REGIONBUSINESSWORLD.NEWS: Top News 06:00, 2019-09-11

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...

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 the ground, insecurity is still hampering the respo...
20:51, 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 a three-fold increase on last year, according to ne...
17:17, 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 International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of th...
23:34, 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 Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with...
22:17, 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 to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health...
16:17, 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 Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
14:38, 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-General lamented on Monday, highlighting key findings of...
22:34, 2019-09-09

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 presenting solutions to correct the problem. In a ...
03:17, 2019-07-13

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 communities, the World Health Organization (WHO) sai...
17:17, 2019-05-21

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 over the targeting of patients, medical staff and faci...
12:17, 2019-06-07

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization has notified U.S. lawmakers that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in response to allegations that the pharmaceutical industry influe...
04:34, 2019-06-20

UN health agency seeks to halve number of snakebite deaths LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people killed or disabled by snakes by 2030...
19:00, 2019-05-23

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the safety of prescription opioids. They say the guid...
21:00, 2019-05-22

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 Obamacare, the second rule this month the agency has pu...
20:51, 2019-05-24

UN health agency calls emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak The head of the World Health Organization is convening a meeting of experts on Wednesday to decide whether the Ebola outbreak should be declared an international emergency....
23:17, 2019-07-16

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 risk – likened by the agency to an “invisible pandemic...
19:00, 2019-06-18

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 agency KUNA reported on Sunday....
23:51, 2019-08-18

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 from governments to tackle smoking and the “enormou...
19:00, 2019-05-29

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 virus....
14:38, 2019-05-21

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) – which, with other medication, treats HIV/AIDS – ...
23:00, 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 Organization (WHO) is supporting a grassroots campaign ...
16:17, 2019-05-21

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 abortions with the University of California....
19:51, 2019-06-05

Guns and hate — not mental health — fuelling ‘public health crisis’: U.S. psychologists After shootings in Dayton and El Paso, the president of the American Psychological Association said: "The combination of easy access to assault weapons and hateful rhetoric is toxic."...
01:51, 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 have a rocky work history. researchers analyzed dat...
20:51, 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 “public health emergency of international concern,” a de...
03:51, 2019-07-18

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 weapons and hateful rhetoric is toxic."...
03:34, 2019-08-06

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 to patients' claims information....
22:34, 2019-07-31

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.        ...
15:51, 2019-08-03

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 50,000 older women who were asked to switch to a low-...
02:17, 2019-09-06

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 without attracting the political spotlight or spar...
23:00, 2019-07-31

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 international concern....
07:34, 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 wages (it garnished checks of Walmart workers over 800 ...
23:00, 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 unlicensed “health coach” that the unqualified health advi...
23:51, 2019-07-20

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 zone.        ...
22:17, 2019-07-17

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 307,000 participants. Those who strictly followed a di...
03:17, 2019-07-23

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 the nearly year-long current outbreak in neighbouring...
23:51, 2019-06-11

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, across its platforms from Facebook Search, to Group...
17:17, 2019-09-06

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's Department of Health and Social Care said https:/...
10:00, 2019-07-10

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 Apple Watch Series 5....
07:00, 2019-09-11

'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 remained in the grip of an intense heatwave....
21:00, 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 to see her to discuss other options....
16:34, 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 safety to civilians, the organization said on Wednesda...
09:51, 2019-07-17

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. It showed patients who underwent bariatric surgery h...
22:17, 2019-09-03

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) said on Friday, reiterating an appeal for the interna...
18:34, 2019-07-19

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, marking an “innovation milestone”, said the World He...
16:17, 2019-05-21

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 claimed a second victim....
00:00, 2019-06-14

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), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, foll...
16:17, 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 official manual of diagnoses, which is being haile...
20:17, 2019-05-30

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 of concern at a global medicines forum in South Afr...
16:17, 2019-05-21

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 UN health agency said on Tuesday....
16:17, 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 reiteration of the UN’s stance on health: that it i...
16:17, 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. That’s according to a new study of over 2,600 postmen...
00:51, 2019-07-02

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 health and that children need to be exposed to germs i...
00:34, 2019-06-28

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, according to new census data. The share of New Yorkers wit...
06:34, 2019-09-13

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 Britain and the Netherlands. Those who drank red wine had...
16:00, 2019-08-29

4 Your Health: How you sleep impacts your health How you sleep can directly affect your health. A study from the University of Arizona found a bad night’s sleep could cause an immediate spike in blood pressure. Researchers assessed 300 adults ...
06:17, 2019-06-07

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 tests by North Korea over the last eight days coul...
08:34, 2019-08-02

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 in his right shoulder or lat muscle. “Twenty-someth...
14:34, 2019-06-05

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 since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
19:00, 2019-06-03

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 the Talk: The Health for All Challenge”....
16:17, 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 its planned second headquarters in New York. But was ...
11:51, 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 the widespread damage global heating is already caus...
22:51, 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 World Health Organization (WHO) to call for increased, ...
03:34, 2019-06-12

'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 All health fixes       ...
01:34, 2019-07-17

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, predictably, it’s having horrible consequences for their pati...
23:17, 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 year....
03:17, 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 curb advertising of tobacco products on their platform...
22:51, 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 probably caused by HPV were diagnosed each year between...
09:51, 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 long time, the effects of smoking can be devastatin...
19:51, 2019-07-05

Ford cutting 12,000 jobs in Europe in effort to increase profits The job losses amount to about a fifth of Ford’s work force in Europe and are part of a broad restructuring that includes the previously announced closure of six plants....
19:34, 2019-06-27

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 to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees last year...
18:17, 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 researchers have warned Europe faces more frequent and in...
14:17, 2019-07-03

Cocaine is on the rise in Europe, EU drug agency says LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The European Union agency that monitors illicit drug use says cocaine is becoming more widely available on the continent. The European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addi...
14:51, 2019-06-06

Probe Agency Attaches Assets Of Ex-Haryana Chief Minister's Close Aides The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday said it has attached over a dozen industrial plots, allocated to "close" associates of former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and valued at Rs......
21:00, 2019-08-29

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-winning film No Man’s Land, set in Bosnia during the 199...
12:17, 2019-05-29

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 companies the option to take paid trips into orbit....
13:01, 2019-06-10

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 war with the U.S....
17:51, 2019-07-15

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 their squads ahead of transfer deadline day....
23:00, 2019-08-06

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 their squads ahead of transfer deadline day....
18:34, 2019-08-07

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 some practical, evidence-based ways to foster mental ...
20:00, 2019-09-09

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 the world of killer diseases like smallpox and to fi...
20:51, 2019-05-21

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 whether red meat is good or bad for health, as well a...
08:34, 2019-08-28

4 Your Health: Most in U.S. not tested for HIV Most people in the United States have never been 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...
23:17, 2019-06-28

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....
12:34, 2019-08-10

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 vegetables. Learn more about its benefits here....
02:00, 2019-07-02

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 makes it 'not-so-healthy' for us to consume. Read....
18:00, 2019-05-30

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 depression.       ...
17:51, 2019-07-18

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 insurance. But a new study out Friday highlights the wide...
21:34, 2019-06-28

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 beneficial bacteria and balance the gut microbiome....
00:17, 2019-05-29

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 the worst foods for gut health here....
16:51, 2019-09-06

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 good thing. Researchers from Penn State tracked 96 t...
01:51, 2019-07-04

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 care of ourselves should be a priority. But what a...
21:34, 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 article....
03:34, 2019-09-11

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 getting a good night’s rest here....
00:17, 2019-06-01

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 for your health....
00:17, 2019-07-25

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 much could lead to health risks. Learn more here....
05:17, 2019-09-07

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 antibacterial and pain-relieving properties. Learn...
07:00, 2019-05-23

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 threat....
06:17, 2019-07-24

ETFs With a Focus on Health-Care AI Robo Global Healthcare Technology & Innovation is one of several new funds betting that aging populations will spark a technological revolution in health care....
14:34, 2019-09-09

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 and may share some of the health benefits of regula...
00:51, 2019-06-19

4 Your Health: Kids not eating enough seafood The country’s leading pediatricians say kids need to add more surf to their diets. Studies show seafood consumption among American children has declined every year since 2007. Many parents opt f...
17:51, 2019-05-21

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 the air?About 4,000 chemicals are currently used to s...
09:51, 2019-05-23

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 events....
02:34, 2019-08-18

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 with make your own sunscreen recipe’s promising ...
00:51, 2019-06-06

Having a mental health crisis? Dial 988 With suicides on the rise, the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach.        ...
12:34, 2019-08-16

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 health risks. Learn about them here....
04:17, 2019-08-01

4 Your Health: More people are committing suicide Suicide has increased by more than a third since 1999. 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 ha...
22:00, 2019-06-20

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 antibiotic use varied from just one percent among p...
00:51, 2019-07-24

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 soccer team wins that all-important three points....
00:34, 2019-08-12

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, but research suggests that coffee is generally safe...
00:17, 2019-05-29

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 women and girls can freely exercise their sexual and...
20:51, 2019-05-21

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 committed to support our Member States to effectivel...
20:51, 2019-05-21

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 populations. Attacks on the health sector have continued at ...
20:51, 2019-05-21

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. Two new studies have found a link between ultra-pr...
20:34, 2019-05-30

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 bacterial poisoning. Learn more here....
07:17, 2019-05-30

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 overall individual-insurance market has shrunk....
16:51, 2019-08-22

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 depression...
18:51, 2019-09-06

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 this week....
04:17, 2019-08-24

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....
07:17, 2019-08-06

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 health perils...
19:17, 2019-05-21

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 loss, even though dieting isn’t appropriate for ma...
23:17, 2019-08-21

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 more about their possible health benefits here....
10:34, 2019-05-30

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?...
18:51, 2019-09-06

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 the Baylor College of Medicine say your child’...
05:51, 2019-08-20

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 the horrible aspects of the dire state of mental h...
19:00, 2019-07-22

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 months now....
16:34, 2019-08-13

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....
06:34, 2019-08-31

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 leave most of my devices on during the day, charging ...
15:34, 2019-05-24

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 causes of anger, as well as what to do, here....
08:34, 2019-08-28

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 research....
20:34, 2019-07-05

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 don't....
06:00, 2019-08-30

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 doctor’s appointment. You’d have to request time o...
16:34, 2019-06-11

9/11 health bill to cost $10.2B over next decade: CBO The Congressional Budget Office said Thursday that legislation that would extend the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill would cost American taxpayers $10.2 billion over the next decade. The cash goes ...
03:17, 2019-07-12

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 followed nearly 8,000 teens for two years. Those w...
00:00, 2019-06-04

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 about the benefits of taking a cold shower here....
09:00, 2019-07-12

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 activity....
13:51, 2019-05-25

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 website.       ...
18:00, 2019-07-10

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 plan for managing their health over the period know...
15:51, 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 day....
14:34, 2019-06-01

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 private health insurance in favor of a government-run ...
19:00, 2019-06-27

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 politics....
03:17, 2019-07-04

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 health plan....
00:34, 2019-06-28

'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 has told Sky News....
10:34, 2019-08-29

Gamers risk health in bid to be eSports millionaires A record $33.5 million is up for grabs but professional eSports players like those competing in The International in Shanghai this week pay a physical price with deteriorating eyesight, digestive prob...
17:51, 2019-08-20

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 reasons when seeking NCAA waivers....
02:51, 2019-07-20

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 relating to health and wellbeing (‘Are you energetic...
08:34, 2019-06-09

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 and isolating. But some patents are now finding the h...
00:00, 2019-06-04

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 supporting the claims...
15:17, 2019-08-19

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 these “exceptional responders”?...
15:17, 2019-05-21

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, according to a U.S. study that suggests not all types of ...
20:01, 2019-06-27

9/11 health bill to be named after Luis Alvarez WASHINGTON – The bill to re-authorize the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund will be named in honor of first responders Luis Alvarez and Ray Pfeifer, congressional sponsors announced Monday. Alva...
01:00, 2019-07-09

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 better sleep, drinking more water. Each of these beha...
02:51, 2019-06-28

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. It’s considered the leading cause of serious long te...
21:51, 2019-06-07

'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 times. Brighton, May 2017. I am bone-tired, shoving a...
15:34, 2019-06-08

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 most of our motor vehicles has been linked to higher...
16:51, 2019-08-22

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 study highlights the ubiquity of the material in drink...
16:51, 2019-08-22

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 radiologists. Scientists from Northwestern University an...
23:34, 2019-05-21

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 week of travel and meetings....
03:34, 2019-07-03

4 Your Health: Eating red meat may cost years Adding more red meat to your diet could affect how long you live. That’s according to a new study from Harvard University. Researchers tracked the diets of 81,000 adults over an eight year perio...
02:34, 2019-06-14

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 led Germany since 2005....
20:17, 2019-07-13

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 after politics....
13:34, 2019-07-19

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 evidence—and causing clashes with telecoms and federal...
01:34, 2019-08-27

Rajasthan To Enact "Right To Health" Law Soon: Ashok Gehlot Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot today said his government will soon enact a law on "right to heath" to ensure good health services to everyone in the state....
00:34, 2019-06-03

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 daylight goes a long way...
15:34, 2019-05-29

CVS to expand health hubs to 1,500 stores by end of 2021 CVS Health Corp said it would offer expanded health services such as nutrition counseling and blood pressure screenings in 1,500 stores by the end of 2021, following through on plans announced during ...
15:00, 2019-06-04

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 200 adults who were at a normal weight or carrying ju...
00:17, 2019-07-13

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. Ramadan, the holy month is the perfect time to......
11:34, 2019-05-29

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 diagnoses....
09:00, 2019-07-12

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 taxpayers. Democrats in the state Legislature on Sunday a...
09:34, 2019-06-10

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....
04:00, 2019-09-11

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 diseases like the West Nile virus or encephalitis virus, ...
11:00, 2019-08-17

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 ill health caused by air pollution....
19:17, 2019-05-28

4 Your Health: Alarming news about mortality in America The number of Americans dying from alcohol, drugs and suicide has reached an all time high. Those revelations coming from the Commonwealth Fund after it released its yearly scorecard on health perform...
05:51, 2019-06-13

‘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 their strong earnings....
21:34, 2019-05-23

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 increasingly looking to imitate Europe’s health systems to low...
17:34, 2019-08-16

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, not on governments. His method: microinsurance co...
16:17, 2019-07-10

The next health push for Apple: apps for asthma? With only a week to go before WWDC 2019, hordes of Apple fans – and pundits – are looking to see what the technology giant will choose to unveil at the developer-focused conference. If A...
17:17, 2019-05-28

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 of the drug's use. (Aug. 29)    ...
00:00, 2019-08-30

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, there are 380 confirmed and probable cases of severe lu...
15:17, 2019-09-14

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 odds.Read More...
21:17, 2019-07-07

| 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 tackle the Ebola epidemic, his lawyer says....
21:34, 2019-08-28

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 with health insurance in the first place....
11:00, 2019-08-09

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 fine....
16:34, 2019-07-10

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 for the disputed Western Sahara for health reasons. ...
01:34, 2019-05-23

4 Your Health: School children are losing weight Obesity rates for preschoolers on government food programs have dropped. That is according to a new CDC study that included over 12 million young children. Roughly 14 percent of kids in the federal wo...
03:51, 2019-06-20

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 futureThere was once a banker in his 50s who had worked...
19:00, 2019-06-27

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 rein in prescription drug prices, while financial sha...
02:51, 2019-07-12

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. The study, conducted in france, tracked the diets ove...
01:34, 2019-07-12

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. It’s the first time in a decade that this number h...
05:00, 2019-09-11

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.Read More...
04:34, 2019-08-09

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 victory for the Americans. 1. Alex Morgan and Julie Ertz...
07:51, 2019-06-24

Are You Dying? Ask Two Doctors Your Health Questions at 1 PM EDT [Update: Over] 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 months now....
20:34, 2019-08-13

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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That̵...
09:34, 2019-09-10

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 patients and regulation is being fast-tracked to catch up...
11:51, 2019-07-23

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. Those who drank three or more caffeinated beverage...
11:34, 2019-08-09

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 study, published Wednesday in the journal Gastroentero...
23:00, 2019-08-28

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 study showed the most optimistic people were 50 to 70...
03:00, 2019-08-28

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 Downtown Hotel has been serving up the legendary Sou...
04:51, 2019-06-15

‘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 Saturday evening at the beginning of her senior year...
22:34, 2019-08-26

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 dozens of hospitalized patients and health officials are...
18:34, 2019-08-31

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 those bugs can get out of whack and spur disease. On...
20:34, 2019-05-30

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 version of Siri will reportedly have more expansiv...
22:00, 2019-09-08

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: They once struggled with and were treated for men...
14:00, 2019-06-14

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 survey. During that time, on average, a mom conduc...
00:17, 2019-07-16

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 evidence—and causing clashes with telecoms and federal...
19:17, 2019-08-25

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 through woodworking and sewing....
11:51, 2019-05-30

| 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 week with a "serious illness"....
14:34, 2019-07-02

4 Your Health: Vanity products dangerous to children Vanity products may put young children at risk. NBC News 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 Hospit...
22:00, 2019-06-17

4 Your Health: Reducing impulsive behavior in children Many patients are not being honest with their doctor. Researchers studied the survey responses from over 4,500 people. Roughly half said they did not tell their doctor if they were experiencing life-t...
05:34, 2019-08-15

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 are in Africa. The health burden on the continent i...
12:34, 2019-09-12

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 to say they would run to replace Theresa May as pr...
15:17, 2019-05-25

Beware the hidden health hazards at your July 4 BBQ Your Fourth of July cookout could be crawling with hidden health dangers. From your picnic table to your pool, Dr. Lawrence Phillips, cardiologist and assistant professor of medicine at NYU Langone He...
05:34, 2019-07-02

4 Your Health: Healthy lifestyles that help prevent dementia Leading a healthy lifestyle is the most effective way to prevent dementia. New research shows people who make healthy choices like a good diet, exercise, not smoking, light alcohol use and cognitiv...
04:34, 2019-07-16

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 better heart health, suggests a study in eastern Eur...
23:00, 2019-09-13

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 depressing, which suggests they would be effective....
22:34, 2019-08-30

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 you since early childhood. The stereotypes about wo...
05:51, 2019-09-02

Why Sanders and Biden Are Sparring Over Health Care “Unfortunately, he is sounding like Donald Trump,” Senator Bernie Sanders said of Joe Biden, as the two Democratic candidates spar over one of the most important issues in the 2020 election....
18:34, 2019-07-18

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 California Democrat to call for a suicide warning label...
18:00, 2019-09-12

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 recorded their emotions just before an episode of at...
03:34, 2019-06-05

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 countries....
20:34, 2019-07-02

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 unproven....
14:17, 2019-07-16

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, however, the British Columbia-based strength and conditio...
21:17, 2019-05-30

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 by the misty mountains of mid Wales may not be eve...
13:17, 2019-08-24

Cutting just 300 calories a day can significantly benefit your health Cutting out the calorie equivalent of a bagel, slice of pizza, side of fries or six Oreo cookies a day can pay off for your heart health and your waistline....
20:00, 2019-07-16

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 is so high....
18:34, 2019-07-18

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 its strengths.  ...
17:00, 2019-06-06

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 percent of an advertisement, in an effort to warn smoke...
17:00, 2019-08-16

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 health...
12:51, 2019-06-22

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 fans of Bury FC following an outpouring of grief a...
00:51, 2019-09-05

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. Digital health products that attempt to cure or pr...
15:17, 2019-06-16

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 Health and Family Welfare this morning on a cycle to....
08:17, 2019-06-03

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 in the hospital may be at a higher risk of long-term...
20:17, 2019-06-18

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: Apple ] ...
23:00, 2019-09-10

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 Kingdom....
20:51, 2019-06-21

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 up the backbone of the characters’ lives, complete...
13:00, 2019-07-24

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 study showed women with depression were about two an...
05:00, 2019-08-13

World Health Organization now considers ‘burnout’ a condition The process of crashing under the pressure of a heavy workload just got some validation. Work “burnout syndrome” has been recognized for the first time as an official medical diagnosis by ...
19:17, 2019-05-28

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 report.Read More...
18:00, 2019-07-17

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 finding a home on popular streaming services — and ala...
04:51, 2019-06-11

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 Secretary Matt Hancock said Saturday he is seeking t...
16:00, 2019-05-25

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 released on Monday by the Treasury Department....
01:34, 2019-08-13

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 risks for humans and the environment....
19:00, 2019-05-28

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 coverage had significantly increased under President Bara...
21:34, 2019-09-10

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 this month. Registered nurses who recently graduate...
08:34, 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.        ...
03:17, 2019-06-06

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 improved delivery of healthcare and lower costs. Tech sta...
23:51, 2019-06-21

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 Kentucky Health Director about what they’re a...
02:34, 2019-06-06

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 bout of shaking in as many weeks at a public event ...
15:00, 2019-07-10

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 recovery of several players....
05:34, 2019-08-13

Britain's national health service teams up with Amazon Britain's National Health Service is teaming up with Amazon to provide health information through the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, the government said https://www.gov.uk/government/news/nhs-hea...
10:34, 2019-07-10

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.        ...
18:17, 2019-08-24

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 as scan medical images for abnormalities....
08:00, 2019-07-09

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 help parents monitor children with asthma while asleep...
22:34, 2019-05-27

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,” “Your Future Doctor May Not Be Human,&rdquo...
01:34, 2019-08-14

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 used sticky self-healing hydrogel to make the 3 x 3...
13:00, 2019-08-13

Tennessee OL McBride giving up football for health reasons KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee freshman offensive lineman Melvin McBride says he’s giving up football due to health problems. McBride tweeted Wednesday that football had chang...
20:51, 2019-06-12

Merkel: Feeling better after shaking raised health questions German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she's doing fine, a day after concerns over her health were raised when she appeared unsteady and visibly shaking while meeting the Ukrainian president outside her...
16:34, 2019-06-19

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 found women who had six or more symptoms of PTSD at ...
02:17, 2019-09-07

‘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 president’s most prominent pledges to voters....
03:51, 2019-06-19

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 University of Washington in St. Louis. It measures levels...
23:34, 2019-08-02

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 Narendra Modi, a senior leader said on Saturday....
02:00, 2019-09-01

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 they say have shown remarkable effectiveness killing t...
17:00, 2019-08-13

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 Zayner is under investigation by California state offi...
14:32, 2019-05-21

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....
03:34, 2019-09-10

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 countries such as China and Saudi Arabia in tapping artif...
10:34, 2019-06-19

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 infiltrating a women’s dorm. It’s silly. It’s racy....
03:34, 2019-09-10

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 illegal drug use, including abuse of prescription ...
08:00, 2019-08-14

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 supporting the claims...
17:00, 2019-08-14

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 new chatbot service being used by the National Hea...
22:51, 2019-08-01

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 national pharmacare in Canada from becoming a partisan iss...
16:00, 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 Wednesday unveiled a high-tech “Quickie Lab” wh...
01:34, 2019-06-13

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 reached a deal that would resolve thousands of lawsuits br...
02:34, 2019-09-13

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 factor....
23:34, 2019-06-05

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 came out fighting amid criticism his policies were to...
08:00, 2019-09-13

'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 for cancer or autism, sooner or later you’ll likely h...
05:34, 2019-08-15

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 called sublingual immunotherapy and involves putting a t...
04:51, 2019-09-05

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 up in the House of Commons to talk about the risks o...
02:00, 2019-08-01

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 medical insurance and rely on a public health system with...
00:34, 2019-08-15

Democrat front runners divided over health care The leading candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination have clashed in their first appearance alongside each other in the race to take on Donald Trump next year....
08:00, 2019-09-13

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 breast cancer. Researchers from Georgia State Universi...
20:17, 2019-07-09

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 use. Researchers from the University Of Michigan lo...
20:17, 2019-07-09

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 -- while authorities investigate hundreds of cases.....
00:34, 2019-09-01

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 World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday....
19:00, 2019-08-14

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 trade negotiations with the United States after Br...
18:00, 2019-06-05

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....
03:17, 2019-07-23

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 widely-reported findings reinforce what many instincti...
00:17, 2019-06-15

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 their strong earnings....
15:51, 2019-05-21

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’ eligibility for Medicaid and premium tax credits for private...
14:51, 2019-06-17

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 imaging in most patient groups....
01:51, 2019-09-04

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 brains....
22:17, 2019-08-20

The Latest: California also suing over Trump health rule NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on states suing the Trump administration over a rule allowing medical providers to cite religious beliefs in declining to perform abortions (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Cali...
02:17, 2019-05-22

Research on children’s health risks in doubt over EPA funds WASHINGTON (AP) — Children’s health researchers say uncertainty about funding from the Environmental Protection Agency is jeopardizing or ending long-running studies about the harm posed by pest...
02:17, 2019-05-22

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 know that several members of my senior leadership team...
20:51, 2019-05-21

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 new study. Sure, the social media platform has a b...
01:17, 2019-06-28

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 determine the unique "fingerprint" of different rainf...
21:34, 2019-09-13

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 adult supervision....
15:17, 2019-05-21

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 children....
03:34, 2019-05-22

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-related illnesses. NBC found over 100 reports acro...
04:34, 2019-07-20

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 Encephalitis Syndrome, showed up on Twitter today to explain...
09:34, 2019-06-29

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 meaningful insights. Dubai-born Medicus uses an AI plat...
15:17, 2019-06-09

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 that the platform is riddled with phony cancer cures....
18:17, 2019-07-02

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 women with a history of breast or ovarian cancer sho...
06:51, 2019-08-21

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.        ...
21:51, 2019-05-30

Democrat Harris clarifies: she won't ban private health insurance U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris was forced to clarify her position on private health insurance again on Friday, an unwelcome distraction from a standout debate performance that he...
19:51, 2019-06-28

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 Friday....
17:51, 2019-06-28

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 have been reported, but some patients have require...
07:51, 2019-08-23

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 its scope to other medical conditions, including be...
17:00, 2019-06-28

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....
04:17, 2019-07-19

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled efforts to contain the second largest ever outbreak of th...
22:34, 2019-07-15

Trump calls for mental-health laws, not gun control President Trump condemned hate and “white supremacy” Monday as he called for bipartisan action to spur nationwide “red flag” laws in response to two weekend shootings that took the lives of 31 people ...
09:51, 2019-08-06

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, UN experts said on Thursday....
05:17, 2019-08-22

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 as every other German citizen, says Felix Steiner....
20:17, 2019-07-13

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 is used by diabetics to determine how much insulin t...
08:00, 2019-06-28

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....
02:34, 2019-06-17

Medicine ignored women’s health for years — that’s finally changing Something surprising happened when Edna Haber went to the doctor a few years ago, complaining of dizzy spells and feeling like something was “off.” After a barrage of tests, her charts came back clean...
06:17, 2019-08-06

Royce White still isn’t buying the NBA’s mental health crusade Of all the players in NBA history who have played exactly three total minutes, none have been talked about more than Royce White. After being selected in the first round of the 2012 NBA Draft, White s...
00:17, 2019-07-13

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 health benefits, even for those who aren’t t...
22:00, 2019-07-12

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 mysterious happened....
15:17, 2019-05-21

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) said on Friday....
15:34, 2019-08-30

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 than 30 years. Those who ate the most plant-based food...
00:00, 2019-08-08

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", saying the recent risk of its spread in the city o...
00:51, 2019-07-18

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 customers, making it the third healthcare company t...
16:51, 2019-06-06

4 Your Health: Overweight teens face heart risk Overweight teens may face a higher risk of a rare but serious heart condition as adults. Researchers in Sweden tracked over one-point-six million men for 46 years. They found men who were even mildly ...
13:17, 2019-05-30

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 that, according to a just-published study in the jour...
21:01, 2019-07-05

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....
03:34, 2019-09-11

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 Germany to a standstill, leading to closures of swimming...
19:17, 2019-07-05

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 prime minister....
21:17, 2019-06-29

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’ face-offThere is no need for you to feel self-consci...
21:34, 2019-08-26

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 school absences to include mental or behavioral heal...
03:17, 2019-07-23

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 status, according to a newly published paper....
20:00, 2019-08-27

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 go to the Women’s, Infants and Children (WIC) ...
11:34, 2019-09-11

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 weather. We all go out, sweat bullets and brave......
16:51, 2019-06-10

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 vitamin D....
19:51, 2019-06-13

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.        ...
05:17, 2019-06-05

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 relieving, research-backed wisdom found in Erik and Harry ...
01:34, 2019-06-05

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. Their calls follow a similar move in France....
12:51, 2019-07-11

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 professionals to be involved in their care, suggests a s...
21:34, 2019-05-29

Elanco to buy Bayer's animal health unit for $7.6 billion Elanco Animal Health said on Tuesday it would buy Bayer's veterinary drugs unit in a cash and stock deal valued at $7.6 billion, creating the second largest animal health business and expanding Elan...
13:17, 2019-08-20

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 health....
14:51, 2019-07-12

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 refuse to provide abortions and other services that co...
02:51, 2019-05-29

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 chips....
09:17, 2019-08-20

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 explosion on the set of the new James Bond movie is high...
18:51, 2019-06-06

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 Watch” for Monday in the Tucson metropolitan area. P...
01:51, 2019-08-06

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 simple?...
19:17, 2019-05-21

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 my life mentally unwell, detained in various psychi...
15:51, 2019-07-11

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 crisis highlights a chronic issue in the force. “New ...
04:51, 2019-08-20

NYC budget pact overhauls Thrive mental health program The city’s new spending plan slashes $20 million from first lady Chirlane McCray’s embattled “Thrive NYC” mental health initiative – with more than half of the money redirected to hiring license...
03:00, 2019-06-15

White House expands health accounts for small firms WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will expand options for small companies to use special accounts to help workers buy their own health insurance or upgrade job-based coverage, officia...
23:34, 2019-06-13

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, on your rags, the flowers, period.There are more th...
07:34, 2019-05-28

Facing Little Resistance, the Yankees Make Health Their Main Goal 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 recovery of several players....
09:00, 2019-08-13

World Health Organization classifies ‘gaming disorder’ as an illness The World Health Organization moved forward with a proposal to classify "gaming disorder" as an illness. The game industry opposed the move.Read More...
21:17, 2019-05-25

Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda: health ministry official A Congolese woman has become the second patient in Uganda to die of the deadly Ebola virus in the latest outbreak of the disease, a health ministry official said on Thursday....
10:17, 2019-06-13

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 who had a family history of Alzheimer’s. Overal...
01:00, 2019-08-10

Health Officials Reportedly Threatened Air Travel Ban for Individuals With Measles Eight individuals thought to be infected with measles reportedly canceled their air travel plans after they learned they could be placed under a health-related travel ban.Read more......
22:51, 2019-05-25

Problems persist at Wyoming’s largest mental health facility CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Legal guardians of Wyoming State Hospital patients say serious problems persist at the mental-health facility four years after employees abandoned an incapacitated woman on a cou...
17:17, 2019-05-25

Sen. Patty Murray: 'Mental health issues don't cause mass shootings' Sen. Patty Murray asserted on her Twitter account that the true cause of mass shootings are not people who have mental health issues but rather firearms....
08:34, 2019-08-10

Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recommended guidelines too....
15:51, 2019-06-14

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 and wellbeing, research suggests, even if you simpl...
10:17, 2019-06-14

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. Here are some of the drastic steps they're t...
21:51, 2019-09-06

Donald Trump announces expansion of Health Reimbursement Accounts President Donald Trump on Friday announced a new government rule allowing businesses an alternative to providing workers with a company-administered health insurance plan....
07:34, 2019-06-15

"Gaming Disorder" Now A Recognized Illness According To World Health Organization The World Health Organization has decided to add gaming disorder to its list of recognized illnesses. The 194 members of the group made the decision today at the 72nd World Health Assembly....
22:17, 2019-05-25

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 waiting times for medical procedures and stem the flow o...
20:17, 2019-06-01

Your furry friend deserves this smart health tracker for National Dog Day How better to celebrate National Dog Day than by dogging your pup’s every scratch, sniff and tail wag? The latest versions of high-tech, wearable pooch trackers, Whistle Go and Whistle Go Explor...
19:00, 2019-08-26

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 foods in their original form, two large studies con...
19:51, 2019-06-05

Japan's health minister insists high heels are 'necessary and appropriate' in the workplace Japan’s health minister claims that workplaces that require women to wear high heel shoes are “necessary and appropriate” amid a petition with nearly 20,000 signatures against the practice....
02:34, 2019-06-06

Wildfire smoke worse for kids' health than prescribed burns (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to smoke from wildfires may experience a greater health impact than those exposed to smoke from prescribed controlled burns, according to a small study in n...
03:17, 2019-06-06

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 sexual health...
13:17, 2019-08-24

| 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 says, as lawyers announced plans to take legal action...
11:17, 2019-08-24

Death toll from violence in Sudan rises to 61: health ministry The official death toll in Sudan from violence that erupted on Monday has risen to 61, the director general of the Health Ministry said on Thursday, up from a previous toll of 46....
13:17, 2019-06-06

These Dietary Supplements Were Linked to Serious Health Problems in Young People Supplements promising flashy results like weight loss, muscle building and energy are sending kids and young adults to the hospital, according to a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health....
17:51, 2019-06-06

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 discrimination affecting generations of families, black Ame...
02:51, 2019-08-24

First Death in a Spate of Vaping Sicknesses Reported by Health Officials An Illinois patient has died after suffering lung-related illnesses from vaping, although federal officials disclosed few details about the circumstances....
22:17, 2019-08-23

Northern Virginia health officials warn of possible measles exposures Northern Virginia health departments are working to identify people who may have come in contact with someone infected with measles in one of three separate locations from June 2 to June 4....
23:00, 2019-06-06

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 Reuters, forecasting the landmark reform would cost $2...
18:17, 2019-08-23

International travelers' lung health impacted in polluted cities (Reuters Health) - When healthy international travelers visit a city with higher levels of particle pollution than at home, their heart and lung function quickly deteriorate, a small study suggests....
01:34, 2019-06-07

Hospitals among seven health centres attacked in Syria’s north-east  Seven health centres in Syria’s north-west have been reportedly attacked in recent days and two of them have been destroyed, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday. ...
01:51, 2019-09-03

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 that everything was on the table in talks sparked ...
01:17, 2019-06-05

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 health....
06:34, 2019-08-31

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 between the two countries, after Prime Minister Theres...
01:17, 2019-06-05

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 misinformation on the site, the social media compan...
16:34, 2019-08-29

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 occurring in Canada....
02:34, 2019-08-29

Sen. Johnny Isakson says he will resign at the end of the year, citing health problems The Georgia Republican is stepping down in the middle of his third term, putting the seat into play in next year’s election. Democrat Stacey Abrams says she won’t run....
01:34, 2019-08-29

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 racial disparities in patient access....
01:51, 2019-06-03

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 your way, further preventing unnecessary weight gain....
19:34, 2019-08-29

Up to 25 cups of coffee a day safe for heart health, study finds High consumption of coffee no worse for arteries than drinking less than a cup a dayCoffee lovers who drink up to 25 cups a day can rest assured the drink is not bad for their heart, scientists say.So...
05:00, 2019-06-03

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-house psychiatrist....
09:00, 2019-06-03

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's called Fitbit Premium and for $10 a month (or...
16:34, 2019-08-28

Patriots’ David Andrews hospitalized with major health scare Patriots starting center David Andrews reportedly was hospitalized with blood clots in his lungs, and is at risk of missing the entire season. It’s unclear when the 27-year-old was admitted into...
10:00, 2019-08-27

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 impairment....
08:00, 2019-08-27

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 health.Read More...
06:00, 2019-08-27

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 test data could indicate overall health status, resear...
18:34, 2019-08-30

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.        ...
17:51, 2019-06-04

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 Sciences Department. The students are from disadvanta...
19:34, 2019-06-04

Brian Wilson postpones tour due to mental health issues Brian Wilson of Beach Boys fame has announced that he is postponing his "Pet Sounds" and Greatest Hits Live tour dates which were set to take place in June....
02:17, 2019-06-07

Video game addiction now classified as mental health disorder TUCSON – Whether it is Madden, Mario or Fortnite, it is pretty typical for kids to play some kind of video game. Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially recognized video game a...
06:17, 2019-06-07

Health officials investigating over 150 vaping-linked lung injuries The number of breathing illnesses linked to vaping is on the rise — with health officials investigating over 150 cases in 16 states, it was revealed Wednesday. The Food and Drug Administration h...
15:17, 2019-08-22

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 directing people searching for information or using vacc...
20:17, 2019-09-04

Trump says US should build more mental health institutions to combat gun violence "I think we have to start building institutions again because, you know, if you look at the '60s and '70s, so many of these institutions were closed," Trump says....
11:34, 2019-08-17

4 Your Health: Older adults suffering silent strokes after surgery There is an important new recommendation involving the HPV vaccine. The CDC is now recommending that everyone from 11 to 26 get the vaccine, including boys. Before, boys through age 21 were urged to g...
11:00, 2019-08-17

Video game addiction is officially a mental health disorder Experts are finally recognizing what parents of “Fortnight” fans have long feared. The World Health Organization has officially added video game addiction — characterized by “a patte...
19:17, 2019-05-28