Thursday April 9-th, 2020

7th vaping-related death in US reported in central California 7th vaping-related death in US reported in central California

Cases have of vaping related illness have been identified in eleven counties in the state. Under the cover of "vaping is risky", Cuomo is imposing a ban that will lead to greater use of "counterfeit products" that are "not cleared by the FDA", ha...

Yang's campaign says over 450000 people have entered debate contest Yang's campaign says over 450000 people have entered debate contest

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang is fully embracing the underdog plot of his campaign. "We've got a 21st-century candidate and we're running a 21st-century campaign", Campaign Manager Zach Graumann said in the Politico report .

Patient Safety - Govt Tasked to Curb Healthcare Errors, Preventable Deaths Patient Safety - Govt Tasked to Curb Healthcare Errors, Preventable Deaths

The WHO regional boss said patient safety has been discussed by the member states during the Fifty-eighth Session of the WHO Regional Committee, adding that members of the committee stressed that strong health systems were necessary to address pa...

Mint, menthol e-cigarette liquids high in cancer-causing compound Mint, menthol e-cigarette liquids high in cancer-causing compound

The see of menthol and peppermint vapes printed high concentrations of a carcinogenic additive called pulegone that USA watchdogs unbiased lately banned in meals. "Meaning, the product is 10,000-fold safer". The two researchers analyzed whether sev...

Uptick seen in rare mosquito-borne virus in some U.S. states Uptick seen in rare mosquito-borne virus in some U.S. states

Mark Fischer, an expert at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Wednesday. "I have three grandchildren and it's scary", Adriana Austin said. Most infections occur in the summer, so health officials do not think it will get muc...

House panel investigates Elaine Chao for possible conflicts House panel investigates Elaine Chao for possible conflicts

The committee is also interested in probing why Chao decided not to divest from her stock in Vulcan Materials Company, a construction company that "depends heavily on infrastructure funding allocated by DOT", the letter said. Chao is the wife of Se...

Age could be a vote victor for Joe Biden Age could be a vote victor for Joe Biden

The consensus is that Julian Castro needs to learn some respect. And Biden's comments about racial inequality in schools prompted a rebuke from rival U.S. Booker said on CNN after the debate that Biden is sometimes "meandering in his speech". A s...

Another EEE death in West Michigan Another EEE death in West Michigan

The CDC says seven human cases are typically reported annually nationwide. The particular species of mosquito that tested positive in Madison does not bite humans. That brings the state's total EEE cases to three, including one death. Signs include...

Uhh, Part Of The Facility Where Russia Stores Smallpox And Ebola Exploded Uhh, Part Of The Facility Where Russia Stores Smallpox And Ebola Exploded

No fatalities were reported but one worker suffered burns and was taken to intensive care, TASS reported . A fire covering 30 square metres was later extinguished. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta ", according to the ...

Manchin to O'Rourke: You are not taking my guns Manchin to O'Rourke: You are not taking my guns

O'Rourke, during the recent Democratic debate said, "hell yes, we're gonna take your AR-15" during a discussion on stricter gun laws. "Beto is one human being", Manchin said. "Americans who own AR-15s, AK-47s, will have to sell them to the govern...

MS reports additional west Nile virus cases MS reports additional west Nile virus cases

This marks the fourth clinically diagnosed and lab-confirmed human case of West Nile in Ontario this year. Mosquitos in Cumberland and Dauphin counties have tested positive for West Nile Virus. Drill holes in the bottom of recycling containers ...

Health authorities confirm vaping-related illness in London, Ont. Health authorities confirm vaping-related illness in London, Ont.

Christopher Mackie, the unit's CEO and medical officer of health in a press conference on September 18. "We have information about the brand used". "We certainly want to make sure that the regulations that are in place are going to ensure that th...

Girl who contracted a brain-eating amoeba while swimming dies at 10 Girl who contracted a brain-eating amoeba while swimming dies at 10

Accounts have been set up at the First National Bank of Whitney and all three branches of the First National Bank of Bosque County for donations in memory of Lily Mae Avant. It enters through the nose and attacks the brain, doctors said. Lily's battl...

The World Is 'Grossly' Unprepared For The Next Major Pandemic, Watchdog Finds The World Is 'Grossly' Unprepared For The Next Major Pandemic, Watchdog Finds

Experts found several factors that could exacerbate the spread of a pandemic - including increased globalization that would allow the disease to travel at a much higher rate. "In addition to tragic levels of mortality, such a pandemic could cause p...

Health Officials Urge Getting Flu Shot Now Health Officials Urge Getting Flu Shot Now

If you're now pregnant, it's important to get a flu shot , says Richard Watkins, M.D., an infectious disease physician in Akron, Ohio, and a professor of internal medicine at the Northeast Ohio Medical University. Adalja says. That includes anyone w...

Trudeau to Comment on Photo of Trudeau to Comment on Photo of "Brown-Face" Costume Taken in 2001

The exclusive report from Time shows Trudeau at an Arabian Nights themed party when he was a teacher at a private school in Vancouver. On Monday, a photo surfaced of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wearing black face during a party bac...

NM governor announces plan to make college free for state residents NM governor announces plan to make college free for state residents

The proposal permits up to four years of free schooling, even for those able to afford the hefty price tag. New Mexico on Wednesday announced an ambitious proposal to make tuition at its public colleges and universities free for all state residen...

Joe Biden Leads Democratic Primary Of 2020 US Presidential Election Joe Biden Leads Democratic Primary Of 2020 US Presidential Election

Of these voters, Biden gets the most support - 43 per cent - while Warren comes in a distant second at 17 per cent. The three have opened a wide early lead in NY over Sen. A new poll shows Warren just six percentage points behind the former vice ...

CDC opens 'Emergency Operations Center' in response to vaping deaths CDC opens 'Emergency Operations Center' in response to vaping deaths

The tally keeps increasing as the investigation is ongoing. Given recent reports of deaths tied to smoking electronic cigarettes, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Monday it is activating its Emergency Operations Center.

President Trump Orders Flavored E-Cigarette Crackdown President Trump Orders Flavored E-Cigarette Crackdown

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there have been roughly 450 cases of the lung disease nationally, and a half dozen people with the illness have died. While this investigation is underway, health authorities have cautioned agains...

AOC endorses primary challenger to House Dem colleague AOC endorses primary challenger to House Dem colleague

Newman's campaign has already confronted the DCCC's "blacklist" policy against primary challengers to incumbent Democrats . "They want to be a Democrat but they don't feel that the party is accepting of them". "If we're going to make these changes, ...

Explosion Hits Russian Lab That Houses Smallpox, Ebola Viruses Explosion Hits Russian Lab That Houses Smallpox, Ebola Viruses

Russia's consumer-safety watchdog said on September 16 that a gas bottle exploded on the fifth floor of a six-story laboratory building during fix work in the city of Koltsovo. That contamination zone could be 10 to a few hundred meters depending ...

Mike Pompeo Won't be National Security Advisor, Says Donald Trump Mike Pompeo Won't be National Security Advisor, Says Donald Trump

Observers had been looking for any signals from Washington on possible changes in policy toward Iran after Bolton left his post abruptly on Tuesday. Former US National Security advisor was sacked after he persistently ignored meetings with the Pr...

Day 1: UAW Workers Man Picket Line Wentzville GM Plant Day 1: UAW Workers Man Picket Line Wentzville GM Plant

President Donald Trump has consistently criticized the company and demanded that Lordstown be reopened. Contract talks aimed at ending a strike by 49,000 auto workers against General Motors have extended into late Monday afternoon. GM countered t...

Another popular heartburn drug gets FDA cancer warning Another popular heartburn drug gets FDA cancer warning

That's the same chemical that was found in heart and blood pressure medications a year ago, sparking numerous recalls of those affected drugs. Though a number of past drug recalls have been initiated due to nitrosamine impurities , the FDA says th...

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