Medicine

O'Rourke Has 'Crazy' Hand Movements

Study it. "I'm sorry, are you accusing someone else of having weird hand movements and acting insane?" the incredulous host asked. Branham said while O'Rou...


Kamala Harris Vows to Get Rid of Private HealthCare

During her time as California's attorney general, during the worst of the economic downturn, she found herself in a battle with the biggest mortgage bankers. Li...


Could gum disease lead to Alzheimer's?

We'll have to wait and see what future research will uncover about this link - and the potential benefits of COR388 - but the research community is cautiously...


Maine CDC Urges Flu Shots as Cases Rise About 1000 in State

NY state alone has had more than 5,000 confirmed cases this season. However, seasonal flu activity this year is elevated nationally and continues to increase. B...


Obamacare Ruling Likely to Be Overturned - Slog

Now is the time for genuine health care reform, not more federal meddling in Americans' lives, he said. Schumer, the Senate minority leader, said Sunday tha...


Polio- Like Disease Affecting Children In U.S

While there is no specific treatment for AFM , doctors may recommend certain interventions on a case-by-case basis. Pardo-Villamizar said, "We don't know if ...


Mysterious Paralyzing Illness Like Polio Found Among Kids in 22 States

More than 120 confirmed or possible cases of the mysterious and rare condition have been documented so far this year, mostly since August, a top federal healt...


Councilman Marches to Draw Attention to Breast Cancer Affecting Men

Jenna Johnson expects to reach a major milestone next month: five years cancer free following a diagnosis of breast cancer . The police department in Clive, Io...


McConnell talks to AP about border wall funding

MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow told Hillary Clinton last month it was her feeling that his nomination was "hurtling towards the sun", and frequent MSNBC guest D...


2 dead after van swept away in S. Carolina amid Florence flooding

US President Donald Trump helps with flood relief supplies in North Carolina. Two people being transported in a sheriff's office van in SC died Tuesday whe...


Air Quality Alert Issued

With winds pushing smoke from British Columbia and the fires in the Cascades in our direction, we expect poor air quality to continue through Wednesday. Mon...


Europe sees sharp rise in measles: 41000 cases, 37 deaths

There were 23,927 cases in 2017, and roughly 5,300 in 2016. Holidaymakers have been given fresh warnings to ensure they are vaccinated against measles after i...


NY University offers free tuition for all medical students

Robert Grossman, the medical school's dean and CEO of NYU Langone Health, said in a statement . The University of California-Los Angeles's David Geffen School ...


Overdose total hits 76 in New Haven; probe continues

There have been no fatalities reported over the incident, but some of the individuals are in critical condition, officials say. Alston said drug overdoses i...


Here's What the Key Senators Think About Brett Kavanaugh Right Now

The president has said he wants a nominee who could serve on the high court for decades. When ruling on Seven-Sky v. Holder, Kavanaugh dissented from the ...


State Reports Positive Mosquitoes for West Nile Virus in New Canaan

These results represent the first WNV positive mosquitoes identified in the state by the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) this year. Mosquit...


FDA approves first ever drug derived from marijuana

It contains less than 0.1 percent of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive component that makes people high. Epidiolex , produced by GW Research Ltd.,...


Migrating bump on woman's face turned out to be a worm

A 32-year-old woman in Russian Federation noticed a small lump beneath her left eye, and she took a selfie to document the mysterious bulge, according to the ...


'Gaming disorder' diagnosed as mental health condition

Screen time isn't recommended at all for kids who are 18 months or younger, but for children who are older than that up to five, it's generally recommended that...


Jada Pinkett Smith Opens Up About Suicidal Thoughts

She went on: 'Mental health is a daily practice for me. "That feeling of, you're my one, and my only, there's no one else, for me, that would not work", Willow...


How to have tough conversations about mental health

That report comes on the heels of two well-known celebrities taking their lives this week. Middle-age adults had the highest increase in suicides. Overall, ...


Over 50% smokers failed in their efforts to quit smoking

He noted that most people are aware that tobacco use causes cancer and lung diseases, but many don't know that tobacco also causes heart diseases and stroke, th...


New Zealand to slaughter 150,000 cows in record cull

A $16m "loss of production" cost will be borne by affected farmers. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern spoke in a press release about the difficulty ...


One more dies of Nipah at Kozhikode Medical College Hospital

Health emergency preparedness plan and simulation are carried out annually to tackle an outbreak of diseases. About 100 families where someone has had contact...


FDA Approves First Non-Opioid For Management Of Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms

The FDA's decision was supported by data gathered from two clinical studies that involved 866, clinically opioid-dependent adults, following abrupt discontinuat...