ILLNESS

Americans spending more out-of-pocket on mental health than physical health

Americans spending more out-of-pocket on mental health than physical health

Published 08/11/2019

(Reuters Health) - Many insured Americans go out of network for mental health services, a new study suggests, despite the higher costs to them and [more…]

Sick hospital workers often expose patients to contagious illness

Sick hospital workers often expose patients to contagious illness

Published 16/08/2019

Hospital workers often come to work with contagious respiratory illnesses, against the recommendations of public health regulators, a Canadian study suggests. Nearly all of the [more…]

Youth with chronic physical ailments more prone to mental illness

Youth with chronic physical ailments more prone to mental illness

Published 21/06/2019

(Reuters Health) - Children and young adults with chronic conditions like asthma, diabetes, and ADHD may be more likely to develop mental illness than youth [more…]

Two health scares at U.S. airports tied to Mecca pilgrims: U.S….

Two health scares at U.S. airports tied to Mecca pilgrims: U.S….

Published 08/09/2018

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Two major health scares at U.S. airports involving inbound flights are related to pilgrims returning from the Hajj, the Muslim pilgrimage to [more…]

U.S. private citizen cites mystery illness symptoms after China visit

U.S. private citizen cites mystery illness symptoms after China visit

Published 05/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. private citizen who visited China has reported symptoms like those of U.S. diplomats afflicted with a mysterious illness in Havana [more…]