Sunday November 18-th, 2018

Which airport surface harbours most respiratory viruses?

Good news! According to the results of a new study , your local airport is home to airborne disease, as half of the plastic trays you place your belongings in to pass through security carry many many viruses. Pandemic experts found evidence of vir...

Is your heart in good shape? Take the test to find out Is your heart in good shape? Take the test to find out

By making important lifestyle changes you can reduce your risk before it's too late. The tool asks your age, height and weight, as well as risk factors such as smoking, diabetes, arthritis, blood pressure and cholesterol, all of which enable it to ...

Blood-Testing Firm Theranos to Dissolve

Taylor said the investment bank with which Theranos was working reached out to more than 80 potential buyers, but none were interested. The executives have denied the charges and face a coming criminal trial. According to the indictment, the comp...

Nurse discovers premmie baby she cared for is now her colleague Nurse discovers premmie baby she cared for is now her colleague

She thought she remembered him and asked him whether his father was a police officer. But last month, she saw a young Intern chose to find out who he is, Vilma told the Mercury News . "The world needs more Vilmas", one said. "As a nurse, it's ...

Leptospirosis claims 28 lives in flood-affected Kerala Leptospirosis claims 28 lives in flood-affected Kerala

Responding to local media reports of three leptospirosis deaths today, the minister said: "The victims had unfortunately not taken preventive medicine". More than 13,800 people took treatment for various types of fever across the state Monday, offi...

NH Hotel Ordered To Take ‘Immediate Steps’ After Legionnaires’ Outbreak NH Hotel Ordered To Take ‘Immediate Steps’ After Legionnaires’ Outbreak

Legionnaire's disease is a bacterial pneumonia spread by inhaling droplets of water contaminated with the bacteria. Most cases of Legionnaires' disease can be traced to plumbing systems where conditions are favorable for Legionella growth, such as ...

Vice President Pence heads to Vermont for the weekend Vice President Pence heads to Vermont for the weekend

Biden, though, said that politics wasn't what was most important to McCain, but rather the underlying values. Biden also invoked the 2015 death of his own son, Beau, from brain cancer, and that of his first wife and infant daughter in a 1972 auto...

Rear-facing car seat guidelines are changed by pediatricians Rear-facing car seat guidelines are changed by pediatricians

Kids should ride in rear-facing vehicle safety seats until they reach the highest height and weight their seat can hold, a leading pediatricians' group now says. "Where one of the things that we know with child-passenger safety, is that parents shoul...

Late summer brings mosquitoes, higher West Nile Virus risk Late summer brings mosquitoes, higher West Nile Virus risk

About eight in 10 people who are exposed to West Nile Virus are asymptomatic, while one in 150 people can suffer serious illness including brain inflammation (encephalitis) or inflammation of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord (menin...

Researchers want to pay you hundreds for eating avocados Researchers want to pay you hundreds for eating avocados

In return, everyone will be rewarded with the required avocado stash needed for the study and get paid $300 for their efforts. Those who were limited to eating only two avocados per month also will be given a consolation prize of 24 avocados to m...

Blood Pressure Meds Contain Wrong Drug Blood Pressure Meds Contain Wrong Drug

Accord's Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets USP 12.5 mg are light orange to peach-colored, round, biconvex tablets debossed with H on one side and 1 on another side. A specific lot of the pill bottles is being voluntarily recalled by their manufacturer, Acc...

Dead, 16 Sickened From Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Kosher Chicken: CDC Dead, 16 Sickened From Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Kosher Chicken: CDC

How do I know I have salmonella versus some other gastrointestinal condition? Health officials say consumers should wash their hands thoroughly before handling raw chicken and cook poultry to an internal temperature of 165°F before eating.

Yellowstone County man dies of West Nile Virus Yellowstone County man dies of West Nile Virus

Only about 20 percent of those who get infected with West Nile will notice any symptoms. Only northeast is at moderate risk for WNV infections, according to a media release. - Use screens on your windows and doors. Change the water in pet dishes an...

A study will pay you to eat avocados! Who's in?

Participants in one group will eat an avocado per day for six months, while those in the other will eat only two avocados per month for the same period. Loma Linda in Southern California has been overwhelmed with people looking to be part of the stud...

Air pollution can cause major harm to cognitive performance, says study Air pollution can cause major harm to cognitive performance, says study

A recent study found toxic air was linked to "extremely high mortality" in people with mental disorders and earlier work linked it to increased mental illness in children, while another analysis found those living near busy roads had an increased r...

STDs have rapid rise in United States, set new record STDs have rapid rise in United States, set new record

Experts say many factors have contributed to the rapid rise, though the biggest one may be less frequent condom use. And yet we all but ignore these critical health components when we talk about, plan for, and pay for health. The diseases are soari...

Coconut oil is pure poison: Harvard professor Coconut oil is pure poison: Harvard professor

Chan School of Public Health, says coconut oil is not healthy, calling it "poison" at least three times in the widely-circulated video. Furthermore, the Prof lamented that the oil contained saturated fat content which can even be linked to LDL ...

Liberal Democrat pulls off upset in Democratic primary for Florida governor Liberal Democrat pulls off upset in Democratic primary for Florida governor

Graham was the establishment pick: a moderate former congresswoman whose father was a popular former Florida governor and senator. Florida voters headed to the polls Tuesday to vote in the state's primary election , and the results are being ...

Sen. James Inhofe: McCain Is 'Partially to Blame' for Flag-Raising Controversy Sen. James Inhofe: McCain Is 'Partially to Blame' for Flag-Raising Controversy

Trump had, prior to Monday's statement , only offered a tweet offering sympathies to McCain's family following his death on Saturday from brain cancer . Regarding how Donald Trump was not invited to John McCain's funeral, Wilson opined that...

McCain’s passing will not diminish anti-Russian sentiment in United States - diplomat McCain’s passing will not diminish anti-Russian sentiment in United States - diplomat

Two days after Sen. But U.S. President Donald Trump , who frequently engaged in political taunts with McCain and three years ago said McCain was only deemed a hero because he was captured as a POW, was criticized after his initial reactions to McC...

Trump Reportedly Vetoed Laudatory John McCain Statement

Plans taking shape called for McCain to lie in state Wednesday in the Arizona State Capitol on what would have been his 82nd birthday. Flags at the White House were lowered to half-staff for McCain on Sunday but are now flying at full-staff.

Trump backer Inhofe in line to chair powerful Senate Armed Services panel Trump backer Inhofe in line to chair powerful Senate Armed Services panel

Flags at the White House were lowered to half-staff for McCain on Sunday but are now flying at full-staff. Trump also said in the statement that he would send Chief of Staff John Kelly, Defense Secretary James Mattis, and National Security ...

Ebola cases in DR Congo jump to 103 Ebola cases in DR Congo jump to 103

In the worst Ebola epidemic, the disease struck the West African states of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone from 2013 to 2015, killing more than 11,300 people. Additionally, the director-general of World Health Organization said on August 1o that the...

Schedule Announced for Events Remembering John McCain

The Vietnam War veteran was remembered as a man of character who stood up for his beliefs . Jeff Flake , who, like McCain , outraged the state's conservative base for bucking Trump on immigration and other issues. Jon Biden, the former Vice...

Duval and Nassau counties each reporting a case of West Nile Virus Duval and Nassau counties each reporting a case of West Nile Virus

In about 75 per cent of infections people have few or no symptoms . West Nile Virus can be prevented. Most human cases typically occur between late July and October. Wear long sleeves and long trousers when outdoors. Install or Repair Screens....

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