Health Care

Peak Flu Season Is Coming Up, And Kids Are Especially At Risk

Peak Flu Season Is Coming Up, And Kids Are Especially At Risk According to health officials, in comparison with the flu season of 2018, this year's epidemic started slower, so there's still enough time for everyone to get the flu shot . Theresa Tam, told CTV News. "If you are a business owner, you should also encourage your employees to get vaccinated". Hu said the prevalent flu strain this year has been H1N1, which has a higher risk to younger people... [Full Article...]

Clinic boss quits after patient in vegetative state gives birth

Clinic boss quits after patient in vegetative state gives birth A week after the victim gave birth, Phoenix police have still released next to nothing about the investigation. Police served the long-term care facility with a search warrant Tuesday, the Associated Press reported . "From what I've been told, she was moaning", a source told Phoenix CBS affiliate KPHO . Hacienda officials have called the situation "a deeply disturbing incident" and said th... [Full Article...]

Cerro Gordo County reporting multiple cases of the flu

Cerro Gordo County reporting multiple cases of the flu This year's flu season started earlier than usual, according to reports from the Public Health Agency of Canada. "When the flu vaccine is effective it can make a big difference", she says. As of Thursday, influenza had killed seven people and sent another 437 to hospital in Calgary, AHS figures show. The average duration of a flu season for the last five seasons has been 16 weeks, with a range o... [Full Article...]

Judge strikes down ACA as unconstitutional

Judge strikes down ACA as unconstitutional District Judge for the Northern District of Texas appointed by former President George W. Bush, ruled that Obamacare violated the Constitution. Two Republicans - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and his Wisconsin counterpart Brad Schimel led the legal challenge. [Full Article...]

Prince Charles will attend George H.W. Bush’s funeral

Prince Charles will attend George H.W. Bush’s funeral Bush . An aide helped Dole to his feet and supported him as he raised his left hand in salute to the flag-draped casket. "There will be much more that I will want to say about President Bush's legacy in the days and weeks to come as we honor his memory". [Full Article...]

AWS Announces 13 New ML Services and Capabilities, Including a Custom Chip

AWS Announces 13 New ML Services and Capabilities, Including a Custom Chip Amazon Comprehend Medical uses natural language processing to simplify the process of using machine learning to extract pertinent information from unstructured medical text, such as medical notes, prescriptions, interview transcripts, and pathology and radiology reports . [Full Article...]

Gunman who killed 12 in California died from self-inflicted gunshot

Gunman who killed 12 in California died from self-inflicted gunshot Dean told the Los Angeles Times that the amount of blood within the vicinity made it hard to determine whether Long killed himself or was shot to death by police. The official was briefed on the investigation into Wednesday's night shooting but wasn't authorized to discuss it publicly and spoke to the AP only on condition of anonymity. [Full Article...]

FDA approves opioid stronger than fentanyl

FDA approves opioid stronger than fentanyl The painkiller Dsuvia will be restricted to limited use only in health care settings, such as hospitals, surgery centers and emergency rooms, but critics worry the opioid will fuel an already grim opioid epidemic . Drug Enforcement Administration found the number of opioid overdose deaths in the United States reached a new record a year ago with 72,000 deaths - about 200 per day. [Full Article...]

Nine Children Die After Virus Spreads at New Jersey Healthcare Center

Nine Children Die After Virus Spreads at New Jersey Healthcare Center Teams will also be sent to the Voorhees Pediatric Facility in the state, and the Children's Specialised Hospital with locations in Toms River and Mountainside. The most recent outbreak of the illness at the facility, about 32 miles (50 km) northwest of New York City, was October 22. Both the staff at the facility as well as state authorities are continuous in the efforts to contain the spread of... [Full Article...]

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, don't forget men

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, don't forget men Mapfre Group in Malta joined in the Pink October movement by raising awareness among its employees and sponsoring the cost of breast screening for all women who work for the company. Indian breast cancer patients are younger females with a median age of diagnosis being 46.2 years and almost 48 per cent being diagnosed in pre-menopausal age, which implies a more aggressive disease and negative effe... [Full Article...]

Singer Selena Gomez Takes Mental Therapy Over Emotional Breakdown

Singer Selena Gomez Takes Mental Therapy Over Emotional Breakdown Her family drove her to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles . She has been actively writing new music, and moved to Orange County for a change of pace and a fresh breath of air. I hadn't asked anything. Later, she said, "Anxiety is a very hard thing but what helps me through everything is my faith". "Justin was very upset when he heard the news about Selena", a source tells ET . [Full Article...]

New York State Launches Mandatory Mental Health Classes

New York State Launches Mandatory Mental Health Classes Brahm Mohindra said that there is a tendency of experimentation in young age group leading to indulgence in alcohol and illicit drug abuse which may lead to the mental health issues among youth. Sue Abderholden, is the executive director with the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Minnesota. According to a new report by World Health Organization, suicide is the second leading cause o... [Full Article...]

Key senators undecided ahead of vote on Kavanaugh

Key senators undecided ahead of vote on Kavanaugh Mr Kavanaugh looks likely to confirmed to America's top court after positive comments from two wavering lawmakers about an Federal Bureau of Investigation report on accusations of sexual misconduct by the judge. The FBI report, sent by the White House to the Senate Judiciary Committee in the middle of the night on Thursday, was denounced by Democrats as a whitewash that was too narrow in sco... [Full Article...]

Brain-eating amoeba kills surfer

Brain-eating amoeba kills surfer Fabrizio Stabile, 29, from New Jersey, had recently visited the wave pool of a surf resort in Texas. Stabile, an avid outdoorsman, came down with a sudden severe headache while mowing his lawn September 16, according to a GoFundMe page . [Full Article...]

Cancer Immunotherapy Researchers Win 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine

Cancer Immunotherapy Researchers Win 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine By releasing this brake, the body's own immune system can be stimulated to attack tumors. The citation for this year's Nobel Prize in Medicine says the two honorees developed therapies for treating cancer. In a statement to reporters after learning of his award, Allison said he was "honored and humbled". Carter announced in 2016 that he no longer needed treatment. [Full Article...]

Shallotte woman killed when Horry Co. transport van caught in flood

Shallotte woman killed when Horry Co. transport van caught in flood Richardson says the women were being transported from a hospital in Horry County to medical facilities in Florence and Darlington. Two deputies were rescued from the top of the van, and Horry County officials said they tried to get the women out. [Full Article...]

NH Hotel Ordered To Take ‘Immediate Steps’ After Legionnaires’ Outbreak

NH Hotel Ordered To Take ‘Immediate Steps’ After Legionnaires’ Outbreak A Hampton, N.H., beach hotel ordered by health authorities to notify guests of possible exposure to the bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease is pushing back against testing that named it a potential source of an outbreak. High risk population includes people over 50 years of age, former and current smokers, people with chronic lung diseases, weak immune systems, as well as other underlying... [Full Article...]

John McCain Has Died. Here's His Great and Terrible Record

John McCain Has Died. Here's His Great and Terrible Record According to a statement from McCain's office, he died Saturday at 4:28 PM, adding. President Donald Trump , who once criticised Mr McCain for being taken prisoner during the Vietnam War, said his "deepest sympathies and respect" went out to Mr McCain's family. [Full Article...]

Lincoln County man first confirmed West Nile case of 2018

Lincoln County man first confirmed West Nile case of 2018 To report suspected cases of human WNV, call the DPH Office of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at 888-295-5156. "Please be very vigilant going around your home weekly and looking for standing water and dumping it out in locations that could possible hold standing water, it just takes over a little tablespoon of water and you are raising mosquitoes around your home", Mulla said. [Full Article...]

West Nile virus confirmed in Virginia and Maryland

West Nile virus confirmed in Virginia and Maryland Raul Pino said . According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, most people infected with the virus may not show any symptoms but some may experience fever along with body aches, joint pain, headaches, vomiting and diarrhoea. [Full Article...]


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