'Avengers Endgame' Moviegoers Exposed to Measles at Los Angeles Premiere

Avengers: Endgame is now screening in theaters worldwide. OCHCA confirmed that she is considered infectious between April 23 and May 1. She is believed to be in her 20s and to have entered the theater at 11 p.m. A sixth case of the measles was r... More..

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Blood test shows if you're immune to measles
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

Blood test shows if you're immune to measles

And in even places like New York City and Brooklyn where they've actually fined people for not getting vaccinated and going into public closed places - that's really somewhat of a draconian thing to do, but s...More..

by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Born before 1989? Experts say you may need a measles booster shot

Adults who have any doubt about their immunity should get another dose, Schaffner said: "It's safe". Medical officer of health for Toi Te Ora Public Health Dr Phil Shoemack said of four of the sick were pri...More..

Decreasing vaccination rates 'causing spread' worldwide — MEASLES OUTBREAK
by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

Decreasing vaccination rates 'causing spread' worldwide — MEASLES OUTBREAK

In Nigeria, four million children missed out on the dose during this period. The charity is warning that increasing numbers of youngsters are being left unprotected against the highly infectious illness, ...More..

FDA Stops Sales of Transvaginal Mesh for Pelvic Organ Prolapse
by | Friday, April 19, 2019

FDA Stops Sales of Transvaginal Mesh for Pelvic Organ Prolapse

The companies will have 10 days to submit plans to withdraw these products from the market, the FDA said . "Too many women and men have been harmed by surgical mesh that was allowed on the market without any...More..

Sanders says he's open to letting convicts vote from prison
by | Thursday, April 11, 2019

Sanders says he's open to letting convicts vote from prison

Sanders won Wisconsin in a blowout in the 2016 Democratic primary, and narrowly defeated eventual nominee Hillary Clinton in MI. Sanders campaign will hold rallies in Madison, Wisc., Pittsburgh, and additional ...More..

Auris Is a Deadly Threat Amid Rise of Anti-Bacterials
by | Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Auris Is a Deadly Threat Amid Rise of Anti-Bacterials

The New York State Department of Health has stated on their website that they are taking "aggressive" action to keep C. auris in check and have instituted a number of protocols in hospitals and nursing homes...More..

HSE warns of measles outbreak in Dublin
by | Sunday, April 07, 2019

HSE warns of measles outbreak in Dublin

However, businesses in Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan could be affected. People who may have been exposed elsewhere were being notified directly, the Health Department said. Each unit will have nur...More..

Bad Diets Are Responsible For More Deaths Than Smoking, Global Study Finds
by | Saturday, April 06, 2019

Bad Diets Are Responsible For More Deaths Than Smoking, Global Study Finds

One in five deaths worldwide in 2017 were linked to people eating poor diets high in sugar, salt and processed meat that contributed to heart disease, cancer and diabetes, a global study has found. "UK guidelin...More..

Rockland County's ban on unvaccinated minors from public carries fine, jail
by | Friday, March 29, 2019

Rockland County's ban on unvaccinated minors from public carries fine, jail

Violations will be charged as misdemeanors and will be punishable by up to six months in jail and a $500 fine. Day stressed that officials will not be stopping people on the street to ask for their vaccination ...More..

Trump administration asks USA court to scrap Obamacare
by | Thursday, March 28, 2019

Trump administration asks USA court to scrap Obamacare

He did not enjoin the law, however, while his decision was appealed. A spokeswoman said Collins is drafting a letter to Attorney General William Barr to voice her opposition to the effort. The difference ...More..

Trump Admin Going After Obamacare to Overturn Entire Law
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Trump Admin Going After Obamacare to Overturn Entire Law

While most people agree that so-called Obamacare has some problems, overturning the law would have far-reaching consequences-including potentially interrupting coverage for those who buy their health insuran...More..

House Fails to Override Trump's Veto, Allowing National Emergency Declaration to Stand
by | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

House Fails to Override Trump's Veto, Allowing National Emergency Declaration to Stand

After Congress signed an appropriations bill earlier this year that only approved $1.4 billion for border security, Trump declared a national emergency to appropriate additional funds to construct his wall al...More..

United States approves first treatment for post-partum depression
by | Saturday, March 23, 2019

United States approves first treatment for post-partum depression

Kristina Deligiannidis, who was involved in the trials and is director of Women's Behavioral Health at Zucker Hillside Hospital in NY, according to the TV network. This is much quicker than the antidepressants ...More..

An aspirin a day might not keep heart attacks away after all
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

An aspirin a day might not keep heart attacks away after all

Roger Blumenthal , who co-chaired the new guidelines , said in a statement . Those who are taking aspirin when it's not necessary could raise their risk of internal bleeding or even early death. Also, it is...More..

Three or more eggs a day increase heart disease risk, study says
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Three or more eggs a day increase heart disease risk, study says

Eating 300 milligrams of dietary cholesterol per day - the average intake of adults in the U.S. - is associated with a 17 percent higher risk of cardiovascular disease and an 18 percent higher risk of death f...More..

FDA allows treatment of depression with club drug’s cousin
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

FDA allows treatment of depression with club drug’s cousin

Johnson & Johnson got some good news for a change as its antidepressant drug, called esketamine and branded Spravato, was fast-tracked through the FDA approval process and is now the first antidepressant to g...More..

States, D.C. To Sue Trump Administration Over Abortion 'Gag Rule'
by | Thursday, March 07, 2019

States, D.C. To Sue Trump Administration Over Abortion 'Gag Rule'

Health and Human Services Department. OR leaders are preparing to sue the Trump administration over a new rule they say will "significantly restrict access to reproductive health services and information". ...More..

Title X Funding Change Over Abortion Is ‘Domestic Gag Rule,’ Pelosi Says
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Title X Funding Change Over Abortion Is ‘Domestic Gag Rule,’ Pelosi Says

The policy released Friday by the Health and Human Services Department pleased conservative evangelicals, a key part of President Trump's political base, and faith-based family planning providers could reap mil...More..

WHO Philippines: Measles Outbreak, Situation Report 2, 20 February 2019 - Philippines
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

WHO Philippines: Measles Outbreak, Situation Report 2, 20 February 2019 - Philippines

She continued, this is an ongoing outbreak in the Philippines and as of February 11, 2019, their health department reported about 4,300 measles cases , about 70 dead and that's from the time period of January ...More..

Donald Trump to declare national emergency over border wall, McConnell says
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Donald Trump to declare national emergency over border wall, McConnell says

Donald Trump has said he will declare a national emergency in an effort to secure resources to build a wall on the US-Mexico border. Other conservative thought leaders put pressure on Trump, goading him ...More..

Measles Outbreak Appears To Be Increasing Vaccination Rates
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Measles Outbreak Appears To Be Increasing Vaccination Rates

In 34 of these countries, estimated coverage with a second dose of measles vaccine was below 95 perc ent. That helps explain why public health officials get so concerned when outbreaks occur, which they hav...More..

Officials confirm 3 more measles cases in Portland area
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Officials confirm 3 more measles cases in Portland area

DCPH encourages individuals with signs and symptoms of measles to contact their health care provider prior to visiting. Someone in Denton County has come down with the measles. Measles is so contagious that...More..

Measles: Why Should People Get Vaccinated
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Measles: Why Should People Get Vaccinated

Dr. Scott Lindquist, a Washington state epidemiologist, said the state health department is seeing new cases every day. And, separate measles cases have been reported in 10 states so far this year. "We know now...More..

The Instagram egg's creator has been revealed
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

The Instagram egg's creator has been revealed

Now, a photo of the cracked egg with football laces on it has been shared on the account. It looks like the egg marks another addition of the internet realm bleeding over into the "real world", leaving users ...More..