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Salute Measles sickens over 100 people in 21 states, including CT
Author: 0 Measles sickens over 100 people in 21 states, including CT

Symptoms develop between six and 19 days after infection, and include a runny nose, cough, sore eyes, a fever and a rash. The total number of cases that year is the highest number since measles elimination was declared in the United States in 2000.

Salute West Nile virus confirmed in mosquitoes from Saskatoon traps
Author: 0 West Nile virus confirmed in mosquitoes from Saskatoon traps

The mosquito was found in a trap near the intersection of Lower Marine Road and Bass Drive on the East side of Troy. The positive findings came from mosquitoes trapped by DEM staff and tested at the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) State Health Laboratories.

Salute West Nile detected in Dresden
Author: 0 West Nile detected in Dresden

A mosquito trap in Drumbo tested positive for the virus during routine surveillance. The chances of getting West Nile Virus from an infected mosquito are low. People older than 50 are most at risk for WNV infection as are those with weakened immune systems. Wear clothing made of tightly woven fabric that covers the entire body.

Salute Pentagon Bars Troops from Using GPS-Tracking Devices While Deployed
Author: 0 Pentagon Bars Troops from Using GPS-Tracking Devices While Deployed

Commanders will still have the discretion to authorise the use of Global Positioning System devices and apps based on mission requirements and risks to operational security. A portion of the Strava Labs heat map from Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan, made by tracking activities. Those who violate the ban on geolocation features will be dealt with on a case by case basis depending on the severity of the infraction, Manning said.

Salute Trump's short-term health plans are cheaper but cover less
Author: 0 Trump's short-term health plans are cheaper but cover less

The policies will be available for 12 months at a time, up from a current limit of three, and customers will be able to renew them for additional years. Short-term plans are also very profitable for insurers - more than one-third of the premiums people pay goes toward overhead and profit instead of paying for policyholders' health care, according to data from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

Salute West Nile detected in Kent County mosquitoes
Author: 0 West Nile detected in Kent County mosquitoes

Sarah Moyer, director of the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness, said in a statement . "Mosquito-borne diseases overall are increasing", CDC spokeswoman Kate Fowley told weather.com. The rain and flooding often leave standing pools of water, creating flawless mosquito breeding grounds. Preventative measures include wearing long-sleeved shirts, long trousers, and using mosquito repellant containing an EPA-registered active ingredient, such as DEET or Picaridin.

Salute FDA Warns on Unapproved Vaginal 'Rejuvenation' Procedures
Author: 0 FDA Warns on Unapproved Vaginal 'Rejuvenation' Procedures

Laser and energy-based devices have been approved for use in destroying pre-cancerous cells in cervical or vaginal tissue, as well as genital warts , but they have not undergone testing for rejuvenation therapies. Not only is vaginal rejuvenation likely ineffective when comes to its claims on sex drive, the FDA warns that the procedures come with other risky are downright unsafe.

Salute Public housing in states including OH to go smoke
Author: 0 Public housing in states including OH to go smoke

In November of 2016 the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced the new federal rule and gave public housing authorities 18 months to implement their own plan to put into action as of today. "I'm an adult and I feel like I am being treated like a child when you tell me I can't smoke if I choose to smoke", West said. "So, they had 45 days to talk about it".

Salute Man's limbs amputated after being licked by dog
Author: 0 Man's limbs amputated after being licked by dog

Greg Manteufel thought he just a severe case of the flu. Within hours, his body started going into septic shock. Manteufel's wife, Dawn, said her husband was the picture of health before contracting the bacteria. Do you let your dog lick you? "This type of bacteria comes from the saliva of dogs". Dawn Manteufel said that within one week, her husband's legs were gone, followed by more surgeries to remove portions of his hands, and then half of both forearms.

Salute Man dies after eating tainted raw oysters in a Sarasota restaurant
Author: 0 Man dies after eating tainted raw oysters in a Sarasota restaurant

He died on July 10. Vibrio vulnificus bacteria are typically found in salt water and in raw or undercooked shellfish , notes the Florida Department of Health. Most cases are unpleasant but resolve within a few days, but rare infections from the species Vibrio vulnificus can cause a "flesh-eating" or necrotizing fasciitis condition that kills up to 30% of those infected.

Salute Deals for National Hot Dog Day
Author: 0 Deals for National Hot Dog Day

Once customers have the barcode , they can redeem one item per person per transaction. 7-Eleven: $1 Big Bite Quarter Pound hot dog at the convenience store chain. So before you head out to lunch or dine on something that's not a frank, check out these National Hot Dog Day deals that will leave your mouth and your wallet satisfied.

Author: 0 $4.69 billion verdict against Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder

Mr Lanier said Johnson & Johnson had spent 40 years covering up evidence of asbestos in some of its talcum-based products and should mark those products with warning labels or focus on powders made with cornstarch. Although J&J has fought suits blaming cancer on its iconic baby powder in the past, investors haven't reacted to courtroom losses. As per the report , the company released a statement saying it is confident that its products do not contain asbestos and hence does not contribute ...

Salute 'Do not eat this cereal': CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella
Author: 0 'Do not eat this cereal': CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella

More than a million packets of the product were recalled by the manufacturer Kellogg's in June after 100 people were infected in 33 states . The FDA said on Thursday it would follow up with retailers to prevent the sale of the product. About 450 people die in the United States each year from salmonella. "Retailers can not legally offer the cereal for sale and consumers should not purchase Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal", the agency said in a statement.

Salute Obamacare 'navigator' program cut further by Trump administration
Author: 0 Obamacare 'navigator' program cut further by Trump administration

U.S. President Donald Trump departs after speaking at a Make America Great Again rally in Great Falls, Montana, U.S., July 5, 2018. Under the latest cuts, so-called navigators who sign up Americans for the ACA, also known as Obamacare , will get $10 million for the year starting in November, down from $36.8 million in the previous year, according to a statement by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Salute The big money behind Trump’s Supreme Court pick
Author: 0 The big money behind Trump’s Supreme Court pick

The 53-year-old has served as a Court of Appeals judge since 2006. Jon Kyl. He also met with Sen. "We are going and mobilizing where we have leverage", said Mallory Quigley, a spokeswoman for the group. Yet there's little doubt that Kavanaugh, a solidly conservative, politically connected judge, would shift the nation's highest court further to the right.

Salute New Candidate AIDS Vaccine Passes Early Tests with Monkeys, Humans Next
Author: 0 New Candidate AIDS Vaccine Passes Early Tests with Monkeys, Humans Next

In a parallel study in rhesus monkeys infected with a HIV-like virus called SHIV, the mosaic vaccine offered 67 percent protection. Despite the fact that treatment of HIV with each passing year it becomes more effective still vaccine against this virus and the therapy was only in the dreams of doctors and patients.

Salute Local expert speaks about Trump's Supreme Court pick
Author: 0 Local expert speaks about Trump's Supreme Court pick

The White House would love to have the Democrats' votes for confirmation. Trump tweeted later Sunday that he was looking forward to the announcement and said an "exceptional person will be chosen!" "Well, it's still - let's say it's the four people .

Salute Technology considered for Nathan's hot dog contest
Author: 0 Technology considered for Nathan's hot dog contest

The Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest has been held annually since 1916, and we're sure it will continue for at least another century, especially with Chestnut in his prime. But, after that many hot dogs, who wouldn't?! (In 2016, he managed to chow down on 70.) Chestnut also won eight times consecutively from 2007 to 2014 before being bested in 2015 by competitor Matt "Megatoad" Stonie.

Salute Chemists beware: Amazon's attack on pharmacies has just begun
Author: 0 Chemists beware: Amazon's attack on pharmacies has just begun

The company, which has its primary pharmacy in Manchester, New Hampshire, ships to all states except Hawaii. Amazon says it expects the deal to close during the second half of this year, pending regulatory approval. Amazon didn't disclose the value of the deal. McKesson , Cardinal Health and AmerisourceBergen shares were all down after the news. Evercore ISI analysts wrote that it's now "undeniable" that Amazon is entering the pharmacy industry, according to CNBC's Meg Tirrell.

Author: 0 Cancer Risk Rises for Flight Attendants, Especially Among Women

One possible explanation for these increased rates is that flight attendants are exposed to a lot of known and potential carcinogens, or cancer-causing agents, within their work environment, said lead study author Irina Mordukhovich, a research associate at Harvard University's T.H.

Salute FDA Approves Marketing Of Plant-Derived Marijuana Medicine
Author: 0 FDA Approves Marketing Of Plant-Derived Marijuana Medicine

Several researchers are studying the potential of CBD to treat psychiatric conditions. The FDA news signals that the DEA will likely adjust its scheduling for CBD, which is now a Schedule I substance, denoting high potential for abuse and no medical applications.

Salute Moving lump on woman's face turns out to be worm
Author: 0 Moving lump on woman's face turns out to be worm

You wouldn't mind a pimple on your face for a lifetime as compared to having a worm underneath your skin. Her first picture shows it just below her left eye, but five days later the worm had crawled to above her eye. Dirofilaria repens typically infests dogs and other carnivores and finds itself unable to breed when a human becomes the unlucky host through the bite of a mosquito, typically in parts of Europe and Asia.