HealthPlus Surgery Center patients urged to get tested for infections

The facility was shut down from September 7 through September 28 following the discovery. A recent investigation carried out by New Jersey Department of Health found that employees of HealthPlus Surgery Center were not following standard sterilizat... More..

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Flu Cases Spike Across New York State And In Broome County
by | Friday, December 28, 2018

Flu Cases Spike Across New York State And In Broome County

The report analyses the competitive position so that you can put yourself first with business strategy and achieve swift business growth. The report contains a variety of analytical and statistical data enablin...More..

More than 3,000 patients possibly exposed to HIV, hepatitis
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

More than 3,000 patients possibly exposed to HIV, hepatitis

Those who received treatment at the HealthPlus Surgery Center in Saddle Brook town between January 2018 and September 7, 2018 have recently received disturbing, saying that during this period there were " lap...More..

Expectant Woman In India Transfused With HIV Positive Blood
by | Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Expectant Woman In India Transfused With HIV Positive Blood

The blood was from a donor who was unaware that he had tested positive for HIV in 2016 after donating blood at a government hospital. He later tested positive for HIV while undergoing a medical check-up before ...More..

Drew Barrymore Gets Two-Faced To Show Radically Different Moods
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Drew Barrymore Gets Two-Faced To Show Radically Different Moods

Damn you genetics! And yet thank you for all the good stuff. I also feel handsome after a sweaty workout, But it all takes work!' she wrote. Two healthy girls. "And I'm a foodie and I love food and I trav...More..

Michigan Child Dies From Flu; First In State This Season
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Michigan Child Dies From Flu; First In State This Season

The vaccine not only can help you avoid the flu, it can also help make illnesses less severe for those who do still get sick. Last year, two children died as a result of flu-related complications in MI. Healt...More..

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) : Analysts Watch-List Stock
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) : Analysts Watch-List Stock

Sun Life Financial INC lifted its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 803.5% in the 2nd quarter. Outstanding shares refer to a company's stock now held by all its shareholders, including share blocks held by i...More..

Patriots' Josh Gordon suspended indefinitely by NFL
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Patriots' Josh Gordon suspended indefinitely by NFL

Before the NFL's announcement, Gordon made a statement of his own on social media, telling the world that he was stepping away from the game to focus on his mental health. And frankly? Gordon shouldn't return...More..

GSK and Pfizer to combine consumer health units in £10bn venture
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

GSK and Pfizer to combine consumer health units in £10bn venture

In a conference call with journalists she said the deal would help support "our number-one priority, which is strengthening the pharma business". Within three years of closing of the deal Glaxo intends to sep...More..

Surgeon General Declares E-Cig Use Among Teens An
by | Friday, December 21, 2018

Surgeon General Declares E-Cig Use Among Teens An "Epidemic"

The top USA doctor on Tuesday (Dec 18) called for "aggressive" action against e-cigarette use, which he said has exploded to epidemic proportions among youth and puts their health and brain development at risk....More..

Outraged Democrats vow to challenge court ruling that undercuts Obamacare
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Outraged Democrats vow to challenge court ruling that undercuts Obamacare

Obamacare supporters are planning to appeal. "Over the last 8 years since it was signed into law, we have found out that the Democrats who passed it caused millions of families to lose the plans and doctors ...More..

Johnson & Johnson's stock bounces off 5-month low after buyback, CEO interview
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Johnson & Johnson's stock bounces off 5-month low after buyback, CEO interview

The company also announced a new share authorization purchase of up to $5 billion of its own company's stock. "The Reuters article is one-sided, false and inflammatory". "Every method available to test J&...More..

Man Gets His Lung Infected After Smelling His Own
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Man Gets His Lung Infected After Smelling His Own "Foul Socks"

As a result of his weird addiction, Peng caught the infection from a fungus that had developed on his feet. Peng, who lives in the city of Zhangzhou in China's Fujian Province, ended up being admitted to hosp...More..

U.S. surgeon general takes aim at Juul, teen vaping
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

U.S. surgeon general takes aim at Juul, teen vaping

Trina Hale, a junior at South Charleston High School in West Virginia, said vaping - specifically Juul - exploded at her school this year. In an advisory Tuesday, Surgeon General Jerome Adams said parents, te...More..

Holidays hike heart attack risk
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Holidays hike heart attack risk

According to boston25news.com , the study involved 238,000 people who had suffered a heart attack between 1998 and 2013. However, there were an average of 69 heart attacks on Christmas Eve. Beyond that, heart...More..

Glaxo signals break-up with Pfizer deal
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Glaxo signals break-up with Pfizer deal

The joint venture will be a leader in pain relief, respiratory, vitamin and mineral supplements, digestive health, skin health and will be the first or second largest consumer healthcare player in key geographi...More..

Texas family says child's inoperable brain tumor disappeared, thanks God
by | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Texas family says child's inoperable brain tumor disappeared, thanks God

It's a rare and yet extremely fatal disease, with no cure, as Fox News reported in a piece about the development. According to Boston's Children Hospital, almost 300 children a year are diagnosed with DIPG....More..

by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Fitbit Makes Versa, Ionic Smartwatches Smarter With More Apps

Fitbit is rolling out a massive update for devices powered by the Fitbit OS. Here's everything in the new Fitbit OS 3.0 update. Fitbit OS 3.0 introduces an improved dashboard that allows users to quickly...More..

Care stocks plunge after federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Care stocks plunge after federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

Imagine a world where Judge O'Connor's ruling is upheld. The American medical establishment came out strongly against the decision. A spokeswoman for Becerra vowed a quick challenge to O'Connor's ruling. New ...More..

A Texas Federal Judge Ruled That The Affordable Care Act is Unconstitutional
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

A Texas Federal Judge Ruled That The Affordable Care Act is Unconstitutional

Judge Reed O'Connor held that because last year's tax reform bill set the individual mandate's tax to zero , it no longer functioned as an instance of Congress' constitutionally protected power to tax. Also ...More..

Partial Shutdown Looms: 'The Democrat Party Has a Simple Choice'
by | Monday, December 17, 2018

Partial Shutdown Looms: 'The Democrat Party Has a Simple Choice'

The aide noted that Republicans , who still control both houses of Congress until January 3, will not be able to muster the minimum 218 votes needed in the House to pass a funding bill if it contains Trump's ...More..

US federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional
by | Sunday, December 16, 2018

US federal judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

Further, the Court declares the remaining provisions of the ACA, Pub. "We expect this ruling will be appealed to the Supreme Court ", CMS Administrator Seema Verma wrote on Twitter on Saturday. "Now C...More..

Vermont Health Connect Open Enrollment Ends December 15
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Vermont Health Connect Open Enrollment Ends December 15

By contrast, there were 546,000 more sign-ups at the same point in last year's open-enrollment period, when the cumulative number of plans selected reached about 4,678,000 at the end of the sixth week. The de...More..

Johnson & Johnson reportedly knew about asbestos in baby powder, shares plunge
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Johnson & Johnson reportedly knew about asbestos in baby powder, shares plunge

Company documents, along with deposition and trial testimony, show that from at least 1971 to the early 2000s , tests showed small amounts of asbestos could sometimes be found in the company's raw talc and fin...More..

Trump Praises Judge Ruling Against Obamacare
by | Saturday, December 15, 2018

Trump Praises Judge Ruling Against Obamacare

Azar , who asked the court to rule that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) violates the Constitution after Republicans managed to zero out Obamacare's individual mandate penalty with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act previo...More..

Scientists call unexpected cause of breast cancer
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

Scientists call unexpected cause of breast cancer

Findings of a new research have shown that mothers may have higher risk of developing breast cancer compared with women who never had children. And also the screening for other cancers may be different. How...More..

CDC: Fentanyl is the deadliest drug in America
by | Friday, December 14, 2018

CDC: Fentanyl is the deadliest drug in America

In 2016, the latest year for which full data is available, "29 per cent of all drug overdose deaths mentioned involvement of fentanyl", said the report from the National Center for Health Statistics, part of ...More..

Study finds breast cancer risk may increase after childbirth
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Study finds breast cancer risk may increase after childbirth

While prior findings have been conflicting when it comes to the effect of childbirth on breast cancer risk , it's been thought that it initially raises the risk but then decreases it. "Here, it is affecting mo...More..

by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

New Breast Cancer Study Says Women At Higher Risk After Giving Birth

The researchers found that compared with nulliparous women, parous women had a higher risk for breast cancer that peaked approximately five years after birth (hazard ratio, 1.80) and decreased after 34 years ...More..

Heavy screen time appears to impact children's brains
by | Thursday, December 13, 2018

Heavy screen time appears to impact children's brains

But the National Institutes of Health has launched a ground-breaking long-term study to elucidate the pros and cons of screen time among youngsters. In many ways, the concern that investigators like I have is...More..