• Relay for Life Volunteers Sponsoring Different Events
Relay for Life Volunteers Sponsoring Different Events

Hoffman was one of the keynote speakers at Relay For Life of Lyon County's 25th annual event on Friday. Relay for Life events offer a fellowship for survivors and families who have lost loved ones to cancer, SRFLT team co-leader Cathy Stover said.

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  • David Spade Donates $100,000 for Mental Health in Honor of Sister-in-Law Kate
David Spade Donates $100,000 for Mental Health in Honor of Sister-in-Law Kate

Have I tried committing suicide in my life? The numbers in Utah are even more alarming. Suicide rates are also rising worldwide, with some one million people dying annually from suicide. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention aims to improve awareness by hosting conferences and community walks for survivors and their families.

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  • Michigan's First West Nile Virus Activity of 2018 Detected in Saginaw Co
Michigan's First West Nile Virus Activity of 2018 Detected in Saginaw Co

WXYZ shares that the samples that tested positive were collected last month. West Nile was confirmed by the Ohio Department of Health on Tuesday. And there are a few people who are more at risk than others. Dress young children in clothing that covers their arms and legs and cover cribs, strollers and baby carriers with mosquito netting. Tak...

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  • Food at work adds up to a lot of extra calories
Food at work adds up to a lot of extra calories

The researchers presented the results in the first week of June at the annual meeting of the American Society for Nutrition. In the week that was studied, "nearly one in four working adults obtained food at work. The researchers found that 22 percent of working adults obtained foods or beverages at work during the week; per person, the food obtai...

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  • Are Your Medications The Cause For Your Depression?
Are Your Medications The Cause For Your Depression?

The adults took part in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey in a period that spanned from 2005 to 2014. The researchers discovered that 200 commonly used medications have depression and suicide listed as side effects , including common birth control, painkillers, and antacid drugs.

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  • Idaho child recovering from plague
Idaho child recovering from plague

The child who was diagnosed in Idaho this week was treated with antibiotics. It is still unclear whether the child in Elmore County was exposed to the disease in Idaho or during a recent trip to or, according to the Central District Health Department.

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  • Envision Healthcare (NYSE:EVHC) Shares Sold by Westfield Capital Management Co. LP
Envision Healthcare (NYSE:EVHC) Shares Sold by Westfield Capital Management Co. LP

Performance Review: To clear the blur picture shareholders will need to look a little deeper. The stock has performed 4.47% around last thirty days, and changed 2.62% over the last three months. EVHC traded up $0.14 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $44.73. Return on assets (ROA) is a financial ratio that shows the percentage of profit a com...

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  • Don’t Be Afraid to Talk With Someone
Don’t Be Afraid to Talk With Someone

Statistics about the rise of suicide in the country have also recently alarmed health experts: A Center for Disease Control and Prevention report indicates that suicide deaths in the United States have increased almost 30% since 1999, according to USA Today.

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  • United States toddlers are consuming too much sugar finds study
United States toddlers are consuming too much sugar finds study

Energy and protein bars can also contain a lot of sugar, and it's also found in the condiments we add to foods: each tablespoon of ketchup contains one teaspoon of sugar. Herrick said the findings could have implications for the upcoming revision of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans . How is added sugar different from natural sugar? At pres...

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  • New Donors Needed to Fill Red Cross Missing Type Campaign
New Donors Needed to Fill Red Cross Missing Type Campaign

Right now, the blood bank's stock is below that minimum, according to the release. It helps patients suffering from life-threatening conditions to live longer, better quality lives, and supports complex medical and surgical procedures. It features a free pancake breakfast and everyone who registers to donate will receive a "Vincent Strong" bracelet...

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  • Climate Change Likely Killing Africa's Oldest Baobabs
Climate Change Likely Killing Africa's Oldest Baobabs

Because of limited knowledge about these trees, scientists embarked on a mission in 2005 to study their structure, growth, and age. According to the Kruger National Park in South Africa , the baobabs can live to be 3,000 years old and can grow to be so large that up to 40 people can shelter inside its hollow trunk.

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  • US Infants Eating More Added Sugar Than Adult Limits Before 2nd Birthday
US Infants Eating More Added Sugar Than Adult Limits Before 2nd Birthday

And as children grow up, their preference for unhealthy foods is likely influenced by a sugar-filled diet in early life, according to researchers. While it doesn't actually have a chemical difference from natural sugar in fruits, vegetables, and dairy, the added sugar are reportedly more harmful due to its tendency of displacing nutritional com...

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  • Mom shares warning on Facebook after tick bite hospitalizes daughter
Mom shares warning on Facebook after tick bite hospitalizes daughter

A MS girl is lucky to be alive this week after contracting a rare tick-borne disease that temporarily cost her the ability to walk, Yahoo News is reporting. "It's more common in children than it is adults", she wrote last Wednesday. "We are going to be encountering more and more cases because we are seeing more and more ticks", said J...

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  • Narendra Modi nominates Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy for Fitness Challenge
Narendra Modi nominates Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy for Fitness Challenge

I believe physical fitness is imptnt for all&support d cause. "Yet, I am more concerned about devlpment fitness of my state&seek ur support for it (sic)", Kumaraswamy tweeted. The Karnataka CM on Monday had said that concerned over his health, his father and former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda had asked someone from the Congress party to take up...

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  • Salmonella Prompts Precut Melon Recall in 8 States
Salmonella Prompts Precut Melon Recall in 8 States

The salmonella outbreak in eight states has been linked to pre-cut melon sold at Walmart, Costco, Jay C, Payless, Whole Foods , Sprouts, Trader Joe's, Walgreens and Kroger stores. The FDA advises consumers who have purchased these products to throw them away or return them to the place of purchase for a refund. Caito's website says the Indianapo...

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  • Bacteria from kitchen towels could lead to food poisoning
Bacteria from kitchen towels could lead to food poisoning

Kitchen towels may harbor risky bacteria such as e.coli from human feces that can cause food poisoning. Kitchen towels can harbor pathogens that may cause food poisoning, findings of new study have revealed. Participants were allowed to wash the towels as often as they pleased, according to Infectious Disease News . Coliform and S aureus ...

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  • Trump administration won't defend key parts of Affordable Care Act
Trump administration won't defend key parts of Affordable Care Act

Attorney General Jeff Sessions wrote in a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) explaining his decision. The government's main point of contention in this case is that it's no longer fair to make insurance companies cover people with pre-existing conditions now that the individual mandate requiring all Americans to buy into the healt...

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  • Ebola: Congo approves test drugs from WHO
Ebola: Congo approves test drugs from WHO

A new case was discovered in the health zone known as Iboko - symptoms started June 2 - bringing the overall tally to 62 confirmed or suspected cases and 27 deaths . The newest confirmed case is in rural Iboko and is linked to a probable Ebola death on May 20, the ministry said. "And then if there is a confirmation of a case, every contact of thos...

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  • Lawsuit could jeopardize health care for 52 million
Lawsuit could jeopardize health care for 52 million

The DOJ in fact sided in large part with the states, arguing that the law's protections for people with pre-existing conditions should be invalidated. Before the Affordable Care Act marketplace launched in 2014, people with chronic diseases who tried to buy their own insurance were routinely denied coverage based on their medical history.

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  • Blood test for pregnant women predicts premature birth, says Stanford-led research
Blood test for pregnant women predicts premature birth, says Stanford-led research

Provisional data for 2017 from the National Center for Health Statistics show that the preterm birth rate in the US has reached 9.93%, up from 9.86% in 2016, the third consecutive annual increase after steady declines over the previous seven years.

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