• New HHS rule puts trans health at risk
New HHS rule puts trans health at risk

Herrera said San Francisco could lose almost $1 billion in federal funding for health care programs such as Medicaid and Medicare. Asserting that previous administrations have not done enough to protect conscience rights in the medical field, HHS under Trump created a new division to investigate such complaints within its Office for Civil Ri...

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  • Health officials urge parents to get children vaccinated
Health officials urge parents to get children vaccinated

A rash usually appears 7 to 21 days after exposure. Merck Chief Marketing Officer Mike Nally told Reuters in an interview that the company has upped production but that there has not been a big boost in orders in the USA, even from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .

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  • Measles case confirmed in Alabama
Measles case confirmed in Alabama

But Merck has not see a significant uptick of purchases from the CDC , which is a large supplier of the pediatric population through its Vaccines for Children program. "These groups are at the highest risk and should receive two doses of vaccine". If not, Nasson Health Care would give both shots, she said. In places such as NY or countries hit by...

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  • Pissed, Blue and Don't Give a F--- meals debut at Burger King
Pissed, Blue and Don't Give a F--- meals debut at Burger King

A video posted to YouTube by Burger King about the effort showcases a few people tackling situations any one of us might find ourselves in: a disappointing job, an unplanned pregnancy, a bleak dating scene, permanent residency in your parents' home, and being victimized by bullying.

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  • Measles confirmation includes warning to anyone at Pittsburgh airport on April 16
Measles confirmation includes warning to anyone at Pittsburgh airport on April 16

This patient appears to have gone to work for a few days and seen a movie - likely the opening night midnight showing of " Avengers: Endgame " in Fullerton - before realizing she was sick. Jude Emergency Department and 5 Hutton Centre Drive in Santa Ana. It is not possible to vaccinate against the virus after contracting it, though there are some...

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"Vampire facials" at New Mexico spa linked to two HIV cases

Both customers recently contracted the same strain of the HIV virus, though it is not certain that their spa treatments were responsible. But a health spa performing the procedure may have given two patients HIV from contaminated needles, United States health officials said.

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  • Blood test shows if you're immune to measles
Blood test shows if you're immune to measles

This week, USA health officials said the national tally already has eclipsed the total for any full year since 1994, when 963 cases were reported. Talk to your doctor about any personal risks and discuss a vaccine schedule that may be right for you. FOX 5 sat down with Dr. Walter Orenstein, associate director of the Emory Vaccine Center, who ...

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  • Measles outbreak: Measles cases top 700 as outbreaks continue to spread
Measles outbreak: Measles cases top 700 as outbreaks continue to spread

The vast majority of cases have occurred in children who have not received the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine, which confers immunity to the disease, officials said. He said in kids, "the vaccine is really effective", but in some adults, memory T-cells, which recognize and attack germs, do not fight the virus as effectively as they once did.

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  • US measles outbreak raises questions about immunity in adults
US measles outbreak raises questions about immunity in adults

Small measles outbreaks have been reported in multiple regions over the last few months, but on Monday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported those collective cases have set a record for a new national high. That's because the initial version was a "killed" vaccine, or one using an inert version of the virus, Schaffner says . ...

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  • Britney Spears ready to go home
Britney Spears ready to go home

While this has been the case for several months, Federline was given more custody in the time leading up to Spears' mental health treatment on days when she was "doing poorly". All is well. My family has been going through a lot of stress and anxiety lately, so I just needed time to deal. According to E News , after checking out of the facility,...

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  • UCLA: 127 students and faculty quarantined due to measles case
UCLA: 127 students and faculty quarantined due to measles case

They also were barred from traveling by public transportation, including planes, trains, buses or taxis. Anyone who must travel for an emergency should notify public health officials first. More than 500 UCLA students, faculty and staff were initially notified of possible exposure to the student. The number of people quarantined at UCLA conti...

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  • NJ Planet Fitness Locations Offering Free Memberships for Teens
NJ Planet Fitness Locations Offering Free Memberships for Teens

The Owensboro Planet Fitness is located 3621 State Route 54. This is great, not only can teens work off their angst this summer, they can also try to win scholarship money for college with Planet Fitness. Teen's participating must be accompanied by a parent during their first visit or have a parent sign a Planet Fitness Gym Waiver. Any teen under...

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  • Pregnant Women Diagnosed With Measles in NYC
Pregnant Women Diagnosed With Measles in NYC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday it has recorded 695 cases in 22 states. Regarding the infections in two pregnant women, Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot, MD, said in the statement , "These cases are stark reminders of why New Yorkers must get vaccinated against the measles as soon as possible".

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  • First case of measles reported in Suffolk County
First case of measles reported in Suffolk County

Today, the Tennessee Department of Health reported to the Alabama Department of Public Health that an individual with a confirmed measles case traveled through Alabama on April 11 and made two stops during the infectious period, raising the likelihood that measles could appear in the state.

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  • Nigeria waiting for result of ultimate malaria killer vaccine from Malawi - FG
Nigeria waiting for result of ultimate malaria killer vaccine from Malawi - FG

Malaria kills over 250, 000 children in Africa every year, according to the WHO. This year's celebration was marked under the world theme: " Zero Malaria Starts With Me ". "Patients with suspected malaria should have parasitological confirmation of diagnosis before starting anti-malaria treatment, which is why AHAPN is organising the free mass ...

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  • CDC reports record-high measles cases in USA since 2000
CDC reports record-high measles cases in USA since 2000

Gov. J.B. Pritzker says his administration is "taking the threat posed by a rise in measles cases very seriously". As measles spreads through pockets of unvaccinated individuals and outbreaks grow, public health officials have been struggling to curb transmission in individuals who are not vaccinated.

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  • Largest measles outbreak since 2000: Health experts urge people to get vaccinated
Largest measles outbreak since 2000: Health experts urge people to get vaccinated

However, two doses of MMR vaccine are required to ensure full protection from measles. More than 110,000 cases were reported in the first three months of 2019, according to the World Health Organization , based on provisional data. More than half a million children in Britain have been left unprotected against measles in the past decade, accor...

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  • Coli O103 Outbreak Recalls Begin
Coli O103 Outbreak Recalls Begin

The already-affected states are Indiana, Georgia, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, and Virginia. The CDC said Tuesday that they aren't recommending that people stop eating or buying ground beef, but urge consumers to make sure the meat is safely handled and fully cooked.

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  • 1hr limit on screen time for toddlers
1hr limit on screen time for toddlers

World Health Organization did not specifically detail the potential harm caused by too much screen time , but said the guidelines - which also included recommendations for physical activity and sleep - were needed to address the increasing amount of sedentary behavior in the general population.

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  • Malawi becomes 1st nation to immunise kids against malaria
Malawi becomes 1st nation to immunise kids against malaria

A study showed that the innovative vaccine prevented about four in 10 malaria cases among children and "overall, there were 29% fewer cases of severe malaria in children who received the vaccine". They also found that it prevented three in ten cases of life-threatening malaria. Dr O'Brien said the vaccine lasted for at least for seven years and...

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