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Salute Trump bows to political pressure with executive order rolling back family separations
Author: 0 Trump bows to political pressure with executive order rolling back family separations

Pope Francis also joined the public outcry, telling Reuters he agreed with US Catholic bishops that separating children from their parents at the border was "immoral". One official said it was the Justice Department that generated the legal strategy that is codified in the executive order, and disputed the notion that Homeland Security was involved in drawing up the document.

Author: 0 Gaming addiction 'a mental health disorder'

Much like gambling addiction , gaming addiction has similar traits with people giving ever-more time to gaming and the pursuit of achievements and awards at the expense of other activities. The games industry raked in US$108 billion (RM432 billion) worldwide a year ago, more than double movie box-office receipts, said Superdata, which tracks the games and interactive media sector.

Salute UK PM vows big funding increase for National Health Service
Author: 0 UK PM vows big funding increase for National Health Service

The concept of a " Brexit dividend" has been widely criticised, with health and social care select committee chair and former GP Sarah Wollaston calling it "tosh". "With this extra spending power, Northern Ireland now has the opportunity to improve health outcomes for our people and create the NHS that they deserve".

Salute World Health Organization suggests
Author: 0 World Health Organization suggests "gaming disorder" as official medical condition

Hazardous gaming refers to a pattern of gaming, either online or offline that appreciably increases the risk of harmful physical or mental health consequences to the individual or to others around this individual. Anthony Bean, a licensed psychologist and executive director at the non-profit health clinic The Telos Project, told CNN that labeling gaming disorder as a diagnosable condition was "premature".

Salute UK lifts immigration cap for medical workers amid shortages
Author: 0 UK lifts immigration cap for medical workers amid shortages

NHS doctors and nurses will be excluded from restrictions to the number of visas granted to skilled non-EU migrant workers, the Home Office has confirmed. But since this quota got filled quickly, the NHS was not able to recruit trained doctors - from India, for example. "Net migration is falling", said Mrs May's official spokesman.

Salute Trump Administration Move Imperils Pre-Existing Condition Protections
Author: 0 Trump Administration Move Imperils Pre-Existing Condition Protections

Those are the ACA rules that keep health plans from considering personal health factors other than age and tobacco use when deciding whether to sell people coverage, or what premiums to charge. Becerra accused the administration of going “AWOL.” It “has made a decision to abandon the hundreds of millions of people who depend on” the law, he said in an interview with Kaiser Health News .

Salute How to have tough conversations about mental health
Author: 0 How to have tough conversations about mental health

Mental health problems, often undiagnosed, are usually involved and experts say knowing warning signs and who is at risk can help stop a crisis from becoming a tragedy. We share in the pain that so many are feeling this week. About 3 to 4 females per 100,000 died by suicide in Maryland during that period. "Even people who seem that they're happy, seem that they're functioning, seem that they don't have severe depression evident, or at least diagnosed, may be close to taking these extreme ...

Salute What to do if you suspect someone is suicidal
Author: 0 What to do if you suspect someone is suicidal

Indeed, the report found that more than half of people who died by suicide did not have a diagnosed mental health condition at the time of their death. Suicide prevention largely focuses on addressing mental health treatment, the CDC found, suggesting that a wider variety of preventive measures could be taken.

Salute Salmonella illnesses linked to pre-cut melons made at Indianapolis facility
Author: 0 Salmonella illnesses linked to pre-cut melons made at Indianapolis facility

The CDC says the outbreak is linked to pre-cut melon. The CDC said that retailers should not serve or sell pre-cut melon products that were distributed by SpartanNash Distribution, Caito Foods Distribution and Gordon Food Service. If you have recently purchased pre-cut melons from Walmart, throw it out. If you have eaten pre-cut melon and have diarrhea, fever, and cramps, contact your health care provider.

Salute Toll from Nipah virus rises to 16 in Kerala
Author: 0 Toll from Nipah virus rises to 16 in Kerala

The government has asked people to "stop consumption of raw date palm sap" and take special precaution when it comes to consuming mangoes that have fallen off trees and lying under them this season. Nipah virus (NiV) infection is a newly emerging zoonosis that causes severe disease in both animals and humans. "Of the 18 positive cases, 16 have died and the remaining two are recovering well at the Kozhikode hospital".

Salute Chemotherapy can be avoided with common breast cancer
Author: 0 Chemotherapy can be avoided with common breast cancer

I've been anxious for a long time about unnecessary treatment for cancer , and unnecessary side effects from chemotherapy , ' Dr. Otis Brawley, the chief medical and scientific officer for the American Cancer Society who was not part of the study , said.

Salute Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce
Author: 0 Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce

That is much higher than the results of a survey of healthy people in which 46% said they ate romaine lettuce the week before. A total of 197 people have fallen ill in 35 states, said the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Because of that lag time , people who become sick after May 6, 2018, may not be included in reports at this time . The other person who died lives in California.

Author: 0 Four more die in E.Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

At least 89 people were hospitalized. On Friday, health officials said they have learned of four more - two in Minnesota and one each in Arkansas and NY. Romaine lettuce from the Yuma growing region in Arizona is thought to be the source of the latest outbreak, although the Food and Drug Administration said no single grower, distributor or region could account for the spread.

Salute Six million people die from smoking globally every year
Author: 0 Six million people die from smoking globally every year

World No Tobacco Day 2018 aims to highlight the links between the use of tobacco products and heart and other cardiovascular diseases, increase awareness within the broader public of the impact tobacco use and exposure to second-hand smoke have on cardiovascular health.

Salute TAYTULLA birth control packaging error — RECALL ALERT
Author: 0 TAYTULLA birth control packaging error — RECALL ALERT

In the affected packs, the first four pills in the pack-rather than the last four-were inactive, potentially putting women at risk of pregnancy. The company said a correctly ordered physician sample pack of Taytulla should feature 24 pink capsules with hormones followed by four maroon capsules without hormones and the reversed order could cause unintended pregnancies .

Salute Sleeping in on weekends could extend your life says study
Author: 0 Sleeping in on weekends could extend your life says study

According to new research, getting extra sleep on the weekend can undo the damage of failing to get enough during the week, ultimately helping you live longer. The individuals were restricted to 4.67 hours of sleep for each 20-hour time period, which is the equivalent to sleeping around 5.5 hours in a 24-hour day.

Salute India says it has contained Nipah virus
Author: 0 India says it has contained Nipah virus

According to the World Health Organization , the fruit bat is the natural host of the virus and often do not display any symptoms. Meanwhile, a health ministry official said that as all means of transport can't be blocked, the state would have to prepare itself to take preventive measures.

Salute Nipah Virus: Death toll rises to 14, two more cases confirmed
Author: 0 Nipah Virus: Death toll rises to 14, two more cases confirmed

Kerala Health minister K K Shailaja said that at least 175 people are being monitored by the authorities. "We have a holistic mechanism in place to detect and respond to such incidences". He said nipah virus is not carried by mosquitoes. "They should also avoid close contacts with people around unless it is ruled out that they are not infected with the virus".

Salute Traces Of Opioids Found In Seattle-Area Mussels
Author: 0 Traces Of Opioids Found In Seattle-Area Mussels

People in the greater Seattle area are consuming so many opioids that, for the first time, scientists have detected traces of the drugs in mussels in local waters. "It's these highly urbanized locations where we're starting to get concerned about the levels of pharmaceuticals and personal care products". "You wouldn't want to collect (and eat) mussels from these urban bays", James said.

Salute Ebola Vaccine First Used in Congo Outbreak
Author: 0 Ebola Vaccine First Used in Congo Outbreak

Prototype vaccine will first be given to frontline health workers and then to people who have been in contact with Ebola cases. "The priority of the government is to ensure that all these courageous health professionals can do their job safely".

Salute FDA warns: Don’t let your children sink their teeth into benzocaine
Author: 0 FDA warns: Don’t let your children sink their teeth into benzocaine

The ultimate goal here is to discontinue these treatments' marketing altogether; if companies don't play ball, "the FDA will initiate a regulatory action to remove these products from the market". Symptoms include rapid heart rate, lightheadedness, difficulty breathing, sleepiness, headache , skin that is pale and nails that are blue or gray. "We urge parents, caregivers and retailers who sell them to heed our warnings and not use over-the-counter products containing benzocaine for ...