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Positive Sample of West Nile Virus Discovered in Atlantic County

Positive Sample of West Nile Virus Discovered in Atlantic County Symptoms of these diseases might include headache, rash, high fever, stiff neck, mental confusion, muscle weakness, tremors, convulsions, coma, and paralysis. Collibbe says it's possible the health issues were caused by West Nile virus . Mosquitoes become infected when they feed on infected birds. Earlier this month, DNREC's Mosquito Control Section found Delaware's first EEE-positive senti... [Full Article...]

Now, West Nile fever comes to create panic in Kozhikode

Now, West Nile fever comes to create panic in Kozhikode West Nile can affect a person's nervous system. Since DEP first began monitoring for the virus in 2000 there have been 33 fatal cases of West Nile virus in Pennsylvania. "The small pool of water that collects in a single upturned bottle cap is an incubator for as many as 300 mosquito eggs", said Helwig. The CDC recommends using insect repellent and wearing long-sleeved shirts and trousers to hel... [Full Article...]

Danforth mass shooter identified as Faisal Hussain, 29

Danforth mass shooter identified as Faisal Hussain, 29 And then there's this: CBS News was reporting all day Tuesday that "investigators in Canada " were digging into "indications" suggesting Hussain may have visited and even expressed support for Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) websites, though, the story said, there was no indication he'd been directed to carry out the attack. [Full Article...]

CVS fires pharmacist who denied hormone prescription to transgender woman

CVS fires pharmacist who denied hormone prescription to transgender woman I didn't want to answer why I had been prescribed this hormone therapy combination by my doctor. "I was finally going to start seeing my body reflect my gender identity and the woman I've always known myself to be", said Hall, who declined through an ACLU spokesperson to be interviewed for this article. [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Aims to Steer People Toward Junk Health Plans Over Obamacare

Trump Administration Aims to Steer People Toward Junk Health Plans Over Obamacare All of these acts take direct aim at the heart of the Affordable Care Act and the viability of individual health insurance markets everywhere. But navigators say this understates their accomplishments. The Maryland Insurance Administration has a hearing scheduled for July 31. Last month, President Trump announced the Department of Justice (DOJ) was supporting a lawsuit that challenges preex... [Full Article...]

CDC warning on Kellogg's Honey Smacks: "Do not eat this cereal"

CDC warning on Kellogg's Honey Smacks: It's still not clear how the contamination might have occurred. Salmonella infections can cause illness, or death in rare cases. There has been one reported case in Ohio. Symptoms last about four to seven days, and although most people improve without treatment, some may require hospitalization because of severe diarrhea. [Full Article...]

World Yoga Day being observed today

World Yoga Day being observed today Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has played a significant role in reviving the traditional yoga not only within the country but also across the world. "I hope that Yoga can become binding force for the world", he said. Instead of further animosity, yoga assimilates. Downward-facing dogs, cobras and warriors sprouted all over Asia yesterday, including high in the Himalayas, up in the a... [Full Article...]

What are your experiences of gaming addiction? Share your stories

What are your experiences of gaming addiction? Share your stories The inclusion of this classification means that health professionals will recognize this as a valid condition and treat it so. Benjamin Wong, a counselor at Mindful Digitality based in Vancouver, British Columbia, joins KRON4 News to discuss. [Full Article...]

Justice Department move on health law has risks for GOP

Justice Department move on health law has risks for GOP House Republicans said Friday they aren't sweating the Trump administration's refusal to defend Obamacare against a lawsuit that could nix popular health care protections, saying the case is in its infancy and they acquitted themselves by offering an alternative health plan a year ago. [Full Article...]

Sleeping in on the weekend can compensate for lost sleep, study says

Sleeping in on the weekend can compensate for lost sleep, study says Researchers in Sweden looked at sleep data covering more than 43,000 people. "The mortality rate among participants with short sleep during weekdays, but long sleep during weekends , did not differ from the rate of the reference group", a section of the research read. [Full Article...]

In the Congo record new Ebola outbreak

In the Congo record new Ebola outbreak Ilunga said of the current 25 deaths, only one has been confirmed as Ebola , adding that no new health professionals have been contaminated. The northwest city of Mbandaka, which has a confirmed case of Ebola , is situated on the Congo River and is just a few kilometres away from capital city of Kinhasa. [Full Article...]

Salmonella outbreak linked to massive egg recall sickens almost three dozen people

Salmonella outbreak linked to massive egg recall sickens almost three dozen people The CDC said the outbreak impacted 11 states, including 8 in NY, 5 in North Carolina, 8 in Virginia, 6 in Pennsylvania, 3 in SC and 1 case in Colorado, West Virginia, and New Jersey. That brings the total number of people who have been sickened from the contaminated eggs to 35, with 11 of them having been hospitalized. "Which eggs have Salmonella and which ones don't?" said Food Safety Guy Lars ... [Full Article...]

Arab League Secretary Stresses Need to Review Iran Nuclear Deal

President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of an accord created to prevent Tehran's alleged quest for the bomb. The Egyptian Foreign Ministry also said Iran must abide by its commitments under the separate nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty "in a way that will ensure that Iran remains a country free of nuclear weapons ". [Full Article...]

Cardiff up to Premier League, promotion record for Warnock

Cardiff up to Premier League, promotion record for Warnock The Welsh club finished two points ahead of Fulham , who lost 3-1 at Birmingham to end their 23-game unbeaten run in the league. It's shaping to be the best year yet for Philippine football . The Wolverhampton Wanderers had already secured not only one of the automatic spots, but also the Championship title, leaving the Bluebirds and the Cottagers to fight for easier passage to the Prem... [Full Article...]

UK admits 'serious' cancer screening failure for 450000 women

UK admits 'serious' cancer screening failure for 450000 women It has emerged 450,000 women were not invited to appointments as they should have been, and as a result up to 270 maybe have "had their lives shortened", according to the BBC . Poor awareness of screening and breast cancer symptoms are among the reasons why the figures are so high among black women. The cancer has also spread to other parts of her body. [Full Article...]

People dispose of prescription drugs at Michigan State Police department

People dispose of prescription drugs at Michigan State Police department The program is free and no questions are asked. Last October, 912,305 pounds of pills were collected nationwide. Those unused or expired pills in your medicine cabinet are a huge concern to your public safety. "It is just an opportunity for them to get rid of that and dispose of it, without any worries", said William Schrom, Chemung County Undersheriff. Along with Gadsden County and Wakulla ... [Full Article...]

Francis hosting prescription drug takeback

Francis hosting prescription drug takeback From 10 a.m.to 2 p.m.at the Longview Police Department building (1351 Hudson Street), the Coalition is hosting a prescription drug take-back event, according to a press release. In addition, Americans are now advised that their usual methods for disposing of unused medicines - flushing them down the toilet or throwing them in the trash - pose potential safety and health hazards. [Full Article...]

Record Store Day Out sees large turnout

Record Store Day Out sees large turnout Angelo's CDs & More 937 East Colfax Avenue16711 East Iliff Avenue, Aurora1959 South Broadway Angelo's South Broadway and Aurora locations will participate in Record Store Day , and the Colfax outpost will open at 8 a.m. Dre, Prodigy, Nas, The Notorious B.I.G., Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock, Cypress Hill and Cam'ron plus many more. For Record Store Day , Dogfish Head Craft Brewery and The Flaming... [Full Article...]

Vertigo, Dodds and more celebrate Record Store Day

Vertigo, Dodds and more celebrate Record Store Day Among the artists releasing vinyl for RSD 2018 include Linkin Park , Rage Against the Machine and Soundgarden . Rage Against the Machine's disc marks the vinyl debut of their 2000 performance outside the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles. [Full Article...]

No Criminal Charges In Prince's Death By Overdose

No Criminal Charges In Prince's Death By Overdose Prosecutors alleged Dr. Michael Todd Schulenberg wrote a prescription for oxycodone in the name of Prince's bodyguard, intending it to go Prince. His former fiancée and music collaborator Sheila E. Those words, found amid hundreds of pages of interviews between investigators and Prince's closest confidants, provide insight into just how much the man known for his energetic performances and l... [Full Article...]


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