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'Migrating' bumps on woman's face discovered to be parasite

Fox News - 3 days ago
Tourists headed to the World Cup may want to pack an extra can of bug spray after one woman who recently traveled to a rural area outside of Moscow discovered random bumps on her face that were...

Drug spoon sculpture placed outside drugmaker headquarters

fox6now.com - 7 hours ago
STAMFORD, Conn. — An 800-pound, nearly 11-foot-long steel sculpture of a bent and burned drug spoon was placed Friday in front of the Connecticut headquarters of drugmaker Purdue Pharma as part of...

Belmont Park worker did not die from rare hantavirus, state health department says

New York Daily News - 8 hours ago
A Belmont Park worker who died earlier this month was not killed by the hantavirus, a rare illness found in rat droppings, the State Department of Health said Saturday. Advertisement. The backstretch...

How To Avoid Norovirus And Other Outbreaks On A Cruise Ship

Forbes - 15 hours ago
Oh, ship. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is now investigating what appears to be an outbreak of vomiting and diarrhea on Holland America's Zaandam cruise ship that was...

'High-calibre paper': Herpes linked to Alzheimer's in two major studies

The Sydney Morning Herald - 2 hours ago
Alzheimer's research could be set for a shake up after two studies suggest that scientists may have been missing the disease's real cause - herpes. One of the studies shows elevated levels of...

House passes sweeping opioids bill

Washington Times - 2 days ago
The House passed a massive opioids bill Friday to expand treatment options, stem the flow of deadly fentanyl into the U.S. and reduce the number of addictive pills in circulation, setting the stage...

Add Keystone Virus To The List Of Things You Can Catch From Mosquitoes

Forbes - 16 hours ago
Just in case you were thinking, "why can't you catch more infectious diseases from mosquitoes," you can now add Keystone Virus infection to the list of mosquito-borne illnesses....

The normalisation of 'plus-size' body shapes: How healthy is your weight?

Hindustan Times - 3 hours ago
Is it offensive to tell people they are overweight or obese even when it's hurting their health? Physicians say replacing body-shaming words like “obese” and “overweight” in clinics with...

Quotation of the Day: When an Iowa Family Doctor Takes On the Opioid Epidemic

New York Times - 6 hours ago
“This is not like a newborn exam or a diabetes check or strep. It's very complicated and takes a lot of time and effort, and can feel high risk.” DR. NICOLE GASTALA, who runs a family...