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Stories about Health Care

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...

Oct 16 2018

9 cases of Polio-like illness confirmed in IL

The children live in King, Pierce, Lewis, Snohomish and Skagit counties. AMF is not a new condition, but the increase in cases starting in 2014 is not normal, says the ...

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...