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(YUMEN, China) -- Parts of a city in northwestern China are in quarantine after a man died from bubonic plague last week, state media reported. The 38-year-old victim had been in contact with a dead marmot, a type of rodent, according to the Xinhua news agency. Health officials and disease prevention specialists are in Yumen, in China's Gansu Pro...
(BOSTON) -- A deaf toddler who underwent surgery to have a radical auditory device implanted into his brainstem to help him hear is showing vast improvement after undergoing the surgery a second time, his doctors said, giving new hope that the device could one day be a common treatment option for deaf children. Alex Frederick, a 2-year-old boy ...
Posted 2014-07-22 15:14:23
(MCMECHAN, W.Va.) -- Medical officials in Ohio and West Virginia are warning patients from a pain management clinic in West Virginia that they need to be tested after the clinic was allegedly caught reusing needles. Ohio Deputy Health Commissioner Rob Sproul says patients at Valley Pain Management could have been exposed to HIV as well as Hepatitis...
(NEW YORK) -- A new study says beef production is much more harmful to the earth than the production of other animal proteins. According to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, compared to pork, poultry, eggs, and dairy, the production of beef is responsible for six times more nitrogen, which pollutes water and ...
(NEW YORK) -- While many people worry about deadly headline diseases like MERS and Ebola, Americans are ignoring an everyday threat that could be far more deadly.  Overusing antibiotics may make fixable problems incurable, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Antibiotics are being used for a "quick fix" to cure everyt...
(FORTH WORTH, Texas) -- After the last piece of cake has been eaten and the last remnants of a tan have faded away from the honeymoon, one wedding element is often left hanging in limbo or, at least, in the back of a closet -- the bride's dress.For those who don't plan to preserve their garment, options for "What to do with it?" can range from resa...
(NEW YORK) -- The Canadian Food Inspection Agency released a food recall warning Tuesday for Sweet 2 Eat brand fruit products imported from California because of concerns about a possible listeria monocytogenes contamination.The recalled fruits include whole peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots. The CIFA urges consumers to throw out the potentiall...
(CHICAGO) -- Do kids really hate the healthier foods that have been mandated in school lunch programs?A study out of University of Illinois at Chicago suggests that first lady Michelle Obama may have been on the right track when she pushed for tougher nutrition standards, even as more schools now seem to be resisting the program that covers some 30...
(BOSTON) -- There are a lot of benefits to a religious upbringing, but one of the unintended consequences is that strong beliefs might make kids more gullible.In a comparison between children who learn religious stories and those who don't, Boston University researchers say that youngsters who have a deep and abiding faith more often accept fiction...
(NEW YORK) -- The dangers of smoking during pregnancy have been well documented. One possible side effect is that a cigarette habit might put a child at a greater risk of developing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.As a result, physicians have recommended that if a pregnant woman can't quit cold turkey, they switch over to nicotine-replacem...
Posted 2014-07-21 15:29:42
(KITSAP COUNTY, Wash.) -- The stomach bug that sickened more than 260 swimmers at a Washington state lake was in fact norovirus, health officials have confirmed. The contagious virus swept through Horseshoe Lake Park in Kitsap County, Washington, earlier this month, causing cramps, nausea, and diarrhea, according to the local health department. Th...
Posted 2014-07-21 13:05:51
(NEW YORK) -- Dogs once cornered the market on being therapy pets, but now bunnies, pigs -- even llamas -- are making their way into the laps and hearts of people with a range of conditions. But experts say some animals are more therapeutic than others.“While we know that a wide variety of animals can be wonderful companions or pets, not ever...
(NEW YORK) -- You’ve probably heard of the West Nile virus -- a rare but deadly infection transmitted by mosquitoes. But what about chikungunya and eastern equine encephalitis?All three mosquito-borne diseases are here in the U.S., and depending on where you live, you might be at risk.Read on to learn more about the viruses and find out wheth...
(NEW YORK) -- A new study indicates that the annual number of HIV diagnoses dropped by 33 percent between 2002 and 2011. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, analyzed data from the National HIV Surveillance System and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2002, the study found that the rate of H...
(NEW YORK) -- Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles found that higher quality schooling has a significant impact on the ability of children in poverty to improve their academic performance and avoid risky behaviors.According to the study, published in the journal Pediatrics, researchers at UCLA selected 900 economically disadvant...
(NEW YORK) -- Mothers of children with developmental disabilities may be able to reduce their increased stress, anxiety and depression by learning to meditate.According a study published in the journal Pediatrics, mothers of children with autism or other neuro-developmental conditions who received "Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction," a program tha...
Posted 2014-07-21 03:20:57
(NEW YORK) -- Where the eyes wander is the best way of knowing whether a person feels love or lust.That's the upshot of a study out of the University of Geneva, although its conclusion doesn’t seem all that startling.Lead author Stephanie Cacioppo and her husband, John Cacioppo from the University of Chicago, examined how male and female stud...
(NEW YORK) -- Red meat to lower your blood pressure? That's what Penn State researchers say, provided that it's lean beef you're eating.The other important factor is that this protein source is part of the larger DASH-diet plan, which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension.Researcher Penny M. Kris-Etherton says DASH features plenty of f...
(ATLANTA) -- Education officials in Georgia want to give schools more opportunities to sell baked goods and other foods that don't meet federal guidelines championed by First Lady Michelle Obama. The Georgia state Board of Education, which calls new federal nutrition standards an "overreach," wants to give schools 30 days per school year to sell sw...
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