Sunday March 24-th, 2019

HRT tablets linked to higher blood clot risk

Older menopausal women taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) should be offered patches before pills, experts have said, after a study showed oral drugs raised the risk of a deadly blood clot. Moreover, HRT tablets containing equine estrogen, inc...

Medical marijuana patients are driving high Medical marijuana patients are driving high

Driving under the influence of marijuana in MI is against the law - even for medical marijuana patients. The researchers surveyed adults in MI who were seeking medical cannabis recertification or a new certification for chronic pain in 2014 and 201...

Woman's rare condition means she can't hear men's voices Woman's rare condition means she can't hear men's voices

This is the case for a woman from China, whose rare condition means she genuinely can no longer hear the voices of men. She said she had suffered from nausea and ringing in her ears the night before, and thought a good night's sleep would be the cu...

U.S. cancer death rate hits milestone: 25 years of decline U.S. cancer death rate hits milestone: 25 years of decline

By tracking deaths attributed to cancer over the past few decades the researchers were able to determine that the rate of cancer deaths in 2016 was an incredible 27% lower than it was in 1991. That gap has narrowed from a peak of 33% in 1993. However...

California's new governor gets help from young son at inauguration speech California's new governor gets help from young son at inauguration speech

To pay for the expansion of those benefits, Newsom is proposing that California restore the individual mandate to purchase health insurance, which was canceled by President Donald Trump at the federal level. Many believe Newsom also harbours am...

Phoenix police seek workers' DNA after woman in coma gives birth Phoenix police seek workers' DNA after woman in coma gives birth

Micheaels' comments came hours after Phoenix police served a search warrant to obtain DNA samples from male employees at the facility, the New York Times reported . Cesana is working to move her daughter out of the facility, which serves infants, ...

FDA warns of possible chocolate, caramel candy hepatitis A contamination FDA warns of possible chocolate, caramel candy hepatitis A contamination

Officials recommend those who ate the sweets purchased after November 14 consult with their healthcare provider to determine whether post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is indicated, even though the risk of hepatitis A transmission from the candy is low....

About 11 Percent of U.S. Adults Have Food Allergy About 11 Percent of U.S. Adults Have Food Allergy

A synopsis of the report, "Prevalence and Severity of Food Allergies Among US Adults", can be found here. To the untrained eye, other conditions can look a lot like allergic reactions. The researchers found that among USA adults, the estimated co...

Mayor says NYC will expand health coverage to 600000 people Mayor says NYC will expand health coverage to 600000 people

In a tweet, de Blasio said the plan will "ensure the first stop for people isn't the emergency room". It will cover all five boroughs by 2021, costing at least $100 million on an annual basis, the city said. In his remarks, de Blasio was clear wh...

Chocolates, caramels sold nationwide may be contaminated with Hepatitis A

Bauer's sweets released a statement on their website regarding the FDA alert, explaining that a worker in their facility tested positive for hepatitis A. Consumers and retailers have been advised to throw away and not to eat the affected sweets pur...

Still time to get flu shots: Sherlock Still time to get flu shots: Sherlock

Symptoms include fever, chills, muscle aches, swollen lymph nodes, sore throat, headaches, fatigue and coughing. Limerick-based Dr Kevin Kelleher, the assistant national director in health protection, said that flu levels are likely to increase ove...

Longford people in flu risk group are urged to get vaccinated Longford people in flu risk group are urged to get vaccinated

Peak flu season is starting now, and doctors say to get ready for a potentially extended season. Cadieux noted that flu season peaked early this year in Alberta, but has yet to peak in Ottawa. Limerick-based Dr Kevin Kelleher, the assistant nat...

Apple's Most Important Contribution to Mankind Will Be in Health: Tim Cook Apple's Most Important Contribution to Mankind Will Be in Health: Tim Cook

In 2018, iPhone maker Apple gave its chief executive Tim Cook a substantial pay raise of more than 20 percent, bringing his total compensation for the year to nearly $15.7 million, a new filing submitted to the SEC reveals. Apple earlier this mon...

All Elite Wrestling Roster Adds Former WWE Superstars And More Major Names All Elite Wrestling Roster Adds Former WWE Superstars And More Major Names

ROH I guess didn't really want The Young Bucks and Cody and those guys on the [Madison Square] Garden show. I don't know how it's all gonna come down but it definitely went from the idea that they may work with All Elite at some point to now I think...

Health department sees increase in seasonal flu activity

As of December 29, New Brunswick had 579 lab-confirmed cases, 577 of them influenza A and two of influenza B. Of those, 71 people were hospitalized, 15 were admitted to the ICU and there were three deaths. "Less often, a person might get flu by touch...

Mediterranean diet named No. 1 eating plan for 2019 Mediterranean diet named No. 1 eating plan for 2019

The Mediterranean Diet won out, because judges felt it was effective, affordable and easy to stick with. The diet could also help prevent cognitive diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's as well as breast cancer . Designed by researchers f...

Bill Gates hints at investing in Pakistan Bill Gates hints at investing in Pakistan

The prime minister also thanked Bill Gates Foundation for assistance in the eradication of polio. Bill Gates have previously appreciated the efforts of Pakistani government and army in their support for eradicating polio. He expressed the hope that...

Fluctuating income may up heart disease risk

The researchers said that their findings underline the urgency of addressing the public health threat posed by fluctuating income particularly in the United States, where income volatility has been on the rise and has reached record level since 198...

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Hits 25-Year Low U.S. Cancer Death Rate Hits 25-Year Low

However, rates of several other cancers have been on the rise in recent years, including endometrial cancer (cancer of the lining of the uterus), which increased 2.1 percent per year from 2012 to 2016, and pancreatic cancer, which increased 0.3 per...

Teacher seen dragging student no longer teaches at school Teacher seen dragging student no longer teaches at school

The teacher is scheduled to appear in court this week. She said her son got frustrated after a teacher told him to keep working, or do more work, and he wanted to take a break. A parent was contacted and the student was assessed by the school nurse...

Flu Activity Widespread Across United States, CDC Says

If symptoms become severe - such as shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, extreme weakness, lips turning blue or passing out - go to emergency, say public health officials. "We know this change may be hard for some of our patient families", the ...

De Blasio Announces Free Health Care for Illegal Aliens De Blasio Announces Free Health Care for Illegal Aliens

Bill de Blasio at a press conference announcing NYC Care. "We are going to guarantee health care for New Yorkers who need it". As Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro pointed out on Twitter, de Blasio's government estimates the plan will cos...

NYC Mayor Announces Health Care Coverage For All New York City Residents

In a statement to MSNBC , a spokesperson for the mayor clarified earlier reports indicating the plan will provide health insurance instead of care. When asked why New Yorkers should pay for the health care of undocumented immigrants or young invin...

Healthcare Facility Chief Quits After Woman in Coma Gives Birth Healthcare Facility Chief Quits After Woman in Coma Gives Birth

The CEO of the healthcare company where a woman in a vegetative state became pregnant and gave birth has resigned his position. "As an organization, Hacienda HealthCare stands fully committed to getting to the truth of what, for us, represents an u...

NHS Long Term Plan to include focus on technology NHS Long Term Plan to include focus on technology

But the core principle that good health care should be available to all, free at the point of use, remains. "For the past 10 years GambleAware has funded the National Problem Gambling Clinic at [the Central and North West London] NHS Foundation T...

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