Fourth Illinois resident dies after lung injury associated with vaping

Missouri health officials say that a woman in her mid-50s died this week, with her death being associated with the use of e-cigarettes or vaping products. The number of vaping illnesses in the U.S.is still rising, but at a slower pace. Until the rela... More..

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Neighbors, classmates describe school shooting suspect as a ‘quiet kid’
by | Friday, November 15, 2019

Neighbors, classmates describe school shooting suspect as a ‘quiet kid’

The victims "appeared to be who was around him, available at the time ". Saugus High School in Santa Clarita was placed on lockdown Thursday morning after authorities responded to reports of a shooting . ...More..

Shooting reported at high school in Santa Clarita, Calif.
by | Friday, November 15, 2019

Shooting reported at high school in Santa Clarita, Calif.

Local media reports said he was 15 years old. Hill grew up in the Santa Clarita Valley and reportedly attending Saugus High School . It's unclear whether those threats were connected to Thursday's shootin...More..

European Union approves Ebola vaccine for commercial use
by | Friday, November 15, 2019

European Union approves Ebola vaccine for commercial use

It will be extremely helpful for curbing the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The current outbreak is the second-largest recorded, in 2014, virus killed than 11,000 people in West...More..

To Drive Down Insulin Prices, WHO Will Certify Generic Versions
by | Friday, November 15, 2019

To Drive Down Insulin Prices, WHO Will Certify Generic Versions

Dr Umer Yousaf Raja Khan, another consultant endocrinologist, explained that diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when pancreas is no longer able to make insulin or when the body can not make good use of...More..

State near national average for lung cancer survival
by | Friday, November 15, 2019

State near national average for lung cancer survival

Nationwide, the survival rate improved 26% in the past decade, according to the report. Shannon Baker, the director of advocacy for the American Lung Association in Kentucky, said one big factor contributin...More..

Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on DACA Cases
by | Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on DACA Cases

Supreme Court over Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA , which now provides temporary protection from deportation and permission to work for about 660,000 people who came to the U.S.as children, a...More..

Researchers say fewer children are getting flu shots
by | Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Researchers say fewer children are getting flu shots

In a three and a half minute video released this week, the Chief Officer of the HSE's South East Community Healthcare (SECH) organisation Kate Killeen White is re-iterating the message that "if you can't get th...More..

by | Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Merck wins European approval for first-ever Ebola vaccine

The Commission has adopted a decision granting authorisation to pharmaceutical provider Merck Sharp & Dohme BV to produce Ervebo, a Ebola vaccine which has been in development since the outbreak of the dise...More..

Nigeria records highest global pneumonia deaths in 2018
by | Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Nigeria records highest global pneumonia deaths in 2018

A joint statement by the United Nations children's agency, Unicef , and five other groups says 800,000 children died of the preventable lung disease previous year, calling it a forgotten epidemic. 'Although va...More..

You can now get cannabis-based medicine on the NHS
by | Wednesday, November 13, 2019

You can now get cannabis-based medicine on the NHS

The medicine is used to treat severe seizures for people with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome or Dravet syndrome - rare forms of epilepsy. Campaigners welcomed the decision, but said thousands of other people with ...More..

Five takeaways from Cowboys' loss to Vikings: Dak Prescott deserved better
by | Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Five takeaways from Cowboys' loss to Vikings: Dak Prescott deserved better

The Cowboys might need a new rallying cry as it prepares for the Lions next week. Getting back into the game was great and all and the Cowboys had a chance at the end, but the way they called plays after the tw...More..

Google Project Nightingale secretly collects health data
by | Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Google Project Nightingale secretly collects health data

Google has been collecting detailed health records of millions of Americans since a year ago, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday. At least 150 Google employees are said to have sweeping access to m...More..

Related Lung Disease And Vitamin E Acetate: What You Should Know
by | Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Related Lung Disease And Vitamin E Acetate: What You Should Know

Trump has since appeared to backtrack somewhat out of his first announcement, suggesting that he is now more interested in different constraints which are more amenable to vapers, like increasing the age to buy...More..

Father of Atatiana Jefferson dies of heart attack weeks after her killing
by | Monday, November 11, 2019

Father of Atatiana Jefferson dies of heart attack weeks after her killing

A tactical police unit was dispatched to Jefferson's home. Marquis Jefferson was interviewed by KTVT-TV after the killing. A neighbor told media outlets that his niece previously called him to say that J...More..

Juul halts sales of mint, top- selling e-cigarette flavour
by | Sunday, November 10, 2019

Juul halts sales of mint, top- selling e-cigarette flavour

Crosthwaite, adding in a statement that the company must "earn the trust of society". The researchers estimated of the 5.3 million high school and middle school students who now use e-cigarettes, 2.4 million ...More..

Was Trump call with Ukraine 'perfect'? GOP has many answers - 47abc
by | Saturday, November 09, 2019

Was Trump call with Ukraine 'perfect'? GOP has many answers - 47abc

Neumann, president of the American Academy of Diplomacy and a former career ambassador and deputy assistant secretary of state. He added: "It's hard to rally people to your side without a coherent and sustain...More..

by | Saturday, November 09, 2019

Trump says he may release April Ukraine call

George Kent, a deputy assistant secretary at the State Department, revealed during his closed-door testimony before House impeachment investigators last month that there was a lot of lying going when it came to...More..

Clinics offering free flu shots open across Toronto
by | Saturday, November 09, 2019

Clinics offering free flu shots open across Toronto

Quadrivalent flu vaccine is still available, but the high dose flu vaccine is sold out. " The Detroit Free Press passed along some important information to know about getting vaccinated." When you do receive...More..

Vaping Illnesses Linked to Vitamin E Acetate, CDC Says
by | Friday, November 08, 2019

Vaping Illnesses Linked to Vitamin E Acetate, CDC Says

Since vaping was discovered to be a common thread in the spate of lung illnesses that have killed 40 people in the U.S., scientists have been scrambling to discover the cause. The CDC says it also tested for ...More..

University of Otago alumna behind major HIV discovery
by | Friday, November 08, 2019

University of Otago alumna behind major HIV discovery

Her company tests more than 60% of the world's blood supply, she said , and they have to look for new strains and track those in circulation so "we can accurately detect it, no matter where it happens to be in...More..

Measles 'destroys immune system memory', research finds
by | Friday, November 08, 2019

Measles 'destroys immune system memory', research finds

Researchers knew that measles eliminates B cells in the immune system that form its memory. The measles virus targets the immune system itself - it eliminates the immune cells that produce antibodies that...More..

UPS completes first residential drone deliveries from a CVS Pharmacy
by | Thursday, November 07, 2019

UPS completes first residential drone deliveries from a CVS Pharmacy

Indeed, it's unique circumstances like these that make drone delivery all the more appealing. In September, UPS became the first firm to win the broadest FAA certification to operate a drone airline. 'CVS is...More..

Screen time impact on kids’ white matter
by | Thursday, November 07, 2019

Screen time impact on kids’ white matter

Meanwhile, children aged between two and five should "limit screen use to 1 hour per day of high quality programs". Researchers said those children had lower levels of development in the brain's white matter...More..

Flavors of e-cigarettes used by American youth
by | Thursday, November 07, 2019

Flavors of e-cigarettes used by American youth

According to the New York State Department of Health , even as cigarette smoking among high schoolers has plummeted (to a record statewide low of 4.3 percent in 2016), e-cigarette use has skyrocketed: nearly 4...More..

by | Thursday, November 07, 2019

Trump's 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers struck down by US judge

NY attorney General Letitia James led the lawsuit on behalf of 19 states and the District of Columbia, which argued that the policy allows Americans to "openly discriminate and refuse to provide necessary hea...More..

Why Democrat state election gains should concern Trump
by | Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Why Democrat state election gains should concern Trump

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear pulled off an upset Tuesday night in an apparent victory over Republican Gov. Matt Bevin , dealing a blow to President Donald Trump , NBC News projects... Meanwhile, ...More..

Here's a list of $20.35 trillion of Elizabeth Warren tax hikes
by | Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Here's a list of $20.35 trillion of Elizabeth Warren tax hikes

Today, I'm releasing my plan to pay for #MedicareForAll . Medicare for All will require $20.5 trillion in additional federal spending, which still leaves more than $30 trillion left to be covered from ...More..

Ebola: Attackers kill DR Congo journalist shining light on virus
by | Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Ebola: Attackers kill DR Congo journalist shining light on virus

In many areas of rural Africa, local communities fear Western-style medical practices and have been known to attack healthcare workers; DRC in particular has experienced a growing sense of distrust and rejectio...More..

SNL skewers Elizabeth Warren's Medicare For All plan
by | Monday, November 04, 2019

SNL skewers Elizabeth Warren's Medicare For All plan

Many are afraid that under Warren's plan, USA taxpayers would be forced to pay more in taxes, while some politicians openly claim that her proposals are impossible. "I could explain it to you, but you'd die",...More..

Judge blocks Trump rule requiring prospective immigrants have health insurance
by | Monday, November 04, 2019

Judge blocks Trump rule requiring prospective immigrants have health insurance

US District Judge Michael Simon issued a 28-day restraining order during a rare Saturday session in his courtroom in Portland, Oregon , according to a copy of the decision seen by AFP. The lawsuit furthermor...More..

Infection amnesia: Measles 'destroys immune system memory'
by | Saturday, November 02, 2019

Infection amnesia: Measles 'destroys immune system memory'

The research begins to explain something surprising that happened when the measles vaccine was introduced in the U.S.in the 1960s. But some children could develop life-threatening diseases as a result. T...More..

Warren Agrees Medicare-for-All Could Result in Major Job Losses
by | Friday, November 01, 2019

Warren Agrees Medicare-for-All Could Result in Major Job Losses

Warren argues the obligation is less onerous than what those employers now face, as they would be shielded from existing runaway healthcare price increases; costs would not rise faster than inflation under he...More..

Health Department Continues Push for Residents to Get Flu Vaccine
by | Friday, November 01, 2019

Health Department Continues Push for Residents to Get Flu Vaccine

Influenza season usually peaks in January or February in most years, but it takes about two weeks for the body to develop antibodies that protect against the flu . Building capacity: build new hospital and lo...More..

Facebook wants to get involved with healthcare
by | Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Facebook wants to get involved with healthcare

Abnousi wrote, "Most of the preventive measures recommended by the health organizations we're working with, such as blood pressure tests, are free of charge with insurance coverage, but we know many people do n...More..