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Cellphone-related face injuries on the rise, study shows

Cellphone-related face injuries on the rise, study shows Teresa Murray Amato, chair of emergency medicine at Long Island Jewish, in Forest Hills, N.Y. Being distracted from your environment can be unsafe and lead to accidents. According to the study, most injuries were to the neck, face, eyes, nose, ears, and head. Of the injuries, cuts or lacerations made up 26 percent of cases, contusions or abrasions made up approximately 25 percent of cases, and... [Full Article...]

Health program offers free HIV prevention drug to uninsured

Health program offers free HIV prevention drug to uninsured President Trump, in his State of the Union address in February, announced the goal of ending the HIV epidemic in the next decade. The Ready, Set, PrEP program is part of America's plan to end the HIV epidemic, which strives to reduce the number of new HIV infections in the U.S.by 75% in five years and by 90% in 10 years. [Full Article...]

Number of cases of malaria still at 'unacceptably high' levels

Number of cases of malaria still at 'unacceptably high' levels As a result, almost 900 000 children were born with a low birthweight. The note added that India was the only country mentioned among 11 HBHI countries to increase its domestic funding between 2017-2018 to fight malaria. In 2018, 62% of children who were eligible for the preventive medicine benefited from it. "WHO welcomes Unitaid's new drive, announced today, to accelerate the adoption and scale-... [Full Article...]

Democrat Impeachment Report Says Trump Abused Power, Despite The Lack Of Evidence

Democrat Impeachment Report Says Trump Abused Power, Despite The Lack Of Evidence If fewer than 2/3 vote to impeach, President Trump remains in his current position. The panel's Democratic majority has not yet released its own report on the inquiry. In his letter to the Judiciary Committee, White House Counsel Cipollone said that Trump was still considering his options for subsequent hearings before the committee, at which some fact witnesses are expected to testify. [Full Article...]

Trump Reiterates Promise to End AIDS in 10 Years

Trump Reiterates Promise to End AIDS in 10 Years Unleashing the potential of this partnership is the key for Cambodia to sustain epidemic control and end AIDS by 2025. The CDC also said the South "lags behind in providing quality HIV prevention services and care". UNAIDS reports that 32% of people in the Middle East and North Africa are accessing the treatment. ART reduces the amount of the virus in a person's body, allowing them to live h... [Full Article...]

Utah teacher kicked out after homophobic rant about student’s gay dads

Utah teacher kicked out after homophobic rant about student’s gay dads On Friday, van Amstel spoke with the Salt Lake Tribune about the incident involving the child, identified as D.M., at the Deerfield Elementary School in Cedar Hills, Utah. He said Daniel stayed quiet during the teacher's rant and didn't want to talk to school officials about it afterward. "I'm truly disgusted that the bully in this situation is a teacher in a public school". [Full Article...]

New prostate cancer test can be done at home

New prostate cancer test can be done at home To evaluate the effectiveness of the PUR test, the researchers recruited 14 men whom they subjected to a range of medical tests including a digital rectal examination, which is one of the main methods of detecting prostate cancer (along with blood tests, an MRI scan or a biopsy). [Full Article...]

Des médicaments épinglés dans une nouvelle liste noire — Santé

Des médicaments épinglés dans une nouvelle liste noire — Santé Dans toutes les spécialités médicales, on prescrit parfois des médicaments plus dangereux qu'utiles . Dans son huitième bilan annuel des " médicaments à écarter pour mieux soigner ", elle recense 105 médicaments dont 92 commercialisés en France dont la balance bénéfices-risques est défavorable dans toutes les situations cliniques pour lesquelles ils sont autorisés. [Full Article...]

Measles epidemic: Samoa's death toll rises to 42

Measles epidemic: Samoa's death toll rises to 42 Samoa's top health official has said the epidemic is yet to peak. Measles is caused by a virus and can lead to serious complications including pneumonia and inflammation of the brain that can cause permanent damage and be deadly, especially in small children. [Full Article...]

U.S. warns: Don't eat romaine lettuce from Salinas, California

The CDC advises that consumers not eat and retailers not sell any romaine lettuce harvested from Salinas, California. After last November's outbreak tied to romaine, the produce industry in the USA agreed to voluntarily label the lettuce with harvest regions. [Full Article...]

Joe Biden turns impeachment to his advantage in fifth Democrat debate

Joe Biden turns impeachment to his advantage in fifth Democrat debate Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of MA held dueling rallies on Atlanta's historically black college campuses, pitching their progressive policy slates to a younger African American audience that is viewed as up for grabs. " Black voters are pissed off, and they're anxious", he said . During a post-debate event, Harris lambasted Buttigieg for comparing the struggles of black an... [Full Article...]

Doctors: Popcorn lung raises new concerns about vaping

Doctors: Popcorn lung raises new concerns about vaping His injuries were similar to those observed in people suffering from 'popcorn lung, ' a condition found in workers in a microwave popcorn factory who had accidentally inhaled diacetyl, a product used by the food industry which gives popcorn a buttery flavor. [Full Article...]

President Obama Warns Democratic Candidates Not to Go Too Far Left

President Obama Warns Democratic Candidates Not to Go Too Far Left At a meeting of the Democracy Alliance on Friday, Obama cautioned against the sort of "revolutionary" change that the Senators from Vermont and MA are proposing, without mentioning their names. If you want to see the hashtag #TooFarLeft go viral, just get a former world leader-perferably one who is a Democrat-to denounce Left Twitter. Obama appeared to want to reassure the many Democrats ... [Full Article...]

Alabama star Tua Tagovailoa set for hip surgery in Houston

Alabama star Tua Tagovailoa set for hip surgery in Houston Vincent's Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama. He couldn't put pressure on his right leg when he was helped up by trainers. Tagovailoa suffered a dislocated right hip in the second quarter and was carted off the field midway through the eventual 38-7 win. [Full Article...]

Abx Resistance Still a 'Significant Enemy' in U.S — CDC

Abx Resistance Still a 'Significant Enemy' in U.S — CDC The bacterium Acinetobacter , also new to the " urgent threat" list, caused an estimated 8,500 infections in hospitalized patients and 700 estimated deaths in the U.S.in 2017, according to the CDC . So, how do you avoid getting bacterial infections in the first place? Jason Burnham, an infectious-disease expert at Washington University who led the research, said he and colleagues included mor... [Full Article...]

Every 4th person in Pakistan suffers from diabetes

Every 4th person in Pakistan suffers from diabetes Pakistan must include diabetes preventive measures in their national health policy to minimize the burden of the disease. One in ten patients admitted to scientific institution are plagued by the condition. Consume a diet high in whole-grain fiber, lean proteins and colorful fruits and vegetables, legumes and pulses, low fat dietary products, fish and poultry without skin. [Full Article...]

U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 42, cases of illness to 2,172

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is present in most of the samples tested by the Food and Drug Administration to date, and most patients report a history of using THC-containing products. The findings are published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology . Both reviews found concrete evidence that nicotine is addictive and harmful, especially for youth. [Full Article...]

Two people in China being treated for the plague

Two people in China being treated for the plague Plague can transmit through air and is considered as a most risky infectious disease by China's health authorities. While hundreds of years had passed since the Black Death , which claimed the lives of at least 50 million people all over the world, the plague is not completely gone. [Full Article...]

Latest Pharmacy News: NICE recommends first cannabis-based medicines for NHS use

Latest Pharmacy News: NICE recommends first cannabis-based medicines for NHS use For now then, like Carly Barton - the woman who was prescribed cannabis through a private doctor last December, and paid £2500 for it just to prove a point to the NHS - people with pain conditions and other rare conditions in the United Kingdom will have to wait for more cannabis-based drugs or medicinal marijuana to become available. [Full Article...]

Winter Weather Advisory 9 pm Sun To 9 am Mon — WITH MAP

Winter Weather Advisory 9 pm Sun To 9 am Mon — WITH MAP This largely depends on where you live. A broad lake-effect snow forecast ( Monday night thru early Wednesday ). Forecasters say one to three inches of snow is possible with winds gusting as high as 30-miles per hour. Our Severe Weather Alert Day continues as a cold front crashes into the mountains tonight , bringing rain and snow. Lake effect snow may be heavy at times, which will continue... [Full Article...]


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