Health

Measles case in Keene prompts warning from NH DHHS

Measles case in Keene prompts warning from NH DHHS Measles is highly contagious and is easily transmitted person-to-person via droplets or through the air. It is not related to the Southeast Michigan outbreak, according to the health department. While the MMR vaccine does use a weakened form of the live virus to protect you, it doesn't make you sick if you get the shot and you won't spread the diseases from the virus in the shot. [Full Article...]

Trump 'very surprised' by Senate panel subpoena for Don Jr

Trump 'very surprised' by Senate panel subpoena for Don Jr The sources said Trump Jr is expected to cite his Fifth Amendment constitutional right to avoid self-incrimination, a day after reports that the Republican-led panel had issued what is the first publicly known subpoena for a member of the president's family. [Full Article...]

Burger King takes on McDonald's with a range of 'unhappy' meals

Burger King takes on McDonald's with a range of 'unhappy' meals Burger King's new "Real Meals" offer you the chance to eat in whichever mood you're feeling at any particular time. In the past, the Miami-based burger chain has released a beef-scented cologne , rolled out a food truck , and featured its mascot King in bed with people, staring at people, and generally acting very creepy . [Full Article...]

NJ Health Officials Announce Measle Scare in Middlesex, Ocean Countries

Andrew Pavia, chief of the division of pediatric infectious disease at University of Utah Health, said he's often asked, "What's the big deal?" about measles because it's just "a childhood disease". The best way to prevent a measles infection is vaccination. Many Indiana adults may not be aware of their vaccination status or may have received a single dose of inactive virus, which does not provide... [Full Article...]

County urges adults to be aware of their vaccination history

County urges adults to be aware of their vaccination history The county and school district would both comply with state law if a measles case is spotted and report it to state agencies. The Indiana State Department of Health issued an order Wednesday which allows pharmacies and pharmacists to give people the measles, mumps and rubella ( MMR ) vaccine. [Full Article...]

Woman With Measles May Have Exposed 'Avengers' Moviegoers to Disease

Woman With Measles May Have Exposed 'Avengers' Moviegoers to Disease She is believed to be in her 20s and to have entered the theater at 11 p.m. and didn't leave until 4 a.m. Move over, Thanos: Midnight moviegoers in Orange County, Calif., may have been exposed to measles during the opening night showing of Avengers: Endgame . [Full Article...]

Burger King to offer a meatless Whopper

Burger King to offer a meatless Whopper The meatless burger is meant to " give somebody who wants to eat a burger every day, but doesn't necessarily want to eat beef everyday, permission to come into the restaurants more frequently", Chris Finazzo, president of Burger King North America, told CNN Business. [Full Article...]

St Lucia quarantines United States cruise ship over measles case

St Lucia quarantines United States cruise ship over measles case The Freewinds is the name of the Church of Scientology's 134.11m cruise ship . Health officials did not identify the cruise ship, but a sergeant with the St Lucia Coast Guard told NBC that the vessel is " Freewinds ", the 440-foot boat owned by the Church of Scientology . [Full Article...]

US measles outbreak hits 'completely avoidable' 25-year-high, officials say

US measles outbreak hits 'completely avoidable' 25-year-high, officials say That's why health officials put out a notice advising global travelers to make sure they're up to date on their measles vaccines. While no deaths have been reported , 66 people have been hospitalized. "Part of it's the billing, part of it's just a hassle, and part of it is I'm not 100% sold on vaccines", Hostetler said. In Dudley, it was 1,127 children who had not received their first MMR v... [Full Article...]

Number of USA measles cases rises to 704 in 2019

Measles case have been documented in: Arizona, California , Colorado, Connecticut, Florida , Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan , Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey , New York , Oregon, Texas , Tennessee, and Washington . [Full Article...]

Firefighters union endorses Joe Biden for president

Firefighters union endorses Joe Biden for president A Biden ally was even more blunt about his appeal. "Funny, I'm only here because of Biden & Obama. You built America. We built America". Biden's Pittsburgh rally comes on the heels of a major labor union endorsement from the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), which represents more than 316,000 full-time professional fire fighters and paramedics. [Full Article...]

Measles outbreak in U.S. triggers quarantine at varsities

Measles outbreak in U.S. triggers quarantine at varsities Eden Guerra, a kinesiology major, was surprised classes weren't canceled, noting, "This is like serious, like it's life, you know". In a letter to students and professors, UCLA president Gene Block said the university was notified on Monday that a student had contracted measles . [Full Article...]

Teens Can Workout At Planet Fitness For Free This Summer

Teens Can Workout At Planet Fitness For Free This Summer Teens ages 15 to 18 are allowed to enter the "Planet Fitness Summer Scholarship Challenge Sweepstakes", the challenge will last from May 15 to September 1. Each teen could be awarded $500 and one grand prize victor will receive $5,000. The company is also giving away a total of $30,500 in scholarships over the Summer. [Full Article...]

Britney Spears' BF Says She's 'Doing Amazing' Through Mental Health Crisis

Britney Spears' BF Says She's 'Doing Amazing' Through Mental Health Crisis Britney then went on to urge her fans to give her "privacy" while she continues to work through her mental health struggles. If anything, she is truly looking forward to spending some quality time with her children and is excited to be in the comfort of her own home, the source revealed. [Full Article...]

CDC: U.S. measles cases reach highest level in almost 20 years

CDC: U.S. measles cases reach highest level in almost 20 years The CDC says 91.5% of U.S. children aged 19 months to 35 months received at least one dose of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine in 2017, the most recent year available. Public health experts say the extremity of the policies could further push vaccine-skeptical groups away from the medical establishment. Vaccines are a safe, highly effective public health solution that can prevent this disea... [Full Article...]

Trump urges Americans to get measles vaccine

Trump urges Americans to get measles vaccine Karen Smith. Health officials say the infested person also visited a CVS on South Main Street in Southampton that afternoon. Public Health Isle of Man is issuing advice over MMR jabs after figures on measles cases were published this week. [Full Article...]

IL health department responding to United States measles outbreak

IL health department responding to United States measles outbreak They said it's the best way to protect you and your family from the highly contagious disease. Around 169 million children missed out on the measles vaccine over an eight-year period, a shortfall in protective coverage that has paved the way for a disease that is sweeping the world, the U.N. [Full Article...]

E.Coli outbreak expands to 10 states, including Indiana

E.Coli outbreak expands to 10 states, including Indiana Experts at the CDC say that number could go up as no single source or supplier has been identified as the source and illness reports typically take two to three weeks to reach them. As of Tuesday, the agency has not recommended that people refrain from eating ground beef, but instead stressed that "consumers and restaurants should handle ground beef safely and cook it thoroughly to avoid foodbor... [Full Article...]

1hr limit on screen time for toddlers

1hr limit on screen time for toddlers Children shouldn't be restrained in a pram or high chair, or strapped to someone's back, for more than an hour at a time . Childhood is the time when children have fun exploring the neighbourhood, and not be glued to their gadgets! Tim Smith, Reader in Cognitive Psychology, Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London, said: "In recent months United Kingdom pa... [Full Article...]

Trailer For Netflix Ocasio-Cortez Documentary 'Knock Down The House'

Trailer For Netflix Ocasio-Cortez Documentary 'Knock Down The House' In 2018, Congress passed the Mission Act to address wait time and access to care for veterans. "If implemented properly, it will fix a lot of the long-term systemic problems in the V.A.", he said , adding "You're seeing more people like Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez inside and outside trying to stop the implementation of the bill and keep veterans trapped in many cases in failing V.A. [Full Article...]


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