Vaping may damage immune system and lead to lung disease, study suggests

Although e-cigarettes probably pose less of a cancer risk than regular cigarettes, whether they are as safe as manufacturers claim is unclear. It found that the vapour caused inflammation and impaired the activity of alveolar macrophages cells, whi... More..

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by | Friday, August 17, 2018

3 in custody after New Haven overdoses

After dozens of overdoses occurred, first responders set up a command post at the historic New Haven Green park in downtown. Out of the dozens of people rushed to the hospital, only two showed life-threaten...More..

by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

At least 76 people overdose on K2 in New Haven, Connecticut

Officials described a hectic scene as emergency crews worked to respond to all of the overdose reports. So far, no deaths have been reported. In recent months, K2 has caused hundreds of people in about 10 sta...More..

CDC monitors measles outbreak in 21 states, including Kansas
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

CDC monitors measles outbreak in 21 states, including Kansas

In all of 2017, there were 118 cases in 15 states. In 2014, the US experienced a record number of measles cases, with 667 cases from 27 states reported to CDC. Doctors say a failure to get a measles vaccinati...More..

High number of Cape Cod mosquitoes with West Nile virus
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

High number of Cape Cod mosquitoes with West Nile virus

So far this year, one person in Butte County has been confirmed to have the west nile virus , but the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District predicts there will be several more cases this year. Raul...More..

Gender of medics vital in surviving a coronary
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Gender of medics vital in surviving a coronary

And though data shows that male doctors tend to improve in their treatment of female heart patients over time, the study points out that this waiting game could be a deadly one. Rather than rely on women to...More..

ND West Nile virus cases more than triple in a week
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

ND West Nile virus cases more than triple in a week

Only about 20 percent of those who come in contact with West Nile virus exhibit any symptoms, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The mosquitos get the virus by feeding on infected bird...More..

Eastern Congo Ebola outbreak has killed 33: Health ministry
by | Thursday, August 09, 2018

Eastern Congo Ebola outbreak has killed 33: Health ministry

The experimental new vaccine, developed by pharmaceutical company Merck , was deemed successful in its first wide-scale test against a separate recent Ebola outbreak in the country's northwest, Reuters repo...More..

Sharjah Baby-Friendly Office marks Breastfeeding Week
by | Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Sharjah Baby-Friendly Office marks Breastfeeding Week

Dr Nagarathna D.S., Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at Apollo Cradle, Koramangala, said, "Breast milk provides the flawless source of nutrition for new born babies". Even when poverty contributes to less-than-opti...More..

Kim Kardashian gives her two cents on Khloe’s Kardashian relationship
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Kim Kardashian gives her two cents on Khloe’s Kardashian relationship

It's a lot of communication instead of letting things go back into the way that they were. Khloe Kardashian welcomed her first baby in April, but she is already dreaming of having more babies in the future....More..

Zombie Boy from Lady Gaga music video dead at 32
by | Monday, August 06, 2018

Zombie Boy from Lady Gaga music video dead at 32

Gaga mourned his death on Twitter , writing, "The suicide of friend Rick Genest , Zombie Boy is beyond devastating". "We must work to change our approach to mental health was put on the first plan, to hav...More..

Trump's short-term health plans are cheaper but cover less
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Trump's short-term health plans are cheaper but cover less

He cited a Health and Human Services Department study that said that average premiums for individual market insurance rose 105 percent from 2013 to 2107 under the Affordable Care Act. A short-term plan might ...More..

Four new cases of ebola surface in Congo
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Four new cases of ebola surface in Congo

The North Kivu health division notified Congo's health ministry on Saturday of 26 cases of hemorrhagic fever, including 20 deaths in North Kivu province , the ministry said . "We really need to get into the a...More..

Public health officials warn of increased West Nile activity
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Public health officials warn of increased West Nile activity

According to the Department of Public Health and Environment, the Mead resident became ill on July 27 and was hospitalized the next day. Severe cases can lead to more serious illnesses, such as encephalitis and...More..

Bacteria in dog saliva causes Wisconsin man to lose both legs
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Bacteria in dog saliva causes Wisconsin man to lose both legs

Doctors pumped him with antibiotics to stop the infection, his wife said, but clots blocked the flow of blood to his extremities, causing tissue and muscles to die. As the damage grew more severe, he had to hav...More..

Public housing smoking ban in effect nationwide
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Public housing smoking ban in effect nationwide

Under the terms of the ban, which was passed by the Obama administration in 2016, the use of cigarettes, cigars and pipes is prohibited in all government subsidized housing units. The policy also extends to a...More..

Teen suffers disgusting injuries because of the ‘hot water challenge’
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Teen suffers disgusting injuries because of the ‘hot water challenge’

While he was sleeping, his friend poured water on him as a joke . - YUTAONO (@OYsekaowa1D) July 28, 2018Kyland Clark Indiana teen hot water challenge gone wrong: extent of injuries. For his mother Andrea, ...More..

West Nile shows up in St
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

West Nile shows up in St

Most people infected with the West Nile Virus do not have any signs or symptoms , but if symptoms develop, people are encouraged to seek medical attention. "We are also detecting the virus in human-biting mo...More..

Up to 15 unborn babies at risk after halted medical test
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Up to 15 unborn babies at risk after halted medical test

It sometimes occurs because the mother has high blood pressure, uncontrolled diabetes or a condition called preeclampsia, he added. Dutch doctors were trying to answer a simple question about a popular drug: ...More..

After deadly shooting, Toronto wants to ban handgun sales in the city
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

After deadly shooting, Toronto wants to ban handgun sales in the city

The Toronto Police source also said that "there's nothing like that at our end", unless the Canadian Security Intelligence Service or the RCMP have information to the contrary, which Goodale's statement str...More..

CVS apologizes to transgender woman for prescription denial
by | Tuesday, July 24, 2018

CVS apologizes to transgender woman for prescription denial

Hall said even her doctor's office was unable to persuade the pharmacist to fill the prescription. "I was finally going to start seeing my body reflect my gender identity and the woman I've always known mysel...More..

Trump thanks Novartis, Pfizer for not hiking drug prices
by | Sunday, July 22, 2018

Trump thanks Novartis, Pfizer for not hiking drug prices

Novartis's decision to hold the line on prices in the USA was voluntary and the company aimed to have a "system that can support breakthrough innovation ... Roche, Bayer and Merck KGaA all said on Friday th...More..

Chinese firm recalls heart drug as US, EU raise concerns
by | Friday, July 20, 2018

Chinese firm recalls heart drug as US, EU raise concerns

The Pharmacy and Drug Control department at the ministry said it received memos from worldwide organizations on the possibility of a carcinogenic flaw called n-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in the active substanc...More..

Man Dies From Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Eating Oyster At Florida Restaurant
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

Man Dies From Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Eating Oyster At Florida Restaurant

Two days later, the man was dead, WWSB reports. The restaurant where the oyster was served was not immediately identified. The bacteria, called Vibrio vulnificus , is often associated with eating raw or un...More..

Putin ‘PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE’ for election meddling says Trump in latest clarification
by | Thursday, July 19, 2018

Putin ‘PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE’ for election meddling says Trump in latest clarification

President?" 6, 2017 meeting, Trump was briefed by then-CIA Director John Brennan - who he now regularly criticizes and just recently called a "bad guy" - former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, ...More..