Stories about Medical

Oct 18 2018

AFM in 22 states: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AFM can cause weakness and pain in the arms and legs. Only one death has been reported, which involved an AFM illness reported in 2017. There are now more than 125 c...

Oct 14 2018

Police, fire departments raising funds for cancer center

Although the risk for breast cancer increases with age, the American College of Radiology recommends that women start annual screenings at age 40. Fire Chief Pablo Barr...

Oct 11 2018

Trump says America owes Kavanaugh apology after Supreme Court battle

After Dr. Christine Blasey Ford shared her testimony in before the Senate Judiciary Committee ahead of the confirmation now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh ,...

Aug 25 2018

Smog, smoke prompt Spare the Air alert for Sunday

For a time the smoke filled air lowered visibility to the point that the Washington State Patrol shut down several miles of westbound Highway 18 in the area. Ash and smok...

Aug 18 2018

NYU Medical School Students Will Get Free Tuition

With a lower debt burden , the school is hopeful more students will pursue lower-paying fields, such as primary care, pediatrics and OB/GYN. "If you're faced with debt...

Aug 04 2018

Human case of West Nile virus confirmed in Tennessee | Lexington Herald Leader

However, the season isn't over yet, and the number of "vector" mosquitoes is increasing as the summer moves on, he said. Health officials say infected mosquitoes can tr...

Aug 03 2018

Smoking banned in public housing nationwide, effective today

She'll now have to walk farther to light up-at least 25 feet away from building entrances and not inside her apartment. Approximately 2 million people live in public ho...

Jul 11 2018

Democrats warn Trump's SCOTUS pick could impact Mueller probe

Tennessee's senators were complimentary of President Trump's pick for the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday night, but they withheld explicit support. "We knew with any ...

Jun 27 2018

Medical milestone: USA approves first marijuana-based drug, Epidiolex for seizures

The conditions typically begin in childhood, with frequent or prolonged seizures, and patients have a high risk of death from seizure-related causes and infections. The g...

Jun 15 2018

Jada Pinkett Smith talks to her mom and daughter about masturbation

And then one day, I was like, "Enough". Jada revealed she learned the tricks of self-exploration from her grandmother when she was just nine-years-old. "And I had a...

Jun 11 2018

How to have tough conversations about mental health

Ms. Spade and Mr. Bourdain are now among the approximately 45,000 suicides each year in the United States. On Thursday, the CDC announced suicide rates in most st...

May 22 2018

Andy Warhol's Interview Magazine Has Folded

Former staffers, like online editor Trey Taylor, broke the news on Twitter this morning and editor Ezra Marcus told CNN Money that the publication "folding both web...

May 18 2018

Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts On The Rise Among Young People: 'It's A Critical Public-Health Crisis Right Now'

Gregory Plemmons of Vanderbilt University told NBC News. The study, published in the journal Pediatrics , identifies which months corresponded with the highest number ...

May 18 2018

FDA Gives First Approval To Non-Opioid Treatment For Withdrawal

For those addicted to opioids, quitting cold turkey can be a harrowing experience. The drug helps with symptoms like vomiting, muscle pain, diarrhea and agitation. The ...

May 15 2018

WHO To Send Ebola Vaccine To DR Congo

The viral disease, which has no known cure although a vaccine has been successfully trialled, was first reported in 1976 in the Congo. News of the outbreak brings to mi...

May 12 2018

White House official mocks senator John McCain, says he is 'dying anyway'

Meghan McCain has not yet commented on it, but The Daily Caller reported she will address it on " The View " on Friday. A White House aide is under fire after she ...

May 11 2018

Coli outbreak tied to romaine spreads

The ongoing E. coli contamination crisis linked to romaine lettuce grown and shipped from the Yuma, Arizona, growing region shows no sign of slowing down. Most people ...

May 10 2018

Coli outbreak from romaine lettuce found in Florida

But the other 141 cases are still not linked to a farm, processor, distributor, grocery store, or restaurant. Both MDH and MDA are continuing to investigate. It may be be...

May 04 2018

American Gods season 2 begins production

The location is home not only to many unique collections but also serves as a backdrop to a pivotal moment in the series and book. "The first season was all about getti...

Apr 28 2018

Coli outbreak from romaine lettuce spreads

This is not a time to be tailoring the message to risk groups. People who have become sick with E. coli will begin to feel the symptoms between two and eight days aft...