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Read Barr’s prepared remarks for House budget hearing (Mueller isn’t mentioned)

Read Barr’s prepared remarks for House budget hearing (Mueller isn’t mentioned)

Democrats scolded Barr over his handling of the report, telling him they were concerned that a summary of its main conclusions he released last month portrayed the investigation's findings in an overl...

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NYC mandates vaccine to contain measles outbreak

NYC mandates vaccine to contain measles outbreak

Williamsburg, Brooklyn is in the midst of the country's largest measles outbreak-but residents are still split on what should be done. That fact places this community at the heart of the vaccination...

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Washtenaw County measles case is not measles

Washtenaw County measles case is not measles

A rash that is red, raised, blotchy; usually starts on face, spreads to trunk, arms, and legs 3-5 days after symptoms begin. If you suspect measles, seek immediate medical treatment. CVS Pharmacy, 170...

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CDC says ground beef appears to be cause of E. coli outbreak

CDC says ground beef appears to be cause of E. coli outbreak

So far, officials have not identified a common supplier, distributor or brand of ground beef tied to the outbreak, and the investigation is ongoing, the CDC said. The CDC conducted a multi-state inves...

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Texas Tech Med School Makes Deal With Trump Administration

Texas Tech Med School Makes Deal With Trump Administration

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine will not consider race or national origin as a factor in its admissions process, according to an agreement the school entered with t...

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Barr to testify before Senate as Mueller report looms

Barr to testify before Senate as Mueller report looms

Barr is appearing before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee one day after he testified before a House subcommittee and answered many - though not all - questions from lawmakers about the release of ...

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Traffic pollution linked to new child asthma cases

Traffic pollution linked to new child asthma cases

The US (240,000), Indonesia (160,000) and Brazil (140,000) had the next largest burdens. Traffic-related air pollution is associated with four million new cases of childhood asthma worldwide every y...

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New York orders mandatory measles vaccinations, blasts misinformation fueling outbreak

New York orders mandatory measles vaccinations, blasts misinformation fueling outbreak

Officials blamed the outbreak on so-called anti-vaxxers who have spread false information. As part of the declaration, people living in select zip codes of Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood w...

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Feds charge 24 in $1.2B telemedicine fraud scheme

Feds charge 24 in $1.2B telemedicine fraud scheme

The scheme, entitled "Operation Brace Yourself", has more than 80 search warrants in 17 federal districts and originated in Charleston. In addition, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services su...

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Research suggests teeth-whitening strips may be harmful

Research suggests teeth-whitening strips may be harmful

And in fact, previous research by Keenan's team found that collagen in the dentin layer was effected when teeth were treated with whitening strips. Most studies of whitening strips have focused on...

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Study shows dogs can accurately sniff out cancer in blood

Study shows dogs can accurately sniff out cancer in blood

Lead author Heather Junqueira said: 'Although there is now no cure for cancer, early detection offers the best hope of survival. "This work is very exciting because it paves the way for further ...

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Not enough health benefits in vitamin supplements, study says

Not enough health benefits in vitamin supplements, study says

A new studyshows that taking regular vitamins and dietary supplements are not enough to keep you healthy. "So we should go with what the dietary recommendations suggest to achieve adequate nutrit...

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Bernie Sanders, a Socialist, Says He's a Millionaire After Lucrative Book Sales

Bernie Sanders, a Socialist, Says He's a Millionaire After Lucrative Book Sales

Sanders told the New York Times on Tuesday that he is now a member of the two comma club, thanks to a Senator's six-figure salary and a bestselling book; 2018's 'Where We Go From Here '. The 2020 D...

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NY orders mandatory vaccinations amid measles outbreak

NY orders mandatory vaccinations amid measles outbreak

The Brooklyn outbreak has been tied to an unvaccinated child who contracted the disease during a trip to Israel, which has recently seen a high incidence of measles , the Washington Post rep...

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New York mandates vaccine to contain Brooklyn measles outbreak

Mayor Bill de Blasio says measles is a unsafe and potentially deadly illness, that can easily be prevented with a vaccine. The MMR vaccine protects against measles, mumps, and rubella. The vaccin...

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New York City orders mandatory measles vaccines for some

A Williamsburg yeshiva that fell out of compliance in January is connected to more than 40 measles cases, ABC7 NY reported . Anyone who resists could be fined up to US$1,000. The MMR vaccine protects...

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Another study shows that supplements don’t work, may cause harm

There was no cancer death risk increase linked with calcium intake acquired from food rather than pills. The scientists compared the intake of a range of nutrients with rates of death from all c...

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US Measles Cases This Year Reach 465: CDC

US Measles Cases This Year Reach 465: CDC

Children too young to be vaccinated, or who have only had one dose of vaccine , are more likely to get infected. The Washtenaw County Health Department is hosting a walk-in vaccination clinic Apr...

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NYC Declares Public Health Emergency Over Measles

NYC Declares Public Health Emergency Over Measles

Neighborhood officials said the vast majority of Orthodox Jews in Williamsburg are vaccinated, but because the community is so tightly knit, just a small number of anti-vaxers is allowing this out...

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MI measles outbreak continues, 41 cases confirmed including first in Washtenaw

Additional sites of potential exposures will be identified and listed as more information is learned. There are no public exposure sites for the Wayne County case. The CDC, which updates its reporte...

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Deadly, Drug Resistant Fungus Could Be Next Global Threat

Deadly, Drug Resistant Fungus Could Be Next Global Threat

A drug-resistant superbug fungus has sickened more than 300 patients in New York State. The elderly man, who was not named by the Times , was isolated in the intensive care unit, but died 90 days l...

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CDC sounds alarm on resistant superbug fungus after NYC outbreak

A blood test revealed that he was infected with a fungus called Candida Auris, which has recently been found to be particularly lethal. In the U.S., most of the confirmed cases have been out of NY a...

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A twenty minute connection with natural surroundings reduces stress

A twenty minute connection with natural surroundings reduces stress

Past studies have found that exposure to nature can have a calming effect on people who are stressed out, but questions remain over how much exposure is necessary to get any sort of beneficial effect....

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One in five deaths worldwide linked to unhealthy diet

One in five deaths worldwide linked to unhealthy diet

The researchers also found that diets high in sodium, and low in whole grains and fruits accounted for over half of diet-related deaths globally. The study found that of the 11 million diet-rela...

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U.S. Measles Cases Already Top Last Year’s Total

U.S. Measles Cases Already Top Last Year’s Total

Siiri Bennett said in a statement. Measles, mumps and rubella vaccines are seen in a cooler. According to Reingold, there is a decrease in the rate of vaccination. "It can spread to others throug...

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