Arkansas man says he infected self with HIV to expose others

Green sentenced Koch to 50 years in prison and ordered him to register as a sex offender . "It's very irritating that people do not take the disease serious enough", he says. Koch intentionally contracted the HIV virus so he could then infect ot... More..

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Trump Sides With Texas, Won't Defend Obamacare in Court

The administration said it agrees with Texas that the so-called individual mandate will be unconstitutional without the fine. That includes the requirement that people have health insurance and sections...More..

India's Kerala state banned from exporting fruit and vegetables in Saudi Arabia
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

India's Kerala state banned from exporting fruit and vegetables in Saudi Arabia

But Nipah virus came in light again when two more people have died in Kozhikode and near the Mallapuram district in the last two days. Nipah has killed at least 15 people in Kerala, but no cases of the vi...More..

Trump signs veterans health bill, but fights bipartisan plan to fund it
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Trump signs veterans health bill, but fights bipartisan plan to fund it

The sweeping measure has bipartisan support and is part of an effort urged by Trump to improve wait times and care for millions of veterans. The Veterans Choice Program originated in response to the VA wait t...More..

by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Are more educated people more likely to be short-sighted?

They analysed 44 genetic variants associated with myopia and 69 genetic variants associated with years of schooling for 67,798 men and women aged 40 to 69 years from the UK Biobank database. While previous st...More..

Justice Department says heart of Affordable Care Act unconstitutional
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Justice Department says heart of Affordable Care Act unconstitutional

According to the AP, the administration said it agrees that the law's individual mandate is unconstitutional without the fine and that language protecting those with medical conditions from being denied cover...More..

MI part of multistate outbreak of Salmonella
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

MI part of multistate outbreak of Salmonella

Shah, M.D., J.D. This includes pre-cut melon in salad mixes. Both stores have removed all cut melon associated with this outbreak, MI health officials say. Walmart and Kroger are cooperating with the invest...More..

by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Congo reports first confirmed Ebola case in over a week

There are now 38 confirmed cases of the virus, including 13 deaths, the health ministry said late Thursday. "The outbreak is ongoing", said Dr. Peter Salama, WHO deputy director-general of emergency preparedn...More..

Anthony Bourdain Dead at 61
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Anthony Bourdain Dead at 61

Regularly labeled a "rock star" of the culinary world, Bourdain transcended the kitchen to become a best-selling food, fiction, and nonfiction writer, before finding global fame fronting various award-winning c...More..

CDC report reveals more than 45,000 Americans took their own lives in 2016
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

CDC report reveals more than 45,000 Americans took their own lives in 2016

Information about contributing circumstances for those who died by suicide was obtained via the National Violent Death Reporting System , which is relatively new and in place in only 27 states. Suicide warnin...More..

The U.S. Army has developed an algorithm that can calculate what?
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

The U.S. Army has developed an algorithm that can calculate what?

The authors conclude by reporting that they plan to incorporate this algorithm into their existing open-access web tool, called 2B-Alert, meaning that any burnt-out worker with an Internet connection will soon ...More..

Athenahealth CEO Bush steps down, clearing the way for a sale
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Athenahealth CEO Bush steps down, clearing the way for a sale

Qs Investors Lc reported 0% stake. Pnc Ser Grp stated it has 0% of its portfolio in athenahealth , Inc. Bell Savings Bank holds 0.17% in athenahealth, Inc . Total analysts of 18 have positions in Athenahea...More..

Fewer patients with breast cancer to face chemo treatment
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Fewer patients with breast cancer to face chemo treatment

Two and a half years ago, the woman was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer. "These ( study ) results. tells us that for a large number of women that the addition of chemotherapy on top of ho...More..

Childhood Cancer Survivors More Prone To Sleep Problems As Adults
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Childhood Cancer Survivors More Prone To Sleep Problems As Adults

Joan Fernandez (left) and Megan Cullinan at the Illinois Valley Community Hospital Cancer Survivors Breakfast.Nadine Lower, of Arlington, said she had been a cancer survivor for nearly four years. "We know that...More..

DOJ Argues Parts Of Obamacare Are Unconstitutional After Mandate Repeal
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

DOJ Argues Parts Of Obamacare Are Unconstitutional After Mandate Repeal

The decision, announced in a filing in a federal court in Texas, is a rare departure from the Justice Department's practice of defending federal laws in court. "As you know, the Executive Branch has a longstand...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

High Court rules to keep homeopathy off NHS prescriptions

It follows a similar incident in which more than 700,000 patient records went undelivered under the NHS Shared Business Services contract - a joint venture with Steria. The High Court has backed NHS England...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Dogs Could Unleash the Next Flu Pandemic

Influenza can jump among animal reservoirs where many different strains are located and these reservoirs serve as mixing bowls for the genetic diversity of strains, according to the researchers. The researchers...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Eagle-eyed doctor spots woman's cancer while watching her on TV show

Even as he didn't know the woman's last name, the doctor refused to ignore the symptom and made a decision to track her down. She needs a sonogram and fine needle biopsy. She previously battled brain cancer, bu...More..

Syphilis cases hit highest level in nearly 70 years in England
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Syphilis cases hit highest level in nearly 70 years in England

This indicates a 22 percent increase for gonorrhea and a 20 percent increase for syphilis from the past year. The PHE England published the figures and urged the local as well as national services to up their...More..

Stressful jobs far more likely to kill men than women
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Stressful jobs far more likely to kill men than women

Bhusri believes that reducing work stress can reduce the risk to the heart. "I've had patients who have retired or quit their job", Bhusri said. A new major study has found that such individuals going through...More..

Scientists developed broccoli powder for your coffee to boost health
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Scientists developed broccoli powder for your coffee to boost health

Vogue Australia reports that CSIRO , an Australian federal government agency responsible for scientific research, and Hort Innovations , an Australian horticultural group, have created a powdered broccoli ...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Social drinkers take fewer days off sick

The researchers classified people into five categories that ranged from people who did not drink, the ones that claim they drank moderately, and those who were heavy drinkers in either the first, second, or b...More..

Man says CVS worker told his wife about Viagra prescription
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Man says CVS worker told his wife about Viagra prescription

Feinberg claims that the fall out was the breakdown of his marriage, there are no details as to exactly why their marriage broke down. Feinberg had originally bought eight of the erectile-dysfunction pills hims...More..

After eating frozen pomegranate, woman dies from hepatitis A
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

After eating frozen pomegranate, woman dies from hepatitis A

He added that most of the other people infected had made a full recovery. Hepatitis A is a viral infection of the liver that is commonly spread when people eat or drink something contaminated with fecal matte...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Woman Diagnosed with Cancer After Doctor Notices Lump on HGTV

McGuinness listened to Voight's advice and went to consult a specialist and was eventually diagnosed with thyroid cancer . She met Voigt on Tuesday in Manhattan when filming a segment for " Good Morning Amer...More..

Pennsylvania health insurance rates see stable 2019 ahead
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Pennsylvania health insurance rates see stable 2019 ahead

The New York State Department of Financial Services is blaming the Trump administration's repeal of the individual mandate penalty in the Affordable Care Act. The state has not approved any of these increases y...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

It shows the growing severity of the issue

And so that's one of the things that this study really shows us. The CDC's prevention plan also stresses the need for community financial support for those in need. That means any public health effort to redu...More..

DR Congo: All contacts of Ebola patients have been vaccinated
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

DR Congo: All contacts of Ebola patients have been vaccinated

Ebola spreads easily through bodily fluids and the medical strategy involves vaccinating all the people a patient may have infected and then vaccinating a second "ring" of contacts around each of those potentia...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Animals are busy having conversations all around us, say scientists

In addition, research studies have been biased toward birds and vocal interactions and mainly concerned a single key element of full-blown human turn-taking only, the time window. Research studies on other tu...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Man Says He Intentionally Contracted HIV Just To Infect Others

Stephen Koch, 25, of Scranton, Arkansas, admitted to the crime during a court sentencing. But this only fuels Williams to keep his education efforts up here in NWA. It is unclear whether Koch had put anyone a...More..

The latest on breast cancer treatments: A chemotherapy breakthrough
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

The latest on breast cancer treatments: A chemotherapy breakthrough

Organizations focused on curing breast cancer say chemotherapy is not a one-size-fits-all treatment anymore. While Nelson said she had a common form of breast cancer, her disease required chemotherapy. This...More..

Members quit after gym's LGBT Pride Month event called off
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Members quit after gym's LGBT Pride Month event called off

CrossFit's Chief Knowledge Officer Russell Berger tweeted his support of the cancellation, thanking them for "refusing to celebrate sin". Here are screenshots of the outrageous communication in case you can...More..

Apple Opens Health Records API So Developers Can Make More Apps
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Apple Opens Health Records API So Developers Can Make More Apps

Using the Health Records API, Medisafe users at participating health systems will now be able to import their prescription lists, making it easier to get started with the app, to set reminders, and to catch pro...More..

Dr. Virginia Apgar, pioneer behind Apgar score, being celebrated with Google doodle
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Dr. Virginia Apgar, pioneer behind Apgar score, being celebrated with Google doodle

Thursday's a href= "https://www.google.com/doodles/dr-virginia-apgars-109th-birthday" Google Doodle honors Dr. Virginia Apgar , whose Apgar Score has saved countless lives. " Women are liberated from the ti...More..

by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Nanaimo baby who put spiny caterpillar in mouth recovering well after treatment

Pavan said she assumed her daughter was cranky about nap time, until she tried to give her a bottle and noticed black marks in her mouth that looked like electrical burns. Pavan said it required doctors scrapin...More..