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May 12 2019

Diverse mental health research at Western recognized

This program had its inception in the United States in 1949 and has since been adopted by other organizations internationally. Kujawa joined leaders and young people fr...

May 05 2019

OH urges measles vaccination amid outbreaks around US

We're talking with doctors and state health officials about Vermont's vaccination statistics and how they're preparing for a potential measles outbreak. "If we could get ...

May 05 2019

Walnuts may help lower blood pressure

Alyssa Tindall, recent student in Dr. Kris-Etherton's lab and a new Ph.D. graduate in nutrition, said the study was one of the first to try to uncover which parts of th...

May 03 2019

Starbucks launch new summer beverages from customers Instagram feed

However, a Starbucks spokesperson tells Fortune via email, there's no connection. The third new drink, called the Dragon Drink, starts with Mango Dragonfruit Refresh...

May 03 2019

Pramila Jayapal: Million Private Insurance Workers 'Displaced' Under Medicare for All

Given those differences, the party may not rally around a position on how to expand coverage until it selects a presidential nominee. She added that the average USA famil...

May 02 2019

NYC Jewish schools closed over failure to heed orders on measles outbreak

The court's decision came on the same day that officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that the number of cases across the entire country ha...

May 01 2019

Spa’s ‘vampire facial’ tied to 2 HIV cases, health officials say

The clients who contracted HIV had received a vampire facial at the spa, which involves injecting a person's blood into their own face to improve the skin. Casa de Salud ...

Apr 26 2019

Measles cases approaching 20-year high — CDC

The recent outbreaks began when non-vaccinated travelers visited foreign countries and returned with the ailment, risking infection in their communities. "Global covera...

Apr 26 2019

Nearly 57 tons of ground beef for possible E coli

The outbreak has now expanded to include : Georgia, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, Indiana, Florida, Illinois, Mississippi and Minnesota. Those infected range in a...

Apr 26 2019

World's First Malaria Vaccine Launched In Africa

The parasite, which enters the body through mosquito bites, kills thousands of people across the world every year, with Sub-Saharan Africa carrying a disproportionate...

Apr 26 2019

World Health Organisation tells parents to remove screens from young children

The guidelines also covered sleep and exercise. Tim Smith, Reader in Cognitive Psychology, Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London,...

Apr 21 2019

Doctors use HIV in gene therapy to fix ‘bubble boy’ disease

The latest advance, reported in theNew England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday, details a study of eight infants who have a type of SCID called SCID-X1. This helped ...

Apr 15 2019

CDC says ground beef appears to be cause of E. coli outbreak

People sickened by the outbreak reported eating ground beef both at home and in restaurants. Seventeen ill people have been hospitalized. Investigations are ongoing t...

Apr 14 2019

No Rush To Release Mueller Report: DC Judge

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and other prominent Republicans have already indicated plans to launch new probes into how the investigation started, once the furor over the i...

Apr 11 2019

Nutritious Foods, Not Dietary Supplements, Best for Living Longer

Fang Fang Zhang , an associate professor at the Freedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University . In addition, they explored if these links are aff...

Apr 11 2019

Bernie Sanders, now a millionaire, pledges to release tax returns by Monday

Sanders, who has been outspoken about wealth inequality for decades, made headlines this week when he announced that he will release 10 years of tax returns on Monday -...

Apr 10 2019

Measles: NYC health officials declare a public health emergency, mandate vaccinations

All but 39 of the confirmed cases are in children. Extreme cases show 1 in 1,000 people suffering brain swelling, which could lead to brain damage. The CDC recommends t...

Apr 09 2019

Candida auris outbreak: Superbug fungus has sickened hundreds, CDC says

Since then the fungus has spread imperceptibly throughout the world. Candida auris targets people with weakened immune systems. According to a report published by...

Apr 07 2019

Island Health issues warning after South Island measles exposure confirmed

The health authority said it has sent letters about possible exposure to staff and individuals who stayed at two hostels in the city after one person who stayed at both ...

Apr 05 2019

Senate Republicans enact procedural change to speed confirmation of Trump judicial picks

Even as President Donald Trump promises his administration is putting together "a great health care plan ", two senior White House officials said Wednesday no one is...