CVS stops selling heartburn medicine due to safety concerns

The FDA is testing Zantac and its generic versions, but has not yet asked drugmakers for a recall . Apotex Corp., another manufacturer, recalled ranitidine tablets last week on a "precautionary basis" after learning from the FDA and other global ... More..

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Trump Lashes Out at Foes Amid Impeachment Inquiry
by | Monday, September 30, 2019

Trump Lashes Out at Foes Amid Impeachment Inquiry

The whistleblower, reportedly a Central Intelligence Agency officer, filed a complaint in August accusing Mr. Trump of pressuring Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky in a July 25 phone call to investigate Demo...More..

Putin phone calls in U.S. Democrats' sights -Schiff
by | Monday, September 30, 2019

Putin phone calls in U.S. Democrats' sights -Schiff

Schiff told reporters on Friday that he wants to move "as expeditiously as possible". A whistleblower complaint filed in August accused Trump of pressuring Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to invest...More..

Multiple pharmas pull ranitidine stomach drugs amid growing cancer scare
by | Sunday, September 29, 2019

Multiple pharmas pull ranitidine stomach drugs amid growing cancer scare

While DRAP is working with global regulatory authorities to monitor the outcome of the investigation, it has taken the measure to protect patients from probably risks associated with detection of low levels of ...More..

Record snowstorm threatens Montana this weekend
by | Saturday, September 28, 2019

Record snowstorm threatens Montana this weekend

The coldest air over the plains will initially be along the Rocky Mountain Front, making that area most likely to see accumulating wet snow on the plains. The historical average three-day total for this time of...More..

Health officials announce 12th human case of EEE in MA
by | Saturday, September 28, 2019

Health officials announce 12th human case of EEE in MA

MI will conduct aerial spraying for the first time since 1980 to combat a rare mosquito-borne virus that has killed three people and been recorded across the southern half of the state. Two people have died fro...More..

Elizabeth Warren says she’s glad to see start of impeachment inquiry
by | Friday, September 27, 2019

Elizabeth Warren says she’s glad to see start of impeachment inquiry

In the most recent TSL poll , Sen. One day after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi initiated impeachment proceedings against President Trump, Senator Elizabeth Warren returned Wednesday to Keene State College whe...More..

Flu season is here, health officials urge vaccines
by | Friday, September 27, 2019

Flu season is here, health officials urge vaccines

While vaccinations can not cause the flu, some people do experience mild side effects, including aches and a low-grade fever. For example, last fall started off fairly mild. The intradermal flu vaccine uses a...More..

US vaping illness count jumps to 805, deaths rise to 13
by | Friday, September 27, 2019

US vaping illness count jumps to 805, deaths rise to 13

The individual in Georgia reportedly had a history of "heavy nicotine vaping", according to the state agency. On Tuesday, the Florida Department of Health posted an updated case count to include one death. ...More..

Related Lung Illnesses Soar to 805 as Death Toll Hits 12
by | Thursday, September 26, 2019

Related Lung Illnesses Soar to 805 as Death Toll Hits 12

Last week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 530 cases and seven deaths due to severe lung illnesses. Cases have been reported in 38 states and one US territory. "The public is advi...More..

Woman Mistakes Wasabi for Avocado and Ends Up in E.R.
by | Thursday, September 26, 2019

Woman Mistakes Wasabi for Avocado and Ends Up in E.R.

The story of the unnamed, 60-year-old woman was detailed in a new volume of the medical journal BMJ Case Reports . There are plenty of food and drink products that look similar enough to one another that if ...More..

Uncertainty of flu season good reason to get vaccinated, CDC says
by | Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Uncertainty of flu season good reason to get vaccinated, CDC says

To help promote the flu vaccine and increase vaccination rates, Gov. Doug Burgum received his flu shot and a sticker along with a panel of representatives from the Department of Health , Indian Affairs, and a ...More..

Second vaping-related death in Kansas brings nationwide total to 9
by | Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Second vaping-related death in Kansas brings nationwide total to 9

Kansas now has nine probable or confirmed vaping related cases, including the two deaths, according to the KDHE. Two of the people remain hospitalized. A study earlier this month implicated vaping's vapors as p...More..

Jackson County horses test positive for deadly mosquito-borne virus
by | Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Jackson County horses test positive for deadly mosquito-borne virus

A rare and potentially fatal mosquito-borne virus that's already killed at least three people in southern MI has been found in Indiana. The first death from EEE was reported in August when a MA woman, Laurie ...More..

Tanzania Not Disclosing Information On Suspected Ebola Cases
by | Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Tanzania Not Disclosing Information On Suspected Ebola Cases

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar has already tried to persuade Tanzania to fulfil its obligations under the under the International Health Regulations, by allowing independent investigators to st...More..

Schools in Area Taking Precautions with Local EEE Case Reported
by | Sunday, September 22, 2019

Schools in Area Taking Precautions with Local EEE Case Reported

Six people in the US this year have died from eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE, a virus spread by mosquitoes. Additionally, the first case of EEE in an animal in Calhoun County has been confirmed. Wear prote...More..

Eighth death linked to vaping as illnesses surge around the United States
by | Saturday, September 21, 2019

Eighth death linked to vaping as illnesses surge around the United States

Anne Schuchat, principal deputy director of the CDC, told reporters, referring to the number of deaths. The e-cigarette maker Juul is facing a slew of lawsuits from the parents, business, lawmakers and individu...More..

Walmart To Ban E-Cigarettes
by | Saturday, September 21, 2019

Walmart To Ban E-Cigarettes

Michael Plisco, Mercy Hospital St. Louis critical care pulmonologist and medical director of Mercy's extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) program said in a media release. CDC officials said that many but ...More..

U.S. vaping illnesses top 500, Missouri man is 8th death
by | Saturday, September 21, 2019

U.S. vaping illnesses top 500, Missouri man is 8th death

Louis, where he died this week, the health department said in a news release . Investigators still haven't identified one cause of the rash of vaping illnesses, Schuchat explained at the presser, adding that...More..

Ontario orders public hospitals to report vaping-related lung disease
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

Ontario orders public hospitals to report vaping-related lung disease

Mackie says the unknowns of the chemicals used in vaping products are a cause of concern. A high school student from London Middlesex suffered a severe respiratory illness from vaping e-cigarettes and was j...More..

IN bishop offers cemetery for burial of aborted remains
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

IN bishop offers cemetery for burial of aborted remains

No fetal remains were found at those locations, said St. Joseph County (Ind.) Prosecutor Ken Cotter. Officers from the Fort Wayne Police Department search the former site of an abortion clinic owned by Dr Ulr...More..

Eastern Equine Encephalitis confirmed in mosquitoes in York County
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

Eastern Equine Encephalitis confirmed in mosquitoes in York County

MDDHS is encouraging local officials in the affected counties to consider postponing, rescheduling or canceling outdoor activities after dusk, particularly those that involve children. One in three people who a...More..

Beto O'Rourke to host Aurora town hall on gun violence
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

Beto O'Rourke to host Aurora town hall on gun violence

While his proposal raises a number of legal and logistical questions , O'Rourke said Wednesday that he was "willing to fight" for it "all the way to the end". "We see an uptick in getting their license to c...More..

US vaping illness count tops 500, but cause still unknown
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

US vaping illness count tops 500, but cause still unknown

Almost three fourths of the cases were reported in men; 67 percent were between ages 18-34; 16 percent are under age 18; and 17 percent are 35 years or older. Almost three-quarters of the cases have been report...More..

Buttigieg swipes at Warren for being 'evasive' on health care
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

Buttigieg swipes at Warren for being 'evasive' on health care

Warren: So here's how we're going to do this. Five of the top Democratic presidential candidates will not participate in MSNBC's almost two-day climate change forum. that in and of itself is pretty remarkabl...More..

ND - vaping-related illnesses
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

ND - vaping-related illnesses

Bela Matyas, the county Public Health officer, said in a statement released last week. Earlier this year, in a news piece put out by Cayman 27, it was reported that between 2016 and 2018, 807 Caymanian st...More..

Mosquito-borne EEE virus kills 'perfectly healthy' man in 9 days
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Mosquito-borne EEE virus kills 'perfectly healthy' man in 9 days

There have been seven confirmed cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in the state so far this year with the closest in Lapeer County. Catherine Brown, who tracks diseases for MA, said she thinks intro...More..

How will GM strike in America affect Cami, other local auto plants?
by | Tuesday, September 17, 2019

How will GM strike in America affect Cami, other local auto plants?

The GM contract could serve as a template for union contracts with other automakers. "Our members won't cross the picket line", Caldwell said Sunday. That would mean fewer vehicles for consumers to choose f...More..

New York Moves Towards Ban On Flavored E-Cigarettes
by | Tuesday, September 17, 2019

New York Moves Towards Ban On Flavored E-Cigarettes

In December a year ago, the National Institutes of Health said more than 37% of high school seniors reported "any vaping" over the past 12 months, a number that was just under 28% in 2017. While the dangers...More..

10-year-old Texas girl dies from brain-eating amoeba infection
by | Tuesday, September 17, 2019

10-year-old Texas girl dies from brain-eating amoeba infection

Lily Mae's family does not know exactly where or when she got it but said she had been swimming in the Brazos River near her Valley Mills home over Labor Day weekend. Loni Yadon, Lily's aunt, posted to Facebo...More..

Around 46,000 General Motors auto workers strike in US
by | Monday, September 16, 2019

Around 46,000 General Motors auto workers strike in US

The Parma plant, which opened in 1948 and spans some 2.3 million square feet, employs 1,101 people, according to information on GM's website . The impact, however, on Magna parts plants in St. If Trump wer...More..

PA Department of Health investigating dozens of potential vape-related illnesses
by | Thursday, September 12, 2019

PA Department of Health investigating dozens of potential vape-related illnesses

Patients have reported histories of e-cigarette use, which has led health officials to suspect the illnesses are being caused by a chemical exposure. The disease was said to have progressed [PDF] rapidly in t...More..

CDC warns against vaping after series of lung-disease cases
by | Tuesday, September 10, 2019

CDC warns against vaping after series of lung-disease cases

The disease is more likely linked to chemical exposure. Persse said the cases fit the profile of a multistate outbreak of severe pulmonary disease associated with e-cigarette products. "Vaping" is when you us...More..

Indiana Colleges and Universities Ranked Among Best
by | Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Indiana Colleges and Universities Ranked Among Best

Hopkins shares the No. 10 spot with Duke in the National Universities category in USNWR's annual rankings of almost 400 national colleges and universities for 2020. 7. During the 2019 legislative session,...More..

Debate offers Harris chance to regain momentum in 2020 race
by | Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Debate offers Harris chance to regain momentum in 2020 race

When I got there around 8 a.m., hundreds of party activists were already waiting in line to get inside. Sanders remains a strong draw, something that was clear with the fervent welcome that greeted him as he to...More..