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Stories about Health Care

Mar 03 2019

Fourth measles case confirmed in Canterbury

Most of the cases were recorded in the National Capital Region, Cagayan and MIMAROPA, Domingo said . Health experts warn that some adults already vaccinated against meas...

Feb 15 2019

Trump to declare ‘national emergency’ to fund his border wall

The funds would cover just part of the estimated $23 billion cost of the wall promised by Trump along the 2,000-mile (3,200-km) border with Mexico. The bipartisan com...

Feb 08 2019

Texas Confirms 6 Measles Cases During 2019

In total, at least 79 cases have been reported across the country in 2019. Three new instances of measles had been confirmed by health officers in Houston on Monda...

Feb 08 2019

Anti-vaxxers partly responsible for Europe's highest measles cases in a decade

The second dose provides 97 percent protection. Why are so many parents ignoring medical experts and choosing not to vaccinate their children based on a myth? "I thin...

Feb 07 2019

Measles Outbreaks in U.S. Coasts has Local Health Officials Concerned

Dr. Haller, who is a pediatrician at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital , says numerous studies have shown vaccines do not cause autism, which is a common r...

Feb 06 2019

Instagram's world-record egg creator revealed before Super Bowl 2019

The egg then makes a direct plea that if you're struggling too, talk to someone. "The wait is over All will be revealed this Sunday following the Super Bowl Watch it f...

Jan 29 2019

CDC: Flu activity increasing nationally

Flu season typically lasts through the middle of the spring. So far this flu season, H1N1 has been the dominant strain, with over 1,100 people having been admitted to h...

Jan 14 2019

Popular diets directly challenged by findings from 40-year fibre study

There was also a drop in a range of diseases including heart disease , type two diabetes , and colorectal cancer . Co-author Professor Jim Mann, from the Departmen...

Jan 11 2019

CDC considers flu widespread in Alabama

CDC officials say there were 510 confirmed influenza cases through January 5 - down from 768 during the same time period in 2017-2018. It takes about two weeks for y...

Jan 10 2019

Police investigating after woman in 10-year coma gives birth

Phoenix police so far have declined comment. Police served the long-term care facility with a search warrant Tuesday, the Associated Press reported . Karina Cesena to...

Jan 05 2019

Sussex County Reacts to 3 Flu Deaths

Last year, flu killed 185 children, the highest number of pediatric flu deaths in a regular flu season, according to the CDC . This is according to a report released t...

Dec 15 2018

USA federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

They argued the judge should spare the rest of the law, which includes Medicaid expansion, the employer mandate, health exchanges, premium subsidies and federal health-ca...

Dec 05 2018

'Mission complete': Sully the service dog to accompany Bush one last time

The political dynasty, led by son and former President George W. Bush , accompanied the patriarch's body on the flight aboard the presidential plane from Texas to Joint ...

Dec 03 2018

China suspends scientists who claim to have produced first gene-edited babies

In the future, such technology could be used to eradicate inherited illnesses, but it could also pave the way for "designer babies" engineered to have certain traits like...

Dec 01 2018

Amazon (AMZN) Launches New Service To Build And Manage Blockchains

Developers who use Amazon Sagemaker may want to dip their toes into reinforcement learning , because they'll get to test their theories out on a 1/18th scale fully auton...

Nov 30 2018

China reportedly halts research on gene-edited babies

China's Science and Technology Department says his research, if true, is banned in China and deserves severe punishment. Mr He, a researcher at the Southern University ...

Nov 08 2018

Opioid 500 times stronger than morphine gets OK

The drug is supplied in a 30 microgram tablet in a single-dose, prefilled applicator for administration by a healthcare professional, and it will not be available in reta...

Oct 31 2018

9th child dies from adenovirus outbreak at New Jersey facility

The facility has now confirmed that 25 patients have been affected by adenovirus - a respiratory virus that causes flu- or cold-like symptoms, but can be far more harmful...

Oct 27 2018

Pink Drive offers free breast examination

If you feel something, do something."Dr. Jane Lowe Meisel, a medical oncologist and breast cancer expert at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, has spent some...

Oct 21 2018

Antibiotic-resistant salmonella from chickens infects almost 100 people

Officials say almost 90% of cases that have been reported have involved preparing or eating chicken products that were purchased raw, including ground chicken, chicken pi...