Health Care

Vaping suspected in dozens of U.S. lung illnesses

Ngozi Ezike said. On August 9, five days after Wisconsin made its announcement, the Illinois Department of Health issued a statement saying that six "youn...


Sydney stabbing suspect suffers from mental illness - lawyer

The apartment building in Clarence St in Sydney's CBD where Ney is alleged to have attacked and killed Ms Dunn. He allegedly threatened several other people...


Nation on alert for West Nile virus

In response to the state's Mosquito Management Program's announcement of mosquitoes in Stamford testing positive for West Nile virus, the City of Stamford's Dep...


First cases of Ebola in DRC's South Kivu province kills woman

The deceased is reported to have made several trips to Beni, one of the affected towns in North Kivu province. The cases open up a new front in the fight agains...


Trump says he is convinced Senate leader wants background checks bill

The request, which was expected, surfaced as Democrats in the Senate and House of Representatives are trying to pressure Senate Republican leader Mitch McCon...


Remove false teeth before general anesthetic, doctors warn

Doctors told him he had a lower respiratory tract infection, according to the report, and sent him home with medication. It was then the patient revealed he h...


Coroner: Dayton gunman had drugs in system during firefight

Betts opened fire in a popular entertainment district in Dayton on August 4, killing nine people and wounding at least 17 by gunfire. Cocaine, anti-anxiety m...


WNV identified in GF County resident

West Nile virus is transmitted through the bite of a common house mosquito that has picked up the virus by feeding on an infected bird. "The birds will not be c...


Missing dentures found stuck in throat 8 days after surgery

He told medical staff there that he'd been unable to eat solid food and he had been finding blood in his mouth . The man then immediately underwent emergen...


Ebola survivors reunited with family in DR Congo

Ebola has been spreading in eastern DRC since August 2018 in an outbreak that has now become the second largest, killing at least 1 800 people. Now a trial...


1st human case of West Nile virus found in Tennessee

Please take proper personal protection measures from being infected by mosquitoes. The department found mosquito pools positive for the West Nile Virus in the...


Equinox, SoulCycle hit with protests, nationwide membership cancellations over Trump fundraiser

Celebrities and activists are boycotting Equinox and SoulCycle fitness chains after it was reported their billionaire owner Stephen Ross was planning to...


New Way to Monitor Blood Pressure

Basically, smartphones are outfitted with optical sensors that can capture light reflected from haemoglobin under our skin. And it was a success: The team said ...


West Nile Virus Positive Mosquitoes Trapped By The Health Department

Health officers suggest that folks protect themselves from West Nile by applying bug repellent, clearing their yards of standing water that draws insects and we...


Donald Trump To Visit El Paso Tomorrow Following Mass Shooting: Mayor

Trump, who will speak Monday at the White House, has frequently sought to tie his unrequited immigration priorities - a border wall and transforming the legal i...


West Nile Virus detected in mosquitos in Worcester; spraying date set

According to Kennedy, following these suggestions will make Albertans less visible to the pests - and, she said, "if mosquitoes can't find you, they can't bite ...


As doctors continue protests, National Medical Commission Bill passed in Rajya Sabha

Yesterday, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan had appealed to the resident doctors to end their strike following a meeting with them in New Delhi . Agitatio...


Bernie Sanders: Kamala Harris' health care plan is 'not Medicare for All'

Candidates including Senators Corey Booker, Kristin Gillibrand, Kamala Harris , Elizabeth Warren, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg have all endorsed some version o...


Rwanda border with Ebola-hit Congo fully open after slowdowns: minister

Goma, an impoverished city of 2 million people, is a major transport hub in the DRC, and the arrival of Ebola has always been feared by health experts. Rwanda...


University of Iowa Hospitals maintains national ranking by U.S

Fifty-seven hospitals across the country received high-performance rankings in nine specialty procedures and conditions, according to a new report . The No. ...


Sec. Azar: Plan in Works for Canadian Meds

He acknowledged that HHS and the Food and Drug Administration have consistently said there was no way importing drugs from Canada could be done without putt...


Heightened fears: DR Congo Ebola epidemic widens on eve of first anniversary

Ibrahima Socé Fall, Assistant Director-General for Emergency Response at the World Health Organization ( WHO ), released a joint statement announcing that the...


Nicola Sturgeon repeats her promise to eliminate hepatitis C by 2030

Pointing out that HBV and HCV transmission is mostly caused by unsafe sex and consumption of alcohol, he asked all to abstain from any high risk behaviour to pr...


Kamala Harris' new health plan draws critics from all sides

Additionally, a candidate attacked by name by another candidate will be given 30 seconds to respond, and maybe most importantly a candidate who consistently int...


AU expresses grave concern over Ebola outbreak in DRC

Saudi Arabia has banned entry to travellers coming from the Democratic Republic of Congo over fears Ebola could spread during next month's Hajj pilgrimage. T...


Shooting reported at annual garlic festival in California

The festival was wrapping up its third and final day on Sunday when, witness Julissa Contreras tells NBC Bay Area , a white man in his early to mid-30s began...


EU Ebola funding to the Democratic Republic of Congo increased

Today's funding announcement brings total European Union humanitarian aid to fight against Ebola to €47 million since 2018, when the current outbreak was decl...


Beyoncé Reveals Her Exact Weight Prior to Strict Coachella Diet

The video, which focuses heavily on Beyoncé's mission to lose weight after having given birth to twins, shows the singer in rehearsals and training for her pe...


Climate change could be behind rise of superbug, study finds

It's frequently resistant to one or more classes of antifungal medications that doctors turn to first. "With the delayed diagnosis, that can often delay appro...


Man dies from brain-eating amoeba after visiting Cumberland County water park

The amoeba can cause severe illness up to nine days after exposure. In rare instances, infection may occur when contaminated water from other sources such as ...