Health Care

Give up Facebook if you want to reduce depression, says study

The study involved 143 undergraduate students who were tested over the course of two semesters. "It was striking", says Melissa Hunt, psychology professor a...


British Tourist Dies From Rabies After Being Bitten By Cat in Morocco

Health workers in Morocco and those close to the victim, who has not yet been named publicly, are being assessed for the disease and offered vaccinations if re...


ACE Applauds Revisions to the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

Guidelines used to begin at age 6, but the new ones say preschoolers ages 3 through 5 should be encouraged to take part in active play throughout the day. The g...


After NRA Mocks Doctors, Physicians Reply: 'This Is Our Lane'

The physicians strongly pushed back after the gun lobby publicly told doctors to "stay in your lane" when it comes to gun research . The NRA tweet containe...


Health record opt-out time extended to January as Government caves in

Opting out can be done by either accessing the My Health Record website or by calling 1800 723 471. Mr Hunt's office said the Australian Digital Health Agen...


Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak 'worst' in country's history

According to the World Health Organization , the virus is likely to spread to the neighboring countries like Burundi, Uganda, and Rwanda if no quick response ...


Athenahealth fetches $5.7 billion cash buyout offer - 11/12/2018 9:10:20 AM

Elliott Management made its offer for $160 per share in cash after saying it had grown frustrated with athenahealth's struggles, which included missed guidanc...


Global concerns over prevalence of antibiotic resistance

There was an nearly four-fold difference between the lowest- and highest-consuming country in this region. The publication is the first ever from the WHO to p...


Current Ebola outbreak is worst in Congo's history - ministry

The current outbreak of Ebola, which began in July, is the 10th to hit the country since 1976. Ghebreyesus and Lacroix saw conditions on the ground for themse...


More People Sick With Salmonella After Eating Turkey Products

But since July, 74 more people have been infected in nine more states , the CDC says, bringing the total number of infected over the course of the previous...


Franklin Township: Free Flu Shots for All this Saturday

The CDC estimates 80 percent of child deaths occurred among unvaccinated children. "Influenza can influence cardiovascular events especially in high-risk ...


China Braces for Vaccine Shortage as Flu Season Approaches

The agency lists the types of flu vaccine available and highlights details about their benefits for specific patient populations. Most of the vaccines this ...


Conjoined Bhutanese twins undergo separation surgery

It is also possible they share a bowel. Surgeons in Australia have begun a complex operation to separate Bhutanese conjoined twins. Crameri said if there we...


CVS Health Corp Reports Earnings Beat Ahead of Aetna Merger

The selling total is valued at $779,935. CVS Health Corporation ( CVS) stock has been separated 5.57% away from the 200-day MA. Director, Brown C David Ii ...


'She Has Earned This': Trump Praises Pelosi, Warns Democrats

But the GOP gained ground in the Senate and preserved key governorships, beating back a "blue wave" that never fully materialized. Blue-collar voters and ...


Democrats win House, Republicans keep Senate

A Democrat-controlled House was expected to pursue anti-corruption and voter-rights legislation, and hold multiple investigations on controversial aspects of ...


Morning "Larks" Have Lower Risk of Getting Breast Cancer

But the team point out that many factors are involved in a person developing breast cancer and that these numbers are not an absolute risk. "However, the fi...


FDA approves controversial drug despite warnings

But critics of the drug and its potency - it's 10 times stronger than fentanyl - are tired that such a pill could add to the country's already alarming opioid e...


Pediatricians Renew Call to Abandon Spanking

Effective discipline involves practicing empathy and "understanding how to treat your child in different stages in development to teach them how to cool down wh...


Congo's Ebola outbreak may not be containable, CDC director says

After entering the body, it kills cells, making some of them explode, it wrecks the immune system, causes heavy bleeding inside the body, and damages nearly eve...