Stories about Health Care

Feb 17 2018

Transgender woman breastfeeds baby in possible first, report finds

Reisman, an endocrinologist with the Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in NY, described how doctors used "non-puerperal induced lactat...

Feb 17 2018

Oxfam sex scandal: Charity to set up independent commission

Ms Byanyima, the most senior Oxfam executive to speak on the issue, said she first heard of the controversy after news reports last week and added: "I'm really inviting...

Feb 16 2018

Macca's just made a huge change to its iconic Happy Meal

And yes, you can expect some changes to the menu coming down the pipeline. More people are attempting to lead healthier lifestyles and it seems that McDonald's is followi...

Feb 16 2018

Winter Olympics: US men's hockey off to rough start after ugly finish

The U.S. figure skaters competing at the Olympics are partners on the ice, and married off it. "I can lift her, throw her, catch her". At one point, Alexa weighed just ...

Feb 16 2018

State's flu deaths up by 15 since last week

Fiorentini noted that flu shots were being made available at the Haverhill Citizen Center yesterday. Last flu season, there were two confirmed pediatric flu-related dea...

Feb 15 2018

Flu continues grip on Georgia, nation

It was unclear whether the outbreak had reached its peak yet or if it would get worse, she said. After that, the anti-viral medication Tamiflu doesn't work. In genera...

Feb 14 2018

Ex-beauty queen with rare condition wakes up with British accent

Three times in the past seven years, Myers has gone to sleep with blinding headaches only to wake up with a different accent. The British accent , however, is here t...

Feb 12 2018

Price increase at Disney World, Disneyland

Disney World operates under a tiered pricing system, meaning the cost of tickets will depend on when you visit. "Regular" tickets will be $114 for adults and $108 for ch...

Feb 12 2018

Ireland Get Ready For 6 Nations Clash With Italy

Plenty of tries but still plenty to work on for Ireland in the weeks break next week, before welcoming Wales here the week after. The former Ireland international's...

Feb 12 2018

OxyContin maker Purdue will no longer market opioid drugs to doctors

Opioids were involved in more than 42,000 overdose deaths in 2016, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Purdue Pharma , which manufact...

Feb 11 2018

"Text From Browser" Feature Could Be Coming To Android

It will allow users to send and receive SMS, MMS and even RCS ( Rich Communication Services ). Android Messages' web messages service is expected to support multipl...

Feb 11 2018

Sri Lanka trounces Bangladesh by 215 runs, wins series 1-0

Lakmal started the slide in Bangladesh's first innings and then it was spin which did all the damage. With his four-wicket haul, 39-year-old Herath (415) passed Wasim...

Feb 11 2018

Sask. tied for 2nd lowest unemployment rate in Canada

In Saskatchewan, the unemployment rate fell 1.1 per cent to 5.4 over the revised 6.5 per cent number from December. Economists said January's hefty drop was to be expec...

Feb 11 2018

Olympics under way: US beats Russian athletes in curling

Even though the opening ceremony doesn't take place until Friday in PyeongChang, some events are already under way and the U.S. defeated their Russian counterparts in the...

Feb 11 2018

USA patrol officer injured in Trudeau motorcade mishap

The bumper of a black, 2008 Toyota Highlander was on the ground. Trudeau's vehicle did not stop. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his government intends to pr...

Feb 11 2018

'Cut from every team possible,' ex-Ranger has chance at Olympic glory

EST. Then came the real fire and fury when Patty Kazmaier Award victor Alex Carpenter was left off the final Olympic roster. One of the things Johannson wanted was for ...

Feb 10 2018

Snow on the way as weather warning issued

It's said to happen shortly after midnight and last until midday tomorrow (Friday 9th February). Your journey to work tomorrow morning may be slower than usual with mor...

Feb 10 2018

Indian PM gears up to travel to Ramallah tomorrow for historic visit

In response to media queries about the Prime Minister's travel to Ramallah in Palestine for the first ever visit by an Indian Prime Minister there, the Official Spokesper...

Feb 10 2018

USA flu outbreak worsens, likely to linger for weeks: CDC

The amount of influenza ravaging the United States this year rivals levels normally seen when an altogether new virus emerges, decimating a vulnerable population that...

Feb 09 2018

Common food compound asparagine linked to cancer spread

Alex Berezow, senior fellow of biomedical science for the American Council on Science and Healthy said in the Baltimore Sun . Of course not, but researchers say this is ...