Breast cancer survivors, fighters #PinkOut Chicago Bulls game — ADVOCATE TRINITY HOSPITAL

Schneps Community News Group's annual "Pink Paper" is dedicated to our local resources, researchers, support teams, and survivors - because we share the struggle, and are mindful of the sobering statistics and excruciating toll of this deadly diseas... More..

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DNA websites cast broad net for identifying people
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

DNA websites cast broad net for identifying people

Police were led to him through a website that helps people build their family tree. "People have been wondering how long it will be before you can use DNA to detect just about anybody", said Ruth Dickover, di...More..

Frequency of Unapproved Drug Ingredients in Supplements Indicates Need for Reform
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

Frequency of Unapproved Drug Ingredients in Supplements Indicates Need for Reform

More than half of American adults say they use dietary supplements - which include vitamins, minerals, botanicals, amino acids, and enzymes not meant to treat or prevent disease - amounting to a $35 billion i...More..

Salman Khan To Launch His Own Fitness Equipment Range
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

Salman Khan To Launch His Own Fitness Equipment Range

Functional Fitness Equipment Market: Functional Fitness Championships Favoring Sales in North America: North America continues to be highly lucrative for growth of the functional fitness equipment market , ...More..

Births by C-secs doubled between 2000 & 2015: Lancet
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

Births by C-secs doubled between 2000 & 2015: Lancet

In low and medium-income countries, C-sections were nearly five times more frequent in births among the richest quintile versus the poorest quintile. Researchers said 60 per cent of countries were overusing t...More..

McLaren recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

McLaren recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It is a great opportunity to dedicate some time to reviewing breast health in general and breast cancer screening in particular. Owner of the Salon, Betsy Larson, says all proceeds from the services during th...More..

by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

Standing up for mental health and wellbeing

India is standing on the threshold of a mental health epidemic with a greater number of people affected by mental health issues in the country than the entire population of Japan. May also announced additio...More..

Premiums for Obamacare's Most Popular Plan to Fall for First Time
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

Premiums for Obamacare's Most Popular Plan to Fall for First Time

The administrator also announced the administration will be writing new guidance for 1332 waivers to allow states to broaden exchange plan design "to create more affordable options", but said the new reinsura...More..

WHO underlines youth and mental health in changing world
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

WHO underlines youth and mental health in changing world

The theme of the Day is, "the Youth and Mental Health in a changing World". The programme will include a series of educational awareness presentations and displays, social media discussion sessions, mental ...More..

'Polio-like' illness cases flaring up: Should you be concerned?
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

'Polio-like' illness cases flaring up: Should you be concerned?

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC ), there have been 38 confirmed cases of AFM so far this year - with the most cases, 14, reported in Colorado and six in Minnesota . "In addition to investigat...More..

9 cases of Polio-like illness confirmed in IL
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

9 cases of Polio-like illness confirmed in IL

The infection is similar to viruses like polio and West Nile that affect the nervous system - especially the spinal cord - causing muscles and reflexes to become weak. This year, there have been 38 confirmed ...More..

Aetna deal OK'd by antitrust watchdog
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Aetna deal OK'd by antitrust watchdog

But CVS and Aetna competed directly by selling Medicare prescription drug plans, together serving 6.8 million drug plan customers. The deal is expected to give the Woonsocket, Rhode Island, drugstore chain ...More..

Dungannon making moves for positive living together on World Mental Health Day
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Dungannon making moves for positive living together on World Mental Health Day

This year's event is on the theme: " Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World ". The focus of this year's World Mental Health Day is teen suicide . He expressed this concern while addressing the wo...More..

Sixth Probable Human West Nile Virus Case Identified In Allegheny County
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Sixth Probable Human West Nile Virus Case Identified In Allegheny County

The Knox County Health Department will spray for mosquitoes in these areas on Thursday, Oct. 11 between 8:30 p.m. and 2 a.m., weather permitting, to reduce the mosquito population and the risk of West Nile Vir...More..

Two more storm deaths confirmed by Gov. Cooper
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Two more storm deaths confirmed by Gov. Cooper

Nearly 1.1m homes and businesses were without power from Florida to Virginia early on Friday, according to utility companies. Some of the most severe impacts were felt in Virginia, where authorities said fi...More..

Common Mental Health Disorders Start Before Age 14
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Common Mental Health Disorders Start Before Age 14

A rise in average monthly temperatures is tied to a small increase in mental health issues, according to a study published on Monday in the journal "PNAS". It was found that those who experienced Katrina ha...More..

U.S. Senate confirms 15 more judges - many with Democratic support
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

U.S. Senate confirms 15 more judges - many with Democratic support

Before the arguments, Chief Justice John Roberts welcomed Kavanaugh, 53, to a court that now has five conservative members and four liberals. Until the rancorous debate over Kavanaugh - he denied accusations ...More..

State Mental Health Authority constituted to provide mental health services: Brahm Mohindra
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

State Mental Health Authority constituted to provide mental health services: Brahm Mohindra

Unlike costly physical illnesses like cancer, where expenses are largely hospital-based, mental health costs are often indirect, such as not being able to work. Today is a day like every other day where there...More..

Selena Gomez Getting Mental Health Treatment After Emotional Breakdown
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Selena Gomez Getting Mental Health Treatment After Emotional Breakdown

She's surrounded by close family and has a lot of support. She was reportedly taken to the hospital and discharged a few days later, but she had to be re-admitted last week because of her low white blood ce...More..

Sponsored: Consider a Career as Mental Health Nurse
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Sponsored: Consider a Career as Mental Health Nurse

Qatar Airways, in partnership with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), will host a programme of activities and events throughout the month of October created to raise awareness of good mental health and wellbein...More..

Watch ‘Through the Storm’ - an LFC documentary on mental health
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Watch ‘Through the Storm’ - an LFC documentary on mental health

Tufton reasoned that what is needed is a strong sensitisation programme geared at giving information to the public that persons suffering from mental illness can be treated and must not be sidelined by caregi...More..

by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

UPMC confirms 3 suspected cases of rare disease that paralyzes children

Editor's Note: The video above was originally published in 2016 . The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says the long-term effects of AFM are unknown. There is no vaccine for AFM or a vaccine for en...More..

by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

'2.2m Nepalis suffer from mental health disorder' - Capital

Parents who are anxious about their children's mental wellbeing can call YoungMinds' parent helpline on 0808 802 5544 between 9.30am and 4pm Monday to Friday. But together we can change that. Half of all me...More..

Gender gap hurts GOP, but Kavanaugh helps - McConnell
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Gender gap hurts GOP, but Kavanaugh helps - McConnell

They're disgusted by Republicans' dismissive attitude toward Christine Blasey Ford , who says Kavanaugh assaulted her at a high school party, and appalled at Kavanaugh's weeping, shouting, paranoid and parti...More..

Unusual number of Minnesota children diagnosed with rare, paralyzing disorder
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Unusual number of Minnesota children diagnosed with rare, paralyzing disorder

Its origins are a mystery, but officials say a virus can cause some cases. Health department officials urged parents to monitor their children for potential symptoms such as neck weakness or stiffness, dr...More..

Catherine glows in recycled lilac dress during loving display with William
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Catherine glows in recycled lilac dress during loving display with William

For her appearance, Middleton wore a lavender Emilia Wickstead dress and carried a crocodile Aspinal of London handbag, accessorizing her ensemble with nude pumps, silver earrings and a matching necklace. The...More..

Mitch McConnell on Lisa Murkowski: 'Nobody's going to beat her'
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Mitch McConnell on Lisa Murkowski: 'Nobody's going to beat her'

But he didn't say that was such great news. In 2009 when Sotomayor was sworn in , administration officials said Obama wanted to forgo a White House oath as a sign of the new justice's independence. Mr Trum...More..

Gender gap hurts GOP but Kavanaugh helps — McConnell to AP
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Gender gap hurts GOP but Kavanaugh helps — McConnell to AP

There are 100 Senators, two from each state, and Republicans now hold a razor thin majority with 51 seats. Initially Democrats had been favored to take control of the House of Representatives and - in early...More..

NHS criticised over child mental health spending
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

NHS criticised over child mental health spending

Only 40 percent of adults who have a mental illness reported receiving any sort of service for their mental illness in the prior 12 months, according to Judith Bass, a professor at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Sch...More..

How Does the Flu Shot Keep You From Getting Sick?
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

How Does the Flu Shot Keep You From Getting Sick?

The clinics run from 5pm to 7pm. A special high-dose seasonal flu vaccine is once again available for senior residents of long-term care facilities. Vaccinated against influenza prior to the season, diseases,...More..