Health Care

ER doctor seen mocking, cursing at patient suspended

ER doctor seen mocking, cursing at patient suspended The Daily Mail reports 20-year-old West Valley college student Samuel Bardwell was rushed to El Camino Hospital in Los Gatos , California , after sustaining injuries during a practice with his basketball team. Adding, 'We have expressed our honest apologies and are working directly with the patient on this matter. In addition, the hospital responded to local television station KRON ... [Full Article...]

Kellogg's Honey Smacks Recalled Amid Salmonella Outbreak Investigation

Kellogg's Honey Smacks Recalled Amid Salmonella Outbreak Investigation After the CDC and the US Food and Drug Administration contacted Kellogg's about the reported illness, the company said it immediately launched an investigation with the third-party manufacturer that produces the cereal. NY has the highest number of cases - seven - while California, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania have each reported five cases. RIDOH's State Health Laboratory has begun testing the... [Full Article...]

County’s First West Nile Infections of 2018 Confirmed

County’s First West Nile Infections of 2018 Confirmed Denton and Denton County take charge of mosquito surveillance in their respective areas. Nesemeier says fever body aches, a stiff neck, or a rash can be general symptoms that someone wouldn't typically associate with West Nile. Orange County has not reported any cases this year. West Nile season could be twice as long as usual. The mosquitoes have been known to carry several viruses including ... [Full Article...]

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

David Spade donates $100000 to mental health charity after sister-in-law's death Both provide free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. Latent suicidal thoughts can wax and wane until pushed over the threshold to carry out the ultimate act. He didn't post about his donation to NAMI on social media. [Full Article...]

Doctors and nurses to be taken out of Tier 2 visa cap

Doctors and nurses to be taken out of Tier 2 visa cap Doctors and nurses are to be excluded from the cap on so-called "Tier 2" visas for skilled workers from non-EU countries, imposed by Theresa May when she was home secretary. He has also reportedly proposed a universal immigration system that does not favour European Union nationals after Brexit. The visa limit has been set at 20,700 a year since 2011, with around 40 per cent of places accoun... [Full Article...]

Food at work is usually unhealthy, contributes to bad habits

More than 70 percent of those calories came from food that was free. Onufrak presented the results of the study at an annual meeting of the American Society for Nutrition in Boston. "While work foods aren't really necessarily a huge source of calories overall in people's diets, I think they are still a significant source", Onufrak said. [Full Article...]

37% of Americans use prescription meds linked to depression

37% of Americans use prescription meds linked to depression For the study , the researchers analyzed data from a survey of more than 26,000 Americans over the course of nine years. The researchers found that more than 200 commonly used medications include depression as a possible side effect . [Full Article...]

American toddlers consume too much added sugar

American toddlers consume too much added sugar There is no chemical difference between sugars that are found naturally in fruits, vegetables and milk and sugars that are added to food products during processing or preparation. What can parents do to reduce their kids' sugar intake? But high amounts of added sugar can be hidden in seemingly healthy food: a single-size serving of yogurt with fruit at the bottom can contain up to six teaspoons... [Full Article...]

‘More concerned about Karnataka’s fitness’: Kumaraswamy to PM’s fitness challenge

‘More concerned about Karnataka’s fitness’: Kumaraswamy to PM’s fitness challenge But that's not where it ends, PM Modi went on to challenge the newly appointed CM of Karnataka HD Kumaraswamy , Manika Batra (table tennis star) and the entire fraternity of IPS officers (especially the ones above 40) to come and be a part of the fitness challenge . [Full Article...]

Justice Department won't defend pre-existing conditions rule

Justice Department won't defend pre-existing conditions rule What it means: If successful, the states' lawsuit would allow insurers to charge much higher rates to people with pre-existing conditions, or deny them coverage altogether, effectively ending the ACA's promise of providing health care for all Americans. [Full Article...]

Deaths of famous by their own hands highlight troubling trend

Deaths of famous by their own hands highlight troubling trend His suicide death has people sharing their memories from that night. Still, Schuchat stressed that better recognition of mental health conditions and improved access to mental health care remain important in preventing suicides. "We have always felt suicide prevention is everyone's business", Allen said. On an individual level, it's also crucial to look out for the people in your life, Schuc... [Full Article...]

Buffett And Dimon: No More Quarterly Profit Forecasts

Buffett And Dimon: No More Quarterly Profit Forecasts Buffett , who is Berkshire Hathaway's chairman, and JPMorgan Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said in the interview that they had selected a person for the healthcare venture's top job. Short-term-oriented capital markets have discouraged companies with a longer-term view from going public at all, depriving the economy of innovation and opportunity, the two said. [Full Article...]

How to get help for someone who might be suicidal

How to get help for someone who might be suicidal The study noted that suicide is rarely caused by a single factor, and found more than half of cases involved a person who did not have a known mental health condition. Firearms were by far the leading method, accounting for about half the suicides. In all, 772 Oregonians died by suicide in 2016, the CDC reported . [Full Article...]

Health officials link pre-cut melon to salmonella outbreak in MI

Health officials link pre-cut melon to salmonella outbreak in MI The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is now trying to find the supplier to affected stores. Salmonella can develop 12 to 72 hours after eating the contaminated food and usually lasts four to seven days. In addition, consumers who do not remember what store their pre-cut melon was purchased from should also discard it without consuming it. Elderly people, infants and anyone with weak immune ... [Full Article...]

Kate Spade Dead At 55

Kate Spade Dead At 55 Andy , who said that he and his wife had been living in separate apartments for the past 10 months, said that the two had spoken the night before her death , and that "she sounded happy". We were together for 35 years. The businessman has now confirmed the rumours, explaining how the couple had been living apart but close to each other and had been co-parenting their daughter Bea. [Full Article...]

Medicare, Social Security running out of money faster than expected

Medicare, Social Security running out of money faster than expected Of course, the sobering report has a lot of people nervous. The four top officials serve as the Social Security and Medicare trustees, along with two independent trustees who are supposed to represent the public. Medical costs have long outpaced economic growth, and despite some slowdowns in cost over the past few years, that has not changed. In reality, neither of those solutions could ever c... [Full Article...]

Chemo 'unnecessary' for thousands with breast cancer

Chemo 'unnecessary' for thousands with breast cancer This researchers split the middle-scoring group into two randomized subgroups: one treated exclusively with estrogen-blocking hormone therapy , and one with chemo combined with hormone therapy. Patients with these kind of tumors typically undergo surgery followed by treatment with drugs that target rapidly dividing cells (chemotherapy) and drugs that block the production or action of the hormone ... [Full Article...]

Prostate cancer drug extends the lifespan of cancer patients

Prostate cancer drug extends the lifespan of cancer patients Professor de Bono adds: "Our study has found that immunotherapy can benefit a subset of men with advanced, otherwise untreatable prostate cancer, and these are most likely to include patients who have specific DNA fix mutations within their tumours". [Full Article...]

Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, big study finds

Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, big study finds Women aged 50 or younger were the notable exception. The US trial involved almost 10,000 women with a common type of early stage breast cancer called hormone receptor positive breast cancer, which has not spread beyond the breast. An RCT is an appropriate way of looking at this. It was designed as a non-inferiority trial. Judy Perkins, 52, had received a number of failed treatments when she jo... [Full Article...]

Breast cancer trial shows signs of hope for patients

Breast cancer trial shows signs of hope for patients The findings were released at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting in Chicago , the world's largest annual cancer conference. 'I'm delighted. Among women younger than 50, outcomes were similar when gene test scores were 15 or lower. Commenting on the results, Professor Bryan Hennessy, clinical lead, Cancer Trials Ireland, said: "This is a globally important breast cancer... [Full Article...]


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