Which diseases are getting more deadly and why?

Health care is a major source of illness deaths for the United States.And the top five killers are all related to chronic illness.The top five are respiratory diseases (including pneumonia and bronchitis), obesity, cancer, heart disease and stroke.The list is made up of diseases that have been studied in the past.But how does that translate […]

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‘I’m Not So Optimistic’ on U.S. Election Coverage

On Nov. 6, 2016, the president was expected to deliver a speech to a joint session of Congress on his administration’s efforts to fight the coronavirus outbreak.But on Nov. 10, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would have effectively gutted the effort, which had been in the works since the spring.The House had […]

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How to avoid the Lyme disease tick in your backyard

The bite of a tick can cause severe health problems and even death.But it’s a tick that bites more often than not in the US, and it’s one that the US Geological Survey recommends that people avoid in their backyard.The ticks can be dangerous to people and pets, and a tick bite can cause fever, […]

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