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Stories about Health Care

Oct 13 2018

Bitter Battle Over Kavanaugh Adds Fuel to Midterm Showdown

That's because the GOP is defending only eight Senate seats in November, only two of which are somewhat close. More significantly, 77 percent of Democrats are now sayi...

Oct 12 2018

Why it's important to understand mental health

More than a fifth (22%) of employees went into work when feeling mentally unwell previous year, according to research by Canada Life Group Insurance. "If we wait until...

Oct 10 2018

Changing Minds discuss mental health with Newport County under 18s

It encourages people to visit the Every Mind Matters guide, a free NHS-approved online resource which provides expert advice, practical tips, and experiences from real pe...

Oct 05 2018

U.S. Senate plans procedural vote on Kavanaugh in bitter confirmation fight

One is Mark Judge , who the professor says was in the room when Kavanaugh lay on top of her, ground his body against hers and covered her mouth to keep her from screamin...

Oct 01 2018

Scientists Who Sparked Revolution In Cancer Treatment Share Nobel Prize In Medicine

The two immunologists - from the USA and Japan, respectively - were awarded the Prize "for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation"....

Sep 21 2018

2 dead after van is swept away in S. Carolina

Marion County Coroner Jerry Richardson told the Associated Press early Wednesday that the van was still underwater. Horry County Deputy Tom Fox told WPDE-TV the victi...

Sep 18 2018

An Aspirin a Day Won't Make Healthy Adults Live Longer, Study Shows

The study found a daily low dose of aspirin did not reduce risks of certain diseases and medical problems in older people. Major risks of bleeding in people who consu...

Sep 05 2018

Source Identified as Hampton Hotel in Legionnaires' Outbreak

Legionnaires' disease was first identified in 1976 when a number of people who attended an American Legion convention in Philadelphia suddenly developed pneumonia. "Hot t...

Aug 26 2018

Sen. John McCain dead at 81

The late Arizona Republican, had organised his funeral, and close associates had told the White House in May that he did not want Trump to be invited. was at the peak o...

Aug 24 2018

Mosquitos that carry fatal virus spotted in Southend

The disease is spread by mosquitoes who have previously fed on infected birds, before passing their infected blood on to humans via bites. West Nile is transmitted thro...

Aug 05 2018

More Worcester mosquitoes test positive for West Nile, spraying set

A northeast Colorado resident has been hospitalized with the most serious form of the West Nile Virus. Those zip codes are 40212, 40213, and 40214. A 24-year-old-woma...

Jul 19 2018

Susan Rice: White House 'Serving a Hostile Foreign Power'

Susan Collins of ME said of Trump's one-word response. "It is very weird, you can't bash your own country like that - especially when you're the President". Trump decli...

Jun 20 2018

World Health Organisation classifies 'gaming disorder' as a mental health condition

The player will give increasing priority to gaming , so that it takes precedence over other life interests and daily activities. Video games across all kinds of genres...

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...