Medicine

Trump Administration to Take Millions Away from Abortion Providers

The program now subsidizes health centers such as those run by the non-profit Planned Parenthood, which provides contraception, health screenings and abortions....


FDA May Step In If States Don’t Tighten Vaccine Laws

Data from Vancouver Coastal Health show that measles immunization rates of kindergarten students at Metro Vancouver schools fall short of that mark. If you we...


Fourth grader dies one day after being diagnosed with strep throat, flu

Officials from the Mason City school system outside Cincinnati asked members of the community to wear pink Thursday in honor of Sable. An Ohio girl died thi...


Killer immune cells may lead to universal flu vaccine

The very young, very old, and those with weakened immune systems are at greatest risk. During the 2017-2018 influenza season there were more than 7,500 hosp...


CDC investigating possible CWD transmission to humans

Most of these cases have arisen in Western and Midwestern states although some have been reported Texas, and NY state, as well as two Canadian provinces, CDC ...


Teen girl is first pediatric flu death this season in Northeast Ohio

The deaths bring the county's flu season death toll to 35. "Pediatric influenza deaths are very unfortunate". Flu shots are available at the J. Glen Smith H...


FDA Warns Against Young Blood Transfusions As Medical Treatment

The US FDA warned Tuesday in opposition to utilizing plasma infusions from younger blood donors to chase away the consequences of regular getting older in addit...


Measles Cases Hit 63 in County at Center of Outbreak

Dr. Althea Hayden, Medical Health Officer at Vancouver Coastal Health, has been working hard on containing the outbreak and said the last day any children were ...


Zombie Deer Disease Spreading In The US May Infect Humans, Expert Warns

The deadly Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) - dubbed " Zombie Deer Disease " - has been killing off deer, elk and moose in droves across 24 U.S. states and two...


Four hospitalized after panicked audience flees 'Hamilton' at San Francisco theater

The San Francisco Fire Department tweeted that the chaos was sparked by an alarm that went off inside the Orpheum Theatre; it was triggered by emergency perso...


Number of measles cases in Vancouver reaches nine

Measles is so contagious that if someone has it, 90 percent of the people around that person who are not immune will become infected, said the DSHS in a website...


Push-ups could indicate good heart health, study suggests

That's according to a new Harvard study spanning 10-years. Push-up capacity was more strongly associated with heart health than aerobic capacity as measured by ...


Lawmakers Want Google and Facebook to Combat Anti-Vaccine Messages

With five measles outbreaks ongoing in the U.S., lawmakers are questioning both health officials and tech giants on their efforts to combat the noxious anti-vac...


Caution to Older Women Over Diet Drinks

Lead author of the study, Dr Yasmin Mossavar-Rahmani, from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York said, "Many well-meaning people, esp...


There's Still Time to Get a Flu Shot

Last season, the CDC estimated 80,000 Americans died of the flu and its complications. This was the third flu-related death of a child in the state, a spokesw...


High consumption of diet drinks linked to stroke and early death

Further analysis showed that some groups of women were most at risk, with those drinking two or more diet drinks a day who were also obese having more than do...


Trump's Physical Results: Very Good Overall But Obese

Trump's medical history includes rosacea, and he received a flawless score on a cognitive exam , which Jackson said a year ago he performed at the President's ...


Trump to sign border bill, declare emergency -McConnell

Failure to enact it would shutter many government programs, from national parks maintenance and air traffic controller training programs to the collection and p...


A state-by-state guide to vaccine exemptions in the US

In Washington , 43 of the 50 cases were among people who did not receive the measles vaccine . This only further enables the anti-vaxxer community to put the...


Eating ready meals and chocolate snacks linked to deadly diseases

After analyzing the data on the subjects' dietary habits, the researcher observed that a 10 percent increase in ultra-processed food consumption leads to 15 per...