Medical

by | February 28, 2019 | 12:30

Healthcare reform has become a political flashpoint in #onpoli, ever since the opposition NDP obtained and leaked a draft version of the bill, arguing that it indicated secret plans to privatize healthcare. In Muskoka, health providers overseen by the North Simcoe Muskoka LHIN included two hospital sites, four long-term care homes, five organizations provincial mental health and addictions services, and 16 agencies providing home and community care.

by | February 26, 2019 | 22:41

Ms Andrea Faville, a spokesman for YouTube, said in a written statement that the company works to ensure that it is "not used to encourage unsafe behaviour and we have strict policies that prohibit videos which promote self-harm". Free N. Hess, who reported it on her blog, Pedimom and to The Washington Post , which published a story on its website February 24. "I was shocked", Dr Hess said, noting that since then, the scene has been spliced into many more videos from the popular Nintendo ...

by | February 24, 2019 | 10:01

Planned Parenthood receives about $60 million in Title X funds from the federal government every year, but Trump's new administrative rule would prohibit the group from receiving tax dollars unless it stops providing abortive services. Friday's announcement was the latest move by President Donald Trump to restrict women's reproductive rights. Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, called it "a major step toward the ultimate goal of ending taxpayers' forced partnership ...

by | February 23, 2019 | 23:57

A 14-year-old girl is the first child to die from influenza this season in San Diego. In Cleveland, 11 adults have died this season, and almost 250 people have been hospitalized for flu-associated illnesses, officials said . At this time last flu season, 268 people had died due to complications. So far, this flu season has not been as bad as 2017-2018 when flu-related deaths reached almost 80,000 people around the country.

by | February 22, 2019 | 21:42

CWD is in the same family as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, which the CDC describes as "a rapidly progressive, invariably fatal neurodegenerative disorder". It advises people not to shoot, handle or eat meat from deer that look sick, act strangely or are found dead. It's not yet a direct threat to human infection, but scientists warn against any human contact as the disease continues to change.

by | February 22, 2019 | 01:13

According to HuffPost , Karmazin said he didn't feel FDA approval of his own study of the merits of young plasma therapy was necessary - and the results of the study have never been released. In one example, HuffPost conducted its own investigation into Ambrosia, a startup company offering young plasma services it claims can ease a wide range of ailments.

by | February 22, 2019 | 00:56

There have been nine confirmed cases in Metro Vancouver that began after an unvaccinated Canadian child contracted the virus on a family trip to Vietnam. Some people can not be vaccinated, including infants under six months of age, people with certain underlying health conditions and those undergoing chemotherapy - meaning they must rely on high levels of immunity within their communities to prevent infection with the virus.

by | February 20, 2019 | 18:30

The deadly Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) - dubbed "Zombie Deer Disease" - has been killing off deer, elk and moose in droves across 24 U.S. states and two Canadian provinces. The symptoms in animals affected with CWD make take over a year to be apparent. As more than 20 states report cases of a brain-wasting animal disease informally called "zombie" deer disease, officials worry that humans could be affected.

by | February 19, 2019 | 00:56

In order to save her life, a defibrillator was pulled off a wall at the theater which triggered a fire alarm. According to Khalil and the San Francisco Police Department, the actual emergency at hand was a heart attack. The musical is being put on in San Francisco through September 8. Many patrons criticized the lack of protocol and assistance during the incident.

by | February 18, 2019 | 23:53

Vancouver Coastal Health says it's facing an "outbreak" of measles with nine cases in the city this month. All of the people with the confirmed cases are under 18. Nograles said RA 10152 does not have the same power as Presidential Decree 996 which states that those who do not have their children vaccinated could be punished with a 200-peso fine or one month imprisonment.

by | February 18, 2019 | 20:07

Talking about the study's findings, lead author Justin Yang at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health said, "Our findings provide evidence that push-up capacity could be an easy, no-cost method to help assess cardiovascular disease risk in nearly any setting".

by | February 18, 2019 | 12:26

This dilemma was brought to the attention of Representative Adam Schiff , who sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday and asked him to address the fake information issue. However, the company noted that it has been working to improve its recommendation system and make sure that credible news sources and contextual information float to the top of search results.

by | February 18, 2019 | 09:27

Certain groups fared even worse: Among obese women and black women with no history of heart disease or diabetes , a diet drink habit pushed clot-driven stroke risk up by roughly twofold and fourfold, respectively, the researchers reported.

by | February 18, 2019 | 08:32

This flu season, 37 people in Pennsylvania have died, including one child. "End-of-season vaccine effectiveness estimates could change as additional patient data become available or if a change in circulating viruses occurs later in the season", the report on vaccine effectiveness says.

by | February 15, 2019 | 06:13

Congress , Pelosi said , has the power of the federal purse, as cited in Article 1 of the U.S. Constitution. Attorney General Xavier Becerra of California wrote Thursday on Twitter that any border crisis is of the president's own making and "we will do what we must to hold him accountable".

by | February 14, 2019 | 19:40

Back in 2015, the state garnered the dubious distinction of having the first measles death in the United States in 12 years. There were 55 deaths last January alone at San Lazaro Hospital, Manila , a lot of them children aged three months to four years.

by | February 14, 2019 | 18:13

The "findings make sense, given what we know to date about the deleterious effects of food additives on brain function and health, but the effects observed are very small", wrote Molly Bray, chairwoman of the Department of Nutritional Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, in an email.

by | February 14, 2019 | 11:54

According to the Vermont Department of Health, "When tobacco products and e-cigarettes are sold in flavors kids love, like cotton candy, bubble gum and peanut butter cup, they attract youth and seem less unsafe. The JUUL is shaped like a USB flash drive and is easy to hide, the CDC noted. He said that many also got a chance to express how smoking affected their peers, families and communities, and detailed research they have conducted.

by | February 13, 2019 | 20:29

In a new prospective trial in younger women (FH02) - led by Professor Gareth Evans at The University of Manchester - 2,899 women aged 35-39 at moderate or high risk of breast cancer due to their family history were offered annual screening across 34 United Kingdom centres between 2006 and 2015.

by | February 13, 2019 | 14:53

Independent lawmakers and the opposition Labor party voted together to pass the bill by 75 votes to 74, dealing a blow to the ruling conservative coalition, which is trailing heavily in polls ahead of an election due in May. He also said police, the military and Australian Border Force have been working on " contingency plans " in the event laws related to asylum seekers in offshore detention are changed.