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Trump to Declare National Emergency as He Signs Border Security Bill

Trump to Declare National Emergency as He Signs Border Security Bill Though the Constitution states that only Congress has the power to appropriate funding, it also gives the president authority to exercise his will in the event of a national emergency. On Wednesday , Mr. Biggs introduced a one-week spending bill he urged House leaders to pass while continuing to negotiate, according to The Journal. [Full Article...]

State Health Department hasn't confirmed measles "patient zero"

State Health Department hasn't confirmed measles The European Vaccine Action Plan 2015-2020 (EVAP) lays out a strategy endorsed by all 53 Member States to eliminate both measles and rubella . In countries reporting hospitalization data, almost 2/3 (61%) of measles cases were hospitalized. [Full Article...]

Measles outbreak: 50 confirmed cases

Measles outbreak: 50 confirmed cases Six measles cases have been confirmed in Central Texas as of February 6. One case of measles has been confirmed in Denton County raising the statewide total to seven, according to health officials. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends two doses of measles vaccine, one given at between 12 months and 15 months of age and one between ages 4 and 6. [Full Article...]

U.S. measles outbreak could be prevented

U.S. measles outbreak could be prevented This was amidst the clarification from the Department of Health (DoH) that no deaths had been linked to Dengvaxia and calls from doctors' group Doctors for Truth and Welfare to "halt the continuous spread of unproven claims of deaths caused by the dengue vaccine by the same unqualified but noisy people who are largely responsible for the fall in vaccine confidence in the country". [Full Article...]

Clark County Measles Outbreak Increases To 43 Confirmed Cases

Clark County Measles Outbreak Increases To 43 Confirmed Cases A common thread in the USA outbreak is that, in the majority of confirmed cases, the individuals were unvaccinated, which brings home the importance of vaccination. "There is no magic bullet cure to fight it". Authorities said Friday one case was a person who had received one dose of the measles vaccine. The MultiCare Immunization Clinic at South Hill Mall in Puyallup also offers free and low-pr... [Full Article...]

Flu activity increasing nationally — CDC

Flu activity increasing nationally — CDC A health care provider can help people know what vaccinations they need and when to get them. Even when the sun is out and the weather starts warming up, the virus is on the move. School absences were also up. In northern Alabama , at least three school systems are closing temporarily due to the flu. "The flu vaccine is always good to get every season", McConnell said. [Full Article...]

Dallas County reports first two flu deaths for the season

Dallas County reports first two flu deaths for the season Various global stakeholders have indicated the benefits of vaccines that induce broad immunity so as to prime the population against newly emerging influenza viruses or other respiratory viruses of pandemic potential. Shahab said health care workers are seeing higher rates of the illness among pre-schoolers in this H1N1 flu season than they have in H3N2 seasons. The DPH report stated the fiv... [Full Article...]

Ex-Manager Speaks out After Arizona Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth

Ex-Manager Speaks out After Arizona Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth Since the news of the incident broke, parents of patients at the Phoenix-based health care facility have come forward , expressing their concerns. After the incident, she was "horrified" about his reaction and said that "by law, we are supposed to report things like that". [Full Article...]

Flu season now in full effect

Flu season now in full effect In Arkansas last week, 52 of the state's 75 counties reported influenza cases. The flu vaccine is a combination vaccine against two strains of influenza A and one strain of influenza B. Those with flu symptoms are advised to visit their primary care doctor, a Lee Health Convenient Care, walk-in or urgent care center. Eighty percent of pediatric flu deaths past year were in children who had not... [Full Article...]

Federal Judge Strikes Down Affordable Care Act As Unconstitutional

Federal Judge Strikes Down Affordable Care Act As Unconstitutional Judge Reed O'Connor agreed with them, declaring the mandate and Obamacare "inseverable and therefore invalid". The ruling threatens the ObamaCare health exchanges and aspects of the Affordable Health Care law, including a ban on insurance companies' refusing to cover pre-existing conditions. [Full Article...]

Sully the service dog visits former president Bush’s casket

Sully the service dog visits former president Bush’s casket Soon after he reached the height of his political popularity following the liberation of Kuwait, with public approval ratings that are the envy of today's politicians, the USA economy began to sour and voters began to believe that Bush , never a great communicator - something even he acknowledged - was out of touch with ordinary people. [Full Article...]

HIV Diagnosis At Its Peak In Eastern Europe

HIV Diagnosis At Its Peak In Eastern Europe The amount of contemporary HIV diagnoses in the area resumed escalating in 2017, but the momentum of the stride of the growth is decelerating according to the report from the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control and the WHO Regional Office for Europe. [Full Article...]

Shelter that took in California shooting victims is taking in wildfire evacuees

Shelter that took in California shooting victims is taking in wildfire evacuees FBI investigators following leads in quest to investigate the gunman's state of mind. Investigators have not commented on a motive for the rampage or whether mental illness played a role. "I suspected he had a gun there because I heard a gunshot one night, over a year ago". "It's nearly like we haven't had enough time to process how we feel", she said in a phone interview, describing a head-sp... [Full Article...]

MA pols wary of new Rx opioid

MA pols wary of new Rx opioid The drug is called Dsuvia, which is a tablet version of an opioid marketed for intravenous delivery, but is administered under the tongue using a specially developed, single-dose applicator. Dsuvia was a priority for the Pentagon because its unique properties make it suited for military use, which was a factor in the FDA's approval. Leading the dissent was Raeford Brown, the chairman of an FD... [Full Article...]

9th death reported at pediatric center amid viral outbreak

9th death reported at pediatric center amid viral outbreak Eight deaths at the facility have been confirmed as adenovirus-related. Teams will also be sent to the Voorhees Pediatric Facility in the state, and the Children's Specialised Hospital with locations in Toms River and Mountainside. Adenovirus causes severe flu-like symptoms but can be even more unsafe than the typical flu virus. The child, already fragile and suffering respiratory illness, was... [Full Article...]

Breast cancer is Aegon's biggest CI claim cause

Breast cancer is Aegon's biggest CI claim cause The researchers found that statin use was linked to a 12% lower risk of developing contralateral breast cancer . Of those cases, 39 were diagnosed as inflammatory carcinoma. "Purchasing a sheet of 20 first class stamps for $12 is a small way that people can feel good that they had a part in helping Breast Cancer research as the extra funds go to help fund research". [Full Article...]

Minnesota 1 of 22 States Now Reporting Mysterious Paralyzing Illness

Minnesota 1 of 22 States Now Reporting Mysterious Paralyzing Illness Disease investigators believe this was linked to an outbreak of a respiratory illness in children that was caused by a virus known as enterovirus D 68 (EVD68). Minnesota saw three AFM cases that year. If you fear your child has any of these symptoms, you are urged to seek medical attention immediately. The agency knows that poliovirus is not the cause of these cases because CDC has tested ev... [Full Article...]

NY man charged with threatening senators over Kavanaugh vote

NY man charged with threatening senators over Kavanaugh vote The names of the senators were not publicly released. In a September 27th voicemail, DeRisi claimed he had a "present" for one of the senators: "It's a 9 millimeter. "That has narrowed to just two in the wake of the post-Kavanaugh revelations and confirmation process". "Representative democracy can not work if elected officials are threatened with death for simply doing their job", US Attorney... [Full Article...]

Tenn. child diagnosed with mysterious illness; 22 states affected

Sixty-two cases of the rare but serious condition have now been confirmed in 22 states, including Pennsylvania and New Jersey. So far across the county, 62 cases of the rare polio-like neurological condition have been reported. The number of confirmed cases has been on the rise since late 2014, when there were 120 confirmed cases from August to December in 34 states. Additional symptoms includ... [Full Article...]

Learn More About Mental Health Awareness in Teens with NAMI Sarasota

Learn More About Mental Health Awareness in Teens with NAMI Sarasota Mental health is a prominent issue in both countries and this is recognised in an article1 that draws attention to the need to improve the physical health of people living with mental illness. She said: "I have had my own experience with mental health issues which I only came to terms with at the start of 2018". The construction company has introduced mental health first aiders to its sites... [Full Article...]


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