The White House Says Nursing Home Regulations Are Too Tough

The Trump administration wants reduce the “burden” on nursing home operators by relaxing the rules governing the facilities. Critics see troubling implications for the care of millions of residents. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: Rolling back federal regulations has been a cornerstone of the Trump presidency. Now …

Medical News Today: Do past medicines hold the answer to antibiotic resistance?

Historically, doctors used metals to treat infections. Researchers think that this treatment method may be worth a modern reexamination. Share on PinterestScientists are exploring new avenues for tackling the antibiotic resistance crisis. As an increasing number of bacteria develop antibiotic resistance, scientists are looking beyond …

Side Effects Of Sleeping On Bad Mattress

Waking up tired and drowsy is not really a good way to start a day. From headache to body ache, all of these can be the adverse effects of sleeping and bad mattress side effects. These are mainly the short term effects of poor sleep …

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about fluoride treatment

Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that helps build strong teeth and prevent cavities. For more than 70 years, most of the tap water in America has contained small amounts of fluoride to reduce tooth decay. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say …

Medical News Today: What to know about angioplasty

Angioplasty is a medical procedure that opens up a blocked or narrowed artery around the heart. It is a standard treatment for narrowed or blocked arteries in this area of the body. Doctors also refer to angioplasty as percutaneous coronary intervention, or PCI. During angioplasty, …

‘It Was Unmistakably A Directed Attack’: 4 Ebola Workers Killed In Congo

A World Health Organization medic prepares a vaccination dose for a front-line aid worker earlier this year in the small town of Mangina, Democratic Republic of Congo. Four Ebola response workers were killed and six others injured in two attacks overnight — one in Mangina …

A Private Equity-Owned Doctors’ Group Sued Poor Patients Until It Came Under Scrutiny

Jennifer Brooks, who had repeatedly visited the emergency room at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, was sued by Southeastern Emergency Physicians for $8,500 in unpaid medical bills. Andrea Morales/MLK50 hide caption toggle caption Andrea Morales/MLK50 Jennifer Brooks, who had repeatedly visited the emergency room …

Medical News Today: What to know about lithium toxicity

Lithium toxicity, or lithium overdose, can occur when a person takes too much of a mood-stabilizing medication that contains lithium. It can also develop when the body does not excrete lithium properly. Lithium, or lithium carbonate, is an active ingredient in some drugs that treat …

Black Friday 50” TV Giveaway

Thanksgiving is upon us! While most of us are worried about what we’re going to bring to the cookout or wear to our Friendsgiving dinners, others are keeping an eye out for the massive Black Friday sales and giveaways. If you are the latter, then …