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Luke's Medical Center Among Best Hospitals

Luke's Medical Center Among Best Hospitals This is a drop in ranking for Orlando Health's ORMC, which tied for the number one spot with Florida Hospital Orlando in last year's report . University of Wisconsin Hospitals in Madison ranked No. "We thank them for their great work and commitment to delivering on our goal of helping people live well as together we reimagine health and transform care delivery in Illinois, Wisconsin and beyon... [Full Article...]

NYU To Cover Tuition For All Medical Students

NYU To Cover Tuition For All Medical Students Robert Grossman, dean of the NYU School of Medicine. "We thought it was a moral imperative because it's very hard for medical students to incur the debt burden of medical school, as well as the additional time burden of training", Grossman told ABC News on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Police make arrest after 46 people overdose at CT park

More than 70 people have overdosed in or around a historic CT park near the Yale University campus after receiving what authorities believe was synthetic marijuana laced with the powerful opioid fentanyl. Authorities said most of the New Haven patients responded to high doses of Narcan given at the hospital and they were released. The synthetic drug K2 is suspect to be the reason for these ... [Full Article...]

Long-term vaping may damage lung immune cells, warn researchers

Long-term vaping may damage lung immune cells, warn researchers Exposure to the condensate increased cell death and boosted production of oxygen free radicals by a factor of 50, and it significantly increased the production of inflammatory chemicals - more so when the condensate contained nicotine. If you vape for 20 to 30 years and it can cause COPD then that's something we need to know about. I don't believe e-cigarettes are more harmful than ordinary ci... [Full Article...]

MS reports 21 West Nile virus human cases so far

MS reports 21 West Nile virus human cases so far His name and further details on his condition haven't been disclosed. This year, there have been three confirmed cases of Zika in the state and four confirmed cases of the West Nile Virus. They are also clearing standing water and if that's not effective enough, they are neutralizing the mosquitoes on site. While pool samples of mosquitoes are taken by the Warren County Commission two times a ... [Full Article...]

At Least Two Dozen People Overdosed in a Connecticut Park Today

The man arrested on Wednesday is suspected of being connected to some of the drugs that caused the overdoses, NBC News Connecticut reported . Cops described a grim scene on the Green - situated in downtown New Haven to the south and west of Yale's sprawling campus - which attracts homeless people and drug users throughout the year. [Full Article...]

Measles sickens over 100 people in 21 states, including CT

Measles sickens over 100 people in 21 states, including CT Both Missouri and IL are among the 21 states that the CDC is monitoring for a measles outbreak. According to the CDC, 107 people in 21 states had the measles between January 1, 2018 and July 14, 2018. To combat the measles outbreak, Brazil launched a campaign this month to vaccinate all children between ages 1 and 5 - regardless of whether they have previously been vaccinated. [Full Article...]

IN reports 1st human West Nile virus case of 2018

IN reports 1st human West Nile virus case of 2018 No Yolo County residents have been diagnosed with the virus thus far this year. "That is why we are warning the public", an official said. Since the beginning of the year, 60 cases, 16 people are still in the hospital, four of them in intensive care. [Full Article...]

Wearing Loose Pants Can Improve Your Sperm Count

Wearing Loose Pants Can Improve Your Sperm Count The study followed the men through their time in fertility treatment and monitored changes in their sperm , but it did not ask about their underwear choice again after the initial questionnaire. Every man provided semen and blood samples. Anything that prevents this cooling is likely to impair both sperm output and quality. Well, if one is wondering how does the type of underwear affect sp... [Full Article...]

Dallas County announces first West Nile Virus death of 2018

Dallas County announces first West Nile Virus death of 2018 According to an announcement from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's office, the rates of mosquitoes carrying West Nile have been much higher this year. DCHHS Medical Director Dr. Lyttle added people are most at risk of contracting West Nile virus during the months of July and August. Only one in 150 people infected by the virus will experience symptoms, and only 20% will become seriously ill. [Full Article...]

Pentagon puts restrictions on fitness trackers

Pentagon puts restrictions on fitness trackers The move to increase troop security comes in part as a response to exercise-logging company Strava publishing a map compiling its users' activity. Specifically, their use can be authorized after "conducting a threat-based comprehensive Operations Security (OPSEC) survey" or if the use of geolocation on government-issued devices is necessary to carry out a mission. [Full Article...]

August Is Breastfeeding Awareness Month

August Is Breastfeeding Awareness Month In many countries, it can even be a matter of life or death. It contains vital vitamins and nutrients that the baby needs in the initial months after birth. This is a common occurrence when the baby isn't latched on correctly. In Egypt, caesarean section rates more than doubled between 2005 and 2014, increasing from 20 per cent to 52 per cent. [Full Article...]

Cities Sue Trump for Violating Constitution With Latest Effort to Upend Obamacare

Cities Sue Trump for Violating Constitution With Latest Effort to Upend Obamacare President Donald Trump's plan to reshape Obamacare without repealing the law continued Wednesday, as his administration rolled out its final plan to expand the use of skinny, short-term health insurance coverage. Have you ever had a short-term insurance policy? With the three-month restriction on short-term plans, people's deductibles were reset every three months. [Full Article...]

Health department says mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Kentucky

Health department says mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Kentucky Symptoms of the viral disease vary from person to person, the CDC noted. "Of the mosquito-borne diseases, West Nile virus is the most common one in the continental United States". Dr. Benjamin Schwartz, director of epidemiology and population health with the Fairfax County Health Department said people should use mosquito repellent that contains DEET , picaridin, R3535 or oil of lemon eucalyptu... [Full Article...]

HUD implements nationwide smoking ban in public housing

HUD implements nationwide smoking ban in public housing All government subsidized housing across the United States must implement a no-smoking policy by Tuesday, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Advocates of the rule point out that federal housing is largely made up of multi-unit complexes, where occupants of one unit might be exposed to tobacco smoke from another. [Full Article...]

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

Man's legs, hands amputated after contact with dog's saliva Greg Manteufel, of West Bend, Wisc., landed in the emergency room last month with what he thought was the flu, Fox 6 Now reported. 48-year-old Manteufel began to go into septic shock as the mysterious symptoms continued to worsen. Manteufel contracted Capnocytophaga canimorsus , but there are other species of the bacteria that cause lesser side effects compared to what he had to go through. [Full Article...]

CDC warning: Handle backyard chickens with care

CDC warning: Handle backyard chickens with care Healthy people may have short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. The illnesses began between February 15 and June 21, and at least 34 people have been hospitalized. A full list of product sizes and codes can be found on the website of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration . Most of the time people assume Salmonella is associated with ... [Full Article...]

Moments that defined the Danforth shooting

Moments that defined the Danforth shooting Several media outlets with inside sources to the investigation say Hussain visited ISIS websites and expressed support and may have previously lived in Afghanistan and Pakistan. According to a post-shooting story by CBS News , Canada tightened its gun laws after a 1989 mass shooting at a college campus that left 14 dead. It is now illegal to possess an unregistered handgun or any kind of rapid-... [Full Article...]

Changchun Changsheng Life Sciences to stop output after drug safety scandal

Changchun Changsheng Life Sciences to stop output after drug safety scandal The vaccines are given to infants as young as three months old. Years later, nearly half of Chinese food-processing plants still failed to meet internationally acceptable standards, according to a 2015 report . A woman receives a vaccination shot against rabies at the Disease Control and Prevention Center in Huaibei in China's eastern Anhui province on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Trans woman denied hormones by CVS pharmacist

Trans woman denied hormones by CVS pharmacist Hall for her experience at our pharmacy in Fountain Hills, Arizona last spring", said Mike DeAngelis, Senior Director of Corporate Communications for CVS. ACLU Senior Staff Attorney Joshua Block said the assurances from the pharmacy chain are important at a moment in time when the Trump administration has signaled its intent to roll back health care protections for transgender and non-binary i... [Full Article...]


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