• Romaine Lettuce Unsafe to Eat in Any Form — CDC Alert
Romaine Lettuce Unsafe to Eat in Any Form — CDC Alert

If you have romaine lettuce in your refrigerator, throw it out. Neighboring states IL and OH are among the 11. "A traceback investigation" is underway to find the source of the romaine lettuce consumed by people who became ill", the agency said.

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  • Sophia Floersch fractures spine after huge airborne crash at Macau GP
Sophia Floersch fractures spine after huge airborne crash at Macau GP

Floersch suffered a spinal fracture, according to a medical report released by her team Van Amersfoot Racing. On Twitter , Floersch thanked everyone for the messages of support. After a 40-minute delay for repairs to the barriers, the race was resumed and Britain's Dan Dicktum won the F3 World Cup for the second straight year, having led from ...

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  • World Health Organization warns against misuse of antibiotics
World Health Organization warns against misuse of antibiotics

That is, antibiotic resistance develops in bacteria, not humans or animals. "The MOH in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation joined the concerted regional and worldwide efforts to reduce antimicrobial resistance and ensure the availability of effective antibiotics", said Aman.

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  • Study finds limiting social media usage to 30 min can reduce depression
Study finds limiting social media usage to 30 min can reduce depression

Participants were randomly assigned to a control group, which had users maintain their typical social-media behavior, or an experimental group that limited time on Facebook , Snapchat, and Instagram to 10 minutes per platform per day. A study from the upcoming December edition of the Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology . Other studies i...

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  • DeepMind’s Health Business Is Moving Over To Google
DeepMind’s Health Business Is Moving Over To Google

Founders Mustafa Suleyman and Demis Hassabis wrote in a blog post that the Streams app has already changed the lives of patients and medical staff. As for DeepMind Health , that subsidiary will cease to exist as an independent brand and will be moved under Google.

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  • This week is Antibiotic Awareness Week
This week is Antibiotic Awareness Week

Majorities across the political spectrum say the federal government should increase funding for research and public health initiatives to address antibiotic resistance - specifically 81% of Democrats, 76% of Republicans and 70% of Independents.

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  • N. Idaho woman over 50 is state's first flu death of season
N. Idaho woman over 50 is state's first flu death of season

The flu shot is made from dead influenza virus cells and can not spread the flu. Like millions of other Americans, JoJo O'Neal chose not to get the flu vaccine previous year. By protecting yourself against influenza, you are also protecting your family, your household, your workplace and ultimately your community. Darrell Gale, East Sussex Dire...

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  • Flu Immunization Clinic Available for Those Without Health Insurance
Flu Immunization Clinic Available for Those Without Health Insurance

FluMist was first licensed in 2003, and was welcomed as a needle-free alternative to the flu shot, which made it especially easy to administer in school clinics. This year, many communities are reporting cases of the flu already, and some have even reported deaths attributed to the flu. ALL THOSE aged two and three (but not four years or older)...

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  • FDA approves opioid stronger than fentanyl
FDA approves opioid stronger than fentanyl

Drug overdose deaths hit the highest level ever recorded in the United States previous year, with an estimated 200 people dying per day, according to a report by the U.S. "It is certain that Dsuvia will worsen the opioid epidemic and kill people needlessly", Sidney Wolfe, founder of Public Citizen's Health Research Group, said in a statement.

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  • Man paralysed by backyard slug dies after eight years
Man paralysed by backyard slug dies after eight years

Over the years, his friends continued to spend time with him and have helped in fundraising efforts. "Katie tells me the room was so full of love". The agony of Sam lasted for nine years. That's how it happened, " Sam's friend, Jimmy Galvin , told News.com.au. The conversation came, 'should I eat it?' Off Sam went. The teenager then faced more...

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  • Soy And Milk Protein Ingredients Market 2017 - 2021: Growth, Key Players, Drivers
Soy And Milk Protein Ingredients Market 2017 - 2021: Growth, Key Players, Drivers

The study aims to collate key data and information on the market research industry, on a worldwide basis, and it would greatly value the readers' response to this survey. The report elucidates gigantic details about the industry landscapes in terms of the factors such as individual revenue, market share, and growth rate .

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  • Hospital offers help for Health Insurance Marketplace
Hospital offers help for Health Insurance Marketplace

Appointments for enrollment or re-enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace or Medicaid can be made by calling 833-1032. This means you might sign up for a marketplace plan even without visiting HealthCare.gov . The Affordable Care Act's sixth sign-up season opens Thursday amid stabilizing premiums and more choice for consumers. "There is ...

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  • There is life after cancer, stresses new awareness campaign
There is life after cancer, stresses new awareness campaign

Clinical Nurse Specialist Addie Mitchell at Breast Cancer Care told The Sun that a majority of women don't regularly check their breasts, so having Alexa to guide them "will help empower many with the confidence to build this potentially lifesaving habit into their routine".

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  • 9th death reported at pediatric center amid viral outbreak
9th death reported at pediatric center amid viral outbreak

The seventh death was announced the next day. Adenovirus has not been confirmed in another person who died Friday afternoon, officials said. "To date, confirmed cases became ill between September 26 and October 22", according to a health department statement .

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  • Air pollution levels still exceed healthy limits in Europe
Air pollution levels still exceed healthy limits in Europe

In India, the deaths of about 61,000 children below the age of five could be attributed to ambient levels of PM2.5, while another about 67,000 deaths were caused by household air pollution , due to the burning of fuels like kerosene for cooking , heating and lighting.

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  • Trump Says Goal Of New Proposal Is To Lower Drug Prices
Trump Says Goal Of New Proposal Is To Lower Drug Prices

Rather than "divine the value" of a drug, the proposal "respects the fact that pharma voluntarily agreed to sell drugs at discounts elsewhere and we're saying 'give us some of that, '" Azar said at a briefing with reporters after Trump's speech.

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  • Breast Cancer awareness walk
Breast Cancer awareness walk

The team which developed the guidelines specifically investigated metaplastic breast carcinomas (MBC), a rare but aggressive form of breast cancer, said the university's Amy McCart Reed. New York State has one of the highest breast cancer incidence rates in the country in New York City alone, there are approximately 6,000 new cases of breast canc...

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  • N.J. Health Dept.: 6 Children Dead Due To Outbreak Of Adenovirus
N.J. Health Dept.: 6 Children Dead Due To Outbreak Of Adenovirus

The outbreak has left six children dead and 12 others sick. Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious disease professor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, said these kinds of fatalities are not common, but they're known to happen. Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell was ordered to stop admitting new patients until the outbre...

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  • Breast cancer survival could be extended with two new drug combinations
Breast cancer survival could be extended with two new drug combinations

Fibrous connective tissues also get affected or the fatty tissues of the breasts can also develop cancer. "But about 4 or 5 years ago, sequencing technology changed dramatically, so now we're able to do these gene panels and check many genes at a time".

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  • Trump Approval Up, Republicans Leading On Most 'Important' Issue
Trump Approval Up, Republicans Leading On Most 'Important' Issue

Another boon for Republicans is that the Democrats' lead on the midterms narrows in battleground districts. Trump was in rural Elko, Nevada, for a rally a short time after Biden appeared hundreds of mile south in Las Vegas. But Heller has since become an ally of the president, who has made two fundraising stops for him in Nevada this year alr...

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  • Get immune from the flu this season
Get immune from the flu this season

In Saskatchewan, only two thirds of people 65 and older get the flu vaccine. Flu vaccine will be offered by the Putnam County Department of Health in all school districts this fall for students and staff. During this time, your body is developing antibodies to protect you against the virus. These side effects are much milder than the actual f...

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  • 2 cases of polio-like illness confirmed in Wisconsin
2 cases of polio-like illness confirmed in Wisconsin

While the symptoms are scary for parents, it's not likely your child will get it, Kerkering said the odds are less than 1 in a million. But officials haven't been able to find a single agent that would explain the clusters of cases that occur around the same time.

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  • U.S. CDC confirms 62 cases of rare polio-like neurological condition
U.S. CDC confirms 62 cases of rare polio-like neurological condition

The 10 top local news stories from metro Boston and around New England delivered daily. Although it is too early to understand how the current season compares to previous ones, she noted, the nation is "on track with what was seen in 2014 and 2016" and will probably have the same number of cases.

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  • Mysterious Polio-like Disorder Striking Children Around US Growing
Mysterious Polio-like Disorder Striking Children Around US Growing

The CDC says pediatric acute flaccid myelitis , or AFM, is now affecting young children in 22 states following a recent spike in Minnesota. A sharp spike in cases of pediatric acute flaccid myelitis , or AFM, is raising red flags with health officials, who despite concerted efforts, haven't identified a cause.

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  • When to Get Checked for Breast Cancer - NJ Docs Weigh In
When to Get Checked for Breast Cancer - NJ Docs Weigh In

So experts recommend women 20 and older perform monthly breast self-examinations the day after their period ends. Holland says part of the funding is used to pay for mammograms for women in need. A handful of women interviewed by The News Journal only knew of a couple of other DE women who have metastatic breast cancer. Montefiore is a huge s...

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  • Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Missoula
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Missoula

A walkathon was held in Chennai on Saturday. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Forestville Lady Hornets volleyball team will once again host its annual "Spike Out Cancer" volleyball experience. Oh, here's a video too so you can see how to do self-exams properly. "Do this in a circular motion down to the lower part of the breast and...

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  • Ten suspected cases of rare nervous system disease in northern IL children
Ten suspected cases of rare nervous system disease in northern IL children

A rare condition that can cause muscle weakness and trouble breathing has been reported in Kansas City. The disease is not new but the cause remains unknown. Since then, at least 362 cases have been reported across the country, according to the federal agency. All told, 16 states have confirmed a total of 38 cases of acute flaccid myelitis in...

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  • United Nations chief calls for more attention to mental health
United Nations chief calls for more attention to mental health

Commenting on general mental health awareness, Love said: "While there is no definitive guide for mental health in the workplace, supporting your employees' well-being should remain a top-level consideration". As a result, it affects the mental health of them. "Suicide is the most extreme and visible symptom of the larger mental health ...

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  • UPMC confirms 3 suspected cases of rare disease that paralyzes children
UPMC confirms 3 suspected cases of rare disease that paralyzes children

At Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare in St. Paul, physicians are treating some of the six Minnesota cases. The condition targets the spinal cord area that directly affects a person's muscles. The doctor says there is no need to panic and there's no vaccine for the disease. At this point, doctors aren't required to report cases to the...

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  • GOP ramps up election-season warning of 'toxic' Dem tactics
GOP ramps up election-season warning of 'toxic' Dem tactics

The Kavanaugh confirmation process is believed by many to have been the most contentious for a nominee to the high court in modern history. "We won't know until things happen", he told TIME . Several justices asked whether pinching amounts to violence and Justice Sonia Sotomayor appeared to playfully pinch Gorsuch. Roberts explained in the ...

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