Health Care

1st mosquito batch tests positive for West Nile found near Elburn

As mosquito-borne diseases are expected to rise along with the mosquito populations , authorities encourage citizens to wear insect repellents and proper clo...


Charity, in the name of Kate Spade

NPR reported that, although the majority of suicide-related deaths now are among boys and men, the number of girls and women taking their own lives is rising. ...


Changes to skilled-worker visas could help NHS

Mrs May's official spokesman said: "The Prime Minister will in due course be setting out our long-term plan for the NHS". Whether Javid will prove to be a new...


The food at the workplace may not be healthy for the employees

Whether it's your co-workers bringing in bagels on Fridays, donuts for someone's birthday, or just a vending machine craving in the afternoon - food is someho...


Research links prescription drugs to depression

A new study shows that many Americans are unaware of the depressive side effects of many common medications . For the study, the researchers analyzed d...


American toddlers consume too much added sugar

At age 6-11 months, just over 60 percent of babies consumed added sugar on a given day, averaging just under 1 teaspoon. And as children grow up, their preferen...


American Red Cross hopes new campaign brings in more blood donors

The Red Cross says the number of blood donors shrinks every year, so the organization has started a new drive to recruit more people to the cause. Red Cross s...


Indian PM Modi shares fitness video on social media

This is extremely refreshing and rejuvenating. I also practice breathing exercises. On May 23, Kohli had posted a video of his workout and nominated Modi, a s...


Trump administration: Heart of health law unconstitutional

Equally notable, three career prosecutors in the department withdrew from the case just before the administration announced the decision not to defend the healt...


How to have tough conversations about mental health

The topic of suicide is being discussed all across the country now, something that's more prevalent following the sudden deaths of celebrities like Kate Spa...


Trump Seeks End to Pre-existing Condition Mandate

The Trump administration's decision to stop defending in court the Obama health law's popular protections for consumers with pre-existing conditions could prove...


Buffett, Dimon urge end to quarterly profit forecasts

This combo of file photos shows Warren Buffett attending the Forbes 100th Anniversary Gala in New York on September 19, 2017, left, and JP Morgan Chase Chai...


How to get help for someone who might be suicidal

The report also found that about half of the Americans who died by suicide had not been diagnosed with a mental health condition at the time of their death....


CDC: Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melons

The people who took ill came from IL (6), IN (11), MI (32), Missouri (10), and OH (1), the agency said. So far only pre-cut melons have been linked, but it's ...


Kate Spade's husband says she suffered from depression

As Nicki Swift previously reported, Kate Spade's body was discovered by a housekeeper in her New York City apartment on the morning of Tuesday, June 5, 20...


U.S. Medicare reserves seen lasting three years less than prior forecast

He wrote, "If the government knows that there are no assets in the Social Security and Medicare 'trust funds, ' and yet projects the interest earned on those ...


Woman cured of cancer using own immune cells

Otis Brawley, MACP, FASCO, FACE, chief medical and scientific officer for the American Cancer Society, told Healthline. The results are even more impressi...


Immunotherapy Drug Keytruda Halts 'Untreatable' Prostate Cancer In Some Men

General, survival is sweet for the most cancers, with 84 per cent nonetheless alive 10 years after first analysis. There are 47,000 new prostate cancer diagno...


Ontario election agenda: What you need to know for June 3

In past elections, voters opposed to the Conservatives have tended to coalesce around the Liberals as their best bet. "And her request today for a minority gove...


Nipah scare: Docs, nurses in Kozhikode to go on leave

Nipah infections have been confirmed in 18 people in Kerala since May 17, and 16 of them have died. A few medical staff from the Balussery Taluk hospital in ...


Five dead, nearly 200 sickened in romaine lettuce outbreak

Scott Gottlieb and Dr. Stephen Ostroff wrote. The number of illnesses and deaths linked to a multistate E. coli outbreak has risen. It takes two to three...


These 8 incredible things happen to your body once you quit smoking

This year's campaign focuses on the important link between tobacco and heart disease with the theme: "Tobacco Breaks Heart: Choose Health Not Tobacco". In China...


First 3-D Printed Human Corneas

The outermost layer plays a protective role by preventing dust and other foreign material from entering the eye. To get the right consistency, the researchers a...


Over 22000 10 and 11-year-olds are severely obese, research finds

The MPs' report published today makes a series of recommendations for the government before it publishes an updated version of its childhood obesity plan . B...


Melania Trump's tweet fails to dispel conspiracy theories

Melania Trump wants us to know she's all right, okay? Perhaps the concern or speculation also masks some frustration. Melania's spokeswoman, Stephanie Gri...