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'Tell me there is no health-care crisis:' N.S

'Tell me there is no health-care crisis:' N.S

In a video that has racked up more than a million views and 0,000 shares, Inez Rudderham, who was diagnosed with cancer after two years of waiting to see a doctor, stares straight into the camera and ...

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CDC warns blood-sucking ‘kissing bug’ sighted in Colorado

CDC warns blood-sucking ‘kissing bug’ sighted in Colorado

They can spread a disease-carrying parasite when the bug "poops on or near a person while it is feeding on (their) blood, usually when the person is sleeping", and then the feces is wiped into the bit...

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Nigeria awaiting result of trial anti-malaria vaccine launched in Malawi

Nigeria awaiting result of trial anti-malaria vaccine launched in Malawi

Treatment for Malaria, a disease caused by numerous Plasmodium parasites, was just conceivable after its discovery in 1897. This recommendation was implemented by the National Malaria Elimination Pr...

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Alabama Senate heads to lottery debate

Alabama Senate heads to lottery debate

It was nowhere near as clear cut of a vote as Albritton may have wanted, but the Tourism Committee after plenty of discussion pushed the bill forward on a narrow 6-5 vote. Past attempts to establish a...

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Number of Measles Cases is Highest Since 2000

Number of Measles Cases is Highest Since 2000

This year, as in the past, officials say the majority of people in the USA who have fallen ill were unvaccinated. Although the "scientific" study which raised concerns about a possible link between ...

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SACRAMENTO - Measles cases up in California, spread by overseas travel

SACRAMENTO - Measles cases up in California, spread by overseas travel

Dr. James Tomarken, the county's health commissioner, said this is an isolated case that appears to not be related to other measles outbreaks in NY. Repeated studies - the most recent involving mo...

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CDC Reports Largest U.S. Measles Outbreak Since Year 2000

CDC Reports Largest U.S. Measles Outbreak Since Year 2000

The resurgence of the once-eradicated, highly-contagious disease is linked to a growing anti-vaccine movement in richer nations - which the World Health Organization has identified as a major global h...

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More than 300 quarantined amid measles fears at Los Angeles universities

More than 300 quarantined amid measles fears at Los Angeles universities

The action at the University of California , Los Angeles , and California State University, Los Angeles - which together have more than 65,000 students - reflected the seriousness with which publi...

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Adult measles case confirmed in Long Island

Nearly everyone who has not been vaccinated will get measles if they are exposed to the virus. Officials said this case does not now appear to be related to any current measles cases in NY state, as...

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Teens may exercise at Planet Fitness for free all summer

Teens may exercise at Planet Fitness for free all summer

Beginning May 15 and ending September 1, teens who fall within that age range will be able to work out for free at Planet Fitness gym locations nationwide. The challenge encourages the teens to get ...

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Unidentified gunmen kill policeman escorting polio team in Pak

Unidentified gunmen kill policeman escorting polio team in Pak

After hearing of the complaints, local mosques began using their loudspeakers to warn people against the vaccine. The campaign was suspended after a large number of people staged a protest demonstra...

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New malaria vaccine trial in Malawi marks milestone

New malaria vaccine trial in Malawi marks milestone

Thirty years in the making , RTS, S is the first and to date the only vaccine that has demonstrated it can significantly reduce malaria in children, according to the WHO . Identified as the most pot...

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World Health Organization recommends one-hour maximum screen time per day for under-5s

World Health Organization recommends one-hour maximum screen time per day for under-5s

Fiona Bull, WHO's program manager for population-based prevention of noncommunicable diseases, said in a statement. Children shouldn't be restrained in a pram or high chair, or strapped to someone's...

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E. coli outbreak from tainted ground beef expands to 10 states

E. coli outbreak from tainted ground beef expands to 10 states

When preparing ground beef, safety experts advise cooking it to an internal temperature of at least 160 degrees fahrenheit. Since then, some 65 cases have been reported in Kentucky, 41 in Tennessee an...

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Measles cases in US reach highest level in 25 years

Measles cases in US reach highest level in 25 years

There were 963 cases in 1994. The agency attributed the high number of cases primarily to a few large outbreaks - one in the state of Washington and two others in New York City and New York st...

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CDC urges precautions after blood-sucking ‘kissing bug’ bites child

A Kent County, Delaware , family first notified health officials about the insect in July 2018 after their daughter was bitten on the face while watching television. "After becoming infected with...

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Study finds popular e-cigarettes contaminated with toxic fungus

Study finds popular e-cigarettes contaminated with toxic fungus

Previous research from Harvard Chan School has shown that chemicals linked with severe respiratory disease are found in common e-cigarette flavors. Public Health England (PHE) has recently been ac...

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United Nations issues new guidelines for very young children's health

They should not be restrained for more than one hour at a time or sit for extended periods. The worldwide guidelines recommend a limit of just one hour sedentary screen time , which includes sittin...

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FDA Approves First Generic Naloxone Nasal Spray

FDA Approves First Generic Naloxone Nasal Spray

The medication will come in the form of a nasal spray and it will be easily administered by anyone to help a patient who has overdosed. The FDA granted final approval for the first generic versio...

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US measles cases hit highest mark in 25 years

US measles cases hit highest mark in 25 years

Then at 5:54 p.m., the person entered at Chick-fil-A, 1824 Glenn Blvd. SW, Fort Payne, to order food. Almost 110,000 deaths were attributed to measles n 2017 and, according to World Health Organizat...

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Pioneering malaria vaccine for children to be tested in Malawi

The pilot program for the RTS, S vaccine launched in Malawi and is available to children 2 years and under. Instead, this will be a pilot program, where the vaccine will be part of routine immuniz...

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Four more confirmed measles cases in Bay of Plenty

The United States recorded 71 new measles cases last week , a 13 percent increase as the country faces its second-worst outbreak of the disease in nearly two decades, federal health officials said ...

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Measles cases 'likely' to break yearly record in just 4 months

Measles cases 'likely' to break yearly record in just 4 months

The only year when there were more cases reported in the United States since the disease was eliminated in the U.S.in 2000 was in 2014 - 667. "We will likely see additional measles cases in Los An...

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United States nears record number of measles cases

The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention released the latest numbers Monday. Quick, decisive action on the part of the state to prevent unnecessary deaths, in this case, is warranted. Late la...

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NYC extends vaccine requirement amid measles outbreak

NYC extends vaccine requirement amid measles outbreak

A young boy, 10, has also been hospitalized at Schneider Medical Center in Petah Tikva with suspected brain damage and is attached to a ventilator, according to television reports . "If everybody h...

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