Ohio Democratic candidate criticizes GOP over Affordable Care Act

Wednesday is looking like yet another pivotal day in the life-or-death saga that has marked the history of the Affordable Care Act . The move to ban such plans is part of a broad effort under way, at the state level, to blunt actions by the Trump ... More..

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Captain Marvel: Jude Law On Being Carol Danvers' Mentor
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Captain Marvel: Jude Law On Being Carol Danvers' Mentor

We finally have our first look at Brie Larson suited up as Captain Marvel! Traditionally they've tended to go with more muted and "realistic" versions of the classic comic book costumes. EW also rev...More..

Listeriosis outbreak officially over - Aaaron Motsoaledi
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Listeriosis outbreak officially over - Aaaron Motsoaledi

An Incident Management Team was formed. "Almost 900 environmental health practitioners in every health district in South Africa have been re-trained in factory inspections, food safety systems and testing o...More..

Inspirational YouTuber Claire Wineland Dead Following Lung Transplant
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Inspirational YouTuber Claire Wineland Dead Following Lung Transplant

Wineland had a massive stroke on August 26, after a successful double lung transplant . Bernie Sanders , 76, also tweeted: "I would like to acknowledge Claire Wineland who passed away last night". "...More..

Kerala battles rat fever
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Kerala battles rat fever

Reports also suggested that 33 cases of leptospirosis had been confirmed in different parts of the State. Besides rat fever , cases of malaria, dengue fever and chicken pox have also been reported. Sha...More..

'Do not eat or sell any' Honey Smacks cereal, CDC says
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

'Do not eat or sell any' Honey Smacks cereal, CDC says

The current outbreak has sent 34 people to the hospital, the CDC reports . The cereal has also been linked to illnesses in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentu...More..

by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Blood-testing firm Theranos to dissolve

The Fortress Investment Group loaned $65 million to Theranos past year, with one condition being that Theranos maintain a cash level that has now been breached-hence the dissolution process that will play out o...More..

Nurse Realizes She Cared For Pediatric Resident 28 Years Ago In NICU
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Nurse Realizes She Cared For Pediatric Resident 28 Years Ago In NICU

A recent chance encounter exemplifies the long-lasting bond nurses like Wong can develop with their patients. In 1990, nurse Vilma Wong , took care of premature baby named, Brandon Seminatore , now a second...More..

DRC Ebola outbreak is at 'key juncture'
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

DRC Ebola outbreak is at 'key juncture'

A total of 111 cases of Ebola have been recorded since the beginning of the epidemic - 83 confirmed cases and 28 probable cases, WFP said . Prior to the outbreak, WFP was already assisting hundreds of thousa...More..

Legionella outbreak in Surrey likely from local source
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Legionella outbreak in Surrey likely from local source

Legionella bacteria are found in soil and natural water sources, but can grow in air conditioning, swimming pool and plumbing systems. Legionnaires' disease is caused by inhaling contaminated water vapor, but...More..

Meghan McCain Glares At Vice President Mike Pence During Her Father's Funeral
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Meghan McCain Glares At Vice President Mike Pence During Her Father's Funeral

John McCain will be given a formal funeral service on Saturday at Washington National Cathedral, where both Obama and his predecessor as US president, George W. Moments before the ceremony began, rain poured d...More..

Macon County shows high rate of West Nile Virus positive mosquitoes
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Macon County shows high rate of West Nile Virus positive mosquitoes

In some cases, complications from West Nile virus can be fatal. Apply insect repellents that contain the active ingredient DEET, or other EPA approved product to exposed skin or clothing, and always following...More..

Global warming will make insects hungrier, eating up key crops
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Global warming will make insects hungrier, eating up key crops

Based on their model, for each 2 degrees Celsius the temperature rose, the amount of crops consumed by bugs would increase significantly: by 19 percent for rice, 31 percent for corn and by 46 percent for wheat....More..

Green Gig: Get Paid to Eat Avocados
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Green Gig: Get Paid to Eat Avocados

Joan Sabaté , Loma Linda University's principal investigator , said the financial backers will not affect the study's findings. The avocado eaters will be given 16 avocados every two weeks and asked to chow ...More..

Experts Just Changed Their Car Seat Safety Guidelines To Keeps Kids Safe
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Experts Just Changed Their Car Seat Safety Guidelines To Keeps Kids Safe

Auto seat manufacturers are making seats that allow children to remain rear-facing until they reach 40 pounds, Dr. Benjamin Hoffman, lead author of the academy's updated guidelines , said in a statement. Befor...More..

Texas Children's Hospital investigates nurse over Facebook post
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Texas Children's Hospital investigates nurse over Facebook post

The kid was super sick, sick enough to be admitted to the ICU, and he looked miserable. The hospital clarified it didn't fire the nurse because of her anti-vaccine views, but rather because "she posted protec...More..

Blood pressure drug recall: FDA warns of potentially 'life-threatening' labeling mixup
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Blood pressure drug recall: FDA warns of potentially 'life-threatening' labeling mixup

Instead of containing blood pressure medication, a bottle was found to contain spironolactone tablets, which are used to treat illnesses like congestive heart failure and cirrhosis of the liver. The drug manu...More..

Kosher Chicken Had Salmonella
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Kosher Chicken Had Salmonella

Last week, a public health alert was issued for raw chicken products made by the company. How do I know I have salmonella versus some other gastrointestinal condition? In interviews conducted by the CDC, ...More..

KDHE: Most of Kansas at 'high risk' for West Nile Virus
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

KDHE: Most of Kansas at 'high risk' for West Nile Virus

Harrison County Mosquito Control has handed out flyers in the area, and workers on spray trucks are doing extra spraying to kill adult mosquitoes, Director Gene Fayard said. - Vaccinate horses against West Nile...More..

by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Get Paid To Eat Avocados, Possibly Lose Weight

LLU is looking for people to help them prove once and for all if avocados help with abdominal fat loss or not. Avocados are a rich source of heart-healthy fats that can help cholesterol, but there are conc...More..

Air Pollution Linked to Decline in Cognitive Performance
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Air Pollution Linked to Decline in Cognitive Performance

Researchers investigating the results of air pollution performed math and verbal tests over the direction of more than one years on more than 25,000 participants in 162 Chinese counties. "We speculate that th...More..

Sexually Transmitted Disease Rates Have Hit an All-Time High-Again — CDC
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Sexually Transmitted Disease Rates Have Hit an All-Time High-Again — CDC

Almost 2.3 million cases of the STDs were diagnosed in the USA a year ago - up from at least 200,000 in 2016, when a previous record was set, data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows. Pr...More..

Coconut oil is pure poison, says professor
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Coconut oil is pure poison, says professor

While giving a lecture at the University of Freiburg in Germany, Karin Michels said positive health claims surrounding coconut oil are "absolute nonsense". Walter C. Willett, professor of epidemiology a...More..

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum shocks Democratic rivals, wins nomination for governor
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum shocks Democratic rivals, wins nomination for governor

In this contest, at least, it was not the Year of the Democratic Woman but the insurgent-progressive uprising that won the battle of the memes. If elected in November, he would be the first African-American g...More..

Lindsey Graham honors John McCain on the Senate floor
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Lindsey Graham honors John McCain on the Senate floor

I have asked Vice President Mike Pence to offer an address at the ceremony honoring Senator McCain at the United States Capitol this Friday. And Mr. McCain also defended the ideals of what came to be known ...More..

Hatch on White House delaying McCain statement: ‘That should not have happened’
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Hatch on White House delaying McCain statement: ‘That should not have happened’

McCain was a visible supporter of each of Arizona's sports teams. He spent the next five-and-a-half years as a prisoner of war in extremely harsh conditions. In his closing statement, McCain acknowledged he was...More..

West Nile Virus leads to death of Kent County man
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

West Nile Virus leads to death of Kent County man

Other mosquitoes in neighbouring health units have also tested positive this year. An investigation found that at least two of the four cases were exposed in the greater Boston area, leading public health off...More..

In Senate primary, Arizona Republicans compete over who loves Trump most
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

In Senate primary, Arizona Republicans compete over who loves Trump most

The flags had been raised to full staff earlier Monday , after being lowered for only a few days to mark the death of McCain. Two days after Senator McCain's death, Mr Trump said he respected the senator's...More..

Obama remembers Senator McCain: 'All of us can aspire to his courage'
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Obama remembers Senator McCain: 'All of us can aspire to his courage'

Sen". A police escort accompanied the hearse that carried his body, as a fiery sunset cast its last light over the countryside McCain loved so dearly. As reported, in July of 2017 Senator from Arizona, "Repub...More..

by | Monday, August 27, 2018

John McCain, senator and former presidential candidate, dies at 81

Eight years later, here was a man who openly professed his love of money, who had avoided military service because of a foot problem he later said had healed itself, a man who bragged about greasing the wheel...More..