Salmonella Outbreak Hits Several States; Pre-Cut Melon The Culprit

Kroger listed affected products on its website . The recall only affects pre-cut melon and fruit salad mixes containing melon, not whole melons, the CDC said. Most people bought pre-cut melon at Walmart or Kroger stores in the Midwest. Kroger Co.... More..

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Trump Seeks End to Pre-existing Condition Mandate
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Trump Seeks End to Pre-existing Condition Mandate

Unless you have been vacationing in a far away galaxy, you will have heard the ululations of Obamacare apologists enraged by the Trump administration's refusal to defend the health care law against a 20-state ...More..

Ebola treatments approved for compassionate use in current outbreak
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Ebola treatments approved for compassionate use in current outbreak

Ebola virus disease, which causes fever, severe headache and in some cases hemorrhaging, most commonly affects people and nonhuman primates, such as monkeys, gorillas and chimpanzees. Two were in Bikoro, three ...More..

Trump administration: Heart of health law unconstitutional
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Trump administration: Heart of health law unconstitutional

In 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the individual mandate - requiring Americans to purchase insurance and exacting a yearly financial penalty from those who don't - was not a constitutional use of the...More..

Venango Relay for Life raises more than $15,000 | Front Page
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Venango Relay for Life raises more than $15,000 | Front Page

Walmart's Team Kathy members carried poster size photographs of Leek that show her as a teen, a young mom rocking on a guitar and more recent photographs. Cancer survivor and Relay For Life participant Kell...More..

Medicare Funding To Run Out 3 Years Earlier
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Medicare Funding To Run Out 3 Years Earlier

In another projection, the trustees estimate the hypothetical combined Social Security trust funds will be depleted in 2034 - no change from past year. Medicare spending as a percentage of gross domestic produc...More..

Blood test may predict premature birth
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Blood test may predict premature birth

Previously, the best available tests for predicting premature birth worked only in high-risk women, such as those who had already given birth prematurely, and were correct only about 20 percent of the time. T...More..

by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Trump’s New Plan to Dismantle Obamacare Comes With Political Risks

In a legal filing Thursday night, the Department of Justice said that key parts of Obamacare should be invalidated and that the individual mandate is unconstitutional . supreme court upholding the healthc...More..

Trump signs new VA bill
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Trump signs new VA bill

President Donald Trump signed the VA Mission Act of 2018 which is created to expand healthcare access for veterans. The US Veterans Administration now serves some nine million veterans across America. V...More..

Salmonella outbreak linked to cut melon at Walmart, Kroger
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Salmonella outbreak linked to cut melon at Walmart, Kroger

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting six cases of Salmonella that match a multi-state outbreak strain. MI is part of a multistate outbreak of Salmonella . The illnesses reported so ...More..

Athenahealth, Inc. (ATHN) Reached 52-Week High at $157.64
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Athenahealth, Inc. (ATHN) Reached 52-Week High at $157.64

The ratio is positive due to athenahealth, Inc . positioning: 23 sold and 65 reduced. Citigroup accumulated 2,376 shares or 0% of the stock. Lpl Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0% of its portfolio in athena...More..

Terminal breast cancer patient now cancer-free, thanks to experimental therapy
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Terminal breast cancer patient now cancer-free, thanks to experimental therapy

Massey doctors are recruiting patients to see if an experimental drug combo could improve the immune system's reaction to breast cancer - basically destroying the cancer cells. While immune therapy has benefite...More..

Childhood cancer survivors can face sleep problems
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Childhood cancer survivors can face sleep problems

Childhood cancer survivors are more likely to experience sleep problems and daytime sleepiness as adults which may result in greater likelihood of persistent or worsened emotional distress, preliminary result...More..

Sex crisis as diseases highest for 70 years
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Sex crisis as diseases highest for 70 years

PHE has recommended, "Those at risk of STIs can access services through sexual health or genitourinary medicine clinics". The patient - a man who, unsurprisingly, wishes to remain nameless - caught his dose f...More..

Aussie researchers give green light to new health fad -- broccoli latte
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Aussie researchers give green light to new health fad -- broccoli latte

A powdered broccoli product has been developed in collaboration with the CSIRO and Hort Innovations, which sees one serve of the vegetable contained in every two tablespoons of the powder. "Prototype extruded s...More..

Teetotallers take more days off sick than moderate drinkers, study finds
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Teetotallers take more days off sick than moderate drinkers, study finds

Moderate drinkers, it appeared, were less likely to miss work compared to both the aforementioned groups. The study looked at women who drank up to 11 units of alcohol a week and men who drank up to 34. In th...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Doctor watching TV spots ominous looking lump on woman's throat

Voigt immediately realized it could be serious and the woman had to see a doctor, though he had no idea who she was - and the program never mentioned her last name. "Dr. Voigt saw this, and brought it to my att...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

It shows the growing severity of the issue

More than half of suicides in 2015 in a subgroup of 27 states were among people with no known mental health condition, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found. 'This kind of "perfectionism" not onl...More..

Google Doodle honors Mount Holyoke's Virginia Apgar
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Google Doodle honors Mount Holyoke's Virginia Apgar

On the other hand, the 5-minute score tells the health care provider how well the baby is doing outside the mother's womb. "Five points-heart rate, respiratory effort, muscle tone, reflex response, and color-...More..

The latest on breast cancer treatments: A chemotherapy breakthrough
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

The latest on breast cancer treatments: A chemotherapy breakthrough

Findings from the study will be published in The New England Journal of Medicine . Findings of the past have indicated that women who met these criteria and scored below ten on the index test could safely sk...More..

Kate Spade's Husband Releases Statement: 'There Was No Indication And No Warning'
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Kate Spade's Husband Releases Statement: 'There Was No Indication And No Warning'

Kate Spade at the 2003 Glamour "Women of the Year" awards. "Well, I don't know what happened", her father said while recalling a phone conversation they had the night before she died. "We loved Kate dearly a...More..

Opioid Overdose Medication Naloxone Recalled Due To Presence Of Particulate Matter
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Opioid Overdose Medication Naloxone Recalled Due To Presence Of Particulate Matter

In the midst of an opioid addiction and overdose epidemic that appears to only be getting worse , the company that manufactures naloxone-an antidote for opioid overdoses that U.S. Hospira, Inc. has notified ...More..

Social Security says system's costs will exceed income this year
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Social Security says system's costs will exceed income this year

At the same time, it said , outlays from Medicare's hospital trust fund "are expected to be higher than last year's estimates due to higher-than-anticipated spending in 2017, legislation that increases hospita...More..

by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Social Security has 16 years left before benefit cuts begin, report says

That means those programs don't face a risk of funds running out. The forecast for Medicare, meanwhile, is a bit worse than last year's. "The programs remain secure ", he said, adding: "The administration'...More..

Breakthrough with new prostate cancer immune system drug
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Breakthrough with new prostate cancer immune system drug

Black men have a 60 percent higher rate of getting prostate cancer . Still, the authors said the study suggests a potential strategy for new therapies and hormonal treatment regimens that could narrow the ...More..

5 dead, nearly 200 sickened in romaine lettuce outbreak
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

5 dead, nearly 200 sickened in romaine lettuce outbreak

Q: What caused the massive E. coli illness outbreak from romaine lettuce? The first illnesses occurred in March, and the most recent began on May 12, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Preven...More..

OH to announce sites for medical marijuana dispensaries
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

OH to announce sites for medical marijuana dispensaries

Getting the retail licenses Monday were Quest Wellness Ohio II LLC at 4323 Market St., Youngstown, and Green Leaf Medical of Ohio II LLC at 2932 Youngstown Road in Warren. ORIGINAL STORY 6/4/18 @ 2:54 p.m. OH...More..

New study says women with early stage breast cancer can avoid chemotherapy
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

New study says women with early stage breast cancer can avoid chemotherapy

They benefit just as much from chemotherapy, which many don't tolerate well and can have long-term consequences, as they do from hormone treatments , which have many fewer side effects. About 17 percent of...More..

Bye-kini: Miss America says it will no longer judge appearances
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Bye-kini: Miss America says it will no longer judge appearances

She said that the swimsuit portion is not the highest rated section of the broadcast and that viewers seem to be more interested in the talent competition. In this August 30, 2017, photo, contestants attend a w...More..

Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, big study finds
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, big study finds

Joseph Sparano of Montefiore Medical Center in NY. Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors...More..