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Health Care USA flu activity ramps up, with 9 new kids' deaths
Author: 0 USA flu activity ramps up, with 9 new kids' deaths

The number of lab-confirmed influenza cases reported locally last week jumped by almost 70%, a sign that flu activity in the region is increasing, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced today. Will you need to be treated with antiviral medication? "These steps include: frequent hand washing, covering your coughs/sneezes with a tissue or into your elbow and staying home if you have flu-like symptoms".

Health Care Austin police hold press conference on Heidi Broussard case
Author: 0 Austin police hold press conference on Heidi Broussard case

One person has been arrested and faces two charges of kidnapping and one charge of tampering with a corpse, Manley said. The woman's fiancé, Shane Carey, reported her missing. The investigation is ongoing, they said. She is in the custody of Texas Child Protective Services and DNA testing will determine whether the baby is Broussard's daughter, Margot Carey.

Health Care Up to 15 million vulnerable in LifeLabs cyberattack
Author: 0 Up to 15 million vulnerable in LifeLabs cyberattack

In the letter , LifeLabs president and CEO Charles Brown said the company has taken several measures to protect customer information, including retaining "world-class cyber security experts" to identify the scope of the breach and secure the affected systems; retrieving the data by making a payment; and notifying the OIPC and IPC.

Health Care US House panel battles over Donald Trump impeachment articles
Author: 0 US House panel battles over Donald Trump impeachment articles

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham insisted Thursday that he doesn't need "any witnesses at all" if the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump come before his committee and that his goal is to stop the matter as "soon as possible for the good of the country".

Health Care Phone-related injuries are increasing rapidly
Author: 0 Phone-related injuries are increasing rapidly

Dr. Boris Paskhover of Rutgers New Jersey Scientific College acknowledged his expertise treating patients with mobile phone injuries triggered him to fling attempting into the bother. "I've had patients come to see me saying they were walking down the street and looking at their phone and fell and broke their jaw", Paskhover said.

Health Care HIV prevention isn't reaching enough people to make a difference
Author: 0 HIV prevention isn't reaching enough people to make a difference

Racial differences also have occurred with people diagnosed with HIV who have access to retroviral drugs which can reduce the viral load to the point it is undetectable after six months and cannot be transmitted to others. PrEP has been shown to reduce the risk of new infections by up to 97% if taken consistently. Called " Ready, Set, PrEP " the program is available to anyone testing negative for HIV, holding a valid PrEP prescription, and lacking prescription drug coverage.

Health Care Trump calls Democrats ‘unpatriotic’ for pursuing case against him while he’s overseas
Author: 0 Trump calls Democrats ‘unpatriotic’ for pursuing case against him while he’s overseas

The White House released the official transcript ( pdf ) of the July 25 call one day after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced the beginning of the impeachment inquiry . A dissenting "minority report" from committee Republicans released Monday disputes that any of the Democrats' allegations have been proven and that "none of the Democrats' witnesses testified to having evidence of bribery, extortion, or any high crime or misdemeanor".

Health Care Trump reaffirms commitment to end HIV/AIDS in 10 years
Author: 0 Trump reaffirms commitment to end HIV/AIDS in 10 years

Reducing that stigma allows people to come in and seek treatment. This number accounts for more than 50% of the number of people living with HIV in the country, according to the Acting Director-General of the Ghana AIDS Commission, Kyeremeh Atuahene.

Author: 0 Vaping IS better for your heart than tobacco, scientists prove

The study comes in the same week as United Kingdom doctors reported a rare case from 2017 in which a boy almost died after vaping set off such a severe reaction in his lungs that he ended up attached to an ECMO machine. If there was a problem we would be seeing it'. They found vitamin E acetate in an outsize number of the samples of e-cigarettes used by sick people, and believe now that a combination of the oily vitamin derivative and THC are a 'strong culprit '.

Health Care Texas has recorded its first death due to vaping-related lung-illnesses
Author: 0 Texas has recorded its first death due to vaping-related lung-illnesses

Mitch Zeller, director of FDA's Center for Tobacco Products, said the agency has tested 225 THC-containing products and found Vitamin E acetate - a cutting agent - in almost half of them. The two new deaths bring the total number of vaping-related deaths in the state to three since September 6, according to the Indiana State Department of Health.

Health Care The City raises awareness on breast cancer
Author: 0 The City raises awareness on breast cancer

Early detection is the key. "Breast cancer has personally affected my own family", Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons said. Breast cancer is the most common malignant disease of women. The clinic's Breast Cancer Program provides mammograms and advanced breast diagnostics free of charge to low-income, uninsured and underinsured women throughout Ventura County and the San Fernando Valley.

Health Care Royal family voices advertisement for mental health awareness
Author: 0 Royal family voices advertisement for mental health awareness

The survey showed that over a quarter (27%) of people have waited at least six months before taking action to improve their mental health. A United Kingdom public health survey of more than 3,000 adults, found that 83 percent had experienced early signs of poor mental health in the a year ago.

Health Care Trump Campaign: $530K Bill Withdrawn for Minn. Rally
Author: 0 Trump Campaign: $530K Bill Withdrawn for Minn. Rally

Parscale's email followed angry tweets and threats of legal action from President Trump and his campaign after Minneapolis officials assessed the additional costs and passed them on to the managers of the Target Center, Los Angeles-based Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG).

Health Care Kate, Meghan, Harry, William reunite for mental health PSA video
Author: 0 Kate, Meghan, Harry, William reunite for mental health PSA video

After the ad's release, the UK's National Health Service website (that hosts Every Mind Matters ) crashed as people rushed to view it online. It follows Harry and Meghan's decision to move out of Kensington Palace, where William and Kate are based, to set up home at Frogmore Cottage and establish their own own Sussex Royal charity foundation.

Health Care Nevada Officials Fear Spread of 'Zombie Deer'
Author: 0 Nevada Officials Fear Spread of 'Zombie Deer'

The disease causes abnormal behavior in deer, including lethargy and a loss of fear of humans, the AP reports. " Zombie deer " are already in Utah-and Nevada fears it could be next. Dr Osterholm, who is director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, told lawmakers that laboratory research suggested it was "probable" that human cases of CWD would occur in future.

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