Idaho child recovering from plague

It is unknown whether they were exposed to the disease at home, or overseas in a recent trip to Oregon. It also can be transmitted to people by direct contact with infected animals, including rodents, rabbits and pets . In the past, we've brought ... More..

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Religious people live 4 years longer
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Religious people live 4 years longer

But it goes beyond socializing. Laura Wallace, the study's lead author, said: 'Religious affiliation had almost as strong an effect on longevity as gender does, which is a matter of years of life'. The rese...More..

Twin Falls man prepares for marathon at Relay for Life
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Twin Falls man prepares for marathon at Relay for Life

Team members find sponsors and the money raised is donated to the American Cancer Society. Relay is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in thousands of communities and 27 countries. and continues through 2 p....More..

UK to ease visa cap blocking Indian doctors
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

UK to ease visa cap blocking Indian doctors

Health service, which for decades relied on the ability to hire experts from overseas, now has tens of thousands of unfilled vacancies. According to the Telegraph, Javid has warned Prime Minister Theresa May ...More..

Kate Spade's brother-in-law donates money to those affected by mental illness
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Kate Spade's brother-in-law donates money to those affected by mental illness

Nearly everything a person surrounds themselves with can affect them. Instead of making it hard for people who struggle with depression we should create an environment where people can come and talk to ...More..

FDA shares list of stores that possibly sold tainted melon
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

FDA shares list of stores that possibly sold tainted melon

The fruit was sold in clear plastic containers under several brands sold at Costco , Trader Joe's, Walgreens, Walmart , and whole foods. Symptoms of salmonella include diarrhea, fever and abdominal pain tha...More..

West Nile virus found in mosquitoes collected in Michigan
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

West Nile virus found in mosquitoes collected in Michigan

Mosquito season is here and the Macon Mosquito Abatement District has confirmed that the mosquitoes are testing positive for the West Nile virus. Larviciding is the process of applying pesticides to areas wit...More..

Food at work adds up to a lot of extra calories
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Food at work adds up to a lot of extra calories

The study, presented at the Nutrition 2018 meeting held in Boston, included data from 5,222 employees. A study conducted by US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on 5,222 employees from a US firm ...More..

1 in 3 take meds with depressive side effects
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

1 in 3 take meds with depressive side effects

Thirty-seven percent of Americans may be using these drugs which include hormonal birth control medications , painkillers, blood pressure or heart medications, proton pump inhibitors , antacids, etc. During t...More..

Case of plague confirmed in Idaho child; first there since 1992
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Case of plague confirmed in Idaho child; first there since 1992

One of the more significant plague reservoirs is the western United States, which is why many parks in this region post signs warning visitors to keep their distance from wild rodents and to wear protective clo...More..

by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Don’t Be Afraid to Talk With Someone

According to the CDC, the suicide rate increased by about 1% every year from 2000 to 2016, then doubled to 2% increases every year from 2006 to 2016. In the United States, where care is more expensive than ...More..

American Toddlers Eat So Much 'Added Sugar' That They Exceed Adult Recommendations
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

American Toddlers Eat So Much 'Added Sugar' That They Exceed Adult Recommendations

Even if the food sounds healthy, it can contain a large dose of added sugar . The recommended daily limit of sugar for children age 2-19 is six teaspoons or less per day, and nine teaspoons or less for adult...More..

World Blood Donor Day on June 14
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

World Blood Donor Day on June 14

Blood donors help patients like 10-year-old Jaidyn Braithwaite recover from life-threatening conditions. "I started donating platelets once I realized what the importance was to the other patients and the oth...More..

Why you get hangry: Studies show an empty stomach can affect emotions
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Why you get hangry: Studies show an empty stomach can affect emotions

Scientific researchers have now studied how hunger manifests as an emotion and found that we interpret ambiguous images and scenarios as negatives when we're hungry. Researchers performed tasks to increase pa...More..

Some of Africa's oldest and biggest baobob trees have died
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Some of Africa's oldest and biggest baobob trees have died

An icon of the African bush, the baobab's swollen trunk and gnarled branches are a familiar sight in the savannahs of southern, east and west Africa. While the cause of the die-off is not yet certain, climate ...More..

Raymond James Finally Downgrades Envision Healthcare (NYSE:EVHC)
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Raymond James Finally Downgrades Envision Healthcare (NYSE:EVHC)

Envision Healthcare had a return on equity of 4.59% and a net margin of 1.41%. Market Capitalization/Outstanding Shares/Intraday Volume: The company's Market capitalization is $5.42B with the total Outs...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Toddlers are eating too much sugar: CDC study

Moreover, the oldest children in the study, between the age of 19 to 23 months, consumed an average of around seven teaspoons of added sugar each day, which is more than the amount of sugar present in a K...More..

KKR To Acquire Envision's Common Stock For $46.00/shr
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

KKR To Acquire Envision's Common Stock For $46.00/shr

Several brokerages recently issued reports on EVHC . Envision Healthcare had 24 analyst reports since December 13, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an...More..

Tick Bites 5-Year-Old Girl’s Head; She Woke Up Paralyzed
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Tick Bites 5-Year-Old Girl’s Head; She Woke Up Paralyzed

Later that evening, Kailin was able to walk out of the hospital. "Fortunately, it is relatively rare", said Robbin Lindsay, a research scientist at the Public Health Agency of Canada who specializes in ticks....More..

Indian PM Modi shares fitness video on social media
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Indian PM Modi shares fitness video on social media

Kumaraswamy, Table Tennis player Manika Batra and the entire fraternity of the Indian Police Service Officers (IPS) to take on the challenge and post their fitness videos. While inviting Indians to post picture...More..

Mother warning others of dangers of ticks after daughter suffers tick paralysis
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Mother warning others of dangers of ticks after daughter suffers tick paralysis

A Grenada, Mississippi mother's warning to other parents after her daughter suffered tick paralysis has been shared thousands of times on Facebook. Jessica Griffin said her daughter, Kailyn, woke up on June 6...More..

How your kitchen towels can cause food poisoning
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

How your kitchen towels can cause food poisoning

The study, carried out by the University of Mauritius , examined 100 tea towels that had been used for a month. The findings of the research will be presented at the American Society for Microbiology at ...More..

Nipah virus contained, no need to run away from it: MoS Health
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Nipah virus contained, no need to run away from it: MoS Health

Union Minister of State for Health, Ashwini Choubey, said that the Nipah virus has been contained and there was no need to run away from Kerala , where several deaths due to the virus have been reported. "Th...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Boy's 'life-saving' cannabis oil is confiscated at Heathrow

It was from there that she tried to bring in a supply to help 12-year-old Billy with his severe epilepsy. Charlotte, from Co Tyrone in Northern Ireland, told a press conference: 'It's Billy's anti-epileptic m...More..

Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon — CDC
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon — CDC

The packages of pre-cut watermelon, cantaloupe, honeydew melon, and fresh-cut mixed fruit products were produced by Caito Foods in a facility in Indianapolis, Ind. Kroger's pre-cut melon and pre-cut fruit sal...More..

'Strong progress' in calming DRC Ebola outbreak
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

'Strong progress' in calming DRC Ebola outbreak

The WHO, however, has noted that the Ebola outbreak does not now meet the conditions for a public health emergency of global concern, and that there should be no worldwide travel or trade restrictions. More t...More..

Survivors courageous rain, cancer, for annual Relay for Life
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Survivors courageous rain, cancer, for annual Relay for Life

Beginning this afternoon at 4pm until 11pm, Local cancer survivors and their caregivers will take the celebratory first lap at the following American Cancer Society Relay For Life . Luminarias decorated with m...More..

Jeremy Hunt congratulates NHS staff on a 'well deserved pay rise'
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Jeremy Hunt congratulates NHS staff on a 'well deserved pay rise'

The deal, which means an average 6.5% wage increase for staff, will be funded from a special £4.2bn allocation from central government , meaning that no funds will be diverted away from NHS services. GMB offic...More..

Social Security COLA Could Top 3% in 2019
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Social Security COLA Could Top 3% in 2019

Both numbers are expected to rise as the population ages making the financial health of both programs integral to Washington's future health as well. It will decline further to about 2.2 by 2035, when most baby...More..

In male dolphin alliances, 'everybody knows your name'
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

In male dolphin alliances, 'everybody knows your name'

Additionally, several of these male duos or trios will sometimes form larger, second-level alliances-some of which can last their lifetimes. They compared vocalizations from different alliances and found that m...More..

by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Bees understand the concept of zero

The researchers believe that the numeric processing ability of the bees evolved as they adapted to stay in complex environments . "And so it's not straightforward, so understanding how a brain [a bee brain, a ...More..

Novel blood test to identify premature birth
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Novel blood test to identify premature birth

The test, described in a paper publishing online today in Science , is a big step forward for babies. That possibility is nearing reality, according to studies led by a team of researchers at Stanford Uni...More..

by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Tonsil removal in childhood may increase asthma risk

He said the underlying reasons behind why the kids have their tonsils and adenoids removed in the first place could be responsible for the increased risk of other illnesses. The absolute risk was also nearly ...More..

Did a NYC doctor cause patient deaths with 'Holy Trinity' of pills?
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Did a NYC doctor cause patient deaths with 'Holy Trinity' of pills?

Choy's name. He was extradited to NY from Wisconsin by Drug Enforcement Agency officers last week. The two manslaughter charges against Choy involved Michael Ries, 30, of Hauppauge, who died March 23, 2014,...More..

Arkansas man says he infected self with HIV to expose others
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Arkansas man says he infected self with HIV to expose others

Green sentenced Koch to 50 years in prison and ordered him to register as a sex offender . "It's very irritating that people do not take the disease serious enough", he says. Koch intentionally contracted t...More..