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BC CDC warns of measles outbreak in Washington State

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP ) - Health officials say the number of confirmed cases of measles in western Washington has grown to 30, with nine more cases suspected. But measles is still a big problem in other parts of the world. Last year, there were 17 outbreaks and about 350 cases of measles in the U.S. Officials say 26 of the patients were not vaccinated against the highly contagious disease and i... Continua a leggere...

Phoenix care facility says it's making changes

Phoenix care facility says it's making changes Ducey's tweets , Hacienda Healthcare noted Mr. Simmons' departure and said two physicians who cared for the victim no longer treat patients at the facility. The videos give a glimpse into Sutherland's background and history. Defense attorney David Gregan had asked for a lower bond on the grounds that Sutherland didn't have a criminal record . Continua a leggere...

Farmers criticise Canada's decision to drop dairy in revised Food Guide

Farmers criticise Canada's decision to drop dairy in revised Food Guide Health Canada had previously been criticized for allowing the meat and dairy industries to have too much sway over the Food Guide. Canadians have been reacting to the latest edition of the nation's Food Guide. Hasan Hutchinson, stated just before the guide was released, "We were very clear that when we were looking at the evidence base that we were not going to be using reports that have been fu... Continua a leggere...

Officials investigate suspected measles case in King County

Officials investigate suspected measles case in King County The CDC recommends children get two doses of the vaccine. Twenty-one of the people infected were not immunized, according to officials. The year before, Minnesota reported 75 cases of measles, mostly in a Somali community where the discredited theory blaming autism on the MMR vaccine had taken hold. Continua a leggere...

3 more kids die of influenza: US CDC report

3 more kids die of influenza: US CDC report NY state alone has had more than 5,000 confirmed cases this season. The proportion of deaths attributed to pneumonia and flu was 7.2%, which is slightly higher than the usual threshold of 7.1% for this time of year, the CDC said, based on data from the National Center for Health Statistics. Continua a leggere...

Too Much Fried Food May Shorten Your Life

Too Much Fried Food May Shorten Your Life It found that one or more servings of fried chicken a day was linked to a 13 percent higher risk of death from any cause and a 12 percent higher risk of heart-related death compared with no fried food. The results are not surprising "given the association of fried food to weight gain and obesity, as well as elevation of cholesterol and triglycerides", said Dr. Continua a leggere...

Praise for the pig sector in Government AMR plan

Praise for the pig sector in Government AMR plan The UK government on Thursday set out a new 20-year vision for how it proposes to contain and control AMR , in addition to a more detailed five-year plan setting out more immediate actions. "It's crucial that we continue to get this message out, so that we can carry on delivering safe, effective care to our patients both now and in the future". Continua a leggere...

Health Canada ready to unveil newly revamped Canada Food Guide

Health Canada ready to unveil newly revamped Canada Food Guide Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor said updating the guide was not a responsibility government took lightly. The regulations also grant Canada more opportunities to export their food products overseas. Last week, a team of worldwide scientists said a "planetary diet" - drastically low in red meat and high in legumes (beans and lentils) - could save millions of lives and the planet. Continua a leggere...

Gum disease linked to Alzheimer's, study claims

Gum disease linked to Alzheimer's, study claims When the team examined the brains and cerebrospinal fluid of Alzheimer's patients, they found DNA from the bacterium. As BBC reports , there are some serious questions left to be answered. Previous research has shown options for detecting Alzheimer's disease in its early stages. The team even managed to find a way to kill P. gingivalis in the brains of mice. Continua a leggere...

North Somerset women urged to attend 'life-saving' smear tests

North Somerset women urged to attend 'life-saving' smear tests In Scotland, around six women are diagnosed with cervical cancer every week, and that cervical cancer is the most common type of cancer in women aged 25-35 years old. She encouraged women to have their smear tests done before performing at regional kapa haka events, as she didn't want any other woman to be stripped of her right to perform kapa haka because of cancer. Continua a leggere...

HighPoint Advisor Group LLC Has $7.95 Million Position in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

HighPoint Advisor Group LLC Has $7.95 Million Position in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) It improved, as 43 investors sold JNJ shares while 748 reduced holdings. Selective Wealth Management bought a new stake in Johnson & Johnson in the third quarter valued at $105,000. Barclays restated an "equal weight" rating and set a $135.00 target price (down previously from $137.00) on shares of Johnson & Johnson in a report on Wednesday. Continua a leggere...

Measles Outbreak Hits 23 Cases

Measles Outbreak Hits 23 Cases It is highly contagious and spreads when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Health officials in Clark County, Oregon have declared a public health emergency for a measles outbreak in an area with a high rate of unvaccinated children. Continua a leggere...

Now, a global diet that may save planet, says study

Now, a global diet that may save planet, says study While the recommended planetary health diet is substantially different from how Canadians eat, it aligns with both the 2007 Canada Food Guide and the proposed revisions, says Jess Haines , associate professor in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition at the University of Guelph. Continua a leggere...

Cresce il prezzo di quasi 800 farmaci da banco, rincaro del 5,7%

Cresce il prezzo di quasi 800 farmaci da banco, rincaro del 5,7% Ecco di quanto varierà il costo secondo Federfarma . Crescono, i prezzi dei farmaci di fascia C . I rincari , in media del 5,7% in parte sono già scattati e in parte arriveranno entro febbraio. Va anche considerato che i supermercati mettono in vendita solo pochi tipi di farmaci, mentre nelle farmacie sono reperibili tutti i medicinali senza ricetta, compresi quelli meno richiesti". Continua a leggere...

Research Says Most Parents Turn To Unscientific Methods To Prevent Colds

Research Says Most Parents Turn To Unscientific Methods To Prevent Colds These include encouraging frequent hand-washing, teaching youngsters not to put their hands near their mouth or nose, and discouraging them from sharing utensils or drinks with others. A further 87 percent of parents correctly told their children to avoid sick individuals. Some parents (31 percent) avoid play areas altogether amid the cold season . Continua a leggere...

EC threatens legal action against ‘EVM hackathon’ organisers

EC threatens legal action against ‘EVM hackathon’ organisers He, however, said that since the General Elections are approaching therefore at least the Election Commission should allow 50 percent VVPAT slips per constituency be randomly counted to ensure there is no electoral rigging. "It is looking for an excuse for its impending loss", PTI quoted Naqvi as saying. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has rejected the claims of an India cyber expert that the 2... Continua a leggere...

Height and weight may influence women’s lifespan more than men’s

The activities included gardening, dog walking, DIY (home improvements), walking or cycling to work, and recreational sports, which were grouped into categories of daily quotas: less than 30 minutes; 30 to 60 minutes, and 90 minutes or more. Continua a leggere...

Concorsi truccati: professori di medicina indagati a Firenze

Concorsi truccati: professori di medicina indagati a Firenze Si contesta l'abuso d'ufficio e il turbamento del procedimento per il contenuto del bando. Poi mesi di indagini con intercettazioni telefoniche e microspie, tramite le quali è emerso che erano i docenti a decidere, nei loro uffici, chi meritasse il posto e chi no. Continua a leggere...

Flu spreading in USA with 19 kids reported dead

Flu spreading in USA with 19 kids reported dead With the flu potentially hitting a high-water mark for the season, doctors still urge people to get a flu shot to avoid more serious illnesses caused by the flu like pneumonia. Seven of those eight were at least 65 years old. In the past few of weeks, flu activity across IN has gone from moderate and regional to high and widespread. Continua a leggere...

Walmart, CVS Reveal New PBM Pharmacy Network Agreement

Walmart, CVS Reveal New PBM Pharmacy Network Agreement MCF Advisors LLC now owns 1,713 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $135,000 after purchasing an additional 1,267 shares during the last quarter. The stock was sold at an average price of $80.13, for a total transaction of $2,015,990.67. Hayek Kallen Investment Management now owns 13,567 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock valued at $844,000 after purchasing an additional 641 sha... Continua a leggere...


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