Medical

Travel curbs to DRC could hurt Ebola policies - AU official

Some experts believe the emergency declaration for the Congo epidemic has been long overdue. In December 2018, Taiwan abandoned a planned US$1 million donatio...


Lineup for Detroit Democratic presidential debate finalized

Warren was relegated to debating candidates barely polling above 1 percent , including New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and former Rep. John Delaney (D-M...


Joe Biden draws line against progressives on health care

The speech comes as Sanders is slipping in some public polling and is trying to gain traction in a crowded Democratic field. Four other White House candidat...


The World On Arirang

Goma shares the border with western Rwanda's Rubavu district with daily border crossings between the two countries estimated at about 100,000 people, acco...


What Ending the Affordable Care Act Could Mean for Texans

It's unclear exactly when the appeals court will rule, but whichever side loses at this stage is nearly certain to appeal to the Supreme Court , setting up a p...


United Nations says Ebola not yet a global emergency

According to the ministry of health senior publicist, Emmanuel Ainebyona says the WHO director general is expected to have a bilateral meeting with president Mu...


"Gaming Disorder" Is A Disease, World Health Organization Decides; Industry Responds

Compulsive sexual behavior and online gambling addiction are also new to the list of health problems. Meanwhile, a December 2018 report by the nation's top ...


Democratic Sen. Blumenthal threatens Trump Jr. with prison if he refuses subpoena

Asked about the subpoena during a press conference on May 9, the day after it was issued, Trump said , "I was very surprised". Blumenthal has called for Tr...


County urges adults to be aware of their vaccination history

As of April 26, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tallied 704 incidents of measles in 22 states since the beginning of the year. Measl...


A Scientology Cruise Ship Is Quarantined After a Measles Outbreak

Merlene Fredericks-James, the island nation's chief medical officer. "One infected person can easily infect others through coughing, sneezing, droplets being ...


Trump goes on retweeting tear as he continues to attack Biden

For now, Biden is declining to engage his Democratic opponents directly, part of his larger campaign strategy to focus on Trump and position himself as a genera...


At least 156 people sick in E. coli outbreak from ground beef

The latest illness onset is April 7, and patients range in age from less than 1 year to 83. So far, the outbreak is confined mostly to the eastern part of the...


'Exercise, sleep, screens' - World Health Organization issues first-ever guidelines for children under 5

Instead, "when sedentary, engaging in reading and storytelling with a caregiver is encouraged", the organisation said of young children. Children between one ...


CDC: Measles outbreak has spread to southern states

The outbreak has led to officials ordering the closure of some yeshivas that refuse to cooperate with New York City Health Department vaccination orders b...


Fourth measles case reported by Maryland health department

Measles cases in Maryland have been localized to a small geographic area within zip codes 21208, 21209 and 21215. However, it serves as a reminder for all Iowan...


Measles cases rise by 300 percent as anti-vaccination campaigns spread

To get information out to the Orthodox community, health officials used its internal messaging system known as a calling post. "You're not just protecting yours...


House Democrat, treasury chief bicker over Trump tax returns

Earlier this month, Neal formally requested the last six years' worth of President Trump's tax returns , citing what's been dubbed a " little-known provision "...


Food better than supplements for longevity

From the evidence gathered, it's becoming more clear that "the regular use of dietary supplements is not beneficial in reducing the risk of mortality among th...


Barr says 'I think spying did occur' on Trump campaign

A separate investigation is being conducted by the Justice Department inspector general into the early days of the FBI's Russian Federation probe, which Barr sa...


New York City declares public health emergency amid growing measles outbreak

The cases led to 21 hospitalizations, including five admissions to intensive care units. The vaccination mandate would remain in place until the New York C...