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Stories about Health Care

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...

Jun 03 2018

5 dead, almost 200 sickened in romaine lettuce outbreak

There have been 89 people hospitalized, and 26 who developed a type of kidney failure due to the infection. Overall, five deaths have been reported in Arkansas, Califor...

May 16 2018

Snail Memory Transplant Performed Using RNA, Scientists Say

In an experiment, researchers inflicted painless electric shocks to sea snails known as Aplysia californica . When Glanzman and his team later physically tapped these ...

May 16 2018

Experimental Ebola vaccine to be used in Congo's outbreak, World Health Organization head says

Of the 39 cases of Ebola reported since April 5, two have been confirmed using laboratory tests. A 2016 study found it to be 100% effective in trials in Guinea in coo...

May 16 2018

Redrawn Pennsylvania map at play as 4 states hold primaries

House districts. James BarlettaTrump-backed congressman wins GOP Senate primary in Pa. Ten Democrats are running in suburban Philadelphia's 5th District, where Rep. He ...

May 13 2018

Student shot in arm at California school, teen suspect held

The Los Angeles Times said that the shooting occurred because of a dispute between the two students. "The student said he was only joking, but deputies later found two s...

May 11 2018

Houston Rockets vs. Golden State Warriors - 5/14/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

However, it's going to be interesting to see how they defend a team that doesn't rely on just one guy to carry the load. The Rockets have wanted the Warriors all seas...

May 09 2018

President Buhari embarks on four-day medical trip to London

It will be recalled that President Buhari had a technical stopover in UK after his trip to the United States where he met with President Donald Trump . He said the vis...

May 09 2018

UN Condemns Birnin Gwari Killings In Kaduna

The Kaduna State government confirmed the attack but didn't give a casualty figure. President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of a permanent battalion...

May 09 2018

Buhari Off to United Kingdom for Medicals

Aisha on her Twitter page urged Buhari to be a good leader and provide the best healthcare for Nigerians in the world instead of travelling overseas for medicals. Preside...