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WHO Gives Out New Recommendations to Decrease Dementia Risk

According to the United Nations health agency, having a healthy diet, especially a Mediterranean one, maintaining healthy blood pressure, consuming less amoun...


Over 830 measles cases confirmed in US in '19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the latest numbers Monday. Measles was once common in the United States but gradually became rare af...


How much coffee is too much? New study reveals

The study authors believe that coffee (in large quantities) and heart problems may be linked because excess caffeine consumption can cause high blood press...


New Acas advice on creating a positive mental health environment at work

Mental health minister Clare Haughey said: "From our recently published research, we know that body image is a concern for children and young people". The surv...


People In Iowa Are Getting Sick. Looks Like Dogs Are The Culprit

Jeff Kaisand. The facility reportedly breeds small breed dogs in Marion County , located in the southern half of the state. "We are in the process of notif...


USA Counties At Risk for Future Measles Outbreaks

Measles is one of the leading causes of death in the world from a disease that can be cured by a vaccine. Separately, Washington state leaders are shifting t...


Norwegian woman, 24, dies from rabies after bite from puppy she rescued

But soon after returning home , she became sick and was hospitalised several times - as doctors scrambled to figure out what was wrong. Birgitte's family are...


May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Address to the nation by the Minster of Health Wellness and the Environment; Tuesday, May 14 - School visits to the institution; Wednesday, May 15 - Panel discu...


Denver to vote this week on decriminalizing magic mushrooms

If the initiative passes, the use and possession of psilocybin mushrooms by adults 21 and older would be at the lowest law enforcement priority in Denver. The...


Europe hit with measles dilemma; close to 34,000 affected

Measles was once common, but gradually became rare after vaccination campaigns that started in the 1960s. So far 13 people have died from the 34,300 cases re...


Study Finds That Drugs Check Transmission of HIV

But what this meant for gay and other men who have sex with men was, at the time, less clear. The risk of infection for homosexuals is equal to zero, as long as...


764 cases of measles reported in 23 states — CDC

As of May 3, 2019, NYC had issued fines to 3 individuals and a network of schools, which now owes more than $2,400 in fines for non-compliance, confirmed to N...


Congo: Death Toll From Ebola Outbreak Crosses 1,000

At least 1,529 confirmed and probable Ebola cases have been reported in this outbreak declared in August, with 1,008 deaths. "Since January, we've experienc...


HIV breakthrough as treatment eliminates transmission risk

The couples were studies over a period of eight years, from 2010-2017. The researchers noted that the study was limited by the fact that most participants who...


Ohio urges measles vaccination amid outbreaks around US

Beth Moench, an LPN at Sanford Health, says many patients are asking her about the measles vaccine right now. Measles, along with mumps and rubella are the th...


Are you protected from getting measles?

In the recent outbreaks of measles, there have been no deaths reported yet. "Vaccination is a simple, safe and effective way to protect our loved ones and nei...


HHS rule lets health care workers refuse care that violates religious beliefs

LGBT advocates and service providers resoundingly condemned a so-called "religious conscience rule " that was announced by the Trump administration May 2 i...


News How to watch Blue Origin's New Shepard launch today

The capsule, which detaches from the rocket near the top of its flight path, climbed to more than 346,000 feet, or 65 miles, above Earth during Friday's test f...


State Health Order Facilitates Adult Measles Vaccine

In addition, the CDC considers anyone vaccinated between 1957 and 1963 to be at increased risk of contracting measles because they probably received a vaccine t...


County urges adults to be aware of their vaccination history

Dr Mary Ramsay said: "The UK achieved World Health Organization measles elimination status in 2017, however, due to ongoing worldwide measles outbreaks includin...


Health officials confirm first case of measles in Orange County for 2019

The state's department of health says a New York City resident with a confirmed case of the virus may have exposed other people in Middlesex and Ocean counties....


Burger King's new combos are anything but 'Happy' meals

The slogan on the boxes is meant to remind customers not everyone is happy all the time. The burger chain has once again expertly trolled its long-running r...


"Vampire facials" at New Mexico spa linked to two HIV cases

Two clients at a New Mexico spa that offered " vampire facials " were diagnosed with HIV after receiving treatments, prompting health officials to urge mo...


How to Get a Safe Vampire Facial

Free testing sites include the South Valley Health Commons and Casa de Salud Family Medical Office, both located in Albuquerque. The health department's i...


The One Almost Sure Sign You Have Measles

When the US was hit with a record-breaking 667 measles cases in 27 states in 2014, the majority of people who got sick were unvaccinated . It took 6 more yea...


Measles outbreak across United States hits 25-year high

As of April 26, almost 700 individual cases had been confirmed in 22 states across the country in less than four months, according to the Centers for Disease Co...


New York's ultra-Orthodox believed to be source of measles outbreak

None of the victims of the recent outbreak have died, but 3 percent have contracted pneumonia and 9 percent have been hospitalized due to complications from th...


Britney Spears no longer in mental health facility

This morning, the 37-year-old was forced to release a statement , after fans staged a protest in Hollywood - calling for her to be released from a psychiatric...


USA measles outbreak triggers quarantine at two Los Angeles universities

Persons who may have been on-site at the date and time for any of the below locations, may be at risk of developing measles for up to 21 days after being expo...


Trump urges Americans to get measles vaccine

The Georgia Department of Public Health said the patients are members of the same family. NY cases were largely centered in Orthodox Jewish communities where ...


Skipping Breakfast Raises Your Risk Of Dying Early From Heart Disease

WHO said that this disease has become the biggest reason of death all around the world. People who do not eat breakfast have 87 percent higher risk of dyi...


USA measles outbreak is largest since disease was declared eliminated in 2000

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says so far this year, 626 cases have been reported. There were 963 cases reported in the United States in 1994 a...


USA records 695 measles cases, most since 2000

But it definitely isn't benign, one expert said. Los Angeles county health officials said four of the cases are linked to one another after global travel, and...


Teens may exercise at Planet Fitness for free all summer

The program starts on May 15th and will continue until September 1st. Last summer, the New Hampshire-based company hosted a similar "summer challenge" at locati...


Researchers create technology that turns brain signals into speech

Natural speech, by comparison, can reach up to 150 words per minute. "Detailed mapping of sound to anatomy allowed the scientists to create a realistic virtua...