Medicine


14th vaping-related death in USA reported in Nebraska
- October 01, 2019

As of last week, 805 confirmed and probable cases of lung injury associated with e-cigarette product use or vaping had been reported to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by 46 states and the U.S. Of all the suspected cases, 51 are still being investigated, according to Public Health Commissioner Monica Bharel. Mirroring national statistics, most of the cases (78%) have been male. (more...)
City goes pink for breast cancer awareness City goes pink for breast cancer awareness
- October 01, 2019

While she's now cancer-free, she hopes for a future with better research and treatment into the disease so her girls can avoid her medical trauma. Contributing factors to a higher risk include a family history of the disease; a known BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation in the patient or in a first-degree relative (parent, brother, sister or child); radiation therapy to the chest between the ages of 10 and 30 years; or have Li-Fraumeni syndrome, Cowden syndrome, Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome, or ... (more...)
Most cases of mysterious lung illness are linked to vaping THC — CDC Most cases of mysterious lung illness are linked to vaping THC — CDC
- September 30, 2019

And now, with hundreds of U.S. scenarios of a mysterious lung ailment amid vapers, the U.S. Facilities for Disorder Manage and Avoidance is recommending that people contemplate not using e-cigarettes, particularly all those with THC, the compound that offers pot its superior. (more...)
House Democrats Eye Whistleblower Testimony
- September 30, 2019

Arrest for Treason?" Trump wrote in one of a tsunami of morning Twitter posts. When asked if he's concerned about the whistleblower's safety, Warner didn't mince words: "Any rational person would be concerned about the whistleblower's safety after the President's comments, which led some press outlets on the right, who were actually offering a bounty on trying to reveal the whistleblower's identity". (more...)
Six steps to gift your heart good health, this World Heart Day Six steps to gift your heart good health, this World Heart Day
- September 30, 2019

High blood pressure, high cholesterol and smoking are key risk factors for heart diseases. FlossYour dentist always says it, but dental health is a strong indication of your overall health. " Heart problems such as heart disease can trigger light-headedness or dizziness because of a decrease in blood volume, which causes an inadequate blood-flow to your brain or inner ear". (more...)
Deal reached for whistleblower’s testimony, House Intelligence chairman says Deal reached for whistleblower’s testimony, House Intelligence chairman says
- September 30, 2019

The phone call, now under congressional investigation, is at the center of increasingly heightened tensions between Congress and the White House stemming from a whistleblower complaint filed in mid-August by an unidentified intelligence official, which alleged that Trump interacted inappropriately with a foreign leader and made an unspecified "promise". (more...)
Juul Under Scrutiny; Juul CEO Quits Amidst Allegations Juul Under Scrutiny; Juul CEO Quits Amidst Allegations
- September 30, 2019

US public health officials have taken a more wary approach, and have been slow to regulate e-cigarettes. Now the campaign is being overshadowed by the allegations that Juul markets its products to teens, who are now taking up vaping at an alarming rate. (more...)
Florida parent angered over ‘inappropriate’ school quiz question about President Trump Florida parent angered over ‘inappropriate’ school quiz question about President Trump
- September 29, 2019

Possible answers were Barack Obama, Donald Trump , Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan . It is known to most that Trump is the current 45th USA president, who took office in 2017. Because this is an open inquiry, I am not at liberty to share any additional details with you at this point. The teacher, who has not been identified, remains employed with the district pending the outcome of an internal investigation and has been reassigned to work in a place that does not involve contact with ... (more...)
Strides Pharma halts sales of heartburn drug Ranitidine in U.S. market Strides Pharma halts sales of heartburn drug Ranitidine in U.S. market
- September 29, 2019

Ranitidine , Sandoz's recall notice says, treats "duodenal ulcer, benign gastric ulcer, reflux esophagitis, post-operative peptic ulcer , Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome, and other conditions where reduction of gastric secretion and acid output is desirable". (more...)
General Motors restores striking workers' health insurance General Motors restores striking workers' health insurance
- September 29, 2019

It says on the union website that the UAW will pick up the cost of the premiums. It's been nearly a year since GM announced the layoff of 15 percent of its salaried workers and the shut down of five North American plants. UAW locals around the country and throughout MI posted notices to members last week , saying GM had ended medical, dental and vision insurance along with prescription coverage effective September 16, the first day of the national strike against the company that entered its ... (more...)
'Historic' snowstorm is forecast to bring blizzard conditions to Montana 'Historic' snowstorm is forecast to bring blizzard conditions to Montana
- September 28, 2019

As rain changes from snow from higher elevations to lower elevations and from north to south, deteriorating roadway conditions will progress through the passes and then to roads at lower elevations into Sunday. 'It looks like valley #snow is becoming more likely. Please use the next few days of relative calm weather to prepare for the incoming storm. If you must travel, make sure you have a fully charged cellphone, blankets and an emergency kit in your vehicle . (more...)
Plastic Teabags Leak Billions of Particles Into Your Steaming Brew Plastic Teabags Leak Billions of Particles Into Your Steaming Brew
- September 28, 2019

While most tea bag material is sourced from paper, premium brands have transitioned to plastic mesh. She was not happy about it. He also said- If you use tea bags , you can use tea sieve for this. Researchers from McGill University in Canada have detected the microscopic particles in the environment, aquatic organisms and the food supply, but they don't know yet whether they are harmful to humans. (more...)
Another mosquito-borne virus confirmed in MI Another mosquito-borne virus confirmed in MI
- September 28, 2019

It's the first human case of the virus in Oakland County and the fourth this year in MI. The first confirmed case of West Nile in a mosquito this year came in late August . Mosquito trapping and testing in Ottawa has found relatively low West Nile virus activity this year, but the risk for human West Nile virus illness still exists. (more...)
Warren catches Biden in national opinion poll Warren catches Biden in national opinion poll
- September 27, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren took a slight numerical lead over former Vice President Joe Biden among Democratic and Democratic-leaning voters, a national poll shows. "She has a lot of substance, which is nice to see", Clark said. Inga Hansen, chair of the Keene Democrats, said she isn't surprised Ms. Warren is siphoning support from Mr. (more...)
EEE case confirmed in Kent County deer EEE case confirmed in Kent County deer
- September 27, 2019

There have also been three deaths in MI, two in CT and one in Rhode Island. DPH also announced it has confirmed the 11th human case of EEE this year in the Commonwealth after the virus was found in a man in his 70s from Worcester County. "Although mosquito populations are declining, the weather is keeping them active", said State Epidemiologist Dr. Catherine Brown in a statement . The Ionia County Health Department is urging residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites. (more...)
CDC, Ky. Dept. of Health encourage flu shots ahead of season CDC, Ky. Dept. of Health encourage flu shots ahead of season
- September 27, 2019

The incubation period for the flu-the period between when you become infected and when you start showing symptoms-can last anywhere from hours to 6 days . The flu hospitalized another 960,00. Below are dates and times that the Yavapai County Community Health Services will be in your community giving out flu shots. (more...)
Average Annual Family Premiums Now Top $20K Average Annual Family Premiums Now Top $20K
- September 27, 2019

The nonprofit Kaiser Family Foundation says annual premiums rose 5% to hit $20,576 with employers themselves taking on 71% of that cost, while employees paid the rest. But sufferers quiet decide to pay out-of-pocket for assorted main care, equivalent to medications for chronic circumstances admire diabetes or high blood strain, except they meet their deductibles. (more...)
Georgia Department of Health confirms first vaping death Georgia Department of Health confirms first vaping death
- September 27, 2019

The next death was disclosed by the Georgia Department of Health on Wednesday. The health department says three of the four indicated a history of vaping THC, the ingredient in marijuana that produces a high. Many patients have reported using THC and nicotine. If you think you are sick and have been vaping, go see a doctor right away. Earlier this week, Los Angeles banned the sale of flavored e-cigarettes and tobacco products and the governor of MA called for a temporary statewide ban on ... (more...)
1st Vaping-Related Deaths Reported in Florida, Georgia 1st Vaping-Related Deaths Reported in Florida, Georgia
- September 26, 2019

Nationwide there have been 530 cases of lung illness from 38 state and 10 deaths - two in California, two in Kansas, and one in Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Oregon and now Mississippi. Currently, there is no specific e-cigarette or vaping product that has been linked to the illnesses, though many patients reported using THC and nicotine. (more...)
Your teabag could be releasing billions of microplastics in your mug Your teabag could be releasing billions of microplastics in your mug
- September 26, 2019

While scientists have previously detected microplastics in the environment, tap and bottled waters , and some foods, Nathalie Tufenkji, professor of chemical engineering at McGill University , and colleagues wondered whether recently introduced plastic teabags could be releasing micro- and nanoplastics into beverages during brewing. (more...)

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