Health Care

Drug companies reach settlement ahead of opioid trial

The agreement reached Monday calls for the distributors AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health and McKesson to pay a combined $215 million, said Hunter Shkolnik, a ...


Pete Buttigieg eyes 35% corporate tax rate to fund health plan

On the subject of health care, Warren has aligned herself with one of her top rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination, Sen. "What I see though is th...


Emotional Michael Jordan unveils first of two medical clinics in Charlotte

In a press release Jordan said: "When I heard Novant Health's plan to bring not only primary care, but other needed services to the community, there was no ...


Seminar on breast cancer, obesity held

The health organization added that "only 2 to 4 screening mammograms in 1,000 lead to a diagnosis of breast cancer". Pink Illumination Ceremony was held at Ma...


Tennessee Department of Health reports first vaping-related death

As of October 8, almost 1,300 lung injury cases associated with using e-cigarette or vaping products have been reported to the CDC from 49 states, the District ...


43% Nepali children below five years are malnourished

Unicef says numerous problems which arise from poor nutrition are hidden because they include anaemia, reduce intelligence and poor sight or hearing defects. "...


IDPH Says Myths About Flu Shots Are Just That

This year primary school children up to year six will be given the flu vaccine at school to protect them, and any vulnerable adults they come into contact w...


Get your flu shot, says Health Unit

Nicola Mercer, medical officer of health and CEO of Public Health, said in a statement. "Your sneezing, coughing, diarrhea, vomiting. all of the symptoms of flu...


Why Democrats Should Be Worried Elizabeth Warren Is The Frontrunner

The debates will also mark Sen. Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders - who has put forth a more aggressive wealth tax proposal - said on Tuesday that...


Titans Replace Marcus Mariota With Ryan Tannhill As Starting QB

The Titans benched Mariota in the third quarter of Sunday's loss to the Denver Broncos following the quarterback's second interception of the contest. While w...


IN reports 2 more deaths linked to vaping, 3 overall

The Randolph-Elkins Health Department encourages health care partners to ask patients about recent e-cigarette and vaping practices when they present with lung ...


6 questions that loom over the crowded Democratic debate

Elizabeth Warren , California Sen. Former Vice President Joe Biden also said the " Medicare for All " costs - projected to exceed $30 trillion over the cour...


Tennessee Department of Health issues statement on Lung Injury associated with Vaping

The cases included 26 deaths reported from 21 states, including Florida. The state Department of Health announced the new tally Tuesday, a rise in the 76 case...


California ban on new fur products is first in US

Newsom also signed another bill Saturday, banning most animals in circuses. Besides killing the fur trade, the legislation outlaws the use of animals ...


Things To Know About This Year's Flu Season

Bhowmick: Besides protecting you from common strains of the flu, the vaccine will lessen the severity of symptoms if you contract a strain that was not include...


Louisiana trucking company deploys pink trucks to battle breast cancer

As part of the "Awareness Always" effort, two company drivers will be turning their miles logged into lifesaving dollars for fighting breast cancer . The event...


Best Friend, Longer Life | Study finds dog owners enjoy lower mortality risks

Glenn Levine, chair of the writing group of the American Heart Association's scientific statement on pet ownership . Having a dog , it seems, is a big adva...


Judge blocks Trump immigration rule, calls it 'repugnant to American Dream'

Judge George Daniels of the Southern District of NY issued an order blocking the rule nationwide. By the end of the day, two other federal judges issued ru...


Texas records 1st death linked to e-cigarette use

Interested in Vaping? Add Vaping as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Vaping news, video, and analysis from ABC News. In this October 4, 2019, phot...


Wildfires break out overnight in Los Angeles area

Firefighters are facing strong Santa Ana winds which fueled several fires up and down California on Thursday. Shaun Butch said he saw flames on both sides o...


Louisiana Ranks High on STD Report

Amid record STD rates, doctors treat patients' partner's sight unseen Amid record STD rates, doctors treat patients' partner's sight unseen A rise within the pr...


Ban snacking on public transport, proposes leading medical officer

But we need to remember that they are more likely to be healthy eating and eating. the society and environment we live in. She recommended a suite of governme...


Free Flu Vaccinations Available in Springfield During October

This year's vaccine protects against four strains of flu. The source of such information is from the CDC Internet Panel Survey 2019, the website reads. The next...


Get Vaccinated Before Flu Takes Hold: CDC

Still, flu seasons can be unpredictable, so it's best to prepare as if it could be a bad season. Strains of the flu virus are constantly changing, so a new flu ...


Owning a dog can help you live longer, study reveals

This is especially true in patients who have suffered heart attacks or strokes . Dog ownership is associated with better outcomes after a major cardiovas...


Worldwide donors pledge $14 bln to tackle AIDS - Macron

Beside French President Emmanuel Macron , who hosted the replenishment conference and had urged governments to open their wallets wide, Sands said the target w...


New PHE tool allows users to create a mental health action plan

An introductory video promoting the platform also features narratives by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge , Prince William and Kate Middleton, and the Duke ...


Glendale to light up in pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Williams is a staunch supporter of breast cancer awareness. Mammograms begin at age of 40. "To be able to help all these women is wonderful". Despite their ...


How Bosses Can Reduce The Stigma Of Mental Health At Work

Despite a slight drop in 2018, mental health issues have seen a considerable overall increase in importance for employers over the past few years; 67% offered...


STDs In America Hit Another Record High In 2018

Together these 3 sexually transmitted diseases accounted for over 2.4 million cases in America, this represents an all time record high on all three condition...