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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

Big California insurer is ditching 'zombie' workplace wellness programs and focusing on health apps Blue Shield of California is offering a new web and mobile app for consumers to pick their own wellness program or app. Because traditional workplace ...
11:00, 06/25/2019

Pete Buttigieg Proposes National Service Programs for Climate Change and Mental Health Mr. Buttigieg proposed an expansion of voluntary national service programs, aiming to attract 250,000 Americans. Student debt relief would be offered ...
05:36, 07/03/2019

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

Burnout in firefighters linked to sleep issues, mental health concerns Firefighters who feel burned out often experience sleep issues, which also increases their risk of emotional fatigue, exhaustion and health problems, ...
14:48, 06/27/2019

4 Your Health: A blood test could be used to identify Alzheimer’s risk A blood test could help identify people at risk for Alzheimer’s disease before any symptoms arise. The test was developed by scientists at the Univers...
03:24, 08/03/2019

Common blood pressure drug may harm gut health Researchers using genetic analysis to estimate the effect of antihypertensive drugs on the risk of various diseases found negative effects on gut heal...
09:00, 07/12/2019

'Intensive blood pressure management' may preserve brain health Intensively controlling blood pressure can improve brain health and reduce the likelihood of developing mild cognitive impairment, new research finds....
18:36, 08/14/2019

A variety of CBD health products are in the shops - do they work? A component in cannabis called CBD is claimed to help everything from Alzheimer's to anxiety. Despite a boom in sales, there's little evidence support...
06:48, 08/19/2019

Big Tech is teaming up with health care companies to make it easier to see your health history Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft's health teams were all represented at a meeting in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to discuss opening up access t...
15:48, 07/30/2019

Ebola Outbreak Declared a Public Health Emergency by World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that it has elected to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “publi...
17:00, 07/17/2019

Guns and hate — not mental health — fuelling ‘public health crisis’: APA president After shootings in Dayton and El Paso, the president of the American Psychological Association said: "The combination of easy access to assault weapon...
17:12, 08/05/2019

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of Inter...
16:00, 07/17/2019

Health Insurers Walk Delicate Line Against Democrats' Health Proposals As Democratic presidential candidates take aim at the health-insurance industry, companies are striking a delicate balance, trying to fight the plans ...
11:48, 07/31/2019

Florida health officials declare public health emergency for hepatitis A Seventeen counties 'critically impacted' by hepatitis A prompted a surgeon general to declare an emergency.       ...
09:00, 08/03/2019

World Health Organization declares Ebola an international health emergency The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of internat...
18:12, 07/17/2019

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

Unlicensed “health coach” claims health advice is free speech—court disagrees Enlarge / Unlicensed "health coach" Heather Del Castillo (credit: Institute for Justice) A federal court on Wednesday rejected claims by an unlicens...
05:12, 07/20/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zon...
17:24, 07/17/2019

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now an international Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Eme...
04:24, 07/27/2019

4 Your Health: Plant-based diet good for health and increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients There’s more evidence that a strict plant-based diet is good for your health. Harvard researchers analyzed nine studies involving more than 307,...
12:00, 07/22/2019

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

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

British health service to partner with Amazon on health information Britain's National Health Service will partner with Amazon to provide health information through the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, the country's...
02:12, 07/10/2019

Cannabis-based health products are going mainstream – do they work? A component in cannabis called CBD is claimed to help everything from Alzheimer's to anxiety. Despite a boom in sales, there's little evidence support...
07:24, 08/14/2019

An 8-hour work week could be ideal for mental health How many hours of paid work per week are actually beneficial for mental health? It could be as little as 8, suggests a new study from the United Kingd...
14:12, 06/21/2019

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

Social media is actually good for your mental health: study Facebook is just a scapegoat for societal woes and — contrary to popular scientific opinion — may actually improve your mental health, according a to ...
14:00, 06/27/2019

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

Working toward zero maternal deaths: Hospitals and health systems are doing the work Throughout my career, I’ve had the privilege of working with mothers and babies across the care continuum. From working as a nurse providing prenatal ...
10:00, 08/06/2019

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

Millions should stop taking aspirin for heart health, study says d. Guidelines released this year ruled out routine aspirin use for many older adults who don't already have heart disease — and said it's only for cer...
17:48, 07/23/2019

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

Women's mental health may improve after quitting alcohol, study says Women who drink moderate amounts of alcohol or quit the habit altogether have better mental well-being outcomes compared to those who keep drinking, a...
07:24, 07/08/2019

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

Shunning booze may improve women’s mental health: study Winding down with some wine may not be so relaxing after all. Researchers at the University of Hong Kong found that quitting alcohol completely may a...
14:48, 07/10/2019

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

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

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

AIIMS Doctors Call Off Strike After Meeting With Health Minister Resident doctors of AIIMS called off their strike and resumed duties on Sunday after Health Minister Harsh Vardhan assured them that their concerns ov...
11:48, 08/04/2019

Health Minister Meets Striking Doctors; Asks Them To Join Work Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday met doctors protesting against the National Medical Commission Bill and urged them to resume work, sayin...
10:12, 08/02/2019

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

'Save your money': no evidence brain health supplements work, say experts Worldwide panel says it cannot recommend healthy people take ‘memory supplements’Dietary supplements such as vitamins do nothing to boost brain health...
00:36, 06/29/2019

'Medicare for all' would create a lot of unnecessary work for supporters of guaranteed health coverage Those advocating moving all Americans onto a single government plan under the banner "Medicare for all" are creating a lot more work for themselves if...
13:48, 06/27/2019

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

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

Millions should stop popping aspirin for heart health, study warns After decades of primary care physicians advising patients to take a daily aspirin for heart health, experts at Harvard are disputing the practice. Ne...
10:12, 07/23/2019

4 Your Health: Comparing fruit indicates women’s health A new study reveals what body shape is healthier for a woman to have. Pear is better than apple when it comes to a women’s body shape. That̵...
15:36, 07/01/2019

‘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

Public Health Experts Call for Aggressive, Global Push Against Antivaxxers Public health experts are fed up with the anti-vaccination movement, which is most recently behind a surge of the completely preventable disease measl...
13:12, 07/02/2019

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

Sanders to Call for Rivals to Reject Money From Health Care Industry In a speech in Washington, Mr. Sanders will lay out his vision of “Medicare for all,” while saying all candidates should reject money from health care...
08:48, 07/17/2019

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

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

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

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

Los Angeles, California cities 'overrun by rodents' that pose public health epidemic, study says An ever-growing number of rodents in California is being fueled by a spiking homeless population combined with restrictions on rodenticides that is ri...
16:24, 07/17/2019

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

Milk, Dairy May Cut Risk Of Chronic Diseases Like Diabetes, Poor Heart Health: Study The following study reviewed global scientific literature on the role of dairy products in health and in the prevention of chronic diseases including ...
22:00, 07/06/2019

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

Medical groups call climate change a 'health emergency' ahead of Democratic debate Dozens of medical and public health groups described climate change as a "true public health emergency" requiring "urgent action" ahead of the first D...
16:00, 06/25/2019

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

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

'It's a great slogan, but it's not workable:' Health insurers pan Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders health fixes America's Health Insurance Plans and other health-industry groups step up criticism of Biden's public option, Sanders' Medicare for All...
20:24, 07/16/2019

Red Cross offers Amazon gift cards to donors amid emergency blood shortage TUCSON – To help combat an emergency blood shortage, American Red Cross clinics across southern Arizona will be giving out $5 Amazon Gift Cards ...
17:00, 07/29/2019

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

4 Your Health: Smoking is still bad for your health You don’t have to be a heavy smoker to suffer devastating effects to your health. NBCNews.com. A new study reinforces what we have known for a l...
11:12, 07/05/2019

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

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

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish leaders call for de Blasio 2020 donors Leaders of an ultra-orthodox Jewish sect in Brooklyn are asking their followers to donate to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s struggling presidential campaign t...
03:12, 08/09/2019

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

To tilt your odds of success at work, get more sleep Good sleep should not only be for the elites. Lack of sleep and sleep disorders take a steep toll on worker productivity and health. Burning the midni...
15:00, 07/18/2019

This kind of bath could give you the best sleep ever: study While many so-called mature adults opt for showers — a good soak might be better for you. Just ask researchers at the University of Texas, who say tak...
20:48, 07/22/2019

Poor sleep may hinder weight loss, study shows According to a recent study, people experiencing poor sleep may be less able to lose unwanted weight, even when taking part in a weight loss program....
05:24, 07/02/2019

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

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

New blood test could detect Alzheimer’s before symptoms appear: study We still can’t diagnose diseases like Alzheimer’s with a blood test, despite decades of trying. But scientists now are getting closer. Researchers at ...
12:48, 06/24/2019

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

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

Study: Top, bottom blood pressure numbers each predict cardiovascular risk The systolic and diastolic blood pressure readings -- which are the top and bottom numbers -- both independently forecast the risk of heart attack and...
13:24, 07/18/2019

E-cigarettes damage blood vessels even if devices don’t contain nicotine, study finds Often touted as a safer alternative to cigarettes, e-cigarettes can have negative effects on a user’s blood vessels, damaging them after just one use,...
13:24, 08/21/2019

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

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

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

4 Your Health: Most in U.S. not tested for HIV Most Americans are not getting screened for HIV. The Centers For Disease Control recommends that everyone between 13 and 64 be screened for HIV at lea...
19:00, 06/28/2019

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

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

Health Inequality Is Getting Worse in the U.S. Americans who have had the misfortune of becoming seriously sick know that the country’s health care system is deeply broken, even if you have insuran...
12:00, 06/28/2019

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

What are the health benefits of phosphorus? Phosphorus is a mineral that is essential for human health. It is available in a wide variety of foods, including meat, fish, dairy, and some vegetabl...
15:48, 07/01/2019

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

12 reasons why you should take a vacation for your health There’s evidence that regular vacations can have a positive effect on at least a dozen conditions, including heart health, stress and depression...
21:36, 07/18/2019

Why sleeping with a fan on during heatwave can be bad for your health IT MAY be tempting to bring the fan out when you are melting away during the heatwave. But leaving it on while you are sleeping can actually be bad fo...
12:00, 07/24/2019

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

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

Your Kid Should Get Mental Health Days, Too Lifehacker contributor Starre Julia Vartan wrote about the importance of taking mental health days from your job. Mental health is health, and taking ...
13:24, 07/10/2019

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

Can the moon really influence your health? People have long believed that the moon could influence their sleep, their mood, even their fertility. Are any of these beliefs true? We investigate....
17:36, 08/09/2019

4 Your Health: Low cholesterol not always healthy A new study suggests having very low cholesterol is not always a good thing. Researchers from Penn State tracked 96 thousand healthy adults for 9 year...
20:00, 07/03/2019

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

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

Why watching soccer could be good for your health With every painstaking second that ticks by you get that bit closer to the edge of your seat. This could be it, this could be the week your favorite s...
20:00, 08/12/2019

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

9/11 health bill to cost $10.2B over next decade: CBO The Congressional Budget Office said Thursday that legislation that would extend the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill would cost American taxpayers ...
15:36, 07/11/2019

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

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

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

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: Back to school meals As summer comes to a close for Tucson kids, health experts have some recommendations for your children’s back to school meals. Dietitians with t...
22:48, 08/19/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

Paleo diet may be bad for heart health Researchers have uncovered fresh evidence that following a Paleo diet may place heart health at risk, and they identify a possible source of the threa...
02:00, 07/24/2019

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

Hepatitis A becomes health emergency in Florida The state of Florida has declared the current hepatitis A outbreak a 'public health emergency,' and officials encourage inhabitants to get vaccinated....
21:36, 08/05/2019

3 creepy crawlies that may revolutionize health Are you scared or fascinated by crawling, flying, scurrying critters? This Spotlight feature explains how creepy crawlies may forward clinical researc...
12:48, 07/05/2019

Diabetes overtreatment seriously endangers health A large new study warns that many people with diabetes receive overly intensive treatments that increase their risk of hypoglycemia and associated eve...
20:48, 08/17/2019

There's a Mental Health Crisis in ICE Detention Nooses made from bedsheets, suicidal detainees being pepper sprayed, and mentally ill migrants placed in solitary confinement: These are just some of ...
08:12, 07/22/2019

Having a mental health crisis? Dial 988 With suicides on the rise, the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach.        ...
11:48, 08/15/2019

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

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

4 Your Health: More people using antibiotics without a prescription Many Americans are using antibiotics without a prescription, according to new research from Baylor College of Medicine. The study shows unprescribed a...
18:12, 07/23/2019

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

Worried about your health? Consult Alexa Britain's health care service is teaming up with Amazon Alexa to help answer medical queries with advice from the service's official website...
08:24, 07/10/2019

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

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

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

Are there any health benefits to a cold shower? The potential health benefits of taking a cold shower include strengthening the immune system, feeling invigorated, and boosting mood. Learn more abou...
23:12, 07/11/2019

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

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

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

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

Is decaf coffee harmful to health? Decaffeinated coffee, or decaf, is similar to regular coffee but contains very little caffeine. Research suggests that drinking decaf is not harmful a...
21:48, 06/18/2019

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

4 Your Health: The deadly effects of PTSD Vets with PTSD at higher risk of early death. Veterans suffering from PTSD are more likely to suffer an early death. That is according to a new study ...
13:36, 06/24/2019

4 Your Health: More people are committing suicide The number of people dying by suicide is on the rise. That is according to a new study from the CDC. According to the report, the suicide rate has ris...
23:36, 06/20/2019

Beauty with health – Cambodia's new preference Beauty products with chemical ingredients irked one Cambodian woman so much that she decided to create her own organic skin care material. More Cambod...
18:36, 07/30/2019

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

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

Health Insurers Set to Expand Offerings Under the ACA Insurers are expanding their Affordable Care Act plan offerings for next year, with the once-troubled business now generating profits, even as the ove...
11:00, 08/22/2019

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

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

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

Is diet soda bad for you? Know the health risks Many people drink diet soda as a low or zero calorie alternative to regular soda. While it may seem like the better choice, diet soda still has health...
21:48, 08/01/2019

Health-Ade makes the best-tasting kombucha we've tried so far Facebook Kombucha is a rapidly growing industry, with US sales nearing $700 million in 2018. Health-Ade is one of brands leading the growth of this f...
20:24, 06/25/2019

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

Too much cleanliness not bad for health, report on hygiene says Royal Society for Public Health says need to expose children to germs is ‘dangerous myth’The notion that too much cleanliness can be bad for your heal...
19:24, 06/24/2019

TV Watching Is Worse for Your Heart Than Sitting at Work, Study Finds Some kinds of sitting around are worse for your heart than others, at least according to a new study out today. The findings suggest that watching mor...
03:12, 06/27/2019

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

4 Your Health: A connection between sugary drinks and cancer New research suggests a possible link between sugary drinks and cancer. The study, conducted in france, tracked the diets over 100,000 adults for 9 ye...
18:24, 07/11/2019

4 Your Health: Cost of cancer drugs soar It shows the average cost for a single specialty drug is now nearly $79,000 a year, up from $28,000 just a decade ago. In fact, specialty drugs are mo...
20:00, 06/25/2019

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

Cutting just 300 calories a day can improve your heart health Cutting just 300 calories a day can improve your heart health. That’s according to new research from Duke University. The study tracked over 200...
15:00, 07/12/2019

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

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

S&P 500, Dow climb as health insurers, financials gain The Dow and S&P 500 rose on Thursday to close at record highs as health insurers gained after the Trump administration scrapped a plan designed to rei...
14:00, 07/11/2019

23 health and science books you should read this summer Flickr/Butz.2013 Each year, STAT publishes a list of summer book recommendations for those interested in health and science. This year's list include...
20:24, 06/25/2019

'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

What Would Giving Health Care to Undocumented Immigrants Mean? Nearly every Democrat running for president supports the idea, a sharp change from even a few years ago. Here’s a look at the policy behind the politi...
18:12, 07/03/2019

4 Your Health: 3 or more cups of coffee could trigger migraine People who suffer from migraines may want to cut back on caffeine. Researchers from Harvard University tracked 98 adults with a history of migraines. ...
01:12, 08/09/2019

Cochise Health officials warn of more mosquitoes Cochise County Health and Social Services officials say the Monsoon is bringing out more mosquitoes. The weather increases the risk of getting disease...
21:24, 08/16/2019

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

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

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

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

AfD aside, Germans consider Angela Merkel's health private Nearly 60% of Germans say Angela Merkel's shaking in public is a personal matter, according to a survey. The chancellor, who turns 65 next week, has l...
08:24, 07/13/2019

Why Spending Time With Friends Is One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Health When someone sets out to improve their health, they usually take a familiar path: starting a healthy diet, adopting a new workout regimen, getting bet...
12:12, 06/25/2019

WHO: More data needed on microplastics’ effects on health The World Health Organization on Thursday urged for further research on the effects of microplastics on the environment and human health as a new stud...
07:48, 08/22/2019

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

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

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

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

Germany’s Merkel fends off worries about her health German Chancellor Angela Merkel is fending off worries about her health, saying that she has a personal interest in staying healthy and having a life ...
05:36, 07/19/2019

9/11 health bill to be named after Luis Alvarez WASHINGTON – The bill to re-authorize the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund will be named in honor of first responders Luis Alvarez and Ray Pfei...
15:36, 07/08/2019

Merkel Is Seen Shaking Again, Renewing Health Concerns It was the third time in less than a month that Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany had been seen trembling, but she insisted that her health was fine...
06:00, 07/10/2019

Health insurance for world's poorest people David Dror is a driven man. His mission: help the poorest people in the world's poorest countries get basic health insurance by relying on each other,...
05:12, 07/10/2019

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

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

Harbaugh wary of mental health use in waivers Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says he thinks players should be able to transfer once without sitting a year but wants them to be honest about their reas...
17:12, 07/19/2019

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

John Delaney on Universal Health Care Mr. Delaney, a former congressman from Maryland, argues his proposal would guarantee universal coverage without forcing people to use a government hea...
19:48, 06/26/2019

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

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

Centerbridge Is in Exclusive Talks to Buy Magellan Health Managed-care provider Magellan Health is in exclusive talks for a possible sale to private-equity firm Centerbridge Partners. The private-equity firm ...
14:00, 06/26/2019

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

Health care, security top US Democratic debate From expanding health care to fighting climate change, US Democratic candidates have fought to make a name in the crowded presidential race. Only one ...
22:36, 06/26/2019

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

4 Your Health: School children are losing weight Preschoolers on the WIC food program are losing weight. NBC News Obesity rates for preschoolers on government food programs have dropped. That is acco...
14:00, 06/19/2019

UK health minister say Britain needs to reset ties with U.S. Britain needs to reset its relationship with the United States following a diplomatic spat with Donald Trump, health minister Matt Hancock said on Wed...
01:24, 07/10/2019

Retiring this year? How much you'll need for health-care costs A 65-year-old couple in good health could shell out close to $390,000 in medical expenses, according to HealthView Services. Here's why the bill ...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Are mental health diagnoses 'scientifically meaningless'? After finding many inconsistencies and contradictions in the DSM-5 diagnostic handbook, a study questions the scientific value of psychiatric diagnose...
14:00, 07/11/2019

No, a European-style health system isn’t the answer As candidates for the 2020 Democratic nomination present their visions for “Medicare for all,” politicians on both sides of the aisle are increasingly...
16:36, 08/15/2019

Exact Sciences to buy Genomic Health for $2.8 billion Cancer diagnostics company Exact Sciences Corp said on Monday it will buy healthcare company Genomic Health Inc for about $2.8 billion to bolster it...
07:24, 07/29/2019

Regret can seriously damage your mental health – here's how to leave it behind The emotion can be all-consuming and destructive, as therapists see only too often. But learning from your mistakes has the power to improve the futur...
01:00, 06/27/2019

6 ground rules for health tech startups Strict regulation, complex systems, and long times to market all make health tech a challenging field for startups. Here's how you can you beat the od...
16:36, 07/07/2019

Democrats clash over health insurance, economy MIAMI (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren raised her hand as one of the only Democratic presidential contenders willing to abolish her own priv...
22:36, 06/26/2019

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

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: 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: Reducing impulsive behavior in children Many patients are not being honest with their doctor. Researchers studied the survey responses from over 4,500 people. Roughly half said they did not ...
09:00, 08/15/2019

Gamers risk health in bid to be eSports millionaires A record $33.5 million is up for grabs but professional eSports players like those competing in The International in Shanghai this week pay a physical...
14:36, 08/20/2019

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

USWNT’s success could hinge on health of two veterans The United States women’s soccer team will open up the round of 16 at noon Monday in Reims, France, against Spain. Here are three keys to victor...
00:36, 06/24/2019

Cutting 300 Calories a Day Shows Health Benefits Calorie restriction led to weight loss, lower cholesterol and less inflammation. Whether it extends life span and wards off disease long-term remains ...
03:36, 07/16/2019

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

This is how much time moms worry about their baby’s health Moms spend over 1,400 hours worrying about their baby’s health in the first year – that’s over eight weeks of nothing but concern, according to a new ...
00:24, 07/16/2019

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

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

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

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

Sitting in front of TV may be worse for health than desk job (Reuters Health) - Working at a desk all day may not be as bad for heart health and longevity as sitting in front of a television after hours, accordi...
13:12, 06/27/2019

Beware the hidden health hazards at your July 4 BBQ Your Fourth of July cookout could be crawling with hidden health dangers. From your picnic table to your pool, Dr. Lawrence Phillips, cardiologist and...
23:00, 07/01/2019

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

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

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

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: 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

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

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

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

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

Cutting just 300 calories a day can significantly benefit your health Cutting out the calorie equivalent of a bagel, slice of pizza, side of fries or six Oreo cookies a day can pay off for your heart health and your wais...
08:00, 07/16/2019

‘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

4 Your Health: Healthy lifestyles that help prevent dementia Leading a healthy lifestyle is the most effective way to prevent dementia. New research shows people who make healthy choices like a good diet, exe...
03:36, 07/16/2019

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

Yet Another Health Problem Linked to Air Pollution: Eye Disease It’s no secret that air pollution isn’t good for your health. In particular, exposure to the byproducts of burning the fuel that powers mo...
15:00, 08/22/2019

| Tunisians seek 'transparency' on president's health Tunisian politicians and social media users called Monday for transparency on President Beji Caid Essebsi's health after he was hospitalised last week...
07:12, 07/02/2019

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

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

Why Sanders and Biden Are Sparring Over Health Care “Unfortunately, he is sounding like Donald Trump,” Senator Bernie Sanders said of Joe Biden, as the two Democratic candidates spar over one of the mos...
09:36, 07/18/2019

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

NHS creates AI Lab to tackle health care challenges The U.K.'s National Health Service announced the creation of an AI Lab to tackle some of the biggest challenges in health care with machine learning.R...
19:12, 08/08/2019

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

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

Merkel’s Health Intensifies Debate Over Her Succession When the German leader was seen shaking in public twice in a matter of days, it was largely played down. Then she powered her way through a grueling w...
15:12, 07/02/2019

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

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

Zika Is Still a Threat. Here Is What Public Health Experts Know. The mosquito-transmitted virus, which can cause severe birth defects, faded after 2016, but it’s still circulating and has now spread to other countri...
11:12, 07/02/2019

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

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

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

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

Going Without Health Insurance Can Double Your Risk of Bankruptcy When I wrote about calculating the total out-of-pocket cost of your health insurance plan earlier this week, some of you asked why we should bother wi...
12:24, 08/08/2019

Hundreds of Google employees call for company to avoid work with ICE and CBP The petition demands Google not provide services to ICE or U.S. Customs and Border Protection until they "stop engaging in human rights abuses.”...
23:24, 08/15/2019

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

US health giant Centene takes $50m Babylon stake One of America's largest healthcare companies is investing tens of millions of pounds in Babylon Healthcare, the British technology start-up behind a ...
09:24, 08/01/2019

‘They’re all fighting him’: Trump aides spar with health secretary With health care poised to play a crucial role in the 2020 election, infighting within the Trump administration threatens to derail some of the presid...
21:48, 06/18/2019

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

Wildfire smoke health impact expected to spread More intense and frequent wildfires in the U.S. means more lung-damaging smoke that researchers say could affect tens of millions of people. One study...
23:00, 06/24/2019

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

Angela Merkel says she is in good health after third shaking bout German chancellor began trembling at reception for Finnish prime ministerAngela Merkel has insisted she is in good health after experiencing a third b...
09:24, 07/10/2019

NYT: 5G health fears stem from inaccurate, debunked claims Next-generation wireless network rollouts have been delayed in some cities by health concerns based entirely upon junk science, according to a new rep...
09:48, 07/17/2019

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in respons...
17:12, 06/20/2019

House scheduled to pass 9/11 health bill on Friday WASHINGTON – The 9/11 first responders health bill will get a full House vote Friday – and is expected to pass overwhelmingly. House Major...
17:00, 07/09/2019

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

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

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

The pioneering podcast that's breaking the silence on women's health From IVF to miscarriage, the podcast She Says She's Fine wants women to share their intimate secrets and get informed about sexual and reproductive he...
03:24, 06/22/2019

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

Squishy Rubik's Cube could help patients monitor their health The squishy Rubik's Cube-like object created by a team of chemists from the US and China is more than just a puzzle toy you can play with. They u...
02:00, 08/13/2019

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

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while in...
13:48, 06/18/2019

U.S. budget deficit widens; spending up on health, military The U.S. government's deficit widened to $120 billion in July, fueled by increases in spending on health care and the military, according to data rele...
21:12, 08/12/2019

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

Health impact from smoke on the rise as wildfires get worse BILLINGS, Mont. — Climate change in the Western US means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will swee...
22:36, 06/25/2019

Doctors couldn't diagnose my mental health problems. But then they saw my art I was sectioned until painting changed my life. Now I want to help other people heal through embracing their artistic sideI spent nearly 20 years of m...
11:48, 07/11/2019

4 Your Health: Red meat may increase risk of breast cancer A study suggests a plant-based diet is good for your heart. Researchers studied the eating habits of more than 10,000 middle-aged adults for more than...
03:36, 08/08/2019

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

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

Top 5 Healthcare Startups & Digital Health Tech Disruptors Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improve...
16:12, 06/21/2019

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

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

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

Royce White still isn’t buying the NBA’s mental health crusade Of all the players in NBA history who have played exactly three total minutes, none have been talked about more than Royce White. After being selected...
12:12, 07/12/2019

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled efforts...
04:24, 07/15/2019

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

4 Your Health: Severe lung disease linked to vaping Reports of severe lung disease linked to vaping continue to rise. According to the CDC, there are 153 possible cases reported in 16 states. No deaths ...
22:36, 08/22/2019

Cutting Calories May Improve Your Health Even If You’re Not Trying to Lose Weight Calorie restriction is typically associated with weight loss. But a growing body of research suggests a lower-calorie diet may bring a range of other ...
01:48, 07/13/2019

Facing Little Resistance, the Yankees’ Main Goal Is Health With a spot in the playoffs all but assured, the Yankees have the luxury of coasting through the last six weeks of the season while focusing on the re...
20:48, 08/12/2019

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

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same as...
08:24, 07/13/2019

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

Singapore ahead in use of digital health records, but behind in AI for diagnosis Some 89 percent of healthcare professionals in Singapore use digital data records, ahead of their peers in Australia and India, but are behind countri...
03:00, 06/19/2019

WHO declares Ebola outbreak is international health emergency The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo to be a "public health emergency of international concern", ...
16:12, 07/17/2019

4 Your Health: Biggest predictor of substance abuse during pregnancy Depression is the biggest predictor of substance abuse during pregnancy, according to new Canadian study of more than 25,000 expectant mothers. The st...
18:00, 08/12/2019

4 Your Health: Family life impacts kids with Asthma News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde shares the latest health news in Thurday’s 4 Your Health. Watch the video below to learn more....
18:36, 07/18/2019

Merkel: Feeling better after shaking raised health questions German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she's doing fine, a day after concerns over her health were raised when she appeared unsteady and visibly shaking...
13:12, 06/19/2019

German health insurers urged to end homeopathy refunds The head of the main doctors' association and the SPD's health specialist have called for an end to refunds for homeopathy treatments in Germany. Thei...
02:48, 07/11/2019

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

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

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

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

Toxic caterpillars spark health scare across Germany People suffer rashes and breathing difficulties as warm weather brings infestationMarauding caterpillars with toxic hairs have brought parts of German...
11:12, 07/05/2019

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

Oregon allows students to take excused mental health days SHERWOOD, Ore. (AP) – Oregon will allow students to take “mental health days” just as they would sick days, expanding the reasons for excused sc...
12:00, 07/22/2019

Are Paint Fumes a Health Concern? Here’s What the Latest Science Says If you’re one of the many homeowners considering using this summer to repaint your house or apartment, you might have been concerned to hear tha...
05:48, 07/05/2019

Medicine ignored women’s health for years — that’s finally changing Something surprising happened when Edna Haber went to the doctor a few years ago, complaining of dizzy spells and feeling like something was “off.” Af...
16:48, 08/05/2019

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

Health Watch issued Monday for metro Tucson TUCSON – Due to elevated levels of air pollution of ground-level ozone, Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) has issued a “Health Wa...
15:36, 08/05/2019

Livongo is going public as the 3-year digital health IPO drought comes to an end Livongo Digital health company Livongo is set to start trading Thursday under the ticker "LVGO." The company priced its shares at $28 apiece late Wed...
00:12, 07/25/2019

4 Your Health: City parks bring happiness to visitors There are new recommendations about which women should undergo testing for the breast cancer gene. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says all wo...
17:24, 08/20/2019

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

FDA proposes health warnings images for cigarette packs, ads A new rule proposed by the FDA would require images to cover the top half of the front and back of a cigarette pack, as well as cover the top 20 perce...
12:12, 08/16/2019

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

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

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

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

FCC pitches 9-8-8 as new U.S. suicide prevention, mental health hotline The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved a a measure to create a national three-digit phone number -- similar to 911 for emergencies...
03:24, 08/16/2019

Cuba reveals health, hotel, other service earnings Cash-strapped Cuba on Friday for the first time published details of its foreign exchange earnings from services such as telecommunications, hotels, h...
11:24, 08/02/2019

Analysis: immigration, health care dominate debate On a debate stage in Miami where a surprising amount of Spanish was spoken, Democrats blistered the White House for the deaths of a migrant father and...
02:12, 06/27/2019

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

Over 1,200 health experts say pharmacare should be in federal election platforms They say comprehensive public medication programs have improved access and reduced costs everywhere they've been implemented and want to keep national...
03:48, 08/16/2019

Trump calls for mental-health laws, not gun control President Trump condemned hate and “white supremacy” Monday as he called for bipartisan action to spur nationwide “red flag” laws in response to two w...
00:24, 08/06/2019

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

$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

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

Facebook is trying to stop spread of bogus health claims Facebook announced Tuesday that it has changed its algorithm to curb the circulation of “misleading health content,” following reports tha...
11:00, 07/02/2019

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

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

Corbyn rubbishes 'civil service' claims about his health Jeremy Corbyn has angrily questioned the neutrality of the civil service after officials reportedly told a newspaper he was "too frail" to become prim...
21:48, 06/29/2019

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

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

Health panel: Millions of US kids should get hepatitis shot ATLANTA (AP) — A scientific panel is recommending that more than 2 million U.S. kids get vaccinated against hepatitis A. Thirteen years ago, the Advis...
14:00, 06/27/2019

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

Tejashwi Yadav Surfaces After Nearly A Month With A Health Update Bihar politician Tejashwi Yadav, not seen for nearly a month at a time Bihar has witnessed over 160 deaths due to the outbreak of Acute Encephalitis S...
02:00, 06/29/2019

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

NYPD’s mental health emergency: What’s behind the suicide numbers The NYPD is facing a mental health emergency after its ninth officer this year died by suicide. For ex-cop and suicide survivor Chris Prochut, the cri...
18:48, 08/19/2019

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

4 Your Health: Increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde has the latest health findings. Watch the video below to learn more....
02:12, 07/23/2019

Wearable tech works like a Band-Aid to monitor health Stanford researchers introduce an innovative, wearable tech device that monitors breathing, heart rate, and movements without batteries, wires, or chi...
20:00, 08/19/2019

Facebook, YouTube to Act on 'Sensational' Health Cures After Report Facebook and YouTube said they were moving to reduce the spread of misleading health care claims after a report showed the proliferation of bogus canc...
01:48, 07/03/2019

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

Pray Tell has a health scare in a loud, lively Pose Pose loves to put on a show. The series is, in a very broad and maybe boring sense, about the act of performing in general—beyond the balls that make ...
03:24, 07/24/2019

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

How baseless fears over 5G rollout created a health scare Misconceptions about the technology and lack of consultation with local communities may have boosted conspiracy theoriesWhen Tonia Antoniazzi stood up...
05:48, 07/26/2019

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

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

4 Your Health: Opioids for ankle sprain not good medicine Guidelines do not recommend prescribing opioids for an ankle sprain. Opioids are often prescribed for ankle sprains despite guidelines against their u...
13:12, 07/09/2019

Health officials say Ebola cure near with 2 new Congo treatments Medical officials believe they're so close to a cure for Ebola that they've stopped a drug trial to give Congo patients two new treatments, which they...
05:00, 08/14/2019

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

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

Democrat Harris clarifies: she won't ban private health insurance U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris was forced to clarify her position on private health insurance again on Friday, an unwelcome dist...
10:00, 06/28/2019

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

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

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

Artificial Intelligence Could Improve Health Care for All—Unless it Doesn’t You could be forgiven for thinking that AI will soon replace human physicians based on headlines such as “The AI Doctor Will See You Now,”...
14:12, 08/14/2019

Is air pollution causing mental health conditions like depression? Evidence is growing that air pollution is linked to mental health conditions. But it's not clear yet how - and if - pollution may be affecting our bra...
11:24, 08/20/2019

4 Your Health: A type of fruit could be secret to longer lifespan Health experts say doctors should begin screening for drug use. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening their adult patients for ...
01:48, 08/14/2019

UPS drivers face health risks in trucks without air conditioning TUCSON – It’s happening all over the United States. UPS trucks are not being air-conditioned, and for some drivers, this is causing heat-r...
13:12, 07/20/2019

4 Your Health: The women at highest risk of deadly cancer Certain women are more at risk of a deadly form of breast cancer. Certain women may face a higher risk of an aggressive and hard to treat form of brea...
08:24, 07/09/2019

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

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

Digital health start-up Livongo files to go public Livongo got its start in 2012 with an offering that included glucose monitors and test strips for people with diabetes. It has subsequently expanded i...
06:36, 06/28/2019

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

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

Apple offers tool for diabetics that integrates with its Health app Apple has long been rumored to be working on a way for the Apple Watch to noninvasively monitor the blood glucose levels of its users. This reading is...
22:48, 06/27/2019

How South Africa Plans to Fix an Ailing Health System The South African Constitution’s Bill of Rights accords everyone the right to health care. Yet 84% of the nation’s 58.8 million people have no medical...
01:24, 08/14/2019

Burundi starts Ebola vaccines for health workers: WHO Burundi has started vaccinating its health workers against Ebola, beginning with those near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Worl...
15:48, 08/14/2019

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

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

A.I. can improve health care in China, says Ping An Technology CEO Ping An Technology has developed AI-powered services that it claims can predict chronic illnesses and infectious diseases with high accuracy as well a...
01:48, 07/09/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

Oregon approves ‘mental health days’ for students Oregon students will be allowed to take “mental health days” off from school, just as they would sick days, under a new bill signed by the governor. T...
04:24, 07/22/2019

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

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

Microplastic pollution is everywhere, but not necessarily a risk to human health Tiny plastic particles known as microplastics are “everywhere – including in our drinking-water”, but they are not necessarily a risk to human health,...
18:36, 08/21/2019

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

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

Study prompts call for lower fluoride consumption by pregnant women (Reuters Health) - Adding fluoride to the water supply prevents tooth decay, but women who drink fluoridated water during pregnancy may also trim the ...
23:12, 08/19/2019

London Lab Advances Use of A.I. in Health Care, but Raises Privacy Concerns DeepMind is at the forefront of bringing artificial intelligence to health care. That its parent company is Alphabet raises issues of patient privacy....
13:24, 08/01/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency by WHO More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zon...
16:48, 07/17/2019

Curaleaf scrubs CBD health claims from its pages in response to FDA warning Curaleaf says it scrubbed its website and social media accounts of claims about its CBD products in response to a warning from the Food and Drug Admin...
07:00, 07/26/2019

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

UK's Johnson will not form pact with Brexit Party: health minister Incoming British prime minister Boris Johnson will not form an electoral pact with the Brexit Party or seek an early election to gain stronger parliam...
02:12, 07/24/2019

PM 'extremely concerned' for Nazanin after mental health ward move Theresa May has said she is "extremely concerned" about the welfare of a British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran after she was moved to a mental health w...
11:00, 07/17/2019

Two Health-Tech Companies Join IPO Parade With Strong Debuts Livongo and Health Catalyst, two rare health-technology firms joining the march of billion-dollar companies into the public markets, jumped in their t...
09:12, 07/25/2019

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

Germany: Sick days due to mental health problems on the rise German health insurance provider DAK has said the number of people taking time off due to mental health tripled in the last 20 years. Employees said d...
08:48, 07/25/2019

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

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

Seventeen dead in car explosion in central Cairo: health ministry Seventeen people have died and 32 have been injured in an explosion outside Egypt's National Cancer Institute in central Cairo, Egypt's health ministr...
21:00, 08/04/2019

Disciplinary Action Against Striking Doctors, Warns Health Ministry The health ministry had given an ultimatum till 11 am today that those who are not present in their respective department to treat patients will have ...
11:00, 08/03/2019

Ebola Epidemic in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency The World Health Organization said an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has infected more than 2,500 people and killed nearly 1,700 of them...
13:12, 07/17/2019

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

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

4 Your Health: More teens trying to lose weight and preventing Alzheimer’s disease More than a third of older teens in the United States try to lose weight each year. A new government study looked at weight loss attempts of adolescen...
16:12, 07/17/2019

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

UN health agency WHO slams electronic cigarettes, tobacco industry The WHO has said e-cigarettes are "undoubtedly harmful" and do not help people quit their tobacco smoking. The UN health agency accused the tobacco in...
13:36, 07/26/2019

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

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

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

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

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

'Inadequate' health response leaves 3.5bn with poor dental care Scientists call for reform, sugar regulation and transparency around dental researchScientists are calling for radical reform of dental care, tighter ...
20:36, 07/18/2019

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

Chronic wounds: the hidden health crisis hitting 2m Britons The NHS spends £5bn a year treating chronic wounds, mostly caused by injury or surgery. The numbers affected are rising fast – so why is this such a l...
09:00, 07/29/2019

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

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

Tainted alcohol kills at least 19 in Costa Rica, health officials say At least 19 people have died since early June after drinking alcohol tainted with methanol in Costa Rica, prompting a national alert and widening the ...
13:12, 07/22/2019