Washington measles outbreak is causing concern among Idaho health officials

Papich said there has been one suspected case so far in Spokane County, but it was determined to not be measles. In Clark County, health officials have identified 34 confirmed cases of measles since January 1. Last week, a person infected with m... More..

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Nurse arrested for 'impregnating coma woman' may have abused her numerous times
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Nurse arrested for 'impregnating coma woman' may have abused her numerous times

The Arizona State Board of Nursing confirmed 36-year-old Nathan Sutherland voluntarily surrendered his nursing license January 24, according to KTAR News . Hacienda officials said Sutherland, who was sacke...More..

by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Inslee declares state of emergency over Washington measles outbreak

Measles is highly contagious and spreads through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes. The source of the outbreak affecting Washington has not been determined. But measles is still a big problem ...More..

CDC: Snuggling, kissing pet hedgehogs can lead to salmonella poisoning
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

CDC: Snuggling, kissing pet hedgehogs can lead to salmonella poisoning

Three of the cases were reported in Missouri , two in Minnesota and one each in Colorado , Maine , Mississippi , Nebraska , Texas and Wyoming . With the recent cases, age of those who fell ill was betwe...More..

More than 100 King County schools don't meet measles vaccination standards
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

More than 100 King County schools don't meet measles vaccination standards

In 2014, there were 667 cases reported to the agency. Nearby Rockland County has 116 confirmed cases, the county health department said . The virus can linger in the air for up to two hours after an infe...More..

Lead exposure in kids can lead to low IQ, poor social skills
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Lead exposure in kids can lead to low IQ, poor social skills

The Dunedin Study followed more than 1000 children from 11 years old who are now 38 years old and who grew up around leaded petrol. Dunedin Study director Richie Poulton said yesterday the United States res...More..

Maine CDC urges flu shots as cases rise above 1,000 in state
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Maine CDC urges flu shots as cases rise above 1,000 in state

The H1N1 virus strain is the most widely confirmed influenza A strain this season, however H3 viruses are dominating in the southeastern United States, the CDC reported Friday. The reports lift the season's num...More..

Bacteria that cause gum disease may be behind Alzheimer's
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Bacteria that cause gum disease may be behind Alzheimer's

The study team also found the organism's toxic enzymes, or gingipains, in the neurons of patients with AD. Gingipains are secreted and transported to outer bacterial membrane surfaces and have been shown to m...More..

Eating Fried Chicken Every Day Linked To Early Death
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Eating Fried Chicken Every Day Linked To Early Death

During those 20 years, 31,588 women died, including 9,320 heart-related deaths, 8,358 cancer deaths, and 13,880 deaths from other causes. Bao's research team followed 107,000 women between the ages of 50 ...More..

United Kingdom launches plans to help combat antimicrobial resistance by 2040
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

United Kingdom launches plans to help combat antimicrobial resistance by 2040

AMR poses such a substantial threat that it is predicted to kill 10 million people every year by 2050 , due to the misuse of medicines, and without effective antibiotics, routine operations could become too ri...More..

Frequent use of aspirin can lead to increased bleeding
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Frequent use of aspirin can lead to increased bleeding

Dr Sean Zheng , lead author from Imperial said: "Our study provides an up-to-date overview of the benefits and risk of aspirin use in people who have no known cardiovascular disease". could prevent 30,000 tumou...More..

Canadian report outlines health benefits in lean red meats
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Canadian report outlines health benefits in lean red meats

We commend Health Canada on taking a broader approach to eating by providing evidence-based guidance on not only what to eat but how to eat. Hutchinson said the intent was not to cut dairy from the guide ...More..

Two more people die from flu in Douglas County
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Two more people die from flu in Douglas County

All arrangements have been put in place for the procurement of 30,000 additional doses of the vaccine, in the first instance, through the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO). Young children, the elderly and...More..

The contraceptive pill and why you don't need to bleed
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

The contraceptive pill and why you don't need to bleed

For decades, women taking the contraceptive pill have been advised to take a seven-day break each month to trigger a withdrawal bleed but in the United Kingdom, that's about to change. Speaking to Express.co.uk...More..

Measles outbreak strikes 16 in Washington state, principally in unvaccinated children
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Measles outbreak strikes 16 in Washington state, principally in unvaccinated children

Seventeen of the cases are for children under 10 years old, four cases are for youth 11 to 18 years old, and one person is between 19 and 29 years old. Although some people argue that measles is a relatively ha...More..

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Only Democrat To Vote Against Reopening Government
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Only Democrat To Vote Against Reopening Government

When billionaire chief executive Michael Dell was asked on Wednesday (Jan 23) whether he would support a proposal by Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to tax millionaires at a 70 per cent tax r...More..

Gene-edited disease monkeys cloned in China
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Gene-edited disease monkeys cloned in China

The gene is BMAL1, which helps regulate the circadian rhythm but scientists made it inoperative using a gene-editing tool, known as CRISPR . Researchers in China cloned five monkeys from an individual that h...More..

DNA linked nurse to baby of incapacitated woman
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

DNA linked nurse to baby of incapacitated woman

Police have said the baby was in distress when it was born, but they haven't said whether the woman had a full-term pregnancy. The woman gave birth to a baby boy, who was said to be in good health. "A perso...More..

Australian minister for women to quit politics at election
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Australian minister for women to quit politics at election

If Ms O'Dwyer's successor fails to win at the next federal poll, the Liberals could be left without any Victorian women in the lower house since fellow Victorian Sarah Henderson's seat of Corangamite has become...More..

India's elections are rigged, claims an American 'expert'
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

India's elections are rigged, claims an American 'expert'

The unnamed expert is set to hold a live demonstration proving that EVMs can be hacked, a claim that has always been rejected by the Election Commission of India. The cyber expert also claimed that BJP leader a...More..

Report urging less meat in global diet 'lacks agricultural understanding'
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Report urging less meat in global diet 'lacks agricultural understanding'

The panel, the EAT-Lancet Commission, has determined that daily healthy diets should contain at least 35 per cent calories from whole grains and tubers, protein sources mainly from plants but including up to 14...More..

Victoria rules out Spice Girls reunion again
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Victoria rules out Spice Girls reunion again

We will remind, it was attended by all participants of the team (Melanie brown, Emma bunton, Geri Horner and Melanie Chisholm), except Victoria. It's my collection. We all make them. "And theirs will be in the ...More..

Flu spreading in US with 19 kids reported dead
by | Monday, January 21, 2019

Flu spreading in US with 19 kids reported dead

The proportion of deaths attributed to pneumonia and influenza in the United States was 6.9 percent during the week ending January 5, which was below the epidemic threshold of 7.0 percent at that time every yea...More..

CA Has $24.34 Million Position in CVS Health Corp (CVS)
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

CA Has $24.34 Million Position in CVS Health Corp (CVS)

About 6.00M shares traded. CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 6th. It has outperformed by 3.17% the S&P500. Birch Hill Inv Advsr Limited Liability Corpo...More..

First dispensaries in state ready to sell medical marijuana
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

First dispensaries in state ready to sell medical marijuana

Also, according to officials, if a patient was having trouble with his or her state-issued medical marijuana card, someone was available to help them figure out the problem and get correctly registered. Gov. Jo...More..

Florida to Legalize Medical Marijuana Flower
by | Sunday, January 20, 2019

Florida to Legalize Medical Marijuana Flower

The governor set a deadline of mid-March for lawmakers to introduce a bill that would ease the ban on smoking medical marijuana, saying he will ask the court for a "stay of decision " on the state's appeal unt...More..

Anti-vaxxers among top 'threats to global health,' WHO says
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

Anti-vaxxers among top 'threats to global health,' WHO says

The percentage of American children aged 19 to 35 months who have not been vaccinated has quadrupled since 2001, according to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data, Newsweek reported . The or...More..

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) Shares Sold by Webster Bank N
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) Shares Sold by Webster Bank N

On the other hand, failure to breach the immediate hurdles can drag it down to $71.39, the lower end of the range. Capital World Investors lifted its stake in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 18.2% in the ...More..

Measles outbreak growing in Washington and Oregon
by | Saturday, January 19, 2019

Measles outbreak growing in Washington and Oregon

An unidentified adult who contracted the virus while traveling internationally was in Denver and contagious between the dates of January 9 and 14, officials said. Church of Truth , 7250 NE 41st St., Vancouver f...More..

New Evidence Physical Activity May Protect Against Dementia
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

New Evidence Physical Activity May Protect Against Dementia

These elderly individuals may have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease , but 30 percent of them had what can be considered normal cognition at the time of their death. It's important to point out that this...More..