Medicine

Pelosi signs bill to avert government shutdown, heads to Trump for signature

Pelosi signs bill to avert government shutdown, heads to Trump for signature Despite widespread opposition in Congress to proclaiming an emergency, including by some Republicans, Trump is under pressure to act unilaterally to soothe his conservative base and avoid looking like he's lost his wall battle. Disputes over the constitutionality or legality of the exercise of emergency powers are judicially reviewable, the document prepared for Congress states. [Full Article...]

Sudden Outbreak Of Measles Virus In Washington County

Sudden Outbreak Of Measles Virus In Washington County Statewide in Washington, orders for measles vaccine jumped about 30 percent in January compared with the same month a year ago, climbing from 12,140 doses to 15,780 doses, figures showed. In NSW there have been 11 cases of Measles since Christmas. Measles, a highly contagious viral disease common among children, causes a rash and high fever. [Full Article...]

Hulu Super Bowl 2019 Ad and the Instagram Egg

Hulu Super Bowl 2019 Ad and the Instagram Egg The video post on @ world_record_egg's Instagram references the website talkingegg.info , which features links to various mental health organizations around the globe. With a pop, the egg falls apart, seemingly down to the well-documented issues that can come with social media. "Recently I've started to crack". In the past two weeks, several pictures of the egg with various cracks on i... [Full Article...]

Washington State Reports More Measles Cases

Washington State Reports More Measles Cases It starts with a fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes and sore throat, and is followed by a blotchy rash. A 2017 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that only 83 percent of OR adolescents had received their booster shots against tetanus, diphtheria and whooping cough. [Full Article...]

Arizona police collect DNA at nursing home where comatose woman gave birth

Arizona police collect DNA at nursing home where comatose woman gave birth The woman who gave birth at a Phoenix health care facility recently despite being in a vegetative state was identified Tuesday as a 29-year-old member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe. Bill Timmons's resignation was unanimously accepted by directors, the company said in a statement . At this time, the patient's pregnancy remains under investigation. [Full Article...]

NY announces US$100 million universal health care plan

NY announces US$100 million universal health care plan Instead, the city plans to expand its current MetroPlus public insurance plan while adding a new program called NYC Care . When the reporter further pressed the mayor for an answer, de Blasio said, "We're first getting people health care ". [Full Article...]

Flu cases increase in Lucas County

Flu cases increase in Lucas County Authorities have not identified the 4-year-old, who died outside of the county, according to a news release from the Riverside University Health System-Public Health. The new policy, which was announced on Monday, Jan. 7, is a response to the current flu season . Aside from immunization, basic hygiene such as frequently washing hands, getting plenty of sleep and staying away from sick people he... [Full Article...]

U.S. jobs growth exceeds expectations and eases market fears

U.S. jobs growth exceeds expectations and eases market fears Against that backdrop, Powell said most of the hard data we see coming in remains quite solid. He has blamed the Fed for stock market declines and said he is "not even a little bit happy" with Mr Powell, whom he named to lead the Fed in 2017. [Full Article...]

Flu Cases Increasing In Our Area

Flu Cases Increasing In Our Area Children younger than 5 had the highest incidence of hospitalization, with 10 per 100,000 people. "The increase in the percentage of patient visits for ILI may be influenced in part by a reduction in routine healthcare visits during the winter holidays, as has occurred during previous seasons", the CDC said. [Full Article...]

United States federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

United States federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional In his ruling Friday, O'Connor agreed with Republicans that with the tax aspect of the law scheduled for elimination starting January 2019, the 2012 ruling's defense of the law is invalidated, making the entire law unconstitutional. However if this "awful ruling is upheld in the higher courts, it will be a disaster for tens of millions of American families ", he said. While the issue mostly pla... [Full Article...]

Health Reforms in Youth Education: Combatting the Anti-Vaccination Movement

Health Reforms in Youth Education: Combatting the Anti-Vaccination Movement Vaccinations remain to be the top defense against the flu, especially during flu season. Early rates of flu-like illnesses this season appear similar to those rates from a year ago. These methods are set in place to protect the most vulnerable, who tend to be the very young, the very old and those with compromised health situations. [Full Article...]

British MP shares that he's HIV positive in powerful speech in parliament

British MP shares that he's HIV positive in powerful speech in parliament Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for improving the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS ahead of the 31st World AIDS Day that falls on December 1. This week's Knowledge Is Power report from UNAIDS shows that intensified HIV testing and treatment efforts are reaching more and more people living with HIV. [Full Article...]

According to Lancet study, 98 mn Indians may have diabetes by 2030

According to Lancet study, 98 mn Indians may have diabetes by 2030 The study found 79 million people worldwide will require insulin to treat the disease, but only 38 million will have access. "The number of adults with type 2 diabetes is expected to rise over the next 12 years due to aging, urbanization and associated changes in diet and physical activity", said Basu. [Full Article...]

Ptcl organizes breast cancer awareness

Ptcl organizes breast cancer awareness Meanwhile, here are some stories of Bollywood starts and their ordeal with the many variations of cancer . Mrs Dedey said, "last year we had 16 partner hospitals participating and this year so far we have about 30, with 563 patients examined and about 165 level of patronage, so even the number of hospitals doing it have nearly doubled". [Full Article...]

6 children killed in adenovirus outbreak in New Jersey

6 children killed in adenovirus outbreak in New Jersey Kirgan added: 'The combination of a worse strain of adenovirus together with a fragile population has led to a more severe outbreak'. "The strain has been particularly associated with disease in communal living arrangements and can be more severe", the health department said. [Full Article...]

Why it's important to understand mental health

Why it's important to understand mental health The school environment has a significant impact on a young person's emotional welfare. "Neuropsychiatric disorders are among the leading causes of worldwide disability in young people". "The course is proving exceptionally popular to date which we hope is indicative of the recognition that this very important and very prevalent issue is now receiving". [Full Article...]

Minnesota health officials on the lookout for rare nervous system disorder

Minnesota health officials on the lookout for rare nervous system disorder AFM mainly affects children , for reasons which remain unclear. AFM can be hard to diagnose because it shares numerous same symptoms as other neurologic diseases, like transverse myelitis and Guillain-Barre syndrome. There was a national outbreak of severe respiratory diseases which were caused by the enterovirus D68 . Three other cases were reported in Pierce, Lewis, and Snohomish counties. [Full Article...]

'It does not cause influenza': Sask. doctor recommends flu shots

'It does not cause influenza': Sask. doctor recommends flu shots Everyone else needs only one dose each flu season. "Each flu season always seems to be a little bit of a surprise", said Susan Kline, a professor of medicine at M Health. According to CDC officials, while the last flu season was one of the deadliest in the history, vaccinations helped to cut risks for over 40 percent. [Full Article...]

Trump apologises to Kavanaugh for bitter campaign, United States News & Top Stories

Trump apologises to Kavanaugh for bitter campaign, United States News & Top Stories At a White House ceremony on Monday night, Kavanaugh said he was starting his new job without bitterness. "Far left activists decided that the United States Senate and their members should be harassed and intimidated wherever they might be". [Full Article...]

Kansas Commissioner of Insurance urges increased breast cancer detection knowledge

Kansas Commissioner of Insurance urges increased breast cancer detection knowledge The Tahlequah Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Pink Out Game with Tahlequah Middle School on Thursday. "If it's one person or 25 people that donate, whatever money we get goes to help finding a cure, and help those who have breast cancer ", Varon said. [Full Article...]