Health Care

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:10

Shin Inouye, director of communications and media relations of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, said in a separate press release, "President Trump and his administration have launched the latest salvo in their all-out war on truth and science.

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:20

Motor club AAA lists a national average retail price of $2.41 for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline as of Tuesday. The Florida average is falling at a rate of a penny per day. In Florida, the most expensive average gas price was $2.52 in the West Palm Beach-Boca Raton area. In 2016, we were looking at prices 17 cents lower than what we are now seeing nationally, AAA reports.

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:15

It's not too late to get a flu shot, health officials said. CNN reports that the new findings mean that more people will be able to take advantage of the flu shot this year, reducing the risk of contracting the disease, which can sometimes be fatal.

by | December 19, 2017 | 11:00

Passenger and railway buff Chris Karnes described to the Seattle Times the horror that unfolded on the doomed train. 'Next thing, we're being slammed into the front of our seats.' People kicked out windows to escape, he said. "There were a bunch of people who wanted to be a part of this historic moment and they were on board the train this morning headed for Portland", he said.

by | December 17, 2017 | 01:48

After missing 11 games in November due to a knee bruise, it sounds like Rudy Gobert is headed back on the shelf. Expect more minutes from Ekpe Udoh with Gobert out and an even larger role out of Derrick Favors . At first, it was reported that Gobert's injury could be only a Grade 1 MCL strain, which is bad enough in itself, but not to the extent of his actual injury.

by | December 17, 2017 | 01:08

Virginia is considered one of just seven states across the country with widespread flu activity and it is still very early in this season . He predicts the peak of flu season will hit sometime between late December and early March 2018. Residents 18 and older can often get a flu vaccine at a local pharmacy. "It is concerning, because we plan for our influenza season based on what's going on in the Southern Hemisphere, but that doesn't necessarily mean that our vaccine's gonna be 10% ...

by | December 15, 2017 | 04:52

According to police, her husband came there and after they fought, he shot her then himself by her auto in the parking lot, next to the cafeteria area where she worked. Police said they found Christmas presents at the scene. We're waiting for the coroner to arrive, but this is not an active shooter situation. There was never a threat to the general campus population, Hermick said.

by | December 14, 2017 | 11:55

The study also notes that research from the United States showed men had higher rates of deaths linked to flu compared to women of the same age, while data from Hong Kong shows men had a higher risk of winding up in hospital with seasonal flu than women.

by | December 13, 2017 | 06:07

At the time, public health said this flu season is expected to be more severe than usual based on the amount of flu activity seen earlier this year in the southern hemisphere. Dr. Dieckhaus recommends everyone over the age of six months receive the vaccine and says it's not too late to get one if you haven't already. Vaccinations are also about protecting others.

by | December 13, 2017 | 05:15

But we all know he is mentally strong. There were other teams that used multiple quarterbacks in championship seasons, among them Miami (Bob Griese and Earl Morrall), Dallas (Craig Morton and Roger Staubach), Pittsburgh (Joe Gilliam and Terry Bradshaw ), and the Raiders in Oakland (Dan Pastorini and Jim Plunkett) and Los Angeles (Marc Wilson and Plunkett).

by | December 10, 2017 | 04:11

Fletcher's credits include " Eddie the Eagle " and 'Wild Bill ". Well, it appears the film has found a new band leader: Dexter Fletcher . The director left the project in March 2014 over creative differences, and eventually Singer came on board with star Rami Malek .

by | December 08, 2017 | 01:24

The Protecting Grandparents from the Flu series features the Miller family and their battle with influenza when daughter, Caroline, almost died from flu complications at the age of five. Schwartz, who was not involved in the CDC reports , said some of her patients take the flu shot, but others do not. The flu vaccine is very effective against these, she noted.

by | December 07, 2017 | 02:27

Arab League chief Ahmed Aboul-Gheit meanwhile denounced Saleh's "assassination" at the hands of "criminal militias", and warned of a further escalation of the war and Yemen's humanitarian crisis. The International Committee of the Red Cross said Monday that at least 125 people had been killed and some 240 wounded in Sanaa since the fighting began last week.

by | December 01, 2017 | 06:35

The vaccine promotes antibody protection within two weeks. So far, there have been 105 hospitalizations associated with the flu statewide. And most health plans are required to cover the vaccine as well as number of other vaccinations. Scientists manipulate these home-grown viruses to make them benign, or create a chemical lookalike, which-in the form of a vaccine-gives our immune systems a head start to prepare itself for future microbial invaders.

by | November 25, 2017 | 01:14

The girl, who was nearby, listening to her mother talk to this correspondent, said meekly, "I want to become a witch so that I can kick the boy like a ball". According to the police, the minor victim was sexually assaulted by her classmate in the school's classroom as well as the bathroom in the absence of staff.

by | November 21, 2017 | 01:06

Scientists only used doggy data from Swedish residents who were aged between 40 - 80 years old on January 1, 2001. The researchers reported that dog owners who lived alone were 11 percent less likely to die of heart disease and a third less likely to die from any cause, compared with those who lived alone and didn't have a dog.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:08

Dr. Larry Gordon from Aspirus said the association most likely made the changes to be proactive and lower the risk of people being diagnosed with more serious illnesses later on. Doctors now recognise that complications "can occur at those lower numbers", said the first update to comprehensive United States guidelines on blood pressure detection and treatment since 2003.

by | November 14, 2017 | 01:09

Even though sudden cardiac arrest during sexual activity was witnessed by a partner, CPR was performed in only one-third of the cases. That's lower than the overall rate of CPR for those who suffer cardiac arrest out of a hospital, which is 46 percent.

by | November 12, 2017 | 02:01

Consumer group U.S. PIRG is asking Target to recall two types of fidget spinners for possibly containing unsafe amounts of lead. U.S. Public Interest Research Group tested the "Fidget Wild Premium Spinner" and found the brass version contains up to 300 times the lead allowed in children's toys .

by | November 09, 2017 | 01:23

According to the National Cancer Opinion Survey conducted by ASCO earlier this year, 70% of Americans do not identify alcohol as a risk factor for cancer, and only 38% are limiting their alcohol intake as a way to reduce the risk of cancer.