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Stories about Health Care

Feb 23 2018

Florida lawmakers declare porn health risk but block ban on assault weapons

Watching the session were student survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , who set out early that morning for the capitol with plans to speak with lawmakers...

Feb 23 2018

Palestinian President Abbas leaves US hospital and will return home, official says

In a rare address to the UN Security Council, Abbas presented a plan to revive Israeli-Palestinian talks under a new worldwide peace process that would replace the US-led...

Feb 22 2018

Flu shot linked to preventing heart attacks

The Department of Health recommends New Mexicans talk with their healthcare provider or pharmacist about getting the flu vaccine. "We really do believe in acceptance of t...

Feb 20 2018

How to know when a child's flu turns serious

The CDC found that children fared better - the shot was 59 percent effective against H3N2 for them - but kids are also more susceptible to infection in the first place....

Feb 18 2018

Police searching for missing 4-year-old SC girl

USA marshals will take Evans back to SC, where he will face a kidnapping charge. Authorities said they do not know whether Evans has any connection to the Todd family. ...

Feb 17 2018

Concerns Rise Over Availability Of Flu-Fighting Drug Amid Deadly Season

Most illnesses this winter have been caused by a nasty kind of flu called Type A H3N2. Australia's end-of-season estimates found even less effectiveness against the sa...

Feb 16 2018

Trump's latest travel ban suffers blow from a second appeals court

In a 9-4 vote, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond said it examined statements made by Trump and other administration officials, as well as the ban itself...

Feb 16 2018

Free flu vaccines offered by state; first clinic today in Whitehall

That may not seem like many people, but not enough flu vaccines were produced for every single American to be vaccinated. However, the 25% efficacy against H3N2 str...

Feb 15 2018

Carmelo Anthony: Status uncertain for Tuesday

Meanwhile, Paul George , Westbrook and Anthony totaled 88 points between them for Oklahoma City in the midst of an eight-game winning streak. This Cavs team should h...

Feb 15 2018

Slow eating key to weight loss

The study linked those simple changes to a smaller waist, and lower rates of obesity and overweight. Compared to fast eaters, the odds ratio for being obese was 0.58 for ...

Feb 11 2018

'Trump' and 'Kim' thrown out of the 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony

The unified ice hockey team for the Pyeongchang Olympics is a product of a landmark thaw between the rival Koreas following a year of high tensions over the nuclear-a...

Feb 07 2018

Netherlands name Ronald Koeman as new manager

Koeman , 54, has signed a four-and-a-half year deal leading up to the 2022 World Cup . Koeman told a press conference at the KNVB headquarters in Zeist he was "rea...

Feb 06 2018

This Flu Season Could Be The Worst In 15 Years

But while some say they will now take advantage of the no cost flu shot . The CDC said there are several strains of flu making people sick this winter. They are ...

Feb 05 2018

Victoria Beckham gives daughter 'strong' female book after Spice Girls reunion

In a statement, the group said new ventures will embrace the original essence of the Spice Girls and reinforce messages of female empowerment. Beckham, Bunton and Ho...

Feb 05 2018

Iran says United States nuclear policy brings world 'closer to annihilation'

The US military has proposed diversifying its nuclear arsenal and developing new, smaller atomic bombs, largely to counter Russian Federation. "The US Nuclear Posture ...

Feb 04 2018

Groundhog Day and climate outcome of 2017

Winter might last longer in the Pacific Northwest and the Northern Plains states, as well as in the Rocky Mountains, as some lingering snowy and rainy effects of the La...

Feb 04 2018

Budget has provided good reforms in Healthcare: Minnie Bodhanwala, Wadia Hospital

The government has not yet made any allocations for the scheme. Insurance companies that would be the implementation channels for the National Health Protection Scheme wi...

Feb 04 2018

Katherine Lockler, Nurse in Florida, Actually Bugged by Flu

Her post has been shared almost 60,000 times and the video views are over 3 million. Lockler encourages people to wash their hands , and not to bring healthy kids to the...

Feb 03 2018

100 flu-related deaths reported in Kentucky

The effectiveness of this season's flu shot has been extremely low, with the vaccine preventing only 10 to 20 per cent of infections caused by the dominant H3N2 strain af...

Feb 02 2018

AHA: Breast cancer therapies, heart disease linked

It has been known for years that some breast cancer drugs (including some also used for other cancers) can weaken the heart muscle, causing heart failure . One is why ...