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Salute Texas surf resort tested after 'brain-eating amoeba' death
Author: 0 Texas surf resort tested after 'brain-eating amoeba' death

Fabrizio Stabile, a 29-year-old from New Jersey, died on September 21 after falling ill with Naegleria fowleri , a rare but deadly amoeba that can cause a brain infection. People are usually infected when contaminated water enters the body through the nose, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . He added: '"Our hearts and prayers are with his family, friends, and the New Jersey surf community during this hard time".

Salute The time to get the flu shot is now, according to doctors
Author: 0 The time to get the flu shot is now, according to doctors

The "stomach flu" describes illnesses with nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. A person receives the seasonal influenza vaccine (flu shot). A new report from the Centers for Disease Control finds 80,000 people died from flu complications in 2018, and 900,000 were hospitalized.

Salute Amy Klobuchar Weighs In On Her Confrontation With Brett Kavanaugh
Author: 0 Amy Klobuchar Weighs In On Her Confrontation With Brett Kavanaugh

That means Kavanaugh was legal there for only the final four months of his senior year at Georgetown Prep, following his February 12, 1983 birthday. "Whatever else he was saying, there's no doubt that he was a heavy drinker and he told the exact opposite statement", Brown said "So his lies, I think, are relatively well-proved and I hope the Federal Bureau of Investigation can figure that out".

Salute Vikings tell DE Everson Griffen to get mental health evaluation
Author: 0 Vikings tell DE Everson Griffen to get mental health evaluation

Vikings veteran pass rusher Everson Griffen has been banned from the team facility, and is being held at a mental health facility, after exhibiting a string of disturbing behavior. Unable to return to Minnesota in time for the birth, Griffen watched via FaceTime from his phone before recording two sacks in that game. He was eventually transported by ambulance to an area hospital for his well-being, despite jumping out of the vehicle at one point during a brief stop for crossing deer.

Salute Flood Waters Kill Two Horry County Detainees
Author: 0 Flood Waters Kill Two Horry County Detainees

According to a statement from the Horry Country Sheriff's Office , when the van became overcome by flood waters from Hurricane Florence , the two deputies tried to free the women - who have not been named - but were unable to because of the fast-rising waters.

Salute Flu Shot Season is Upon Us
Author: 0 Flu Shot Season is Upon Us

So the CDC is urging people to act now, just before the October start of the 2018-19 flu season, and get vaccinated. Despite this conflicting advice, Public Health Solutions in Crete says some immunization is better than none, and predicting the timing of the flu is hard.

Salute Drowning victims in Horry sheriff van caught in flood waters are identified
Author: 0 Drowning victims in Horry sheriff van caught in flood waters are identified

Thompson planned to address reporters later Wednesday. It had gotten dark, and responders decided it wasn't safe to try to retrieve the women's bodies from the van Tuesday night. Thompson said he wasn't sure what prevented the deputies from opening the van's rear door to save the women. The two individuals being transported were confirmed dead by the Marion County Coroner.

Salute Apple Watch Series 4: Your Portable Health Monitoring System?
Author: 0 Apple Watch Series 4: Your Portable Health Monitoring System?

Yesterday at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California , Apple Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams unveiled the Apple Watch Series 4 . All the data gathered by the Series 4 will be encrypted and stored in the cloud. The new watch "will be a more marked tipping point in understanding and adoption of the product".

Author: 0 FDA wants e-cigarette makers to extinguish use by kids

Manufacturers offer and market e-cigarette flavors that appeal to minors, including candy, bubble gum, and fruit flavors. In April, the Minnesota Department of Health and the Minnesota Department of Education sent a joint letter and toolkit to school districts across the state, warning them of the dangers of e-cigarettes and vaping products and providing them with resources for addressing the issue in schools.

Salute Painkiller linked to increased risk of heart problems
Author: 0 Painkiller linked to increased risk of heart problems

But given the cardiovascular and gastrointestinal risks, there is little justification for starting a diclofenac treatment before testing other traditional NSAIDs, "the researchers concluded". Daily Mail reported that researchers found that the increased risks applied to men and women of all ages and also to those who are taking low doses of the ingredient.

Salute Over one in four adults worldwide is inactive finds study
Author: 0 Over one in four adults worldwide is inactive finds study

These people reported their activity at home, work, during travel and leisure time. It was deduced that mostly in high-income countries like the United Kingdom and US, the percentage of inactive people has increased from 32 to 37 from 2001 to 2016.

Salute Embattled blood-testing firm Theranos to dissolve
Author: 0 Embattled blood-testing firm Theranos to dissolve

The turning point then came in October 2015, when investigative reporter John Carreyrou of The Wall Street Journal questioned the validity of Theranos' technology. Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and George Schultz, and former U.S. Senators William Frist and Sam Nunn). Inc Magazine described Holmes "as the world's youngest female self-made billionaire, she's stumbled into this rarefied position and is beginning to own it".

Author: 0 Blood-Testing Firm Theranos Will Formally Dissolve, Report Says

Holmes advertised the company as a cheaper and more efficient way for patients to test for life-threatening conditions, like cancer and diabetes, with just a few drops of blood from their fingers. In March, US securities regulators accused the youthful entrepreneur of an "elaborate, years-long fraud". Each invested $100 million or more in Theranos-investments that are now worthless.

Salute Mainstream media to DeSantis: OMG, you said 'monkey it up'
Author: 0 Mainstream media to DeSantis: OMG, you said 'monkey it up'

Ron DeSantisRonald Dion DeSantisGillum wins stunner and other takeaways from Arizona , Florida Sanders congratulates Gillum after Florida primary win Sanders-backed Andrew Gillum wins major upset in Florida Dem gov primary MORE (R-Fla.) for the governor's mansion - now held by Gov.

Salute STD rates skyrocketing in United States — CDC
Author: 0 STD rates skyrocketing in United States — CDC

THE WRONG DIRECTION . According to the CDC, the US saw just under 2.3 million people diagnosed with syphilis, gonorrhea , or chlamydia in 2017. This represents the fourth consecutive year of a "steep, sustained" increase in STD cases - a 31 percent increase of 2013 levels.

Salute Donald Trump calls Andrew Gillum 'a failed Socialist Mayor'
Author: 0 Donald Trump calls Andrew Gillum 'a failed Socialist Mayor'

He held a victory celebration in Tallahassee Tuesday night. Their battle for the November election will happen in a state that Barack Obama won twice and Trump won in 2016. All 435 seats in the House of Representatives will be up for grabs in November along with 35 seats in the 100-member Senate. " I watched those Democrats debate and none of that is just my cup of tea, but he performed better than the other people there, so we gotta work hard to make sure that we continue Florida going ...

Salute John McCain Has Died. Here's His Great and Terrible Record
Author: 0 John McCain Has Died. Here's His Great and Terrible Record

He lost the 2008 presidential election to Barack Obama , and was pilloried for selecting controversial Alaska politician Sarah Palin as his vice presidential running-mate. The president, who mocked McCain's capture in Vietnam during the 2016 campaign, jabbed at the senator even after his illness for voting against Republican efforts to roll back President Barack Obama's health care law .

Salute Sen. John McCain dies after battling brain cancer
Author: 0 Sen. John McCain dies after battling brain cancer

He says McCain's "dogged patriotism and passion for country" made him an inspiration. "Of all of the things that have happened in this man's life, of all of the times that his life could have ended in the ways it could have ended, this (cancer) is by far one of the least threats to him and that's kind of how he views it", his son, Jack McCain, told the Arizona Republic in January.

Salute MI health department says one dead from West Nile
Author: 0 MI health department says one dead from West Nile

The human cases now confirmed increase the concern for transmission, officials said. They say the horses confirmed with the virus had not been vaccinated. Mosquitoes lay their larvae in standing water. Panama City Beach Mosquito Control, Bay County Mosquito Control and DOH-Bay continue surveillance and prevention efforts.

Salute Eating coconut oil a bad idea?
Author: 0 Eating coconut oil a bad idea?

In the interim, most global health guidelines recommend eating saturated fat , like that found in coconut oil, in moderation. This isn't the first time coconut oil has been touted as unhealthy. The 50-minute talk but the professor gained over 400,000 viewers online and sparked a fiery debate among the superfood fans and those questioning the oil's nutritional properties - many have turned to coconuts as a guilt-free fat, but lovers of the oil have been urged to restrict use, by the ...

Salute Google’s revamped fitness app tracks ‘move minutes’ and ‘heart points’
Author: 0 Google’s revamped fitness app tracks ‘move minutes’ and ‘heart points’

Google Fit also integrates with your favorite apps such as Strava, Runkeeper, Endomondo, and MyFitnessPal to give you credit for every Move Minute and Heart Point you earn. For each minute of moderate activity (like jogging), you'll get one 'Heart Point .' The points are doubled for more intense activities, like running or kickboxing.

Salute Sixteen nurse colleagues all discover they're pregnant
Author: 0 Sixteen nurse colleagues all discover they're pregnant

They couldn't have planned it if they'd wanted to but the staff at Banner Medical Center's Intensive Care Unit is thrilled to be welcoming what seems like a highly unlikely procession of new additions. All of the nurses say that their non-pregnant colleagues - some of whom you'd have to imagine are men - are being very good about the whole thing. The nurses said their colleagues will in no time throw a group baby shower.

Salute MPs back call to relax rules around smoking e-cigarettes in public
Author: 0 MPs back call to relax rules around smoking e-cigarettes in public

It suggested that they no longer be treated in the same way. E-cigarettes, the report said, present an opportunity to "significantly accelerate already declining smoking rates". The University of Birmingham has done research which found the vapourised e-liquid fluid in e-cigarettes has a similar effect on the lungs and body that is seen in regular cigarette smokers and patients with chronic lung disease.