Stories about Health Care

Oct 20 2018

Doctors Suspect Man Died Of Extremely Rare Disease After Eating Squirrel Brains

An MRI of the man's head revealed that the scan was the same as those seen in people with variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD), a fatal brain condition caused by infe...

Oct 18 2018

Health Department: 7th Case Of AFM Diagnosed In Minnesota

Nationwide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported 62 cases this year and a total of 386 since 2014. The surge has baffled health officials, who o...

Oct 18 2018

CDC Warns Of Polio-Like Mystery Illness That's Paralyzing Kids

There have been 62 reported cases in 22 states this year, the Centers for Disease Control said on its website. Maryland's first case was reported September 21. "As a pa...

Oct 14 2018

Irish Cancer Society urges women to be breast aware this October

The American Cancer Society recommends women begin annual screening mammograms at the age of 45, and women between the ages of 40 and 44 should have the option to start...

Oct 13 2018

Trump mocks the #MeToo movement at a rally, again

In pleading guilty, he said that Trump directed him to arrange payments before the 2016 election to buy the silence of porn actress Stormy Daniels and a former Playboy ...

Oct 11 2018

Kavanaugh offers 'special gratitude' to Collins, others at ceremonial swearing

But he didn't say that was such great news. "Ninety-nine percent. See, now I can't get sued". "We've always had that", though in general "it clearly is wider than it used...

Oct 11 2018

Campus Wellness Center Hosts Flu Shot Clinics

Horne says flu season usually lasts from October or November to March or April each year. In North Carolina the flu season begins October 1 and runs through May. Duri...

Oct 04 2018

FBI may wrap up Kavanaugh investigation later today, source tells Fox News

Trump said , apparently re-enacting Blasey Ford's questioning by a Senate panel as he addressed a campaign rally in Southaven, Mississippi. Ford testified that she co...

Sep 23 2018

Women chained in police van drown in Hurricane Florence floods

They were about halfway through the trip by 6 p.m., on Highway 76 near the Little Pee Dee River, when the van encountered the running water. A spokeswoman for the sher...

Sep 17 2018

Death toll rises to 11 as Florence continues battering US East Coast

The NHC also warned of possible tornadoes into Sunday evening in North Carolina and eastern SC. Officials said there had been at least seven storm-related fatal...

Sep 14 2018

E-cigarette use is an 'epidemic', FDA chief says

Juul , a private company, represents 72 percent of sales, according to Nielsen data compiled by Wells Fargo analyst Bonnie. The company has stressed that the device w...

Sep 09 2018

Painkiller diclofenac linked to increased heart risks in study

Risks that were overlooked or unapparent during safety studies that occurred years to decades ago. "Treatment of pain and inflammation with NSAIDs may be worthwhile f...

Aug 30 2018

Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald to speak at John McCain's funeral

On the floor of the Senate, Republican Senator Johnny Isakson of Georgia warned against anyone speaking ill of John McCain . Only seven senators are honored with portrai...

Aug 28 2018

Donald Trump Isolated In His Silence On Senator John McCain's Death

The two repeatedly butted heads after Trump entered politics. . The White House flag could then be seen for some time flying at full-staff while the banners surroundi...

Aug 26 2018

Is coconut oil a superfood or dietary scourge?

Interestingly, a video of her speech which was uploaded on YouTube has now received over 900,000 views. " Coconut oil is pure poison ", she said, adding that it is "o...

Aug 25 2018

Checking and Understanding Air Quality

Individuals should consider air quality conditions before conducting activities outdoors, especially to those who are sensitive to air pollution. The main concern toda...

Aug 25 2018

Gut bacteria could transform blood groups into universal type

Types A , B, and AB reportedly contain antigens on their surfaces that make them only able to be donated to people with those blood types . Withers collaborated with h...

Aug 25 2018

Mosquitoes that can carry West Nile are turning up in Ouachita Parish

The Portage County Health and Human Services Division is asking for residents to watch for West Nile after it was found in the county. Two human cases of WNV-associated...

Aug 23 2018

Coconut oil is 'pure poison,' Harvard professor says in talk on nutrition

Karin Michels , a professor at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, made the controversial remarks during a lecture that was posted on YouTube and has been view...

Aug 22 2018

Google Fit adds new tools to entice you to exercise

The new Google Fit app will start rolling out to Android phones and wearables this week, and it shows that the company is still committed to mobile health and smartwatc...