Measles Outbreak in 21 States, Including Indiana

In 2014, the US experienced a record number of measles cases, with 667 cases from 27 states reported to CDC . The CDC says a majority of those cases were diagnosed in people who were not vaccinated. Measles is a vaccine-preventable respiratory inf... More..

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Measles Outbreak Hits 107 People, In 21 States Which Includes NC
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Measles Outbreak Hits 107 People, In 21 States Which Includes NC

Even though 100 seems like a low number for a virus outbreak, no amount of measles is considered common. The symptoms of measles usually show up 10 to 14 days after exposure. Some people who contract the dise...More..

NYU will provide free tuition for all of its medical students
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

NYU will provide free tuition for all of its medical students

Rafael Rivera, associate dean for admission and financial aid, told ABC News in a telephone interview Thursday. According to the Association of American Medical Colleges , the median debt of a graduating med...More..

Measles sickens over 100 people in 21 states, including CT
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Measles sickens over 100 people in 21 states, including CT

The total number of cases per year in the USA usually hovers around 100, aside from 2014 when an outbreak led to 667 cases. "MMR vaccine provides long-lasting protection against all strains of measles", the CDC...More..

CDC monitoring measles outbreak in 21 states
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

CDC monitoring measles outbreak in 21 states

Measles is a highly contagious viral infection that spreads easily from an injected person by coughing, sneezing or even just breathing. The total number of cases that year is the highest number since measles e...More..

CDC Monitoring Measles Outbreak In Maryland, 20 Other States
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

CDC Monitoring Measles Outbreak In Maryland, 20 Other States

The CDC says the measles virus is "highly contagious" and can be spread to others by coughing or sneezing. Symptoms such as high fever, rash all over the body, stuffy nose and reddened eyes typically disappear...More..

by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Synthetic marijuana overdose total hits 76 in Connecticut park near Yale

The Rev. Luk De Volder, rector of the historic Trinity Church on the Green, told the paper there were ambulances on the Green on Monday night as well. He says one of the victims still had some of the drug, whic...More..

Measles outbreak hits 107 people, 21 states
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Measles outbreak hits 107 people, 21 states

In 2014, the United States experienced a record number of measles cases, with 667 cases from 27 states reported to the CDC . In 2014, the USA experienced a record number of measles cases, with 667 cases from...More..

West Nile virus confirmed in mosquitoes from Saskatoon traps
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

West Nile virus confirmed in mosquitoes from Saskatoon traps

The Centers for Disease Control reports there have been four human cases of the West Nile Virus in Minnesota this summer. An outbreak of West Nile virus, which is spread by mosquitoes, has left three peopl...More..

Second mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile virus
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Second mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile virus

The health district said mosquito testing, which began in June is expected to continue through the late fall. There is new evidence of West Nile virus in Perth County. Mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus hav...More..

First case of West Nile virus found in Ada County
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

First case of West Nile virus found in Ada County

The Health Unit has been trapping and testing mosquitoes since June. Anyone who believes they, or someone they know, has West Nile Virus, should consult a healthcare provider for evaluation and diagnosis. Onl...More..

Trump administration widens availability of skimpy, short-term health plans
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Trump administration widens availability of skimpy, short-term health plans

Four major USA cities filed a lawsuit on Thursday contending that President Donald Trump's administration is unconstitutionally seeking to undermine Obamacare by failing to faithfully execute the healthcare...More..

Another Ebola outbreak hits DRC days after previous outbreak declared over
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Another Ebola outbreak hits DRC days after previous outbreak declared over

Cases emerged in the northwestern city of Mbandaka, a city and transport hub on the Congo River with a population of more than a million. DR Congo reported on Wednesday that a new outbreak has killed 20 peopl...More..

Wisconsin man gets rare disease from dog, has limbs amputated
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Wisconsin man gets rare disease from dog, has limbs amputated

Dawn says what happened to her husband was a fluke. But in exceedingly rare circumstances, that lick can lead to a unsafe and potentially lethal infection from a common bacteria. "It took a week and they were...More..

Vaginal 'Rejuvenation' Procedures Are Unproven, Pose Serious Risks, FDA Warns
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Vaginal 'Rejuvenation' Procedures Are Unproven, Pose Serious Risks, FDA Warns

On 30 June, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. warned against laser treatment for " vaginal rejuvenation " or other procedure with a cosmetic objective. Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, in a statement, said the ...More..

New York City Bans Smoking in Public Housing Apartments
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

New York City Bans Smoking in Public Housing Apartments

The American Lung Association estimated the new rule will protect 2 million people - including 690,000 children - nationwide from secondhand smoke. Find more about the smoking ban at the Tennessee Departme...More..

Internet
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Internet "Hot Water Challenge" severely injures IN teen

Clark became the latest Hot Water Challenge victim, with second-degree burns on his chest, back, and face. But when he fell asleep, his friend chose to surprise him. Some online challenges produce positive c...More..

Around 80% of people don't realise hepatitis C can lead to cancer
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Around 80% of people don't realise hepatitis C can lead to cancer

A large turnout of public representing all walks of life was witnessed at Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) on Friday to avail the free screening and diagnostic facilities for Hepatitis...More..

A transgender woman says a pharmacist refused to fill her hormone prescription
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

A transgender woman says a pharmacist refused to fill her hormone prescription

But when she gave her prescription to the pharmacist, he denied her the medication without giving a reason, she wrote. "CVS extends its honest apologies to Ms. Hall ended up getting her prescription filled at...More..

Mosquito sample tests positive for West Nile virus in Glynn County
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Mosquito sample tests positive for West Nile virus in Glynn County

The Department of Health news release said the three with neuro-invasive disease, the most serious type of West Nile infection, were in DeSoto, St. Tammany and Livingston parishes. No test pools in Hamilton hav...More..