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Stories about Health Care

Jun 13 2018

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

She added that intentionality is hard to determine in cases in which a person dies by overdose. Suicide rarely springs from a single factor, the CDC report authors n...

Jun 08 2018

It shows the growing severity of the issue

Deaths by suicide have increased by around 30 % since 1999, claiming almost 45,000 lives in 2016, according to the report . Every day, 123 Americans commit suicide. T...

Jun 03 2018

Anti-smoking programs still remain on paper in Armenia, minister says

Dr Kyaw Kan Kaung, director of the Department of Public Health for Non-Communicable Diseases, told The Myanmar Times that the government will further intensify measur...

Jun 03 2018

Number of Texans sickened by E. coli from romaine lettuce rises

That being said, the CDC continues to investigate the outbreak and warned that new cases from May could still come to light due to a three-week lag in reporting. coli ...

May 16 2018

California marks record high STD's in 2017

The most reported STD was chlamydia , with 218,710 cases reported in 2017. In 2017, there were 30 stillbirths due to congenital syphilis in California; this is the h...

May 16 2018

Tennessee joins states suing OxyContin maker

If you feel you're struggling with addiction, you can contact them here. An estimated 2.4 million Americans are addicted to narcotics including prescription painkillers a...

May 12 2018

Congo health ministry reports first death in Ebola outbreak

Two of the neighboring countries - the Central African Republic (CAR) and the Republic of Congo - have "a slightly higher level of risk" due to their river-based links to...

May 11 2018

It's Warriors over Rockets - odds

As well as advancing to the Conference Finals for the first time in his career, according to ESPN , the Rockets point guard now joins the legendary Chicago Bulls sta...

May 09 2018

Walmart fights opioid epidemic with new policies

The CDC says opioids, including prescription opioids, heroin and synthetic drugs such as fentanyl, killed more than 42,000 people in the U.S.in 2016, more than any year...

May 09 2018

At least 45 people killed after bandits attack Nigerian village

Responding to the unfortunate incident, the presidency said it has approved the creation of two new Police Headquatrers in the area . "Some bodies that were seemed to ...