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Trump administration puts skimpy health insurance plans in place

Trump administration puts skimpy health insurance plans in place The rule expands the use of association health plans , in which small businesses, including self-employed workers, can join forces by geography or industry to get health care coverage as if they were a large employer. The new rule does not affect previously existing AHPs, which were allowed under prior guidance. "This change is a big win for small businesses and employees alike". [Articulo completo...]

First case of West Niles reported in IL in 2018

First case of West Niles reported in IL in 2018 No cases were reported from Grant County, though West Nile virus was found in 14 mosquito samples in the county. Last year, 553 human cases were reported throughout the state. "We continue to ask for everyone's cooperation in draining all backyard mosquito sources and wearing an effective mosquito repellent when spending time outdoors". [Articulo completo...]

World Health Organization declares compulsive video gaming a mental disorder

World Health Organization declares compulsive video gaming a mental disorder The ICD provides data on the causes of thousands of diseases, injuries and deaths across the globe and information on prevention and treatment. Impaired control over gaming (e.g. Those experts, who published an article in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions , said that there has not been enough research done to establish it as its own condition, and that the definition of gaming disorder is... [Articulo completo...]

President Donald Trump signs order to halt migrant family separations

President Donald Trump signs order to halt migrant family separations As CBS2's Alice Gainer reported , the order allows families to be held in detention together but does not reverse the administration's "zero tolerance" policy. "Obviously this is not the way we do things in Canada". The new Trump policy, unveiled Wednesday, involves keeping families detained together for an indefinite amount of time - a time that could stretch into months or even years if that fa... [Articulo completo...]

Video gaming addiction is now a mental disorder, says WHO

Video gaming addiction is now a mental disorder, says WHO The WHO was discussing adding gaming addition back in December 2017, when it introduced it in a draft version of ICD-11 . Director of WHO's Department for Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Shekhar Saxena, describes some of the warning signs of addictive Gaming behavior. [Articulo completo...]

World Health Organization declares video game addiction a ‘mental disorder’

World Health Organization declares video game addiction a ‘mental disorder’ Many parents already have concerns, but some may now have a new argument for limiting their children's "screen time" - addiction to video games has been recognised by World Health Organisation as a mental health disorder. It's no wonder that such a decision has received significant flaks not only from video gaming companies and gamers but also from mental health professionals. [Articulo completo...]

Shadow Health Secretary: NHS Cash Boost "Not Enough Money"

Shadow Health Secretary: NHS Cash Boost Theresa May's claim of a " Brexit dividend " for the NHS is a "reckless pledge" that ignores the economic damage leaving the European Union could wreak, a group of leading health professionals say today. Tax rises? Borrowing? What's plan B? Will there be enough to deliver the progress demanded by the PM on cancer outcomes, mental health treatment and waiting time targets routinely missed? Mr ... [Articulo completo...]

Oppressive humidity, heat continue Monday

Oppressive humidity, heat continue Monday While Sunday was warm, as temperatures pushed through the upper-80s, reaching the low-90s in some locations - the humidity will built on Monday - creating tough conditions for those with breathing problems. Late this afternoon and into early evening, however, the weather service said a robust trough "will drive a fairly strong cold front southwards into our region". [Articulo completo...]

David Spade Donates $100K to Mental Health Group After Kate's Death

David Spade Donates $100K to Mental Health Group After Kate's Death Suicide hotlines are essential at the acute stage, assuming a person is willing to pick up the phone, but "it's only the first step", Gold said . "The entire culture changed", Moutier explained, and UCSD went from having "too many physician suicides to nearly none". [Articulo completo...]

William Blair Downgrades Envision Healthcare (EVHC) to Market Perform

William Blair Downgrades Envision Healthcare (EVHC) to Market Perform The company's market cap is $5.42 Billion, and the average volume is 3.53 Million. AT&T shares ended the trading day 0.5 percent higher ahead of U.S. The deal follows on from KKR's acquisition of Envision's medical transport arm American Medical Response for $2.4bn, where the firm has since announced a $1.45bn strategic growth fund to increasingly invest in new healthcare ventures at the end... [Articulo completo...]

Don’t Be Afraid to Talk With Someone

The uptick came shortly after news that Spade was found dead on Tuesday. 49 states actually saw a rise in suicides, with Nevada being the only one with a decrease in deaths caused by suicide. Iggy Pop, Queens Of The Stone Age and Questlove were among the names to pay tribute to Bourdain after news broke of his death. A recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the r... [Articulo completo...]

Salmonella outbreak in Ohio, Michigan sickens dozens, pre-cut melon is blamed

Salmonella outbreak in Ohio, Michigan sickens dozens, pre-cut melon is blamed Products were packaged in clear, plastic clamshell containers and distributed to Costco, Jay C, Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walmart, Walgreens, Whole Foods and other stores in Indiana, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina and Ohio. [Articulo completo...]

Relay full of life

Relay full of life At 10 p.m., the luminaria ceremony will be held to light candles in remembrance of those lost and in honor of those surviving. Each survivor attending the dinner is welcome to bring a guest; sign-in will begin at 4:15 p.m. "I Relay for those who can't". This year's Relay, which runs from 4 p.m.to midnight, has set a goal of $150,000. "Things like the American Cancer Society support those people ... [Articulo completo...]

Chemo 'unnecessary' for thousands with breast cancer

Chemo 'unnecessary' for thousands with breast cancer I also, then, lost my hair. Arnie Purushotham, a senior clinical adviser to Cancer Research UK who was not involved in the study , welcomed the TAILORx results as an important step toward making cancer treatment less harsh for patients. [Articulo completo...]

New immunotherapy approach brings promises for some cancer patients

New immunotherapy approach brings promises for some cancer patients According to a new study published Sunday, about 70 percent of women diagnosed with one of the most common kinds of breast cancer can safely forgo chemo and opt for a safer treatment instead. The study observed a potential chemotherapy benefit in younger women (≤50 years) with an RS of 16-25, while RS 0 to 15 had good prognosis with endocrine therapy. [Articulo completo...]

Study finds women with early breast cancer may avoid chemotherapy

Study finds women with early breast cancer may avoid chemotherapy For women 50 or younger, chemotherapy is unwarranted for those with an Oncotype score under 16 - about 40 percent of breast cancers in this age group, the researchers said. Simply put, the side effects are awful: In addition to nausea, vomiting, hair and weight loss, chemo drugs can damage the heart and nervous system, and in rare cases, even cause different types of cancer. [Articulo completo...]

Kathleen Wynne concedes she will not be Ontario's Premier after June 7

Kathleen Wynne concedes she will not be Ontario's Premier after June 7 There was a time when voting was legal just for men. Horwath's voting pitch - typically seen as Ontario and federal elections move into their final stretches - comes as polls suggest either she or Ford will become Ontario's next premier. Repealing cap and trade would likely cost Ontario between $2 billion and $4 billion, according to a leading environmental lawyer , while most constitutional ex... [Articulo completo...]

Rockin' Relay: Cancer Society benefit brings hundreds out

Rockin' Relay: Cancer Society benefit brings hundreds out While money raised by events like Saturday's walk goes to cancer research, some of it also pays for peer support as well as getting people to and from appointments through the society's Wheels of Hope program. The New Fairfield Relay for Life Committee has a team named "Committed to Finding a Cure 2018". "Everyone's journey is a little bit different, and some end differently than others", Lars... [Articulo completo...]

Saudi Arabia to Join WHO in Anti-Smoking Campaign

Saudi Arabia to Join WHO in Anti-Smoking Campaign Philip Morris International ( PMI ) will mark World No Tobacco Day with a call to recognize this day as. The measures include imposing tobacco taxes and prices, creating completely smoke-free indoor workplaces and public places. Dr Tom Ferkol, a co-author of the report from Washington University in St Louis, said the growth of e-cigarettes risked normalising smoking again and undoing yea... [Articulo completo...]

Trump weighs in on cancellation of 'Roseanne'

Trump weighs in on cancellation of 'Roseanne' As Barr continued tweeting well into early Thursday morning, she retweeted a post that defended her, saying: "While Kimmel, Olbermann, Behar, Sykes & the list goes on, vehemently attack & lie about all of us & @POTUS daily, others like Rosie are destroyed for far less". [Articulo completo...]


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