Veterans returned to the U.S. after fighting in the jungles of Vietnam during the war half a century ago, but hundreds of them may be dying from a silent bullet — a slow-killing parasite living in the men decades after the war, a new study revealed.
Depending on their age and sex federal guidelines recommend that adults eat at least 1½ to 2 cups per day of fruit and 2 to 3 cups per day of vegetables as part of a healthy eating pattern. Yet in 2015, just 9 percent of adults met the intake recommendations for vegetables, ranging from 6 percent in West Virginia to 12 percent in Alaska. Only 12 percent of adults met the recommendations for fruit, ranging from 7 percent in West Virginia to 16 percent in Washington, D.C. Results showed that consumption was lower among men, young adults, and adults living in poverty.
Disneyland has shut down two bacteria-contaminated cooling towers after Orange County health officials discovered an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease was sickening people who had visited the Anaheim theme park.
The study linked the severity of abnormalities in glucose metabolism with the severity of Alzheimer’s pathology. For example, the study found that severe reductions in brain glycolysis and important enzymes were related to a more severe expression of Alzheimer’s.
In response to the $5 million, designated for the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak response, lost due to fraud and corruption, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) expressed their outrage and apologies in a recent statement: IFRC has zero tolerance for fraud and is committed to full transparency and accountability to our partners…
Pesticide residue on fruits and vegetables may hurt women’s fertility, according to a new study that researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health wrote in the Oct. 30 issue of the journal JAMA Internal Medicine.
Europe should heed the threat from opioids responsible for America’s deadliest drug epidemic in decades as both regions have seen rises in prescription rates of such medicines, which can be a gateway to dangerous derivatives, experts said.
In cases of hematohidrosis, blood seeps out of unbroken skin, just as sweat normally does. It’s most common on the face, ears, nose and eyes, according to the National Institutes of Health Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center, and it’s often associated with fear and emotional stress. Some people with the condition even cry bloody tears.
The company said “a single positive” test result in random sampling by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency sparked the decision to issue the recall notice. Listeria infection can cause fever, diarrhea, flu-like symptoms and even miscarriages.
“It is with great regret that I must announce approved rates that are substantially higher than what companies initially requested.”
Pennsylvania insurers offering Obamacare plans will need to raise premiums an average 30.6 percent in 2018, nearly four times the increase that had been anticipated before President Donald Trump scrapped government subsidies five days ago.
The new numbers come from the state Insurance Department, which on Monday released the rate hikes that it had approved after calculating the impact of the president’s move.
Hillary Clinton was delayed arriving for the filming of The Graham Norton Show due to a broken toe. The former US presidential candidate arrived for the recording of Norton’s BBC One show wearing a surgical boot after falling while running down some stairs. Speaking to Press Association she said: “I was running down the stairs in heels with a cup of coffee in hand, I was talking over my shoulder and my heel caught and I fell backwards.
San Diego opened its first city-sanctioned homeless camp on Monday in a public works yard near Balboa Park.
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced the opening of the site last week in response to a hepatitis A outbreak that has disproportionately affecting the homeless, leaving 17 dead and hundreds hospitalized.