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Virus and racism merge as a brutal blow to Black well-being

Institutional racism is a brutal blow to Black people’s well-being and renewed calls for racial justice in all realms including health care

06 Jul 2020 11:08 AM

Mississippi rated fattest state in America, says report

Meanwhile, Utah was ranked the least fat, followed by Colorado, Massachusetts, Connecticut and California.

06 Nov 2019 12:38 PM

Co-living is considered cool

Sharing space with like-minded folks in a rental property has now become a convenient trend.

26 May 2019 12:36 AM

How medical apps give access to patients

Apps are already empowering people to have more knowledge and say in their medical decisions.

13 Feb 2019 1:38 PM

Tim Cook: Apple will launch more healthcare-related services in 2019

Cook revealed that Apple has been working on the upcoming services for multiple years.

11 Jan 2019 3:35 PM


Congo receives first doses of Ebola vaccine amid outbreak

Health Ministry said vaccinations would start at weekend, first time vaccine would come into use since it was developed two years ago.

17 May 2018 8:19 AM

Congo, UN deploy specialists to tackle Ebola epidemic

World Health Organisation obtained 4,000 doses of experimental Ebola vaccine and was preparing for deployment in Congo.

15 May 2018 10:08 AM

WHO says 19 dead, 39 infected so far in Congo Ebola outbreak

It said 393 people who identified as contacts of Ebola patients were being followed up.

15 May 2018 9:38 AM

Patients more satisfied when doctors treat fewer people

The results suggest that doctors need to spend some time talking to their patients.

15 Apr 2018 11:12 AM

Ethics of cure

Our collective health is in danger as many questions and concerns and an uneasy lack of answers rule the medical scenario in the age of quick-fixes.

15 Apr 2018 6:30 AM


Eating disorders underdiagnosed in men: study

When it came to treatment, females were almost 1.5 times more likely to get help compared with males.

15 Mar 2018 2:28 PM

Brothers look to harness artificial intelligence for greater good

The duo launched what is billed as the world’s first nonprofit institute dedicated to putting AI to improving lives of poor.

25 Feb 2018 8:40 PM

Health service in part of Scotland hit by malware attack

NHS Lanarkshire said in a Facebook post it was investigating and working to resolve the issue.

27 Aug 2017 8:20 PM

Health care in trouble as cyber security threat grows

Meadows is in charge of managing IT and cybersecurity for over 7000 employees at more than 50 locations in Texas.

31 Jul 2017 10:05 PM

Healthcare startups have great chance

Prasad said great progress is likely to be achieved in the next 10-15 years in the field of cancer treatment.

17 Jul 2017 2:33 AM


Haryana: No ambulance, man forced to carry granddaughter's body on shoulder

After her death, the doctors asked the man to take the body home but no ambulance was provided by the hospital authorities.

15 Jul 2017 11:05 AM

Public health at risk due to cyberattacks

Recent ransomware attacks highlight the threats against health care.

13 Jul 2017 8:31 PM

Donald Trump jumps into healthcare debate, says repeal now, replace later

House Republicans barely passed their version of a replacement bill in May, and the task is proving even tougher in the Senate.

01 Jul 2017 8:04 PM

Chance to reap dividends from the elderly

Population ageing is a demographic revolution that is happening in all regions and countries.

19 Mar 2017 2:56 AM

Seema Verma: Indian-American selected for top health care post in Trump admin

An Indiana health care consultant and a protégé of Vice President Mike Pence, Verma was approved by 55-43 vote, largely along party lines.

14 Mar 2017 11:05 AM