Health Care

Strapped UN health agency spends big on travel

Last year, the World Health Organization allocated just over $60 million to tackling malaria and $59 million to containing the spread of tuberculosis , while...


New outbreak of Ebola declared in Democratic Republic of Congo

The current outbreak comes one year after the end of an Ebola epidemic that killed more than 11,000 people , primarily in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. It ...


Manchester terror attack arrests made in south Manchester

The O2 arena, where she is due to play on Thursday and Friday, said that the venue is in touch with Grande's promoters. Speaking in Downing Street on Tuesday...


Britain deploys troops to prevent attacks after Manchester bombing

British soldiers have been deployed in place of police officers to guard high-profile sites such as Buckingham Palace and Parliament. The country had for some ...


Dies From Gas Station Nacho Cheese Botulism

The San Francisco County coroner's office identified the dead man as Martin Galindo, 37. "While there are still unanswered questions about this outbreak, thes...


South African trade union bans President Jacob Zuma

Earlier this month, Dlamini and Zuma were booed by workers attending Cosatu's May Day rally. Factionalism has divided the ANC ahead of its conference at the e...


Local healthcare leader warns of closing hospitals, clinics under proposed budget cuts

Budget Director Mick Mulvaney called it a "taxpayer first" budget that puts money back in the pockets of taxpayers, which sounds good until you look at where ...


President Trump's multi-billion 2018 budget cuts affect safety net programs

On a relatively smaller scale, Trump proposes eliminating the $82 million-a-year Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker Training grant program , which provided $19 mi...


Trump budget calls for deep cuts to social safety net

The administration also estimated that US economic growth would accelerate from 1.6 percent past year to 3 percent by 2021, and would continue staying at ...


Risk & Repeat: WannaCry ransomware worm shakes tech industry

The company offered another patch on May 16 for older operating systems like Windows XP and Windows 2003. Raiu said that the Windows XP computers th...


Meghan Markle reportedly joins Prince Harry for Pippa Middleton wedding reception

The Duchess of Cambridge ushered the flower boys and girls away from adults after the ceremony . After counting down the days, weeks, months until the big ...


Lab tests ongoing in California botulism case

The East Bay Times reported Galindo had fallen into a coma and was declared clinically brain dead and died at 9:15 p.m. on Thursday. Ten cases of botulis...


DONG Energy to sell oil, gas business to Ineos for $1.3 bln

British petrochemicals group Ineos is set to become a major North Sea player after acquiring Danish firm Dong Energy's entire oil and gas business in a deal wor...


State Health Officials Worry About Tick Season

According to a recently published Annual Report compiled by the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), the number of reported cases of Lyme disease in Alab...


More donors can absorb 'shock' of any U.S. cuts: new World Health Organization boss

Nishtar was among three candidates vying to replace outgoing chief Dr. Margaret Chan . Tedros will become the eighth director-general of the United Nations a...


Manchester concert-goers recall haphazard screening. But did it matter?

And we'll have more of them. After chairing a Cobra (Cabinet Office Briefing Rooms) meeting, May said a single terrorist detonated a device near the exit, at a ...


Ariana Grande returns home to Florida after Manchester bombing

Donald Trump wishes to "obliterate" people that the U.S. president's own security forces can not identify or locate. Officials at the Manchester Islamic C...


Manchester Bombing: Man Arrested in Connection With Attack at Ariana Grande Concert

If, as claimed, this attack was carried out by an adherent of the Islamic State, the targeting of women could have been intentional. The British government ...


Manchester attack: Suspect returned to United Kingdom from Libya days before bombing

Salman Abedi, 22, carried out an IED blast at the conclusion of American pop star Ariana Grades concert at the Manchester Arena on Monday that prompted the ...


USA budget proposes allowing new toll roads, higher airline security fees

President Trump's 2018 budget, released Tuesday, proposes balancing the budget by cutting $1.74 trillion from social safety net programs and Medicaid and ...


Chocolate 'could reduce heart flutters'

Victoria Taylor, dietitian at the British Heart Foundation, said: 'Although this is a large study , it is only observational and so other factors could also ...


South Korea has fired into North Korea

North Korea said on Monday that Sunday's launch met all technical requirements that could allow mass-production of the missile, which it calls the Pukguksong-2...


SWITZERLAND: Ethiopia's Tedros wins WHO race

After two rounds of secret balloting delegates at the World Health Assembly in Geneva chose Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to be the next director-general. Hi...


Jadhav is alive: Pakistani envoy

A senior official, however, was quoted as saying that the ICJ might resume the hearing in the case in October. On the topic of Kulbhushan Jadhav , Ayaz Sadiq...


Residents told to leave as fire burns in Chelan County

About 168 homes and cabins in the area of the fire are under level three evacuation. Flaggers will be on Chumstick Highway in the area of the fire, so be prep...


Theresa May blames 'fake claims' as she denies dementia tax U-turn

The poll shock came as ministers privately expressed fears that Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to reform the care sector and means-test the winter fuel al...


Former Ethiopian health minister elected as director-general of WHO

The five-hour vote in Geneva Switzerland on Tuesday saw Dr Tedros - who campaigned under his first name - beat British candidate David Nabarro , after two ro...


N.Korea test fired another ballistic missile

In March, a North Korean defector filled balloons with information about the murder of Kim Jong Un's half-brother, Kim Jong Nam, before floating them into the...


World Health Organization declares Ebola outbreak in Congo

It said the health zone at Likati some 1,300 km from Kinshasa was very hard to access but stressed it was crucial to pinpoint who had had contact with those aff...


How to watch Game 4 of Cavs-Celtics

Boston Celtics' Jonas Jerebko , top, from Sweden, defends against Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James in the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketb...


Trump budget promises balance in decade, relies on deep cuts

The budget doesn't propose cutting funding for Medicare or "core" Social Security benefits. This is a nightmare scenario for people who are barely scraping ...


Trump administration sending Congress $4.1T budget

The budget does not include cuts to Medicare nor does it request a reduction of core Social Security benefits. "He balances the budget over 10 years". Republic...


Botulism in Nacho Cheese Sauce Kills 1, Hospitalizes 9 In California

Wisconsin-based food company Gehl Foods , which distributed the cheese, says it is working with federal, state and local health officials to determine what c...


Ariana Grande Reunites With Mac Miller In Florida After Manchester Attack

Security experts suggested that the use of a suicide bomb in Manchester, if true, would display a level of sophistication that implied collaborators - and the p...


Budget chief slams Obama growth forecast

Trump's budget has been nearly universally called dead on arrival. The proposal reflects a conservative vision of smaller government, a drastic rollback of ...