Health Care

Deputies on Leave After Women Drown In Their Van In SC Floodwaters

Deputies on Leave After Women Drown In Their Van In SC Floodwaters Greenville Online reports that neither woman had a criminal record. Two mental health patients in SC have died after being inside a transport van that flooded. Some roads in Marion and Horry County are impacted by floods after Hurricane Florence passed through the area. "People need to know exactly how it happened. [Full Article...]

STD Rates Skyrocket for Fourth Straight Year — CDC

STD Rates Skyrocket for Fourth Straight Year — CDC Almost 2.3 million cases of chlamydia , gonorrhea , and syphilis were diagnosed in the United States in 2017, said the Centers CDC. This figure was boosted by a 45 percent increase among 15-24-year-old females. Gonorrhea diagnoses alone increased 67 percent and doubled among men. "An STD expert says that President Trump should declare this a public health crisis". [Full Article...]

Tributes paid to former presidential candidate John McCain

Tributes paid to former presidential candidate John McCain In a send-up of Barack Obama's expensive 30-minute campaign ad, which ran on several broadcast and cable networks, McCain and Fey's Palin talked up their potential administration (and some quality products) for the QVC audience. Our hearts and prayers are with you!" he wrote on his personal account. "Over a lifetime of selfless service, John came to embody the very pinnacle of American virtu... [Full Article...]

Google’s revamped fitness app tracks ‘move minutes’ and ‘heart points’

Google’s revamped fitness app tracks ‘move minutes’ and ‘heart points’ Google Fit now includes features called Heart Points and Move Minutes . Like the name implies, Move Minutes is a simple stat that tracks how often you walk around, with the goal of encouraging people to move more and sit less. People can also manually tell the app if they're doing activities that are more hard to detect, such as Pilates or gardening. All this physical activity has been s... [Full Article...]

At least 107 measles cases confirmed across 21 states

At least 107 measles cases confirmed across 21 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. According to the CDC , most who contracted measles were not vaccinated. A red or reddish-brown rash also appears, first on the face at the hairline and spreading down to the entire body. It causes fever, dry coughs, sore throats, and a skin rash... [Full Article...]

West Nile Virus in the USA - Dallas Reports 3rd Human Case

West Nile Virus in the USA - Dallas Reports 3rd Human Case Four out of five people infected with West Nile virus will not show any symptoms, but, in rare cases, severe illness including meningitis or encephalitis, or even death, can occur. DUSK and DAWN-This is when mosquitoes are most active. -Apply insect repellent to clothing as well as exposed skin since mosquitoes may bite through clothing. [Full Article...]

Mead resident hosptilized with most serious form of West Nile virus

Mead resident hosptilized with most serious form of West Nile virus Use them according to label instructions. The DEP and its county partners across the state have been conducting routine, localized spraying to control infected adult populations of mosquitoes. "Where with the nuisance mosquitos you get that strong biting feeling so you'll be able to slap", he said. Mosquitoes become infected when they feed on infected birds. [Full Article...]

Where To Get Free Food For National Hot Dog Day

Where To Get Free Food For National Hot Dog Day Download the Dog Haus app and you'll get a free hot dog on July 18 for National Hot Dog Day 2018. Chow down: The average American eats 50 hot dogs a year. Hot Dog on a Stick : This chain is celebrating National Hot Dog Day on July 23, according to a news release. Free pretzel dog for the first 100 customers. [Full Article...]

Media Promote Myth Trump Favors Formula Makers over Breastfed Babies

Media Promote Myth Trump Favors Formula Makers over Breastfed Babies Fearing retaliation, several other countries backed away from the measure as well, according to the report . The resolution was eventually passed when Russian Federation sponsored another version that largely resisted USA demands. Infant formula companies "use aggressive, clandestine and often illegal methods to target mothers in the poorest parts of the world to encourage them to choose powd... [Full Article...]

President Trump Narrows It Down To Two Judges

President Trump Narrows It Down To Two Judges They see him as too pragmatic and have painted him as the kind of nominee who could betray conservatives. Presidents weigh all sorts of considerations in deciding on a Supreme Court nominee, often beginning with the big question: Will the choice be confirmed by the Senate? Republicans in the Senate need to be completely united on the pick, because of the delicate nature of their majority. [Full Article...]

Multistate salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melons

Multistate salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melons According to the CDC , at least 60 people have fallen ill in five states - six in IL, 11 in IN, 32 in MI, 10 in Missouri and one in Ohio. The Illinois Department of Public Health said more people have been hospitalized from this outbreak compared to past ones. [Full Article...]

Chemotherapy may provide no benefit for breast cancer in some cases

Chemotherapy may provide no benefit for breast cancer in some cases Previous studies had made clear that women with low scores could skip chemotherapy and those with high scores should get it. Big news for some women who have breast cancer . In addition, a recent study says chemo does not improve survival, that most women can be safely treated with just surgery and hormone blockers. Judy Perkins, 52, had received a number of failed treatments when she... [Full Article...]

Six million people die from smoking globally every year

Six million people die from smoking globally every year Around 40,000 people die of smoking-related diseases in the country every year, and numerous diseases like cancers, cardiovascular diseases and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are leading death causes in Vietnam, he noted. 'Measures that reduce the risks to heart health posed by tobacco include making all indoor public and workplaces completely smoke-free and promoting use of tobacco package... [Full Article...]

Nipah virus: Oman embassy issues warning for citizens travelling to India

Nipah virus: Oman embassy issues warning for citizens travelling to India Samples were taken from the dead bats and sent for investigation. "Infection with Nipah virus is associated with encephalitis (inflammation of the brain)". Meanwhile, health minister KK Shylaja declared an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to the families of the people who died from the infection. "We have directed the CDHOs to remain observant regarding Nipah virus (outbreak) which is so far li... [Full Article...]

Baby Teething Drugs Contain Potentially Deadly Ingredient, FDA Warns

Baby Teething Drugs Contain Potentially Deadly Ingredient, FDA Warns The FDA is warning consumers to immediately stop using all baby teething products that contain benzocaine because they can pose a "serious risk" to infants and children. So if baby's teething, now what? Baby teething products have been linked to a deadly condition and will be removed from shelves. The symptoms can start minutes after a product is used or up to one to two hours later. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump can't block people on Twitter, judge rules

Donald Trump can't block people on Twitter, judge rules A federal judge in NY ruled Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump may not legally block Twitter users because doing so violates their rights under the First Amendment of the U.S. When Gu was blocked, he said that he didn't feel pride like some Twitter users do when they are blocked. The Trump case is a little bit different because Twitter doesn't give anyone the ability t... [Full Article...]

Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads to large city

Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads to large city The World Health Organization was holding an experts' meeting Friday to determine whether the epidemic warrants being declared a global health emergency. "The remote location of the outbreak hampers both the information about the outbreak and interventions to control it", said Cyrus Shahpar, director of epidemic prevention at Resolve to Save Lives, a New York-based organization. [Full Article...]

Tennessee, Five Other States Say Drug Maker Misled Public About Opioids' Dangers

Tennessee, Five Other States Say Drug Maker Misled Public About Opioids' Dangers In Texas, Attorney General Ken Paxton also alleged the company misrepresented that there is no "ceiling dose" of their opioid drugs, and that doctors and patients could increase dosages indefinitely without risk. "The prescription and illicit opioid abuse crisis is a multifaceted public health challenge", the message states, "and as a manufacturer of prescription opioids, we have a responsib... [Full Article...]

Trump Admits He Reimbursed Michael Cohen for 2016 'Expenses' in Financial Form

Trump Admits He Reimbursed Michael Cohen for 2016 'Expenses' in Financial Form Trump's latest disclosure filing said Cohen incurred the expense in 2016 and that Cohen "sought reimbursement" in 2017. The disclosure, signed by Trump and released by the U.S. " OGE has concluded that the information related to the payment made by Mr. Cohen is required to be reported and that the information provided meets the disclosure requirement for a reportable liability", the office sa... [Full Article...]

Travel Alert: East African Countries issue deadly Ebola virus outbreak alert

Travel Alert: East African Countries issue deadly Ebola virus outbreak alert After that, vaccination of health care workers and people who have been in contact with cases will begin. "We are well aware of the outbreak in some parts of our neighbours, as the World Health Organisation reported". Dr Peter Salama, deputy director-general of emergency preparedness and response for the World Health Organization , said: "Working with partners and responding early and in a coor... [Full Article...]


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