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Medical Chicago police looking for source of leaks in Smollett case
Author: 0 Chicago police looking for source of leaks in Smollett case

According to CBS Chicago , a nurse, who remains anonymous, said that she was sacked from Northwestern Memorial Hospital last Tuesday for simply scrolling past the actor's chart without actually accessing it. Jussie Smollett is not the only one in hot water over his alleged January Chicago attack. That same nurse believes others, like her, were fired for the same reason.

Medical Starbucks Has a New 'Cloud' Drink-and a New Celebrity Ambassador
Author: 0 Starbucks Has a New 'Cloud' Drink-and a New Celebrity Ambassador

The company describes it as a light, fluffy and silky treat, available hot or iced, that customers can enjoy in two flavors: Caramel Cloud Macchiato and Cinnamon Cloud Macchiato. And if you think this was just the coffee chain having some fun, we did too until we saw Grande's own tweets, and even an Instagram story, with a screenshot of the tweet set over a background of clouds.

Medical GE continues to downsize: Firm selling biopharma division for $21.4 billion
Author: 0 GE continues to downsize: Firm selling biopharma division for $21.4 billion

GE jumped 18% to US$11.95 ahead of regular trading in NY yesterday. In an announcement made to the media, Culp mentioned that the sale is pivotal to the company's planned return and a milestone in its revitalization efforts. Janney's note further said that Danaher seems to have struck a good value with the GE LS acquisition priced 17x EBITDA. GE said this month that it would downsize its world headquarters in Boston and return $87 million in incentives it received from MA for ...

Medical Yorkshire school issues warning to parents over unsafe Momo challenge
Author: 0 Yorkshire school issues warning to parents over unsafe Momo challenge

Writing on her blog Pedimom, she said: 'Exposure to videos, photos, and other self-harm and suicidal promoting content is a huge problem that our children are facing today. "He waited until parents' guards were down, thinking their kids were just watching a harmless cartoon when he made his entrance four minutes and forty-five seconds into this video", she wrote.

Medical WHO Philippines: Measles Outbreak, Situation Report 2, 20 February 2019 - Philippines
Author: 0 WHO Philippines: Measles Outbreak, Situation Report 2, 20 February 2019 - Philippines

Measles is a highly contagious virus that spreads through the air and can linger for up to two hours in an enclosed area. The MMR vaccine has been used for many years and is very safe. A comprehensively discredited study by a doctor who was struck off the medical register for serious professional misconduct over how he carried out the study, is the likely source of the thoroughly debunked myth that vaccines cause autism.

Medical 'We are Going to Have More:' Measles Threat Grows
Author: 0 'We are Going to Have More:' Measles Threat Grows

Vaccination rates in King County - where the other single measles case in Washington was is located - also went up. The New York City measles outbreak continues to persist, with 67 confirmed cases of measles occurring between October and February 6, 2019.

Medical World Cancer Day activists highlight prevention
Author: 0 World Cancer Day activists highlight prevention

According to Croatian Institute of Public Health data (HZJZ), a fifth cycle of inviting women aged 50-59 to mammogram check-ups is under way as part of the National Breast Cancer Early Detection Programme. Dr. Robert Dreicer, Deputy Director of the UVA Cancer Center, said researchers are making headway in fighting the disease and need funding now more than ever.

Medical Scope of the Measles Outbreak and Why It's Worsening
Author: 0 Scope of the Measles Outbreak and Why It's Worsening

A measles outbreak near Portland, Oregon , has revived a bitter debate over so-called "philosophical" exemptions to childhood vaccinations as public health officials across the Pacific Northwest scramble to limit the fallout. Stay home if you have the measles. "We're just really one airplane flight from bringing a case here and once a case comes into a population that's not fully vaccinated we see outbreaks", Dr.

Medical Northwest US measles cases prompt look at vaccine exemptions
Author: 0 Northwest US measles cases prompt look at vaccine exemptions

Although rubella was declared eliminated from the U.S.in 2004, cases can occur when unvaccinated people are exposed to infected people, mostly through worldwide travel. Smith has made an appointment to get him the shot as soon as possible - the day after he turns one. Two doses of the measles vaccine are 97 percent effective against infection, and in 2000, officials announced the disease had been eliminated from the U.S.

Medical Eating breakfast may not induce weight loss
Author: 0 Eating breakfast may not induce weight loss

Making healthy lifestyle choices, eating balanced meals and getting active as often as possible will probably be more effective in helping you lose weight than skipping breakfast. "There are lots of reasons why people eat breakfast - growing children might want to eat before they go to school, older people might need to eat after taking medication or it could be a cultural tradition", she says.

Medical The pool of unvaccinated children is fueling measles outbreak
Author: 0 The pool of unvaccinated children is fueling measles outbreak

If children get their measles vaccine , they are 95 percent protected. Two states experiencing a measles outbreak, Washington and OR, allow parents to opt out of vaccines simply because they want to. Protection against measles can be substantially increased through vaccination. The outbreak is being closely monitored and one person has been taken to the hospital.

Medical First pediatric flu death reported to NJ Department of Health
Author: 0 First pediatric flu death reported to NJ Department of Health

Vaccination also is important for health care workers, and other people who live with or care for high risk people to keep from spreading flu to them. Healthy adults can also provide what's called herd immunity for others by getting the flu shot. In Clark County, the flu killed at least 14 people last season .

Medical Stocks swing to huge gains after jobs report, trade talks
Author: 0 Stocks swing to huge gains after jobs report, trade talks

US President Donald Trump has been one of the loudest critics of the rising rates, which raise the cost of borrowing and risk dampening economic growth. This response no doubt helped the market to recover on Friday. Early Friday, the Labor Department said that US employers added the most workers in 10 months as wage gains accelerated and labor-force participation jumped, suggesting the underlying economy is holding up amid falling stock prices.

Medical Number Of People Die After Swine Flu Outbreak
Author: 0 Number Of People Die After Swine Flu Outbreak

And activity is "starting to increase" in this season, Schultz said. Nearly all flu cases have been influenza A, and of those they were able to test in detail, most were the H1N1 virus subtype. "It's miserable between feeling just rundown, disgusting headaches, and the sweats", said Stephen Canter, a father who is anxious about the flu. The vaccine is recommended for everyone except infants under the age of 6 months.

Medical Walgreens Sweetens Q1 Earnings Beat With Cost-Cutting Plan
Author: 0 Walgreens Sweetens Q1 Earnings Beat With Cost-Cutting Plan

Asset Dedication LLC raised its position in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 204.6% during the third quarter. Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. More notable recent Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc . These reports range from 7 to 10 pages on each individual stock to explain why to buy, hold, or sell.

Medical Nicotine vaping on rise among U.S. teenagers
Author: 0 Nicotine vaping on rise among U.S. teenagers

The annual Monitoring the Future survey, by a team of researchers at the University of MI, showed that the increases in adolescent vaping from 2017 to 2018 have been the highest ever in the past 43 years for any substance use in the US. More than 25 percent claimed they vaped "just flavoring" in the past year, up from 20.6 percent in 2017. "Kids have been able to get their hands on and use them in ways that are a lot easier to use than a combustible cigarette", Kovall said.

Medical 'Five-alarm fire' breaks out over ruling to ax Care Act
Author: 0 'Five-alarm fire' breaks out over ruling to ax Care Act

Circuit Court of Appeals. "This'll be another area where health care will be used as a political issue, way beyond one district judge making a ruling that has no immediate impact", Blunt said. While that bill would prevent insurers from outright refusing to cover people with pre-existing conditions or from charging them higher premiums, it would also allow them to exclude coverage for pre-existing conditions from their plans altogether .

Medical Obamacare spiked by federal judge in Texas
Author: 0 Obamacare spiked by federal judge in Texas

The decision throws the fate of the Affordable Care Act into question just one day before open enrollment for 2019 closes. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra , who led the coalition of states that defended the ACA promised to continue the court fight to preserve the law.

Author: 0 Neti pot Seattle death: Doctors issue warning after brain infection ki

She entered surgery the next day. An initial CT scan revealed what doctors believed was a tumor . She contracted an amoeba called Balamuthia mandrillaris . A year ago the U.S. Food and Drug Administration also issued a warning that improper use of Neti pots and other nasal irrigation systems could lead to risky infections, including one with a brain-eating amoeba.

Medical Graphic content: Doctors shocked after man coughs up lung clot
Author: 0 Graphic content: Doctors shocked after man coughs up lung clot

The mysterious, cherry-red cast resembles a piece of coral and an image of it has gone viral after appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine . " We were astonished ", he said. "It's a curiosity you can't imagine-I mean, this is very, very, very rare". The right bronchial tree consists of three segmental branches in the upper lobe (blue arrows), two segmental branches in the middle lobe (white arrows), and five segmental branches in the lower lobe (black arrows).

Medical World AIDS day observed on December 1
Author: 0 World AIDS day observed on December 1

Mr Corbyn said the speech was fearless and historic. "You have a million things running through your mind and, at the same time, a sense of absolute nothingness". Castrejana said he was scared of people's reaction. This strategy can help the world get on track to not only end HIV, but also achieve "health for all" by 2030.

Medical A second CRISPR pregnancy is already under way, claims rogue Chinese scientist
Author: 0 A second CRISPR pregnancy is already under way, claims rogue Chinese scientist

Although his appearance had been previously scheduled, Lovell-Badge said He had earlier "sent me the slides he was going to show in this presentation and it didn't include anything that he is going to talk about today". He explained that eight couples - comprised of HIV-positive fathers and HIV-negative mothers - had signed up voluntarily for the experiment; one couple later dropped out.

Medical Claim of First Gene-Edited Babies Triggers Investigation
Author: 0 Claim of First Gene-Edited Babies Triggers Investigation

The researcher, He Jiankui of Shenzhen, revealed the pregnancy Wednesday while making his first public comments about his controversial work at an global conference in Hong Kong. The tool has been used recently to treat deadly diseases in adults, but not in editing sperm , eggs, or embryos. The technology also carries the risk of affecting other genes unintentionally.

Medical Heidi Klum Dominates Halloween With Insane 'Shrek' Costume
Author: 0 Heidi Klum Dominates Halloween With Insane 'Shrek' Costume

In previous years, Klum has stunned crowds with prosthetic transformations that have left her completely unrecognisable. Heidi has been teasing her highly-anticipated look for days, reliving some of her favourite outfits from the past with her followers on Instagram .

Medical Marshall: Breast Cancer Awareness Month facts, advice
Author: 0 Marshall: Breast Cancer Awareness Month facts, advice

After being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, undergoing treatment and eventually living cancer free for 4.5 years, the unthinkable happened - her breast cancer had returned and metastasized (or spread), to her pancreas, liver and right lung.

Medical Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 'Know your body'
Author: 0 Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 'Know your body'

Shawn McKinney, a breast surgeon and member of the Interdisciplinary Breast Cancer Team at the University of Mississippi Medical Center's Cancer Institute. In the majority of cases, the cancer is detected only when women either have a lump or discharge from the breast, doctors said. "If you are a young woman who has a family history of breast cancer, you should know about it".

Author: 0 CDC, partners probe 127 polio-like cases in 22 states

It affects the nervous system and can cause paralysis. The CDC began tracking the condition in 2014, when there were 120 confirmed cases. Symptoms can include sudden limb weakness, loss of muscle tone and reflexes, facial and eyelid drooping, difficulty moving the eyes, difficulty swallowing, slurred speech and, in the most severe cases, difficulty breathing, according to the CDC .

Medical 10 year-old Monmouth boy campaigns for young people's mental health
Author: 0 10 year-old Monmouth boy campaigns for young people's mental health

Yet young people are facing unprecedented pressures in life, leading to anxiety, depression and eating disorders. This week alone, it's estimated about 500,000 Canadians will miss work due to their mental health condition. Professionals also suggested 20 percent of the world's children and adolescents have mental disorders and about half of mental illnesses begin before the age of 14.

Medical Senate deal confirms 15 more Trump judges
Author: 0 Senate deal confirms 15 more Trump judges

After White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was "denied service" at a restaurant in Lexington, Va., (she was thrown out) and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielson was harassed out of a restaurant in Washington, D.C., "Republicans cast Democrats as overreacting and unable to withhold their animus toward Trump".

Medical No time for flu shot? Glynn County offers drive-thru vaccinations
Author: 0 No time for flu shot? Glynn County offers drive-thru vaccinations

The CDC recommends that everyone 6 months and older get a flu shot as the best protection against influenza. The good news is many people don't have to pay anything. The illness is not from the flu vaccine. They recommend young children, people over 65, pregnant women and people with other illnesses should be vaccinated as soon as possible.

Medical Two female mental health patients drown while chained up in police van
Author: 0 Two female mental health patients drown while chained up in police van

Officials have said two deputies in the van were able to get out and tried to free the women. "The two deputies attempted to extricate the persons being transported", the news release said. That effort resumed Wednesday morning, and Thompson said a specialized crew was being flown in from Charleston to assist. They were women who voluntarily sought help.

Medical Legionella outbreak in Surrey likely from local source
Author: 0 Legionella outbreak in Surrey likely from local source

Three new cases of Legionnaires' disease have been confirmed at a public housing complex in Harlem. The DHHS says there may be additional test results for samples taken from Sands Resort within the next week. It can not be contracted by drinking or coming into physical contact with water containing the bacteria (such as while swimming). However, people should watch for symptoms for about two weeks after exposure.

Medical Six cases of West Nile reported in Lancaster County
Author: 0 Six cases of West Nile reported in Lancaster County

Health officials advise residents to protect themselves against the virus by wearing mosquito repellent and trousers and long-sleeved shirts outdoors. Watch for health department alerts and warnings about mosquito disease outbreak. It is the state's first human case of West Nile virus since 2015. Birds and horses can also contract the virus.

Medical Don't 'monkey this up' and elect Andrew Gillum, Ron DeSantis says
Author: 0 Don't 'monkey this up' and elect Andrew Gillum, Ron DeSantis says

On the Republican side, DeSantis, a USA congressman from the Jacksonville area, stomped Adam Putnam, a former congressman and current Commissioner of Agriculture in Florida , with more than 56 percent of the vote. He led by almost 20 percentage points with about 85 per cent of votes counted. Across the vast state of Florida , it's important to be on TV to reach voters in the final days of the campaign.

Medical Sen. John McCain remembered at two-day memorial service in Arizona
Author: 0 Sen. John McCain remembered at two-day memorial service in Arizona

John McCain's memorial service . Ducey said that McCain "brought us above politics", so with "humor and humanity and without compromising the principles he held so dear". "One important thing about him that a lot of people shouldn't forget is that you can disagree as long as you're not disagreeable", Webb said. Musical choices include a recessional to " My Way " by Frank Sinatra.

Author: 0 Zero tolerance: No safe level of alcohol

Researchers found alcohol use was the leading risk factor for death and disability and accounted for almost 10 per cent of annual global deaths -about 2.8 million annually. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends women limit alcohol consumption to one drink per day and two drinks per day for men, but it's easy to unknowingly go over these limits.

Medical Local mosquito spraying scheduled after West Nile Virus detection
Author: 0 Local mosquito spraying scheduled after West Nile Virus detection

Health officials have confirmed single cases of West Nile virus in Duval and Nassau counties, according to the Florida Department of Health. Again, no human cases have been identified. The bugs become infected when they bite a bird that carries the virus, like ravens, crows or jays. Avoid outdoor activities at dusk and dawn, when mosquitoes are most active.

Medical Officials believe body of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts has been found
Author: 0 Officials believe body of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts has been found

A complaint and affidavit names Cristhian Bahena Rivera , who resides in rural Poweshiek County, in the charge of murder in the first degree. The Des Moines Register reported , citing the criminal complaint filed by police, that Rivera told authorities he saw Tibbetts jogging on July 18, got out of his vehicle and began "running behind her and alongside her".

Medical Maryland insurers say Trump Administration to cut health payments destabilizes market
Author: 0 Maryland insurers say Trump Administration to cut health payments destabilizes market

CMS also notes that after last year's navigator funding was reduced, the overall enrollment in Obamacare plans increased slightly (when counting people who paid their first month's premiums) to 10.6 million people. CORRECTION: A previous version of this story said CareSource was receiving federal money from the risk pool and would have to pay $16 million. Insurers can adapt to market turmoil by raising rates.

Medical ‘Do not eat this cereal’: CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella
Author: 0 ‘Do not eat this cereal’: CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella

The FDA is sending out this reminder because it has learned some retailers are still selling the cereal. According to the CDC, Salmonella mbandaka bacteria have been found in unopened Honey Smacks cereal in California, as well as opened boxes collected from the homes of ill people in Montana, New York and Utah.

Medical Justice Department charges 601 in healthcare fraud, opioid probe
Author: 0 Justice Department charges 601 in healthcare fraud, opioid probe

In the past fiscal year, the Department of Justice, including the Civil Division, has collectively won or negotiated over $2 billion in judgements and settlements related to matters alleging health care fraud. Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently announced 601 people have been charged in what he called the "largest health care fraud" take-down the nation has ever seen.

Medical FDA Approves Marijuana-Based Epilepsy Drug
Author: 0 FDA Approves Marijuana-Based Epilepsy Drug

The move marks several firsts. GW Research Ltd., the London-based company who produced Epidiolex is also expecting another decision that will require reclassifying CBD and allowing other marijuana-derived medications as well as reducing limitations on marijuana-related research.

Medical Alzheimer's 'may be caused by a virus'
Author: 0 Alzheimer's 'may be caused by a virus'

A robust and sophisticated new study has now exploded onto the scene, rekindling the viral hypothesis for Alzheimer's through an accidental discovery. This quantified which genes were present in the brain, and whether any were associated with the onset and progression of Alzheimer's. The researchers suggested that their findings aligned with other current research in the Alzheimer's field on the role of innate immunity in the disease, particularly recent findings that beta-amyloid protein, ...

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