Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China cuts international flights, bars foreign residents

China will drastically cut its international flight routes and bar entry to returning foreigners based in the country to stem the spread of the coronavirus, authorities said Thursday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Singapore announces first local coronavirus transmissions

Singapore on Tuesday announced the first local transmissions of the deadly coronavirus from China as a major aviation conference was scrapped due to the escalating health scare.

Pediatrics

Are you car seat savvy?

(HealthDay)—You know that wearing seat belts and putting kids in appropriate car seats can save lives, but are you doing all you can to make your car a safe environment for little ones?

Psychology & Psychiatry

Little vetting of pilots for mental health, US experts say

Despite U.S. and international regulations requiring that airline pilots be screened for mental health problems, little effective, real-world checking takes place, pilots and safety experts say.

Medications

Safety advocates seek stronger warnings on Chantix (Update)

Public safety advocates are asking the federal government to strengthen warnings on Pfizer's anti-smoking drug Chantix, even as the drugmaker prepares to argue that a bold-letter warning about psychiatric problems should ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fear grows in US following first diagnosed Ebola case

Assurances from US health officials that there is almost no chance of a US Ebola outbreak are doing little to allay Americans' fears, days after the first domestic case was diagnosed.

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