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4 Your Health: A call for blood donors, work health programs and a new sleep study from the U of A

Only three percent of Americans donate blood. NBC News A new study from the University Of Arizona reveals adults with sleep apnea are more likely to have a rocky work his...

4 Your Health: A call for blood donors, work health programs and a new sleep study from the U of A

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4 Your Health: Study confirms long-term health benefits of a low-fat diet (NBC News)- New research confirms the long-term health benefits from eating a low-fat diet. The study conducted by a cancer center included nearly 50,000 older women who were asked to switch to a low-fat diet. While there were no major health improve...
19:51, 09/06/2019

4 Your Health: How you sleep impacts your health Poor sleep can raise a person’s blood pressure.NBC News How you sleep can directly affect your health. A study from the University of Arizona found a bad night’s sleep could cause an immediate spike in blood pressure. Researchers assessed...
20:17, 06/06/2019

Losing Sleep Caring For Dementia Patients May Affect Health: Eat These 7 Foods To Induce Sleep According to a latest study, published in the journal 'JAMA', dementia patients' carers are losing their sleep while caring for their clients and this may affect their overall health adversely...
16:17, 08/24/2019

Work stress and lack of sleep can make high blood pressure even deadlier People with high blood pressure who suffer from a combination of work stress and impaired sleep are three times as likely as those with no work stress and non-impaired sleep to die from cardiovascular disease, according to new research published in t...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Big California insurer is ditching 'zombie' workplace wellness programs and focusing on health apps Blue Shield of California is offering a new web and mobile app for consumers to pick their own wellness program or app. Because traditional workplace wellness programs aren't working....
20:34, 06/25/2019

Pete Buttigieg Proposes National Service Programs for Climate Change and Mental Health Mr. Buttigieg proposed an expansion of voluntary national service programs, aiming to attract 250,000 Americans. Student debt relief would be offered in exchange....
16:51, 07/03/2019

Why sleep is essential for health Sleep is important for energy, avoiding weight gain, lowering the risk of heart disease, and reducing stress. Learn more about the importance of getting a good night’s rest here....
05:34, 06/01/2019

Regular sleep schedule likely benefits metabolic health Studies have linked sleep insufficiency to metabolic conditions. Now, new research reveals that varying time and length of sleep could also be a factor....
22:34, 06/05/2019

4 Your Health: Teen weight problems linked to sleep schedule (NBC News)- A new study finds doctors are increasingly prescribing medications for children that are not FDA approved for their age, weight or condition. Researchers from Rutgers University say the practice, which is legal, increased from 42 percent ...
23:19, 09/16/2019

4 Your Health: People not managing blood pressure Many people with high blood pressure do not manage it well.NBCNews.com Many people with high blood pressure don’t have it under control. Researchers screened more than 1.5 million people across the world in 2018. They found one in three had hig...
20:17, 05/17/2019

Burnout in firefighters linked to sleep issues, mental health concerns Firefighters who feel burned out often experience sleep issues, which also increases their risk of emotional fatigue, exhaustion and health problems, researchers say....
02:17, 06/28/2019

Common blood pressure drug may harm gut health Researchers using genetic analysis to estimate the effect of antihypertensive drugs on the risk of various diseases found negative effects on gut health....
18:34, 07/12/2019

4 Your Health: A blood test could be used to identify Alzheimer’s risk A blood test could help identify people at risk for Alzheimer’s disease before any symptoms arise. The test was developed by scientists at the University of Washington in St. Louis. It measures levels of the Alzheimer related proteins in the blood to...
20:17, 08/03/2019

4 Your Health: Hot yoga could help lower high blood pressure (NBC News)- PTSD may increase the risk of ovarian cancer, according to a new Harvard study. Researchers looked at data from over 54,000 women. They found women who had six or more symptoms of PTSD at any point in life were twice as likely to develop...
15:34, 09/07/2019

Dementia patient caregivers lose sleep, adding to mental health stress On average, family members spend nearly 22 hours each week caring for parents, grandparents and siblings with Alzheimer's and other conditions. But a new intervention may give them back some of those lost sleep hours....
02:51, 08/24/2019

Study: At-home blood pressure monitors work best for black patients The screenings are less expensive and are more likely to detect thickening of the left heart chambers of black patients than those taken at the doctor's office....
23:34, 09/17/2019

'Intensive blood pressure management' may preserve brain health Intensively controlling blood pressure can improve brain health and reduce the likelihood of developing mild cognitive impairment, new research finds....
06:17, 08/15/2019

Fitbit Versa 2 review: Buy it for its outstanding sleep and health tracking, not for its limited smartwatch functionality Fitbit saw solid success with last year's Versa, but stumbled a bit with the Versa Lite. The Versa 2 improves on the original in every area and is worth consideration at $200 if you are looking for a 24/7 activity tracker in a watch form factor....
00:17, 09/14/2019

A variety of CBD health products are in the shops - do they work? A component in cannabis called CBD is claimed to help everything from Alzheimer's to anxiety. Despite a boom in sales, there's little evidence supporting the claims...
14:51, 08/19/2019

Red wine is good for your gut health, study finds Good news, red wine lovers: An occasional glass of the beloved beverage could be good for your gut health, a study published this week found. The study, published Wednesday in the journal Gastroenterology and led by researchers with King’s College Lo...
01:17, 08/29/2019

Ebola Outbreak Declared a Public Health Emergency by World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that it has elected to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern,” a decision that comes nearly a year after the outbreak...
00:51, 07/18/2019

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling for countries ...
22:00, 07/17/2019

Big Tech is teaming up with health care companies to make it easier to see your health history Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft's health teams were all represented at a meeting in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to discuss opening up access to patients' claims information....
00:17, 07/31/2019

World Health Organization declares Ebola an international health emergency The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of international concern....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Health Insurers Walk Delicate Line Against Democrats' Health Proposals As Democratic presidential candidates take aim at the health-insurance industry, companies are striking a delicate balance, trying to fight the plans without attracting the political spotlight or sparking investor alarm....
17:51, 07/31/2019

Florida health officials declare public health emergency for hepatitis A Seventeen counties 'critically impacted' by hepatitis A prompted a surgeon general to declare an emergency.        ...
20:17, 08/03/2019

A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36, A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36,000 patients to recoup $108 million, seizing wages (it garnished checks of Walmart workers over 800 times), putting liens on property, and forcing som...
06:34, 09/10/2019

UN health agency spotlights stalled effort to close health divide across Europe, in new report Progress on equal access to a healthy life for all, is at a standstill across Europe, a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed on Tuesday, despite their being a clear path to close gaps in national care....
01:00, 09/11/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone.        ...
05:17, 07/18/2019

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now an international Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling...
19:17, 07/27/2019

Unlicensed “health coach” claims health advice is free speech—court disagrees Enlarge / Unlicensed "health coach" Heather Del Castillo (credit: Institute for Justice) A federal court on Wednesday rejected claims by an unlicensed “health coach” that the unqualified health advice she provided to paying clients was protected sp...
19:00, 07/20/2019

Health Canada warn victims of spring flooding about possible dangers to health when they return home Federal biologist Francis Lavoie says it's important to dry wet walls and belongings within 48 hours, but that's not often possible in the case of flooding....
18:51, 05/02/2019

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
22:00, 04/28/2019

4 Your Health: Plant-based diet good for health and increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients There’s more evidence that a strict plant-based diet is good for your health. Harvard researchers analyzed nine studies involving more than 307,000 participants. Those who strictly followed a diet focused mainly on fruits, vegetables, whole gra...
00:00, 07/23/2019

British health service to partner with Amazon on health information Britain's National Health Service will partner with Amazon to provide health information through the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, the country's Department of Health and Social Care said https://www.gov.uk/government/news/nhs-health-information...
10:17, 07/10/2019

Women's health arrives on Apple Health priority list Inspired by the Apple Heart Study, the company launches new studies of women's health, movement, and hearing. Data will come from apps on the new Apple Watch Series 5....
01:34, 09/11/2019

Harsh Vardhan Cycles To Work On Day One As Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, who has been appointed in the Prime Minister-led Narendra Modi cabinet for a second consecutive term, arrived at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare this morning on a cycle to......
09:00, 06/03/2019

Cannabis-based health products are going mainstream – do they work? A component in cannabis called CBD is claimed to help everything from Alzheimer's to anxiety. Despite a boom in sales, there's little evidence supporting the claims...
18:17, 08/14/2019

An 8-hour work week could be ideal for mental health How many hours of paid work per week are actually beneficial for mental health? It could be as little as 8, suggests a new study from the United Kingdom....
18:34, 06/21/2019

A four-day work week could improve our health and cut carbon emissions Campaigners want us to reduce our working hours to boost mental health, increase productivity and lower carbon emissions, but is it really that simple?...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Social media is actually good for your mental health: study Facebook is just a scapegoat for societal woes and — contrary to popular scientific opinion — may actually improve your mental health, according a to new study. Sure, the social media platform has a bad reputation, with many studies reporting that th...
23:17, 06/27/2019

Study confirms low fat diets benefit women's health New research suggests that a low fat diet reduces death risk among women who have had breast cancer, slows down diabetes, and prevents heart disease....
07:03, 09/10/2019

Researchers are using drones to study the Amazon rainforest's health Researchers from Harvard University are using drones to better understand the Amazon rainforest. With drone-based sensors, the researchers hope to determine the unique "fingerprint" of different rainforest ecosystems. That could help them monitor the...
00:17, 09/14/2019

That Study About the Health Benefits of Nature Comes With an Important Caveat On Thursday, a new study in Scientific Reports found just two hours a week spent in nature can help improve a person’s health and well-being. The widely-reported findings reinforce what many instinctively know: nature can be rejuvenating. But a less-...
01:00, 06/15/2019

Canadians split on covering mental health services through provincial health plans, Ipsos poll finds Canadian families often face situations where mental health services are either not funded by provincial health plans or are only available after a lengthy wait....
12:00, 05/15/2019

4 Your Health: Weight-loss surgery health benefits (NBC)- Weight-loss surgery can have major health benefits for people with obesity and diabetes, according to a new study from the Cleveland Clinic. It showed patients who underwent bariatric surgery had a 40 percent lower risk of heart complications ...
01:01, 09/03/2019

Working toward zero maternal deaths: Hospitals and health systems are doing the work Throughout my career, I’ve had the privilege of working with mothers and babies across the care continuum. From working as a nurse providing prenatal care in a clinic, and helping deliver babies in the labor and delivery unit and caring for post-part...
11:17, 08/06/2019

Fear Spurs Support for Health Law as Republicans Work to Repeal It Thousands of people are speaking out in support of the Affordable Care Act by sharing testimonials with Congress and holding rallies across the country....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Up to 25 cups of coffee a day safe for heart health, study finds High consumption of coffee no worse for arteries than drinking less than a cup a dayCoffee lovers who drink up to 25 cups a day can rest assured the drink is not bad for their heart, scientists say.Some previous studies have suggested that coffee sti...
09:34, 06/03/2019

Shunning booze may improve women’s mental health: study Winding down with some wine may not be so relaxing after all. Researchers at the University of Hong Kong found that quitting alcohol completely may actually be more relaxing than a nightly glass of vino. For the study, published this week in the Ca...
00:34, 07/11/2019

Women's mental health may improve after quitting alcohol, study says Women who drink moderate amounts of alcohol or quit the habit altogether have better mental well-being outcomes compared to those who keep drinking, according to a new study....
21:34, 07/08/2019

Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recommended guidelines too....
19:00, 06/14/2019

Two-hour ‘dose’ of nature significantly boosts health – study Researchers say simply sitting and enjoying the peace has mental and physical benefitsA two-hour “dose” of nature a week significantly boosts health and wellbeing, research suggests, even if you simply sit and enjoy the peace.The physical and mental ...
03:51, 06/14/2019

Health Law Repeal Could Cost 18 Million Their Insurance, Study Finds The Congressional Budget Office said 18 million people would lose their insurance in the first year, with that number and costs rising over 10 years....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Soda Taxes Are a ‘No-Brainer’ for Public Health, Says the Author of a New Study on Them A new JAMA study suggests taxing sugary drinks really can make people buy fewer of them, potentially translating to better public health. Taxes on soda and other junk foods are frequently proposed as a way to coax Americans into eating more healthful...
20:34, 05/14/2019

Vegetarian heart health: Study identifies benefits and risks A new study concludes that a vegetarian diet reduces the risk of ischemic heart disease. It also finds a small but surprising increased risk of stroke....
17:17, 09/08/2019

Millions should stop taking aspirin for heart health, study says d. Guidelines released this year ruled out routine aspirin use for many older adults who don't already have heart disease — and said it's only for certain younger people under doctor's orders....
02:17, 07/24/2019

Study: Obamacare patients have more trouble getting mental health care About 12 percent of people who signed up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act's exchange had trouble getting an appointment with a mental health care provider, a new study shows....
19:00, 05/08/2019

AIIMS Doctors Call Off Strike After Meeting With Health Minister Resident doctors of AIIMS called off their strike and resumed duties on Sunday after Health Minister Harsh Vardhan assured them that their concerns over the NMC Bill will be duly addressed....
19:51, 08/04/2019

Your doctor may be playing medical video games at work. That could be good for your health Doctors playing medical video games on their phones from Level Ex could be better prepared for your next surgery.       ...
13:00, 06/12/2019

'Save your money': no evidence brain health supplements work, say experts Worldwide panel says it cannot recommend healthy people take ‘memory supplements’Dietary supplements such as vitamins do nothing to boost brain health and are simply a waste of money for healthy people, experts have said.According to figures from the...
13:34, 06/29/2019

Health Minister Meets Striking Doctors; Asks Them To Join Work Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday appealed to striking doctors to resume work, saying the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill was in the "interest" of doctors and patients....
12:51, 08/02/2019

Cyclone Fani: Senior Health Official Suspended For Not Joining Work The Odisha government has suspended Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) of Rayagada, Siva Prasad Padhi, for not joining duty despite a government's order cancelling holidays of all employees in the......
04:51, 05/03/2019

'Medicare for all' would create a lot of unnecessary work for supporters of guaranteed health coverage Those advocating moving all Americans onto a single government plan under the banner "Medicare for all" are creating a lot more work for themselves if the goal is actually to guarantee all Americans are able to obtain affordable health coverage....
02:51, 06/28/2019

Sunscreens may enter bloodstream, but health effect unknown, study finds "Just because they are absorbed doesn't mean they are unsafe. That's why we are asking for additional data," the study author said, NBC News reports....
01:17, 05/07/2019

A Study Exposes the Health Risks of Gene-Editing Human Embryos Last year, a Chinese scientist tried to give two babies a mutation to protect them from HIV. But that mutation also seems to shave years off people's lives....
21:51, 06/03/2019

‘Health is a right, not a privilege’ says WHO chief on World Health Day The Director-General of the  World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has marked World Health Day, which falls on Sunday, with a reiteration of the UN’s stance on health: that it is a fundamental human right, not a privilege....
22:00, 04/28/2019

4 Your Health: Comparing fruit indicates women’s health Pear is better than apple when it comes to a women’s body shape. That’s according to a new study of over 2,600 postmenopausal women. It showed women who were apple-shaped, with more fat in their middle, had a greater risk of heart and blo...
07:51, 07/02/2019

Comcast Working on Health Monitoring Device For the Elderly But Don't Call it an Alexa Comcast is working on a new in-home device that will monitor your health, according to a new report from CNBC. A source familiar with the product confirmed its existence to Gizmodo but clarified that much of CNBC’s early reporting on the device today...
23:34, 05/21/2019

A growing number of states call porn a public health crisis PHOENIX (AP) — More than a dozen states have moved to declare pornography a public health crisis, raising concerns among some experts who say the label goes too far and carries its own risks. The Arizona Senate approved a resolution this week calling...
18:17, 05/09/2019

Sanders to Call for Rivals to Reject Money From Health Care Industry In a speech in Washington, Mr. Sanders will lay out his vision of “Medicare for all,” while saying all candidates should reject money from health care companies....
22:00, 07/17/2019

Public Health Experts Call for Aggressive, Global Push Against Antivaxxers Public health experts are fed up with the anti-vaccination movement, which is most recently behind a surge of the completely preventable disease measles in the U.S. this year. So much so that a group of them has decided to issue a statement calling f...
00:51, 07/03/2019

Bike to Work Week: Are e-bikes the answer to health, traffic and environmental issues? E-bike sales are booming while regular bikes aren't doing to hot. Trek says its the company's fastest growing segment.        ...
11:17, 05/13/2019

Eating cheese promotes heart health in people who eat lots of salt: study There’s a reason why salty, cured meats and cheeses pair so well together — and not just because it’s delicious. To the delight of fromage fans, cheese can actually help strengthen blood vessels against damage done by sodium, according to...
22:19, 09/18/2019

Major life milestones can negatively impact mental health, study finds Major life milestones such as having a baby or getting married can negatively impact mental health due to unrealistic standards set by social media, a study has found....
20:00, 05/13/2019

Women Who Are Denied Abortions May Face Long-Lasting Health Problems, Study Says When a woman is denied access to an abortion, research has shown that she may face threats to her mental or financial well-being. A new study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, suggests her physical health may suffer, too. “There...
00:00, 06/11/2019

‘Great Recession’ linked to long-term mental health issues: study Millions of Americans are still recovering from the “Great Recession” of 2008. But it’s not just their finances that took a hit. Those who suffered financial hardships due to the ruinous economic downturn are also more likely to be ...
20:34, 09/04/2019

FDA Study Finds that Sunscreen Chemicals Reach Our Bloodstream, but the Health Risks Are Unclear Researchers at the Food and Drug Administration have found that people who regularly use certain sunscreens may be absorbing higher-than-safe levels of active ingredients into their bodies. But the scientists caution that it’s still unclear whether t...
23:34, 05/06/2019

Answering a work-related call or text while driving puts lives at risk, study shows There are real consequences for talking a work-related call or answering a text when driving. It's killing roughly 3,500 people a year.        ...
02:34, 05/12/2019

Milk, Dairy May Cut Risk Of Chronic Diseases Like Diabetes, Poor Heart Health: Study The following study reviewed global scientific literature on the role of dairy products in health and in the prevention of chronic diseases including cardiovascular, metabolic syndrome, colon or......
02:17, 07/07/2019

7% of U.S. Women Say Their First Sexual Experience Was Involuntary. That Could Have Long-Term Health Impacts, a Study Finds (CHICAGO) — The first sexual experience for 1 in 16 U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, encounters that for some may have had lasting health repercussions, a study suggests. The results were published Monday in JA...
00:34, 09/18/2019

4 Your Health: Study links woman’s waist size to risk of coronary artery disease (NBC)- New unique strategies are needed to reverse the rising death toll from synthetic opioids like fentanyl, according to researchers from the Rand Corporation. They say the fentanyl crisis is different because the spread is mostly fueled by suppli...
01:17, 08/31/2019

Substance abuse among veterans increasing as mental health issues go untreated, study finds More U.S. military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don't seek out care, according to newly released data....
09:51, 05/30/2019

Los Angeles, California cities 'overrun by rodents' that pose public health epidemic, study says An ever-growing number of rodents in California is being fueled by a spiking homeless population combined with restrictions on rodenticides that is risking a public health crisis, according to a study released Tuesday....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claimed a second victim....
22:00, 06/13/2019

4 Your Health: Red wine good for gut health A new study shows an occasional glass of red wine may be good for your gut. British researchers studied nearly 3,000 people in the U.S., Great Britain and the Netherlands. Those who drank red wine had greater diversity of bacteria in their gut, which...
23:51, 08/28/2019

Ashwini Choubey Takes Charge Of Health Ministry; Takes Metro Ride To Work Ashwini Kumar Choubey Tuesday took charge as the Minister of State for Health. He took the metro from his residence to reach Udyog Bhawan station from where he walked down to his office -- Nirman......
21:17, 06/04/2019

Red Cross offers Amazon gift cards to donors amid emergency blood shortage TUCSON – To help combat an emergency blood shortage, American Red Cross clinics across southern Arizona will be giving out $5 Amazon Gift Cards to anyone who donates blood or platelets starting Monday. According to officials, the Red Cross curr...
02:17, 07/30/2019

'It's a great slogan, but it's not workable:' Health insurers pan Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders health fixes America's Health Insurance Plans and other health-industry groups step up criticism of Biden's public option, Sanders' Medicare for All health fixes        ...
04:00, 07/17/2019

Sorting out recycling programs: Which ones work best? Changing markets and confusion over what can be thrown in recycling bins has forced some communities to rethink or even suspend their recycling programs. But many more recycling programs are working well, experts say....
19:17, 05/22/2019

States call pornography a public health crisis; porn industry decries 'fear mongering' From Idaho to Pennsylvania, lawmakers in more than a dozen states have adopted resolutions declaring pornography a public health crisis.        ...
05:51, 05/10/2019

4 Your Health: Smoking is still bad for your health You don’t have to be a heavy smoker to suffer devastating effects to your health. NBCNews.com. A new study reinforces what we have known for a long time, the effects of smoking can be devastating to your health. Researchers in Australia found s...
21:17, 07/05/2019

4 Your Health: Owning a dog could help health The HPV vaccine could prevent nearly all of the cancers associated with the virus. According to the CDC, nearly 35,000 cases of cancer that were probably caused by HPV were diagnosed each year between 2012 and 2016. The researchers say the vaccine co...
06:17, 08/24/2019

Workplace wellness programs largely ineffective, study says "Our findings show that health behaviors can respond to a workplace wellness program, but they also temper expectations of realizing large returns on investment in the short term," said Zirui Song, a researcher at Harvar...
22:17, 04/28/2019

Sleep habits linked with blood sugar control in diabetes and prediabetes (Reuters Health) - Too little sleep - or too much - can be tied to problems with blood sugar levels, not just in people with diabetes but also in people at high risk for developing the disease, a new study finds....
22:34, 06/11/2019

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish leaders call for de Blasio 2020 donors Leaders of an ultra-orthodox Jewish sect in Brooklyn are asking their followers to donate to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s struggling presidential campaign to safeguard their local interests. “The mayor has personally asked to support him,” reads the pitch ...
08:17, 08/09/2019

Small donors, not French tycoons, foot Notre Dame work bills The billionaire French donors that publicly promised flashy donations totaling the hundreds of millions to restore Notre Dame have not yet paid a penny toward the restoration of the French national monument, according to church and business officials...
18:51, 06/14/2019

Too Few Black and Latino Students Get Into NYC’s Gifted and Talented Programs, So NYC Considers Dumping the Programs In an effort to end the underrepresentation of black and Latino children in gifted and talented programs throughout New York City’s public schools, a mayoral advisory panel says the city should just get rid of the programs....
06:51, 08/29/2019

Facebook's 'Blood Donation' tool aims to connect donors to banks in need On Wednesday, Facebook launched its 'Blood Donations' feature in select cities across the United States, days before World Blood Donor Day.       ...
00:00, 06/14/2019

To tilt your odds of success at work, get more sleep Good sleep should not only be for the elites. Lack of sleep and sleep disorders take a steep toll on worker productivity and health. Burning the midnight oil to get ahead is the worst way for employees to think and act....
00:34, 07/19/2019

This kind of bath could give you the best sleep ever: study While many so-called mature adults opt for showers — a good soak might be better for you. Just ask researchers at the University of Texas, who say taking a warm, well-timed bath before bedtime improves sleep in those with nighttime troubles. Publishe...
22:17, 07/22/2019

Bad sleep habits lead teens to high-risk sex: study A lack of sleep is a gateway to wild teenage sex — and the majority of teens just aren’t getting enough, a new study finds. “Insufficient sleep may increase the potential for sexual risk-taking by compromising decision-making and influenc...
03:17, 06/05/2019

Poor sleep may hinder weight loss, study shows According to a recent study, people experiencing poor sleep may be less able to lose unwanted weight, even when taking part in a weight loss program....
20:34, 07/02/2019

Poor Sleep Quality Linked To Low Levels Of Micronutrients: Preliminary Study Now a new study has also linked sleep to quality of nutrition, indicating that the quality of sleep may be linked to presence or absence of essential vitamins and minerals in a person's diet....
17:00, 06/11/2019

Losing just 16 minutes of sleep a night could hurt job performance, study suggests A study published in the journal Sleep Health found losing as little as 16 minutes of shuteye a night can affect how productive you are on the job.        ...
21:51, 05/01/2019

A Wake-Up Call On Smart Beds And Sleep Apps That Collect Your Data Your bed could be watching you. OK, so not with a camera. At least not yet. But if you have any of a variety of “smart beds,” mattress pads or sleep apps, it knows when you go to sleep. It knows when you toss and turn. It may even be able...
18:17, 05/29/2019

New blood test could detect Alzheimer’s before symptoms appear: study We still can’t diagnose diseases like Alzheimer’s with a blood test, despite decades of trying. But scientists are getting closer. Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) are working on a blood test called the APEX system, which too...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Eat walnuts to lower blood pressure, new study suggests The authors of a new study conclude that for people already at risk of cardiovascular disease, adding walnuts to a low-fat diet could lower that risk....
11:00, 05/13/2019

Study: Blood thinner may reduce chance of later heart failure The risk of thromboembolic episodes declined by 17 percent in patients with coronary artery disease, irregular heart rhythms and worsening heart failure who used the blood thinner Xarelto....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Using mouthwash after exercise has this bizarre effect on blood pressure, study claims Using mouthwash after working out could negatively impact the cardiovascular benefits of exercising, particularly lowering blood pressure, a new study claims. ...
05:17, 09/07/2019

Study: Top, bottom blood pressure numbers each predict cardiovascular risk The systolic and diastolic blood pressure readings -- which are the top and bottom numbers -- both independently forecast the risk of heart attack and stroke, according to new research....
16:51, 07/18/2019

New blood test could detect ovarian cancer two years earlier: study A simple new blood test could save thousands of lives by detecting ovarian cancer two years earlier than current methods. Researchers said the breakthrough by British universities raises hope of a national ovarian cancer screening program. The test l...
21:51, 08/24/2019

E-cigarettes damage blood vessels even if devices don’t contain nicotine, study finds Often touted as a safer alternative to cigarettes, e-cigarettes can have negative effects on a user’s blood vessels, damaging them after just one use, a new study says. ...
19:00, 08/21/2019

Study shows pesticide exposure may raise blood pressure in children Elevated pesticide use to produce flowers during the Mother's Day harvest has been linked to high blood pressure in children living near fields in Ecuador....
20:34, 05/23/2019

Abbott device helps in cutting blood sugar in type 2 diabetics - study Insulin-dependent patients with type 2 diabetes saw a significant drop in their blood sugar levels after wearing Abbott Laboratories Inc's continuous glucose monitoring system for three months compared with those who use routine fingerstick testing, ...
20:17, 06/08/2019

New study finds energy drinks can affect blood pressure and heart rhythm NBC — Energy drinks may be bad for your heart. Researchers studied 34 adults between the ages of 18 and 40-years-old. Those who drank a 32 ounce caffeinated energy drink in a short period of time, experienced changes in their heart rhythm hours...
05:34, 05/30/2019

Robot ‘snakes’ could slither inside your brain to treat blood clots: study Robots may soon be taking over our brains — but not for the reason you think. Mechanical engineers have developed a snake-like robot to navigate narrow pathways in the body — particularly blood vessels in the brain. The scientists with the Massachuse...
01:17, 08/31/2019

Study: Reducing blood pressure, cholesterol lowers death risk by 67 percent Reducing low-density lipoprotein by 1 mmol/L and blood pressure by 10 mmHg can decrease heart and circulatory disease risk by 80 percent, researchers said in an analysis of health data on 439,000 people in Britain....
01:00, 09/05/2019

Abbott device helps in cutting blood sugar in type 2 diabetics: study Insulin-dependent patients with type 2 diabetes saw a significant drop in their blood sugar levels after wearing Abbott Laboratories Inc's continuous glucose monitoring system for three months compared with those who use routine fingerstick testing, ...
23:34, 06/08/2019

Eating Cheese May Avoid Blood Vessel Damage From High-Sodium Diet: Study A new study has now pointed at potential benefits of consuming cheese. The study has said that consuming cheese may help protect blood vessels from damage caused by a diet rich in salt....
16:18, 09/19/2019

Third of UK adults 'still sleep with childhood teddy', study shows More than a third of adults still sleep with their childhood teddy, with 15 per cent admitting they cannot sleep without it, according to a new survey....
23:34, 05/20/2019

WHO at 70 - working for better health for everyone, everywhere On 7 April, World Health Day, the World Health Organization marks its 70th anniversary. Over the past 7 decades, WHO has spearheaded efforts to rid the world of killer diseases like smallpox and to fight against deadly habits like tobacco use. This...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Is red meat bad for your health? Red meat is a good source of protein and iron, though research has linked it to heart disease, certain cancers, and other health conditions. Learn whether red meat is good or bad for health, as well as what the official dietary guidelines recommend, ...
12:17, 08/28/2019

4 Your Health: Most in U.S. not tested for HIV Most people in the United States have never been tested for HIV. Most Americans are not getting screened for HIV. The Centers For Disease Control recommends that everyone between 13 and 64 be screened for HIV at least once in their lifetime. But thei...
01:34, 06/29/2019

How to look after your mental health A lot of the conversation around mental health focuses on mental illness, but mental wellbeing doesn’t just mean the absence of symptoms. Here are some practical, evidence-based ways to foster mental wellbeing....
19:17, 09/09/2019

Wi-Fi is not actually bad for your health, scientists say Electronics have used the 2.4 and 5 GHz spectrum for years. These are not harmful, nor is any property unique to Wi-Fi harmful, according to new scientific evidence....
23:51, 04/28/2019

The Ultimate List of Work and Study Music I can’t work in silence. And if I’m working with words—which is most of the time—I can’t work while playing typical pop, rock, or hip-hop. So I collect instrumental and foreign-language music on a scale better measured by weeks than by hours. Here ar...
21:51, 08/26/2019

Penis extensions don't work, study finds Procedures carry high risk of complications ‘and should almost never be carried out’Procedures to make penises larger do not work, are “ineffective and risky” and leave many men physically or psychologically scarred, research reveals, with an expert ...
13:34, 05/10/2019

Why sleeping with a fan on during heatwave can be bad for your health IT MAY be tempting to bring the fan out when you are melting away during the heatwave. But leaving it on while you are sleeping can actually be bad for your health....
17:00, 07/24/2019

4 Your Health: Low cholesterol not always healthy The belief that having low cholesterol is healthy may not always be true. NBC News A new study suggests having very low cholesterol is not always a good thing. Researchers from Penn State tracked 96 thousand healthy adults for 9 years. They found peo...
23:17, 07/03/2019

Oatmeal May Not Be Good For Your Health - Here's Why One of the superfoods, oatmeal is a very famous food among health conscious people and fitness enthusiasts, but there is something about oatmeal that makes it 'not-so-healthy' for us to consume. Read......
16:17, 05/30/2019

Your Kid Should Get Mental Health Days, Too Lifehacker contributor Starre Julia Vartan wrote about the importance of taking mental health days from your job. Mental health is health, and taking care of ourselves should be a priority. But what about our kids? I’ve heard from parents who’ve admi...
22:00, 07/10/2019

10 ways to improve gut health The gut is home to billions of microorganisms. Many of these are beneficial to overall health. In this article, learn how to promote the growth of beneficial bacteria and balance the gut microbiome....
17:00, 05/28/2019

CBD: a marijuana miracle or just another health fad? The cannabis-derived compound is popping up in everything from mineral water to bath bombs. We ask experts and users if it actually worksAaron Horn first came across cannabidiol, or CBD, about three years ago in Glastonbury – the town, not the festiv...
12:51, 05/05/2019

Health benefits of peppermint tea Peppermint tea is a popular herbal tea that is naturally calorie- and caffeine-free. Some research has suggested that the oils in peppermint may have antibacterial and pain-relieving properties. Learn more about the health benefits of peppermint tea ...
01:34, 05/23/2019

What are the worst foods for gut health? The gut microbiome affects many aspects of human health, and the foods people eat can have a huge impact on the bacteria in their gut. Learn about the worst foods for gut health here....
11:00, 09/06/2019

12 reasons why you should take a vacation for your health There’s evidence that regular vacations can have a positive effect on at least a dozen conditions, including heart health, stress and depression.       ...
17:34, 07/18/2019

Health Inequality Is Getting Worse in the U.S. Americans who have had the misfortune of becoming seriously sick know that the country’s health care system is deeply broken, even if you have insurance. But a new study out Friday highlights the widening gap in who gets to be healthy. Over a 25-year...
21:00, 06/28/2019

Do tea bags benefit eye health? Many people believe that placing tea bags on the eyes reduces dark circles and helps treat minor ailments. Learn more about tea bags for eyes in this article....
07:17, 09/11/2019

Can the moon really influence your health? People have long believed that the moon could influence their sleep, their mood, even their fertility. Are any of these beliefs true? We investigate....
09:00, 08/10/2019

What are the health benefits of buckwheat? Buckwheat is a highly nutritious whole grain with a range of potential health benefits. In this article, we look at the benefits, nutritional value, and side effects of buckwheat....
18:51, 04/28/2019

What are the health benefits of phosphorus? Phosphorus is a mineral that is essential for human health. It is available in a wide variety of foods, including meat, fish, dairy, and some vegetables. Learn more about its benefits here....
02:00, 07/02/2019

TripAdvisor CEO on the Fed and Consumer Health CNBC's Seema Mody sat down with TripAdvisor CEO Stephen Kaufer at the Skift Global Forum in New York City. He discussed the Fed, the health of the consumer and where he's seeing weakness in the global economy....
13:34, 09/19/2019

Is dairy good or bad for your health? Expert opinions are divided as to whether dairy is good or bad for a person’s health. Many dairy products contain vital nutrients, but consuming too much could lead to health risks. Learn more here....
14:00, 09/07/2019

Medicaid work rules likely to penalize chronically ill: study (Reuters Health) - States that require adults on Medicaid to work a set number of hours to get benefits may find many people lose coverage because behavioral health conditions and other chronic health problems make it hard for them to work, a U.S. st...
00:34, 05/11/2019

Modern farmers work harder than cavemen did: study Most would consider themselves lucky to have been born in the modern age — unthreatened by food scarcity and saber-toothed tigers. But a new anthropological study based in the Philippines suggests that hunter-gatherers get about 10 hours more l...
03:17, 05/21/2019

4 Your Health: What’s driving teens to smoke Mental health of teens connected to smoking. NBC News Mental health issues may lead teens to start smoking. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University followed nearly 8,000 teens for two years. Those who reported anxiety depression and sleep problems ...
19:34, 06/03/2019

Why do fragrances cause health problems for one in three people? One in three adults say fragrances in everyday products give them headaches, runny noses or breathing problems. But are these symptoms psychological?...
21:51, 09/06/2019

4 Your Health: The deadly effects of PTSD Vets with PTSD at higher risk of early death. Veterans suffering from PTSD are more likely to suffer an early death. That is according to a new study from the department of veterans affairs which included more than 491,000 veterans with PTSD. They we...
19:34, 06/24/2019

4 Your Health: The reoccurrence of cancer later in life People who had cancer may get brain cancer later in life. Elderly adults who survive certain cancers face a risk of developing brain cancer later in life. A new study from Case Western University found seniors who beat melanoma breast or lung cancer ...
01:17, 05/04/2019

Why smelling good could come with a cost to health Fruity, floral, musky – from candles and cleaning products to lotions, soaps, lipstick and cologne, we live in a scented world. What is lurking in the air?About 4,000 chemicals are currently used to scent products, but you won’t find any of them list...
13:34, 05/23/2019

The health effects of eating maggots A person may accidentally ingest maggots if they eat spoiled food. Although eating maggots is unlikely to cause lasting harm, it can sometimes cause bacterial poisoning. Learn more here....
04:51, 05/30/2019

Feeling angry: Mental health and what to do Anger is a natural human emotion. Although occasional anger affects most people, regularly feeling angry can affect quality of life. Learn about some causes of anger, as well as what to do, here....
12:17, 08/28/2019

Too much cleanliness not bad for health, report on hygiene says Royal Society for Public Health says need to expose children to germs is ‘dangerous myth’The notion that too much cleanliness can be bad for your health and that children need to be exposed to germs is a dangerous myth, according to a public health b...
12:00, 06/25/2019

4 Your Health: Back to school meals As summer comes to a close for Tucson kids, health experts have some recommendations for your children’s back to school meals. Dietitians with the Baylor College of Medicine say your child’s breakfast should always include protein. Eggs a...
04:17, 08/20/2019

Beauty with health – Cambodia's new preference Beauty products with chemical ingredients irked one Cambodian woman so much that she decided to create her own organic skin care material. More Cambodians like her are switching to organic personal care products....
22:51, 07/30/2019

ETFs With a Focus on Health-Care AI Robo Global Healthcare Technology & Innovation is one of several new funds betting that aging populations will spark a technological revolution in health care....
12:17, 09/09/2019

Can blueberries protect heart health? A recent study that investigated the impact of blueberries on cardiovascular health concludes that we should all be eating 1 cup of blueberries each day....
15:34, 06/01/2019

4 Your Health: More people are committing suicide Suicide has increased by more than a third since 1999. The number of people dying by suicide is on the rise. That is according to a new study from the CDC. According to the report, the suicide rate has risen by a third since 1999. The increase was se...
20:00, 06/20/2019

4 Your Health: Fitness prevents cancer Fitness has been found to help prevent lung and colorectal cancers. A new study suggests your fitness level may affect your risk of certain cancers. Researchers from Johns Hopkins School Of Medicine tracked nearly 50,000 adults who took a treadmill s...
03:34, 05/07/2019

Is gun violence a public health issue? Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., says gun violence should be considered a public health issue, and she is promoting legislation that would require the federal government to treat it as such....
06:17, 05/03/2019

How to Deal With Unsolicited Health Advice Everyone thinks they’re an expert on your health. People in the chronic illness community know this well; so does anybody who’s publicly admitted that they’re pregnant, or depressed. How many times can a person hear “Have you tried yoga?”...
21:51, 09/17/2019

Is diet soda bad for you? Know the health risks Many people drink diet soda as a low or zero calorie alternative to regular soda. While it may seem like the better choice, diet soda still has health risks. Learn about them here....
02:51, 08/01/2019

Is decaf coffee harmful to health? Decaffeinated coffee, or decaf, is similar to regular coffee but contains very little caffeine. Research suggests that drinking decaf is not harmful and may share some of the health benefits of regular coffee. Learn more here....
01:34, 06/19/2019

4 Your Health: More people using antibiotics without a prescription Many Americans are using antibiotics without a prescription, according to new research from Baylor College of Medicine. The study shows unprescribed antibiotic use varied from just one percent among patients visiting a clinic to 66 percent for people...
03:17, 07/24/2019

4 Your Health: Diabetes linked to several cancers Type 2 diabetes may lead to several cancers. People with type two diabetes may face an increased risk of certain cancers. Researchers in China tracked over 400,000 adults with type two diabetes for about four years. They found men had a 34 percent hi...
19:51, 05/09/2019

4 Your Health: Processed foods are killers Ultra-processed foods contain ingredients that may lead to cardiovascular disease and early death. A new health warning about highly processed foods. Two new studies have found a link between ultra-processed foods and the risk of cardiovascular disea...
23:00, 05/30/2019

Lysol's Health Troubles Look Contagious Reckitt Benckiser said its consumer health care brands were weak in the first quarter. The trend is one to watch at bigger rivals GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer....
17:34, 05/02/2019

Paleo diet may be bad for heart health Researchers have uncovered fresh evidence that following a Paleo diet may place heart health at risk, and they identify a possible source of the threat....
06:17, 07/24/2019

Is procrastination friend or foe to health and creativity? In this Spotlight feature, we explore the reasons behind procrastination, look at its effects on health, and ask whether procrastination has any benefits....
21:00, 05/03/2019

Olives: Nutrition and health benefits Olives are a delicious snack, and they make a great addition to many popular dishes. They are also a key component of the Mediterranean diet. Learn more about their possible health benefits here....
14:34, 05/30/2019

Health-Ade makes the best-tasting kombucha we've tried so far Facebook Kombucha is a rapidly growing industry, with US sales nearing $700 million in 2018. Health-Ade is one of brands leading the growth of this functional fermented tea. It launched in 2012 as a local favorite at Los Angeles farmers markets. To...
23:34, 06/25/2019

Diabetes overtreatment seriously endangers health A large new study warns that many people with diabetes receive overly intensive treatments that increase their risk of hypoglycemia and associated events....
03:34, 08/18/2019

How does exercise support health later in life? A new study reviews the effects of exercising in older life. Greater independence and higher self-worth are only some of the benefits of physical activity....
19:17, 05/25/2019

Does Turning Off My Smartphone Affect Its Health? As I was picking the letter for this week’s edition of Tech 911, I was reminded of how happy I am that my house has solar panels. This means I can leave most of my devices on during the day, charging away, and not feel guilty about how much electrici...
19:17, 05/24/2019

Having a mental health crisis? Dial 988 With suicides on the rise, the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach.        ...
23:51, 08/15/2019

Is the acrylamide in coffee harmful to health? Coffee products that contain roasted beans contain small amounts of the compound acrylamide. There are concerns that acrylamide may be carcinogenic, but research suggests that coffee is generally safe to drink and may actually protect against a numbe...
21:00, 05/28/2019

There's a Mental Health Crisis in ICE Detention Nooses made from bedsheets, suicidal detainees being pepper sprayed, and mentally ill migrants placed in solitary confinement: These are just some of the horrible aspects of the dire state of mental health care in ICE detention facilities, according ...
16:51, 07/22/2019

Red wine in moderation may protect gut health An observational study finds that people who drink red wine regularly but in moderation have healthier, more diverse gut microbiotas than those who don't....
02:51, 08/30/2019

Gender equality must be at the core of 'Health for All' On this International Women's Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a world in which women and girls can freely exercise their sexual and reproductive health rights, and one where all wom...
18:17, 04/28/2019

How horses became mental health 'therapy' Debbie Matthews was "petrified" of horses growing up. She would turn down the opportunity to attend race days with her father and had no interest in the sport....
20:17, 04/28/2019

AI-enhanced ECGs may soon assess overall health The ability of artificial intelligence to predict sex and estimate age from electrocardiogram readouts shows potential as a measure of overall health....
20:51, 08/31/2019

Focus on Your Kids' Health, Not Their Weight Recently WW, the company formerly known as Weight Watchers, introduced a “health coaching” app for kids called Kurbo. It’s obviously meant for weight loss, even though dieting isn’t appropriate for many kids, and can lead to disordered eating. Health...
13:34, 08/22/2019

7 books to read for better mental health From eating whatever the hell you want to loving your imperfections, the founder of The Shelf Help Book Club on her favourite confidence-building books...
14:00, 05/17/2019

UA Mobile Health Program expands TUCSON – The University of Arizona is expanding its mobile health program. The Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation, Youth on Their Own and Primavera Foundation’s Casa Paloma teamed up with the program to provide services to those who are homeless ...
03:34, 05/15/2019

4 Your Health: Disturbing findings about bullying A new study reveals girls are bullied more than boys. Teenage girls are more vulnerable to bullying than boys. That’s according to a new study from Rutgers University. It shows girls are bullied more often and are more likely to consider or att...
23:34, 05/13/2019

5 best foods for gut health, according to nutritionist Eve Kalinik For her first column for the Evening Standard, nutritionist and author of Be Good to Your Gut, Eve Kalinik breaks down the best foods to keep you feeling lighter and brighter...
14:00, 05/17/2019

Are there any health benefits to a cold shower? The potential health benefits of taking a cold shower include strengthening the immune system, feeling invigorated, and boosting mood. Learn more about the benefits of taking a cold shower here....
08:00, 07/12/2019

4 Your Health: Be wary of homemade sunscreens Homemade sunscreens may do more harm than good. NBCNews.com With rising temperatures comes a new trend related to sunscreen. Blogs are popping up with make your own sunscreen recipe’s promising that they are full of healthy nutrients for skin a...
20:51, 06/05/2019

9/11 health bill to cost $10.2B over next decade: CBO The Congressional Budget Office said Thursday that legislation that would extend the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill would cost American taxpayers $10.2 billion over the next decade. The cash goes toward first responders and their families, along ...
23:00, 07/11/2019

Why watching soccer could be good for your health With every painstaking second that ticks by you get that bit closer to the edge of your seat. This could be it, this could be the week your favorite soccer team wins that all-important three points....
00:51, 08/13/2019

How what you eat directly influences your mental health The microbes in our guts have a surprising influence on our brains. Now we're understanding why – and how to use them to combat anxiety, stress and depression...
12:34, 09/06/2019

Too much sunscreen? Why avoiding the sun could damage your health For years we have been told to slather up or seek shade to avoid skin cancer. But now it is becoming clear that shunning the sun comes with its own health perils...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Working together for the health and welfare of humankind 1. We, the Heads of the International Narcotics Control Board, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the World Health Organization are committed to support our Member States to effectively address and counter the world drug problem. We ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

4 Your Health: Kids not eating enough seafood Children are missing out on much needed nutrients by not eating seafood. The country’s leading pediatricians say kids need to add more surf to their diets. Studies show seafood consumption among American children has declined every year since 2...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Many women don't have a plan for their health after pregnancy A poll found that although nearly two-thirds of the 873 mothers were as concerned for their own well-being as their baby’s, 26 percent didn’t have a plan for managing their health over the period known as the “fourth trimester.”...
15:00, 05/17/2019

3 creepy crawlies that may revolutionize health Are you scared or fascinated by crawling, flying, scurrying critters? This Spotlight feature explains how creepy crawlies may forward clinical research....
03:00, 07/06/2019

Health Insurers Set to Expand Offerings Under the ACA Insurers are expanding their Affordable Care Act plan offerings for next year, with the once-troubled business now generating profits, even as the overall individual-insurance market has shrunk....
10:17, 08/23/2019

Vaping May Have Killed Someone, Health Officials Say An investigation into respiratory illnesses connected to e-cigs by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention turned up the first known death this week....
11:17, 08/24/2019

Worried about your health? Consult Alexa Britain's health care service is teaming up with Amazon Alexa to help answer medical queries with advice from the service's official website.       ...
21:34, 07/10/2019

Hepatitis A becomes health emergency in Florida The state of Florida has declared the current hepatitis A outbreak a 'public health emergency,' and officials encourage inhabitants to get vaccinated....
05:17, 08/06/2019

Are You Dying? Ask Two Doctors Your Health Questions at 1 PM EDT It’s that time again, chickadees: Time to ask all those questions about your health that you’ve been putting off (or let’s be honest, forgetting) for months now....
14:51, 08/13/2019

Are You Dying? Ask a Doctor All Your Health Questions at 1 PM EDT That weird, occasional pain in your back has been bothering you for a while, but it doesn’t seem like quite enough of a problem to schedule a full-on doctor’s appointment. You’d have to request time off work, make sure you’re not behind on anything—i...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged populations. Attacks on the health sector have continued at an alarming level in the past year. The 67 verifie...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Apple didn't release its rumored smartwatch sleep-tracking app. Don't lose sleep over that Apple introduced new iPhones, a new iPad and its new streaming TV service on Tuesday, but a rumored smartwatch sleep-tracking app was not part of the rollout. Don't feel let down. No single mobile app can solve this huge health-care challenge....
15:51, 09/11/2019

Sleep-Deprived Young Women At Greater Risk Of Weight Gain | Eat These 5 Sleep-Inducing Foods The researchers of the study warns that teenage girls who prefer to go to bed late are at greater risk of weight gain, compared to same-age girls who go to bed earlier....
15:34, 09/17/2019

TV Watching Is Worse for Your Heart Than Sitting at Work, Study Finds Some kinds of sitting around are worse for your heart than others, at least according to a new study out today. The findings suggest that watching more hours of TV a day can raise your risk of eventual heart disease and early death. At the same time,...
10:34, 06/27/2019

Women's brains work better in warmer offices, study finds Researchers say workplaces may be able to increase productivity by setting thermostat higher Scientists have raised the stakes in the battle of the sexes over office air conditioning by discovering women’s brains work better at higher temperatures.Me...
04:00, 05/23/2019

Only 2% of global art auction spending is on work by women, study finds A new report finds women’s work still underrepresented in the art world, with only 11% of art purchased by institutions female-made A new study has found that despite perceived signs of progress, the art world remains overwhelmingly male-dominated.Ac...
03:19, 09/20/2019

Hair health: 6 mistakes women make (KPRC) The way you shampoo, brush and heat your hair can all do damage to your gorgeous locks. Hairdresser Lindsey Kern has been working in the business for 14 years, and sees people making a lot of mistakes. First off, she says not using shampoo spe...
21:51, 05/14/2019

WWE Legend Ric Flair Hospitalized for Health Complications Ric Flair has been hospitalized after suffering a medical emergency again. The 70-year-old WWE Hall of Famer, one of the most popular wrestlers of all time and also known as the......
01:34, 05/17/2019

WHO: More data needed on microplastics’ effects on health The World Health Organization on Thursday urged further research on the effects of microplastics on the environment and human health as a new study highlights the ubiquity of the material in drinking water....
13:17, 08/23/2019

Ex-Packers GM Thompson reveals health issues Former Packers GM Ted Thompson is suffering from a nerve disorder that causes weakness and cognitive issues, he said in a statement. Thompson, who played in the NFL for 10 years, says doctors say it does not appear to be CTE....
19:00, 05/08/2019

Regret can seriously damage your mental health – here's how to leave it behind The emotion can be all-consuming and destructive, as therapists see only too often. But learning from your mistakes has the power to improve the futureThere was once a banker in his 50s who had worked seven days a week for 25 years and become a very ...
16:51, 06/27/2019

Going Without Health Insurance Can Double Your Risk of Bankruptcy When I wrote about calculating the total out-of-pocket cost of your health insurance plan earlier this week, some of you asked why we should bother with health insurance in the first place....
04:51, 08/09/2019

US health officials issue warning about marijuana Federal health officials are issuing a national warning against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize some forms of the drug's use. (Aug. 29)        ...
23:51, 08/29/2019

4 Your Health: Taking care of your body before and after birth Women should be more concerned with weight before rather than during pregnancy. New research suggests women should worry more about their weight before getting pregnant than what they gain while carrying a child. The Dutch study of nearly 200,000 wom...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Democrats clash over health insurance, economy MIAMI (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren raised her hand as one of the only Democratic presidential contenders willing to abolish her own private health insurance in favor of a government-run plan, demanding “structural change” in the economy...
10:00, 06/27/2019

Health care, security top US Democratic debate From expanding health care to fighting climate change, US Democratic candidates have fought to make a name in the crowded presidential race. Only one candidate called the Iran deal "wrong" and vowed to stay out of it....
09:51, 06/27/2019

California OKs health care for some adult immigrants SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Some low-income adults in California living in the country illegally will soon get their health benefits paid for by taxpayers. Democrats in the state Legislature on Sunday agreed to make adults between the ages of 19 and 25...
06:51, 06/10/2019

9/11 health bill to be named after Luis Alvarez WASHINGTON – The bill to re-authorize the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund will be named in honor of first responders Luis Alvarez and Ray Pfeifer, congressional sponsors announced Monday. Alvarez, an NYPD detective who contracted cancer afte...
23:51, 07/08/2019

Harbaugh wary of mental health use in waivers Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says he thinks players should be able to transfer once without sitting a year but wants them to be honest about their reasons when seeking NCAA waivers....
04:00, 07/20/2019

Add ‘Surprise Billing’ to U.S. Health Care Worries A rare point of potential common ground for U.S. President Donald Trump and members of Congress from both parties has emerged on the topic of medical bills. Much of the debate over health care in America -- which unlike most rich nations doesn’t prov...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Are You Dying? Ask Two Doctors Your Health Questions at 1 PM EST [Update: Over] It’s that time again: Our favorite doctors are back to talk you through whatever health problem ails you, no matter how small or bizarre you think it is. After all, that weird pain in your arm could be a sign you’re hurtling toward a swift demise, ri...
02:00, 05/17/2019

New Zealand’s 1st ‘well-being budget’ targets mental health WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s government says it will spend billions of dollars more on mental health services and combatting child poverty as part of a new approach to its finances. The liberal-led government on Thursday unveile...
09:00, 05/30/2019

Your Surgeon’s Childhood Hobbies May Affect Your Health Medical schools are noticing a decline in students’ dexterity, possibly from spending time swiping screens rather than developing fine motor skills through woodworking and sewing....
11:00, 05/30/2019

4 Your Health: Benefits of quiet time in the NICU Reducing noise in NICU’s good for a baby’s heart rate. Reducing noise in hospital NICU’s could improve the health of infants. A new study looked at the effects of enacting quiet time guidelines in several neo-natal intensive care un...
21:51, 05/14/2019

4 Your Health: The lasting effects of morning exercise Exercising in the morning could help you stay sharp all day long. A new study shows older adults who walked briskly in the morning made better decisions throughout the day than those who did not exercise. A morning workout, combined with frequent wal...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Cutting just 300 calories a day can improve your heart health Cutting just 300 calories a day can improve your heart health. That’s according to new research from Duke University. The study tracked over 200 adults who were at a normal weight or carrying just a few extra pounds. Those who ate 300 fewer cal...
09:34, 07/13/2019

No, a European-style health system isn’t the answer As candidates for the 2020 Democratic nomination present their visions for “Medicare for all,” politicians on both sides of the aisle are increasingly looking to imitate Europe’s health systems to lower the cost of healthcare. But a European system w...
03:17, 08/16/2019

NHS creates AI Lab to tackle health care challenges The U.K.'s National Health Service announced the creation of an AI Lab to tackle some of the biggest challenges in health care with machine learning.Read More...
03:51, 08/09/2019

Sitting in front of TV may be worse for health than desk job (Reuters Health) - Working at a desk all day may not be as bad for heart health and longevity as sitting in front of a television after hours, according to a U.S. study that suggests not all types of sitting are equally harmful....
19:34, 06/27/2019

4 Your Health: The pros and cons of legalizing marijuana A look at the bad and good about legalizing marijuana. Researchers from the University Of California San Francisco reviewed hospital data from Colorado. They found admissions for chronic pain decreased by 5 percent after the state legalized marijuana...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Does living alone increase mental health risk? A recent study concludes that living alone is strongly linked to poorer mental health. According to the analysis, the main driver seems to be loneliness....
16:00, 05/02/2019

AfD aside, Germans consider Angela Merkel's health private Nearly 60% of Germans say Angela Merkel's shaking in public is a personal matter, according to a survey. The chancellor, who turns 65 next week, has led Germany since 2005....
03:17, 07/14/2019

More New Yorkers covered by health insurance: report The number of New York state residents lacking health insurance has dropped for the eighth consecutive year — bucking a national trend, according to new census data. The share of New Yorkers without medical coverage last year was 5.4%, down fro...
06:51, 09/13/2019

Male mental health: Why we need to talk about the boys With suicide the biggest killer of males under 45, Men's Health spent months inside a south London academy to explore the mental-health crisis gripping our teens. Here are their stories of anxiety, stress — and enduring hope...
19:34, 05/02/2019

| DRC ex-health minister questioned over use of Ebola funds Oly Ilunga, who resigned as DR Congo health minister last month, has been questioned as part of an inquiry into the use of public funds earmarked to tackle the Ebola epidemic, his lawyer says....
12:51, 08/28/2019

4 Your Health: Time is critical for stroke victims NBC News- Every year, nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke. It’s considered the leading cause of serious long term disability in the U.S. But the amount of damage to the brain all depends on the quality of care and just how fast paramedics ...
07:17, 06/08/2019

USWNT’s success could hinge on health of two veterans The United States women’s soccer team will open up the round of 16 at noon Monday in Reims, France, against Spain. Here are three keys to victory for the Americans. 1. Alex Morgan and Julie Ertz’s health Star forward Alex Morgan and Julie Ertz ...
06:51, 06/24/2019

British health minister Hancock will stand to be next PM British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate to say they would run to replace Theresa May as prime minister....
15:51, 05/25/2019

4 Your Health: A connection between sugary drinks and cancer Sugary drinks may cause inflammation of organs leading to cancer. NBC News New research suggests a possible link between sugary drinks and cancer. The study, conducted in france, tracked the diets over 100,000 adults for 9 years. It showed a three ou...
21:17, 07/11/2019

Health officials say NYC measles cases reach 466 NEW YORK (AP) — The number of measles cases in New York City has reached 466 since the outbreak began in October. The city’s health department said Tuesday that 43 new cases were recorded since it last reported figures in April. The new cases i...
03:51, 05/08/2019

Next-gen Siri may be able to have ‘back and forth’ conversations about health issues A new report from The Guardian reveals that the impending release of iOS 13 will include some interesting updates to Siri. Specifically, the next-gen version of Siri will reportedly have more expansive capabilities insofar that it will be further int...
04:51, 09/09/2019

Mother, Daughter Sue France Over Ill Health From Air Pollution A Paris court on Tuesday began hearing a case brought by a mother and daughter who, in a legal first in France, are suing the state for damages over ill health caused by air pollution....
20:34, 05/28/2019

Nation agrees ‘mental health’ is the top gun issue President Trump’s focus on mental health as he considers ways to curb gun violence is backed by most Americans and the issue has even prompted a California Democrat to call for a suicide warning label to be stamped on weapons....
21:17, 09/12/2019

Health insurance for world's poorest people David Dror is a driven man. His mission: help the poorest people in the world's poorest countries get basic health insurance by relying on each other, not on governments. His method: microinsurance cooperatives....
11:51, 07/10/2019

23 health and science books you should read this summer Flickr/Butz.2013 Each year, STAT publishes a list of summer book recommendations for those interested in health and science. This year's list includes "How to Change Your Mind," Michael Pollan's book on the the science of psychedelics, and "Vaccinat...
23:34, 06/25/2019

Merkel Is Seen Shaking Again, Renewing Health Concerns It was the third time in less than a month that Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany had been seen trembling, but she insisted that her health was fine....
15:00, 07/10/2019

'I lie to my health visitor. I lie to myself': the truth about postnatal depression It took months for me to accept a diagnosis for the pain and outrage I felt. Could I find my way through?It is the worst of times and the worst of times. Brighton, May 2017. I am bone-tired, shoving a buggy through jostling crowds. The sun is beating...
16:00, 06/08/2019

Here comes the smoke: Health officials tell B.C. to prepare for new ‘5th season’ "We need to prepare — and prepare early — for every wildfire season with the thought that it may be the worse season ever,” says the BC Centre for Disease Control....
06:17, 05/16/2019

Two Health-Tech Companies Join IPO Parade Livongo and Health Catalyst, two rare health-technology firms joining the march of billion-dollar companies into the public markets, will make their trading debuts Thursday....
16:34, 07/25/2019

Why Spending Time With Friends Is One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Health When someone sets out to improve their health, they usually take a familiar path: starting a healthy diet, adopting a new workout regimen, getting better sleep, drinking more water. Each of these behaviors is important, of course, but they all focus ...
15:17, 06/25/2019

The Health Issue: Learning From the Lazarus Effect Most clinical trials for cancer drugs are failures. But for a handful of patients, a drug proves to be nearly a cure. What can science learn from these “exceptional responders”?...
18:17, 04/28/2019

4 Your Health: Majority of adults may soon be screened for hepatitis C Taking the glass half full approach to life could help you live longer, according to a new Boston University study of more than 70,000 adults. The study showed the most optimistic people were 50 to 70 percent more likely to reach 85-years-old than th...
06:51, 08/28/2019

Cochise Health officials warn of more mosquitoes Cochise County Health and Social Services officials say the Monsoon is bringing out more mosquitoes. The weather increases the risk of getting diseases like the West Nile virus or encephalitis virus, County officials said through a press release. The...
06:51, 08/17/2019

I take care of my health, says Merkel after several shaking episodes German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she knows she must look after her health, offering reassurance on Thursday after three bouts of shaking on previous public occasions raised questions about her condition....
15:00, 07/11/2019

From the archive: health and wellbeing advice from 1975 Margaret Thatcher, Barbara Cartland and Yehudi Menuhin offer top tips on dietsThe Observer Magazine issue of 12 January 1975 had a host of articles relating to health and wellbeing (‘Are you energetic enough? The science of get-up-and-go’), which inc...
16:00, 06/09/2019

Dan Patrick gets emotional about health on radio show Sports commentator Dan Patrick got serious on his radio show Thursday. “I’ve been holding a secret,” he said, revealing he’s been dealing with polymyalgia rheumatic, which causes severe joint pain, for the better part of a decade....
15:51, 05/03/2019

4 Your Health: Cost of cancer drugs soar It shows the average cost for a single specialty drug is now nearly $79,000 a year, up from $28,000 just a decade ago. In fact, specialty drugs are more than 215 times more expensive than widely used generic drugs. The cancer drug Revlimid, had the h...
07:34, 06/26/2019

GM's first offer called for workers to pay 15% of health care tab The automaker first proposed that UAW members pay 15 percent of health care costs, sources said, well below the national average of 28 percent but far higher than the 3 to 4 percent workers currently pay....
17:34, 09/16/2019

Health Startup uBiome Suspends Two Lab Tests UBiome plans to suspend performing two lab tests it had been billing to insurers, the latest sign of trouble at the startup. The FBI searched the company’s offices last month....
06:00, 05/07/2019

Exact Sciences to buy Genomic Health for $2.8 billion Cancer diagnostics company Exact Sciences Corp said on Monday it will buy healthcare company Genomic Health Inc for about $2.8 billion to bolster its cancer testing business....
15:17, 07/29/2019

Centerbridge In Exclusive Talks to Buy Magellan Health Managed-care provider Magellan Health is in exclusive talks for a possible sale to private-equity firm Centerbridge Partners. The private-equity firm could reach a deal for Magellan next month....
22:34, 06/26/2019

'No health problems with chlorinated chicken' - UK's top scientist There is no 'scientific' reason to ban chlorinated chicken or hormone beef in a post-Brexit trade deal with America, a senior government scientist has told Sky News....
05:51, 08/29/2019

How getting more daylight can improve your mental and physical health Spending less time outside and more time in dim artificial light is disrupting our body clocks and undermining our health. The good news? A little daylight goes a long way...
11:51, 05/29/2019

This Ramadan, Detox Both Your Health and Mind With These Foods A healthy mind resides in a healthy body therefore it is advised to keep our bodies healthy, be it mentally, spiritually, emotionally or physically. Ramadan, the holy month is the perfect time to......
12:34, 05/29/2019

Health-care costs for retirees climb to $285,000 The amount is up slightly from $280,000 in 2018. While the annual increase slowed over the last two years — 3.6 percent compared with 12.2 percent from 2015 to 2017 — the amount still poses a challenge for many in retirement....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Yet Another Health Problem Linked to Air Pollution: Eye Disease It’s no secret that air pollution isn’t good for your health. In particular, exposure to the byproducts of burning the fuel that powers most of our motor vehicles has been linked to higher risk of lung cancer, respiratory infections, stro...
21:34, 08/22/2019

Here's How Drinking Cinnamon Coffee Could Do Wonders For Your Health Cinnamon is said to be loaded with many health benefits, and adding it to your coffee can do wonders for your overall health in addition to making your coffee more flavourful and robust....
17:51, 05/15/2019

Health officials weigh in on getting vaccine boosters TUCSON -The Centers for Disease Control say there are 764 confirmed cases of the measles in 23 states – an increase of 60 cases from last week. It is the largest number of cases reported in the U.S. in 25 years. The majority of people contracti...
03:34, 05/07/2019

Your child's sports could be sabotaging your financial health More parents — often dads — are shelling out big bucks every month so that their children can pursue their athletic dreams. That spending could hurt you....
20:34, 05/06/2019

Are mental health diagnoses 'scientifically meaningless'? After finding many inconsistencies and contradictions in the DSM-5 diagnostic handbook, a study questions the scientific value of psychiatric diagnoses....
03:00, 07/12/2019

4 Your Health: Most Americans struggling with medical costs Over half of Americans face financial hardship because of medical costs. A new study from the American cancer society found 137 million adults had problems paying their medical bills or even delayed care because of cost. People with less education, m...
12:17, 05/03/2019

4 Your Health: 3 or more cups of coffee could trigger migraine People who suffer from migraines may want to cut back on caffeine. Researchers from Harvard University tracked 98 adults with a history of migraines. Those who drank three or more caffeinated beverages in a day had greater odds of developing a migrai...
01:00, 08/10/2019

4 Your Health: Measles outbreak continues to grow in U.S. (NBC News)- The measles outbreak in the United States continues to grow. As of last Thursday, the number of cases reached 1,241, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s seven cases more than the previous week. Cases...
05:34, 09/10/2019

S&P 500, Dow climb as health insurers, financials gain The Dow and S&P 500 rose on Thursday to close at record highs as health insurers gained after the Trump administration scrapped a plan designed to rein in prescription drug prices, while financial shares climbed with bond yields....
07:00, 07/12/2019

Rajasthan To Enact "Right To Health" Law Soon: Ashok Gehlot Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot today said his government will soon enact a law on "right to heath" to ensure good health services to everyone in the state....
02:51, 06/03/2019

4 Your Health: Birth rates lowest in U.S. in 32 years Fewer babies were born in America in 2018. New government data shows there were roughly 3.7 million births in 2018. According to the Centers For Disease Control, that is the lowest total in 32 years. This year’s total is down two percent from l...
19:34, 05/15/2019

John Delaney on Universal Health Care Mr. Delaney, a former congressman from Maryland, argues his proposal would guarantee universal coverage without forcing people to use a government health plan....
04:00, 06/27/2019

Zika Is Still a Threat. Here Is What Public Health Experts Know. The mosquito-transmitted virus, which can cause severe birth defects, faded after 2016, but it’s still circulating and has now spread to other countries....
20:34, 07/02/2019

4 Your Health: Vanity products dangerous to children Vanity products may put young children at risk. NBC News Many of the products we use to look and smell better may be putting young children at risk. A new study from Nationwide Children’s Hospital reveals injuries involving personal care produc...
20:34, 06/17/2019

Why do one in five home health aides live in poverty? Employment in the healthcare industry is projected to grow, but women – particularly women of color – are being left behind“One of the biggest challenges is explaining that you are not a maid. That your job is not to clean up after everyone,” said Ma...
07:53, 09/19/2019

These are the top five trends shaping the future of digital health BIIThe healthcare industry is in a state of disruption. Digital solutions are becoming a necessary part of the new global standard of care for patients and regulation is being fast-tracked to catch up to digital health innovation. These rapid changes...
16:34, 05/01/2019

It’s a huge problem that most health apps are created by men — here’s how to fix that All shades of pink, flowery patterns, dolls, and miniature kitchens — if you’re a woman, you’ll most likely have had all these and more imposed upon you since early childhood. The stereotypes about women, which in most cases come from men, can be har...
01:17, 09/02/2019

Jared Lorenzen Promoting Health And Wellness LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Former UK and NFL quarterback, Jared Lorenzen, returned to Lexington this weekend. He has teamed up with the “Now Let’s Get Fit” Foundation to help combat obesity through a health and wellness tour. T...
06:34, 05/20/2019

Canadian health care stuck in the ’60s, expert says When medicare was first conceived, the Canadian government decided to limit services outside of hospitals and doctors' offices. Now, experts are saying the system needs a revamp....
12:00, 05/13/2019

Are You Dying? Ask Two Doctors Your Health Questions at 1 PM EDT [Update: Over] It’s that time again, chickadees: Time to ask all those questions about your health that you’ve been putting off (or let’s be honest, forgetting) for months now....
20:18, 08/13/2019

How religious experiences may benefit mental health New research examines the psychological effects of having deep religious or mystical experiences, whether they are induced by psychedelic drugs or not....
19:17, 04/29/2019

4 Your Health: Artificial intelligence diagnosing cancer A new computer program has a success rate of over 90 percent detecting cancer. Artificial intelligence may be able to detect lung cancer before radiologists. Scientists from Northwestern University and Google trained their computer system to assess l...
20:51, 05/21/2019

Health warnings on individual cigarettes may cut smoking What if health warnings about the dangers of smoking were on individual cigarettes? Young smokers view these images as unpleasant, uninviting and depressing, which suggests they would be effective....
00:17, 08/31/2019

This is how much time moms worry about their baby’s health Moms spend over 1,400 hours worrying about their baby’s health in the first year – that’s over eight weeks of nothing but concern, according to a new survey. During that time, on average, a mom conducts 330 Google or internet searches about her baby’...
09:34, 07/16/2019

4 Your Health: Reducing impulsive behavior in children Many patients are not being honest with their doctor. Researchers studied the survey responses from over 4,500 people. Roughly half said they did not tell their doctor if they were experiencing life-threatening issues. This included being a sexual as...
04:51, 08/15/2019

Cities Are Saying No to 5G, Citing Health, Aesthetics---and FCC Bullying Many U.S. municipalities are trying to bar new 5G cell sites from residential areas—in many cases citing health worries unsupported by scientific evidence—and causing clashes with telecoms and federal authorities....
22:17, 08/26/2019

4 Your Health: Eating red meat may cost years A new study claims red meat may shorten lives. Adding more red meat to your diet could affect how long you live. That’s according to a new study from Harvard University. Researchers tracked the diets of 81,000 adults over an eight year period. ...
21:17, 06/13/2019

Gamers risk health in bid to be eSports millionaires A record $33.5 million is up for grabs but professional eSports players like those competing in The International in Shanghai this week pay a physical price with deteriorating eyesight, digestive problems and wrist and hand damage.    ...
00:34, 08/21/2019

Why Sanders and Biden Are Sparring Over Health Care “Unfortunately, he is sounding like Donald Trump,” Senator Bernie Sanders said of Joe Biden, as the two Democratic candidates spar over one of the most important issues in the 2020 election....
19:34, 07/18/2019

Retiring this year? How much you'll need for health-care costs A 65-year-old couple in good health could shell out close to $390,000 in medical expenses, according to HealthView Services. Here's why the bill is so high....
19:17, 07/18/2019

4 Your Health: Alarming news about mortality in America The number of Americans dying from alcohol, drugs and suicide has reached an all time high. Those revelations coming from the Commonwealth Fund after it released its yearly scorecard on health performance in each state. It shows drug overdose deaths ...
02:34, 06/13/2019

There Are Approximately 27.5 Million People in the U.S. Without Health Insurance The segment of the U.S. population without health insurance increased in 2018, according to an annual report from the Census Bureau released Tuesday. It’s the first time in a decade that this number has grown....
06:17, 09/11/2019

Beware the hidden health hazards at your July 4 BBQ Your Fourth of July cookout could be crawling with hidden health dangers. From your picnic table to your pool, Dr. Lawrence Phillips, cardiologist and assistant professor of medicine at NYU Langone Health, and Dr. Robert Segal, founder of Medical Off...
08:00, 07/02/2019

Apple Is Launching Three New Health Studies, and You Can Participate Today, Apple announced that they are launching three new health studies, and that you’ll be able to sign up via a forthcoming Research app....
01:34, 09/11/2019

Merkel’s Health Intensifies Debate Over Her Succession When the German leader was seen shaking in public twice in a matter of days, it was largely played down. Then she powered her way through a grueling week of travel and meetings....
23:17, 07/02/2019

4 Your Health: CDC statistics on vaping-related illnesses (NBC News)- Federal health officials have revised the number of cases of vaping-related illnesses. According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are 380 confirmed and probable cases of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarettes in 36 states a...
00:51, 09/14/2019

4 Your Health: Whole body MRI’s good weapon against cancer Whole body MRI’s may allow cancer patients to be treated more quickly. Whole body MRI’s could help reduce the time it takes to determine the stage of certain cancers. British researchers tracked 500 patients recently diagnosed with colore...
21:01, 05/10/2019

Cities Are Saying 'No' to 5G, Citing Health, Aesthetics---and FCC Bullying Many U.S. municipalities are trying to bar new 5G cell sites from residential areas—in many cases citing health worries unsupported by scientific evidence—and causing clashes with telecoms and federal authorities....
06:17, 08/26/2019

More evidence links dog ownership to better heart health (Reuters Health) - No one can say if it's the walks or the unconditional love, but there's something about owning a dog that goes hand in hand with better heart health, suggests a study in eastern Europe....
03:34, 09/14/2019

Human toe cocktail is more than ‘disgusting’ — it’s a health risk, says doc Talk about toe-tal recoil. To drink this classic Canadian cocktail, you’ll need a strong stomach — and immune system. Since 1973, the Yukon’s Downtown Hotel has been serving up the legendary Sourtoe, a whiskey shot garnished with a dehydrated h...
00:00, 06/15/2019

4 Your Health: Karate helping Parkinson’s patients NBC News- As people living with Parkinson’s disease start having tremors, moving more slowly and losing their balance, it can be frustrating and isolating. But some patents are now finding the help they need at an unexpected place, a karate doj...
19:34, 06/03/2019

Let’s get something straight about the panic over vaping and lung health Vaping has been taking over headlines in recent weeks, and for all the worst reasons. The smoking alternative has been linked to lung issues in dozens of hospitalized patients and health officials are investigating what may be hundreds of related cas...
15:51, 08/31/2019

CVS to expand health hubs to 1,500 stores by end of 2021 CVS Health Corp said it will offer expanded health services such as nutrition counseling and blood pressure screenings in 1,500 stores by the end of 2021, following through on plans announced during the pharmacy chain's 2018 acquisition of health ins...
12:51, 06/04/2019

Cutting just 300 calories a day can significantly benefit your health Cutting out the calorie equivalent of a bagel, slice of pizza, side of fries or six Oreo cookies a day can pay off for your heart health and your waistline....
19:51, 07/16/2019

Obesity in Africa: A looming health catastrophe There is a silent epidemic sweeping through Africa and it’s worse than HIV. Out of the 20 fastest rising countries with obesity, nearly half of them are in Africa. The health burden on the continent is rising....
11:34, 09/12/2019

4 Your Health: Beta blockers helping A-Fib patients Betas blockers may help people with A-Fib. People prone to stress related heart arrhythmias may benefit from taking beta blockers. A new Yale University study tracked nearly 200 patients who recorded their emotions just before an episode of atrial fi...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Israel's MyHeritage expands DNA testing to health Israel's MyHeritage, a service for family history and DNA testing, said on Monday it was launching a test that provides comprehensive health reports to consumers....
15:17, 05/20/2019

Cutting 300 Calories a Day Shows Health Benefits Calorie restriction led to weight loss, lower cholesterol and less inflammation. Whether it extends life span and wards off disease long-term remains unproven....
11:34, 07/16/2019

What Would Giving Health Care to Undocumented Immigrants Mean? Nearly every Democrat running for president supports the idea, a sharp change from even a few years ago. Here’s a look at the policy behind the politics....
01:17, 07/04/2019

| Tunisians seek 'transparency' on president's health Tunisian politicians and social media users called Monday for transparency on President Beji Caid Essebsi's health after he was hospitalised last week with a "serious illness"....
17:00, 07/02/2019

Politicians admit mental health struggles Presidential candidate Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., recently delivered confessions that are rare for members of Congress: They once struggled with and were treated for mental health conditions, he for post-traumatic stres...
06:51, 06/14/2019

NYT: Russia is attacking 5G with health disinformation campaigns An explosive report suggests that Russia is behind a series of media attacks on 5G, stirring health doubts in an effort to delay rollouts by foreign rivals.Read More...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Dig for victory: how archaeology can help veterans' mental health Volunteers at Strata Florida Abbey in Wales find they enjoy the work and camaraderieScrabbling around on hands and knees in a muddy trench surrounded by the misty mountains of mid Wales may not be everyone’s idea of a fun way to while away the last d...
15:17, 08/24/2019

4 Your Health: More young people having heart failure More young adults are having heart failure. More younger adults are dying from heart failure. That’s according to a new study from Northwestern University. It shows despite many advances in treatment deaths from heart failure have increased sin...
19:00, 05/07/2019

UN: ex-German president resigned UN job for health reasons UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. says former German President Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general’s personal envoy for the disputed Western Sahara for health reasons. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric says Secretary-Ge...
00:51, 05/23/2019

‘I broke down’: new law will let students take mental health days Move aims to change the culture surrounding mental health at a time when suicide is the second leading cause for death among 15-to-34 year oldsOn a Saturday evening at the beginning of her senior year in high school in north-western Oregon, Lori Ridd...
04:17, 08/27/2019

The microbes in your body might predict your future health We share our bodies with trillions of microbes that are critical to staying healthy, but now scientists are getting a much-needed close look at how those bugs can get out of whack and spur disease. One lesson: A single test to see what gut bacteria y...
23:51, 05/30/2019

6 ground rules for health tech startups Strict regulation, complex systems, and long times to market all make health tech a challenging field for startups. Here's how you can you beat the odds.Read More...
21:34, 07/07/2019

Why Health Care Is Central To The UAW Vs. GM Strike Battle Updates on the UAW vs. GM strike battle, who’s going electric, and bad news for European auto sales. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Wednesday, September 18, 2019....
17:17, 09/18/2019

Lebanon health minister says no concerns over sanctions BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s health minister, who was appointed by the country’s Hezbollah group, says he has “overcome” U.S. concerns that his ministry’s funds could go to the militant group by gaining public trust and ensur...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Germany’s Merkel fends off worries about her health German Chancellor Angela Merkel is fending off worries about her health, saying that she has a personal interest in staying healthy and having a life after politics....
14:34, 07/19/2019

‘Medicare for All’ Is Hammering Health Care Stocks. For Now. The popularity of proposals for a government-run, single-payer system among Democratic presidential candidates has hurt health care stocks, despite their strong earnings....
18:51, 05/22/2019

4 Your Health: School children are losing weight Preschoolers on the WIC food program are losing weight. NBC News Obesity rates for preschoolers on government food programs have dropped. That is according to a new CDC study that included over 12 million young children. Roughly 14 percent of kids in...
23:17, 06/19/2019

4 Your Health: Healthy lifestyles that help prevent dementia Healthy lifestyles can help prevent dementia. Leading a healthy lifestyle is the most effective way to prevent dementia. New research shows people who make healthy choices like a good diet, exercise, not smoking, light alcohol use and cognitive stimu...
19:34, 07/15/2019

Is Our Obsession with Health Data Making Us Crazy? When Bri Cawsey started wearing a Fitbit, she thought it was simply a “really cool tool” for charting her runs. Slowly but surely, however, the British Columbia-based strength and conditioning coach began tracking everything—calorie...
22:51, 05/30/2019

Japanese women call for ban on mandatory high heels at work Thousands of people have backed a campaign in Japan calling for the government to ban workplaces from including high heels in their mandatory dress codes for women. ...
17:51, 06/04/2019

Hundreds of Google employees call for company to avoid work with ICE and CBP The petition demands Google not provide services to ICE or U.S. Customs and Border Protection until they "stop engaging in human rights abuses.”       ...
07:17, 08/16/2019

Livongo is going public as the 3-year digital health IPO drought comes to an end Livongo Digital health company Livongo is set to start trading Thursday under the ticker "LVGO." The company priced its shares at $28 apiece late Wednesday. Livongo is selling about 12.7 million shares, raising $355 million. The IPO values the comp...
13:51, 07/25/2019

Gun Gun Pixies Is A Silly Erotic Game With A Serious Message About Your Health Gun Gun Pixies for the Nintendo Switch and PC is a third-person shooter-platformer about a pair of miniature aliens learning about human behavior by infiltrating a women’s dorm. It’s silly. It’s racy. There are panty shots galore and lots of censored...
05:00, 09/10/2019

Magic mushrooms for better health? Psychedelic drugs are having a moment across US Proponents say psychedelics from magic mushrooms hold mental health benefits, but doctors remain cautious.        ...
04:51, 08/25/2019

4 Your Health: City parks bring happiness to visitors There are new recommendations about which women should undergo testing for the breast cancer gene. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says all women with a history of breast or ovarian cancer should be assessed for increased risk of BRCA gene mu...
14:34, 08/21/2019

Over 1,200 health experts say pharmacare should be in federal election platforms They say comprehensive public medication programs have improved access and reduced costs everywhere they've been implemented and want to keep national pharmacare in Canada from becoming a partisan issue....
07:17, 08/16/2019

Smoke, Drink and Eat What You Want, Norway’s Public Health Minister Says The new minister, from a right-wing, anti-immigration party, told an interviewer that people knew what was healthy and she would not be the “moral police.”...
14:51, 05/10/2019

Your Fake Email Isn't Keeping Your Health App Data Private Apps that store sensitive health data aren’t rare anymore. Besides the apps from my actual health providers (which have to comply with HIPAA laws), I’ve used apps that track my weight, my fitness habits, my mental health, my periods, and more. In man...
02:17, 05/18/2019

'Like a sunburn on your lungs': how does the climate crisis impact health? Children, pregnant people and the elderly are the most at risk from extreme weather and heat – but the impact is already felt across every specialty of medicineThe climate crisis is making people sicker – worsening illnesses ranging from seasonal all...
12:51, 09/16/2019

Health Secretary Hancock joins race to succeed UK’s May LONDON (AP) — The race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May hasn’t officially begun — but the field of contenders is quickly growing. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Saturday he is seeking to replace May, joining several others who have ann...
12:34, 05/25/2019

UPS drivers face health risks in trucks without air conditioning TUCSON – It’s happening all over the United States. UPS trucks are not being air-conditioned, and for some drivers this is causing heat related illnesses. NBC found over 100 reports across 23 states of UPS employees being admitted to the...
03:51, 07/20/2019

Digital health start-up Livongo files to go public Livongo got its start in 2012 with an offering that included glucose monitors and test strips for people with diabetes. It has subsequently expanded its scope to other medical conditions, including behavioral health and weight loss....
15:51, 06/28/2019

A Friendly Reminder That a Lot of Instagram Health Advice Is Garbage There’s bullshit health advice everywhere, but you’d hope that when you follow someone on Insta who looks legit—lots of followers, blue checkmark, solid-looking advice on a blog—you’d get the good stuff. Unfortunately, there’s still a lot of crap out...
17:51, 05/06/2019

$9M grant will target mental health in Kentucky schools FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Three Kentucky school districts are sharing a $9 million federal grant aimed at increasing awareness of mental health issues. The grant will provide resources for public school districts in Bullitt, Henderson and Warren County f...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Mental health exam set for man charged in newspaper attack ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A judge has ordered a mental health evaluation for the man charged with fatally shooting five people at a Maryland newspaper. Judge Laura Ripken, in court papers filed Tuesday, ordered that Jarrod Ramos receive the evaluation at...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same as every other German citizen, says Felix Steiner....
03:17, 07/14/2019

Pray Tell has a health scare in a loud, lively Pose Pose loves to put on a show. The series is, in a very broad and maybe boring sense, about the act of performing in general—beyond the balls that make up the backbone of the characters’ lives, complete with their performing categories and inherent spe...
16:17, 07/24/2019

Encompass Health to pay $48 mln to resolve False Claims Act allegations -U.S. DOJ Encompass Health Corp has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday....
18:17, 06/28/2019

Australia's opposition leader campaigns on health, climate Australia's opposition party officially has launched its election campaign, putting health care and climate change at the forefront of its bid for election within two weeks....
10:34, 05/05/2019

Apple continues health push with three new medical studies Three new studies, available on the Research app later this fall, will explore new areas of medical research. [credit: Apple ] Apple announ...
01:34, 09/11/2019

4 Your Health: Obesity rates in America hit all-time high (NBC News)- A tentative settlement has been reached in lawsuits filed against oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma. The maker of the opioid drug has reached a deal that would resolve thousands of lawsuits brought by municipal and state governments. The pen...
16:51, 09/13/2019

Ric Flair recovering from surgery after surviving health scare Ric Flair will be continuing to style and profile. The 70-year-old wrestling legend is in the recovery room after a successful surgery on Monday, according to TMZ. “Doctors said the procedure was a success,” his wife, Wendy Barlow, told t...
03:34, 05/21/2019

Facebook is trying to stop spread of bogus health claims Facebook announced Tuesday that it has changed its algorithm to curb the circulation of “misleading health content,” following reports that the platform is riddled with phony cancer cures. In a blog post, the company says it has tweaked i...
01:00, 07/03/2019

NYT: 5G health fears stem from inaccurate, debunked claims Next-generation wireless network rollouts have been delayed in some cities by health concerns based entirely upon junk science, according to a new report.Read More...
18:34, 07/17/2019

Angela Merkel says she is in good health after third shaking bout German chancellor began trembling at reception for Finnish prime ministerAngela Merkel has insisted she is in good health after experiencing a third bout of shaking in as many weeks at a public event in Berlin.The German chancellor was seen trembling...
01:51, 07/11/2019

German health insurers urged to end homeopathy refunds The head of the main doctors' association and the SPD's health specialist have called for an end to refunds for homeopathy treatments in Germany. Their calls follow a similar move in France....
12:34, 07/11/2019

Health impact from smoke on the rise as wildfires get worse BILLINGS, Mont. — Climate change in the Western US means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will sweep across the continent to affect tens of millions of people and cause a spike in premature deaths. T...
23:17, 06/25/2019

Wildfire smoke health impact expected to spread More intense and frequent wildfires in the U.S. means more lung-damaging smoke that researchers say could affect tens of millions of people. One study estimates the number of deaths from chronic exposure to smoke will double in coming decades. (June ...
09:17, 06/25/2019

Doctors couldn't diagnose my mental health problems. But then they saw my art I was sectioned until painting changed my life. Now I want to help other people heal through embracing their artistic sideI spent nearly 20 years of my life mentally unwell, detained in various psychiatric hospitals while doctors argued about what wa...
15:51, 07/11/2019

US Democratic debate rivals slug it out over health care Democratic Party candidates vying to take on Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election thrashed out their differences. Front-runner Joe Biden came out fighting amid criticism his policies were too moderate....
15:34, 09/13/2019

Apple offers tool for diabetics that integrates with its Health app Apple has long been rumored to be working on a way for the Apple Watch to noninvasively monitor the blood glucose levels of its users. This reading is used by diabetics to determine how much insulin they need to take before eating and usually require...
06:00, 06/28/2019

WHO declares Ebola outbreak is international health emergency The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo to be a "public health emergency of international concern", saying the recent risk of its spread in the city of Goma and into Uganda had increased the threat....
22:51, 07/17/2019

Forget Health Tracking Apps—Use Google Calendar There are a lot of apps out there to track your period, your mental health ups and downs, and more. But the simplest way to keep track of what’s going on with your body is just to create a calendar (in Google Calendar or wherever you keep your appoin...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Health funding gap means 1,700 in Gaza may face amputations: U.N. A lack of health funding in Gaza means 1,700 people shot by Israeli security forces may have to have amputations in the next two years, Jamie McGoldrick, the U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator for occupied Palestinian territory, told reporters on Wednesda...
20:00, 05/08/2019

‘I broke down’: New Oregon law will let students take mental health days Move aims to change the culture surrounding mental health at a time when suicide is the second leading cause for death among 15-to-34 year oldsOn a Saturday evening at the beginning of her senior year in high school in north-western Oregon, Lori Ridd...
10:51, 08/26/2019

Amazon Echo speakers now provide health advice from the NHS You can now ask your Amazon Echo device for health advice and Alexa will give you an answer based on information from NHS Choices, which the Department for Health in England hopes will reduce strain on NHS services.Previously, Alexa had pulled inform...
11:34, 07/10/2019

4 Your Health: The women at highest risk of deadly cancer Certain women are more at risk of a deadly form of breast cancer. Certain women may face a higher risk of an aggressive and hard to treat form of breast cancer. Researchers from Georgia State University looked at all breast cancer cases in the U.S. b...
19:51, 07/09/2019

Five ways to safely research your health symptoms online You need not feel shy about having looked up your condition when you go to see your GP – but neither should you turn it into an ‘internet v doctor’ face-offThere is no need for you to feel self-conscious about letting your GP know that you have resea...
21:51, 08/26/2019

Major review asks which supplements really aid mental health The largest review to date assesses supplements' potential to improve mental health symptoms and identifies which may help treat specific conditions....
07:17, 09/11/2019

Building a health-tracking wearable would be a no-brainer for Amazon Amazon is reportedly getting into the wearables space. It would help the company learn more about customers, and potentially corner the market on a demographic of older, sicker users....
19:17, 05/23/2019

Wearable tech works like a Band-Aid to monitor health Stanford researchers introduce an innovative, wearable tech device that monitors breathing, heart rate, and movements without batteries, wires, or chips....
03:51, 08/20/2019

Oregon allows students to take excused mental health days SHERWOOD, Ore. (AP) – Oregon will allow students to take “mental health days” just as they would sick days, expanding the reasons for excused school absences to include mental or behavioral health under a new law that experts say is one of the ...
00:00, 07/23/2019

British Cycling launches new mental health strategy British Cycling, criticized in the past for a 'culture of fear', announced on Wednesday a new mental health strategy that includes screening elite riders every six months....
14:00, 05/15/2019

Royce White still isn’t buying the NBA’s mental health crusade Of all the players in NBA history who have played exactly three total minutes, none have been talked about more than Royce White. After being selected in the first round of the 2012 NBA Draft, White started a national conversation on mental health in...
23:17, 07/12/2019

4 Your Health: Severe lung disease linked to vaping Reports of severe lung disease linked to vaping continue to rise. According to the CDC, there are 153 possible cases reported in 16 states. No deaths have been reported, but some patients have required ongoing mechanical breathing assistance. The ill...
06:51, 08/23/2019

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and children....
15:00, 05/21/2019

Health agreements will benefit thousands in Cochise County COCHISE COUNTY- The Arizona Department of Health Services has renewed an agreement with Cochise Health and Social Services for $583,700, which will go to the Women’s, Infants and Children (WIC) Services. $63,824 is awarded the Breastfeeding Pee...
09:51, 09/11/2019

The Latest: California also suing over Trump health rule NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on states suing the Trump administration over a rule allowing medical providers to cite religious beliefs in declining to perform abortions (all times local): 4:30 p.m. California has joined nearly two dozen states and muni...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Microplastic pollution is everywhere, but not necessarily a risk to human health Tiny plastic particles known as microplastics are “everywhere – including in our drinking-water”, but they are not necessarily a risk to human health, UN experts said on Thursday....
07:34, 08/22/2019

Oregon approves ‘mental health days’ for students Oregon students will be allowed to take “mental health days” off from school, just as they would sick days, under a new bill signed by the governor. The bill would allow excused school absences for mental or behavioral health and is a victory for you...
11:34, 07/22/2019

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled efforts to contain the second largest ever outbreak of the deadly virus, the health ministry said....
18:34, 07/15/2019

Congo health minister resigns over Ebola snub Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to contain the spreading epidemic....
19:34, 07/22/2019

Tejashwi Yadav Surfaces After Nearly 3 Weeks With A Health Update Bihar politician Tejashwi Yadav, not seen for nearly three weeks at a time Bihar has witnessed over 160 deaths due to the outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, showed up on Twitter today to explain......
09:34, 06/29/2019

Corbyn rubbishes 'civil service' claims about his health Jeremy Corbyn has angrily questioned the neutrality of the civil service after officials reportedly told a newspaper he was "too frail" to become prime minister....
02:34, 06/30/2019

More Americans Went Without Health Insurance Last Year. It’s the First Increase in Almost a Decade (WASHINGTON) — The proportion of Americans without health insurance edged up in 2018 — the first increase in nearly a decade after coverage had significantly increased under President Barack Obama’s health care law. The Census Burea...
20:51, 09/10/2019

Are strangers' mental health 'recovery narratives' helpful? Are other people's stories of strife and recovery helpful for mental health healing processes? The answer is 'mostly yes,' though there are some dangers....
18:51, 05/07/2019

House scheduled to pass 9/11 health bill on Friday WASHINGTON – The 9/11 first responders health bill will get a full House vote Friday – and is expected to pass overwhelmingly. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) announced the scheduled vote Tuesday via tweet. “The heroes who ran i...
01:17, 07/10/2019

Most health care industry profits go to drug companies Big Pharma eats up a lion’s share of health care industry profits, according to new first-quarter financial reports — and its dominance has implications for Americans struggling to pay for prescription drugs. More than half of total industry profits ...
23:34, 05/13/2019

Inside the vaping health crisis that’s gripping New York St. John’s University student Taylor Healey was puffing on an e-cigarette one night in February when she suddenly became violently ill. Healey, 21, said she’d taken between 25 and 35 puffs of a mint-flavored Juul pod while hanging out with frie...
16:35, 09/16/2019

Democrat Harris clarifies: she won't ban private health insurance U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris was forced to clarify her position on private health insurance again on Friday, an unwelcome distraction from a standout debate performance that her campaign said drew a surge of financial contribu...
02:00, 06/29/2019

NYPD’s mental health emergency: What’s behind the suicide numbers The NYPD is facing a mental health emergency after its ninth officer this year died by suicide. For ex-cop and suicide survivor Chris Prochut, the crisis highlights a chronic issue in the force. “New York City cops — they’ll hold it together right to...
07:51, 08/20/2019

Is air pollution causing mental health conditions like depression? Evidence is growing that air pollution is linked to mental health conditions. But it's not clear yet how - and if - pollution may be affecting our brains....
21:34, 08/20/2019

4 Your Health: Family life impacts kids with Asthma News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde shares the latest health news in Thurday’s 4 Your Health. Watch the video below to learn more....
05:51, 07/19/2019

Analysis: immigration, health care dominate debate On a debate stage in Miami where a surprising amount of Spanish was spoken, Democrats blistered the White House for the deaths of a migrant father and his daughter whose drowned bodies were seen in searing photographs. (June 27)    &#...
09:17, 06/27/2019

Health-Insurance Consumers to Get $743 Million in Rebates Under ACA Rule Health insurers are expected to pay out a record $743 million to consumers this month under an Affordable Care Act rule that requires refunds if the companies don’t spend a big enough share of premium dollars on health care....
23:18, 09/10/2019

Buffett: 'No guarantee of success' with Haven health venture Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway teamed up with Jeff Bezos' Amazon and Jamie Dimon's J.P. Morgan last year to create a not-for-profit health venture aimed at cutting costs and improving services for their employees....
21:51, 05/06/2019

A.I. can improve health care in China, says Ping An Technology CEO Ping An Technology has developed AI-powered services that it claims can predict chronic illnesses and infectious diseases with high accuracy as well as scan medical images for abnormalities....
09:51, 07/09/2019

Bahamas hit with mental health concerns in aftermath of Dorian HIGH ROCK, Bahamas — One woman and her husband huddled on top of a bedroom dresser for two days, surrounded by floodwaters. Another man sat in his wheelchair for nearly 48 hours in water up to his chest, alone in his home. A third rescued a friend wh...
18:51, 09/16/2019

Ex-home health worker ordered to pay $89K to theft victims WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former Kansas home health worker who was convicted of stealing jewelry and money from elderly clients has been ordered to pay $89,000 in restitution. Thirty-three-year-old Dawn Becker also was placed on probation for five years...
18:17, 05/09/2019

Britain's national health service teams up with Amazon Britain's National Health Service is teaming up with Amazon to provide health information through the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, the government said https://www.gov.uk/government/news/nhs-health-information-available-through-amazon-s-alexa o...
10:00, 07/10/2019

Health panel: Millions of US kids should get hepatitis shot ATLANTA (AP) — A scientific panel is recommending that millions of U.S. kids get vaccinated against hepatitis A. Thirteen years ago, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended hepatitis A shots for all U.S. children at age 1. On Thu...
21:17, 06/27/2019

Cutting Calories May Improve Your Health Even If You’re Not Trying to Lose Weight Calorie restriction is typically associated with weight loss. But a growing body of research suggests a lower-calorie diet may bring a range of other health benefits, even for those who aren’t trying to drop pounds. The latest study, published ...
21:34, 07/12/2019

Artificial intelligence-enabled EKG could predict overall health status Artificial intelligence may be able to use EKG data to determine gender, physiologic age and provide a measure of bodily function and overall health status, according to a newly published paper....
20:17, 08/27/2019

4 Your Health: Increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde has the latest health findings. Watch the video below to learn more....
02:51, 07/23/2019

4 Your Health: Opioids for ankle sprain not good medicine Guidelines do not recommend prescribing opioids for an ankle sprain. Opioids are often prescribed for ankle sprains despite guidelines against their use. Researchers from the University Of Michigan looked at nearly 600,000 people treated for a sprain...
19:51, 07/09/2019

Toxic caterpillars spark health scare across Germany People suffer rashes and breathing difficulties as warm weather brings infestationMarauding caterpillars with toxic hairs have brought parts of Germany to a standstill, leading to closures of swimming pools, restaurants, public parks and sections of ...
19:17, 07/05/2019

Global Health: Gilead Will Donate Truvada to U.S. for H.I.V. Prevention The manufacturer will provide enough of the drug to supply 200,000 patients annually for more than a decade. Critics said it would not be enough to end the AIDS epidemic and questioned the company’s motives....
03:00, 05/10/2019

Are Paint Fumes a Health Concern? Here’s What the Latest Science Says If you’re one of the many homeowners considering using this summer to repaint your house or apartment, you might have been concerned to hear that, according to a just-published study in the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine, women e...
19:00, 07/05/2019

Mental health has ‘worsened’ over the past year despite ThriveNYC The $560 million in taxpayer money spent on First Lady Chirlane McCray’s ThriveNYC program hasn’t adequately addressed the need for mental-health services in the city — which actually “worsened” over the past year, The Post has learned. The bombshell...
07:51, 05/09/2019

Goalie using platform to drive conversation about mental health Robin Lehner opened up about his struggles in an effort to lessen the stigma associated with mental illness, and his message resonated beyond the hockey world....
00:18, 09/17/2019

Strategies: ‘Medicare for All’ Is Hammering Health Care Stocks. For Now. The popularity of proposals for a government-run, single-payer system among Democratic presidential candidates has hurt health care stocks, despite their strong earnings....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Dan Patrick reveals frightening and complicated health battle Dan Patrick believes he’s on the other side. And he’s ready to talk about the daily horrors he’s dealt with for seven years. The host of the syndicated “Dan Patrick Show” revealed a health battle that began with extreme ...
22:51, 05/02/2019

Singapore ahead in use of digital health records, but behind in AI for diagnosis Some 89 percent of healthcare professionals in Singapore use digital data records, ahead of their peers in Australia and India, but are behind countries such as China and Saudi Arabia in tapping artificial intelligence to improve the accuracy of thei...
09:17, 06/19/2019

ThriveNYC skips hearing on police mental health The embattled ThriveNYC mental health program missed a hearing on how to combat cop suicides amidst a spike in deaths this year, according to a city councilman. “I anticipated asking ThriveNYC some questions I just didn’t think the toughest would be ...
01:00, 09/18/2019

The pioneering podcast that's breaking the silence on women's health From IVF to miscarriage, the podcast She Says She's Fine wants women to share their intimate secrets and get informed about sexual and reproductive health...
11:51, 06/22/2019

Health officials say Ebola cure near with 2 new Congo treatments Medical officials believe they're so close to a cure for Ebola that they've stopped a drug trial to give Congo patients two new treatments, which they say have shown remarkable effectiveness killing the virus....
00:17, 08/14/2019

Top 5 Healthcare Startups & Digital Health Tech Disruptors Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improved delivery of healthcare and lower costs. Tech startups are leading the way by seizing opportunities...
07:17, 06/22/2019

U.S. health officials report 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 981 in the worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
18:51, 06/03/2019

Kim Kardashian Reflects on Her Journey With Psoriasis and New Health Scare Kim Kardashian is opening up about her battle with autoimmune diseases, old and new, and hopes her story can help people like her. The 38-year-old Keeping Up With the Kardashians star has......
02:36, 09/20/2019

4 Your Health: Dramatic increase in young adults vaping (NBC News)- Exercising may slow down the effects of Alzheimer’s disease in high-risk patients. Researchers compared the cognitive function and brain volume between two groups of older adults with memory issues. Those who did aerobic exercises s...
02:52, 09/18/2019

Merkel: Feeling better after shaking raised health questions German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she's doing fine, a day after concerns over her health were raised when she appeared unsteady and visibly shaking while meeting the Ukrainian president outside her Berlin office....
18:00, 06/19/2019

Opko Health says over 400,000 customers likely affected by data breach Opko Health Inc on Thursday said it was notified by its former billing collections vendor about unauthorized access to information on nearly 422,600 customers, making it the third healthcare company to be affected by the incident....
17:51, 06/06/2019

‘They’re all fighting him’: Trump aides spar with health secretary With health care poised to play a crucial role in the 2020 election, infighting within the Trump administration threatens to derail some of the president’s most prominent pledges to voters....
08:34, 06/19/2019

'Miracle Mineral Solution' Is Not a Health Treatment—It's Bleach You wouldn’t think we’d need the FDA to tell us not to drink bleach, but here’s the world we live in: if you try to look up alternative treatments for cancer or autism, sooner or later you’ll likely hear about a “Miracle Mineral Solution.”...
09:51, 08/15/2019

Muscle-building protein shakes may threaten health A recent study in mice warns that 'overloading' on the amino acids that popular protein shakes contain may lead to health problems and shorten lifespan....
11:34, 05/03/2019

California lawmakers agree to health benefits for immigrants SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will become the first state in the country to pay for some adults living in the country illegally to have full health benefits as the solidly liberal state continues to distance itself from President Donald Trump&...
03:17, 06/10/2019