Health

China is treating 2 people with a highly contagious form of the plague
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China is treating 2 people with a highly contagious form of the plague

November 14th, 2019 | by Contributor
Beijing — Two people in Beijing have been diagnosed with the pneumonic plague, a rare instance of the highly-contagious disease that is fatal if left untreated. The two individuals were being treated Tuesday at a hospital...
LASIK eye surgery should be taken off market, ex-FDA adviser says
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LASIK eye surgery should be taken off market, ex-FDA adviser says

November 14th, 2019 | by Contributor
LASIK eye surgery has been popular for more than 20 years, with an estimated 20 million Americans undergoing the procedure to correct nearsightedness and improve distance vision. But some patients says the surgery has ruined...
“I cannot think of a greater health emergency”
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“I cannot think of a greater health emergency”

November 14th, 2019 | by Contributor
Washington — Children are growing up in a warmer world that will hit them with more and different health problems than their parents experienced, an international report by doctors said. With increasing diarrhea diseases,...
Google mining personal health data raises “significant” privacy concerns
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Google mining personal health data raises “significant” privacy concerns

November 12th, 2019 | by Contributor
The multi-billion-dollar health care industry has long been on the radar for Google – and now the tech behemoth is in it in a big way. As first reported in the Wall Street Journal, Ascension is sharing information with...
Some insurers fall flat to federal mental health legal requirements
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Some insurers fall flat to federal mental health legal requirements

November 10th, 2019 | by Contributor
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FitOps program helping veterans transition to civilian life
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FitOps program helping veterans transition to civilian life

November 10th, 2019 | by Contributor
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