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Stories about Health Care

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...

Oct 20 2018

With 12 Confirmed Cases, Flu Season Comes Early to Greene County

In this week's edition of You Children's Health , the focus is the flu. It was better at warding off respiratory illness caused by the dominant B strain of influenza...

Oct 15 2018

Selena Gomez has been hospitalised after reportedly suffering an 'emotional breakdown'

The singer was reportedly hospitalized twice in two weeks due to complications from her lupus and subsequent kidney transplant, and the stress ultimately caused her...

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...