Medical

by | April 05, 2019 | 00:29

Translation: they have no health care plan. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for an earlier vote, downplaying the Senate majority leader's reported role in scuttling what some in the GOP saw as an ill-timed health care push that was unlikely to deliver a win for their party.

by | April 03, 2019 | 21:41

Attorney General William Barr on Sunday submitted a four-page summary of the special counsel's report to Congress, in which he indicated that the special counsel had not found evidence of criminal collusion or conspiracy between Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation during the 2016 election cycle.

by | April 02, 2019 | 10:10

The uncertainty hasn't stopped Trump from tying himself and his party to the issue. Attorneys from the Justice Department last week filed a letter with the U.S. It was that concern - and qualms about the legal justification for the move - that drew objections from Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, Attorney General William Barr and White House counsel Pat Cipollone as the White House debated its position on the Texas lawsuit, which was brought by a coalition of Republican-led ...

by | March 30, 2019 | 20:41

The recipient will keep both of their own kidneys, which is standard procedure. Dr. Christine Durand, an infectious disease and cancer specialist at Johns Hopkins, said the transplant procedure advances medicine while helping defeat the stigma associated with HIV .

by | March 30, 2019 | 18:36

A separate Trump administration rule expanding the duration of another type of health plan that bypasses the law's requirements, short-term insurance plans, also faces a lawsuit pending in the U.S. "The Democrats have an offer - Medicare for All - which takes away all private insurance for individuals", said House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy, though not all Democratic candidates support eliminating private insurance.

by | March 30, 2019 | 10:38

At a major oil event in Houston this month, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a rare appearance and laid out a vision of working with energy firms to isolate Iran and Venezuela . Maduro retains control of state functions and the country's military. He said Maduro is trying to rally support from his diminishing allies in the Venezuelan military by boasting about his worldwide support from Russian Federation.

by | March 30, 2019 | 07:28

Stores selling CBD products have begun cropping up around the United States, and CBD is becoming big business. The products sold at Walgreens will not contain THC, the company said. The FDA has not approved CBD for use in food or drink or as a dietary supplement, which means it's now illegal to add CBD into food products or drinks or sell as dietary supplements.

by | March 30, 2019 | 06:39

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) approved Kentucky's work requirement plan in January 2018, but the plan has yet to go into effect. "Coverage matters, plain and simple", said National Health Law Program legal director Jane Perkins. "We will continue to defend our efforts to give states greater flexibility to help low-income Americans rise out of poverty", she said.

by | March 29, 2019 | 22:14

Dense breast tissue is one of the factors that can increase a woman's chances of developing cancer. She helped get the first state breast density notification legislation passed in CT in 2009, and more than 30 states now have such laws on the books.

by | March 29, 2019 | 21:26

For men, drinking a bottle of wine a week increases the risk of cancer equivalent to smoking five cigarettes, the researchers said . The study addresses cancer risk in isolation, using previously published resources* to estimate the approximate absolute lifetime risk of cancer in non-smokers.

by | March 29, 2019 | 16:26

The drones are still in their test phase and are part of a pilot program that was launched by the Federal Aviation Administration back in August. Under the program, a medical professional will load a drone container with a medical sample or specimen, such as a blood sample , at one of WakeMed's facilities.

by | March 28, 2019 | 22:24

The ban is meant to encourage people to step forward for vaccination rather than for officials to have to seek people out to be vaccinated, and parents of minors can be held accountable by the declaration. Other complications can include swelling of the brain, which can lead to deafness or disabilities. Taken together, the two are meant to stymie the spread of the measles virus by limiting potential exposure to those most at risk: the unvaccinated.

by | March 28, 2019 | 06:26

In the past, a male equivalent of "the pill" has been hard to manufacture due to the challenge of suppressing testosterone to low enough levels to avoid active sperm without the side effects of low hormone levels. Crucially, they reported relatively few side-effects - even most of the men's libidos remained unchanged - and the contraceptive effects were reversible after stopping treatment.

by | March 28, 2019 | 04:37

Public spaces are defined broadly in the directive as any places: [W] here more than 10 persons are meant to congregate for purposes such as civic, governmental, social, or religious functions, or for recreation or shopping, or for food or drink consumption, or awaiting transportation, or for daycare or educational purposes, or for medical treatment.

by | March 27, 2019 | 11:09

The trial was expected to be the first state trial in lawsuits accusing the companies of fueling the country's opioid epidemic . The families of Dr. Reports in recent weeks have said Purdue Pharma is considering filing for bankruptcy. He said one of the goals of the state's legal action was to ensure "a dramatic abatement of the sale of pharmaceutical opioids".

by | March 27, 2019 | 09:27

While an outbreak is defined as at least three cases of measles, at least one case has been reported in Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York , Oregon, Texas and Washington, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

by | March 25, 2019 | 19:27

In recent weeks there has been a flare-up of Ebola in rural areas resulting in a recent surge of average daily cases to eight per day. Five Ebola centres have been attacked since last month, sometimes by armed assailants. As the Ebola epidemic in DRC reaches the tragic milestone of over 1,000 cases, the global organization Mercy Corps warns that without drastic action, there is no end in sight for this crisis.

by | March 24, 2019 | 13:13

Participants were asked about their tea preferences and habits; those who drank 700 mL of tea a day (about three cups) and liked it very hot-140° F or more-had about a 90 percent increase in esophageal cancer risk. Another possibility is that the hot drinks might burn off the lining of the esophagus, which results in the body regenerating those cells and increases the chances that they grow with mutations - a cancer risk.

by | March 24, 2019 | 05:09

District Court of the Southern District of NY, has alleged that Peloton's exercise bike streams have used more than 1,000 songs and musical works without permission. Peloton told CNBC that it has "great respect for songwriters and artists". "There is this inexplicable situation where Peloton seems to have licensed properly some music, but not all music", Israelite told Billboard .

by | March 23, 2019 | 19:28

The Health Division will host a special measles vaccination clinic open to the public - Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m.to 2 p.m.at the South Oakland Health Center, 27725 Greenfield Rd., Southfield. Lowe's Home Improvement: 434 W. East 12 Mile Rd., Madison Heights, 3:00-7:00 p.m. Home Depot: 660 W. 12 Mile Rd., Madison Heights, 4:30 - 7:00 p.m.