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Blood pressure medication recall for cancer risk expanded
A blood pressure medication recall has been expanded due to the possible inclusion of an impurity that could lead to cancer, given long-term exposure. It's one…
Sep 23, 2019 01:27 UTC Health Read More

Alexa's robotic voice leaving dementia patients 'deeply distressed', social care report finds
Amazon Alexa's robotic voice is causing "deep distress" for dementia patients by telling them to take their medicine, a new report has warned. The technology…
Sep 22, 2019 23:00 UTC Health Read More

Rare, deadly virus detected in 3 Pennsylvania counties
HARRISBURG — A rare, potentially deadly virus transmitted by mosquitoes has been confirmed in three Pennsylvania counties. The Pennsylvania departments…
Sep 22, 2019 22:39 UTC Health Read More

Eastern Equine Encephalitis kills Massachusetts man; 2nd death in state this year
A second person in Massachusetts has died from Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), a rare virus that causes brain infections, making it the 10th reported case…
Sep 22, 2019 20:22 UTC Health Read More

People are stockpiling their vapes as lawmakers look to ban e-cigarettes
Vapers have started to stockpile their e-cigarettes as US lawmakers call for an immediate ban on the devices. Reddit users have been sharing photos (pictured)…
Sep 22, 2019 17:35 UTC Health Read More

Runaway Yellowstone Llama has dental surgery to get at root cause of past escape
"He wanted to get out of a situation that was painful," said Susi Hülsmeyer-Sinay, Yellowstone Llamas owner.
Sep 22, 2019 16:14 UTC Health Read More

FDA: More High Blood Pressure Drugs Recalled Over Cancer-Linked Ingredient
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it is expanding the recall of medication used to treat high blood pressure. The agency, in a statement…
Sep 22, 2019 13:48 UTC Health Read More

Transgender surgery, now more accessible in Wisconsin, lets patients 'become whole'
Last year, she took another step: She had surgery to create female genitalia and make her face and neck appear more feminine. The procedures have greatly…
Sep 22, 2019 12:25 UTC Health Read More

It's Safe to Follow the Vaccine Schedule for Babies. Here's Why.
Skipping or delaying vaccines can expose children to preventable and potentially life-threatening diseases.
Sep 22, 2019 12:00 UTC Health Read More

Congo to deploy J&J's Ebola vaccine
Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo plan to introduce a second Ebola vaccine, manufactured by Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), to fight the second-w.
Sep 22, 2019 10:13 UTC Health Read More

The dos and don’ts of weight loss – from diet pills to calculators and keto
THERE is no one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to losing weight. Every body is different, and so what works for one may not agree with another. There are…
Sep 22, 2019 09:59 UTC Health Read More

Ebola virus: Tanzania failing to provide details, WHO says
The World Health Organization (WHO) has rebuked Tanzania for failing to provide information about possible Ebola virus infections. The WHO said it had…
Sep 22, 2019 09:31 UTC Health Read More

North-central Minnesota man nearly dies from fungus found near lakes, rivers
Scott Donahue shares his story about being hospitalized three months with the blastomycosis, which killed his dog in 2018. Written By: Lorie Skarpness / Forum…
Sep 21, 2019 21:00 UTC Health Read More

Common pain medicine turns woman's blood nearly black
The patient, whose account was documented in a New England Journal of Medicine case study, told doctors she had used an over-the-counter medication to…
Sep 21, 2019 18:55 UTC Health Read More

More high-blood pressure medication recalled over carcinogen concerns
Recalls continue of blood pressure medications due to the present of an unacceptable level of an acid considered to contribute to cancer risk at certain levels of…
Sep 21, 2019 17:56 UTC Health Read More

Give children only these 3 drinks
One should be extremely cautious when it comes to children's diet.
Sep 21, 2019 14:13 UTC Health Read More

DR Congo to introduce second Ebola vaccine
Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo are planning to use a second Ebola vaccine to help control an outbreak that has killed more than 2,100 people.
Sep 21, 2019 14:00 UTC Health Read More

Stopping Alzheimer's: How one family is fighting the disease every day
World Alzheimer's Day: How one family is fighting Alzheimer's.
Sep 21, 2019 13:34 UTC Health Read More

Eight deaths from vaping has prompted a backlash, but could the panic do more harm than good?
The recent headlines have been as stark as they have been relentless: vaping has now been linked to eight deaths in the United States, hundreds of cases of…
Sep 21, 2019 12:59 UTC Health Read More

Why Do Babies Lose Their Hair?
Whether your baby has a thick mop of hair or just a few strands, most of it will fall out before she's six months old.
Sep 21, 2019 12:11 UTC Health Read More

For Fat Cats, The Struggle Is Real When It Comes To Losing Weight And Keeping It Off
It's estimated that more than half of the indoor cats in the U.S. are overweight. Now researchers are looking for new ways to help felines slim down.
Sep 21, 2019 11:45 UTC Health Read More

More blood-pressure pills recalled over cancer-causing chemical
Torrent Pharmaceuticals is expanding a recall of blood-pressure medication possibly tainted with a cancer-causing chemical. The expansion is the fifth by…
Sep 21, 2019 11:10 UTC Health Read More

Woman Almost Loses Arm To Flesh-Eating Bacteria ‘Contracted At Nail Salon’
A woman from Tennesse claims she almost lost an arm after contracting a flesh-eating bacteria at her local nail salon, accoridng to reports. Jayne Sharp says…
Sep 21, 2019 08:39 UTC Health Read More



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