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 law. Administration officials say the s... More..

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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..

NC reports first West Nile death of 2018
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

NC reports first West Nile death of 2018

They are the state's first reported West Nile cases of the year. Mosquitoes infected with the West Nile Virus have been found in six different locations across New Orleans . Be sure to use insect repellent...More..

7 locations in Grant County test positive for West Nile
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

7 locations in Grant County test positive for West Nile

Mosquitoes in Fort Collins have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) for the first time this season. WNV cycles between wild birds and mosquitoes. Use insect repellent, wear long sleeve and trousers, or ...More..

White House, State Department At Odds Over Putin's Interview Proposal
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

White House, State Department At Odds Over Putin's Interview Proposal

Trump was asked at the end of a Cabinet meeting if Russian Federation was still targeting the US and answered "no" without elaborating. "It is why I believe we are at a critical point", Director of National Int...More..

Man Dies Of Bacterial Infection After Eating Oysters In Restaurant
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Man Dies Of Bacterial Infection After Eating Oysters In Restaurant

Health officials say that the man's death was caused by a bacteria known as Vibrio vulnificus , which is commonly found in oysters and other types of seafood. "Vibriosis causes an estimated 80,000 illnesses an...More..

Trump Suspends Obamacare Payments To Insurers
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Trump Suspends Obamacare Payments To Insurers

One of the great ironies of the Affordable Care Act is that progressives wanted to stick it to the insurers and instead have enriched them with new business. However, under Obamacare, insurance companies can ...More..

by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Johnson & Johnson forced to pay $4.7 BILLION court settlement

Unlike the case-control studies, these efforts began with a large group of women who did not have cancer and followed the progress of their health, with participants recording what they were doing in real ti...More..

Recalled Honey Smacks still on store shelves; more people sick
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Recalled Honey Smacks still on store shelves; more people sick

According to Reuters, the company recalled an estimated 1.3 million cases of the cereal but the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Thursday that it believes the cereal is still being sold by some stores...More..

Trump administration takes another swipe at 'Obamacare'
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Trump administration takes another swipe at 'Obamacare'

Insurersrely on the funding, which serves as a backstop for those who wind up with a high share of costly enrollees. The permanent program was meant to reduce the incentive for health insurers to cherry-pick ...More..

Jeremy Hunt named as new foreign secretary
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Jeremy Hunt named as new foreign secretary

Shortly after Hunt left Downing Street, attorney general Jeremy Wright was seen entering the building. He also criticized plans to keep close trading ties with the European Union, saying it would be much more...More..

Trump administration freezes risk adjustment payments
by | Thursday, July 12, 2018

Trump administration freezes risk adjustment payments

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said today that the February action by the trial court in New Mexico "prevents CMS from making further collections or payments under the risk adjustment program ,...More..

Trump SCOTUS Pick Thinks Presidents Need Immunity
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Trump SCOTUS Pick Thinks Presidents Need Immunity

Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey spoke with 7News about Kavanaugh and said that "he will become a rubber stamp for a conservative, right-wing agenda". "This is a nominee who is going to be incredibly popular". Se...More..