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Florida governor wants ban on smokeable medical pot ended

Florida governor wants ban on smokeable medical pot ended Florida has enrolled over 212,000 patients in the state's medical marijuana program since it came into effect, the Florida Department of Health announced earlier this month. "They created a cartel essentially", said DeSantis. "Many Senators share these concerns and have ideas they are interested in advancing, which include smokable forms of treatment". [Full Article...]

New York City Offers Health Care to Uninsured, Including Illegal Aliens - Mayor

New York City Offers Health Care to Uninsured, Including Illegal Aliens - Mayor It will also aim to provide the uninsured with a range of services, including primary-care physicians, mental health services and prescription drugs, through the network of hospitals and clinics run by the city Health and Hospitals Corp. The recently re-elected Democratic mayor of the country's largest city announced on MSNBC Tuesday the government will pay for any and all resident's comprehen... [Full Article...]

NYC Mayor Announces Health Care Coverage For All New York City Residents

NYC Mayor Announces Health Care Coverage For All New York City Residents The plan, which isn't precisely a plan - details are scant on how the system will actually work - will cover everything from mental health services, to well visits, to maternity care for New Yorkers who choose to go without insurance, or who can't afford even the basic, public insurance option that New York City already offers, and aren't signed up for "Obamacare" options on the state exchange. [Full Article...]

MI democrats respond to federal judge's ruling on Affordable Care Act

MI democrats respond to federal judge's ruling on Affordable Care Act The surprise decision Friday already has both sides of the debate posturing, with Democrats claiming the ruling is but a hiccup and Republicans suggesting this could be their chance, at last, to abolish the law - which remains largely in place despite President Trump's past claims to the contrary. [Full Article...]

Seattle woman dies after contracting rare form of brain-eating amoeba

Cope said all three amoeba types have similar rates of prevalence, but Balamuthia mandrillaris is the least-recognized among the medical community because it is rarely documented, providing limited opportunity for research. In cases involving N. fowleri , for example, people have contracted the amoeba by jumping into a lake and having water shoot up their noses. Most cases of brain eating am... [Full Article...]

2-year-old girl battling cancer needs extremely rare blood

2-year-old girl battling cancer needs extremely rare blood Donors must be exclusively Pakistani, Indian, or Iranian descent, which means the donor's birth parents must both be 100 percent Pakistani, Indian or Iranian and the blood type must be "O" or "A". The organization said statistics show the only people who are likely to be a match for her are people of Pakistani, Indian or Iranian descent. Around 800 children in the United States are diagnosed... [Full Article...]

State's first case of AFM confirmed in Nebraska child

State's first case of AFM confirmed in Nebraska child The CDC estimates "that less than one to two in a million children in the United States will get AFM every year". "We look carefully for that kind of stuff", he said. This increase in AFM cases over the a year ago is the third spike of AFM cases since 2014. Gillibrand says there are several cases still being investigated by the CDC and fears that many children have already died or been paralyzed... [Full Article...]

NAB signs on with AWS for cloud services

NAB signs on with AWS for cloud services The service will give business the ability to run AWS infrastructure and services on-premises to deliver a truly consistent hybrid experience. It can also replicate an immutable copy of a blockchain network activity into Amazon QLDB , allowing developers to easily analyze the network activity outside the network and gain insights into trends. [Full Article...]

Chinese fury at gene scientist grows as world waits for proof

Chinese fury at gene scientist grows as world waits for proof Other scientists have previously used CRISPR to edit genes in human embryos and are continuing to explore ways to correct genetic defects in embryos. The criteria required the father to be HIV positive and the mother to be HIV negative. Over a hundred Chinese researchers also signed a statement dubbing the experiment " crazy ". [Full Article...]

Do Not Eat Any Romaine Lettuce — CDC Outbreak Alert

Do Not Eat Any Romaine Lettuce — CDC Outbreak Alert Six of those individuals were hospitalized and one individual suffered from hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS), which is a severe complication that can result from an E. The advice includes all types of romaine lettuce including salad mixes that contain romaine. "If you do not know if the lettuce is romaine or whether a salad mix contains romaine, do not eat it and throw it away", the CDC says. [Full Article...]

World Health Organization report cautions against antibiotics overuse worldwide

World Health Organization report cautions against antibiotics overuse worldwide Antibiotics are not an everlasting panacea for all illnesses - they don't ever work against viruses and using them inappropriately drives antibiotic resistance and results in drug resistant infections which can't be treated. He thus directed regulatory agencies including the Food and Drugs Authority, the Pharmacy Council, the Traditional and Alternate Medicine Council as well as other health pro... [Full Article...]

Surgeons in Australia separating conjoined girls from Bhutan

Surgeons in Australia separating conjoined girls from Bhutan They were joined at the torso and their livers were joined. The worst-case scenario would have been if the girls shared a component that was vital to both. Their mother was feeling "a little bit scared" about the procedure, but had shown "extraordinary calmness" so far, the BBC quoted Elizabeth Lodge from the charity as saying. [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande releases new song while Pete Davidson addresses breakup

Ariana Grande releases new song while Pete Davidson addresses breakup Titled " Thank u, next ", this song allows the superstar to empty his bag and, most importantly, move on to something else after her numerous relationships . While referencing Ricky , who she dated from 2015 to 2016, Ariana sings: "Wrote some songs about Ricky / Now I listen and laugh ". "I truly am grateful". [Full Article...]

Nehmeh in breast cancer awareness drive READ MORE

Nehmeh in breast cancer awareness drive READ MORE Breast Cancer Screening Well-established worldwide vendors are giving tough competition to new players in the Breast Cancer Screening market as they struggle with technological development, reliability and quality problems. The UAE government is also making strident efforts to promote early detection through different health authorities in the UAE. "It's a common misconception that to develop ... [Full Article...]

Vikings welcome Everson Griffen back to practice

Vikings welcome Everson Griffen back to practice This is an illness, and he's done a good job of helping to get better and continues to try to get better, and he is probably going to have to continue to do that just like we all have to do in life". "I'm just excited to be back here". Stephen Weatherly has started in Griffen's place at right end for the past five games. Griffen said there is a plan at some point to tell his full story but wou... [Full Article...]

Factory observes Breast Cancer Awareness

Factory observes Breast Cancer Awareness Not long after that, Thompson had her sister shave her head. The standard operation for inflammatory breast cancer , or IBC, is a modified radical mastectomy, where the entire breast and the lymph nodes under the arm are removed, the American Cancer Society says. [Full Article...]

Biden says American values are being ‘shredded’ under Trump

Biden says American values are being ‘shredded’ under Trump Biden, whose appearance ended shortly before Trump's began, said the United States was founded "on an idea, the American idea, basic fundamental decency, and it's being shredded". But Heller once had rocky relations with Trump and had returned a campaign donation from then-candidate Trump over Trump's immigration rhetoric. Obama came along and took him off the trash heap and made him vice presiden... [Full Article...]

Unvaccinated Florida Child First to Die in This Year's Flu Season

Unvaccinated Florida Child First to Die in This Year's Flu Season The child, who died sometime between September 30 and October 6, tested positive for influenza B. He or she did not have any "known underlying medical conditions", the department said , adding the child's death marks the first flu-associated pediatric death of the 2018-19 season. [Full Article...]

Health unit puts to rest rumours of flu shot shortage

Health unit puts to rest rumours of flu shot shortage Surgeon General Jerome Adams at a news conference on September 27. This type of thinking, however, doesn't take into account how deadly flu can be to healthy people, said Flor Munoz, a pediatric infectious disease expert at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston. [Full Article...]

Polio-Like Condition in Kids on Rise Again in US

Polio-Like Condition in Kids on Rise Again in US With research, doctors are trying to figure out if AFM is coming from the same enterovirus family, but not every child diagnosed with AFM has the virus. "The state health department has been monitoring this situation closely since early spring". "The patients are now undergoing diagnostic procedures and treatment", the hospital said in a statement to Pittsburgh's Channel 11 . [Full Article...]


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