Health Care

Heidi Klum Dresses as Fiona From 'Shrek' for 2018 Halloween Costume

Heidi Klum Dresses as Fiona From 'Shrek' for 2018 Halloween Costume Lynn Tremblay, a woman from Ottawa who signed the petition , said moving Halloween to Saturday would give her more time to prepare for it. She paired the iconic green skin with Fiona's signature ginger braid and crown, glamming up the look with some sparkly eye shadow and fake lashes. [Full Article...]

9th death reported at pediatric centre amid viral outbreak

9th death reported at pediatric centre amid viral outbreak The facility, which includes a pediatric center, has been instructed not to admit new patients until the outbreak ends, the department said. A staff member at the facility also became ill as part of the outbreak but has since recovered. The state Department of Health Communicable Disease Service has been on site monitoring the outbreak. The CDC is also investigating the outbreak. [Full Article...]

Oklahoma, Arkansas officials investigate polio-like illness

Oklahoma, Arkansas officials investigate polio-like illness One child who contracted AFM - which affects the nervous system via the spinal cord - died previous year. Earlier this year, he presented data from 44 patients with AFM. Both were boys-one age six, one three; each had a common cold-like illness and spiked a fever about a day before they stopped using one leg. "It can also be in the face, that kind of develops quickly over hours or days", said Mayo... [Full Article...]

Ask Mount Sinai: What you need to know about breast cancer treatment

Ask Mount Sinai: What you need to know about breast cancer treatment All of the 80 staff across the six branches will wear their pink T-shirts as many times as possible during the month, with the change of colour being compulsory on Tuesdays and Fridays. The Breast Cancer Foundation had assisted the petition organisers by funding buses to take them to Wellington from Palmerston North and Hawke's Bay. [Full Article...]

10 kids diagnosed with rare polio-like illness in Illinois

10 kids diagnosed with rare polio-like illness in Illinois It comes on suddenly and can cause a variety of symptoms, including dizziness, inability to walk, trouble swallowing or trouble moving an arm. Also this week, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced that 14 cases of AFM have occurred in the state this year. [Full Article...]

What is acute flaccid myelitis, the mysterious polio-like disorder affecting kids?

What is acute flaccid myelitis, the mysterious polio-like disorder affecting kids? Last week, the Minnesota Department of Health announced that AFM has infected six Minnesota children since mid-September. Several cases have already been found in Minnesota and Iowa. It says that most patients afflicted by the disease are children and that scientists have not yet determined a single pathogen detected in patients' spinal fluid that causes AFM. [Full Article...]

Selena Gomez hospitalized in a psychiatric clinic

Selena Gomez hospitalized in a psychiatric clinic Within days, however, she was readmitted because the low blood cell count continued. According to TMZ , Gomez checked in to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles in the latter half of September. Together with the singer sat in the vehicle his wife Hayley (they just returned from the house of the pastor in Los Angeles), and, according to the same eyewitnesses, the crying of her husband,... [Full Article...]

Justice Kavanaugh's Confirmation Process Damaged Senate Democrats

Justice Kavanaugh's Confirmation Process Damaged Senate Democrats It also suggests the tumultuous battle over his nomination could harm the court's reputation as the nonpartisan branch of government. Protesters demonstrate on first day with newly sworn in Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh on the court at the Supreme Court in Washington , U.S., October 9, 2018. [Full Article...]

WaPo: Out of Desperation, Republicans Depict Democrats as 'Mob'

WaPo: Out of Desperation, Republicans Depict Democrats as 'Mob' The quest for ideological party helped erode Clinton's vote total enough to elect Trump, and it has driven moderate Republicans from Congress. McConnell noted that these activities followed last year's shooting of GOP lawmakers at a morning baseball practice by "a politically crazed gunman". [Full Article...]

James P Allison and Tasuku Honjo win Nobel prize for medicine

James P Allison and Tasuku Honjo win Nobel prize for medicine The joint award to Allison and Honjo was given "for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation", the Nobel committee said . Allison, 70, is now chair of the department of immunology at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. "When Dana showed me the results, I was really surprised", Allison said. [Full Article...]

Everson Griffen's Wife Called the Cops on Him Due to Erratic Behavior

Everson Griffen's Wife Called the Cops on Him Due to Erratic Behavior Vikings veteran pass rusher Everson Griffen has been banned from the team facility, and is being held at a mental health facility, after exhibiting a string of disturbing behavior. Griffen showed up shirtless outside the house of teammate Trae Waynes , who lives on the same street. "To clarify, there was no attempted break-in at our home and at no point did my family or I feel unsafe", Waynes... [Full Article...]

Deputies on Leave After Women Drown In Their Van In SC Floodwaters

Deputies on Leave After Women Drown In Their Van In SC Floodwaters Greenville Online reports that neither woman had a criminal record. Two mental health patients in SC have died after being inside a transport van that flooded. Some roads in Marion and Horry County are impacted by floods after Hurricane Florence passed through the area. "People need to know exactly how it happened. [Full Article...]

STD Rates Skyrocket for Fourth Straight Year — CDC

STD Rates Skyrocket for Fourth Straight Year — CDC Almost 2.3 million cases of chlamydia , gonorrhea , and syphilis were diagnosed in the United States in 2017, said the Centers CDC. This figure was boosted by a 45 percent increase among 15-24-year-old females. Gonorrhea diagnoses alone increased 67 percent and doubled among men. "An STD expert says that President Trump should declare this a public health crisis". [Full Article...]

Tributes paid to former presidential candidate John McCain

Tributes paid to former presidential candidate John McCain In a send-up of Barack Obama's expensive 30-minute campaign ad, which ran on several broadcast and cable networks, McCain and Fey's Palin talked up their potential administration (and some quality products) for the QVC audience. Our hearts and prayers are with you!" he wrote on his personal account. "Over a lifetime of selfless service, John came to embody the very pinnacle of American virtu... [Full Article...]

Google’s revamped fitness app tracks ‘move minutes’ and ‘heart points’

Google’s revamped fitness app tracks ‘move minutes’ and ‘heart points’ Google Fit now includes features called Heart Points and Move Minutes . Like the name implies, Move Minutes is a simple stat that tracks how often you walk around, with the goal of encouraging people to move more and sit less. People can also manually tell the app if they're doing activities that are more hard to detect, such as Pilates or gardening. All this physical activity has been s... [Full Article...]

At least 107 measles cases confirmed across 21 states

At least 107 measles cases confirmed across 21 states Indiana State Department of Health says Indiana has not had any measles cases related to outbreaks this year but one case was reported this year. According to the CDC , most who contracted measles were not vaccinated. A red or reddish-brown rash also appears, first on the face at the hairline and spreading down to the entire body. It causes fever, dry coughs, sore throats, and a skin rash... [Full Article...]

West Nile Virus in the USA - Dallas Reports 3rd Human Case

West Nile Virus in the USA - Dallas Reports 3rd Human Case Four out of five people infected with West Nile virus will not show any symptoms, but, in rare cases, severe illness including meningitis or encephalitis, or even death, can occur. DUSK and DAWN-This is when mosquitoes are most active. -Apply insect repellent to clothing as well as exposed skin since mosquitoes may bite through clothing. [Full Article...]

Mead resident hosptilized with most serious form of West Nile virus

Mead resident hosptilized with most serious form of West Nile virus Use them according to label instructions. The DEP and its county partners across the state have been conducting routine, localized spraying to control infected adult populations of mosquitoes. "Where with the nuisance mosquitos you get that strong biting feeling so you'll be able to slap", he said. Mosquitoes become infected when they feed on infected birds. [Full Article...]

Where To Get Free Food For National Hot Dog Day

Where To Get Free Food For National Hot Dog Day Download the Dog Haus app and you'll get a free hot dog on July 18 for National Hot Dog Day 2018. Chow down: The average American eats 50 hot dogs a year. Hot Dog on a Stick : This chain is celebrating National Hot Dog Day on July 23, according to a news release. Free pretzel dog for the first 100 customers. [Full Article...]

Media Promote Myth Trump Favors Formula Makers over Breastfed Babies

Media Promote Myth Trump Favors Formula Makers over Breastfed Babies Fearing retaliation, several other countries backed away from the measure as well, according to the report . The resolution was eventually passed when Russian Federation sponsored another version that largely resisted USA demands. Infant formula companies "use aggressive, clandestine and often illegal methods to target mothers in the poorest parts of the world to encourage them to choose powd... [Full Article...]


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