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NBC CT and the Hartford Yard Goats Partner for Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive - NBC Connecticut

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 04:44

NBC Connecticut

NBC CT and the Hartford Yard Goats Partner for Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive
NBC Connecticut
NBC Connecticut is partnering with the Hartford Yard Goats baseball team to hold a Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive to benefit the American Red Cross. The drive will take place at Thursday's Yard Goats game, the final home game of the 2017 inaugural ...

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New meningitis test 'could save lives' - BBC News

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 02:05

BBC News

New meningitis test 'could save lives'
BBC News
A hospital A&E department in Northern Ireland is to start using a new, rapid test for meningitis that should speed up diagnosis and save lives. Meningitis can kill in hours yet the current way to positively identify the infection takes about two days.
Scientists develop faster way to diagnose meningitisIndependent.ie
A new meningitis test could stop children being treated unnecessarilythejournal.ie
Fast test for meningitis bacteriaThe Times
Daily Mail
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City to spray for mosquitoes for first time, targeting Far South Side - Fox 32 Chicago

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 01:13

Fox 32 Chicago

City to spray for mosquitoes for first time, targeting Far South Side
Fox 32 Chicago
CHICAGO (SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE) - Chicago will spray to kill adult mosquitoes for the first time Wednesday, targeting an area on the Far South Side. As part of the Chicago Department of Public Health's effort to prevent the West Nile virus, spraying ...

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FDA cracks down on stem cell clinics - wtkr.com

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 23:19

wtkr.com

FDA cracks down on stem cell clinics
wtkr.com
The US Food and Drug Administration indicated Monday that it will be increasing oversight and enforcement to prevent the use of potentially dangerous and unproven stem cell treatments. On its website, the agency posted a warning letter that it sent ...

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FDA approves new antibacterial drug - FDA.gov

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 21:59

Channel NewsAsia

FDA approves new antibacterial drug
FDA.gov
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Vabomere for adults with complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI), including a type of kidney infection, pyelonephritis, caused by specific bacteria. Vabomere is a drug containing meropenem, ...
Medicines Company up 4.8% amid FDA approval for VabomereSeeking Alpha

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Beware of Turtle: Pet Reptiles Cause Salmonella Outbreak in 13 States - Newsweek

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 21:35

Newsweek

Beware of Turtle: Pet Reptiles Cause Salmonella Outbreak in 13 States
Newsweek
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is cautioning people to think twice before bringing home turtles to keep as pets. On Tuesday, the agency said 13 states are currently investigating outbreaks of salmonella linked to contact with the ...
Pet turtles cause multistate outbreak of SalmonellaHealio
Pa., NJ among 13 states hit by illness linked to pet turtleslehighvalleylive.com
Pet turtles blamed for multistate salmonella outbreakWXYZ
Allentown Morning Call -WFSB -CT Post -NBC Connecticut
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Health Issues Stack Up In Houston As Harvey Evacuees Seek Shelter - NPR

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 21:20

NPR

Health Issues Stack Up In Houston As Harvey Evacuees Seek Shelter
NPR
As floodwaters continue to rise in parts of Houston, health workers are trying to keep people safe and well, though that challenge is escalating. "The first and foremost thing that everybody's concerned about is just getting folks out of harm's way ...

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Mom Shares Incredible Photo From Preemie's En Caul Birth In Car - HuffPost

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 19:42

HuffPost

Mom Shares Incredible Photo From Preemie's En Caul Birth In Car
HuffPost
The birth of Raelin Scurry's second child did not go anywhere near according to plan. The Pennsylvania mom's baby boy was due on Oct. 18. On Aug. 5, however, she went into labor and delivered her son, Ean Jamal Vanstory Jr., in the car on the way to ...
This Preemie Baby Was Born in His Amniotic Sac in the Front Seat of a CarGoodHousekeeping.com
Woman delivers own baby in amniotic sac in her car - 11 weeks prematureThe Independent
Stop! You must read about rare birth of miracle baby born inside amino sacDaily News & Analysis
America Now -Us Weekly -Mirror.co.uk -HuffPost UK
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Man with cancer kills co-worker who got him hooked on smoking - New York Post

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 19:39

New York Post

Man with cancer kills co-worker who got him hooked on smoking
New York Post
A chef in India who was diagnosed with throat cancer was accused of killing his co-worker for introducing him to cigarettes, according to a report. More On: cancer · Selfies can now diagnose cancer · Wonder drug could mark new era in treating heart ...
Man diagnosed with throat cancer fatally shoots friend who introduced him to smoking, police sayNew York Daily News
After cancer diagnosis, man shoots friend who introduced him to smoking, report saysWRTV Indianapolis
Cancer patient shoots friend who introduced him to smokingBuzz.ie
Daily Mail -The Independent -Hindustan Times
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$20 million jury award in medical malpractice case - Tri-City Herald

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 19:32

$20 million jury award in medical malpractice case
Tri-City Herald
A jury has awarded more than $20 million to the family of a woman who died days after giving birth to her son at a Minneapolis hospital. The verdict in Hennepin County District Court Monday is the result of a lawsuit by Nicole Bermingham's family ...

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Moles not the only way to spot deadly melanoma - CBS News

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 18:38

CBS News

Moles not the only way to spot deadly melanoma
CBS News
Contrary to what you might think, moles are not the most likely place for a deadly melanoma to develop, a new analysis shows. In fact, a review of 38 previously published medical studies involving more than 20,000 melanomas showed that only 29 percent ...
Most Melanomas Not Malignant Transformation of MolesMedscape
Most skin cancers stem from new moles, not existing ones, study warnsGlobalnews.ca
Most melanomas grow as new spots, not from existing molesMedical News Today
Newswise (press release)
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We're Failing Our Test Run for the Age of CRISPR - The Nation.

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 17:38

The Nation.

We're Failing Our Test Run for the Age of CRISPR
The Nation.
We're on the cusp of being able to genetically shape our offspring, but without accurately informing would-be parents, genetic diversity will become a code for poverty. By David M. PerryTwitter. Today 1:34 pm. fb; tw; mail; Print; msg; wa; sms. Early ...
The Debate Over Terminating Down Syndrome PregnanciesHealthline
Iceland's eradication of Down syndrome via abortion raises many questionsHerald Sun (blog)
Rep. Trent Franks: Life is a gift, Iceland, no matter whatWashington Examiner

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Twin Cities jury awards $20M in malpractice case for woman who died after giving birth - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 16:06

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Twin Cities jury awards $20M in malpractice case for woman who died after giving birth
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The woman, 30, died from sepsis just days after having her baby; verdict may be largest in Minnesota history. By Paul Walsh Star Tribune. August 29, 2017 — 2:21pm. itemprop. Nicole Bermingham, with husband Edward Bermingham IV and son Edward V.
Jury awards $20M after woman dies following childbirthKARE
$20 Million Jury Award in Medical Malpractice CaseU.S. News & World Report

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The health dangers from Hurricane Harvey's floods - Washington Post

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 15:44

Washington Post

The health dangers from Hurricane Harvey's floods
Washington Post
This article has been updated. The flooding from Hurricane Harvey, which has wreaked havoc in Texas, is both catastrophic and historic. The reported death toll rose to at least 16 Tuesday, and officials were projecting that as many as 30,000 people ...
What's Actually In Flood Water? Don't Underestimate How Sick It Could Make YouBustle
Harvey health risks: Officials on alert amid massive floodingFox News
Hurricane Harvey May Leave Behind Health Hazards in WaterNBCNews.com
Gizmodo -CBS News -Reuters -International Business Times
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Harvey health risks: Officials on alert amid massive flooding - Fox News

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 15:38

Fox News

Harvey health risks: Officials on alert amid massive flooding
Fox News
With the city of Houston and surrounding areas devastated by historic storm Harvey, health officials are warning about an increased risk of illnesses and hazards caused by the rising floodwaters. Medical personnel are on high-alert for drowning ...
Texas Floodwaters Pose Unique Health Risks, US Experts SayU.S. News & World Report
Beyond the flood: Health risks of Hurricane HarveyCommunities Digital News
Hurricane Harvey May Leave Behind Health Hazards in WaterKVOA Tucson News
WLS-TV -The Insurance Insider (subscription) -Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Harvey health risks: Officials on alert amid massive flooding - Fox News

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 15:38

Fox News

Harvey health risks: Officials on alert amid massive flooding
Fox News
With the city of Houston and surrounding areas devastated by historic storm Harvey, health officials are warning about an increased risk of illnesses and hazards caused by the rising floodwaters. Medical personnel are on high-alert for drowning ...
Harvey's Floodwaters Could Pose Serious Health HazardsGizmodo
Texas Floodwaters Pose Unique Health Risks, US Experts SayU.S. News & World Report

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Harvey's Floodwaters Could Pose Serious Health Hazards - Gizmodo

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 15:15

Gizmodo

Harvey's Floodwaters Could Pose Serious Health Hazards
Gizmodo
Extreme rainfall and flooding from Hurricane Harvey has left thousands in Houston and surrounding communities stranded. Some parts of the city have experienced over 40 inches of rain, and forecasters say that number is expected to rise over the coming ...
Texas Floodwaters Pose Unique Health Risks, US Experts SayU.S. News & World Report
Floodwater injuries, mold and more: 7 likely health ramifications after Hurricane HarveyBecker's Hospital Review
The health dangers from Hurricane Harvey's floodsWashington Post

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Detecting Pancreatic Cancer Using Selfies - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 14:20

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Detecting Pancreatic Cancer Using Selfies
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Perhaps all that narcissistic picture taking of oneself, which is seemingly so popular with smartphone users these days, can be put to effective use within the medical community, as researchers at the University of Washington (UW) have developed an app ...
Digital health news briefs for 8/29/17MobiHealthNews
Selfies helping detect cancer? UW researchers are on itKIRO Seattle
New app uses smartphone selfies to screen for pancreatic cancerMedical Xpress
Engadget -The Times -Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration) -HuffPost UK
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Recommended fat intake should increase, Canadian researchers say - CBC.ca

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 12:22

CBC.ca

Recommended fat intake should increase, Canadian researchers say
CBC.ca
Global dietary guidelines should change to suggest people can eat more fat than previously thought, with a view to preventing overconsumption of carbohydrates, according to a new international study led by Canadian researchers. "Our findings do not ...
ESC: Huge Diet Study Shows Carbs, Not Fats Are the ProblemMedPage Today
Low-fat diet could kill you, major study showsTelegraph.co.uk
Stunning new study suggests low-fat diets are seriously increasing people's risk of deathThe Week Magazine
EurekAlert (press release) -NEWS.com.au -CTV News -New Zealand Herald
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Can Flood Water Make You Sick? - TIME

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 12:02

TIME

Can Flood Water Make You Sick?
TIME
Hurricane Harvey, a storm described as “catastrophic” has flooded the streets and neighborhoods of Houston. "The breadth and intensity of this rainfall are beyond anything experienced before," the National Weather Service said in a statement Sunday.

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