LifePoint Health, RCCH HealthCare Partners enter merger agreement

LifePoint Health traded up $17.00, reaching $64.90, during trading on Monday , according to MarketBeat.com . They study the diverse factor and after that study issue different rating to concerning stock whether it is time to sell or buy or even ho... More..

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Danville Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Danville Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus

According to the health department, the traps were set across the county in June and checked weekly through September. Health officials say that most people infected by the virus will show no symptoms. Reside...More..

HPV vaccination extended to thousands of boys in England
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

HPV vaccination extended to thousands of boys in England

Girls aged 11 to 13 have been vaccinated against the HPV virus in the United Kingdom since 2008, and earlier this year the government announced that the programme would be extended to include men who have sex w...More..

Every Three Minutes, One Teenage Girl Is Infected With HIV
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Every Three Minutes, One Teenage Girl Is Infected With HIV

Every three minutes, a girl between the age of 15 and 19 is infected with the virus that causes AIDS, said a United Nations report that warned on July 25, 2018 of a "crisis" fuelled by gender inequality. Sp...More..

Santa Barbara County Braces for Excessive Heat, Increased Risk of Wildfire
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Santa Barbara County Braces for Excessive Heat, Increased Risk of Wildfire

An excessive heat warning was issued for a broad swath of the Southwestern U.S. July 23 with temperatures expected to approach 120 degrees (almost 49 Celsius) this week in what forecasters say could prove to be...More..

Ritz crackers recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination
by | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Ritz crackers recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination

There have been no complaints of illness reported in connection with the affected products. A spokesperson for the company did not immediately respond to PEOPLE's request for comment. If you have one of the...More..

Simpler, one-dose treatment to prevent malaria relapse OK’d
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Simpler, one-dose treatment to prevent malaria relapse OK’d

Most malaria cases and deaths are in Africa, and they involve another species. Even worse, infected individuals act as unwilling spreaders of the disease. These include that it can cause severe anaemia and ...More..

Scientists reverse aging-associated wrinkles and hair loss
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Scientists reverse aging-associated wrinkles and hair loss

In the experiments on mice, they managed to turn off the mutation gene that causes graying, senile dementia and the appearance of wrinkles . When regular function was restored within the gene by turning off th...More..

by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Queensland trial giving Viagra to pregnant women halted after Netherlands deaths

But last week the trial was terminated when an independent committee overseeing the research found that more babies than expected were being born with lung problems. In the placebo group nine babies died, non...More..

Prince Harry and Elton John launch global Aids prevention organisation
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Prince Harry and Elton John launch global Aids prevention organisation

However, "what we've learnt, I think over the last decade: this is going to be a very hard scientific challenge". Harry will join young charity workers at the Netherlands Aids 2018 summit to discuss issues fa...More..

Alzheimer's disease recommendations for physicians and nurse practitioners released
by | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Alzheimer's disease recommendations for physicians and nurse practitioners released

No medication has been found effective in altering the course of Alzheimer's disease . Alzheimer's disease is a type of dementia that causes difficulties with memory, thinking and behavior. They took the d...More..

Duke of Sussex to attend Aids conference and highlight…
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Duke of Sussex to attend Aids conference and highlight…

The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF), a leader in the global fight to end AIDS , and the International AIDS Society (IAS) announced that Sir Elton John and the Duke of Sussex will launch a new global c...More..

by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

A Florida Man Died After Eating Tainted Raw Oysters

A health department foodborne disease epidemiology program coordinator, Katherine McCombs, says it happened in the department's eastern region, which includes the Hampton Roads area. "Infections are rare but ...More..

KDHE: Half of Kansas Identified as High Risk for West Nile Virus
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

KDHE: Half of Kansas Identified as High Risk for West Nile Virus

About one out of 150 infected people develop swelling of the brain or brain tissue that, in some cases, can result in death. South Dakota is now in the height of the season in an above-average year for West N...More..

New Scandal Revives Memories of Tainted Chinese-Made Products
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

New Scandal Revives Memories of Tainted Chinese-Made Products

The Food and Drug Administration said in a statement on Sunday evening that its investigation had found that Changsheng fabricates production records and product inspection records, and arbitrarily changes pr...More..

Dozens of raccoons dead in Central Park after 'zombie-like' virus
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Dozens of raccoons dead in Central Park after 'zombie-like' virus

Sally Slavinski of the NYC Health Department told the Post, "They looked like they were circulating, wandering, having spasms". "Some of the raccoons had some sort of nasal discharge". The city found out Friday...More..

Legionnaires’ cluster in Lower Washington Heights grows to 22 cases
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Legionnaires’ cluster in Lower Washington Heights grows to 22 cases

The Southern Nevada Health District notified Harrah's about the cases in mid-June after confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control, which considers an outbreak when two or more cases occur in a 12-month ...More..

Bayer to phase out Essure birth control device in U.S
by | Monday, July 23, 2018

Bayer to phase out Essure birth control device in U.S

In a Facebook message to NBC News on Friday, Firmalino hailed Bayer's decision and said all the years of "fighting to get Essure off the market has finally paid off". Bayer said in a statement that the deci...More..

State confirms first West Nile Virus death for 2018
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

State confirms first West Nile Virus death for 2018

The agency issued a warning to residents of the North Shore that the level of West Nile virus activity is moderate and increasing. The province says that infection rates in mosquito populations could be highe...More..

Transgender community reacts to CVS's apology after prescription denial
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Transgender community reacts to CVS's apology after prescription denial

Hall wrote that the pharmacist repeatedly and loudly asked her why she needed the prescriptions, which almost brought her to tears. "After years of working to affirm my identity in a world where transgender p...More..

90 people in 26 states infected with Salmonella: CDC
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

90 people in 26 states infected with Salmonella: CDC

Health officials aren't advising consumers to avoid eating turkey products altogether, however. The CDC said, " Epidemiologic and laboratory evidence indicates that raw turkey products from a variety of sour...More..

Trump thanks major pharma companies for not raising prices
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Trump thanks major pharma companies for not raising prices

Vasant Narasimhan, Novartis' CEO, addressed journalists saying that the company made the decision to "withdraw any further price increases" and also made a commitment "not to take any further price increases ...More..

by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Transgender woman: Pharmacist at Fountain Hills CVS refused to fill my prescription

In a redacted complaint provided to Rewire.News, Hall described trying to fill prescriptions for estradiol, spironolactone, and finasteride in April, but said the CVS pharmacist refused to fill her prescription...More..

High fruit and vegetable intake linked to reduced risk of breast cancer
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

High fruit and vegetable intake linked to reduced risk of breast cancer

Thus, the researchers concluded that those who ate before a night's sleep, had 16% less risk of developing breast cancer by 26% of prostate cancer compared to those who went to bed after dinner. They used the...More..

by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Deaths From Liver Disease Rising Rapidly Due to Excessive Drinking, Obesity

Elliot Tapper, lead author and an assistant professor at the University of MI specializing in the study of the liver, noted that "alcohol misuse and its complications" are affecting a new generation of American...More..

by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Transgender woman says CVS pharmacist refused to fill hormone therapy prescriptions

Hilde Hall said she filed an administrative complaint Thursday with the Arizona State Board of Pharmacy because she was discriminated against for being transgender, according to a statement from the American Ci...More..

Omega-3, Fish Oil Said 'Useless' Against Cardiovascular Fatalities
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Omega-3, Fish Oil Said 'Useless' Against Cardiovascular Fatalities

Previous research on the health benefits of oily fish helped to create a booming market in capsules of the omega-3 fats, which are promoted as protecting the brain and heart. Essentially, Hooper and colleagues ...More..

Tainted McDonald's Salads Sicken 163 People in 10 States
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Tainted McDonald's Salads Sicken 163 People in 10 States

Initial reports claimed that almost 100 people were sick after eating salads containing cyclospora, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed that more cases in new states-including...More..

Mosquitoes in Burlington test positive for West Nile virus
by | Saturday, July 21, 2018

Mosquitoes in Burlington test positive for West Nile virus

West Nile is a mosquito-borne illness and there are no vaccines approved for humans. The CDC says that most people infected with West Nile virus do not develop any symptoms. The FDA recommends insect repellen...More..

Government announces boys to be vaccinated against HPV
by | Friday, July 20, 2018

Government announces boys to be vaccinated against HPV

Girls in Scotland are routinely offered the vaccine during the first three years of secondary school to reduce their risk of developing cervical cancer as HPV is known to be a big risk factor for the diseas...More..