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How Effective Is the 2018 Flu Shot? Here's What You Should Know
Vaccination has been recommended for decades as the best way to protect yourself against flu, but it's no silver bullet. The shot's effectiveness varies from year to year, depending on the closeness of the match between that season's viruses and the ...
Food may influence cancer spread
There is mounting evidence the food on your plate can alter cancer's growth and spread, say Cambridge scientists. Animal research, published in the journal Nature, showed breast tumours struggled without the dietary nutrient asparagine. It is found in ...
FDA Releases Kratom Death Data, Undermines Its Own Claims About Drug's Deadly Harms
The cases include a suicide and a drug overdose victim who tested positive for nine different substances. By Nick Wing. 1.8k. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is escalating its campaign against kratom with the release of new information describing ...
New Gerber baby is the first ever with Down syndrome
Baby food company Gerber has announced the results of its latest photo search. Baby Lucas from Dalton, Georgia, "won the judges over with his glowing and giggly smile and was chosen among more than 140,000 entries," according to a press release from ...
The Denver Post
Texas televangelist suggests alternate flu shot: “Inoculate yourself with the word of God”
The Denver Post
Vials of the Fluvirin influenza vaccine are displayed at a Walgreens phramacy on Jan. 22, 2018 in San Francisco, California. By Marwa Eltagouri | The Washington Post. February 7, 2018 at 9:36 pm. More than 37 children across the country have died ...
Oregon Hospital Denies Liver Transplant Because Patient Is An Undocumented Immigrant
The married mother of two reportedly has health insurance through her husband's employer; public outcry has reportedly caused the hospital to change its 'archaic' policy. Oregon Hospital Denies Liver Transplant Because Patient Is An Undocumented ...
Subsidy for HIV prevention drug PrEP to slash cost from $10000 a year to $474
The price of PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) will fall from close to $10,000 a year to $474 if it is added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo. An incredibly effective HIV prevention drug looks likely to be approved for ...
BAMC finds third staffer with Legionnaire bacteria
Acute bilateral pneumonia (legionnairesÃ• disease caused by Legionella pneumophila), seen on a frontal chest x-ray. (Photo by: BSIP/UIG via Getty Images). Photo: BSIP/UIG Via Getty Images. Image 2 of 25. Acute bilateral pneumonia (legionnairesÃ ...
Flu epidemic closing several North Alabama schools
Rebecca Gillespie works with a box of frozen flu virus strains at the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institutes of Health, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, in Bethesda, Md.( Carolyn Kaster ). Comment. 0 shares. By Anna Beahm · firstname.lastname@example.org. Several ...
A silent crisis in need of urgent attention: Prenatal alcohol exposure
Minneapolis Star Tribune
A new study reveals a startling prevalence of youth with fetal alcohol problems, which take a terrible toll on them and on society. By Susan Shepard Carlson. February 7, 2018 — 6:05pm. itemprop. iStockphoto iStockphoto.com. Text size. comment0. share ...