by | December 29, 2018 | 06:21

The state's southern counties and part of the northeastern area of the state were the only areas with no significant flu activity reported. Flu activity generally peaks between December and February. Physicians in Colorado have been busy seeing patients suffering from coughs, sore throats and the flu. Some people are at higher risk for complications from the flu, including children younger than 5 years old, particularly those under 2.

by | December 29, 2018 | 05:01

It has there for sent out medical warning to more than 3000 patients that were treated at its ambulatory services in New Jersey's Saddle Brook region during period of Jan and September this year that they could have been exposed to pathogens that are present in blood.

by | December 28, 2018 | 19:17

The boy was pronounced dead minutes before midnight. On Christmas Day, CBP announced the death. A US congressman later identified the boy as Felipe Gómez Alonzo. Customs and Border Protection revealed that the boy died at a medical center in New Mexico. 10pm: Felipe is nauseous again. The boy was pronounced dead at 11:48 p.m.

by | December 28, 2018 | 13:36

Health officials did not disclose whether the child received a flu shot. "With an increase in flu cases in every corner of this state, I want to remind New Yorkers who have not been vaccinated against the flu that it is not too late to take this critical action", Governor Cuomo said.

by | December 27, 2018 | 15:12

The stability of his condition is unknown, although it has been reported that he has managed to survive the trauma. The donor, whose blood was given to the woman was not aware of his HIV-positive status when he gave blood. "The lab technician labelled the blood as HIV Negative and stored it". The health department has formed a high-level committee to investigate the matter.

by | December 25, 2018 | 12:58

In 2019, Drew Barrymore is set to serve as a judge on an all-new reality competition series, "The World's Best", alongside RuPaul and Faith Hill. "But we cry and then pick ourselves up and put one foot in front of the other", she said. 'But that doesn't mean that every second wasn't worth it. 'What I propose some days are great and lovely, ' she wrote in the caption. Even at the time, in their official split announcement, the actress mentioned how a divorce might seem like a failure, but ...

by | December 23, 2018 | 13:24

The good news is that the strains of flu circulating at this time seem to be a good match with the vaccines available. The first flu-related pediatric death of the 2018-2019 season has been confirmed in MI, according to the state Department of Health and Human Services.

by | December 22, 2018 | 23:14

And for the third year in a row, the government drastically reduced the marketing budget for Obamacare plans, leaving advocates with fewer resources and less access to people who may need help signing up. If the courts eventually strike the law down, it will affect almost every American in some way, a recent analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation shows.

by | December 22, 2018 | 03:04

Sun Life Financial INC lifted its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 803.5% in the 2nd quarter. (NASDAQ: WBA ) is expected on January, 3., as reported by RTT. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc operates as a pharmacy-led health and wellbeing company. It operates through three divisions: Retail Pharmacy USA, Retail Pharmacy International, and Pharmaceutical Wholesale.12.8 is the P/E ratio.

by | December 21, 2018 | 23:10

Researchers found that opioids, commonly prescribed to treat headaches and back pains, do not work well for those with chronic pain. Jason Busse, lead author of the study and researcher at McMaster University. And the longer, the opioids were taken, the more the benefits decreased. Canada is affected by the current opioid crisis as more and more people are hospitalized due to overdoses of opioids or adverse effects of their consumption.

by | December 21, 2018 | 20:42

Speaking at the event, Dr Shravan Subramanyam, managing director - Roche Diagnostics India said , "Roche Diagnostics with its molecular HPV DNA testing has been globally partnering with government and private health institutions to enable prevention and early diagnosis of cervical cancer ".

by | December 21, 2018 | 10:58

Spokespeople for both GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer on Wednesday said they couldn't comment yet or had no information on changes consumers might see in the combined product lineup, whether product prices might be changed and whether the new business would be developing additional consumer items.

by | December 21, 2018 | 04:58

They have been pitched to adult smokers as a less-harmful alternative to cigarettes, though there's been little research on the long-term health effects or on whether they help people quit. Even if e-cigarettes are healthier than regular cigarettes, one cartridge still contains about as much nicotine as a pack of 20 regular cigarettes, making it particularly unsafe for the bodies of developing youth.

by | December 21, 2018 | 00:57

California also argued that the individual mandate could be severed from the rest of the health care law. The Republicans tried and failed to destroy the Affordable Care Act and protections for pre-existing conditions. The court ruling came on the eve of the deadline for people to sign up for ACA coverage for 2019. Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) appeared on CNN's "State of the Union" with Jake Tapper on Sunday.

by | December 20, 2018 | 16:58

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) on Monday launched a national ad campaign defending itself following a news report that said the company knew for decades its talc baby powder contained traces of asbestos. "Wells Fargo, which said it still believes J&J's stock will outperform despite the allegation , said the selling based purely on the outcomes of any talc litigation is likely overstated", CNBC reported.

by | December 20, 2018 | 06:00

But he was soon picked up a severe fungal infection that developed in his shoes from his sweaty feet and spread into his lungs when he breathed in the spores. Medics reportedly confirmed it was caused by his frequent sniffing of his own socks. As he was changing into more comfortable clothing, he would take off his smelly socks and inhale the odour.

by | December 19, 2018 | 17:24

Researchers found a dramatic increase among high schoolers, with 75 percent more this year than last year saying, yes, they have used e-cigarettes. Almost 21 percent of high school seniors say they vaped a nicotine product within the past 30 days, up from 11 percent a year ago - the largest one-year increase of any substance use in the survey's 43-year history.

by | December 19, 2018 | 15:28

Now, add Christmas Eve to that list. As Christmas Eve is a time to cheer, people consume excessive food, alcohol, and also travel long distances, which may up the risk of heart attack. Reasons: The researchers didn't have a specific reason for the increased heart attacks. More heart attacks will happen on Christmas Eve than any other day of the year.

by | December 19, 2018 | 13:40

According to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital , this type of tumor is typically aggressive, and the survival rate of those diagnosed is low. Experts warn the rare disease brings 'devastating consequences for sufferers, including decreased ability to see, swallow, talk and breathe.

by | December 19, 2018 | 13:20

In a separate statement, Pfizer said the joint venture "will be a category leader in pain relief, respiratory, vitamin and mineral supplements, digestive health, skin health and therapeutic oral health and will be the largest global consumer healthcare business".