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  1. River safety tips after man dies from flesh-eating bacteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | NBC12

    When the weather is warm, people across the area flock to the water. But the fact that a Mechanicsville man died due to a dangerous bacterial infection has many taking extra care.

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  2. Asbestos sector wants Ottawa's help to overturn WHO death-toll estimateRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2012 | Times-Herald

    The Canadian asbestos sector wants Ottawa's help to challenge a death-toll estimate from the World Health Organization that says asbestos-related diseases kill more than 100,000 people every year.The figure is a major irritant for the industry, one often cited by critics who want to block future asbestos development over health concerns. A leading industry player says the estimate by the WHO, the United Nations health authority, is an exaggeration based on unfounded evidence.

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  3. Volusia County records 1st human West Nile caseRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Volusia County has recorded its first case of West Nile virus, a potentially deadly mosquito-borne disease. A man was hospitalized with the disease, and residents are urged to cover themselves and avoid mosquitoes, particularly at dusk and dawn, said Dr. Paul Rehme, epidemiologist for the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County.

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  4. Deadly River Bacteria Unlikely to be Found in the Upper JamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Amherst County, VA.- As Community Conservationist for the James River Project, it is Rob Campbell's job to keep close watch on the Upper James River. It is up to Campbell to make sure it is healthy and look out for signs of sickness.

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  5. Human case of West Nile virus confirmed in IdahoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | KREM-TV Spokane

    Human case of West Nile virus confirmed in Idaho The infection marks the first human case in Idaho so far this year. Check out this story on KREM.com: http://on.krem.com/1I2pJgN WASHINGTON COUNTY --- Health officials confirmed Wednesday morning that a Washington County woman has been infected with the mosquito-borne illness West Nile virus.

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  6. Tularemia spreads in the Black Hills of South DakotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    A state health official says tularemia is on the rise, with seven cases reported in the Black Hills area since June. "Tularemia is a fairly uncommon but potentially severe disease that can be fatal," said Dr. Lon Kightlinger, state epidemiologist for the Department of Health.

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  7. Myasthenia Gravis Epidemiology Forecast and Market Review to 2024Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Emailwire.com

    "EpiCast Report: Myasthenia Gravis - Epidemiology Forecast to 2024" is now available at RnRMarketResearch.com Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease that affects the nerves and muscles and is characterized by muscle weakness and fatigue. Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease that affects the nerves and muscles and is characterized by muscle weakness and fatigue, especially weakness of the muscles controlling eye and eyelid movement, facial expression, chewing and talking.

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  8. Third human case of tularemia confirmed in N.D.Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Minot Daily News

    Laura Cronquist, epidemiologist with the North Dakota Department of Health's Division of Disease Control, said Tuesday the case was confirmed Saturday and is in Stark County. Earlier two human cases of tularemia in LaMoure and Burleigh County were confirmed.

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  9. 7 cases of rare infectious disease reported in South DakotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Seven cases of a rare infectious disease that humans can catch from animals and insects have been reported in western South Dakota since June, state health officials said Tuesday. The South Dakota Department of Health confirmed the cases of tularemia, sometimes called rabbit fever, have been reported in the area of the Black Hills.

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  10. Cyclospora reported in Grayson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | KXII-TV Sherman

    Throughout the state of Texas there has been a surge in reports of Cyclospora and now, one case has been reported in Grayson County. While some counties have seen an outbreak of the parasite associated with cilantro from Mexico, health officials told us there is no need to be worried about it here in Grayson County.

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  11. Second West Nile virus case in state diagnosed in countyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Washington Times

    July 28 - NATCHEZ - An Adams Countian has contracted the state's second human case of West Nile virus this year. The Mississippi State Department of Health said the first human case of West Nile in the state was reported in Hinds County.

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  12. 4 cases of West Nile virus reported so far this year in SDRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Greenwich Citizen

    The state Department of Health says the cases have been reported in Brown, Butte and Spink counties. The ages of the ill individuals range from 20 to 59. The virus is transmitted to humans and animals by the bite of an infected mosquito.

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  13. 7 cases of rare tularemia reported in South DakotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | KVOX-FM Fargo

    State health officials say seven cases of a rare infectious disease that humans can catch from animals and insects have been reported in western South Dakota. State epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger says the cases of tularemia, sometimes called rabbit fever, have been reported in the Black Hills since June.

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  14. 4 cases of West Nile virus reported so far this ye...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | KVOX-FM Fargo

    The state Department of Health says the cases have been reported in Brown, Butte and Spink counties. The ages of the ill individuals range from 20 to 59. The virus is transmitted to humans and animals by the bite of an infected mosquito.

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  15. P.E.I. parent warns of dangers of teen drug, alcohol useRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Journal-Pioneer

    Margaret Smith says she thought her teenage son was simply going through a rebellious phase in high school when his marks began to slip. Then one night, Smith - whose name The Guardian has changed to protect her son's identity got the phone call every parent fears.

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  16. Bootfest to remain Victoria County holiday 2 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... month. - Received grants for $5,000 and $165,000 to go toward an HIV/AIDS center and to hire an epidemiologist. Epidemiology is the science that studies patterns, causes and effects of health and disease conditions in defined populations.

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  17. 2nd West Nile case of 2015 reported in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Health officials in Mississippi say the state's second West Nile virus case for 2015 has been reported in Adams County. The state health department said Monday in a news release that one other case of the mosquito-borne virus was reported last week in Hinds County.

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  18. Rise in infections tied to animal encountersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Cincinnati.com

    Rise in infections tied to animal encounters NKY health officials urge fair-goers to wash hands after animal encounters. Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1MSloOu Intestinal illnesses are running higher this summer than last, prompting the Northern Kentucky Health Department to urge residents to wash hands.

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  19. Rwanda's Health Minister to deliver global health lecture at NIHRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | National Institutes of Health

    Rwanda's Minister of Health, Agnes Binagwaho, M.D., Ph.D., will visit the National Institutes of Health on Wednesday, July 29 to deliver the 2015 David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture. The annual event honors the late Dr. Barmes, a public health dentist and epidemiologist who devoted his career to conducting research to improve health in developing countries.

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  20. First-Ever FSHD Evidence-based Care Guideline Published by the American Academy of NeurologyRead the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | PRWeb

    Guideline is a landmark step forward for the diagnosis; comes as a result of FSH Society's advocacy efforts over the past 20 years "We expect that this guideline will fill that evidence gap for both the people who live with these rare disorders and the healthcare professionals who treat them." The FSH Society , the Massachusetts-based charity that has transformed the science of the little-known and incurable disease, facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy , today announced the introduction of the first-ever care guideline for FSHD by the American Academy of Neurology .

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