CDC confirms five deaths connected to E. coli-tainted lettuce

There is typically a lag between the time when someone falls ill and the CDC is alerted. On Friday, health officials said they have learned of four more - two in Minnesota and one each in Arkansas and NY. "Any contaminated product from the Yuma growi... More..

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Cancer group says colon screening should start at age 45, not 50
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Cancer group says colon screening should start at age 45, not 50

Vital signs: colorectal cancer tests saves lives. While they differ on the age of first screening, both groups suggest that screening over age 75 should be a joint decision between patient and doctor. "It t...More..

Nipah virus: Kerala to send fresh samples of fruit bats for testing
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Nipah virus: Kerala to send fresh samples of fruit bats for testing

Twenty six-year-old Abin, hailing from Palazhi in the district, died at a private hospital after battling for life for one week, official sources said. Precautionary measures have been taken by the government a...More..

Melania Trump hasn't appeared in public for 19 days
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Melania Trump hasn't appeared in public for 19 days

The Huffington Post pointed out that the phrases "working overtime", "speculating", "working hard" and "on behalf of the American people" feature frequently in the president's tweets . Trump wrote on Thursda...More..

New Zealand Plans To Kill 150,000 Cows To Protect Economy
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

New Zealand Plans To Kill 150,000 Cows To Protect Economy

Authorities are still trying to determine if the strain arrived through imported live cattle, frozen semen, embryos, veterinary medicines and biological products, feed, used farm equipment, or other imported li...More..

Madhya Pradesh issues advisory on Nipah virus
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Madhya Pradesh issues advisory on Nipah virus

Since it was first described, there had been small outbreaks in Asia and Bangladesh every year, but experts believe it can still spread in other regions especially since its bat hosts can live as far as West Af...More..

You Will Live Longer If You Sleep More on Saturdays and Sundays
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

You Will Live Longer If You Sleep More on Saturdays and Sundays

Regardless, the next time you feel bad about sleeping in more than normal, just think of it as an investment in your long-term health. According to new research, getting extra sleep on the weekend can und...More..

Hyderabad to ensure hospitals well equipped to deal with Nipah virus
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Hyderabad to ensure hospitals well equipped to deal with Nipah virus

Health officials have identified a bat-infested well in a house in Kozhikode district as the likely epicenter of the outbreak of Nipah virus in the state. Nipah virus is a newly emerging disease that ca...More..

Nipah deaths in Kerala, two in critical condition; high alert sounded
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Nipah deaths in Kerala, two in critical condition; high alert sounded

Officers of the health, animal husbandry and forest departments have taken samples of the dead bats for further investigation. In neighbouring Malappuram, where three persons have died due to the virus, ord...More..

Jared Kushner's security clearance has been restored
by | Thursday, May 24, 2018

Jared Kushner's security clearance has been restored

It is not clear when Kushner's second interview with Mueller's investigators took place. Kushner lost his access to the nation's deepest secrets when White House chief of staff John Kelly downgraded his c...More..

World Health Organization raises risk assessment of Congo's Ebola outbreak
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

World Health Organization raises risk assessment of Congo's Ebola outbreak

The outbreak, publicly declared on May 8, had previously been reported in a rural area of Equateur that lies roughly 150 kilometres (93 miles) from Mbandaka. "WHO and our partners are taking decisive action to ...More..

CDC says it is now safe to buy and consume romaine lettuce
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

CDC says it is now safe to buy and consume romaine lettuce

Because of a lag in the reporting of illnesses to the CDC , the most recent E. coli cases started when romaine from the Yuma region was likely still in stores, restaurants, and homes. The E. coli outbreak ...More..

First batch of Ebola vaccines arrive DRC
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

First batch of Ebola vaccines arrive DRC

The WHO is anxious about the disease reaching the city of Mbandaka with a population of about 1 million people, which would make the outbreak far harder to tackle. Yes. In West Africa's massive Ebola outbreak i...More..

White House adviser - United States wants China trade deal as talks resume
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

White House adviser - United States wants China trade deal as talks resume

Tom Cotton, R-Ark., has written a invoice banning the US authorities from contracting with ZTE or one other China telecom, Huawei, used Trump's most popular mode of communication to criticize Trump's said curio...More..

Tennessee joins states suing OxyContin maker
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Tennessee joins states suing OxyContin maker

Josephson added that Purdue announced in February it ended promotion of opioids to doctors and restructured and significantly reduced its commercial operation. MA last week sent a letter to Purdue notifying the...More..

More illnesses reported as salmonella outbreak traced to eggs grows
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

More illnesses reported as salmonella outbreak traced to eggs grows

The eggs came from Rose Acre's Hyde County Farm in North Carolina. The update also explains that more cases could be on the way. "This takes an average of two to four weeks", said the CDC statement. The...More..

Six in Pennsylvania sick from shell egg salmonella outbreak
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Six in Pennsylvania sick from shell egg salmonella outbreak

According to the Post, Rose Acre Farms has come under scrutiny in the past for salmonella contamination. No one should eat, serve, or sell recalled eggs; any eggs affected by the recall should be thrown awa...More..

Man who saved 2.4 million babies by donating blood 'retires'
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Man who saved 2.4 million babies by donating blood 'retires'

The drug is given to pregnant women whose blood is at risk of attacking their child in the womb, CBS News reports . When he was 14 years old, Harrison underwent major surgery and depended on blood transfusio...More..

Siddaramaiah says he is 'okay' if a Dalit becomes Karnataka CM
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Siddaramaiah says he is 'okay' if a Dalit becomes Karnataka CM

However, we expect this number to increase, and hope it surpasses that of the previous elections", he said . Dismissing speculations of hung assembly Yeddyurappa told reporters in Bengaluru today that he c...More..

PDP hails Ekiti guber primary conduct
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

PDP hails Ekiti guber primary conduct

In the statement, Mr Secondus also commended all those whose sacrifice helped to make the primary a success, particularly Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and his team who conducted the primary, and Mr...More..

WHO to use vaccine to stem Ebola outbreak in Congo
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

WHO to use vaccine to stem Ebola outbreak in Congo

Serge Ngaleto, the director of Bikoro's main hospital said it had received four new suspected cases on Thursday, including two nurses who had treated others showing symptoms . "At all levels, this has been t...More..

Senate insists IGP unfit for public office
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Senate insists IGP unfit for public office

The lawmakers summoned Idris to appear on May 2 by 11 a.m. Clarifying that section which revealed limits of the senate in inviting individuals, Falana said that even President Muhammadu Buhari and governors c...More..

Facebook Bans Non-Irish Abortion Poll Ads
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Facebook Bans Non-Irish Abortion Poll Ads

The vote on whether or not to terminate Ireland's inherent ban on abortion has attracted considerations that foreign bands will make an effort to influence the debate during societal networking. The business ha...More..

TALAT: Surf lights up blue in San Diego
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

TALAT: Surf lights up blue in San Diego

Bioluminescent is seen in the sea waves when an algae bloom is filled with phytoplankton which lights up the micro-organisms that tumble down from waves near the shore. Other regions, including Puget Sound ...More..

What's in your lettuce? E. Coli outbreak hits Idaho
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

What's in your lettuce? E. Coli outbreak hits Idaho

We don't know exactly where in Texas that person lives. And while the tainted romaine lettuce is thought to have originated from the Yuma region, "product labels often do not identify growing regions; so thro...More..

Carrie Underwood Admits Her Face Injury 'Wasn't Pretty' After Fall
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Carrie Underwood Admits Her Face Injury 'Wasn't Pretty' After Fall

Carrie Underwood is getting candid about the fall that resulted in her having wrist surgery and 40-50 stitches to her face. The 35-year-old, who previously acknowledged she was anxious about her appearance...More..

United States safety agency reviewing fatal Tesla crash in Florida
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

United States safety agency reviewing fatal Tesla crash in Florida

A yellow light warns drivers to slow to 25mph before a sharp left curve in the road; a witness tells ABC News the auto appeared to be going 50mph to 60mph when it crashed. He said the agency was investigating...More..

CDC apologizes for 'gross' muffin post about ticks
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

CDC apologizes for 'gross' muffin post about ticks

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study says tick-borne illnesses have increased in Vermont. The organization posted a photo of a poppy seed muffin on May 4, replacing some of the seeds with ...More..

Minnesota illnesses linked to national E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Minnesota illnesses linked to national E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce

Of those 149, the CDC has information on 129 and 64 of those 129 people (49.6 percent) have been hospitalized. It's unclear if new illness are still occurring. "This percentage is significantly higher than ...More..

Dargah Aala Hazrat issues fatwa against Mohammad Ali Jinnah's portrait
by | Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Dargah Aala Hazrat issues fatwa against Mohammad Ali Jinnah's portrait

Jinnah can not be an ideal for India's integrity and unity, maybe he is for Pakistan", Ramdev said. "We dropped to that level", Aiyar said. I know many Pakistanis who called MK Gandhi as Mahatma Gandhi, does th...More..