Scientists tell lawmakers fetal tissue research is ?essential? but House GOP refuses to listen¬†¬†ThinkProgressDuring a congressional hearing on ?exploring alternatives to fetal tissue research? on Thursday, Dr. Sally Temple tried to set lawmakers straight: there are no ...View full coverage on Google News
NIH scientists find that breast cancer protection from pregnancy starts decades later¬†¬†National Institutes of HealthIn general, women who have had children have a lower risk of breast cancer compared to women who have never given birth. However, new research has ...View full coverage on Google News
Under Fire Unaids Chief Offers To Resign In June¬†¬†New VisionSidibe came under fire in an expert report that described UNAIDS as being mired in "a crisis which threatens its vital work" (AFP). Agency spokeswoman Sophie ...View full coverage on Google News
'Young miracle' newborn recovers from Ebola after mom dies in childbirth¬†¬†ABC NewsA baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment center in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo just six days after she was born is now recovered from ...View full coverage on Google News
Call for action comes with West Virginia again ranked lowest among states for tobacco cessation, prevention spending¬†¬†West Virginia MetroNewsThe Mountain State is at No. 49 in new report titled.View full coverage on Google News
Christmas Eve is greatest risk for heart attack, study claims¬†¬†Fox NewsIn a study that's sure to put a damper on your holiday cheer, researchers are warning that Christmas Eve is actually one of the most dangerous times of year for ...View full coverage on Google News
'Vaccines save lives.' Sen. Lamar Alexander states scientific facts after Mark Green comment¬†¬†The TennesseanThe Tennessee Senator's tweet came after U.S. Rep.-elect Mark Green made comments suggesting a link between autism and vaccines.View full coverage on Google News
Certified nursing assistant shares her story about why she's picking up free Narcan today¬†¬†YourEriePennsylvania continues to have more than double the rate of opioid deaths compared to the national average, a crisis being addressed with a controversial ...View full coverage on Google News
Seattle high schools find later start time improves academic performance¬†¬†10TVHigh school students are getting more sleep in Seattle, say scientists studying later school start times.View full coverage on Google News
Woman cancer-free after participating in breakthrough clinical trial¬†¬†Atlanta Journal ConstitutionDenise Keenan got used to the idea of dying after she received a cancer diagnosis nearly a decade ag...
2nd Case Of AFM Confirmed In Michigan¬†¬†WILX-TVLANSING, Mich. (WILX) -- The CDC estimates less than two out of every million children in the U.S. will get it. Michigan confirmed its second case this year of that ...View full coverage on Google News
Chronic Wasting Disease Found in Northwestern ND¬†¬†myndnow.comGame and Fish asks if hunters come across a sick deer that they let their local game and fish warden know.View full coverage on Google News
Flu vaccine available to high-risk groups ? Health Ministry¬†¬†Jamaica ObserverKINGSTON, Jamaica ? Acting Chief Medical Officer in the Ministry of Health, Dr Jacquiline Bisasor-McKenzie, says that the flu vaccine is now available to ...View full coverage on Google News
Drug dealer sentenced for selling fatal dose of fentanyl-laced heroin¬†¬†KTVI Fox 2 St. LouisST. LOUIS ? A local drug dealer was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in federal prison after a woman he sold fentanyl-laced heroin to overdosed and died.View full coverage on Google News
9 Rockland yeshivas face fines for failing to release student measles vaccination records¬†¬†The Journal News | LoHud.comNine private schools in Ramapo face hefty fines for failing to provide Rockland County health officials with a list of students who have not been fully vaccinated ...View full coverage on Google News
Jeremy Hunt gave wrong information on scale of NHS breast cancer screening errors, review says¬†¬†The IndependentNearly 500000 women were needlessly plunged into uncertainty after Jeremy Hunt told the House of Commons, based on incorrect advice, that NHS breast ...View full coverage on Google News
The drugs behind the stunning 54% increase in drug overdose deaths in 6 years¬†¬†ABC NewsA new federal report shows the astonishing pace in which fentanyl rose to become the drug associated with the most overdose deaths in the United States.View full coverage on Google News
Heart attack risk spikes on Christmas Eve, study finds¬†¬†CBS NewsNew research finds the holidays can be tough on the heart.View full coverage on Google News
Invasive tick species could have an even larger impact on the US than first feared¬†¬†BGRLate last month the CDC issued a warning about an invasive species of tick that has begun to spread in the United States. Native to Asia, the ticks are gaining a ...View full coverage on Google News
'Worst we've ever seen': Rescued dog at shelter needs pain pills¬†¬†KCRA SacramentoA new animal shelter is seeing a lot of firsts, and one of them is a dog with a pain pill prescription.View full coverage on Google News
She almost died of a heart attack. Now she's training for 'American Ninja Warrior'¬†¬†CNNMolly Burdick was only 25 years old when her health took a sudden turn. Eight years later, she says 'rock climbing saved my life.'View full coverage on Google News
Is vaping better than smoking? Scientists studied pee to find out¬†¬†The VergeE-cigarette users' pee contains more heavy metals as well as signs of exposure to carcinogens and other irritating chemicals than the pee of non-vapers, hinting ...View full coverage on Google News
China's AIDS history explains part of the 'CRISPR babies' story¬†¬†STATChina's complex AIDS history helps explain a puzzling aspect of the news that a Chinese scientist claimed to have altered the genes of twin girls.View full coverage on Google News
IBD increases prostate cancer risk by fivefold¬†¬†Medical News TodayAccording to a new study, inflammatory bowel disease increases the risk of developing prostate cancer. This finding opens up a challenging clinical debate.
Health experts offer solutions for unintended consequences of opioid crackdown¬†¬†Fox NewsThis is the third of a three-part series on the nation's struggle to address its crippling opioid crisis, and the unintended victims left in its wake. Read Part 2 here: ...
Bobcat in Upper Valley attacks tests positive for rabies¬†¬†WCAXMONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Vermont wildlife officials have confirmed that a bobcat that bit three people in the Upper Valley had rabies. Authorities say the bobcat ...View full coverage on Google News
UN agency chief to step down after damning report on culture of sexual harassment¬†¬†CNNThe head of the UN program tasked with fighting HIV and AIDS will step down early, after a damning external report accused him of leading an organization ...
Two strains of killer flu confirmed in Bexar County¬†¬†WOAISAN ANTONIO - More than 900 people in Texas have died from either influenza or pneumonia this season with more than 100 of those coming from Bexar ...
Pennsylvania Holds Naloxone Giveaway : Shots - Health News¬†¬†NPRAcross the state, volunteers in Pennsylvania distributed naloxone on Thursday. The drug reverses the effects of opioid overdose. The giveaway was part of a ...
2 people who contracted Legionnaires Disease stayed at West County hotel, health officials say¬†¬†KMOV.comTesting is underway at a West County hotel in connection with two cases of Legionnaire's Disease.View full coverage on Google News
Stethoscopes loaded with bacteria, including staph, study finds¬†¬†CBS NewsNew research finds these familiar medical tools are crawling with bacteria, including some that can cause serious infections?View full coverage on Google News
Report: Wisconsin ranked worst state in the country for excessive drinking¬†¬†WITI FOX 6 MilwaukeeA new report from the United health Foundation says Wisconsin is the worst state in the country this year for excessive drinking. According to foundation's 29th ...View full coverage on Google News
Human brain samples yield a genomic trove¬†¬†Science MagazineMore than 2000 human brains stored in tissue banks are giving up their genetic secrets. Genome scans have already revealed hundreds of locations where ...View full coverage on Google News
Employee at Glasgow Burger King diagnosed with Hepatitis A¬†¬†WBKOGLASGOW, Ky. (WBKO) - The Barren River District Health Department is investigating a case of Hepatitis A in an employee at the Glasgow Burger King.View full coverage on Google News
Amyloid-? 'seeds' in old vials of growth hormone¬†¬†Nature.comSome samples of human growth hormone used as therapy until the mid-1980s contain amyloid-? peptide and cause genetically modified mice to develop ...View full coverage on Google News
Biologists turn eavesdropping viruses into bacterial assassins: How cross-kingdom communication led to a breakthrough phage therapy¬†¬†Science DailyResearchers have found a bacteria-killing virus that can listen in on bacterial conversations -- and then they made it attack diseases including salmonella, E. coli ...View full coverage on Google News
Proteins Linked To Alzheimer's Could Spread Through Medical Procedures, Says Study¬†¬†IFLScienceAmyloid proteins, an indicator of Alzheimer's, have been seen being spread by medical procedures.View full coverage on Google News
For The First Time in 80 Years, a New Invasive Tick Species Is Threatening The US¬†¬†ScienceAlertAn invasive tick that feeds on humans, pets, livestock and wildlife is now making a new home for itself in the United States.View full coverage on Google News
Mark Green: Tennessee Republican sparks criticism after vaccine and autism comment¬†¬†CBS NewsMark Green, a newly elected GOP congressman from Tennessee who is also a medical doctor, received criticism from top state leaders for alleging without ...View full coverage on Google News
Got Rats? Join The Club¬†¬†NPRBusiness is booming for East Coast exterminators as residents are seeing rats in new places. Experts blame human behavior and mild winters.
Kentucky's hepatitis A outbreak exceeds 3000 cases. Here are the counties most affected¬†¬†WKYTKentucky's hepatitis A outbreak rages on into its second year, as health leaders say there are now more than 3000 reported cases.
Lexington hotel worker diagnosed with hepatitis A¬†¬†WKYTA Lexington hotel worker is diagnosed with hepatitis A, and the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is alerting people who may have been exposed.View full coverage on Google News
Seniors Who Have Sex Regularly Are More Content In Their Lives¬†¬†Study FindsEven in our senior years, having sex regularly -- or even just fooling around -- can significantly improve wellbeing and contentment in life, a new study finds.View full coverage on Google News
Case of Hepatitis-A Identified in Hernando Co. Food Service Worker¬†¬†Bay News 9HERNANDO COUNTY, Fla. ? The Hernando County Department of Health announced Thursday that a food *service* worker who tested positive for Hepatitis-A ...View full coverage on Google News
'The 12 Pops Of Christmas' Is The Holiday Special 2018 Deserves¬†¬†HuffPostAh, Christmastime ? when we gather around the space heater, queue up some heartwarming *content* and watch a certified medical professional extricate pus ...View full coverage on Google News
12 Of Jenna Jameson's Best Keto Diet Weight-Loss Tips¬†¬†Women's HealthJenna Jameson has lost 80 pounds since starting the keto diet, and she just shared the 12 pieces of weight-loss advice that helped her get there.View full coverage on Google News
Many Women Don't Recognize Their Heart Attack Symptoms. Many Doctors Don't Either.¬†¬†HuffPostAfter nearly three decades of raising awareness about heart disease in women, cardiologist Dr. Nieca Goldberg still has female patients who said they hesitated ...
DHEC: People who reported illness at Summerville Mexican restaurant had norovirus¬†¬†Live 5 News WCSCCHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - According to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, the 10 people who originally reported getting ...View full coverage on Google News
Gluten-free diet not healthy for everyone¬†¬†CNNA gluten-free diet is designed specifically for those with celiac disease and related conditions. Adopting the popular dietary restriction when you don't have a ...View full coverage on Google News
Groundbreaking app detects a child's risk of asthma in just SIX yes or no questions¬†¬†Daily MailDr Ramesh Kurukulaaratchy, from University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, was one of the scientists behind the app - available on Google Play and the ...
Early Universe 'Soup' Cooked Up in Weird Plasma Blobs¬†¬†Space.comResearchers have re-created tiny blobs of the same primordial 'soup' that made up the early universe.View full coverage on Google News
Disabled UK woman dies after dentists removes all teeth¬†¬†The New Indian ExpressCampaigners have said they are often told of poor communication between disabled patients and their families, and that dentists should intervene earlier to ...View full coverage on Google News
Lakewood councilman proposing legislation to raise minimum smoke age to 21¬†¬†WJW FOX 8 News ClevelandLAKEWOOD, Ohio -- Legislators in Lakewood, Ohio are looking to raise the minimum smoking age from 18 to 21-years-old. According to a Tweet from ...
Millennials outearn earlier generations at the same age¬†¬†CBS NewsYoung adults are doing better financially than any others over the past 50 years -- thank women.
Man with cystic fibrosis is ecstatic to learn he'll be getting a new set of lungs¬†¬†Yahoo LifestyleThe family of Kevin D'Agostino, a cystic fibrosis patient, is sharing the moment when he learns he's getting a new set of lungs.View full coverage on Google News
Origins of Pain: Researchers identify pathway that drives sustained pain following injury¬†¬†Science DailyResearch in mice identifies a set of neurons responsible for sustained pain and resulting pain-coping behaviors Findings point to the existence of separate ...
Study shows magnesium optimizes vitamin D status¬†¬†Medical XpressA randomized trial by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center researchers indicates that magnesium optimizes vitamin D status, raising it in people with deficient levels ...View full coverage on Google News
Meet Susan Potter, The Woman Who Will Become The World's Most Advanced Digital Cadaver¬†¬†IFLScienceIn 2000, a feisty, 72-year-old disabled cancer survivor named Susan Potter wheeled into the office of Dr Victor Spitzer at the University of Colorado Anschutz ...View full coverage on Google News
Newborn syphilis cases on the rise in Colorado: Health Department¬†¬†9News.com KUSADENVER ? Syphilis cases in newborns are on the rise, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced Thursday morning. Though ...View full coverage on Google News
GEORGIA FLU SEASON: School taking new steps to stop flu from spreading | WSB-TV¬†¬†WSB AtlantaTROUP COUNTY, Ga. - The flu has gotten so bad at one Georgia elementary school that teachers are taking new steps to stop it from spreading further.
New Brain Research Sheds Light On Mental Illness¬†¬†WebMDResearchers looked at specific genes and their regulatory networks to learn more about changes in the brain as it develops, how that varies between individuals ...View full coverage on Google News
Six confirmed cases of whooping cough at Benton Central¬†¬†wlfi.comBenton Central Junior-Senior High School is also battling whooping cough. We told you about the Tippecanoe School Corporation's pertussis outbreak ...View full coverage on Google News
Rise in flu cases causes Children's Hospital to restrict visitation¬†¬†The Detroit NewsStarting Friday, Children's Hospital of Michigan will implement new patient visitation guidelines in what officials say is an effort to stave off an influenza epidemic.
Video shows wolves fishing in Voyageurs National Park¬†¬†Duluth News TribuneThe researchers released the first-ever video of wolves eating freshwater fish, and said GPS data shows one pack spent about half their time during several ...
Tema General Hospital 'sentenced' my wife and I to death ? AIDS Survivor recounts ordeal¬†¬†GhanaWebAn AIDS survivor has recounted a harrowing experience he had to endure at one of the leading hospitals in the country when he was diagnosed of the condition.View full coverage on Google News
Do your homework before going on vegetarian, vegan diet¬†¬†KSAT San AntonioWhile there are several health benefits of going on a vegetarian or vegan diet, you need to make sure you get the nutrients you need when giving up meat and ...View full coverage on Google News
Is Eating Deli Meats Really That Bad for You?¬†¬†The New York TimesEven small amounts of processed meat increase the risk of colorectal cancer.
Duluth police add opioid technician¬†¬†Duluth News TribuneThe Duluth Police Department has added another resource in the fight against the opioid epidemic. Jessica McCarthy started Tuesday as the department's first ...
Trump signs law giving billions to HIV research and treatment¬†¬†Gay Star NewsDonald Trump this week signed a bill that is a huge victory for the LGBTI community into law, giving funding to HIV research.
Scientists create bee vaccine to fight off 'insect apocalypse'¬†¬†Phys.orgScientists in Finland have developed what they believe is the world's first vaccine to protect bees against disease, raising hopes for tackling the drastic decline in ...View full coverage on Google News