Boston Officials Warn Of Possible Measles Exposure In Restaurant And Airport

Boston Officials Warn Of Possible Measles Exposure In Restaurant And Airport

People who visited Boston’s Logan Airport Terminal B last July 20 may be at risk of measles exposure. A person with a confirmed case of measles evidently passed through the airport between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.  ( Ilaria Piras | Pixabay ) Boston officials warn of possible measles exposure at two locations visited by […]

Oliver, 7, joins campaign to sign up organ donors

Oliver, 7, joins campaign to sign up organ donors

Oliver, 7, joins campaign to sign up organ donors  Courier Mail Why news.com.au is supporting organ donation and DonateLife campaign  NEWS.com.au (blog) DonateLife wants to start more organ donation conversations  The Advocate Full coverage Source link

A New Study Shows Just How Much Doctors Prescribe Opioids

A New Study Shows Just How Much Doctors Prescribe Opioids

After years of rising use, federal data suggests that opioid prescriptions are beginning to drop off in the U.S., perhaps in an effort to curtail a substance abuse epidemic that continues to get worse. But new research suggests that many doctors are still prescribing these powerful drugs — even for relatively minor injuries. In fact, […]

Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease symptoms; 'Miserable virus' spreads in MI

Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease symptoms; 'Miserable virus' spreads in MI

(WXYZ) – After New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard was sidelined because of a common illness often found among children, parents are being warned that they too can pick up this contagious infection from their children.     What exactly is Hand-foot-and-mouth disease? It’s a miserable virus that often spreads during summertime. Right now it’s […]

West Nile virus peak season to begin in August

West Nile virus peak season to begin in August

Mosquito lands on arm (Source: WALB) Laura Searcy, Environmental Health County Mgr., Worth County (Source: WALB) ALBANY, GA (WALB) - We are entering the peak season for the potentially deadly West Nile virus. Infections and deaths spiked last year, and with a fairly wet summer, health officials are warning people to take precaution– especially those who […]

Antibiotic Resistance Spreads Through the Air We Breathe, Warn Scientists

Antibiotic Resistance Spreads Through the Air We Breathe, Warn Scientists

The thick fog rolling over San Francisco’s Golden Gate bridge is synonymous with the Bay Area. But more than an emblem for the coastal city, the fog may also represent a massive highway for genes that create dangerous, antibiotic-resistant “super bugs,” warn scientists in a study published in Environmental Science and Technology. The rise of […]

Genetic variants can predict educational achievement

Genetic variants can predict educational achievement

By Dr Ananya Mandal, MDJuly 25, 2018 A group of 78 researchers led by the Social Science Genetic Association Consortium have identified 1,271 genetic variations that could be associated with the extent of education that a person would complete. There has been an earlier study a couple of years back that had pin pointed 74 […]

A New Study Links Rising Temperatures to an Increased Risk of Suicide

A New Study Links Rising Temperatures to an Increased Risk of Suicide

Suicide rates tend to rise during months with above-normal temperatures, according to a study published Monday that offers a new understanding of the potential link between climate change and mental health. The article, which was published in the journal Nature Climate Change, analyzed data from thousands of American and Mexican neighborhoods over several decades and […]

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