Health Care

by | September 22, 2018 | 08:12

The West Nile Virus is most commonly spread by mosquitoes. Most people who become infected with West Nile virus do not have any symptoms, but about one in five people who become infected develop a fever with other symptoms such as headaches, body aches, joint pains, vomiting, diarrhea, or rash.

by | September 22, 2018 | 07:24

Aside from the standard recommendations - wash your hands, don't go to work if you're sick, etc. - Lynch said the best defense against the flu is the vaccine. Physicians recommend this because the body's ability to fight infections can dwindle over time and these seasonal shots might help boost immunity and reduce the risk of getting the flu.

by | September 20, 2018 | 02:26

Forecasters predict some rivers in the northeastern area of the state might not reach their highest levels until later this week or next week. "We are fully cooperating with the State Law Enforcement Division to support their investigation of this event".

by | September 14, 2018 | 02:04

Flavored e-cigarettes are said to be a tool that helps adults quit smoking traditional cigarettes, the main example of a plus the product can claim. "Inevitably what we are going to have to contemplate are actions that may narrow the off-ramp for adults who see e-cigarettes as a viable alternative to combustible tobacco in order to close the on-ramp for kids", he told reporters.

by | September 09, 2018 | 04:59

It found that people who use diclofenac , a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug ( NSAID ), are more likely to come down with cardiovascular disease than people who take other NSAIDs or acetaminophen. Writing in The BMJ , he says diclofenac should only be available with a prescription, like in the United Kingdom - and only them when also accompanied with an appropriate warning on the front of the pack.

by | September 08, 2018 | 04:24

Holmes was succeeded as CEO by Taylor in June this year, after the former was indicted with nine counts of wire fraud and two counts of conspiracy to commit wire fraud by a U.S. Former CEO Elizabeth Holmes' black turtleneck and lofty goals drew comparisons with Apple's Steve Jobs. Walgreens ended its relationship with Theranos in 2016.

by | September 06, 2018 | 09:55

Most of Theranos's two-dozen remaining employees worked their last day on Friday, Aug. 31. All told, investors in Theranos have lost almost $1 billion. In reality, the SEC says, the analyzer could only complete a small number of tests, and the company "conducted the vast majority of patient tests on modified and industry-standard commercial analyzers manufactured by others".

by | September 04, 2018 | 10:41

Tenants say they are frustrated with the city's Department of Health for not telling them sooner about two cases of Legionnaires' disease in their building. At this point, officials aren't suggesting at-risk people to avoid Guildford. Initial tests conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention detected the bacteria in the hot tub, water heater, an outdoor shower hose and shower and sink heads in three guest rooms.

by | September 03, 2018 | 05:07

Once children have graduated from rear-facing to forward-facing auto seats, the updated AAP recommendations also encourage parents to keep their children in the forward-facing vehicle seats until they physically outgrow them, which tends to be when they reach 65 pounds.

by | August 31, 2018 | 00:44

According to the CDC, the agency began an outbreak investigation in June after several cases were reported in NY among people who said they had consumed kosher chicken. Still, she says "even one sickness" is too many if it was definitively caused by the company's products. Despite the reports, however, the CDC said it is "not advising that people avoid eating kosher chicken or Empire Kosher brand chicken".

by | August 31, 2018 | 00:30

KCHD wants to again remind residents to take precautions by wearing bug spray that contains DEET and to drain any standing water where mosquitos can breed. About one out of 150 infected people develop swelling of the brain or brain tissue, that in some cases, can result in death. - Use screens on your windows and doors.

by | August 30, 2018 | 08:53

I know many of us, myself included, are filled with shock and grief. Authorities say a suspect who was also participating in the tournament, David Katz , 24, took his own life at the scene. He had earned $80,000 during his professional gaming career. "This impacts all of us, not just our Madden family, but the entire gaming community".

by | August 30, 2018 | 06:49

FILE PHOTO: Republican Florida governor candidate Ron DeSantis speaks during a Make America Great Again Rally at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa, Florida, U.S., July 31, 2018. This is a dishonest rendering of what DeSantis said. While in Congress, for example, Graham voted for the Keystone XL pipeline and her primary foes have attacked her for not voting often enough with President Barack Obama.

by | August 30, 2018 | 03:25

How do dating apps contribute to STDs? " We are sliding backward ", said Jonathan Mermin, director of the CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention. Diagnosed cases of gonorrhea increased 67 percent from 333,004 to 555,608 and almost doubled among men, rising from 169,130 to 322,169. Nearly half of chlamydia cases were in girls and women ages 15 to 24.

by | August 30, 2018 | 00:44

Tuesday's primaries were a big win for women, candidates of color - and moderates, depending on where they ran. Mr McCain was just the third person to lie in state in the Arizona statehouse rotunda over the past 40 years, organisers of the ceremony said.

by | August 29, 2018 | 13:11

McCain, who represented Arizona in both houses of Congress for more than 30 years, wasn't exactly embraced by any of the candidates in the race - Ward, GOP Rep. Polls have shown a close race. Nelson's seat is vital in the battle for Senate control; both he and GOP Gov. Rick Scott are expected to skate through the primary to the general.

by | August 29, 2018 | 12:58

Trump's support for the Ponte Vedra congressman ultimately helped him prevail against Putnam , who had outraised and outspent DeSantis and had at one point been considered the front-runner and establishment favorite. In Florida , DeSantis gave Trump credit for his victory, saying that with one supportive tweet , the president "kind of put me on the map". Republicans have dominated midterm elections in Florida for two decades.

by | August 28, 2018 | 02:46

The tournament at The Landing entertainment and shopping complex - a regional qualifier for finals in Las Vegas with a Dollars 25,000 prize - took place at the GLHF Game Bar. The " Madden " game's maker, EA Sports, lists a David Katz as a 2017 championship victor. The games maker, EA Sports, lists a David Katz as a 2017 championship victor.

by | August 28, 2018 | 01:02

The US Capitol building continues to fly their flag at half-staff in accordance to tradition, and multiple states' governors have also chose to keep their flags at half-staff until the Senator is buried. When ABC News chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl asked the president for "any thoughts on the legacy of John McCain ", Trump heard the question but ignored him several times during a Mexico trade announcement in front of reporters, according to Karl.

by | August 27, 2018 | 08:32

Officials say a Worcester County woman in her 70s and a Suffolk County woman in her 50s were hospitalized and later discharged. West Nile Virus can be prevented. The Toledo Sanitary District is reporting a very heavy and widespread area of mosquitoes infected with West Nile. In rare cases, more severe illness can occur.

by | August 27, 2018 | 06:27

For years, public health officials have said that, while no one should pick up drinking in search of better health, moderate drinking (defined as up to a drink per day for women and up to two per day for men) probably won't hurt anyone who already imbibes, and may even confer some benefits .

by | August 26, 2018 | 02:11

This was because of its saturated fat content, which at about 86 per cent is more than double that found in lard or beef dripping, and a third more than in butter. The fact that the level of fatty acids in the coconut is only 14%, and the participants in those studies received 100% of the acids from food. Many experts have seconded Michels' and Sacks' conclusions.

by | August 25, 2018 | 01:36

For transfusions to be safe, blood from a donor - for instance, A, B or AB types - must match that of a patient. According to Canadian Blood Services, about 7 per cent of Canadians have type-O negative blood, while 36 per cent have type-A positive and six per cent are type-A negative.

by | August 25, 2018 | 01:32

Denisovans appeared later, and from the fossils alone it was hard for scientists to know if Denisovans and Neanderthals had ever come into contact. "Denisovans are so rare, so we don't know whether Denisovans and Neanderthals had an extensive overlap over long periods of time", he said .

by | August 25, 2018 | 01:13

The CDC referred calls about the charges against Frieden to law enforcement, saying it had "no information on this matter". The woman reported the encounter in July, and Frieden was taken into custody after an investigation. Castro said Frieden told him in April about the accusation made by a "non-work-related friend of his and his family of more than 30 years". "In all of my experiences with him, there have never been any concerns or reports of inappropriate conduct".

by | August 25, 2018 | 01:01

Countries in Europe, particularly in Scandinavia, had the highest prevalence of people who said they now drank, while Middle Eastern nations dominated the list of countries with lowest prevalence, likely owing to alcohol's prohibition within the Islamic faith.

by | August 25, 2018 | 01:01

The Director of Mosquito Abatement is telling people to take precautions . However, some people may have no symptoms at all. West Nile is transmitted through mosquito bites. Five days before the health unit's finding, Public Health Ontario noted the virus had been found in 65 batches of mosquitoes collected across the province in 2018.

by | August 23, 2018 | 04:29

This lay-out is linked to higher levels of physical activity while at work, and lower levels of stress outside the office, the findings indicate. In the United States alone workplace related ill health costs the economy US$225 billion a year.

by | August 23, 2018 | 03:40

A professor from Harvard university in the US has described coconut oil as " pure poison ". However, according to health expert, Dr Karin Michels , the "superfood" oil is actually "one of the worst foods you can eat ". "What we do know is that replacing saturated fats with unsaturated fats like vegetable oil, olive oil and sunflower oil, and their spreads, has been shown as an effective way to help reduce LDL cholesterol levels, so this would be a healthier choice".

by | August 23, 2018 | 03:01

The lowest risk of an early death was seen where carbs made up 50-55 percent of a person's diet, according to the study published August 16. After the first stage the researchers compared a low-carb diet included the consumption of foods rich in animal proteins and fats, with a diet which includes vegetable proteins and fats.

by | August 23, 2018 | 01:20

Surveillance video led police to Rivera on Monday and in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, he showed authorities where Mollie's body was hidden in the middle of a cornfield in Poweshiek County, Iowa . She disappeared July 18, sparking an extended search near her home in the small central Iowa community of Brooklyn. He continued to pursue her and then abducted her, Rahn said.

by | August 22, 2018 | 02:39

Google Fit is getting a brand new UI this week as well as a new focus on how you can stay healthy. Tapping the health and fitness market is a priority for Apple and Google, which both consider movement and health tracking as a key selling point for their wearable devices.

by | August 22, 2018 | 02:23

The afternoon camp for older players was cancelled, however, because the focus is on team training, fitness and agility. Benenati said yellow emojis can be concerning to people who have asthma. The air quality in parts of Seattle is now worse than Beijing, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency. Poor conditions are expected to last through Wednesday.

by | August 19, 2018 | 02:17

Measles is highly contagious and spreads through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Cruise ship passengers may come down with measles until as late as August 27 because of the virus' seven- to 21-day incubation period. Early symptoms appear after seven to 14 days and include a high fever, runny nose and red, watery eyes. Without treatment, symptoms typically disappear within two or three weeks, but one or two out of every 1,000 children will die from complications .

by | August 18, 2018 | 02:51

The poisonous chemical may sound familiar since it's the active ingredient in Roundup, the herbicide whose health risks Monsanto intentionally concealed from the public. Cheerios is a staple in many households, but parents may want to think twice about pouring a bowl of those tasty oats as it may contain traces of a controversial weed-killer that has been linked to cancer , according to new research published Wednesday.