• Smoking ban takes effect in HUD public housing
Smoking ban takes effect in HUD public housing

People who smoke are still allowed to rent units, but as part of the policy , no smoking will be allowed inside any public housing buildings or within 25 feet of those buildings. People who don't follow the rules could possibly be evicted. The ban does not apply to e-cigarettes, snuff and chewing tobacco, although there may be restrictions on tho...

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  • Dutch halt Viagra in pregnancy trial after 11 babies die
Dutch halt Viagra in pregnancy trial after 11 babies die

Among the roughly equal control group, just three babies had lung problems and none died. 'All adverse effects occurred after birth. British researchers who were part of the same global collaboration as the Dutch and Canadians reported that sildenafil "did not prolong pregnancy , improve survival, or reduce short-term neonatal morbidity".

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  • Transgender woman says CVS pharmacist refused to fill hormone therapy prescriptions
Transgender woman says CVS pharmacist refused to fill hormone therapy prescriptions

Hall said the prescription marked her first round of hormone therapy. On Thursday, Hilde Hall wrote a blog post on the American Civil Liberties Union website about her experience at the Fountain Hills pharmacy. Hall said the pharmacist wouldn't return the prescription note. Hall proceeded to ask for her prescription back in order to fill it a...

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  • Man dies after eating raw oysters tainted with 'flesh-eating' bacteria
Man dies after eating raw oysters tainted with 'flesh-eating' bacteria

According to WFLA News Channel 8 , the health department said the man had some underlying medical issues. "The bacterium can invade the bloodstream, causing a severe and life-threatening illness", the Florida Department of Health said".

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  • National Hot Dog Day 2018: Where To Get The Hook Up
National Hot Dog Day 2018: Where To Get The Hook Up

Hot-dog lovers can get two hot dogs for $5 at all Portillo's locations from Monday, July 16, to Sunday, July 22. At 7-Eleven, you can get a $1 Big Bite hot dog at participating 7-Eleven locations across the United States. Chow down: The average American eats 50 hot dogs a year. You must be a member of My Hwy 55 Rewards Program . During Son...

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  • President Trump Nominates Brett Kavanaugh To Supreme Court
President Trump Nominates Brett Kavanaugh To Supreme Court

Sen. Orrin Hatch says he has spoken with President Donald Trump about his nominee to the Supreme Court and doesn't believe he's going to pick Amy Coney Barrett . Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said they will hold a confirmation vote this fall. But almost all Senate Democrats and many Democratic voters are expected to oppose ...

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  • Scientists cautiously optimistic about HIV vaccine candidate
Scientists cautiously optimistic about HIV vaccine candidate

The study in monkeys took a similar approach to vaccination, but involved exposing the monkeys to HIV infection on a weekly basis for a period of 6 weeks to see if the vaccine was effective at preventing infection. Mild side effects were common, and around 1% of people in the trial had more serious adverse reactions to the vaccine . We do not ...

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  • Trump set to name Supreme Court pick with strong conservative credentials
Trump set to name Supreme Court pick with strong conservative credentials

US President Donald Trump is set to nominate a new conservative justice to the Supreme Court on Monday, an intensely-anticipated decision with momentous implications for America on everything from abortion to guns to immigration. According to NBC News, many advocates for LGBTQ rights and civil rights have expressed concerns about the presiden...

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  • Defending champ Chestnut sets record with 74 hot dogs
Defending champ Chestnut sets record with 74 hot dogs

Chowdown champions will face off Wednesday at Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest , where the men's record stands at 72 frankfurters and buns in 10 minutes. Carmen Cincotti , whose twenty-sixth birthday coincided with the contest, lost by 10 hot dogs. "So I'm just eating quick, and for them to follow up with me to this point, it's a...

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  • The source of a springtime food poisoning outbreak has been found
The source of a springtime food poisoning outbreak has been found

During the outbreak five people died and more than 200-people in 36 states became sick. According to the Food and Drug Adminitsration ( FDA ), the last shipments of romaine lettuce from the Yuma growing region were harvested on April 16, 2018, and the harvest season there has ended.

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  • Doctor Who Gave Away Free Hams Charged with Health Fraud
Doctor Who Gave Away Free Hams Charged with Health Fraud

One hundred and sixty-two of the defendants were charged "for their roles in prescribing and distributing opioids and other unsafe narcotics", according to a press release by the Department of Justice. Dr. Reddy also was charged with conspiracy for unlawfully allowing nurse practitioners to use his DEA number to prescribe controlled substances, o...

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  • Amazon to buy PillPack in drug retailing push
Amazon to buy PillPack in drug retailing push

Its pharmacy is based in Manchester, N.H., and its business operations are located in Somerville, Mass. TJ Parker, PillPack's co-founder and chief executive, said: "Together with Amazon, we are eager to continue working with partners across the healthcare industry to help people throughout the U.S.

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  • FDA approves first ever drug derived from marijuana
FDA approves first ever drug derived from marijuana

Given that CBD is an ingredient in marijuana , people often confuse it with taking "regular" marijuana. Some LGS patients have to wear helmets to avoid brain injuries from "drop seizures", where muscles suddenly become limp and cause standing patients to collapse.

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  • PM on International Yoga Day
PM on International Yoga Day

However, both the ruling allies - JD (U) and the BJP - sought to downplay Nitish Kumar's absence. "On 21 June, join Yoga Day celebrations". #07:05 AM: Yoga India's gift to the world, says Modi: "Yoga is India's gift to the world".

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  • U.S. Holding Immigrant Children in 17 States Under Trump Policy
U.S. Holding Immigrant Children in 17 States Under Trump Policy

Trump went on to say that "if you're strong, [then] you don't have any heart", alluding to the criticism he's received about the child separations. "The first lady has been making her opinion known to the president for some time now, which was that he needed to do all he could to help families stay together", an official said.

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  • California ER doctor seen on video mocking patient suspended
California ER doctor seen on video mocking patient suspended

The doctor asked if the patient wanted narcotics, but Bardwell's father said Samuel suffers from anxiety attacks and usually takes the drug Klonopin. Keegstra yanks on Samuel Bardwell's arm, insisting that he sit up. It ends with her accusing Samuel Bardwell of changing his story and using an expletive at him.

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  • Idaho child diagnosed with plague; only fifth human case in state history
Idaho child diagnosed with plague; only fifth human case in state history

However, according to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, there was a plague outbreak south of Boise from 2015 through 2016 that affected animals. Epidemiologists say this case serves as a reminder that plague is unsafe to people and pets, but the disease should not enourage recreationists from enjoying the Idaho outdoors.

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  • Trump's Midterm Gift To Dems: A War On Pre-Existing Condition Protections
Trump's Midterm Gift To Dems: A War On Pre-Existing Condition Protections

Besides urging nullification of the insurance-buying mandate itself, the new government position argued that two of the most popular features of the ACA must fall along with it: the requirement that insurance companies can not deny health insurance to individuals because of existing or pre-existing medical conditions, and the requirement that...

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  • The 'trend' that is troubling the US
The 'trend' that is troubling the US

Other issues, including relationship problems, substance abuse, physical health problems, job- or money-related stress , legal or housing problems often contributed to risk for suicide, the report found. She says now it's a conversation that begs to be had. The CDC suggested a wide-ranging list of ways for communities to help those contemplating...

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  • What to do if you suspect someone is suicidal
What to do if you suspect someone is suicidal

MA experienced a 35 percent increase in suicides from 1999 to 2016, but its suicide rate remains comparatively low: 10 per 100,000 people in 2014-2016, compared with 15.4 per 100,000 for the nation as a whole. The Oregon Health Authority has placed a particularly high priority on preventing suicides among children and young adults. On the other s...

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