Vaping can cause chronic ‘popcorn lung’ injury too

The 17-year-old, from Ontario, Canada , was taken to hospital last year with a severe cough, fever and shortness of breath. First case of vaping 'popcorn lung?' After ruling out different causes, the authors suspected flavored e-liquids as the c... More..

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Colorado school district closes amid
by | Saturday, November 23, 2019

Colorado school district closes amid "extremely contagious" virus outbreak

Diana Sirko, Superintendent of Schools for the district, which also noted that the decision to enforce a "districtwide closure" was unprecedented. Two Garfield County school districts , Roaring Fork and Garf...More..

SHORTAGE: Ottawa Public Health runs out of high-dose flu vaccine
by | Friday, November 22, 2019

SHORTAGE: Ottawa Public Health runs out of high-dose flu vaccine

The more people that get their shot, the less flu is likely to be passed around. Here in Waterdown, you can get roll up your sleeve at five locations , which are listed on the map below. The issue goes beyon...More..

Antimicrobial resistance: 10 million UK lives at risk as Superbugs threat rises
by | Thursday, November 21, 2019

Antimicrobial resistance: 10 million UK lives at risk as Superbugs threat rises

Prevention of development of resistant organisms is centred on curtailing unnecessary exposure of bacteria to antibacterial agents, stopping bacteria-antibiotic mismatch, correct dose of antibiotics and avoidin...More..

Explainer: Don't panic about China's
by | Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Explainer: Don't panic about China's "Black Death" plague cases

Even though outbreaks in China are rare, large parts of the northwestern city of Yumen were sealed off in 2014 after a 38-year-old resident died of the bubonic plague known as " Black Death " in the middle Ag...More..

ISCHEMIA study goes to the heart of medicine vs medical intervention question
by | Tuesday, November 19, 2019

ISCHEMIA study goes to the heart of medicine vs medical intervention question

The study, called Ischemia, examined the use of traditional preventive measures in patients with heart disease who are at serious risk of heart attack. Dr Aashish Contractor, Director (Rehabilitation and Sports...More..

Officials Report Second Vaping-Related Death in Missouri
by | Monday, November 18, 2019

Officials Report Second Vaping-Related Death in Missouri

Dr. Anne Schuchat, principal deputy director of the CDC , has stressed that nicotine-containing vaping products without THC can not be ruled out as a potential cause of harm. DOH has issued an updated medi...More..

Stefanos Tsitsipas: I'm really close to winning a grand slam
by | Monday, November 18, 2019

Stefanos Tsitsipas: I'm really close to winning a grand slam

Tsitsipas, who previous year won the Next Gen ATP Finals - a season-ending tournament for the best aged 21-and-under players, impressed with his composure and fearless attitude on debut to provide further confi...More..

Louisiana Dem Governor Wins Reelection In Yet Another Blow To Trump
by | Monday, November 18, 2019

Louisiana Dem Governor Wins Reelection In Yet Another Blow To Trump

Polls are open at 7AM. He will get your taxes and auto insurance (highest in Country!) way down. However, by 10PM local time, Edwards had narrowly clinched victory, with more than 96% of precincts counted. Ed...More..

Buttigieg Jumps Out to Lead in Iowa Poll
by | Sunday, November 17, 2019

Buttigieg Jumps Out to Lead in Iowa Poll

Buttigieg also led Democratic presidential candidates in Iowa in a Monmouth University poll released on Tuesday. The margin of error is plus or minus 4.4 percentage points. Though he did not single out any cand...More..

CDC Report Shows Deadly Superbug Infections Climbing Sharply
by | Sunday, November 17, 2019

CDC Report Shows Deadly Superbug Infections Climbing Sharply

Though there are initiatives to lessen the number of infections and fatalities, the numbers are nevertheless as well large, and more desires to be performed, the CDC states. Louis. Those numbers were based on 1...More..

FDA warns Dollar Tree about selling ‘potentially unsafe drugs’ from foreign suppliers
by | Sunday, November 17, 2019

FDA warns Dollar Tree about selling ‘potentially unsafe drugs’ from foreign suppliers

An inspection of Dollar Tree's distribution center warehouse in its headquarters town of Chesapeake, Virginia, found the company received products from Chinese firms placed on an an import alert by the FDA. "...More..

Deadly superbugs pose greater threat than previously estimated — CDC
by | Sunday, November 17, 2019

Deadly superbugs pose greater threat than previously estimated — CDC

But to put those numbers into perspective, someone in the US catches a drug-resistant infection every 11 seconds, and someone dies as a result of these infections about every 15 minutes, according to a CDC stat...More..

Taller people have increased risk for irregular heartbeat
by | Saturday, November 16, 2019

Taller people have increased risk for irregular heartbeat

Scientists deem that prime could maybe maybe even be linked with enlarged hearts which elevate the probability, and indicate that screening for terribly vast folks can also aid grab up undiagnosed conditions. D...More..

by | Friday, November 15, 2019

Fourth Illinois resident dies after lung injury associated with vaping

Missouri health officials say that a woman in her mid-50s died this week, with her death being associated with the use of e-cigarettes or vaping products. The number of vaping illnesses in the U.S.is still risi...More..

Neighbors, classmates describe school shooting suspect as a ‘quiet kid’
by | Friday, November 15, 2019

Neighbors, classmates describe school shooting suspect as a ‘quiet kid’

The victims "appeared to be who was around him, available at the time ". Saugus High School in Santa Clarita was placed on lockdown Thursday morning after authorities responded to reports of a shooting . ...More..

Shooting reported at high school in Santa Clarita, Calif.
by | Friday, November 15, 2019

Shooting reported at high school in Santa Clarita, Calif.

Local media reports said he was 15 years old. Hill grew up in the Santa Clarita Valley and reportedly attending Saugus High School . It's unclear whether those threats were connected to Thursday's shootin...More..

European Union approves Ebola vaccine for commercial use
by | Friday, November 15, 2019

European Union approves Ebola vaccine for commercial use

It will be extremely helpful for curbing the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The current outbreak is the second-largest recorded, in 2014, virus killed than 11,000 people in West...More..

To Drive Down Insulin Prices, WHO Will Certify Generic Versions
by | Friday, November 15, 2019

To Drive Down Insulin Prices, WHO Will Certify Generic Versions

Dr Umer Yousaf Raja Khan, another consultant endocrinologist, explained that diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when pancreas is no longer able to make insulin or when the body can not make good use of...More..

State near national average for lung cancer survival
by | Friday, November 15, 2019

State near national average for lung cancer survival

Nationwide, the survival rate improved 26% in the past decade, according to the report. Shannon Baker, the director of advocacy for the American Lung Association in Kentucky, said one big factor contributin...More..

Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on DACA Cases
by | Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on DACA Cases

Supreme Court over Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA , which now provides temporary protection from deportation and permission to work for about 660,000 people who came to the U.S.as children, a...More..

Researchers say fewer children are getting flu shots
by | Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Researchers say fewer children are getting flu shots

In a three and a half minute video released this week, the Chief Officer of the HSE's South East Community Healthcare (SECH) organisation Kate Killeen White is re-iterating the message that "if you can't get th...More..

by | Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Merck wins European approval for first-ever Ebola vaccine

The Commission has adopted a decision granting authorisation to pharmaceutical provider Merck Sharp & Dohme BV to produce Ervebo, a Ebola vaccine which has been in development since the outbreak of the dise...More..

Nigeria records highest global pneumonia deaths in 2018
by | Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Nigeria records highest global pneumonia deaths in 2018

A joint statement by the United Nations children's agency, Unicef , and five other groups says 800,000 children died of the preventable lung disease previous year, calling it a forgotten epidemic. 'Although va...More..

You can now get cannabis-based medicine on the NHS
by | Wednesday, November 13, 2019

You can now get cannabis-based medicine on the NHS

The medicine is used to treat severe seizures for people with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome or Dravet syndrome - rare forms of epilepsy. Campaigners welcomed the decision, but said thousands of other people with ...More..

Five takeaways from Cowboys' loss to Vikings: Dak Prescott deserved better
by | Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Five takeaways from Cowboys' loss to Vikings: Dak Prescott deserved better

The Cowboys might need a new rallying cry as it prepares for the Lions next week. Getting back into the game was great and all and the Cowboys had a chance at the end, but the way they called plays after the tw...More..

Google Project Nightingale secretly collects health data
by | Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Google Project Nightingale secretly collects health data

Google has been collecting detailed health records of millions of Americans since a year ago, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday. At least 150 Google employees are said to have sweeping access to m...More..

Related Lung Disease And Vitamin E Acetate: What You Should Know
by | Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Related Lung Disease And Vitamin E Acetate: What You Should Know

Trump has since appeared to backtrack somewhat out of his first announcement, suggesting that he is now more interested in different constraints which are more amenable to vapers, like increasing the age to buy...More..

Father of Atatiana Jefferson dies of heart attack weeks after her killing
by | Monday, November 11, 2019

Father of Atatiana Jefferson dies of heart attack weeks after her killing

A tactical police unit was dispatched to Jefferson's home. Marquis Jefferson was interviewed by KTVT-TV after the killing. A neighbor told media outlets that his niece previously called him to say that J...More..

Juul halts sales of mint, top- selling e-cigarette flavour
by | Sunday, November 10, 2019

Juul halts sales of mint, top- selling e-cigarette flavour

Crosthwaite, adding in a statement that the company must "earn the trust of society". The researchers estimated of the 5.3 million high school and middle school students who now use e-cigarettes, 2.4 million ...More..

Was Trump call with Ukraine 'perfect'? GOP has many answers - 47abc
by | Saturday, November 09, 2019

Was Trump call with Ukraine 'perfect'? GOP has many answers - 47abc

Neumann, president of the American Academy of Diplomacy and a former career ambassador and deputy assistant secretary of state. He added: "It's hard to rally people to your side without a coherent and sustain...More..

by | Saturday, November 09, 2019

Trump says he may release April Ukraine call

George Kent, a deputy assistant secretary at the State Department, revealed during his closed-door testimony before House impeachment investigators last month that there was a lot of lying going when it came to...More..

Clinics offering free flu shots open across Toronto
by | Saturday, November 09, 2019

Clinics offering free flu shots open across Toronto

Quadrivalent flu vaccine is still available, but the high dose flu vaccine is sold out. " The Detroit Free Press passed along some important information to know about getting vaccinated." When you do receive...More..

Vaping Illnesses Linked to Vitamin E Acetate, CDC Says
by | Friday, November 08, 2019

Vaping Illnesses Linked to Vitamin E Acetate, CDC Says

Since vaping was discovered to be a common thread in the spate of lung illnesses that have killed 40 people in the U.S., scientists have been scrambling to discover the cause. The CDC says it also tested for ...More..

University of Otago alumna behind major HIV discovery
by | Friday, November 08, 2019

University of Otago alumna behind major HIV discovery

Her company tests more than 60% of the world's blood supply, she said , and they have to look for new strains and track those in circulation so "we can accurately detect it, no matter where it happens to be in...More..