Health Care

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...]

Donald Trump says he holds Vladimir Putin personally responsible for election meddling

Donald Trump says he holds Vladimir Putin personally responsible for election meddling Trump faced withering criticism earlier this week after he seemed to side with Putin over the us intelligence community over Russian interference in the 2016 election. However, Russia has denied the allegations. He's been doing a very good job. The uproar follows President Donald Trump's talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Helsinki summit on Monday. [Full Article...]

Trump administration slashes funding for Obamacare outreach program

Trump administration slashes funding for Obamacare outreach program The health plans are put into a pool of pay- not comprising tax dollars - and finances are given to insurers who at the end of the period incur cost on patients requiring a significant amount of spending. In President Barack Obama's a year ago in office, $63 million was spent on it. This year they helped sign up almost 520,000 people for health insurance sold through the ACA exchange in North Caro... [Full Article...]

Gaming Disorder is a real addiction insists the WHO

Gaming Disorder is a real addiction insists the WHO Especially with how some games use specific conditioning techniques in order to get players continue playing games and spending more money. " Studies suggest that gaming disorder affects only a small proportion of people who engage in digital or video-gaming activities", a briefing on the disorder said. [Full Article...]

Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US The report found that some of the leading causes of suicide included: relationship issues, substance abuse, job struggles, physical health, and past or upcoming moments of crisis. While the murder rate has fallen dramatically over the past four decades, suicide is on the rise, and the reasons are multiple. "That sort of gives one pause that we need to focus on that age range". [Full Article...]

Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne admits she will lose provincial election

Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne admits she will lose provincial election Horwath said. After Thursday, I will no longer be Ontario's Premier. Still, she encouraged voters to elect as many Liberal candidates as possible to prevent Doug Ford's Progressive Conservatives or Horwath's NDP from from forming majority governments. [Full Article...]

World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day The reported attributed the decrease in the prevalence of smoking for both males and females to the implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), which undertook intervention such as monitoring tobacco use, develop prevention policies, enforcing bans on tobacco advertising, promotion, and sponsorship and also raising taxes on tobacco. [Full Article...]