Health


3 in custody after New Haven overdoses
- August 17, 2018

More than a dozen people overdosed on synthetic marijuana July 4 in New Haven, The Associated Press reported at the time. "With the exception of one patient, thus far, the illnesses are largely not life-threatening and concentrated to a portion of the New Haven green ", Hartman said. (more...)
Nearly 100 people overdose on synthetic marijuana in one US park
- August 16, 2018

Authorities believe the drug that caused the overdoses is K-2, a synthetic marijuana . "Even while we were trying to return people to service, they were passing victims on the ground", Alston said. Three people who overdosed died after taking cocaine that had been laced with fentanyl, over a dozen others were hospitalized. Some of the people were unconscious - others were vomiting or exhibiting other overdose symptoms. (more...)
'Safe' vaping could cause lung damage 'Safe' vaping could cause lung damage
- August 16, 2018

So, it can later trigger life-threatening conditions such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Those responsible for the study said that their results urge "caution against the widely held opinion that e-cigarettes are safe". (more...)
Algoma district residents reminded to protect themselves against West Nile Virus Algoma district residents reminded to protect themselves against West Nile Virus
- August 16, 2018

So far this year across the United States there have been 106 human West Nile infections , with Louisiana recording the most at 21. "If you have an old bird bath, a wheel barrel, a bucket that's sitting out, tip it over and get rid of standing water". (more...)
Tampa General ranked Florida’s second-best hospital in U.S Tampa General ranked Florida’s second-best hospital in U.S
- August 16, 2018

The only Florida hospital to place in the top five in one of the 16 specialty rankings nationally was Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami, which was ranked the countrys best hospital for ophthalmology. "We are proud to receive this important recognition by U.S. News & World Report". To provide the most accurate results, U.S. News combed through data for almost 5,000 hospitals. (more...)
More than a dozen people overdose near Yale
- August 16, 2018

Most were treated at local hospitals, though at least five refused to be transported. One person has been arrested in connection with the case. Officials say most of the overdoses happened on the New Haven Green throughout the day Wednesday. (more...)
Man arrested after overdoses at downtown city park
- August 16, 2018

The city mounted a mass-casualty response, including fire, police, ambulances, emergency management, city health department and Yale-New Haven Hospital personnel, said Rick Fontana, emergency management director. The additives boost the high, but can create a risky, sometimes deadly cocktail. Alston said it's unclear what was the cause of the overdoses, but officials suspect it may have been synthetic cannabinoids , known as K2, that were likely laced with other substances. (more...)
CDC Monitoring Measles Outbreak In 21 States CDC Monitoring Measles Outbreak In 21 States
- August 16, 2018

According to CDC , there have already been 107 cases reported this year. The total number of cases per year in the USA usually hovers around 100, aside from 2014 when an outbreak led to 667 cases. "The best protection against measles is MMR vaccine". In children with acute disease, the standard treatment is administration of vitamin A. If you are concerned or anxious about having contracted measles, the appropriate step is to contact your physician or emergency room and notify the staff ... (more...)
Orca abandons dead calf after 17-day vigil Orca abandons dead calf after 17-day vigil
- August 13, 2018

She carried her deceased baby off the coast of Vancouver Island from July 24th until at least August 9th, when she may have been spotted by whale watchers who told CWR researchers that J35 was not pushing her calf's corpse. Balcomb said he also saw J50 with her mother and brother on Saturday, along with NOAA researchers who were following her to collect prey remains and feces. (more...)
Team gives medication to sick killer whale at sea Team gives medication to sick killer whale at sea
- August 12, 2018

Several recent scientific papers and publications have documented grieving behavior in whales and dolphins, and scientists working in the Salish Sea have themselves witnessed similar sad sights of mothers carrying deceased calves. They also face overlapping threats from toxic pollution and noise and disturbances from boats. The team of experts who followed the whale on the water for about six hours Thursday got a breath sample to analyze whether she might have bacteria or fungus in her ... (more...)
Fairfield and Newington Residents Test Positive for West Nile Virus Fairfield and Newington Residents Test Positive for West Nile Virus
- August 12, 2018

But this is the first positive sample for 2018. During all of 2017, there was one human case reported while the total number of ZIP Codes testing positive was four. This year, West Nile has not yet been found in a Wisconsin resident. County health officials said in the release that there have been no human cases in DeKalb County this year. (more...)
My biggest fear is failure Priyanka Chopra My biggest fear is failure Priyanka Chopra
- August 09, 2018

The actress also stated how playing Alex Parrish was very similar to playing a man. "Alex to me is an unapologetic modern female who lives life on her terms. These days, whatever she does becomes headlines. So in films like Baywatch (2017) and Isn't It Romantic (2019), she plays characters that have nothing to do with her ethnicity as an Indian. (more...)
Female heart attack patients likely to survive if treated by women doctors Female heart attack patients likely to survive if treated by women doctors
- August 09, 2018

Female heart attack patients treated by male doctors have a worse chance of survival than those treated by female doctors , a study suggests. Intriguingly, women treated by a male doctor were more likely to survive if there were many female physicians in the ER. (more...)
First West Nile death of 2018 in Dallas County reported, officials confirm First West Nile death of 2018 in Dallas County reported, officials confirm
- August 09, 2018

A mosquito trap in Drumbo tested positive for the virus during routine surveillance. Take extra protection measures at dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active. Most people infected with the virus have no symptoms at all, or they have flu-like symptoms such as fever, headache, body aches and fatigue. Symptoms usually develop between two and 15 days after being bitten by an infected mosquito. (more...)
Pentagon Forbids Use of GPS Features in Fitness Apps Pentagon Forbids Use of GPS Features in Fitness Apps
- August 08, 2018

The ban, announced on Monday, prohibits Department of Defense personnel "from using geolocation features and functionality on government and non-government-issued devices, applications, and services while in locations designated as operational areas". (more...)
August Is Breastfeeding Awareness Month August Is Breastfeeding Awareness Month
- August 07, 2018

A nursing mother, Mrs. Onoshaze Omorunyi while enumerating on the benefits also talked about challenges of breastfeeding. Breast milk is rich in prebiotic human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) which are structurally complicated sugar molecules unique to human breast milk and helps in the development of the infant gut microbiota that ensures immunity against allergic diseases. (more...)
Kim Kardashian disgraced because of anorexia Kim Kardashian disgraced because of anorexia
- August 06, 2018

The star said her changing post-baby body allowed her to try on various sizes of the brand's clothing, which she found helpful. I think in the past I've always been great at like not being emotional. "Khloe, you don't say things like that", Kourtney said of Kim's remark. "I felt much more supported working out and just the compression fabric alone really made a difference for me". (more...)
Trump's short-term health plans are cheaper but cover less Trump's short-term health plans are cheaper but cover less
- August 06, 2018

But there's no federal guarantee of renewability. The real fear of critics of these plans is that they will give people an option other than the Affordable Care Act exchanges-and, if there is such an option, people will use it and harm the exchanges. (more...)
Manitoba child the province's first human case of West Nile for 2018 Manitoba child the province's first human case of West Nile for 2018
- August 03, 2018

A very small proportion of human infections have occurred through organ transplant, blood transfusions and breast milk. For more tips on mosquito bite prevention, click or tap here. The best way to prevent infection from any mosquito-borne illness, including West Nile Virus, is to use mosquito repellent that contains DEET and by covering up during outdoor activities - wearing shoes, socks, long trousers and a long-sleeved shirt. (more...)
Scientists say vagina rejuvenating therapies 'pose serious risk'Naija247news Scientists say vagina rejuvenating therapies 'pose serious risk'Naija247news
- August 03, 2018

He also said that officials have found "numerous cases" of serious harm. The FDA noted in a safety alert issued Monday that vaginal "rejuvenation" often is used to describe nonsurgical procedures meant to treat symptoms such as vaginal laxity, atrophy or dryness, and pain during intercourse or urination. (more...)

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