Study associates sugary drinks with cancer risk07/14/2019 03:00According to their analysis, it didn't matter much which kind of sugar people slurped: Those who drank just 3.3 extra ounces of sugar per day increased their risk of cancer by 18%. It's possible, the researchers found, that some chemical additives in these beverages may play a role in the increased cancer risk, but sugar appeared to be the primary factor...
Case of West Nile virus reported in Boaz07/13/2019 03:00Iowa recently had its first case of West Nile virus this summer, the state's Department of Public Health announced July 12, according to the Des Moines Register.The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is confirming a recent positive West Nile virus (WNV) in a horse near the city of Boaz, in Marshall County...
6 takeaways from the ACA hearing07/12/2019 03:00The hearing sets the stage for a major decision later this summer that could impact health care benefits for millions of Americans and supercharge debate over the law in the heat of the 2020 campaign.As The Washington Post reports, in oral arguments, "two members of a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit grilled lawyers representing Democratic-led states and the U...
SC is Sunday focus for sparring Biden, Harris07/11/2019 03:00Kamala Harris raised roughly $12 million in the past three months, her presidential campaign said Friday, almost a quarter of which she took in after confronting former Vice President Joe Biden during the first Democratic debate."Was I wrong a few weeks ago?"Overcoming those hardships was no easy task, but now, the bestselling Becoming author said she and her family "sleep well at night"...
Boys will be given HPV jab from September07/10/2019 03:00Boys aged 12 and 13 will be provided the vaccine in secondary schools from the beginning of the next school term.Addressing the announcement, Prof Stokes-Lampard said: "There is very strong evidence that shows the HPV vaccine can protect people from a virus that can trigger a wide range of cancers that affect both men and women, so it is vital that as many eligible boys and girls as possible get inoculated"...