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Stories about Health Care

Oct 16 2018

Doctor leading by example to raise awareness for Breast Cancer

But breast cancer does not only affect women . Early breast cancer detection reduces deaths, extends life expectancy, and improves life quality. Start with the right sid...

Oct 12 2018

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen switches to Democratic Party

Cohen later registered as a Democrat until 2017 before serving as the Republican Party's deputy finance chair until June. The news was originally reported by Axios. "Pe...

Oct 12 2018

Supreme Court Justices Can Be Impeached - But It's Only Happened Once

The poll also finds a substantial sense that Kavanaugh's presence will lead to more politically motivated rulings from the court -- 43 percent say so, vs. Intereste...

Oct 12 2018

Lady Gaga Pens Brutally Honest Letter About Mental Health

But on Tuesday, Gaga took her advocacy work to another level when she wrote an op-ed for The Guardian to bring attention and awareness to the worldwide mental health ...

Oct 01 2018

Spokane Regional Health District offers free flu vaccine clinics

Seniors and those with a weak immune system are usually most vulnerable, but severe cases hit healthy people of all ages. Here in Minnesota, 62 percent of children we...

Sep 22 2018

Floyd County Health Department Issues Statement on Early Flu Season

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone 6 months-old and older get a flu vaccine every year. It's especially important for people 65 a...

Sep 21 2018

2 dead after van is swept away in S. Carolina

Crews did not recover the bodies of Green and Newton on Tuesday night. The officers involved in the incident are placed on administrative leave. Asked how the women...

Aug 30 2018

Record number of STDs diagnosed in USA previous year

For the fourth year in a row, the rates of syphilis , gonorrhea and chlamydia have gone up in the United States with almost 2.3 million cases reported , according t...

Aug 26 2018

Sen. John McCain, war hero and maverick presidential contender, dies at 81

He says McCain's "dogged patriotism and passion for country" made him an inspiration. John McCain , R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session on Capitol Hill in Washington ...

Aug 26 2018

West Nile Virus in CT

About one in five infected people becomes ill, and the virus spreads to the nervous system in about one in 150, according to the CDC. However, if a person develops a feve...

Aug 16 2018

CDC monitoring spread of measles in 21 states, including Indiana

The U.S. had a record year for measles in 2014, with 667 cases reported to the CDC . "However, they are more likely to have a milder illness, and are also less likely to ...

Aug 10 2018

West Nile virus found in mosquitoes trapped in Mitchell, health unit says

Mosquito bites can transmit the virus. "Over the past few weeks, West Nile virus activity has been on the rise across Ontario", Lyttle said in a release. The state only...

Aug 05 2018

Insurers warn on Trump's short-term health plans

Constitution. HHS officials said current law allows the plans to have this longer shelf life, although critics are likely to argue that - when you factor in the renew...

Aug 04 2018

Iowa reports 1st West Nile virus death of 2018

West Nile virus is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. Pennsylvania officials are warning people to minimize their exposure to mosquitoes as testing is underway...

Aug 03 2018

FDA warns about 'deceptive' vaginal rejuvenation claims, dangers

In a safety communication, the FDA told patients and doctors that laser and radiofrequency devices approved to treat abnormal tissue have been improperly promoted to ad...

Aug 03 2018

HUD Begins Nationwide Ban on Smoking in Public Housing

The policy was announced two years ago by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, but the agency gave the nation's more than 3,300 local public housing authori...

Jul 29 2018

Be aware of hepatitis signs

The press conference and a public awareness seminar had been organised by the Pakistan Society for the Study of Liver Diseases (PSSLD) to mark the World Hepatitis Day ...

Jul 25 2018

CVS apologizes for pharmacist who refused to fill transgender woman's prescription

Hall said she called the CVS customer service line twice. In an article posted to ACLU's website Thursday, Hall wrote about how she was at the point where she would soon ...

Jul 19 2018

National Hot Dog Day 2018 freebies & deals TODAY

Two Portillo's hot dogs for $5? Oh. My. Once you're registered, scan the app in store and enjoy your free hot dog. This deal is for new app users and dine-in only, whil...