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Stories about Health Care

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...

Jun 20 2018

Video game industry expresses concerns over Gaming Disorder classification

The highly influential IDC is a gold standard for diagnostic classification, because it helps doctors around the world track trends of diseases and mental disorders. Most...

Jun 13 2018

Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

Relationship problems, financial and job issues, physical health concerns", explained Dr. Anne Shuchat, Deputy Director of the CDC. Risk of suicide increases when media...

Jun 08 2018

It shows the growing severity of the issue

Rates varied widely across the country during the study period, from 6.9 per 100,000 residents per year killing themselves in Washington, D.C., to 29.2 per 100,000 resi...

Jun 03 2018

One million French smokers have quit in the past year

World No Tobacco Day 2018 will focus on the impact tobacco has on the cardiovascular health of people worldwide. More than 80 percent of the world's smokers live i...