Tag archive for ‘U.S.’
By Admin On Saturday, June 17th, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education is Cutting Back Its Civil Rights Investigations

To wish everyone a happy Juneteenth, nightmare lady Betsy Devos will oversee what The New York Times describes as a “scaling back” of civil rights investigations in the Department of Education. Luckily, More...

By Admin On Monday, April 10th, 2017

Are U.S. blood donations safe from Zika?

U.S. blood banks are confident they have the tools to protect America’s blood supply from possible new Zika virus outbreaks during the upcoming mosquito season. A transfusion of Zika-tainted blood can pass the More...

By Admin On Saturday, April 8th, 2017

Morning Rounds: Zika and pregnancy in the U.S.

April 8, 2017, 7:39 AM| Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Tara Narula join “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss a new report about zika and pregnancy within the United States; dietary supplements and heart health; More...

By Admin On Friday, March 10th, 2017

U.S. doctors sound alarm on yellow fever outbreak

Top infectious disease specialists are warning that a yellow fever outbreak in the jungles of Brazil could bring the disease to the United States. Over the past few weeks, the Latin American country has seen an More...

By Admin On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Study: Hearing loss may double in U.S. by 2060

As the U.S. population ages, millions more will face the prospect of losing their hearing, researchers report. Among American adults 20 and older, hearing loss is expected to increase from 44 million in 2020 (15 More...

By Admin On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Indoor tanning costs U.S. health care millions a year

Skin cancers linked to indoor tanning are estimated to have cost the U.S. health care system hundreds of millions of dollars in 2015, a new study says. “Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S. and its More...

By Admin On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Study sees U.S. life expectancy falling further behind

Life expectancy in the United States is already much lower than most other high-income countries and is expected to fall even further behind by 2030, new research published today predicts. According to the most More...

By Admin On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

New HIV infections in U.S. falling rapidly, CDC says

NEW YORK — New calculations to better track HIV infections confirm that the U.S. is seeing a strong and steady decline. The number of new cases has been falling for years. But health officials wanted a clearer More...

By Admin On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Trump decries “astronomical” U.S. drug prices

President Donald Trump wants to lower drug prices and bring pharmaceutical industry jobs back to the U.S. “The U.S. drug companies have produced extraordinary results for our country, but the pricing has been More...

By Admin On Monday, January 30th, 2017

Many U.S. children suffer from low back pain

Low back pain can be crippling for adults, but new research suggests many children experience the condition, as well. According to a study published online today by JAMA Pediatrics, low back pain in school-aged More...