• Mead resident hosptilized with most serious form of West Nile virus
Mead resident hosptilized with most serious form of West Nile virus

A resident in Mead has been hospitalized with a neuro-invasive form of West Nile Virus - the most serious form of the illness, according to a release from the Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment. According to the July 24 report, state officials have reported the virus in humans, mosquitoes, birds and sentinel and veterinary an...

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  • Government concedes changes to My Health Record
Government concedes changes to My Health Record

The Australian Digital Health Agency admits there has been nine data breaches. Senior doctors had held talks with Mr Hunt over growing and wide-spread concerns over privacy and security of the online records, which are created to follow patients through their lives and streamline treatment.

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  • KDHE reports first human cases of West Nile Virus Featured
KDHE reports first human cases of West Nile Virus Featured

About one in 150 infected people will become severely ill. Symptoms of West Nile are similar to that of the flu, but only about 20 percent of victims show signs of the disease, which can take three to 14 days to incubate, according to the World Health Organization.

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  • ‘Vaginal rejuvenation’ laser treatments can cause burns and pain, FDA warns
‘Vaginal rejuvenation’ laser treatments can cause burns and pain, FDA warns

The FDA said it was "deeply concerned" people were being injured with these procedures. While these energy-based devices ( radiofrequency or laser) have been approved for general gynecologic tool indications (i.e., destruction of abnormal or pre-cancerous cervical or vaginal tissue, condylomas), the Agency has become aware of some manufacturers ...

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  • Does Bernie Sanders' health plan cost $33 trillion - or save $2 trillion?
Does Bernie Sanders' health plan cost $33 trillion - or save $2 trillion?

US government health care spending would rise by $32.6 trillion over 10 years under the " Medicare for all" plan proposed by Sen. Single-payer systems in many European countries demonstrate that they can reduce overall national health spending, but that does not mean that a Democratic administration could implement one without incurring an v...

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  • Compound in medicinal marijuana may help extend lives of pancreatic cancer patients
Compound in medicinal marijuana may help extend lives of pancreatic cancer patients

National Cancer Institute the key to treating pancreatic cancer is to detect it sooner or associate it with a risk factor. On the other hand, Dr. One substance known as cannabidiol could help boost treatment and survival rate of patients with pancreatic cancer . The evidence that CBD is effective for pediatric epilepsy has gained subst...

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  • Man's legs, hands amputated after contact with dog's saliva
Man's legs, hands amputated after contact with dog's saliva

Last month, Greg Manteufel, from West Bend, started experiencing flu-like symptoms including fever, vomiting and diarrhea. To Dawn, it was as if her husband had just been beaten with a baseball bat. Dr. Silvia Munoz-Price, an infectious disease specialist with Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin, told the station the infection...

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  • Smoking ban in public housing: here’s what you need to know
Smoking ban in public housing: here’s what you need to know

To Alpi, safety is a factor in making public housing smoke-free. The new policy effectively bans smoking within 25 feet of public housing projects. The RRHA addendum states that the objective of the rule is to mitigate: the irritation and known health effects of lit tobacco products, increased maintenance costs from the effects of lit tobacco p...

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  • ‘Hot Water Challenge’ reportedly leaves teen with second-degree burns
‘Hot Water Challenge’ reportedly leaves teen with second-degree burns

Last year, 8-year-old Ki'ari Pope died after drinking boiling water for the challenge, her throat just too badly burned. Hopefully the lesson Clark learned can promulgate throughout the internet faster than the challenge itself, showing young people that boiling water, whether tossed on someone or ingested, is nothing to laugh about.

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  • West Nile Virus arrives in Hamilton
West Nile Virus arrives in Hamilton

The City of Hamilton is warning the public about an increased risk for West Nile Virus. Iberia Parish says that West Nile Virus has been detected in mosquito populations in the parish and residents should protect themselves from mosquito bites.

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  • Millions of people unknowingly infected with hepatitis
Millions of people unknowingly infected with hepatitis

Some people acquire the infection through non-parenteral means that have not been fully defined, but include sexual transmission in persons with high risk behaviors, although transmission of HCV is generally less common than that of HBV and HIV.

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  • Mosquitoes in 8 additional CT towns test positive for West Nile Virus
Mosquitoes in 8 additional CT towns test positive for West Nile Virus

There was a human case reported in the county in 2017. Even though West Nile reports may seem to be spiking, the numbers are coming in as average over the past couple of years. Karen Sutkus, who is an environmental health specialist, collects the sample in a week and then send it to the laboratory of the state. The Health Department asks peop...

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  • Viagra Trial on Pregnant Women Stopped After 11 Tragic Baby Deaths
Viagra Trial on Pregnant Women Stopped After 11 Tragic Baby Deaths

That same day, he and his colleagues began to call the women who participated in the study , including several who are still pregnant or whose babies are in the hospital. At that time, in 2010, researchers said the treatment should be used only in trials. "Foreign colleagues let slip that they sometimes prescribed it, with good results", says G...

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  • Brain parasite may be business tycoons' secret weapon, study suggests
Brain parasite may be business tycoons' secret weapon, study suggests

The study , published Wednesday in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B , found that university students who tested positive for the parasite Toxoplasma gondii were more likely to major in business , and professionals with the parasite were more likely to start their own business .

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  • Trump 'open' to visiting Moscow for meeting with Putin
Trump 'open' to visiting Moscow for meeting with Putin

It would be Mr Trump's first visit to Moscow since 2013, when he took the Miss Universe beauty pageant, which he then owned, to the Russian capital. US intelligence agencies concluded previous year that Moscow waged an influence campaign to help Trump win the White House by hacking into Democratic Party computers and using fake social media accou...

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  • Prince Harry & Elton John Honor Princess Diana With New AIDS Campaign
Prince Harry & Elton John Honor Princess Diana With New AIDS Campaign

John told CNN that that the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was a "wonderful" occasion that also represented a cultural shift. Around the world there are nearly 37 million people living with HIV/AIDS. Nearly half of them - 35.4 million - have died of AIDS . "I'm 33 years old and I already feel out of touch". However, "ther...

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  • 15 detained in China rabies vaccine scandal
15 detained in China rabies vaccine scandal

However the public was not informed that these vaccines had been distributed. Via its official WeChat account on Wednesday, the Geneva-based United Nations agency stated that it fully supports China's State Food and Drug Administration's decision to withhold problematic batches of rabies vaccines produced by the country's top vaccine producer...

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  • Present Performance: - LifePoint Health, Inc., (NASDAQ: LPNT)
Present Performance: - LifePoint Health, Inc., (NASDAQ: LPNT)

Several other brokerages also recently weighed in on LPNT . SunTrust Banks reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $58.00 target price on shares of LifePoint Health in a report on Monday , May 7th. LPNT indicated a yearly down return of -0.69% while year-to-date (YTD) return printed 30.32% increasing outlook. The shares price has directed -0.69%...

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  • Teenage girls are bearing the brunt of global AIDS epidemic
Teenage girls are bearing the brunt of global AIDS epidemic

Adolescents between the ages of 10 and 19 account for nearly two thirds of the 3 million under-19 year-olds living with HIV. Out of the 30 hourly infections in 2017, about 20 were girls aged 15 to 19, which represents a "crisis of health as well as a crisis of agency", according to UNICEF.

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  • CDC investigating Salmonella outbreaks linked to live poultry in backyard flocks
CDC investigating Salmonella outbreaks linked to live poultry in backyard flocks

Caito Foods recalled their pre-cut watermelon, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, and fruit medley products . At least 212 people from 44 states have been infected with salmonella since July 13. And just as with the other products recalled, whey powder is used in the ranch dressing that is used as a seasoning in the mashed potatoes and in the boneles...

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