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UN health agency spotlights stalled effort to close health divide across Europe, in new report

Progress on equal access to a healthy life for all, is at a standstill across Europe, a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed on Tuesday, despite their being a clear path to close gaps in national care....

UN health agency spotlights stalled effort to close health divide across Europe, in new report

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DR Congo: Strengthened effort against Ebola is paying off, but insecurity still major constraint – UN health agency Although the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to make headway thanks to the determination of health workers on ...
14:48 2019-05-28

Measles in Europe: infection rates highest in a decade, says UN health agency Although more children than ever before are being vaccinated against measles across Europe, overall infection rates are the highest in a decade, and ...
20:32 2019-05-21

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of Inte...
17:32 2019-07-17

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now an international Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Em...
17:16 2019-08-03

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according ...
10:48 2019-05-21

Women outliving men ‘everywhere’, new UN health agency statistics report shows Average life-expectancy globally has increased by five-and-a-half years since the turn of the century, and women outlive men “everywhere”, the World ...
12:48 2019-05-21

One person dies by suicide every 40 seconds: new UN health agency report Despite progress in national prevention strategies, one person dies by suicide every 40 seconds, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Director-Gener...
10:16 2019-09-10

Pentagon acknowledges burn pits exposes veterans to health risks but refuses to close them, report shows The Department of Defense has seemingly acknowledged the dangers of Burn Pit exposure in a new report recently filed with Congress, but fall short of...
16:16 2019-07-12

Migrants and refugees face higher risk of developing ill-health, says UN report on displaced people in Europe European authorities are “struggling” to meet the needs of irregular migrants and refugees who are wrongly accused of spreading sickness among host c...
20:32 2019-05-21

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in respon...
15:16 2019-06-20

The Latest: UN health agency concerned over Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 10:25 a.m. The U.N. health agency says it’s gravely concerned ove...
05:16 2019-06-07

UN health agency issues 1st strategy to address snake bites LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the nu...
09:32 2019-05-23

U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obam...
09:48 2019-05-24

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two US lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the ...
03:32 2019-05-24

U.S. health agency cancels research contract involving use of fetal tissue The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it would cancel its research contract involving human fetal tissue from elective ...
13:32 2019-06-05

UN health agency ‘strongly recommends’ dolutegravir antiretroviral medication to manage HIV Based on new evidence, the United Nations health agency on Monday announced it was recommending the use of the antiretroviral drug dolutegravir (DTG)...
15:16 2019-07-22

‘Zero malaria starts with me’ UN health agency urges grassroots responsibility on World Day After more than a decade of steady advances in fighting malaria, progress has leveled off, which is why this World Malaria Day, the World Health Orga...
10:48 2019-05-21

Kuwait's Emir has recovered after health setback: state news agency Kuwait's elderly ruler, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber al-Sabah has recovered from a health setback and is "in a good condition now", the state news ...
21:48 2019-08-18

Pregnant, nursing women can now be given Ebola vaccine, UN health agency announces Reversing an earlier decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) now recommends vaccinating pregnant and breastfeeding women against the Ebola viru...
12:48 2019-05-21

UN health agency steps up fight against ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance As resistance to antibiotics grows, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched the latest stage of its campaign to fight this deadly health ris...
20:16 2019-06-18

Don’t let smoking steal life’s breathtaking moments, urges UN health agency Tobacco use continues to claim around eight million lives a year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, in a call for faster action ...
12:16 2019-05-29

Big Tech is teaming up with health care companies to make it easier to see your health history Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft's health teams were all represented at a meeting in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to discuss opening up access ...
13:32 2019-07-31

Guns and hate — not mental health — fuelling ‘public health crisis’: APA president After shootings in Dayton and El Paso, the president of the American Psychological Association said: "The combination of easy access to assault weapo...
04:32 2019-08-06

4 Your Health: A call for blood donors, work health programs and a new sleep study from the U of A Only three percent of Americans donate blood. NBC News A new study from the University Of Arizona reveals adults with sleep apnea are more likely to ...
14:16 2019-06-14

Ebola Outbreak Declared a Public Health Emergency by World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that it has elected to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “publ...
23:16 2019-07-17

UN health agency welcomes Facebook pledge to stop vaccine misinformation from going viral The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday welcomed Facebook’s pledge to ensure users can separate fact from fiction when it comes to vaccines, ...
02:16 2019-09-06

UN health agency identifies 5-year old Congolese boy as first confirmed case of Ebola in Uganda The World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health, confirmed on Tuesday the first case of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda, stemming from th...
18:32 2019-06-11

World Health Organization declares Ebola an international health emergency The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of interna...
19:16 2019-07-17

Florida health officials declare public health emergency for hepatitis A Seventeen counties 'critically impacted' by hepatitis A prompted a surgeon general to declare an emergency.      ...
09:16 2019-08-03

Health Insurers Walk Delicate Line Against Democrats' Health Proposals As Democratic presidential candidates take aim at the health-insurance industry, companies are striking a delicate balance, trying to fight the plans...
14:32 2019-07-31

4 Your Health: Study confirms long-term health benefits of a low-fat diet (NBC News)- New research confirms the long-term health benefits from eating a low-fat diet. The study conducted by a cancer center included nearly 50...
18:16 2019-09-05

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zo...
00:32 2019-07-18

A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36, A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36,000 patients to recoup $108 million, seizing wage...
15:16 2019-09-09

Unlicensed “health coach” claims health advice is free speech—court disagrees Enlarge / Unlicensed "health coach" Heather Del Castillo (credit: Institute for Justice) A federal court on Wednesday rejected claims by an unlicen...
09:32 2019-07-20

4 Your Health: Plant-based diet good for health and increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients There’s more evidence that a strict plant-based diet is good for your health. Harvard researchers analyzed nine studies involving more than 307...
14:32 2019-07-22

Women's health arrives on Apple Health priority list Inspired by the Apple Heart Study, the company launches new studies of women's health, movement, and hearing. Data will come from apps on the new App...
21:32 2019-09-10

British health service to partner with Amazon on health information Britain's National Health Service will partner with Amazon to provide health information through the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, the country'...
04:32 2019-07-10

'Worst is still to come': Sizzling Europe battles wildfires, health risks Wildfires raged across Catalonia and French authorities stepped up restrictions on water use and driving in cities as swathes of western Europe remai...
20:32 2019-06-27

Private health firms plan 'conquest' of Eastern Europe Csilla Balla became anxious after her doctor told her she would need surgery to remove a benign skin growth on her face, and she decided to go back t...
05:00 2019-08-29

Taliban force Swedish charity to close dozens of Afghan health centers Taliban militants have forced a Swedish charity to close dozens of health centers in a central Afghan province, accusing it of failing to provide saf...
04:32 2019-07-17

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC),...
10:48 2019-05-21

New malaria vaccine trial in Malawi marks ‘an innovation milestone', declares UN health agency A new vaccine against deadly malaria which has been 30 years in development, was made available for the first time to infants in Malawi on Tuesday, m...
10:48 2019-05-21

Don’t panic, support DR Congo in fight against deadly Ebola virus, UN health agency urges Ebola virus is just one challenge among many facing communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization (WHO) sa...
14:32 2019-07-19

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claim...
16:48 2019-06-13

4 Your Health: Weight-loss surgery health benefits (NBC)- Weight-loss surgery can have major health benefits for people with obesity and diabetes, according to a new study from the Cleveland Clinic. I...
18:16 2019-09-02

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic ...
08:48 2019-05-21

A major win for transgender rights: UN health agency drops ‘gender identity disorder’, as official diagnosis “To reflect critical advances in science and medicine”, the World Health Organization, WHO, has removed so-called “gender identity disorder” from its...
14:16 2019-05-30

UN health agency highlights lifestyle choices that can prevent onset of dementia, as millions more succumb each year Key lifestyle choices such as getting regular exercise, not smoking or drinking too much, can reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, the ...
08:48 2019-05-21

‘Health is a right, not a privilege’ says WHO chief on World Health Day The Director-General of the  World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has marked World Health Day, which falls on Sunday, with a ...
10:48 2019-05-21

4 Your Health: Comparing fruit indicates women’s health A new study reveals what body shape is healthier for a woman to have. Pear is better than apple when it comes to a women’s body shape. ThatR...
16:00 2019-07-01

Too much cleanliness not bad for health, report on hygiene says Royal Society for Public Health says need to expose children to germs is ‘dangerous myth’The notion that too much cleanliness can be bad for your hea...
12:32 2019-06-27

More New Yorkers covered by health insurance: report The number of New York state residents lacking health insurance has dropped for the eighth consecutive year — bucking a national trend, accordi...
19:48 2019-09-12

4 Your Health: How you sleep impacts your health Poor sleep can raise a person’s blood pressure.NBC News How you sleep can directly affect your health. A study from the University of Arizona f...
16:32 2019-06-06

4 Your Health: Red wine good for gut health A new study shows an occasional glass of red wine may be good for your gut. British researchers studied nearly 3,000 people in the U.S., Great Britai...
18:00 2019-08-28

North Korea missile tests could be effort to divide US, Japan and South Three launches in eight days point to ulterior motive amid strained relations between its neighbours and Washington The series of short-range missile...
03:32 2019-08-02

Facebook, YouTube to Act on 'Sensational' Health Cures After Report Facebook and YouTube said they were moving to reduce the spread of misleading health care claims after a report showed the proliferation of bogus can...
02:16 2019-07-03

U.S. health officials report 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 981 in the worst outbreak of the disease sinc...
16:00 2019-06-03

Yankees’ Luis Severino gives progress report on his health TORONTO — Luis Severino couldn’t predict when he will throw off a mound, but he knew it had been almost three weeks since he has felt any discomfort ...
08:16 2019-06-05

Promoting ‘a healthy sustainable future’, the UN health agency engages young and young at heart to 'Walk the Talk' Celebrating the importance of fitness, on Sunday morning in the Swiss city of Geneva, the United Nations health agency kicked off its second “Walk th...
08:48 2019-05-21

Report shows tax incentives hurt states' fiscal health Under criticism from newly elected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and other progressive politicians, e-commerce giant Amazon pulled out of it...
05:48 2019-05-31

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out t...
16:00 2019-06-03

One-in-five suffers mental health condition in conflict zones: new UN report More than one-in-five people living in conflict-affected areas suffers from a mental illness, according to a new UN-backed report, prompting the Worl...
20:16 2019-06-11

According to a new report by the Department of Health and Human Services’ inspector general, migrant According to a new report by the Department of Health and Human Services’ inspector general, migrant children separated from their parents “showed mo...
18:16 2019-09-04

'It's a great slogan, but it's not workable:' Health insurers pan Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders health fixes America's Health Insurance Plans and other health-industry groups step up criticism of Biden's public option, Sanders' Medicare for Al...
20:16 2019-07-16

Health Care Workers in the UK Turned Over an Undocumented Immigrant Trafficking Victim to Police, Case Report Says Medical professionals are getting increasingly entangled in the anti-immigrant rhetoric that has gripped the U.S. and other countries—and, predictabl...
16:48 2019-07-18

Former Texas health care worker gets 2 life sentences for raping 74-year-old patient with dementia: report A Fort Worth man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for raping a 74-year-old patient – who could not move or speak – at a nursing home last ...
03:16 2019-08-23

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to cur...
08:48 2019-05-22

4 Your Health: Owning a dog could help health The HPV vaccine could prevent nearly all of the cancers associated with the virus. According to the CDC, nearly 35,000 cases of cancer that were prob...
04:00 2019-08-24

4 Your Health: Smoking is still bad for your health You don’t have to be a heavy smoker to suffer devastating effects to your health. NBCNews.com. A new study reinforces what we have known for a ...
18:48 2019-07-05

UN agency for Palestinians UNRWA rejects US call to close it down The US envoy to the UN believes the responsibility to deal with Palestinian refugees should be handed over to host countries. Washington cut funding ...
15:32 2019-05-23

June was Europe's hottest ever, EU satellite agency says The continent's average temperature for June 2019 was the highest on record, according to the European Union's satellite agency. International resear...
06:48 2019-07-03

Europe's Space Agency opens its doors to commercial spaceflights It's not only NASA that is embracing private space flight. The European Space Agency (ESA) is opening its own commercial space program, giving c...
08:48 2019-06-10

Bosnia is close to the edge. We need Europe’s help | Aleksandar Brezar With the economy hobbled and ethnic nationalist sentiment rising, this is no time for complacencyIn the opening scenes of Danis Tanović’s Oscar-winni...
13:32 2019-05-29

Europe stocks close higher after China data meets expectations; Galapagos up 18% European stocks returned to positive territory Monday afternoon, during a choppy session amid worries China's economy is slowing due to a trade ...
11:48 2019-07-15

When does the English transfer window close? Why is the Premier League deadline day earlier than in Europe? After hundreds of pre-season friendlies and various excursions to the Far East and Americas, Premier League clubs are concentrating on finalising the...
07:00 2019-08-07

When does the transfer window close in England? Why is the Premier League deadline day earlier than in Europe? After hundreds of pre-season friendlies and various excursions to the Far East and Americas, Premier League clubs are concentrating on finalising the...
15:00 2019-08-06

WHO at 70 - working for better health for everyone, everywhere On 7 April, World Health Day, the World Health Organization marks its 70th anniversary. Over the past 7 decades, WHO has spearheaded efforts to rid t...
13:32 2019-05-21

4 Your Health: Most in U.S. not tested for HIV Most Americans are not getting screened for HIV. The Centers For Disease Control recommends that everyone between 13 and 64 be screened for HIV at le...
22:16 2019-06-28

Is red meat bad for your health? Red meat is a good source of protein and iron, though research has linked it to heart disease, certain cancers, and other health conditions. Learn wh...
21:16 2019-08-27

How to look after your mental health A lot of the conversation around mental health focuses on mental illness, but mental wellbeing doesn’t just mean the absence of symptoms. Here are so...
14:16 2019-09-09

What are the worst foods for gut health? The gut microbiome affects many aspects of human health, and the foods people eat can have a huge impact on the bacteria in their gut. Learn about th...
22:00 2019-09-05

Health benefits of peppermint tea Peppermint tea is a popular herbal tea that is naturally calorie- and caffeine-free. Some research has suggested that the oils in peppermint may have...
19:48 2019-05-22

Why sleeping with a fan on during heatwave can be bad for your health IT MAY be tempting to bring the fan out when you are melting away during the heatwave. But leaving it on while you are sleeping can actually be bad f...
10:48 2019-07-24

TripAdvisor CEO on the Fed and Consumer Health CNBC's Seema Mody sat down with TripAdvisor CEO Stephen Kaufer at the Skift Global Forum in New York City. He discussed the Fed, the health of t...
07:48 2019-09-19

Why sleep is essential for health Sleep is important for energy, avoiding weight gain, lowering the risk of heart disease, and reducing stress. Learn more about the importance of gett...
20:32 2019-05-31

Your Kid Should Get Mental Health Days, Too Lifehacker contributor Starre Julia Vartan wrote about the importance of taking mental health days from your job. Mental health is health, and taking...
17:01 2019-07-10

Do tea bags benefit eye health? Many people believe that placing tea bags on the eyes reduces dark circles and helps treat minor ailments. Learn more about tea bags for eyes in this...
09:48 2019-09-11

Health Inequality Is Getting Worse in the U.S. Americans who have had the misfortune of becoming seriously sick know that the country’s health care system is deeply broken, even if you have insura...
15:00 2019-06-28

Oatmeal May Not Be Good For Your Health - Here's Why One of the superfoods, oatmeal is a very famous food among health conscious people and fitness enthusiasts, but there is something about oatmeal that...
15:00 2019-05-30

10 ways to improve gut health The gut is home to billions of microorganisms. Many of these are beneficial to overall health. In this article, learn how to promote the growth of be...
13:00 2019-05-28

Is dairy good or bad for your health? Expert opinions are divided as to whether dairy is good or bad for a person’s health. Many dairy products contain vital nutrients, but consuming too ...
17:48 2019-09-07

What are the health benefits of phosphorus? Phosphorus is a mineral that is essential for human health. It is available in a wide variety of foods, including meat, fish, dairy, and some vegetab...
21:32 2019-07-01

4 Your Health: Low cholesterol not always healthy The belief that having low cholesterol is healthy may not always be true. NBC News A new study suggests having very low cholesterol is not always a g...
19:00 2019-07-03

Can the moon really influence your health? People have long believed that the moon could influence their sleep, their mood, even their fertility. Are any of these beliefs true? We investigate....
23:48 2019-08-09

12 reasons why you should take a vacation for your health There’s evidence that regular vacations can have a positive effect on at least a dozen conditions, including heart health, stress and depressio...
17:48 2019-07-18

Are You Dying? Ask Two Doctors Your Health Questions at 1 PM EDT It’s that time again, chickadees: Time to ask all those questions about your health that you’ve been putting off (or let’s be honest, forgetting) for...
14:00 2019-08-13

Vaping May Have Killed Someone, Health Officials Say An investigation into respiratory illnesses connected to e-cigs by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention turned up the first known death thi...
00:00 2019-08-24

Does Turning Off My Smartphone Affect Its Health? As I was picking the letter for this week’s edition of Tech 911, I was reminded of how happy I am that my house has solar panels. This means I can le...
23:32 2019-05-24

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged population...
13:32 2019-05-21

How does exercise support health later in life? A new study reviews the effects of exercising in older life. Greater independence and higher self-worth are only some of the benefits of physical act...
08:48 2019-05-25

Why do fragrances cause health problems for one in three people? One in three adults say fragrances in everyday products give them headaches, runny noses or breathing problems. But are these symptoms psychological?...
12:48 2019-09-06

How what you eat directly influences your mental health The microbes in our guts have a surprising influence on our brains. Now we're understanding why – and how to use them to combat anxiety, stress and d...
15:16 2019-09-06

Health Insurers Set to Expand Offerings Under the ACA Insurers are expanding their Affordable Care Act plan offerings for next year, with the once-troubled business now generating profits, even as the ov...
06:48 2019-08-22

4 Your Health: Be wary of homemade sunscreens Homemade sunscreens may do more harm than good. NBCNews.com With rising temperatures comes a new trend related to sunscreen. Blogs are popping up wit...
15:32 2019-06-05

Is the acrylamide in coffee harmful to health? Coffee products that contain roasted beans contain small amounts of the compound acrylamide. There are concerns that acrylamide may be carcinogenic, ...
17:32 2019-05-28

Gender equality must be at the core of 'Health for All' On this International Women's Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a world in which w...
13:32 2019-05-21

Many women don't have a plan for their health after pregnancy A poll found that although nearly two-thirds of the 873 mothers were as concerned for their own well-being as their baby’s, 26 percent didn’t have a ...
11:16 2019-05-21

3 creepy crawlies that may revolutionize health Are you scared or fascinated by crawling, flying, scurrying critters? This Spotlight feature explains how creepy crawlies may forward clinical resear...
14:32 2019-07-05

Working together for the health and welfare of humankind 1. We, the Heads of the International Narcotics Control Board, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the World Health Organization are c...
13:32 2019-05-21

Red wine in moderation may protect gut health An observational study finds that people who drink red wine regularly but in moderation have healthier, more diverse gut microbiotas than those who d...
21:00 2019-08-29

4 Your Health: Processed foods are killers Ultra-processed foods contain ingredients that may lead to cardiovascular disease and early death. A new health warning about highly processed foods....
14:48 2019-05-30

Why watching soccer could be good for your health With every painstaking second that ticks by you get that bit closer to the edge of your seat. This could be it, this could be the week your favorite ...
12:00 2019-08-12

Why smelling good could come with a cost to health Fruity, floral, musky – from candles and cleaning products to lotions, soaps, lipstick and cologne, we live in a scented world. What is lurking in th...
20:01 2019-05-23

Is diet soda bad for you? Know the health risks Many people drink diet soda as a low or zero calorie alternative to regular soda. While it may seem like the better choice, diet soda still has healt...
00:32 2019-08-01

Too much sunscreen? Why avoiding the sun could damage your health For years we have been told to slather up or seek shade to avoid skin cancer. But now it is becoming clear that shunning the sun comes with its own h...
23:32 2019-05-21

Can blueberries protect heart health? A recent study that investigated the impact of blueberries on cardiovascular health concludes that we should all be eating 1 cup of blueberries each ...
10:16 2019-06-01

AI-enhanced ECGs may soon assess overall health The ability of artificial intelligence to predict sex and estimate age from electrocardiogram readouts shows potential as a measure of overall health...
02:16 2019-08-31

4 Your Health: More people using antibiotics without a prescription Many Americans are using antibiotics without a prescription, according to new research from Baylor College of Medicine. The study shows unprescribed ...
19:48 2019-07-23

Are You Dying? Ask a Doctor All Your Health Questions at 1 PM EDT That weird, occasional pain in your back has been bothering you for a while, but it doesn’t seem like quite enough of a problem to schedule a full-on...
12:48 2019-06-11

Diabetes overtreatment seriously endangers health A large new study warns that many people with diabetes receive overly intensive treatments that increase their risk of hypoglycemia and associated ev...
23:32 2019-08-17

Feeling angry: Mental health and what to do Anger is a natural human emotion. Although occasional anger affects most people, regularly feeling angry can affect quality of life. Learn about some...
21:16 2019-08-27

Jet's QB Darnold working way back to health Sam Darnold is back at the New York Jets facility and is feeling healthier. Patience and caution are the two biggest parts of his game plan right now...
05:32 2019-09-19

Worried about your health? Consult Alexa Britain's health care service is teaming up with Amazon Alexa to help answer medical queries with advice from the service's official websit...
11:32 2019-07-10

There's a Mental Health Crisis in ICE Detention Nooses made from bedsheets, suicidal detainees being pepper sprayed, and mentally ill migrants placed in solitary confinement: These are just some of...
10:32 2019-07-22

4 Your Health: Back to school meals As summer comes to a close for Tucson kids, health experts have some recommendations for your children’s back to school meals. Dietitians with ...
21:32 2019-08-19

Is decaf coffee harmful to health? Decaffeinated coffee, or decaf, is similar to regular coffee but contains very little caffeine. Research suggests that drinking decaf is not harmful ...
00:48 2019-06-19

Olives: Nutrition and health benefits Olives are a delicious snack, and they make a great addition to many popular dishes. They are also a key component of the Mediterranean diet. Learn m...
08:16 2019-05-30

Hepatitis A becomes health emergency in Florida The state of Florida has declared the current hepatitis A outbreak a 'public health emergency,' and officials encourage inhabitants to get vaccinated...
12:16 2019-08-06

4 Your Health: What’s driving teens to smoke Mental health of teens connected to smoking. NBC News Mental health issues may lead teens to start smoking. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University...
18:48 2019-06-03

Are there any health benefits to a cold shower? The potential health benefits of taking a cold shower include strengthening the immune system, feeling invigorated, and boosting mood. Learn more abo...
16:00 2019-07-12

The health effects of eating maggots A person may accidentally ingest maggots if they eat spoiled food. Although eating maggots is unlikely to cause lasting harm, it can sometimes cause ...
02:48 2019-05-30

How to Deal With Unsolicited Health Advice Everyone thinks they’re an expert on your health. People in the chronic illness community know this well; so does anybody who’s publicly admitted tha...
15:32 2019-09-17

Focus on Your Kids' Health, Not Their Weight Recently WW, the company formerly known as Weight Watchers, introduced a “health coaching” app for kids called Kurbo. It’s obviously meant for weight...
21:16 2019-08-21

Paleo diet may be bad for heart health Researchers have uncovered fresh evidence that following a Paleo diet may place heart health at risk, and they identify a possible source of the thre...
22:32 2019-07-23

4 Your Health: More people are committing suicide The number of people dying by suicide is on the rise. That is according to a new study from the CDC. According to the report, the suicide rate has ri...
04:16 2019-06-21

U.S. military risks falling victim to China’s effort to gain technology edge, report warns The former No. 2 official at the Pentagon wrote in a report that China has devised a strategy to exploit the U.S. military’s weaknesses and offset it...
05:32 2019-06-06

From the archive: health and wellbeing advice from 1975 Margaret Thatcher, Barbara Cartland and Yehudi Menuhin offer top tips on dietsThe Observer Magazine issue of 12 January 1975 had a host of articles r...
11:32 2019-06-09

Obesity in Africa: A looming health catastrophe There is a silent epidemic sweeping through Africa and it’s worse than HIV. Out of the 20 fastest rising countries with obesity, nearly half of them ...
10:32 2019-09-12

Cochise Health officials warn of more mosquitoes Cochise County Health and Social Services officials say the Monsoon is bringing out more mosquitoes. The weather increases the risk of getting diseas...
12:16 2019-08-17

4 Your Health: Healthy lifestyles that help prevent dementia Healthy lifestyles can help prevent dementia. Leading a healthy lifestyle is the most effective way to prevent dementia. New research shows people wh...
16:48 2019-07-15

Yet Another Health Problem Linked to Air Pollution: Eye Disease It’s no secret that air pollution isn’t good for your health. In particular, exposure to the byproducts of burning the fuel that powers m...
21:00 2019-08-22

There Are Approximately 27.5 Million People in the U.S. Without Health Insurance The segment of the U.S. population without health insurance increased in 2018, according to an annual report from the Census Bureau released Tuesday....
03:48 2019-09-11

Next-gen Siri may be able to have ‘back and forth’ conversations about health issues A new report from The Guardian reveals that the impending release of iOS 13 will include some interesting updates to Siri. Specifically, the next-gen...
08:16 2019-09-09

GM's first offer called for workers to pay 15% of health care tab The automaker first proposed that UAW members pay 15 percent of health care costs, sources said, well below the national average of 28 percent but fa...
14:00 2019-09-16

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. says former German President Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general’s personal envoy f...
19:32 2019-05-22

Merkel Is Seen Shaking Again, Renewing Health Concerns It was the third time in less than a month that Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany had been seen trembling, but she insisted that her health was fin...
10:48 2019-07-10

'I lie to my health visitor. I lie to myself': the truth about postnatal depression It took months for me to accept a diagnosis for the pain and outrage I felt. Could I find my way through?It is the worst of times and the worst of ti...
10:16 2019-06-08

Apple Is Launching Three New Health Studies, and You Can Participate Today, Apple announced that they are launching three new health studies, and that you’ll be able to sign up via a forthcoming Research app....
18:48 2019-09-10

Nation agrees ‘mental health’ is the top gun issue President Trump’s focus on mental health as he considers ways to curb gun violence is backed by most Americans and the issue has even prompted a Cali...
12:32 2019-09-12

Cutting just 300 calories a day can improve your heart health Cutting just 300 calories a day can improve your heart health. That’s according to new research from Duke University. The study tracked over 20...
20:32 2019-07-12

A variety of CBD health products are in the shops - do they work? A component in cannabis called CBD is claimed to help everything from Alzheimer's to anxiety. Despite a boom in sales, there's little evidence suppor...
08:00 2019-08-19

Health insurance for world's poorest people David Dror is a driven man. His mission: help the poorest people in the world's poorest countries get basic health insurance by relying on each other...
22:00 2019-07-10

4 Your Health: Artificial intelligence diagnosing cancer A new computer program has a success rate of over 90 percent detecting cancer. Artificial intelligence may be able to detect lung cancer before radio...
17:32 2019-05-21

Regret can seriously damage your mental health – here's how to leave it behind The emotion can be all-consuming and destructive, as therapists see only too often. But learning from your mistakes has the power to improve the futu...
15:32 2019-06-27

Why Spending Time With Friends Is One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Health When someone sets out to improve their health, they usually take a familiar path: starting a healthy diet, adopting a new workout regimen, getting be...
14:48 2019-06-27

4 Your Health: A connection between sugary drinks and cancer Sugary drinks may cause inflammation of organs leading to cancer. NBC News New research suggests a possible link between sugary drinks and cancer. Th...
16:32 2019-07-11

WHO: More data needed on microplastics’ effects on health The World Health Organization on Thursday urged for further research on the effects of microplastics on the environment and human health as a new stu...
07:16 2019-08-22

4 Your Health: CDC statistics on vaping-related illnesses (NBC News)- Federal health officials have revised the number of cases of vaping-related illnesses. According to the Centers for Disease Control, ther...
22:32 2019-09-13

No, a European-style health system isn’t the answer As candidates for the 2020 Democratic nomination present their visions for “Medicare for all,” politicians on both sides of the aisle are increasingl...
07:00 2019-08-16

S&P 500, Dow climb as health insurers, financials gain The Dow and S&P 500 rose on Thursday to close at record highs as health insurers gained after the Trump administration scrapped a plan designed to re...
22:32 2019-07-11

Are mental health diagnoses 'scientifically meaningless'? After finding many inconsistencies and contradictions in the DSM-5 diagnostic handbook, a study questions the scientific value of psychiatric diagnos...
16:16 2019-07-11

John Delaney on Universal Health Care Mr. Delaney, a former congressman from Maryland, argues his proposal would guarantee universal coverage without forcing people to use a government he...
13:32 2019-06-27

Sitting in front of TV may be worse for health than desk job (Reuters Health) - Working at a desk all day may not be as bad for heart health and longevity as sitting in front of a television after hours, accord...
11:16 2019-06-28

More evidence links dog ownership to better heart health (Reuters Health) - No one can say if it's the walks or the unconditional love, but there's something about owning a dog that goes hand in hand with b...
15:32 2019-09-13

Democrats clash over health insurance, economy MIAMI (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren raised her hand as one of the only Democratic presidential contenders willing to abolish her own pri...
12:32 2019-06-27

4 Your Health: Time is critical for stroke victims Time is critical when paramedics are trying to save a stroke victim. NBC News NBC News- Every year, nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke. It̵...
15:48 2019-06-07

Human toe cocktail is more than ‘disgusting’ — it’s a health risk, says doc Talk about toe-tal recoil. To drink this classic Canadian cocktail, you’ll need a strong stomach — and immune system. Since 1973, the Yukon’s D...
23:32 2019-06-14

‘Medicare for All’ Is Hammering Health Care Stocks. For Now. The popularity of proposals for a government-run, single-payer system among Democratic presidential candidates has hurt health care stocks, despite t...
16:48 2019-05-23

British health minister Hancock will stand to be next PM British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate...
06:32 2019-05-25

AfD aside, Germans consider Angela Merkel's health private Nearly 60% of Germans say Angela Merkel's shaking in public is a personal matter, according to a survey. The chancellor, who turns 65 next week, has ...
01:48 2019-07-14

4 Your Health: Measles outbreak continues to grow in U.S. (NBC News)- The measles outbreak in the United States continues to grow. As of last Thursday, the number of cases reached 1,241, according to the Cen...
19:48 2019-09-09

9/11 health bill to be named after Luis Alvarez WASHINGTON – The bill to re-authorize the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund will be named in honor of first responders Luis Alvarez and Ray Pf...
17:01 2019-07-08

These are the top five trends shaping the future of digital health BIIThe healthcare industry is in a state of disruption. Digital solutions are becoming a necessary part of the new global standard of care for patien...
22:16 2019-07-23

Israel's MyHeritage expands DNA testing to health Israel's MyHeritage, a service for family history and DNA testing, said on Monday it was launching a test that provides comprehensive health reports ...
09:32 2019-05-21

New Zealand’s 1st ‘well-being budget’ targets mental health WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s government says it will spend billions of dollars more on mental health services and combatting ch...
00:48 2019-05-30

Why Health Care Is Central To The UAW Vs. GM Strike Battle Updates on the UAW vs. GM strike battle, who’s going electric, and bad news for European auto sales. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Wedne...
19:00 2019-09-18

Why do one in five home health aides live in poverty? Employment in the healthcare industry is projected to grow, but women – particularly women of color – are being left behind“One of the biggest challe...
19:32 2019-09-18

4 Your Health: Karate helping Parkinson’s patients NBC News- As people living with Parkinson’s disease start having tremors, moving more slowly and losing their balance, it can be frustrating an...
18:48 2019-06-03

Cities Are Saying 'No' to 5G, Citing Health, Aesthetics---and FCC Bullying Many U.S. municipalities are trying to bar new 5G cell sites from residential areas—in many cases citing health worries unsupported by scientific evi...
12:00 2019-08-25

4 Your Health: Majority of adults may soon be screened for hepatitis C Taking the glass half full approach to life could help you live longer, according to a new Boston University study of more than 70,000 adults. The st...
20:48 2019-08-27

4 Your Health: School children are losing weight Preschoolers on the WIC food program are losing weight. NBC News Obesity rates for preschoolers on government food programs have dropped. That is acc...
19:16 2019-06-19

CVS to expand health hubs to 1,500 stores by end of 2021 CVS Health Corp said it will offer expanded health services such as nutrition counseling and blood pressure screenings in 1,500 stores by the end of ...
07:16 2019-06-04

CVS announces further expansion into health care services CVS Health is pushing deeper into health services with plans to add dietitians, medical equipment and space for the occasional yoga class to 1,500 st...
08:16 2019-06-04

This Ramadan, Detox Both Your Health and Mind With These Foods A healthy mind resides in a healthy body therefore it is advised to keep our bodies healthy, be it mentally, spiritually, emotionally or physically. ...
08:48 2019-05-29

How getting more daylight can improve your mental and physical health Spending less time outside and more time in dim artificial light is disrupting our body clocks and undermining our health. The good news? A little da...
06:00 2019-05-29

USWNT’s success could hinge on health of two veterans The United States women’s soccer team will open up the round of 16 at noon Monday in Reims, France, against Spain. Here are three keys to victo...
01:00 2019-06-24

‘I broke down’: new law will let students take mental health days Move aims to change the culture surrounding mental health at a time when suicide is the second leading cause for death among 15-to-34 year oldsOn a S...
14:32 2019-08-26

US health officials issue warning about marijuana Federal health officials are issuing a national warning against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize some forms o...
22:16 2019-08-29

Your Surgeon’s Childhood Hobbies May Affect Your Health Medical schools are noticing a decline in students’ dexterity, possibly from spending time swiping screens rather than developing fine motor skills t...
16:32 2019-05-30

Let’s get something straight about the panic over vaping and lung health Vaping has been taking over headlines in recent weeks, and for all the worst reasons. The smoking alternative has been linked to lung issues in dozen...
03:16 2019-08-31

Health warnings on individual cigarettes may cut smoking What if health warnings about the dangers of smoking were on individual cigarettes? Young smokers view these images as unpleasant, uninviting and dep...
22:00 2019-08-30

The microbes in your body might predict your future health We share our bodies with trillions of microbes that are critical to staying healthy, but now scientists are getting a much-needed close look at how t...
00:32 2019-05-31

Retiring this year? How much you'll need for health-care costs A 65-year-old couple in good health could shell out close to $390,000 in medical expenses, according to HealthView Services. Here's why the bill...
22:48 2019-07-18

4 Your Health: Alarming news about mortality in America Deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide are at all time highs. The number of Americans dying from alcohol, drugs and suicide has reached an all time h...
19:48 2019-06-12

What Would Giving Health Care to Undocumented Immigrants Mean? Nearly every Democrat running for president supports the idea, a sharp change from even a few years ago. Here’s a look at the policy behind the polit...
18:48 2019-07-03

Cities Are Saying No to 5G, Citing Health, Aesthetics---and FCC Bullying Many U.S. municipalities are trying to bar new 5G cell sites from residential areas—in many cases citing health worries unsupported by scientific evi...
19:32 2019-08-26

It’s a huge problem that most health apps are created by men — here’s how to fix that All shades of pink, flowery patterns, dolls, and miniature kitchens — if you’re a woman, you’ll most likely have had all these and more imposed upon ...
12:16 2019-09-01

| Tunisians seek 'transparency' on president's health Tunisian politicians and social media users called Monday for transparency on President Beji Caid Essebsi's health after he was hospitalised last wee...
07:16 2019-07-02

Is Our Obsession with Health Data Making Us Crazy? When Bri Cawsey started wearing a Fitbit, she thought it was simply a “really cool tool” for charting her runs. Slowly but surely, howeve...
12:16 2019-05-30

Germany’s Merkel fends off worries about her health German Chancellor Angela Merkel is fending off worries about her health, saying that she has a personal interest in staying healthy and having a life...
07:32 2019-07-19

4 Your Health: Vanity products dangerous to children Many of the products we use to look and smell better may be putting young children at risk. A new study from Nationwide Children’s Hospital ...
00:32 2019-06-18

Dig for victory: how archaeology can help veterans' mental health Volunteers at Strata Florida Abbey in Wales find they enjoy the work and camaraderieScrabbling around on hands and knees in a muddy trench surrounded...
05:32 2019-08-24

'No health problems with chlorinated chicken' - UK's top scientist There is no 'scientific' reason to ban chlorinated chicken or hormone beef in a post-Brexit trade deal with America, a senior government scientist ha...
01:32 2019-08-29

4 Your Health: Beta blockers helping A-Fib patients People prone to stress related heart arrhythmias may benefit from taking beta blockers. A new Yale University study tracked nearly 200 patients who r...
20:32 2019-06-04

Red wine is good for your gut health, study finds Good news, red wine lovers: An occasional glass of the beloved beverage could be good for your gut health, a study published this week found. The stu...
18:00 2019-08-28

NHS creates AI Lab to tackle health care challenges The U.K.'s National Health Service announced the creation of an AI Lab to tackle some of the biggest challenges in health care with machine learning....
23:00 2019-08-08

4 Your Health: 3 or more cups of coffee could trigger migraine People who suffer from migraines may want to cut back on caffeine. Researchers from Harvard University tracked 98 adults with a history of migraines....
05:32 2019-08-09

Politicians admit mental health struggles Presidential candidate Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., recently delivered confessions that are rare for members of Congress...
01:32 2019-06-14

6 ground rules for health tech startups Strict regulation, complex systems, and long times to market all make health tech a challenging field for startups. Here's how you can you beat the o...
14:01 2019-07-07

The Health Issue: Learning From the Lazarus Effect Most clinical trials for cancer drugs are failures. But for a handful of patients, a drug proves to be nearly a cure. What can science learn from the...
13:16 2019-05-21

Cutting 300 Calories a Day Shows Health Benefits Calorie restriction led to weight loss, lower cholesterol and less inflammation. Whether it extends life span and wards off disease long-term remains...
08:00 2019-07-16

Mother, Daughter Sue France Over Ill Health From Air Pollution A Paris court on Tuesday began hearing a case brought by a mother and daughter who, in a legal first in France, are suing the state for damages over ...
11:48 2019-05-28

| DRC ex-health minister questioned over use of Ebola funds Oly Ilunga, who resigned as DR Congo health minister last month, has been questioned as part of an inquiry into the use of public funds earmarked to ...
20:32 2019-08-28

Harbaugh wary of mental health use in waivers Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says he thinks players should be able to transfer once without sitting a year but wants them to be honest about their rea...
08:48 2019-07-20

California OKs health care for some adult immigrants SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Some low-income adults in California living in the country illegally will soon get their health benefits paid for by taxpay...
05:00 2019-06-10

Going Without Health Insurance Can Double Your Risk of Bankruptcy When I wrote about calculating the total out-of-pocket cost of your health insurance plan earlier this week, some of you asked why we should bother w...
12:48 2019-08-08

Merkel’s Health Intensifies Debate Over Her Succession When the German leader was seen shaking in public twice in a matter of days, it was largely played down. Then she powered her way through a grueling ...
17:32 2019-07-02

This is how much time moms worry about their baby’s health Moms spend over 1,400 hours worrying about their baby’s health in the first year – that’s over eight weeks of nothing but concern, according to a new...
23:16 2019-07-15

4 Your Health: Eating red meat may cost years A new study claims red meat may shorten lives. Adding more red meat to your diet could affect how long you live. That’s according to a new stud...
18:32 2019-06-13

Zika Is Still a Threat. Here Is What Public Health Experts Know. The mosquito-transmitted virus, which can cause severe birth defects, faded after 2016, but it’s still circulating and has now spread to other countr...
15:16 2019-07-02

Health agreements will benefit thousands in Cochise County COCHISE COUNTY- The Arizona Department of Health Services has renewed an agreement with Cochise Health and Social Services for $583,700, which will g...
22:32 2019-09-10

Artificial intelligence-enabled EKG could predict overall health status Artificial intelligence may be able to use EKG data to determine gender, physiologic age and provide a measure of bodily function and overall health ...
13:48 2019-08-27

Peter Frampton opens up about his health issues, new album Peter Frampton is trying to record and perform as much as he can before health issues affect his music.        ...
18:32 2019-05-30

Congo health minister resigns over Ebola snub Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the w...
12:32 2019-07-22

Trump Wants to Neutralize Democrats on Health Care. Republicans Say Let It Go. If the president follows through on issuing a plan, it could help shape a presidential race that Democrats would like to focus largely on health care...
20:48 2019-06-16

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while i...
16:00 2019-06-18

German health insurers urged to end homeopathy refunds The head of the main doctors' association and the SPD's health specialist have called for an end to refunds for homeopathy treatments in Germany. The...
06:32 2019-07-11

Amazon fires pose health risks to children: WHO Fires raging in the Amazon pose a risk to health including from respiratory diseases, especially in children, the World Health Organization (WHO) sai...
10:32 2019-08-30

Apple continues health push with three new medical studies Three new studies, available on the Research app later this fall, will explore new areas of medical research. [credit: ...
19:48 2019-09-10

NYPD’s mental health emergency: What’s behind the suicide numbers The NYPD is facing a mental health emergency after its ninth officer this year died by suicide. For ex-cop and suicide survivor Chris Prochut, the cr...
23:00 2019-08-19

4 Your Health: Family life impacts kids with Asthma News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde shares the latest health news in Thurday’s 4 Your Health. Watch the video below to learn more....
21:32 2019-07-18

4 Your Health: Increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde has the latest health findings. Watch the video below to learn more....
22:48 2019-07-22

Social media is actually good for your mental health: study Facebook is just a scapegoat for societal woes and — contrary to popular scientific opinion — may actually improve your mental health, according a to...
09:16 2019-06-28

UPS drivers face health risks in trucks without air conditioning TUCSON – It’s happening all over the United States. UPS trucks are not being air-conditioned, and for some drivers, this is causing heat-...
23:48 2019-07-19

US health giant Centene takes $50m Babylon stake One of America's largest healthcare companies is investing tens of millions of pounds in Babylon Healthcare, the British technology start-up behind a...
18:00 2019-08-01

Doctors couldn't diagnose my mental health problems. But then they saw my art I was sectioned until painting changed my life. Now I want to help other people heal through embracing their artistic sideI spent nearly 20 years of ...
10:00 2019-07-11

Apple offers tool for diabetics that integrates with its Health app Apple has long been rumored to be working on a way for the Apple Watch to noninvasively monitor the blood glucose levels of its users. This reading i...
09:01 2019-06-28

Is air pollution causing mental health conditions like depression? Evidence is growing that air pollution is linked to mental health conditions. But it's not clear yet how - and if - pollution may be affecting our br...
14:16 2019-08-20

Oregon allows students to take excused mental health days SHERWOOD, Ore. (AP) – Oregon will allow students to take “mental health days” just as they would sick days, expanding the reasons for excused s...
17:48 2019-07-22

Democrat Harris clarifies: she won't ban private health insurance Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday clarified her position on private health insurance after a standout debate performance that...
10:32 2019-06-28

Major review asks which supplements really aid mental health The largest review to date assesses supplements' potential to improve mental health symptoms and identifies which may help treat specific conditions....
09:48 2019-09-11

Singapore ahead in use of digital health records, but behind in AI for diagnosis Some 89 percent of healthcare professionals in Singapore use digital data records, ahead of their peers in Australia and India, but are behind countr...
06:16 2019-06-19

Wearable tech works like a Band-Aid to monitor health Stanford researchers introduce an innovative, wearable tech device that monitors breathing, heart rate, and movements without batteries, wires, or ch...
05:48 2019-08-20

Angela Merkel says she is in good health after third shaking bout German chancellor began trembling at reception for Finnish prime ministerAngela Merkel has insisted she is in good health after experiencing a third ...
14:48 2019-07-10

Harsh Vardhan Cycles To Work On Day One As Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, who has been appointed in the Prime Minister-led Narendra Modi cabinet for a second consecutive term, arrived at the Ministry of He...
03:16 2019-06-03

Digital health start-up Livongo files to go public Livongo got its start in 2012 with an offering that included glucose monitors and test strips for people with diabetes. It has subsequently expanded ...
10:32 2019-06-28

‘They’re all fighting him’: Trump aides spar with health secretary With health care poised to play a crucial role in the 2020 election, infighting within the Trump administration threatens to derail some of the presi...
20:16 2019-06-18

Big Health wants you to cure your insomnia with its app, then delete it — some investors hate that Digital health investors are most attracted to business models with recurring revenue from users who will continue to use the app or service forever....
10:32 2019-06-16

How baseless fears over 5G rollout created a health scare Misconceptions about the technology and lack of consultation with local communities may have boosted conspiracy theoriesWhen Tonia Antoniazzi stood u...
14:32 2019-07-31

Health-Care Rally Helps Lift Dow Over 27000 A rally in health-care stocks pushed the Dow industrials over 27000 for the first time after the Trump administration abandoned a plan to curb drug r...
16:48 2019-07-11

The pioneering podcast that's breaking the silence on women's health From IVF to miscarriage, the podcast She Says She's Fine wants women to share their intimate secrets and get informed about sexual and reproductive h...
05:32 2019-06-22

Top 5 Healthcare Startups & Digital Health Tech Disruptors Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improv...
03:48 2019-06-22

Madison Co. Health Director Bracing For Rising Costs MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– On July 1st, groups could face huge pension cost increases. LEX 18’s Conroy Delouche talked to one Central ...
20:48 2019-06-05

France to ban widely used crop fungicide over health concerns France's health and safety regulator has decided to ban a widely used crop fungicide after classifying it as a so-called endocrine disruptor posing r...
23:32 2019-05-28

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same a...
01:48 2019-07-14

Washington is latest state to sue over Trump health rule Washington is the latest state to sue President Donald Trump's administration in hopes of blocking a new rule that lets health care professionals ref...
00:32 2019-05-29

MRI, CT scan use continues to rise, in spite of health risks The number of CT, MRI and ultrasound rose between 1 percent to 5 percent from 2012 and 2016, a new study shows, despite a push to reduce unnecessary ...
23:48 2019-09-03

Health Secretary Hancock joins race to succeed UK’s May LONDON (AP) — The race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May hasn’t officially begun — but the field of contenders is quickly growing. Health S...
06:32 2019-05-25

Patients with food allergies may need mental health support (Reuters Health) - Many patients with life-threatening food allergies may feel anxious or overwhelmed at times, but it's rare for mental health profe...
13:16 2019-05-29

Buttigieg focus on mental health resonating in New Hampshire South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg is focusing fresh attention on a sweeping mental health plan as the candidate looks to connect with primary voters in...
19:16 2019-09-04

4 Your Health: Hot yoga could help lower high blood pressure (NBC News)- PTSD may increase the risk of ovarian cancer, according to a new Harvard study. Researchers looked at data from over 54,000 women. They f...
18:16 2019-09-06

Apple augments its health initiative with another significant acquisition In an effort to further boost its growing health initiative, Apple reportedly acquired startup Tueo Health, which has been working on a system to hel...
18:48 2019-05-27

Bye-bye, guilt: Carbs, booze, chocolate and sex are health boosters Cancel your crack-of-dawn CrossFit class. Your new healthy lifestyle is all about guilty pleasures: booze, bread and lying in bed. That’s the relievi...
04:00 2019-06-05

Do you plan to retire by 50? Great, but can you cover your health care? Don’t let health insurance derail your early retirement. Without a job or Medicare, what health care options remain? A handful, it turns out. ...
11:48 2019-06-05

4 Your Health: New treatment to help people with severe peanut allergies (NBC News)- People with a severe peanut allergy may have a new option to protect themselves from a life-threatening reaction. The treatment is calle...
23:00 2019-09-04

Do you have a plan to retire by 50? Great, but can you cover your health care? Don’t let health insurance derail your early retirement. Without a job or Medicare, what health care options remain? A handful, it turns out. ...
01:32 2019-06-05

Britain's health service is not for sale, says defacto deputy PM Britain's defacto deputy prime minister, David Lidington, said on Wednesday the country's public health service would not be put "up for sale" in any...
13:32 2019-06-05

4 Your Health: Severe lung disease linked to vaping Reports of severe lung disease linked to vaping continue to rise. According to the CDC, there are 153 possible cases reported in 16 states. No deaths...
04:32 2019-08-23

Carondelet Health Network hosting job fair for nurses TUCSON – The Carondelet Health Network is hiring new nurses. Job fairs are being held at Saint Joseph’s and Saint Mary’s hospitals ...
01:32 2019-06-05

Regular sleep schedule likely benefits metabolic health Studies have linked sleep insufficiency to metabolic conditions. Now, new research reveals that varying time and length of sleep could also be a fact...
13:48 2019-06-05

Distressed Bury fans get mental health support from NHS NHS trust to host session for people experiencing ‘emotional upset’ at football club’s demiseThe NHS is running mental health sessions for distressed...
21:16 2019-09-04

Microplastic pollution is everywhere, but not necessarily a risk to human health Tiny plastic particles known as microplastics are “everywhere – including in our drinking-water”, but they are not necessarily a risk to human health...
01:16 2019-08-22

4 Your Health: Overweight teens face heart risk Overweight teens are at risk for rare heart condition later in life. Overweight teens may face a higher risk of a rare but serious heart condition as...
15:32 2019-05-29

An 8-hour work week could be ideal for mental health How many hours of paid work per week are actually beneficial for mental health? It could be as little as 8, suggests a new study from the United King...
13:16 2019-06-21

IBM to Pay Nearly $15 Million for Issues Tied to Maryland's Health Exchange In 2014, the state of Maryland cited problems with software from Cúram, an Irish company IBM acquired in 2011, used to determine consumers’ eligibili...
06:32 2019-06-17

Pray Tell has a health scare in a loud, lively Pose Pose loves to put on a show. The series is, in a very broad and maybe boring sense, about the act of performing in general—beyond the balls that make...
03:32 2019-07-24

Merkel: Feeling better after shaking raised health questions BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she’s doing fine, a day after concerns over her health were raised when she appeared unstead...
10:32 2019-06-19

Opko Health says over 400,000 customers likely affected by data breach Opko Health Inc on Thursday said it was notified by its former billing collections vendor about unauthorized access to information on nearly 422,600 ...
12:00 2019-06-06

Stop Adding THC To E-Cigarettes, US Health Authorities Tell Citizens Americans who use e-cigarettes should avoid adding substances like cannabis and buying products off the street -- or consider refraining altogether -...
20:16 2019-08-31

New York to require health warnings in vape shops New York state will require health warning signs in shops that sell vaping devices following hundreds of cases of lung illnesses believed to be relat...
12:48 2019-09-10

Can James Bond survive his encounter with the man from health and safety? Surely 007 will be all the greater if, instead of fighting them, he embraces the ministrations of the HSE inspectorsNews that there has been an explo...
12:32 2019-06-06

The Latest: Health authorities threaten US Steel shutdown CLAIRTON, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a fire at U.S. Steel coke plant (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Health authorities are threatening to shut down U.S. ...
19:48 2019-06-17

BJP To Observe "Service Week" For PM Modi's Good Health The BJP will observe ''Seva Saptah'' (service week) from September 14 across the country to pray for long life and good health of Prime Minister Nare...
16:48 2019-08-31

Sanders and Biden Fight Over Health Care, and It’s Personal “Unfortunately, he is sounding like Donald Trump,” Senator Bernie Sanders said of Joe Biden, as the two Democratic candidates spar over one of the mo...
14:32 2019-07-18

Study confirms low fat diets benefit women's health New research suggests that a low fat diet reduces death risk among women who have had breast cancer, slows down diabetes, and prevents heart disease....
22:48 2019-09-09

Health panel: Millions of US kids should get hepatitis shot ATLANTA (AP) — A scientific panel is recommending that more than 2 million U.S. kids get vaccinated against hepatitis A. Thirteen years ago, the Advi...
16:32 2019-06-27

Magic mushrooms for better health? Psychedelic drugs are having a moment across US Proponents say psychedelics from magic mushrooms hold mental health benefits, but doctors remain cautious.        ...
03:32 2019-08-25

Livongo is going public as the 3-year digital health IPO drought comes to an end Livongo Digital health company Livongo is set to start trading Thursday under the ticker "LVGO." The company priced its shares at $28 apiece late We...
03:32 2019-07-25

WHO declares Ebola outbreak is international health emergency The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo to be a "public health emergency of international concern",...
15:32 2019-07-17

NYT: 5G health fears stem from inaccurate, debunked claims Next-generation wireless network rollouts have been delayed in some cities by health concerns based entirely upon junk science, according to a new re...
15:32 2019-07-17

4 Your Health: City parks bring happiness to visitors There are new recommendations about which women should undergo testing for the breast cancer gene. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says all w...
18:16 2019-08-21

‘I broke down’: New Oregon law will let students take mental health days Move aims to change the culture surrounding mental health at a time when suicide is the second leading cause for death among 15-to-34 year oldsOn a S...
03:32 2019-08-26

Common blood pressure drug may harm gut health Researchers using genetic analysis to estimate the effect of antihypertensive drugs on the risk of various diseases found negative effects on gut hea...
16:00 2019-07-12

Gun Gun Pixies Is A Silly Erotic Game With A Serious Message About Your Health Gun Gun Pixies for the Nintendo Switch and PC is a third-person shooter-platformer about a pair of miniature aliens learning about human behavior by ...
19:16 2019-09-09

Cutting Calories May Improve Your Health Even If You’re Not Trying to Lose Weight Calorie restriction is typically associated with weight loss. But a growing body of research suggests a lower-calorie diet may bring a range of other...
12:32 2019-07-12

Five ways to safely research your health symptoms online You need not feel shy about having looked up your condition when you go to see your GP – but neither should you turn it into an ‘internet v doctor’ f...
18:32 2019-08-26

More Americans Went Without Health Insurance Last Year. It’s the First Increase in Almost a Decade (WASHINGTON) — The proportion of Americans without health insurance edged up in 2018 — the first increase in nearly a decade after covera...
16:16 2019-09-10

House scheduled to pass 9/11 health bill on Friday WASHINGTON – The 9/11 first responders health bill will get a full House vote Friday – and is expected to pass overwhelmingly. House Majo...
21:16 2019-07-09

A four-day work week could improve our health and cut carbon emissions Campaigners want us to reduce our working hours to boost mental health, increase productivity and lower carbon emissions, but is it really that simpl...
23:32 2019-05-21

The Health Issue: When Do You Give Up on Treating a Child With Cancer? Andrew Levy’s parents knew that the rare and deadly cancer in his blood could not be beaten, so they began to prepare for the worst. Then something m...
13:16 2019-05-21

Personal Health: Parenting Advice From ‘America’s Worst Mom’ A New York City mother embraces her leading role in a campaign to return to the days when children played and navigated through life without constant...
09:16 2019-05-21

4 Your Health: The women at highest risk of deadly cancer Certain women are more at risk of a deadly form of breast cancer. Certain women may face a higher risk of an aggressive and hard to treat form of bre...
18:48 2019-07-09

US Democratic debate rivals slug it out over health care Democratic Party candidates vying to take on Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election thrashed out their differences. Front-runner Joe Biden ca...
11:16 2019-09-13

Estrogen, vitamin D may protect metabolic health after menopause A study of postmenopausal women in China has found that those at highest risk for metabolic syndrome were those with low levels of estrogen and vitam...
21:32 2019-06-13

Squishy Rubik's Cube could help patients monitor their health The squishy Rubik's Cube-like object created by a team of chemists from the US and China is more than just a puzzle toy you can play with. They ...
05:48 2019-08-13

Facebook is trying to stop spread of bogus health claims Facebook announced Tuesday that it has changed its algorithm to curb the circulation of “misleading health content,” following reports th...
07:32 2019-07-03

FCC pitches 9-8-8 as new U.S. suicide prevention, mental health hotline The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved a a measure to create a national three-digit phone number -- similar to 911 for emergencie...
08:32 2019-08-16

Health Department introduces ‘Quickie Labs’ for STI tests Fast-talking, quick-walking New Yorkers will soon also be able to get their STI test results at lightning speed. The Department of Health on Wednesda...
22:48 2019-06-12

Genetic self-experimenting “biohacker” under investigation by health officials Enlarge / Zayner is best known for injecting himself with CRISPR. (credit: Andrew Matthews / Getty Images) Prominent genetic "biohacker" Josiah Zay...
08:48 2019-05-21

Health officials say Ebola cure near with 2 new Congo treatments Medical officials believe they're so close to a cure for Ebola that they've stopped a drug trial to give Congo patients two new treatments, which the...
22:16 2019-08-13

A.I. can improve health care in China, says Ping An Technology CEO Ping An Technology has developed AI-powered services that it claims can predict chronic illnesses and infectious diseases with high accuracy as well ...
02:48 2019-07-09

U.S. budget deficit widens; spending up on health, military The U.S. government's deficit widened to $120 billion in July, fueled by increases in spending on health care and the military, according to data rel...
00:00 2019-08-13

How South Africa Plans to Fix an Ailing Health System The South African Constitution’s Bill of Rights accords everyone the right to health care. Yet 84% of the nation’s 58.8 million people have no medica...
04:32 2019-08-14

Health Watch issued Monday for metro Tucson TUCSON – Due to elevated levels of air pollution of ground-level ozone, Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) has issued a “Health W...
16:16 2019-08-05

Researchers are using drones to study the Amazon rainforest's health Researchers from Harvard University are using drones to better understand the Amazon rainforest. With drone-based sensors, the researchers hope to de...
17:16 2019-09-13

ThriveNYC skips hearing on police mental health The embattled ThriveNYC mental health program missed a hearing on how to combat cop suicides amidst a spike in deaths this year, according to a city ...
19:00 2019-09-17

Cannabis-based health products are going mainstream – do they work? A component in cannabis called CBD is claimed to help everything from Alzheimer's to anxiety. Despite a boom in sales, there's little evidence suppor...
14:00 2019-08-14

4 Your Health: Dramatic increase in young adults vaping (NBC News)- Exercising may slow down the effects of Alzheimer’s disease in high-risk patients. Researchers compared the cognitive function and ...
22:00 2019-09-17

Tejashwi Yadav Surfaces After Nearly 3 Weeks With A Health Update Bihar politician Tejashwi Yadav, not seen for nearly three weeks at a time Bihar has witnessed over 160 deaths due to the outbreak of Acute Encephali...
03:32 2019-06-29

The Latest: California also suing over Trump health rule The Latest on states suing the Trump administration over a rule allowing medical providers to cite religious beliefs in declining to perform abortion...
03:32 2019-05-22

That Study About the Health Benefits of Nature Comes With an Important Caveat On Thursday, a new study in Scientific Reports found just two hours a week spent in nature can help improve a person’s health and well-being. The wid...
18:16 2019-06-14

UPDATE 3-Pot producer CannTrust hit by new Health Canada violations Health Canada has found fault with cannabis production at a second CannTrust Holdings Inc facility, a month after the regulator froze sales of severa...
10:32 2019-08-12

Don’t trust advice from streaming ‘health’ films, experts say Pass the popcorn — and a tinfoil hat. So-called health documentaries promoting sketchy science, snake-oil remedies and dangerous conspiracies are fin...
01:16 2019-06-11

Facing Little Resistance, the Yankees’ Main Goal Is Health With a spot in the playoffs all but assured, the Yankees have the luxury of coasting through the last six weeks of the season while focusing on the r...
21:00 2019-08-12

4 Your Health: Biggest predictor of substance abuse during pregnancy Depression is the biggest predictor of substance abuse during pregnancy, according to new Canadian study of more than 25,000 expectant mothers. The s...
22:16 2019-08-12

4 Your Health: A blood test could be used to identify Alzheimer’s risk A blood test could help identify people at risk for Alzheimer’s disease before any symptoms arise. The test was developed by scientists at the Univer...
02:16 2019-08-03

Promote health, keep the world safe, serve the vulnerable A warm welcome to all meeting participants! I sincerely regret not being able to join you this week to take part in your discussions. However, I kno...
13:32 2019-05-21

'Like a sunburn on your lungs': how does the climate crisis impact health? Children, pregnant women and the elderly are the most at risk from extreme weather and heat – but the impact is already felt across every specialty o...
18:00 2019-09-16

25 Californians charged with $150M in health care fraud LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twenty-five Southern California doctors and others are accused of billing Medicare and other health plans for $150 million in frau...
22:16 2019-09-18

4 Your Health: Opioids for ankle sprain not good medicine Guidelines do not recommend prescribing opioids for an ankle sprain. Opioids are often prescribed for ankle sprains despite guidelines against their ...
18:48 2019-07-09

Strategies: ‘Medicare for All’ Is Hammering Health Care Stocks. For Now. The popularity of proposals for a government-run, single-payer system among Democratic presidential candidates has hurt health care stocks, despite t...
16:48 2019-05-21

FDA proposes health warnings images for cigarette packs, ads A new rule proposed by the FDA would require images to cover the top half of the front and back of a cigarette pack, as well as cover the top 20 perc...
10:32 2019-08-16

Jimmy Kimmel's Health Update on 2-Year-Old Son Will Inspire You It's a fight Jimmy Kimmel and millions of Americans can't help but support. As Childhood Cancer Awareness Month continues, the Jimmy Kimmel Live! ho...
21:00 2019-09-16

Are Paint Fumes a Health Concern? Here’s What the Latest Science Says If you’re one of the many homeowners considering using this summer to repaint your house or apartment, you might have been concerned to hear th...
19:32 2019-07-05

'Miracle Mineral Solution' Is Not a Health Treatment—It's Bleach You wouldn’t think we’d need the FDA to tell us not to drink bleach, but here’s the world we live in: if you try to look up alternative treatments fo...
14:32 2019-08-14

Try This Summer Drink To Cool Down And Enjoy Its Various Health Benefits Summer is a bittersweet experience as everyone struggles with the scorching weather but relishes every sip of the summer coolers that come with this...
10:32 2019-06-10

Burundi starts Ebola vaccines for health workers: WHO Burundi has started vaccinating its health workers against Ebola, beginning with those near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Wor...
15:32 2019-08-14

Bahamas hit with mental health concerns in aftermath of Dorian HIGH ROCK, Bahamas — One woman and her husband huddled on top of a bedroom dresser for two days, surrounded by floodwaters. Another man sat in his wh...
13:00 2019-09-16

‘I Wish We Had More Answers’: Health Officials Still Don’t Know Why 500 People Have Gotten Sick After Vaping More than 500 people have developed serious lung illnesses after vaping, and seven have died — but there’s still not a clear cause, feder...
17:32 2019-09-19

4 Your Health: Red meat may increase risk of breast cancer A study suggests a plant-based diet is good for your heart. Researchers studied the eating habits of more than 10,000 middle-aged adults for more tha...
23:00 2019-08-07

Toxic caterpillars spark health scare across Germany People suffer rashes and breathing difficulties as warm weather brings infestationMarauding caterpillars with toxic hairs have brought parts of Germa...
04:16 2019-07-06

GM-UAW strike enters 3rd day; automaker ends health coverage A walkout involving tens of thousands of unionized workers at General Motors entered its third day Wednesday, following negotiations that have yet to...
18:32 2019-09-18

4 Your Health: Obesity rates in America hit all-time high (NBC News)- A tentative settlement has been reached in lawsuits filed against oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma. The maker of the opioid drug has reache...
00:00 2019-09-13

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and ch...
08:48 2019-05-21

Artificial Intelligence Could Improve Health Care for All—Unless it Doesn’t You could be forgiven for thinking that AI will soon replace human physicians based on headlines such as “The AI Doctor Will See You Now,&rdquo...
20:16 2019-08-13

4 Your Health: A type of fruit could be secret to longer lifespan Health experts say doctors should begin screening for drug use. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening their adult patients for...
20:16 2019-08-13

Encompass Health to pay $48 mln to resolve False Claims Act allegations -U.S. DOJ Encompass Health Corp has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, the U.S. Justice Department said on...
11:48 2019-06-28

Medicus unlocks health data into meaningful insights Artificial intelligence is gaining traction across various fields, especially health care, and with the use of data, it’s turning it into mean...
13:48 2019-06-09

Goalie using platform to drive conversation about mental health Robin Lehner opened up about his struggles in an effort to lessen the stigma associated with mental illness, and his message resonated beyond the hoc...
12:32 2019-09-16

Over 1,200 health experts say pharmacare should be in federal election platforms They say comprehensive public medication programs have improved access and reduced costs everywhere they've been implemented and want to keep nationa...
10:00 2019-08-16

Corbyn rubbishes 'civil service' claims about his health Jeremy Corbyn has angrily questioned the neutrality of the civil service after officials reportedly told a newspaper he was "too frail" to become pri...
16:00 2019-06-29

After backlash, Trump U-turns on UK health service in trade talks U.S. President Donald Trump backtracked on comments that Britain's public health service should be on the table in future post-Brexit trade talks bet...
20:32 2019-06-04

To Improve Mental Health in Black America, We Must Empower Communities We’re still struggling to reconcile historic trauma with the black experience in America. After years of systemic oppression, exclusion, and discrimi...
18:00 2019-08-23

The Vagina Bible: Beating bad science on women's sexual health Top Twitter gynaecologist Jennifer Gunter's new book, The Vagina Bible, attacks the bad science and downright ignorance she believes bedevil women's ...
07:00 2019-08-24

CVS Health, Ocusoft eye drops added to nationwide recall because they may not be sterile Altaire Pharmaceuticals Inc. has recalled 30 CVS Health eye drops and ointments, 15 Ocusoft products and other eye items because they may not be ster...
03:32 2019-07-17

CVS turning 1,500 stores into HealthHUB locations with less retail, more health care Get ready for less retail floor space and more room for health care services at one of your local CVS stores.        ...
09:32 2019-06-04

Health chief says Trump working on prescription import plan WASHINGTON (AP) — Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar says he and President Donald Trump are working on a plan to allow Americans to import...
13:32 2019-07-31

4 Your Health: Teen weight problems linked to sleep schedule (NBC News)- A new study finds doctors are increasingly prescribing medications for children that are not FDA approved for their age, weight or condit...
06:32 2019-09-17

Aaron Carter cancels the rest of his 2019 concerts: 'My health comes first' The 31-year-old artist shared several tweets Monday announcing his intentions to cancel the rest of his current tour.       ...
21:00 2019-09-16

2020 candidate Joe Biden proposes health law that improves, builds on ACA Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Monday unveiled his healthcare plan -- a modified version of the Affordable Care Act, plus a public cove...
20:32 2019-07-15

High schoolers across AZ start UA Health Sciences summer program TUCSON – Fifty high school students from across the state are starting a summer program called Med-Start at the University of Arizona Health Sc...
11:32 2019-06-04

Free-floating DNA to reveal the health of river and lake ecosystems The mix of DNA floating in rivers and lakes will finally be used to monitor the state of aquatic ecosystems, after years of tests to prove the techni...
13:16 2019-05-21

Trump says Britain's health service not on table for trade talks U.S. President Donald Trump rowed back comments that Britain's health service could be involved in any future trade deal on Tuesday, after his remark...
20:32 2019-06-04

Food packaging is full of toxic chemicals – here's how it could affect your health If you care about what you eat, you should care about what it comes inThe internet cheered in December when Trader Joe’s announced it would take mean...
04:32 2019-05-28

Star of TLC’s ‘World’s Fattest Man’ moving to UK for free health care The subject of the TLC show “The World’s Fattest Man” is fleeing the US for Britain — for an estimated $137,000 in free healt...
21:32 2019-05-27

Maren Morris Reflects on Her Health and Fitness Journey--and How She Came Out Stronger Than Ever Maren Morris is loving the skin she's in. In a new interview with Women's Health released Tuesday, the Grammy winner reflected on her health and fit...
14:16 2019-05-21

Huge New Review of Fracking's Health Hazards Will Help Communities Fight It A sweeping report that evolved from work that helped ban fracking in New York State has been released to help the public fight the practice as it pop...
12:32 2019-06-27

Women's mental health may improve after quitting alcohol, study says Women who drink moderate amounts of alcohol or quit the habit altogether have better mental well-being outcomes compared to those who keep drinking, ...
17:48 2019-07-08

Joe Biden Draws Line Against Progressives on Health Care With New Proposal DES MOINES, Iowa — Joe Biden is taking an aggressive approach to defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Donald Trump...
21:16 2019-07-15

More evidence links ultra-processed foods to health harms (Reuters Health) - People who eat lots of ultra-processed foods are more likely to develop heart disease and to die sooner than those who stick with ...
13:32 2019-06-05

Mexican health service chief quits over spending cuts The head of Mexico's social security institute has stepped down, citing budget cuts that he said would harm health services for the poor, in one of t...
15:00 2019-05-21

CannTrust slumps after Health Canada finds unlicensed pot cultivation CannTrust Holdings Inc's shares plunged 22% to a more than one-and-half-year low on Monday, after Health Canada found that the weed producer grew can...
19:32 2019-07-08

How calcium in coronary arteries can predict future heart health According to a recent study, higher levels of calcium in the coronary artery could put middle-aged and black people at risk of serious heart problems...
15:16 2019-06-23

High medical costs have driven these people to put their health at risk Health-care costs are so high that young people are ditching the doctor altogether, according to recent data from the Nationwide Retirement Institute...
14:48 2019-09-06

Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert recovering after sudden health scare CLEVELAND — Billionaire businessman and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert is recovering after suffering symptoms of a stroke and seeking hospital...
09:16 2019-05-27

Antivaxxers turn to homeschooling to avoid protecting their kids’ health Enlarge / A boy at school. (credit: Getty | Florian Gaertner ) Anti-vaccine advocates in New York are encouraging parents to homeschool their chil...
21:00 2019-07-08

Comcast is working on a health-focused motion sensor (updated) Even telecom giants can't resist the temptation to hop on the smart speaker bandwagon... or can they? CNBC sources say the news site's pare...
15:48 2019-05-21

How the Democratic Candidates Responded to a Health Care Policy Survey When the 2020 Democrats were asked the best way to improve the health care system, a split in the field was revealed. Here are full responses from 19...
04:32 2019-06-23

Health officials approve drug to boost sex drive in women WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. health regulators have approved a prescription drug to boost sex drive in women. The Food and Drug Administration OKR...
22:48 2019-06-22

Facebook to direct vaccine searches to public health pages Facebook moves to stem spread of misinformation online about side-effects of immunisationsFacebook is to take a stand against vaccine denial by direc...
01:32 2019-09-05

Access to menstrual health and hygiene is a right. Period. | Elizabeth Payne Right now, 800 million girls and women are menstruating: so why is it still ‘secret women’s business’?That time of the month, shark week, Aunt Flow, ...
15:16 2019-05-28

Syria: German-funded health facilities hit in government offensive The Syrian government's Idlib offensive has targeted several health facilities funded by Germany, German officials say. The violence in Idlib has kil...
16:16 2019-08-23

California Tests Mental Health App That Tracks Everything Patients Do on Their Phones The way we interact with our devices is to an increasing extent an extension of our innermost selves. It’s no wonder startups view the data gleaned f...
14:48 2019-06-17

Thousands of people in Finland to receive genetic health predictions A large genetic trial in Finland will soon tell 3400 volunteers their personal risk of developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes and a type of blood ...
13:16 2019-05-21

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing d...
14:48 2019-06-17

Health watch for ozone issued Sunday for metro Phoenix PHOENIX (AP) – A health watch has been issued Sunday for metro Phoenix because ozone levels are expected to approach the federal health standar...
15:16 2019-06-22

Burnout is officially a medical condition, according to the World Health Organization Burnout is now being officially recognized as a medical condition by the World Health Organization, which updated their handbook for diseases.  ...
12:16 2019-05-28

South Africa to roll out sweeping health reform in stages A proposed move to universal health coverage in South Africa will be rolled out in stages as the budget improves, a senior presidential aide told Reu...
12:00 2019-08-23

Trump urges changes to mental health laws, says he's 'open' to ideas After a weekend during which more than 80 people were shot in two attacks, President Donald Trump reacted Monday by calling for changes to mental hea...
12:48 2019-08-05

Trump administration agrees to delay health care rule SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration has agreed to postpone implementing a rule allowing medical workers to decline performing abortions or ...
20:48 2019-06-29

The Health Issue: An Old Idea, Revived: Starve Cancer to Death In the early 20th century, the German biochemist Otto Warburg believed that tumors could be treated by disrupting their source of energy. His idea wa...
13:16 2019-05-21

Health paradox: New diabetes cases fall while obesity rises NEW YORK (AP) — The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren’t sure...
11:16 2019-05-28

U.S. health officials record 14 new cases of measles as outbreak slows The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between June 27 and July 3, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spre...
15:16 2019-07-08

Lalu Yadav Unlikely To Be Shifted To Jail Soon Amid Health Issues RJD president Lalu Yadav is unlikely to be shifted to jail any time soon as, according to his doctor, several oh his organs are not functioning as re...
19:32 2019-06-22

Health effects of China’s climate policy extend across Pacific Improved air quality can be a major bonus of climate mitigation policies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. By cutting air pollution levels ...
16:16 2019-07-31

McLaren's motorsport data learnings are driving innovation in health The organisation is taking what it has learned in the motorsport industry from capturing data off fast-moving vehicles and applying it to the automot...
08:31 2019-05-21

Sibling rivalry: How birth order affects your personality and health Flawed stereotypes abound about bossy firstborns, middle-child syndrome and only children, but the true influence of sibling sequence is much strange...
10:48 2019-07-19

4 Your Health: Exercise may halt physical signs of Alzheimer’s disease Exercise may be able to halt the physical signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin studied over 300 people wh...
20:48 2019-08-09

End the scandalous male data bias that determines women's health We know that men and women respond differently to drugs, yet data bias is still affecting women's health, says Invisible Women book author Caroline C...
15:32 2019-06-12

Mayo Clinic Uses AI to Glean Patients' Overall Health From EKG Heart Test Artificial intelligence could help doctors learn more than the condition of a patient’s heart from an electrocardiogram: Applying AI to the heart tes...
05:00 2019-08-30

Therapy in the office: banks take mental health fight in-house In 'Billions', a U.S. television show set in the world of hedge funds, traders at the fictional Axe Capital regularly attend sessions with an in-hous...
03:48 2019-06-03

Florida Company Sued Over Sales of Skimpy Health Plans A lawsuit accuses Health Insurance Innovations of defrauding consumers who were misled into buying plans that left them with thousands of dollars in ...
18:32 2019-06-12

Working toward zero maternal deaths: Hospitals and health systems are doing the work Throughout my career, I’ve had the privilege of working with mothers and babies across the care continuum. From working as a nurse providing prenatal...
10:32 2019-08-07

Millions should stop taking aspirin for heart health, study says d. Guidelines released this year ruled out routine aspirin use for many older adults who don't already have heart disease — and said it's only for ce...
14:16 2019-07-23

19 Dead, 30 Injured In Car Explosion In Cairo: Egypt Health Ministry Nineteen people died and 30 were injured in an explosion resulting from a car crash in central Cairo, Egypt's health ministry said early this morning...
03:48 2019-08-05

Mild cognitive impairment: Meditation can boost brain health New research suggests that mindfulness meditation can help boost brain health and improve cognitive reserve in older adults with mild cognitive impai...
06:16 2019-08-27

India bans e-cigarettes citing youth health concerns India’s government has announced an immediate ban on e-cigarettes — citing youth-focused public health concerns. In a news statement foll...
09:32 2019-09-18

'Inadequate' health response leaves 3.5bn with poor dental care Scientists call for reform, sugar regulation and transparency around dental researchScientists are calling for radical reform of dental care, tighter...
19:32 2019-07-18

Heart health: Focus on healthful foods rather than diet type New research looks at proportions of macronutrients, such as carbs, protein, or fats, in three different diets and their effects on cardiovascular he...
02:16 2019-08-31

More states are targeting teen vaping, but health advocates say it’s not enough to curb use Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in implementing Tobacco 21 policies, whic...
05:48 2019-07-02

Facebook Is Trying to Stop Bogus Health Claims from Spreading Online Facebook is working to limit the reach of posts making “sensational health claims” in an effort to tamp down on misinformation, according...
14:32 2019-07-03

High-Protein Diet: This Porridge Is A Hearty Mix Of Health And Wholesomeness A satiating breakfast could help you hold back from mindless eating; if you feel full, you are much less likely to munch into anything that comes you...
08:32 2019-08-29

Community pharmacies may improve cardiovascular health for prostate patients After three months of performing moderate and vigorous exercise recommended by pharmacies, men with prostate cancer lost an average of more than 2 po...
13:16 2019-06-12

FROM THE FIELD: facing up to the extreme mental health pressures of conflict For those caught up in conflict situations, the trauma can lead to severe mental health problems. This is also the case for the humanitarian workers ...
14:16 2019-07-02

Fitbit launches Premium subscription service for health coaching In addition to showing off the Versa 2 smartwatch and Aria Air smart weighing scale today, Fitbit also had a new subscription service to unveil. It&#...
10:32 2019-08-28

Democratic presidential candidate Buttigieg unveils health plan Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Thursday unveiled his plan to reform the U.S. healthcare system by offering everyone coverage und...
17:32 2019-09-19

Tainted alcohol kills at least 19 in Costa Rica, health officials say At least 19 people have died since early June after drinking alcohol tainted with methanol in Costa Rica, prompting a national alert and widening the...
11:32 2019-07-22

Canadian health officials on alert after reports of vaping illnesses in the U.S. Maryse Durette, a spokeswoman for the two agencies, says Canadian health officials have not yet seen evidence of similar pulmonary illness clusters o...
19:00 2019-08-28

Facebook reduces sensational health claims in your News Feed Facebook knows junk health claims are a problem, and it has quietly taken action to keep them out of sight. The internet giant has revealed that it ...
18:00 2019-07-02

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Buttigieg unveils health plan Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Thursday unveiled his plan to reform the U.S. healthcare system by offering everyone coverage und...
07:48 2019-09-19

Poland’s doctors march to demand more health care funding WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of doctors have marched through Poland’s capital of Warsaw to demand higher spending on health care to cut waiti...
12:48 2019-06-01

Jim Harbaugh Probably Should Have Waited A Bit Before Speaking Out Against Mental Health Waivers For Transfers It’s that time of year where reporters and other media members get to ask questions to college football coaches that often lead to these meathead lea...
16:16 2019-07-20

Floppy eared bunnies look cute but they suffer more health problems The breeding of lop-eared rabbits has created animals more prone to ear and dental problems, similar to the way that short-muzzled dogs like pugs suf...
15:00 2019-06-19

How Juul Hooked Kids and Ignited a Public Health Crisis In the Scheetz household, back-to-school anxiety reached new heights this fall. Jami Scheetz’s 15-year-old son Devon, who has severe asthma, ki...
07:16 2019-09-19

Pinterest will only surface legitimate vaccine info from health groups Pinterest is doubling down on its efforts to prevent the spread of anti-vaxxer misinformation on its social media network. Starting today, when Pinte...
22:32 2019-08-28

Health Law Improved Access to Cancer Treatment, Studies Show New studies suggest the 2010 Affordable Care Act has modestly improved Americans’ timely access to cancer treatment, and may have smoothed some racia...
14:32 2019-06-02

Pinterest will direct vaccine searches to major health groups Pinterest Inc users searching for vaccine-related information will be shown results from leading public health groups, in an effort to combat health ...
00:32 2019-08-29

Heat Health: Doctors warn about dangers of rising temperatures Doctors are issuing a warning about the dangers of the massive heat wave that’s sweeping across the United States. Dr. Baruch Fertel of the Cleveland...
23:48 2019-07-19

Lawyer who built Humana into a health insurance giant dies at 88 Jones turned a $1,000 investment into America’s largest nursing-home chain, then made it a hospital giant and finally a $37 billion health insurance ...
20:32 2019-09-18

Two-hour ‘dose’ of nature significantly boosts health – study Researchers say simply sitting and enjoying the peace has mental and physical benefitsA two-hour “dose” of nature a week significantly boosts health ...
10:48 2019-06-13

Game industry’s first mental health event debuts in October The International Gaming Summit on Mental Health will take place on October 9-10 in Toronto, Canada, and it will be the first gaming event on mental ...
01:48 2019-08-27

Ebola Epidemic in Congo Deemed a Global Health Emergency World Health Organization says outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has infected more than 2,500 people and killed nearly 1,700 of them, as i...
14:48 2019-07-17

4 Your Health: More teens trying to lose weight and preventing Alzheimer’s disease More than a third of older teens in the United States try to lose weight each year. A new government study looked at weight loss attempts of adolesce...
14:16 2019-07-17

Fortnite's latest item lets you throw health at your teammates Never a week goes by without Epic Games adding something new to Fortnite. In the past month alone, we've seen the Storm Flip, Proximity Grenade ...
08:32 2019-06-18

Four ways for college students to control their health-care costs Here's a surprise college expense: The cost of health care. Students may have multiple options in order to keep themselves covered through schoo...
15:48 2019-09-03

PM Monitoring Encephalitis Outbreak In Bihar, Assures Health Minister Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today said that the encephalitis outbreak in Bihar, which has claimed the lives of 136 children so far, is being consta...
13:16 2019-06-21

Debunking brain-health myths: How to really boost mental power “Mindfulness”? “Transcendental meditation”? For Rahul Jandial, a board-certified brain surgeon and neuroscientist, those are just terms for meditativ...
01:48 2019-06-18

| Lead pollution in Zambia town a public health 'emergency': HRW Children living in a central Zambian mining town are still exposed to high levels of toxic lead 25 years after the mine closed, Human Rights Watch sa...
08:00 2019-08-24

New York City measles outbreak has ended, health officials say A massive measles outbreak that spread across parts of Brooklyn since October has ended, New York City health officials announced Tuesday. This marks...
21:48 2019-09-03

Here's how advisors help clients stay on top of health-care costs in retirement From reviewing medications for cheaper alternatives to trying to pinpoint a client's spending instead of ballparking it, some advisors look clos...
12:16 2019-05-29