Medical

How Will De Blasio's Health Care Plan Differ From The Current System?

The plan will strengthen the city's existing public health insurance option, MetroPlus , and create a new program called NYC Care that guarantees those who...


US surgeon general warns of teen risks from e-cigarettes

The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. While tobacco use has been effectively controlled among United States teenagers, nicotine vaping...


CT health care law protected despite Texas judge ruling

Traders began ditching their hospital and health care stocks as soon as the markets opened Monday morning, Business Insider reports , causing Obamacare-relat...


Woman dies from rare brain-eating amoeba after using tap water

Lab results later revealed that the infection in her brain and nose rash were caused by an amoeba called Balamuthia mandrillaris , which is often associated wi...


FL toddler battling cancer in need of extremely rare blood

OneBlood , a local not-for-profit blood center is leading the search for Zainab, a Miami girl who is battling neuroblastoma, a very aggressive form of cancer. S...


Carper releases statement on passing of George HW Bush

Just look at that super cute tail wag. It is a tradition for the stock market to close for funerals of former presidents. "After Mrs. Bush's death, general ...


Lagos government urges residents to know HIV status

According to aids.ua , in 2019, more than one million rapid HIV tests will be delivered to Ukraine. - An estimated 77 million people have become infected with...


Man behind DNA-edited babies under investigation, suspended

His own university denounced the experiment as a " serious violation of academic ethics and norms " and emphasized it occurred outside of his paid employment....


New Jersey Observes US Antibiotic Awareness Week 2018

Every year we have seen an increase in the number of antibiotics surrendered and the number of people making a pledge to protect antibiotics by signing up to Pu...


Hormone injections reduce risk for early menopause from breast cancer chemotherapy

Flat is the devastating account of the medical journey through two bouts of cancer that followed, which included failed treatments, botched surgeries, doctor e...


PTCL 'Going Pink' in October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Adding to the stress, Elaine was going through a divorce. "I had a strong group of people who were with me, and that's what made the difference", she said. "P...


One confirmed case of polio-like virus in Ohio

Here is what is known about the disease that has had 127 confirmed or suspected cases in 22 states as of Tuesday, including Pennsylvania. It mostly afflicts chi...


Breast cancer plate marks 10 years, $3 million raised

Jaime Alberty-Oller, surgical breast oncologist at The Dubin Breast Center of the The Tisch Cancer Institute at the Mount Sinai Health System in NY to hel...


Condominium Rentals Hawai'i Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

But, beginning in 2017 the campaign grew to include all types of cancers that have the option for an early detection screening, giving teams around the league t...


Brett Kavanaugh Sworn in as the Next Justice of the Supreme Court

Tymkovich, the judge who is now in charge of investigating the complaints, was appointed to the bench by President George W. Bush and was on President Donald T...


Illinois, Colorado, Washington report cases of polio-like illness in children

The CDC recommends getting children vaccinated against the poliovirus, as well as protecting against bites from mosquitos (which carry the West Nile virus). ...


Options to Keep Healthy During This Year's Flu Season

Flu vaccinations are not a 100 percent guarantee from getting the flu, however, for those who have received the vaccination and still catch the flu, the case wi...


James P Allison, Tasuku Honjo win Nobel Prize in Medicine

The peace prize will be announced on Friday, and the economics prize will wrap up the Nobel season on Monday, 8 October. Mr Carter was diagnosed in 2015 wit...


Rivers pose epic Florence flood risks — WHAT'S HAPPENING

Rescue workers rush a man to an ambulance after a giant tree fell on a house in Wilmington, N.C.as Hurricane Florence came ashore, September 14, 2018. media s...


Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes' startup, is shutting down for good

Holmes said Theranos had discovered a new way of doing blood testing, one able to do dozens of tests with just a prick of a finger and few droplets of blood. ...


Final farewells to McCain begin at Arizona Capitol

In 1987, he switched to the Senate , which he had a lasting impact on. Their telephone call on that April day was first arranged by advisers, not McCain simply...


'Very concerning' new record as 2.3m STD cases diagnosed in US

Building Healthy Online Communities, a public health group that works with apps to support STD prevention, believes dating apps have become "digital bathhouses"...


In Arizona Senate race, Republican Martha McSally’s embrace of Trump carries risks

The seat is held by retiring Republican Senator Jeff Flake , perhaps the most vocal Trump critic among congressional Republicans. "It's a choice between a do...


Is coconut oil poisonous?

Translated by Business Insider , Michels argues " coconut oil is more risky than lard because it nearly exclusively contains saturated fatty acids, ones t...


Monroe County's first West Nile case of 2018 confirmed

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. "And it's the major proble...


Coconut oil is ‘pure poison,’ according to Harvard professor

Are saturated fats really that unhealthy? Past year the AHA revised its stance on the oil and recommended that consumers stay away from the type of fatty a...


Ranked Medical School To Give All Students Full Tuition Scholarships

And some aspiring doctors may abandon the career path altogether, or not even consider medicine in the first place. The school will also refund students who...


CDC monitoring measles outbreak in 21 states

The CDC says the majority of people who got measles were not vaccinated. Symptoms show up in 10 to 14 days after exposure. Then a person may experience high te...


Bird tests positive for West Nile virus in Door County

Davis has seen an increase in the West Nile virus and the mosquitoes that cause it, prompting authorities to intensify ground and aerial spraying. The patients ...


Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile In Wethersfield

Anton Sattler, with Bismarck Burleigh Public Health, says they set an all-time record for mosquito trap counts with 16,776 reported in mid-July. The CDC says ...


Response to Congo's new Ebola outbreak 'highly complex'

With the efficiency gained through morbid practice and a new vaccine, no new sufferers have been reported in Congo's Equateur province beyond its 54 cases and...


Man's legs, hands amputated - all because a dog licked him

In late June, Manteufel fell ill and within "hours of the onset of symptoms , Greg's body started to go into septic shock". His wife, Dawn Manteufel spoke wi...


CVS pharmacist denies hormones to trans woman

Hall wrote that she's lucky that her family and friends accept and support who she is. Hall wrote that the pharmacist repeatedly and loudly asked her why she ...


Trump Administration Opposes Major Breastfeeding Resolution

This is a clear violation of Philippine law. The CDC found that only about half of all babies are still being breastfed at six months. Investigators looked ...


Supreme court nominee: Trump to announce Kennedy replacement

President Donald Trump is set on Monday night to announce his nominee for a lifetime position on the U.S. Supreme Court , with four conservative federal appe...