Peak flu season claims three Sask. children

Flu-like illnesses are trending above the county's historical five-year average. Thirteen children have died from the flu so far this season. Overall, flu activity was down last week compared to previous weeks. Data suggests that more people got v... More..

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All Elite Wrestling: Four Important Questions Still Remain For AEW
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

All Elite Wrestling: Four Important Questions Still Remain For AEW

According to Dave Melter of Wrestling Observer Radio , the deal was completed very recently as Jericho had been in talks with WWE only a few weeks ago. Meltzer noted that there are a lot of people in WWE who...More..

by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Flu season could be less damaging, experts say

Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health for New Brunswick. During the last week of December, Marion County emergency room visits related to influenza-like illness was at 2.70% - this is considered h...More..

De Blasio has a plan
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

De Blasio has a plan

NYC Care, which will be launched in the Bronx borough in the summer of 2019, will expand across the entire city by 2021 and cost at least $100 million annually, according to a statement from the mayor's office....More..

CEO of disgraced Arizona care facility resigns after vegetative patient gives birth
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

CEO of disgraced Arizona care facility resigns after vegetative patient gives birth

Calls by PEOPLE to Phoenix police about the investigation have not been returned. Awake but immobile, and apparently unaware, her universe consisted mostly of a room at a Phoenix Hacienda HealthCare facil...More..

GambleAware hails NHS problem gambling treatment plan
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

GambleAware hails NHS problem gambling treatment plan

The 136-page document (PDF), published at midday on 7 January, aims to provide clarity on the government's plans for the NHS over a longer period of time, setting out how the 70th birthday funding boost - a...More..

Increased Social Media Use May Develop Depressive Symptoms In Teenage Girls
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Increased Social Media Use May Develop Depressive Symptoms In Teenage Girls

The study is based on interviews with nearly 11,000 14-year-olds taking part in the Millennium Cohort Study, a major research project into children's lives. Total abstinence from social media was seen in only 4...More..

Dollar reels from Fed's chief remark
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Dollar reels from Fed's chief remark

When asked whether he would comply with a resignation request by Trump, Powell said, "No". U.S. Treasury yields jumped on Friday, triggering a massive break in the Treasury notes and Treasury bonds futures ma...More..

by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Report says Mediterranean Diet is best in 2019

Experts ranked the diet poorly in heart-health, ease of use, and overall impact on health. Research has shown that people in Mediterranean countries tend to live longer and have lower instances of cancer...More..

Heart and blood pressure drugs recalled because of cancer chemical contamination
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Heart and blood pressure drugs recalled because of cancer chemical contamination

The impurity is called N-nitrosodiethylamine, NDEA, a substance which occurs on a natural basis. Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc.is voluntarily recalling two lots of Valsartan tablets, 26 lots of amlodipine and Va...More..

Forget keto - the Mediterranean diet was just named the best for 2019
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

Forget keto - the Mediterranean diet was just named the best for 2019

If you've ever been confused about what to eat, you're definitely not alone. In the latest rankings, the Mediterranean diet also took the titles of best diet for healthy eating, diabetes and heart health, t...More..

by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

Mediterranean diet named No. 1 eating plan for 2019

The heart-healthy diet is rich in fruits, vegetables, fish and whole grains, along with healthy fats like olive oil, nuts and avocados. Interested in embarking on the diet for yourself? WW also retained the #...More..

Flu activity on the rise in Mississippi
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

Flu activity on the rise in Mississippi

The agency reported that Influenza A viruses - including H1N1 and H3N2 - have predominated in the United States since the beginning of October. "Anybody who hasn't been vaccinated should go and get vaccinat...More..

Swedish hospital investigating suspected case of Ebola
by | Friday, January 04, 2019

Swedish hospital investigating suspected case of Ebola

The patient was first admitted to hospital in the nearby town of Enkoping. Uppsala chief of medicine Mikael Köhler told regional newspaper UNT that the patient had returned to Sweden from a trip to Burundi...More..

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez already has plans to defy Pelosi
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez already has plans to defy Pelosi

The decision by Ocasio-Cortez is an early signal that the incoming lawmaker won't be shy about using her vote and social media megaphone - she already has more than 1.7 million followers on Twitter - to oppos...More..

Democrats ‘Didn’t Want to Hear’ Border Security Briefing, Says Rep. McCarthy
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Democrats ‘Didn’t Want to Hear’ Border Security Briefing, Says Rep. McCarthy

A spokesman for GOP leader Mitch McConnell said Republicans would not take action without Trump's backing. Lending it an air of drama, Wednesday's briefing for congressional leaders is to take place in th...More..

Doctor to be monitored in USA after possible exposure to Ebola
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Doctor to be monitored in USA after possible exposure to Ebola

The person, who was transported to the U.S.by private plane and transported by auto, will be monitored by federal, state and county public health officials, according to the statement . Doctors will work with ...More..

CDC reports a national uptick in the number of flu cases
by | Sunday, December 30, 2018

CDC reports a national uptick in the number of flu cases

As of the week ending December 22, nine states are experiencing high flu activity - Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico and SC - as well as New York City. Some - mo...More..

Rise in flu cases reported in New York State
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Rise in flu cases reported in New York State

It will help them to cautiously select their genres so that they can have an equal footing to compete with global giants who have an end to end development studios, with huge production capabilities that come w...More..

Drew Barrymore opens up about divorce from ex
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Drew Barrymore opens up about divorce from ex

The actress and mother-of-two seems so down-to-earth and lovely and her latest Instagram post is making us adore her even more. I want to present a five-part series of #TheWayItLooksToUs, and I invite you in ...More..

MI child dies from flu; 1st of the season
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

MI child dies from flu; 1st of the season

So far, the MDHHS says MI has only experienced localized flu activity but still advises anyone older than six months get a flu vaccine. Last year, two children died as a result of flu-related complications in...More..

National Pension Service Sells 15,389 Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA)
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

National Pension Service Sells 15,389 Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA)

Company recorded a change of -11.1% over the past week and returned 2.82% over the last three months while the company stock's monthly performance revealed a shift in price of -11.19%. The stock analysts must...More..

Core provisions of 'Obamacare' ruled unconstitutional by Texas federal judge
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Core provisions of 'Obamacare' ruled unconstitutional by Texas federal judge

That latter group will also include many Republicans who campaigned on the promise to protect people with pre-existing conditions and could face political consequences if they renege on that. What O'Connor di...More..

Surgeon General Declares E-Cig Use Among Teens An
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Surgeon General Declares E-Cig Use Among Teens An "Epidemic"

The latest federal figures show that 3.6 million teens use e-cigarettes, which works out to 1 in 5 high school students and 1 in 20 middle school students, the AP reported. But as Surgeon General, he takes on...More..

Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline consumer healthcare merger to create over the counter drug giant
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline consumer healthcare merger to create over the counter drug giant

The joint venture will be a leader in pain relief, respiratory, vitamin and mineral supplements, digestive health, skin health and will be the first or second largest consumer healthcare player in key geographi...More..

New report on substance abuse finds alarming number of teenagers vaping nicotine
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

New report on substance abuse finds alarming number of teenagers vaping nicotine

While tobacco use has been effectively controlled among United States teenagers, nicotine vaping has nearly doubled among high school students from 11 per cent in 2017 to 20.9 in 2018 leading a large number b...More..

Health care sector roils after ACA court ruling
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Health care sector roils after ACA court ruling

The ruling will be appealed and most likely end up before the U.S. Supreme Court. This is a broad view of Congress' intent, legal scholars said . Philip Klein, the executive editor of the conservative-leanin...More..

Trump signals healthcare reform to overtake 'unconstitutional' Obamacare
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Trump signals healthcare reform to overtake 'unconstitutional' Obamacare

Trump celebrated the ruling . In other words - the judge's own words - with the individual mandate unconstitutional , the remaining provisions of the ACA "are INSEVERABLE and therefore INVALID ". The ...More..

Is Obamacare going to be repealed? Probably not, experts say
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Is Obamacare going to be repealed? Probably not, experts say

Judge Reed O'Connor, appointed to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas in 2007 by former President George W. Bush, ruled that the individual mandate is illegal and therefore the entire l...More..

Federal judge rules Obamacare as 'unconstitutional', hands political victory to Trump
by | Sunday, December 16, 2018

Federal judge rules Obamacare as 'unconstitutional', hands political victory to Trump

The law will remain in place for now as the appeal process continues, a fact acknowledged by White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, even as the executive branch took a victory lap. "Unable to repeal the Aff...More..

Deadline For ACA Enrollment Is This Weekend
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Deadline For ACA Enrollment Is This Weekend

Consumers who do not enroll by the December 15 deadline can't get 2019 coverage unless they qualify for a Special Enrollment Period . WXXI's Brett Dahlberg has more on what that means for local health care con...More..

Johnson & Johnson knew about asbestos in talc baby powder
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Johnson & Johnson knew about asbestos in talc baby powder

J&J had evidence from lab tests dating as early as 1971 that its talcum powder contained asbestos - and lied about the fact for years as it faced lawsuit after lawsuit from sick plaintiffs, according to a r...More..

Federal judge strikes down Obamacare as unconstitutional
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Federal judge strikes down Obamacare as unconstitutional

United States, concluding that the individual mandate is unconstitutional and that, as a effect, the entire Affordable Care Act is invalid. I provided background on the implausible claims behind this suit her...More..

Fentanyl Now the Deadliest Drug in the US
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Fentanyl Now the Deadliest Drug in the US

Drugs such as heroin and cocaine are increasingly being laced with fentanyl and other synthetic opioids, causing many drug users to consume fatal doses by mistake . Deaths involving heroin more than triple...More..

by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Johnson & Johnson hammered by report it knew of asbestos in baby powder

Evidence the company knew about the link came to light after people who suspected that talc caused their cancers hired lawyers who were experienced in litigation involving workers exposed to asbestos. Their law...More..