Stories about Health Care

Jan 19 2018

India successfully launches ballistic missile Agni-V

India's missile test on Thursday was proclaimed a success by officials, with the nuke-capable Agni-V ICBM passing its "first pre-induction trial" and getting within its...

Jan 18 2018

South Carolina's A'ja Wilson (ankle) expected to miss second straight

The 6-foot-9 former McDonald's All-American finally made it all the way back from his third left-foot injury in the last two years when he checked in with 13:08 to go in...

Jan 18 2018

Walmart offers to help customers destroy unused opioid prescriptions

The company will be giving them to customers that fill Class II opioid prescriptions and is also offering counseling on the proper way to use the drugs. More than 50% ...

Jan 18 2018

CT boy, 10, dies from flu after going to hockey tournament

Mallozzi was a member of the Connecticut Roughriders Hockey Club. His parents chose to take him home, but rushed to the Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo, New York, ...

Jan 18 2018

Rohingya Refugees Must be Informed, Consulted on Returns to Myanmar

Myanmar and Bangladesh have agreed to repatriate refugees fleeing to Bangladesh to escape conflict in Myanmar's western Rakhine state starting from January 23. If t...

Jan 17 2018

'S***hole' projected onto Trump hotel with emojis

This time around, Trump wasn't in Washington to see the projections in person as he spent the weekend at Mar-a-Lago. Bell has previously projected "Puerto Ricans left...

Jan 17 2018

Scientists discover 161 million-year-old 'rainbow dinosaur' with iridescent feathers

A almost complete skeleton of Caihong juji - a name that means "rainbow with the big crest" in Mandarin - was discovered by a farmer in China's Hebei Province in 2014...

Jan 15 2018

CDC: 4 dead, more than 300 hospitalized in Georgia as flu spreads

The flu , which has resulted in more than 20 deaths and 1,000 hospitalizations across the state, impacts the young, old and pregnant the most harshly. See your doctor if:...

Jan 14 2018

Raw pet food trend risks E.coli and Salmonella in owners

Within a brand new study of 35 firm raw dog and cat food items, researchers found that 86 percent of services and products contained potentially harmful germs. Among the ...

Jan 14 2018

Hospitals Full, Patients Wait Long Periods in Ambulances — NHS Crisis

He told Sky News: "There are real pressures, no question about it". " The perennial pressures on our Emergency Departments is not the fault of the patient or staff"....

Jan 14 2018

Breast cancer survival rates 'not affected by faulty BRCA gene mutation'

Young breast cancer patients with faulty BRCA genes have the same survival chances as those without, a study has found. PARP inhibitors have already "been used to tre...

Jan 14 2018

Rebekah Shelton not dead: culprit of hoax "will pay"

But hours later she stunned the showbiz world when she posted an emotional video revealing she was indeed still alive. It's now unclear what caused the reality star's s...

Jan 13 2018

United Nations report says Iran violated Yemen arms embargo

The Saudi-led coalition has been trying since the start of the war in March 2015 to capture Hodeidah, Yemen's biggest port, which receives 80 percent of Yemen's imports, ...

Jan 13 2018

USA take immigrants from 'sh*thole countries'

In his statement Friday, Graham, who challenged Trump when he made the "shithole" comment, encouraged lawmakers to look past the incident and come to a solution. "Do we n...

Jan 12 2018

Hospitals struggle to keep pace as flu outbreak peaks

The City of Houston Health Department said one woman died at the end of November, while the other died at the end of December. Eight people in Pinal County have died ...

Jan 11 2018

HP computer batteries recalled due to fire hazard

There have been eight reports of the battery packs overheating, melting or charring, three of which include reports of $4,500 in property damage and one report of a first...

Jan 11 2018

2 more die of Swine Flu at SKIMS, toll rises to 27

Like Harding, Nash said she has read that an influenza strain has hit the country that health officials were not expecting. Last year, 12 states had widespread cases, b...

Jan 11 2018

Most people who try one cigarette become daily smokers, study says

The, was based on 215,000 respondents to eight surveys between 2000 and 2016 contained in the Global Health Data Exchange . At least 3 out of 5 people who try a cigar...

Jan 10 2018

Ibuprofen Linked to Men's Fertility Problems

In addition to producing sperm, testicles secrete testosterone, the primary male hormone. 'In the men, luteinizing hormone (LH) and ibuprofen plasma levels were positiv...

Jan 10 2018

United States customs agents are searching more cellphones - including those belonging to Americans

It may include information and private messaging on social media platforms, data backed up to the cloud, and web-based email services if messages are not downloaded to th...