Legionnaires' cases reported at NYCHA complex

05 Sep, 2018

Officials said tenants can still use and drink water "but tenants at higher risk of getting Legionnaires' disease will be advised to take additional precautions". NH DHHS Commissioner Jeffrey A. Meyers issued the order after initial tests conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention detected the presence of the Legionella bacteria from multiple sources within the Sands Resort water system, including, but not limited to the hot tub spa.


Republican Referring To African-American Opponent, Says Don't "Monkey Up"

30 Aug, 2018

Gillum continued: "I actually believe that Florida and its rich diversity are going to be looking for a governor who is going to bring us together, not divide us". "It's sort of the like the Florida guy versus the Fox guy, and we're going to see if that's sufficient anymore", Tallahassee-based Republican strategist Rick Wilson told the Chicago Tribune .


STDs Set New Record in US

30 Aug, 2018

Forty five percent of those cases were among 15-to 24-year-old females. The total surpassed the previous record in 2016 by more than 200,000 cases and marked a larger trend of "sharp increases" in these STDs since 2013. In recent years, gonorrhea has become resistant to almost every class of antibiotics, except ceftriaxone. "If we're not teaching people how to keep themselves safe from sexually transmitted infections early, then we start to see these surges and increases in those rates", ...


Andrew Gillum Bucks Projections, Is Florida Democrats' Choice For Governor

29 Aug, 2018

Gillum finished strong in each of Florida's major cities, including Tampa, Orlando, Jacksonville and his home city of Tallahassee. Florida voters now face one of the starkest choices of the 2018 election season that will see plenty of stark choices in plenty of states.


EA cancels Madden Classic events following fatal shooting

29 Aug, 2018

The suspect , a Baltimore resident who was in Jacksonville, Florida , for the " Madden NFL 19 " video game tournament, killed himself after attacking a room full of competitors. Under federal law, people are generally prohibited from acquiring guns if they have ever been involuntarily committed to a psychiatric facility. "If you mention the name Taylor Robertson around here on a Friday night, there's not a soul that's not going to remember him and remember what a tremendous impact he had ...


John McCain, US Senator And Former Republican Presidential Nominee, Dead At 81

26 Aug, 2018

Former US President Barack Obama is one of many paying tribute to Arizona Senator John McCain , following the death of his 2008 presidential rival. I can speak my mind without fearing the consequences much. In this Lifetime movie parody, Amy Poehler stars as a woman whose husband, played by McCain, continually invades her personal space - whether she's in the shower, coming in the front door, or even on the witness stand testifying against him.


John McCain, 'maverick' senator, dead at 81 - Hawaii News Now

26 Aug, 2018

Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamTension between Trump , Justice reaches pivotal point GOP senators introduce bill to preserve ObamaCare's pre-existing conditions protections Lawmakers offer support for McCain after he discontinues cancer treatment MORE (R-S.C.) expressed grief on Saturday over the announcement of GOP Sen.


West Nile virus confirmed in Gwinnett County

26 Aug, 2018

There have been no reported human cases in the area. Scientists have been conducting mosquito testing and their results show that an alarming amount of the insects are carrying West Nile Virus . According to the CDC, about one in five people infected by the West Nile virus develops symptoms including headache, fever, vomiting and muscle pain.


MA health officials raise West Nile virus risk level statewide

22 Aug, 2018

Interior Health said it works closely with the B.C. Centre for Disease Control and Canadian Blood Services to monitor West Nile virus activity. Fort Bend County Health and Human Services will continue to monitor the number of mosquito samples testing positive for mosquito-borne diseases.


Coconut oil is ‘pure poison,’ according to Harvard professor

22 Aug, 2018

Is it healthy?"While coconut oil isn't a superfood, it isn't inherently problematic either", she told Global News. The American Heart Association report noted that replacing saturated fats , including coconut oil, butter, beef fat or palm oil with healthier, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats like olive oil, peanut oil, canola oil, corn oil, and sunflower oil lowers cardiovascular disease risk by about 30 percent - as much as cholesterol-lowering statin drugs .


Smog, smoke prompt Spare the Air alert for Sunday

22 Aug, 2018

Centre for Disease Control said children's lungs don't fully develop until about age 10 and are therefore more sensitive so it's best for them to stay indoors when air quality is poor. The MPCA said the air quality will improve overnight and smoke is expected to be completely gone from the state by Tuesday morning. The Minnesota Department of Health said in a 2015 report that air pollution like that from wildfires - specifically, small particulates - contributed to more than 2,000 deaths ...


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

22 Aug, 2018

Once you've recorded a certain amount of information, the intention is Google Fit will start to give you tips on where you can fit exercise into your day or how you can increase your heart rate at certain points in your day. Aside from the new features, you'll still be able to track all the same workouts from the app, some of which will be automatically tracked, as well as manually input data from blood pressure monitors, weighing scales and more.


72K Americans died from opioid overdoses in 2017, CDC estimates

20 Aug, 2018

Because it's cheap and relatively easy to make, it's often mixed with other drugs like heroin and cocaine. Those areas did see a drop in overdose deaths over the course of the year, and that trend has continued into 2018. That represents a rise of 6.6 percent nationwide from 2016 and a death toll higher than any other cause of non-disease death in the US, including HIV, homicides, or vehicle crashes.


Moderate carbohydrate intake increases life span

19 Aug, 2018

By carbohydrates they meant, such as potatoes, rice and bread etc. However, we should be careful while going on diets like the ketogenic and Atkins , when planning long-term weight-loss plans. "One day, a study is coming out telling us high carb is better, another day a study is telling us low carb is better". Seidelmann and the team checked the diets of more than 15,400 adults in the USA and 432,000 more people located in more than 20 countries across the globe.


Contact lens embedded in woman's eyelid for 28 years

19 Aug, 2018

The contact lens that the woman assumed had been knocked out 28 years ago had actually moved upwards, lodging just above her left eye, according to a case study in the journal BMJ Case Reports . The doctors who treated the woman said they could "infer that the [contact] lens migrated into the patient's left upper eyelid at the time of trauma and [remained there] for the last 28 years", they wrote in the report.


Arrest after 'mass overdose' in USA park

17 Aug, 2018

But city officials said initial testing found no opioids in the K2 it tested. After dozens of overdoses occurred, first responders set up a command post at the historic New Haven Green park in downtown. Police arrested 37-year-old Felix Melendez in connection to at least some of the overdoses in the park. The majority of cases were centered on the New Haven Green, adjacent to Yale University.


With $450m endowment, New York varsity medical students enjoy free tuition

17 Aug, 2018

The associate dean for admissions and financial aid, Dr. Rafael Rivera, says there's a "moral imperative" to reduce debt. "It was awesome to see the emotions on their faces". To date, they have raised $450 million of the $600 million needed to create an endowment that will allow NYU to offer full-tuition scholarships in perpetuity , said Robert Grossman, dean and CEO of NYU Langone Health.


Here are NC’s best hospitals. Only one makes the national Honor Roll

17 Aug, 2018

UC Davis is the highest-ranking local hospital on the state list of best hospitals , where it came in at No. 5, the same position it held past year. Florida Hospital Orlando ranked fifth in the state. Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon tops the NH list , followed by Catholic Medical Center in Manchester and Concord Hospital. UCSF was No.


Woman Becomes Youngest Person Ever to Receive Face Transplant

17 Aug, 2018

She then drove to her brother's house and tried to commit suicide with a rifle, shooting through her chin but miraculously surviving the attempt. "I never thought of doing that ever before, and so on hearing about it, I just didn't know how to handle it", she told National Geographic .


Measles outbreak hits 107 people, 21 states

16 Aug, 2018

Symptoms typically appear 10-14 days after initial exposure and will last 7-10 days. Some 107 people have contracted the measles thus far in 2018, according to the CDC . Dr. Michael McKenna with St. Vincent Medical Group urged all parents to get their child vaccinated. People with the disease can remain contagious for up to four days.


Dallas County Reports First West Nile Virus Death Of The Year

09 Aug, 2018

Between 70 percent and 80 percent of people that become infected with West Nile Virus do not develop any symptoms. West Nile is most frequently spread through mosquito bites. There is new evidence of West Nile virus in Perth County. It has been reported to the Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit that mosquitoes collected from three traps last week in the Dresden, Blenheim and North West Chatham areas have tested positive for West Nile Virus.


Chloe Learey: Celebrating Breastfeeding Awareness Month

07 Aug, 2018

He surmised that the little baby breastfed benefits from the growth spot during the first six months of life, coupled with the child's survival that protects the baby from diseases, disorders and help nourish good nutrition. Now is also an opportune time to reverse the rising trends in bottle-feeding that are putting millions of dollars into the pockets of companies that speak laurels of their infant formulas as adequate replacements for breast milk.


Trump administration widens availability of skimpy, short-term health plans

06 Aug, 2018

That means consumers may be able to stick with a plan for up to 36 months instead of shopping for a new plan each year. Four states-Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island-essentially bar sales of short-term plans, while others, including California, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland and Minnesota, are considering or have passed restrictions on these plans.


Fairfax County resident infected with West Nile Virus, health officials say

04 Aug, 2018

More information on the state's mosquito testing can be found here. A very small proportion of human infections have occurred through organ transplant, blood transfusions and breast milk. Reports of West Nile infection comes after the deadly spread of the Nipah virus in the district. Manitobans are urged to protect themselves by staying indoors during dusk and dawn , using mosquito repellent, and wearing white, long-sleeved shirts and trousers instead of shorts.


Smoke-Free Housing to Take Effect at All Federal Public Housing Units

03 Aug, 2018

A new US Department of Housing and Urban Development rule goes into effect today. Senior director of health promotions for the American Lung Association Pat McKone says this rule will protect nearly two million Americans nationwide, including 690,000 children from being exposed to secondhand smoke in their homes.




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