• Trump Administration Cuts Funding For Obamacare Navigator Program
Trump Administration Cuts Funding For Obamacare Navigator Program

FierceHealthcare subscribers rely on our suite of newsletters as their must-read source for the latest news, analysis and data impacting their world. "This is how health care disparities are exacerbated - we will be put in the very bad position of pitting populations that need assistance against each other in order to prioritize how we can use th...

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  • FDA: Retailers can not legally sell Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal following recall
FDA: Retailers can not legally sell Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal following recall

But the cereal is still being sold in some stores. "Do not eat Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal of any size package or with any "best if used by" date", it wrote."Do not eat this cereal", the CDC said bluntly in a tweet . "This takes an average of 2 to 4 weeks". The company has recalled the cereal, and consumers and retailers are being advised to g...

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  • $4.69 billion verdict against Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder
$4.69 billion verdict against Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder

Jurors on Thursday awarded the women $4.14 billion in punitive damages and $550 million in compensatory damages after a six-week trial in St. Louis Circuit Court. In some cases, large settlements have been overturned , as was the case in October when a Los Angeles judge overturned a $ 417 million settlement against the company on grounds that...

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  • President Trump announces Supreme Court pick
President Trump announces Supreme Court pick

Barrett is a former clerk for Justice Antonin Scalia. Like the other eight justices on the court, Kavanaugh has an Ivy League law degree, spending his undergraduate and law school years at Yale. The Judicial Crisis Network, which describes itself as "dedicated to strengthening liberty and justice" and is committed to "limited government", has alr...

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  • Trump's Supreme Court Pick Woos Senators Amid Partisan Storm
Trump's Supreme Court Pick Woos Senators Amid Partisan Storm

Mr Kavanaugh also served as a former aide to President George W Bush. "What matters is not a judge's political views, but whether they can set aside those views to do what the law and constitution require", Trump said in a speech unveiling Kavanaugh as his nominee.

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  • Trump's Four 'Winners': Dems and Reps Brace for Supreme Court Battle Royale
Trump's Four 'Winners': Dems and Reps Brace for Supreme Court Battle Royale

According to NBC News, many advocates for LGBTQ rights and civil rights have expressed concerns about the president's alleged shortlist of nominees, especially since they will be replacing Justice Anthony Kennedy , who was an important swing vote in many cases.

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  • Defending champ Chestnut sets record with 74 hot dogs
Defending champ Chestnut sets record with 74 hot dogs

The counting went awry on Independence Day at the nation's premier hot dog eating contest on Coney Island, ESPN reported , but perennial champion Joey Chestnut was still crowned the champion. While the practice of dunking perfectly good hot dogs in water and sliding them down your throat at lightning speed may seem unpleasant, Chestnut has r...

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  • Coffee drinking connected to lower risk of death, study finds
Coffee drinking connected to lower risk of death, study finds

The live-giving properties of a cup of joe even stayed in place for the survey's 10,000 respondents who drank eight cups or more a day. "These results provide further evidence that coffee drinking can be part of a healthy diet and may provide reassurance to those who drink coffee and enjoy it".

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  • Deadly E.Coli Outbreak Traced to Contaminated Water
Deadly E.Coli Outbreak Traced to Contaminated Water

Officials also found "additional strains of Shiga-toxin producing E. coli in water and soil samples, but at the time , the samples from the canal water are the only matches to the outbreak strain", according to the outbreak report .

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  • Six West Nile samples found in four Valley counties
Six West Nile samples found in four Valley counties

No human cases have been detected as of now, and it's actually not that uncommon for West Nile to be spotted around these parts - it happens every year. Mary T. Bassett said. Some carry illnesses that may spread to humans. Always follow the product label instructions. Once a week, empty out items that hold water such as tires, buckets, planters, to...

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  • DOJ charges hundreds for healthcare fraud amid opioid crackdown
DOJ charges hundreds for healthcare fraud amid opioid crackdown

U.S. Attorney Russell M. Coleman announced indictments against 10 people - including three health care providers - in six separate Kentucky cases. Of those, the DOJ elaborated that 162 defendants, including 76 doctors, were charged for their roles in prescribing and distributing opioids and other risky narcotics.

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  • Montana DPHHS launches new website highlighting HIV testing sites
Montana DPHHS launches new website highlighting HIV testing sites

Getting tested for HIV regularly (at least once a year) is an important part of good sexual health. For example, as part of their annual wellness check, when beginning a new relationship, when considering conceiving a child, when starting pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), or when they are anxious about a possible exposure to HIV.

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  • Lurie again ranked among nation's top 10 children's hospitals
Lurie again ranked among nation's top 10 children's hospitals

News & World Report and many other ranking organizations. The publication evaluated pediatric hospitals in specialty areas to compile its list of America's Best Children's Hospitals . Louis Children's Hospital. U.S. News & World Report has published its 12th annual ranking of children's hospitals. Located within UVA Medical Center, UVA Children'...

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  • GE to focus on aviation, power and renewable energy
GE to focus on aviation, power and renewable energy

A more accurate appraisal from Flannery came in response to a question about whether more moves can be expected. Melius Research called GE's "break-up" plan "logical". " We are finished ", Flannery said. "If it changes, great, but don't hope". Siemens spun off its Siemens Healthineers unit as an independent company earlier this year, and Toshiba Me...

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  • Amazon acquires pharmacy startup PillPack; purchase price thought to be near $1b
Amazon acquires pharmacy startup PillPack; purchase price thought to be near $1b

He added this "is only the first play" in an increasingly aggressive strategy by Amazon for a much more significant role in pharmacy. The deal is expected to close in the second half of 2018. Last year, the firm sent shudders through healthcare stocks after it was reported that it had won approval from state regulators for drug distribution.

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  • National HIV Testing Day: Humboldt residents encouraged to get tested
National HIV Testing Day: Humboldt residents encouraged to get tested

Tom McAulay, vice-chair of the board of directors for the Positive Living Society of B.C., said that the access to PrEP has taken a burden off of the HIV-positive community, for the first time since the epidemic began. Finally , HIV Test Kits market report gives you details about the market research findings and conclusion which helps you to deve...

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  • Worrying cancer risk found in flight cabin crew
Worrying cancer risk found in flight cabin crew

Chan School of Public Health . The FAHS included more than 5,300 flight attendants who were recruited through online and mailed surveys, and given in person at airports. Over 80 per cent of the flight attendants who took part in the study were women. Medical scientists have known about the potential health risks of this career field for some t...

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  • Exposure to radiation, carcinogens puts flight attendants at high risk of cancer
Exposure to radiation, carcinogens puts flight attendants at high risk of cancer

Get the latest health and science news, plus: burning questions and expert tips. Length of service did not appear to be a factor with breast cancer , thyroid cancer or melanoma in all women. How can cancer risks be minimized in flight attendants? Other studies have linked shift work and disrupted circadian clocks to higher risk of breast an...

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  • FDA Approves First Marijuana-Derived Drug
FDA Approves First Marijuana-Derived Drug

Dravet syndrome is a rare genetic condition that causes frequent fever-related seizures, involuntary muscle spasms and a potentially life-threatening state of continuous seizure activity requiring emergency medical care. Federal agencies have 90 days to determine the scheduling of Epidiolex. But although the green light means that patients will ...

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  • Woman's selfies capture moving lump on face: a parasite
Woman's selfies capture moving lump on face: a parasite

The first hint that something was awry was a small lump under her left eye. Next, the lump migrated to the left side of her upper lip, causing her to have lopsided swelling in that area. The treatment for a Dirofilaria repens infection is actually quite simple, as the worm will simply have to be surgically removed. In humnans, D.

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  • International Yoga Day 2018: 10 Facts To Know About The Spiritual Exercise
International Yoga Day 2018: 10 Facts To Know About The Spiritual Exercise

This is the notion underpinning the discipline, according to French historian Bernard Sergent, which is to join the intellect of the one practising with the "universal soul". Today there are many techniques popular around the world, including the classic Hatha; Ashtanga's series of sequences; Iyengar, which uses props; and Bikram, practised in a he...

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  • President says he'll be 'signing something' on detained children
President says he'll be 'signing something' on detained children

The separations began after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced in early April that all immigrants apprehended while crossing the US-Mexico border illegally should be criminally prosecuted . The House of Representatives planned to vote on Thursday on two bills created to halt the practice of separating families and to address other immig...

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  • Doctor caught on camera mocking patient suffering anxiety attack
Doctor caught on camera mocking patient suffering anxiety attack

Samuel Bardwell , 20, a basketball player at West Valley College in Saratoga , Calif., is pictured. Ms Keegstra appears to show little sympathy for Mr Bardwell who tells her he can't breathe. "And I said, 'What do you mean you people?' ..." Meanwhile, the patient's father told ABC's Good Morning America on Monday that he doesn't believe ...

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  • Gaming addiction is now a mental health problem
Gaming addiction is now a mental health problem

The bulk of the changes discussed at a press conference today centered around the change that "gender incongruence" has moved from a classification of mental health to one of sexual health, and that a new gaming disorder has been added to the mental health part of the codes.

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  • NHS to be given £20 billion funding boost
NHS to be given £20 billion funding boost

The Prime Minister has also said that "across the nation taxpayers will have to contribute a bit more in a fair and balanced way to support the NHS we all use". The government has yet to confirm a plan for finding up to £11bn of the money promised yesterday, with the PM telling Swarbrick that tax rises are on the way in the autumn budget.

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  • World Health Organization declares compulsive video gaming a mental disorder
World Health Organization declares compulsive video gaming a mental disorder

The ICD is used by medical practitioners around the world to diagnose conditions and by researchers to categorize conditions. In 2013, the American Psychiatric Association decided not to classify gaming addiction as a distinct disorder, and said it required further research alongside conditions such as caffeine use disorder .

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  • Careful with your Honey Smacks. They may give you salmonella
Careful with your Honey Smacks. They may give you salmonella

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) had later linked the illness to pre-cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe and mixed fruit in eight states. The Food and Drug Administration is now advising consumers to throw away any Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal regardless of size or "best by if used" dates.

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  • West Nile Virus symptoms can be misleading
West Nile Virus symptoms can be misleading

Most people who contract the virus have no clinical symptoms of illness, but some may become ill three to 15 days after the bite of an infected mosquito. "Taking just a few minutes to remove any standing water from your yard, apply recommended mosquito repellents, and ensure your window and door screens are free of holes can help protect you and yo...

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  • David Spade donates $100000 to mental health charity after sister-in-law Kate's death
David Spade donates $100000 to mental health charity after sister-in-law Kate's death

The same week that Spade and Bourdain killed themselves, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a study covering 1999-2016 showing that the suicide rate in the US has been increasing for years in almost all states and across demographic lines.

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  • New York Blood Center needs donors for summertime blood supply
New York Blood Center needs donors for summertime blood supply

It helps patients suffering from life-threatening conditions to live longer, better quality lives, and supports complex medical and surgical procedures. It's easy to donate blood . According to the statistics, it has been noted that only 62 countries are getting sufficient blood supplies from the voluntary and unpaid blood donors whereas 40 countr...

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