Health


Elizabeth Warren and Mark Zuckerberg Face Off In War Of Online Words Elizabeth Warren and Mark Zuckerberg Face Off In War Of Online Words
- October 07, 2019

For months, Senator Elizabeth Warren of MA has made "big, structural change" the rallying cry of her presidential campaign. Zuckerberg said that they do not want to go to court against their own governments, but that they care about their country but they will not stop fighting if the situation threatens their existence. (more...)
Gilead Says Trial Evaluating HIV PreEP Drug Shows Improvements in Key Measures Gilead Says Trial Evaluating HIV PreEP Drug Shows Improvements in Key Measures
- October 07, 2019

Gilead now controls the U.S. HIV pre-presentation prophylaxis advertise with two separate medications: Truvada and Descovy , a littler and more secure pill. Descovy , a combination drug, was approved in 2016 to treat people already infected with HIV. In addition, PrEP is recommended by the CDC, the World Health Organization and other national healthcare organizations as part of a comprehensive prevention strategy for individuals at risk for HIV. (more...)
US to deny entry to immigrants who can not afford healthcare US to deny entry to immigrants who can not afford healthcare
- October 07, 2019

Thousands of new Indian visa applicants stand uncertain over this new immigration law in US. The proclamation demonstrated a step further by the Trump administration to make it more hard for immigrants to settle in the United States. Trump said he is taking the action to "protect the availability of health care benefits for Americans", and said "taxpayers bear substantial cost" in paying for medical expenses of people who lack health insurance . (more...)
1,080 cases associated with vaping from 48 states; 18 deaths — CDC 1,080 cases associated with vaping from 48 states; 18 deaths — CDC
- October 05, 2019

The agency's Principal Deputy Secretary Dr. Anne Schuchat spoke before a House Oversight subcommittee hearing on lung disease and e-cigarettes in Washington on September 24. And the Food and Drug Administration, which is collecting and testing samples of products used by patients, has found vitamin E as well. "No single product or substance has been linked to all lung injury cases". (more...)
Flu vaccine now widely available for all ages in WA Flu vaccine now widely available for all ages in WA
- October 05, 2019

The shot comes highly recommended for seniors, children under five and pregnant woman. "If you have an elderly relative, if you're a health care worker, or you work at a daycare or school . Campbell, M.D., MPH, FIDSA, FPIDS, lead author of the study in children and medical officer in the Epidemiology and Prevention Branch of the Influenza Division at the CDC, Atlanta. (more...)
Supreme Court to Hear Louisiana Abortion Regulation Case Supreme Court to Hear Louisiana Abortion Regulation Case
- October 05, 2019

Based off the reaction from the left, expect this one to be a doozy in terms of vitriol and rhetoric from pro-choice activists and mainstream media. Opponents of abortion rights have been pushing state legislatures to adopt bold, sweeping restrictions on the procedure - fully expecting legal challenges - with an aim of giving the Supreme Court an opportunity to take them up and revisit the precedent set by the 1973 decision in Roe v. (more...)
Warren Matches Sanders, Whips Biden, in Latest Fundraising Round Warren Matches Sanders, Whips Biden, in Latest Fundraising Round
- October 05, 2019

Democratic frontrunner in the 2020 U.S. election Joe Biden announced on Thursday he'd raised $15.2 million in the third quarter, far less than progressive rival Bernie Sanders or centrist mayor Pete Buttigieg . "Elizabeth didn't sell her time to wealthy donors, over the phone or in person at closed-door fundraisers". "My new lobbying tax will make hiring armies of lobbyists significantly more expensive for the largest corporate influencers like Blue Cross Blue Shield, Boeing , and ... (more...)
Fathers-to-be should stop drinking 6 months before conception Fathers-to-be should stop drinking 6 months before conception
- October 04, 2019

Binge drinking men were 52 percent more likely to have children with congenital heart disease. The researchers compiled decades of scientific studies on the make any difference, which provided 41,747 babies with congenital coronary heart disorder and 297,587 without having. (more...)
Montcalm County aerial spray for EEE may take place Thursday Montcalm County aerial spray for EEE may take place Thursday
- October 04, 2019

The spray is part of the state's effort to suppress the spread of the mosquito-borne virus eastern equine encephalitis. The spray will be conducted after 8 p.m. In the meantime, residents are still advised to take precautions when engaging in any activities outdoors where they may be susceptible to mosquito bites. (more...)
You're Not Seeing Things: Pink Police Cars Support Breast Cancer Awareness You're Not Seeing Things: Pink Police Cars Support Breast Cancer Awareness
- October 04, 2019

It's an event that means a lot to those who have gone through a battle with breast cancer. "Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the US with 1 in 8 women having a lifetime risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer", the CVMO wrote in a press release. (more...)
Trump publicly asks China to investigate Biden, even amid impeachment inquiry Trump publicly asks China to investigate Biden, even amid impeachment inquiry
- October 04, 2019

On Thursday, the Wall Street Journal said Trump ordered the removal in May of the then-ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, after months of complaints from allies that she was undermining him overseas and obstructing efforts to persuade Kiev to investigate the Bidens. (more...)
Walmart becomes latest US retailer to pull heartburn drug Zantac Walmart becomes latest US retailer to pull heartburn drug Zantac
- October 03, 2019

Customers can return the products to Walmart or Sam's Club stores for a refund. Zantac brand and CVS Health brand ranitidine products are over-the-counter oral products indicated for the relief of heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach. (more...)
Third Connecticut Resident Dies From EEE, Fourth Person Hospitalized Third Connecticut Resident Dies From EEE, Fourth Person Hospitalized
- October 03, 2019

The person who passed on, an East Haddam occupant between 60-69 years of age, turned out to be sick in the second seven day stretch of September. That person, who is between the ages of 40 and 49 years, remains hospitalized. "What we are recommending is that people avoid spending time outside from dusk until dawn when mosquitoes are most active". Symptoms typically appear about four to 10 days after a bite, with severe cases progressing to encephalitis. (more...)
Johnson & Johnson reaches settlement with OH over opioid crisis Johnson & Johnson reaches settlement with OH over opioid crisis
- October 02, 2019

Akron fire medic Paul Drouhard shows a box containing Naloxone Hydrochloride, a drug carried in all their department emergency response vehicles to treat opioid overdose patients. Prescription opioids are primarily used for pain relief. The company argued that it could not be held responsible for the worst drug crisis in American history. (more...)
Cutting back on red meat does not reduce cancer risk Cutting back on red meat does not reduce cancer risk
- October 02, 2019

Researchers are hoping that this new study will influence future dietary recommendations . On the latter point, Dr. Johnston says the panel is sympathetic to those issues, noting that a number of panel members had chosen to eliminate or reduce their personal red and processed meat intake for those very reasons. (more...)
Federal Judge Blocks Georgia ‘Heartbeat’ Law Federal Judge Blocks Georgia ‘Heartbeat’ Law
- October 02, 2019

Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion nationwide. Georgia has always been a hotbed of film and TV production, and when Republican Gov. Planned Parenthood , which deemed laws placing an "undue burden" on abortion seekers unconstitutional. "Everyone is entitled to their own opinion , but every woman is entitled to her own decision". (more...)
Judge rules Harvard's race-conscious admissions policy is constitutional Judge rules Harvard's race-conscious admissions policy is constitutional
- October 02, 2019

They will have the opportunity to know and understand one another beyond race, as whole individuals with unique histories and experiences. Although Harvard has admitted it does consider race as a point in applicants' favor or disfavor, U.S. (more...)
Mass. health officials announce 5 new vaping-related injury cases Mass. health officials announce 5 new vaping-related injury cases
- October 02, 2019

Nebraska medical providers have been alerted by DHHS, advising them to consider vaping-related illnesses in patients showing respiratory symptoms and a history of vaping and to report those suspected cases to their local health department or to DHHS. (more...)
Red meat unhealthy? Maybe not, after all Red meat unhealthy? Maybe not, after all
- October 01, 2019

The majority of people can continue to eat red and processed meat as they do now. The scientists published their results in the Annals of Internal Medicine on September 30, 2019, along with an accompanying editorial and dietary recommendation which they describe as "weak" and supported by "low-certainty evidence". (more...)
Aerial treatment to combat EEE postponed due to inclement weather Aerial treatment to combat EEE postponed due to inclement weather
- October 01, 2019

There have been 23 confirmed animal cases of EEE in MI. So far, most of the human cases have been reported in West Michigan: three in Kalamazoo County, and one each in Berrien, Barry, Cass, Calhoun, and Van Buren counties. So far, nine human cases have been confirmed in MI, with three of them becoming fatal. The chemical is toxic to mosquitoes, ant, flies and other pests. (more...)

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