Health News

Source:
Date range from to
Keyword:

Missouri files suit against opioid manufactures

CNN (US) - 21/06/2017
Missouri has filed suit against three pharmaceutical companies for allegedly violating the state's Medicare fraud and consumer-protection statutes by "misrepresenting the truth" about opioids, Attorney General Josh Hawley said Wednesday.

CDC panel again advises against FluMist

CNN (US) - 21/06/2017
Shots will continue to be the main option for the upcoming flu season.

EU court: Vaccines can be blamed for illness without scientific evidence

CNN (US) - 21/06/2017
The Court of Justice of the European Union ruled Wednesday that courts may consider vaccines to be the cause of an illness, even in the absence of scientific evidence confirming a link.

Guy takes bare-legged stand against office shorts policy, and men rejoice

CNN (US) - 21/06/2017
Unless you are a professional basketball player or a postal worker, shorts for dudes are usually not in the office dress code. But what about the rest of the working malekind, whose poor legs are doomed to be imprisoned in pants during the long, sweaty summer months?

Where in the world will the next emerging disease appear?

CNN (US) - 21/06/2017
Some of the world's worst diseases -- think Ebola or AIDS -- start in animals, jump the hurdle of species to enter humans and then get passed from person to person. These are called zoonotic or animal-origin infectious diseases.

Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to fair condition

CNN (US) - 21/06/2017
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is in "fair condition" as he continues to heal from his gunshot wounds, according to hospital statement released on Wednesday.

Too much texting could be a pain in the wrist, experts say

CNN (US) - 21/06/2017
Do your thumbs need a tune-up after too much texting?

Don't lose sleep over apnea, but treatment is crucial

CNN (US) - 21/06/2017
Last week, actress Carrie Fisher's autopsy report contained a surprising detail: The Los Angeles medical examiner listed sleep apnea as a factor in the "Star Wars" actress' death.

How your dog could call 911 in an emergency

CNN (US) - 21/06/2017
Researchers at Georgia Tech are developing dog-friendly touch-screen technologies and wearable sensors that could help service animals call 911 or text a family member during a medical emergency.

The sport of memory: For these high school athletes, it's all in their heads

CNN (US) - 21/06/2017
It's Thursday night in the "Sweetest Place on Earth," Hershey, Pennsylvania, the town famed for its chocolate.

'Trump doesn't care about HIV,' say advisers who resigned

CNN (US) - 21/06/2017
Six members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS resigned last week, owing to "a president who simply does not care," one member wrote in a Newsweek op-ed on Friday headlined "Trump doesn't care about HIV.

Family of teen who died from brain-eating amoeba sues water park

CNN (US) - 21/06/2017
Exactly one year after her death, Lauren Seitz's family filed a wrongful death lawsuit over a deadly amoeba she picked up during a trip to a North Carolina water park.

Bella Bond trial gives disturbing glimpse into heroin addiction

CNN (US) - 20/06/2017
Michael McCarthy is the only person on trial for the murder of Bella Bond, the 2-year-old toddler whose body was found in a trash bag two years ago near Boston.

Gangs, opioids fueling spate of violence in New Orleans, police say

CNN (US) - 20/06/2017
It was just a few of weeks after he turned 21 that Zachary Nelson told his family he needed to get out of New Orleans.

Indian ministry denies advising pregnant women to avoid sex

CNN (US) - 20/06/2017
The Indian government has pushed back against what it calls "inaccurate" media reports that focused on its recent advice to expectant mothers, denying that it recommended pregnant women abstain from sex.

What is sleep apnea?

CNN (US) - 20/06/2017
This condition stops people from breathing properly when they sleep, increasing the risk of heart disease and stroke.