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Heat Wave To Hit Western Pennsylvania Heading Into The Weekend

The warning signs of impending heat illness include high body temperature as well as hot, red, dry or damp skin and a fast, strong pulse, according to the Ce...


In The Congo City Of Goma, Ebola Case Got Confirmed

The latest Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo has so far killed 1 655 people and 694 have been cured, according to a health ministry bulletin on Saturda...


WHO announces Congo Ebola outbreak a public health emergency of world danger

Among those circumstances, 2,418 examined particular for Ebola virus disease, which causes an in most cases-fatal draw of hemorrhagic fever, in line with the ...


Biden, Harris, Sanders among 20 candidates participating in Detroit debates

Bernie Sanders , the two top progressives in the Democratic primary . Tickets for the Detroit debate are not for sale. That will make for odd optics on N...


WHO declares global health emergency over Ebola outbreak in Congo

Despite a highly effective vaccine and a swift global response after it was declared 11 months ago, the outbreak has proved tenacious in an unstable region be...


Biden healthcare plan draws contrast with White House rivals

Sanders will deliver a speech in Washington on Wednesday confronting critics of his Medicare for All plan as the fight over how to best provide health ca...


Increased screen time 'linked to growth in teenage depression'

Boers is a post-doctoral researcher in the department of psychiatry at the university. "Nevertheless, more research is needed, among which research that i...


Ebola Case Confirmed in DRC City Bordering Rwanda

But Congo's health minister, Dr. Oly Ilunga, insisted the situation was "not a humanitarian crisis". "God help us if Ebola is now in Goma", said Baudouine Rud...


Biden healthcare plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich

Four other White House candidates in the U.S. Senate - Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, Cory Booker of New Jersey, Kamala Harris of California and Elizabeth W...


Ebola spreads to Rwanda border

It added that his trip began on Friday after "the first symptoms appeared on July 9 (Tuesday)". The ministry added that the early detection and timely quarant...


Setbacks for Trump's drive to lower prescription drug costs

The iShares U.S. Healthcare Providers ETF (NYSEArca: IHF ) jumped 3.7% on Thursday, breaking back above its 200-day simple moving average. It was not immedia...


Study finds consumption of sugary drinks linked with cancer risk

Mathilde Touvier, lead author of the study which was published Wednesday in medical journal BMJ , said that the findings added to research showing that reduc...


Biden, Harris join Warren to promise teacher as ed secretary

Summers reported from Hartsville, South Carolina . Biden told Orangeburg voters that President Trump is overtly racist and a divisive president who governs...


New Orleans court hearing on healthcare reform law attracted an overflow crowd

Although a decision by the New Orleans-based 5 U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals could take months, it is expected that, whatever the outcome, the ruling will be ap...


Validity of Obama health care law at issue in appeal hearing

If they uphold the lower court decision, millions of Americans, many of them sickly or lower income individuals, would be in danger of losing their health care ...


Salmonella outbreak linked to pig ear dog treats, the CDC warns

The report analyzes the key strategies, opportunities, challenges, risks, threats, forecasts, market growth, and key suppliers of the Erectile Dysfunction Devic...


Parasites In The Pool? CDC Says Cases Are On The Rise

The crypto parasite can cause cryptosporidiosis , which can cause "profuse, watery diarrhea" that can last up to three weeks , according to the CDC . The CDC...


CDC warns risky 'crypto' parasite is on the rise

The effects can be worse for pregnant women, children, or those with compromised immune systems. Most cases were reported in the months of July and August, an...


West Nile Virus Confirmed in Hunterdon Man

Supervisor Erin Courtney said the process helps control mosquito larvae and reduces the incidence of West Nile virus. "It is important that residents take steps...


Woman dies after cutting leg on Florida beach; family blames flesh-eating bacteria

Lynn Fleming of Ellenton, Florida, was with her son and his wife two weeks ago at Coquina Beach, which is near Tampa and along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. ...


FDA warns of cybersecurity risk to certain Medtronic insulin pumps

Food and Drug Administration said. "Patients with diabetes using these models should switch their insulin pump to models that are better equipped to protect ...


Kamala Harris backs single-payer health care, then backtracks

Sen. In January, Harris participated in a televised town hall for CNN . "I am a proponent of Medicare for All ", Harris said in the television interview...


Health Officials: Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Papayas

Salmonella linked to papayas imported from Mexico have infected dozens of people in at least eight states in the last six months, according to the Center...


Trump executive order seeks disclosure of hospital prices

If you're paying a $30 copay no matter how much it costs, then it doesn't really matter. President Donald Trump signs the Improving Price and Quality Transp...


HIV Testing Day on Thursday

This year's annual observance is going with the theme "Doing It My Way". In the area which NITHA oversees, Ndubuka said the biggest challenge in combating the...


Consumption of Common Drugs Leads to The Risk of Dementia Study

An editorial accompanying the study noted that despite the proven mechanistic link between anticholinergic drugs and dementia diagnosis, further research ...


Kenyans react to suspected case of Ebola in Kericho

Over the weekend, the ministry of health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) recorded 28 new cases of Ebola, and will likely confirm another 20 new ...


Warning issued by FDA after patient dies following fecal transplant

Unlock this article by subscribing to STAT Plus and enjoy your first 30 days free! The donor's stool hadn't been tested for this type of bacteria prior to t...


Deadly Ebola outbreak 'not global threat'

A World Health Organization (WHO) emergency committee convened in the wake of imported Ebola cases in Uganda said today that the situation still doesn't war...


Light exposure during sleep linked to weight gain in women

Published Monday in the JAMA Internal Medicine , the National Institutes of Health report isn't concrete proof but builds on other evidence that artificial l...


One case of Ebola confirmed in Uganda

The boy is said to have travelled across the border with his family from DR Congo on Sunday. There, a dozen family members appeared to have symptoms and were tr...


Security Experts Weigh in on Quest Diagnostics Vendor Breach

Medical testing firm and clinical laboratory Quest Diagnostics has revealed that a data breach has led to the records of almost 12 million of its customers be...


MOH puts in place public health measures following USA couple death

Lockheed Martin spokesman Kenneth Ross confirmed with the Fort Worth Star Telegram their bodies have not been transferred to the United States yet and the com...


Quest Diagnostics: Millions of Files May Be Stolen

Quest said patients impacted by the data breach will be notified. Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an...


Quest Diagnostics data breach impacts almost 12 million

Quest Diagnostics is one of the biggest blood testing providers in the U.S. If you're a potential victim of the data breach, Kane In Your Corner advises che...