Drug-resistant salmonella from chicken sickens almost 100

Investigators have identified the outbreak strain in raw chicken pet food, raw chicken products, and live chickens, indicating it might be widespread in the chicken industry. The illnesses began in January, and the most recent case was confirmed in S... More..

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by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Tenn. child diagnosed with mysterious illness; 22 states affected

So far this year, there have been 127 confirmed and suspected cases of acute flaccid myelitis , a condition in which one or more limbs becomes paralyzed, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention repor...More..

by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

CDC investigating mysterious polio-like disease in New Hampshire

Though AFM has not claimed any lives this year, there was one death in 2017. Cases of AFM were first reported in 2014, and since then, incidences of the condition have been higher in alternate years, STAT n...More..

Zimmer Biomet Partnering With Apple
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Zimmer Biomet Partnering With Apple

The app works with Apple Watch paired with iPhone and enables the doctors to check and analyze the data captured during a said period. Patients will be provided with support and guidance as they prepare for and...More..

800 dietary supplements contained unapproved drug ingredients
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

800 dietary supplements contained unapproved drug ingredients

Further, poison control centers evidently received over 1,000 reports of adverse reactions to dietary supplements over a span of three years. Kumar's team noted that more than half of all American adults rou...More..

by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

MDH: 7th Minnesota case of AFM 'under review' by CDC

The disease is being called acute flaccid myelitis , or AFM, and although researchers suspect that it's caused by a virus, no virus has yet been discovered that's associated with the condition. "Parents need t...More..

by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Mysterious paralyzing illness reported in 22 states — CDC

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) told WCCO the seventh case of accute flaccid myelitis (AFM) has been clinically diagnosed in Minnesota. The average age of affected patients is just four. "Parents nee...More..

by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

CDC Investigates Cases Of Rare Neurological 'Mystery Illness' In Kids

CDC officials added that while they have not seen any geographical clustering, they have seen seasonal clustering, with most cases occurring in the late summer and fall, dating back to when the CDC first notice...More..

by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

CDC: 'Mystery illness' leaving dozens of children paralyzed

Similar waves of the same illness occurred in 2014 and 2016. And though enteroviruses have been detected in some paralysis cases, it hasn't been found in others, CDC officials say. The CDC will determine whet...More..

Pediatricians suggest getting flu shot by Halloween
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Pediatricians suggest getting flu shot by Halloween

For the 2018-19 flu season, two deaths in Kansas have already been directly attributed to influenza as of Monday, according to Kansas Department of Health and Environment reports. Rock says that other good prac...More..

Hospital foundation to Paint the Town Pink for breast cancer awareness
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Hospital foundation to Paint the Town Pink for breast cancer awareness

With two years left on the grant, there's a lot of work still to be done, Murphy said, yet they are confident the efforts will continue to save lives. Moore said that teams of walkers have participated in the n...More..

UAE launches breast cancer awareness campaign
by | Monday, October 15, 2018

UAE launches breast cancer awareness campaign

Aiello also commended Olean firefighters for wearing pink in October in recognition of those who have fought the disease. There are 25,002 of the "pink ribbon" plates on the road, which have raised $3,141,385, ...More..

Sections Have Nearly Doubled Since 2000. That Isn't Necessarily A Good Thing
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

Sections Have Nearly Doubled Since 2000. That Isn't Necessarily A Good Thing

Even within countries, there are large differences in rates of C-section between rich and poor, public and private sectors, and between regions. Authors pointed out that while the procedure is generally over-...More..

Breast Cancer Screening For Early Detection
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

Breast Cancer Screening For Early Detection

That's more than the entire student populations of Radford and Virginia Tech combined. "So it is something we need to flag, something we need to address", Francois said. Susan G. Komen® is the largest nonprofit...More..

Trump announces slight fall in Obamacare premiums in 2019
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

Trump announces slight fall in Obamacare premiums in 2019

Sixteen of the 39 states using the federal exchange will see declines, two states will have no change and the majority of the remaining states will face marginal, single-digit increases. The Democrats joint re...More..

Awareness rally marks World Mental Health Day
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Awareness rally marks World Mental Health Day

The theme for this year is " Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World ". More importantly, no statistic can ever begin to capture the devastating and isolating impact on those people affected by me...More..

Ten suspected cases of rare nervous system disease in northern IL children
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Ten suspected cases of rare nervous system disease in northern IL children

The condition has gained attention in the past week after the parents of a 2-year-old Batavia girl came forward to share their story to raise awareness. The CDC began tracking the cases in 2014 after seeing a...More..

United States clears Aetna-CVS Health deal but requires divestiture
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

United States clears Aetna-CVS Health deal but requires divestiture

The divestiture would alleviate the U.S. Justice Department's concerns that the merger would reduce competition, it said Wednesday. The companies maintain that the deal will close during the fourth quarter of...More..

What is Acute Flaccid Myelitis? What Parents Need to Know
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

What is Acute Flaccid Myelitis? What Parents Need to Know

DSHS said the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ) does not know the cause of AFM or how it's contracted, but said there is a trend of spikes every other year. "The increase in AFM cases in 2014 co...More..

Democrats Agree To Confirm More Of Trump's Judicial Nominees - Again
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Democrats Agree To Confirm More Of Trump's Judicial Nominees - Again

Approximately one out of every six appeals court judges in the country is a Trump pick. And with Republicans likely to hold the Senate next year, that number is only going to continue to grow. Democratic Rep....More..

Financial services jobs 44% more likely to cause stress-related mental illness
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Financial services jobs 44% more likely to cause stress-related mental illness

And we are developing an entirely new mental health workforce that will support schools to get the right help early to young people with mild to moderate mental health needs. Because of culture-related fact...More..

As Climate Change Increases, Our Mental Health Declines
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

As Climate Change Increases, Our Mental Health Declines

But he notes, "W$3 e have a lot of work to do to figure out precisely what is causing what", as those affected by the rising temperatures experienced everything from increased stress to depression, anxiety and/...More..

Training course for construction mental health launched
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Training course for construction mental health launched

More affordable treatment options are required, along with affordable rehabilitation centers like the National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation (NIMHR) which received cabinet approval earlier. "So, ...More..

Selena Gomez admitted after 'emotional breakdown'
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Selena Gomez admitted after 'emotional breakdown'

We're told Selena was released days later but had to be re-admitted late last week because her low blood cell count persisted, and it threw Selena into a downward emotional spiral. Soon after this news br...More..

The power of support for mental health
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

The power of support for mental health

A YES vote on this measure means: The state could use existing county mental health funds to pay for housing for those with mental illness who are homeless. "Sadly, mental illness is taboo in many Chinese...More..

by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Polio-Like Condition in Kids on Rise Again in US

Marcelo Malakooti. IL now reports nine cases of a rare polio-like illness that has popped up in several states It's called Acute Flaccid Myelitis . These states include California, Florida, Massachusetts, ...More..

Senate returns to 'Obamacare' wars, and Dems lose a vote
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Senate returns to 'Obamacare' wars, and Dems lose a vote

Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh said Washington, D.C. maybe become "uninhabitable for a while" if the Democrats do not retake the House in November's midterm elections. On the campaign trail T...More..

6 Minnesota children sickened by polio-like illness — CDC
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

6 Minnesota children sickened by polio-like illness — CDC

There's no cure and some children appear to have long-term disabilities, while others recover completely or almost completely. But other viruses may also be to blame. Six children in Minnesota have been diagno...More..

'2.2m Nepalis suffer from mental health disorder' - Capital
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

'2.2m Nepalis suffer from mental health disorder' - Capital

The World Federation for Mental Health notes that suicide and substance abuse numbers have been steadily rising, LGBTQ+ youth are battling loneliness and isolation, and young people still aren't getting the s...More..

William and Kate to attend mental health summit
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

William and Kate to attend mental health summit

The Duchess of Cambridge was stunning in a lilac Emilia Wickstead dress and blush-colored heels. Eagle-eyed fans of Kate's style will recognise the frock from her and Prince William's royal tour of Germa...More..

Trump Boosts Ethanol Shift at Iowa Rally, Urges Base to Vote
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Trump Boosts Ethanol Shift at Iowa Rally, Urges Base to Vote

They point out he served for 12 years on the country's second-most important court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, where he penned more than 300 opinions, many of which were upheld by the Supr...More..

Kavanaugh to hear first arguments as Supreme Court justice
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Kavanaugh to hear first arguments as Supreme Court justice

Sixty-two percent (62%) of all voters are angry about the U.S. Senate's treatment of Kavanaugh, with 42% who are Very Angry. Appointed by President Donald Trump , Kavanaugh's confirmation cemented a conserva...More..

Sullivan County Health Department encourages getting flu shot early
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Sullivan County Health Department encourages getting flu shot early

Essentia Health is going with the regular vaccine for the 50-64 set, said Dr. Rajesh Prabhu, Essentia's infectious disease specialist. "As long as I'm alive and kicking", he said, laughing. The vaccine is cov...More..

Taking stock: The importance of good mental health
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Taking stock: The importance of good mental health

Dr Antonis Kousoulis, associate director at MHF, said: "Our survey provides shocking further evidence of the growing crisis in the mental health of children". "Once again, people are talking about the implica...More..

New US Supreme Court Justice Pledges to Be 'Independent and Impartial'
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

New US Supreme Court Justice Pledges to Be 'Independent and Impartial'

The newest member of the United States Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh , after a bruising confirmation process in the Senate that bitterly divided the nation, is vowing to hear every case with respect and an op...More..