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4 Your Health: A call for blood donors, work health programs and a new sleep study from the U of A

Only three percent of Americans donate blood. NBC News A new study from the University Of Arizona reveals adults with sleep apnea are more likely to have a rocky work history. researchers an...

4 Your Health: A call for blood donors, work health programs and a new sleep study from the U of A

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4 Your Health: How you sleep impacts your health Poor sleep can raise a person’s blood pressure.NBC News How you sleep can directly affect your health. A study from the University of Arizona fo...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Work stress and lack of sleep can make high blood pressure even deadlier People with high blood pressure who suffer from a combination of work stress and impaired sleep are three times as likely as those with no work stress...
02:48, 05/02/2019

Why sleep is essential for health Sleep is important for energy, avoiding weight gain, lowering the risk of heart disease, and reducing stress. Learn more about the importance of getti...
15:24, 05/31/2019

Regular sleep schedule likely benefits metabolic health Studies have linked sleep insufficiency to metabolic conditions. Now, new research reveals that varying time and length of sleep could also be a facto...
11:12, 06/05/2019

4 Your Health: People not managing blood pressure Many people with high blood pressure do not manage it well.NBCNews.com Many people with high blood pressure don’t have it under control. Researc...
13:24, 05/17/2019

Health Canada warn victims of spring flooding about possible dangers to health when they return home Federal biologist Francis Lavoie says it's important to dry wet walls and belongings within 48 hours, but that's not often possible in the case of flo...
09:36, 05/02/2019

Health policy analyst: Democrats' so-called 'moderate' plan would 'effectively end' private health care Chris Jacobs, the founder and CEO of Juniper Research Group, said Tuesday that "Medicare for America," the latest liberal proposal being pitched as a ...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according t...
05:53, 04/28/2019

A four-day work week could improve our health and cut carbon emissions Campaigners want us to reduce our working hours to boost mental health, increase productivity and lower carbon emissions, but is it really that simple...
05:49, 04/28/2019

Canadians split on covering mental health services through provincial health plans, Ipsos poll finds Canadian families often face situations where mental health services are either not funded by provincial health plans or are only available after a le...
05:12, 05/15/2019

That Study About the Health Benefits of Nature Comes With an Important Caveat On Thursday, a new study in Scientific Reports found just two hours a week spent in nature can help improve a person’s health and well-being. The wide...
16:12, 06/14/2019

Fear Spurs Support for Health Law as Republicans Work to Repeal It Thousands of people are speaking out in support of the Affordable Care Act by sharing testimonials with Congress and holding rallies across the countr...
07:48, 04/28/2019

Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recommen...
11:12, 06/14/2019

Soda Taxes Are a ‘No-Brainer’ for Public Health, Says the Author of a New Study on Them A new JAMA study suggests taxing sugary drinks really can make people buy fewer of them, potentially translating to better public health. Taxes on sod...
12:48, 05/14/2019

Two-hour ‘dose’ of nature significantly boosts health – study Researchers say simply sitting and enjoying the peace has mental and physical benefitsA two-hour “dose” of nature a week significantly boosts health a...
11:36, 06/13/2019

Health Law Repeal Could Cost 18 Million Their Insurance, Study Finds The Congressional Budget Office said 18 million people would lose their insurance in the first year, with that number and costs rising over 10 years....
07:48, 04/28/2019

Study: Obamacare patients have more trouble getting mental health care About 12 percent of people who signed up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act's exchange had trouble getting an appointment with a mental hea...
12:12, 05/08/2019

Up to 25 cups of coffee a day safe for heart health, study finds High consumption of coffee no worse for arteries than drinking less than a cup a dayCoffee lovers who drink up to 25 cups a day can rest assured the d...
21:24, 06/02/2019

Your doctor may be playing medical video games at work. That could be good for your health Doctors playing medical video games on their phones from Level Ex could be better prepared for your next surgery.       ...
03:36, 06/12/2019

Sunscreens may enter bloodstream, but health effect unknown, study finds "Just because they are absorbed doesn't mean they are unsafe. That's why we are asking for additional data," the study author said, NBC News...
17:36, 05/06/2019

A Study Exposes the Health Risks of Gene-Editing Human Embryos Last year, a Chinese scientist tried to give two babies a mutation to protect them from HIV. But that mutation also seems to shave years off people's ...
19:12, 06/03/2019

‘Health is a right, not a privilege’ says WHO chief on World Health Day The Director-General of the  World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has marked World Health Day, which falls on Sunday, with a r...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Comcast Working on Health Monitoring Device For the Elderly But Don't Call it an Alexa Comcast is working on a new in-home device that will monitor your health, according to a new report from CNBC. A source familiar with the product conf...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Bike to Work Week: Are e-bikes the answer to health, traffic and environmental issues? E-bike sales are booming while regular bikes aren't doing to hot. Trek says its the company's fastest growing segment.    &#...
04:36, 05/13/2019

Women Who Are Denied Abortions May Face Long-Lasting Health Problems, Study Says When a woman is denied access to an abortion, research has shown that she may face threats to her mental or financial well-being. A new study, publish...
01:36, 06/11/2019

FDA Study Finds that Sunscreen Chemicals Reach Our Bloodstream, but the Health Risks Are Unclear Researchers at the Food and Drug Administration have found that people who regularly use certain sunscreens may be absorbing higher-than-safe levels o...
17:24, 05/06/2019

Major life milestones can negatively impact mental health, study finds Major life milestones such as having a baby or getting married can negatively impact mental health due to unrealistic standards set by social media, a...
12:12, 05/13/2019

Answering a work-related call or text while driving puts lives at risk, study shows There are real consequences for talking a work-related call or answering a text when driving. It's killing roughly 3,500 people a year.  &#...
09:48, 05/11/2019

Substance abuse among veterans increasing as mental health issues go untreated, study finds More U.S. military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don't seek out ...
23:48, 05/29/2019

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claime...
14:48, 06/13/2019

Sorting out recycling programs: Which ones work best? Changing markets and confusion over what can be thrown in recycling bins has forced some communities to rethink or even suspend their recycling progra...
12:36, 05/22/2019

Ashwini Choubey Takes Charge Of Health Ministry; Takes Metro Ride To Work Ashwini Kumar Choubey Tuesday took charge as the Minister of State for Health. He took the metro from his residence to reach Udyog Bhawan station from...
08:12, 06/04/2019

Workplace wellness programs largely ineffective, study says "Our findings show that health behaviors can respond to a workplace wellness program, but they also temper expectations of realizing large returns on ...
05:47, 04/28/2019

States call pornography a public health crisis; porn industry decries 'fear mongering' From Idaho to Pennsylvania, lawmakers in more than a dozen states have adopted resolutions declaring pornography a public health crisis.   ...
19:12, 05/09/2019

Sleep habits linked with blood sugar control in diabetes and prediabetes (Reuters Health) - Too little sleep - or too much - can be tied to problems with blood sugar levels, not just in people with diabetes but also in peop...
18:12, 06/11/2019

Facebook's 'Blood Donation' tool aims to connect donors to banks in need On Wednesday, Facebook launched its 'Blood Donations' feature in select cities across the United States, days before World Blood Donor Day. ...
14:24, 06/13/2019

Bad sleep habits lead teens to high-risk sex: study A lack of sleep is a gateway to wild teenage sex — and the majority of teens just aren’t getting enough, a new study finds. “Insufficient ...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Losing just 16 minutes of sleep a night could hurt job performance, study suggests A study published in the journal Sleep Health found losing as little as 16 minutes of shuteye a night can affect how productive you are on the job. &...
16:24, 05/01/2019

Poor Sleep Quality Linked To Low Levels Of Micronutrients: Preliminary Study Now a new study has also linked sleep to quality of nutrition, indicating that the quality of sleep may be linked to presence or absence of essential ...
06:48, 06/11/2019

Eat walnuts to lower blood pressure, new study suggests The authors of a new study conclude that for people already at risk of cardiovascular disease, adding walnuts to a low-fat diet could lower that risk....
04:00, 05/13/2019

A Wake-Up Call On Smart Beds And Sleep Apps That Collect Your Data Your bed could be watching you. OK, so not with a camera. At least not yet. But if you have any of a variety of “smart beds,” mattress pad...
08:48, 05/29/2019

Study: Blood thinner may reduce chance of later heart failure The risk of thromboembolic episodes declined by 17 percent in patients with coronary artery disease, irregular heart rhythms and worsening heart failu...
05:47, 04/28/2019

Study shows pesticide exposure may raise blood pressure in children Elevated pesticide use to produce flowers during the Mother's Day harvest has been linked to high blood pressure in children living near fields in Ecu...
06:36, 05/23/2019

Abbott device helps in cutting blood sugar in type 2 diabetics - study Insulin-dependent patients with type 2 diabetes saw a significant drop in their blood sugar levels after wearing Abbott Laboratories Inc's continuous ...
13:12, 06/08/2019

Abbott device helps in cutting blood sugar in type 2 diabetics: study Insulin-dependent patients with type 2 diabetes saw a significant drop in their blood sugar levels after wearing Abbott Laboratories Inc's continuous ...
13:12, 06/08/2019

New study finds energy drinks can affect blood pressure and heart rhythm NBC — Energy drinks may be bad for your heart. Researchers studied 34 adults between the ages of 18 and 40-years-old. Those who drank a 32 ounce...
04:00, 05/30/2019

WHO at 70 - working for better health for everyone, everywhere On 7 April, World Health Day, the World Health Organization marks its 70th anniversary. Over the past 7 decades, WHO has spearheaded efforts to rid th...
06:00, 04/28/2019

Wi-Fi is not actually bad for your health, scientists say Electronics have used the 2.4 and 5 GHz spectrum for years. These are not harmful, nor is any property unique to Wi-Fi harmful, according to new scien...
06:24, 04/28/2019

Third of UK adults 'still sleep with childhood teddy', study shows More than a third of adults still sleep with their childhood teddy, with 15 per cent admitting they cannot sleep without it, according to a new survey...
15:48, 05/20/2019

Penis extensions don't work, study finds Procedures carry high risk of complications ‘and should almost never be carried out’Procedures to make penises larger do not work, are “ineffective an...
00:24, 05/10/2019

Oatmeal May Not Be Good For Your Health - Here's Why One of the superfoods, oatmeal is a very famous food among health conscious people and fitness enthusiasts, but there is something about oatmeal that ...
10:48, 05/30/2019

CBD: a marijuana miracle or just another health fad? The cannabis-derived compound is popping up in everything from mineral water to bath bombs. We ask experts and users if it actually worksAaron Horn fi...
00:00, 05/06/2019

What are the health benefits of buckwheat? Buckwheat is a highly nutritious whole grain with a range of potential health benefits. In this article, we look at the benefits, nutritional value, a...
07:24, 04/28/2019

Health benefits of peppermint tea Peppermint tea is a popular herbal tea that is naturally calorie- and caffeine-free. Some research has suggested that the oils in peppermint may have ...
13:48, 05/22/2019

10 ways to improve gut health The gut is home to billions of microorganisms. Many of these are beneficial to overall health. In this article, learn how to promote the growth of ben...
10:24, 05/28/2019

Medicaid work rules likely to penalize chronically ill: study (Reuters Health) - States that require adults on Medicaid to work a set number of hours to get benefits may find many people lose coverage because beh...
17:24, 05/10/2019

Modern farmers work harder than cavemen did: study Most would consider themselves lucky to have been born in the modern age — unthreatened by food scarcity and saber-toothed tigers. But a new ant...
18:24, 05/20/2019

Lysol's Health Troubles Look Contagious Reckitt Benckiser said its consumer health care brands were weak in the first quarter. The trend is one to watch at bigger rivals GlaxoSmithKline and ...
06:48, 05/02/2019

Why smelling good could come with a cost to health Fruity, floral, musky – from candles and cleaning products to lotions, soaps, lipstick and cologne, we live in a scented world. What is lurking in the...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Olives: Nutrition and health benefits Olives are a delicious snack, and they make a great addition to many popular dishes. They are also a key component of the Mediterranean diet. Learn mo...
04:12, 05/30/2019

4 Your Health: Processed foods are killers A new health warning about highly processed foods. Two new studies have found a link between ultra-processed foods and the risk of cardiovascular dise...
01:36, 05/31/2019

4 Your Health: Fitness prevents cancer Fitness has been found to help prevent lung and colorectal cancers. A new study suggests your fitness level may affect your risk of certain cancers. R...
10:48, 05/06/2019

Is the acrylamide in coffee harmful to health? Coffee products that contain roasted beans contain small amounts of the compound acrylamide. There are concerns that acrylamide may be carcinogenic, b...
00:36, 05/29/2019

4 Your Health: What’s driving teens to smoke Mental health of teens connected to smoking. NBC News Mental health issues may lead teens to start smoking. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University ...
11:00, 06/03/2019

How horses became mental health 'therapy' Debbie Matthews was "petrified" of horses growing up. She would turn down the opportunity to attend race days with her father and had no interest in t...
09:12, 04/28/2019

How does exercise support health later in life? A new study reviews the effects of exercising in older life. Greater independence and higher self-worth are only some of the benefits of physical acti...
23:12, 05/25/2019

4 Your Health: The reoccurrence of cancer later in life People who had cancer may get brain cancer later in life. Elderly adults who survive certain cancers face a risk of developing brain cancer later in l...
15:36, 05/03/2019

The health effects of eating maggots A person may accidentally ingest maggots if they eat spoiled food. Although eating maggots is unlikely to cause lasting harm, it can sometimes cause b...
19:48, 05/29/2019

Is gun violence a public health issue? Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., says gun violence should be considered a public health issue, and she is promoting legislation that would require the federa...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Does Turning Off My Smartphone Affect Its Health? As I was picking the letter for this week’s edition of Tech 911, I was reminded of how happy I am that my house has solar panels. This means I can lea...
14:00, 05/24/2019

Is procrastination friend or foe to health and creativity? In this Spotlight feature, we explore the reasons behind procrastination, look at its effects on health, and ask whether procrastination has any benef...
16:24, 05/03/2019

4 Your Health: Disturbing findings about bullying Teenage girls are more vulnerable to bullying than boys. That’s according to a new study from Rutgers University. It shows girls are bullied ...
01:36, 05/14/2019

UA Mobile Health Program expands TUCSON – The University of Arizona is expanding its mobile health program. The Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation, Youth on Their Own and Primaver...
18:24, 05/14/2019

4 Your Health: Be wary of homemade sunscreens Homemade sunscreens may do more harm than good. NBCNews.com With rising temperatures comes a new trend related to sunscreen. Blogs are popping up with...
12:24, 06/05/2019

5 best foods for gut health, according to nutritionist Eve Kalinik For her first column for the Evening Standard, nutritionist and author of Be Good to Your Gut, Eve Kalinik breaks down the best foods to keep you feel...
09:00, 05/17/2019

7 books to read for better mental health From eating whatever the hell you want to loving your imperfections, the founder of The Shelf Help Book Club on her favourite confidence-building book...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Are You Dying? Ask Two Doctors Your Health Questions at 1 PM EST It’s that time again: Our favorite doctors are back to talk you through whatever health problem ails you, no matter how small or bizarre you think it ...
08:24, 05/16/2019

4 Your Health: Diabetes linked to several cancers People with type two diabetes may face an increased risk of certain cancers. Researchers in China tracked over 400,000 adults with type two diabetes f...
18:24, 05/09/2019

Too much sunscreen? Why avoiding the sun could damage your health For years we have been told to slather up or seek shade to avoid skin cancer. But now it is becoming clear that shunning the sun comes with its own he...
05:51, 04/28/2019

4 Your Health: Kids not eating enough seafood Children are missing out on much needed nutrients by not eating seafood. The country’s leading pediatricians say kids need to add more surf to t...
11:48, 05/20/2019

Many women don't have a plan for their health after pregnancy A poll found that although nearly two-thirds of the 873 mothers were as concerned for their own well-being as their baby’s, 26 percent didn’t have a p...
04:48, 05/17/2019

Gender equality must be at the core of 'Health for All' On this International Women's Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a world in which wo...
06:00, 04/28/2019

Working together for the health and welfare of humankind 1. We, the Heads of the International Narcotics Control Board, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the World Health Organization are co...
06:00, 04/28/2019

Can blueberries protect heart health? A recent study that investigated the impact of blueberries on cardiovascular health concludes that we should all be eating 1 cup of blueberries each d...
14:24, 06/01/2019

Are You Dying? Ask a Doctor All Your Health Questions at 1 PM EDT That weird, occasional pain in your back has been bothering you for a while, but it doesn’t seem like quite enough of a problem to schedule a full-on ...
07:48, 06/11/2019

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged populations...
06:00, 04/28/2019

Women's brains work better in warmer offices, study finds Researchers say workplaces may be able to increase productivity by setting thermostat higher Scientists have raised the stakes in the battle of the se...
08:12, 05/23/2019

Politicians admit mental health struggles Presidential candidate Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., recently delivered confessions that are rare for members of Congress:...
21:00, 06/13/2019

4 Your Health: Birth rates lowest in U.S. in 32 years New government data shows there were roughly 3.7 million births in 2018. According to the Centers For Disease Control, that is the lowest total in 32 ...
23:36, 05/15/2019

California OKs health care for some adult immigrants SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Some low-income adults in California living in the country illegally will soon get their health benefits paid for by taxpaye...
01:24, 06/10/2019

The next health push for Apple: apps for asthma? With only a week to go before WWDC 2019, hordes of Apple fans – and pundits – are looking to see what the technology giant will choose t...
10:00, 05/28/2019

NYT: Russia is attacking 5G with health disinformation campaigns An explosive report suggests that Russia is behind a series of media attacks on 5G, stirring health doubts in an effort to delay rollouts by foreign r...
07:48, 05/13/2019

Canadian health care stuck in the ’60s, expert says When medicare was first conceived, the Canadian government decided to limit services outside of hospitals and doctors' offices. Now, experts are sayin...
04:24, 05/13/2019

How religious experiences may benefit mental health New research examines the psychological effects of having deep religious or mystical experiences, whether they are induced by psychedelic drugs or not...
11:36, 04/29/2019

4 Your Health: Time is critical for stroke victims Time is critical when paramedics are trying to save a stroke victim. NBC News NBC News- Every year, nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke. It’...
16:24, 06/07/2019

Here's How Drinking Cinnamon Coffee Could Do Wonders For Your Health Cinnamon is said to be loaded with many health benefits, and adding it to your coffee can do wonders for your overall health in addition to making you...
07:00, 05/15/2019

4 Your Health: Karate helping Parkinson’s patients NBC News- As people living with Parkinson’s disease start having tremors, moving more slowly and losing their balance, it can be frustrating and...
11:00, 06/03/2019

Your Surgeon’s Childhood Hobbies May Affect Your Health Medical schools are noticing a decline in students’ dexterity, possibly from spending time swiping screens rather than developing fine motor skills th...
07:12, 05/30/2019

Hair health: 6 mistakes women make (KPRC) The way you shampoo, brush and heat your hair can all do damage to your gorgeous locks. Hairdresser Lindsey Kern has been working in the busine...
18:24, 05/14/2019

From the archive: health and wellbeing advice from 1975 Margaret Thatcher, Barbara Cartland and Yehudi Menuhin offer top tips on dietsThe Observer Magazine issue of 12 January 1975 had a host of articles re...
05:12, 06/09/2019

New Zealand’s 1st ‘well-being budget’ targets mental health WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s government says it will spend billions of dollars more on mental health services and combatting chi...
20:00, 05/29/2019

4 Your Health: Benefits of quiet time in the NICU Reducing noise in NICU’s good for a baby’s heart rate. Reducing noise in hospital NICU’s could improve the health of infants. A new ...
11:00, 05/14/2019

This Ramadan, Detox Both Your Health and Mind With These Foods A healthy mind resides in a healthy body therefore it is advised to keep our bodies healthy, be it mentally, spiritually, emotionally or physically. R...
12:36, 05/29/2019

How getting more daylight can improve your mental and physical health Spending less time outside and more time in dim artificial light is disrupting our body clocks and undermining our health. The good news? A little day...
11:24, 05/29/2019

Human toe cocktail is more than ‘disgusting’ — it’s a health risk, says doc Talk about toe-tal recoil. To drink this classic Canadian cocktail, you’ll need a strong stomach — and immune system. Since 1973, the Yukon’s Do...
21:48, 06/14/2019

These are the top five trends shaping the future of digital health BIIThe healthcare industry is in a state of disruption. Digital solutions are becoming a necessary part of the new global standard of care for patient...
05:48, 05/01/2019

WWE Legend Ric Flair Hospitalized for Health Complications Ric Flair has been hospitalized after suffering a medical emergency again. The 70-year-old WWE Hall of Famer, one of the most popular wrestlers of al...
21:00, 05/16/2019

4 Your Health: The pros and cons of legalizing marijuana A look at the bad and good about legalizing marijuana. Researchers from the University Of California San Francisco reviewed hospital data from Colorad...
22:00, 05/16/2019

British health minister Hancock will stand to be next PM British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate ...
11:00, 05/25/2019

4 Your Health: Artificial intelligence diagnosing cancer A new computer program has a success rate of over 90 percent detecting cancer. Artificial intelligence may be able to detect lung cancer before radiol...
13:36, 05/21/2019

4 Your Health: More young people having heart failure More young adults are having heart failure. More younger adults are dying from heart failure. That’s according to a new study from Northwestern ...
11:48, 05/07/2019

Dan Patrick gets emotional about health on radio show Sports commentator Dan Patrick got serious on his radio show Thursday. “I’ve been holding a secret,” he said, revealing he’s been dealing with polymya...
04:36, 05/03/2019

‘Medicare for All’ Is Hammering Health Care Stocks. For Now. The popularity of proposals for a government-run, single-payer system among Democratic presidential candidates has hurt health care stocks, despite th...
17:48, 05/23/2019

Health Startup uBiome Suspends Two Lab Tests UBiome plans to suspend performing two lab tests it had been billing to insurers, the latest sign of trouble at the startup. The FBI searched the comp...
03:12, 05/07/2019

'I lie to my health visitor. I lie to myself': the truth about postnatal depression It took months for me to accept a diagnosis for the pain and outrage I felt. Could I find my way through?It is the worst of times and the worst of tim...
06:00, 06/08/2019

Health officials weigh in on getting vaccine boosters TUCSON -The Centers for Disease Control say there are 764 confirmed cases of the measles in 23 states – an increase of 60 cases from last week. ...
20:24, 05/06/2019

4 Your Health: Alarming news about mortality in America Deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide are at all time highs. The number of Americans dying from alcohol, drugs and suicide has reached an all time hi...
13:12, 06/12/2019

Your child's sports could be sabotaging your financial health More parents — often dads — are shelling out big bucks every month so that their children can pursue their athletic dreams. That spending could hurt y...
13:12, 05/06/2019

4 Your Health: Most Americans struggling with medical costs Most Americans struggle to pay their medical bills. Over half of Americans face financial hardship because of medical costs. A new study from the Amer...
14:12, 05/02/2019

Ex-Packers GM Thompson reveals health issues Former Packers GM Ted Thompson is suffering from a nerve disorder that causes weakness and cognitive issues, he said in a statement. Thompson, who pla...
10:24, 05/08/2019

Does living alone increase mental health risk? A recent study concludes that living alone is strongly linked to poorer mental health. According to the analysis, the main driver seems to be lonelin...
14:00, 05/02/2019

4 Your Health: Eating red meat may cost years A new study claims red meat may shorten lives. Adding more red meat to your diet could affect how long you live. That’s according to a new study...
11:48, 06/13/2019

CVS to expand health hubs to 1,500 stores by end of 2021 CVS Health Corp said it would offer expanded health services such as nutrition counseling and blood pressure screenings in 1,500 stores by the end of ...
06:36, 06/04/2019

Add ‘Surprise Billing’ to U.S. Health Care Worries A rare point of potential common ground for U.S. President Donald Trump and members of Congress from both parties has emerged on the topic of medical ...
02:48, 05/17/2019

Here comes the smoke: Health officials tell B.C. to prepare for new ‘5th season’ "We need to prepare — and prepare early — for every wildfire season with the thought that it may be the worse season ever,” says the BC Centre for Dis...
22:48, 05/15/2019

Male mental health: Why we need to talk about the boys With suicide the biggest killer of males under 45, Men's Health spent months inside a south London academy to explore the mental-health crisis grippin...
06:00, 05/02/2019

4 Your Health: Whole body MRI’s good weapon against cancer Whole body MRI’s may allow cancer patients to be treated more quickly. Whole body MRI’s could help reduce the time it takes to determine t...
14:12, 05/10/2019

Lebanon health minister says no concerns over sanctions Lebanon's health minister, who was appointed by the country's Hezbollah group, says he has "overcome" U.S. concerns that his ministry's funds could go...
11:36, 05/18/2019

4 Your Health: Beta blockers helping A-Fib patients Betas blockers may help people with A-Fib. People prone to stress related heart arrhythmias may benefit from taking beta blockers. A new Yale Universi...
11:48, 06/04/2019

Israel's MyHeritage expands DNA testing to health Israel's MyHeritage, a service for family history and DNA testing, said on Monday it was launching a test that provides comprehensive health reports t...
08:48, 05/20/2019

4 Your Health: Taking care of your body before and after birth New research suggests women should worry more about their weight before getting pregnant than what they gain while carrying a child. The Dutch study o...
17:48, 05/08/2019

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons The U.N. says former German President Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general's personal envoy for the disputed Western Sahar...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Is Our Obsession with Health Data Making Us Crazy? When Bri Cawsey started wearing a Fitbit, she thought it was simply a “really cool tool” for charting her runs. Slowly but surely, however...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Rajasthan To Enact "Right To Health" Law Soon: Ashok Gehlot Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot today said his government will soon enact a law on "right to heath" to ensure good health services to everyone i...
20:48, 06/02/2019

4 Your Health: Vanity products dangerous to children Vanity products may put young children at risk. NBC News Many of the products we use to look and smell better may be putting young children at risk. A...
11:00, 06/17/2019

The Health Issue: Learning From the Lazarus Effect Most clinical trials for cancer drugs are failures. But for a handful of patients, a drug proves to be nearly a cure. What can science learn from thes...
08:12, 04/28/2019

Health-care costs for retirees climb to $285,000 The amount is up slightly from $280,000 in 2018. While the annual increase slowed over the last two years — 3.6 percent compared with 12.2 percent fro...
07:24, 04/28/2019

Health insurer Humana profit rises 15.3 pct May 1 - U.S. health insurer Humana Inc reported a 15.3 percent rise in first-quarter profit on Wednesday, on higher sales of its government Medicare h...
04:12, 05/01/2019

Japanese women call for ban on mandatory high heels at work Thousands of people have backed a campaign in Japan calling for the government to ban workplaces from including high heels in their mandatory dress co...
07:12, 06/04/2019

Yankees’ Luis Severino gives progress report on his health TORONTO — Luis Severino couldn’t predict when he will throw off a mound, but he knew it had been almost three weeks since he has felt any discomfort i...
09:00, 06/05/2019

Mental health has ‘worsened’ over the past year despite ThriveNYC The $560 million in taxpayer money spent on First Lady Chirlane McCray’s ThriveNYC program hasn’t adequately addressed the need for mental-health serv...
02:24, 05/09/2019

Personal Health: Parenting Advice From ‘America’s Worst Mom’ A New York City mother embraces her leading role in a campaign to return to the days when children played and navigated through life without constant ...
08:12, 04/28/2019

Our smartphone addiction isn’t just bad for our mental health, it’s a security risk We’ve all had the “smartphone conversation.” The one about our unhealthy obsession and inability to put phones down. This fear is legitimized by resea...
09:00, 04/28/2019

Newly adopted children need specialized health exams (Reuters Health) - Children who are adopted, whether domestically or internationally, have unique healthcare needs that should be assessed as soon as ...
21:24, 05/03/2019

Try This Summer Drink To Cool Down And Enjoy Its Various Health Benefits Summer is a bittersweet experience as everyone struggles with the scorching weather but relishes every sip of the summer coolers that come with this ...
15:48, 06/10/2019

Amy Klobuchar Proposes $100 Billion for Addiction and Mental Health Ms. Klobuchar said she was making addiction, including alcoholism and the opioid crisis, an early focus of her campaign in part because of her experie...
10:48, 05/03/2019

Most health care industry profits go to drug companies Big Pharma eats up a lion’s share of health care industry profits, according to new first-quarter financial reports — and its dominance has implicatio...
14:24, 05/13/2019

Can James Bond survive his encounter with the man from health and safety? Surely 007 will be all the greater if, instead of fighting them, he embraces the ministrations of the HSE inspectorsNews that there has been an explos...
10:12, 06/06/2019

4 Your Health: Overweight teens face heart risk Overweight teens are at risk for rare heart condition later in life. Overweight teens may face a higher risk of a rare but serious heart condition as ...
12:00, 05/29/2019

Unvaccinated Ky. Teen Who Sued Health Department Comes Down With Chickenpox (CINCINNATI ENQUIRER) – The Northern Ky. high school student who went to court over restrictions due to not being vaccinated for chickenpox, has...
12:00, 05/08/2019

Global Health: Gilead Will Donate Truvada to U.S. for H.I.V. Prevention The manufacturer will provide enough of the drug to supply 200,000 patients annually for more than a decade. Critics said it would not be enough to en...
19:24, 05/09/2019

Peter Frampton opens up about his health issues, new album Peter Frampton is trying to record and perform as much as he can before health issues affect his music.        ...
13:24, 05/30/2019

The Latest: California also suing over Trump health rule NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on states suing the Trump administration over a rule allowing medical providers to cite religious beliefs in declining to p...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Do you have a plan to retire by 50? Great, but can you cover your health care? Don’t let health insurance derail your early retirement. Without a job or Medicare, what health care options remain? A handful, it turns out. &...
14:48, 06/04/2019

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and chi...
12:24, 05/21/2019

Medicare's annual health checkup: 5 things you need to know The annual Medicare Trustees Report, at 249 pages, makes for a long read, but here's the lowdown on how Medicare is doing.    ...
05:09, 05/01/2019

Dan Patrick reveals frightening and complicated health battle Dan Patrick believes he’s on the other side. And he’s ready to talk about the daily horrors he’s dealt with for seven years. The hos...
16:12, 05/02/2019

Don’t trust advice from streaming ‘health’ films, experts say Pass the popcorn — and a tinfoil hat. So-called health documentaries promoting sketchy science, snake-oil remedies and dangerous conspiracies are find...
18:24, 06/10/2019

IBM to Pay Nearly $15 Million for Issues Tied to Maryland's Health Exchange In 2014, the state of Maryland cited problems with software from Cúram, an Irish company IBM acquired in 2011, used to determine consumers’ eligibilit...
00:36, 06/17/2019

New Jersey health officials warn of possible measles exposure New Jersey health officials are warning that an airplane passenger infected with measles traveled from Israel to Newark last month and may have expose...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Ex-home health worker ordered to pay $89K to theft victims A former Kansas home health worker who was convicted of stealing jewelry and money from elderly clients has been ordered to pay $89,000 in restitution...
11:48, 05/09/2019

Ric Flair recovering from surgery after surviving health scare Ric Flair will be continuing to style and profile. The 70-year-old wrestling legend is in the recovery room after a successful surgery on Monday, acco...
17:48, 05/20/2019

California eyes health care for immigrants in US illegally SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are considering proposals that would make the state the first in the nation to offer government-funded ...
19:48, 05/20/2019

Muscle-building protein shakes may threaten health A recent study in mice warns that 'overloading' on the amino acids that popular protein shakes contain may lead to health problems and shorten lifespa...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Genetic self-experimenting “biohacker” under investigation by health officials Enlarge / Zayner is best known for injecting himself with CRISPR. (credit: Andrew Matthews / Getty Images) Prominent genetic "biohacker" Josiah Zayn...
23:24, 05/16/2019

Health Department introduces ‘Quickie Labs’ for STI tests Fast-talking, quick-walking New Yorkers will soon also be able to get their STI test results at lightning speed. The Department of Health on Wednesday...
19:36, 06/12/2019

The Health Issue: When Do You Give Up on Treating a Child With Cancer? Andrew Levy’s parents knew that the rare and deadly cancer in his blood could not be beaten, so they began to prepare for the worst. Then something my...
08:12, 04/28/2019

Madison Co. Health Director Bracing For Rising Costs MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– On July 1st, groups could face huge pension cost increases. LEX 18’s Conroy Delouche talked to one Central K...
16:48, 06/05/2019

Smoke, Drink and Eat What You Want, Norway’s Public Health Minister Says The new minister, from a right-wing, anti-immigration party, told an interviewer that people knew what was healthy and she would not be the “moral pol...
07:00, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Health authorities threaten US Steel shutdown The Latest on a fire at U.S. Steel coke plant (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Health authorities are threatening to shut down U.S. Steel's suburban Pitts...
19:12, 06/17/2019

AP Exclusive: UN health agency struggles with travel abuses LONDON (AP) — Internal documents obtained by The Associated Press show the World Health Organization spent nearly $192 million on travel last year, wi...
06:24, 05/20/2019

Garmin now offers female health tracking in its app, and on your wrist too Along with the announcement of the Garmin Forerunner 945 and three other new running watches, the company has introduced menstrual cycle tracking into...
05:12, 05/01/2019

Big Health wants you to cure your insomnia with its app, then delete it — some investors hate that Digital health investors are most attracted to business models with recurring revenue from users who will continue to use the app or service forever. ...
18:36, 06/16/2019

Do you plan to retire by 50? Great, but can you cover your health care? Don’t let health insurance derail your early retirement. Without a job or Medicare, what health care options remain? A handful, it turns out. &...
08:00, 06/05/2019

No New Cases Of Nipah In Kerala, Says Union Health Minister Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today said no new case of Nipah virus infection has been reported in Kerala and informed that the clinical conditi...
07:36, 06/09/2019

World Health Organization now considers ‘burnout’ a condition The process of crashing under the pressure of a heavy workload just got some validation. Work “burnout syndrome” has been recognized for t...
07:00, 05/28/2019

Strategies: ‘Medicare for All’ Is Hammering Health Care Stocks. For Now. The popularity of proposals for a government-run, single-payer system among Democratic presidential candidates has hurt health care stocks, despite th...
06:12, 04/28/2019

Bye-bye, guilt: Carbs, booze, chocolate and sex are health boosters Cancel your crack-of-dawn CrossFit class. Your new healthy lifestyle is all about guilty pleasures: booze, bread and lying in bed. That’s the relievin...
01:24, 06/05/2019

Patients with food allergies may need mental health support (Reuters Health) - Many patients with life-threatening food allergies may feel anxious or overwhelmed at times, but it's rare for mental health profes...
19:12, 05/29/2019

Buffett: 'No guarantee of success' with Haven health venture Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway teamed up with Jeff Bezos' Amazon and Jamie Dimon's J.P. Morgan last year to create a not-for-profit healt...
12:12, 05/06/2019

Promote health, keep the world safe, serve the vulnerable A warm welcome to all meeting participants! I sincerely regret not being able to join you this week to take part in your discussions. However, I know...
06:00, 04/28/2019

Your Fake Email Isn't Keeping Your Health App Data Private Apps that store sensitive health data aren’t rare anymore. Besides the apps from my actual health providers (which have to comply with HIPAA laws), I’...
16:12, 05/17/2019

Personal Health: Virtual Reality as Therapy for Pain It’s more than a distraction, researchers say. It’s more like a brain hack that occupies the brain so fully that it has no room to process pain sensat...
05:48, 04/29/2019

Britain's health service is not for sale, says defacto deputy PM Britain's defacto deputy prime minister, David Lidington, said on Wednesday the country's public health service would not be put "up for sale" in any ...
05:36, 06/05/2019

U.S. health officials report 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 981 in the worst outbreak of the disease since...
20:48, 06/03/2019

Estrogen, vitamin D may protect metabolic health after menopause A study of postmenopausal women in China has found that those at highest risk for metabolic syndrome were those with low levels of estrogen and vitami...
13:24, 06/13/2019

Chasing Growth, a Women’s Health Start-Up Cut Corners Nurx, an online prescribing app, drew attention with its pitch about female empowerment. Former employees said it took a laissez-faire approach to wom...
05:53, 04/28/2019

British Cycling launches new mental health strategy British Cycling, criticized in the past for a 'culture of fear', announced on Wednesday a new mental health strategy that includes screening elite rid...
07:36, 05/15/2019

$9M grant will target mental health in Kentucky schools FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Three Kentucky school districts are sharing a $9 million federal grant aimed at increasing awareness of mental health issues. Th...
03:48, 05/10/2019

Are strangers' mental health 'recovery narratives' helpful? Are other people's stories of strife and recovery helpful for mental health healing processes? The answer is 'mostly yes,' though there are some dange...
10:00, 05/07/2019

Opko Health says over 400,000 customers likely affected by data breach Opko Health Inc on Thursday said it was notified by its former billing collections vendor about unauthorized access to information on nearly 422,600 c...
08:00, 06/06/2019

Carondelet Health Network hosting job fair for nurses TUCSON – The Carondelet Health Network is hiring new nurses. Job fairs are being held at Saint Joseph’s and Saint Mary’s hospitals t...
12:24, 06/05/2019

A Friendly Reminder That a Lot of Instagram Health Advice Is Garbage There’s bullshit health advice everywhere, but you’d hope that when you follow someone on Insta who looks legit—lots of followers, blue checkmark, sol...
06:12, 05/06/2019

Apple augments its health initiative with another significant acquisition In an effort to further boost its growing health initiative, Apple reportedly acquired startup Tueo Health, which has been working on a system to help...
17:24, 05/27/2019

Washington is latest state to sue over Trump health rule Washington is the latest state to sue President Donald Trump's administration in hopes of blocking a new rule that lets health care professionals refu...
18:24, 05/28/2019

Health funding gap means 1,700 in Gaza may face amputations: U.N. A lack of health funding in Gaza means 1,700 people shot by Israeli security forces may have to have amputations in the next two years, Jamie McGoldri...
11:48, 05/08/2019

Research on children’s health risks in doubt over EPA funds WASHINGTON (AP) — Children’s health researchers say uncertainty about funding from the Environmental Protection Agency is jeopardizing or ending...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Forget Health Tracking Apps—Use Google Calendar There are a lot of apps out there to track your period, your mental health ups and downs, and more. But the simplest way to keep track of what’s going...
09:36, 05/10/2019

Health Department: Sharp Decline In Hepatitis A Numbers LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The number of new cases of hepatitis A in Kentucky is dropping drastically, according to the Lexington-Fayette Health D...
13:12, 06/05/2019

Australia’s opposition leader campaigns on health, climate CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition party officially has launched its election campaign, putting health care and climate change at...
05:48, 05/05/2019

France to ban widely used crop fungicide over health concerns France's health and safety regulator has decided to ban a widely used crop fungicide after classifying it as a so-called endocrine disruptor posing ri...
15:00, 05/28/2019

Medicus unlocks health data into meaningful insights Artificial intelligence is gaining traction across various fields, especially health care, and with the use of data, it’s turning it into meani...
09:24, 06/09/2019

Trump Wants to Neutralize Democrats on Health Care. Republicans Say Let It Go. If the president follows through on issuing a plan, it could help shape a presidential race that Democrats would like to focus largely on health care....
23:48, 06/16/2019

Food packaging is full of toxic chemicals – here's how it could affect your health If you care about what you eat, you should care about what it comes inThe internet cheered in December when Trader Joe’s announced it would take meani...
00:24, 05/28/2019

International travelers' lung health impacted in polluted cities (Reuters Health) - When healthy international travelers visit a city with higher levels of particle pollution than at home, their heart and lung funct...
19:12, 06/06/2019

The Health Issue: An Old Idea, Revived: Starve Cancer to Death In the early 20th century, the German biochemist Otto Warburg believed that tumors could be treated by disrupting their source of energy. His idea was...
08:12, 04/28/2019

"Gaming Disorder" Now A Recognized Illness According To World Health Organization The World Health Organization has decided to add gaming disorder to its list of recognized illnesses. The 194 members of the group made the decision t...
11:36, 05/25/2019

Klobuchar’s mental health policy inspires Iowa endorsement DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar’s (KLOH’-buh-sharz) mental health policy has inspired her first Io...
04:24, 06/06/2019

Double the risk of death! The problem with headline health statistics The way in which a statistic is presented can entirely change how alarming it sounds. And too often, both newspapers and scientific journals choose th...
09:48, 04/28/2019

U.S. health agency finalizes conscience and religious freedom rule The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday released a final rule allowing doctors, nurses and other health workers to opt out of pro...
12:12, 05/02/2019

Star of TLC’s ‘World’s Fattest Man’ moving to UK for free health care The subject of the TLC show “The World’s Fattest Man” is fleeing the US for Britain — for an estimated $137,000 in free health...
12:12, 05/27/2019

Video game addiction is officially a mental health disorder Experts are finally recognizing what parents of “Fortnight” fans have long feared. The World Health Organization has officially added vide...
07:36, 05/28/2019

Access to menstrual health and hygiene is a right. Period. | Elizabeth Payne Right now, 800 million girls and women are menstruating: so why is it still ‘secret women’s business’?That time of the month, shark week, Aunt Flow, o...
02:00, 05/28/2019

Health Secretary Matt Hancock tucks into a waffle for breakfast Health Secretary Matt Hancock joked there's "nothing wrong with a bit of waffle in politics" after being caught on camera eating a calorie-laden break...
06:12, 05/20/2019

Industry Body Calls For Tax Exemption On Preventive Health Check-Ups Union Budget: FICCI has demanded that the employers get a separate annual deduction of upto Rs 10,000 per employee, towards expenses incurred for spon...
00:00, 06/17/2019

Why being pregnant while black can seriously damage your health | Miriam Zoila Pérez In the US, women of color face more risks in pregnancy and childbirth than white women, and the reason for the disparity has become clear: racismWhen ...
01:36, 05/02/2019

Night owls' health may benefit from 'simple' routine adjustments Night owls often face various health risks due to the misalignment between their body clocks and regular work schedules. A few easy adjustments could ...
13:36, 06/10/2019

UN health chief warns of ‘very high’ risk of Ebola spread GENEVA (AP) — The head of the U.N. health agency says the risk that the Ebola virus will spread remains “very high.” Tedros Adhanom Ghebre...
06:24, 05/20/2019

Dealing with ammonia is an urgent health problem – yet levels are still rising Government clean air strategy failing to control increasing emissions that add to ‘hidden killer’ of air pollutionRevealed: UK government failing to t...
08:24, 06/13/2019

Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert recovering after sudden health scare CLEVELAND — Billionaire businessman and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert is recovering after suffering symptoms of a stroke and seeking hospital ...
05:12, 05/27/2019

Death toll from violence in Sudan rises to 61: health ministry The official death toll in Sudan from violence that erupted on Monday has risen to 61, the director general of the Health Ministry said on Thursday, u...
04:48, 06/06/2019

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. san...
15:00, 05/22/2019

High schoolers across AZ start UA Health Sciences summer program TUCSON – Fifty high school students from across the state are starting a summer program called Med-Start at the University of Arizona Health Sci...
11:48, 06/04/2019

Report shows tax incentives hurt states' fiscal health Under criticism from newly elected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and other progressive politicians, e-commerce giant Amazon pulled out of its...
02:36, 05/31/2019

Bausch Health's lotion for plaque psoriasis wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Bausch Health Companies Inc's topical plaque psoriasis treatment, which is expected to be a...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Get your children vaccinated or face fine: German health minister German Health Minister Jens Spahn has drawn up draft legislation to oblige parents to get their children vaccinated against measles or else face fines...
10:36, 05/05/2019

Trump says Britain's health service not on table for trade talks U.S. President Donald Trump rowed back comments that Britain's health service could be involved in any future trade deal on Tuesday, after his remark ...
15:36, 06/04/2019

Mallinckrodt sues U.S. health agencies, sees 10% hit to Acthar gel sales Mallinckrodt Plc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and forecast an about 10% hit to annual net sales of Acthar ...
15:00, 05/21/2019

UN health agency issues 1st strategy to address snake bites LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the num...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Couple Ate Squirrel Believed To Have Health Benefits. They Died Of Plague For days, the dusty roads of a small town in Mongolia's westernmost province were largely deserted. "After the quarantine was announced, not many peop...
09:12, 05/08/2019

Thousands of people in Finland to receive genetic health predictions A large genetic trial in Finland will soon tell 3,400 volunteers their personal risk of developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and a type of blood...
09:12, 05/08/2019

Wildfire smoke worse for kids' health than prescribed burns (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to smoke from wildfires may experience a greater health impact than those exposed to smoke from prescribed...
14:48, 06/05/2019

End the scandalous male data bias that determines women's health We know that men and women respond differently to drugs, yet data bias is still affecting women's health, says Invisible Women book author Caroline Cr...
10:48, 06/12/2019

Japan's health minister insists high heels are 'necessary and appropriate' in the workplace Japan’s health minister claims that workplaces that require women to wear high heel shoes are “necessary and appropriate” amid a petition with nearly ...
14:24, 06/05/2019

Billie Eilish Gets Candid About Her Own Mental Health Struggles in Emotional PSA Billie Eilish is "still trying to learn" how to prioritize her mental health. It's no surprise that the singer is an open book when it comes to her ...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Comcast is working on an Amazon Echo rival that tracks your health The cable giant everyone loves to hate is reportedly planning to expand into a hardware category dominated by Amazon and Google, with a device along t...
19:36, 05/21/2019

Apple more upfront with iPhone users on battery health: UK watchdog Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health ...
07:48, 05/22/2019

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the...
12:36, 05/22/2019

One-in-five suffers mental health condition in conflict zones: new UN report More than one-in-five people living in conflict-affected areas suffers from a mental illness, according to a new UN-backed report, prompting the World...
16:48, 06/11/2019

Health Law Improved Access to Cancer Treatment, Studies Show New studies suggest the 2010 Affordable Care Act has modestly improved Americans’ timely access to cancer treatment, and may have smoothed some racial...
09:12, 06/02/2019

Would-be bomber gets 16-year term; judge cites mental health A federal judge on Monday handed an Illinois man a 16-year prison sentence for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating a car bomb outside a Ch...
18:36, 05/06/2019

UK's CMA says Apple agrees to be "more upfront" with iPhone users on battery health Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health ...
05:36, 05/22/2019

Germany’s health minister proposes a $2,790 anti-vaxxer charge Enlarge / German Health Minister Jens Spahn wants to fine parents for failing to vaccinate their children. (credit: Getty | Felix Zahn) Germany, lik...
15:48, 05/06/2019

De Blasio rolls out health care plan for illegal immigrants Illegal immigrants living in the Bronx will be able to get a “care card” entitling them to free health coverage from the city starting in ...
17:36, 05/07/2019

Environment and health at increasing risk from growing weight of ‘e-waste’ Around 50 million tonnes of electronic waste, or e-waste, is being thrown away each year, according to a new joint United Nations report – which excee...
06:36, 04/28/2019

Billie Eilish is emerging as a powerful mental health advocate Eilish's status as one of the most prominent teenage musical voices means that she's in a uniquely important position to help her fans. ...
08:24, 05/23/2019

Bonadio health scare raises key questions for CFK cuadernos probe Federal judge leading the ‘cuadernos’ probe reportedly diagnosed with a suspected ‘brain injury.’ Severity of the diagnosis is unknown, but he will un...
11:36, 05/04/2019

HHS moves to roll back Obama-era transgender health policy The Trump administration proposed revoking Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday, a move LGBT groups fe...
11:24, 05/24/2019

U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obama...
11:48, 05/24/2019

McLaren's motorsport data learnings are driving innovation in health The organisation is taking what it has learned in the motorsport industry from capturing data off fast-moving vehicles and applying it to the automoti...
22:24, 05/20/2019

Most Americans don't want Congress to overhaul health care, despite 'Medicare for All' plans Instead, voters would rather see lawmakers focus on a handful of changes, like protecting pre-existing conditions and tackling rising prescription cos...
07:00, 04/28/2019

Luck, health and strength of schedule will decide Nationals’ fate Per FanGraphs, the Nationals have a 23 percent chance to win the division and a 42 percent chance to make the playoffs, but there is reason to believe...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Problems persist at Wyoming’s largest mental health facility CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Legal guardians of Wyoming State Hospital patients say serious problems persist at the mental-health facility four years after e...
10:00, 05/25/2019

Health Officials Reportedly Threatened Air Travel Ban for Individuals With Measles Eight individuals thought to be infected with measles reportedly canceled their air travel plans after they learned they could be placed under a healt...
12:24, 05/25/2019

World Health Organization classifies ‘gaming disorder’ as an illness The World Health Organization moved forward with a proposal to classify "gaming disorder" as an illness. The game industry opposed the move.Read More...
15:48, 05/25/2019

Trump Preparing Executive Order on Health-Cost Disclosure President Trump is expected to issue an executive order as early as next week to mandate the disclosure of prices in the health-care industry. Federal...
07:24, 05/24/2019

CVS turning 1,500 stores into HealthHUB locations with less retail, more health care Get ready for less retail floor space and more room for health care services at one of your local CVS stores.        ...
14:48, 06/04/2019

Comcast is working on a health-focused motion sensor (updated) Even telecom giants can't resist the temptation to hop on the smart speaker bandwagon... or can they? CNBC sources say the news site's paren...
12:48, 05/21/2019

Robots conduct daily health inspections of schoolchildren in China Thousands of preschools in China are using robots to give students heath checks. Each morning they examine pupils looking for signs of contagious dise...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Community pharmacies may improve cardiovascular health for prostate patients After three months of performing moderate and vigorous exercise recommended by pharmacies, men with prostate cancer lost an average of more than 2 pou...
13:24, 06/12/2019

More evidence links ultra-processed foods to health harms (Reuters Health) - People who eat lots of ultra-processed foods are more likely to develop heart disease and to die sooner than those who stick with f...
14:48, 06/05/2019

Maren Morris Reflects on Her Health and Fitness Journey--and How She Came Out Stronger Than Ever Maren Morris is loving the skin she's in. In a new interview with Women's Health released Tuesday, the Grammy winner reflected on her health and fitn...
10:24, 05/21/2019

Mallinckrodt sues U.S. health agencies, sees 10% hit to MS treatment sales Mallinckrodt Plc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and forecast an about 10% hit to annual net sales of its gel...
08:00, 05/21/2019

After backlash, Trump U-turns on UK health service in trade talks U.S. President Donald Trump backtracked on comments that Britain's public health service should be on the table in future post-Brexit trade talks betw...
15:36, 06/04/2019

CDC: 1.1 million more Americans lost health insurance coverage in 2018 A CDC survey shows that 1.1 million more Americans were uninsured in 2018, an increase fueled by changes to the Affordable Care Act.   ...
04:48, 05/09/2019

Florida Company Sued Over Sales of Skimpy Health Plans A lawsuit accuses Health Insurance Innovations of defrauding consumers who were misled into buying plans that left them with thousands of dollars in m...
17:48, 06/12/2019

Britney Spears checks out of mental health facility, reports say Amid speculation by fans that the 37-year-old singer was being held against her will at the facility, Spears returned to social media this week. ...
07:36, 04/28/2019

Health paradox: New diabetes cases fall even as obesity rises The number of new diabetes cases among US adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren’t sure why. New federal data re...
22:36, 05/28/2019

Vaping device maker sponsoring public health research NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A historically black college in Tennessee is planning to research the impact of electronic cigarettes and vaping with a grant ...
05:12, 06/10/2019

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out th...
14:12, 06/03/2019

Donald Trump announces expansion of Health Reimbursement Accounts President Donald Trump on Friday announced a new government rule allowing businesses an alternative to providing workers with a company-administered h...
17:12, 06/14/2019

Therapy in the office: banks take mental health fight in-house In 'Billions', a U.S. television show set in the world of hedge funds, traders at the fictional Axe Capital regularly attend sessions with an in-house...
01:48, 06/03/2019

Taraji P. Henson Announces Two-Day 'Can We Talk?' Mental Health Summit Actress Taraji P. Henson announced that her Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation (BLHF) will host a two-day mental health summit to help normalize mental...
13:36, 05/10/2019

These Dietary Supplements Were Linked to Serious Health Problems in Young People Supplements promising flashy results like weight loss, muscle building and energy are sending kids and young adults to the hospital, according to a st...
15:36, 06/06/2019

Porn a public health crisis in US, Arizona and other states agree Arizona lawmakers last week approved a resolution calling for efforts to prevent pornography from being exposed to young children online, a move simil...
08:12, 05/12/2019

U.S. judge blocks new Trump abortion rule for health clinics A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday blocked a Trump administration rule that would prohibit taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from r...
05:47, 04/28/2019

Cigarette alternative that heats tobacco approved by US health officials The cigarette alternative is the centerpiece of Philip Morris International's effort to move the shrinking number of smokers toward other product...
17:00, 04/30/2019

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing de...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Nestle in talks with EQT, ADIA for $10 billion skin health deal Nestle SA has entered exclusive negotiations to sell its skin health business to a consortium led by private equity firm EQT Partners and ADIA in a de...
23:12, 05/15/2019

Video game addiction now classified as mental health disorder TUCSON – Whether it is Madden, Mario or Fortnite, it is pretty typical for kids to play some kind of video game. Last week, the World Health Org...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Genetic risk scores on their own aren't that good at predicting health A new way of measuring your genetic risk for health conditions could help identify high-risk people. But it isn’t clear how medically useful these tes...
05:51, 04/28/2019

'Hidden health crisis' of snakebites gets $100 million funding injection A global health trust is to inject 80 million pounds ($102 million) into finding more modern and effective treatments for snakebites - a "hidden healt...
22:24, 05/15/2019

Tracking microbes people carry may predict future health WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are getting a close look at how trillions of microbes that normally share our bodies can get out of whack and spur diseas...
10:36, 05/29/2019

Here's how advisors help clients stay on top of health-care costs in retirement From reviewing medications for cheaper alternatives to trying to pinpoint a client's spending instead of ballparking it, some advisors look close...
07:24, 05/29/2019

Heathrow's planes over Richmond Park would 'damage mental health' Locals who use park to boost their wellbeing face up to 47 low-flying aircraft an hour under planA psychologist who treats patients experiencing stres...
22:24, 06/16/2019

Can Grand Theft Auto V help your mental health? Yes, say role-players In a virtual world best known for its crime and violence, gamers are using San Andreas as a safe space to cope with grief, gambling and addictionIt is...
10:24, 05/01/2019

Farage calls for private health firms to 'relieve burden on NHS' Brexit party leader defends ‘breaking point’ poster and remarks about global warmingNigel Farage has said private health companies should “relieve the...
05:48, 05/13/2019

Poland’s doctors march to demand more health care funding WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of doctors have marched through Poland’s capital of Warsaw to demand higher spending on health care to cut waitin...
09:48, 06/01/2019

Breakfast cereals: 'Almost zero correlation' between health claims and nutritional content Four recent studies examined claims appearing on the packaging of food items. They compared the claims with reality and found a significant mismatch....
06:24, 05/13/2019

Women outliving men ‘everywhere’, new UN health agency statistics report shows Average life-expectancy globally has increased by five-and-a-half years since the turn of the century, and women outlive men “everywhere”, the World H...
05:47, 04/28/2019

World Health Organization issues new tips for fighting dementia As our bodies age, we have to accept new limitations. We lose muscle, joints can become painful or need replacement, and our brains can experience sim...
01:36, 05/16/2019

CEOs in Health Care Discuss Challenges of Artificial Intelligence Tech is reshaping pharmaceutical research, opioid-addiction treatment and other areas in health care, but change hasn’t been as fast or dramatic as so...
13:24, 05/01/2019

California Tests Mental Health App That Tracks Everything Patients Do on Their Phones The way we interact with our devices is to an increasing extent an extension of our innermost selves. It’s no wonder startups view the data gleaned fr...
13:48, 06/17/2019

Inflammatory bowel disease patients have higher health costs (Reuters Health) - People with inflammatory bowel disease - either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis - may incur health costs more than three time...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Burnout is officially a medical condition, according to the World Health Organization Burnout is now being officially recognized as a medical condition by the World Health Organization, which updated their handbook for diseases.  ...
14:12, 05/28/2019

NYC budget pact overhauls Thrive mental health program The city’s new spending plan slashes $20 million from first lady Chirlane McCray’s embattled “Thrive NYC” mental health initiative – with more t...
17:24, 06/14/2019

Health Firms Use Personal Data to Identify At-Risk Patients Health insurers and providers say analyzing nonmedical information can help them identify patients who are at risk of getting ill and enable preventiv...
01:12, 04/30/2019

Debunking brain-health myths: How to really boost mental power “Mindfulness”? “Transcendental meditation”? For Rahul Jandial, a board-certified brain surgeon and neuroscientist, those are just terms for meditative...
19:00, 06/17/2019

Brian Wilson postpones tour due to mental health issues Brian Wilson of Beach Boys fame has announced that he is postponing his "Pet Sounds" and Greatest Hits Live tour dates which were set to take place in...
12:24, 06/06/2019

Northern Virginia health officials warn of possible measles exposures Northern Virginia health departments are working to identify people who may have come in contact with someone infected with measles in one of three se...
09:12, 06/06/2019

Free-floating DNA to reveal the health of river and lake ecosystems The mix of DNA floating in rivers and lakes will finally be used to monitor the state of aquatic ecosystems, after years of tests to prove the techniq...
16:12, 05/14/2019

Maryland abortion defenders reveal that 'women's health' talk is a ruse When Democrats complain that states are defunding Planned Parenthood — the nation’s largest abortion business and a politically active group on behalf...
11:12, 05/29/2019

How Hurricane Sandy improved mental health treatment on Rikers Island City Department of Correction Deputy Warden John Gallagher credits Hurricane Sandy with helping him improve the treatment of mentally ill inmates on R...
16:36, 05/23/2019

Help hard to find for teens struggling with mental health, thoughts of suicide Early diagnosis, treatment is key to reducing suicide and addiction. Nearly half of people who suffer from addiction have a mental health disorder. &...
14:36, 05/23/2019

Global Health: A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contac...
16:00, 05/08/2019

7 People Suspected Of Nipah Virus In Hospital: Kerala Health Minister Seven people suspected of having contracted Nipah virus have been admitted to a hospital and the condition of the patient diagnosed with the virus is ...
16:12, 06/05/2019

GV joins $50 million investment in ‘wearable therapy’ startup Cala Health Cala Health, a startup that's developing "wearable therapies" to tackle hand tremors, has raised $50 million in a round of funding from GV and others....
07:48, 05/21/2019

Shares of Bausch Health, formerly Valeant, rise 3% on FDA approval of psoriasis treatment Bausch Health, formerly known as Valeant Pharmaceuticals, said Thursday that it and its dermatology business, Ortho Dermatologics, received approval f...
07:00, 04/28/2019

Delta flight attendants say Zac Posen uniforms caused health issues Two Delta Air Lines flight attendants are taking an American clothing company to court over allegations that their Zac Posen designed uniforms are cau...
12:12, 05/24/2019

Health Canada’s drug safety warnings not consistent with other countries’: report Health Canada issued warnings for only half of drug-safety issues identified in the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom, a new report find...
05:36, 05/01/2019

Seasons of the witch: as women we nurture the riches of earth, food and health The correlation of the feminine to nature, repressive for so long, can be a source of power In the past few months I have started putting down roots. ...
05:12, 05/01/2019

Klobuchar releases $100B substance abuse, mental health plan CHICAGO — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar (KLOH’-buh-shar) has released a plan to spend $100 billion over a decade to improve me...
09:12, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Health Canada to allow some edible cannabis products starting mid-December Health Canada said http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/htmlnews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20190614:nCNWmFHMga on Friday that some ed...
18:00, 06/14/2019

Congolese Health Ministry confirms more than 1,000 people have now died from Ebola since August KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congolese Health Ministry confirms more than 1,000 people have now died from Ebola since August....
11:24, 05/03/2019

Americans want a 401K, a great salary, health care and help with student loans, too Some companies are offering to help with student loan debt in addition to retirement savings as part of their benefits package.    ...
10:12, 05/29/2019

To your health! Romania, Hungary push for brandy rights ahead of EU vote Romania and Hungary are pushing the EU to make it easier for orchard farmers to distil their own fruit brandy, a traditional practice in east and cent...
06:12, 05/16/2019

Former Sheffield Wednesday FC secretary fined £6,500 over Hillsborough health and safety offence The former secretary of Sheffield Wednesday Football Club has been fined £6,500 for a health and safety offence related to the Hillsborough disaster....
12:12, 05/13/2019

Don’t let smoking steal life’s breathtaking moments, urges UN health agency Tobacco use continues to claim around eight million lives a year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, in a call for faster action f...
10:48, 05/29/2019

Actress Taraji Henson emotional in Congress about mental health, suicide Suicide rates among black children aged 5 to 11 in the United States have increased in the last 25 years, an alarming statistic that shocked members o...
12:24, 06/07/2019

Wireless movement-tracking system could collect health and behavioral data We live in a world of wireless signals flowing around us and bouncing off our bodies. MIT researchers are now leveraging those signal reflections to p...
23:24, 05/07/2019

Taraji P. Henson Delivers Emotional Testimony to Congress About Mental Health Taraji P. Henson got emotional as she testified before Congress on Friday about the need for mental health counselors and education, especially in the...
13:24, 06/07/2019

WHO and UNICEF issue new guidance to promote breastfeeding in health facilities globally WHO and UNICEF today issued new ten-step guidance to increase support for breastfeeding in health facilities that provide maternity and newborn servic...
06:00, 04/28/2019

E. coli outbreak in 10 states sickens 196 people, hospitalizes 28, health officials say The E. coli outbreak connected to ground beef has now sickened 196 people across 10 states — a 19-person increase since the Centers for Disease Contro...
11:24, 05/14/2019

Health officials tell parents to review reports and visit daycares before enrollment TUCSON – State health officials say parents should check public inspection reports and visit facilities before enrolling their children in daycare. Ge...
04:00, 05/30/2019

Kate Spade New York fulfills $1 million mental health pledge FILE – In this Nov. 17, 2008, file photo, designer Kate Spade attends the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists event in New York. A year after Spad...
12:24, 06/05/2019

Solace Sunrise Walk Shines Light On Suicide, Mental Health LEXINGTON (LEX 18) — It was an early wake-up call Saturday for participants in a 5K walk in Lexington that kicked off before the sun came up. Do...
04:48, 06/08/2019

Canadian man hit Seattle's tourist hot spots while infected with measles, health officials say Health officials in Seattle are warning about a Canadian traveler who passed through popular tourist spots in late April while infected with measles....
12:12, 05/07/2019

Pregnant, nursing women can now be given Ebola vaccine, UN health agency announces Reversing an earlier decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) now recommends vaccinating pregnant and breastfeeding women against the Ebola virus...
05:47, 04/28/2019

At Bihar Hospital, Child Died During Health Minister's Visit, Says Family A child died in front of Union Health Minister Harsh Vardan, who is visiting Bihar's Sri Krishna Medical College hospital today to review the ground s...
11:48, 06/16/2019

More Americans likely to oppose Trump in 2020 because of his handling of health care: poll More Americans say they are likely to oppose rather than support President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential elections because of his handling of ...
12:24, 04/29/2019

Political Controversies Can Inspire Bullying in Schools, Public Health Researchers Say Political controversies that receive heavy media coverage trickle down into classrooms and spark bullying, suggests a new study out this week. It foun...
00:24, 05/15/2019

Dietary Supplements May Be Harmful For Heart Health Of Young Adults And Children Supplements sold for weight loss, muscle building and energy boost posed three times more the risk of heart related ailments as compared to vitamin su...
08:48, 06/05/2019

New Zealand's world-first ‘wellbeing’ budget to focus on poverty and mental health Country claims to be the first to measure success by people’s wellbeingChild poverty, domestic violence and mental health will be the priorities in Ne...
02:12, 05/14/2019

NYPD officers' suicides prompt top cop to cite 'mental health crisis' The commissioner of the country's largest police force said the department has a "crisis" on its hands after three officers killed themselves in 10 da...
16:36, 06/16/2019

Schools of thought: can mindfulness lessons boost child mental health? Children are under increasing pressure. Investing in their mental wellbeing could could help them now and in the futureChildren are taking 10 minutes ...
02:48, 05/16/2019

Brazil sues tobacco companies to recover public health costs Brazil’s Attorney General’s Office is suing multinational tobacco companies to recover costs by the public health care system in treating smoking-rela...
08:48, 05/23/2019

Game of Thrones' Maisie Williams Gets Candid About Her Mental Health Journey Maisie Williams is opening up to fans like never before. Just a few weeks after her close friend and co-star Sophie Turner opened up about her mental...
15:24, 05/13/2019

Former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb says some claims about health benefits of CBD are 'pretty hokey' "The idea that you can put it in dog food and it's going to calm your dog ... I think that's pretty hokey," former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb ...
22:00, 06/17/2019

Health Department closes Queens yeshiva amid measles outbreak Health officials ordered a Queens yeshiva closed Monday as New York City struggles to contain the nation's worst measles outbreak in a generation...
20:00, 05/13/2019

U.S. health agency cancels research contract involving use of fetal tissue The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it would cancel its research contract involving human fetal tissue from elective a...
14:48, 06/05/2019

Planned Parenthood to Host Women’s Health Forum for 2020 Democrats The majority of the candidates have agreed to participate in the forum, the first of the presidential primary season to focus on reproductive rights....
09:12, 06/12/2019

Metta World Peace: ‘I wish I had trusted more people’ with my mental health struggle Metta World Peace insists he’s not “misunderstood.” “That’s saying that I am somehow different from what people say I am,” the retired hoopster tells ...
14:36, 05/29/2019

Weight Loss Grants posts customer health information without consent Weight Loss Grants revealed the personal information without clients’ consent after news reports described how the organization failed to make payment...
15:36, 06/03/2019

U.S. lawmakers say World Health Organization shares blame in opioid crisis Two members of Congress have issued a report that gives the United Nations' chief global health organization some responsibility for the opioid crisis...
07:00, 05/23/2019

New Mexico AG issues health warning after 'vampire facial' clients contract HIV at spa “I am highly concerned that these procedures are not being regulated at the State and Federal level and am announcing a criminal investigation into th...
10:12, 06/07/2019

Coca-Cola Can Terminate Health Research It Funds, Investigation Finds The bounty of research funding provided by companies such as Coca-Cola to universities and elsewhere may come with some major strings attached, accor...
07:24, 05/08/2019

Pakistan’s War on Polio Falters Amid Attacks on Health Workers and Mistrust Pakistani officials had hoped that 2019 would be the year they declared victory against the disease. But attacks and mistrust of vaccinations make tha...
05:24, 04/29/2019

Collective Health secures $205 million in funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund Collective Health, which makes software for companies to pay workers' health costs directly, said on Monday it had raised $205 million in new funding ...
06:00, 06/17/2019

UK health minister Matt Hancock to launch PM bid on Saturday: Daily Mail British health minister Matt Hancock, a former economist at the Bank of England, is expected to launch a leadership bid on Saturday morning, Daily Mai...
22:36, 05/24/2019

Burger King unveils moody meals for mental health awareness Burger King is bringing attention to mental health issues -- and taking a stab at rival McDonald's -- with a line of so-called Real Meals, boxed hambu...
12:12, 05/02/2019

Global Health: Measles Outbreak Infects 695, Highest Number Since 2000 The outbreak, linked to skepticism about vaccines, has led to extraordinary measures, including $1,000 fines and bans on unvaccinated children in publ...
05:51, 04/28/2019

Country star Kenny Rogers dismisses 'wild misinformation' about his health Country singer Kenny Rogers on Friday dismissed "wild misinformation and speculation" about his health and said he planned on "sticking around" for ye...
13:24, 05/31/2019

Health regulator takes step towards lifting vaginal mesh implant ban Surgical mesh implants could be used again in England if certain conditions are met. But campaigners have expressed concerns about the new guidelines...
05:51, 04/28/2019

Health minister Hancock says general election before Brexit bad for UK and party: The Times A general election before Brexit would be bad for the UK and catastrophic for the ruling Conservative party, British health minister Matt Hancock told...
16:24, 05/26/2019

House votes to block Trump’s eased health coverage rules WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to prevent the Trump administration from easing health care coverage rules required by Pre...
15:48, 05/09/2019

World Health Organization officially classifies 'gaming disorder' as an illness In June 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) proposed adding “gaming disorder” to its list of globally recognized diseases, and now...
01:36, 05/28/2019

Summer Health Tips: Add This Herb To Your Drinking Water To Beat The Heat Summer healthcare tips: Adding just a few fresh mint leaves to your drinking water can help you in numerous ways during summer. Read on to know about ...
11:48, 05/02/2019

How the Trump prescription for drug prices transparency could make health care well again Requiring pharmaceutical manufacturers to disclose drug costs in television ads might stimulate debate on who pays for what: Our view   ...
15:48, 05/16/2019

Iran Airs Footage Of Attacked Tanker's Crew, Say They're In "Full Health" Iran's English-language Press TV aired footage of rescued crew members of one of the two tankers attacked in the Sea of Oman Thursday, saying they are...
08:00, 06/14/2019

Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson delays tour over mental health LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beach Boys singer Brian Wilson has postponed his June tour over mental health concerns. Wilson, 76, said in a statement Thursday th...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Democrats' universal health care proposals are 'immoral,' Melissa Francis says Medicare-for-all plans, including those floated by several Democrats seeking the White House in 2020, are "immoral" proposals that will reduce health ...
17:12, 05/27/2019

‘Zero malaria starts with me’ UN health agency urges grassroots responsibility on World Day After more than a decade of steady advances in fighting malaria, progress has leveled off, which is why this World Malaria Day, the World Health Organ...
05:53, 04/28/2019

For the sake of our health, we need to kick the indoor habit | Vybarr Cregan-Reid Spending too much time at home or in the office is confusing our bodies, which are telling us to get out moreAs a species we need to get out more. Hum...
08:24, 05/27/2019

Measles in Europe: infection rates highest in a decade, says UN health agency Although more children than ever before are being vaccinated against measles across Europe, overall infection rates are the highest in a decade, and a...
11:24, 04/28/2019

Dr. Drew says LA public health in 'complete breakdown': 'No city on Earth tolerates this' The public health situation in the nation's second-largest city is in "a complete breakdown," Dr. Drew Pinsky said Thursday night on "The Ingraham Ang...
12:48, 05/31/2019

Teens can have tough time searching for sexual health information online (Reuters Health) - While teens mostly navigate the internet with ease, they may have a tough time finding information on sexual health, a new study su...
20:36, 04/30/2019

Prince Harry and Meghan team up with Will and Kate for new mental health service Prince William and Duchess Kate and Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan found time this week to announce they are backing a new text messaging service. &...
08:48, 05/10/2019

CVS Health beats profit estimates, raises full-year forecast CVS Health Corp beat estimates for quarterly earnings on Wednesday and raised its full-year adjusted profit forecast as it benefits from its $69 billi...
06:48, 05/01/2019

RFU call off search for Eddie Jones successor to work under England coach for final year of contract RFU CEO Bill Sweeney has revealed England are no longer planning to appoint a successor to work under Eddie Jones for the final year of his contract....
16:36, 06/13/2019

CVS aims to open 1,500 health hubs in stores by 2021 amid Aetna deal CVS outlined Tuesday a strategy to accelerate growth amid skepticism from investors over its Aetna merger, including opening 1,500 health hubs in stor...
20:36, 06/04/2019

Why Ariana Grande Is "Finally" Able to "Enjoy" Her Tour Amid Mental Health Struggles With Ariana Grande, there's more than meets the eye. The chart-topping singer interacted with her 63 million Twitter followers on Tuesday where she a...
19:00, 06/04/2019

Global Health: Where Will Measles Break Out Next? Chicago, Los Angeles or Miami, Scientists Predict A new study ranks the risks in U.S. counties by the numbers of unvaccinated children and proximity to international airports. But no one predicted the...
19:36, 05/10/2019

Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach drops out of race due to health condition What I'm Hearing: Dan Wolken on why Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach was forced to drop out of the race and which horses now have the best odd...
08:12, 05/02/2019

Feds charge Chinese national in 2015 breach of health insurer Anthem Enlarge (credit: FBI.gov) Federal prosecutors have indicted a Chinese national they say carried out sophisticated network intrusions on four US comp...
18:12, 05/09/2019

End ‘shame, isolation and segregation’ of fistula sufferers, urges UN reproductive health chief Although obstetric fistula has largely been eliminated in developed countries, more than two million women and girls still live with the painful and d...
09:00, 05/23/2019

American Cancer Society says high health costs cause financial strain for more than 130 million The study, found that 56% of respondents, equating to roughly 137 million adults in the U.S., reported at least one instance of financial struggle due...
09:12, 05/02/2019

Yemen: maternal and newborn health ‘on the brink of total collapse’, UNICEF alerts After more than four years of grinding conflict in Yemen, healthcare for mothers and their babies is “on the brink of collapse”, the UN Children’s Fun...
12:36, 06/14/2019

With Insurance Bill Passage, House Democrats Begin Health Care Blitz The House on Thursday passed legislation to roll back waivers on the coverage mandates under the Affordable Care Act, the first of a dozen health care...
17:12, 05/09/2019

Ex-NFL fullback Jameel Cook convicted of stealing from NFLPA health reimbursement account Former NFL fullback Jameel Cook was convicted of stealing $105,000 from a NFL Players Association health reimbursement account.    ...
12:48, 05/29/2019

Global Health: Religious Objections to the Measles Vaccine? Get the Shots, Faith Leaders Say Devout parents who are worried about vaccines often object to ingredients from pigs or fetuses. But the leaders of major faiths have examined these fe...
05:49, 04/28/2019

Libya: Thousands seek shelter in health clinics from Tripoli fighting, UN warns Nearly three weeks since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli, the UN health agency warned on Tuesday that “large numbers” of people are she...
05:51, 04/28/2019

First Comes Marriage and Mental Health, Then Comes Music: How Justin Bieber Is Returning to the Stage on His Own Terms Justin Bieber is ready. The 25-year-old singer partnered with longtime friend Ed Sheeran to release a new single on Friday that is already a contend...
14:24, 05/10/2019

MPs demand more federal assistance as mental-health issues rise on Canadian farms A new report says Canada's farmers struggle with many challenges - such as market volatility, debt, long work days, unpredictable weather and loneline...
11:00, 05/28/2019

Forced pregnancy in Italy violated ‘woman’s human right to health’, UN experts rule  The Italian Government violated a woman’s “human right to health” after a law which denied her the right to refuse fertility treatment she had previou...
05:47, 04/28/2019

Tyson Fury opens up about mental health struggles after reaching boxing's pinnacle Tyson Fury is one of boxing’s premier heavyweights but explained he was going through a dark time in his life after winning the unified title in 2015....
12:24, 06/10/2019

California OKs $214.8B budget, including health insurance for illegal immigrants, money for homelessness California lawmakers on Thursday approved a $214.8 billion state budget that would spend more on health care and education, bolster the state’s top fi...
17:36, 06/13/2019

UN health agency identifies 5-year old Congolese boy as first confirmed case of Ebola in Uganda The World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health, confirmed on Tuesday the first case of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda, stemming from the...
16:48, 06/11/2019

Prince William launches campaign at Wembley to help men tackle mental health through football Prince William today spoke at the home of football to launch a new campaign which uses the sport to get more people — particularly men — talking about...
07:36, 05/15/2019

Moves like Jagger: Stones' frontman posts dance video after health scare Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger posted a video of his trademark dance moves on Twitter on Wednesday to show the world he is back in shape following ...
10:24, 05/15/2019

NYC, state join legal fight over ‘moral conviction’ health care rule New York City and state are joining up with a coalition of more than 20 state and local governments in a lawsuit to block a new rule issued by the fed...
01:36, 05/22/2019

NYPD chief urges officers struggling with mental health to seek help following suicides Following the suicides of two veteran NYPD officers in two days, one of the department’s top cops on Friday urged fellow officers to speak up an...
22:12, 06/07/2019

Mayor Pete Doesn't Offer His Campaign Staff Health Insurance, Wow What a Dreamboat!! Pete Buttigieg, who is less a presidential candidate and more a collection of rich liberals’ fantasies projected into a crisp white shirt, is apparent...
23:48, 05/09/2019

Ultra-processed food linked to early death, health problems: scientists A poor diet could have grave consequences. People who consume a large amount of heavily-processed foods are at risk for early death and a greater chan...
07:36, 05/31/2019

California lawmakers pass $214.8 billion budget, including health care for some in US illegally California lawmakers on Thursday approved a $214.8 billion budget. It now goes to Gov. Gavin Newsom, who is expected to sign it in the coming days. &...
06:12, 06/14/2019

Latest 'Vacuum Challenge' craze could have fatal consequences, health experts warn A new social media challenge involving a vacuum cleaner and trash bags has gone viral, much to the dismay of health experts, who warn that the idiotic...
11:24, 06/05/2019

Democrats plan Capitol Hill event to put Trump's mental health under fire Democrats are planning to host a Capitol Hill event featuring psychiatrists who will warn that President Trump is unfit for office based on his mental...
21:12, 06/04/2019

Model shares distressing video to raise awareness of mental health issues Kharina Kharuddin, who has 95,000 followers on Instagram, uploaded the clip this week to the social media site where it’s since been viewed more than ...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Chickpea Nutrition: Health Benefits Of The Protein-Rich Desi Favourite Chana Chickpea Nutrition: The humble safed chana or chhola that Indians have grown up loving has a nutritional profile that seems to have been tailor-made f...
08:48, 06/02/2019

The World Health Organization Will Stop Classifying Transgender People as Having a ‘Mental Disorder’ The World Health Organization (WHO) will no longer categorize being transgender as a “mental disorder”, after a major resolution to amend ...
09:36, 05/28/2019

Young adults see less harm in tobacco products, prefer online health information (Reuters Health) - Young adults may be more likely than older folks to go online to find health information, and less likely to view tobacco products ...
19:12, 06/06/2019

Fear, Medication and Black Mental Health: A Physician’s View From the Front Lines Since becoming a primary care physician over 20 years ago, I made the conscious choice to cement my career treating black and minority patients, prima...
11:00, 05/29/2019

CVS aims to open 1,500 health hubs in stories by 2021 amid Aetna deal CVS outlined Tuesday a strategy to accelerate growth amid skepticism from investors over its Aetna merger, including opening 1,500 health hubs in stor...
13:48, 06/04/2019

House Passes Legislation Aiming to Shore Up Health Law and Lower Drug Costs Democrats tied several bills together, trying to hold Republicans to promises to protect coverage of pre-existing conditions and rein in drug costs, b...
21:36, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-CVS Health beats profit estimates, raises full-year forecast CVS Health Corp beat estimates for quarterly earnings on Wednesday and raised its full-year adjusted profit forecast as it benefits from its $69 billi...
06:00, 05/01/2019

Health and education start-ups say recruiting has gotten easier in wake of Facebook, Google scandals Traditionally, it's been a huge challenge for health-tech and ed-tech companies to recruit tech talent from Facebook, Google and the other big te...
07:00, 04/28/2019

World Health Organization Issues First-Ever Screen Time Guidelines for Young Kids. Here’s What to Know (LONDON) — The World Health Organization has issued its first-ever guidance for how much screen time children under 5 should get: not very much,...
05:50, 04/28/2019

Brazil Fails to Replace Cuban Doctors, Hurting Health Care of 28 Million After Cuba recalled 8,517 doctors from Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, the country’s new president, told Brazilians “we can solve this problem.” So far, he ha...
02:24, 06/11/2019

Struggling CNN lays off health unit staffers as headcount reduction moves forward Sanjay Gupta is safe, but much of the rest of CNN’s Atlanta-based staff that covers healthcare found out on Tuesday they are getting pink slips, a sou...
15:12, 05/24/2019

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'will be delighted to pay more in taxes' for free health care, education Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, continued to defend democratic socialism and argued that Americans would be "delighted to pay more in taxes" if his policie...
02:24, 06/13/2019

Trump administration to roll back health-care protections for transgender people The Trump administration proposed Friday to roll back health-care protections for transgender people by ending an Obama-era policy that prohibited hea...
09:48, 05/24/2019

Trump administration rules health staff can refuse care for religious reasons New rule reinforces laws protecting ‘conscience rights’ACLU says religious liberty being used to harm communitiesDoctors, nurses and other health work...
16:48, 05/02/2019

Democrats press Trump administration for documents on lawsuit to dismantle health-care law Five House committee chairmen asked whether politics in the White House and Office of Management and Budget influenced the Justice Department’s decisi...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Critics of Canadian health system discover a potent tool: social media  Nova Scotia's ratio of 257 doctors per 100,000 people is the highest in the country. And yet there were 51,119 people on a waiting list for a family p...
05:36, 05/01/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; food and nutrition concerns in Laos; an...
12:12, 05/16/2019

Ebola death toll in Congo to pass 1,000, World Health Organization warns Women and children fare worst as efforts to contain outbreak are undermined by health centre attacks and local mistrustThe number of people killed by ...
12:00, 05/03/2019

Lamar Odom returns to professional basketball after three years following overdose, health struggles Two-time NBA champion Lamar Odom is returning to basketball more than three years after being found unconscious at a Nevada brothel and nearly dying....
05:12, 05/03/2019

Women's World Cup: Dzsenifer Marozsan says health scare taught her to enjoy every moment One of Germany’s most recognizable faces at the Women’s World Cup will be Dzsenifer Marozsan. The forward speaks to DW about overcoming a health scare...
09:12, 06/07/2019

Leading experts to discuss the future of health care at the Healthy Returns conference in NYC CEOs of major drug, biotech and health-care companies will meet to discuss trends and innovations in the health care industry at the Healthy Returns c...
08:36, 05/20/2019

Gwyneth Paltrow's In Goop Health Summit Featured Julianne Hough, Meditation and More Goop fans and followers gathered in Los Angeles in Saturday for a day filled with meditation, health-conscious activities and more at the annual In go...
02:12, 05/19/2019

Virta Health aims to reverse Type 2 diabetes without meds by helping patients watch what they eat Virta Health is a five-year-old start-up that wants to reverse Type 2 diabetes without medication. Its treatment plan offers patients personalized die...
08:36, 05/16/2019