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Health officials warn that a rare polio-like disease affecting children continues to spread, growing to a suspected 127 cases in 22 states

Health officials warn that a rare polio-like disease affecting children continues to spread, growing to a suspected 127 cases in 22 states.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 17th, 2018

Rare Polio-Like Disease Hits Children In 16 States

Children's hospitals across the country are reporting the spread of a rare polio-like illness which has affected 38 peo.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 10th, 2018

A Polio-Like Mystery Illness Is Afflicting U.S. Children Again This Year

Acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, has seen an outbreak every other year. The last one was in 2016. The Centers for Disease Control is expressing concern about an increase in confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelit.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 8th, 2018

City officials report 1 fatality in Legionnaires" cluster

New York City health officials have confirmed that one person has died of Legionnaires' disease in a cluster of 18 cases in one Manhattan neighborhood. The city Health Department said Tuesday that... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 18th, 2018

Legionnaires" cases double in Manhattan neighborhood

New York City health officials have confirmed 16 cases of Legionnaires' disease in one Manhattan neighborhood. The city Health Department said Sunday that seven people have been hospitalized due to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 17th, 2018

Study looks at ways to control dust coal miners breathe

A new report examines the way coal dust inhaled by miners is regulated as health and safety officials grapple with an increase in cases of severe black lung disease in Appalachia......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 28th, 2018

Marijuana Addiction is Growing and Teens Face the Highest Risk, Health Officials Say

More people are increasingly addicted to marijuana as its average THC content climbs, public health officials warn......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 25th, 2018

Children Are Becoming More Depressed and Obese Because of Facebook and the Internet

U.K. health officials want to hold social media companies accountable for growing rates of mental illness and obesity in children and teens......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 14th, 2018

E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grows to 84 cases

U.S. health officials say the E. coli outbreak linked to tainted romaine lettuce has grown and sickened 84 people from 19 states......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 25th, 2018

Mystery Polio-Like Illness Spreading; Baffled CDC Under Fire; "Doesn"t Appear To Be Transmissible"

The CDC has confirmed another 10 cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM), the mystery illness that's been paralyzing children across the country, bringing this year's total number of cases to 72. AFM has been .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 30th, 2018

Border officials warn it"s still illegal to bring pot into US from Canada

US officials are reminding travelers that it remains illegal to bring marijuana into the United States at border crossings despite the legalization of the drug in Canada. (Oct. 17).....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 22nd, 2018

More American Kids—Especially Those Without Private Health Insurance—Aren’t Getting Vaccines

Parental attitudes and access issues are lowering vaccination rates. American child vaccination rates have dipped, according to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports on preschool-age children and kind.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 12th, 2018

Inside the opioid epidemic: Does your drug-free workplace policy comply with anti-discrimination laws?

Opioid misuse and overdose is a growing epidemic affecting workers in every industry throughout the United States. Increased prescription of opioid medications led to widespread misuse of both prescription and non-prescription opioids before it becam.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 8th, 2018

Capitol Report: NFL calls for federal limits on prop bets

As investors, fans, regulators, bookies and others track the spread of sports betting in the U.S., the NFL on Thursday continues to call for new federal regulations on this growing industry......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 27th, 2018

Nationwide Children"s gene therapy spinoff acquired for $100M

Yet another gene therapy spinoff from Nationwide Children's Hospital has been acquired for $100 million. Celenex is developing a treatment for Batten Disease, a rare, fatal neurological condition that causes blindness and progressive loss of spee.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 21st, 2018

Least Obese County in Every State

Over the last 50 years, the adult obesity rate has more than doubled in the United States. Health officials declared obesity an epidemic in 1999, and recent studies estimate that the total health........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 20th, 2018

Cellectar stock surges 15% premarket after FDA fast tracks treatment for rare childhood cancer

Cellectar Biosciences Inc. said Monday it has received Rare Pediatric Disease Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a treatment for a rare kind of cancer in children cal.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 17th, 2018

Health officials in India warn that Facebook’s blood donation tool risks fueling a black market for blood (FB)

Shayanne Gal/Business Insider Facebook's blood donation feature in India risks being abused by black market blood peddlers. Local blood donation experts told Business Insider the product can be us.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 16th, 2018

CDC reports 30 more cases of illnesses linked to Kellogg"s tainted cereal

Thirty more people have reported sick after eating Kellogg Co's Honey Smacks cereal contaminated with Salmonella, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said, bringing the total to 130 cases in 36 states......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 4th, 2018

Murderous Mexico: July Most Violent Ever As Country Descends Into Chaos

Mexico continues to descend into chaos, as a record number of homicide cases were opened last month, the Ministry of Public Security said Tuesday. The ministry states 2,599 homicide cases were opened in July - an aver.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 25th, 2018

Salads sold at McDonald"s sicken 476

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a romaine lettuce and carrot mix that was sold at McDonald's Corp. tested positive for cyclospora, which has resulted in 476 illness cases across 15 states. Twenty-one .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 17th, 2018