Jersey City shooting victims: What we know so far

This incident was reportedly linked to an incident where two armed suspects killed three people inside the J.C. Kosher Supermarket on Martin Luther King Drive. They announced tighter police protection of synagogues and other Jewish establishments in ... More..

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Flu season strikes earlier than usual
by | Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Flu season strikes earlier than usual

Two people have died due to flu-related complications in Sacramento County during the 2019/2020 flu season, health officials said Monday. The CDC says flu activity is being caused mostly by influenza B/Victor...More..

Malaysia reports first polio case in 27 years -CBN News
by | Monday, December 09, 2019

Malaysia reports first polio case in 27 years -CBN News

It is transmitted when faecal material from an infected individual enters the mouth of a healthy person through contaminated water or food. Noor Hisham said test results showed that the Malaysian child was in...More..

by | Monday, December 09, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court rejects challenge to Berkeley cell phone law

The court rejected the case without comment or dissent by any of the justices. The Supreme Court has opted to leave in place a pro-life Kentucky law that requires women seeking an abortion to see an ultrasoun...More..

New Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team announced
by | Monday, December 09, 2019

New Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team announced

In a meeting today at the Bracebridge Fire Department, MPP for Parry Sound-Muskoka Norm Miller represented Deputy Premier and Minister of Health Christine Elliot to announce the new health care program titled T...More..

Warren Earned $2M as Consultant for Corporations, Financial Firms
by | Monday, December 09, 2019

Warren Earned $2M as Consultant for Corporations, Financial Firms

Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has said in recent days that Warren, a US senator from MA, should release older tax documents detailing her corporate legal work. Warren, who typically has avoided a...More..

Message from UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore on World AIDS Day
by | Monday, December 09, 2019

Message from UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore on World AIDS Day

Launched by the World Health Organization ( WHO ) in 1988, it is the world's first ever global health day and its legacy has been nothing short of monumental. The number of HIV treatment courses bought by the R...More..

Head Injuries Have Spiked After Apple Launched Its iPhone
by | Monday, December 09, 2019

Head Injuries Have Spiked After Apple Launched Its iPhone

As the study's author, head and neck surgeon Boris Paskhover, points out, the increasing danger of smartphones is likely because of just how many features are packed into them. Children under 13 years of age we...More..

Flu Season Hitting Early
by | Monday, December 09, 2019

Flu Season Hitting Early

However, a team of researchers from NY are rethinking how vaccines target the virus in the hopes that a universal flu vaccine may someday become a reality. The last influenza report issued by the department i...More..

Samoa arrests anti-vaxxer amid measles epidemic
by | Sunday, December 08, 2019

Samoa arrests anti-vaxxer amid measles epidemic

The small Pacific island nation of Samoa has closed schools and is restricting travel ahead of the Christmas holiday season as the death toll from a measles outbreak tops 50, in the latest flare-up of a globa...More..

Scientists enraged by China's experiment on babies
by | Saturday, December 07, 2019

Scientists enraged by China's experiment on babies

Excerpts from the manuscript were released by the MIT Technology Review for the goal of showing how Chinese biophysicist He Jiankui ignored ethical and scientific norms in creating the twins Lula and Nana, wh...More..

Peloton says encouraged by some support despite Christmas ad criticism
by | Saturday, December 07, 2019

Peloton says encouraged by some support despite Christmas ad criticism

After one of its recent holiday spots titled "The Gift That Gives Back" was booed off the Twitter stage for being " sexist and dystopian ", Peloton said critics " misinterpreted " the 30-second ad. Peloton ...More..

Permanent Hair Dye, Chemical Straighteners May Boost Risk of Breast Cancer
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

Permanent Hair Dye, Chemical Straighteners May Boost Risk of Breast Cancer

Black women were also far more likely to report using chemical straighteners with 74 percent compared to three percent of white women. Some recent studies have indicated that use of dark hair dyes and strai...More..

NFID: Flu Can Be Deadly for Adults With Certain Chronic Health Conditions
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

NFID: Flu Can Be Deadly for Adults With Certain Chronic Health Conditions

Karen Martin, an epidemiologist at the Minnesota Department of Health, said the World Health Organization looks at data from around the world to try to find the three or four flu strains on which to base a va...More..

Arkansas reports additional flu deaths
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

Arkansas reports additional flu deaths

State health officials say six people have died in Arkansas from influenza so far this flu season. Manny Alvarez sits down with a Harvard Medical School doctor to discuss everything you need to know about thi...More..

Measles killed more than 140000 amid stagnating vaccine rates
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

Measles killed more than 140000 amid stagnating vaccine rates

This year, the United States reported its highest number of cases in 25 years, while four countries in Europe - Albania, Czechia, Greece and the United Kingdom - lost their measles elimination status in 2018 fo...More..

Juan Williams: Support from minorities 'wasn't there for Kamala Harris'
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

Juan Williams: Support from minorities 'wasn't there for Kamala Harris'

Kamala Harris , D-Calif., dropping out of the Democratic presidential race, saying she failed to define why voters should have supported her and criticizing pundits and candidates who blamed racism or sexism fo...More..

Samoan towns resemble ghost town as mass vaccination campaign gets underway
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Samoan towns resemble ghost town as mass vaccination campaign gets underway

Based on the federal government, greater than 4,000 individuals have contracted the illness because the outbreak started and 172 individuals stay in hospitals, together with 19 youngsters in crucial situation. ...More..

Common On How Mayor Pete Buttigieg Can Win Over Black Voters
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Common On How Mayor Pete Buttigieg Can Win Over Black Voters

An aide to Biden told ABC News that he's expected to spend upwards of 20 days in Iowa during the fourth fundraising quarter of 2019 - more than he spent in the state during the 2nd and 3rd quarters combined.The...More..

DC second highest in nation for PrEP use: CDC
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

DC second highest in nation for PrEP use: CDC

Use of these daily drugs - called PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) - significantly reduces the risk that a person who is HIV-free will contract the AIDS-causing virus through sex or injection drug use, the Asso...More..

Key brain region smaller in birth control pill users
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Key brain region smaller in birth control pill users

Langer and Traverso's team first used the technology to try turning daily drugs for malaria and HIV into capsules that lasted a week or two. As they slowly dissolve over weeks, they release the drug continuou...More..

Alarming study shows hair dyes increase cancer risk
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Alarming study shows hair dyes increase cancer risk

The study, however, found "little to no increase" in breast cancer risk among women who used semi-permanent or temporary dyes. Overall, the study found that regular use of permanent hair dye was associated ...More..

Heart from dead donor revived, transplanted into veteran in USA first
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Heart from dead donor revived, transplanted into veteran in USA first

The doctors at Duke University in North Carolina reanimated the heart of a deceased donor this past Sunday (Dec. 1) by using an artificial circulatory mechanism that pumped warm, oxygenated blood through the he...More..

On World AIDS Day, Trump Vows To End Epidemic In 10 Years
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

On World AIDS Day, Trump Vows To End Epidemic In 10 Years

The first HIV infection case was reported in Myanmar in 1988 and the first AIDS case was identified in 1990. According to the statistical data of AIDS Epidemic Model-AEM, there were about 237,000 people liv...More..

Biden says he doesn't need Obama's endorsement POLITICO News
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Biden says he doesn't need Obama's endorsement POLITICO News

Obama not to endorse him and said that this stance would not change as the Democratic presidential-primary field narrows and an Obama endorsement could become a game-clincher. "It's the Biden plan", he said. ...More..

Samoa's measles death toll rises to 55
by | Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Samoa's measles death toll rises to 55

The Samoan Ministry of Health said that a total of 3,881 measles cases have been recorded to the Disease Surveillance Team so far, with 153 cases reported in the last 24 hours. Immunizations in Samoa plumme...More..

Samoa in Christmas lockdown as measles deaths top 50
by | Monday, December 02, 2019

Samoa in Christmas lockdown as measles deaths top 50

In just over two weeks, the official death toll has jumped more than ten-fold to 53 on Monday, the Samoan government said. "We are still having church services but if it gets worse we will have to stop church...More..

Four Ebola responders killed by rebels in eastern DRC, WHO alarmed
by | Sunday, December 01, 2019

Four Ebola responders killed by rebels in eastern DRC, WHO alarmed

The World Health Organization said the dead included a member of a vaccination team, two drivers and a police officer. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the WHO , said the world had lost "...More..

Samoa declares 'measles emergency' as death toll climbs to 39
by | Friday, November 29, 2019

Samoa declares 'measles emergency' as death toll climbs to 39

Thirteen people, all civilians, have been confirmed dead and 13 others wounded as a roadside bombing struck a auto in the northern Kunduz and an explosive-borne vehicle went off in the troubled Sari Pul provinc...More..

by | Thursday, November 28, 2019

Get kids vaccinated against flu virus, Children's Authority advises

It said that the flu season runs until May next year and that individuals in the health care and essential services sectors should also ensure that they receive the vaccine. Symptoms may include rapid onset o...More..

World’s first HIV-positive sperm bank opens in New Zealand
by | Thursday, November 28, 2019

World’s first HIV-positive sperm bank opens in New Zealand

Though donors usually are not freed from HIV, the marketing campaign clearly reveals that they can not transmit the illness throughout childbirth and even throughout unprotected intercourse. "Being able to help...More..

New Evidence Links Vitamin E Acetate to Vaping Illness Outbreak
by | Thursday, November 28, 2019

New Evidence Links Vitamin E Acetate to Vaping Illness Outbreak

Joneigh Khaldun, Michigan's chief medical executive and chief deputy for health. According to the report published on Tuesday, investigators with the Minnesota Department of Health examined several samples of...More..

Both secondary and elementary school teachers work to rule
by | Thursday, November 28, 2019

Both secondary and elementary school teachers work to rule

Public elementary teachers will begin each day by meeting outside the main school entrance and walking in together, 15 minutes before the morning school bell, according to the union. Teachers will withdraw thei...More..

Amazon gives Alexa the ability to be excited or disappointed
by | Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Amazon gives Alexa the ability to be excited or disappointed

Plans for the service will likely include PillPack and Amazon Care . AMZN bought the online pharmacy business in 2018 for close to $1B. Amazon has announced Alexa Voice Services Integration as a new...More..

Q Poll: Biden Leads; Bloomberg Ties Harris, Klobuchar
by | Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Q Poll: Biden Leads; Bloomberg Ties Harris, Klobuchar

Massachusetts Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren's support has fallen off a cliff in the latest Quinnipiac University poll, as former Vice President Joe Biden has retaken the l...More..