Lawmaker Single-Handedly Blocks Disaster Relief Bill

Democrats will try to get it cleared sooner, however, through additional unanimous consent attempts. Rep. Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., called the turn of events "tragic". Ted Cruz , R-Texas. "There is no reason this disaster supplemental should not ... More..

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Investigators can't prove Ralph Northam was pictured in racist yearbook photo
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

Investigators can't prove Ralph Northam was pictured in racist yearbook photo

Jacob Pricenski, a 20-year-old community college student, said: "So much has been overblown of this that we're kind of losing the big picture". Investigators also said they could not figure out who was resp...More..

MMR vaccination call following high numbers of measles cases
by | Saturday, May 25, 2019

MMR vaccination call following high numbers of measles cases

There were no cases of Rubella. Rockland County, which has seen 239 cases of the measles since October 2018, have also discussed putting a few infected people, who were scheduled to fly to Israel in April to ce...More..

by | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Google’s AI to Predict Lung Cancer

Prior LDCT scans are useful because they can reveal an abnormal growth rate of lung nodules, thus indicating malignancy. "The AI system uses 3D volumetric deep learning to analyze the full anatomy on ches...More..

Measles case confirmed in St. Clair County, state count at 44
by | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Measles case confirmed in St. Clair County, state count at 44

The spike in measles is reportedly at 700 instances nationwide this year alone, the highest it's been in decades. The return of measles may be an early warning sign of a resurgences of other vaccine-prevent...More..

World Health Organization guidelines seek to reduce risk of dementia
by | Friday, May 17, 2019

World Health Organization guidelines seek to reduce risk of dementia

In recommendations to counter an expected tripling in the number of people with the degenerative condition in the next 30 years, the World Health Organization ( WHO ) guidelines are created to help medica...More..

US Measles cases now top 800
by | Thursday, May 16, 2019

US Measles cases now top 800

There are 498 measles cases in the city, officials said. This is an increase of 75 cases from the previous week. Of those cases, 41 were reported by New York City and 25 were reported by Rockland County. ...More..

How much coffee is too much to drink a day?
by | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

How much coffee is too much to drink a day?

That's because too much caffeine can cause high blood pressure , a precursor to heart disease, researchers say. It's a question Dr Labos has addressed before, in an op-ed for the Montreal Gazette in 2014...More..

Mental health first aid lift for ScotRail staff
by | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Mental health first aid lift for ScotRail staff

Chief executive Mark Rowland said the research showed millions of adults were struggling with concerns about their body image. Two in five (40%) said images on social media have caused them to worry about their...More..

Bred Dogs Have Disease That Can Pass to Humans
by | Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Bred Dogs Have Disease That Can Pass to Humans

Officials said they're contacting those who own the exposed dogs and noted that "both the animals and facilities are quarantined while the dogs undergo clinical testing". Protective clothing such as gloves an...More..

Hillsborough’s risk of measles outbreak among highest in US, study says
by | Monday, May 13, 2019

Hillsborough’s risk of measles outbreak among highest in US, study says

In France, where only 90% of kids get even their first measles vaccine-uptake rates for the second shot are typically lower-a recent law forbids unvaccinated children from attending nurseries or schools, th...More..

Norwegian woman dies from rabies after puppy bite in the Philippines
by | Monday, May 13, 2019

Norwegian woman dies from rabies after puppy bite in the Philippines

Doctors first began to suspect Kallestad was suffering from rabies last Thursday, after being informed that during her time overseas she had been bitten by a dog, reported local media outlet Verdens Gang , a...More..

Focus On Mental Health Awareness
by | Sunday, May 12, 2019

Focus On Mental Health Awareness

While these policies are well-known for providing financial support when employees are unable to work due to ill-health or disability, they also increasingly offer much fuller support, including for mental heal...More..

Are Magic Mushrooms Coming to a City Near You?
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

Are Magic Mushrooms Coming to a City Near You?

The drugs have always been popular for recreational use. The vote was included in a ballot on Tuesday, although it wouldn't legalize mushrooms containing psilocybin, the psychoactive compound that naturally...More..

U.S. teen who sued school over vaccine gets chickenpox
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

U.S. teen who sued school over vaccine gets chickenpox

Both parties still stand by their initial stances - Mr Weist said "the ban was stupid", while health officials claimed he was "downplaying the dangers of the chickenpox ". "A person who has contracted chickenp...More..

HHS Secretary urges 'anti-vaxxers' to vaccinate their children
by | Thursday, May 09, 2019

HHS Secretary urges 'anti-vaxxers' to vaccinate their children

If you weren't vaccinated, get the two-shot MMR now. Israel has seen over 3,000 confirmed cases of measles hit over the past year and the country's health ministry has struggled to contend with it. "In 1989, th...More..

HIV drugs stop sexual transmission of AIDS virus, say doctors
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

HIV drugs stop sexual transmission of AIDS virus, say doctors

And the researchers say that around 472 cases of HIV are likely to have been prevented. "Our discoveries give decisive proof to gay men that the danger of HIV transmission with suppressive ART is zero", Alison ...More..

USA reports 60 new measles cases in worst outbreak since 1994
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

USA reports 60 new measles cases in worst outbreak since 1994

Additionally, NYC Health Commissioner said in a web statement, 'a child should get a measles vaccine on or after their 1st birthday. The other states are Arizona, California , Colorado , Connecticut , Flo...More..

Congo Should Exceed 1,000 Ebola Deaths on Friday
by | Monday, May 06, 2019

Congo Should Exceed 1,000 Ebola Deaths on Friday

The DRC health ministry has reported that the death toll has risen to 1,008 and more than 1,450 cases have been registered since August 2018. Dr Ryan said there have been 119 documented attacks on medical...More..

AIDS drugs prevent sexual transmission of HIV in gay men
by | Sunday, May 05, 2019

AIDS drugs prevent sexual transmission of HIV in gay men

According to Professor Alison Rodger of the University College London, who co-lead the paper, the results were "brilliant - fantastic". The "undetectable=untransmittable" concept, shorthanded as "U=U", is rel...More..

Over 64% of Measles Cases in NY Are Children
by | Sunday, May 05, 2019

Over 64% of Measles Cases in NY Are Children

Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director for Preventive Medicine Intermountain Healthcare said at Thursday's press conference. The only group of people who should not be vaccinated for measles are individuals who are...More..

The One Almost Sure Sign You Have Measles
by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

The One Almost Sure Sign You Have Measles

Cases have also been reported in Illinois, Indiana and MI, but not Wisconsin. The Division of Health and Human Providers Secretary Alex M. Azar issued a statement reiterating the security of the measles v...More..

Trump Administration Guarantees Conscience Protections for Doctors Who Won’t Perform Abortions
by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

Trump Administration Guarantees Conscience Protections for Doctors Who Won’t Perform Abortions

The rule makes plain that workers can not be compelled to participate in abortion , sterilization, or assisted suicide procedures, but is vague about other services - such as hormonal and surgical treatments f...More..

Jeff Bezos’ rocket company launches another test of its tourism spaceship
by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

Jeff Bezos’ rocket company launches another test of its tourism spaceship

Blue Origin said earlier this year that it wants New Shepard to be open for business in 2019. Nine of these 38 experiments were supported by NASA . Payloads that went for the fiery ride included some cool...More..

by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

County urges adults to be aware of their vaccination history

When asked if he would follow measures attempted in France and the U.S. to tackle measles, he said: "I wouldn't rule out anything but I don't think we're there yet". She said public perception of vaccinations i...More..

Some adults may need measles vaccine
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

Some adults may need measles vaccine

The virus can spread four days before and after symptoms appear. Measles starts with symptoms like a fever, sore throat and runny nose, before progressing to eye inflammation and a skin rash of large, red bl...More..

Health Officials Report Four New Measles Cases In Allegheny County
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

Health Officials Report Four New Measles Cases In Allegheny County

Health officials say other Orange County residents may have been exposed to the measles since the ill woman visited public locations while infected with measles. A total of 14 cases have been people who travel...More..

Burger King's new combos are anything but 'Happy' meals
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

Burger King's new combos are anything but 'Happy' meals

The Mental Health America (MHA) logo will be printed on all of the boxes, which includes a full sized Whopper, french fries and a drink. "By using its internationally known reputation to discuss the importa...More..

HIV diagnoses linked to 'vampire' facials at New Mexico spa
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

HIV diagnoses linked to 'vampire' facials at New Mexico spa

VIP Spa only uses disposable needles , according to owner Luly Ruiz who said in Action 7 News that she opens the needles in front of each customer. The infected clients visited the spa between May and Sep...More..

by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

Two Test Positive for HIV After 'Vampire Facial'

People who visited one spa in New Mexico may have ended up with more than just glowing skin-they might have contracted HIV . According to the state's Department of Health , VIP Spa closed on September 7...More..