Medical

by | November 09, 2019 | 02:11

While the CDC's initial warnings included telling people to avoid "e-cigarettes", they have finally updated their message to state that by e-cigarettes they really mean vaping products, and that right now they're specifically concerned about THC vapes.

by | November 09, 2019 | 01:35

The announcement came amid continued concerns about rising levels of youth vaping and a mysterious outbreak of vaping-related lung injuries . Juul Labs will halt sales of its mint-flavored electronic cigarettes , the company announced Thursday.

by | November 08, 2019 | 01:06

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and FDA are expected to provide new rules for vaping and flavored e-cigarette cartridges any day now, but Kellyanne Conway suggested Wednesday that these offices don't have the authority to regulate vape shops, according to reporting by Bloomberg News.

by | November 07, 2019 | 00:33

Well they did. Now that the second most unpopular governor has apparently lost, the question becomes: what does this mean for Kentucky US Senator Mitch McConnell, the most unpopular senator in the country? Bevin, the first Republican governor in Kentucky to preside over unified party control of the legislature, has had a controversial and bitter tenure in office, waging war against teacher pensions and picking fights with members of his own party.

by | November 07, 2019 | 01:21

Wisconsin voters go to the polls for the state's primary on April 5. The Gallup poll said 87 percent of Democratic respondents said they want Trump impeached and removed from office. Forty-three percent of respondents in the survey approve of the job Trump is doing as president, compared to 51 percent who disapprove, on par with the numbers from the September poll.

by | November 02, 2019 | 02:01

Medicare for All would replace private health insurance, including employer-sponsored plans, with full government-sponsored coverage, and individuals would no longer have to pay premiums, deductibles, co-pays or similar out-of-pocket costs.

by | October 25, 2019 | 00:59

Biden is getting 21 percent. South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg meanwhile, is surging in the Hawkeye state surpassing Sanders for third place in the two most recent polls conducted. The fresh surveys landed as one of the race's low-polling candidates, congressman Tim Ryan of OH, announced Thursday he was dropping out of the race.

by | October 11, 2019 | 01:09

Among those who experienced symptoms, only 40% had not talked to someone at work about it, a fact the authors of the study called "promising" because it shows that conversations about mental health are "happening slightly more often for those who are facing mental health challenges".

by | October 10, 2019 | 02:07

Though the arena "attempted to pass the costs on to the Trump campaign under threat of withholding use", the campaign said in a statement , Trump's team "informed the Target Center that the U.S. This move highlights the fact that liberal Democrats can not handle the outpouring of support for President Trump, his successes in office, and his message of making America great again, and their only course of action is to silence the opposition.

by | October 05, 2019 | 01:51

The agency is now warning people to avoid use of all vaping products, especially products containing THC. Last month, the CDC advised people to stop using vaping products, or e-cigarettes, regardless of whether they contain nicotine or marijuana.

by | October 04, 2019 | 01:17

The first federal trial on the crisis, dealing with claims against the drug industry from two OH counties, is scheduled to begin later this month in Cleveland. In concert with federal prosecutors, the agency has brought civil and criminal charges against more companies and practitioners accused of fueling the opioid crisis, spokeswoman Mary Brandenberger said.

by | October 04, 2019 | 00:53

They found no evidence of tissue injury caused by a build up of lipids - fatty substances such as mineral oils. More than 800 lung injury cases have been linked to vaping during the past months, and at least 17 patients ihave died . This could be due to consumers branching out and trying new product types in the wake of the negative media attention on vaping products". More investigation into that is needed, Larsen said.

by | October 02, 2019 | 02:19

Dr Giota Mitrou, director of research at the WCRF, said the new interpretation of the research "could be putting people at risk by suggesting they can eat as much red and processed meat as they like without increasing their risk of cancer ".

by | September 29, 2019 | 02:03

Workers' rights supporters celebrated Thursday after General Motors caved to pressure and agreed to continue paying healthcare premiums for thousands of striking workers. GM immediately shifted responsibility for the health insurance to the union's strike fund. The strike has led to lay GM plants and joint ventures in OH and Ontario, Canada, not represented by the UAW.

by | September 27, 2019 | 01:59

Additionally, Amazon Care will also provide testing for sexual transmitted infections and vaccine lab work. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. In the past year, the company acquired an online pharmacy startup, Pill Pack, for US$753 mn. Lance Wilkes, an analyst at Bernstein, said in a note that Amazon is disrupting the healthcare industry in multiple ways: as an online pharmacy, by selling medical products, and as a "digital enabler of of healthcare".

by | September 22, 2019 | 01:10

In the US, 380 confirmed or probably cases in 36 states and one territory. As of September 17, there have been 530 confirmed and probable cases of lung disease associated with e-cigarette product use, or vaping , reported in 38 states and the US Virgin Islands.

by | September 22, 2019 | 01:52

One of the things we are more certain about, though, is that Alzheimer's disease is the result of many years-even several decades-of the buildup of amyloid plaques in the brain. There were an estimated 50 million people worldwide living with dementia in 2017 - a number that will nearly double every 20 years, reaching 131.5 million in 2050, it said.

by | September 22, 2019 | 02:02

Biden's campaign says it's his breadth of experience that makes him the best equipped to take on President Trump next year. TODAY'S TMJ4 talks with its Political Panel about the winners and losers in the third Democratic debate . "You have used hate, intimidation, fear, and over 12,000 lies as a way to distract from your failed policies and your broken promises". Participants included former Vice President Joe Biden , Sen.

by | September 20, 2019 | 00:47

The deaths were reported in California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota and Oregon. While numerous people who have developed lung problems reported using THC - the active ingredient in cannabis - a number have said they did not vape THC.

by | September 16, 2019 | 21:33

The Times piece by Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly, adapted from their forthcoming book, asserted that a Kavanaugh classmate, Clinton-connected nonprofit CEO Max Stier , "saw Mr. The newspaper said Sunday in an editor's note that an earlier version of its story didn't include that information. "I'm heartbroken by all who continue to support him knowing what he is".

by | September 14, 2019 | 00:31

Food and Drug Administration . Azar said the FDA would issue guidance in coming weeks meant to clamp down on the sale of nearly all flavored vaping products. "We can't allow our youth to be so effected", said President Trump. Trump's proposed plan would take all flavored e-cigarettes off the market in hopes of reducing death and contraction of lung disease.

by | September 13, 2019 | 02:00

For debate updates and analysis about the issues that matter to you, follow Spectrum News on Twitter , Facebook and Instagram . Here's a quick look at when you'll need to tune in for the debate as candidates seek the Democratic nomination .

by | September 12, 2019 | 01:01

Apple today unveiled the 5th generation Apple Watch smartwatch , which features an always-on Retina display , as well as built-in compass and global emergency calling. The Watch Series 5 comes with the industry's only low-temperature polysilicone and oxide display (LTPO), ultra-low power display driver, efficient power management integrated circuit and new ambient light sensor.

by | September 11, 2019 | 01:04

News rankings using a PowerPoint presentation, which he acknowledged using many times before, to show how Iowa stacks up to its peer institutions. The publication also recognizes Hopkins as one of the nation's top schools in terms of overall value, innovation, and economic and ethnic diversity.

by | September 06, 2019 | 07:49

That's where police say a physical assault occurred in the garage. Though searches by the state police Major Crime Squad and local and federal authorities have not yielded evidence of Jennifer Dulos herself, authorities have vowed to locate her.

by | September 02, 2019 | 02:33

His name and motive were not given. Authorities also said that the gunman used an assault rifle-type weapon in the attack, but said how Ator weapon was obtained is still under investigation. The rampage came after a gunman killed 22 people in another Saturday shooting on August 3 at a Walmart store about 410km west of Midland in the city of El Paso , Texas.

by | September 01, 2019 | 00:51

The Brooklyn judge who gave zero jail time to two former NYPD officers - despite their admitting they had sex with a teen in their custody - declared in court that "both sides" had committed crimes. Martins' attorney, Mark Bederow, called the plea agreement "a fair outcome". He said the case was "botched horrifically" by prosecutors following "the political climate at the time " rather than the "credible evidence".

by | August 31, 2019 | 00:38

In the updated policy, the children are not considered to be "residing" in the United States for the objective of acquiring citizenship. Rodriguez said it appears Trump officials "went of their way" to engage in a legal analysis so they could further restrict citizenship status.

by | August 30, 2019 | 02:36

Health Canada says it has no evidence of any similar illnesses related to vaping, but it is monitoring the situation carefully. "I do think that school officials are already taking it very seriously". And the government recently pledged to eradicate the habit completely by 2030, as part of a raft of measures to tackle the causes of preventable ill health.

by | August 24, 2019 | 01:51

However, no specific product has been identified in all cases, nor has any product been conclusively linked to illnesses. According to the CDC, in many cases, including IL, patients have acknowledged to health care personnel recent use of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-containing products.

by | August 16, 2019 | 13:53

Jean-Jacques Muyembe, director of Congo's National Institute for Biomedical Research, at a press conference in Goma. They are the "first drugs that, in a scientifically sound study, have clearly shown a significant diminution in mortality" for Ebola patients, said Dr Anthony Fauci, director of NIAID.

by | August 16, 2019 | 12:38

West Nile doesn't impact most people who are infected. In addition to potentially carrying the Zika virus, the new mosquitoes are also capable of carrying dengue, chikungunya, and yellow fever. Eliminating these sources of stagnant water is the best method to reduce mosquito populations that can transmit West Nile Virus, the Conservation District says.

by | August 16, 2019 | 13:01

Eileen de Villa, Toronto's medical officer of health, said in a news release Tuesday. While the risk of becoming infected remains low, wear light-coloured clothes and long trousers and sleeves. Residents can protect themselves by using insect repellent containing DEET, draining standing water around homes and wearing long-sleeve shirts and trousers when mosquitoes are active.

by | August 14, 2019 | 01:06

He had been prescribed mouthwash, steroids, and antibiotics to treat what doctors thought was a respiratory infection from having a tube down his throat . At this point, he was re-admitted to the hospital. Cunniffe stressed to doctors to "always listen to your patient" and not rely as heavily on imaging and laboratory tests.

by | August 03, 2019 | 02:05

The government has confirmed 15,369 dengue cases since January 1. He said the total number of confirmed cases as of Monday in the country since Jan 1 rose to 13,637, registering a record high. There are growing concerns that an increase in global average temperatures due to climate change could allow the female aedes aegypti mosquito which carries the dengue virus to migrate out of southeast Asia and into countries like the U.S., inland Australia and coastal regions of Japan and China.