Health Care

Proper use of antibiotics urged in Mongolia

Since their discovery, antibiotics have served as the cornerstone of modern medicine. Antibiotic use in animal agriculture comes under quite a bit of scrutiny...


Adriana is retiring from Victoria’s Secret

According to Fashionista, the 2018 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show , which was filmed Thursday night in NY and will be aired on December 2 , features an entire...


N. Idaho woman over 50 is state's first flu death of season

Donna Arnett, an epidemiologist and dean of the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, who was not involved in the new research, said the increased ...


FDA approves new, powerful drug amidst opioid crisis

Critics, including the head of the FDA advisory committee that reviews pain-relieving products, are anxious about putting such a potent and addictive medicati...


Sydney Man Who Became Ill After Eating A Slug Passes Away

In 2010, Ballard, who was 19 at the time, consumed a slug on the drunken urging of friends, according to Yahoo . "Bang. That's how it happened". Sam's mother...


W.H.O debunks ‘cure for AIDS’ claim in Zimbabwe

Government also feared Magaya's claims could push those surviving on life prolonging ARV drugs to abandon the therapy with a false belief there was a more subst...


Mayor Bowser Kicks Off DC Health Link's 2019 Open Enrollment Period

Get Covered New Jersey is the first coordinated health coverage public awareness campaign conducted by the State of New Jersey since the implementation of the A...


'No easy way to get through breast cancer'

A significantly large percentage of patients diagnosed with breast cancer bore children before the age of 30 - 86% had their first child born before they were...


9th death reported at pediatric center amid viral outbreak

Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal said in a statement Monday the teams will assess infection prevention practices and deploy beginning in November. A staf...


The Trump administration takes on drug prices

The so-called "target price" of these drugs, which include treatments for cancer, would be 126% of the average of what other countries pay. "The world reaps t...


Health Division Advises About Rare Polio-Like Condition in Kids

Four children in MI may have a rare condition known as acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM . The health unit considers AFP a disease of public health significance...


Pistons improve to 4-0 with win over Cavaliers

The NBA's steals leader from a season ago has averaged 19.8 points per in 24 career contests against the Cavs, including three 30-point games against Clevel...


New Treatment Shows Promise For Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Patients

Women with dense breast may benefit with an additional breast ultrasound and breast MRI as these tools increase detection of breast cancers. Many corporations...


Newly Identified Genes Linked with Higher Risk for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

For women, the chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime is 1-in-8. The combination treatment also delayed the start of chemotherapy, which...


At Elko rally, President Trump foresees no Democratic 'blue wave'

In a tweet , the president said Heller had "become a good friend" who was "all about #MAGA". Turnout from the heavily immigrant union was credited with giving ...


Case of mysterious paralyzing illness reported in Kentucky, Ohio

An analysis found the average age of the patients in confirmed cases over the past five years is 4 years old, and 90 percent occur in children 18 and younger. M...


CDC: ‘Mystery Disease’ Sickening Kids In 22 States, Including New Jersey

The CDC still has not pin-pointed exactly what's causing this disorder, but they suspect a virus that circulates this time of the year. They also wanted to ra...


Mysterious paralyzing illness found among kids in 22 states

Asked about the discrepancy between the CDC's report of 22 states versus CNN's report of 30 states with cases, Messonnier said, "the 22 states that we're repo...


CDC investigates Polio-like cases

Symptoms of AFM can include weakness of the limbs and trouble with movements of facial muscles. Acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, is a rare, but potentially sev...


Breast cancer: Why you should focus on prevention

Here, experts break down your risk. Louise Tatum did what most women do when they find a lump in their breast -- she scheduled a mammogram. "Only 5 to 10 pe...


Breast cancer survivors, fighters #PinkOut Chicago Bulls game — ADVOCATE TRINITY HOSPITAL

Aiello also commended Olean firefighters for wearing pink in October in recognition of those who have fought the disease. An Iranian charity organization is p...


Sixth Washington child hospitalized with mysterious illness, health officials say

On its website , the CDC explains that non-polio enteroviruses, which normally don't make people sick and if they do, it's often the common cold, can cause AF...


DC Circuit receives complaints about Kavanaugh, reportedly sends them to Supreme Court

But Democrats are defending 25 seats, so being back home is more consequential for them. A GOP gain of two or three Senate seats this cycle will make it ver...


Gym offering free five-day pass for World Mental Health Day

The report, launched at the first-ever Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit in London, was compiled by experts in psychiatry, public health, neuroscience, ...


Study examines how climate change puts Americans' mental health at risk

The group of scientists gathered the data and made large-scale quantification of risks for mental health made by climate change. Overall, those most vulnera...


Trump Mockingly Invokes ‘The Rules of #MeToo’ at PA Rally

Since being charged, Cohen has become an opponent of the president, a stark difference from the days when he vowed to take a bullet for President Donald Tr...


Recognizes World Mental Health Day

Better mental health support in the workplace can save United Kingdom business up to £8 billion a year, while early intervention for people can help reduce th...


Gender gap hurts GOP, but Kavanaugh helps - McConnell

But the Democrats knew there was no there there from the beginning. But with a handful of endangered Democrats up for re-election this year, they agreed to vote...


Polio-like disease on the rise in Minnesota

Earlier this month, six Minnesota children were diagnosed with the disease. This disease affects the nervous system, specifically the area of a person's...


How to be a better friend to someone with mental health issues

Gaga and Adhanom mentioned some of the high-profile celebrities who've died by suicide over the past year, including celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and designe...


Mitch McConnell is standing by Lisa Murkowski Kathryn Krawczyk

Kavanaugh began his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee with a 45-minute, 5,200-word opening statement to instead issue a fiery denunciation of ...


Acute flaccid myelitis is spreading in Chicago, Pittsburgh, Minnesota, North Texas, Colorado

And in 2018 alone, 38 new cases of AFM in 16 states across the country were confirmed by the CDC . The Minnesota Department of Health has issued an advisor...


Roberts asks federal judges to handle Kavanaugh complaints

It's also seen as a reward for Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, are considering challenging Trump in 2020. "I think it would be a waste of time, frankly...


2017-2018 Flu Season: The Deadliest in 40 Years

The CDC urges people to get their flu shots by the end of October . During flu seasons when the vaccine is well-matched with flu strains that are circulating,...


A Wider Lens Is Needed to Treat Those With Mental Illness

After losing his fellow friend and co-worker to mental health issues this past June, Patrick Cosvy of Champaign's II-VI EpiWorks, showed his support for NAMI Su...