Measles case confirmed in St. Clair County, state count at 44

He blamed fake news spread on social media - the "antivaxx" campaign - for the declining uptake after it was revealed half a million children in the United Kingdom were not vaccinated against measles between 2010 and 2017. Nationally, officials have ... More..

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Ric Flair's surgery postponed due to health complications
by | Monday, May 20, 2019

Ric Flair's surgery postponed due to health complications

Offest blasts a number of blogs which have reported on the fake news that Ric Flair passed away. "They are working to address complications before surgery". A legend of professional wrestling Ric Flair Has suff...More..

World Health Organization makes first official recommendations to reduce risk of dementia
by | Friday, May 17, 2019

World Health Organization makes first official recommendations to reduce risk of dementia

Carol Routledge, director of Research at Alzheimer's Research UK, said dementia was the leading cause of death in Britain, but only 34% of adults realised they could reduce the risk, and the World Health O...More..

Iowa Officials Confirm Cases of Dog Disease That Can Infect Humans
by | Thursday, May 16, 2019

Iowa Officials Confirm Cases of Dog Disease That Can Infect Humans

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship advise all animal owners to thoroughly wash hands after handling pets-even household ones-to prevent infection . Heinz said all of the dogs in the resc...More..

Measles Cases Top 800 in U.S.
by | Thursday, May 16, 2019

Measles Cases Top 800 in U.S.

HOGAN: The outbreak hit poor black and Latino communities the hardest - Central Brooklyn, Upper Manhattan and the South Bronx. Immunization rates peaked in the early 1980s because of investment during the pr...More..

This is how many cups of coffee you should be drinking
by | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

This is how many cups of coffee you should be drinking

That's because too much caffeine can cause high blood pressure , a precursor to heart disease, researchers say. Now, the latest research shows that drinking at least two cups of coffee per day can increa...More..

USA Counties At Risk for Future Measles Outbreaks
by | Monday, May 13, 2019

USA Counties At Risk for Future Measles Outbreaks

The agency attributes the recent outbreaks to measles being imported, when an unvaccinated traveler visits a country where there is widespread measles transmission, gets infected with measles, returns to the US...More..

Woman dies from rabies after trying to rescue puppy
by | Monday, May 13, 2019

Woman dies from rabies after trying to rescue puppy

Birgitte carried it in her basket and groomed it after getting back to the resort. The family said the cuts were small, and nothing major. Initial symptoms of rabies include headaches and a fever. "Our fear...More..

Local mother working to bring awareness to youth mental health
by | Sunday, May 12, 2019

Local mother working to bring awareness to youth mental health

To kick off Mental Health Week in Canada, the provincial government announced an "additional" $174 million in funding to address service gaps across Ontario. If you would like tips for starting a conversation i...More..

Denver Could Become the First U.S. City to Decriminalize Magic Mushrooms
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

Denver Could Become the First U.S. City to Decriminalize Magic Mushrooms

But a growing body of medical research shows that psilocybin can treat conditions like anxiety and depression, in cases where drugs now on the market cannot. But in 2018, researchers from Johns Hopkins Unive...More..

HHS Secretary urges anti-vaxxers to vaccinate their children
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

HHS Secretary urges anti-vaxxers to vaccinate their children

The state has had one confirmed case of measles in 2019. Krissy Mosbarger, whose son has autism, said she believes in vaccinating but on a different schedule than the state recommends. Bhat said that even w...More..

Germany considers fining parents who do not vaccinate their children against measles
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Germany considers fining parents who do not vaccinate their children against measles

As of April 23, there were 14 cases of measles reported in New Jersey . These New York outbreaks, in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, are the longest and largest since measles was declared eliminated i...More..

Oklahoma Man Suffers Major Stroke After Popping His Neck
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Oklahoma Man Suffers Major Stroke After Popping His Neck

Josh Hader ended up at Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City after tearing his vertebral artery , which leads to the brain, ABC affiliate KOAT reported. "Currently, I can walk without a walker or cane, but I get e...More..

Ramadan : Saraki urges Muslims to pray for peace, security, economic prosperity
by | Monday, May 06, 2019

Ramadan : Saraki urges Muslims to pray for peace, security, economic prosperity

He said Taraweh prayers at the National mosque are to be conducted every evening from 8:30pm and that Darassa (Islamic seminars) will be held from 10am throughout the month of Ramadan. Bukola Saraki has called ...More..

Scotland Health Care System celebrating National Nurses Week
by | Monday, May 06, 2019

Scotland Health Care System celebrating National Nurses Week

Amazon is offering a collection of free nursing books. Together, we stand strong today and every day to provide the best possible evidence-based care in the clinic, at the hospital, in the classrooms and in ...More..

More than 1,000 dead in D.R. Congo Ebola epidemic
by | Monday, May 06, 2019

More than 1,000 dead in D.R. Congo Ebola epidemic

The WHO said it was anxious there could be continued "intense transmission" of the virus . The WHO plans to expand vaccination with an unlicensed new Ebola vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson, in addition to...More..

‘Effectively Zero’: Study Shows Antiretroviral Therapy Blocks HIV Transmission
by | Sunday, May 05, 2019

‘Effectively Zero’: Study Shows Antiretroviral Therapy Blocks HIV Transmission

A landmark study has further confirmed evidence that an HIV positive person has zero chance of transmitting the virus to a sexual partner if they are taking antiretroviral therapy medication, helping to put a...More..

Los Angeles County identifies additional case of measles
by | Sunday, May 05, 2019

Los Angeles County identifies additional case of measles

With the disease on the rise worldwide, even adults who have received a dose of the MMR vaccine are at risk, especially if they regularly travel or are planning to travel overseas. "What if we could develop a v...More..

IN residents now can obtain measles vaccine without Rx
by | Sunday, May 05, 2019

IN residents now can obtain measles vaccine without Rx

Of 44 cases directly imported from other countries, 34 were in US residents traveling internationally. "The suffering we are seeing today is completely avoidable", U.S. The symptoms are unpleasant, including ...More..

San Francisco sues Trump over conscience rights
by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

San Francisco sues Trump over conscience rights

Samuels is now director of the Williams Institute , a think tank on sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy that conducts independent research and surveys related to LGBT issues. The rule ...More..

by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

Is Vermont Prepared For A Measles Outbreak?

Most adults who have received one dose of the measles vaccine on or after their first birthday should be protected. And in the face of rising vaccine skepticism and recent outbreaks of vaccine-preventable disea...More..

Merck steps up USA measles vaccine production with increased demand
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

Merck steps up USA measles vaccine production with increased demand

Weaver said that older baby boomers, along with members of the so-call greatest generation may be out of the woods. "That means the majority of parents are making sure their children get vaccinated according to...More..

Woman with measles saw 'Avengers: Endgame,' potentially exposed audience
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

Woman with measles saw 'Avengers: Endgame,' potentially exposed audience

Other moviegoers may have been exposed from 11 p.m.to 4 a.m., the agency said. It's been characterised as the largest outbreak of the preventable disease since 2000, the year that it was declared eliminated...More..

Burger King ‘Unhappy Meals’ Capture All the Feels From Pissed to Yaaas
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

Burger King ‘Unhappy Meals’ Capture All the Feels From Pissed to Yaaas

Customers can order the boxes when they order a Whopper meal, which includes the sandwich along with french fries and a drink (sorry, no toy included). "While not everyone would think about pairing fast food...More..

by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

"Vampire facials" at New Mexico spa linked to two HIV cases

Tierney Murphy said. The VIP Spa was closed after health officials determined that treatments offered there could potentially spread blood-borne infections, such as HIV , hepatitis B, and hepatitis C to ...More..

Measles outbreak hits 25-year high with 704 cases reported so far
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Measles outbreak hits 25-year high with 704 cases reported so far

According to the CDC , one dose of MMR is 93% effective against measles. That's just the confirmed cases, mind you, so the real number is likely significantly higher. "It's possible you received a version of th...More..

by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Measles cases climb to 704 for the year, CDC says

Some of those cases are listed below. However the rate of vaccination is lower in certain communities such as the Orthodox Jews in the NY area, where the epidemic continues, and the Russian-speaking community...More..

US measles outbreak raises questions about immunity in adults
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

US measles outbreak raises questions about immunity in adults

And with the disease once more in the spotlight, people have questions about who should be vaccinated aside from young children. At that time, officials said that "in the coming weeks" the number of confirmed c...More..

Britney Spears Checks Out of Mental Health Facility
by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

Britney Spears Checks Out of Mental Health Facility

She even left the treatment centre to celebrate Easter with her long-time boyfriend Sam Asghari at the Montage Beverly Hills, where they spent "a relaxing day" enjoying the hotel's amenities. The clip was acc...More..

Students And Staff At LA Universities Quarantined Over Measles Fears
by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

Students And Staff At LA Universities Quarantined Over Measles Fears

The order was issued at UCLA and Cal State LA for students and staff exposed to a confirmed case of measles and who can not prove they have been vaccinated against the highly contagious disease. After identif...More..

Measles in LA County, as 2 pregnant NYC women infected
by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

Measles in LA County, as 2 pregnant NYC women infected

Measles is highly contagious , infecting 90% of unvaccinated people who are exposed to the disease, the agency said. Earlier this week, the CDC said there had been 626 measles cases across 22 states as of Ap...More..

Trump urges Americans to get measles vaccine
by | Saturday, April 27, 2019

Trump urges Americans to get measles vaccine

This stance is a surprising reversal, given that Trump has spent years promoting conspiracy theories that vaccines cause autism and questioning the safety of the pediatric vaccine schedule. A UNICEF study fou...More..

Now, study on Americans links eating breakfast to lower risk of stroke
by | Saturday, April 27, 2019

Now, study on Americans links eating breakfast to lower risk of stroke

It also doesn't specify what any of the participants actually ate for breakfast, which is significant, given that a bowl of oatmeal with blueberries or a vegetable omelet with a side of avocado is much more he...More..

New malaria vaccine trialled in Malawi
by | Saturday, April 27, 2019

New malaria vaccine trialled in Malawi

Three central African countries are launching the world's 1st malaria vaccine in a landmark child vaccination program. Minister of health Isaac Adewole told reporters in Abuja that if it works perfectly...More..

U.S. Measles Cases Hit Highest Mark in 25 Years
by | Friday, April 26, 2019

U.S. Measles Cases Hit Highest Mark in 25 Years

The vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella, or the MMR vaccine , is one of the most effective, state epidemiologist Cherie Drenzek said. The health department cautions that measles spreads when an infected...More..