People Sickened From Salmonella Linked to Hy-Vee Salad: CDC

All Hy-Vee stores in Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin are covered by this recall . The Spring Pasta Salad includes shell pasta, carrots, celery, cucumbers, green pepper, onion, and mayonnaise. More..

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Man loses all four limbs after dog lick leads to severe infection
by | Sunday, August 05, 2018

Man loses all four limbs after dog lick leads to severe infection

Greg Manteufel , of West Bend, became ill last month with what his family initially thought was the bad case of the flu, according to the website Waukesha Patch , but when his illness became worse, doctors dis...More..

Moderate alcohol consumption can significantly reduce the risk of dementia, says BMJ
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Moderate alcohol consumption can significantly reduce the risk of dementia, says BMJ

A paper in the latest edition of the British Medical Journal is the latest published findings of data from University College London's long-running Whitehall II study - also known as the "stress and healt...More..

Do not wash or reuse condoms — CDC
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Do not wash or reuse condoms — CDC

So why can't you reuse condoms, as if they were no different than the cocoon of plastic grocery bags you keep hanging on the inside of a random kitchen cabinet? The CDC's tweet reads: "We say it because peo...More..

Congo announces 4 new Ebola cases in North Kivu province
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Congo announces 4 new Ebola cases in North Kivu province

Congo's health ministry on Wednesday announced the four new Ebola cases in Mangina, adding that at least 20 people have died from a hemorrhagic fever. "We really need to get into the area to do epidemiologica...More..

Four US cities sue over Trump 'sabotage' of Obamacare
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Four US cities sue over Trump 'sabotage' of Obamacare

Four cities on Thursday sued President TrumpDonald John TrumpPro-Trump pastor: Trump is "the most pro-black" president I've ever seen Trump renews calls for interview with Mueller: report CNN's Acosta: Han...More..

Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbugs' Show Resistance to Alcohol-Based Sanitizers
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbugs' Show Resistance to Alcohol-Based Sanitizers

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are now showing resistance to alcohol-based hand sanitizers and disinfectants used in place of the controversial ingredient Triclosan in mitigating the spread of these harmful " ...More..

My Health Record legislation to match ADHA policy in government backdown
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

My Health Record legislation to match ADHA policy in government backdown

The My Health Record Act will be brought into line with the existing Australian Digital Health Agency policy. As of last month, more than 5.9 million Australians have a My Health Record and 12,860 healthcar...More..

Health Department confirms first case of West Nile Virus in Shelby County
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Health Department confirms first case of West Nile Virus in Shelby County

WNV infections are generally mild but can, in more serious cases, cause encephalitis, meningitis, loss of vision, paralysis, coma, tremors, convulsions and death. Avoid the outdoors from dusk until dawn . Th...More..

by | Friday, August 03, 2018

How young non-smokers, women get lung cancer

Lung cancer mortality rate among women is expected to increase by 43 per cent from 2015 to 2030, according to an analysis of data from 52 countries. In Asia, mortality rates will increase, although it is stil...More..

'Medicare for all' bill estimated at $32.6 trillion
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

'Medicare for all' bill estimated at $32.6 trillion

Bernie Sanders , according to an analysis from a conservative-funded policy center. For example, the Sanders plan would apply Medicare's lower payments for medical services to the entire health care syste...More..

Compound in cannabis could help pancreatic cancer patients live significantly longer
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Compound in cannabis could help pancreatic cancer patients live significantly longer

Fewer than one-in-seven patients survive - a rate that was roughly the same in the 1980s. Surgery is usually the only option. The life expectancy for pancreatic cancer patients has changed little in the las...More..

Hologic warned over inappropriate marketing of vaginal rejuvenation procedures
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Hologic warned over inappropriate marketing of vaginal rejuvenation procedures

The agency originally permitted the lasers and related energy-based devices onto the market for treatment of serious conditions, like cancer, genital warts , or surgery including hysterectomies. This matter ...More..

by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Ebola kills 20 in Congo days after last outbreak ended

The Health Ministry in confirming the news added that twenty others had also died of hemorrhagic fever in the same area. Congolese and global health officials deployed an experimental vaccine during the last ...More..

MS reports 3 new human West Nile Virus cases
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

MS reports 3 new human West Nile Virus cases

Bay County health officials are reporting an additional human case of the West Nile Virus. This summer, 11 West Nile-carrying mosquitoes have been found in the region: Four were discovered in Pittsfield, thre...More..

Man loses both legs after being licked by dog
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Man loses both legs after being licked by dog

He was not bitten by the animal, with medics saying it is rare for a person to fall victim to such an infection when they haven't been bitten. Manteufel contracted Capnocytophaga canimorsus , but there are...More..

West Nile Virus found in London trap
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

West Nile Virus found in London trap

Those who do become ill usually experience mild flu-like symptoms, while less than one per cent of people infected with the virus get seriously ill. There are no vaccines or medications to treat WNV. Draining...More..

Public housing smoking ban in effect nationwide
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Public housing smoking ban in effect nationwide

Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, have not been banned but may be in the future. "Eliminating smoking indoors and close to the building is the only way to fully protect people from secondhand smoke". Ap...More..

Family warns about 'Hot Water Challenge' after teen severely burned
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Family warns about 'Hot Water Challenge' after teen severely burned

A 15-year-old from IN is recovering from second-degree burns after his friends reportedly threw boiling water on him while he slept. The Hot Water Challenge claimed one life past year when a child drank boili...More..

Health district identifies first West-Nile positive mosquitoes in east Las Vegas
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Health district identifies first West-Nile positive mosquitoes in east Las Vegas

More mosquitoes have tested positive for the West Nile Virus in Lowndes County. If transmitted to humans West Nile can cause hospitalization and in some cases death. Drain standing water to stop mosquitos fr...More..

by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Ferguson files 31st lawsuit against Trump Administration, defending Affordable Care Act

The rule allows more groups to join together to form associations. The Center for American Progress released a new analysis on July 24, detailing how much more consumers in each congressional district will ...More..

My Health Record: public trust critical
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

My Health Record: public trust critical

The access can be granted for a range of purposes, including "the protection of public revenue", and the legislation does not spell out the need for a warrant. The Royal Australian College of General Practition...More..

Health ministry launches National Viral Hepatitis Control programme
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Health ministry launches National Viral Hepatitis Control programme

The WHO , in a statement, yesterday, said: " Viral hepatitis B and C affect 325 million people around the world". Viral hepatitis is a group of viral infections affecting the liver predominantly caused by f...More..

Parasite found in cat poop could reduce people's fear of failure
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Parasite found in cat poop could reduce people's fear of failure

Around 200 people who attended entrepreneurial events and picked up the parasite were about twice as likely to have established their own business as the other people at the event while around 1300 students f...More..

by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Putin "ready" to visit D.C., invites Trump to Russian Federation

Trump had initially invited Putin to Washington this fall for a follow-up meeting to their controversial Helsinki summit. Putin said in South Africa earlier in the day that he has already talked with Trump ...More..

Lowering blood pressure cuts risk of memory decline: U.S
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Lowering blood pressure cuts risk of memory decline: U.S

He led the study and gave results Wednesday at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Chicago. The accumulation of tau proteins in the brain has for years been considered a hallmark of Alz...More..

FDA approves new pill to reduce pain from endometriosis
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

FDA approves new pill to reduce pain from endometriosis

It is the first FDA-approved oral treatment for alleviating pain associated with endometriosis. This drug is called Orlissa. The application was assigned a priority review in December a year ago, but the FD...More..

Teen's foot infected with hookworm after friends bury him in sand
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Teen's foot infected with hookworm after friends bury him in sand

In the USA and Canada, the medications can be expensive: Mulhollen Dumas says her son is taking an antibiotic and two anti-parasitic drugs, including one that has cost her more than US$1,300, even with her in...More..

DR Congo declares end to Ebola epidemic
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

DR Congo declares end to Ebola epidemic

That helped contain the impact of the virus even when it reached the city of Mbandaka, a crowded trading hub of 1.5 million people on the Congo River with direct boat and plane links to the sprawling capital ...More..

Chinese Company Sells Unsafe Vaccines, Arrests Made
by | Friday, July 27, 2018

Chinese Company Sells Unsafe Vaccines, Arrests Made

The maker is based in Changchun City, Jilin Province, and was punished for selling substandard vaccines for children a year ago. Chinese President Xi Jinping , who is touring Africa, had ordered officials on...More..