The flu season in hitting kids extra hard this year

The American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend routine annual flu vaccinations for children older than 6 months. What will be the market growth rateof Influenza Vaccine Market in 2025? With the acqu... More..

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Thailand’s legislature legalizes medical use of marijuana
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Thailand’s legislature legalizes medical use of marijuana

Thailand is the first country to take such action in Southeast Asia, a region with some of the world's strictest drug laws. Under the new law, the production, export, import, possession, and use of cannabi...More..

Drew Barrymore sheds over 11kg following tough workout
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Drew Barrymore sheds over 11kg following tough workout

The "Santa Clarita Diet" star begins with a movie-star-quality headshot and explains she gets this way through "two hours of hair and makeup and incredible photography". I'm comin for ya!' she added. Can ...More..

First flu death confirmed in MI is a child
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

First flu death confirmed in MI is a child

Flu is a contagious respiratory disease caused by different strains of the influenza virus and can result in mild to severe illness. The flu vaccine is still available and recommended as the best way to p...More..

BidaskClub Lowers Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) to Buy
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

BidaskClub Lowers Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) to Buy

Asset Dedication LLC lifted its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 204.6% in the third quarter. Capital Advisors Ltd. LLC now owns 2,063 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $150,000 after acqu...More..

Teen e-cigarette use spikes
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Teen e-cigarette use spikes

In all, more than 3.6 million USA youth, including one in 20 middle school students, now use e-cigarettes. The surgeon general's advisory called on parents and teachers to educate themselves about the variety...More..

US judge finds obamacare unconstitutional
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

US judge finds obamacare unconstitutional

Hospital chains HCA Inc. and Tenet Healthcare Corp. dropped 7 percent and 4 percent respectively when markets opened Monday. With uncertainly roiling sector shares, some sensed an opportunity and stepped in. ...More..

US surgeon general warns of teen risks from e-cigarettes National News
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

US surgeon general warns of teen risks from e-cigarettes National News

The study covered 44,482 students from 392 public and private schools in the US. More than 45,000 students in 8th, 10th, and 12th grade took part in the survey. Another disturbing finding in the new survey is...More..

Ruling striking down health care law won't affect coverage for now
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Ruling striking down health care law won't affect coverage for now

The Texas-based judge said that the full Obamacare programme was unconstitutional because in last year's tax overhaul, Congress eliminated a penalty for people who failed to sign up for the programme if the...More..

Klobuchar criticizes court decision on Affordable Care Act
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Klobuchar criticizes court decision on Affordable Care Act

Judge O'Connor disagreed. He said Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. was clear in his 2012 opinion that tethered the law's benefits to a revenue-collecting tax, even if Republican tax reformers didn't set out to...More..

District Court Judge in Texas Holds ACA Is Unlawful
by | Sunday, December 16, 2018

District Court Judge in Texas Holds ACA Is Unlawful

President Trump appeared delighted by the ruling . He determined that because, O'Connor wrote, the individual mandate "can no longer be sustained as an exercise of Congress's tax power", according to T...More..

Sign-up deadline is Saturday for ACA health law coverage
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Sign-up deadline is Saturday for ACA health law coverage

Arizonans who do not enroll by the December 15deadline can't get 2019 coverage unless they qualify for a Special Enrollment Period . In recent years, the Trump administration has cut back the enrollment peri...More..

Johnson & Johnson knew about asbestos in baby powder
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Johnson & Johnson knew about asbestos in baby powder

The documents, which include deposition and trial testimony, allegedly show that from at least 1971 to the early 2000s , the company's raw talc and finished powders sometimes tested positive for small amounts ...More..

US federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

US federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

President Donald Trump tweeted that Congress should pass a new law. The decision comes amid a six-week open enrollment period for the program. 'The Individual Mandate can no longer be fairly read as an exer...More..

CDC: Fentanyl is the deadliest drug in America
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

CDC: Fentanyl is the deadliest drug in America

While that may be the national trend, Jeff Reynolds, of Family and Children's Association, says opioid deaths are down locally. Fentanyl and other synthetic opioids were involved in almost 30,000 overdoses a ye...More..

by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Johnson & Johnson shares drop after report says firm 'knew' of asbestos

Reuters report also states that J&J denied the claim. Shares in Johnson & Johnson have plunged more than 10 percent, after Reuters reported that the United States pharmaceutical giant had known about a...More..

Google Fit update brings home screen widgets
by | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Google Fit update brings home screen widgets

In addition a guided breathing app, Google is also bringing new Fit features to the phone app letting you add a Google Fit widget to your home screen. Coming as early as this week, Google Fit will feature t...More..

Supreme Court Declines To Hear Planned Parenthood Defunding Case
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Supreme Court Declines To Hear Planned Parenthood Defunding Case

New Justice Brett Kavanaugh did not join the court's three most conservative members in calling to accept the cases. Planned Parenthood . "So what explains the court's refusal to do its job here?" The hi...More..

CDC wants you 'Say no to raw cookie dough' this holiday season
by | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

CDC wants you 'Say no to raw cookie dough' this holiday season

Additionally, raw eggs can contain Salmonella which can make you sick if eaten raw or under cooked. In 2016, an E. coli outbreak linked to raw cookie dough sickened 63 people, the CDC reports. The CDC want...More..

Woman dies from rare brain-eating amoeba after using tap water
by | Monday, December 10, 2018

Woman dies from rare brain-eating amoeba after using tap water

That is a rare condition as only 200 cases caused by that brain-eating amoeba have been recorded around the world. 'We didn't have any clue what was going on, but when we got the actual tissue, we could see i...More..

Theresa May presses on with Brexit vote as MPs demand better deal
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

Theresa May presses on with Brexit vote as MPs demand better deal

The UK PM office at 10 Downing Street also confirmed that the historic vote would go ahead on Tuesday, according to the Financial Times . However she said should the deal be voted down, she would prefer a so...More..

National Influenza Vaccination Week December 2
by | Sunday, December 09, 2018

National Influenza Vaccination Week December 2

Dial 2-1-1 or visit healthvermont.gov/flu and use the Flu Vaccine Finder to find a nearby place to get a flu shot. Flu is more likely to be severe or even deadly in these groups than among healthy adults. The t...More..

by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Doctors blame tap water in neti pot for brain-eating amoeba

A neurosurgeon from Swedish Medical Center in Seattle said this is a rare situation but is warning patients to be sure to follow the directions when using a Neti pot for nasal congestion, and use only boiled ...More..

Doctors amazed after man coughs up blood clot of lung bronchial tree
by | Saturday, December 08, 2018

Doctors amazed after man coughs up blood clot of lung bronchial tree

He had been hooked up to a ventricular assist device - used to help circulate blood around the body - and administered anti-coagulation therapy (blood thinners). "It's a curiosity you can't imagine-I mean, this...More..

First baby born after uterus transplant from dead donor
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

First baby born after uterus transplant from dead donor

A team in Brazil transplanted the womb from a dead 45-year-old woman into an infertile 32-year-old recipient, who went on to have a healthy baby girl. The researchers in Brazil reported that the uterus was ...More..

Villagers drain Karnataka lake after HIV+ woman's body found in it
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Villagers drain Karnataka lake after HIV+ woman's body found in it

It is a key source of drinking water for more than 1,000 people who live in the drought-affected region and earn their livelihoods by farming. Nagaraj Bidralli, a local official, tried to dissuade residents o...More..

Could An Apple Watch Save Your Life?
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Could An Apple Watch Save Your Life?

Can indicate whether your heart rhythm shows signs of atrial fibrillation-a serious form of irregular heart rhythm-or sinus rhythm, which means your heart is beating in a normal pattern. The complete results of...More..

WashPost: Ocasio-Cortez Claim About Pentagon Wrong
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

WashPost: Ocasio-Cortez Claim About Pentagon Wrong

The self-proclaimed Democratic-Socialist has called on other lawmakers in Congress to pay their staffers more. "She cited the $21 trillion figure and said '66% of Medicare for All could have been funded alr...More..

Minute Universal Cancer Test Being Developed
by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Minute Universal Cancer Test Being Developed

This test is still in development, and it draws a radical new approach to cancer detection that could make routine screening a straightforward procedure for doctors. The team does not go as far as to say that...More..

by | Friday, December 07, 2018

Ever Baby Born Following A Uterus Transplant From A Deceased Donor

The patient 32 years old was born without a uterus . All that is known about her donor is that she was 45, had three successful vaginal deliveries, and had granted use of her organs prior to her death from b...More..