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Ticks that carry Lyme disease are spreading fast - CBS News


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Ticks that carry Lyme disease are spreading fast
CBS News
Think you live in a place that's free from disease-carrying ticks? Don't be so sure. Citizen scientists found ticks capable of transmitting Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses in dozens of places across the United States where the pests had ...
Lyme disease cases continue to climb throughout regionSunbury Daily Item
Researchers Study Thousands Of Ticks Collected By The People They BitOPB News
Lyme disease-carrying ticks spreading to new areas, scientists warnNBCNews.com

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4-Month-Old Dies of Meningitis Likely Contracted from Unvaccinated Person: 'This Is a Nightmare' - PEOPLE.com


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4-Month-Old Dies of Meningitis Likely Contracted from Unvaccinated Person: 'This Is a Nightmare'
PEOPLE.com
A Virginia couple is mourning the death of their 4-month-old son who died on June 30, just one day after the baby began exhibiting his first symptoms of meningitis, according to reports. Killy Schultz had a rash and a fever when he returned home from ...
Couple whose infant son died from meningitis has message for other parentsToday.com
Baby dies from meningitis, possibly caught it from unvaccinated personEverythingLubbock.com

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Now there's a drug to treat smallpox, just in case - NBCNews.com


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Now there's a drug to treat smallpox, just in case
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The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first-ever drug to treat smallpox, a disease that no longer exists. It's a just-in-case decision, made to ensure that there is a drug to treat people if smallpox were ever used as a bioterrorist weapon ...
FDA approves the first drug with an indication for treatment of smallpoxFDA.gov
FDA Approves SIGA's Small Pox TherapyNasdaq
SIGA Technologies shares rise 10% on approval of first-ever smallpox therapyMarketWatch
Contagionlive.com -Rare Disease Report
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Smoking Ban to Take Effect in Public Housing Nationwide - U.S. News & World Report


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Smoking Ban to Take Effect in Public Housing Nationwide
U.S. News & World Report
Beginning July 31, the Department of Housing and Urban Development will enact a ban adopted two years ago that prohibits smoking in all public housing. By Alexa Lardieri, Staff Writer. By Alexa Lardieri, Staff Writer July 13, 2018, at 12:34 p.m.. More.
Smoking in and near public housing will be banned at the end of JulyCNN
Federal Register :: Instituting Smoke-Free Public HousingFederal Register

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More than 500 Tennessee zipline visitors sick in stomach illness outbreak - CNN


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More than 500 Tennessee zipline visitors sick in stomach illness outbreak
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(CNN) An investigation continues into what has caused hundreds of visitors to a Tennessee zipline destination to suddenly develop gastrointestinal illness. More than 500 people have reported symptoms including stomachache, nausea and vomiting after ...
Hundreds of People Infected with E. Coli After Going on Tennessee ZiplinePEOPLE.com
Tennessee health investigation of zipline illness continueswhnt.com

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More than 500 Tennessee zipline visitors sick in stomach illness outbreak - CNN


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More than 500 Tennessee zipline visitors sick in stomach illness outbreak
CNN
(CNN) An investigation continues into what has caused hundreds of visitors to a Tennessee zipline destination to suddenly develop gastrointestinal illness. More than 500 people have reported symptoms including stomachache, nausea and vomiting after ...

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Infant dies day after showing symptoms of meningitis, family says - Fox News


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Infant dies day after showing symptoms of meningitis, family says
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The grieving family of a 4-month-old Virginia boy who died just one day after showing symptoms of meningitis is speaking out about vaccines after doctors reportedly told them that he was likely infected by an unvaccinated individual. Killy Schultz, who ...
4-month-old boy dead from meningitis: ReportFox5NY
Baby dies from meningitis, possibly caught from unvaccinated personWKRN News 2

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Her legs were tingling. Then, doctors pulled a tapeworm out of her spine - USA TODAY


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Her legs were tingling. Then, doctors pulled a tapeworm out of her spine
USA TODAY
A 35-year-old French woman went to the emergency room to report a tingling electric sensation in her legs and trouble walking. The cause: A tapeworm lodged in her spine — swelling so much it hindered her ability to walk. In a New England Journal of ...
This Woman Felt 'Electric Shocks' in Her Legs. It Turned Out She Had a Parasite in Her SpineHealth.com
Woman complains of 'electric shocks' in legs, doctors find tapeworm larvae wriggling in spineGlobalnews.ca
Doctors find larvae in woman's spineWGNO
Deccan Chronicle
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'It Keeps Us Safe': an NYC Bathroom Set up to Stem Overdoses - U.S. News & World Report


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'It Keeps Us Safe': an NYC Bathroom Set up to Stem Overdoses
U.S. News & World Report
Places like a New York needle exchange program are quietly providing a model of sorts: bathrooms monitored by intercom, so someone can intervene to stop an overdose. By Associated Press, Wire Service Content. By Associated Press, Wire Service ...

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DoJ selects Eastern Tennessee for anti-fentanyl effort - Maryville Daily Times


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DoJ selects Eastern Tennessee for anti-fentanyl effort
Maryville Daily Times
Eastern Tennessee is one of 10 districts selected by the U.S. Department of Justice for a surge in enforcement against synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, the office of U.S. Attorney General Doug Overbey announced in a press release Thursday. The surge ...
Operation SOS targets Lorain CountyChronicle Telegram

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NY to Allow Medical Marijuana as Alternative to Opioids - U.S. News & World Report


NY to Allow Medical Marijuana as Alternative to Opioids
U.S. News & World Report
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state will soon allow anyone prescribed an opioid to request medical marijuana instead. The state's Department of Health announced details of the new policy on Thursday. State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker says ...

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Fentanyl-related deaths double in six months; US government takes some action - CNN


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Fentanyl-related deaths double in six months; US government takes some action
CNN
(CNN) A new report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that the number of overdose deaths involving the potent narcotic fentanyl and variations of the drug nearly doubled between the last half of 2016 and the first half of 2017.
Deaths From Fentanyl, Fentanyl Analogs Have Risen SharplyMedscape
CDC warns of increasing overdoses from synthetic opioidsFOX 8 News WVUE-TV
Fentanyl Deaths Double in 10 States, CDC ReportsMedPage Today
Becker's Hospital Review
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Recent Spotsylvania High grad suffers severe burns after exposure to hogweed plant - Fredericksburg.com


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Recent Spotsylvania High grad suffers severe burns after exposure to hogweed plant
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A Spotsylvania County teenager appears to have fallen victim to the giant hogweed plant. The plant, first positively identified in Virginia last month, secretes sap that can cause burns to the skin, blistering and permanent scarring. The sap also can ...
Teen recovering after coming in contact with dangerous Hogweed plantWIS

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New ways to conquer sleep apnea compete for place in bedroom - Washington Post


Washington Post

New ways to conquer sleep apnea compete for place in bedroom
Washington Post
Every night without fail, Paul Blumstein straps on a mask that prevents him from repeatedly waking up, gasping for air. It's been his routine since he was diagnosed with a condition called sleep apnea. While it helps, he doesn't like wearing the mask ...

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Vigilance urged as Sacramento region leads state in West Nile virus activity - Sacramento Bee


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Vigilance urged as Sacramento region leads state in West Nile virus activity
Sacramento Bee
West Nile virus activity is surging in Sacramento County, with the region now leading the state, officials say. There is also greater and more localized activity this year compared to last year, said Luz Robles, public information officer for the ...
Tips to prevent West Nile Virus infection this summerThe Western News
ACCORDING TO BRADY: No doubt about it — West Nile a concern for pets, tooMontgomery Newspapers
West Nile virus activity surging in Sacramento CountyABC10.com KXTV
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio -NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth -news.delaware.gov -The News Journal
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Virginia girl, 3, uses FaceTime to save father's life after he suffers stroke - Fox News


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Virginia girl, 3, uses FaceTime to save father's life after he suffers stroke
Fox News
A 3-year-old Winchester, Virginia girl has been hailed a hero for using FaceTime to call her mother after her father suffered a stroke last week. On July 4, while Trevor McCabe was home with his daughter, Molly, McCabe “heard a loud humming noise in ...
Tech-savvy toddler may have saved dad's life using FaceTimeNew York Post

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What to know about the bacteria found in well water that left hundreds sick - ABC News


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What to know about the bacteria found in well water that left hundreds sick
ABC News
After more than 500 people became sick from well water used at a Tennessee resort, many with vomiting and diarrhea, health officials confirmed this week that the culprit was E.coli. The food-borne bacteria is common and some strains are notorious for ...

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