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Botulism Confirmed in California Nacho Cheese Outbreak - NBCNews.com;

Botulism Confirmed in California Nacho Cheese Outbreak - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comBotulism Confirmed in California Nacho Cheese OutbreakNBCNews.comGas station nacho cheese that sickened 10 people and killed one of them was contaminated with botulinum toxin, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) confirmed Monday. "The nacho cheese sauce was removed from sale on May 5.Gas station's nacho cheese sauce is now linked to patient's deathLos Angeles TimesMan dies after being sickened in apparent botulism outbreakWashington PostNacho cheese sauce sold at gas station blamed for botulism deathSacramento BeePatch.com -Food Poison Journal -AOL -Outbreak News Todayall 37 news articles »

Majority of sunscreen products not up to par - MarketWatch;

Majority of sunscreen products not up to par - MarketWatch

MarketWatchMajority of sunscreen products not up to parMarketWatchThe sunscreen aisle can be a dizzying consumer experience, with each bottle touting a different claim, sun protection factor and, of course, price tag. But when it comes to how well the products work and how safe they are to use, nearly three-quarters ...Mother Claims a Sunscreen Gave Her Daughter Second-Degree BurnsAllure MagazineBanana Boat sunscreen caused toddler's second-degree burns, mom claimsFox NewsMassachusetts dermatologist: Sunscreen, protective wear, no tanning for skin healthMassLive.comABC10 -Shape Magazine -7News - WSVN-TV -WPTV.comall 37 news articles »

In 'Enormous Success,' Scientists Tie 52 Genes to Human Intelligence - New York Times;

In 'Enormous Success,' Scientists Tie 52 Genes to Human Intelligence - New York Times

New York TimesIn 'Enormous Success,' Scientists Tie 52 Genes to Human IntelligenceNew York TimesBlood samples from some participants in a new study of genes linked to intelligence were held at the U.K. Biobank, above. Credit Wellcome Trust. In a significant advance in the study of mental ability, a team of European and American scientists ...'Smart genes' account for 20% of intelligence: studyYahoo NewsInherited Intelligence: Scientists Discover Over 50 New Intelligence GenesNewsweekForty More Genes for Intelligence DiscoveredNBCNews.comGenomeWeb -The Conversation UK -The Guardian -RTall 18 news articles »

Pediatricians take aim at juice: It 'has no essential role in healthy, balanced diets of children' - Los Angeles Times;

Pediatricians take aim at juice: It 'has no essential role in healthy, balanced diets of children' - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesPediatricians take aim at juice: It 'has no essential role in healthy, balanced diets of children'Los Angeles TimesJuice may seem like a healthful option, but the American Academy of Pediatrics is advising parents to give their kids whole fruit instead. (Justin Sullivan / Getty Images). By Karen KaplanContact Reporter · Nutrition Research · Medical Research ...Don't Give Your Baby Fruit Juice, But A Little For Older Kids Is Okay, Say PediatriciansForbesPediatricians say children under 1 should not drink fruit juiceSFGateNo fruit juice until children are 1, pediatricians say, and put away those sippy cupsMiami HeraldPatch.com -CBS Local -WXYZ -My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22all 122 news articles »

Could 'Safer' Filtered Cigarettes Be More Deadly? - WebMD;

Could 'Safer' Filtered Cigarettes Be More Deadly? - WebMD

Mirror.co.ukCould 'Safer' Filtered Cigarettes Be More Deadly?WebMDMONDAY, May 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Filtered cigarettes might be even more lethal than unfiltered ones, and a new review suggests that they have been boosting rates of a cancer that takes root deep in the lungs. The findings have prompted the ...Filtered Cigarettes Caused Rise in Most Common Type of Lung CancerHealthlineThe FDA needs to tighten regulations on filtered cigarettesThe Hill (blog)Rise in lung adenocarcinoma linked to 'light' cigarette useEurekAlert (press release)Medscape -Cancer Network -UPI.com -Inquirer.netall 22 news articles »

Gender-confirmation surgeries increase after social changes - Washington Post;

Gender-confirmation surgeries increase after social changes - Washington Post

Washington PostGender-confirmation surgeries increase after social changesWashington PostMore than 3,200 transgender surgeries, from “facial and body contouring” to actual “gender reassignment,” were performed in the United States last year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons said Monday in releasing the first such numbers ever reported.Gender confirmation surgeries on the rise in the USCBS NewsGender transition surgeries jumped nearly 20% in a year — but the new data highlight a worrisome problemBusiness InsiderUS Gender Confirmation Surgery Up 19% in 2016, Doctors SayNBCNews.comTIME -USA TODAY -KTTC -Pulse Headlinesall 20 news articles »

Warmer temperatures bring increased tick exposure - SouthCoastToday.com;

Warmer temperatures bring increased tick exposure - SouthCoastToday.com

SouthCoastToday.comWarmer temperatures bring increased tick exposureSouthCoastToday.comA mild winter and more sun and warm weather coming to SouthCoast could mean more ticks preying on people and their pets. Dr. Najam Zaidi, an infectious disease specialist at Southcoast Health, noted tick-borne diseases are “common and widespread in ...Health Dept. issues tick advisory and bite prevention tipsWicked Local WatertownTicks of TerrorIndianapolis StarPossibly record breaking tick season made worse by PowassanTAPinto.netSFGate -New York Post -The Inquisitr -Hibbing Daily Tribuneall 28 news articles »

WHO's annual travel budget: $200 million - Washington Post;

WHO's annual travel budget: $200 million - Washington Post

Washington PostWHO's annual travel budget: $200 millionWashington PostLONDON — The World Health Organization routinely spends about $200 million a year on travel — far more than what it doles out to fight some of the biggest problems in public health including AIDS, tuberculosis or malaria, according to internal ...UN health chiefs squander YOUR cash on first class flightsDaily MailAP Exclusive: Strapped UN health agency spends big on travelBusiness InsiderWHO spends more on travel costs than fighting AIDSNew York PostInternational Business Times UK -Pulse Headlines -The Times (subscription) -Temple Daily Telegramall 25 news articles »

17 area legislators support local buyout of Lutheran - WANE;

17 area legislators support local buyout of Lutheran - WANE

WANE17 area legislators support local buyout of LutheranWANEFORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A group of bipartisan legislators is supporting a local effort to buyout Lutheran Health Network from Tenn.-based Community Health Systems. The members from both the Indiana House and Indiana Senate listed five items ...Lutheran staff holds rally for local controlFort Wayne Journal Gazetteall 29 news articles »

Whatever you do, don't swallow that pool water - Washington Post;

Whatever you do, don't swallow that pool water - Washington Post

Washington PostWhatever you do, don't swallow that pool waterWashington PostAs warm weather approaches, U.S. health officials are warning that outbreaks of diarrhea caused by swallowing swimming pool water containing parasites have doubled in the past few years. The infections occur when swimmers ingest water contaminated by ...CDC WARNING: Dangerous parasite could be lurking in public pools, water parksWPXI PittsburghCDC: Parasite infections in pools on the rise nationwideWRICCDC: Don't drink swimming pool water unless you want to get sickNOLA.comThe Inquisitr -FOX 10 News Phoenix -WBTV -CBS Los Angelesall 18 news articles »

Fourth person in probable Ebola death in Congo: WHO - Reuters;

Fourth person in probable Ebola death in Congo: WHO - Reuters

ReutersFourth person in probable Ebola death in Congo: WHOReutersA transmission electron micrograph shows Ebola virus particles in this undated handout image released by the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) in Fredrick, Maryland. REUTERS/USAMRIID/Handout. KINSHASA A ...WHO Suspects A Fourth Person Died Of Ebola In CongoHuffPostWHO Optimistic on Controlling DRC Ebola OutbreakVoice of AmericaPrepping for Ebola part 2The HinduCare2.com -Newsweek -USA TODAY -Breitbart Newsall 60 news articles »

Study finds that speeding up sepsis care can save lives - Washington Post;

Study finds that speeding up sepsis care can save lives - Washington Post

Washington PostStudy finds that speeding up sepsis care can save livesWashington PostWASHINGTON — Minutes matter when it comes to treating sepsis, the killer condition that most Americans probably have never heard of, and new research shows it's time they learn. Sepsis is the body's out-of-control reaction to an infection. By the time ...'Rory's Regs' on sepsis require hospital checklists, save livesUSA TODAYFaster is better when it comes to sepsis careEurekAlert (press release)Doctors have resisted guidelines to treat sepsis. New study suggests those guidelines save livesSTATall 8 news articles »

Scientists One Step Closer To 3-D-Printed Ovaries To Treat Infertility - WKMS;

Scientists One Step Closer To 3-D-Printed Ovaries To Treat Infertility - WKMS

WKMSScientists One Step Closer To 3-D-Printed Ovaries To Treat InfertilityWKMSThe list of things that can be created with 3-D printers keeps getting longer: jewelry, art, guns, food, medical devices and, now, mouse ovaries. Scientists have used a 3-D printer to create a mouse ovary capable of producing healthy offspring. And ...A bioprosthetic ovary created using 3D printed microporous scaffolds restores ovarian function in sterilized mice ...Natureall 16 news articles »

New Laws In The UK And EU Further Restrict Tobacco Industry - NPR;

New Laws In The UK And EU Further Restrict Tobacco Industry - NPR

NPRNew Laws In The UK And EU Further Restrict Tobacco IndustryNPRIn recent months, some Brits have expressed their distaste for European Union regulations — a frustration that helped motivate the Brexit vote last summer. But this weekend, new regulations on the tobacco industry came into force in the United Kingdom ...Cigarettes sold in plain green packs under new rulesBBC NewsCigarettes in the UK are about to look a lot less appealingQuartzKane County explores idea of increasing minimum age to buy tobaccoChicago Tribunewwlp.com -Mirror.co.uk -Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription) -ITV Newsall 128 news articles »

How to protect your family during tick season - ABC News;

How to protect your family during tick season - ABC News

KOMO NewsHow to protect your family during tick seasonABC NewsAs temperatures rise and kids and pets across the U.S. return to playing outdoors, they're more likely than ever to come in contact with ticks -- and in some cases, experts warn, the dangers could be fatal. Last week in Oregon, Amanda Lewis posted a ...Tick bite temporarily paralyzes Eastern Oregon girlKOMO Newsall 3 news articles »

Relay offers hope - Suffolk News-Herald;

Relay offers hope - Suffolk News-Herald

Suffolk News-HeraldRelay offers hopeSuffolk News-HeraldSurvivors walk the Survivor Lap on the track at Nansemond River High School Friday evening during the 2017 Relay for Life of Suffolk, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. By Tracy Agnew · email ...and more »

Italy makes 12 vaccinations compulsory for children - BBC News;

Italy makes 12 vaccinations compulsory for children - BBC News

BBC NewsItaly makes 12 vaccinations compulsory for childrenBBC NewsThe government in Italy has ruled that children must be vaccinated against 12 common illnesses before they can enrol for state-run schools. Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni blamed a decrease in vaccinations in part on a "spread of anti-scientific theories".Italy makes childhood vaccines compulsoryOutbreak News Todayall 10 news articles »

Tourists Helped Fatten Him Up; Now Thai Monkey Is On A Diet - NPR;

Tourists Helped Fatten Him Up; Now Thai Monkey Is On A Diet - NPR

NPRTourists Helped Fatten Him Up; Now Thai Monkey Is On A DietNPRWhether he likes it or not, a morbidly obese wild monkey in Thailand is now swapping an anything-goes diet of junk food and soda for a strict regimen of fruits, vegetables and lean proteins. Dubbed "Uncle Fat" by social media followers who began ...Thailand's chunky monkey on diet after gorging on junk foodWXIA-TVPeople Are Really Relating To Uncle Fat, An Obese Monkey Forced To DietHuffPostall 45 news articles »