Free flu vaccines available

But this simply isn't the case, and with less than half of the adult population in the USA getting vaccinated each flu season - which coincides with the holiday season and cold weather - there's a good chance you're going to get sick. This might not ... More..

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Victoria joins 'Teal Pumpkin Project' for food allergy sufferers
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Victoria joins 'Teal Pumpkin Project' for food allergy sufferers

Kids with allergies will often carry teal containers to indicate they have an allergy, but those distributing candy can either ask trick-or-treaters if they have any food allergies, or give every visitor a choi...More..

Dogs Detect Malaria by Sniffing Worn Socks
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Dogs Detect Malaria by Sniffing Worn Socks

Since 2000, there has been a 60 per cent plunge in malarial death rates, and yet nearly half of the world's population is still at risk, shows a 2015 World Health Organization report. James Logan from the Lon...More..

Serial killer nurse admits murdering 100 patients
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Serial killer nurse admits murdering 100 patients

As the proceedings opened in the northern city of Oldenburg, presiding judge Sebastian Buehrmann asked whether the charges against him were accurate, to which Hoegel replied "yes". Niels Hoegel, 41, confessed t...More..

Taste of the Cultures in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Taste of the Cultures in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Controllers club held a "bail and bond" fundraiser at Oktibbeha County Justice Court this morning. Dr Mrs Beatrice Wiafe Addai was surprised at the high turnout in the region considering that this is the ...More..

Ninth child dies from adenovirus at medical center
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Ninth child dies from adenovirus at medical center

There have been 25 total cases of the virus at the facility. The teams will assess infection prevention practices and deploy beginning in November, according to Health Commissioner Dr. "To date, confirmed cas...More..

Digital services tax: What the Budget 2018 announcement really means
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Digital services tax: What the Budget 2018 announcement really means

John McDonnell said people would continue to "suffer" despite the Chancellor's £30bn giveaway Budget . "Given the dominance of the US tech giants, it is hard to see the Trump administration taking kindly to ...More..

American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk Is Sunday
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk Is Sunday

Breast cancer remains the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women - less than one percent of diagnoses occur in men - and while survival rates are increasing according to some statistics, those with...More..

National Drug Takeback Day Set For Saturday
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

National Drug Takeback Day Set For Saturday

Douglas Anders of St. Louis County said that his battle with cancer put him on several prescription drugs. Prescription drug abuse in the United States is increasing at an alarming rate, as are the number of ...More..

Trump seeks to base Medicare drug prices on lower overseas rates
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Trump seeks to base Medicare drug prices on lower overseas rates

The IPI payment model would bring Medicare reimbursement rates for Part B drugs closer to the prescription drug prices observed in the sixteen other developed economies, CMS explained . In his remarks Thursd...More..

What's with the new flu medication xofluza - Womens Health
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

What's with the new flu medication xofluza - Womens Health

This novel drug provides an important, additional treatment option", said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates , a record 900,000 people...More..

Cavaliers tickets going for as cheap as $2.00 on resale sites
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Cavaliers tickets going for as cheap as $2.00 on resale sites

The Cavaliers struggled again in the third quarter as Drummond and Jackson combined to score 15 straight points for the Pistons . Detroit went on a 12-0 run late in the second quarter and led 58-50 at halfti...More..

Flu season arrives in Jeffco
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Flu season arrives in Jeffco

It's also the lowest rate since 2010. Although a person who has received the shot can still get the flu, particularly if they are exposed to the virus before receiving the shot or in the two weeks following i...More..

CDC: Rare polio-like disease is spreading
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

CDC: Rare polio-like disease is spreading

It affects the nervous system, specifically the area of spinal cord called gray matter, which causes the muscles and reflexes in the body to become weak. We don't know who may be at higher risk for developing A...More..

Tall people at greater risk of cancer
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Tall people at greater risk of cancer "because they have more cells"

These mutations continue for life. An alternative theory is that the same factors that determine height also influence cancer risk, he added. The results of his research revealed that women have a 13% incre...More..

Can You Really Cut Down Risk of Cancer By Eating Organic Food?
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Can You Really Cut Down Risk of Cancer By Eating Organic Food?

Organic foods are those cultivated without using any fertilizer or chemicals such as pesticides and herbicides. He explained that pesticide residues are present in foods and most consumers are exposed to the...More..

Breast cancer awareness drive
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Breast cancer awareness drive

Like Jolie, Melissa Mally found out she had a BRCA1 gene mutation when she was just 25 years old. Active in several other efforts to raise awareness about breast cancer and to help fund research and treatme...More..

Scientists say humans have started pooping microplastics
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Scientists say humans have started pooping microplastics

Tiny plastic particles have been discovered in human waste for the first time, according to research that the Medical University of Vienna and Austria's Federal Environment Agency presented on Tuesday... ...More..

First Flu Death Of Season Reported In Connecticut
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

First Flu Death Of Season Reported In Connecticut

The Saskatchewan Health Authority will begin distributing free flu shots this week. Throughout the night his condition worsened.McGowan took him to the emergency department at a hospital near their home in Naza...More..

CHEO confirms cases of rare polio-like disease
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

CHEO confirms cases of rare polio-like disease

While it's speculative, many doctors believe those who develop AFM may have an underlying genetic predisposition to the condition. "We're already starting to think about will she be able to drive, will she ev...More..

No Such Thing as Too Much Exercise, Study Finds
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

No Such Thing as Too Much Exercise, Study Finds

So for their research, they chose to analyze long-term data from their own medical center, the Cleveland Clinic. 122,007 participants were studied retrospectively who underwent treadmill testing to measure al...More..

6 children dead from adenovirus at care facility in New Jersey
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

6 children dead from adenovirus at care facility in New Jersey

The New Jersey Department of Health announced Tuesday that six children died as a result of an outbreak of adenovirus at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation. Of these 18 cases, there have unfo...More..

Five things you should know about breast cancer
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Five things you should know about breast cancer

Because our officers mostly wear a utility uniform for daily duty, which does not include a badge, for the last few years, we have worn breast-cancer ribbons. Kim Robertson, from Island Park, is fighting the di...More..

Nevada Republicans whip up fears of California's influence | AP business
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Nevada Republicans whip up fears of California's influence | AP business

Americans will vote November 6 in elections in which Trump's fellow Republicans will try to hold on to their majorities in the Senate and House of Representatives. Though Biden said earlier in the week that h...More..

Bowling Over Breast Cancer To Be Held
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Bowling Over Breast Cancer To Be Held

Sunday, Oct. 28, at Jamestown Bowling Company, 850 Foote Ave., Jamestown. Early·onset breast cancer also tends to be more aggressive than late·onset. A dozen dogs donned pink jumpers and sauntered alongside...More..

Endocyte Set to Rumble on Sale to Novartis
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Endocyte Set to Rumble on Sale to Novartis

With the purchase, the Swiss company is adding to its arsenal of radiopharmaceuticals, a new group of drugs created to more closely target cancer cells. "We are also excited about the opportunity to break int...More..

Man's death linked to consumption of squirrel brains
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Man's death linked to consumption of squirrel brains

He was diagnosed with Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease in 2015 'after suffering thinking problems and impaired walking, ' according to the report. They began digging through hospital records after seeing four ...More..

Breast cancer aware at Gonzales Healthcare
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Breast cancer aware at Gonzales Healthcare

Dean of Faculty of SMBBMU Larkana Professor Rafia Balouch, Dr Shahida Shaikh, Dr Saira Fatima, Dr Saima Athar delivered their papers on various aspects of breast diseases, their prevention and awareness about b...More..

Last year's flu vaccine wasn't very effective. This year's looks more promising
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Last year's flu vaccine wasn't very effective. This year's looks more promising

Fauci says the flu virus can change every year, so it is important to keep up. Mirella Salvatore, an infectious disease specialist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian, told The New York Times ...More..

'Mad cow disease' tests continue after Aberdeenshire discovery
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

'Mad cow disease' tests continue after Aberdeenshire discovery

The Scottish Government said the incident did not represent a threat to human health, but livestock on the farm are being quarantined while further investigations take place. Officials have stressed that the ...More..

Dozens ill after salmonella outbreak tied to raw chicken — CDC
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Dozens ill after salmonella outbreak tied to raw chicken — CDC

In the CDC's investigation notice, the organization said the outbreak strain of SalmonellaInfantis has caused illness in 92 people in 29 states; 21 of those people have been hospitalized due to their symptoms,...More..

Two Mass. children contracted rare muscle-weakness syndrome this year, officials say
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Two Mass. children contracted rare muscle-weakness syndrome this year, officials say

Typical symptoms of AFM are similar to those of a severe respiratory illness, along with a fever, but those often progress into neurological symptoms. Yes, it can be a very serious disease, but its extremely r...More..

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) stock directed 2.60% up from its 20-SMA
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) stock directed 2.60% up from its 20-SMA

NeuroSurgical Holdings. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 94,745 shares of company stock worth $24,995,290. The moving average approach will help them to quickly measure stock performance related to price ...More..

Get the flu shot: health unit
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Get the flu shot: health unit

Experts recommend that everyone over the age of six months get the flu shot, and the sooner the better. Women who got vaccinated are also saving their children from the flu before and after birth. In Alberta...More..

WHO to meet on Congo’s Ebola outbreak as death toll soars
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

WHO to meet on Congo’s Ebola outbreak as death toll soars

Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has called for an Emergency Committee meeting on the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ( DRC ), which has already claimed about 13...More..