Month: August 2019
Administration Ends Migrant Medical Care Protection
This post was originally published on this site An exemption that allows immigrants to remain in the United States and avoid deportation while they or family members receive life-saving care has been scrapped by the Trump administration.
Cases of Lung Injury Tied to Vaping Keep Rising
This post was originally published on this site Late Wednesday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its tally of such cases to 153, spread across 16 states. These cases have emerged in a relatively short timeframe — from June 28 through Aug. 20, the agency said in a statement.
Task Force Updates Breast Cancer Recommendations
This post was originally published on this site New recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) may help clarify who can benefit most from a risk assessment test. Now, if a woman has a high risk, the task force is recommending that she see a genetic counselor and possibly be tested for the BRCA mutations.