Epidemiology Newswire (Page 7)

Epidemiology Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Epidemiology. (Page 7)

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  1. LaBelle family warns of deadly bacteria in standing waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | NBC2 News

    The almost tropical weather conditions hammering Southwest Florida over the past week have left a lot of standing water. It's a time to remind and remember for the family of Zachary Reyna, a 12-year-old Labelle boy who died of a brain-eating bacteria three and a half years ago.

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  2. Newborns sickened with Legionnaire's disease via home water birth: CDCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Two cases in Arizona and one in Texas highlight a little-known danger of "water births" at home-infant infections with Legionnaire's disease. "The risk for Legionella [bacteria] cannot be eliminated because of the need for warm tap water to fill the tub" used for these births, says a team led by Geoffrey Granseth.

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  3. Public health nurses are critical to defending Mainers against disease outbreaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Recently, public health nurses have been the subject of intense scrutiny in the Maine Department of Human Services, and they are the focus of a heavily lobbied bill in the Legislature to restore their ranks. I have worked side by side with these professionals, and I know their value and their skills.

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  4. 21 amRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Floyd County Times

    Representatives from the National Institute for Occupational Safety with Health recently served as guest speakers for the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine's "Current Issues in Medicine" weekly lecture. Scott Laney and David Blackley delivered their presentation, "Resurgence of Black Lung in Central Appalachia," to first- and second-year medical students.

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  5. Increase in Wyoming Salmonella cases. What you need to know.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | County 10 News

    The Wyoming Department of Health reported this week that there were six cases of salmonella so far in 2017, involving live poultry and residents of Fremont and other counties. Tiffany Lupcho, a WDH epidemiologist, said "Some people who are raising poultry may be unaware of the risk of salmonella infection.

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  6. Why are so many people getting cancer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Science Blog

    ... are being diagnosed with cancer. Of course, this is not to deny that there are other factors impacting cancer epidemiology in recent years. For instance, the recent obesity epidemic undoubtedly plays a role in increasing the number of cancer cases ...

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  7. Sugar-free lobby group Fizz applauds Coke's new offeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    On the go and no time to finish that story right now? Your News is the place for you to save content to read later from any device. Register with us and content you save will appear here so you can access them to read later.

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  8. 2016-2017 Flu Season Proved Long and DeadlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | WUNC-FM Chapel Hill

    Flu season is over, and this year's was deadlier than usual. North Carolina health officials recorded more deaths to flu complications this season than in any year since they began tracking them in 2009.

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  9. Salmonella cases with baby chick connections up in WyomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | KGWN

    The Wyoming Department of Health has identified a significant increase in salmonella cases so far this year linked to contact with baby poultry. Six cases, involving live poultry and residents of Fremont, Natrona, Goshen, Laramie and Converse counties, have been reported so far in 2017.

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  10. Uganda: Ebola ruled out after patient tests negativeRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2017 | Crofs Blogs

    Gulu/Kampala - The World Health Organisation and the Ministry of Health yesterday ruled out Ebola after blood samples from the suspected patient tested negative at the Uganda Virus Research Institute . "The results for the sample from Lacor Hospital are negative for the Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers: Ebola, Marburg, CCHF, RVF and Sosuga," said Mr Innocent Komakech, WHO's officer in charge of Disease Outbreak, Emergency and Preparedness.

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  11. Farm Pollutants Affect Neighbors' LungsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | News Max

    Air pollution from large-scale livestock farms impairs lung function in neighbors who live nearby, a new study from the Netherlands shows. "It's well known that air pollution causes lung problems, and usually we think about air pollution from industry, cars," said senior author Lidwien Smit.

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  12. Ebola ruled out after patient tests negativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Daily Monitor

    Gulu/Kampala- The World Health Organisation and the Ministry of Health yesterday ruled out Ebola after blood samples from the suspected patient tested negative at the Uganda Virus Research Institute . "The results for the sample from Lacor Hospital are negative for the Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers: Ebola, Marburg, CCHF, RVF and Sosuga," said Mr Innocent Komakech, WHO's officer in charge of Disease Outbreak, Emergency and Preparedness.

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  13. Puerto Rico health officials declare 2016 zika epidemic overRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Caribbean News Now!

    Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here . The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming.

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  14. Some expect more ticks, potential for Lyme diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Anniston Star

    Dani Carroll, a regional extension agent for Calhoun County, said locals can expect more ticks than normal this year because of a warmer winter that allowed faster growth of the underbrush where ticks live and reproduce. That could lead to concern over tick-borne illnesses such as Lyme disease.

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  15. Diabetes on the rise in wealthier IndiaRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    India's economic boom has led to an explosion of lifestyle diseases like diabetes and cases are rising among children and adolescents An Indian family enters a fast food restaurant on May 29 in New Delhi, India. More than two decades of rapid economic growth has changed Indians' lifestyles.

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  16. Can You Make Your Sperm Better? Probably.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Switched

    So, it shouldn't be a surprise when couples have trouble starting a family that male fertility plays a role - more often than most people realize. In fact, male factor infertility is the primary medical issue in about 25% of infertility cases and a contributing factor another 25% of the time.

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  17. Julie Dash Joins The Second Season Of 'Queen Sugar'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Essence Magazine

    If you haven't already checked out the season two trailer of Queen Sugar , then you're missing out on some real drama. However, there's even more news to get excited about as the show adds new faces and an incredibly talented director.

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  18. Death Rate From Alzheimer's Disease In The US Has Risen By 55%, Says CDCRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The rate of people dying from Alzheimer's disease in the United States rose by 55% over a 15-year period, new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows. The number of those patients dying at home from the neurodegenerative condition also rose, from 14% to 25% over the same time period studied, 2009-2014.

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  19. Deaths from Alzheimer's disease in the US have risen by 55%, says CDCRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | WOI

    The rate of people dying from Alzheimer's disease in the United States rose by 55% over a 15-year period, new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows. The number of those patients dying at home from the neurodegenerative condition also rose, from 14% to 25% over the same time period studied, 2009-2014.

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  20. City Pediatric Emergency Drill Takes on Grim Urgency in Wake of UK BombingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | DNAinfo.com

    City officials staged a grim emergency exercise at Maimonides Medical Center and 27 other hospitals in the city on Thursday - drilling their response to a hypothetical bombing that would send hundreds of children to the emergency room. The NYC Pediatric Disaster Coalition, based at Maimonides, had been planning for this exercise with the Health Department, Fire Department and Emergency Management for nearly a year.

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