Health Care

by | January 11, 2019 | 15:28

The plan will build on the city's existing public-option health insurance program called MetroPlus , which now insures more than 500,000 low-income New Yorkers. "Undocumented young adults should not have to worry about losing their health coverage when they turn 19", said Newsom, describing the effort as "another major step toward universal coverage".

by | January 10, 2019 | 23:14

Younger people have been killed by flu-related complications in the B.C. Interior during a particularly bad flu season this year. But it is understood that the number of cases has not been as widespread as previous years. Talk with your health care provider if you have concerns about getting the flu vaccine . In order to get the vaccine on the market in time, scientists have to predict the strains months in advance.

by | January 07, 2019 | 08:55

The central bank chief's remarks came on the heels of a report released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showing U.S. nonfarm payrolls rose by a seasonally adjusted 312,000 in December, well above the average monthly job gains of 254,000 for the last three months and the strongest average employment increase in more than two years.

by | January 05, 2019 | 08:11

In 1918, H1N1 flu killed 50 million people around the world. According to the GCPH website, persons should check with their doctor before receiving a flu vaccine if they're allergic or sensitive to eggs or have had a severe reaction to a previous flu vaccine.

by | December 15, 2018 | 10:57

US Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said: "If this very bad ruling is upheld in the higher courts, itwill be a disaster for tens of millions of American families ". However if this "awful ruling is upheld in the higher courts, it will be a disaster for tens of millions of American families ", he said. The ruling is expected to be appealed to the Supreme Court and the law will remain in effect until the appeals process is over.

by | December 09, 2018 | 16:39

Who is at the highest risk for having complications from it? Webby, who was not involved in the NORC survey, said vaccination rates are similar to those of years in which flu activity has been widespread and illness severe for many people.

by | December 01, 2018 | 18:59

After she tested HIV-positive at the age of 22, Vuyiseka Dubula-Majola imagined her own grave and the shame her family would live with after her death. "People are living now", Graven also said. Lloyd Russell-Moyle, a Labour-Coop MP for Brighton, spoke out about the virus to raise awareness of World Aids Day.

by | November 28, 2018 | 13:58

He felt especially proud of being able to restore lost faith in the parents of the twins, the father of whom is believed to carry HIV. "In fact there is not only very little chance these babies would be in need of a benefit, given their low risk, but there is no way to evaluate if this indeed conferred any benefit".

by | November 23, 2018 | 15:58

The rate at which people are developing diabetes has experts anxious that we will not be able to keep up with the demand for insulin. In type 2 diabetes, insulin helps control the disease and avoid or push back complications like blindness, amputation and stroke.

by | October 27, 2018 | 06:43

Not long after that, Thompson had her sister shave her head. "It really touches my heart", says breast cancer survivor Tammy Mushero. Zimbabwe as well has maintained this tradition, all for a good cause, but beyond the October month, all the hive of activities seem to slow down and by Christmas, many would have moved on to other "important issues", relegating the fight against cancer to the dustbin, so to speak.

by | October 24, 2018 | 09:30

Adenoviruses frequently cause mild illness, with cold-like symptoms, particularly in young children. Kirgan added: 'The combination of a worse strain of adenovirus together with a fragile population has led to a more severe outbreak'. The names and ages of the children were not released. The children were infected with the virus at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, which houses a rehabilitation center, a nursing home for elderly people and a pediatrics unit.

by | October 19, 2018 | 20:57

The total reported number for this year is 127, but the CDC has only confirmed 62 of those cases so far. Officials at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City said two cases of AFM have been confirmed at the hospital. While just one person in a million gets it every year, it's a growing health concern. But a polio-like disease that inflicts paralysis and other polio-like conditions on its mostly child-aged victims - that can be caused by poliovirus - has reared its head in America, ...

by | October 12, 2018 | 11:28

At least 177 countries were featured in a report from WHO earlier this year which charted the progressive implementation of its 2013 global action plan on mental health . "Communicate that it's fine to take time off to get better and there won't be any negative impact on their career for doing so". The main reason behind the rise in this is a financial hardship, lack of proper education, physical illness, and shortage of basic resources as well as inability to provide basic things to ...

by | October 12, 2018 | 11:28

She also requested the agency answer seven questions about its response efforts by October 16 and conduct a member-level briefing for senators seeking more information on the issue. In severe cases, children might have trouble breathing and need a ventilator because of muscle weakness. Doctors stress the importance of recognizing symptoms early and seek care as soon as possible.

by | October 10, 2018 | 16:23

This is the highest death toll from the flu in the last four decades. Influenza (a.k.a. the flu) is a potentially serious disease that can lead to hospitalization or even death, should circumstances not go your way. The agency, which didn't begin counting flu deaths for the 2018-2019 flu season until September 30, will issue its weekly report on statewide flu hospitalizations and deaths on Thursday, and will continue issuing the reports for the next eight months of flu season.

by | October 10, 2018 | 14:44

Only Samuel Alito and Stephen Breyer participated in a White House event after they had been sworn-in and begun work as a justice, according to the court's records on oath-taking by the current crop of justices. Christine Blasey Ford had earlier spoken before the Senate Judiciary Committee , calling Kavanaugh as: "the boy who sexually assaulted me". It capped a fight that seized the national conversation after claims emerged that Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted women three decades ago.

by | October 05, 2018 | 17:36

Put simply, breast cancer is caused by a genetic abnormality. Two strips...maybe three...or four. With 44% of cancer cases diagnosed amongst women in the UAE being breast cancer , breast health is significant as ever. And if you can get screened and sip on some wine, all the more reason to cheers to good health. "You have to be upbeat about it", Jewell said. She only realised she had Grade 3 cancer due to her 11-year-old implants pushing out a lump.

by | October 05, 2018 | 15:31

The FBI's report on its Brett Kavanaugh investigation is the hottest document in Washington , but there's only a single copy for 100 senators to share. Notably absent was Kavanaugh's other named accuser, Julie Swetnick , or anyone connected to her claim of seeing him grope women while drunk at parties.

by | October 01, 2018 | 20:00

An immunologist with a Ph.D. from the University of Texas, Austin, he focused on a type of immune system cell called the T cell or T lymphocyte, which plays a key role in fighting off bacterial and viral infections as well as cancer. The T-cells recognize that something is wrong, but it isn't being fixed. Honjo, who is now 76, told a news conference in Tokyo he was honored to get the Nobel, but that his work was not yet done.

by | September 28, 2018 | 18:26

The vote comes one day after hours of emotionally charged testimony from Kavaunaugh and the woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her while they were teenagers. Should Kavanaugh receive the necessary support to move forward as the nominee, the full Senate will assemble on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at which point a vote will be held to determine whether Kavanaugh will be the United States' newest Supreme Court Justice.