Sunday September 27-th, 2020

1-in-3 young children undernourished or overweight 1-in-3 young children undernourished or overweight

In the report, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H Fore said good nutrition paves the way for a fair chance in life and far too many children and young people are not getting the diets they need, which is undermining their capacity to grow, dev...

Vikings likely won’t have to face Patrick Mahomes in Week 9 Vikings likely won’t have to face Patrick Mahomes in Week 9

Following their win over the Denver Broncos on Thursday night , however, the Chiefs will now likely have to go up against the Vikings this year without the services of their top quarterback, Patrick Mahomes . The Chiefs now rest up before start...

Fitbit partners with BMS, Pfizer on early atrial fibrillation detection project Fitbit partners with BMS, Pfizer on early atrial fibrillation detection project

The Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance and Fitbit today announced at the TIME 100 Health Summit in NY that they are working together to help drive timely diagnosis of atrial fibrillation (AFib ) with the aim of improving earlier detection in ind...

PA department of aging reminds seniors of Medicare open enrollment PA department of aging reminds seniors of Medicare open enrollment

By selecting "Learn more about Medicare options before I see plans", you can compare the different ways you can Medicare coverage - through Original Medicare (with or without extra coverage) or a Medicare Advantage plan. Medigap plans are accepted na...

Weight gain in mid-20s linked to early death risk Weight gain in mid-20s linked to early death risk

People who are dangerously overweight - with a Body Mass Index (BMI) above 30 - are encouraged by the NHS to discuss losing weight with their doctor, to avoid conditions such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease and strokes. But as people got older, the...

First vaping related death recorded in Tennessee

The CDC has been conducting this kind of "aerosol emission testing" for a decade in its tobacco laboratory, she said, but is just now applying it to the lung illness outbreak. There has been an increased focus on youths using vaping products, with Mo...

Does Diet Affect the Risk of Breast Cancer? Does Diet Affect the Risk of Breast Cancer?

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month , he's released a new single called "Live Again". The funds raised at the Rotorua Pink Walk stays in Rotorua and the Rotorua Breast Cancer Trust is thankful for the support of local sponsors, businesses and people...

Mass Flu Vaccine Clinic Set For Upcoming Weeks At Rhinelander Schools

Recent studies by CDC researchers and others suggest that the flu vaccination usually reduces the risk of influenza illness by 40% to 60% among the overall population. Other common sense methods include covering the nose and mouth when coughing or ...

Accelerated Arthritis, Joint Destruction may be due to hip, knee steroid injections Accelerated Arthritis, Joint Destruction may be due to hip, knee steroid injections

Ten per cent had complications in their hips and 4 per cent in their knees. Dr. Antonia Chen, an associate professor of orthopaedic surgery at Harvard Medical School and a spokesperson for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, said cortico...

Chinese geneticist 'feels proud' of baby-gene editing Chinese geneticist 'feels proud' of baby-gene editing

Professor Darren Griffin at the University of Kent added: 'Not good, not good, not good. It's not unusual to see scientists share their work in such a way, but the announcement should be taken with a helping of skepticism. Not all of the altered em...

Kenya launches cervical cancer vaccine Kenya launches cervical cancer vaccine

HPV is common in both men and women, and has been identified as the cause of nearly all cervical cancers - a disease that kills 50 women each year in B.C. In a statement, Education Minister Rob Fleming said the study reinforces the importance of part...

CDC urges pregnant women to get the flu shot

One of the common myths that leads people to avoid the flu shot is that they think the shot will give them the flu. It can in fact be life-threatening and can spread very easily, resulting in thousands of people ending up in hospital each year, write...

Buttigieg says Warren more specific about 'selfies' than health care plan Buttigieg says Warren more specific about 'selfies' than health care plan

She claimed that costs for the middle class would go down on net under her plan, and that she would not sign any legislation that raised costs on the middle class. "Taxes would go up on EVERYONE to fund this socialist government takeover of health ca...

Poor diets damaging children's health in Nigeria, warns UNICEF

Unicef has warned in its State of the World's Children Report that we are jeopardizing the future of our children by failing to provide them adequate nutrition. The greatest burden of malnutrition in all its forms is shouldered by children and adoles...

Flu has arrived: public health confirms cases in two children Flu has arrived: public health confirms cases in two children

The Louisiana Department of Health is making efforts to decrease flu activity this year, offering a drive-thru vaccination clinic in different areas of the state. Public Health said the shot is safe and one of the most effective ways to avoid getting...

Prince Harry and Ed Sheeran team up on World Mental Health Day Prince Harry and Ed Sheeran team up on World Mental Health Day

Prince Harry told students he's "not sure how much longer exams will be around" during a visit to Nottingham school to mark World Mental Health Day. Prince Harry has been supportive of his wife to the point that he officially filed a lawsuit agai...

Hawaii Facing Significant Cases of STDs Because of Online Dating Hawaii Facing Significant Cases of STDs Because of Online Dating

According to the Department of Health's Harm Reduction Services Branch, all three have reached their highest reported levels in almost 30 years. Hasty credited this rapid increase in STD cases to ease of access from online dating . There has a...

Beto Says He Would Send Cops to Collect People’s Guns Beto Says He Would Send Cops to Collect People’s Guns

We are this close to an assault weapons ban" - for sales, that is. O'Rourke himself sought to clarify his position during an appearance on MSNBC by saying that if you provide "services in the public sphere, say, higher education, or health care, or...

CDC Announces New Name for Vaping-Related Illness: EVALI CDC Announces New Name for Vaping-Related Illness: EVALI

E-cigarette or vaping product use associated lung injury is now called EVALI, according to the CDC . While the CDC can not pinpoint the specific cause of the illnesses, authorities say you should only buy and use vaping products purchased from r...

Poverty: 1-in-3 young children undernourished or overweight Poverty: 1-in-3 young children undernourished or overweight

For example, the report shows that 42 per cent of school-going adolescents in low- and middle-income countries consume carbonated sugary soft drinks at least once a day and 46 per cent eat fast food at least once a week. Liam Sollis, Head of Policy a...

Fifth Michigan resident dies from Eastern Equine Encephalitis Fifth Michigan resident dies from Eastern Equine Encephalitis

In addition to the human case, state officials have reported 13 confirmed EEE cases in horses-10 in Elkhart County and three in LaGrange County. Although the first hard frost of the season is expected to kill most mosquitoes, officials are still wa...

First lung disease reported here with suspected relationship to vaping

Cases of the illness have been reported in 49 states, Washington, D.C., and one USA territory, with deaths confirmed in 21 states. The state Department of Health announced the new tally Tuesday, a rise in the 76 cases reported earlier. She added th...

Democrats Debate: Elizabeth Warren Calls for Breakup of Tech Companies Democrats Debate: Elizabeth Warren Calls for Breakup of Tech Companies

It was their first face-off since House Speaker launched an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump late last month. The House of Representatives began an impeachment inquiry. "Whenever someone hears the term Medicare for All Who Want...

Bernie Sanders draws distinction with Elizabeth Warren on capitalism Bernie Sanders draws distinction with Elizabeth Warren on capitalism

In 2018, Warren was quoted as saying "I am a capitalist to my bones" during an event hosted by the New England Council, a non-partisan regional business organization. "We need real change in this country". He is suggesting that Warren may have ...

The importance of looking after your employee's mental health The importance of looking after your employee's mental health

In Pakistan, unfortunately over 20 per cent population is suffering from mental disorders now. "Don't let us forget the fact that diabetes is affecting the pancreas, hypertension is affecting the heart, asthma is affecting the lungs, these are organs...

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