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Health Care Mass. Congressman steps up demand for Trump’s tax returns
Author: 0 Mass. Congressman steps up demand for Trump’s tax returns

In a statement accompanying the release, Sanders said that the returns show that his family has been "fortunate", something he is grateful for after growing up in a family that lived paycheck to paycheck. In 2014, prior to his first presidential run, he reported an income with his wife of about US$206,000, according to his tax returns. His higher income in two of the three most recent years could potentially prompt questions from voters about his frequent criticisms of the influence ...

Health Care NYC mandates vaccine to contain measles outbreak
Author: 0 NYC mandates vaccine to contain measles outbreak

Since October, each case has been systematically investigated to determine how many people have been exposed to the ultracontagious virus. David R. Curry, executive director of the Center for Vaccine Ethics and Policy, told China Daily: "Once your child is exposed and has measles, there is no better convincing argument to parents who may be questioning whether vaccinations work than when they have to come to grips with the fact that their child, because they were unvaccinated, suddenly has a ...

Health Care Deadly, Drug Resistant Fungus Could Be Next Global Threat
Author: 0 Deadly, Drug Resistant Fungus Could Be Next Global Threat

The move is meant to protect centers and states from panic and media attention, but experts warn it is leaving the general public in the dark about a serious threat . auris has been kept confidential by hospitals and even governments, partly because it is so new, and also because of the fear of being seen as infection hubs.

Health Care Ottawa Public Health confirms measles case in Ottawa
Author: 0 Ottawa Public Health confirms measles case in Ottawa

Health officials in Rockland County announced Wednesday the number of confirmed cases there has risen to 161, up ten from a report two weeks ago. Dallas County reported its first confirmed case of measles since 2017 on Thursday. After about five days, the rash fades in the same order in which it appeared. Queensland Health's acting Communicable Diseases Branch medical director Jonathan Malo said he was concerned that because measles was much less common than in previous generations, people ...

Health Care Trump's battle with 'Obamacare' moves to the courts
Author: 0 Trump's battle with 'Obamacare' moves to the courts

At the urging of the White House, the Justice Department said this past week it will support the Texas judge's position and argue that all of "Obamacare" must go. And The Hill is reporting that Republicans in the Senate are fearful that they will pay a dear price politically next year because of the lawsuit. If the ruling is upheld by higher courts, about 20 million Americans could lose healthcare coverage on Trump's watch.

Health Care Congress could get Mueller report in April, Graham says
Author: 0 Congress could get Mueller report in April, Graham says

The poll , conducted by SSRS, found that 56 percent of Americans believe that Trump and his campaign "have not been exonerated, but collusion could not be proven", while 43 percent say Trump and his campaign "have been exonerated of any collusion with Russian Federation".

Health Care Congo Ebola epidemic exceeds 1000 cases: health ministry
Author: 0 Congo Ebola epidemic exceeds 1000 cases: health ministry

The death toll, meanwhile, has reached 629. In a statement from the International Rescue Committee (IRC), which is helping 59 facilities in the outbreak region with infection control and working to protect women and children, Tariq Riebl, IRC's Emergency Response Director in the DRC, said the 58 cases recorded in the last week show an alarming spike in activity.

Health Care Trump administration now wants to dismantle ObamaCare in its entirety
Author: 0 Trump administration now wants to dismantle ObamaCare in its entirety

And Axios noted that the Trump administration had initially argued that the courts should only toss out the individual mandate and protections for pre-existing conditions . U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor ruled late past year that the health care law's individual coverage mandate "can no longer be sustained as an exercise of Congress's tax power", according to reports .

Health Care Drinking piping hot tea doubles cancer risk
Author: 0 Drinking piping hot tea doubles cancer risk

People who reported drinking their tea less than two minutes after it had been poured relative to those who said they let it sit for six minutes or more. The new research suggests that would virtually double for men who drink very hot beverages. However, the study was carried out on people living in Iran, where tea and coffee is drunk far hotter than in Britain.

Health Care Adults Over 45 Might Need To Get Another Measles Vaccine
Author: 0 Adults Over 45 Might Need To Get Another Measles Vaccine

Daskalakis heads disease control for the city's Health Department and is warning all residents who may be at risk to get vaccinated immediately. People born before 1957 who have had the lab testing that shows they are not immune and may be at high risk should have one dose of the MMR vaccine and then a second dose 28 days later.

Health Care Trump administration bans abortion referrals at U.S.-funded clinics
Author: 0 Trump administration bans abortion referrals at U.S.-funded clinics

Wen told Modern Healthcare that Planned Parenthood , which now serves 41% of the people in the Title X network, has been planning its next steps for months while waiting for the rule to come out. Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee and 14 of his fellow governors have denounced the proposed rule and threatened legal action in order to block it from going into effect in their states.

Health Care Lawmakers Reach Shutdown Deal, But Will Trump Sign It?
Author: 0 Lawmakers Reach Shutdown Deal, But Will Trump Sign It?

Military officials are empowered under multiple statutes, following the declaration of a national emergency, to divert funding and resources "essential to the national defense" including the "use of the armed forces". But according to the law, the money has to be used in support of U.S. armed forces, they say. Other options would be taking money from funds for disaster relief or counter-drug operations.

Health Care Vaccine demand surges amid measles outbreak
Author: 0 Vaccine demand surges amid measles outbreak

Measles is extremely contagious, and can be unsafe, especially for young children. The current measles outbreak in Clark County and one diagnosed case in King County are examples of why the Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) Vaccine is a crucial requirement.

Health Care Houston area: Three measles cases confirmed in NW Harris County
Author: 0 Houston area: Three measles cases confirmed in NW Harris County

The Texas Department of State Health Services Public Health Region reported five children and one adult female had been confirmed to have the measles. At least 5 measles cases have been reported in Harris, Montgomery and Galveston Counties . The best way to protect yourself and your family against measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases is by immunization.

Health Care Harris 'Running to Finish What Obama Started' with Medicare for All
Author: 0 Harris 'Running to Finish What Obama Started' with Medicare for All

Early on in her speech, Ms. Harris invoked memories of her mother, Shyamala Gopalan, a biologist who immigrated to the US from Chennai. "Who of all us have not had that situation where you have to wait for approval and the doctor says, "I don't know if your insurance company is going to cover this"?" I mean, the Republicans want to get rid of the Affordable Care Act.

Health Care Hyderabad: EVM manufacturer ECIL says Syed Shuja never worked with them
Author: 0 Hyderabad: EVM manufacturer ECIL says Syed Shuja never worked with them

He said he was part of a team that had designed the machines used in the 2014 election. Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections, a US-based self-claimed cyber expert Syed Shuja said the 2014 Lok Sabha elections were " rigged " and even claimed that BJP leader Gopinath Munde was "killed" as he knew about the "hacking" of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), a claim debunked by the Election Commission of India.

Health Care De Blasio Announces Healthcare For All NYC Residents, Regardless Of Immigration Status
Author: 0 De Blasio Announces Healthcare For All NYC Residents, Regardless Of Immigration Status

The city plans to spend at least $100 million per year on the 600,000 or so who don't qualify for insurance or are in the country illegally can receive medical treatment, the New York Times reported . While the City Council is overwhelmingly controlled by Democrats, the plan is likely to engender opposition from the city's business community, which has already cried foul over the mayor's tax increases.

Health Care Health officials: 13 Oklahomans have died from the flu
Author: 0 Health officials: 13 Oklahomans have died from the flu

Since September, Ottawa Public Health has recorded 77 lab-confirmed cases of the flu, similar to the amount seen at the same time a year ago. "Don't linger. "Patients should get vaccinated as soon as possible after the vaccine is available, and ideally prior to peak activity". Some ways to prevent getting the flu include getting the vaccine, washing your hands often and getting a lot of rest during flu season .

Health Care Global stocks soar on dovish Fed, strong U.S. jobs data
Author: 0 Global stocks soar on dovish Fed, strong U.S. jobs data

The stock market has seen stomach-churning declines since October, a development that Trump has blamed on the Fed's continued rate hikes, although the president's trade dispute with China as well as concerns about global economic growth also played a part in the market volatility.

Health Care Wisconsin Department of Health Services says flu activity is rising
Author: 0 Wisconsin Department of Health Services says flu activity is rising

Flu season is picking up in the Hoosier state, according to the Indiana Department of Public Health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , an estimated 80,000 people died nationwide last flu season from the illness, which was the highest death toll in at least four decades.

Health Care Flu striking more than usual in Windsor and Essex County this year
Author: 0 Flu striking more than usual in Windsor and Essex County this year

In total, 52,000 cases of the flu were reported in 2018, compared with almost 250,000 cases in the same period past year. Underscoring the pervasiveness of anti-vaccination rhetoric is the reality that awareness of the importance of vaccines is not as high as extensive scientific research would suggest.

Health Care MP reveals he is HIV positive in attempt to tackle stigma
Author: 0 MP reveals he is HIV positive in attempt to tackle stigma

It has also increased the number of people tested through the city's mobile unit to 4,000 in a year to 4,000 in a month. Some of the most positive trends have been witnessed in eastern and southern Africa, which is home to more than half of the almost 37 million people around the world living with HIV.

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