Before measles vaccines became widely administered in 1963, about three million to four million Americans a year contracted the disease, and about 400 to 500 died from it.
the findings indicate that human-adapted ESBL E coli are likely being transmitted through the human-to-human oral-fecal route, rather than through the food chain.
Companies offer high payments and bring-a-friend bonuses to Mexicans who cross the border on temporary visas to donate blood plasma. The U.S. offers weaker health protections for donors than most countries.
— Read on www.propublica.org/article/pharmaceutical-companies-are-luring-mexicans-across-the-u.s.-border-to-donate-blood-plasma
This is done in every city in USA – poor people and addicts line up fail to sell themselves and billions are made off of the millions paid out!
Officials say over 1,000 people have been diagnosed with a string of mysterious lung illnesses tied to vaping. Here’s what you need to know.
— Read on www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-10-03/vaping-deaths-lung-illness-cdc-faq
Virginia doctor Joel Smithers was convicted in May of more than 800 counts of illegally distributing opioids
— Read on www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/oct/03/doctor-joel-smithers-gets-40-years-in-prison-for-prescribing-over-500000-opioid-doses
Efforts by the Agriculture Department to tighten eligibility for food stamps were greeted with a deluge of protests. The comment period ended Monday.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2019/09/23/us/politics/agriculture-department-food-stamp-purge.html
many times right-wing media and Trump attempt to claim otherwise. In reality, later abortions are those that happen after 20 weeks, and they are performed for many reasons including medical necessity or barriers to abortion access. As Dr. Kristyn Brandi explained to Vox, “Patients do not request abortion when they are in labor and doctors do not provide it.” She also noted that abortions that take place later in pregnancy make up “about 1 percent of all abortion care,” and that patients seek this care due to “some type of medical complication or their fetus was diagnosed with some type of genetic abnormality that makes their quality of life after they deliver really poor.” This isn’t the first time Trump has sourced his anti-abortion talking points from right-wing media. During his 2019 State of the Union Address, Trump repeated sensationalized misinformation about abortion measures in New York and Virginia, alleging that Democrats, “would allow a baby to be ripped from the mother’s womb moments before birth.” Trump reiterated this talking point at the 2019 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), declaring doctors “will execute the baby after birth.” Trump’s use of right-
The army, navy and marines all saw the rate of suicides go up this year, with only the air force showing a decrease
— Read on www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/sep/27/us-military-suicides-surge-to-record-high-among-active-duty-troops
A shortage of qualified staff to work in German care homes has prompted a visit to Mexico by Health Minister Jens Spahn. A speedy visa process is one of the perks being offered to lure skilled workers.
The number of dengue virus infections in Brazil has gone up 600% in 2019. Our report from the state of Sergipe looks at why the fight against the illness and its carrier, the tiger mosquito, is so difficult.