Chumash Casino Resort Cooks Up Project Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The collected funds will help the organization provide research and screening services to battle breast cancer . A chilly October Saturday morning couldn't keep thousands from walking in the 16 annual American Cancer Society's Making Strides Ag... More..

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Judge blocks green card denials for poorer immigrants
by | Saturday, October 12, 2019

Judge blocks green card denials for poorer immigrants

The test already included use of cash benefits , Supplemental Security Income, and Temporary Assistance to Needy Families. Advocates say the rule changes are discriminatory because they would deny legal reside...More..

Texas records 1st death linked to e-cigarette use
by | Saturday, October 12, 2019

Texas records 1st death linked to e-cigarette use

People with lung injury associated with vaping or e-cigarette use could also have flu and other respiratory illnesses, US health officials said Friday in updating advice to health-care professionals and the p...More..

by | Friday, October 11, 2019

The Fast-Moving Saddleridge Fire Ravages the San Fernando Valley Overnight

The Saddleridge Fire started around 9 p.m. ET and jumped the 210 and 5 freeways, and some parts those roads and the 405 were closed as orange embers lit up the night sky. An evacuation center was opened at the...More..

Number of U.S. residents with STIs reaches record high in 2018
by | Friday, October 11, 2019

Number of U.S. residents with STIs reaches record high in 2018

The CDC also reports STDs are on the rise in the United States, and cases of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia reached an all-time high nationally a year ago. The increases coincided with public health fun...More..

Ban food on public transport to tackle child obesity, says report
by | Friday, October 11, 2019

Ban food on public transport to tackle child obesity, says report

She is calling on politicians to ensure that healthy food is more affordable, unhealthy food is less widely marketed and children have the chance to live and play in a healthy and safe environment. If the gov...More..

Most pregnant women not getting vaccinated — CDC
by | Friday, October 11, 2019

Most pregnant women not getting vaccinated — CDC

Unfortunately, the CDC (Center for Disease Control) and doctors around the country predict a bad flu season this year. The findings are troubling: Only one in three pregnant women receive both their flu ...More..

3 things to know about the flu shot
by | Friday, October 11, 2019

3 things to know about the flu shot

That vaccine has four times the amount of antigen than a regular shot. "One of the best things a senior can do each year to reduce the risk of getting the flu is getting the flu shot", said Don Mangers, Plum ...More..

Owning a dog reduces your risk of dying early, study finds
by | Friday, October 11, 2019

Owning a dog reduces your risk of dying early, study finds

The people studied were Swedish residents ages 40-85 who had a heart attack or a stroke from 2001-2012. Breaking down the numbers, the team found that for people who owned dogs and otherwise lived alone, ...More..

Global Fund raises $13.92 billion to fight AIDS, TB, Malaria
by | Friday, October 11, 2019

Global Fund raises $13.92 billion to fight AIDS, TB, Malaria

The fund says the money will help save 16 million lives and avert 234 million infections by 2023. The President together with other heads of states, civil society, CEOs, global health leaders and people affecte...More..

Fitness Facts: Breast cancer awareness
by | Thursday, October 10, 2019

Fitness Facts: Breast cancer awareness

Williams, who played for the Carolina Panthers and Pittsburgh Steelers, started covering the cost of mammogram screening for women in 2015 through his nonprofit organization, The DeAngelo Williams Foundation ....More..

Reducing the stigma of mental health
by | Thursday, October 10, 2019

Reducing the stigma of mental health

With all the attention that mental health is finally garnering, it became imperative for the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) to work towards bringing mental illnesses withi...More..

Johnson & Johnson told to pay $8bn to man over unwanted breast growth
by | Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Johnson & Johnson told to pay $8bn to man over unwanted breast growth

Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $575m by Oklahoma earlier this year over the company's historic involvement in the opioid crisis and earlier this month it reached a $20.4m settlement in OH over similar cas...More..

3 sexually transmitted diseases hit new highs again in US
by | Wednesday, October 09, 2019

3 sexually transmitted diseases hit new highs again in US

Officials are trying to stay ahead of the curve to prevent cases of congenital syphilis by helping women to seek prenatal care early in pregnancy, and ensuring that doctors are screening for the disease to prov...More..

Trump's Minneapolis rally on despite security costs dispute
by | Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Trump's Minneapolis rally on despite security costs dispute

Minneapolis officials told the Target Center, where Trump is slated to appear on Thursday night, that it would be responsible for the $530,000 the city says it will need to beef up security for President Donald...More..

Nevada desperately trying to keep 'zombie deer' out of state
by | Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Nevada desperately trying to keep 'zombie deer' out of state

CWD can incubate for better than a twelve months forward of animals expose the symptoms, so U.S. officers recommend that deer hunters test meat forward of tantalizing it. The CDC has also raised concern it co...More..

Extinction Rebellion protests continue for a second day across Australia
by | Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Extinction Rebellion protests continue for a second day across Australia

The protest organized by the United Kingdom -based group Extinction Rebellion coincided with similar events across Canada, including in Victoria, and in other countries. A few dozen activists briefly chained ...More..

USA to block immigrants without health insurance
by | Tuesday, October 08, 2019

USA to block immigrants without health insurance

An immigrants visa is different from temporary travel/tour or work visas, and they are issued to foreign citizens sponsored by U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents (Green Card holders), immediate relativ...More..

Extinction Rebellion protestors pour fake blood over New York's capitalist bull
by | Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Extinction Rebellion protestors pour fake blood over New York's capitalist bull

In anticipation of the protest, British police arrested 10 of its activists on Saturday (October 5) in London, using a battering ram to break down a door and enter a former court building that was used by Exti...More..

Union says talks with GM have ‘taken a turn for the worse’
by | Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Union says talks with GM have ‘taken a turn for the worse’

Contract talks aimed at ending a 21-day strike by the United Auto Workers against General Motors hit a snag over production commitments according to a letter from UAW Vice President Terry Dittes. "GM has backed...More..

U.S. to deny entry to immigrants who cannot afford healthcare
by | Monday, October 07, 2019

U.S. to deny entry to immigrants who cannot afford healthcare

Capps said the proclamation does not outline a concrete path for visa petitioners to prove they will either obtain health insurance or cover all medical costs in the U.S. "These costs amount to approximatel...More..

Supreme Court To Hear Potentially Monumental Abortion Case
by | Monday, October 07, 2019

Supreme Court To Hear Potentially Monumental Abortion Case

According to a court order , the Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case of June Medical Services v. The justices will hear arguments October 15 on a lower court ruling that said the Financial Oversight and...More..

Health department ready for flu season
by | Monday, October 07, 2019

Health department ready for flu season

And one delivery, of one million doses for people with long-term conditions, will not be shipped until November. There were 569 reported cases in Ravalli County. People not in one of the target groups can pay p...More..

Linked Lung Injury Kills 18, Sickens 1080 in US
by | Monday, October 07, 2019

Linked Lung Injury Kills 18, Sickens 1080 in US

The Connecticut Department of Public Health announced its first human death in the state with lung injuries related to vaping. In New Jersey, a task force set up by Governor Chris Murphy recommended Thursda...More..

Beyonce And Solange Knowles Test Negative For Mutated BRCA2 Gene
by | Monday, October 07, 2019

Beyonce And Solange Knowles Test Negative For Mutated BRCA2 Gene

With Breast Cancer Awareness Month beginning this week, Assembly Members Lisa Swain and Chris Tully are advocating for new legislation they have introduced to improve the quality and comprehensiveness of brea...More..

Another horse contracts EEE in MA, health officials confirm
by | Friday, October 04, 2019

Another horse contracts EEE in MA, health officials confirm

The illness can cause brain swelling preceded by flu-like symptoms, including a high fever, chills and nausea. Hamden has joined several towns in CT in temporarily suspending outdoor activities after dusk aft...More..

Ukraine transcript 'so damning' that public backs impeachment, ex-Clinton adviser asserts
by | Friday, October 04, 2019

Ukraine transcript 'so damning' that public backs impeachment, ex-Clinton adviser asserts

Pompeo sought to portray the call as proper, saying it was in the context of USA policymaking in Ukraine , including "taking down the Russian Federation threat", rooting out corruption in government and boost...More..

CVMO selling patches to fight breast cancer
by | Friday, October 04, 2019

CVMO selling patches to fight breast cancer

Law enforcement agencies across the state of New Jersey acknowledge the cause in their own supportive way, as breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women. Also, even though it is very rare, ...More..

J&J to pay US$20.4 million to settle opioid lawsuits
by | Thursday, October 03, 2019

J&J to pay US$20.4 million to settle opioid lawsuits

The company said in a statement the settlement removes it from a federal trial against multiple manufacturers and distributors scheduled to begin on October 21. Johnson & Johnson said in both the OH and Oklah...More..

JUST IN: EEE aerial spray postponed for Montcalm County townships
by | Wednesday, October 02, 2019

JUST IN: EEE aerial spray postponed for Montcalm County townships

The University of CT has adjusted the game time for Saturday's football game against the University of South Florida as a precaution against the potentially deadly mosquito-borne eastern equine encephalitis. De...More..

Outrage After Researchers Can’t Confirm Red Meat Causes Cancer
by | Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Outrage After Researchers Can’t Confirm Red Meat Causes Cancer

Study author Bradley Johnston, associate professor at Dalhousie University in Canada, said: "Based on the research , we can not say with any certainty that eating red or processed meat causes cancer , dia...More..

14th vaping-related death in U.S. reported in Nebraska
by | Wednesday, October 02, 2019

14th vaping-related death in U.S. reported in Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) says the first death in the state related to severe lung disease associated with e-cigarettes or vaping has been reported. Nebraska health officials...More..

Eating red meat is not bad for you, controversial new study says
by | Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Eating red meat is not bad for you, controversial new study says

But eating less red meat and processed meat has been a cornerstone of dietary guidance for decades in many countries and from leading health groups. Of note, the researchers found that in addition to a drop...More..

Trinity Health will offer flu shots
by | Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Trinity Health will offer flu shots

During last year's flu season, approximately 93 percent of adults hospitalized for flu-related complications had at least one underlying medical condition, such as heart or lung disease. The University of Geor...More..

Shocking data released for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
by | Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Shocking data released for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is here. The month holds vast huge importance as it is observed as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, aiming at highlighting the importance of early detection, treatment as well as palliative care of this d...More..