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Stories about Health Care

Dec 03 2018

Controversial gene editing of embryos stopped by the Chinese authorities

Hong Kong scientists have warned of far-reaching effects on humans and consequences that will not be seen for several generations after a Chinese scientist claimed h...

Dec 01 2018

Amazon Launches New Service For Building Scalable Blockchain Networks

AWS is by far the leader in the public cloud infrastructure services, which companies can rely remotely upon run the software and store the data. Shawn Bice, Vice Presi...

Nov 30 2018

China orders halt to baby gene-editing activities

He Jiankui (JEE-ahn-qway) of Shenzhen detailed the work that he said led to the births earlier this month of twin girls whose DNA he altered when they were conceived. Th...

Nov 08 2018

FDA Approves DSUVIA Sublingual Synthetic Opioid Formulation & Delivery System

The Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) approved a highly controversial opioid. The drug is called Dsuvia, which is a tablet version of an opioid marketed for intravenou...

Oct 31 2018

Adenovirus outbreak claims 9th child at New Jersey facility

Adenovirus hasn't been confirmed in another person who died Friday afternoon. It is the latest death of an individual who had a confirmed case of adenovirus and had b...

Oct 21 2018

CDC: Dozens ill after salmonella outbreak tied to raw chicken

The CDC said on Thursday that it is seeing 92 cases of salmonella from raw chicken products, including everything from pet food to chicken tenders. Salmonella's sympt...

Oct 20 2018

Americans Died From the Flu Last Year

Toddlers are often referred to as "super-spreaders" for tending not to wipe their noses or cover their mouths when sneezing. "Don't linger. Run to your health care pr...

Oct 15 2018

Selena Gomez 'seeking treatment' to 'tackle her emotional issues head-on'

Selena previously booked herself into a Tennessee facility in 2016 after she also suffered anxiety and depression during her Revival tour, Teen Vogue reports . And...

Oct 13 2018

McConnell Shepherds Through 15 More Judges, Senate Packs Up Until Midterms

While numerous judges were approved with bipartisan support, nearly half were confirmed on mostly party-line votes. Sen. Mazie Hirono, a Hawaii Democrat who become a he...

Oct 12 2018

Battling discrimination and stigma against mental health

Today is World Mental Health Day , and the focus this year is "young people and mental health in a changing world". The report warned that 10-20% of adolescents suff...

Oct 10 2018

Lancet report flags mental health "crisis", failure to address it

LabourList has more readers than ever before - but we need your support. Chambers says that Sadag is receiving more and more calls from young people who are in crisis a...

Oct 05 2018

Senate's first vote on Kavanaugh expected on Friday

A woman from Virginia Beach shows her support for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on the East Front of the Capitol, as senators review the FBI's supplemental ...

Oct 01 2018

US, Japanese pair win Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer therapy

Dr. Allison's work has led to new and effective cancer therapies that free the immune system to attack tumors, a breakthrough called immune checkpoint blockade. He annou...

Sep 18 2018

Your Daily Aspirin Use Could Be Hurting You, Research Shows

He said all patients should follow the advice of their doctor about their daily use of aspirin. "But not only did it not decrease risk of disability or death, it did not ...

Sep 05 2018

'Cluster' of Legionnaires' disease cases reported in B.C.: health authorities

Legionnaires' disease is caused by a bacteria found in water that can enter the lungs if the water is aerosolized and inhaled. The Washington Times welcomes your comme...

Aug 26 2018

John McCain’s death leads to outpouring from foes and allies

Final details of the service were not released as of Sunday morning. "At his death, he had served the United States of America faithfully for sixty years", the family sa...

Aug 24 2018

Two birds test positive for West Nile virus in British Columbia

Interior Health said that it works closely with the B.C. Centre for Disease Control and Canadian Blood Services to monitor West Nile virus activity. The Greenwood case fa...

Jul 19 2018

White House Says It's Weighing Putin Offer Of Joint Police Interrogations

In an interview with "CBS Evening News," Trump said he agreed with Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, who has repeatedly spoken out about Russia's meddling....

Jun 28 2018

Commercial flight crews show higher cancer rates, study suggests

Chan School of Public Health in Boston. The flight-crew rate was 0.15 percent compared to 0.13 percent for uterine cancer; 1.0 compared to 0.70 percent for cervical c...