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6 kids dead, 12 sick in viral outbreak at New Jersey rehabilitation center...
The state Department of Health on Tuesday confirmed 18 cases of adenovirus at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, Passaic County.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-23 18:21 UTC
Deadly deer virus found in Minnesota for the first time...
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Deer from a private herd on a Minnesota farm have contracted a deadly virus that until now has not yet been seen in the state.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-19 01:02 UTC
British man dying with human variant of 'mad cow disease' to be given the only cure for the disease...
Until now there has been no treatment for CJD, which is fatal. Scientists at University College London's Prion Unit, have spent 20 years working on the treatment, a synthetic antibody called PRN100.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-18 02:20 UTC
Dozens sickened in Salmonella outbreak tied to raw chicken...
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At least 92 people from 29 states have become ill, the CDC says
By viper1 on 2018-10-17 20:05 UTC
The FDA Found Hundreds of Supplement Brands Tainted with Rx Drugs. Most Weren't Recalled....
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Over the last decade, more than 750 supplement brands have been found to be tainted with drugs, but less than half were recalled.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-12 18:12 UTC
Millennials are ditching primary care doctors...
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First they came for chain restaurants, then golf, and now millennials are turning their backs on another old institution: primary care. Younger patients are increasingly turning away from primary care doctors and toward clinics or urgent care centers, the
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-09 12:07 UTC
A Polio-Like Mystery Illness Is Afflicting U.S. Children Again This Year...
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Acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, has seen an outbreak every other year. The last one was in 2016.
By viper1 on 2018-10-08 23:51 UTC
A Man Took Antibiotics Before Going to the Dentist. He Developed An Ultra-Rare Brain Side Effect...
A man's life-threatening reaction after a root canal was traced back to amoxicillin, a common antibiotic, which triggered the man's meningitis.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-07 18:19 UTC
Downtown LA Sees Cases of Flea-Borne Typhus...
Public health authorities are investigating an outbreak of flea-borne typhus in downtown Los Angeles.
By viper1 on 2018-10-05 18:28 UTC
Cervical cancer set to be eliminated from Australia in global first...
Thanks to world-leading vaccine and screening programs, the dangerous disease could be almost unheard of in Australia in coming decades, new research has revealed.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-10-04 16:48 UTC
Ciprofloxacin has dramatic effects on the mitochondrial genome...
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A study carried out at the University of Eastern Finland and published in Nucleic Acids Research investigated the effect of ciprofloxacin on mitochondria, the important cell organelles in our body that produce the energy for cellular function. Ciprofloxac
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-01 14:57 UTC
Risk of Ebola's spread from Congo now 'very high,' WHO says...
JOHANNESBURG — The risk of the deadly Ebola virus spreading from Congo is now "very high" after two confirmed cases were discovered near the Uganda border, the World Health Organization says.The outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever in northeast
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-29 16:49 UTC
Medicare prescription drug coverage open enrollment starts Oct. 1: Here's why you may need a new plan...
It's open-enrollment time -- reviewing your Part D drug coverage to see if you can do better could pay big dividends
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-26 17:44 UTC
Antibiotics for appendicitis? Study finds surgery often not needed...
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A new study shows antibiotics are a reasonable alternative for most patients with appendicitis
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-26 17:43 UTC
Meat Recalled For E.Coli Found At Grocery Stores Nationwide...
Approximately 132,606 pounds of ground beef products across the country are being recalled due to possible E.Coli contamination.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-26 15:49 UTC
Cargill ground beef recall after E. coli outbreak kills 1, sickens 17...
Nearly 133,000 pounds of possibly contaminated meat sold nationwide by Cargill, USDA says in warning to consumers
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-20 13:08 UTC
Health Dept: 1st cases of flu season reported in New Mexico...
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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The first cases of the flu season have been reported in New Mexico.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-19 16:17 UTC
Harms Of Eating Junk Food Include Risk Of Cancer...
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In a study of nearly half a million adults in Europe, researchers found a higher risk of colorectal, respiratory tract, and stomach cancers among those who consumed the most junk food.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-19 16:17 UTC
'No evidence' having high levels of bad cholesterol causes heart disease...
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High levels of LDL-C, known as bad cholesterol, has been considered a major cause of heart disease - the world's leading killer - for at least 50 years.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-18 23:21 UTC
Two health scares at U.S. airports tied to Mecca pilgrims: U.S. officials...
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Two major health scares at U.S. airports involving inbound flights are related to pilgrims returning from the Hajj, the Muslim pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, which ended in late August, U.S. health officials said on Friday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-08 00:17 UTC
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