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How many cigarettes in a bottle of wine?

How many cigarettes in a bottle of wine?

For women, drinking a weekly bottle of our favourite vino increases the lifetime risk of cancer to the same extent as smoking 10 cigarettes per week, according to the study, mostly due to an increas...

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New Polls Show Americans Agree Barr Should Release Full Mueller Report

The House Democrats' position now is that "there is nothing stopping Barr from giving us the grand-jury material" that informed Mueller's findings, according to another Democratic staffer who spoke wi...

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Rockland declares state of emergency over measles outbreak

Rockland declares state of emergency over measles outbreak

The step is "extremely unusual". There will be a free clinic Wednesday afternoon at the Robert Yeager Health Complex where the MMR vaccine will be free. Yet it seems that most of all, he hopes t...

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Two cases of measles on Vancouver Island

Two cases of measles on Vancouver Island

Officials say an adult who contracted the measles while travelling overseas was in the mall that day between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. Toronto Public Health says in a statement that it's following up with ...

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Centene To Buy Tampa-Based WellCare For $15B

Centene To Buy Tampa-Based WellCare For $15B

The offer price of $305.39 per share represents a premium of about 32 percent to WellCare's closing price on Tuesday. The deal, including debt, was valued at $17.3 billion. The combination of St. ...

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Walgreens Will Sell CBD Products In Nearly 1,500 Stores

Walgreens Will Sell CBD Products In Nearly 1,500 Stores

This made a legal distinction between cannabis and hemp and defined hemp as "any part of the Cannabis sativa L plant, including all derivatives and extracts such as cannabidiol (CBD), provided tha...

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Top House Republican begs Trump to back off disastrous Obamacare repeal

Top House Republican begs Trump to back off disastrous Obamacare repeal

For Trump, the reset he wants is clear. Trump now says that his administration will roll out a new health care plan this year. A new Emerson College poll in Pennsylvania shows every Democrat test...

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Federal Judge Tosses Medicaid Work Requirements

Federal Judge Tosses Medicaid Work Requirements

Kentucky was the first state to begin implementing work requirements last January. "It is nonsensical and illegal to add obstacles to Medicaid for large groups of individuals who are already workin...

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Novartis' MS drug gets FDA approval

Novartis' MS drug gets FDA approval

Novartis said that it expects siponimod to be available in the United States in approximately 1 week, according to the release . The FDA approved the drug based on the phase 3 EXPAND study, which c...

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Unvaccinated Children Face Public Space Ban in New York Measles Outbreak

Unvaccinated Children Face Public Space Ban in New York Measles Outbreak

The county has been in the throes of a prolonged measles epidemic that has persisted despite attempts to change the minds of parents who opt not to vaccinate their children. Even more alarming i...

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Colorado Reports Increase in Pot-Related ER Visits

Colorado Reports Increase in Pot-Related ER Visits

Five years ago, Colorado was the first state to legalize recreational marijuana . "This research suggests that the slower rate of absorption when consuming edible cannabis makes it harder for users...

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NY county bans unvaccinated minors from public places

NY county bans unvaccinated minors from public places

Day's announcement comes after a federal judge denied a request in March from parents of unvaccinated children to let the kids into a Rockland County Waldorf School because of the "unprecedented meas...

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To Curb Kids' Sugary Drink Habits, Pediatricians Now Call For Soda Taxes

To Curb Kids' Sugary Drink Habits, Pediatricians Now Call For Soda Taxes

Physicians' groups have long taken a stand against high consumption of sugary drinks in the United States - and now they are calling for several policies to limit access to sugar-sweetened beverages a...

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Male oral contraceptive pill passes safety tests

Male oral contraceptive pill passes safety tests

For 28 days, 30 healthy men took the pill in one of two doses of 11-beta-MNTDC; 14 men received 200 milligrams and 16 took the 400-milligram dose. The experimental male oral contraceptive is called ...

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Trump administration asks USA court to scrap Obamacare

Trump administration asks USA court to scrap Obamacare

It divulged its position in a legal filing Monday with the US Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit in New Orleans, where an appeal is pending in a case challenging the measure's constitutionality. J...

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Big Sean Opens Up About Dealing with Depression & Seeking Therapy

Big Sean Opens Up About Dealing with Depression & Seeking Therapy

He previously scrapped a USA tour past year partly because of his mental health, telling Billboard magazine at the time: "I never really took the time out to nurture myself". Big Sean also admitted...

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GOP Senator Attacks Green New Deal with Image of Reagan Riding Velociraptor

GOP Senator Attacks Green New Deal with Image of Reagan Riding Velociraptor

In the statement , Sen. "Congress should stop the political games and work together on practical solutions that foster a healthy environment, grow our economy, and help Arizona families get ahead",...

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Rockland County bans unvaccinated minors in public as measles spreads

Rockland County bans unvaccinated minors in public as measles spreads

The county is experiencing NY state's longest measles outbreak since the disease was officially eliminated from the United States in 2000. The measles vaccination is 97 percent effective, according...

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Opioid Makers Purdue Pharma, Sackler Family to Pay $270M in Settlement

Oklahoma's attorney general announced a settlement with one drug company in the state's lawsuit against the nation's leading manufacturers of opioid pain medications. Purdue has become a symbol of the...

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Republicans, Democrats appear headed for more battles on Affordable Care Act

Republicans, Democrats appear headed for more battles on Affordable Care Act

President Barack Obama's former solicitor general, Donald Verrilli - who once defended the law before the Supreme Court - is now defending the law on behalf of the Democratic-led House. A coalition ...

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Ebola Outbreak in Africa Reports 629 Deaths

Ebola Outbreak in Africa Reports 629 Deaths

Since August a year ago, 629 people have died with 58 new cases already reported this week, the highest number in a week in 2019. The organization said that the "increased security challenges" that hu...

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United States approves first drug to treat postpartum depression in women

United States approves first drug to treat postpartum depression in women

Tiffany Farchione, acting director of the Division of Psychiatry Products at the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, said in a statement . The medicine is the so...

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Kentucky Governor Says He Exposed His Kids to Chickenpox

Kentucky Governor Says He Exposed His Kids to Chickenpox

In Kentucky, children entering kindergarten are required to get vaccinated unless they qualify for an exemption. But experts say a better, safer way to become immune to chickenpox is to get vaccinat...

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Drinking hot tea linked to higher cancer rates

Drinking hot tea linked to higher cancer rates

An analysis during a follow-up period found 317 of those people went on to develop esophageal cancer . However, according to this study, drinking very hot tea can increase the risk of oesophagal ca...

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Oakland County Confirms 8 Cases of Measles; Concerns Arise About Spread

Oakland County Confirms 8 Cases of Measles; Concerns Arise About Spread

In light of four new and three potential cases of measles being reported in Oakland County, the Branch-Hillsdale-St. Last year, MI had 19 confirmed cases for all of 2018, according to state health d...

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