to 14

Officials trying to identify the potential source of the bacteria have sent samples to a Centers for Disease Control laboratory in Atlanta for testing. Pneumoni...


Backed Candidate Ron DeSantis Wins Florida's GOP Gubernatorial Primary

The Associated Press called the races for Gillum and DeSantis by approximately 9:15 p.m., Eastern time. A spokeswoman for Fox News reached out to CNN ea...


Sen. John McCain dies after battling brain cancer

The State Library of New South Wales made the Mitchell Library Reading Room available for the occasion, one of only a handful of times the magnificent room has ...


Test positive for West Nile virus

The first North American cases of West Nile were detected in New York City in 1999 and since then, it has established itself in the continental United States an...


Study finds US flight attendants with above-average cancer risk

The Harvard University study, described as one of the largest and most comprehensive on the subject to date, found that flight attendants had a higher prevalenc...


Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

From 1999 to 2016, suicide rates increased in each state by anywhere from 5 percent to 57 percent. The report said people without known mental health proble...


It shows the growing severity of the issue

For half of the states, the increase exceeded 30 percent. From 1999 to 2016, rates increased in almost all states, ranging from a 6-percent increase in DE to ...


Not just cigarettes, tobacco is harmful in many forms

The health office says around 9,500 people - out of a population of 8.4 million - die in Switzerland every year from tobacco-related illnesses. Smoking and ...


Four more people dead from E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

Two deaths from the current outbreak occurred in Minnesota, and one each in Arkansas, California, and NY. This is the worst multistate outbreak since 2006 , wh...


Romaine lettuce finally in the clear — CDC

But because it takes 2 to 3 weeks from when a person gets sick with E. coli and when the case is reported to the CDC, the number of cases may still increase, ...