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92% five-year-old children are fully vaccinated in Western Australia

92% five-year-old children are fully vaccinated in Western AustraliaThe authorities in the Western Australia have said that the proportion of five year children, who are fully vaccinated, have recorded a record level of 92.1 per cent as recorded in December.

Antidepressants might increase risk of suicides, study

A large review has found that antidepressants might actually increase the risk of suicide amid criticism for pharmaceutical companies for failing to report the side effects of such medication. The biggest ever review of its kind found evidence that there is a link between antidepressants and suicide. The review was carried out by the Nordic Cochrane Centre and analysed by University College London (UCL).

Health experts express concerns over Zika virus

Health experts in various countries have expressed serious concerns over the Zika virus spreading into an epidemic.

US scientists have requested the World Health Organisation (WHO) to take actions to control the Zika virus as it might become an epidemic. They urged the WHO to convene an emergency committee of disease experts to take steps to control the spread of the disease. The disease has affected thousands of people in Brazil and has spread to some 20 countries. President, Dilma Roussef, has urged Latin America to unite in combating the virus.

United Continental Holdings Inc. Says CEO’s Return May be Delayed

United Continental Holdings Inc. Says CEO’s Return May be DelayedWhen United Continental Holdings Inc., announced the news of Oscar Munoz's heart-transplant operation, many investors and employees were surprised.

December 15, the First Deadline for Federal Health Care Coverage

December 15, the First Deadline for Federal Health Care CoverageWhether it's Maryland or Utah, if people want coverage by January 1, the deadline for choosing a plan is December 15. The first enrollment deadline closes in a day and there are more number of Utahns noted who are opting for coverage there.

Activist Groups Promise to Battle Against the Possible Hike in Medicare Premiums

Activist Groups Promise to Battle Against the Possible Hike in Medicare PremiumsPolicy makers and the activist groups could have a reason to start an argument with tightening of Medicare that might force several million seniors to pay a minimum of $650 extra for the public insurance in the upcoming year.

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