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E-Cigarette Sales Have Surged Immensely in the US
U.S. News & World Report
Sales of e-cigarettes have grown rapidly in recent years, a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows, underscoring concern among public health advocates about the impact of the devices. E-cigarette sales skyrocketed by 132 ...
Man's Legs, Forearms Amputated After Dog Lick Leads To Horrifying Infection
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin man was preparing for additional surgeries after having part of his legs and forearms amputated because of a dog lick that led to a rare blood infection, his wife said Thursday. Greg Manteufel, 48, has been hospitalized ...
A 12-year-old had one-sixth of his brain removed. He feels 'perfectly normal.'
It was a solution no parent wants to hear: To get rid of a brain tumor and stop their young son's seizures, surgeons would need to cut out one-sixth of his brain. But for Tanner Collins, it was the best option. A slow-growing tumor was causing ...
Rat lungworm may be more common in US than people think, CDC says
These rat lungworm larvae have reached the infective stage inside their snail host. When a rat eats the snail, it becomes infected with the parasite, which matures and reproduces inside the rat's pulmonary artery.Heather Stockdale Walden / Florida ...
'Rapid Build-Up Of West Nile Virus Activity' Occurring In CT
HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state public health officials are advising Connecticut residents to be aware of a rapid build-up of West Nile virus (WNV) activity within the state as recent tests show that infected mosquitoes are rising at ...
MDH: Sickness linked to Zumbrota campground
ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has identified an outbreak of cryptosporidiosis associated with people who visited the Shades of Sherwood Campground in Zumbrota. Investigators have identified three ill people so far ...
Some Bacteria Are Becoming 'More Tolerant' Of Hand Sanitizers, Study Finds
In the early 2000s, hospitals across Australia began installing more hand-sanitizer dispensers in their rooms and hallways for staff, visitors and patients to use. Research showed these alcohol-based disinfectants helped battle staph infections in ...
In silly San Francisco disease-ridden needles are A-OK but a plastic cocktail stirrer will soon be illegal
San Francisco has long been a bastion of the far left – and now it's paying a high price for its extreme progressive policies, including once-beautiful streets filled with dangerous syringes and human waste, resembling Third World back alleys. The city ...
Birds learn another 'language' by eavesdropping on neighbors, scientists say
For birds, understanding neighborhood gossip about an approaching hawk or brown snake can mean the difference between life or death. Wild critters are known to listen to each other for clues about lurking predators, effectively eavesdropping on other ...
Plastic Surgeons Are Really Worried About 'Snapchat Dysmorphia'
Ten years ago, a teenager might have come into a plastic surgery clinic clutching a photo of their favorite celebrity, professionally Photoshopped to centerfold-level perfection. These days, teens don't want to look like celebrities anymore. They want ...