Stories about Health Care

Dec 05 2016

Twitter prays for Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa after she suffers cardiac arrest

All Ministers in the Jayalalithaa Cabinet and top Government officials had assembled in the hospital since evening when the news about Jayalalithaa suffering a ca...

Dec 04 2016

Obama: Health care act is law, US can't go backward

And this is why President-elect Trump needs to repeal Obamacare in the first 100 days. Trump and the Republican Congress have vowed to repeal the 2010 health care law...

Dec 04 2016

Unemployment at 9-year low, mainly because many people no longer looking

This fell to 9.3% in November from 9.5% in October, the lowest level since April of 2008. The unemployment rate dropped to 4.6%, while labor-force participation as ...

Dec 03 2016

Another Zika zone cleared as Art Basel opens in Miami

On Friday, Miami Commissioner Francis Suarez said the fight against Zika is a long one that won't end even if Miami-Dade is cleared. "It is now designated as a Zika ...

Dec 03 2016

United Nations apologizes to Haiti for cholera epidemic

The response to cholera in Haiti will be a "long and thorough battle", but the United Nations will stand by the Haitian people and authorities, Stéphane Dujarric, the S...

Dec 02 2016

Jordan Banjo joins jungle exodus as he hails former campmates

I absolutely loved them and I know they've been rooting for me. I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here! is back which can mean only one thing... the time has come for ...

Dec 02 2016

Obama administration bans smoking in low-income housing

More than 600 of the nation's 3,100 public housing agencies already prohibit indoor smoking. The department says it has been encouraging public housing agencies to impose...

Dec 02 2016

National Football League players show off their 'My Cause My Cleats' for Week 13

Ezekiel Elliott will be wearing cleats that raise awareness of animal cruelty and pet adoption. Following this week, these custom cleats will be auctioned off by the N...

Dec 02 2016

Pistons erupt to blow past Celtics for second straight road win

With the loss, the Hornets now trail the season series 0-1 against the Pistons. The Pistons hadn't played since Saturday and looked much fresher throughout the game. Fo...

Dec 02 2016

2016 hurricane season ends, above average but sparing Louisiana

State officials said 13 people died. Although it never made landfall in South Carolina, Tropical Storm Colin brushed by the coast churning up the risk of rip currents o...

Dec 02 2016

WPBF 25 partners again with Toys for Tots for 2016 holiday season

Toys for Tots works with a broad network of local social services agencies to distribute the toys to those who have been pre-qualified for the program. Alan Maria, Toys f...

Dec 02 2016

Buffalo Bills tackle Henderson suspended 10 games by NFL

Henderson was also suspended for cannabis use in college before his Crohn's diagnosis. Henderson has appeared as a reserve in just one game this season after his four...

Dec 01 2016

Playing racquet sports linked to lower death risks

The risk of death from any cause was 47 per cent lower among racquet sports participants. The rise of diabetes and obesity has contributed to this trend. Specifically...

Dec 01 2016

Health officials: Zika virus locally transmitted in Texas

The CDC and the DSHS believe that this may well be the first locally-transmitted case of the state and will be aiding the Texas health officials with their investigation....

Dec 01 2016

Matt Lauer signs on for more 'Today' through 2018

He's also the screenwriter of the new Natalie Portman movie, " Jackie ", which has been getting Oscar buzz for the actress. By 2018, Lauer will have spent 24 years on...

Nov 30 2016

HIV vaccine efficacy study begins in South Africa

This new study, HVTN 702 , is created to determine whether the regimen is safe, tolerable and effective at preventing HIV infection among South African adults. Half of t...

Nov 30 2016

Pope confirms 2018 visit to Ireland, prime minister says

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has confirmed that Pope Francis will visit Ireland in 2018. Asked about the issue at a Tourism Ireland launch, Independent Alliance TD Mr Ross said...

Nov 29 2016

Bei Bei OK! National Zoo's Panda Cub Recovering After Bowel Surgery

The 1-year-old panda cub is now in recovery, taking antacids and antibiotics via sweet potatoes and is "bright, alert and responsive", the Washington Post reported. Bei...

Nov 26 2016

Aloe Vera substitutes spark lawsuits against private label skin care brands

The US Food and Drug Administration , however, doesn't approve cosmetic products before they're sold, so the agency doesn't check whether claims on packaging are accurat...

Nov 26 2016

Barrier in gorilla exhibit didn't meet US standards

A team member concluded that the child was in "life-threatening danger", and Harambe was killed. This summer, the zoo changed its barrier entirely, making it about 10...