Health Care

by | December 30, 2018 | 05:14

Health officials urged people to get vaccinated for the flu. There have been 11 total flu-related deaths among children in the 2018-2019 season. The Alabama Department of Public Health in reports said about half of the state experienced significant flu activity last week.

by | December 29, 2018 | 08:06

Flu activity is increasing in the United States, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday . The 2017-2018 flu season was the most deadly in decades with more than 80,000 deaths, including 185 pediatric flu deaths.

by | December 29, 2018 | 05:20

Pino in a press release . Influenza vaccines are available with a wide range of options for different age groups i.e. children aged 6 months and above and adults aged 65 and above. Vaccines are given to anyone eight years older and over. The report features profiles of leading companies functioning in the global Flu vaccine market.

by | December 29, 2018 | 05:35

Patients who had surgery at HealthPlus Surgery Center between January 1, 2018 and September 7, 2018 were potentially exposed to bloodborne pathogens or infections due to improper sterilization of instruments and medication injections. "To that end, we have provided information about where and when they can get tested, as well as offered to pay for all medical costs associated with testing".

by | December 29, 2018 | 03:07

Border Patrol. Felipe was eager to go, the boy's stepsister said in a telephone interview Thursday, excited to attend school, find a new home and buy clothes for his siblings. CBP has not named the boy, but US Rep. Joaquin Castro identified him as Felipe Alonzo-Gomez. Homeland Security officials also said Felipe initially appeared to be well.

by | December 28, 2018 | 04:49

Malaysia is also exploring the possibility of legalizing medical marijuana. On Tuesday, Thailand legalised the use of marijuana for medical and research objective in the country. As recently as August, the New York Times reported that a man who sold cannabis oil to patients was sentenced to death by hanging. According to Reuters News Agency, the main controversy over the legislation involves patent requests by foreign firms.

by | December 27, 2018 | 06:50

Reportedly, the pregnant woman was provided the HIV positive blood. The transfusion of unscreened blood came to light on Tuesday only by chance, after the donor of the infected blood was made aware of his condition elsewhere. Meanwhile, the woman and her husband lodged a complaint with Sattur police on Wednesday seeking action against the doctors, nurses and employees of the blood bank.

by | December 27, 2018 | 01:51

New Zealand's government earlier this month enacted a law liberalizing the medical use of marijuana , which had previously been tightly restricted. Purveyors, producers and researchers will need licences to handle the drugs, while end-users will need prescriptions. Recreational use of the drug remains illegal.

by | December 26, 2018 | 07:07

A state investigation found staff members were not following proper procedures. According to officials. The HealthPlus Surgery Center in Bergen County is alerting about 3,000 patients that they may have been exposed to infections. According to surgery center administrator Betty McCabe, at least 3,778 patients have been urged to get their blood tested. HealthPlus added it would pay for the testing and so far "there have not been reports of any infections or illness related to the ...

by | December 22, 2018 | 09:39

Analysts said the joint venture would become the world's largest consumer healthcare company. If approved, the JV is expected to generate total annual cost savings of £5m (€6.3bn) by 2022 for expected total cash costs of £9m and non-cash charges of £3bn.

by | December 22, 2018 | 03:41

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc . Walgreens Boots Alliance also updated its FY19 guidance to $6.40-6.70 EPS. With 219,000 avg volume, 1 days are for Qiwi Plc - American Depositary Shares (NASDAQ:QIWI)'s short sellers to cover QIWI's short positions.

by | December 21, 2018 | 08:29

And, if we're really #blessed, Donald Trump's rage at 20 million Americans not losing their health coverage will induce a presidential stroke. The White House expects that the ruling will be appealed to the U.S. They trace their argument to the Supreme Court's 2012 ruling in which Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. wrote for the majority that the penalty the law created for Americans who do not carry health insurance is constitutional because Congress "does have the power to impose a tax on ...

by | December 21, 2018 | 06:42

The tumor reportedly would cause someone to have difficulty swallowing, breathing and ability to talk. It controls numerous body's most vital functions, such as breathing, blood pressure, and heart rate, the organization also explains. "And we got it", Gena said. "When I first saw Roxli's MRI scan, it was actually unbelievable", Dell Children's Medical Centre's Dr Virginia Harrod told local news station KVUE .

by | December 21, 2018 | 06:17

Omaha high school students say they don't have to look far to see it, "we mostly see it in the bathrooms. lunchrooms, if a teacher is away we'll see it there", said Burke High School sophomore, Anna Anthony". Juul now has a 70 percent share in the cartridge-based e-cigarette market in U.S. An e-cigarette cartridge, or pod, can hold the same amount of nicotine as a regular pack of 20 cigarettes.

by | December 21, 2018 | 02:39

Gordon went on to thank coach Bill Belichick and team owner Robert Kraft and his fans. Troubled wide receiver Josh Gordon abruptly announcing he was leaving football to focus on his mental health - possibly after being informed he was being suspended - leaves the New England Patriots with a huge hole in their receiving corps.

by | December 20, 2018 | 04:15

Wilson Compton, deputy director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, which commissioned the survey, told NBC News. Trina Hale, a junior at South Charleston High School in West Virginia, said vaping - specifically Juul - exploded at her school this year.

by | December 20, 2018 | 04:28

The "Taki Taki" singer appeared in pals Connar Franklin's and actress Bailee Madison's Instagram photos from their snowy vacation, where they all look incredibly happy and healthy. The 13 Reasons Why producer previously took to the social media app to tell her followers she would be stepping away from the spotlight for a while in order to work on improving her mental health.

by | December 20, 2018 | 03:47

Christmas Eve falls on a Monday in 2018. The risk peaks at 10 p.m. In a study that's sure to put a damper on your holiday cheer, researchers are warning that Christmas Eve is actually one of the most risky times of year for your heart. While researchers found that an average of 50 heart attacks occurred per day, the number spiked to 69 on Christmas Eve, with incidents typically occurring around 10 p.m.

by | December 20, 2018 | 03:06

The Ontario Cannabis Store has already reported a privacy breach through Canada Post that affected close to 4,500 residents last month. "The murder of a journalist is absolutely unacceptable and that's why Canada from the very beginning had been demanding answers and solutions on that", said Trudeau.

by | December 18, 2018 | 02:16

Following up on Fitbit OS 2.0 that was released in March, 3.0 focuses on adding even more powerful health-tracking features and even more apps. And now, Fitbit just dropped its new 3.0 software update for its Versa and Ionic watches. Fitbit OS doesn't have as many apps as rival platforms, but its selection is more curated - and growing. The Fitbit Versa , see our full review , is a very popular wearable for the masses while the Fitbit Ionic meets the needs of runners and bikers ...

by | December 18, 2018 | 02:03

In his ruling, O'Connor reasoned that the body of the law could not be surgically separated from its now-meaningless requirement for people to have health insurance . "Next year, we will force votes to expose their lies". "Today's misguided ruling will not deter us: our coalition will continue to fight in court for the health and wellbeing of all Americans", said California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, who is leading a coalition of states defending the ACA.

by | December 16, 2018 | 11:47

Check back for updates. However, California Attorney General Xavier Becarra said the decision would be appealed right away, Politico reported . Americans with pre-existing conditions, before ACA, faced either high premiums or an inability to access health insurance at all. "And a good way to show that you're exhausted of people trying to take away your health care is to go get covered!" His ruling is expected to be appealed, which means the conservative-majority Supreme Court, with ...

by | December 16, 2018 | 01:38

In spite of that, so far 95,000 people have signed up in CT. A federal judge in Texas said on Friday that the Affordable Care Act's individual coverage mandate is unconstitutional and that the rest of the law must also fall. More than 80 percent of Arizona consumers qualify for federal subsidies that will reduce the cost of their insurance even further . The Trump administration said in June that it would not defend several important provisions of Obamacare in court.

by | December 15, 2018 | 08:38

Reuters-along with attorneys for more than 11,000 plaintiffs now suing Johnson & Johnson, claiming the company's products caused their cancer-examined memos, internal reports, and other confidential documents as well as deposition and trial testimony.

by | December 15, 2018 | 06:24

So declared a federal judge in Texas, who was adjudicating a case involving states that argued they were hurt by an increase in the number of people who ended up on insurance rolls. "The judge's decision vindicates President Trump's position that Obamacare is unconstitutional". The judge's ruling will also be immediately appealed.

by | December 15, 2018 | 05:17

Overall, more than 63,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in 2016, according to the new report , which was prepared by the National Center for Health Statistics, which is part of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Fentanyl is involved in so many overdoses because of its high potency; it is 80 to 100 times stronger than morphine , and even a small amount can be lethal.

by | December 15, 2018 | 02:58

And 8am is the most risky time of day, with heart attack incidence going up 60 per cent. Instead the risk was 20pc higher on New Year's Day, which researchers speculate could be brought on by the after-effects of too much alcohol and food, exposure to cold temperatures at night, or sleep deprivation.

by | December 14, 2018 | 05:36

Agus. "What we saw was this pattern where risk was highest about five years after birth, and then it gradually declined as time went on", said Hazel Nichols, an assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Gillings School of Global Public Health, who was first author of the study .

by | December 13, 2018 | 10:23

All Kaiser hospitals and medical offices will remain open during the strike, Gaskill-Hames said. "We are disappointed the leadership of the National Union of Healthcare Workers would ask our highly valued mental health staff to go out on strike, when we've been in active negotiations since the summer, having met in 16 bargaining sessions over five months, and with two more bargaining sessions scheduled for next week", he told Becker's last month.

by | December 13, 2018 | 09:05

Kaiser says the union's main concern is increasing its workers' wages, which it says are already the highest in the state. State regulators fined Kaiser $4 million in 2013 over problems that led to delayed access to mental healthcare for patients.

by | December 13, 2018 | 09:21

Union president Sal Rosselli told The Mercury News mental health workers also seek benefits and pensions that are equal to what about 100,000 other Kaiser employees receive. All Kaiser hospitals and medical offices will remain open during the strike, Gaskill-Hames said. In 2015, the same group walked picket lines in front of Kaiser's Zion Avenue hospital citing understaffing that drew a $4 million fine from the state Department of Managed Care in 2013.

by | December 13, 2018 | 04:57

If family and friends give you a disappointed look on opening their Christmas present, remind them that investment in intellectual activities throughout life could provide them with a higher cognitive point from which to decline. The studies have also proved that brain-training can help the people take care of the daily activities seamlessly. Global Council on Brain Health previous year had shown that people who begin early with puzzles, problem solving activities, gardening, learning a ...

by | December 13, 2018 | 05:00

When she again had a scan, doctors are scared, realizing that the light phase "tumor" in her brain became even more. Doing so can provide at least temporary relief, but doctors now believe that a Seattle woman's fatal brain condition may have been linked to her use of the product.

by | December 13, 2018 | 01:02

Lower courts in both states had blocked the states from withholding money that is used for health services for low-income women. After weeks of debate behind closed doors, a divided court turned down appeals backed by 13 conservative states that sought to defund Planned Parenthood .

by | December 12, 2018 | 17:36

The app itself now displays your last workout right on the home screen, which is an interesting change and Google doesn't say exactly why the app shows your previous workout on the homescreen. So you can view your Heart Points, Move Points and additional activity tracking metrics without having to launch the app or checking in on your notification tray.