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GRAPHIC: Premature newborn dropped on head in delivery room

GRAPHIC: Premature newborn dropped on head in delivery room Greg Marchand explained, though he was disturbed by the way Morgan was handled when he viewed footage of the incident. "I kind of promised myself that I would never watch that video again", Monique Rodgers said. But, the parents say Morgan shakes at times, which has them questioning things. "No matter how small it is, I should've been notified that she was having an ultrasound done". Continua a leggere...

Scientology cruise ship sets sail for Curacao after measles quarantine

Scientology cruise ship sets sail for Curacao after measles quarantine It arrived its home port of Willemstad on the Dutch Island around 6:00 a.m. local time on Saturday, according to the Curacao Ports Authority . "The confirmed case as well as other crew members are presently stable, but remain under surveillance by the ship's doctor", she said, noting the incubation period of measles is 10 to 12 days before symptoms appear. Continua a leggere...

Four new measles cases reported in Pittsburgh

Four new measles cases reported in Pittsburgh There's also usually no need for follow up immunizations, as the two-dose measles-mumps-rubella vaccine is good for life, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Some of them triggered U.S. outbreaks, mostly among unvaccinated people; that includes the largest outbreaks, in Orthodox Jewish communities in and around New York City. Continua a leggere...

Formaggi francesi, sospetta contaminazione. Il ministero della Salute: ecco i prodotti ritirati

Formaggi francesi, sospetta contaminazione. Il ministero della Salute: ecco i prodotti ritirati A dare l'allarme è il ministero della Salute che sul proprio sito segnala il rischio di contaminazione batterica da Escherichia Coli per alcuni prodotti caseari d'oltralpe. L'allerta alimentare è scattato in 28 paesi europei ed extra europei compresa l'Italia, dopo che le autorità sanitarie francesi hanno individuato l'ingestione di questi formaggi con 13 casi di sindrome emolitico-uremica , ... Continua a leggere...

Merck steps up US measles vaccine production with increased demand

The last case of Measles was reported in Belize in 1991, but this should not be cause for nonchalance, the doctor said because it only takes one case to have a sweeping effect. "Please learn from this". She said she did "everything" to protect her child, but she was too young to be vaccinated. If you think you've been exposed to measles, the agency recommends calling your doctor. Continua a leggere...

US measles outbreak hits 'completely avoidable' 25-year high of 704 cases

US measles outbreak hits 'completely avoidable' 25-year high of 704 cases However, adults born between 1957 and 1967 should be revaccinated , as early vaccines were less effective than the vaccine available after 1967. Don't see the graphic above? Measles, caused by the rubeola virus, is one of the most contagious infectious diseases. Continua a leggere...

Lotta al cancro, scoperto il sistema che può farlo morire di ''fame''

Lotta al cancro, scoperto il sistema che può farlo morire di ''fame'' L'abbassamento della glicemia assunta con il cibo, associata alla somministrazione di metformina innescherebbe, infatti, una reazione a catena che, andando a coinvolgere la proteina PP2A , porterebbe alla morte delle cellule tumorali . Continua a leggere...

Blue Origin launches and lands New Shepard rocket

Blue Origin launches and lands New Shepard rocket Blue Origin's rocket, meanwhile, is fully automated. The vehicle flew what the company called a "nominal" test profile, with the crew capsule separating from the propulsion module and reaching a peak altitude of 105.6 kilometers before landing 10 minutes later under parachutes. Continua a leggere...

What's Behind CVS Health's Strong First-Quarter Earnings

What's Behind CVS Health's Strong First-Quarter Earnings CVS' retail business saw same-store sales increase 3.8 percent in the first quarter, which the retail pharmacy giant attributed to focusing more on healthcare products. With our differentiated collection of health care assets we are uniquely positioned to lead the transformation of the USA health care system. "We remain relentlessly focused on creating value for clients and customers while drivin... Continua a leggere...

Ambien, Other Sleep Aids Get FDA's 'Black Box' Label, Its Strongest Warning

Ambien, Other Sleep Aids Get FDA's 'Black Box' Label, Its Strongest Warning In rare cases, these drugs can cause people perform activities while not fully awake, like sleepwalking, sleep driving, raiding the refrigerator, wandering outside, and even handling a firearm. Accidental overdoses, falls, burns, near-drowning, extreme temperature exposures leading to loss of limb, self-inflicted gunshot wounds and suicide attempts were among the 46 non-fatal injuries; 20 deaths o... Continua a leggere...

Confirmed case of measles in St. Clair County infant

The Indiana State Department of Health issued an order Wednesday which allows pharmacies and pharmacists to give people the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine. "In the warmer months, people are coming and coming, where in the winter, it's mostly ME people staying put". But adults born between 1957 and 1989 may have received only one, potentially weaker, dose or no doses. Continua a leggere...

Measles-plagued Scientology ship leaves St Lucia

Measles-plagued Scientology ship leaves St Lucia A spokeswoman for St Lucia's health ministry confirmed that the ship had left the island. The cruise ship operated by the Church of Scientology that was quarantined over a measles scare has set sail for Curacao, according to a report. So far the organisation has not commented on the case. Earlier this week, USA health officials reported that more than 700 people had been infected by measles ... Continua a leggere...

IHeartMedia Wants To 'Let's Talk' About Mental Health

The campaign emphasizes how the "power of caring" can make a life-changing impact on the more than 40 million people in the US who face the day-to-day reality of having a mental health condition. "We are thrilled to be partnering with iHeartMedia to spread the word that mental health disorders are real, common and treatable, and that asking for help is the bravest thing young people can do", sai... Continua a leggere...

CDC Reminds Consumers To Not Wash Raw Chicken, Dividing The Internet

CDC Reminds Consumers To Not Wash Raw Chicken, Dividing The Internet There are lots of rules out there when it comes to cooking meat, and, of all the common meats you might find yourself cooking, chicken seems to have the most strict rules of all. After a flurry of negative responses, the CDC responded to its own tweet a few days later saying, "We didn't mean to get you all hot about not washing your chicken!" "But it's true: kill germs by cooking chicken thoroughl... Continua a leggere...

State Health Order Facilitates Adult Measles Vaccine

State Health Order Facilitates Adult Measles Vaccine Vaccination against the measles virus is the only safe and effective means of preventing the disease. There is no specific treatment for the measles, though doctors can treat symptoms such as fevers. Data show the vaccine is most effective if it's administered when a person is at least one year old . Martinez says adults who born after 1968 likely received the proper vaccinations. Continua a leggere...

Congress Holds First ‘Medicare for All’ Hearing

Congress Holds First ‘Medicare for All’ Hearing In the end, activist Ady Barkan , who has Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, was added to the roster of witnesses. "On the day we are born and on the day we die, and on so many days in between, all of us need medical care". Sara Collins, vice president of healthcare coverage and access at the Commonwealth Fund, made the provider rate the focal issue of her testimony, noting that finding the prope... Continua a leggere...

Smell Your Way to a Lower Risk of Death

Smell Your Way to a Lower Risk of Death The team then grouped participants into "good", "moderate" or "poor" sense of smell , depending on how many correct answers they gave. "We found that compared to people with a good sense of smell, those with a poor sense of smell had about a 48% higher risk for death at year 10 and a 30% higher risk at year 13", Chen said. Continua a leggere...

Woman with measles saw 'Avengers: Endgame,' potentially exposed audience

Woman with measles saw 'Avengers: Endgame,' potentially exposed audience Because of the infectious nature of the disease people who have been diagnosed are being put in quarantine or being asked to voluntarily quarantine themselves. The disease spreads very easily by air and by direct contact with an infected person, and is contagious from about four days before the rash appears and four days after the rash appears, according to Interim County Health Officer Dr. Continua a leggere...

Burger King Offers Anything-But-Happy Meals for Mental Health Awareness Month

Burger King Offers Anything-But-Happy Meals for Mental Health Awareness Month BK knows that "no one is happy all the time", per the ad campaign. Burger King is catering to its customers' moods in its latest launch for Mental Health Awareness Month. Then when they went within 600 feet of any of more than 14,000 McDonald's restaurants, the app used geolocation technology to "unlock" the Whopper-for-a-penny deal. Continua a leggere...

Two Spa Patients Contract HIV After Getting Vampire Facial

Two Spa Patients Contract HIV After Getting Vampire Facial Two people who contracted HIV have been identified as received the controversial beauty procedure at VIP Spa between May and September past year. Proponents of the so-called vampire facial believe the invasive treatment has anti-aging benefits. Continua a leggere...


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