• Bird tests positive for West Nile virus in Milwaukee County
Bird tests positive for West Nile virus in Milwaukee County

Right now, lab tests in the western part of North Dakota are showing an abundance of mosquitoes carrying West Nile. As the summer heats up, so does mosquito activity. That same year, 84 people in IL caught the virus, and it caused five fatalities. Dead birds can be important evidence of West Nile virus in the county.

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  • New Study Shows Alcohol-Related Liver Disease Increasing Among Millennials
New Study Shows Alcohol-Related Liver Disease Increasing Among Millennials

From 2009 to 2016, people aged 25 to 34 had the highest annual increase in cirrhosis deaths - almost 11 percent. It just means that more and more people are developing the disease. A government report also reveals the death rate for men is as much as two-and-a-half times higher than women. The yearly increase in age-adjusted cirrhosis morta...

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  • Transgender Arizona woman says CVS pharmacist refused to fill prescription
Transgender Arizona woman says CVS pharmacist refused to fill prescription

A transgender woman is speaking out after she said a CVS pharmacist denied her hormone prescription . "I left the store feeling mortified". The state law does not mention hormone therapy prescriptions. When Hall got home she spoke with her doctor, who called the pharmacist, but they still refused to fill the prescription. DeAngelo confirme...

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  • Bayer to stop sales of birth control device tied to injuries
Bayer to stop sales of birth control device tied to injuries

Bayer attributed the Essure decision to declining sales, saying it still stands by its safety and efficacy. It said it had informed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of its decision and would update healthcare providers. Bayer has been accused in lawsuits of knowing the risks associated with Essure and failing to warn sellers, doctors and reg...

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  • Hot dogs, salami and beef jerky may lead to mania, say scientists
Hot dogs, salami and beef jerky may lead to mania, say scientists

The study involved over a thousand respondents with mental disorders. Interestingly, cured meat was not associated with other disorders or bipolar disorder in people not hospitalized for mania, and eating other types of meat products or fish was not linked to any psychiatric outcomes.

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  • 90 people sickened by salmonella outbreak
90 people sickened by salmonella outbreak

A salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey has hit 26 states and left at least 40 people hospitalized, health officials said Thursday. However, the agency is not advising stores to stop selling raw turkey products, instead warning cooks both in-store and at home to properly cook the raw turkey products.

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  • Trump thanks Novartis, Pfizer for not hiking drug prices
Trump thanks Novartis, Pfizer for not hiking drug prices

Merck is the first major pharmaceutical company to actually lower its drug prices in the wake of the Trump administration's drug-pricing plan, which was unveiled in May, as Pfizer and Novartis simply deferred future price increases. He also threatened that the administration would "respond". The company will drop the price of Zepatier, a Hepati...

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  • A late dinner can cause the development of cancer - scientists
A late dinner can cause the development of cancer - scientists

Previous work by this research group linked reduced breast cancer risk with higher fiber intake, but the benefits of fruits and vegetables found in this study appear to be independent of their fiber content, according to the researchers. A recent study investigated potential links between meal timing and two common types of cancer: prostate cance...

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  • West Nile Virus found in St. Louis County
West Nile Virus found in St. Louis County

DHHS is not releasing more specifics on the case to protect patient confidentiality. The agency issued a warning to residents of the North Shore that the level of West Nile virus activity is moderate and increasing. of Health and Environment warns. Use an EPA-registered mosquito repellent and apply according to the manufacturer's instructions. ...

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  • CDC: Salmonella from raw turkey sickens 90 people across 26 states
CDC: Salmonella from raw turkey sickens 90 people across 26 states

Of 78 people with available information, 40 (51%) were hospitalized. Epidemiologic and laboratory evidence from CDC indicates that raw turkey products from a variety of sources are contaminated with Salmonella Reading and are making people sick.

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  • UnitedHealth quarterly profit rises 28 percent
UnitedHealth quarterly profit rises 28 percent

Cognios Capital Llc decreased Unitedhealth Grp Inc ( UNH ) stake by 55.61% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Toronto Dominion Bank lifted its stake in UnitedHealth Group by 12.6% in the 4th quarter. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty-four have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the ...

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  • Melanoma can be diagnosed through blood test
Melanoma can be diagnosed through blood test

Mel Ziman at Edith Cowan University led the research team. "This will just add to that set of tools that clinicians have to make sure we get it as early as possible". That's why a blood test to detect melanoma in its early stages might save millions of lives. The exploration, distributed in the diary Oncotarget on Wednesday, incorporated a ...

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  • Ethics body in United Kingdom concludes that GMO babies could be ‘morally permissible’
Ethics body in United Kingdom concludes that GMO babies could be ‘morally permissible’

There are grave moral concerns about messing with God's creations and setting up a society of genetic "haves" and "have-nots". However, it is now against the law to establish a pregnancy using embryos or germ cells that have been altered in this way, or to keep a human embryo (genome edited or otherwise) alive in the laboratory for longer than ...

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  • Flesh-eating bacteria in raw oysters kill Florida man, health officials say
Flesh-eating bacteria in raw oysters kill Florida man, health officials say

The report also stated that the man had underlying medical issues. Health officials also said that this is the first confirmed case and death of Vibrio vulnificus in Sarasota County this year. Experts recommend those with the open wound not to enter brackish seawater without protection. Oysters, clams, and mussels need to be cooked thoroughly s...

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  • Trump’s ‘squirming’ reversal: I meant opposite of what I said with Putin
Trump’s ‘squirming’ reversal: I meant opposite of what I said with Putin

In his first comments about the summit, Putin insisted that Russian Federation remains "open to contacts with the U.S". They also chanted 'we the people say you are fired, ' using his line from when he was host of the TV show "The Apprentice".

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  • Deals For National Hot Dog Day!
Deals For National Hot Dog Day!

Toppings: 86 percent of adults top their dogs with mustard. National Ice Cream Day was a personal favorite, but that has since come and gone. Offers and participation can vary by location and unless otherwise noted these deals are only available July 18.

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  • Blood pressure medicine recalled due to possible cancer risk
Blood pressure medicine recalled due to possible cancer risk

Also, you should contact your doctor of whoever the pharmacists was that dispensed the impacted drugs to you to discuss an alternative option . As a precautionary measure, the distribution firm, Major Pharmaceuticals, is issuing a nationwide voluntary recall of all lots within expiry of Valsartan which were supplied by Teva Pharmaceuticals an...

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  • Tippecanoe Health Dept.: West Nile virus found in Tippecanoe County
Tippecanoe Health Dept.: West Nile virus found in Tippecanoe County

The results for the second crow came back positive four days later. The latest data provided by the CDC, from July 10, shows no signs of West Nile at all in the state, but Alabama has already had cases of human infection and Florida has had non-human infections.

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  • USA asks United Nations to cut off oil products to North Korea
USA asks United Nations to cut off oil products to North Korea

In December the 15-member Security Council capped refined petroleum product exports to North Korea at 500,000 barrels a year. The supplies have been made via ship-to-ship transfers with North Korean tankers that have called in port at least 89 times, the USA says.

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  • Scientists have unveiled the world’s first color 3D-imaging
Scientists have unveiled the world’s first color 3D-imaging

The new device, based on the traditional black-and-white Xray, incorporates particle-tracking technology developed for CERN's Large Hadron Collider , which in 2012 discovered the elusive Higgs Boson particle. This allows for high-resolution, high-contrast pictures. The Medipix3 chip is now the most advanced chip available. The colours represent di...

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