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New Study Suggests Vaping Is More Dangerous Than First Thought

Michael Blaha, a professor of medicine and director of clinical research at the Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Lutherville, Maryland. 'But we should have a cautious scepticism that they are as safe a...

Another overdose reported in New Haven Green

Officials said three people have been arrested in connection with the overdoses, including a man who may have been giving out free samples of K2. Felix Melendez was "known" to police and was out on parole when he was arrested Wednesday afternoon, P...

CDC monitoring measles outbreak in 21 states

Yet one or two out of every 1,000 children who get measles will die from complications, according to the CDC . Both Missouri and IL are among the 21 states that the CDC is monitoring for a measles outbreak. A red or reddish-brown rash also appear...

High number of Cape Cod mosquitoes with West Nile virus

Officials said mosquitoes tested at a site in CT have come up positive for West Nile virus. MA and CT have also reported positive findings of WNV in mosquito samples this year. 'Until the state's first hard frost, whether it's for work or play, being...

Pentagon Restricts Use of GPS-Enabled Fitness Trackers

The U.S. military is prohibiting its deployed personnel from using geolocation features on smartphones, fitness trackers and other devices because they could create security risks by revealing their location , the Pentagon said on Monday. The memo d...

Dallas resident is county's first West Nile death of 2018

A mosquito trap in Drumbo tested positive for the virus during routine surveillance. In North America, that means that mosquito season - extending from the late spring through the fall - is West Nile season. Only about 20 percent of those who come ...

August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Breast milk contains the entire nutrient that an infant needs for the first six months of life. When babies consume breast milk, they are less likely to develop respiratory illnesses, diabetes, and other diseases. Exclusive breastfeeding also helps...

Trump administration promotes cheap Obamacare alternative

They can also deny coverage outright based on pre-existing conditions, refuse to cover any treatment for a pre-existing condition, or find ways to rescind your policy after you've incurred a claim. Last month, the administration announced it was free...

West Nile fever confirmed in Kozhikode

The Iowa Public Health Department said in a news release Friday that the victim was 81 or older and lived in central Iowa. Maryland's Department of Agriculture said it found the virus in mosquitoes collected in the Riverdale Park area of Prince G...

HUD Requires Residents to go Smoke Free

Public housing tenants must sign smoke-free contracts and can face eviction if they break the rule. ALS says they are working with public housing authorities to help make the transition to a smoke-free environment. "Then, there would probably be an...

Man's legs amputated after dog's licks lead to infection, family says

Greg Manteufel, of West Bend, Wisc., landed in the emergency room last month with what he thought was the flu, Fox 6 Now reported . 'Looked like somebody beat him up with a baseball bat. In fact, it can also be found in human mouths, and is usuall...

Whey to go: 3 food recalls linked to contaminated whey powder

If you collect your chicken's eggs, wash them well before use and cook them thoroughly before eating. An advisory said, "The federal agency is working with multiple states in investigating several outbreaks of salmonella infections linked to cont...

Toronto shooter and family are from Jhelum in Pakistan

Police identified the gunman as Faisal Hussain of Toronto . Toronto Police chief Mark Saunders told the media that they were examining every "single possible motive for this". Just hours after the shooting rampage in Toronto , police arrested...

Transgender Arizona woman says CVS pharmacist refused to fill prescription

In an article posted to ACLU's website Thursday , Hall wrote about how she was at the point where she would soon start seeing her body reflect her gender identity. "We also apologize for not appropriately following up on Ms. Hall's original complain...

More mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in Chatham County

White says he prefers to control the mosquito population through biological means as a first resort. "These infections are rare, but this is a tragic reminder that they can be fatal", said State Public Health Veterinarian Carl Williams. Elk Grove, ...

FDA Announces Recall of Valsartan-containing Products

Valsartan from Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. Three companies that sell the generic drug, valsartan, in the United States agreed to recall it after the FDA said might be tainted by N-nitrosodimethylamine ( NDMA ), considered a probable hu...

Flesh-eating bacteria in raw oysters kill Florida man, health officials say

The unnamed man, who had underlying medical conditions, died two days later. The name of the restaurant was not released. Raw oysters can carry Vibrio vulnificus , a bacteria that can cause flesh-eating disease. "Most infections occur from May thr...

White House struggles to contain political outcry over Trump-Putin summit

Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said Trump needed to wake up to Russia's efforts to interfere in American elections. "I think he will. Let's see what happens", Trump said. Mr. Trump has contradicted Coats recently, telling "CBS Evening News" a...

Get 2 Portillo's hot dogs for only $5 this week

Dog Haus : Get a free hot dog Wednesday by downloading the Dog Haus Rewards App and then registering for the program. Frankly, National Hot Dog Day brings forth hot deals on some delicious wieners. Over at Philly Pretzel Factory , the first 100 ...

Trump Walks Back NATO Threats, Takes 'Total Credit' For Spending Boost

Democrats pounced on special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's indictment of a dozen Russian military officers for their efforts to interfere in the 2016 USA election, with some saying Monday's Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin summit should be canceled.

Trump administration cuts grants to help people get Obamacare

Under the risk adjustment program , insurers with healthier policyholders contribute money, which is then divvied up among carriers with sicker ones. "Given our large and unique distribution-channel strategy of utilizing our retail centers along wit...

Salmonella linked to Honey Smacks cereal sickens 100 in 33 states

The CDC says at least 30 of the people infected in the outbreak have been hospitalized. Though the recall covers cereal with a best-by date of June 14, 2018, through June 14, 2019, the agency is recommending people avoid the cereal altogether.

West Nile found in Chatham County; How about Beaufort County?

Previous year was the most active season for West Nile since 2002, with one person testing positive for the virus in Oxford County. Alberta Health Services is reminding Albertans to take necessary precautions to protect themselves against West Nile...

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay US$4.7 billion in talc cancer case

Johnson & Johnson is now battling around 9000 talc cases. The firm said it would appeal the verdict and described the proceedings as "unfair". The company said the "multiple errors present in this trial were worse than those in the prior trials whi...

SCOTUS Nominee Kavanaugh on Gun Control & the 2nd Amendment

The panel will launch confirmation hearings later this summer. "This could be the presidency with the most Supreme Court picks of any presidency in history", Trump said during an appearance in Virginia more than a year before becoming preside...

Trump administration freezes Obamacare funds

The move sent shock waves through the insurance industry, which claimed that such market disruption could have near-immediate consequences for insured populations. Over the weekend arrived some fresh political fury that the Trump Administration i...

What they're saying in Maryland about SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh was the frontrunner among four finalists who also included judges Thomas Hardiman , Amy Coney Barrett and Raymond Kethledge . Sen. In a primetime announcement at the White House, Mr Trump praised his pick as a "brilliant jurist". ...

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh "sticks to the law", former clerk says

Foster Professor of Law. "I am proud that a majority of my law clerks have been women", Kavanaugh added. Other Republicans said they hoped to confirm Kavanaugh before the court reconvenes in October. Justice Kennedy sometimes sided with the ...

CDC Reports 212 Confirmed Cases of Cyclospora in Midwest

Businesses that reportedly sold the tainted veggies include Kwik Trip, Kwik Star, Demond's, Sentry, Potash, Meehan's, Country Market, Food Max Supermarket and Peapod. Del Monte has pulled its baby carrots, cauliflower, broccoli, and dill dip all from...

New HIV vaccine tested on humans

Meant to provide broad protection from the many strains of HIV that are prevalent worldwide, the " mosaic " vaccine contains a patchwork of genetic sequences found among various HIV strains. Asked for his opinion, Robert Gallo, MD, co-founder a...

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West Nile found in Chatham County; How about Beaufort County?

Previous year was the most active season for West Nile since 2002, with one person testing positive for the virus in Oxford County. Alberta Health Services is reminding Albertan...

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay US$4.7 billion in talc cancer case

Johnson & Johnson is now battling around 9000 talc cases. The firm said it would appeal the verdict and described the proceedings as "unfair". The company said the "multiple err...

SCOTUS Nominee Kavanaugh on Gun Control & the 2nd Amendment

The panel will launch confirmation hearings later this summer. "This could be the presidency with the most Supreme Court picks of any presidency in history", Trump said durin...

Trump administration freezes Obamacare funds

The move sent shock waves through the insurance industry, which claimed that such market disruption could have near-immediate consequences for insured populations. Over the weeke...

What they're saying in Maryland about SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh was the frontrunner among four finalists who also included judges Thomas Hardiman , Amy Coney Barrett and Raymond Kethledge . Sen. In a primetime announcement a...

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh "sticks to the law", former clerk says

Foster Professor of Law. "I am proud that a majority of my law clerks have been women", Kavanaugh added. Other Republicans said they hoped to confirm Kavanaugh before the cour...

CDC Reports 212 Confirmed Cases of Cyclospora in Midwest

Businesses that reportedly sold the tainted veggies include Kwik Trip, Kwik Star, Demond's, Sentry, Potash, Meehan's, Country Market, Food Max Supermarket and Peapod. Del Monte has...

New HIV vaccine tested on humans

Meant to provide broad protection from the many strains of HIV that are prevalent worldwide, the " mosaic " vaccine contains a patchwork of genetic sequences found among vario...

Sen Claims Dems Would Block George Washington for Supreme Court

Check back in with Mediaite for coverage of Trump's decision tonight. While the president has been pondering his pick, aides have been preparing for a tough confirmation fight. B...

Johns Hopkins Evacuates Two Lab Buildings After Release Of Tuberculosis Research Sample

The release triggered a heavy emergency response outside the complex of Johns Hopkins hospital buildings, including the shutdown of the two used for cancer research. " Tuberculos...

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Nuts like almonds increases sperm count, claims study

Albert Salas-Huetos from the Human Nutrition Unit of the Universitat Rovira i Virgil in Reus, Spain said , "based exclusively on the results of this study". At the molecular le...

Joey Chestnut consumed more than 20,000 calories to win hot dog contest

Joey Chestnut consumed more than 20,000 calories to win hot dog contest

The 2018 Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest is nearly here and that means thousands will gather at Nathan's Famous hot dog restaurant in Coney Island to witness one of the mos...

Coli outbreak is over as new evidence points to tainted water

Coli outbreak is over as new evidence points to tainted water

Although the government did not issue a recall, health officials were advising people to avoid eating romaine lettuce. Dirty canal water appears to be the source of a national ...

West Nile found in Oakland County mosquito pools

West Nile found in Oakland County mosquito pools

Last summer, mosquitoes in Owensboro tested positive, too, but according to the Centers for Disease Control website , the only West Nile virus cases in western Kentucky in 2017 we...

Jeff Sessions announces largest healthcare fraud takedown in United States history

Jeff Sessions announces largest healthcare fraud takedown in United States history

Wilkison said . One set of charges in Florida details what prosecutors described as $106 million in fraudulent claims for substance abuse treatment in a scheme that involved "wi...

Amazon acquires pharmacy startup PillPack; purchase price thought to be near $1b

Amazon acquires pharmacy startup PillPack; purchase price thought to be near $1b

The service is available in 49 states, with its main pharmacy located in Manchester, New Hampshire. It expects to complete the deal in the second half of the year. Amazon decline...

Why you should never go down a slide with your child

Why you should never go down a slide with your child

Clare chose to take the kids down the slide on her lap. The mother of three has posted a photo of the alarming moment on Facebook to alert parents to the potential danger of...

Cancer Risk Rises for Flight Attendants, Especially Among Women

Cancer Risk Rises for Flight Attendants, Especially Among Women

Chan School of Public Health in Boston. The association also noted that the United States federal government now does not require airlines to educate cabin crews about onboard ...

Flight attendants may have higher cancer rates

Get the latest health and science news, plus: burning questions and expert tips. But no link was identified between job tenure and thyroid cancer or melanoma - the deadliest sk...