Tuesday March 31-st, 2020

Minnesota health officials say severe lung injuries linked to vaping THC Minnesota health officials say severe lung injuries linked to vaping THC

Many reported a slow buildup before they were hospitalized, including difficulty breathing, shortness of breath and chest pain. The new warning is a result of two deaths and multiple cases of pulmonary illness in the USA possibly linked to vapin...

Scientists ID Genes Tied to Left-Handedness Scientists ID Genes Tied to Left-Handedness

The instructions also seem to be heavily involved in the structure and function of the brain - particularly the parts involved in language. The researchers suggest that left-handers may have better verbal skills, although this study is not enough t...

Vegetarians May Face Higher Stroke Risk Vegetarians May Face Higher Stroke Risk

To reach that finding, Tong and her colleagues collected dietary, health and demographic data from about 48,000 United Kingdom adults without a history of heart problems, about 24,400 of whom ate meat and 7,500 of whom ate fish but not meat.

Burnaby Hospital to get $1.3-billion redevelopment, including two new towers Burnaby Hospital to get $1.3-billion redevelopment, including two new towers

The last big upgrade to take place at the Burnaby Hospital was over 40 years ago. "We can reduce wait times; we can make sure we have more MRIs, more surgeries and better urgent primary care". Construction on the first building will begin in 2021...

Health Authority Investigating What Could Be Oregon's 1st Vaping-Related Death Health Authority Investigating What Could Be Oregon's 1st Vaping-Related Death

Whitmer said she acted after the state's chief medical officer, Joneigh Khaldun, found that vaping by youths constituted a medical emergency. Gretchen Whitmer moved Wednesday to make her state the first to ban flavored electronic cigarettes, accusi...

Fotis Dulos' girlfriend rearrested on new charges in Jennifer Dulos case Fotis Dulos' girlfriend rearrested on new charges in Jennifer Dulos case

The estranged wife of Dulos, Jennifer Dulos , of New Canaan, disappeared May 24 amid contentious child custody proceedings with Fotis Dulos . "The crime and clean-up are believed to have occurred between 8:05 AM and 10:25 AM", officers said.

A Teenager's Fast Food Diet Causes Him To Go Blind A Teenager's Fast Food Diet Causes Him To Go Blind

The boy, who is yet to be identified, first visited a doctor at 14 years with complaints of fatigue. Described as a "fussy" eater, the patient (his name was not released) had a normal weight and height and showed no signs of malnutrition .

Summit County Public Health warning residents to stop using vaping products immediately

Doctors disagree, they say some vaping cartridges can contain the same amount of nicotine as a pack of cigarettes. Her case comes just weeks after eight teenagers were hospitalised with severe lung damage in the United States after inhaling THC v...

New York declares end of measles outbreak New York declares end of measles outbreak

A total of 654 people have been diagnosed with the highly contagious and potentially deadly disease since its outbreak in NY in October 2018. Measles outbreaks are typically declared over when two incubation periods for measles - which is about 42 ...

OH health officials confirm three cases of pulmonary illness linked to vaping OH health officials confirm three cases of pulmonary illness linked to vaping

He now believes Juuls caused his lung injury . The CDC, FDA and state health departments say they're working together figure out which products might have been used and facilitate laboratory testing. Jerome Adams, the US Surgeon General, also reit...

Chancellor announces end of austerity Chancellor announces end of austerity

However, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell branded the spending spree as "a compendium of grubby electioneering" and said the Government was "pretending to end austerity when they do nothing of the sort". "But spending will still be 3% below its level...

Andrew Yang: I can beat Joe Biden in 2020 Andrew Yang: I can beat Joe Biden in 2020

The survey also shows Sen. "Yep. I'm one of only two candidates in the field that 10 percent or more of Donald Trump voters say that they would support", Yang said, touting his bipartisan support. Though he has appeared on the network Sunday talk s...

A First: Entire State Will Ban Flavored E-Cigs A First: Entire State Will Ban Flavored E-Cigs

Whitmer said her No. 1 priority is keeping kids safe, and she wants to stop companies that are using candy flavors to "hook children on nicotine". The ban comes after almost 100 possible cases of severe lung illnesses associated with vaping were ...

YouTube fined $170m in US over children's privacy violation YouTube fined $170m in US over children's privacy violation

The $170 million breaks down into two parts: $136 million will be paid to the FTC and the remaining $34 million will go to NY on allegations the video-sharing site violated the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA ) Rule, which was enacte...

Death linked to vaping could be first in Oregon Death linked to vaping could be first in Oregon

The OHA recently delivered a report to the state Legislature outlining the health risks, such as high blood pressure, stroke and addiction. Summit County Public Health (SCPH) is asking residents to stop vaping. On Thursday, top health officials i...

Consumption of soft drinks may raise risk of premature death Consumption of soft drinks may raise risk of premature death

More than 400,000 European adults were studied for more than 16 years, with researchers finding the risk of premature death was heightened in those who consumed 2 or more glasses per day of soft drinks. William Dermody Jr., a spokesman for the Americ...

Death of OR man linked to vaping, state health officials say

Public health physician Ann Thomas says investigators don't yet know whether the illnesses are caused by contaminants, ingredients in the liquid or something such as the device itself. "The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) and ...

Years of Junk Food Caused Teen to Go Blind, Say Doctors Years of Junk Food Caused Teen to Go Blind, Say Doctors

A year later he went back to the doctor because his hearing had started to go and he was suffering from impaired vision, though no cause for the deterioration had been found. Furthermore, scientists have even warned of the potential dangers which com...

More West Nile cases reported in New Mexico More West Nile cases reported in New Mexico

The majority of people infected with West Nile virus do not get sick. Mild forms of West Nile are characterized by flu-like symptoms. There were seven cases in 2018 and 33 cases in 2017. Mosquitos are now active in Washington, including West Nil...

Cancer leading cause of middle-aged death in rich countries Cancer leading cause of middle-aged death in rich countries

Deaths from cancer in the richer countries have become twice as frequent as those from cardiovascular disease , scientists say. The first report, which followed 162,534 middle-aged adults (aged 35 - 70, 58% women) in 4 HIC, 12 MIC and 5 LIC over...

Barbara Windsor delivers dementia demands to United Kingdom leader Boris Johnson Barbara Windsor delivers dementia demands to United Kingdom leader Boris Johnson

The letter asks the prime minister to sort out the devastating state of dementia care by immediate investment and address long-term reform for the social care system. Daughters, sons, partners and friends are stepping in and spending 1.3 billion hour...

Texas gunman fired from job before massacre; victim IDs emerge: media report Texas gunman fired from job before massacre; victim IDs emerge: media report

Texas police identified the gunman who allegedly killed seven people and injured at least 22 others in Odessa , Texas, as Seth Ator , American media sources reported on Sunday. ( Photo: Cengiz Yar/Getty Images) Police tape and evidences are see...

17-month-old girl was hit by shrapnel during mass Texas shooting 17-month-old girl was hit by shrapnel during mass Texas shooting

HB 1387 loosens restrictions on the number of armed school marshals a school district may appoint. Senate Bill 535 allows licensed gun owners to legally carry their weapons in places of worship, including churches, synagogues and mosques.

Coast Guard responding to more than 30 ‘in distress’ on boat Coast Guard responding to more than 30 ‘in distress’ on boat

The U.S. Coast Guard is working to rescue dozens of people from a boat on fire near Santa Cruz Island off the coast of Ventura. Five people have been rescued and 30 people are now missing, the Santa Barbara Fire Department confirmed to ABC News.

Texas shooting toll rises to 7 Texas shooting toll rises to 7

Texas police say the death toll from the mass shooting in the western part of the state Saturday has risen to at least seven. The gunman was heading from Midland to Odessa on Interstate 20 when he was stopped at 3:17 pm local time, Gerke said ...

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