Stories about Medical

Aug 04 2018

Iowa Reports First West Nile Death of 2018

Humans can catch the virus through mosquito bites. The DEP and its county partners across the state have been conducting routine, localized spraying to control infected...

Jul 19 2018

Portillo's offering 2 hot dogs for $5 all week

Two hot dogs for $5 through July 22. 7-Eleven: $1 Big Bite hot dogs on Wednesday. To celebrate National Hot Dog Day, Dog Haus is offering free hot dogs when you dow...

Jul 13 2018

Trump weighs in on breastfeeding debate, defends formula

The New York Times alleges the United States attempted to browbeat others countries into dropping the resolution. Then the Russians stepped in and introduced the mea...

Jul 10 2018

Trump plays up suspense over momentous Supreme Court nomination

As President Trump prepared to reveal his next Supreme Court nominee Monday night, MPR News Host Kerri Miller asked Ilya Shapiro , senior fellow in constitutional st...

Jun 10 2018

Multistate salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon, includes Ohio

Of the 60 people reported sick, 31 have been hospitalized due to illness associated with the infection. The Illinois Department of Public Health issued a warning that s...

Jun 07 2018

Major breast cancer study counted W MI patients

José Baselga said, via NPR . The immunotherapy treatment remains experimental and still requires considerably more testing before it can be used more widely. The...

Jun 02 2018

Tobacco use falling but not fast enough: World Health Organization report

People associate tobacco with cigarettes alone. World Health Organization advised countries to also offer help to people who wished to quit tobacco use by covering th...

May 29 2018

After Kerala, Nipah virus suspected in Himachal Pradesh

Animal Husbandry department and Forest officials deposit a bat into a container after catching it inside a well at Changaroth in Kozhikode in the Indian state of Keral...

May 25 2018

FDA Wants Teething Products Made with Benzocaine Pulled from the Market

Oral products for adults to treat sore throats, canker sores and irritation of the mouth and gums can also contain benzocaine. The FDA will continue to monitor the sa...

May 25 2018

Judge: President Trump blocking people on Twitter is unconstitutional

President Donald Trump can not legally block Twitter users who disagree with him, a federal judge ruled Wednesday in a case with potentially far-reaching implica...

May 24 2018

Jared Kushner Regains Top Security Clearance

Those clearances were stripped in February under a new White House policy, it added. "His application was properly submitted, reviewed by career officials, and went t...

May 18 2018

World Health Organization raises Ebola risk assessment for DRC to 'very high'

Congo's Ebola outbreak has spread to a crossroads city of more than 1 million people in a troubling turn that marks the first time the vast, impoverished country ha...

May 17 2018

Texas Attorney General Taking Steps To Fight Opioid Crisis

Texas' lawsuit accuses Purdue Pharma , the privately held manufacterer of OxyContin, of violating the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act by aggressively selling its p...

May 15 2018

Ebola outbreak in DRC: What is being done?

The organization deployed 50 health officers over the weekend to assist the DRC in outbreak measures. WHO is working with the Ministry of Health and MSF to conduct ring...

May 11 2018

Bioluminescent bloom lights up waves

The San Diego coast is hosting a red tide, which is a bloom involving these single-cell organisms that can make the water appear red. Causing a red tide during the da...

May 04 2018

Basque separatist group ETA announces its dissolution

ETA said it has "completely dismantled all of its structures" and will "no longer express political positions, promote initiatives or interact with other actors". "We d...

May 03 2018

UN SG exhorts leaders to strengthen press freedom, protect journalists

Journalists and media workers shine a light on local and global challenges and tell the stories that need to be told. He stated that the theme is also a reminder to tho...

Apr 29 2018

Simon Harris to organise free repeat smear tests after cervical cancer controversy

She added: 'He also wanted to thank me for still encouraging women to go for smears and for promoting the cervical screening programme'. "I have made a decision to st...

Apr 27 2018

Amazon raising Prime prices again to $119 a year

He added that costs related to data centers, fulfillment centers and other investments "scale really well when we have high-volume quarters" like the one Amazon reported...

Apr 26 2018

Russian Federation hints at providing advanced air defence systems to Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who was traveling in China, said later that a final decision on the S-300s had yet to be reached, but the intent to shore up Syri...