Health Care

Over 65s may have to wait for flu vaccine

County public health has an immunization clinic at 820 Scenic Drive in Modesto, where flu vaccinations are available. The Centers for Disease Control and...


Hunter dies of rare disorder after possibly eating squirrel brains

Dr. Tara Chen, a medical resident at Rochester Regional Health, came across the case while writing a report on suspected cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease at...


AFM in 22 states: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Right now the CDC says the likelihood of someone developing AFM is one in 1 million. Only one death has been reported , which involved an AFM illness reported ...


With flu season approaching what can you do to prepare

The child, whose age and hometown has not been disclosed, died between September 30 and October 6 of influenza B, ABC reports . The department's report did...


More Reports of Children Being Paralyzed by Mysterious Disease

Some victims have been infected with viruses, but researchers have been unable to identify a single virus responsible for all cases. The CDC doesn't know what ...


U.S. CDC confirms 62 cases of rare polio-like neurological condition

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , which releases only confirmed numbers, says 16 states had 38 cases as of September 30. CNN reached out ...


CDC, partners probe 127 polio-like cases in 22 states

As many as 127 confirmed or suspected cases of the disease have been identified this year across a region that includes 22 different states. Lacking an esta...


Officials say a child is first to die in Florida flu season

While the Surgeon General urges people to get the shot, it's still unknown if President Trump has recently been vaccinated. "This year's flu vaccine has been ...


Student events to increase breast cancer awareness

Pay attention if you have a first-degree relative (sibling, parent, or child) with breast cancer, especially if it is pre-menopausal breast cancer; more than on...


10 cases of rare nervous system disorder reported in IL

The CDC says AFM is diagnosed by examining a patient's nervous system in combination with reviewing pictures of the spinal cord, and the muscles and reflexes in...


8-year-old IN girl receiving treatment for rare ‘polio-like’ disease

Since that time, more than 360 new cases of AFM were reported. Basic symptoms usually add lower backache or sharp shooting sensations that shoot out down th...


Senate Confirms 15 More Judges, Wrapping Up a GOP Priority

He was then asked how it will affect his ability to get things done if Democrats were to win the House. McConnell says Republicans learned that lesson when th...


Lancet report: Mental health disorders on the rise in India

The strategy is being formally announced on Wednesday, World Mental Health Day , and Dr Jaques said that sport has already learned a lot from industry and othe...


72% of workers want bosses to champion mental health at work

Nearly one in three people will be struck by mental health problems while in employment, and it is the single largest cause of disability in the UK. By extens...


Nancy Pelosi: Trump's Tax Returns a Top Priority If Democrats Win House

Trump lauded Kavanaugh as a "brilliant jurist" and blamed Democrats for the focus on decades-old allegations of sexual misconduct that dominated debate in the w...


DC Circuit receives complaints about Kavanaugh, reportedly sends them to Supreme Court

If no candidate receives more than 50 percent of the vote in the special election, the top two vote-getters will face one another in a runoff on November 27. ...


Rare cases of a nervous system disorder being reported

In 2016, there was a cluster of nine cases of AFM in Washington and there were three in 2017, according to the health department. She was later diagnosed wi...


#WorldMentalHealthDay: Raising awareness on mental health issues globally

One such discussion was held on Twitter earlier this year during May, which is considered as Mental Health Month. This plea was made on Wednesday at the com...


Mitch McConnell: 'We Are Committed to Helping the President Get Wall Funding'

Kavanaugh was confirmed 50-48 by the Senate on Saturday, with just one Democrat supporting him. "The other side did it", he told reporters after the swearing-...


Flu Shot Clinic at El Camino

While the timing of flu season is unpredictable, seasonal flu activity can begin as early as October and last as late as May. Health Director Nicole Alexander...


Mental Health Day: More people seek help, but stigma persists

Yet, those struggling with mental health problems are still being marginalised, ' Guterres said. The tips below are universal principles created to support a di...


A Wider Lens Is Needed to Treat Those With Mental Illness

Results from our Workplace Wellbeing Index show that 48 per cent of employees have experienced a mental health problem at their current job . Instead of wo...


Nikki Haley 'quits' as U.S. ambassador to United Nations

President Trump said he has a "big announcement" to make with his "friend" Nikki Haley at the White House today. Haley's first book , released in 2012 w...


Nearly 40% Of Americans Admit To Eating Fast Food Every Day

The survey assesses the health of adults and children in the USA and tracks changes over time, looking at who eats it (age, income, gender) and how they eat it ...


Please don't call police about 'drunk' birds, department says

According to Gilbert police, its received numerous reports of what look to be drunk birds "flying into windows, cars and acting confused". He added: 'It app...