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‘Oldest solid cheese ever found’ discovered in Egyptian jar

‘Oldest solid cheese ever found’ discovered in Egyptian jar Additionally, the absence of certain other compounds suggested that it was in fact solid cheese . It was riddled with a bacteria called Brucella Melitensis , which is potentially deadly and can cause stomach ache and a fever as well as other symptoms . [Full Article...]

New York University offers free tuition for all medical students

New York University offers free tuition for all medical students Additionally, students who are not saddled with six-figure debt after graduation can pursue fields that may not be as high-paying but still important, such as pediatrics and obstetrics, NYU said in a press release. N.Y.U.'s School of Medicine announced Thursday it will cover tuition costs for all of its students - regardless of their financial standings or backgrounds. [Full Article...]

Vaping 'can damage vital immune system cells'

Vaping 'can damage vital immune system cells' However the US Surgeon General has warned that e-cigarettes leave young people at risk of nicotine addiction , brain development problems and mood disorders, while the World Health Organisation has said it is concerned that heating e-fluid can lead to the 'formation of toxicants'. [Full Article...]

Dozens Overdose In Connecticut Park On Tainted Synthetic Marijuana

Dozens Overdose In Connecticut Park On Tainted Synthetic Marijuana This isn't the first time the city has seen a mass-overdose: A New Haven man pleaded guilty to charges in connection with overdoses of more than a dozen people in June 2016 . New Haven police said one person is in custody. Others vomited. Some just became nauseous or lethargic. Three overdoses took place on Tuesday night, with dozens of others happening on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

At Least Two Dozen People Overdosed in a Connecticut Park Today

While no deaths were reported, a local official says at least two of the overdose victims had "life-threatening symptoms". The exact cause of the overdoses has not been confirmed, but officials suspect that synthetic cannabinoids , also called K2 or spice, are the culprit. [Full Article...]

MDH: 4 Cases of West Nile Confirmed in MN

MDH: 4 Cases of West Nile Confirmed in MN Both tested positive for the West Nile infection. Health officials say the virus has been detected in 169 mosquito samples from across the state. In each case the people had no symptoms at the time of donating blood through a blood collection agency, but whose blood tested positive when screened for the presence of West Nile virus. [Full Article...]

Sick killer whale J-50 could be cared for in Canadian waters

Sick killer whale J-50 could be cared for in Canadian waters It kept sinking, and the mother would raise it to the surface, ' said Ken Balcomb, senior scientist with the Center for Whale Research on San Juan Island, which closely tracks individual whales. "There was no sign of the groups waiting for her ... she was mostly with her mom as well as her siblings". Researchers will first perform a health assessment on J50 before deciding whether or not to admi... [Full Article...]

West Nile increase in ND

West Nile increase in ND Mosquitoes need only a teaspoon of water to breed. Most people are infected in OH by the northern house mosquito , Culex pipiens. Symptoms in severe cases of EEE include a sudden onset of headache, high fever, chills, and vomiting. Follow the manufacturer's instructions for reapplication times. These larvicides will not hurt birds or animals. Clean your gutters and flush birdbaths or fountai... [Full Article...]

Priyanka Chopra Wants To Play A Man, Act On Broadway

Priyanka Chopra Wants To Play A Man, Act On Broadway Speaking about the constant media glare on her personal life, Priyanka said, "Sometimes I laugh, sometimes I get annoyed". What did you guys think of Priyanka's comment about keeping a tiny part of her life to herself and do you think she and Nick will confirm their engagement any time soon? "I have the right to keep that for myself", she said. [Full Article...]

August Is Breastfeeding Awareness Month

August Is Breastfeeding Awareness Month With no additional burden on household income, breastfeeding is a low-priced way of feeding babies and contributes to poverty reduction. The HMOs are the third most abundant solid component in human milk after lactose and fat. Are you feeding breast milk to your infant? However, she said that the challenge remained achieving exclusive breastfeeding , although progress was being paid in that reg... [Full Article...]

Four cities sue Trump for 'sabotage' of Affordable Care Act

Four cities sue Trump for 'sabotage' of Affordable Care Act Since Congress failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act previous year, President Donald Trump has attempted to weaken the program through eliminating protections, discouraging enrollment, and driving up costs, the lawsuit argues. Adversaries of the plans are calling them "junk insurance". It's not clear CT consumers will be able to purchase the plans. Letsos picked the plan to preserve acc... [Full Article...]

Colorado Resident Hospitalized With Potentially Deadly Form Of West Nile Virus

Colorado Resident Hospitalized With Potentially Deadly Form Of West Nile Virus Eight out of 10 people will never experience any symptoms. The DEP and its county partners across the state have been conducting routine, localized spraying to control infected adult populations of mosquitoes. "Luckily, the summer to this point hasn't been extremely wet, which has limited prime breeding conditions for mosquitoes", Callanan said. Use insect repellents when you go outdoors. [Full Article...]

Crow Tests Positive For West Nile Virus In Sarnia

Crow Tests Positive For West Nile Virus In Sarnia According to City research, "80 percent of people (about 4 out of 5) who are infected with West Nile virus will not show any symptoms at all". Roughly one out of 150 people develop the more severe version of the disease, neuroinvasive disease, which includes swelling of the brain tissue, and, in some cases, death. [Full Article...]

FDA says unapproved 'designer vagina' treatments are unsafe

FDA says unapproved 'designer vagina' treatments are unsafe According to the FDA, these "energy-based devices" (i.e., lasers ), destroy and reshape vaginal tissue. The FDA is warning consumers against serious risks of some "vaginal rejuvenation" devices, and a lack of evidence to support their uses for this goal. [Full Article...]

The shocking reason a man’s legs and hands were amputated

The shocking reason a man’s legs and hands were amputated Greg Manteufel lost his limbs after a dog lick lead to a rare blood infection. Fox 6 Now reports Greg Manteufel was completely healthy just one month ago. "Within days of being admitted to the hospital while still fighting for his life, Greg first lost both feet, after a second surgery to remove more damage on legs, they amputated thru both Knee caps". [Full Article...]

Local Reaction From Nationwide Smoking Ban

Local Reaction From Nationwide Smoking Ban The new rule includes e-cigarettes. The ban was passed under the Obama administration in November 2016. People who smoke are still allowed to rent units, but as part of the policy , no smoking will be allowed inside any public housing buildings or within 25 feet of those buildings. [Full Article...]

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Backyard Chickens, Ducklings — CDC

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Backyard Chickens, Ducklings — CDC No illnesses have been reported. A warning was issued earlier in the year on outbreaks of salmonella being linked to contact with live poultry in backyard flocks throughout the U.S. The CDC offers advice to help chicken owners master a few best practices, as does the U.S. Department of Agriculture on its Biosecurity for Birds page . [Full Article...]

Medical data of 1.5 million Singaporeans, including PM, stolen

Medical data of 1.5 million Singaporeans, including PM, stolen It added that all patients who had visited healthcare institutions under SingHealth would receive SMS notifications informing them of the security breach. "Many businesses and governments in Southeast Asia face cyber threats, but few recognise the scale of the risks they pose". In its update on Monday, SingHealth also said that more than 231,000 patients have accessed the Health Buddy mobile a... [Full Article...]

Sarasota man dies from flesh-eating bacteria after eating raw oysters

Sarasota man dies from flesh-eating bacteria after eating raw oysters While infections are rare, people can contract the bacteria by eating contaminated raw shellfish , or by exposing open wounds such as cuts or scrapes to water. Vibrio Vulnificus can't be seen, smelled, or even taste it. In 2017, there were two cases and also no fatalities. Eating seafood or taking a swim in the water may seem like an essential summertime pastime, but you should be careful of t... [Full Article...]

Deals for National Hot Dog Day

Deals for National Hot Dog Day Stop by participating Fancy Franks locations in Canada to get a free hotdog today from noon to 5pm. To be on the safe side, contact your closest location. Free pretzel dog for the first 100 customers. All Hwy 55 fans who download the app also receive a coupon for a FREE Hwy 55 milkshake. Portillo's: Through Sunday, get two Portillo's hot dogs for $5. [Full Article...]


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