Medicine

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...


A full schedule of George H.W. Bush’s memorial events, funeral

Mr. Bush is the first president since President Ford's 2006 death to lie in state, and the nation's capital excels at the pageantry. Just look at that super c...


Petition Circulating To Move Halloween To A Saturday

After leaving everyone spooked and impressed with her Halloween costumes year after year, she made sure she owned the festival with her 2018 costume as well. ...


9th death reported at pediatric center amid viral outbreak

According to the health department, a total of 25 pediatric cases have been associated with the adenovirus outbreak. "This is a tragic situation, and our th...


Norton Children's treats three patients for rare polio-like illness

From August 2014 through September 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has received information on a total of 386 confirmed cases of AFM acr...


Health officials: Oklahoma child diagnosed with rare polio-like illness

The mysterious increase in cases of AFM, as it's called, was first spotted in the late summer and autumn of 2014. It affects mostly children. "Children can also...


More cases of polio-like illness among children reported

It has received increased attention in recent weeks after health officials in Minnesota and Colorado saw spikes in reported cases, Illinois Public Health Depa...


Breast cancer affects young women too

The event was graced and flagged off by guest of honour Indranee Rajah, Minister in the Prime Minister's Office, Second Minister for Finance and Education, and ...


Thousands to march in Chicago against Trump's 'anti-woman agenda'

Judges are appointed by an internal judicial system and by law must retire at the age of 65. Trump has now put his stamp on the court with his second justic...


‘More awareness needed on mental health’

They are likely to debate the findings of a new report from WHO, which states that mental health should be explicitly included in global policy as mental h...


Senate Turns To Health Care, Dems Force Vote They Can Campaign On

And you hear - you heard one of the lawyers refer to Justice Kavanaugh. "This business of presidential harassment may or may not quite be the victor they thin...


American, Japanese cancer researchers share Nobel Prize in medicine

Dr. Allison's and Dr. Honjo's work focused on proteins that act as brakes on the immune system - preventing the body's main immune cells, known as T-cel...


Allison and Tasuku Honjo Win 2018 Nobel Prize In Physiology or Medicine

Allison was proposing the opposite-to block the "off" signal, according to the ASCO Post, a newspaper that covers cancer research. I didn't set out to study ca...


Free flu vaccines offered in October

Inflammation can affect blood vessels to the heart and the brain and increase the risk of heart attack and stroke in the two to four weeks following recovery fr...