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Health Care NYC Bans Unvaccinated Children From Public Spaces To Fight Measles
Author: 0 NYC Bans Unvaccinated Children From Public Spaces To Fight Measles

Measles is a vaccine preventable viral illness that has made a resurgence because of the worldwide anti-vaccination conspiracy theories that have prompted many parents to leave their children unvaccinated. Violating the order will be punishable by a fine of $500 (£378) and up to six months in prison. The county is experiencing NY state's longest measles outbreak since the disease was declared officially eliminated from the United States in 2000.

Author: 0 Mueller report should get to Congress by mid-April, Barr says

He says Mueller's report is almost 400 pages long. He said he planned to testify on Capitol Hill in early May, shortly after the report's release, to discuss it with lawmakers. "The collusion delusion is over". But Barr said he and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein determined there was insufficient evidence to conclude Trump obstructed justice.

Health Care Michigan's new rules could make CBD products easier to find
Author: 0 Michigan's new rules could make CBD products easier to find

CBD ( Cannabidiol): A substance derived from cannabis plants that does not have psychoactive effects. Most law enforcement carry field testing kits, says Phelps, and can test the CBD oil on the spot. "We have partnered with CBD product manufacturers that are complying with applicable laws and that meet CVS's high standards for quality", a spokesman said in an email to MarketWatch.

Health Care Federal Judge Tosses Medicaid Work Requirements
Author: 0 Federal Judge Tosses Medicaid Work Requirements

Boasberg criticized Arkansas for doing virtually nothing to help Medicaid recipients understand and comply with the new work requirement, saying "the State's outreach efforts may well be falling severely short". Maine's new Democratic governor terminated that state's work requirement waiver. "That provision of the Act does not turn the comprehensive Medicaid program into a buffet for states", he wrote.

Health Care US to require breast density information after mammograms
Author: 0 US to require breast density information after mammograms

The FDA proposal would continue a trend that has already spread to 37 states and the District of Columbia, requiring mammography providers to give patients information about breast density, said Laurie Margolies, MD, of Mount Sinai Health System in New York City.

Health Care UPS using drones to zip medical samples around North Carolina
Author: 0 UPS using drones to zip medical samples around North Carolina

UPS is set to make fewer than 10 drone deliveries a day around WakeMed, but it could scale up. UPS, which is tasked with coordinating authorizations and licensing for the drone program, and Matternet, the main technology provider, will use findings from this pilot program to assess how drones might help to improve transport services at other US hospitals.

Health Care U.S. county declares state of emergency amid measles outbreak
Author: 0 U.S. county declares state of emergency amid measles outbreak

As Michael Gold and Tyler Pager report for the New York Times , the ban, which will go into effect at midnight, was prompted by a severe measles outbreak that has totalled 153 cases since October. The outbreak has mainly been isolated in a couple of communities within Rockland County, which is just north of New York City, but the whole community is at risk, he said, noting that there have been complications among patients, including a premature labor and a handful of hospitalizations.

Health Care Pediatricians Call For Soda Taxes To Curb Children's Love Of Sugary Drinks
Author: 0 Pediatricians Call For Soda Taxes To Curb Children's Love Of Sugary Drinks

Johnson, professor of nutrition at the University of Vermont and former chair of the American Heart Association's nutrition committee, said in a statement . The association argues that beverages are not unique drivers of obesity rates and obesity-related diseases in the United States, as obesity rates have been rising while soda consumption rates have been declining.

Health Care Scientists are testing a birth control pill for men
Author: 0 Scientists are testing a birth control pill for men

Scientists have been testing possible male contraceptives - including pills, injections and gels - to find an alternative to condoms and vasectomies for years. Five of the men who took the birth control pill reported slight declines in their sex drive, while two reported mild erectile dysfunction . Effects due to low testosterone were minimal, according to the co-senior investigator, Stephanie Page.

Health Care Trump Admin Going After Obamacare to Overturn Entire Law
Author: 0 Trump Admin Going After Obamacare to Overturn Entire Law

President Donald Trump just wants to move on from it. Finally, the filing is further evidence that Republicans have no meaningful, widely shared health care vision of their own : The Trump administration is now saying it supports the legal equivalent of repeal without replace.

Health Care Why Big Sean Made Mental Health His Priority
Author: 0 Why Big Sean Made Mental Health His Priority

He explained to fans that he ultimately found help through a therapist after meditation (something he says he's been doing since he was 17) wasn't working like it used to. He said he started doing things by himself for himself - like going skydiving! - and is now better than ever. However, the G.O.O.D. Music emcee is now recording new tunes after "finding a whole new energy" from rediscovering himself.

Health Care Ocasio-Cortez's 'Green New Deal' Fails In Senate. NO Senators Supported It.
Author: 0 Ocasio-Cortez's 'Green New Deal' Fails In Senate. NO Senators Supported It.

The rest of the chamber's Democrats voted "present". In fact, five Democrats - Sens. "And in regards to the Green New Deal , Medicare for all is not the answer". "To put it mildly the Green New Deal is ambitious". Lee said sponsors of the resolution introduced it with the goal to get rid of all flatulating cows, a concern he said he shares.

Health Care Purdue Pharma to Pay Over $200M to Settle Opioid Case in Oklahoma
Author: 0 Purdue Pharma to Pay Over $200M to Settle Opioid Case in Oklahoma

Alex Gerszewski, a spokesman for the attorney general, confirmed Tuesday morning that the settlement with Purdue would be announced later in the day in Tulsa. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Purdue has become a symbol of the crisis. Purdue's recent acknowledgment that it is considering bankruptcy as an option could influence strategy in those lawsuits; Oklahoma's settlement ensures it will receive at least some compensation for its claims.

Health Care Ex-Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos disavows Mueller plea deal
Author: 0 Ex-Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos disavows Mueller plea deal

In the report, Mueller concluded that there was no conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, but was unable to determine one way or the other if Donald Trump committed obstruction of justice. "We are adults, we need to see the report". "No", Warren said, to laughter and applause. In his letter, Barr states "that while the report does not conclude that the president committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him".

Author: 0 Trump throws weight behind judge who ruled Obamacare illegal

It's rare for the Justice Department to decline to defend a federal law. 'The United States is not urging that any portion of the district court's judgment be reversed '. The House Democrats' divide over health care will be on full display Tuesday, when leaders plan to fulfill their midterm election promise by rolling out comprehensive legislation to strengthen the Affordable Care Act.

Health Care Congo Ebola epidemic exceeds 1,000 cases: health ministry
Author: 0 Congo Ebola epidemic exceeds 1,000 cases: health ministry

The organization has more than 700 people working in DRC. In the past week we have seen 58 new cases - this is the highest number in a week in 2019. Since August past year, 629 people have died with 58 new cases already reported this week, the highest number in a week in 2019.

Health Care Drinking extremely hot tea increases risk of esophageal cancer
Author: 0 Drinking extremely hot tea increases risk of esophageal cancer

Just "wait until hot beverages cool down before drinking", he says. Islami's study looked at 50,000 Iranians who drank tea. While there's nothing better than starting the day with a piping hot cuppa in the morning, a new study has found this could actually increase the risk of developing oesophageal cancer .

Health Care Peloton hit with $150M suit over unlicensed music
Author: 0 Peloton hit with $150M suit over unlicensed music

The suit, filed in the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of NY, has alleged that Peloton's exercise bike streams have used more than 1,000 songs and musical works without permission. Peloton made a name for itself as a fitness bike purveyor, where consumers could stream their favorite musical artists while cycling in the comfort of their own homes.

Health Care Officials confirm 4 more measles cases in Detroit area
Author: 0 Officials confirm 4 more measles cases in Detroit area

Measles vaccinations are available on a drop in basis at the South Cariboo Health Center and the Williams Lake Health Center. Marion County health officials are now working to find anyone else who may have been exposed to the virus by this latest patient.

Health Care Hailey Baldwin talks mental health after Justin Bieber asked for prayers
Author: 0 Hailey Baldwin talks mental health after Justin Bieber asked for prayers

In one of the photos that circulated online, Hailey , who was dressed in jeans and a gray crop top, affectionately straddled Justin as she wrapped her arms around him. Earlier this month, Bieber shared a post on Instagram where he spoke openly about his current state-of-mind. "I always bounce back so I'm not anxious just wanted to reach out and ask for your guys to pray for me", he continued.

Health Care Daily cannabis and skunk users run higher psychosis risk
Author: 0 Daily cannabis and skunk users run higher psychosis risk

Di Forti concluded that marijuana users should "avoid high-potency types and daily use , and seek a doctor's advice if concerned about experiencing psychotic symptoms". The new study "raises real concerns about the dangers posed by high-potency marijuana", said Emily Feinstein, executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Center on Addiction.

Health Care Anti-vax Italian politician hospitalised with chickenpox
Author: 0 Anti-vax Italian politician hospitalised with chickenpox

Even though his kids are vaccinated, and the chickenpox vaccine didn't exist when he was a child, the temptation to use his (admittedly ironic) illness as a punchline was too great. "I have always said that I am in favour of vaccines, but to achieve the result it is necessary to have an alliance with families not imposition". Burioni went on to advise adults they needed to be vaccinated.

Health Care Sugary Beverages At High Amounts Will Lead To Death
Author: 0 Sugary Beverages At High Amounts Will Lead To Death

Researchers examined data from 37,716 men in the Health Professionals follow-up study and 80,647 women in the Nurses' Health Study . Their findings showed a clear connection, with women who drank two or more sugary beverages a day being 63 per cent more likely to die prematurely than women who had one sugar-sweetened beverage a month or fewer.

Health Care FDA Approves First Drug Targeted At Treating Postpartum Depression
Author: 0 FDA Approves First Drug Targeted At Treating Postpartum Depression

It works within 48 hours, much faster than other antidepressants , the New York Times reported. One intravenous session will cost families anywhere between $20,000 to $35,000, though it's unclear what insurance companies will cover. CEO Jeff Jonas says, "We are grateful for the patients, researchers, healthcare providers, advocates, caregivers and Sage employees who helped secure the approval of the first medicine specifically for postpartum depression".

Health Care Woman almost dies after injecting fruit juices into veins
Author: 0 Woman almost dies after injecting fruit juices into veins

An alternative medicine enthusiast has been rushed to hospital after she injected the juice of 20 different fruits into her bloodstream using a homemade intravenous drip. Doctors cleared the juice from Zeng's blood using dialysis , and after being prescribed antibiotics her condition improved. After the doctor left, she swapped the liquid with her blended fruit juice .