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Neti pot Seattle death: Doctors issue warning after brain infection ki

Upon further investigation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention subsequently made a decision to test the water at a Texas surf resort he visited before getting sick. Although extremely rare, B. mandrillari is deadly, with nearly 90 percent of cases of infection resulting in death. People can't be infected by simply swallowing water contaminated with amoebas. [Full Article...]

OneBlood searches for extremely rare blood to save two-year-old Florida girl

OneBlood searches for extremely rare blood to save two-year-old Florida girl Must be exclusively of Pakistani, Indian or Iranian descent, meaning the donor's birth parents are both 100% Pakistani, Indian or Iranian. Zainab's red blood cells are missing a common antigen known as Indian-B, said Susan Forbes, vice president of marketing and communications for OneBlood . [Full Article...]

George H.W. Bush’s Service Dog Sully Has A New Assignment

George H.W. Bush’s Service Dog Sully Has A New Assignment An aide helped Dole, 95, who arrived in a wheelchair, to his feet and Dole, once standing, saluted. According to USA TODAY, Trump on Saturday proclaimed a day of mourning . Controversial as a politician, the 41st president has been feted in death as the embodiment of a public servant - with some of the commemorations pointedly contrasting him with the current White House occupant. [Full Article...]

World AIDS day observed on December 1

World AIDS day observed on December 1 The SACBC AIDS Office is marking the 1 December anniversary with Candle Lighting, prayers for those affected by HIV and distribution of information leaflets to the public. Deputy President David Mabuza says he's encouraged that more young people are finally standing up against the stigma and the scourge of the HIV/Aids, as well as drug abuse and other social ills. [Full Article...]

Gene-edited baby claim by Chinese scientist sparks outrage

Gene-edited baby claim by Chinese scientist sparks outrage He also said he had halted his clinical trials for the time being due to the uproar, but the 34-year-old scientist added he would consider altering the genes of his future children. But Daley argued that a consensus was a emerging that "if we can solve the scientific challenges, it may be a moral imperative that it should be permitted". [Full Article...]

Horrific crash injures drivers, marshal and photographers at F3 Macau GP

Horrific crash injures drivers, marshal and photographers at F3 Macau GP On Twitter , Floersch thanked everyone for the messages of support. Four other people were taken to hospital, including Japanese driver Tsuboi, two photographers and a track marshall. The race continued on after an hour delay and was won by Daniel Ticktum. It's probably the worst crash you've ever seen. Floersch has previously raced in the ADAC Formula 4 Championship, where she became the f... [Full Article...]

Human Body becomes Resistant to Antibiotics with Continuous Dosage: Health Warning

Human Body becomes Resistant to Antibiotics with Continuous Dosage: Health Warning Collecting the data is vital for tackling antimicrobial resistance, the extremely worrying trend of bacterial infections becoming immune to antibiotics, the report said. "It can make your infection more hard to diagnose and eventually to treat and that antibiotic may not be safe for you if you have certain medical conditions or are taking other medications", Rothoff said. [Full Article...]

Strategic Mobility Group, LLC Kicks Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month…

Strategic Mobility Group, LLC Kicks Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month… Awareness efforts are plastered across buildings with neon pink lights, shelves lined with pink products, public service awareness ads in newspapers, brands endorsing their breast cancer awareness agenda and celebrities promoting awareness drives while wearing pink ribbons, some even articulating a specific person or family member affected by breast cancer for whom they're dedicating their e... [Full Article...]

Foods That Can Help Prevent Breast Cancer, According To A Doctor

Foods That Can Help Prevent Breast Cancer, According To A Doctor In 1997, Congress authorized the issuance of the first semipostal stamp for the specific objective of raising money from the American public to assist in finding a cure for breast cancer. Commenting on the event, Hamad Al Khaldi, Head of PR and CSR at Aspire Zone Foundation, said: "We are very happy with this large turnout to this year's "Pink Walk" campaign". [Full Article...]

CDC: 'Mystery illness' leaving dozens of children paralyzed

CDC: 'Mystery illness' leaving dozens of children paralyzed Officials said it's too early to know whether the total cases for 2018 will surpass those previous years. AFM affects a person's nervous system , according to the CDC website , mainly in the spinal cord, and can present polio-like symptoms, including weakness and pain in the arms and legs. [Full Article...]

What is acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), the polio-like illness causing worry?

In 2018, the federal health watchdog confirmed 62 instances of the disease - which causes limb weakness and can paralyse sufferers. "We want to encourage parents to seek medical care right away if you or your child develops symptoms of AFM, such as sudden weakness and loss of muscle tone in your arms or legs", Messonnier told Reuters . [Full Article...]

Wellness Center raises breast cancer awareness

Wellness Center raises breast cancer awareness About 10 percent of all new cases of breast cancer in the United States are found in women younger than 45 years of age. Early cancer detection can be the separator between life and death. The study authors did note, however, that the absolute risk of these women getting breast cancer was still low: Just 5 of every 1,000 women with non-dense breasts got cancer, and 13 of every 1,000 women wi... [Full Article...]

Things to Know About Breast Cancer

Things to Know About Breast Cancer Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an opportunity for our newspapers to share the stories of how local communities come together to battle breast cancer, and herald those suffering for the spirit needed to fight this disease during their hard journey to good health. [Full Article...]

'Polio-like' illness cases flaring up: Should you be concerned?

While there is no cure for the virus, neurologists can recommend treatments. For example, in Minnesota , cases of AFM were generally stagnant at about one case per year, but now six children have been confirmed to have AFM in 2018 alone. [Full Article...]

McConnell: Gender gap hurts GOP but Kavanaugh helps

McConnell: Gender gap hurts GOP but Kavanaugh helps At the mention of Feinstein, who is the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee and the lawmaker whom Trump has accused of leaking to the media Christine Blasey Ford's allegation that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her, the crowd here chanted "lock her up!" - a phrase that previously had been reserved for 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton . [Full Article...]

Flu Shot Clinic at El Camino

Flu Shot Clinic at El Camino Dr. Horne says flu season usually lasts from October or November to March or April each year. The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone six months and older, including pregnant women. "But, you might develop flu-like symptoms - despite getting a flu vaccine - for a variety of [other] reasons". According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 80,000 Americ... [Full Article...]

Flu Shot: Where To Get The Vaccine In Michigan

Flu Shot: Where To Get The Vaccine In Michigan As always, vaccinations are free for staff, faculty and retirees (don't forget to bring your Cornell ID card). The best way to stay out of such statistics, the CDC says, is for everyone who is eligible and at least 6 months old to get a flu shot as soon as the vaccine becomes available. [Full Article...]

Tropical storm Florence dumps metres of rain on Carolinas

Tropical storm Florence dumps metres of rain on Carolinas In New Bern, a riverfront city near North Carolina's coast, the storm tore away porch steps, splintered balconies and sent a yacht plowing into a garage that shattered like kindling. Areas like New Bern also could see an additional 3 to 5 feet of storm surge as high tide combines with the seawater still being pushed ashore by Florence, Graham said. [Full Article...]

FDA takes ‘historic action’ on youth e-cigarette ‘epidemic’

FDA takes ‘historic action’ on youth e-cigarette ‘epidemic’ According to the FDA, e-cigarettes have become the most common tobacco product used by teens in the past two years. Gottlieb says the five largest e-cigarette manufacturers will have 60 days to produce plans to immediately reverse underage use of their products. [Full Article...]

Final farewells to John McCain begin at Arizona Capitol

Final farewells to John McCain begin at Arizona Capitol McCain had been an infuriating foil in a long-running feud over style and policy that did not end with the senator's illness and death. The episode highlighted the outsider president's impulse to harbour personal resentments regardless of political repercussions. [Full Article...]


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