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5 Little-Known Medicare Benefits Every Retiree Should Take Advantage Of
Medicare helps cover in-hospital stays, doctor visits, and prescription drugs for adults 65 and older. But some of its most lucrative benefits are also the most…
Aug 24, 2019 22:17 UTC Health Read More

CDC identifies a death potentially linked to vaping
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed that it identified 193 cases of severe lung illnesses, which are potentially linked to vaping. Fu...
Aug 24, 2019 22:15 UTC Health Read More

Hundreds pounded pavement in Batesville for Walk to End Alzheimer's
Now in its second year, the walk raised over $50000 last year.
Aug 24, 2019 17:44 UTC Health Read More

Measles-stricken New Zealand girl visited Disneyland, other California destinations
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A teenage girl from New Zealand sick with measles visited Disneyland and other popular tourist stops across Southern California…
Aug 24, 2019 17:10 UTC Health Read More

Antibiotic-resistant Salmonella strain confirmed as 'superbugs' continue to worry experts
A strain of Salmonella found in beef and soft cheeses in the United States and Mexico has been found resistant to antibiotics, according to the CDC.
Aug 24, 2019 16:30 UTC Health Read More

Erika Zak, resilient mom whose fight to get a liver captivated the nation, dies during transplant surgery
The 39-year-old Portland mother inspired millions through her courage and resilience during her fight for a liver transplant.
Aug 24, 2019 16:08 UTC Health Read More

Storms on Jupiter are messing with the planet’s colorful bands, stunning images show
Amazing new photographs give rare insight into what goes on underneath Jupiter's swirling clouds during its storms. The images reveal how the events are…
Aug 24, 2019 13:31 UTC Health Read More

Mutant sheep are being bred in lab to fight lethal child brain disease
Scientists have created a flock of sheep that carry the gene for a lethal inherited brain disorder in humans. The condition, Batten disease, usually starts in…
Aug 24, 2019 12:59 UTC Health Read More

Summer Heat Can Inflame Illness : Shots Health News
Heatstroke tends to get the most attention during extreme heat waves. But other diseases are affected by high temperatures as well.
Aug 24, 2019 11:00 UTC Health Read More

Years ago, this doctor linked a mysterious lung disease to vaping
In 2015, a doctor in West Virginia had a patient with vape-linked breathing problems. He wrote a case report describing what happened.
Aug 24, 2019 09:56 UTC Health Read More

Heart attack pill can cut attacks by half
Experts often recommend improving overall physical health and treating other medical conditions as a way to prevent heart attacks—and heart disease in…
Aug 24, 2019 01:35 UTC Health Read More

How memories form and fade: Strong memories are encoded by teams of neurons working together in synchrony
Researchers have identified the neural processes that make some memories fade rapidly while other memories persist over time.
Aug 24, 2019 00:20 UTC Health Read More

Erika Zak, mom who inspired millions in her fight to get a liver, dies at 39
Erika Zak, the mother who inspired millions through her resilience to fight for a liver transplant, died early Friday during surgery, her husband, Scott Powers, told…
Aug 23, 2019 23:28 UTC Health Read More

3rd patient contracts dengue fever in Miami-Dade
MIAMI (WSVN) - Health officials have issued an alert after another person contracted dengue fever in Miami-Dade. Health officials said this is the third case of…
Aug 23, 2019 22:32 UTC Health Read More

Portland mom who survived cancer died while receiving liver transplant
Erika Zak's family reported that she died while in surgery for the liver she had waited more than a year for.
Aug 23, 2019 21:43 UTC Health Read More

Cases of dangerous parvovirus have increased, Indianapolis Animal Care Services says
Indianapolis Animal Care Services has seen a large increase in the number of dogs testing positive for the parvovirus.
Aug 23, 2019 21:22 UTC Health Read More

Deadly superbug outbreak in humans linked to antibiotic spike in cows
A deadly outbreak of multi-drug resistant Salmonella that sickened 225 people across the US beginning in 2018 may have been spurred by a sharp rise in the…
Aug 23, 2019 21:14 UTC Health Read More

3rd human case of EEE confirmed in Mass., health officials say
A third human case of eastern equine encephalitis has been diagnosed in a Massachusetts man, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health said.
Aug 23, 2019 20:42 UTC Health Read More

Person attacked by rabid raccoon at southeast Charlotte park, police say
This is the eighth animal to test positive for rabies in Mecklenburg County this year, according to CMPD's Animal Care and Control unit.
Aug 23, 2019 19:20 UTC Health Read More

Illinois patient’s death may be first in US from vaping
Illinois health officials said Friday that a patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died, which could make it the first death in the United…
Aug 23, 2019 19:02 UTC Health Read More

Parvo cases in dogs increasing in Marion County
INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Dogs in Marion County are under attack but not from what you might expect. An increase in the parvo virus is a direct threat to your dog…
Aug 23, 2019 18:55 UTC Health Read More

Clermont County mosquito tests positive for West Nile virus
A mosquito trapped in Clermont County has tested positive for West Nile virus, health officials have confirmed.
Aug 23, 2019 18:51 UTC Health Read More

New research shows having a dog is good for your heart
If you own a pet, you know it's a big part of your family. Now new research shows those four-legged friends may actually be good for your heart. Michael Labelle…
Aug 23, 2019 18:42 UTC Health Read More


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