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Feb 15 2019

Trump to declare national emergency to fund wall: White House

The border bill passed by Congress Thursday night would provide $1.37 billion in new money to help build 55 miles (88.5 km) of new physical barriers on the border. Earl...

Feb 08 2019

Measles cases confirmed in northwest Harris County

The Houston outbreak comes as new cases of measles are being confirmed in Washington state on a daily basis, and other cases have been confirmed in Oregon, Georgia,...

Feb 08 2019

OR governor urges vaccines as measles cases grow to 55

Kate Brown urged residents to get vaccinated Thursday as public health officials in OR and Washington reported a combined 56 confirmed cases of measles . The secretary g...

Jan 12 2019

New York City Offers Health Care to Uninsured, Including Illegal Aliens - Mayor

The plan will provide health care to the almost 600,000 New Yorkers now using the ER as a primary provider, according to de Blasio. "Through our own public option and a...

Jan 10 2019

Providence hospitals taking precautions after uptick in flu cases

Since September, Ottawa Public Health has recorded 77 lab-confirmed cases of the flu , similar to the amount seen at the same time previous year. Residents should also...

Jan 07 2019

Global stocks soar on dovish Fed, strong USA jobs data

Powell triggered an additional surge in the markets after he walked back the comment made in December that shook up investors and made him sound like his sole mission w...

Jan 05 2019

Wisconsin Department of Health Services says flu activity is rising

Caitlin Pedati. Flu season has officially begun. "Also keep in mind to cover your cough and avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth because germs are spread this way...

Dec 15 2018

RIP Obamacare? Federal judge strikes down Affordable Care Act as ‘unconstitutional’

District Judge Reed O'Connor in Fort Worth is nearly guaranteed to go to the Supreme Court . The case is expected to be appealed and eventually reach the Supreme Court...

Dec 05 2018

'Mission complete': Sully the service dog to accompany Bush one last time

With Trump due to attend the funeral of President Bush, the nation can expect the Bush family to show "kindness and class" to Trump when he attends the service, according...

Dec 03 2018

Chinese scientist pauses 'gene-edited baby' trial after outcry

Dr Xu had said earlier that Chinese regulations issued in 2003 permitted gene-editing experiments on embryos for research purposes, but only if they remained viable for...

Dec 01 2018

Amazon Takes on Unstructured EHR Data with Machine Learning, NLP

I think that virtually every application over time will be using these machine learning services". The hybrid concept is one that AWS' top rival has already embraced....

Nov 30 2018

China orders halt to baby gene-editing activities

His revelations have sparked a robust debate over the ethical boundaries of genetic editing and prompted calls for stricter regulation amid fears that the world could be ...

Oct 15 2018

Selena Gomez receiving mental health treatment

She was reportedly taken to the hospital and discharged a few days later, but she had to be re-admitted last week because of her low white blood cell count. She said, "...

Oct 12 2018

Five children in Washington state stricken with limb paralysis; health officials investigating

A few states, including Texas, have reported a rare polio-like illness in children and the CDC is paying attention. Acute flaccid myelitis appears to be caused m...

Oct 10 2018

Mental Health at work beyond Mental Health Awareness Week

It's where we spend a majority of our time, build friendships and where we make our livelihoods. While work is not always the reason someone is experiencing mental heal...

Oct 05 2018

'Women must be heard': thousands march against Kavanaugh

She also claims that girls - including herself - were gang raped at these parties, but can not say whether Kavanaugh was among the attackers. Prof Blasey Ford testifi...

Oct 01 2018

University of Texas professor wins Nobel Prize in Medicine

He then developed this concept into a new approach for treating patients. One of Carter's treatments was a drug that blocked the immune-cell "brake" studied by Honjo ....

Sep 28 2018

What Happened: Top takeaways from Kavanaugh, Ford hearing

Flake said Kavanaugh was entitled to the "presumption of innocence ... absent corroborating evidence". "I have never sexually assaulted anyone, not in high school, no...

Sep 18 2018

Low-dose aspirin doesn't extend healthy living in older people

The US Preventive Services Task Force recommends that people between the ages of 50 and 59 take low doses of aspirin to prevent cardiovascular problems and colorectal can...

Sep 05 2018

Hotel told to fix Legionella bacteria problem, notify guests

Benjamin Chan, right, sits as part of a panel of state health officials in Hampton, N.H., in August after the discovery of several cases of Legionnaire's disease . The m...