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Impact Of Alzheimer's Disease Will Double By 2060 — CDC Report

Experts worry people are being put off seeing a doctor because they're so anxious about how their life will change. Hilary Evans, the chief executive, said: "In the same way medical research has overcome other diseases in the past, we can make the ...

Health Officials Say Now is The Time to Get Your Flu Shot

In addition to the flu vaccine, other everyday preventive measures include washing your hands, covering your cough and cleaning and disinfecting high-touch surfaces and objects. The vaccines we utilize today are approved by the Food and Drug Administ...

Daily aspirin offers no benefits for over-70s

The clinical trial did not include people who take aspirin for medical reasons as advised by their doctor, including those who have already suffered a heart attack or stroke . EVAN HADLEY: This gives pause and a reason for older people and their phy...

Shallotte woman killed when Horry Co. transport van caught in flood

Holden said that deputies tried to get the victims out but couldn't. "Despite persistent and ongoing efforts, floodwater rose rapidly and the deputies were unable to open the doors to reach the individuals inside the van", Thompson said.

Aged over 70 and healthy? A daily aspirin won't help

The study examined more than 19,000 people in the United States and Australia, most of whom were aged older than 70. A new study confirms aspirin does not help prevent a first heart attack in older adults or prolong your lifespan .

Alberta study finds household cleaners may cause obesity in young children

The research can't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests that household disinfectants might be promoting childhood obesity by altering the gut bacteria of infants. The study found infants in homes with high use of eco cleaners had a lower risk of be...

‘Wonder drug’ aspirin’s harms outweighs its benefits in healthy elderly

The participants took a daily low-dose of aspirin every day for almost five years, with researchers monitoring their health and any occurrences of disease, disability or death. At worst, it may raise their risk of internal bleeding and early death. ...

What iPhone XS’ eSIM inclusion means for India

Apple aficionados in the Middle East will not have long to wait before they get their hands on what the company are calling the "most handsome and advanced" iPhones. Apple also showed off an upgrade to its 3-year-old smartwatch. (This feature was pre...

Too many teens are using Juuls, according to the FDA

Since 2017, FDA officials have discussed e-cigarettes as a potential tool to ween adult smokers off cigarettes . "These alternative nicotine delivery devices can be important for helping adults get off of combustible tobacco as an offramp", said...

1.4bn adults at risk over lack of physical activity

Inactivity raises the risk of a raft of health problems, such as heart disease , type-2 diabetes and some cancers . But the data show that progress towards the global target set by World Health Organization member states to reduce physical...

Powerful magnitude 6.7 natural disaster hits southeast of Sapporo, Japan

At least 32 people were missing and 120 were injured in Hokkaido after the magnitude 6.7 quake, NHK said. "I thought the house was going to collapse". The magnitude 6.6 temblor struck about 11 a.m. San Diego time, which was about 3 a.m. Thursday in J...

Theranos bleeds dry, company to dissolve

The company plans to formally dissolve itself and pay unsecured creditors its remaining cash in coming months, the newspaper reported , citing an email sent to shareholders. Former CEO Elizabeth Holmes' black turtleneck and lofty goals drew compar...

Legionnaires' disease confirmed in Nashua

The 14 victims are believed to have acquired their infections between early June and mid-August. If you have information or questions about this outbreak, please call the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services Public Inquiry Line by ...

GOP Candidate Criticized After Saying Black Opponent Would 'Monkey This Up'

Here's what you need to know to get up to speed on the progressive mayor of Tallahassee. And it's all taking place in the swingiest of swing states. Wow. What's more, DeSantis got about 914,000 votes, while Gillum got nearly 400,000 fewer. However,...

Rising STD Rates in U.S. Signal 'Public Health Crisis'

Diseases have seen a year-on-year rise for the last four, topping the record high set in 2016 by 200,000 to reach the 2.3 million mark in the US. Diagnoses increased 45 percent among women aged 15 to 24. Diagnosed cases of gonorrhea increased 67 pe...

Populist Republicans at risk of losing John McCain state's state of Arizona

The contest followed a pattern repeated across the country during this year's primaries, with those endorsed by or highly supportive of Mr Trump often winning the nomination - only to find moderate Republicans turning to the Democrats. The races in ...

Ron DeSantis vs. Adam Putnam

After Tuesday's primaries, only five states remain to pick candidates before full attention turns to the November election , when all 435 House seats and 35 of the 100 Senate seats will be at stake. Elsewhere Tuesday, GOP voters in reliably Republic...

EA cancels remaining Madden qualifiers following Jacksonville shooting

The victims were later identified by local media as 24-year-old Taylor Robertson , of Ballard, West Virginia, and 21-year-old Eli Clayton of Woodland Hills, California. Katz's court records revealed a history of mental illness. "He would do ki...

'An American hero': Touching tributes flow for John McCain

McCain National Defense Authorization Act at a signing ceremony at Fort Drum, New York, despite the bill being named after the senator. "As you go through life, you meet few truly great people". In 2008, he won the Republican nomination, only to ...

John McCain's family remembers the man they loved

Before serving in Congress, McCain served in the U.S. Navy. McCain served alongside Hillary Clinton in the Senate . He died Saturday at age 81. "I'd like to see us recover our sense that we are more alike than different", he wrote . He fought...

West Nile Virus found in Perth and Ottawa mosquitoes

Philip Armstrong, Medical Entomologist at the CAES. West Nile Virus is most commonly transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) confirmed that one resident of Berrien Co...

Mosquito tested positive for West Nile Virus at Langley Air Force Base

The virus is not contagious between people. Symptoms of an infection develop within two weeks and include headache, fever, neck discomfort, muscle and joint aches, swollen lymph nodes and a rash. Of the 351 cities and towns in MA, 162 communities a...

A Harvard Prof Warns That Coconut Oil Is ‘Pure Poison’

The concept of saturated fats being bad for you is nothing new. "But the reality is when you look at what coconut oil is made of, 80 percent of it is saturated fat and that's similar to butter which is about 60 percent saturated fat or beef f...

Hard to see, hard to breathe: US West struggles with smoke

The air quality in the Pacific Northwest is so poor due to wildfire smoke that we're now being told not to vacuum our carpets. Western Montana is now monitoring where wildfire smoke from California, Oregon, Idaho, Washington and Canada ends up.

Google Fit gets a redesign ahead of possible Pixel watch launch

Google has redesigned its fitness app as it looks to redefine the "10,000 steps a day" exercise goal now used by many fitness trackers. Google says the service will work best if you use it with a Wear OS watch as it will be able to record your ...

E-cigarettes: Important stop smoking aid or public health risk?

The report "E-cigarettes" , published on 17 August 2018, rejects claims that e-cigarettes can be a gateway to smoking - especially for young people - and says the government should allow more freedom to advertise them. Committee chair Norman Lamb sai...

Officials Still Seeing ODs After More Than 70 Hospitalized In New Haven

Drug Enforcement Administration test results confirmed that samples of the drug were unadulterated K2, according to Laurence Grotheer, spoksperson for New Haven Mayor Toni Harp. Some became unconscious and others vomited, authorities said. Chief Mark...

World's oldest cheese found in 3,000-year-old Egyptian tomb

One 2012 paper described how fragments of 7,000-year-old pottery found in Poland were once used as ancient cheese strainers, used to make a kind of primitive cottage cheese . It is over 3,000 years old, and was likely made from cow milk and eith...

Authorities Say 15 Overdosed In 45 Minutes At Connecticut Park

Investigators were still trying to determine what exactly sickened the victims. Officials said most of the overdoses happened on the New Haven Green throughout the day on Wednesday. Officials said Wednesday's response was a tremendous drain on th...

NYU offers full-tuition scholarships for all medical students

More than 86 percent of medical school graduates carry educational debt, and 41 percent of those students reported their debt exceeded $150,000, according to the American Medical Student Association . NYU estimates it will need about $600 million to...

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A Harvard Prof Warns That Coconut Oil Is ‘Pure Poison’

The concept of saturated fats being bad for you is nothing new. "But the reality is when you look at what coconut oil is made of, 80 percent of it is saturated fat and that...

Hard to see, hard to breathe: US West struggles with smoke

The air quality in the Pacific Northwest is so poor due to wildfire smoke that we're now being told not to vacuum our carpets. Western Montana is now monitoring where wildfire s...

Google Fit gets a redesign ahead of possible Pixel watch launch

Google has redesigned its fitness app as it looks to redefine the "10,000 steps a day" exercise goal now used by many fitness trackers. Google says the service will work best ...

E-cigarettes: Important stop smoking aid or public health risk?

The report "E-cigarettes" , published on 17 August 2018, rejects claims that e-cigarettes can be a gateway to smoking - especially for young people - and says the government should...

Officials Still Seeing ODs After More Than 70 Hospitalized In New Haven

Drug Enforcement Administration test results confirmed that samples of the drug were unadulterated K2, according to Laurence Grotheer, spoksperson for New Haven Mayor Toni Harp. So...

World's oldest cheese found in 3,000-year-old Egyptian tomb

One 2012 paper described how fragments of 7,000-year-old pottery found in Poland were once used as ancient cheese strainers, used to make a kind of primitive cottage cheese . ...

Authorities Say 15 Overdosed In 45 Minutes At Connecticut Park

Investigators were still trying to determine what exactly sickened the victims. Officials said most of the overdoses happened on the New Haven Green throughout the day on Wedne...

NYU offers full-tuition scholarships for all medical students

More than 86 percent of medical school graduates carry educational debt, and 41 percent of those students reported their debt exceeded $150,000, according to the American Medical ...

Here are NC’s best hospitals. Only one makes the national Honor Roll

It was one of just 158 medical centers - less than 4 percent of the 4,500 analyzed - to be nationally ranked in even one of 12 specialties surveyed for the report. News has strived...

USA woman who shot herself receives face transplant

A year after the surgery, however, she's ready to go back out into the world. Just over a year later, she received her face transplant, which restored her face structure, her abi...

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New Study Suggests Vaping Is More Dangerous Than First Thought

New Study Suggests Vaping Is More Dangerous Than First Thought

Michael Blaha, a professor of medicine and director of clinical research at the Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Lutherville, Maryl...

Another overdose reported in New Haven Green

Officials said three people have been arrested in connection with the overdoses, including a man who may have been giving out free samples of K2. Felix Melendez was "known" to po...

CDC monitoring measles outbreak in 21 states

CDC monitoring measles outbreak in 21 states

Yet one or two out of every 1,000 children who get measles will die from complications, according to the CDC . Both Missouri and IL are among the 21 states that the CDC is mon...

High number of Cape Cod mosquitoes with West Nile virus

High number of Cape Cod mosquitoes with West Nile virus

Officials said mosquitoes tested at a site in CT have come up positive for West Nile virus. MA and CT have also reported positive findings of WNV in mosquito samples this year. ...

Pentagon Restricts Use of GPS-Enabled Fitness Trackers

Pentagon Restricts Use of GPS-Enabled Fitness Trackers

The U.S. military is prohibiting its deployed personnel from using geolocation features on smartphones, fitness trackers and other devices because they could create security risks ...

Dallas resident is county's first West Nile death of 2018

Dallas resident is county's first West Nile death of 2018

A mosquito trap in Drumbo tested positive for the virus during routine surveillance. In North America, that means that mosquito season - extending from the late spring through th...

August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month

August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Breast milk contains the entire nutrient that an infant needs for the first six months of life. When babies consume breast milk, they are less likely to develop respiratory illne...

Trump administration promotes cheap Obamacare alternative

Trump administration promotes cheap Obamacare alternative

They can also deny coverage outright based on pre-existing conditions, refuse to cover any treatment for a pre-existing condition, or find ways to rescind your policy after you've ...

West Nile fever confirmed in Kozhikode

West Nile fever confirmed in Kozhikode

The Iowa Public Health Department said in a news release Friday that the victim was 81 or older and lived in central Iowa. Maryland's Department of Agriculture said it found th...