New Haven police make arrest after dozens of overdoses

EDT, according to the New Haven Register . More than 70 people have overdosed in or around a historic CT park near the Yale University campus after receiving what authorities believe was synthetic marijuana laced with the powerful opioid fenta... More..

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No honor roll for DC-area hospitals in annual US News rankings
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

No honor roll for DC-area hospitals in annual US News rankings

News, a hospital is rated "high performing" in a specialty category if it's scored in the top 10% nationwide. Aurora Medical Center Grafton ranked No. Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro and FirstHealth Moor...More..

Mobile app created to prevent pregnancy gets FDA approval
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Mobile app created to prevent pregnancy gets FDA approval

Terri Cornelison, assistant director for the health of women in the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health, said in a press release Friday . Or those now using birth control or hormonal treatments th...More..

RECALL ALERT: Two thyroid medications recalled due to contamination concerns
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

RECALL ALERT: Two thyroid medications recalled due to contamination concerns

The recall follows a June 22 warning letter from the Food & Drug Administration to a Chinese pharmaceutical company which manufactured active ingredients in the recalled drug. Both are synthetic thyroid hormo...More..

New Study Says Blue Light From Cell Phones May Lead to Blindness
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

New Study Says Blue Light From Cell Phones May Lead to Blindness

Ajith Karunarathne , assistant professor in the UT Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, said. This can lead to the incurable condition called macular degeneration, which occurs when the macula, the center ...More..

by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Multiple suspected synthetic cannabis overdoses at park by Yale University

The testing also showed that there were no additives in the K2. Some overdoses were reported Tuesday night but the majority fell ill shortly after 8am on Wednesday. No deaths have been reported, but authoriti...More..

Vaping is more harmful than you think, damages vital immune system cells
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Vaping is more harmful than you think, damages vital immune system cells

The findings suggested that while further research is needed to better understand the long-term health impact of vaping on people, e-cigarette vapour may be more harmful than we think. Things might be diffe...More..

by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

More than 30 people overdose in Connecticut park

The synthetic cannabinoid K2 is often laced with other substances, CNN reports, adding that authorities believe an added opioid may have contributed to the New Haven overdoses. On the green, Narcan wasn't h...More..

Advocacy group says Toronto overdose deaths highlight need for prevention sites
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Advocacy group says Toronto overdose deaths highlight need for prevention sites

Mackie also noted that determining the value of the sites depends on how you interpret the evidence. "It's all hands on deck". It's the police. It's the agencies. He said his division, which is located just wes...More..

DeepMind's artificial intelligence to detect over 50 eye diseases
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

DeepMind's artificial intelligence to detect over 50 eye diseases

The report cited a senior doctor at Moorfields as saying that the data of 16,000 eye scans being used for the technology had been annonymised and that it had stopped DeepMind from identifying the patients . T...More..

Mosquitoes in 2 municipalities test positive for West Nile
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Mosquitoes in 2 municipalities test positive for West Nile

So it is important to ensure that there are no areas or items that can collect or pool standing water in your garden or lawn. They are desirable sources for mosquitoes to lay eggs. Public health officials say t...More..

CDC monitoring measles outbreak in 21 states, including Tennessee
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

CDC monitoring measles outbreak in 21 states, including Tennessee

Health services have collapsed in the neighbouring country amid economic and political turmoil, and Venezuelan officials have been dealing with a measles outbreak since a year ago. The following year, a "large,...More..

Mayo Clinic ranked No. 1 hospital nationwide by U.S
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Mayo Clinic ranked No. 1 hospital nationwide by U.S

Morton Plant Hospital gained top-five procedure recognition as well, ranking fourth in Florida in performing aortic valve surgeries, and fifth in both heart bypass and lung cancer surgeries. The new methodol...More..

Woman dies after getting infection from dog lick
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Woman dies after getting infection from dog lick

She died two days later. The woman, 58-year-old Sharon Larson of South Milwaukee, had just adopted a puppy when it nipped her and caused a small cut, according to local news outlet WTMJ . People with low imm...More..

Icahn ends Cigna-Express Scripts campaign, shares bounce
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Icahn ends Cigna-Express Scripts campaign, shares bounce

Leading up to this report, we have seen a 3.12% return in the stock price over the last 30 days and a 14.05% return over the past 3 months. The Firm has ATR of 2.62 that is explaining range of a day's tradi...More..

by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Youngest American Woman To Receive Full Face Transplant, One Year Post-Op

She is the 40th person in the world to be given a face transplant in an operation that lasted 31 hours. According to a report by CNN , Ms Stubblefield suffered several problems in the days leading up to he...More..

by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

New Study Suggests Vaping Is More Dangerous Than First Thought

In an accompanying podcast, Professor Thickett said the tobacco giants, who have bought up numerous e-cigarette companies, have an agenda to portray e-cigarettes as safe. To get a more accurate representation o...More..

by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Cleveland hospitals make their mark in latest US News & World Report rankings

News Best Hospitalsrankings and ratings made the Honor Roll. The Mayo Clinic in Minnesota held on to the top spot for the third year in a row, while Cleveland Clinic ranked No. They finished in the same ord...More..

GoFundMe 'reviewing' Fredericton shooting fundraisers after police tweet
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

GoFundMe 'reviewing' Fredericton shooting fundraisers after police tweet

The shooting at a north-side apartment complex killed Bobbie Lee Wright and Donnie Robichaud along with Const. Robb Costello and Const. Sara Burns. "We do not allow users who are raising funds for the familie...More..

Louis Encephalitis Virus Found in Los Angeles County Mosquitoes
by | Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Louis Encephalitis Virus Found in Los Angeles County Mosquitoes

Clairsville, in the area near the ball fields and walking trail. "This is the peak period for (West Nile Virus) so please wear long-sleeved shirts and trousers and use and approved insect repellant when outdo...More..