Man with measles in King County came in contact with hundreds

Portland is in this county. Health officials in southwestern Idaho are warning medical care providers to be on the lookout for symptoms of measles because of an outbreak in western Washington that has sickened at least 26 people. Naus says simila... More..

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Stop snuggling hedgehogs, CDC urges amid salmonella outbreak
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Stop snuggling hedgehogs, CDC urges amid salmonella outbreak

The bacterial infection, caused by a certain strain of Salmonella , was found in samples collected from hedgehogs in some of the infected peoples' homes. Symptoms of the infection include fever, diarrhea and s...More..

Phoenix care facility says it’s making changes
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Phoenix care facility says it’s making changes

Court records indicate Sutherland's wife filed for divorce three weeks before the victim gave birth. Sutherland, 36 , who was arrested and charged with one count of sexual assault and one count of vulner...More..

A Measles Outbreak Has Hit An Anti-Vaxxer Hotspot In The US
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

A Measles Outbreak Has Hit An Anti-Vaxxer Hotspot In The US

Though someone infected with measles attended the National Basketball Association game on January 11 at the Moda Center, no Oregon residents have been diagnosed with the virus, public health officials in Multno...More..

This year's vaccine 72% effective at preventing flu, scientists say
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

This year's vaccine 72% effective at preventing flu, scientists say

Seven of the flu-associated deaths occurred last week. But, in recent years, many measles outbreaks have been reported. He says the results are compiled from data collected from survey sites along with physic...More..

Skip the fried chicken
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Skip the fried chicken

They found women eating one or more servings of fried food a day had an 8 per cent higher risk of death from all causes as well as heart-related death compared with those who did not eat fried food. "Unfortunat...More..

United Kingdom launches payment model for antimicrobials
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

United Kingdom launches payment model for antimicrobials

AMR poses such a substantial threat that it is predicted to kill 10 million people every year by 2050 , due to the misuse of medicines, and without effective antibiotics, routine operations could become too un...More..

New Canada Food Guide nixes portion sizes, promotes plant-based proteins
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

New Canada Food Guide nixes portion sizes, promotes plant-based proteins

A document put out by Health Canada for consultation said most Canadians do not eat enough vegetables, fruits and whole grains, and many also consume drinks with lots of sugar. "Our domestic production for th...More..

Gum disease bug linked to Alzheimer’s in breakthrough
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Gum disease bug linked to Alzheimer’s in breakthrough

As BBC reports , there are some serious questions left to be answered. In a study of mice and humans, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. The findings, which were published in the...More..

Self-testing cervical cancer screening could save Māori women's lives
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Self-testing cervical cancer screening could save Māori women's lives

Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) would like to remind the public that screening tests are a way of identifying health problems in people with no symptoms at an early stage when it can b...More..

US Democrat star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Twitch
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

US Democrat star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Twitch

The U.S. and other nations on Wednesday took the highly unusual step of recognizing Juan Guaido, the opposition head of the Venezuelan National Assembly, as the interim president of Venezuela. The 29-year-old N...More..

Outbreak: Measles Public Emergency Declared in US Anti-Vaccine ‘Hotspot’
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Outbreak: Measles Public Emergency Declared in US Anti-Vaccine ‘Hotspot’

Health officials said the immunization status for three cases was not verified. Seventeen of the cases are for children under 10 years old, four cases are for youth 11 to 18 years old, and one person is bet...More..

Red meat report criticised by industry
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Red meat report criticised by industry

Chicken consumption would have to fall to 29g a day, while dairy consumption would stop at a single glass of milk, 250ml, or even less, it said, if you have butter or cheese. We know that diet is the key to unl...More..

Cyber expert says EVMs ‘hacked’ during 2014 LS polls; EC rejects claims
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Cyber expert says EVMs ‘hacked’ during 2014 LS polls; EC rejects claims

He was at a press conference organised by the Indian Journalists' Association (Europe). In his yet to be substantiated allegations, Shuja has also accused the BJP of orchestrating the murder of his team membe...More..

North Carolina flu deaths climb as season enters its most risky phase
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

North Carolina flu deaths climb as season enters its most risky phase

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued the weekly influenza report ending January 12, 2019. The health agency said that 12 of those who have died, or 55 percent, were known to be va...More..

CVS, Walmart reach agreement on pharmacy contract after impasse
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

CVS, Walmart reach agreement on pharmacy contract after impasse

Rehmann Capital Advisory Group now owns 11,599 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $913,000 after purchasing an additional 389 shares in the last quarter. The disclosure for this sale can be found...More..

Gov. DeSantis wants ban on smokable medical marijuana lifted, NCFL reacts
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Gov. DeSantis wants ban on smokable medical marijuana lifted, NCFL reacts

DeSantis has recognized that Airbnb's policy would commercially discriminate against Israel and has suspended reimbursements to all state employees who use the Airbnb service during official travel". DeSantis a...More..

Cutting back on red meat 'will save the planet'
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

Cutting back on red meat 'will save the planet'

Moving to a "healthy diet" would require significant shifts to existing dietary habits in most countries, including the UK. People would also be limited to 7g of pork a day - equal to a single cocktail sausag...More..

Dublin Injects Himself With Own Semen To Cure Back Pain
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

Dublin Injects Himself With Own Semen To Cure Back Pain

The unidentified man injected his own semen into his arm every month for a year and a half to treat back pain. The researchers found that he did not take any medical advice in pursuing the " cure ". The docto...More..

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., (NASDAQ: WBA)
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., (NASDAQ: WBA)

The stock showed weekly performance of 0.97% and it maintained for the month at -14.30%. Staying disciplined with portfolio rebalancing and asset allocation may be a big help for the individual investor. In the...More..

Americans more likely to die from opioids than auto crash
by | Thursday, January 17, 2019

Americans more likely to die from opioids than auto crash

For the first time on record, the chances of unintentionally passing away from an opioid overdose in the United States are now higher than those passing away in an automobile crash. Last month, the CDC report...More..

Adequate sleep is must for good heart
by | Thursday, January 17, 2019

Adequate sleep is must for good heart

Sleeping fewer than six hours a night or waking frequently raises your risk of developing damaging plaque in arteries throughout your body not just your heart, says new research out of the American College of ...More..

by | Thursday, January 17, 2019

Oh come on, that's no way to treat long-term back pain

He had been injecting himself with an undisclosed dose of semen once a month, for at least 18 months. He had devised this " cure " independent of medical advice. Upon researching the condition, the author, ...More..

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's first outing of 2019 is in Birkenhead
by | Thursday, January 17, 2019

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's first outing of 2019 is in Birkenhead

Thomas told DailyMail TV: "Absolutely I think our wedding will bring the family closer together". "Sadly, my father will not be attending our wedding". Though Meghan's mom Doria Ragland couldn't be there to...More..

Sen. Rand Paul scheduled to have hernia surgery in Canada
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Sen. Rand Paul scheduled to have hernia surgery in Canada

Paul is suing for $4,000 in medical costs but said the final amount "will continue to be updated through trial and will certainly include the hernia surgery that is now scheduled to take place in Ontario, Cana...More..

CDC: Up to 84000 Americans hospitalized with flu in past three months
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

CDC: Up to 84000 Americans hospitalized with flu in past three months

Federal health officials say that the flu is now widespread in Alabama - and it's expected to increase. Flu season is in full swing in the Hudson Valley, with dozens of reported cases now being treated by d...More..

‘Uri’ Box Office: Vicky Kaushal-Starrer Earns Rs 20 Crore
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

‘Uri’ Box Office: Vicky Kaushal-Starrer Earns Rs 20 Crore

Not that he's seeking some review on Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai's "Josh", but that's how he is promoting his film URI based on Surgical Strikes carried out by the Indian Army post the URI attack. " U...More..

4th flu death of the season occurs in Indiana
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

4th flu death of the season occurs in Indiana

Officials from the New York State Health Department announced this week that the flu is spreading rapidly throughout the state, with some hospitals reportedly limiting visitation to prevent the spread of the vi...More..

High fibre diets make for healthier lives
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

High fibre diets make for healthier lives

Whole grains can lower a person's risk of dying from heart disease it was discovered by a team at the Harvard School of Public Health back in 2015. Speaking to The Guardian , Mann said that the findings co...More..

Can NYC Improve Your Quality Of Life? Mayor De Blasio Thinks So
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Can NYC Improve Your Quality Of Life? Mayor De Blasio Thinks So

Officials claimed that New York's scheme would be the most comprehensive free healthcare system in America. "This forward-looking move by Mayor de Blasio is a positive step toward providing a secure retiremen...More..

Sex abuse probe launched after Arizona woman gives birth in coma
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Sex abuse probe launched after Arizona woman gives birth in coma

The young woman's identity was withheld, but the San Carlos Apache Tribe confirmed she was as a member. "When you have a loved one committed to palliative care, when they are most vulnerable and dependent u...More..

Woman's rare condition means she can't hear men's voices
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Woman's rare condition means she can't hear men's voices

The Daily Mail reports that one night, Chen went to bed after feeling nauseated and experiencing ringing in her ears. Doctor Lin believes fatigue and the added stress of long days may have contributed to t...More..

Apple has reportedly reduced new iPhone production - again
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Apple has reportedly reduced new iPhone production - again

The Cupertino, California-based company is now targeting overall production volume of both old and new iPhones of 40 million to 43 million units in the March quarter, down from 47 million to 48 million previous...More..

Tim Cook wants Apple's greatest contribution to mankind to be in healthcare
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Tim Cook wants Apple's greatest contribution to mankind to be in healthcare

Cook received a US$3mln salary, a US$12mln bonus and US$121mln from his 10-year stock award for the year ended September 29. Within the interview - full transcript available here - Tim Cook and CNBC's Mad...More..

New York announces $100m universal health care plan
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

New York announces $100m universal health care plan

The mayor said the "unprecedented approach" is projected to cover more than half-a-million uninsured New Yorkers who now use the emergency room as a primary provider. "If we don't help people get the health c...More..