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Antibiotic-resistant Salmonella strain confirmed as 'superbugs' continue to worry experts
A strain of Salmonella found in beef and soft cheeses in the United States and Mexico has been found resistant to antibiotics, according to the CDC.
Aug 24, 2019 16:30 UTC Health Read More

Summer Heat Can Inflame Illness : Shots Health News
Heatstroke tends to get the most attention during extreme heat waves. But other diseases are affected by high temperatures as well.
Aug 24, 2019 11:00 UTC Health Read More

New Zealand teen with measles may have exposed hundreds at Disneyland and other tourist destinations
A teenage girl traveling through Southern California may have exposed hundreds of people to the measles when she visited several popular tourist destinations,…
Aug 24, 2019 10:12 UTC Health Read More

Teen with measles may have exposed other visitors at Disneyland, LAX and Santa Monica Pier, health officials say
A teenage girl with measles who visited multiple tourist destinations in Southern California earlier this month - including the Disneyland Resort, Santa Monica…
Aug 24, 2019 05:41 UTC Health Read More

Heart attack pill can cut attacks by half
Experts often recommend improving overall physical health and treating other medical conditions as a way to prevent heart attacks—and heart disease in…
Aug 24, 2019 01:35 UTC Health Read More

How memories form and fade: Strong memories are encoded by teams of neurons working together in synchrony
Researchers have identified the neural processes that make some memories fade rapidly while other memories persist over time.
Aug 24, 2019 00:20 UTC Health Read More

Teen with measles visited Disneyland, Universal Studios, Santa Monica Pier
A teenager from New Zealand visited Los Angeles and Orange counties this month and made a trip to Disneyland while she was sick with measles, potentially…
Aug 23, 2019 23:59 UTC Health Read More

Erika Zak, mom who inspired millions in her fight to get a liver, dies at 39
Erika Zak, the mother who inspired millions through her resilience to fight for a liver transplant, died early Friday during surgery, her husband, Scott Powers, told…
Aug 23, 2019 23:28 UTC Health Read More

3rd human case of EEE confirmed in Massachusetts this year
BOSTON (AP) — Public health officials say a third human case of the potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus eastern equine encephalitis has been confirmed in…
Aug 23, 2019 23:12 UTC Health Read More

Health Department reports rabid skunk caught in Downtown Ithaca
ITHACA, N.Y. — A skunk caught on 2nd Street in the City of Ithaca tested positive for rabies, according to the Tompkins County Health Department. The skunk…
Aug 23, 2019 21:22 UTC Health Read More

3rd human case of EEE confirmed in Mass., health officials say
A third human case of eastern equine encephalitis has been diagnosed in a Massachusetts man, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health said.
Aug 23, 2019 20:42 UTC Health Read More

Illinois patient’s death may be first in US from vaping
Illinois health officials said Friday that a patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died, which could make it the first death in the United…
Aug 23, 2019 19:02 UTC Health Read More

Parvo cases in dogs increasing in Marion County
INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Dogs in Marion County are under attack but not from what you might expect. An increase in the parvo virus is a direct threat to your dog…
Aug 23, 2019 18:55 UTC Health Read More

Clermont County mosquito tests positive for West Nile virus
A mosquito trapped in Clermont County has tested positive for West Nile virus, health officials have confirmed.
Aug 23, 2019 18:51 UTC Health Read More

New research shows having a dog is good for your heart
If you own a pet, you know it's a big part of your family. Now new research shows those four-legged friends may actually be good for your heart. Michael Labelle…
Aug 23, 2019 18:42 UTC Health Read More

NIH funds eleven Research Centers in Minority Institutions
The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), part of the National Institutes of Health, has funded three new awards and renewed the…
Aug 23, 2019 18:16 UTC Health Read More

A Superbug Salmonella Sickened Hundreds of People Through Cheese, Beef, and Raw Milk
According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an outbreak of superbug salmonella sickened hundreds of people and…
Aug 23, 2019 17:44 UTC Health Read More

Four-in-one pill cuts risk of heart attack by a third, study finds
A wonder pill containing four different drugs slashes the risk of heart attack and stroke by a third, a study has found.
Aug 23, 2019 17:29 UTC Health Read More

Rare form of gonorrhea spreads in Michigan: Symptoms, what to know
A rare and serious infection caused by the same bacteria that causes gonorrhea is spreading in Michigan, and state health officials are urging residents to…
Aug 23, 2019 17:10 UTC Health Read More

Vaping and lung disease: This doctor saw the link four years ago
The connection between vaping and lung disease was spotted in a 31-year-old patient in 2015. In this Q&A, Dr. John E. Parker describes what happened.
Aug 23, 2019 16:32 UTC Health Read More

E-cigs can trigger same lung changes as in smokers, emphysema: UNC study
CHAPEL HILL — E-cigarette “vaping” is widely assumed to be safer than cigarette smoking. But a new study out of UNC-Chapel Hill's School of Medicine…
Aug 23, 2019 16:23 UTC Health Read More

Victorville elementary school closed Friday after possible norovirus outbreak sickens students
An elementary school in Victorville was closed Friday after several students reported being ill.
Aug 23, 2019 16:21 UTC Health Read More

More of any physical activity tied to longer life
New research using motion sensor data has linked being more physically active at any intensity to a markedly lower risk of early death.
Aug 23, 2019 16:07 UTC Health Read More


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