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Wisconsin man loses limbs after contracting unusual dog-related infection
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A Wisconsin man has lost both his hands and legs after contracting an infection possibly transferred to him through his dog's saliva. Greg Manteuful originally thought he had the flu when he arrived at the hospital with red and blue coloring on his ...
Organs from a single donor spread breast cancer to 4 transplant recipients in an 'extraordinary case'
One organ donor's unknown cancer spread to multiple transplant recipients, a new report says. nimon/Shutterstock. Organs from a single donor spread breast cancer to four transplant recipients, according to a new report in the American Journal of ...
Michigan resident infected with deadly mosquito-borne illness, health officials say
For the first time since 2016, a Michigan resident has been diagnosed with a case of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), a mosquito-borne virus that can lead to “lasting brain damage” and even death, the state's Department of Health and Human Services ...
Drinking habits all about image, not health: new study
MIDDLE-aged drinkers care more about whether their habit harms their image rather than their health, research says. Older age groups drink in a way that allows them to carry out their responsibilities and believe as long as they are not slurring ...
Feds' new campaign against youth vaping 'epidemic' targets middle and high schoolers
The Food and Drug Administration is launching a first-of-its-kind public service campaign against youth vaping on Tuesday that will try new ways of reaching young people who have become hooked on nicotine.
Which of the 4 New 'Personality Types' Are You?
En Español. By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter. MONDAY, Sept. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Modern psychology largely rejects the notion that people can be pigeonholed into personality types. But that assumption is being challenged by a major ...
Eating junk food tied to higher risk of numerous cancers
You probably already know that junk food, though delicious, is bad for you. It can have negative health effects such as increasing your risk of heart disease, metabolic disease and even cancer. Now, researchers have used a new nutritional labeling ...
2nd Mosquito Sample In Cedar Park Tests Positive For West Nile
CEDAR PARK, TEXAS — City officials on Tuesday said a new sampling of mosquitoes has tested positive for West Nile virus — the second time in a week and the third since August such a finding has been made. Part of the city's participation in the ...
2000 US kids go to the emergency room every year because of baby walkers
In the 1970s, a time when the market for infant walkers was booming, babies were showing up in the emergency room nearly every day after falling from the walkers with injuries like broken bones, concussions, and skull fractures. “We were constantly ...
Local clinics say flu shots are hard to get this season
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - With flu season around the corner, Geaux Family Health says it's getting harder to prepare. “So there is supposedly a back order of the flu shot,” says nurse practitioner Krista Jones, “I know bigger facilities probably don't have ...