Account executive, 26, became completely paralysed after the PILL caused her body to shut down 
Katrina Parra, 26, from Venezuela, developed abdominal pain, anxiety and near-constant vomiting in 2012. By Christmas Eve, Ms Parra was forced to go to intensive care. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Desperate Border Crossings, as Venezuela Runs Short of HIV Drugs Desperate Border Crossings, as Venezuela Runs Short of HIV Drugs
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - October 5, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

Venezuelan Hospital Encourages'Kangaroo' Baby Care to Spare Incubators Venezuelan Hospital Encourages'Kangaroo' Baby Care to Spare Incubators
Venezuela's largest maternity hospital is asking mothers to care for non-critical premature babies with skin-to-skin contact known as"kangaroo care" rather than in incubators, as wards struggle with a lack of equipment.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - October 5, 2018 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Venezuelan hospital encourages 'kangaroo' baby care to spare incubators
Venezuela's largest maternity hospital is asking mothers to care for non-critical premature babies with skin-to-skin contact known as "kangaroo care" rather than in incubators, as wards struggle with a lack of equipment. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

U.S. working to halt spread of diseases from Venezuela
The United States is working with governments across Latin America to help prevent the spread of diseases like diphtheria and measles from Venezuela as refugees flee the chaotic country, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

40% of retail stores in Venezuela go bankrupt as government mandates massive minimum wage hike that no employer can afford
(Natural News) Just when it seems like things cannot possibly get any worse in Venezuela, they somehow do. A combination of rampant corruption, failed socialist policies, and the 2014 fall in the oil price have already left this formerly wealthy country reeling, pushing it right over the edge financially. At the end of July, Venezuela’s... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

George Mason researcher part of team awarded $2.5 million grant to fight deadly virus
(George Mason University) Kylene Kehn-Hall, an associate professor in George Mason University's School of Systems Biology within the National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases, is collaborating with scientists from the University of Maryland and QIAGEN, a worldwide provider of molecular technologies and genomics analysis solutions, on a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency in the hopes of developing remedies to the Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The socialism that liberals love completely destroyed Venezuela – watch at REAL.video
(Natural News) Braindead leftists love to praise what they believe to be the merits of socialism, insisting that this model of government is preferable to freedom and liberty. But what these ignorant statists fail to recognize is that socialism never works, the South American debacle known as Venezuela being a case-in-point. In a recent PragerU.com... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Six countries in the Americas account for half of all firearm deaths
(Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation) A new study reveals more than a quarter-million people died from firearm-related injuries in 2016, with half of those deaths occurring in only six countries in the Americas: Brazil, the United States, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, and Guatemala. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Venezuelans now eating spoiled, rotten meat as electricity collapses
(Natural News) Living conditions in Venezuela show no signs of improving as people there have taken to eating spoiled meat just to keep themselves alive. The AP reports that people in the city of Maracaibo have been lining up for a chance to buy spoiled meat as the rolling power outages that have been plaguing... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Venezuelan mothers-to-be head to Brazil to give birth
Expecting Venezuelan women are leaving their country due to a lack of prenatal care, medicine and diapers and giving birth across the border in Brazil, where three Venezuelan babies are born every day. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Pregnant Venezuelan women going to Brazil to give birth
Expecting Venezuelan women are leaving their country due to lack of prenatal care, medicine and diapers and giving birth across the border in Brazil, where three Venezuelan babies are born every day. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Hospitals Scrap Surgeries, Venezuelans Forgo Showers as Taps Run Dry Hospitals Scrap Surgeries, Venezuelans Forgo Showers as Taps Run Dry
At one of Caracas'biggest public hospitals, most bathrooms are closed. Patients fill jugs from a tiny tap on the ground floor that sometimes has a trickle of water. Operations are postponed or canceled.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Bus Crash Kills 24 People, Injures 19 in Ecuador
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A bus hit another vehicle at high speed and then rolled over four times, killing at least 24 people and injuring 19 while smashing into several houses along a highway near Ecuador's capital early Tuesday, officials said. The Colombian-registered bus was traveling to Quito when it hit a smaller vehicle in an area known as dead man's curve at about 3 a.m., Ecuadorean authorities said. JEMS: Three-Step Method for EMS Management of Bus Collisions Col. Wilson Pavon, head of Ecuador's transit police, said the majority of the passengers aboard were Colombians, but some Venezuelans were also among ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 14, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: CARLOS NORIEGA, Associated Press Tags: News Mass Casualty Incidents International Source Type: news

Brazil slams Venezuela as measles spreads across border
Brazil complained on Thursday that Venezuela was doing nothing to stop the spread of an outbreak of measles in Brazil and other neighboring countries that has been sparked by an exodus of Venezuelans fleeing economic collapse. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Brazil rushes to thwart measles outbreak from Venezuelans
Brazilian health workers are moving to stem an outbreak of measles being brought by Venezuelans, many famished and sick, who have fled their homeland amid economic and political turmoil (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Measles infects more than 1,000 in Brazil; 5 reported deaths
Brazil's Health Ministry says more than 1,000 people have been infected and five have died in a measles outbreak linked to cases imported from neighboring Venezuela (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Dozens of members of isolated Amazonian tribe have DIED from measles
Local reports state there are 14 Yanomami victims in Brazil and 'well into the double figures' in Venezuela, where the 35,000-strong tribe reside. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Illnesses Linked to Venezuela Crab Meat: FDA
Illnesses began between April 1 and July 3, with eight cases in Maryland, two in Louisiana and one each in Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA: Illnesses Tied to Fresh Crab Meat Imported From Venezuela
MONDAY, July 16, 2018 -- There have been 12 reported cases of people in the United States becoming sick after eating fresh crab meat from Venezuela, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. The agency said the illnesses were caused by Vibrio... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vibrio outbreak linked to imported crab meat
A dozen people in three states and the District of Columbia got sick after eating fresh crab meat imported from Venezuela (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Where Are Your Crabs From? FDA Warns About 4 State Vibrio Bacteria Outbreak
Oh crab. Contaminated crab meat from Venezuela may be the source of a Vibrio parahaemolyticus outbreak that has so far affected 4 states. This is what to do. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Crab meat from Venezuela may be contaminated, FDA says
The FDA is advising people to avoid eating fresh crab meat from Venezuela because of potential contamination by bacteria. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Crab meat from Venezuela may be contaminated
The FDA is advising people to avoid eating fresh crab meat from Venezuela because of potential contamination by bacteria. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Global Health: In a Rare Success, Paraguay Conquers Malaria
But the infection is surging elsewhere, particularly in the Americas. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: EMILY BAUMGAERTNER Tags: Malaria Paraguay Mosquitoes Venezuela Maduro, Nicolas World Health Organization Source Type: news

Measles outbreak threatens isolated Amazonian tribe
A measles outbreak has hit an isolated Amazon tribe, the Yanomami, on the border of Venezuela and Brazil, according to Survival International, a nongovernmental organization that works to protect tribal peoples. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Measles spreads in Brazil after cases come from Venezuela
An outbreak of measles is growing in Brazil after cases were imported from neighboring Venezuela (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The increasingly insane Left wants to turn America into the next Venezuela, as first "communist" set for election win in New York City
(Natural News) She calls herself a “Democratic Socialist,” but in reality, 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a communist in disguise. Worse, she just won a Democratic primary in New York City, unseating a 10-term Rep. Joe Crowley, who was being groomed, some say, to take over for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. In the only... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Left-wing professor claims mass starvation under socialist Venezuela is far better than living in "repressive" America
(Natural News) Are the people currently suffering through socialist upheaval in the violence-stricken South American nation of Venezuela better off than people living in the United States? One leftist professor who teaches at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law thinks so. According to Daniel Kovalik, who recently wrote an op-ed in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Salmonella Smacks; Build a Better Flu Vax; No Polio in Venezuela
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of infectious diseases (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 20, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Polio has not returned to Venezuela, WHO says
A child in Venezuela who was reported to have a common symptom of polio does not have the viral disease, World Health Organization said Friday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FACT CHECK: Daily Caller claims lack of vaccines is causing a return of polio to Venezuela ... but so far the grand total is just ONE patient
(Natural News) Venezuela’s crumbling socialized healthcare system has been making headlines as the government has struggled to dole out the funds being demanded for vaccines. Propagandists are already inciting outrage, claiming that low vaccination rates in the South American nation will lead to epidemics of disease. In a recent piece that smacks of pro-vaccine fake... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stop Neglecting African Conflicts
A group of displaced men, women, and children find refuge at a church on the outskirts of Nyunzu village in eastern Congo. Pastor Mbuyu (pictured) looks after them. Credit: NRC/Christian JepsenBy Will HigginbothamUNITED NATIONS, Jun 13 2018 (IPS)Conflicts have uprooted millions across several African nations and we must not forget them, said a human rights group.Norwegian Refugee Council’s (NRC) timely message was published through their annual list of the worlds most neglected displacement crises. “It’s a sad pattern that we are once again seeing that the crises on the African continent seldom make media...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Will Higginbotham Tags: Africa Aid Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Featured Food & Agriculture Global Geopolitics Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Polio re-emerges in Venezuela 30 years after eradication
A child has been diagnosed with polio in Venezuela, where the infectious viral disease has been eradicated since 1989, according to the Pan American Health Organization, a regional apparatus of the World Health Organization. The Western Hemisphere has been certified polio-free since 1994. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Polio re-emerges in Venezuela nearly 30 years after eradication
A child has been diagnosed with polio in Venezuela, where the infectious viral disease has been eradicated since 1989, according to the Pan American Health Organization, a regional apparatus of the World Health Organization. The Western Hemisphere has been certified polio-free since 1994. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Venezuela toddler with 'crown on her head' reaches third birthday
Helianny, from San Cristobal, Venezuela, was born with a brain, eyes and nose that failed to form properly in the womb, as well as her suffering a cleft lip, clubbed foot and fused fingers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Polio reported in Venezuela for first time in nearly 30 years
An unnamed child, with no history of vaccinations, from the poverty-ridden  Delta Amacuro state has been diagnosed with the condition. The last case of polio in Venezuela was reported in 1989. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Toddler whose parents were advised to terminate the pregnancy is approaching her third birthday
Helianny, from San Cristobal, Venezuela, was born with a brain, eyes and nose that failed to form properly in the womb, as well as her suffering a cleft lip, clubbed foot and fused fingers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors, teachers, electricians all fleeing Venezuela as failed socialist nation enters last chapter of epic collapse
(Natural News) The problem with liberals and progressives in the United States is that they are incapable of looking to other parts of the world to determine what works and what does not. Venezuela, for example, is a perfect example of what happens when the government believes that it should become more and more involved... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Collapse of Venezuela perfectly demonstrates what happens when Left-wing governments confiscate everything from productive members of society to REDISTRIBUTE in the name of "equality"
(Natural News) The socialist state of Venezuela is in its final death throes, and one commentator wants the world to know that things didn’t have to end this way. But this is how they always end when political Leftists who love big government are at the helm. And it’s exactly what was foretold in the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Venezuelan prepper reveals how he made his own self-sufficient water supply
(Natural News) When SHTF, you’ll need a steady source of food and potable water. Food is easy to stockpile, especially if you’re familiar with the basics of short- and long-term food storage. But do you know how to make your own self-sufficient water supply? (h/t to ThePreppingGuide.com) Preppers are aware of the importance of having your own... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In less than 20 years, the U.S. dollar has lost 80% of its value vs. REAL money (gold)
(Natural News) For those among us who feel safe and secure – perhaps even a little smug – about the value of the U.S. dollar, convinced that a Venezuela-type crash of the currency could never happen in the United States, this article is sure to come as a shock. Gold Switzerland recently reported that in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First Venezuela, now Argentina on the verge of financial catastrophe
(Natural News) Argentina could soon follow in Venezuela’s footsteps as the country moves toward financial collapse. The peso is dropping while prices rise dramatically, and Argentina has now made the very serious move of entering talks with the International Monetary Fund to seek financial rescue. It’s an interesting step for the country given its history.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Malaria on rise in crisis-hit Venezuela, WHO says
GENEVA (Reuters) - Malaria is spreading rapidly in crisis-hit Venezuela, with more than an estimated 406,000 cases in 2017, up roughly 69 percent from a year before, the largest increase worldwide, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Roche looks to bring evidence-based medicine tech to India
Lara Bezerra, Roche Managing Director (India), who moved from the troubled Venezuela market to India, told ET that as part of its long-term strategy the company can bring applications of Flatiron. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Where Political And Economic Instability Is Making Tuberculosis A Growing Public Health Threat
TB, a disease of poverty, is a far greater problem outside the U.S. North Korea and Venezuela are of particular concern now. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Judy Stone, Contributor Source Type: news

‘ We ’ re Losing the Fight ’ : Tuberculosis Batters a Venezuela in Crisis
The disease, which until recently seemed to be under control in Venezuela, is making an aggressive comeback in the nation, overwhelming its broken health care system. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: KIRK SEMPLE Tags: Tuberculosis Politics and Government Medicine and Health Maduro, Nicolas Venezuela vis-photo Source Type: news

Venezuelan health system decays further, opposition-led survey says
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's health system is sinking into further disarray, a survey led by the opposition-dominated Congress showed on Monday, with most hospitals plagued by water outages, unable to feed patients and lacking even basic devices like catheters. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news