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Nurse Realizes She Cared For Pediatric Resident 28 Years Ago In NICU


They say 28 years ago, Brandon Seminatore's mother was just over 6 months pregnant when she gave birth, and Seminatore was in the NICU for more than a month before his parents were able to take him home. She pressed him, and he said he was born a preemie in the same hospital. She thought she remembered him and asked him whether his father was a police officer. Read More »

Listeriosis Outbreak Officially Over - Motsoaledi


Motsoaledi said consumers were now free to enjoy cold meats, noting that although they were able to tackle the outbreak strand this did not mean listeria is irradiated from the environment. Listeriosis is a serious, yet treatable and preventable disease caused by the bacterium, listeria monocytogenes, which can be found in soil, water and vegetation. Read More »

EBOLA: WHO confirms Control measures seem to be working


The UN agency is airlifting high energy biscuits from its warehouse in Dubai to Goma, capital of North Kivu province, where an Ebola outbreak was declared on 1 August. "The active involvement of concerned communities is key to stopping the spread of the illness". There are still unsafe burial practices, a reluctance to communicate with health care workers trying to trace the disease, and a resistance to seeking help from health care workers, in addition to general problems with infection ... Read More »

19-Year-Old NSW Woman Dies From Meningococcal

Health Authorities confirmed in a short statement on Monday that the young woman passed away at Gosford Hospital last week. But her condition deteriorated and she returned to hospital the next day with a fast spreading rash, where she died that afternoon. Read More »

NH has second Legionnaires' disease outbreak, in Nashua


New Hampshire health officials have ordered a Hampton beach hotel to take immediate steps to remove a potentially deadly bacteria from its water system. Symptoms will usually begin within 2 to 10 days after exposure to the bacteria. Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. Read More »

Pence: ‘John McCain served his country honorably’


I am glad that they are able to now visit the most handsome state in the country, & I hope they enjoy their time in VT. More recently, Trump declined to mention McCain's name at a signing ceremony for a defense bill named in McCain's honor. Read More »

West Nile case reported in Lauderdale County


The mosquito-transmitted virus causes symptoms including fever, headaches, and muscle aches. Delaware's Office of the State Veterinarian says it's confirmed two cases of West Nile Virus in horses. West Nile can develop into a severe illness that can affect the central nervous system. The health department recommends that county residents take precautions to protect themselves and their families from mosquitoes. Read More »

Warming Climate Means More Insects Hungry for Crops


Insects now consume about 10 percent of the globe's food, but the researchers say that will increase to 15 to 20 percent by the end of the century if climate change isn't stopped. We spend established relationships between temperature and the inhabitants narrate and metabolic charges of bugs to estimate how and the attach local climate warming will broaden losses of rice, maize, and wheat to bugs. Read More »

New guidelines for young children in auto seats


Experts also say it's not a problem if older children's legs can touch the back seat while using rear-facing vehicle seats. The same recommendation is also made for front-facing auto seats, in that children must also use the safety seat for as long as the seat's height and weight limit allow. Read More »

New study pays people to eat avocados


You must be 25 years and above, measuring between 35-40 inches around the waist depending on gender. But hey, if you're selected as a subject, you'll receive $300 at the end of the study. However, you can't participate if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning pregnancy. Now avocado is not only a vital ingredient of one of the most delicious Mexican cuisine and a source of heart-healthy fat, but your new potential source of income. Read More »

FDA warns of blood pressure drug labeling mix-up


The medication found in the bottle was created to reduce a hormone that affects blood pressure . Spironolactone is used to treat a variety of conditions including high blood pressure , congestive heart failure and conditions where there are low levels of potassium in the blood, among other things. Read More »

Kosher Empire Chicken Linked To Salmonella Outbreak


Eight of those patients were hospitalized and one person in NY died from the illness. CDC officials said that "epidemiologic and traceback evidence" indicated that some kosher chicken products had been contaminated with salmonella . While neither the CDC or FSIS is directing consumers to throw away potentially contaminated Empire Kosher chicken, the CDC's Gieraltowski told CR that "consumers can take it on themselves to throw [Empire Kosher products] away, if that's what they decide is best ... Read More »

IL reports first death in 2018 from West Nile virus


Plus, Kerkering said the health departments are constantly monitoring mosquitoes and chickens for signs of disease. West Nile is a virus that comes from being bitten by an infected mosquito, which gets infected by feeding on infected birds. Read More »

Holy Guacamole! Get paid to eat guacamole every day

Avocados are a rich source of heart-healthy fats that can help cholesterol, but there are concerns that this fruit is not as healthy as it may seem. In the want ad, LLU said they're looking for as many as 250 avocado lovers to participate in the six-month trial. Read More »

Is air pollution making us dumb?


Pollution's impact on verbal test performance became worse as people aged, particularly among men and people with less education. The team discovered a clear decline in math and verbal test scores with the negative effects getting stronger as individuals age, especially in men and less educated people. Read More »

STD cases hit an all-time high in the US


Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) on the rise, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ). Over those four years, gonorrhea cases increased 67 percent - from 333,004 to 555,608 cases. "It is evident the systems that identify, treat, and ultimately prevent STDs are strained to near-breaking point". Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) made up nearly 70 percent of primary and secondary syphilis cases where the gender of the sex ... Read More »

Coconut oil could be pure poison: declares Harvard professor


During a lecture at a German university, Karin Michels said health claims surrounding coconut oil are "absolute nonsense". In his opinion, this is one of the worst foods you can eat. Distribution of coconut oil began in the early 2000s after two research scientists at Columbia University have shown beneficial effects of fatty acids contained in the coconut. Read More »

Andrew Gillum makes history in Florida


Sugar, Florida Power & Light and Disney . He is now the Florida's first African-American major-party gubernatorial nominee and, if elected in November, would become the state's first black governor. Late in the race, the left rallied around underdog Gillum and he began to chip away at Graham's lead, eventually overtaking her family's political legacy late Tuesday night. Read More »

Donald Trump pays tribute to John McCain and lowers White House flag


The lack of a formal statement - combined with the fact that White House flags were flown at half-staff only briefly - drew strong criticism from Republicans and veterans' groups as well as Democrats. "I think it was a very powerful influence", Huey said of McCain and Larson. His funeral will be held Sunday at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Read More »

Mosquitoes in Huron County test positive for West Nile


According to a Facebook post made by the Box Elder Mosquito Abatement District, the human case of the virus was reported by the Bear River Health Department. Ahead of Labor Day weekend, it is also important to note that mosquito activity is highest at dusk and dawn. "Most people with this type of West Nile virus completely recover". Read More »

Former Aide Reveals Who McCain Would've Likely Wanted to Succeed Him

Among the pallbearers will be Democratic former vice president Joe Biden, ex-senator Russ Feingold, former NY mayor Michael Bloomberg and actor Warren Beatty. McCain was Mr. Trump's loudest Republican critic, especially as the president disrupted America's long-time alliances. Speaking to McCain's legacy, Graham said the late senator showed politicians like himself and Americans "that it's not about you". Read More »

US Senator John McCain dies aged 81


In this October 30, 2008 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Sen. In his final months, McCain did not go quietly, frequently jabbing at Trump and his policies from the remove of his Hidden Valley family retreat in Arizona. "I'm probably the luckiest person you'll ever interview", McCain said as he reflected on the life he's lived. "I've known great passions, seen amazing wonders, fought in a war, and helped make peace", McCain wrote. Read More »

John McCain to lie in state at U.S. Capitol Rotunda

McCain was diagnosed with a brain tumor last July . "I have admired him my entire life". Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Sen. Eight years later, here was a man who openly professed his love of money, who had avoided military service because of a foot problem he later said had healed itself, a man who bragged about greasing the wheels for his NY real estate empire by donating to both Democrats and Republicans, a man who, in short, unapologetically flouted the long-established traditions of American ... Read More »

'Alcohol causes 2.8m deaths each year worldwide'


Dr Creina Stockley, manager of health and regulatory information at The Australian Wine Research Institute, commented: " The study conclusion also fails to acknowledge that countries with higher alcohol consumption have higher life expectancies, while those with lower consumption have lower life expectancies such that health outcomes are dependent on many demographic factors and should therefore be interpreted at a national rather than global level". Read More »

'An American hero': the life of John McCain


The family of the six-term USA senator announced on Friday that he had made a decision to end treatment in his battle against brain cancer , which he had fought against for over a year. Bush . McCain lost said election to former President Barrack Obama. He also appeared opposite Tina Fey, as Palin, during the 2008 election. At a Republican fundraiser in 1998, he joked about the then-US President Bill Clinton's daughter, Chelsea, calling the teenager "ugly". Read More »

US Senator, War Hero John McCain Has Died


Still he described the time as formative and "a bit of a turning point in me appreciating the value of serving a cause greater than your self-interest". "Obviously, John was one of the most important influences I've had on my life, and working with him on these and other reform issues was really the reason I wanted to be in the Senate", said Feingold, a liberal who lost his re-election bid in 2010. Read More »

Several children's medicines recalled for microbial contamination


A pharmaceutical company is recalling several brands of its medications for children because of a risk of microbial contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug administration announced. Some of these products include: Chicken Pox Symptom Relief (2 oz. bottle), Children's Cough Relief (2 oz. bottle), Children's Fever Reliever (2 oz. Read More »

Non-invasive eye test may offer early Alzheimer's diagnosis


Optical coherence tomographic angiography (OCTA) is a noninvasive imaging technique of the eye that allows for analysis of certain changes of the retina that are altered in preclinical AD even prior to any symptoms. "In the patients with elevated levels of amyloid or tau, we detected significant thinning in the center of the retina", said co-principal investigator Rajendra Apte, professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences at Washington University in St. Read More »

Tests confirm Oxford man has West Nile Virus


A local resident has tested positive for West Nile virus, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit reported Friday. The region of residence may not correspond to the region of exposure. While it can infect people of all ages, people over the age of 50 are at higher risk for severe disease. "That means that this year, it is extremely important for people to take steps to avoid mosquito bites including using repellents, wearing clothing to reduce exposed skin, dumping standing water, and moving ... Read More »

A Woman Has Contracted A 'Flesh Eating' STD


An extremely rare sexually transmitted infection (STI) was diagnosed in a young British woman aged between 15 and 25 in Southport , England. News of the woman's case emerged after Chemist-4-U.com submitted a Freedom of Information Act request to United Kingdom hospitals as part of an investigation into STDs in the country. Read More »

Man cleared after accusation of urinating on child


The children who witnessed the Grand Rapids event on Wednesday have also been offered counseling, according to police. The man urinated on the girl in an alley behind her home in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Wednesday at 6.30pm. "It is premature to say what will happen until the investigation is complete". GRPD say they handled the likely racially motivated urination incident quickly and are still investigating it. Read More »