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Stories about Health Care

Feb 03 2019

Surprise! A bunch of kids who weren’t vaccinated now have the measles

Four percent of Washington secondary school students have non-medical vaccine exemptions. Back in that 2004 school year, the vaccination rate was "getting close" to a t...

Feb 02 2019

The anti-vaxx movement's role in the latest measles outbreak

He said the district's head nurse, Michelle Hyatt, is coordinating with the county to ensure schools are taking the appropriate steps. Pierce County has a vaccination r...

Feb 02 2019

There’s even more evidence that skipping breakfast might help you lose weight

A new analysis by Monash University in Melbourne looked at data from 13 randomized, controlled trials across the United Kingdom and USA over the last 28 years. "We foun...

Jan 31 2019

Vaccines vital to preventing measles outbreak in Arizona, agency says

The locations are now considered safe because the virus can only live up to two hours in airspace where an infected person coughed or sneezed. SOLOMON: Thirty-one of th...

Jan 30 2019

BC residents warned of measles outbreak in Washington State

Governor Jay Ipsee said in a statement that the Washington State Military Department and State Emergency Operations Center will be working with the Department of Heal...

Jan 11 2019

Georgia has highest level of flu activity in U.S — CDC

Peak flu season is starting now, and doctors say to get ready for a potentially extended season. The South-West Regional Health Authority (SWRHA) has maintained t...

Jan 09 2019

NYC launches $100M universal health insurance program

On Tuesday, de Blasio announced the city would pay for anyone, including illegal aliens, to receive health care, something they've dubbed NYC Care. "At Lincoln, we aim to...

Jan 08 2019

Wall Street roars back on robust jobs report, dovish Powell remarks

He also said that he would not resign if asked to do so by U.S. President Donald Trump . Kitco Metals Inc . and the author of this article do not accept culpability...

Dec 22 2018

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Given a $82.00 Price Target at Loop Capital

The SI to Qiwi Plc - American Depositary Shares's float is 0.98%. Here we perceived that this stock is healthy for investors as it is growing larger in last half year dur...

Dec 20 2018

E-cigarette usage nearly doubles in U.S. high-schools

Almost 21 percent of high school seniors say they vaped a nicotine product within the past 30 days, up from 11 percent a year ago - the largest one-year increase of any...

Dec 18 2018

Ruling striking down Affordable Care Act won’t affect health coverage, yet

The Affordable Care Act, once ruled constitutional because of the " individual mandate " provision, has been now ruled unconstitutional by a Texas judge - due to that p...

Dec 15 2018

Obamacare ruled unconstitutional by federal judge in Texas

Texas, along with 19 states, had argued to U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor that they had been hurt by a jump in the amount of people utilizing state-backed insurance. H...

Dec 09 2018

Woman Uses Neti Pot, Ends Up With Brain-Eating Amoeba

A study published by the International Journal of Infectious Diseases determined that the woman contracted the brain infection a year earlier by using a neti pot filled...

Dec 08 2018

Man coughs up blood clot shaped like a bronchial tree

The mysterious, cherry-red cast resembles a piece of coral and an image of it has gone viral after appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine . After coughing up p...

Nov 30 2018

Research activities of persons halted over gene-edited babies incident

But details of the experiment, which has not been independently verified, triggered an immediate backlash and He said the trial had been halted. Then university has sai...

Nov 02 2018

Petition calls for Halloween to fall on last Saturday of October

At last check there were already close to 45,000 signatures on the petition . We love scrolling through Instagram the day after the festivities to see which A-Listers...

Nov 01 2018

Black Women Provide Support In Breast Cancer Fight

In the USA, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer amongst women in the U.S. Clinical Nurse Specialist Addie Mitchell at Breast Cancer Care told The S...

Oct 27 2018

Breast cancer awareness leaves out most vulnerable

UWG Emerging Healthcare Leaders (EHL) hosted an Inaugural Breast Cancer Walk at University Stadium on October 13. "It was just going to be a plain taxi, but then I want...

Oct 18 2018

127 cases of polio-like illness under investigation, CDC says

Acute flaccid myelitis , or AFM, is a condition that affects the nervous system , particularly the spinal cord. WATCH: Six children from Minnesota have been diagnosed...