Medicine

Calaveras Public Health Investigates Confirmed Measles Case

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019, Metro Health officials have confirmed the first measles case in Bexar County. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the Clackamas Coun...


Beto O'Rourke enters presidential conversation, but what are his chances?

O'Rourke said Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey in 2017 and his tweeting to then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions to bring an end the Russian Fed...


Milestone reached as HIV remission achieved in second patient

It's too early to say whether the patient has been "cured". According to reports , the patient is only the second person ever reported to have been cleared o...


Jussie Smollett's Case: Chicago PD Launch Internal Investigation Over False Info

Additionally, on Wednesday, CBS Chicago reported that dozens of hospital workers at Northwestern Memorial Hospital - where the Empire star was treated aft...


GE Stock Surges on News of Biopharma Sale

GE shares opened almost 14 percent higher at $11.57 on February 25 while Danaher stock was up just over 9 percent at $123.94 at the open. The Wall Street...


Amid measles outbreak, Islanders debate mandatory vaccinations

The Angus Reid survey found that 70 per cent of respondents believe vaccinations against common deadly diseases should be mandatory for school-aged kids. "If ...


PM reopens Christmas Island as asylum seeker bill moves through Senate

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is holding out against any change to existing rules that give the Immigration Minister full discretion to reject transfers, but...


Cancer awareness event to show benefits of exercise after diagnosis

More importantly, China's cancer spectrum is significantly different from that of developed countries. "A devastating failure of medical research". Research...


No Measles Cases Reported So Far to Chelan-Douglas Health District

There has been one confirmed measles case in Multnomah County, Ore., and another in King County. Herd immunity is a level of vaccination at which people who c...


Breakfast 'does not help you lose weight'

BREAKFAST HAS traditionally been described as the most important meal of the day . However, there's now even more evidence that this may not be the case. Prof C...


Measles Outbreak Got Traction Due To Anti-Vaxxer Movement

Thirteen additional suspected cases were reported Wednesday, and some of those will likely be confirmed, Dr Melnick said. Oregon's governor had some choice ...


Washington governor declares state of emergency over measles outbreak

There is one case so far in Multnomah County , one in King County, Washington, and now a suspected case in Deschutes County. Two confirmed cases of measles ...


Spokane health district urges vaccinations as Washington measles cases rise to 34

As of Sunday afternoon, no measles cases have been confirmed in Spokane County but people should get vaccinated as soon as possible just in case, Kim Papich, sp...


CDC: Millions already sickened with flu this season

With two persons infected with swine flu virus dying at SMHS hospital here, the death toll so far this season due to H1N1 has reached to 11. How can you acc...


Police investigating after woman in 10-year coma gives birth

Azfamily.com, a news website for television stations KPHO and KTVK , first broke the news Thursday that a woman gave birth on December 29 at the Haciend...


De Blasio Says City Will ‘Guarantee Health Care For All New Yorkers’

There are approximately 600,000 New Yorkers without health care coverage. New York City is a sanctuary city that defies USA immigration enforcement laws, prot...


Walgreens Shares Slide on $1 Billion Cost-Savings Program

Analysts expected, on average, earnings of $1.43 per share on $33.58 billion in revenue, according to Zacks Investment Research . Walgreens Boots Allianc...


New Survey Shows Rise of Nicotine Vaping Among US Teenagers

The Monitoring the Future Survey, conducted by the University of MI, finds that one in five high school seniors said they'd vaped within the past month. The F...


What Obamacare ruling could mean for your health care

The Affordable Care Act , once ruled constitutional because of the " individual mandate " provision, has been now ruled unconstitutional by a Texas judge - d...


Seattle woman dies after contracting rare form of brain-eating amoeba

A year after the rash developed, the woman had a seizure . This wasn't necessarily surprising, Cobbs told Live Science , as the woman had a history of breas...