Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: latest developments worldwide

Shortage of masks, cancelled attendances at major trade shows, restricted access to cruise ships... here are the developments from around the world on the coronavirus over the past 24 hours.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

DHS: New screening to begin amid coronavirus concerns

As the U.S. steps up its response to the coronavirus outbreak, the Department of Homeland Security is warning airline passengers that their flights may wind up rerouted if officials discover mid-flight that someone onboard ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pentagon approves using military bases to quarantine 1,000

Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Saturday approved a request from the Department of Health and Human Services for the possible use of military facilities to accommodate 1,000 people who may have to be quarantined upon arrival ...

Health

US life expectancy up for first time in four years

US life expectancy is up for the first time in four years, driven by factors including a fall in the rate of fatal drug overdoses and cancer deaths, official statistics showed Thursday.

Health

Tips to keep New Year's resolutions

(HealthDay)—Lose weight. Eat healthier. Quit smoking. These are all popular New Year's resolutions that are often only kept for a short time, if at all.

Surgery

US proposes rule changes to boost organ donations

The US on Tuesday proposed new rules to increase organ transplants, with greater financial incentives for living donors and measures to reduce the number of organs going to waste from deceased donors.

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