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Hackettstown mosquito sample tests positive for West Nile Virus

Hackettstown mosquito sample tests positive for West Nile Virus The resident became ill on July 27 and was hospitalized the following day, according to a release from Weld County. "These conditions lead to an increased risk of human infection that will likely continue from now until the end of September". [Full Article...]

Recalled Honey Smacks still on store shelves; more people sick

Recalled Honey Smacks still on store shelves; more people sick About 100 people have been affected by a Salmonella outbreak linked to the popular Kelloggs Cereal Honey Smacks. Kelloggs voluntarily began recalling the cereal in June. Most infections usually last four to seven days and most people recover without treatment. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urged consumers: "Do not eat this cereal". [Full Article...]

Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US Commissioner of the Department of Mental Health, Melissa Bailey, said one particular group - older white men - appears more at risk. Among the less-common factors presumed to have contributed to the suicides studied were physical health problems, legal difficulties, a family relationship issue or a job-related problem. [Full Article...]

Roseanne Barr hints she may challenge cancellation of hit show

Roseanne Barr hints she may challenge cancellation of hit show Earlier this week , Sherwood sent out an email to ABC staff sympathizing with those who "poured their hearts and lives into the show" and would now be out of work. On Barr having a history of this kind of attitude: "This monkey thing is something she's tweeted before about black people". 'He said: what were you thinking when you did this? "I generally believe he thinks black people are ri... [Full Article...]

Trump To Meet Kim Jong-un In Singapore

Trump To Meet Kim Jong-un In Singapore Speculation about the site of the summit had focused on where the North Korean leader could reach by train , by plane on one tank of fuel, as well as where Kim went to school. Trump's decision Tuesday to withdraw the USA from the Obama-era Iran nuclear deal served as a precursor for his plan to approach the North Korean summit, national security adviser John Bolton said Tuesday on "The Ingrah... [Full Article...]

MSF prepares response plan against ebola in DRC

MSF prepares response plan against ebola in DRC To date there have been 32 suspected cases in and around Bikoro in remote Equateur Province - close to the Congo River - two confirmed by laboratory testing. The virus is transmitted to human through contact with wild animals and can then be passed from person to person. Ebola returns to Africa after 2014 outbreak claimed more than 11,000 lives, but in the USA funding cuts for Ebola response w... [Full Article...]

May is Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month There is no consideration given to the important role that health visitors and children's centres can have in promoting emotional wellbeing in the early years or of the adverse impact reductions in funding for these areas might have on support for the 0 to 5 age group'. [Full Article...]

Neil Warnock: Cardiff City ready to 'ruffle feathers' in Premier League

Neil Warnock: Cardiff City ready to 'ruffle feathers' in Premier League They achieved promotion the year before by winning the EFL. "I've got a great bunch of lads". Etheridge, who got tapped to cover for the injured Lee Camp, has revived his career with Cardiff where he has played in all but one of the Bluebirds' games this season. [Full Article...]

Modi to Interact with BJP's Karnataka Women's Wing Workers

The party's "secular" outlook did not prevent it from partnering in a coalition government with the Bharatiya Janata Party in 2006; notwithstanding the protestations of patriarch H.D. "Through these advertisements the Karnataka BJP has explicitly made baseless, unsubstantiated, vague and scandalous allegations and remarks", the complaint said. [Full Article...]

Colombian vet accused of sewing heroin into imported pups' stomachs

Colombian vet accused of sewing heroin into imported pups' stomachs The US Drug Enforcement Administration said on Tuesday that Andres Lopez Elorza was awaiting a court appearance in Brooklyn. "He betrayed a veterinarian's pledge to prevent animal suffering when he used his surgical skills in a cruel scheme to smuggle heroin in the abdomens of puppies", Donoghue said. [Full Article...]

Tickborne Diseases Are On the Rise. Is Climate Change to Blame?

Tickborne Diseases Are On the Rise. Is Climate Change to Blame? Redfield, MD, said the growing public health problem will only worsen without "major improvement" in how local, state, and federal levels work together to track, report , and control the diseases. The increases may be a result of climate change, with increased temperatures and shorter winters boosting populations of ticks, mosquitoes and other disease-carrying creatures known as "vectors". [Full Article...]

Drop off your drugs for Drug Take Back Day

Drop off your drugs for Drug Take Back Day The Drug Enforcement Agency spearheads this event each year and hopes their efforts will help in the fight against prescription drug abuse. To take part in the national initiative, you can click on the Take Back Day website and type in your zip code to find the nearest location to drop off the prescription drugs. [Full Article...]

Baloons released to honor Alfie Evans

Baloons released to honor Alfie Evans James, 20, posted a message on social media thanking everyone who supported the family through Alfie's illness and court fight. Alfie's case received much attention outside Britain, especially in Catholic countries. The death came after an easing of tensions between the family and the hospital. During the legal dispute, the couple had criticized the hospital fiercely, and Thomas Evans desc... [Full Article...]

Simon Harris to organise free repeat smear tests after cervical cancer controversy

Simon Harris to organise free repeat smear tests after cervical cancer controversy Her doctor was not told until 2016. The settlement with the United States research facility for €2.5m was made without confirmation of obligation. "We have always advocated and campaigned for resources for screening, particularly in relation to cervical screening because it is the best measure we have to avoid cervical cancer, which is a awful cancer, but is one that, if caught early enough, c... [Full Article...]

Study finds link between popular medications and dementia risk

Study finds link between popular medications and dementia risk Researchers said patients who take them for more than a year, were 30% more likely to develop dementia. These interrupt a neurotransmitter involved in regulating some of the body's most basic functions, as well as playing a role in thinking... [Full Article...]

Monkeys can't own copyright, rules Ninth Circuit

Monkeys can't own copyright, rules Ninth Circuit They're not the only one to contest the ownership of the photo ( *cough*Wikimedia*cough* ), but the legal battles got to the point where Slater was considering " packing it all in ". In a separate opinion in the selfie case, 9th Circuit Judge N. Randy Smith called PETA's lawsuit "frivolous" and said he would not have ruled on the merits of the copyright claim, but instead would have dismissed the ... [Full Article...]

PMI Releases 12th Annual Report To Congress, Recognizes World Malaria Day

PMI Releases 12th Annual Report To Congress, Recognizes World Malaria Day He said: "Individual and governments must make sure that environment is properly clean because malaria does not know anybody, which means it can affect anybody". World Health Organization maintained that "Without urgent action, the major gains in the fight against malaria are under threat, assuring that it will "continue to call for greater investment and expanded coverage of proven tools t... [Full Article...]

Longview Anti-Drug Coalition taking back unused prescription drugs Saturday

Longview Anti-Drug Coalition taking back unused prescription drugs Saturday Last fall, the DEA collected 456 tons of potentially risky prescription medications across the country. The organization is accepting both prescription and over-the-counter medications. In Lafayette, you can drop off prescriptions at the Sheriffs Office Public Safety complex. Drop-offs are free and anonymous with no questions asked. [Full Article...]

Leeds urged to help Rohingya during 'odd' Myanmar tour

Leeds urged to help Rohingya during 'odd' Myanmar tour The Yorkshire team announced the promotional tour on its website earlier in the week. On May 9 the Championship outfit will play a Myanmar National League All Star Team at Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon . Some fans of the club have also taken to social media to agree with her stance. "They have ambitious goals for grassroots and elite football development that we are delighted to be able to sup... [Full Article...]

Former President George HW Bush responding and recovering

Former President George HW Bush responding and recovering An update on former President George H.W. Bush. Doctors were treating him for an infection that spread to his blood. Tuesday a family spokesperson says the President has since stabilized and is awake, alert and talking. George H.W. Bush attended the funeral along with three other former presidents, his son, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. Bush, the oldest-living former president... [Full Article...]


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