Medicine

Flu shots available at health department

It is recommended that people get a flu vaccine by the end of October. To bring this number down, people who are more at risk to getting the flu, like the eld...


Women chained in police van drown in Hurricane Florence floods

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is reportedly investigating the circumstances surrounding their deaths. Windy Newton and Nicolette Green were be...


Theranos to shut down: Investors lose US$1B

The announcement comes almost three months after Theranos founder and former chief exective Elizabeth Holmes and former chief operating officer Ramesh Balwani...


Backed candidate's 'monkey' comment draws fire in Florida race

In an interview Wednesday on MSNBC, Michael Steele said he would not give the benefit of the doubt to Mr. DeSantis , who won the Republican primary Tuesday...


OH reports its 1st horse West Nile virus cases this year

Avoid outdoor activities at dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active. You should wear loose-fitting and long-sleeved clothing. Bug repellents containing DE...


NYU makes tuition free for all medical students

As of the 2017-2018 school year, its students earn at least $60,000 per year for each year of medical school in return to committing to seven years of active du...


Measles sickens over 100 people in 21 states, including CT

In 2014, the USA experienced a record number of measles cases, with 667 cases from 27 states reported to CDC . In 2017, the CDC reported 118 total cases, a...


Long-term vaping may damage lung immune cells, warn researchers

The review concluded there was "overwhelming evidence" they were far safer than smoking and "of negligible risk to bystanders" and advised they should be availa...


First West Nile death of 2018 in Dallas County reported, officials confirm

Malloy's office, the rates of mosquitoes carrying West Nile have been much higher this year. On August 3, the Iowa Public Health Department reported the state...


The man died from flesh-eating bacteria after eating oysters

The Florida Department of Health has not released the man's identity or the restaurant where he ate, but CBS Miami reported the man died two days after eati...


National Hot Dog Day 2018: Where To Get The Hook Up

Dine-in only, while supplies last for new users at participating locations. The chain of travel stops is giving away free hot dogs on July 18 to consumers who...


President Trump slams article, says US supports breastfeeding

Similar approaches have been successful in refugee camps , for instance, as well as in post-earthquake Ecuador-which is one of only 23 countries where more ...


Trump set to announce highly anticipated US Supreme Court pick

They are Brett Kavanaugh , a former adviser to George W. Bush; Raymond Kethledge , a strict interpreter of the US Constitution; Amy Coney Barrett , a devou...


Chestnut breaks record, eats 74 hot dogs, buns in 10 minutes

It turns out Chestnut didn't take down the 64 dogs as noted by the manual counter situated over his head during the competition. On the women's side, Miki ...


Indian ambassador practices Yoga to spread awareness on International Day of Yoga

However, after practicing some postures at International Yoga Day at the Indian school, I feel relaxed and am able to speak more freely". It is not about exer...


At a fashion show, Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade remembered

Suicide rates are up by 30 percent across the nation since 1999, federal health officials reported Thursday. Such is the case in the recent suicides of fashio...


Massive salmonella outbreak linked to backyard chicken flocks

Pre-cut melons have been removed from the shelves in both store chains, while whole melons do not appear to be affected. The salmonella cases in IN and MI w...


Experimental breast cancer treatment allows Florida woman to return to normal life

The TAILORx study, led by the Montefiore Medical Centre in NY, found women older than 50 with this form of breast cancer and a score of up to 25 did not nee...


Sleeping in on weekends may extend your life

The mortality rate among participants with short sleep during weekdays, but long sleep during weekends , did not differ from the rate of the reference grou...


After Kerala, Nipah virus suspected in Himachal Pradesh

Health Minister KK Shailaja told a news briefing at least 17 patients were now confirmed as having Nipah - which was first discovered in 1998. Prior this,...