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Here's what you need to know about the current salmonella and cyclospora outbreaks - Miami Herald

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 14:27

Miami Herald

Here's what you need to know about the current salmonella and cyclospora outbreaks
Miami Herald
The U.S. consumer can be forgiven any Foodborne Illness Outbreak Confusion and Fatigue. As spring's romaine lettuce-E. coli and shell egg-salmonella outbreaks faded after causing, respectively, five deaths and a record recall, news of three more ...
Melon recall includes Birmingham area storesTrussvilletribune
FDA Investigating Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Adelaide Infections Linked to Pre-Cut MelonsFDA

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Florida Flowers Enable Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes to Flourish - PrecisionVaccinations

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 13:34

PrecisionVaccinations

Florida Flowers Enable Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes to Flourish
PrecisionVaccinations
June 17th, 2018 – A leading source for the Zika outbreak in 2016 may have been those ornamental flowers in Florida. A new study has revealed that bromeliad plants contribute to the breeding of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which can carry infectious ...
New tech that can count mosquito larvae in shorter time used in mosquito suppression studyThe Straits Times

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US needs to invest "tens of billions or hundreds of billions" to fight opioid epidemic - CNBC

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 13:01

CNBC

US needs to invest "tens of billions or hundreds of billions" to fight opioid epidemic
CNBC
The goal of an opioid is to reduce pain, but the addictive drugs are creating pain for millions of families suffering through the crisis. Deaths from opioid overdoses number at least 42,000 a year in the U.S., according to the Center for Disease ...
How bad is the opioid crisis in America?WFSB
Access to Naloxone criticalAlbuquerque Journal
To fight opioid epidemic, increase Naloxone accessSanta Fe New Mexican

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Diabetes: Add these berries to your diet to avoid blood sugar spikes - Express.co.uk

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 11:03

Express.co.uk

Diabetes: Add these berries to your diet to avoid blood sugar spikes
Express.co.uk
Diabetes type 2 is caused by problems with the hormone insulin, meaning the body is now less able to absorb sugar from the blood. Treatment for the condition is focused on encouraging more exercise and a healthier diet. In some cases, this has even ...

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Congo's Ebola outbreak poses challenges for bush meat - Charlotte Observer

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 09:50

Charlotte Observer

Congo's Ebola outbreak poses challenges for bush meat
Charlotte Observer
For 25 years, Patrick Matondo has earned a living buying and selling monkeys, bats and other animals popularly known as bush meat along the Congo River. Standing on the riverbank in Mbandaka, a city affected by the deadly new outbreak of the Ebola ...
The Challenges of Fighting EbolaU.S. News & World Report

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'He'll always have a piece of me': FL daughter donates kidney to father - Hawaii News Now

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 07:20

Hawaii News Now

'He'll always have a piece of me': FL daughter donates kidney to father
Hawaii News Now
MIAMI (WSVN/CNN) – For a Florida chef and his daughter, Father's Day will be extra special this year, after the woman gave her father the gift of life by donating her kidney. Patrick Bachelier, 62, and his 28-year-old daughter Jacqueline have a special ...

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Grandma strangles rabid bobcat with her bare hands - New York Post

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 23:45

New York Post

Grandma strangles rabid bobcat with her bare hands
New York Post
A rabid bobcat was no match for this Georgia granny. DeDe Phillips strangled a crazed cat that pounced on her as she was working in the front yard of her home in rural Hart County, about an hour north of Athens. “I took it straight to the ground and ...
Grandma attacked, kills bobcat with bare handsQ13 FOX
Georgia grandmother kills bobcat with bare hands after being attackedWCPO
Grandmother kills bobcat with bare hands after it attacks herKRON4
WWSB ABC 7 -Savannah Morning News -WSMV Nashville -The Hollywood Unlocked (blog)
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Cat Tests Positive for Rabies After Biting Colorado Person - U.S. News & World Report

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 20:21

Greeley Tribune

Cat Tests Positive for Rabies After Biting Colorado Person
U.S. News & World Report
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — A cat has tested positive for rabies after biting a person in Colorado. The Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment says the person is undergoing treatment to prevent getting rabies. The victim's identity hasn't ...
Person exposed to rabid bat in Washington County, health department saysSt. George Daily Spectrum

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A Tick Can Carry More Than One Disease At A Time - CapeNews.net

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 17:27

CapeNews.net

A Tick Can Carry More Than One Disease At A Time
CapeNews.net
Some Cape Cod ticks may be packing more punch in their bites by carrying multiple diseases. County entomologist Larry J. Dapsis said that data collected in 2017 through testing with the Tick Report at the Laboratory of Medical Zoology at the University ...
Report: Lyme Disease on Rise But Doctors Remain SkepticalNewsmax
With Lyme disease on the rise, why do so many chronic sufferers struggle to convince doctors they're sick?NBCNews.com
Time for ticksObserver-Reporter
Canton Repository -WMUR Manchester -The Daily Gazette -Jackson Sun
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Can Stem Cells Treat Lyme Disease? - Pain News Network

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 14:52

Pain News Network

Can Stem Cells Treat Lyme Disease?
Pain News Network
In a recent article in Scientific American, author Mary Beth Pfeiffer paints a startling portrait of Lyme disease in America. She describes the “peril and menace” now associated with many forests, parks and even some backyards -- landscapes that Lyme ...
With Lyme disease on the rise, why do so many chronic sufferers struggle to convince doctors they're sick?NBCNews.com

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Psychiatrist's License Suspended For Spanking Patients With Whips - Tech Times

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 11:16

Tech Times

Psychiatrist's License Suspended For Spanking Patients With Whips
Tech Times
Psychotherapy is one of the most common treatments psychiatrists use to help their patients. One Tennessee psychiatrist had her license suspended as she allegedly whipped several patients and referred to them as "mules." ( Oliver Kepka | Pixabay ).
Psychiatrist spanked patients with whips, riding crops, and called them 'mules,' officials sayWFAA.com

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Epileptic boy's mother 'full of hope' as decision due on cannabis oil treatment - Belfast Telegraph

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 11:09

Belfast Telegraph

Epileptic boy's mother 'full of hope' as decision due on cannabis oil treatment
Belfast Telegraph
Billy Caldwell was admitted to Chelsea and Westminster Hospital on Friday after his seizures intensified. Charlotte Caldwell has said the Home Office will be held accountable if Billy dies (Yui Mok/PA). June 16 2018. 0 Comments. Epileptic boy's mother ...
British boy hospitalized after medicinal cannabis confiscatedWSAU News
Severely epileptic boy denied cannabis treatment is in 'crisis situation'Sky News
Boy (12) with severe epilepsy hospitalised after cannabis oil medication confiscatedIndependent.ie
RTE.ie -Houston Chronicle -BT.com -The Sun
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New strategy in suing opioid maker blamed for addiction crisis: Target the family who runs it - NBCNews.com

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 11:01

NBCNews.com

New strategy in suing opioid maker blamed for addiction crisis: Target the family who runs it
NBCNews.com
Their family name graces some of the nation's most prestigious bastions of culture and learning — the Sackler Center for Arts Education at the Guggenheim Museum, the Sackler Lefcourt Center for Child Development in Manhattan and the Sackler Institute ...

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What Teens Really Say About Sex, Drugs And Sadness - NPR

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 10:33

NPR

What Teens Really Say About Sex, Drugs And Sadness
NPR
Want to know what the teenagers in your life really think about sex and drugs? Are you sure? Well, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have a pretty good idea, thanks to the Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Every other year ...
Fewer high school students are using drugs and having sex. But experts warn there's still plenty of room for concernDeseret News

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Why more men are delaying prostate cancer treatment - Fox News

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 08:24

Fox News

Why more men are delaying prostate cancer treatment
Fox News
When Ben Pfeiffer was diagnosed with prostate cancer in April, his urologist noted in the biopsy report that he was leaning toward recommending that Pfeiffer have his prostate surgically removed. But Pfeiffer, 58, a married construction supervisor from ...
Non-coding DNA reveals a route by which advanced prostate cancer resists treatmentMedical Xpress

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Opioid Trial Must Be Completely Open - Greeneville Sun

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 04:15

Greeneville Sun

Opioid Trial Must Be Completely Open
Greeneville Sun
In 2007, the state of Tennessee and 25 other states reached a $19.5 million settlement agreement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, who they alleged was violating consumer laws in the marketing of their cash cow opioid drug. Among other allegations ...
Cannabis could solve America's biggest health crisisThe Daily Reckoning

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Texas hospital's heart transplant program resumes after 2-week suspension - CBS News

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 01:28

CBS News

Texas hospital's heart transplant program resumes after 2-week suspension
CBS News
HOUSTON -- A Houston hospital announced Friday that it has reactivated its renowned heart transplant program after a two-week suspension of all medical procedures following the deaths this year of several patients. Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center's ...
After two-week review, St. Luke's in Houston reopens its heart transplant programChron.com
Houston hospital resumes heart transplant program after investigation into recent deathsBecker's Hospital Review
After more deaths, Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center in Houston suspends heart transplantsHouston Chronicle
AP News -APNews
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Idaho child gets bubonic plague -- officials say it could have been spread in Oregon - OregonLive.com

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 00:11

OregonLive.com

Idaho child gets bubonic plague -- officials say it could have been spread in Oregon
OregonLive.com
Updated at 5:33 p.m.. An Idaho child is in recovery after he contracted bubonic plague. Now health authorities are investigating whether the child picked up the rare infectious disease in Oregon or at home. Bubonic plague is passed through infected fleas.
A Rare Case Of Plague Was Diagnosed In A Young Boy In IdahoBuzzFeed News
Idaho child diagnosed with plague; only fifth human case in state historyWYFF Greenville
Officials puzzled after Idaho child contracts the plagueNew York Post

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Psychiatrist spanked patients with whips, riding crops, and called them 'mules,' officials say - WFAA.com

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 22:38

WFAA.com

Psychiatrist spanked patients with whips, riding crops, and called them 'mules,' officials say
WFAA.com
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Memphis-area psychiatrist has been forced to close her office for two months and may lose her medical license for good after it was discovered she spanked at least 10 patients with whips and riding crops and sometimes compared ...

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Suicide rates are rising in Benton County and across the state. But why? - Tri-City Herald

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 22:15

Tri-City Herald

Suicide rates are rising in Benton County and across the state. But why?
Tri-City Herald
Suicide is, for most of us, an uncomfortable subject, one we'd rather not talk about. But last week, two prominent people took their own lives — designer Kate Spade and chef/author Anthony Bourdain — and that's sparked a national conversation on the ...
Suicide Isn't A US Problem. It's A Global Health EpidemicForbes
Recent celebrity suicides highlight challenges of preventionMilford Daily News
Suicide Rates Are Rising Among Women — Here's What You Need To KnowRefinery29
Voice of America -The Keene Sentinel -Greenville News -The Newark Advocate
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