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Wife identifies latest person to die of EEE, says 'he didn't deserve this'
The second person to die of Eastern equine encephalitis in Massachusetts this year is being remembered as a beloved husband, father and grandfather.
Sep 21, 2019 03:08 UTC Health Read More

More blood-pressure pills recalled over cancer-causing chemical
A carcinogen ID'd in recalled losartan tablets is the same one that prompted Novartis to halt distribution of generic Zantac meds.
Sep 21, 2019 01:05 UTC Health Read More

LIRR warns riders of possible measles exposure
Nassau County's latest confirmed measles patient rode the LIRR three times last week between Mineola and Penn Station, county health officials said.
Sep 20, 2019 21:26 UTC Health Read More

Did you wade in Texas floodwaters? You could be infected
First responders, stranded motorists and passersby wading in knee-length to chest-deep floodwaters — that image is branded in Southeast Texas' collective…
Sep 20, 2019 21:17 UTC Health Read More

There Are Only Four Things Young Kids Should Drink
Several leading medical and nutrition organizations just issued new recommendations on what the youngest children — infants through age five — should be…
Sep 20, 2019 19:11 UTC Health Read More

Doctor: Utah women aren't getting screened for breast cancer regularly
An annual mammogram is the best way to detect breast cancer early, according to Dr. Brett Parkinson, medical director at Intermountain Healthcareu2019s…
Sep 20, 2019 19:08 UTC Health Read More

Deadly mosquito-borne virus has Michigan officials moving high school football games
School officials in Michigan on Thursday pushed up kickoff times of Friday night high school football games to avoid peak mosquito-activity hours after a rash of…
Sep 20, 2019 17:34 UTC Health Read More

Case of typhoid fever confirmed in Hat Creek Burger Co worker
MCKINNEY, Texas — Health officials are warning the public after a food *service* worker in Collin County was diagnosed with Salmonella typhi, also known as…
Sep 20, 2019 17:19 UTC Health Read More

Should you try a subscription meal delivery kit? A dietitian weighs in
What's for dinner? That can be a loaded question at the end of a busy day, when your decision-making brainpower is practically used up. Deciding what to eat…
Sep 20, 2019 17:06 UTC Health Read More

Scientists identify new family of drugs which could combat prostate cancer
A new family of drugs which inhibit the activity of a protein associated with prostate and other cancers has been reported by scientists from the University of Bath.
Sep 20, 2019 16:20 UTC Health Read More

Nearly 1 in 25 US adults uses marijuana EVERY DAY, study finds
As people get older, they are less likely to use marijuana as often, according to University of Nebraska research. Over 11% of young adults with medical…
Sep 20, 2019 15:58 UTC Health Read More

Woman's Blood Turns a Shocking Shade of Blue After She Used Tooth-Numbing Gel
A woman in Rhode Island went to the emergency room when her skin and blood took on an odd hue: She was turning blue, according to a new report of the…
Sep 20, 2019 15:27 UTC Health Read More

LIRR passengers warned of measles exposure
The Nassau County Health Department says a person infected with the measles rode the Long Island Railroad last week, and they want riders to be aware.
Sep 20, 2019 14:35 UTC Health Read More

Pregnant bride dies after suffering stroke moments before wedding, baby saved
A pregnant bride died from a stroke minutes before arriving at the altar, leaving her groom a single father when doctors managed to save their baby's life.
Sep 20, 2019 14:29 UTC Health Read More

Dengue virus becoming resistant to vaccines and therapeutics due to mutations in specific protein
Researchers from Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS), in collaboration with the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)'s Bioinformatics…
Sep 20, 2019 11:00 UTC Health Read More

Vitamin D deficiency linked with increased risk of death, particularly from diabetes: study
New European research has found that individuals with low levels of vitamin D may have a higher risk of an early death, particularly if they have diabetes.
Sep 20, 2019 10:18 UTC Health Read More

Ecuador sets hemp THC limit at full 1.0%, joining global vanguard
The limit was set in policy changes outlined during a legislative session this week that legalized industrial hemp by removing it from the Ecuadorian criminal…
Sep 20, 2019 07:43 UTC Health Read More

Louisville reports first human case of West Nile Virus in 2019
Someone in Louisville has contracted the West Nile virus. According to the Department of Public Health and Wellness, it's the first human case of the virus in…
Sep 20, 2019 03:19 UTC Health Read More

States Warn Residents About Rare Mosquito-Borne Illness That Has Killed 5
Health authorities have warned residents to protect themselves against bites from mosquitoes that can transmit a rare virus that has killed at least five people in…
Sep 19, 2019 22:03 UTC Health Read More

Woman’s blood turned blue after she used numbing cream to treat toothache
A 25-year-old woman walked into an emergency department in Providence, Rhode Island, complaining of generalized weakness, fatigue, shortness of breath…
Sep 19, 2019 21:37 UTC Health Read More

Whooping cough case reported at Santa Clarita high school
A student at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita has been diagnosed with whooping cough, according to a letter distributed by the Los Angeles County…
Sep 19, 2019 17:26 UTC Health Read More

Ohio man goes to emergency room for bug bite, receives cancer diagnosis instead
The decision by an Ohio man to go to the emergency room to have a second look at a bug bite turned out to be a life-saving one, doctors say.
Sep 19, 2019 17:16 UTC Health Read More

No bones about it, this protein slows down fracture-healing
Broken bones are a bigger deal the older you are: even after they've healed, the bones of older people are weaker and more likely to re-fracture. And since more…
Sep 19, 2019 16:32 UTC Health Read More



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