Wednesday August 22-nd, 2018

Man loses all four limbs after dog lick leads to severe infection Man loses all four limbs after dog lick leads to severe infection

His wife, Dawn Manteufel, said he was perfectly healthy. The disease had made it look as if someone had beat him up with a baseball bat, which had shocked both of them. Dr Silvia Munoz-Price, who treated Manteufel explained: 'This type of bacteria co...

Smoking now banned in public housing Smoking now banned in public housing

Haynes, the Parkersburg Housing Authority's Executive Director. New Yorkers can lose their apartment if they violate the smoking ban. The ban does not apply to e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco. The new smoking ban provides an extra level of protect...

Live poultry in backyards linked to multistate Salmonella outbreaks, CDC says Live poultry in backyards linked to multistate Salmonella outbreaks, CDC says

See the full product recall information here . Confectionery giant Mondelez has recalled some products bearing its Ritz branding, fearing that the snacks may contain Salmonella . This recall is limited exclusively to these products available at re...

West Nile virus detected in Walworth County | Health Care West Nile virus detected in Walworth County | Health Care

Symptoms don't show for two to 14 days after a person is bitten by an infected mosquito . Some cases do develop into the more series West Nile Neurological Syndrome, with symptoms of that incliding tremors, swallowing problems, unconsciousness, pa...

CVS apologizes to transgender woman for prescription denial CVS apologizes to transgender woman for prescription denial

The pharmacist refused to give her back the written prescription, she said, forcing her doctor to call it in to another pharmacy. A transgender woman has spoken out after being denied access to her prescribed hormones by a pharmacist in Arizona .

Man dies from bacterial infection after eating raw oysters in Florida Man dies from bacterial infection after eating raw oysters in Florida

Since the beginning of year in Florida there were 16 cases of Vibrio vulnificus infection. One study conducted by the Florida state health office found the infection was the leading cause of death from foodborne illness between 1981 and 1992....

Sen. James Lankford says Trump Sen. James Lankford says Trump "not careful in his words" on Russian Federation

He told CBS Evening News anchor Jeff Glor that he holds Putin personally responsible. "I would, because he's in charge of the country". " Russia lost 50 million people and helped us win the war", Trump said. He added that he thinks he's been tou...

Portillo's offering 2 hot dogs for $5 all week Portillo's offering 2 hot dogs for $5 all week

You don't even have to fire up the grill, because it's National Hot Dog Day - restaurants all over the country are offering deals. Snag a $1 hot dog from Sonic all day! Pop-up locations will be revealed throughout the day on Portillo's Twitt...

West Nile Virus found in JP West Nile Virus found in JP

If it rains, the spraying may move to Wednesday. The Board of Health is helping to education the public on how to eliminate mosquito breeding sites and to protect against bites. It also asked residents to remove clutter, including buckets, tarps an...

CMS Cuts ACA Navigator Funding Grants by $26M for 2019 CMS Cuts ACA Navigator Funding Grants by $26M for 2019

Having a risk adjustment program factors into these calculations. "The reluctance of provider organizations to take on risk has always been I think the principal obstacle here". "We've been sending people to navigators", Israel said. "Longer-term...

United States salmonella outbreak: 'Do not eat Honey Smacks,' shoppers told United States salmonella outbreak: 'Do not eat Honey Smacks,' shoppers told

The FDA is sending out this reminder because it has learned some retailers are still selling the cereal. Kellogg's contact information can be found on the FDA's official recall page . "Even if some of the cereal has been eaten and no one got sick, t...

Mosquito Control: West Nile Virus detected, active in Butte County Mosquito Control: West Nile Virus detected, active in Butte County

Past year was the most active season for West Nile since 2002, with one person testing positive for the virus in Oxford County. Alberta saw seven cases of the virus previous year compared to the five seen in 2016 and between 2003 and 2017, a total ...

Does Roundup cause cancer? Patient’s case against Monsanto goes to trial Does Roundup cause cancer? Patient’s case against Monsanto goes to trial

There have been conflicting scientific findings on whether glyphosate caused cancer or not. But later, regulators in the USA and the European Union concluded it was safe. Farmers in California, the most agriculturally productive state in the US, ...

Johnson & Johnson vows to appeal $4.7 billion talcum products verdict Johnson & Johnson vows to appeal $4.7 billion talcum products verdict

The company said its talc does not contain asbestos or cause ovarian cancer , and vowed it would 'pursue all available appellate remedies'. It's the largest verdict against the company that has sold Baby Powder and Shower to Shower brand talcum powd...

Trump legal adviser talks up Kavanaugh and Barrett for Supreme Court Trump legal adviser talks up Kavanaugh and Barrett for Supreme Court

A coalition of liberal groups has organized at least 39 events on Tuesday around the country under the #SaveSCOTUS banner, a reference to liberal fears that the next justice will shift the court to the right. The full Senate must approve Kavanaugh's ...

Trump To Name His Second Supreme Court Pick Trump To Name His Second Supreme Court Pick

So I propose that the Democrats offer the following compromise: Each Senate Democrat will pledge either to vote yes for Kavanaugh's confirmation - or, if voting no, to first publicly name at least two clearly better candidates whom a Republican p...

What to expect in the Supreme Court confirmation battle What to expect in the Supreme Court confirmation battle

President Donald Trump is expected to select a Supreme Court nominee from a four-person list when he makes his announcement at 9 p.m. "I'm getting very close to making a final decision", Trump said, adding that he would "probably" have a decision...

Hot dog eaters weigh-in for Nathan's Famous 2018 competition Hot dog eaters weigh-in for Nathan's Famous 2018 competition

This is Chestnut's 11th win. There was some confusion regarding how many hot dogs Chestnut ate because one plate wasn't counted. Seconds after Chestnut's interview finished, ESPN2 switched over to cornhole, leaving everyone involved on the edge of ...

Yet ANOTHER Study Suggests Daily Coffee Could Help You Live Longer Yet ANOTHER Study Suggests Daily Coffee Could Help You Live Longer

And the risk of death during the follow-up period was only slightly higher for people drinking around 4 cups of coffee a day compared with those who drank more than 8, he told Live Science . Half-a-million British adults who consumed coffee for ...

Coli outbreak from romaine lettuce is finally over. But what caused it? Coli outbreak from romaine lettuce is finally over. But what caused it?

New evidence showed bacteria taken from several canal water samples in the Yuma growing region to be a genetic match to the strain of bacteria that caused the outbreak, according to a statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Thursday.

Province reminds residents to protect against West Nile virus Province reminds residents to protect against West Nile virus

CT residents are reminded to protect themselves from mosquito bites and mosquito-borne diseases. Although 8 out of 10 individuals who become infected with WNV experience no symptoms , 1 in 5 will experience febrile illness symptoms, including head...

Mom shares harrowing photo to warn parents about dangers of playground slides Mom shares harrowing photo to warn parents about dangers of playground slides

In addition to speaking out about the dangers of riding down slides with kids, Clare is working on making sure playground safety signs mention this all too common occurrence. Just like Meadow's had. "There is no SAFE way to go down a slide with you...

Amazon is buying PillPack Amazon is buying PillPack

Parker grew up behind the counter of his father's drug store in Concord, N.H., and has spoken of his exasperation seeing customers resort to spreadsheets to figure out how to schedule and sort their medications. As it has grown, the company has found...

GE to divest healthcare unit, separate Baker Hughes GE to divest healthcare unit, separate Baker Hughes

Investors gave a thumbs-up. Seaport Global Securities analyst Sonny Randhawa said GE would probably divest its interest, now valued at $31 billion, through share sales rather than a corporate buyout. Until the healthcare unit split the 12 cents p...

Spraying ensues after West Nile found in buzzing pests Spraying ensues after West Nile found in buzzing pests

Mosquitoes trapped on the South Shore of MA have been confirmed carriers of West Nile virus , health officials said. Humans that are bitten by an infected mosquito may show symptoms 3 to 15 days after being bitten. Since its discovery in 1999, the v...

Health department offers free HIV testing Health department offers free HIV testing

Salvatore Seeley, the health and wellness coordinator of CAMP Rehoboth, recommends getting tested at least once or twice a year depending on risk factors. "We also have medication now to prevent HIV, so knowing your status is really important". W...

Flight crew have higher rates of some cancers, study finds

How can cancer risks be minimized in flight attendants? Their results were published Monday in the journal Environmental Health . The study, which was conducted by researchers at Harvard T.H. A large majority, 91 per cent of participants, were o...

FDA Approves Marijuana-Based Drug To Treat Severe Epilepsy FDA Approves Marijuana-Based Drug To Treat Severe Epilepsy

Shlomo Shinnar, president of the American Epilepsy Society and a neurologist at Montefiore Medical Center in NY, has said the drug will be "a very valuable addition" to the limited options for treating severe childhood-onset epilepsy. "In my prac...

Migrating bump on woman's face turned out to be a worm Migrating bump on woman's face turned out to be a worm

A 32-year-old woman in Russian Federation noticed a small lump beneath her left eye, and she took a selfie to document the mysterious bulge, according to the report on The New England Journal of Medicine . The Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Laser Pointer Burns Through Boy's Eye Laser Pointer Burns Through Boy's Eye

The patient's father had bought the laser as a toy from a street merchant, Androudi said. A 9-year-old boy in Greece permanently damaged his left eye by staring into a laser pointer's green beam. "And these are particularly unsafe powers, and the...

Number of USA smokers at historic low Number of USA smokers at historic low

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, released today. There hadn't been much change the previous two years, but it's been clear there's been a general decline and the new figures show it's continuing, according to K. The new figures release...

International Yoga Day 2018 International Yoga Day 2018

Yoga was also performed on board the Japanese naval ship JS Ise and on the Indian Navy's INS Sahyadri taking part in military exercises in the western Pacific, the Indian Navy said. Yoga is an example of our Prime Minister's cultural diplomacy", he a...

Trump says he’ll be ‘signing something’ on detained children Trump says he’ll be ‘signing something’ on detained children

The US House of Representatives will vote on Thursday on immigration legislation created to end the government's practice of separating families who cross the US border illegally, House speaker Paul Ryan said. Wednesday's move marked a rare ins...

Shadow Health Secretary: NHS Cash Boost Shadow Health Secretary: NHS Cash Boost "Not Enough Money"

And Paul Johnson, director of economic think-tank the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), said the only way the rise could be paid for was by an increase in taxes. The PM will fill in some of the details on her proposed 10-year plan, which she will...

Gaming disorder could soon be treated in public health sector

However, Vladimir Poznyak of the WHO's Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse told New Scientist a year ago, when the agency first revealed its decision to include gaming disorder in its diagnostic manual, that the move was supported by s...

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