Health Care

California ER doctor seen on video mocking patient suspended

Donald Bardwell said his son has a history of anxiety attacks and takes Klonopin, a sedative that treats panic disorder. The Mercury News also interviewed ...


Gaming addiction classed as mental disorder

Dr. Shekhar Saxena, director of WHO's department for mental health and substance abuse, told the news outlet that it based its conclusion on scientific eviden...


WHO classifies video game addiction as a mental health disorder

The treatment approach first takes the gamer through the equivalent of detox: A digital "de-tech" period. " Video games across all kinds of genres, devices a...


Video games 'as addictive as cocaine or gambling'

Fortnite is the latest in a long line of games to be called addictive by mainstream press. WHO has said gaming disorder is a serious health condition that ...


Video game addiction is now officially recognised as an illness

Increasing priority given to gaming to the extent that gaming takes precedence over other life interests and daily activities. To get a proper diagnosis, th...


Grandma strangles rabid bobcat with her bare hands

She added that the moment she saw the creature, the first thing that popped into her mind was "not today!" Phillips said her father-in-law was a trapper so sh...


Foss: More mental health resources needed

In Texas, one person dies from suicide every three hours, and between 1999 and 2018, national suicide rates have increased by 25 percent. The new data also show...


CDC Warning: Salmonella Danger from Kelloggs Honey Smacks Cereal

However, diarrhea for some people may be so severe that they need to be hospitalized. The BEST if Used By Date can be found on the top of the cereal box, and ...


First two West Nile Virus cases for 2018 reported in Riverside County

The Kane County Health Department has collected a batch of mosquitoes near Elburn that tested positive for West Nile virus. West Nile virus is spread to peo...


Flavoured electronic cigarettes linked to possible cardiovascular disease

Fetterman, Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine in MA. Even so, he said, "I think [these findings] alert regulator...


Kids in USA "hotspots" most vulnerable to vaccine-preventable disease, research finds

A major reason behind choosing not to vaccinate children for philosophical reasons is the erroneous and disproven claim that vaccines cause autism . And in tho...


Brain values foods loaded with fats and carbs

He says the problem lies with the overwhelming urge we have to consume carbohydrates and fats and it often happens subconsciously. "Our study shows that when bo...


Home Office grants licence for epileptic boy’s medicinal cannabis oil

She said earlier that the denial of the medicine by British officials was "beyond cruelty". Canadian doctors aware of both Billy's condition and the Home Offi...


A Plague Case Confirmed In A Kid In Idaho, US

The department also said it is believed the child contracted the disease during a recent trip to OR but this hasn't been confirmed yet. Humans get the plague th...


Religious people live four years longer than atheists study finds

Although backed by little scientific evidence, a new study has analysed just over 1,600 American local newspaper obituaries - and it discovered that religious...


Relay For Life of Goochland | Events

Loved ones of all ages came out to show their support for the survivors. The Hero of Hope is an annual honor given to a cancer survivor or person who has been...


UK lifts immigration cap for medical workers amid shortages

I recognise the pressures faced by the NHS and other sectors in recent months. Earlier in the month, Practice Business reported on home secretary Sajid Javi...


David Spade donates $100,000 to mental health organization following Kate's death

We're trying to build a nation here and every topic, no matter how uncomfortable, is on the agenda. For years I was a functional depressive-until I wasn't quite...


West Nile virus found in Grand Forks

However, Burnett stressed on the fact that an early discovery of the virus does not actually take away the chances of having a disastrous West Nile season. Dawn...


National report puts spotlight on cancer screening rates

The accumulation of extra fat in the body can make human body less sensitive to insulin, which in turn will affect hormone and cell growth and increase the risk...