What is strep A and what are the symptoms?

Doctors usually diagnose and treat strep A infections based on a person's symptoms, rather than test results, but they may take a throat swab....

Covid: Pre-Christmas booster urged as infections rise

NHS England director of vaccinations and screening, Steve Russell, said: "If you are yet to have your Covid booster or flu jab, please book...

Flint water crisis charges dismissed against ex-Gov. Snyder

FLINT, Mich. -- A judge dismissed criminal charges against former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder in the Flint water crisis, months after the state Supreme...

France makes condoms free for 18 to 25 year olds

Mr Macron added in a tweet that Thursday's announcement comes alongside other health measures. They include free emergency contraception for all women in pharmacies,...

Strep A: Grandmother says four-year-old Camila Burns getting better

"Of course, you could have a local situation where there's a shortage, but I'm not aware of any national shortage, particularly given that this...

Washington wonders: Is it finally OK to party?

“The clear message is that it’s time to celebrate the holiday season with a semblance of normalcy,” Georgetown public health expert Lawrence Gostin told...

50 Gourmet Food for Christmas Gifts You Can Have Delivered

AFPUS Navy quashes Nancy Pelosi arrest rumorAn article claims the US Navy's Judge Advocate General's (JAG) Corps arrested House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on charges...

Working in extreme heat puts strain on foetus

The highest air temperature recorded during the study was 45C but during the rainy season high humidity could often make it feel hotter. The...

‘Doctors fitted a contraceptive coil without my consent’

In 1970, the campaign was considered a "success" as fertility rates had fallen sharply, though the rate continued to fall for some time after...

Matt Hancock to stand down as MP amid local criticism

In a letter sent to Chief Whip Simon Hart on 1 December and published on the group's website on 7 December, association president Terry...