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Howe Joseph

Howe Joseph is a freelance medical writer. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Howe Joseph spent the past 10+ years writing about medications, diseases, family health, fitness, nutrition and sexual health
Ebola Kill Dr Congo Journalist

Ebola: Attackers Kill Dr Congo Journalist Shining Light On Virus

A Congolese journalist who had been raising awareness about the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been killed at...
Milestone in polio

‘Milestone’ In Polio Eradication Achieved

The second of three forms of the polio virus has been eradicated, experts have announced. There are three types...

Psychiatrist Vacancies ‘Threaten’ Nhs Transformation

Plans to transform mental health services in England will fail if the rise in unfilled NHS psychiatrist posts continues, the profession is...
Measles Vaccine

Measles: Four European Nations Lose Eradication Status

Measles has returned to four European nations previously seen as free of the illness, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
Blood Test

We’re One Step Closer To A Blood Test That Predicts When A Person Will...

While death is inevitable, knowing when it will come isn’t necessarily, and scientists have been trying to develop a test that could...
Matcha Tea

Matcha Tea Is Suddenly Everywhere. Here’s Why.

Used for centuries as part of Japanese tea ceremonies, matcha tea is having a moment thanks to its vibrant, Instagrammable color...
Alzheimer Risk

Alzheimer’s Risk ‘Different In Women And Men’

Scientists say they may have discovered why more women than men have Alzheimer's disease and dementia. It has always...
Eye drops

Eye Drops Sold At Walmart, Walgreens Recalled Because They May Not Be Sterile

Select over-the-counter eye drops and ointments sold at Walgreens and Walmart stores as well as some prescription ointments sold at other retailers...
Mosquito Bites

How To Get Rid Of Mosquito Bites, According To An Expert

While you’ll probably remember to pack the bug spray for a trip to the woods, you might not remember it each...
Deadly Ebola outbreak

Deadly Ebola Outbreak ‘Not Global Threat’

The World Health Organization has decided not to declare a global emergency over the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo.