Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Ebola, Texas

New Ebola Patient Diagnosed, More Panic and Uncertainty in the U.S.

DALLAS, TEXAS -- In the United States, a second person has been diagnosed with Ebola. The newly Ebola-positive person is a female health worker...

Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Kill a Recorded 180,000 Worldwide Annually

The American Heart Association recommends adults consume no more than 450 calories per week, from sugar-sweetened beverages, based on a 2,000 calorie diet and offers tips on how Life’s Simple 7 can help you make better lifestyle choices and eat healthier.

Ebola Trials Proceed Despite Broad Opposition By Africans

Even though African medical professionals continue to press for more traditional ways of managing the Ebola disease in patients - rehydration therapy, with a...

UN Medic Dies Of Ebola In German Hospital

A United Nations medical worker who was infected with Ebola in Liberia has died despite "intensive medical procedures," a German hospital said on Tuesday...

A Morning-After Pill for All Ages

A U.S. judge ruled that the morning-after contraceptive pill, once sold to women over age 17, would be sold to women of all ages. Is this ruling a victory for women’s reproductive health or a permission slip for children to grow up too fast?

The African Remedy that is Making a Comeback in US Hospitals: Copper

HOUSTON, Texas, U.S.A - The first recorded medical use of copper is found in the Smith Papyrus (named after the dealer who bought it...

Africa On Course To Beat Malaria

The World Health Organization says it is confident that deaths from malaria could be stopped entirely. Spread by the bites of infected mosquitoes, the illness...

Natural Waters Threaten The Sale Of Chemical Cocktails

KINGSTON, Jamaica - As consumers are becoming health conscious, the sale of natural waters is beginning to take off. The general consensus seems to...

Mali Thwarts Ebola Outbreak In A Quick Traditional Response

Using traditional detective work, public health workers in Mali, working with the experts from Nigeria and Senegal, tracked and quarantined 108 people in two...

Parliament Summons Health Minister in National Health Insurance Scheme Crisis

Health Minister, Sherry Aryittey has been summoned to appear before Parliament’s Committee on Health over the current <financial crisis crippling operations of the National...