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Women's health arrives on Apple Health priority list

Inspired by the Apple Heart Study, the company launches new studies of women's health, movement, and hearing. Data will come from apps on the new App...

Women's health arrives on Apple Health priority list

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Experts say students heading off to college for the first time should make health, both physical and mental, a top priority (NBC News)  In the next few weeks millions of young adults will set out for college campuses, leaving the comforts and routine of their parents’ homes. For many, it will be their first time livi...
19:00, 2019-08-30

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

UN health agency spotlights stalled effort to close health divide across Europe, in new report Progress on equal access to a healthy life for all, is at a standstill across Europe, a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed on Tuesday, despite their being a clear path to close...
06:00, 2019-09-11

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

UK's CMA says Apple agrees to be 'more upfront' with iPhone users on battery health Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health and performance, after the regulator looked into c...
14:34, 2019-05-22

Apple unveils Research app with heart and women’s health studies Apple unveiled the Apple Research app for people to contribute to health studies being conducted with groups like National Institutes of Health.Read More...
21:00, 2019-09-10

Apple more upfront with iPhone users on battery health: UK watchdog Britain's competition watchdog said on Wednesday that Apple Inc has committed to be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users about battery health and performance, after the regulator looked into c...
22:51, 2019-05-22

Health insurer Anthem has hired a bunch of Apple employees to help it modernize Tech companies like Apple are chasing the $3.5 trillion health care market that has been slow to adapt and change.Traditional health companies, like health insurers and hospitals, are striking back....
21:51, 2019-07-09

Apple’s watchOS 6 focuses on health and a new, iPhone-free Watch App Store Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) SAN JOSE, Calif.—At its developer conference today, Apple described its new Apple Watch software features in detail. Called watchOS 6, the operating-system upda...
19:51, 2019-06-03

Why Apple's iPhone 11 may not excite businesses, but expanded focus on health data should Apple gives iPhone 11, Watch Series 5, and iPad incremental hardware refresh, but services like Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, and a new health-focused Research app are the real story....
02:34, 2019-09-11

Apple wants Siri to discuss health problems and translate speech in 2021 Apple's digital assistant Siri might be capable of actual conversational AI in 2021, if the company holds to a timetable included in leaked documents.Read More...
23:17, 2019-09-06

WWDC 2019: Apple WatchOS 6 includes App Store, women's health, more complications Apple revealed details on the upcoming WatchOS 6 update for Apple Watch wearers. New health tools, complications, and more are included in this significant release....
23:34, 2019-06-03

Apple continues expanding into health care by selling its first diabetes product in stores The introduction of the $69.95 monitor is a prime example of how Apple is increasingly breaking into the health space by making the iPhone and Apple Watch a key hub for people's personal health....
18:51, 2019-06-27

Apple’s latest Watch studies cover hearing, hearts and women's health Apple is expanding its Watch-based health studies in a significant way. The tech giant announced today three new studies that use the Watch (and iOS) to monitor key conditions. A Hearing Study will ga...
22:34, 2019-09-10

Apple WatchOS 6 updates: App Store, women's health, more complications (WWDC 2019) Apple revealed details on the upcoming WatchOS 6 update for Apple Watch wearers. New health tools, complications, and more are included in this significant release....
20:17, 2019-06-03

Apple lets users track menstrual cycles on Health app, Watch with software update Apple's adds Cycle Tracker to the Health app and Watch to record menstruation cycles and patterns, jumping into an industry with over 1,000 apps.       ...
22:17, 2019-06-09

Apple lets users track menstrual period cycles on Health app, Watch with software update Apple's adds Cycle Tracker to the Health app and Watch to record menstruation cycles and patterns, jumping into an industry with over 1,000 apps.        ...
09:34, 2019-06-07

'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

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

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Priority list for Week 14 starts with Scooter Gennett, Liam Hendricks Looking for an edge in Week 14 and beyond? Check out the top 10 players to prioritize on waivers, along with one bonus star nearing a return from injury who might still be out there....
23:51, 2019-06-23

Trump arrives at global economic summit with full agenda and list of grievances The president’s arrival in Japan for the summit was trademark Trump — using the days and hours before his visit to ratchet up his rhetoric against allies and even his hosts....
18:51, 2019-06-27

With the global economy slowing and the U.S.-China trade war escalating, Trump arrives at G-7 with a list of grievances The president comes bearing more complaints than guidance for global powers facing challenges including climate change and a looming global recession....
16:51, 2019-08-24

With the global economy slowing and the U.S.-China trade war escalating, Trump arrives at G-7 with a list grievances The president comes bearing more complaints than guidance for global powers facing challenges including climate change and a looming global recession....
10:51, 2019-08-24

Hulu’s refreshed Live Guide arrives on Roku and Apple TV Hulu today launched a much-requested redesign of its interface for live TV programs on a few select platforms. The updated interface is now available on on the web, Roku devices and Apple TV. Earlier ...
11:00, 2019-08-29

Apple Card arrives for early limited preview before broad public launch Apple's consumer credit card is going into the pockets of a small number of early invitees before becoming generally available later this month.Read More...
21:34, 2019-08-06

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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

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

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

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

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

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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Debunking brain-health myths: How to really boost mental power “Mindfulness”? “Transcendental meditation”? For Rahul Jandial, a board-certified brain surgeon and neuroscientist, those are just terms for meditative breathing — wellness buzzwords created by people ...
04:17, 2019-06-18

California Tests Mental Health App That Tracks Everything Patients Do on Their Phones The way we interact with our devices is to an increasing extent an extension of our innermost selves. It’s no wonder startups view the data gleaned from these behaviors as a window into our mental hea...
21:34, 2019-06-17

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing deaths of children due to encephalitis in......
18:51, 2019-06-17

Night owls' health may benefit from 'simple' routine adjustments Night owls often face various health risks due to the misalignment between their body clocks and regular work schedules. A few easy adjustments could help....
19:01, 2019-06-10

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

Los Angeles' homelessness problem poses health risks From Los Angeles to Kentucky, experts said, growing homeless populations are increasingly susceptible to outbreaks of contagious diseases        ...
16:00, 2019-06-18

'Inadequate' health response leaves 3.5bn with poor dental care Scientists call for reform, sugar regulation and transparency around dental researchScientists are calling for radical reform of dental care, tighter regulation of the sugar industry and greater trans...
04:51, 2019-07-19

Health chief says Trump working on prescription import plan WASHINGTON (AP) — Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar says he and President Donald Trump are working on a plan to allow Americans to import lower-priced prescription drugs from Canada. Azar ...
20:51, 2019-07-31

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

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

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

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

Vaping device maker sponsoring public health research NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A historically black college in Tennessee is planning to research the impact of electronic cigarettes and vaping with a grant from vaping device maker JUUL Labs. Meharry Medica...
14:00, 2019-06-10

Fortnite's latest item lets you throw health at your teammates Never a week goes by without Epic Games adding something new to Fortnite. In the past month alone, we've seen the Storm Flip, Proximity Grenade Launcher and even an Air Jordan 1 collaboration. As...
18:17, 2019-06-18

Health effects of China’s climate policy extend across Pacific Improved air quality can be a major bonus of climate mitigation policies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. By cutting air pollution levels in the country where emissions are produced, such p...
20:17, 2019-07-31

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

Facebook bans health and conspiracy site Natural News Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Facebook on Sunday removed the prominent health and conspiracy site Natural News from its platform and banned its incendiary founder from posting content. Though Faceb...
23:51, 2019-06-10

Seventeen dead in car explosion in central Cairo: health ministry Seventeen people have died and 32 have been injured in an explosion outside Egypt's National Cancer Institute in central Cairo, Egypt's health ministry said early on Monday....
03:51, 2019-08-05

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

19 Dead, 30 Injured In Car Explosion In Cairo: Egypt Health Ministry Nineteen people died and 30 were injured in an explosion resulting from a car crash in central Cairo, Egypt's health ministry said early this morning.There was no official statement indicating that......
13:51, 2019-08-05

Trump urges changes to mental health laws, says he's 'open' to ideas After a weekend during which more than 80 people were shot in two attacks, President Donald Trump reacted Monday by calling for changes to mental health laws and saying he's open to all ideas that "wi...
18:17, 2019-08-05

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

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

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

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

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

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

AIIMS Doctors Call Off Strike After Meeting With Health Minister Resident doctors of AIIMS called off their strike and resumed duties on Sunday after Health Minister Harsh Vardhan assured them that their concerns over the NMC Bill will be duly addressed....
21:51, 2019-08-04

Inflammatory bowel disease patients have higher health costs (Reuters Health) - People with inflammatory bowel disease - either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis - may incur health costs more than three times higher than individuals without these conditions...
01:17, 2019-06-08

Florida Company Sued Over Sales of Skimpy Health Plans A lawsuit accuses Health Insurance Innovations of defrauding consumers who were misled into buying plans that left them with thousands of dollars in medical bills....
23:17, 2019-06-12

Heathrow's planes over Richmond Park would 'damage mental health' Millions of people who use park face up to 93 low-flying aircraft an hour under planA psychologist who treats patients experiencing stress and anxiety with a dose of nature in Richmond Park says the e...
12:00, 2019-06-17

Industry Body Calls For Tax Exemption On Preventive Health Check-Ups Union Budget: FICCI has demanded that the employers get a separate annual deduction of upto Rs 10,000 per employee, towards expenses incurred for sponsoring the health check expenses of their......
10:51, 2019-06-17

Disciplinary Action Against Striking Doctors, Warns Health Ministry The health ministry had given an ultimatum till 11 am today that those who are not present in their respective department to treat patients will have to face a serious action by the administration....
16:01, 2019-08-03

Yogi Adityanath Meets Mulayam Singh, Enquires About His Health Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Monday met Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav at his residence in Lucknow and enquired about his health....
08:34, 2019-06-11

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

California to become the first state to extend health benefits to some who live in US illegally California's move to extend health benefits to some who live in the U.S. illegally is part of an effort to see that everyone in the state has insurance.        ...
18:17, 2019-06-10

End the scandalous male data bias that determines women's health We know that men and women respond differently to drugs, yet data bias is still affecting women's health, says Invisible Women book author Caroline Criado-Perez...
21:17, 2019-06-12

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

Community pharmacies may improve cardiovascular health for prostate patients After three months of performing moderate and vigorous exercise recommended by pharmacies, men with prostate cancer lost an average of more than 2 pounds and improved their overall well-being....
21:51, 2019-06-12

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

Working toward zero maternal deaths: Hospitals and health systems are doing the work Throughout my career, I’ve had the privilege of working with mothers and babies across the care continuum. From working as a nurse providing prenatal care in a clinic, and helping deliver babies in th...
08:51, 2019-08-06

London Lab Advances Use of A.I. in Health Care, but Raises Privacy Concerns DeepMind is at the forefront of bringing artificial intelligence to health care. That its parent company is Alphabet raises issues of patient privacy....
19:17, 2019-07-31

Shunning booze may improve women’s mental health: study Winding down with some wine may not be so relaxing after all. Researchers at the University of Hong Kong found that quitting alcohol completely may actually be more relaxing than a nightly glass of v...
22:51, 2019-07-10

Bihar Assembly Adjourns As Opposition Wants Health Minister's Resignation Bihar Assembly was adjourned on Tuesday as the opposition parties shouted slogans demanding the resignation of Health minister Mangal Pandey over the deaths of more than 150 children due to acute......
13:00, 2019-07-02

2020 candidate Joe Biden proposes health law that improves, builds on ACA Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Monday unveiled his healthcare plan -- a modified version of the Affordable Care Act, plus a public coverage option run by the federal government....
01:17, 2019-07-16

More states are targeting teen vaping, but health advocates say it’s not enough to curb use Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in implementing Tobacco 21 policies, which restrict the use of tobacco to those 21 and older...
03:17, 2019-07-02

Joe Biden Draws Line Against Progressives on Health Care With New Proposal DES MOINES, Iowa — Joe Biden is taking an aggressive approach to defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Donald Trump but also some of his rivals for the Democratic pre...
01:51, 2019-07-16

Health Brands Hims and Hers Flout Facebook’s Rules on Drug Ads Wellness brands Hims and Hers violate Facebook policies by offering prescription drugs in ads. The ads also don't disclose side effects, as required by the FDA....
20:34, 2019-07-01

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

Ex-Giants QB Jared Lorenzen ‘fighting with everything he has’ in scary health battle Former Giants Jared Lorenzen remains hospitalized in the intensive care unit, battling an infection as well as heart and kidney issues. His family released an update on his condition late Saturday thr...
16:00, 2019-07-01

CVS Health, Ocusoft eye drops added to nationwide recall because they may not be sterile Altaire Pharmaceuticals Inc. has recalled 30 CVS Health eye drops and ointments, 15 Ocusoft products and other eye items because they may not be sterile.       ...
10:34, 2019-07-17

PM 'extremely concerned' for Nazanin after mental health ward move A spokesperson for Prime Minister Theresa May has said she is"extremely concerned" about the welfare of a British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran after she was moved to a mental health ward....
14:34, 2019-07-17

Labour hits back at reports of frail Corbyn health MPs and activists rebut claims that party leader is not physically or mentally up to jobThe Labour party has hit back at a newspaper investigation that claims senior civil servants are worried Jeremy ...
13:34, 2019-06-29

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency by WHO 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....
21:17, 2019-07-17

No Biscuits, Cookies, Only "Healthy" Snacks For Meets: Health Ministry With the aim to move towards "healthy eating", the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has decided to serve food like dates, roasted chana, almond and walnuts instead of cookies and biscuits....
03:51, 2019-06-29

Encompass Health to pay $48 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations: 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....
22:51, 2019-06-28

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared global health emergency The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday after the virus spread this week to a city of two million people....
22:51, 2019-07-17

FROM THE FIELD: facing up to the extreme mental health pressures of conflict For those caught up in conflict situations, the trauma can lead to severe mental health problems. This is also the case for the humanitarian workers who are trying to help them....
20:34, 2019-07-02

Facebook reduces sensational health claims in your News Feed Facebook knows junk health claims are a problem, and it has quietly taken action to keep them out of sight. The internet giant has revealed that it changed the News Feed ranking in June to reduce the...
21:51, 2019-07-02

Facebook Is Trying to Stop Bogus Health Claims from Spreading Online Facebook is working to limit the reach of posts making “sensational health claims” in an effort to tamp down on misinformation, according to a new announcement from the social media networ...
17:17, 2019-07-03

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

U.K. health service to use Amazon Alexa to give medical advice Britain’s state run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments, such as migraines and flu, via the tech giant’s voice assistant Alexa. It’s all ...
04:51, 2019-07-11

Osteoporosis: Does poor social life impact bone health? New research suggests that we should pay more attention to a surprising link: that between poor social bonds and the presence of bone loss in older women....
17:51, 2019-07-10

Health Ministry Forms Panel To Consider Central Law For Doctors' Security The Union Health Ministry has formed a 10-member committee to examine the "pros and cons" of bringing a central legislation against assault on doctors on duty and violence in clinical establishments....
14:51, 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-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...
10:00, 2019-07-10

Antivaxxers turn to homeschooling to avoid protecting their kids’ health Enlarge / A boy at school. (credit: Getty | Florian Gaertner ) Anti-vaccine advocates in New York are encouraging parents to homeschool their children rather than protect them from serious diseases...
05:51, 2019-07-09

CannTrust slumps after Health Canada finds unlicensed pot cultivation Shares of CannTrust Holdings Inc plunged 22% to a more than one-and-half-year low on Monday after Health Canada found that the weed producer grew cannabis in unlicensed rooms, and the regulator restri...
19:34, 2019-07-08

Angela Merkel's shaking changes how Germany's leaders discuss their health When Angela Merkel shakes, the whole of Germany worries. But on Thursday, comfortably seated, the chancellor got through a state reception untroubled. Politicians revealing health issues is no longer ...
11:34, 2019-07-12

U.S. health officials record 14 new cases of measles as outbreak slows The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between June 27 and July 3, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spread of the disease that has infected 1,109 people th...
19:34, 2019-07-08

Women's mental health may improve after quitting alcohol, study says Women who drink moderate amounts of alcohol or quit the habit altogether have better mental well-being outcomes compared to those who keep drinking, according to a new study....
18:17, 2019-07-08

Merkel's health is a private matter, Germans say after shaking bouts Most Germans believe Angela Merkel's health is a private matter, a poll showed on Saturday, after the chancellor suffered the latest in a series of shaking episodes this week that have raised question...
18:34, 2019-07-13

Sea of Solitude review - a dazzling and cathartic exploration of mental health PC, Playstation 4, Xbox One; Jo-Mei Games/Electronic ArtsDespite artless visual metaphors, this is a rare and audacious game that tackles depression and its causes head-onVideo games tend to lean heav...
18:00, 2019-07-05

Sargassum seaweed on Florida beaches contains arsenic and other health hazards Sargassum, the seaweed with small air-filled "berries" that floats in masses on the ocean, emits hydrogen sulfide after it washes up and rots in the sun.       ...
16:00, 2019-07-05

Ex-NFL QB Jared Lorenzen 'still very sick' as he battles multiple health issues Former NFL quarterback Jared Lorenzen was “fighting for his life” while battling kidney and heart issues as well as an infection and his family offered an update on his condition Tuesday....
21:34, 2019-07-03

Congo’s deadly Ebola outbreak declared a health emergency The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday after the virus spread this week to a city of two million people. A WH...
22:51, 2019-07-17

CVS turning 1,500 stores into HealthHUB locations with less retail, more health care Get ready for less retail floor space and more room for health care services at one of your local CVS stores.        ...
17:51, 2019-06-04

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

Health officials approve drug to boost sex drive in women WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. health regulators have approved a prescription drug to boost sex drive in women. The Food and Drug Administration OK’d the medication for premenopausal women trouble...
03:51, 2019-06-23

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

Lalu Yadav Unlikely To Be Shifted To Jail Soon Amid Health Issues RJD president Lalu Yadav is unlikely to be shifted to jail any time soon as, according to his doctor, several oh his organs are not functioning as required....
02:51, 2019-06-23

Health watch for ozone issued Sunday for metro Phoenix PHOENIX (AP) – A health watch has been issued Sunday for metro Phoenix because ozone levels are expected to approach the federal health standard. Environmental regulators say children and adults...
21:51, 2019-06-22

Health of hospitalised Tunisian president begins to improve: adviser The condition of 92-year-old Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi has begun to improve, a presidential adviser told Reuters on Thursday, hours after his office said he was hospitalised for a "severe h...
23:00, 2019-06-27