Stories about Health Care

Sep 04 2018

Fraser Heath investigating outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Surrey, B.C.

The NH DHHS says tests carried about by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC "detected the presence of the Legionella bacteria from multiple sources wi...

Aug 31 2018

STD rates in Montana are alarming — CDC

Evangelist Franklin Graham reacted Wednesday to a report about a shocking increase in sexually transmitted diseases in the US. Jackson County also saw 18 cases of early...

Aug 30 2018

Senator John McCain's body to lie in state at Arizona State Capitol

Shortly before Trump issued his written statement, the flag was lowered again to half-staff. Less than two years into his first term, Trump has often come to occupy t...

Aug 29 2018

There are elections in Florida, Arizona, and Oklahoma today

Jeff Flake , a Republican who clashed with President Trump and has one of the worst state approval ratings of any senator in the chamber. McSally and Sinema both want t...

Aug 29 2018

Andrew Gillum makes history in Florida

Andrew Gillum , the mayor of Tallahassee, beat moderate Gwen Graham , a former US representative and daughter of a prominent Florida politician, in a surprising victo...

Aug 28 2018

Flake endorses plan to rename Senate office after McCain

Kelli Ward apologized over comments about Sen. " McCain or his family". Rick Davis , former presidential campaign manager for McCain who is serving as a family spok...

Aug 27 2018

Thomas Frieden, Former Head of CDC, Arrested on Sex Abuse Charge

A 55-year-old woman filed a complaint in July against Thomas Frieden, who once served as the city's health commissioner, accusing him of grabbing her buttocks without per...

Aug 26 2018

Alcohol is a leading cause of death, disease worldwide, study says

Drinking alcohol was also a leading cause of cancer for people older than 50. "We found that there isn't really any benefit of drinking to your health ", he said...

Aug 26 2018

Former head of CDC arrested on charges of groping woman

Vital Strategies, a global health organization that now oversees the non governmental health group that Frieden founded after leaving the CDC, said in a statement that th...

Aug 26 2018

If You Consume Alcohol, Must Know This Biggest Myth About It!

The CDC also says that more than 2,000 Americans die each year from acute alcohol intoxication, and that more than 38 million American adults admit to binge-drinking on...

Aug 26 2018

State raises West Nile virus warning level

MS has reported 25 total cases. Although few mosquitoes actually carry the virus, there a several things you can do to minimize your exposure and eliminate breeding gro...

Aug 25 2018

British women now among top drinkers in the world

Contrary to what some previous studies have found, "the kind of person who drinks every week, but never drinks much, is in fact not better off than somebody who doesn't...

Aug 24 2018

Google's Revamped Fitness App Turns Activity Tracking Into A Game

In fact, the data shared from those apps will now contribute towards your Move Minutes and Heart Points . However, exercise isn't just about being mobile, so Google...

Aug 23 2018

Coconut Oil Is ‘Pure Poison,’ Harvard Professor Claims

Michels and the AHA cite the tremendous amount of saturated fat contained in coconut oil , almost 82 percent. The American Heart Association advises against high c...

Aug 22 2018

Google announces the redesigned Google Fit experience

It says it has used the latest scientific understanding to better analyse physical activity and how it can be used to improve health. It comprises of Move Minutes and ...

Aug 19 2018

NY University offers free tuition for all medical students

The new policy was announced at a "white coat" ceremony welcoming new medical students. A study produced by the Association of American Medical Colleges estimated t...

Aug 19 2018

NYU will offer a full ride to all medical students

NYU's announcement follows Columbia University saying in December that its medical school would offer full-tuition scholarships to certain students in need, along wit...

Aug 18 2018

CDC monitoring measles outbreak in 21 states, including Maryland and DC

A majority of the people who got measles weren't vaccinated. This outbreak was largely confined to a predominantly unvaccinated Amish community in OH, and cases brought...

Aug 18 2018

CDC Monitoring Measles Outbreak In Maryland, 20 Other States

In 2014, the USA experienced a record number of measles cases, with 667 cases from 27 states reported to CDC . The CDC said measles cases in 2018 could outpace 2017,...

Aug 18 2018

CDC monitoring measles outbreak in 21 states

The symptoms of measles usually show up 10 to 14 days after exposure. Health services have collapsed in the neighbouring country amid economic and political turmoil, and ...