Health Care

Trump administration to bar abortion referrals by family planning clinics

Lesser amounts are earmarked for partner groups, such as Planned Parenthood . "This rule intentionally strikes at the heart of the patient-provider relations...


Cost of Washington’s measles outbreak tops $1 million; expected to climb higher

Because measles is so contagious - the virus can live in the air where an infected person has coughed or sneezed for up to two hours - controlling outbreaks can...


Zombie Deer Disease Detected in NY

Experts says it could an infected animal more than a year to develop symptoms, which include wasting, or drastic weight loss, listlessness, stumbling and other ...


Washington State Measles Outbreak Hits 62 Cases

The B.C. government is looking at requiring parents to register with schools whether they have vaccinated their children or not. Wednesday was so-called "exclus...


Clamour for vaccines as measles outbreak kills almost 1,000 children in Madagascar

After a few days, a rash begins, typically starting on the face and spreading across the body. It can cause complications like ear infections, pneumonia, or b...


Zombie Deer Disease could kill HUMANS next, experts warn

Although there have been no reported cases of humans being infected with CWD, Michael Osterholm argues that the situation could be similar to that of the last c...


'Zombie deer disease' hits wildlife in 24 states

The disease affects the brain, spinal cord, and other tissues in animals, and has been documented in at least 24 states as of January, according to the CDC . "...


Hamilton Audience Bolts for Doors Amid Chaos

The fire department characterized the scene on Twitter as "confusion, and an un-organized rapid exit of the theater". Hundreds of patrons rushed from the Orp...


Measles cases nearly doubled in a year, World Health Organization warns

Watch for symptoms of measles until 21 days after exposure. In that case, the infected person picked up the virus while traveling outside North America, said sp...


The Big Number: 40 push-ups linked to better heart health in men

In a new study led by Harvard University, researchers found that men's ability to do more than 40 push-ups was linked with significantly reduced risk of seriou...


Facebook "working on additional changes" to beat down anti-vaxxers

Facebook declined to comment on the ad targeting categories, but said it was looking into the issue, The Guardian reported . The company is considering opt...


Drinking Two Or More Diet Beverages A Day Might Be Dangerous

The participants' lifestyles and health outcomes were tracked after the initial inquiry into how often they consumed diet drinks . That group "had significantl...


CDC: Flu Vaccine 47 Percent Effective This Season

It's too soon to state when this season's cold virus will peak, he stated, and there might be several weeks left in the season. Sixteen new flu deaths were re...


Diet Drinks Linked to Stroke, Heart Disease in Older Women

As well as women who are obese or African American. The study focused on over 80,000 post-menopausal women in the U.S. for an average of 11.9 years. Althoug...


Trump’s overall health is good, doctors say, but he is obese

Trump, who is 6'3", weighed in at 243 pounds, an increase of four pounds since his 2018 physical. Trump had narrowly avoided the obesity label previous year. ...


Shutdown Avoided? The Border Security Bill Has Been Released

Democrats also see victories in increased funding for humanitarian aid at the border, alternatives to detention and aid to Central America. The Republican-con...


2 unrelated cases of measles confirmed in Vancouver

The state now allows exemptions from the vaccination requirements for children at public schools, private schools or licensed day-care centers based on medica...


These Ultraprocessed Foods Can Increase Risk Of Early Death; Stay Away!

There are plenty of edible options available that contain high percentages of additives used for technological or cosmetic purposes - including emulsifiers, pre...


E-cigarette use 'skyrocketing' among young Americans, says US health agency

On Feb. 4, organizers from anti-tobacco group NYC Smoke Free traveled with students to the capital on Legislative Education Day, to show their support for more ...


Teen defies anti-vaccine parents, gets shots

Wheeler said she believes the injections pose a health risk, but the Center of Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ), part of the Department of Health and Hu...


'Screen women for breast cancer every year from 35'

It's estimated that only about half of US women over 40 years old receive regular mammography screenings, which doctors say is unfortunate and potentially ris...


Apple's Health Records App Will Let Vets Access All VA Records 02/13/2019

Apple has announced that its Health Records feature will soon be made available to USA veterans thanks to a partnership with the Department of Veterans Affai...


101 confirmed cases of measles in 10 states, including Illinois — CDC

Jill Wheeler, the mother of Ethan Lindenberger, 18, vaccinated her oldest daughter and partially vaccinated her oldest son. As anti-vaccination movements meta...


Lawmakers: Remove 'personal belief' exemption for vaccines

Washington is among 17 states , including OR, that allow some type of non-medical exemption for vaccines for "personal, moral OR other beliefs", according to...


Does drinking beer before wine prevent hangover?

One group drank around two and a half pints of lager, followed by four large glasses of white wine . Participants were monitored while drinking. The second g...


New insulin pill to end daily jabs for diabetics

An MIT-led research team has developed a drug capsule that could be used to deliver oral doses of insulin , potentially replacing the injections that people wi...


Trump launching campaign to end HIV epidemic in United States by 2030

Dr. Brock says one of the biggest barriers to ending HIV and AIDS is the way the healthcare system is structured. The Centers for Disease Control and Preventi...


It's Time To Talk

To literally have a shoulder to cry on is one of the best gifts I've received from my friends". Northumbria Police are backing national Time to Talk Day whi...


22 dead in measles outbreak in the Philippines

It did not mention figures where the percentage was derived. Since Jan. 1, there have been at least 55 deaths, mostly children below the age of 4 years old, t...


John Dingell, longest-serving Congress member ever, dead at 92

In November of 2014 Dingell was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom - the country's highest civilian honor. Before John died , Debbie tweeted earlier ...