GROWINGYOURNEWSWEBSITE.COM: Latest News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 09:00

‘UVA has ruined us’: Health system sues thousands of patients, seizes paychecks, claims homes

Over six years, the institution filed 36,000 lawsuits against patients seeking a total of more than $106 million in unpaid bills, a KHN analysis finds.       ...

‘UVA has ruined us’: Health system sues thousands of patients, seizes paychecks, claims homes

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As Patients Struggle With Bills, Hospital Sues Thousands Most hospitals do not frequently take patients to court over medical debt. But since 2015, Carlsbad Medical Center, in New Mexico, has filed lawsuits...
2019-09-04, 04:32

Iraqis choose refugee camps over ruined homes Despairing of the corpses and debris littering the streets, many Iraqis have left their homes in areas liberated from Islamic State two years ago and...
2019-08-05, 18:32

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...
2019-07-22, 21:16

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 wage...
2019-09-10, 01:00

Benedetti claims heroic first win on Stage 12, Polanc seizes pink "Italy’s Cesare Benedetti channelled his inner campionissimo to deny compatriot Damiano Caruso and Ireland’s Eddie Dunbar in a thrilling five-up spri...
2019-05-23, 23:16

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 unlicen...
2019-07-20, 15:16

Bangladesh slum fire destroys thousands of homes The huge blaze razed around 2,000 tin shacks in a crowded Dhaka slum, making at least 3,000 people homeless. Fires are frequent — and many a time dea...
2019-08-18, 16:16

Monsoon flooding forces thousands from their homes in Myanmar Days of heavy monsoon rain and dangerously high river levels in Myanmar have forced more than 18,000 people from their homes and flooded at least one...
2019-07-15, 10:00

Austrian Doctor Sues Food and Drug Administration For Seizing Her U.S. Patients’ Abortion Drugs (BOISE, Idaho) — An Austrian doctor who prescribes abortion drugs to patients around the world is suing the United States for allegedly blockin...
2019-09-12, 01:00

Typhoon leaves thousands of South Korean homes powerless High winds have toppled trees, grounded planes and left thousands of South Korean homes without electricity as Typhoon Lingling brushed up against th...
2019-09-07, 03:00

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 Univers...
2019-06-04, 20:00

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 an...
2019-06-04, 02:16

Meadow Lake Tribal Council clean energy project to power thousands of homes The Meadow Lake Tribal Council Bioenergy Centre will use sawmill biomass residuals to produce 6.6 megawatts of carbon-neutral green energy – enough t...
2019-05-22, 21:32

Squishy Rubik's Cube could help patients monitor their health The squishy Rubik's Cube-like object created by a team of chemists from the US and China is more than just a puzzle toy you can play with. They ...
2019-08-13, 09:32

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....
2019-07-23, 07:16

Patients with food allergies may need mental health support (Reuters Health) - Many patients with life-threatening food allergies may feel anxious or overwhelmed at times, but it's rare for mental health profe...
2019-05-29, 19:32

Walmart sues Tesla for negligence after repeated solar system fires Walmart Inc on Tuesday sued Tesla Inc, accusing it of "widespread negligence" that led to repeated fires of its solar systems and asking a court to f...
2019-08-21, 05:16

Beam Park in Dagenham: the £1 billion regeneration zone with thousands of new homes planned for first-time buyers Welcome to Beam Park, the £1 billion London regeneration zone you have probably never heard of. Yet it is getting a new train station offering a 20-m...
2019-05-23, 00:32

Tax-exempt hospital sues thousands of poor people while making millions Enlarge / The exterior of Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) An "especially aggressive" nonprofit hospital...
2019-06-28, 04:16

Community pharmacies may improve cardiovascular health for prostate patients After three months of performing moderate and vigorous exercise recommended by pharmacies, men with prostate cancer lost an average of more than 2 po...
2019-06-12, 21:00

California Tests Mental Health App That Tracks Everything Patients Do on Their Phones The way we interact with our devices is to an increasing extent an extension of our innermost selves. It’s no wonder startups view the data gleaned f...
2019-06-18, 09:32

Inflammatory bowel disease patients have higher health costs (Reuters Health) - People with inflammatory bowel disease - either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis - may incur health costs more than three tim...
2019-06-08, 09:32

Mayo Clinic Uses AI to Glean Patients' Overall Health From EKG Heart Test Artificial intelligence could help doctors learn more than the condition of a patient’s heart from an electrocardiogram: Applying AI to the heart tes...
2019-08-30, 17:16

Patients are transforming from passive recipients of healthcare services to active participants in their own health (TGT, CVS, WMT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business ...
2019-07-19, 12:16

CRISPR Gene Editing Is Being Tested in Human Patients, and the Results Could Revolutionize Health Care It’s only been seven years since scientists first learned how to precisely and reliably splice the human genome using a tool called CRISPR, mak...
2019-08-06, 14:48

Virta Health aims to reverse Type 2 diabetes without meds by helping patients watch what they eat Virta Health is a five-year-old start-up that wants to reverse Type 2 diabetes without medication. Its treatment plan offers patients personalized di...
2019-05-21, 18:32

Russian health workers say they weren't warned patients were coming from nuclear accident site A mysterious and deadly explosion earlier this month at a naval weapons testing range in northwestern Russia has spawned numerous questions amid chan...
2019-08-19, 10:48

EBay Sues Amazon Workers on Seller-Poaching Claims EBay is suing three Amazon employees who it claims worked to illegally recruit its third-party sellers, the latest twist in a nearly yearlong tussle ...
2019-08-01, 23:48

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 increasingl...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Mallinckrodt sues U.S. health agencies, sees 10% hit to Acthar gel sales Mallinckrodt Plc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and forecast an about 10% hit to annual net sales of Acthar...
2019-05-21, 19:00

Mother sues hospital for missed Down syndrome diagnosis and claims she would have aborted The mother of a child with Down syndrome is suing the British National Health Service, alleging the health system failed to test her child for the co...
2019-07-11, 16:48

Brazil sues tobacco companies to recover public health costs Brazil’s attorney general’s office announced it is suing multinational tobacco companies to recover costs by the public health care system in treatin...
2019-05-23, 21:48

How South Africa Plans to Fix an Ailing Health System The South African Constitution’s Bill of Rights accords everyone the right to health care. Yet 84% of the nation’s 58.8 million people have no medica...
2019-08-14, 15:32

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 g...
2019-09-11, 14:32

Daily on Healthcare, Presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: WHO calls on countries to support universal health coverage Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
2019-09-03, 23:00

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell, claims she ‘oversaw the process’ Jeffrey Epstein accuser Jennifer Araoz sued the late pedophile’s estate and his gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell on Wednesday as part of the first wav...
2019-08-14, 16:32

Woman sues Jeffrey Epstein’s estate, claims she was abused ‘countless times’ A woman named as “Minor Victim-1” in the federal indictment against Jeffrey Epstein sued his estate on Wednesday — detailing how sh...
2019-09-19, 09:00

ACCC sues Samsung for 'misleading' water-resistant claims on Galaxy phones Australia’s consumer watchdog alleges electronics giant deceived customers with claims made in more than 300 adsThe consumer watchdog is taking Samsu...
2019-07-04, 07:16

Godiva customer sues, claims Belgian chocolates weren't made in Belgium A Virginia man is suing candymaker Godiva Chocolatier for $74,000, claiming the Belgian chocolates he bought weren’t actually made in Belgium, accord...
2019-07-20, 14:32

Thousands of people in Finland to receive genetic health predictions A large genetic trial in Finland will soon tell 3400 volunteers their personal risk of developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes and a type of blood ...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Florida woman sues American Airlines, claims her emotional support dog was confined to a bathroom A Florida woman is suing American Airlines after her emotional support dog was allegedly confined to a bathroom on a flight from Miami to Los Angeles...
2019-08-15, 06:32

DR Congo: Ebola claims over 1,000 lives, Guterres commits ‘whole’ UN system, to help ‘end the outbreak’ Now in its tenth month, the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has claimed more than a thousand lives, prompting Secretary-...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Trudeau defends system for appointing judges after conflict of interest claims Trudeau's minister of intergovernmental and northern affairs is reportedly linked to five of the last six federally appointed judges in New Brunswick...
2019-07-04, 22:16

In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recov...
2019-05-23, 08:48

How Australia's health-care system works, and how it compares with the United States' Many countries provide government funded universal health care while offering secondary private insurance. One country that's frequently overloo...
2019-08-30, 22:16

Decaying Health System Sees 140 Children Die in Outbreak: Foreign Media One of the poorest states, Bihar has been struggling with an outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome since the start of June, affecting more than 600...
2019-06-24, 10:32

North Korea claims Kim Jong Un supervised test launch of new weapons system North Korea announced that Kim Jong Un supervised the test of a new weapons system Saturday, which occurred just hours after President Trump boasted ...
2019-08-12, 01:00

San Francisco proposes nation’s first universal mental health care system The plan would include a 24/7 treatment center for any city resident in need of help, whether that’s counseling for anxiety or emergency care. ...
2019-06-04, 23:16

Report claims thousands of North Korean women sold into sex slavery in China Thousands of North Korean women and girls are being trafficked and sold into sexual slavery in China, where many are sold as wives to Chinese men whi...
2019-05-21, 21:48

Libya: Thousands seek shelter in health clinics from Tripoli fighting, UN warns Nearly three weeks since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli, the UN health agency warned on Tuesday that “large numbers” of people are sh...
2019-05-21, 16:00

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 thi...
2019-08-24, 13:48

Tlaib doubles down on AOC's concentration camp comments, claims border agents believe it's a 'broken system' Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., said she agreed with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., about the conditions of detention centers along the U.S.-Mex...
2019-07-08, 12:32

Tech titan calls for health care overhaul: 'Our medical system is stuck in dark ages' Futurist Vivek Wadhwa made the declaration in an email to colleagues and friends the day after he lost his wife to a rare form of cancer called chola...
2019-07-03, 20:48

Novartis CEO calls for fixing 'distortions' in health care system ahead of slate of drug launches "I can't remember a time at Novartis where year after year after year we have these significant medicines getting launched," CEO Vasant Narasimh...
2019-05-22, 06:16

Fired Australian rugby player Israel Folau sues federation, claims contract unlawfully ended over Christian beliefs The Aussie rugby player who was fired earlier this year for writing on social media that “hell awaits” gay people has sued Australia Rugby and his fo...
2019-08-02, 01:00

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 th...
2019-07-02, 18:16

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 re...
2019-07-18, 03:48

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 pri...
2019-06-29, 19:48

Christian Group Claims Thousands of People Signed Its Petition Demanding Netflix Cancel Amazon's Good Omens A Christian group known as Return to Order has been running a campaign to urge Netflix to remove the show Good Omens, which was released on Amazon.Re...
2019-06-21, 00:48

Rob McCracken refutes claims that he put Anthony Joshua’s health at risk Rob McCracken clarifies comments on Anthony Joshua's fight with Andy Ruiz The post Rob McCracken refutes claims that he put Anthony Joshua’s he...
2019-09-12, 21:32

Facebook reduces sensational health claims in your News Feed Facebook knows junk health claims are a problem, and it has quietly taken action to keep them out of sight. The internet giant has revealed that it ...
2019-07-02, 19:48

Encompass Health to pay $48 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations: 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...
2019-06-29, 01:48

Facebook Is Trying to Stop Bogus Health Claims from Spreading Online Facebook is working to limit the reach of posts making “sensational health claims” in an effort to tamp down on misinformation, according...
2019-07-03, 17:48

'The Simpsons' longtime composer sues over dismissal, claims age discrimination The longtime composer of "The Simpsons" has sued over his dismissal, saying he was discriminated against because of his age and perceived disability....
2019-08-06, 08:32

Former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb says some claims about health benefits of CBD are 'pretty hokey' "The idea that you can put it in dog food and it's going to calm your dog ... I think that's pretty hokey," former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb...
2019-06-18, 02:16

Money tips for college grads who are about to get their first paychecks For college grads who are about to get those first paychecks, it might be tempting to overspend. Instead, plan to spend, save and invest.  ...
2019-05-26, 17:16

The Bachelorette's Jed Wyatt Says Cheating Claims Are Affecting His and Hannah Brown's "Mental Health'' Jed Wyatt is asking for more positivity and "kindness" on social media. The Bachelorette star, who is currently in the running for Hannah Brown's he...
2019-07-09, 03:48

'Content Farm' Fires Workers After They Ask Where Their Meager Paychecks Are Mandatory.com is a website that features “funny stuff, viral videos, must-read features, and a whole lot of awesome,” according to its Twitter bio. I...
2019-09-05, 05:00

Missing Paychecks Leave Small Firms Scrambling The FBI is investigating a payroll processor after about $30 million destined for paychecks and related tax payments went missing this month. Roughly...
2019-09-19, 06:00

New homes in Enfield: buyers are pushing just beyond the north circular for better value homes within 30 minutes of the City Enfield in north London is perfect for those looking to travel both in and out of London – it's served by three overland stations, three tube station...
2019-05-29, 00:48

'Our paychecks bounced': workers face uncertainty after mines shut down Blackjewel files for Chapter 11 in a move critics say is increasingly used to avoid paying workers what they are owedOn 1 July, Missy Cole was notifi...
2019-07-22, 08:32

North Korea claims it tested new rocket system that could improve ability to strike South Korea, American bases North Korea says its leader Kim Jong Un supervised the first test-firing of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could improve the Hermit Kingd...
2019-08-01, 12:16

It’s not just paychecks: The surprising society-wide benefits of raising the minimum wage With its effect on employment all but settled, researchers are looking at crime, mental health and even worker productivity to better understand the ...
2019-07-09, 00:16

London Zone 3 homes from £150k: new shared-ownership homes part of Cricklewood's £4.5bn revamp of former railway land The £4.5 billion redevelopment in this north-west London neighbourhood is bringing 7,500 homes, three new schools, four parks and a new Thameslink st...
2019-07-02, 08:48

From Living on $5 a Day to $1 Million Paychecks: How Life Has Completely Changed for the Game of Thrones Stars They survived winter. While Game of Thrones came to a controversial conclusion last Sunday night, our watch isn't over just yet as HBO is set to air...
2019-05-26, 17:48

Hey look, AI ruined Garfield AI can do a lot of things — it fuels our voice assistants, understands pizza, and might even steal our jobs! And you know what else it can do? Ruin m...
2019-07-11, 16:16

Mom of 2 nearly dies from cat scratch: ‘It’s ruined my life’ Moira Brady was trying to break up a cat fight on the trampoline in her garden when one of the felines scratched her arm. She nearly lost her limb — ...
2019-07-22, 19:48

How cleaning helped me rebuild what alcohol had ruined They say cleaning is detoxing – it’s not, but it was part of my recovery from addictionIf you’ve ever done a real detox off drugs and alcohol to get ...
2019-05-21, 15:32

Google quietly ruined Chrome, and we almost missed it Google’s Chrome is the most popular way to browse the web on desktop and mobile, thanks to a combination of features that make it a reliable, a...
2019-06-01, 05:16

Instagrammers have ruined California’s super bloom The owners of tourist attraction Daffodil Hill have taken to Facebook to announce that they are closing the California super bloom hot spot indefinit...
2019-09-03, 03:32

After Sony ruined ‘Endgame,’ Avengers 5 might be better off without Spider-Man Sony just pulled what may be the worst move in movie history, shutting out Disney and Marvel from the Spider-Man franchise for the foreseeable future...
2019-08-21, 20:16

Russell gets penalty for incident that "ruined" Kvyat's qualifying Williams's George Russell has landed a three-place Austrian Grand Prix grid penalty for impeding Daniil Kvyat, an incident the Toro Rosso Formula 1 d...
2019-06-29, 21:48

Brexit ‘shambles’ has ruined UK reputation, says senior diplomat Outgoing high commissioner in Singapore says Britain seen as divided and ‘careless of truth’Scott Wightman, Britain’s outgoing senior diplomat in Sin...
2019-06-12, 22:16

Kid’s eyesight ruined after parents let her play on phone every day for a year A two-year-old Chinese toddler has developed severe short-sightedness after her parents allowed her to play on a mobile every day for a year. The gir...
2019-06-15, 00:00

How tourists and fame ruined the most pristine beach in Thailand In the 2000 Leonardo DiCaprio movie “The Beach,” the eponymous Thai destination is a sought-after, stunning blue cove, prized as much for...
2019-09-03, 10:32

Migrants in the Gulf see dreams of higher wages ruined More than a million foreign workers have been sent packing as Gulf leaders face pressure to hire more locals. Despite the region's reputation for exp...
2019-06-18, 11:00

Trevor Lawrence could’ve ruined Clemson’s season with this risky tackle Trevor Lawrence spent his freshman season taking Clemson fans’ breath away. Thursday night, the star quarterback had them holding their breath....
2019-08-31, 02:16

The plot hole that ruined ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ can easily be fixed We learned recently that Spider-Man: Far From Home writers weren’t given access to the Avengers: Endgame script and I explained how that ruins ...
2019-08-09, 02:00

Please, for the love of God, shut up about the Apple Card getting ruined by leather and denim Following gadget blogs is a great way to keep tabs on the latest and greatest things happening in the consumer tech industry. It’s also a great...
2019-08-23, 20:16

Yankees’ Luis Severino gem ruined by Dellin Betances nightmare All year, Luis Severino and Dellin Betances were the right arms the Yankees hoped would return in time to help them in the postseason. And after Beta...
2019-09-18, 10:32

Game of groans: how boring historical accuracy ruined Vikings The show was every bit Game of Thrones’s equal, until its linchpin character died and the plotting became wildly illogicalWhen Ian McShane pithily re...
2019-07-16, 04:00

Hickman: IoM TT scrutineer Superstock stripping "ruined" Senior race Peter Hickman says Isle of Man TT scrutineers "ruined" his Senior race, as he was forced to run his problematic Superbike after they stripped his Sup...
2019-06-07, 17:32

CHEAP: This is a quiet place — shame if someone ruined it with THIS $109 MARSHALL SPEAKER Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Sometimes headphones or a home stereo won’t do — you need a p...
2019-07-24, 02:32

Gerry Cooney reveals how being a ‘Great White Hope’ almost ruined him Gerry Cooney talks you through the highs and lows of his colourful life on the anniversary of his fight with Larry Holmes The post Gerry Cooney revea...
2019-06-11, 22:32

Lampard's Chelsea homecoming ruined as Leicester earns draw Frank Lampard climbed the steps in the tunnel and emerged to rapturous applause from Chelsea fans, a flame display and a giant banner at one end of S...
2019-08-19, 12:48

Ex-Philippine First Lady's 90th Birthday Bash Ruined As 261 Hospitalised Chaos erupted at a huge party to celebrate the 90th birthday of former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos on Wednesday, with 261 friends and support...
2019-07-03, 20:48

The ‘modern Pompeii’: Mayor wants Italian-Americans to help restore ruined village An Italian politician wants Italian Americans to help him raise the funds to build a new village of Poggioreale, which was virtually destroyed by an ...
2019-07-07, 14:00

Spider-Man writers weren’t allowed to see Endgame’s script, and that’s what ruined ‘Far From Home’ Spider-Man: Far From Home has been out for a month now. The final installment of the Infinity Saga concludes Marvel’s third MCU phase, while si...
2019-08-06, 09:48

How cell phones ruined turf drug dealers and cut the murder rate The increased use of cell phones reduced US homicide rates in the 1990s, according to new research distributed by the National Bureau of Economic Res...
2019-05-29, 21:48

Valencia's Owner Fired His Manager, Pissed Off His Players, And Might Have Ruined The Season Despite securing a Champions League spot for the second consecutive year and beating Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final last season, Marcelino is no...
2019-09-12, 20:32

HP Spectre x360 15 Review: A Slick Laptop That's Nearly Ruined by One Stupid Mistake The HP Spectre x360 15-inch laptop is a lovely machine. It’s attractively designed, powerful enough for most big tasks, and features a new 15.6-inch ...
2019-06-19, 00:48

Winning a title ruined LeBron James, made David Griffin ‘miserable’ The reason it looks like LeBron James cares a little bit less now than he did a few years ago might just be that he cares a little bit less now than ...
2019-08-01, 23:16

Nikki Bella Totally Ruined the Game of Thrones Finale for Artem Chigvintsev The Game of Thrones finale was a surprise for many fans--but not for Artem Chigvintsev and Daniel Bryan. Nikki Bella admitted she spoiled the ending...
2019-06-20, 19:32

Unhappy returns: Imelda Marcos' 90th birthday bash ruined as 261 hospitalized Chaos erupted at a huge party to celebrate the 90th birthday of former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos on Wednesday, with 261 friends and support...
2019-07-03, 13:48

Polish priest blames 'devil' as he's confronted by alleged victim whose life was ruined "Father, I wanted to look you in the eye ... I wanted to ask you why?" demands Anna Misiewicz as she confronts the parish priest she says abused her ...
2019-05-26, 07:16

New Jersey man claims he was attacked for wearing 'MAGA' hat, claims teens shouted 'F--- Trump!' Police are investigating a New Jersey man’s claims that he was attacked Tuesday night by nearly two dozen people in New York because he was wearing a...
2019-08-02, 17:32

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 ...
2019-07-31, 18:00

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 “publ...
2019-07-18, 00:16

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 Inte...
2019-07-17, 21:48

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 ...
2019-06-14, 22:32

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...
2019-09-06, 01:32

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 interna...
2019-07-18, 03:00

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 zo...
2019-07-17, 22:48

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 Em...
2019-08-04, 06:48

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...
2019-09-10, 22:32

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 ...
2019-05-21, 16:16

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 App...
2019-09-11, 22:32

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. I...
2019-09-03, 02:00

2 health organizations sue to stop new federal health rules NEW YORK (AP) — Two health organizations have sued the federal government to stop a new policy creating obstacles for women seeking abortions. The Na...
2019-06-11, 22:32

CBP seizes 52,000 gun parts at LA port worth $378,000 U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it has seized more than 52,000 firearms parts from China, worth more than $378,000, at a port in Southern Cal...
2019-08-23, 14:48

US seizes 52,000 illegally imported gun parts Federal officials say they've seized more than 52,000 firearms parts that arrived illegally from China at California's Los Angeles and Long Beach por...
2019-08-25, 20:48

CBP seizes pot, meth east of Lukeville TUCSON – Federal authorities say they have arrested five suspected drug smugglers, and seized several backpacks containing drugs in the desert ...
2019-07-19, 23:16

U.S. seizes 16.5 tons of cocaine from ship in Philadelphia Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in U.S. hi...
2019-06-19, 01:00

Oil rises more than 2% after Iran seizes British tanker Oil prices rose more than 2% on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the energy-ric...
2019-07-22, 13:01

Iran seizes another oil tanker, third as feud with US continues Iran seized a vessel it accused of smuggling fuel in the Persian Gulf, the third time the Iranian Revolutionary Guards detained a ship in the waterwa...
2019-08-05, 01:16

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker: state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards told state TV the foreign tanker was smuggling oil through the Persian Gulf. Recent incidents involving vessels in the re...
2019-07-18, 15:48

Italy seizes Sea-Watch 3 rescue vessel Italy's far-right interior minister has condemned the seizure of the ship, saying migrants on board should not have set foot in Italy. However, the c...
2019-05-21, 14:48

South Africa seizes Air Tanzania passenger jet South African authorities seized an Airbus passenger jet operated by Air Tanzania, forcing the state-run airline to cancel a flight to Dar es Salaam....
2019-08-25, 02:48

Iran seizes foreign vessel in Gulf: TV Iran has seized a foreign oil tanker in the Persian Gulf, which it said was smuggling fuel to some Arab states, two Middle East TV channels have repo...
2019-08-04, 11:00

Tensions soar after Iran seizes tanker Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said its navy has captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Follow here for the latest....
2019-08-04, 06:48

Border Patrol seizes 5,000 fentanyl pills TUCSON – U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials say a Tucson based crew seized more than 5,000 fentanyl pills on Sunday. Officials made the a...
2019-07-01, 06:16

‘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 ...
2019-05-21, 16:16

4 Your Health: Comparing fruit indicates women’s health A new study reveals what body shape is healthier for a woman to have. Pear is better than apple when it comes to a women’s body shape. ThatR...
2019-07-01, 22:00

U.S. seizes $1 billion worth of cocaine from ship in Philadelphia Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in U.S. hi...
2019-06-19, 05:00

CBP seizes $90K worth of drugs at Nogales port of entry TUCSON – Federal authorities have seized more than 90 pounds of cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, and fentanyl at the Port of Nogales over the ...
2019-06-13, 03:32

TSA seizes rocket launcher in Baltimore — for second time this week Military equipment was seized at Baltimore Washington International Airport on Thursday -- the second such seizure in days -- after it was brought ba...
2019-08-01, 20:32

Iran seizes another foreign oil tanker, state media says Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps accused the vessel, the third detained by Iran amid U.S. tensions, of trying to smuggle oil from...
2019-08-05, 10:32

Singapore seizes ivory from nearly 300 elephants in record haul Singapore said on Tuesday it had seized 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory, a record haul by authorities in the city-state, which conservation groups say ...
2019-07-23, 09:32

| Serena v Sharapova showdown seizes spotlight at US Open Serena Williams faces Maria Sharapova in a blockbuster first round match at the US Open, the feature showdown on the first day of the year's final Gr...
2019-08-26, 00:16

| DeChambeau seizes early PGA 3M Open lead with sizzling 62 Bryson DeChambeau fired a nine-under par 62, the lowest round of his US PGA career, to seize a two-stroke lead after the second round of the 3M Open....
2019-07-06, 07:48

Iran seizes British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf Iranian authorities have seized a British-flagged oil tanker and briefly detained a second vessel in the Strait of Hormuz. Tehran has ordered the Ste...
2019-07-20, 11:48

German customs seizes illegal US firearm accessories German customs officers have stopped a shipment of illegal weapons accessories from the US to Austria. German law forbids equipment designed to make ...
2019-06-07, 19:48

Operation Meltdown: NYC seizes 46 ice cream trucks for failing to pay $4.5M Children in New York City may have fewer opportunities to cool down with a sweet treat this summer after city officials seized 46 ice cream trucks th...
2019-06-07, 02:32

Border Patrol seizes 52.2 pounds of meth at I-19 checkpoint TUCSON – More than 50 pounds of methamphetamine were seized at the Interstate 19 immigration checkpoint, U.S Customs and Border Protection anno...
2019-07-10, 05:32

‘Is Bernie going to come?’ Warren seizes on Sanders' Netroots absence The gathering of political progressives found itself almost spoilt for choice by the Democratic presidential field for 2020Among nearly 4,000 progres...
2019-07-14, 08:16

Vietnam seizes 125 kg of rhino horns, seven tiger carcasses Vietnam said it has seized more than 125 kg (275 lb) of rhino horns hidden in plaster blocks and shipped from United Arab Emirates, the latest large-...
2019-07-31, 21:16

Italy seizes German rescue vessel 'Eleonore' The Eleonore has docked and disembarked its over 100 rescued refugees, in violation of a ban. The government has now seized the ship and vowed to mak...
2019-09-02, 19:32

German customs seizes $1.1 billion worth of cocaine German customs authorities say they have seized nearly 5 tons of cocaine in a container shipped from Uruguay, a haul with an estimated street value o...
2019-08-02, 18:16

| Lashley seizes 6-stroke PGA Tour Detroit lead Nate Lashley, the last player to make the field, fired a nine-under par 63 to seize a six-stroke lead after the third round of the PGA Tour's Rocket ...
2019-06-30, 12:48

Italy seizes German rescue vessel Eleonore The Eleonore has docked and disembarked its over 100 rescued refugees, in violation of a ban. The government has now seized the ship and vowed to mak...
2019-09-03, 07:32

Oil prices rise more than 1% after Iran seizes British tanker Oil prices rose more than 1% on Monday, as investors worried about possible supply disruptions in the energy-rich Middle East after Iran's seizure of...
2019-07-22, 19:32

Iran seizes 'foreign' vessel in Persian Gulf Iran says it has captured an oil tanker in the Persian Gulf and claims it was smuggling fuel to some Arab states. The seizure puts Tehran on a fresh ...
2019-08-04, 19:32

All Points East 2019: Fans complain first UK Strokes gig in four years 'ruined' by sound issues Fans of The Strokes have asked for their tickets to be refunded as they complained the band could not be heard during their headlining act at All Poi...
2019-05-26, 13:16

Carl Beech latest: Police must end 'victim culture' to prevent reputations being ruined, former top prosecutor says Police must end the "victim culture" to prevent more reputations being ruined through false claims after the "madness" of the VIP sex-ring probe, a f...
2019-07-23, 14:00

Iran Seizes Two Vessels, Escalating Tensions in Strait of Hormuz, U.K. Says (LONDON) — Britain’s foreign secretary said Iranian authorities seized two vessels Friday in the Strait of Hormuz, actions signaling an e...
2019-07-19, 23:16

Tanzania seizes ivory tusks equivalent to 117 elephants killed Tanzania has seized ivory tusks equivalent to killing at least 117 elephants, its tourism minister said, part of its drive to stamp out organized cri...
2019-09-05, 16:00

| Britain holds crisis talks after Iran seizes tanker British Prime Minister Theresa May has chaired an emergency meeting of ministers and security officials to discuss how to respond after Iran seized a...
2019-07-22, 18:00

Iran seizes Iraqi oil tanker smuggling fuel in Gulf: TV Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized an Iraqi oil tanker in the Gulf which they said was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen, Iran's state media...
2019-08-04, 23:16

Italy's Salvini seizes on election win to demand new ECB debt role Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini called on Tuesday for a new role for the European Central Bank, which should "guarantee" government debt...
2019-05-28, 17:00

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step th...
2019-07-04, 18:32

India seizes narcotics worth $390M smuggled from Pakistan AMRITSAR, India (AP) — Customs officials in a northern Indian state say they have seized narcotics worth $390 million that were smuggled from neighbo...
2019-07-01, 11:16

"Could Kill Millions": US Seizes $1 Billion Worth Of Cocaine From Ship Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in US hist...
2019-06-19, 10:48

Iran seizes 1,000 Bitcoin miners, says mining with state electricity is a no-no Authorities in Iran have seized around 1,000 Bitcoin mining machines from two abandoned factories, according to Reuters. The report hasn’t stated wha...
2019-06-28, 15:16

BP seizes $500K of drugs aboard abandoned aircraft near Tucson TUCSON – Nearly $500,000 in methamphetamine and fentanyl was seized Thursday after a pilot attempted to smuggle the drugs across the border wit...
2019-05-25, 03:48

Vietnam seizes 7.5 tons of elephant ivory, pangolin scales HANOI, Vietnam — Authorities have seized 7.5 tons of elephant ivory and pangolin scales in one of Vietnam’s biggest wildlife trafficking cases. The 3...
2019-06-15, 02:00

Singapore seizes record haul of smuggled elephant ivory Nine tonnes of contraband tusks from about 300 animals found in illegal cargo from DRCSingapore has made its largest ever seizure of smuggled ivory, ...
2019-07-23, 10:48

Iran seizes two British-linked tankers in Strait of Hormuz The Iranian Revolutionary Guard announced Friday that they seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the same region where the United Stat...
2019-07-20, 05:01

As the Amazon Burns, Europe Seizes Title of Climate Champion With the Trump administration nearly silent, European leaders have energetically stepped in to take up the mantle of leadership. A trade deal could b...
2019-08-25, 03:16

Coast Guard seizes 40,000 pounds of drugs on high seas CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has offloaded tons of cocaine and marijuana seized from boats and even a semi-submarine in the Pacific. ...
2019-07-12, 13:32

Democrat Bullock seizes spotlight after getting left out of presidential debate Montana Governor Steve Bullock is making a flurry of appearances on television and the campaign trail after getting locked out of next week's Democra...
2019-06-18, 16:32

Iran seizes 1,000 bitcoin mining machines using subsidized power Iranian authorities have seized about 1,000 bitcoin mining machines in two abandoned factories, state television reported, after warnings that the ac...
2019-06-28, 00:16

Britain Seizes Largest Ever Heroin Haul Worth $145 Million An international operation has netted the largest ever heroin seizure in Britain, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said Wednesday, with nearly 1.3 ton...
2019-09-04, 14:32

Australia Seizes More Than $800 Million Worth of Meth In Its Largest-Ever Bust Australian authorities found almost 1.6 tonnes of methamphetamine, also known as ice, hidden inside speakers in a shipment at a Melbourne port, accor...
2019-06-07, 10:48

Iran seizes oil tanker in Gulf 'smuggling fuel to Arab states' State TV says seven sailors of different nationalities detained during incident in the GulfIran’s Revolutionary Guards have seized a foreign oil tank...
2019-08-04, 17:16

Trump seizes on NYU professor’s tweet to push change of libel laws President Trump on Monday tweeted that libel laws in the U.S. should be modified to hold the news media accountable and seized on a New York Universi...
2019-05-27, 15:16

Iran Seizes Boat In Strait Of Hormuz, Arrests 12 Filipinos: Report Iran seized a boat and arrested 12 Filipinos as it busted a "fuel-smuggling ring" in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, the semi-official news agency ...
2019-09-07, 23:48

Iran seizes another foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf, state TV reports Iran has seized another foreign oil tanker in the Gulf, the country’s state TV reported on Sunday, accusing it of smuggling fuel to Arab states...
2019-08-05, 01:16

Portugal seizes tonne of cocaine in Brazilian boat on high seas Police seized over a tonne of cocaine worth some $49 million and arrested seven people aboard a Brazilian fishing boat in a drug bust on the high sea...
2019-06-04, 19:16

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dram...
2019-07-04, 23:00

Audio captures dramatic moments before Iran seizes British tanker ​An audio recording released Sunday captured the dramatic moments as a British naval officer warned Iranian military forces against seizing a UK-flag...
2019-07-21, 19:32

Nigel Farage, Brexit’s Loudest Voice, Seizes Comeback Chance The polarizing but effective populist shifted his focus to media work after the 2016 referendum. Now he’s back with a new party and an accusation of ...
2019-05-27, 09:48

Malaysia Seizes $240 Million From Chinese State Firm's Account: Report Malaysia has seized more than 1 billion ringgit ($243.25 million) from a bank account of state-owned China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Ltd (CPP), ...
2019-07-14, 14:48

FBI seizes infamous photo of Prince Andrew with Jeffrey Epstein accuser The FBI years ago seized the infamous photo showing Prince Andrew smiling alongside Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre, according to a ...
2019-08-30, 20:16

UK Plans To Send European-Led Gulf Force After Iran Seizes Its Tanker Britain on Monday said it was planning a European-led protection force for shipping in the Gulf after Iranian authorities seized a British-flagged ta...
2019-07-23, 07:32

Johnson seizes lead over Spieth with final hole birdie putt Dustin Johnson sank an eight-foot birdie putt at the last to take a one-stroke lead over Jordan Spieth in the second round of the Northern Trust in N...
2019-08-10, 05:32

Vietnam seizes 5.26 tonnes of pangolin scales hidden in cashew containers Vietnam has seized more than five metric tonnes of pangolin scales hidden in cashew nut containers shipped from Nigeria, the government said on Frida...
2019-05-24, 12:16

Iran Seizes Vessel in Persian Gulf Accused of Smuggling Fuel The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has seized a vessel accused of smuggling fuel and detained its crew, Iranian state television said, the latest ...
2019-08-05, 09:16

U.K. Seeks to Ease Tensions in Persian Gulf After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker (Bloomberg) — The U.K. sought to lower tensions after Iran seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday, an incident that incr...
2019-07-21, 20:16

Gibraltar Seizes Syria-Bound Tanker Thought to Be Carrying Iranian Oil Officials said the tanker was detained under European Union sanctions on Syria. Shipping monitors said it was also trying to skirt United States sanc...
2019-07-04, 16:32

After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker, UK Warns Ships To Avoid Hormuz Strait London on Saturday advised British ships to avoid the Strait of Hormuz for "an interim period" following Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tank...
2019-07-20, 14:48

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 Britai...
2019-08-29, 01:16

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 f...
2019-06-06, 23:32

Iran seizes foreign tanker, U.S. vows to protect vital Gulf waterway Iran said on Thursday it had seized a foreign tanker smuggling fuel in the Gulf, and the U.S. military commander in the region said the United States...
2019-07-18, 17:16

Singapore makes record-breaking ivory bust, seizes pangolin scales Authorities in Singapore have seized ivory from nearly 300 elephants and some 12 tons of pangolin scales in a shipment heading from DR Congo to Vietn...
2019-07-23, 21:48

Australia Election Results: Prime Minister Scott Morrison Seizes a Stunning Win By granting Mr. Morrison his first full term, Australians signaled their reluctance to bet on a new leader at a time when the economy has not suffere...
2019-05-21, 23:32

Singapore Seizes Record Ivory Haul of 8.8 Tonnes in a Shipment En Route to Vietnam Singapore said Tuesday it confiscated 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory in a record bust. The city-state, often a stopover in the illegal wildlife trade, ...
2019-07-23, 12:32

Probe Agency Seizes Rs 300-Crore Assets Of Telangana Group In Ponzi Scam The Enforcement Directorate on Friday said it has attached assets worth about Rs 300 crore in connection with its money laundering probe in an allege...
2019-08-16, 16:32

Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos detail cringeworthy way they 'ruined' daughter's birthday Mark Consuelos said his daughter with Kelly Ripa, Lola, told them they "have no chill" after the incident.        ...
2019-06-18, 22:32

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf, 12 on vessel, state media reports Twelve crews members were on the Panamanian-flagged vessel when it was captured near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
2019-07-18, 15:32

Iran seizes boat with Filipino crew suspected of smuggling fuel in Persian Gulf Iran seized a tugboat and detained its 12 Filipino crew members on suspicion of smuggling diesel fuel in the Persian Gulf, the semi-official ISNA new...
2019-09-07, 20:32

Coast Guard seizes estimated $569 million worth of cocaine, marijuana on high seas Vice President Mike Pence was on hand as 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana were seized.        ...
2019-07-12, 09:16

Iran seizes British tanker in Strait of Hormuz; denies Trump’s claim that drone was brought down  The latest incident comes as tensions rise again in the Persian Gulf, a month after Trump threatened to attack Iran for destroying an American drone....
2019-07-20, 05:32

Iran seizes oil tanker carrying 'smuggled fuel' in Persian Gulf, state media reports Iran's Revolutionary Guard last week seized an oil tanker in the Persian Gulf that was supposedly carrying "smuggled fuel" from Iran, state media rep...
2019-08-04, 15:48

Leon Edwards promises to finish Jorge Masvidal feud after he seizes world title chance against Rafael dos Anjos Leon Edwards is hopeful that victory over Rafael dos Anjos on Saturday will earn him an overdue shot at the UFC welterweight title – having also vowe...
2019-07-17, 23:00

Iran Seizes Oil Tanker of ‘Smuggled Fuel’ in Persian Gulf Amid Rising Tensions, State Media Reports (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iranian forces seized a ship in the Persian Gulf suspected of carrying smuggled fuel, state media reported Sunday, marking the...
2019-08-04, 22:16

Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker headed to Syria, furious Tehran summons British ambassador over 'destructive' action Iran has summoned the British ambassador in Tehran as the regime fumes after Britain seized an Iranian tanker on Thursday believed to be violating th...
2019-07-05, 13:32

Many patients lie to their doctor TUCSON – Healthcare is a hot topic these days. And with a Presidential election just a little over a year away, it’s getting even more at...
2019-08-06, 05:16

'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 Al...
2019-07-17, 05:00

AI researchers have a plan to pay patients for data Enlarge (credit: iStock/Getty Images) Robert Chang, a Stanford ophthalmologist, normally stays busy prescribing drops and performing eye surgery. B...
2019-08-12, 04:00

CRT defibrillator may help more heart failure patients For patients with heart abnormalities that can't be fixed with a normal defibrillator, a cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator may hel...
2019-06-18, 20:48

The Hospital Treated These Patients. Then It Sued Them. Most hospitals do not frequently take patients to court over medical debt. But since 2015, Carlsbad Medical Center, in New Mexico, has filed lawsuits...
2019-09-03, 09:32

| DR Congo tests 12 more patients for Ebola Twelve people were ordered to undergo testing for possible Ebola infection in Goma in DR Congo on Saturday, only days after three patients in the den...
2019-08-03, 20:48

Patients likely to have complications with unprofessional surgeons Patients had an 18 percent higher risk of complication during a medical procedure if their surgeon had one to three previous reports of unprofessiona...
2019-06-20, 01:00

Today I have to talk to three of my patients about dying. This is how I do it It’s tempting to put these all-important conversations off but the consequences can be direIt’s 9.15am. The medical team is full of energy and caffei...
2019-06-06, 19:16

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 prob...
2019-08-24, 11:16

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 ...
2019-07-06, 01:00

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation...
2019-07-20, 01:32

For Vitiligo Patients, New Treatments Offer Hope “We now have a much better understanding of the immunological pathways involved in vitiligo, which is providing insight on how to target and treat th...
2019-06-27, 18:48

Report: Hospitals and Patients Are Being Plagued by Robocalls We’re already living in a national robocall nightmare, but at least most of the time, for most of us, dealing with phone spam is not a matter of life...
2019-06-18, 09:32

'I've had patients take their own teeth out': dental anxiety and the treatments that can help Almost half of adults in the UK fear the dentist, and some refuse to see one. Thankfully, there are some increasingly effective remedies, but they co...
2019-08-19, 15:48

Poorer U.S. patients less likely to get blood pressure controlled (Reuters Health) - Poorer patients in the U.S. may be less likely to get their blood pressure under control, even when they are participating in a cl...
2019-07-31, 18:48

'Congestion' means different things to doctors and patients (Reuters Health) - Patients who say they're "congested" may have a runny nose, but a new study suggests their doctors may think they mean their nose ...
2019-06-06, 21:48

7 patients at new Ohio hospital diagnosed with Legionnaires’ GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s health authority has ordered a newly opened hospital where seven patients have been diagnosed with potentially f...
2019-06-01, 19:32

Canada's BC will be first province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic...
2019-05-28, 00:32

Half of H.I.V. Patients Are Women. Most Research Subjects Are Men. Trials of vaccines and treatments have not included enough female participants. Now that scientists are exploring possible cures, the need to enroll ...
2019-05-28, 10:32

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — Niels Högel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other...
2019-06-06, 21:16

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. drug regulators are launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the m...
2019-06-03, 15:32

German nurse under investigation for killing patients German prosecutors are investigating a male nurse on five counts of murder. Some of the details closely resemble the case of one of Germany's worst s...
2019-08-30, 20:48

MRI may predict which depression patients respond best to therapy Currently, only 45 percent of people with depression respond positively to cognitive-behavioral therapy, but conducting fMRIs on patients could help ...
2019-08-02, 00:48

More patients diagnosed amid Legionnaires’ outbreak GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Health officials in Ohio say 10 people have now been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease amid an outbreak at a recentl...
2019-06-04, 23:48

Executive order gives hope to kidney patients The Trump administration’s recent pledge to transform kidney care is cause for hope for late-stage kidney disease patients languishing on transplant ...
2019-08-02, 05:32

Few heart patients use cardiac rehab after stenting (Reuters Health) - Just one in three patients enrolls in recommended cardiac rehabilitation after having a blocked heart artery cleared and a stent i...
2019-06-19, 22:16

Researchers try to make ICU less traumatic for patients, families (Reuters Health) - Intensive care units (ICUs) can be extremely stressful for patients and families. Changes in the way ICUs are run may help mitigat...
2019-07-16, 18:32

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71 Doctors forced Mr. Cowart to undergo treatment after he was severely burned in an explosion. He spent the rest of his life arguing for patient autono...
2019-05-21, 22:16

OB-GYN accused of fathering children with patients says one is now his wife An OBGYN from Mississippi accused of sexual misconduct and sleeping with his patients, two of whom he impregnated, says he did nothing wrong — ...
2019-07-12, 10:16

One-third of statin patients still have bad cholesterol levels, study says About one-third of people in taking statins to control low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, known as "bad cholesterol," still have dangerously high l...
2019-05-21, 15:48

NHS teams up with Amazon to bring Alexa to patients Voice assistant enlisted to aid elderly and blind patients who cannot easily search for adviceThe NHS has teamed up with Amazon to allow elderly peop...
2019-07-10, 13:16

Advanced MRI may be able to detect dementia in stroke patients A new MRI method may detect clues in stroke patients that can lead to future cognitive problems, as new findings show it predicted three-fourths of d...
2019-09-12, 20:00

Uninfected patients key to improving Ebola response Research on the logistics of responding to Ebola outbreaks has revealed that an often-overlooked, but critical, factor in resource deployment to trea...
2019-09-16, 23:00

The opioid crisis: A 20-year conspiracy against patients. Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, may have been the prime mover in the Big Bang of opioids in the 1990s, when doctors were aggressively treating...
2019-09-14, 07:32

The opioid crisis: A 20-year conspiracy against patients Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, may have been the prime mover in the Big Bang of opioids in the 1990s, when doctors were aggressively treating...
2019-09-14, 16:00

Iran seizes vessel in Gulf 'for smuggling diesel fuel' amid heightened Saudi tensions Iran's Revolutionary Guards have reportedly seized a vessel in the Gulf for allegedly smuggling 250,000 litres of diesel fuel to the United Arab Emir...
2019-09-16, 19:32

A Different Look at Historic Homes of the South Tours in places like Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C., used to concentrate on the wealthy owners of houses, now they are bringing the enslaved peo...
2019-06-27, 20:48

What Will Smart Homes Look Like 10 Years From Now? It’s 6 A.M., and the alarm clock is buzzing earlier than usual. It’s not a malfunction: the smart clock scanned your schedule and adjuste...
2019-07-31, 21:48

Surgeons restore hand and arm function in paralysed patients A number of patients who were diagnosed with complete paralysis have been given new hope, after pioneering nerve surgery restored movement in their e...
2019-07-05, 10:16

2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar’s plan would help Alzheimer’s patients WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has a new plan to help seniors that includes more support for people with Alzheimer̵...
2019-07-12, 18:16

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain (Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty con...
2019-06-14, 22:00

Robocalls put hospital patients’ lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak – when doctors, administrators and health care field workers need to be in con...
2019-06-19, 01:48

‘Chasing the Cure’ lets patients crowdsource a diagnosis Oversharing health woes on social media may finally do us some good. A new show, “Chasing the Cure,” features patients broadcasting their medical mys...
2019-08-06, 03:32

Meet the AI Robots Helping Take Care of Elderly Patients Robots powered by artificial intelligence have been popping up in hotels, airports and shopping malls. Now, they’re showing up at assisted livi...
2019-08-23, 20:48

Detecting patients’ pain levels via their brain signals Researchers from MIT and elsewhere have developed a system that measures a patient’s pain level by analyzing brain activity from a portable neuroimag...
2019-09-12, 08:32

HHS proposal gives doctors access to patients' addiction records The Trump administration has proposed a plan to tackle the opioid epidemic by allowing doctors to enter substance abuse treatment into a patient's me...
2019-08-23, 14:48

‘Michael Jackson drug’ still prompts curiosity from patients It remains the most widely used anesthetic in U.S. hospitals, but many patients still remember propofol as the drug that killed Michael Jackson. Most...
2019-06-22, 17:00

Nurse charged with killing 100 patients apologizes to families BERLIN — A former nurse on trial on allegations he killed 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany apologized to his victims’ relatives in a...
2019-06-05, 22:00

J&J Directed To Pay Rs 25 Lakh To Patients For Alleged Faulty Hip Implant The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed Johnson and Johnson to make interim payment of Rs 25 lakh each to 67 patients who have undergone revision s...
2019-05-30, 17:48

Epilepsy patients may live longer with specialist care People with epilepsy who receive care from specialists may be less likely to die prematurely than their counterparts who don't, a Canadian study sugg...
2019-08-06, 14:48

How a celebrity shrink allegedly conned himself into patients’ wills One Manhattan psychiatrist, who reportedly has treated Courtney Love and Gwyneth Paltrow at his Murray Hill office, is all about helping — himself, t...
2019-06-09, 02:48

Nursing facilities often discharge patients when co-pays kick in (Reuters Health) - Skilled nursing facilities in the U.S. often discharge Medicare patients before daily co-payments kick in, according to a new U.S....
2019-05-29, 01:16

Quest Diagnostics says nearly 12 million patients may have had data breached About 11.9 million Quest Diagnostics patients may have had their financial, medical and other personal information exposed in a data breach, the comp...
2019-06-03, 21:48

Japan court orders gov't to pay families of leprosy patients A Japanese court ordered the government to pay $3.4 million to more than 500 descendants of leprosy patients who were segregated and quarantined in s...
2019-06-28, 17:32

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit nearly 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly...
2019-06-04, 14:32

Heart patients may benefit more from exercise than healthy people (Reuters Health) - Exercise can do more to lower the risk of premature death for patients with cardiovascular disease than for healthy people, a new ...
2019-09-05, 00:00

Boxing club helps patients fight parkinson’s (WAVE) A boxing club in Kentucky is helping Parkinson’s disease patients fight for the quality of their lives. “Parkinson’s wants t...
2019-06-20, 21:48

Blood test may reduce antibiotic use for COPD patients The number of COPD patients who received antibiotics prescriptions fell by 20 percent after taking the finger-prick blood test to measure their C-rea...
2019-07-11, 20:32

Patients of rude surgeons have more problems after surgery, study says Having surgery — even minor surgery — can be an incredibly stressful experience for any patient. Placing trust in a surgeon is often frig...
2019-06-21, 08:00

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit 11.9 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly...
2019-06-03, 19:16

Biological marker may indicate PTSD patients at risk for suicide People with both PTSD and suicidal thoughts have high levels of metabotropic glutamatergic receptor 5 compared to those without those thoughts, which...
2019-05-21, 15:48

EEG may help doctors determine if head injury patients will recover Researchers say an EEG can reveal hidden consciousness in unresponsive ICU patients days after a head injury, offering doctors a better way to predic...
2019-06-28, 20:48

Aspirin may raise death among some breast cancer patients Using aspirin may raise risk of death in some women with breast cancer, a study says. Researchers say the drug may interact during methylation, a che...
2019-08-12, 17:32

PhRMA: Patents yield real benefits for patients Not only would weaker patent protections limit investment, they'd also cut competition, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of Am...
2019-07-19, 05:16

How Alzheimer’s patients cope with emotional turmoil after diagnosis In 2013, “Deadwood” showrunner David Milch was in New York City, toiling on a TV pilot, when he suddenly couldn’t remember where he parked his car. I...
2019-05-30, 10:48

Fewer psychiatrists take Medicaid patients even as the program has expanded (Reuters Health) - Fewer and fewer psychiatrists are accepting Medicaid even as increasing numbers of patients have gained mental health coverage thr...
2019-06-08, 09:32

Patients at for-profit dialysis centers less likely to get kidney transplants (Reuters Health) - The likelihood that U.S. patients with renal failure will get a kidney transplant is lower for those who get dialysis at for-profi...
2019-09-11, 01:00

| WATCH | Traffic jams cause patients' death in ambulances Gridlock in Manila is costing lives as ambulances stuck in traffic face severe delays in the race against the clock to reach the city's hospitals, me...
2019-09-09, 17:00

Doctor sentenced to 7 years in connection to 3 patients’ fatal ODs A New York City doctor was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in prison for illegally peddling more than a million pills — including powerful pre...
2019-09-11, 01:32

Nonwhite patients get less pain relief in U.S. emergency rooms Black and Hispanic patients in U.S. emergency rooms are less likely to receive medication to ease acute pain than their white counterparts, a study s...
2019-07-02, 21:32

Nordic walking may benefit breast cancer patients (Reuters Health) - Nordic walking, an aerobic activity performed with walking poles similar to ski poles, may benefit patients with breast cancer, ac...
2019-08-16, 20:32

German nurse given second life sentence for murder of 85 patients Niels Högel, who used drugs to cause cardiac arrests, confirmed as country’s worst postwar serial killerA nurse has been handed a second life sentenc...
2019-06-06, 15:48

Former Veterans Affairs doctor charged in death of three patients Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged a former Veterans Affairs pathologist for the deaths of three veterans and for attempting to cover up substanc...
2019-08-21, 15:48

3D-printed replica heads are being used to help treat cancer patients Radiotherapists are using 3D printed replica heads of their patients to practice performing cancer treatments and work out any kinks before doing the...
2019-06-09, 09:32

Trump abortion ‘gag rule’ leaves poor patients ‘with nowhere to go’ in US Impact will vary greatly from state to state after Planned Parenthood withdraws from federal funding program over abortion referral bans Last year al...
2019-08-22, 16:48

What Planned Parenthood's Funding Change Means for Patients Recently the Trump administration changed the rules for Title X funds, and this week Planned Parenthood decided to stop accepting the money. As a res...
2019-08-21, 08:48

Hospitals treat patients without admitting them, to avoid penalties (Reuters Health) - Hospitals appear to be treating Medicare patients in emergency departments (EDs) and observation areas to avoid readmissions and t...
2019-08-23, 01:48

Medical marijuana patients can face problems in other states Medical marijuana has been legalized in 33 U.S. states, but for the almost 3 million patients who want to travel, other state laws are a confusing pa...
2019-09-09, 14:00

Liberty could play in two homes like the Islanders After Nets minority owner Joe Tsai bought the Liberty, he told The Post his main job as owner will be finding a way to put people in the seats. That ...
2019-08-14, 06:00

Dorian may have destroyed 13,000 homes in Bahamas Hurricane Dorian has caused "catastrophic damage" in the Bahamas as the Category 5 storm slowly makes its way across the island chain towards the Uni...
2019-09-02, 23:32

Study: Almost 25% of U.S. homes will cut pay TV cord within 3 years Nearly a quarter of all American homes will have cut the cord on a cable or satellite television service within the next three years, a new study sai...
2019-08-06, 20:00

How this company is changing down payments on homes Thomas Sponholtz of Unison joins "Power Lunch" to discuss the company's method of making more people homeowners. Unison splits the cost of a dow...
2019-07-02, 02:48

Gas network fined £44m after leaving homes cut off Gas distribution firm Cadent has been fined a record £44m after leaving customers disconnected, failing to pay compensation, and losing records ...
2019-05-22, 22:32

Manhattan homes with secret gardens New Yorkers are going green in the concrete jungle. Inside 7C at 99 Jane St. in the West Village, you’ll find a stylish 2,136-square-foot, three-bedr...
2019-07-07, 14:00

3 quirky homes for sale in the Hamptons The Hamptons are where visionary designers and their benefactors come together to create daring homes. Notable among them is Bioscleave House at 113 ...
2019-05-22, 19:00

NHS hospital to trial genetic analysis for blood pressure patients Around 100 people undergoing treatment for hypertension in the UK are to get their DNA analysed in a pioneering trial to see if genetic data can help...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Bayer to work with Foundation Medicine on selecting cancer patients Bayer struck a collaboration deal with Roche's Foundation Medicine Inc. to develop test kits for genetic sequencing of tumor cells to identify cancer...
2019-05-29, 17:32

Sick hospital workers often expose patients to contagious illness Hospital workers often come to work with contagious respiratory illnesses, against the recommendations of public health regulators, a Canadian study ...
2019-08-17, 02:00

Most long-term acute care hospital patients die within five years (Reuters Health) - Most elderly patients admitted to long-term acute care hospitals die within 5 years, and spend two-thirds of their remaining life ...
2019-08-27, 05:48

States taxing medical-use marijuana costing patients, experts say New Jersey lawmakers have succeeded in saving a bill to remove tax for medical pot, with an argument heard nationwide -- no other medicines are taxed...
2019-06-04, 15:32

New ketamine spray allows patients an affordable alternative to expensive IV treatments (KPRC) Ketamine is a common anesthesia drug that has been found helpful for people suffering from migraines, chronic pain and treatment-resistant dep...
2019-05-22, 10:48

Canada's British Columbia will be first province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic...
2019-05-28, 00:00

Quest Diagnostics Says 11.9 Million Patients Possibly Affected by Breach Quest Diagnostics said the billing collections firm it works with experienced a data breach on its web payment platform that may have affected 11.9 m...
2019-06-03, 14:32

Study: Obesity may increase psychosocial issues for cancer patients While studies have shown that weight can affect mental well-being, new research links excess weight among cancer patients with worse psychosocial sym...
2019-09-06, 06:00

Patients give more '5-star' ratings to hospitals with fewer services (Reuters Health) - Compared to smaller facilities, hospitals that provide complex care for critical illness or serious injury may find it harder to m...
2019-06-10, 19:32

Drug Shortage Leaves Patients Without Immune-Disorder Treatment A shortage of a versatile medicine used to treat immune disorders and other diseases has forced U.S. hospitals and infusion clinics to suspend treatm...
2019-08-09, 13:00

Stress may drive up death risk in cervical cancer patients Patients with cervical cancer and a stress disorder had a 55 percent higher risk of dying from the disease than those without a disorder, new researc...
2019-08-02, 00:48

New head and neck cancer drug could help patients live longer Pembrolizumab with platinum chemotherapy less ‘aggressive’ and extended survival ratesImmunotherapy could help patients with head and neck cancer liv...
2019-06-04, 01:16

British Columbia to be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic...
2019-05-28, 10:16

Sepsis patients with inflammation have higher death rates after discharge About one in four sepsis patients who live through their hospitalization will continue to have higher levels of inflammation. This puts them at risk ...
2019-08-08, 04:32

Ex-VA doctor fired for drinking charged in deaths of misdiagnosed patients A doctor who was fired from an Arkansas veteran’s hospital for being drunk on the job is now charged with killing three patients he misdiagnosed. In ...
2019-08-21, 01:48

A New, Scarless Adam’s Apple Surgery Could Be a Breakthrough for Transgender Patients An Israeli medical center says it has pioneered a new procedure to remove or reduce the size of the Adam’s apple without leaving a scar, a sign...
2019-06-11, 11:32

Doctors in India strike over violent attacks by patients' families Nationwide walkout prompted by vicious assault on junior doctor at Kolkata hospitalAbout 800,000 doctors across India went on strike on Monday to dem...
2019-06-17, 22:32

Three hospital patients dead from listeria linked to packaged sandwiches Three people have died and three are seriously ill following an outbreak of listeria infection in hospitals in England, Public Health England has sai...
2019-06-07, 23:32

Ohio doctor accused of murdering 25 patients is set to face hearing The Ohio doctor charged with 25 counts of murder is set for a hearing Wednesday after seeking to use a new lawyer known for successfully defending hi...
2019-08-28, 20:48

Smoking cessation program for cancer patients shows potential While nearly half of cancer patients keep smoking after diagnosis, the rate of patients at the Abramson Cancer Center who used special tobacco cessat...
2019-06-28, 01:00

Oklahoma hospital used dirty gastroscopes on almost 1,000 patients; no infections reported An unnamed hospital in Oklahoma used contaminated gastroscopes in procedures performed on nearly a thousand patients in recent months, device maker P...
2019-08-31, 09:16

Brazil Hospital Fire Leaves 11 Dead, Many of Them Elderly Patients (RIO DE JANEIRO) — A fire raced through a hospital in Rio de Janeiro overnight, forcing staff to wheel patients into the streets on beds or in ...
2019-09-14, 01:32

Ohio doctor accused of murdering 25 patients with painkiller overdoses Dr. William Husel was charged with murder Wednesday in the deaths of 25 hospital patients, representing one of the biggest murder cases ever brought ...
2019-06-06, 04:00

2 Ebola Patients in Congo Treated With New Drugs Have Been Cured, Say Doctors (KINSHASA, Congo) — Doctors in Congo say that two Ebola patients who were treated with new anti-Ebola drugs in Goma in eastern Congo have been ...
2019-08-13, 19:32

German killer nurse sentenced to life for murdering patients Former nurse Niels Högel has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 85 more people while on duty in German hospitals until 2005. He is...
2019-06-06, 16:32

'Blind vagina' condition strikes patients and leaves them unable to have sex A rare condition is wreaking havoc on patients' sex lives. The BMJ recalls an instance of 'blind vagina' which affected a 20-year-old's ability to be...
2019-09-09, 15:32

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patien...
2019-07-16, 22:16

GSK builds oncology pipeline as drug shown to help myeloma patients GlaxoSmithKline said an experimental multiple myeloma treatment has shown a meaningful response in patients that have run out of three previous treat...
2019-08-23, 13:48

Scientists Have Created a Prosthetic Arm That Lets Patients Feel Touch Again Perhaps one of the profound yet underappreciated aspects of being alive is the ability to reach out with your hand and feel the world around you—whet...
2019-07-24, 21:32

Will Europe's clampdown on faulty medical devices hurt patients? When a Californian company founded by a U.S. veteran wounded in Afghanistan sought to register a new medical device this year, it turned to Europe be...
2019-06-06, 09:48

Nearly half of patients keep information about sexual assault, depression from doctors Nearly half of patients who've survived a sexual assault, faced threats of domestic violence, struggled with depression or thought about committing s...
2019-08-16, 16:00

Smartphone app helps patients in small study better manage migraines Migraine sufferers had an average of four fewer headaches a month after using RELAXaHEAD, a smartphone-based relaxation technique, at least twice a w...
2019-06-05, 02:48

Exercise may extend the lives of advanced colorectal cancer patients Advanced colorectal cancer patients who performed low-intensity exercise four or more hours a week saw close to a 20 percent reduction in cancer prog...
2019-08-16, 16:00

These Medical Devices Are Inserted Into 500,000 Patients Each Year — but Are Tough to Sterilize Duodenoscopes have sickened hundreds of patients in hospital outbreaks. Now some experts are demanding the devices be redesigned or taken off the mar...
2019-08-06, 11:00

Transgender Patients Could be Stripped of Healthcare Protections by the Trump Administration Over the course of his two-and-half-year tenure, our alleged President Donald Trump has either enacted or enforced policies that make no secret as to...
2019-05-25, 02:48

Daily on Healthcare: Executive order gives hope to kidney patients Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
2019-08-06, 18:00

German Nurse Who Killed 85 Patients In His Care Sentenced To Life A German nurse believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history was handed a life sentence Thursday for killing 85 pa...
2019-06-06, 13:16

German nurse accused of killing 100 patients faces verdict BERLIN (AP) — A verdict is expected in the case of a former nurse charged with 100 counts of murder on allegations he killed patients by putting them...
2019-06-06, 13:16

Most face transplant patients continue to report better quality of life (Reuters Health) - Doctors at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston say most of the face transplant patients they have been following for about five...
2019-05-30, 03:16

$5.5 Million Homes in New York, Illinois and Missouri A minimalist home in the Hudson Valley designed by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, an 1883 Tudor in Evanston and a medieval-style castle in Kansas City...
2019-07-03, 16:16

Greece's hospitals are ill-suited homes for kids Vulnerable and abandoned children languish in unsuitable hospitals for years in Greece, even when they are not ill. A new foster care system might of...
2019-06-23, 21:16

Wildfire prompts evacuation of 50 homes in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say 50 homes have been evacuated as a 750-acre (300-hectare) wildfire burns in a Florida national park. ...
2019-05-30, 03:48

Maine company wants to turn cow poo into gas to heat homes CLINTON, Maine (AP) — A natural gas distribution company in Maine plans to get into the production side of things with a poop-to-gas renewable energy...
2019-05-24, 00:16

Amazon wants to be the tech product of our homes: Recode's Del Rey Jason Del Rey, senior correspondent for Recode, and CNBC's Diana Olick join "The Exchange" team to discuss Amazon, the new Realogy partnership a...
2019-07-24, 10:48

In Greece, hospitals are ill-suited homes for kids Vulnerable and abandoned children languish in unsuitable hospitals for years in Greece, even when they are not ill. A new foster care system might of...
2019-06-23, 09:16

Expansion at London Heathrow will clear out many homes London's Heathrow Airport is adding a third runway that will be operational in a few years, but the project is causing a stir because it requires bui...
2019-06-19, 02:16

Tapping Homes for Cash to Get Tougher Under New FHA Limits The Trump administration is moving to restrict mortgage refinancings in which borrowers withdraw cash, the latest effort to curb the federal governme...
2019-08-01, 12:32

'Everything is gone': Homes lifted up by deadly Hurricane Dorian An international aid effort is under way in the Bahamas to help 70,000 people who need immediate humanitarian assistance after the island nation was ...
2019-09-06, 06:00

17 of America’s worst nursing homes in Arizona Tucson- Arizona did not score well in a new report ranking nursing homes across the country. Nearly 20 of America’s worst nursing homes can be ...
2019-08-28, 21:48

Wildfire threatens Southern California homes Renewed winds are presenting challenges for crews battling a stubborn wildfire near a Southern California neighborhood. The fire that broke out Wedne...
2019-09-06, 12:00

Row over call for young people to dip into pensions to buy homes A cabinet minister has been rebuked after furious officials complained to Downing Street following a call for young people to be able to use their pe...
2019-06-04, 01:00

Authorities raid 247 homes in Colorado pot bust Authorities say they broke up hundreds of black market marijuana growing operations in Colorado that flouted the state's cannabis law by raising...
2019-05-25, 06:48

River erosion threatens Oklahoma homes Some residents along a rain-swollen Oklahoma river are evacuating after swift currents eroded the riverbank and undermined the soil beneath their hom...
2019-05-23, 05:16

| WATCH: Wildfire threatens about 100 homes near Reno Nevada emergency officials say they continue to fight a wildfire that has threatened about 100 homes near Reno. At last report, the Truckee Meadows F...
2019-07-16, 11:00

The richest New Yorkers buy and sell their homes in secret Welcome to the Twilight Zone of real estate, where everything and nothing is for sale all at once. When Manhattan’s ritziest new mansions in the sky ...
2019-05-23, 03:16

Boy drowns and 13,000 homes damaged by Hurricane Dorian An eight-year-old boy has become the first victim of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas, where winds of up to 200mph are ripping roofs from homes, overt...
2019-09-02, 20:32

How melting plastic waste could heat homes Breakthrough means less pollution and lower greenhouse gas emissionsIt is a problem bedevilling households across the UK: what can we do with the mou...
2019-07-21, 00:00

Book a novel vacation at one of these literary Airbnb homes Celebrate World Book Day on Tuesday, April 23, by booking a literary getaway at one of these book-inspired Airbnb homes.     ...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Your chance to take a look inside London's homes Ever peered into a front room on your walk home from the Tube, or strolled past an old Victorian terrace and wondered who lives behind its doors? Loo...
2019-08-29, 21:16

Quakes in Albania damage 100 homes, four injured Six earthquakes in the space of two hours, the first with a magnitude of 5.3, shook south-eastern Albania on Saturday, injuring four people and causi...
2019-06-01, 22:32

The most patriotic homes for sale around New York City Red, white and blue are the colors of summer, seen everywhere from the flags we wave on the Fourth of July to the season’s blazing sunsets, pale sand...
2019-07-04, 01:01

Luxury homes for sale in the Hamptons this summer Summer in the Hamptons may be in full swing, but it’s not too late to snag a piece of the action, with several East End beauties still on the market....
2019-07-03, 14:32

Northern Calif. fire threatens over 1,000 homes Firefighters are working through the night to contain a Northern California wildfire that's threatening about 1,100 homes and prompted evacuati...
2019-08-23, 14:48

Lincolnshire flooding: hundreds of homes to be evacuated Military helicopters are drafted in to repair broken bank of River Steeping in Wainfleet People are being evacuated from their homes following severe...
2019-06-15, 17:16

These areas are on the rise: The cities with the newest homes in the US There are just 26 cities with a population of at least 65,000 in the United States where more than half of all housing units were built after 2000. ...
2019-07-01, 21:00

Trump HHS moves to roll back Obamacare protections for transgender patients The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday proposed to remove gender identity from the class of protected persons in federal nondiscrimina...
2019-05-24, 16:32

Transplant centers reject potentially usable kidneys as patients die, study says Roughly 9 percent of people on the kidney waitlist die, and about 84 percent of once rejected kidneys end up being used with somebody -- suggesting s...
2019-08-30, 19:48

Lynparza stalls pancreatic cancer in patients with BRCA mutations -study AstraZeneca and Merck & Co's Lynparza helped patients with advanced pancreatic cancer who carry BRCA gene mutations go longer without their disease w...
2019-06-02, 16:16

Weight loss jab ‘sees obese patients shed 9.7lbs in four weeks’ SCIENTISTS hope weight loss jabs will be used in the obesity fight. A study showed the injections helped type-2 diabetics to lose an average of 9.7lb...
2019-08-07, 23:00

3 Congolese medics arrested in killing of WHO doctor treating Ebola patients Three Congolese medics were arrested Wednesday in the murder of a Cameroonian doctor who was treating Ebola patients in the Democratic Republic of Co...
2019-08-08, 23:00

Immunosuppressive drug combo keeps lung transplant patients alive longer Lung transplant patients in a recent study who took a mix of two immunosuppressive drugs, sirolimus and tacrolimus, had a median survival rate of nea...
2019-08-29, 18:16

Lynparza stalls pancreatic cancer in patients with BRCA mutations: study AstraZeneca and Merck & Co's Lynparza helped patients with advanced pancreatic cancer who carry BRCA gene mutations go longer without their disease w...
2019-06-02, 14:00

FDA flags risks from AbbVie, Gilead, Merck hepatitis C drugs to certain patients The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it had identified 63 cases of worsening liver function in certain patients taking hepatitis C...
2019-08-29, 03:16

Hospital school supply drive helps patients at Banner Children’s TUCSON- Banner Children’s Hospital kicked off its hospital school supply drive Monday, with the partnership from Hughes Federal Credit Union. T...
2019-08-20, 17:48

Two-drug combo more effective at lowering blood sugar in diabetes patients Prescribing metformin and vildagliptin to people newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes reduced their long-term blood sugar levels more than single-dru...
2019-09-19, 04:32

Man with machete stabs 3 at Virginia plasma center; nurses, patients hid in bathroom A man with a long knife stabbed three people inside a Virginia plasma donation center as nurses and patients hid inside a bathroom.   ...
2019-07-05, 17:48

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 docto...
2019-09-17, 22:00

HIV patients at higher risk for early heart disease, lack of care Antiretroviral therapy used with HIV patients opens them up to heart disease, sudden cardiac failure, heart failure and sudden cardiac deaths compare...
2019-06-05, 02:48

Screen All Adult Patients for Drug Abuse, National Panel Urges With 1 in 10 Americans saying they misuse drugs, doctors should ask everyone about both illegal and prescription use, the U.S. Preventive Services Ta...
2019-08-13, 20:00

Study: Protocol reduced opioid prescriptions by 92 percent in cancer patients Only 8 percent of urological cancer patients who undergo robotic surgery go home with opioid prescriptions after use of a new recovery protocol, as c...
2019-05-23, 02:16

Philips acquires Boston start-up Medumo to help hospitals communicate with patients Philips has acquired a start-up that texts you about your poop. That's Medumo, a Boston-based company, which works with hospitals to guide their...
2019-07-17, 20:48

German court clears two doctors present as patients committed suicide German doctors are not obliged to try to save a person's life against their will following a suicide attempt, the Federal Court of Justice in Leipzig...
2019-07-04, 12:16

YouTube Testimonials Lure Patients to Shady Stem Cell Clinics Emotional videos, often paid for by clinics, are attracting desperate patients to unproven stem cell treatments that can be dangerous—or even deadly....
2019-06-14, 21:16

Mediterranean Diet May Improve Cognitive Function In Type-2 Diabetes Patients A study that was published in journal Diabetes Care has claimed that following a Mediterranean diet may improve cognition in type-2 diabetes patients...
2019-08-13, 18:32

A nurse pushed his patients to the brink of death for sport. He just admitted to 55 killings. Former nurse Niels Hoegel, known as "resuscitation Rambo," is accused of murdering dozens of patients — injecting them with drugs to induce cardiac a...
2019-06-05, 22:00

FDNY warns of major data breach possibly affecting more than 10,000 patients The FDNY admitted Friday that an employee’s personal hard drive was ripped off and thousands of EMS patients may have had their information compromis...
2019-08-10, 03:32

Philips upbeat on digital care as patients warm to data sharing Dutch health technology company Philips expects sales at its digital care business to grow this year as patients see the benefits of sharing more me...
2019-06-13, 21:48

German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients, sentenced to life in prison BERLIN (AP) — German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients, sentenced to life in prison. The post German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients,...
2019-06-06, 13:16

German nurse who 'murdered 200 patients' with lethal drugs jailed for life A NURSE has been sentenced for killing 85 of his patients, with police believing the actual number is around 200, in the worst killing spree in Germa...
2019-06-06, 21:00

More than 12M people may be affected by latest medical data breach. Why those patients are now vulnerable Having medical data stolen makes the nearly 12 million consumers affected by the breach especially vulnerable targets for identity theft.  ...
2019-06-07, 04:16

Patients Evacuated After AIIMS Fire, Virology Unit, Samples Destroyed A major fire broke out at the teaching block of the AIIMS today, destroying samples and medical reports and forcing evacuation of some patients, thou...
2019-08-18, 03:32

UPDATE 1-British Columbia will be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic...
2019-05-28, 00:32

UnitedHealth boosts earnings forecast, set to pass price discounts to patients UnitedHealth Group Inc will stick with its decision to pass on drug maker discounts to patients to help them beat rising medicine prices despite the...
2019-07-18, 21:16

Quest Diagnostics announces possible data breach affecting almost 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics said the personal and medical information of nearly 12 million people, including their Social Security numbers, has potentially bee...
2019-06-04, 01:32

For Many Diabetes Patients, Skin Patches and Phones Are Replacing Finger Pricks Diabetes patients increasingly rely on wearable glucose monitors and insulin pumps to manage a disease affecting some 30 million Americans—which is s...
2019-08-01, 06:32

Cancer patients with student debt are supposed to get a break. The government isn't giving it President Trump signed a bill last year allowing people with cancer to press pause on their federal student loan payments throughout their medical tr...
2019-06-30, 01:48

Without older subjects, cancer drugs trials rely on atypical patients (Reuters Health) - Patients selected to participate in studies of cancer drugs tend to be younger than most people with the disease in the general po...
2019-06-03, 22:48

UPDATE 2-British Columbia to be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic...
2019-05-28, 05:48

In states with most overdose deaths, poor patients struggle to find treatment Poor people with opioid use disorders may struggle to find doctors to prescribe the anti-addiction drug buprenorphine in U.S. states with the highest...
2019-06-04, 13:48

Google Algorithm Aims to Identify At-Risk Kidney Injury Patients Google’s artificial-intelligence unit says it has developed an algorithm that can predict who is at high risk of developing a common kidney condition...
2019-08-01, 14:48

Robocalls wreak havoc at hospitals and put patients' lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak — when doctors, administrators and healthcare field workers need to be in cont...
2019-06-18, 18:48

Lab Testing Giant Quest Diagnostics Says Data Breach May Have Hit Nearly 12 Million Patients Clinical lab testing titan Quest Diagnostics acknowledged in a press release on Monday that an “unauthorized user” had gained access to personal info...
2019-06-04, 11:32

Amazon Alexa voice recordings sent into Polish homes Private voice commands told to Amazon's virtual assistants are being transcribed by agency workers, a newspaper reports. Numerous cases have emerged ...
2019-08-04, 11:00

With Portals to the Dead, Viking Homes Were Stranger Than Fiction The Vikings are more popular than ever. TV shows such as Last Kingdom and Vikings have added dramatic license to particular historical accounts, whil...
2019-09-03, 03:32

Google reveals plans to build 20,000 Bay Area homes Google says it'll invest in thousands of new homes in the Bay Area over the next decade, in the hopes of helping many of its employees and other...
2019-06-18, 22:16

Heat from London Underground to be used to warm homes in likely world first Londoners often complain about the stifling heat on certain Underground lines - but soon that same heat will be used to keep people warm during the w...
2019-08-28, 09:48

Baby among injured when fire rips through three Brooklyn homes A fierce four-alarm fire tore through a trio of Brooklyn homes early Thursday morning, injuring five people — including a baby, authorities sai...
2019-06-13, 14:16

Scotland generated enough wind energy to power its homes twice It's no secret Scotland has a lot of wind farms, but it's now clear just how much electricity those turbines can produce. Data from Weather...
2019-07-15, 19:16