Health Care

Non-cancer drug may lower risk of breast cancer

Non-cancer drug may lower risk of breast cancer She went through six rounds of chemo, a double mastectomy, and reconstruction. The couple hopes to have more children. "I didn't know it was hereditary, I didn't know much about it", she said. Michelle Arias, a senior here at Kean, said, "I came out to support my grandmother, who I'm glad to say was able to [win] her battle with breast cancer". [Full Article...]

Mysterious Paralyzing Illness Like Polio Found Among Kids in 22 States

Mysterious Paralyzing Illness Like Polio Found Among Kids in 22 States Tara Narula told " CBS This Morning ". "In this cases it's unknown", Ehresmann said. It's possible that some milder cases haven't been reported by doctors to their state health department or to the CDC, but Messonnier said she believes the number of such cases would be small, NPR reported. [Full Article...]

Local police go pink for breast cancer

Local police go pink for breast cancer MBC is when the cancer has spread beyond the breast and nearby lymph nodes to other parts of the body such as the brain or the bones. Proceeds will help support early detection, education, support services, and research for those affected by breast cancer. [Full Article...]

Honjo awarded Nobel for medicine

Honjo awarded Nobel for medicine Japanese scientist Tasuku Honjo , who jointly won the Nobel Medicine Prize with James P Allison of the United States, is credited for his discovery of a protein that contributed to the development of an immunotherapeutic drug, opening a pathway for an altogether new way of treating cancer. [Full Article...]

Air Quality Alert Issued For Northeast, Central And Southwest Minnesota

Air Quality Alert Issued For Northeast, Central And Southwest Minnesota For a time the smoke filled air lowered visibility to the point that the Washington State Patrol shut down several miles of westbound Highway 18 in the area. On Tuesday , most parts of the state were considered moderate in terms of air quality, according to the EPA's AirNow site . CBC meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe says the smoke has suppressed temperatures across B.C.by five to seven degrees... [Full Article...]

NYU Offering Free Tuition to Medical School Students

NYU Offering Free Tuition to Medical School Students However, receiving the scholarship, medical students will still have to pay for the accommodation in hostels and utilities. While that figure includes estimated shortages for both specialists and general practitioners, the NYU program could theoretically reduce the burden of entry to either and, the hope goes, free up would-be doctors to pursue the careers they want to begin with. [Full Article...]

Authorities Say 15 Overdosed In 45 Minutes At Connecticut Park

This isn't the first time the city has seen a mass-overdose - a New Haven man pleaded guilty to charges in connection with overdoses of more than a dozen people in June 2016 . The substance behind these overdoses is highly unsafe and must be avoided. Officials were testing the blood of victims to determine what exactly triggered their symptoms. [Full Article...]

Smoking now banned in public housing nationwide

Smoking now banned in public housing nationwide Residents of public housing across the US have filed lawsuits fighting the ban, claiming the ban is arbitrary and is an abuse of HUD's discretion. "They have more things to fix than telling somebody they can't smoke", Robinson said. In Richmond however, prohibited tobacco products include all forms electronic cigarettes - defined as any electronic device that provides a vapor of liquid nicotine. [Full Article...]

Million Nigerians At Risk Of Hepatitis

Million Nigerians At Risk Of Hepatitis Jabbour confirmed that 325 million people in the world suffer from Hepatitis B and viral Hepatitis C, which leads to liver cancer, resulting in 1.34 million deaths annually. The guidelines enable major simplifications in the delivery of curative therapy to the 70 million people living with chronic hepatitis C in the world. [Full Article...]

Where To Get Free Food For National Hot Dog Day

Where To Get Free Food For National Hot Dog Day JJ's Red Hots has released its list of the most popular hot dog toppings . Dine-in only, while supplies last for new users at participating locations. on Wednesday. Free pretzel dog for the first 100 customers. 1 chili cheese or all American hot dog by texting DOG to 876642 on Wednesday. During Sonic's happy hour (2 p.m.to 4 p.m.), get half-price drinks and slushes and $0.99 corn do... [Full Article...]

Trump adds more confusion to Obamacare

Trump adds more confusion to Obamacare So the suspension of risk adjustment payments could throw the rate-filing process into chaos, said Cynthia Fox, director of health reform and private insurance at Kaiser Family Foundation . She noted it is the latest action by the administration of President Donald J. Trump, which has weakened the landmark law that expanded healthcare for many more Americans. [Full Article...]

Put The Honey Smacks Down, CDC Warns After Salmonella Outbreak

Put The Honey Smacks Down, CDC Warns After Salmonella Outbreak The CDC warned customers, saying "Do not eat this cereal". It's still not clear how the contamination might have occurred. The company has recalled the cereal, and consumers and retailers are being advised to get rid of it. The illness usually lasts about four to seven days. The CDC now advises that anyone who has purchased the cereal return it for a refund or throw it out completely regardless ... [Full Article...]

Justice Department charges 601 in healthcare fraud, opioid probe

Justice Department charges 601 in healthcare fraud, opioid probe According to the US attorney general's office, 601 defendants were charged for alleged fraud totaling an estimated $2 billion. Officials said Steiner, as the operator of Kentuckiana Mental Health Associates, prescribed medically unnecessary drugs, also prescribing drugs outside professional practice. [Full Article...]

PM calls for 10-year plan to spend cash — NHS funding

PM calls for 10-year plan to spend cash — NHS funding The Prime Minister said some of the extra money will from Britain's " Brexit dividend" as the United Kingdom stops sending vast sums of money to Brussels after the country quits the EU. She attacked the Cameron government's key health reform - driven through by the former Health Secretary, Lord Lansley - which created clinical commissioning groups to negotiate legal contracts with other parts o... [Full Article...]

Celebrities react to Harvey Weinstein's arrest

Celebrities react to Harvey Weinstein's arrest Before his arraignment, Weinstein was walked out of the 1st precinct in handcuffs and escorted by officers as he headed to court. Another aspiring actress, Mimi Haleyi, said Weinstein forcibly performed oral sex on her in his NY apartment in 2006. [Full Article...]

"Interview" Magazine, Founded By Andy Warhol, Is Shutting Down After 50 Years

In a more recent issue, transgender journalist Janet Mock interviewed reality celeb Kim Kardashian. A magazine founded by Andy Warhol is to close business after nearly 50 years of bringing cutting edge pop culture to readers. Brant Publications is owned by billionaire Peter Brant , who is a well-known art lover and Warhol fan. The magazine offices were closed today Phone calls placed to... [Full Article...]

FDA OKs first non-opioid drug for adults with opioid withdrawal symptoms

FDA OKs first non-opioid drug for adults with opioid withdrawal symptoms Plus, patients who got Lucemyra were more likely to complete the course of treatment, which can only last for up to 14 days. Announcing the move in a press statement yesterday (May 16), the agency noted that Lucemyra (lofexidine hydrochloride) is meant to help adults who abruptly stop taking the addictive painkillers, and is only approved for treatment for up to two weeks. [Full Article...]

American Gods season 2 is coming in 2019

American Gods season 2 is coming in 2019 This is going to be one of the most exciting, ambitious shows out there and the bar is set high for the second season. " The first season was all about getting to the House on the Rock ", Gaiman said. World, Cloris Leachman ( Raising Hope ) as Zorya Vechernyaya, Peter Stormare ( Fargo ) as Czernobog, Mousa Kraish ( Superbad ) as The Jinn, Omid Abtahi ( Argo ) as Salim, Chris Obi ( Snow... [Full Article...]

Sharks lose to Golden Knights in another OT thriller

Sharks lose to Golden Knights in another OT thriller Even he had to smile at that one, his pearly white teeth gleaming through his mask while TV cameras zoomed in on him during the ensuing stoppage in play. On their first goal, Chris Tierney fed Timo Meier with a pass across the slot that Meier one-timed for his second goal of the playoffs. Boston won the opener handily 6-2 before falling in Game 2 in Tampa Bay 4-2 on Monday night. [Full Article...]

E-coli outbreak in lettuce has spread to Mississippi

E-coli outbreak in lettuce has spread to Mississippi According to the Associated Press , health officials said Friday the outbreak has now spread to Mississippi, Tennessee and Wisconsin. "If you can not confirm the source of the romaine lettuce, do not buy it or eat it". Currently, there is no link between this strain and the one in Canada from December 2017, which sickened at least 17 people, officials said. "I just recently went to Wal-Mart ... [Full Article...]


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