by | August 16, 2018 | 23:47

Oscar Health has received a $375 million investment from Google's parent company, Alphabet, and the payer is looking to expand into Medicare Advantage in 2020. The company recently announced that it has filed to offer its consumer-focused, technology-driven health insurance in nine states and 14 markets in 2019, almost doubling its current footprint.

by | August 16, 2018 | 23:43

One arrest has been made in connection with the overdoses. "After 8:00 we ended up with 12 victims in a 40-minute period". On Thursday morning, New Haven Director of Emergency Management Rick Fontana told WTNH-TV that a K2 sample it tested was negative for the presence of fentanyl.

by | August 16, 2018 | 21:39

The hospital, which has been a powerhouse atop the rankings since their inception, was the only Maryland hospital to make the list. University of Washington Medical Center also received top-20 national rankings in three specialties. For the second straight year, Concord was one of only 29 hospitals nationwide (less than 1%) to receive a high performing rating in all nine procedures and conditions evaluated.

by | August 16, 2018 | 21:03

Indeed, the app came under controversy after 37 out of 668 women in Sweden reported unplanned pregnancies while using the device , ABC News reported . It is a mobile-based app that is used in combination with a conventional basal thermometer to identify ovulation and, hence, the fertile window. On its website, Natural Cycles says that typical use contraceptive failure could be due to reasons such as the app mistakenly saying a fertile day was a non-fertile day or a user having unprotected ...

by | August 16, 2018 | 18:41

The DEA is teaming up with New Haven police into investigating the overdoses. A total of 71 people were rushed to various hospitals suffering from apparent overdoses. Alston said it's unclear what was the cause of the overdoses, but officials suspect it may have been synthetic cannabinoids , known as K2, that were likely laced with other substances.

by | August 16, 2018 | 13:15

It was found that the vapour led to inflammation and damaged activity of alveolar macrophages - cells that aid in removing dust particles, allergens and bacteria. The review concluded there was "overwhelming evidence" they were far safer than smoking and "of negligible risk to bystanders" and advised they should be available on prescription because of how successful they had been in helping people give up smoking.

by | August 16, 2018 | 11:34

Some people fell unconscious and others vomited. Alston said the department heard reports of people smoking, possibly K2, also known as synthetic marijuana. "It brought out Yale New Haven Hospital , New Haven Police Department, Fire Department, [American Medical Response]. Emergency responders rushed to one victim as officials were giving a news conference nearby late Wednesday morning".

by | August 16, 2018 | 05:24

However, 2014 saw a record number of measles cases in the United States; 667 cases in 27 states were reported to the CDC . It was the greatest number of measles cases the country had seen since the disease was eliminated in 2000. It spread mostly through infants too young to be vaccinated at a day care in Johnson County. It was 86 in 2016 and 188 cases were reported in 2015. The outbreak likely started from a traveler who became infected overseas with measles, then visited the amusement park ...

by | August 15, 2018 | 21:39

OH in particular notes that 2018 has been the most active year for West Nile infections thus far, sparking concern that not enough is being done to prevent the virus from taking over the United States. West Nile is especially risky to people over 60 years old, as serious complications can develop. So far this year, cases have been reported in Adams (2), Calhoun, Copiah, Forrest (2), Hinds (8), Itawamba, Jones, Madison, Marion, Oktibbeha, Pearl River, and Washington counties.

by | August 15, 2018 | 20:46

It was No. 20 in last year's rankings . The hospital's president and CEO, Dr. Wael Barsoum, said the distinction "speaks to the quality of care and universal commitment of all our caregivers to put patients first". Banner University Medical Center Tucson was the only other facility in Arizona to be nationally ranked , earning recognition in three specialties.

by | August 15, 2018 | 14:36

He said he spoke to Raymond to determine how extreme his views were. "You hear a garbage truck come, and it goes 'bang, bang, bang, ' and they're out the door", he said. In 2015, Burns told a Summerside, P.E.I., newspaper that she saw policing as a demanding career. She looked out and saw a police auto pull in, driven by a man she believes was Costello.

by | August 13, 2018 | 13:05

For 17 days, a southern resident killer whale (SRKW) named J35, but better known as Tahlequah, carried her deceased baby for more than 1,000 miles. "We've had a number of dead babies that get carried for part of a day, but nothing like this", said Ken Balcomb, a founder and scientist at the centre.

by | August 12, 2018 | 19:25

But the blue light by itself had no effect on the cells, neither did retinal that hadn't been exposed to blue light. As more research is needed, those involved in the study say to avoid looking at screens at night - and that scientists should look into developing an eye drop that could perhaps ward off some of the damage caused by the ubiquity of screens with blue light, WTOL reported.

by | August 12, 2018 | 11:40

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said its effort will involve shooting antibiotics in the orca to aid with recovery and using a local tribe to feed them fish that has medicine, a rare practice that has not been tried in the wild before.

by | August 12, 2018 | 01:56

The men provided information on their underwear choice and a sperm sample and blood work for analysis. In addition, more sperm were correctly shaped. 'There are also a number of confounding factors in the study because the group wearing boxer shorts were more likely to be younger, slimmer men but they also subjected their testes to higher temperatures by enjoying hot baths or Jacuzzis and wearing skinny jeans on top of their loose underwear.

by | August 11, 2018 | 05:38

Additionally, on August 6, the Mississippi State Department of Health confirmed six additional cases of West Nile virus , bringing the state's 2018 total to 13 so far. "These mosquitoes are most abundant in urban and suburban areas with dense human populations". This year, West Nile has not yet been found in a Wisconsin resident.

by | August 09, 2018 | 14:29

However, Priyanka revealed she doesn't need to "defend or explain" anything when it comes to her family, relationships, equations with people and decisions. Alongside a picture of a billboard promoting the last season, Priyanka wrote on Instagram: "As the series ends, I am saying goodbye to Alex Parrish ".

by | August 09, 2018 | 13:23

Although it is helpful to keep these findings in mind, no one should wait to be treated in an emergency situation - especially with heart attacks where early treatment matters. Women patients only fare worse than men when their doctor is male. Are women more observant? These findings raise an unavoidable question: Are women better doctors? Are they calmer under pressure? The records not only detailed the patients' ultimate fates , but also provided the names of their attending ...

by | August 08, 2018 | 19:05

West Nile virus activity is moving east. In the third week of July, 28 mosquito samples tested positive for West Nile - 12 more cases than the average 16 typically reported at that time for the past 12 years, according to the governor's office.

by | August 08, 2018 | 18:57

But Defense Department leadership stopped short of instructing troops to leave their wearable devices at home. Last Friday, an order went into effect, banning the use of location services on both personal and government issued devices used by service members of the USA military.