Coronavirus: Hospital director Liu Zhiming dies of coronavirus in Wuhan, China

Since the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus first emerged in Wuhan, China, hospital director Liu Zhiming dedicated his life to treating the thousands of sick patients that poured into his hospital every day. Liu’s tireless efforts led him to contract the virus, and he died of it this week, local officials confirmed.  Liu, 51, the director More...

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By admin On Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
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China says coronavirus infections declining but experts say many cases may be undetected

Global health officials have met seemingly hopeful news on the coronavirus infection rate in China with a note of caution, as experts warn the relatively mild symptoms usually caused by the disease could mean More...

By admin On Monday, February 17th, 2020
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Americans from coronavirus-stricken cruise ship in Japan flown back to U.S.

The first of two planes carrying hundreds of Americans taken off a quarantined cruise ship in Japan arrived at Travis Air Force Base in California late Sunday night. The other plane carrying evacuees from the More...

By admin On Sunday, February 16th, 2020
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Taking migraine seriously – CBS News

Priya Rama’s paintings are bright, often arresting with brilliant colors. But the source of those intense colors is intense pain. “The first thing I feel is pressure in my temples, almost like my More...

By admin On Sunday, February 16th, 2020
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Four years later, New Hampshire’s opioid epidemic still rages on

A sculpture made out of opioid pill bottles is set up next to Joe Biden’s campaign bus in Somersworth, New Hampshire, on February 5, 2020. Reuters  More...

By admin On Sunday, February 16th, 2020
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Coronavirus: Florist in the Philippines selling anti-coronavirus bouquets for Valentine’s Day

A florist in the Philippines is selling romance and practicality this Valentine’s Day with a bouquet of flowers that comes with anti-coronavirus gear. The innovative gift – which includes sanitizer, More...

By admin On Saturday, February 15th, 2020
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U.S. to evacuate Americans stuck on quarantined cruise ship

The United States is planning to bring Americans home from a cruise ship that’s been quarantined in Japan. Outside of China, the Diamond Princess is the site of the biggest coronavirus outbreak with it’s More...

By admin On Saturday, February 15th, 2020
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Book excerpt: “Migraine: A History”

In the book “Migraine: A History” (Johns Hopkins University Press), medical historian Katherine Foxhall writes of a disabling disease that has been documented going back thousands of years, though More...

By admin On Saturday, February 15th, 2020
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Coronavirus vaccine: Inovio Pharmaceuticals lab in San Diego identifies possible vaccine in 3 hours, but testing will take months

Researchers at a San Diego lab say it took them just three hours to come up with an experimental vaccine for the coronavirus — a potential weapon against the illness which has infected tens of thousands of More...

By admin On Friday, February 14th, 2020
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Coronavirus news: Cal State Northridge student stuck in China nearly a month after epidemic broke out

A Cal State University Northridge student is still in China on Thursday night, near the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak — his semester studying abroad turning into a health care nightmare, CBS Los Angeles reported. “I More...