Stories about Medicine

Jan 09 2019

Healthcare boss resigns after coma patient gives birth

Police have been stationed outside Hacienda Healthcare over the last few days. A woman in Arizona who has been in a vegetative state in a hospital for over 10 years has...

Jan 07 2019

WRAPUP 2-Powell tells markets Fed is flexible and aware of risks

On Friday, the Labor Department reported the United States added 312,000 jobs in December, much above analyst expectations. "We're hearing a lot from different groups o...

Jan 05 2019

Flu-related deaths in Arkansas rise by 4, now stands at 10

People with pre-existing health conditions such as diabetes and asthma are more susceptible to catching the flu. While Allison had mild asthma, about half of children w...

Dec 09 2018

Public Health urges residents to get flu shot

The public is constantly urged by hospitals and health care professionals to be vaccinated for the flu. "The flu season started early this year, with Steuben County rep...

Dec 02 2018

Cayman records 7 new HIV infections in 2018

A British member of parliament has given a deeply personal and arresting speech, disclosing his HIV positive status and calling on more funding for HIV prevention med...

Nov 14 2018

More Effort Needed To Reduce Antibiotics Consumption, WHO Report Says

This year, the WHO European Region will mark the 4th annual World Antibiotic Awareness Week on 12-18 November, by committing to closer collaboration across sectors to...

Nov 05 2018

Obamacare After the Mandate: Making the most of ACA enrollment for 2019

Of the 107,000 individuals who purchased individual health insurance in 2018, about 68,000 of them received coverage through a grandfathered or transitional policy. The...

Oct 27 2018

Vodafone Qatar raises awareness about breast cancer

Sadly, Mally's aunt (her mother's sister) died of ovarian cancer in 2002. A breast cancer survivor who is determined to make a difference for north MS women is organizi...

Oct 19 2018

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

NancyMessonnier, director of the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. But what is particularly confounding doctors is that the number of cas...

Oct 12 2018

Celebrities Demand Global Action to Combat Mental Health Stigma

World Mental Health Day is a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma; this year's theme is "Young people and mental healt...

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...