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Sen. Burr Takes GOP Fire Over Trump Jr Subpoena

The panel's investigation, led by Burr, has been running for more than two years, and the committee has interviewed numerous same witnesses who spoke to special...


Crowd at ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Screening May Have Been Exposed to Measles

The patient is considered infectious between April 23 and May 1, 2019, and is now under voluntary isolation at home, the Health Care Agency said. The Orange Co...


Lucia quarantines apparent Scientology cruise ship due to measles case

A 440-foot ship owned and operated by the Church of Scientology , SMV Freewinds , is docked under quarantine from a measles outbreak in port near Castries, St...


Trump unleashes on Twitter as Biden popularity grows

Most of the replies reassured the president that firefighters support him over Biden. Colbert then shared a clip from Biden's Monday appearance on " Good Morn...


E. coli outbreak from tainted ground beef expands to 10 states

Those infected range in age from younger than 1 to 83 years old, with a median age of 19. No one is believed to have died from infection, but the CDC says it ...


New WHO guidelines on screen time say babies shouldn’t have any

WATCH: How much screen time is too much for your kids? Children 3-4 years of age should spend at least 180 minutes in a variety of types of physical activ...


Global measles cases almost tripled in past year, says UNICEF

Dr Shoemack said two of the four new cases were linked to the initial outbreak in Mount Maunganui which began with a young female backpacker from Europe in her ...


Measles nears record in USA as the disease spreads in NY

Nationwide, at least 673 cases have been reported in 22 states in 2019, according to a tally by The Washington Post of state and local health department da...


Measles case reported to DOH, visitors and Floridians asked to get vaccinated

Although Los Angeles County has no cases for 2019, Public Health has responded to three nonresident cases that traveled through Los Angeles County this year (...


Officials announce new measures to fight NY measles outbreak

The UN said the disease was "entirely preventable" with the right vaccines, but global coverage of the first immunisation stage had "stalled" at 85 percent, "...


Read Barr’s prepared remarks for House budget hearing (Mueller isn’t mentioned)

Barr later said that although he did not have specific evidence of wrongdoing, "I do have questions about it". He added that he is relying on his own discreti...


New York City declares health emergency over measles outbreak in Williamsburg

The city said it would help everyone covered by the order get the vaccine if they can't get it quickly through their regular medical provider. "We are conce...


New York City orders mandatory vaccines amid measles outbreak

The recent outbreak is one of many measles outbreaks that have hit the city since the fall. The April 9 order states that anyone who "lives, works or resi...


Deadly, Drug Resistant Fungus Could Be Next Global Threat

CBS New York reports an elderly man died from the fungus a year ago at Mount Sinai Hospital following abdominal surgery. Since then, the fungus has spread not ...


Ottawa Public Health confirms measles case in Ottawa

The Indiana State Department of Health issued a statement on Friday which said a confirmed case has been reported in northern Indiana and they are working...


Letters: Pie in the sky - and a poke in the eye

President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Thursday, March 28, 2019. After losing in Congress, Trump is count...


McConnell shuts the door on Trump health care push

Trump later showed up at a Senate Republican luncheon where he declared that the GOP should be the "party of health care" and asked for assistance in writing a...


Federal Judge Blocks Medicaid Work Requirement In Arkansas & Kentucky

I should also note that most people on Medicaid, especially if they are able to work, do work. Nationally, some 12 million people are covered by the Medicaid...


Barr Plans to Take Weeks, Not Months, to Do Next Mueller Report

President Donald Trump's Justice Department concurred Monday with a federal judge's determination that the framework of the ACA, also known as Obamacare, is...


Justice Department sides with lower court, says Obamacare should end

Because the case is before one of the most conservative appellate courts in the country, it nearly guarantees that the issue will return to the newly solidified...


MDHHS: 4 New Cases Of Measles Confirmed In Oakland County

In a follow-up on the measles situation in the Pacific Northwest , Oregon health officials have reported the second confirmed measles case in the Salem, Mari...


Beto O'Rourke has serious hacker credentials

Study it". "It depends on what kind of experience you're looking for", O'Rourke responded, insisting he has experience "hiring people" and "creating jobs" and...


2nd patient cured of HIV/AIDS gives hope to many including Jeff Sheehy

That man received a bone marrow transplant for the cancer by a donor who had a gene mutation resistant to HIV. People who have two mutated copies of the CCR5...


Chicago police looking for source of leaks in Jussie Smollett case

Smollett has since been charged with "staging" the attack. Guglielmi said it would be hard to identify the sources based on the number of people outside the...


GE Debt Rallies, Bond Insurance Price Drops on Danaher Deal

Culp, however, said in January GE would sell almost half of the unit. Shares of Danaher were up more than 9 percent. The previously planned initial public...


Measles outbreak limited to small network, say Vancouver health officials

The 36 students and staff, who couldn't provide proof they had either been vaccinated or previously had the measles , were asked to stay home until the risk of...


Australia to reopen controversial detention centre

The Morrison government is prepared to use delaying tactics in the Senate to slow or halt the passage of the divisive bill, turning this into a key factor for c...


Timely detection can help Cancer survive

A year ago there were more than 18 million new cases of cancer diagnosed globally, according to the Union for International Cancer Control ( UICC ). In 2018...


Officials urge vaccinations amid Northwest measles outbreak

As a measles outbreak rages in Clark County, health care professionals advise a simple solution: Get vaccinated. "I would hope that this ends soon, but this c...


What's going on with the latest measles outbreak?

One dose of the measles vaccine gives 93 percent lifelong immunity; a second dose between ages 4 and 6 provides 97 percent immunity. Measles are not to be trifl...


Kids traveling from Washington develop measles in Hawaii

No cases of measles have been reported in B.C.in relation to the outbreak. "MMR is a highly effective and safe vaccine ". OR officials didn't provide the...


Washington measles outbreak is causing concern among Idaho health officials

The majority of the cases involve children younger than 10. Inslee said the number of cases "creates an extreme public health risk that may quickly spread t...


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...