Second Boston resident diagnosed with West Nile virus

There have been no deaths in Lancaster county due to west nile virus. Birds and horses can also contract the virus. As the Labor Day weekend holiday approaches, KCHD wants people to know that it is vital to continue to protect themselves from the... More..

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Global warming could spur more and hungrier crop-eating bugs, study suggests
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Global warming could spur more and hungrier crop-eating bugs, study suggests

As if we didn't have enough problems with climate change, here's a new one: it will favor crop-devouring pests, bringing more agricultural damage in the coming years. Warmer temperatures have previously shown t...More..

Get paid to eat avocados
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Get paid to eat avocados

To participate you must be aged 25 years or older and have a waist size of 35 to 40 inches (depending on gender). Participants will end up in one of two groups. But could avocados, in general, help you lose w...More..

Law firm criticizes ICE for toddler's death after release
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Law firm criticizes ICE for toddler's death after release

The complaint alleges that within a week of entering the detention center in Dilley, Mariee was running a 104-degree fever, coughing, suffering from congestion, diarrhea and vomiting. "If you just please give ...More..

Rear-facing vehicle seat guidelines are changed by pediatricians
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Rear-facing vehicle seat guidelines are changed by pediatricians

Overall, the transitions, according to the AAP , include going from a rear-facing seat to a forward-facing one with a harness and later to a "belt-positioning booster seat" until the child can ride with a shou...More..

1 dead, 17 sick from salmonella in Empire Kosher chicken
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

1 dead, 17 sick from salmonella in Empire Kosher chicken

The news comes after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a public health alert on August 24 in "an abundance of caution" due salmonella concerns related to Empire Kosher brand raw chicken products....More..

West Nile virus detected in southern ME mosquito pool
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

West Nile virus detected in southern ME mosquito pool

Harrison County Mosquito Control has handed out flyers in the area, and workers on spray trucks are doing extra spraying to kill adult mosquitoes, Director Gene Fayard said. Always follow label directions. ...More..

FDA warns of blood pressure drug labeling mix-up
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

FDA warns of blood pressure drug labeling mix-up

Tablets of hydrochlorathiazide are circular, light peach in color and have a "1" etched on one side and an "H" on the other. According to the recall, the company "believes that no other lots of Hydrochlorothi...More..

by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Loma Linda University looking for paid participants to eat avocados

Loma Linda in Southern California has been overwhelmed with people looking to be part of the study, so they have enough folks, but Penn State is looking for participants, though they only are taking people that...More..

Air pollution may reduce intelligence
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Air pollution may reduce intelligence

Doctors from India said the study was a good start but added that more research is required to show that the impact of air pollution on the human brain is definitive. Among males, the decline in verbal ...More..

New and mysterious human brain cell discovered
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

New and mysterious human brain cell discovered

The finding could help explain why many experimental treatments for brain disorders have worked in mice, but failed in people. "It may be that in order to fully understand psychiatric disorders, we need t...More..

Is coconut oil a superfood or dietary scourge?
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Is coconut oil a superfood or dietary scourge?

In recent years the coconut oil began to gain popularity. That is the main drawback of coconut oil is its very fat. The video which was entirely in German has however gained over a million views and counting ...More..

Ron DeSantis Rides Trump Coattails To Victory In Florida Primary For Governor
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Ron DeSantis Rides Trump Coattails To Victory In Florida Primary For Governor

Tonight, Floridians joined Andrew in standing up and demanding change in their community. Gillum framed himself as the truly progressive candidate who could break Florida Democrats' five-cycle losing st...More..

STDs have rapid rise in United States, set new record
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

STDs have rapid rise in United States, set new record

Primary and secondary syphilis diagnoses increased 76 percent between 2013 and 2017. David Harvey, another CDC executive, said there was a "direct correlation" between the increase in numbers and no new fundi...More..

President Trump will not attend John McCain’s funeral, family spokesman says
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

President Trump will not attend John McCain’s funeral, family spokesman says

Despite this, he had long-running feud with President Donald Trump: the two were often critical of one another, with McCain attacking Trump's leadership and Trump questioning McCain's heroism as a prisoner ...More..

What your forehead wrinkles could be telling you about your heart health
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

What your forehead wrinkles could be telling you about your heart health

Some of the main risk factors for atherosclerosis include smoking, high cholesterol levels, insulin resistance, high blood pressure, physical inactivity, age, and a family history of heart disease. We all know ...More..

Trump repeatedly refuses to comment on John McCain's legacy
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Trump repeatedly refuses to comment on John McCain's legacy

McCain until his last breath. You'd thank your lucky stars. "Either way, serving alongside John was never a tiresome affair". "That's just a fact", Davis said, declining to reiterate what has already been repo...More..

Almost 2 million voters have cast ballots in Florida
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Almost 2 million voters have cast ballots in Florida

I fully endorsed Ron in tomorrow's election", says Trump, who goes on to call DeSantis a "solid conservative" who has supported him on a border wall with Mexico, tax cuts, military spending and veterans issues....More..

by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

'Not blood and soil': McCain's farewell message to Americans criticizes Trump

In Washington, McCain's death has been a rare occasion for bipartisan praise for his lifetime in public service. While McCain invited former presidents George W Bush and Barack Obama to deliver speeches at his ...More..

Congo: 2 who received experimental Ebola treatment recover
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Congo: 2 who received experimental Ebola treatment recover

Rebel violence in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo ( DRC ) is escalating inside the vast country's Ebola-hit North Kivu province, putting millions at risk, the United Nations refugee agency warned on ...More..

Presidents and politicians honour John McCain’s life of service
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Presidents and politicians honour John McCain’s life of service

But in this loss, and in this sorry, I take comfort in this: John McCain , hero of the republic and to his little girl, wakes today to something more glorious than anything on earth. "The damage inflicted by...More..

Algeria confirms more cholera cases in northern provinces
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Algeria confirms more cholera cases in northern provinces

General Manager of Pasteur Institute Zoubir Harrath said that the t bacteriological tests carried out by the Institute on samples taken from infected people, confirmed that the cholera epidemic has spread becau...More..

First human case of West Nile virus confirmed in Hamilton
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

First human case of West Nile virus confirmed in Hamilton

According to Dr. Johnmark Opondo from the Saskatchewan Health Authority, weekly testing shows a higher proportion of Culex Tarsalis mosquitoes have the virus in comparison to the previous year. ►Make it easy to...More..

by | Monday, August 27, 2018

First Lady Melania Trump Shares Simple Tribute to Late Senator John McCain

The public will be invited to pay their respects. The maverick and conservative who was, at times , willing to take on his own party died Saturday at a time when tumult and uncertainty looms in both the na...More..

Physician likely 1st to contract Ebola in Congo conflict zone
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Physician likely 1st to contract Ebola in Congo conflict zone

Suspected new cases continued to emerge in Mabalako and Oicha areas of North Kivu, according to the United Nations (UN) relief wing. "More than 80% of cases are in and around Mangina". They've had to reach ...More..

No alcohol safe to drink, global study confirms
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

No alcohol safe to drink, global study confirms

Previous studies and research have indicated that there are health benefits to drinking alcohol , if you keep your drinking to a moderate level. "We advocate sensible drinking by those who choose to drink...More..

Trump Responds to Death of John McCain
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Trump Responds to Death of John McCain

The life of the senator from Arizona marked the arc of this journey. His wife, Cindy McCain , said, "My heart is broken". "My deepest sympathies and respect go out to the family of Senator John McCain ", ...More..

Sen. John McCain Loses Battle With Brain Cancer At 81
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Sen. John McCain Loses Battle With Brain Cancer At 81

McCain has been awarded the Silver Star, Bronze Star, Legion of Merit, Purple Heart, Distinguished Flying Cross medal and the Prisoner of War medal. McCain served alongside Hillary Clinton in the Senate. For ...More..

No amount of alcohol is good for your health
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

No amount of alcohol is good for your health

The report, published Thursday in medical journal The Lancet , analyzed global alcohol consumption and disease risk using data for 195 worldwide locations from 1990 to 2016. Women's figures are two a day ...More..

First human case of West Nile virus confirmed
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

First human case of West Nile virus confirmed

Drain water from garbage cans, buckets, pool covers, coolers and other items around your home that could hold water. It asked people to avoid mosquito bites using repellents, wearing long trousers and long slee...More..