Trump to Declare National Emergency

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the President's intention to declare a national emergency before the White House did, saying in remarks on the Senate floor before the chamber voted on the legislation that he spoke with the Presi... More..

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New measles case confirmed in Vancouver
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

New measles case confirmed in Vancouver

Numerous people who contracted measles in the outbreak in Washington state had not been vaccinated and were under 10 years old. Parents must ensure that their older children are vaccinated against measles to ...More..

Australia's lower house passes asylum bill in rebuke for government
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Australia's lower house passes asylum bill in rebuke for government

Morrison last week ruled out calling a snap election if his government was defeated over the "stupid" bill. Furious at Labor for insisting on the changes, the government is now preparing for an election fight...More..

OH teen defies mother, gets vaccinated for first time at 18
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

OH teen defies mother, gets vaccinated for first time at 18

Lindenberger first crowdsourced advice on how and where to get vaccinated in a Reddit post on November 16, 2018. "He continued, "I was just blown away that you know, the largest health organization in the ent...More..

Beer Before Wine? Turns Out It Doesn't Matter
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Beer Before Wine? Turns Out It Doesn't Matter

The trials were unable to predict the intensity of hangovers based on factors such as age, weight, or how often a subject drank, but they did find female participants metabolized alcohol differently than th...More..

Remembering the Twitter legacy of former Michigan Rep. John Dingell
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Remembering the Twitter legacy of former Michigan Rep. John Dingell

Many will remember him as the longest-serving Congress member in USA history and an expert legislative negotiator. His wife, Rep. Debbie Dingell , added that she was with him at their home in Dearborn. But a...More..

Cannabis Consumers Have Higher Sperm Counts, Harvard Study Finds
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Cannabis Consumers Have Higher Sperm Counts, Harvard Study Finds

The team of researchers led by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health collected semen samples from 662 men between 2000 and 2017 with an average age of 36. Regardless of why this connection exists,...More..

Oral insulin capsule developed to replace injections for diabetes patients
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Oral insulin capsule developed to replace injections for diabetes patients

The blueberry-sized capsule contains a small needle made of compressed insulin, which gets infused once the tablet reaches the stomach. The pill could also be adapted to deliver other protein drugs. "The device...More..

DOH declares measles outbreak in NCR - Philippines
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

DOH declares measles outbreak in NCR - Philippines

In addition to the NCR area, health officials are also closely monitoring the Ilocos region, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Mimaropa (Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan), Bicol region, Western Visayas,...More..

Measles Cases Soar to Decade High in Europe With 72 Deaths
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Measles Cases Soar to Decade High in Europe With 72 Deaths

At least 10 states are reporting cases of measles across the nation. Regional clinics are trying to keep up with the sudden inquiries, mainly among parents of children who have not been vaccinated. Most imp...More..

Five Cases Of Measles Confirmed in Texas
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Five Cases Of Measles Confirmed in Texas

According to the Bell County Health District, there were four possible cases under investigation. Five of the cases involved young children, some of whom received one round of the two-part vaccine. A hallma...More..

Women's brain 3 years younger than men's: study | #AsiaNewsNetwork
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Women's brain 3 years younger than men's: study | #AsiaNewsNetwork

Louis. "The typical female brain is more energetically youthful than the typical male brain throughout life". According to the findings in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , women's brai...More..

Cancer Affecting More Millennials Because of Obesity Epidemic
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Cancer Affecting More Millennials Because of Obesity Epidemic

Millennials were almost five times as likely as baby boomers to develop cancer of the kidneys. This study was funded by the Intramural Research Department of the American Cancer Society and the Intramural...More..

Measles outbreak could easily make its way to Montana
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Measles outbreak could easily make its way to Montana

We spoke with Pediatric Medical Director Lauren Wilson with Inpatient Pediatrics at Community Medical Center about how parents can confirm their children are properly vaccinated. There is no other virus that ca...More..

Kids using too much toothpaste says CDC
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Kids using too much toothpaste says CDC

Nearly 40% of children between the ages of 3 and 6 are using toothpaste to excess, per the study. Although the scientists did not determine as to how many children developed streaked or spotty teeth because o...More..

Cancer lingers, but fight against it prevails in Turkey and the world
by | Monday, February 04, 2019

Cancer lingers, but fight against it prevails in Turkey and the world

Lung, prostate, colorectal, stomach and liver cancer are the most common types of cancer in men, while breast, colorectal, lung, cervix and thyroid cancer are the most common among women. Indeed, th...More..

Vaping Most Effective for Getting Smokers to Quit
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

Vaping Most Effective for Getting Smokers to Quit

The British research, published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine , could influence what doctors tell their patients and shape the debate in the US, where the Food and Drug Administration ...More..

by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

20 people have now died from the flu in IN this season

These numbers are similar to the comparable period from previous year, when there were 1,289 laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza and 297 hospitalizations. "So all I can say right now is we're pretty much al...More..

Anti-smoking advocates: Florida needs to do more to reduce tobacco use
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Anti-smoking advocates: Florida needs to do more to reduce tobacco use

The researchers analyzed data from three waves of the nationally representative Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study (2013-2016) in their effort to evaluate the association between prior e-c...More..

Idaho measles vaccination rates are lower in North Idaho
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Idaho measles vaccination rates are lower in North Idaho

In 2018, 17 outbreaks and about 350 cases of measles were confirmed in the United States. "Most Oregonians have been vaccinated against measles and are protected, but there are pockets of people within commun...More..

Bell Let's Talk: How are you supporting mental health?
by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Bell Let's Talk: How are you supporting mental health?

It is an initiative started by Bell, CTV Northern Ontario's parent company, September 2010 and began as a new conversation about Canada's mental health with a goal to help end stigma. The Canadian Mental Healt...More..

by | Saturday, February 02, 2019

Surprise! A bunch of kids who weren't vaccinated now have the measles

The more people start opting out, the broader the risk becomes. But in recent years, there's been a resurgence of the disease both in the United States and overseas, and experts believe its return is fueled b...More..

DRC : Ebola outbreak spreads to high security risk zone
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

DRC : Ebola outbreak spreads to high security risk zone

Riek Gai Kok, South Sudan's minister of health, said the exercise is part of the on-going efforts of the ministry and partners to strengthen the country's preparedness capacities and mitigate the risk of Ebola...More..

BC CDC warns of measles outbreak in Washington State
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

BC CDC warns of measles outbreak in Washington State

A single case has been reported in Oregon State , due to the outbreak. County officials on Friday declared a public health emergency over the outbreak. "But it's never too late to get vaccinated", says Dr. Lem...More..

by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Mental health funding not meeting demand

Waterloo Region police are sharing a video to mark Wednesday's Bell Let's Talk Day , in a bid to shine a light on the need to hold a community conversation about mental health , while also focusing on how the...More..

Breakfast is no longer the most important meal of the day
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Breakfast is no longer the most important meal of the day

In fact, both Stirling-Reed and Phillips believe breakfast is one of the best times of day to stock up easily on much-needed nutrients. However, they said eating breakfast could have other important effects...More..

by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

20-year-old man dies after eating 5-day-old pasta

The student, known only as AJ, 20, fell ill after eating the pasta that was on a worktop for five days after being cooked for the first time. Bacillus cereus is a bacteria commonly found in soil that produc...More..

Too much screen time could affect childhood development
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Too much screen time could affect childhood development

While pediatricians recommend a maximum of an hour of screen time per day, some preschoolers in Alberta are spending upwards of three hours and 10 minutes in front of a screen. The more time children spen...More..

Theresa May faces losing control over Brexit despite gamble on backstop
by | Thursday, January 31, 2019

Theresa May faces losing control over Brexit despite gamble on backstop

Theresa May faces losing control of Brexit to parliament on Tuesday in a series of crucial votes that will shape Britain's split from the European Union . The European Union has been adamant that there will...More..

Measles Outbreak Grows in Northwest US, 31 Cases Reported
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Measles Outbreak Grows in Northwest US, 31 Cases Reported

It's spread through those common winter companions, sneezing and coughing. OR also has a high nonmedical exemption rate for vaccinations-one 2018 state analysis found a rate among kindergarteners of 7.5 perce...More..

by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

The pool of unvaccinated children is fueling measles outbreak

The CDC also says the rise in measles cases is tied to an increase in the number of travelers who get measles overseas and bring it into the U.S. Public health officials in southwest Washington, just acros...More..

Washington Governor Declares State Of Emergency Over Measles Outbreak
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Washington Governor Declares State Of Emergency Over Measles Outbreak

One person has been hospitalized in the outbreak. Lindquist added that officials are particularly concerned that "folks that are immuno-compromised - pregnant women, young kids and those that are unvaccinated...More..

US citizen leaks data on 14,200 people in Singapore with HIV
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

US citizen leaks data on 14,200 people in Singapore with HIV

Farrera Brochez recently put the records online. The ministry said Brochez worked in Singapore as a lecturer for a period before he was jailed for several drug and fraud-related offences and deported previo...More..

One Case Of Measles Confirmed In Champaign County
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

One Case Of Measles Confirmed In Champaign County

This is the first confirmed case of measles in Oregon. No cases related to the Clark County outbreak have been reported in the province, but B.C.'s vaccination rate now sits below the 95 per cent necessary to...More..

Rep. Ted Lieu Endorses Kamala Harris For President
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Rep. Ted Lieu Endorses Kamala Harris For President

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris waves to supporters during her presidential campaign launch rally in Frank H. Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, California, on January 27. Critics have jumped on this past as the easiest tar...More..