Tuesday January 25-th, 2022

EEE case confirmed in Kent County deer EEE case confirmed in Kent County deer

The third person in the state to die of EEE this year was from Hampden County , officials said. EEE is a rare but potentially fatal disease that can cause brain inflammation and is transmitted to humans bitten by infected mosquitoes, according to...

Health costs rise for workers, firms Health costs rise for workers, firms

The average single deductible now stands at $1,655 for workers who have one, similar to last year's $1,573 average but up sharply from the $826 average of a decade ago. Only 33% of workers at such firms are on their bosses wellbeing plans, contrasted...

FLU SEASON: Schools in Springfield begin vaccinating students FLU SEASON: Schools in Springfield begin vaccinating students

Angela Dearinger, commissioner of DPH. Azar asked, joking after he was given a flu shot at the press conference. During the 2017-2018 season, roughly 40% of USA adults got a flu vaccine, according to the CDC . NSW Health's Executive Director of Heal...

Region of Peel reports first case of West Nile Virus in 2019 Region of Peel reports first case of West Nile Virus in 2019

On Tuesday, state Agriculture Department officials also reported two confirmed West Nile cases among horses in the state. The risk of being bitten by the mosquitoes that carry West Nile Virus continues until the first few hard frosts of the season....

CDC reports another surge in number of cases of vaping-related illness CDC reports another surge in number of cases of vaping-related illness

Today (Sept. 26), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that the number of confirmed or probable cases in the outbreak has reached 805 in 46 US states. Seven deaths have been reported from six states. As a national invest...

GM backtracks, will pay striking union workers' healthcare coverage after all

The UAW stepped up to provide a COBRA health care plan for its members that covers most of the same health care benefits employees had been receiving, just without GM's contribution to the premiums. Throughout this negotiation, GM has said that our n...

1st Vaping-Related Deaths Reported in Florida, Georgia 1st Vaping-Related Deaths Reported in Florida, Georgia

The release says MS has four identified cases of serious lung injury related to vaping, all in people between 18 and 34 years old. "E-cigarettes are unregulated, and of great concern is the significant number of young people using the products".

Snacking On Nuts Found To Help Prevent Weight Gain Snacking On Nuts Found To Help Prevent Weight Gain

They analysed information on weight, diet and physical activity in 51,529 male health professionals (40-75 years old) from the Health Professionals Follow Up Study; 121,700 nurses (35-55 years old) from the Nurses Health Study (NHS); and 116,686 nu...

Woman hospitalized with 'broken heart syndrome' after mistaking wasabi for avocado Woman hospitalized with 'broken heart syndrome' after mistaking wasabi for avocado

But often positive factors such as receiving extremely good news can lead to broken heart syndrome . Of course, medical professionals were quick to point out that the amount of wasabi that the woman ate was more than the usual amount most people eat...

Microplastics in your tea? Study finds billions in a bag-brewed cup Microplastics in your tea? Study finds billions in a bag-brewed cup

Hernandez, Elvis Genbo Xu, Hans C.E. Larsson, Rui Tahara, Vimal B. Maisuria and Nathalie Tufenkji, 25 September 2019, Environmental Science & Technology. It wasn't immediately which tea brands had bags that released the plastic particles, or how many...

World Health Organization says Tanzania's being reticent about EBOLA cases World Health Organization says Tanzania's being reticent about EBOLA cases

The UN health agency said the introduction of the second experimental vaccine was in line with the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization recommendations as are a number of other innovations. The ministry said it had scrutinised c...

Demi Moore Shares Photo Of Baby Bump Before Miscarriage With Ashton Kutcher Demi Moore Shares Photo Of Baby Bump Before Miscarriage With Ashton Kutcher

But underneath her public image, Moore was dealing with episodes of drug addiction, body shaming and trauma from being raped when she was a teenager. But seven years earlier, Moore hit a terrifying turning point. Demi Moore is admitting to a past "i...

Health officials: Make plans for flu shots Health officials: Make plans for flu shots

There will also be an open immunization clinic every Wednesday from 1:00 p.m.to 4:00 p.m.at the Health Department located in Troy or by appointment. The flu vaccine is safe and does not cause the flu. "My concerns for students is that those that wo...

Study Finds Onion and Garlic Consumption May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk Study Finds Onion and Garlic Consumption May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

The results appear in the journal Nutrition and Cancer . The researchers, from the University at Buffalo (UB) and the University of Puerto Rico, chose to study a group of Puerto Rican women who eat lots of onions and garlic which are key ingredi...

Another suspected case of Chronic Wasting Disease in NW Montana Another suspected case of Chronic Wasting Disease in NW Montana

The Jackson Regional Game and Fish Office is asking hunters who harvest elk in hunt areas 88, 89, 90, and 91 to submit samples for testing. In response to the CWD detections, FWP has established the Libby CWD Management Zone, which encompasses roug...

Second Death Reported From EEE Virus Second Death Reported From EEE Virus

In severe cases the brain swells causing tremors, seizures and paralysis, CNN says. EEE is an arbovirus. In an email sent to Rutgers on Monday, Inaugural Chancellor of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Brian Strom made student and faculty ...

Geisinger offering Super Saturday Flu Shot Clinics in Pottsville Geisinger offering Super Saturday Flu Shot Clinics in Pottsville

Vaccination rates have climbed to 29 per cent of the provincial population previous year from 22 per cent in 2011. Skepticism sometimes declines following a year where the vaccine is a good match. Among those most at risk are children. "Even health...

Gov. Baker announces emergency ban on all vaping products in Bay State Gov. Baker announces emergency ban on all vaping products in Bay State

Baker on Tuesday declared a public health emergency, and announced the temporary ban , which will affect all devices and all flavored and non-flavored vaping products, made with both nicotine and marijuana. "What I heard was deeply troubling", he sa...

Woman who underwent face transplant after toxic chemical attack needs new operation Woman who underwent face transplant after toxic chemical attack needs new operation

Six years ago, Carmen Blandin Tarleton became one of the first USA patients to receive a face transplant after she was severely burned in a domestic violence attack, but doctors at Brigham and Women's Hospital recently discovered underlying tissue ...

Tanzania not sharing information on suspected Ebola Tanzania not sharing information on suspected Ebola

Neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo is now in the throes of a year-long epidemic, where more than 3,000 people have been infected, and 2,000 have already died. The Ebola outbreak based in neighboring Congo has infected over 3,000 folks and kill...

DEP to Spray for EEE, Mosquitoes in PA DEP to Spray for EEE, Mosquitoes in PA

States have reported numerous EEE cases in horses that can not pass the virus to humans. A 5-year-old Sudbury girl who was recently hospitalized in critical condition after she tested positive for the potentially fatal Eastern Equine Encephalitis v...

More blood pressure medication recalled after potentially cancer-causing chemical detected More blood pressure medication recalled after potentially cancer-causing chemical detected

N-Methylnitrosobutyric acid has been classified as a possible human carcinogen that could lead to increased cancer risks in patients. According to the FDA , Patients taking Losartan Potassium Tablets USP and Losartan Potassium / Hydrochlorotheeazi...

Community Members Walk to End Alzheimer's Community Members Walk to End Alzheimer's

Many of her former colleagues donated to the walk in her honor, and more than 100 of her colleagues, family and friends chartered three yellow school buses to participate in the Walk. "My grandfather had Alzheimer's Disease and my mom was his caregiv...

World Health Organisation says Tanzania not sharing information on ebola World Health Organisation says Tanzania not sharing information on ebola

Authorities in east and central Africa have been on high alert for possible spillovers of Ebola from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where a 13-month outbreak has killed more than 2,000 people. She did not say if the two cases investigated incl...

Grandmother outraged after child arrested over tantrum Grandmother outraged after child arrested over tantrum

Kirkland alleged that an employee grabbed Kaia's wrists before she began kicking her legs. The girl was fingerprinted and a mugshot was taken. A six-year-old girl was arrested by Orlando police last week for throwing tantrum in school in Florida,...

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