Health


DNC throws out virtual caucuses in Iowa DNC throws out virtual caucuses in Iowa
- September 02, 2019

The Iowa Democratic Party came up with a plan in February to give participants the opportunity to make decisions via phone. "We are obviously disappointed by this outcome, and we continue to have confidence in the abilities of our vendors, but if the DNC does not believe the virtual caucus can be secure, then we cannot go forward". (more...)
Hurricane Dorian strengthens into 'catastrophic' Category 5 storm
- September 02, 2019

ET. The advisory notes that any Canadians in the affected region should consider leaving if it is safe to do so. Florida towns have told residents to remain vigilant despite forecasts they might dodge a Dorian landfall, with a tropical storm watch issued for the state's south Atlantic coast. (more...)
HRT for menopause increases breast cancer risk HRT for menopause increases breast cancer risk
- September 01, 2019

These signs could be mild in some women; however, can affect the wellbeing of others. That means, "the use of progesterone should be minimized and the length of the hormone replacement should be as short as possible", Cassell said. "I was working in a pharmacy, so I was aware of the risks". In normal, the US Food and Drug Administration says to not take hormone treatment if in case you have issues of vaginal bleeding; have or had a historical past of positive cancers; have or had a blood ... (more...)
Hurricane Dorian's Path Shifts Towards Carolinas, Could Avoid Direct Hit On Florida Hurricane Dorian's Path Shifts Towards Carolinas, Could Avoid Direct Hit On Florida
- September 01, 2019

The latest forecast track continues to keep Dorian from making landfall on the Florida coast, but impacts will still be felt along the coastline as risky storm surge is expected. It's looking like Wednesday into Friday is when North Carolina will see the most impact from Dorian. Dorian was later due to threaten Georgia and the Carolinas , possibly sparing Florida a direct hit, as communities in those states raised alert levels. (more...)
Former police detectives face no jail time for lurid Gravesend sex crime Former police detectives face no jail time for lurid Gravesend sex crime
- September 01, 2019

The accused ex-cops, Eddie Martins and Richard Hall , will remain on probation for next five years despite not being sentenced to jail. Chambers was amongst those that hit out at information of the sentencing on-line, and tweeted: 'Fuck the justice system lmfaooo shits a joke'. (more...)
Bills Cut Veteran Running Back LeSean McCoy Bills Cut Veteran Running Back LeSean McCoy
- August 31, 2019

The Buffalo Bills are moving on from the LeSean McCoy era on Saturday. Looking back, there were plenty of moments in which Eagles fans hoped that McCoy had stuck around since he still provided plenty of excitement for the Bills on offense, and was always a blast to watch every Sunday. (more...)
Mosquito-borne virus that causes brain infections found in Warren County Mosquito-borne virus that causes brain infections found in Warren County
- August 31, 2019

EEE is a rare but serious and potentially fatal disease that can affect people of all ages. On average, there are just seven cases of EEE in humans a year in the USA - but numbers are rising as global warming drives temperatures up, scientists suspect. (more...)
Two West Nile Cases Reported In Montana Two West Nile Cases Reported In Montana
- August 31, 2019

Only 1 in 5 infected with the virus get symptoms, but 1 in 150 can develop serious nervous system issues. In 2018, there were seven confirmed or probable human cases of West Nile in Ottawa. Most people who become infected with WNV experience no symptoms, but about one in five develop a mild illness, with symptoms such as headache, body aches, joint pains, vomiting, diarrhea or a rash. (more...)
Red wine could be good for digestive system - Scientists Red wine could be good for digestive system - Scientists
- August 31, 2019

Blueberries and red onions are among these healthier alternatives. They found that people who enjoyed even an occasional serving of red wine-as little as one glass every two weeks-showed a positive uptick in gut biodiversity. Professor Tim Spector, from King's College London, also talked on the importance of the results which advises that polyphenols might be responsible for red wine's advantages. (more...)
Most lung disease patients vaped THC products Most lung disease patients vaped THC products
- August 30, 2019

The Milwaukee health department literally says to stop using "any vape or e-cigarette devices immediately". That said, "while most cases have reported vaping THC products, DHS is continuing to investigate all possible causes", officials noted. (more...)
Purdue Pharma settlement would see Sacklers out Purdue Pharma settlement would see Sacklers out
- August 30, 2019

The settlement talks, according to NBC News and the Washington Post , involve a consolidated lawsuit in federal court in OH that has 2,000 plaintiffs. "Purdue believes a constructive global resolution is the best path forward, and the company is actively working with the state attorneys general and other plaintiffs to achieve this outcome". (more...)
Local reaction after first suspected vaping death in the country Local reaction after first suspected vaping death in the country
- August 30, 2019

Ngozi Ezike said in the release . The CDC has been investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use, although it has not yet been able to establish whether they were in fact caused by vaping. (more...)
Judge orders drugmaker to pay $572 million in opioid lawsuit Judge orders drugmaker to pay $572 million in opioid lawsuit
- August 30, 2019

The Colorado case is just one of several lawsuits around the country arguing that oil and gas companies should also be held accountable for their contributions to climate change. Larry Biegelsen, an analyst at Wells Fargo & Co., wrote in a note to clients after speaking with Johnson & Johnson management that the verdict is a "net positive" for the New Brunswick, N.J., company, because of how much less it was when compared with the $17.5 billion requested by the Oklahoma attorney general. (more...)
DR Congo Ebola death toll passes 2,000 DR Congo Ebola death toll passes 2,000
- August 30, 2019

According to a statement from the state minister for Primary health care Dr Moriku Kaducu the confirmed case is of a nine year old girl of Congolese origin. The latter outbreak was in a village near the Ebola River, giving the disease its name. World Health Organization (WHO) spokesman Christian Lindmeier said on Tuesday: "We are fighting along with all partners on the ground to reach people, to reach contacts, to identify cases as early as possible". (more...)
Sen. Gillibrand pulls plug on presidential bid Sen. Gillibrand pulls plug on presidential bid
- August 30, 2019

I am so proud of this team and all we've accomplished. "I think that women have a unique ability to bring people together and heal this country", Gillibrand told The Times , adding that a woman nominee "would be inspiring and exciting". Another fundraiser suggested Gillibrand is showing little success in finding donations for her presidential aspirations because her supporters want to see her stay in the Senate. (more...)
Cases of West Nile Virus Confirmed in Riverside County
- August 30, 2019

No human cases have been reported in Coconino County since 2010 when two human cases where identified. The CDC recommends using insect repellent and wearing long-sleeved shirts and trousers while outside to help avoid contact with mosquitoes which could be carrying the virus. (more...)
UVM Medical Center denies discriminating against nurse over abortion UVM Medical Center denies discriminating against nurse over abortion
- August 30, 2019

The HHS stated in their statement that UVMMC had violated the Church Amendment that prohibits discrimination against health-care personnel who have religious or moral objections to abortions and subjecting them to different terms or conditions of employment than other health-care personnel. (more...)
DNC announces lineup of 10 candidates for September 12 debate
- August 30, 2019

Philanthropist Tom Steyer and U.S. Rep. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) R: Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) speaks at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa on August 9, 2019. Steve Bullock take the stage at the beginning of the Democratic Presidential Debate at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, Michigan, on July 30, 2019. Just the fact that he'll have more time to speak on a less crowded stage might help him build on his polling. (more...)
Reporter Confronts Ilhan Omar About Alleged Affair Reporter Confronts Ilhan Omar About Alleged Affair
- August 30, 2019

Citizenship and Immigration Services, said in an ABC News interview that Congress could address the conditions by providing more funding and changing asylum laws that encourage migrants to come to the U.S. 15 is below the age of consent (16) in Alabama. Mr Moore, 71, has denied all the allegations and filed a defamation suit against the women last May. (more...)
Florida man loses 25 percent of skin to flesh-eating bacteria, wife says Florida man loses 25 percent of skin to flesh-eating bacteria, wife says
- August 30, 2019

Ireland has undergone three surgeries to remove more than 25 percent of his skin, according to a GoFundMe started by his brother, Daniel, a SC police officer. pus or oozing from the infected area", the agency says. The break can be a cut or a scrape, a burn, an insect bite, surgical wounds and puncture wounds from IV drips. (more...)

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