Health

Most of Long Island’s Beaches Reopen to Swimming

New York health officials said most of the Long Island's beaches that were closed due to concerns with regard to bacteria levels have been reopened.

On Saturday, the health department asked ten North Shore beaches and one on the South Shore to be closed. Two beaches in Suffolk County were... read more

It is important to take precautions against mosquitoes

New Hampshire wellbeing authorities are urging occupants and guests to take safety measures against mosquitoes and the infections they may bring, particularly the West Nile infection and Eastern Equine Encephalitis.

The probably time for mosquitoes to spread illness is June through... read more

Shores in Nassau County and Suffolk County were closed by wellbeing authorities because of worries about microorganisms levels. Authorities referred to the overwhelming rains that produced storm water overflow, bringing on bacterial levels to spike.   Wellbeing authorities closed down 13 Long Island shores to swimming in view of worries about microbes levels.   Nassau County wellbeing authorities requested 10 North Shore shores and one on the South Shore to shut down on Saturday.   Authorities referred to t

Shores in Nassau County and Suffolk County were closed by wellbeing authorities because of worries about microorganisms levels. Authorities referred to the overwhelming rains that produced storm water overflow, bringing on bacterial levels to spike.

Wellbeing authorities closed down 13... read more

Steroid Shots for Back Pain provide Little Help

A new study has found that little help is actually provided to people who use steroid injections for treating back pain. Researchers reached at this conclusion after studying the efficacy of steroid injections to remove back pain in 400 patients.

It was found that the extent of back pain... read more

Foster Farms issues first recall of its chicken products

California-based chicken producer Foster Farms announced recalled its chicken products after food inspectors found a link between the company's chicken products and an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella Heidelberg.

The U. S. Department of Food & Agriculture said in a recent... read more

Covered California failed to verify applicants’ eligibility: report

Covered California, the state's health insurance exchange responsible for enrolling individuals for the federal government's Affordable Care Act, failed to adequately verify applicants' eligibility, the U. S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) said in its latest report.

The... read more

Nodding Off Behind Wheels is Dangerous and Potentially Fatal, reveals CDC Report

Novel report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides a sneak peek into how life can change when you drive in a drowsiness state.

When a person drives in drowsiness state then a person's body reaction time is slower. He pays less attention to his surroundings and... read more

Former Model Bethany Townsend Bravely Posts Bikini Photos Online with Colostomy Bags

Bethany Townsend, 23, has never expected she would get such a positive feedback on her photos in which she is wearing bikini. In the images, she has bravely showed her colostomy bags.

Former Model suffers from Crohn's disease. According to the National Institutes of Health, Crohn's... read more

Gonorrhea, syphilis cases jump in California; chlamydia cases slip

The number of reported cases of sexually transmitted disease (STD) chlamydia slipped, while gonorrhea and syphilis cases increase again in California in 2013, according to a recently issued report by the state Department of Public Health.

A total of 167,916 chlamydia cases were reported,... read more

Department of Health & Human Services

The U. S. Department of Health & Human Services have accused California's health insurance exchange of being lax at times in verifying individuals' eligibility for Obamacare coverage.

According to the report issued by the Inspector General's Office at the U. S. Department of Health... read more

Birth-control ruling expected to affect only small number of Californians

While many women groups have criticized the U. S. Supreme Court's recent birth-control coverage ruling; California insurance officials have predicted that it would affect only a modest number of people in the state.

In a 5-4 ruling on Monday, the apex court said employers with religious... read more

Malnutrition in Childhood Associated with Increased risk of Hypertension in Later Life

As per a study conducted in Jamaica, it has been unveiled that malnutrition before birth and up to the age of five was associated with higher blood pressure later in life.

Study's senior author Terrence Forrester from the University of the West Indies, Mona, in Kingston, Jamaica, said... read more

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