Health Care

Coming Heat Wave Could Break Records in Riverside County

Ramona is forecast to see the mercury rise to 108 degrees the day after it tied its record high temperature for a July 24 with 103 degrees Tuesday. The Natio...


Northeast Ohio reports 1st human West Nile virus case for 2018

Mosquitoes become infected by feeding on birds that are carrying the virus and pass it on to humans. In 2017, a total of 90 IL residents tested positive for W...


Whey to go: 3 food recalls linked to contaminated whey powder

The organization says the investigation is ongoing. This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Snack food c...


Danville Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus has been detected in mosquitoes in five South Dakota counties as well as in blood donations in four other counties. Fewer than 1 percent will de...


Revenue Estimates Analysis Of LifePoint Health, Inc. (LPNT)

The 52 week range is a simple technical indicator that lists the highest and lowest price at which a security was sold over preceding 52 weeks (or one year). ...


Pregnancy history may be tied to risk of Alzheimer’s disease

The findings could help explain why women make up almost two-thirds of people in the US with Alzheimer's , says Maria Carrillo , the association's chief scien...


Abrupt Link Between Hotter Temperature and Suicidal Rates

The study was published Monday in the Nature Climate Change , a peer-reviewed British journal. Now we see that in addition to hurting others, some individual...


11 babies die after pregnant women were given Viagra in Dutch study

The condition sharply limits a fetus' growth, and the hope was that the drug's blood-dilating effects would promote better blood flow through the placenta, boos...


Xi denounces vaccine safety scandal as vile and shocking

Li's remarks were aimed at assuaging Chinese parents who complain about worrying over fake food , milk and medicine in a society that seems to lack a "moral bo...


US Salmonella Outbreak: 40 People Hospitalized in 26 States

The case count by state is: Alaska (1), California (6), Colorado (3), Florida (4), Georgia (2), Hawaii a (1), Iowa (2), IL (9), IN (3), Kansas (1), Kentucky (1)...


Number of Legionnaires' cases in upper Manhattan up to 22

The outbreak occurred at St. John's Fountain Lake Community, a care facility that includes assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing care and independent li...


Deaths From Liver Cancer Rise In U.S. Adults

Bilirubin, a yellowish waste compound, was building up in his body and changing his skin color. It just means that more and more people are developing the d...


Bayer to phase out Essure birth control device in U.S.

The FDA has received 27,000 reports of injuries related to Essure implants in the past 16 years. Essure consists of two thin-as-spaghetti nickel-titanium coils ...


Half of Kansas identified as at ‘high-risk’ for West Nile virus

Symptoms of West Nile Virus include fever, body aches, skin rash and swollen lymph nodes. Mosquitoes that carry the West Nile virus are more likely to bite duri...


Mosquito sample tests positive for West Nile virus in Glynn County

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said north-central, south-central, and southwest Kansas at at high risk, while northeast, southeast, and north...


CVS apologizes after transgender woman says she was denied a hormone prescription

Hall said she was mortified and distressed, adding that the pharmacist wouldn't hand the prescription note back to her so she could take it to another drugstore...


Trump thanks Novartis, Pfizer for not raising drug prices

Swiss drugmaker Novartis said on Tuesday it would not raise prices on its USA products for the remainder of the year, following a similar move by Pfizer the w...


Transgender Woman Says Pharmacist at Arizona CVS Refused to Fill Hormone Prescription

Her elation quickly turned to anxiety when the pharmacist refused to fill her prescription and humiliated her in front of other customers, she said. But when ...


Eating Close to Bedtime Poses Higher Risk for Breast, Prostate Cancer

For the study , the team pooled data from 19 different studies to investigate breast cancer risk for a group of 758,592 women who were younger than 55 years....


Mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus discovered in St. Louis County

Faisal Khan, director of the department. Although there have been no cases reported to the KDHE in 2018, there have been more than 600 cases of the most severe ...