New Hampshire beach hotel told to fix Legionella bacteria problem

Legionnaires' disease is caused when people breathe in small droplets of water containing the bacterium known as Legionella, often found in freshwater, groundwater and soil, as well as cooling towers, hot tubs, and larger plumbing systems. Forget yes... More..

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Mike Pence's remarks make McCain family smile
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Mike Pence's remarks make McCain family smile

That's when it changed", Biden said. "We'd talk about family, we'd talk about politics, we'd talk about global relations, we'd talk about promise, the promise of America because we're both cockeyed optimists ...More..

American Academy of Pediatrics Updates Car Seat Safety Guidelines Once Again
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

American Academy of Pediatrics Updates Car Seat Safety Guidelines Once Again

The American Academy of Pediatrics is updating its guidelines to keep kids facing the rear longer to decrease the chance of injury or death in a crash. Once children have graduated from rear-facing to forward...More..

Ottawa County resident contracts West Nile virus
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Ottawa County resident contracts West Nile virus

And according to the State Department of Health , there are seven West Nile cases and at least one death reported in Georgia. And so far this year in DE two cases of West Nile have been found in humans. To p...More..

Blood pressure drug recall: FDA warns of potentially 'life-threatening' labeling mixup
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Blood pressure drug recall: FDA warns of potentially 'life-threatening' labeling mixup

A pharmaceutical company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of a popular blood pressure medication, hydrochlorothiazide, after a lot of the company's product was found to be mislabeled, the Food and D...More..

STD cases hit an all-time high in the US
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

STD cases hit an all-time high in the US

In fact, almost 2.3 million cases of chlamydia , gonorrhea and syphilis were diagnosed in the U.S.in 2017, surpassing the record set in 2016 by more than 200,000, CDC scientists reported Tuesday. Gonorrhea...More..

New Research Reveals Why Alcoholic Consumption Is Unhealthy
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

New Research Reveals Why Alcoholic Consumption Is Unhealthy

The startling results are that there is essentially no safe level of consumption when it comes to alcohol, which is a big departure from previous information provided by health organizations which were aimed at...More..

McSally fends off challenges to win GOP Senate nomination in Arizona
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

McSally fends off challenges to win GOP Senate nomination in Arizona

The contest could be critical to the balance of power in the Senate in November because the Arizona seat of retiring Republican Jeff Flake , a Trump critic, is considered one of the two top takeover targets ...More..

GOVERNOR: Democrats face off in Florida gubernatorial race
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

GOVERNOR: Democrats face off in Florida gubernatorial race

Ron DeSantis . Gillum is his party's third black gubernatorial nominee this campaign season, along with Stacey Abrams in Georgia and Ben Jealous in Maryland. President Trump listens as Florida GOP guber...More..

John McCain funeral: Hollywood star Warren Beatty to be pallbearer
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

John McCain funeral: Hollywood star Warren Beatty to be pallbearer

HuffPost published a headline that read , "White House lowers flag to half staff as nation honors John McCain ". Trump rejected a more laudatory White House statement that praised McCain's war record ...More..

'Not blood and soil': McCain's farewell message to Americans criticizes Trump
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

'Not blood and soil': McCain's farewell message to Americans criticizes Trump

Obama said that few have been tested or required to show courage the way McCain had been - alluding to his time as a prisoner of war in Vietnam. "He really was nearly dead when he got to North Vietnam and...More..

Senator John McCain has died
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Senator John McCain has died

His family had announced that Mr McCain, who left Washington in December, had chose to stop treatment on Friday. GOP Senator John McCain has died after battling cancer for more than a year, an aide t...More..

by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Coconut Is 'Pure Poison' Claim: Experts Weight the Facts

Yep it turns out that by choosing plant-based oils, nuts and seed butters in place of fats like palm oil, coconut oil , butter, lard and ghee , you'll be doing some very good things for your heart health ....More..

Thomas Frieden, Former Head of CDC, Arrested on Sex Abuse Charge
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Thomas Frieden, Former Head of CDC, Arrested on Sex Abuse Charge

Frieden was the head of the CDC from 2009 to 2017 and commissioner of the New York City Department of Health from 2002 to 2009. In 2009, President Barack Obama appointed him as director of the CDC, the co...More..

by | Friday, August 24, 2018

There Is No 'Safe' Level of Alcohol Consumption

They also included an analysis of 23 health outcomes associated with alcohol use, including cardiovascular disease; certain cancers; noncommunicable diseases such as cirrhosis of the liver, alcohol use disord...More..

Cases of West Nile virus continue to rise in Saginaw County
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Cases of West Nile virus continue to rise in Saginaw County

The virus is spread to humans who are bitten by an infected mosquito. There have been no reported human cases in the area. Although the risk of infection from handling birds is very low, the health authorit...More..

DE reports second human case of West Nile Virus | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

DE reports second human case of West Nile Virus | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

People older than 50 or those with compromised immune systems are at higher risk of severe illness from the virus. Clinical signs for WNV include flu-like symptoms , where the horse seems mildly anorexic and d...More..

Coconut oil 'pure poison' says Harvard professor
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Coconut oil 'pure poison' says Harvard professor

During the lecture, titled " Coconut Oil and other Nutritional Errors ", Michels has made herself very clear with regards to dietary recommendations, and underlined that coconut oil is not healthy. Past year ...More..

Air quality alert issued for parts of Minnesota until Tuesday
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Air quality alert issued for parts of Minnesota until Tuesday

Western Montana is now monitoring where wildfire smoke from California, Oregon, Idaho, Washington and Canada ends up. With smoke in the region thick enough to block views of Puget Sound from I-5 and air quali...More..

Google Fit reboot revealed, update now
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Google Fit reboot revealed, update now

Similiar to other fitness tracking apps, Move Minutes and Heart Points are tracked via progress circles that turn into octagons once you achieve your goal. The app has had a redesign to follow Google's Ma...More..

Sixteen nurses at once pregnant at Arizona hospital ZlotoNews
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Sixteen nurses at once pregnant at Arizona hospital ZlotoNews

Mothers colleagues have already given vests with the inscription: "Relax, my mother is a nurse medical center Banner". A group of no less than 16 nurses, all working in the hospital's ICU, got pregnant nearly...More..

Renewed calls for overdose prevention sites following string of Toronto deaths
by | Monday, August 20, 2018

Renewed calls for overdose prevention sites following string of Toronto deaths

Deaths involving cocaine also went up significantly, but deaths from heroin, prescription opioid pills and methadone fell a year ago, the data show. A recent report from MA indicates the downward trend in dru...More..

E-cigarettes can be key weapon in battle against smoking, insist MPs
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

E-cigarettes can be key weapon in battle against smoking, insist MPs

Vaping on an e-cigarette is much less harmful than smoking regular cigarettes, according to MPs, who say the rules around using them should be relaxed. The committee said the restrictions were "extraordinary" g...More..

Moderate carbohydrate intake may lower mortality risk
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

Moderate carbohydrate intake may lower mortality risk

Instead, her team carried out observational research with more than 15,400 people, aged 45 to 64, from diverse socio-economic backgrounds from four United States communities who were enrolled in the atheroscler...More..

Suspect in synthetic pot overdoses ID'd
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Suspect in synthetic pot overdoses ID'd

Authorities reported chaotic scenes of people falling unconscious. Most of the overdoses were on the New Haven Green, a popular, historic downtown park that borders part of Yale University, and officials sa...More..

Oldest solid cheese found in ancient Egyptian jar
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Oldest solid cheese found in ancient Egyptian jar

The tomb , which belonged to Ptahmes, once the mayor of Memphis, Egypt, was first discovered in 1885 by treasure hunters, who stole objects inside. If the preliminary analysis is confirmed, the sample would r...More..

by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Over 40 People Treated For Apparent K2 Overdose In Connecticut

New Haven first responders were called to a similar overdose outbreak on the Green on 4 July, when more than a dozen people were sick from synthetic cannabis. The 37-year-old man is "known" to police, per the ...More..

New York University offers free tuition to all medical students
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

New York University offers free tuition to all medical students

NYU students can choose between the traditional four-year MD program or an accelerated three-year degree. NYU's new class of medical students got more than just a white coat this morning, during the school's ...More..

Overdose total hits 76 in CT park near Yale
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Overdose total hits 76 in CT park near Yale

No deaths have been reported, but two individuals had severe symptoms. Officials believe the individuals may have taken doses of K2, a synthetic drug marketed as being similar to marijuana. Fire Department fi...More..

Study Warns E-cigarettes More Harmful Than Previously Thought
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Study Warns E-cigarettes More Harmful Than Previously Thought

It was found that vapor caused inflammation and impaired the activity of alveolar macrophages, cells that remove potentially damaging dust particles, bacteria, and allergens. In order to arrive at the conclusio...More..

Health officials confirm West Nile virus in southwest OH mosquito pool
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Health officials confirm West Nile virus in southwest OH mosquito pool

In Sussex County, the state Department of Health has reported that two mosquitoes have tested positive for the West Nile virus so far this season, just one shy of the total number reported in 2017. They don't f...More..

United Kingdom beats out Louisville hospitals in U.S
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

United Kingdom beats out Louisville hospitals in U.S

Hopkins also topped the publication's state rankings , followed by the University of Maryland Medical Center, MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, University of Maryland St. No hospital in the Southeast — or child...More..

by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

76 people overdose on K2 near Yale University

One arrest has been made in connection with the overdoses. Officials continue to look into the cases, which appeared to center on the New Haven Green on Wednesday . No deaths have been reported. More than 70...More..

CDC Monitoring Measles Outbreak In Maryland, 20 Other States
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

CDC Monitoring Measles Outbreak In Maryland, 20 Other States

Indiana State Department of Health says Indiana has not had any measles cases related to outbreaks this year but one case was reported this year. The U.S. Symptoms typically show up 10-14 days after exposur...More..

Minnesota Health Department Confirms West Nile Cases
by | Sunday, August 12, 2018

Minnesota Health Department Confirms West Nile Cases

The first two human cases of West Nile virus have been reported. The mosquitoes can then spread the virus to animals and humans. Here's a guide from the CDC. About 1 in 5 people who are infected develop a fev...More..