Stories about Medicine

Oct 10 2018

State and hospitals holding vaccination events as flu season starts

Dr. Cicely White, a pediatrician with Kaiser Permanente in Spokane, said getting a flu shot can prevent a person from spreading the disease to others, which helps protect...

Oct 10 2018

Brett Kavanaugh ‘a victim of lies and deception’

At a political rally in support of Iowa and Nebraska Republican candidates, Trump criticized the Democrats' attempt to block Kavanaugh from the high court without menti...

Oct 05 2018

Pink Ribbon appeal in urgent need of volunteers

Put simply, breast cancer is caused by a genetic abnormality. It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month , and Representatives from both sides of the aisle, Rod Blum (R-Io...

Oct 01 2018

University of Texas professor wins Nobel Prize in Medicine

Allison's and Honjo's prize-winning work started in the 1990s and was part of significant advances in cancer immunotherapy. The discoveries led to the creation of a ...

Sep 28 2018

Senate panel sets afternoon vote on Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh

The development came hours after Kavanaugh testified during an emotional Judiciary panel hearing, after accuser Christine Blasey Ford delivered emotional testimony ...

Sep 21 2018

3.4M chickens, 5,500 hogs dead in Florence flood

By the time a rescue team arrived, the deputies were stranded on top of the van and it was too late for the women. "We want answers", Green's sister, Donnela Green-Jo...

Aug 16 2018

CDC monitoring measles cases in 21 states, including North Carolina

The CDC says the majority of people who got measles were not vaccinated. Measles is considered highly contagious and can be spread through coughs and sneezes. A red or...

Jul 19 2018

Trump Appears To Contradict Intelligence Officials Again On Russia

No, " Trump responded, shaking his head. "I think I did great at the news conference". The remarks again appeared to contradict his top advisers on the threat posed b...

Jun 28 2018

Amazon's new pharmacy deal ruined a perfectly good earnings report for Walgreens

Importantly for Amazon , PillPack already has mail-order pharmacy licenses in all 50 USA states, which could enable Amazon to expand quickly into the broader mail-orde...