The CDC says 80,000 people died from influenza last year in the United States. Experts stress the importance of getting a flu shot.
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A new study shows that only 37% of US children meet daily recreational screen time recommendations.
China’s Aids orphans charity a better investment for the banker who turned his back on Wall Street – The Health Witness
Since 2002, his Hong Kong-registered Chi Heng Foundation has sponsored more than 23,000 Chinese Aids orphans to go to school, of whom 5,000 have entered university or college, at a cost of more than 200 million yuan (US$29 million). Many of the children come…
Contraceptive pills may not only help with birth control, but may also reduce risk of ovarian cancer, says a new study.
After ‘Champions Of Earth’, India Wins UN Awards For Combating Non-Communicable Diseases – The Health Witness
India’s health ministry along with National Health Mission’s Director, Manoj Jhalani have been conferred with the UN Interagency Task Force (UNIATF) Award for their contribution towards prevention and control of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). The award ce…
Research showed that using antibiotics alone treated three in five patients with uncomplicated, with only 39.1% of the patients initially treated with antibiotics alone needing surgery over the next five years.
Originally introduced as a safe alternative to traditional combustible cigarettes, e-cigarettes gained recognition in 2011. While relevant health risks are still being discovered, one thing is for certain: That is,
Editor’s Note: Final in a series of stories for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month featuring local families battling cancer.
A team led by an indian-origin scientist has developed an implantable sensor that runs on sugar, and can monitor the body’s biological signals to detect, prevent and diagnose diseases. The sensor developed by Subhanshu Gupta, an assistant professor at the Was…
Sligo, Louisiana, had purchased the water that tested positive for the amoeba from Bossier City.