Medical

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...


CDC sounds alarm on resistant superbug fungus after NYC outbreak

Since then, it has caused at least 587 illnesses in the U.S. More than 300 of those cases were reported in NY state. In a 2018 study appearing in Emerging Inf...


HSE warns of measles outbreak in Dublin

It spreads either through direct contact with an infected person or through the air when the patient coughs or sneezes. If symptoms develop, residents are u...


Trump announces GOP health care reform is coming

US President Donald Trump signalled that he will not press for a vote on a bill to replace Obamacare until after next year's elections, apparently heeding w...


Trump sees 'Obamacare' as potent issue - as do Democrats

That's a worrisome sign for backers of the ACA, who say the Trump administration's cuts to the ad budget and congressional repeal of a requirement that people g...


DOJ Now Argues Obamacare Should be Struck Down

And it would fix a longstanding affordability problem for some consumers, known as the "family glitch". The legislation would provide money to help insurers p...


Measles in OR: 2nd case reported in the Salem area

MI health officials have confirmed four additional cases of measles in the Detroit area after earlier finding a travel-related case of measles involving a per...


New Book Unveils Beto O’Rourke History in Computer Hacking

Trump wouldn't comment on whether he saw O'Rourke or Joe Biden as the bigger threat, but said: "Whoever it is, I'll take him or her on". King reminded O'Rou...