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Brazilians rush to get yellow fever vaccinations amid fatal cases

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilians lined up for hours to get yellow fever vaccinations in Brazil's largest states, alarmed by the increase in the number of fatal cases of infection and a warning from the World Health Organization to tourists visiting parts of the country.
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Aetna to pay $17M over mailing that revealed HIV meds

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Health insurer Aetna has agreed to pay $17 million to settle claims that it breached the privacy of thousands of customers who take HIV medications....
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What is Australian flu? How to prevent the virus and the symptoms to look out for

...Last week, 24 people died from flu in the UK. According to Public Health England, the total number of those with flu in hospital has risen from 1,280 to 3,750 in a week, a 2.9-fold rise.......
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Gaming disorder is now officially a mental condition, according to the WHO

...Folks who suffer from the disorder are said to have “impaired control over gaming,” which is to say an inability to control the frequency, intensity, duration, and context of their habits.......
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Beverly Hills anesthesiologist charged with murder in patient's overdose death

A anesthesiologist in Beverly Hills has been charged with murder in connection with a patient's fatal overdose, Los Angeles prosecutors announced Thursday....
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Mom of three dies after doctors said she was 'too young' to have bowel cancer

Kathy Narrier is on a mission to help young people better understand the risk of liver and bowel cancer after her 34-year-old daughter passed away earlier this year....
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Philippine president vows to get to the bottom of dengue vaccine 'health scam'

MANILA (Reuters) - The office of the Philippine president on Sunday vowed to hold accountable those responsible for a suspended dengue immunization program, which it said placed thousands of lives at risk. ...
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UN: About 11 percent of drugs in poor countries are fake

The World Health Organization says about 11 percent of medicines in developing countries are counterfeit and likely responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands of children from diseases like malaria and pneumonia....
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Woman Who Brought Hundreds Of Painkillers Into Egypt May Face Death Penalty

...Her brother said she received the tablets from a co-worker after informing them of her husband’s ongoing pain......
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