Health Care

Trump thanks Novartis, Pfizer for not raising drug prices

Pfizer then announced it would defer the increases no later than January 1, or when the administration's "blueprint" on drug prices takes effect, whichever come...


CVS fires pharmacist who wouldn't fill transgender customer's prescription

Under state law, a pharmacist cannot refuse to fill a prescription for anything other than an abortion, something attorney Emma Chalvrus said has been tested in...


Dinner Hour and Sleep Habits Affect Risk of Breast, Prostate Cancers

The researchers found that cancer patients were more likely to have dinner late at night. "We saw a trend where, as BMI went up, cancer risk went down". The a...


Deaths From Liver Cancer Rise In U.S. Adults

The biggest group of victims were people between the ages of 25 and 34 and the major cause was alcohol. The fluid in the abdomen can make it look and feel "like...


Transgender Woman Says Pharmacist at Arizona CVS Refused to Fill Hormone Prescription

After leaving her doctor's, Hall went to get her three prescriptions filled at her local CVS in Fountain Hills, Arizona, but that is when her day "took a turn",...


Fish oil supplements' heart health benefit challenged by new study

A large-scale systematic meta-analysis collecting data from 79 trials has concluded that omega-3 supplements have little to no effect in preventing heart diseas...


West Nile virus detected in North Shore mosquitoes

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said north-central, south-central, and southwest Kansas at at high risk, while northeast, southeast, and northwe...


World’s First Melanoma Blood Test Developed By Australian Reasearchers

The blood test, called MelDX, works by detecting the antibodies the body produces as soon as melanoma develops. The blood-based biomarker could "revolutioni...


Minnesotans sickened by salmonella from raw turkey

Salmonella outbreaks have been linked to turkey products in the past, especially ground turkey. Salmonella infection may spread from the intestines to the bl...


Eating An Early Dinner Could Lower The Risk Of Breast & Prostate Cancer

The researchers studied the relationship between the timing of eating food and sleep to possible cancer risks, according to the report, published by the Intern...


UnitedHealth profit up by 28 percent for second quarter

Investigating the productivity proportions of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated , ( NYSE: UNH ) stock, the speculator will discover its ROE, ROA, ROI remaining...


Processed Meats, Mania Disorder Risk Linked in New Research

Scientists are of the opinion that this could be due to the presence of chemical nitrate present in the foods to preserve them. He and colleagues collected demo...


My children dont see me as famous, says Britney Spears

Her musical career boasts countless awards and accolades, including seven Billboard Music Awards and Billboard's Millennium Award, which recognizes outstandin...


Trump expects ‘big results’ from Helsinki summit

A Reuters/Ipsos poll this week found that despite a firestorm of media criticism, Mr Trump's Finland summit had no real impact on his overall approval ratings...


Man dies from flesh-eating bacteria after eating bad oysters

The restaurant where the oyster was served was not immediately identified. Vibrio vulnificus is a rare disease but infections will lead to vomiting, diarrhea...


United Kingdom panel says human embryo editing 'morally permissible'

A London-based bioethics think tank has released a new report concluding that editing the DNA of a human embryo, sperm or egg could be "morally permissible" un...


Research reveals weight gain is caused only by fat consumption

Is it the carbs or the proteins? In their study, which was published on 12 July in the journal Cell Metabolism , scientists developed 30 diets to feed their ...


Get 2 Portillo's hot dogs for only $5 this week

Get a free hot dog July 18 with DogHaus app download . You must be a member of My Hwy 55 Rewards Program . This deal is for new app users and dine-in only, wh...


Valsartan tablets recalled due to detection of impurity

To determine whether a specific product has been recalled, patients should look at the drug name and company name on the label of their prescription bottle. Z...


FDA announces voluntary recall of several medicines containing valsartan

N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) was found in the recalled products. The human carcinogen NDMA is an organic chemical that is also used to make liquid rocket f...


Color X-ray scanner uses CERN tech to see all your innards

What if, instead of a black and white X-ray picture, a doctor of a cancer patient had access to colour images identifying the tissues being scanned? "Mars sca...


Health Department: Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile Virus Found In Marion County

This is the first time this year that a positive test has been reported in Tippecanoe County. Health officials says, if you are hiking or taking a walk in a woo...


Nearly $4.7B awarded in suit linking cancer, Johnson & Johnson baby powder

Unlike the case-control studies, these efforts began with a large group of women who did not have cancer and followed the progress of their health, with parti...


Lawsuits alleging Roundup caused cancer can move forward

At times, when the wind was strong, the chemical would cover Johnson's face. In 2014, he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Wisner said Johnson read ...


Insurers See 'Uncertainty' From Trump Administration Payment Halt

In announcing the funding cuts, CMS said in a news release that navigators "failed to enroll a meaningful amount of people" on the federal marketplace and "...


CDC says avoid this cereal after it was linked to salmonella

Food and Drug Administration officials reminded retailers that it against federal law to sell recalled food. "Retailers can not legally offer the cereal for s...


Trap tests positive for West Nile virus

West Nile Virus is still in Windsor-Essex County with a mosquito pool testing positive for the first time this year. "And doing that either through applicatio...


'Stealth' STI Mycoplasma genitalium risks becoming a superbug

Left unchecked, they say this could result in thousands of women each year at increased risk of infertility from pelvic inflammatory disease caused by MG. Dr ...


Couple Considers Divorce To Pay For Their Daughter's Health Condition

Brighton suffers from a genetic chromosomal disorder known as Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome and is in need of round-the-clock care. The disorder has also delayed her...


Trump administration slashes Affordable Care Act sign-up assistance

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will be offering $10 million in funding this year to groups that will help navigate 2019 enrollment for the...