Health

Nurse finds out coworker was once her patient 28 years ago

Nurse finds out coworker was once her patient 28 years ago Dr. Brandon Seminatore , 28, is completing his residency at the same medical center. Then last month, Ms Wong, 54, spoke to a second-year paediatric resident in blue scrubs near one of the incubators. She told the paper she loves her job and has no plans of retiring. Now, 28 years later, Brandon says it's " surreal " to have met her. " I then got very suspicious because I remember being the p... [Full Article...]

Emirates Dubai-New York plane with sick passengers quarantined at JFK

Emirates Dubai-New York plane with sick passengers quarantined at JFK He said 521 people were on board and that sick passengers were being triaged on the plane. The people on board were greeted by dozens of ambulances and other emergency vehicles, with medical staff ready to assess the situation. officials to evaluate passengers including taking temperatures and making arrangements for transport to local hospitals those that need care". USA media showed images... [Full Article...]

Memorial Service for Arizona Sen. John S. McCain

Memorial Service for Arizona Sen. John S. McCain The mere mention of the president irked many on Twitter , given McCain had banned Donald Trump from attending his funeral. He continued, "We gather here today to honor an American patriot who served a cause greater than himself". Pence delivered an executive wreath in front of McCain's casket on behalf of the executive branch. McCain, who died August 25 at age 81, was a senator for 31 years, a ... [Full Article...]

Legionnaires Disease Outbreak Reaches 11 People and 1 Fatality

Legionnaires Disease Outbreak Reaches 11 People and 1 Fatality An order has been issued for the hotel to take steps to remove all traces of the Legionella bacteria from the facility. However, people who are elderly, smokers, people with chronic lung conditions, and who are immunocompromised are at higher risk of getting sick. [Full Article...]

American Academy of Pediatrics releases new guidelines for rear-facing auto seats

American Academy of Pediatrics releases new guidelines for rear-facing auto seats He's chairman of the AAP Council on Injury, Violence and Poison Prevention. The key is to see what happens with their spine and how the body is absorbing more of the crash effect in a forward facing seat than a rear seat. This is often when they have reached at least 4 feet 9 inches in height and are 8 to 12 years old. "The study's talking about the developing spinal system and the bones, and ... [Full Article...]

In the Future, We'll All Have STDs. Just like in the Past

In the Future, We'll All Have STDs. Just like in the Past Currently, the disease has become resistant to nearly every antibiotic available, with only ceftriaxone proving to be an effective way to treat gonorrhea , and that may soon come to an end. Most STDs go undiagnosed and untreated, the CDC said, which can cause infertility, stillbirth and an increased risk of HIV . A lack of sex education also is contributing to the spread of STDs, said Michael ... [Full Article...]

In US Senate primary, Arizona Republicans compete over who loves Trump most

In US Senate primary, Arizona Republicans compete over who loves Trump most Tuesday's result in Florida said everything about the direction both parties are going in 2018. Their race will pit a Republican who is known for praising Trump on Fox News against a Democrat who says he wants single-payer health care and Trump impeached just as the 2020 presidential race gets underway. [Full Article...]

Andrew Gillum, Florida's Upset Democratic Candidate, In An Early Tangle With Trump

Andrew Gillum, Florida's Upset Democratic Candidate, In An Early Tangle With Trump Gillum , who lives in Tallahassee with his wife and three children, said he is running for governor because he believes Florida is in need of new and creative ways to rebuild the state's economy, revitalize public education, protect and expand healthcare access and address the crisis of climate change. [Full Article...]

Final farewells to Sen. John McCain begin at Arizona Capitol

Final farewells to Sen. John McCain begin at Arizona Capitol Senate Rules and Administration Chairman Roy Blunt would normally be responsible for moving a resolution to rename a Capitol facility for McCain. From there, McCain will depart Arizona for the last time from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. [Full Article...]

Schumer Wants to Rename Senate Office Building for McCain

Schumer Wants to Rename Senate Office Building for McCain Two days after Senator McCain's death , Mr Trump said he respected the senator's "service to our country" and had signed a proclamation to fly the U.S. McCain was a leader in the Republican Party, claiming the party mantle during the 2008 election when he ran against Barack Obama for the presidency. [Full Article...]

Westchester Has Its First Human West Nile Case In 2018

Westchester Has Its First Human West Nile Case In 2018 Health officials call it a reminder for residents to take precautions to protect themselves. The disease is typically transmitted to humans through mosquitoes and is most common in August and September. Keep mosquitoes outside by having tightly-fitting screens on all of your windows and doors. Mosquitoes can go from egg to adult in about a week during hot weather so it is important during this t... [Full Article...]

No amount of alcohol is safe, new study warns

No amount of alcohol is safe, new study warns But US lead researcher Dr Max Griswold , said: 'Although the health risks associated with alcohol start off being small with one drink a day , they then rise rapidly as people drink more'. However, this risk jumps fast with heavier drinking: 7% for those who have two drinks a day and 37% for those with five. Although they didn't make the top 10, 85.3% of men and 81.3% of women in the United ... [Full Article...]

Weighing the coconut oil health claims

Weighing the coconut oil health claims Interestingly, a video of her speech which was uploaded on YouTube has now received over 900,000 views. "Just don't jump on superfood bandwagon with your coconut oil pastas, coconut oil lattes, coconut oil brownies yeah?" food writer Sejal Sukhadwala tweeted in response to Michels' claim. [Full Article...]

West Nile Virus in CT

West Nile Virus in CT The Knesset Labor, Welfare and Health Committee has scheduled an emergency session for this coming Sunday to discuss the current outbreak of West Nile virus in Israel. The public is encouraged to continue to alert district officials when they come across dead birds, so the district can track the spread of the virus. [Full Article...]

Global HPV Testing Market 2018 - Qiagen & More

Global HPV Testing Market 2018 - Qiagen & More For women ages 30 to 65 years, the USPSTF recommends screening for cervical cancer with primary high-risk human papillomavirus (hrHPV) test alone every five years. For offering the users with a unique view of the Cervical Cancer Diagnostic Tests market, we have incorporated in the report comprehensive analysis about the competitiveness among different market players. [Full Article...]

Steer clear of coconut oil says Harvard Professor

Steer clear of coconut oil says Harvard Professor There's not a single study showing any significant health benefits to coconut oil consumption; in fact, coconut oil is more risky than lard according to Michels , as it nearly exclusively contains saturated fatty acids - acids that can clog the coronary arteries. [Full Article...]

Spokane air quality reaches "hazardous" conditions

Spokane air quality reaches Air quality advisories were in effect for portions of Washington and OR, according to the weather service. To help you stay informed about air quality during the fire season, KQED Science is providing this map showing air quality in your area and what it means for your health, updated hourly. [Full Article...]

Google Fit adds new tools to entice you to exercise

Google Fit adds new tools to entice you to exercise Technology firms have become increasingly health-conscious in recent years, with fitness tracking apps, wristbands and smartwatches growing in popularity. Google also confirmed that the new version of the Fit app would support data from other fitness apps and trackers, including products by Nike, Strava and Runkeeper. [Full Article...]

Low-carb diet linked to increased risk of early death

Low-carb diet linked to increased risk of early death People who got 50-55 per cent of their calories from carbohydrates outlived those with very low-carb diets, on average, by four years, and those with high-carb diets by one year. Researchers noted that some of those animal products have been linked to the stimulation of oxidative stress, inflammatory pathways and biological aging - and could shorten lifespans. [Full Article...]

Drug Overdose Deaths Surge In NC — CDC

Drug Overdose Deaths Surge In NC — CDC Because of its heroin-like effects, it is often abused and sold though illegal drug markets. "States in the Western part of the USA have not seen the same kind of increases in drug overdose deaths involving synthetic opioids", she added, noting that it is more common to see psychostimulants such as methamphetamine involved in drug overdose deaths in states like Oregon, Nevada and Washington. [Full Article...]


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