First Child Dies of Influenza in New Jersey

Thorough hand washing remains your best protection against flus and colds, says Island Health. It is recommended that children over six months get flu shots . Children 6 months old and younger typically have antibodies in their system passed on by... More..

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Healthcare Facility Chief Quits After Woman in Coma Gives Birth
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Healthcare Facility Chief Quits After Woman in Coma Gives Birth

A woman whose 22-year-old daughter is a patient at the facility said she refuses to leave her side until the investigation is conclusive. While federal and state privacy laws prohibit us from publicly discuss...More..

Strong December hiring unlikely to change Fed's policy stance
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Strong December hiring unlikely to change Fed's policy stance

Against that backdrop, Powell, during an panel discussion featuring former Fed bosses, Janet Yellen and Ben Bernanke at an event in Atlanta, said the employment report underlined the economy's health. I...More..

Number Of People Die After Swine Flu Outbreak
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

Number Of People Die After Swine Flu Outbreak

There were more flu-related deaths a year ago: 34 by the end of December. It is not too late to get the flu shot, for those who have not done so yet. A new form of vaccine has come in the form of a nasal spra...More..

Walgreens: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Walgreens: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

Retail sales in the US rose 6% year over year in the quarter, but store comps fell 3.2%, primarily due to a continued de-emphasis of select products including tobacco, according to a company press release . ...More..

ObamaCare unconstitutional? What to know
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

ObamaCare unconstitutional? What to know

While Republicans like President Donald Trump lauded a Texas judge's decision last week that the Affordable Care Act - colloquially known as Obamacare - needed to be repealed, not everyone in the party is certa...More..

Texas judge dismantles Obamacare, ruling individual mandate unconstitutional
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Texas judge dismantles Obamacare, ruling individual mandate unconstitutional

U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor, a conservative George W. Bush-appointee, issued the ruling on the eve of the deadline for signing up for Obamacare coverage. On Friday night, President Donald Trump celebr...More..

George H.W. Bush's service dog, Sully, is honored: 'Mission complete'
by | Wednesday, December 05, 2018

George H.W. Bush's service dog, Sully, is honored: 'Mission complete'

In another image of unity, House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi did the same several minutes later, standing next to one another as a second wreath was placed. Capitol, the dog was l...More..

CDD Ghana Pushes For Voluntary Testing On World AIDS Day
by | Sunday, December 02, 2018

CDD Ghana Pushes For Voluntary Testing On World AIDS Day

Russell-Moyle talked about how becoming undetectable has changed his life, his relationships, and the way he came to terms with being HIV positive . However, stigma is still with us and it presents a high barr...More..

New cases of HIV rise in Eastern Europe, decline in the West
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

New cases of HIV rise in Eastern Europe, decline in the West

Quoted in the communiqué, Lisbon City Council's Social Rights Councilor, Manuel Grilo (BE), stresses that "it is crucial to increase the visibility of the HIV issue and to encourage people to do regular screeni...More..

Ninth person dies after infection at NJ nursing center
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Ninth person dies after infection at NJ nursing center

The department said later Monday there have been 26 adenovirus cases confirmed at the center. Adenovirus has not been confirmed in another person who died Friday afternoon, officials said. The facility has ...More..

by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

7th Case of Rare Disease Diagnosed

The surge has baffled health officials, who on Tuesday announced a change in the way the agency is counting cases. So far across the county, 62 cases of the rare polio-like neurological condition have been ...More..

New Brunswick Fire Department T-Shirts to Fight Breast Cancer
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

New Brunswick Fire Department T-Shirts to Fight Breast Cancer

These women have a four to five-time greater risk of developing breast cancer than women with less dense breasts because breast cancer can be more hard to diagnose in these patients. Breast density is one of ...More..

Popular Resort Closes During Brain-Eating Amoeba Testing
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Popular Resort Closes During Brain-Eating Amoeba Testing

But the "brain-eating amoeba" infections can also occur in inadequately chlorinated swimming pools or heated and contaminated tap water, hot springs, geothermal drinking water, and water heaters. The surf park ...More..

Ron DeSantis says vote for black opponent would 'monkey this up'
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Ron DeSantis says vote for black opponent would 'monkey this up'

Gillum , who defeated former Rep. Gwen Graham and two other candidates, would be Florida's first black governor if elected in November. Stephen Lawson, a DeSantis spokesman, later said that such cha...More..

Celebrities remember John McCain with touching anecdotes
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Celebrities remember John McCain with touching anecdotes

It will conclude almost a week of events honouring the man, whose body will lie in state on Wednesday in the Arizona State Capitol and on Friday in the Capitol Rotunda, Washington DC, with a formal ceremony a...More..

US Senator John McCain dies from brain cancer aged 81
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

US Senator John McCain dies from brain cancer aged 81

According to a statement from McCain's office, he died Saturday at 4:28 PM, adding. "In the year since (his diagnosis), John has surpassed expectations for his survival", the family said Friday . He was kn...More..

First Human Case of West Nile Virus in Butte Co: Public Health
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

First Human Case of West Nile Virus in Butte Co: Public Health

Receding floodwaters and heavy rains across Pennsylvania are creating a flawless storm of conditions, that have contributed to the highest level of West Nile virus activity in the mosquito population since th...More..

CDC issues blunt warning about Honey Smacks as outbreak grows to 100
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

CDC issues blunt warning about Honey Smacks as outbreak grows to 100

A CDC statement Thursday advised consumers not to eat any of the cereal regardless of package size or "best by" date. It's still not clear how the contamination might have occurred. The agency revealed that 2...More..

Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death and one of just three leading causes that are on the rise. As a whole, the nation saw 15 people dying by suicide for every 100,000 in 2016. Veterans are also "overrepr...More..

Recent CDC report finds rates increasing
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Recent CDC report finds rates increasing

She says one of the best things we can do is to be aware of any changes. The traumatic experience turned Smith into a suicide prevention advocate and led her into a career with OSF HealthCare as a behavioral ...More..

Three freed Americans: Welcome home
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Three freed Americans: Welcome home

Trump's tweet confirming the details of the visit came just hours after he welcomed Pompeo and three U.S. citizens who had been held prisoner by North Korea back to American soil from Pyongyang. Pompeo came ...More..

Days After Being Nerfed, Thanos in Fortnite is Getting an Attack Buff
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Days After Being Nerfed, Thanos in Fortnite is Getting an Attack Buff

Check out the trailer below. Epic and Marvel have teamed up to bring the Avengers property to Fortnite temporarily, in support of Avengers: Infinity War . Eliminating Thanos will cause him to drop th...More..

Democratic Republic of Congo Confirms New Ebola Cases
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

Democratic Republic of Congo Confirms New Ebola Cases

The Ministry of Health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo deployed Rapid Response Teams to investigate cases and deaths reported in Bikoro health zone in the Equateur province. But the villages at the hear...More..

Abia APC stakeholders hail peaceful conduct of exercise — APC ward congresses
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Abia APC stakeholders hail peaceful conduct of exercise — APC ward congresses

Governor of Imo State Rochas Okorocha has directed the State Commissioner of Police, Chris Ezike, to arrest and prosecute all members of the All Progressive Congress (APC ) Committee that conducted the Saturda...More..