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Stacy Freeman is Nurse of the Year at McLeod Regional Medical Center – SCNow

SCNow Stacy Freeman is Nurse of the Year at McLeod Regional Medical CenterSCNowRecovery Room Nurse Stacy Freeman received the RN of the Year award from McLeod Health. prev. next. ×. 12 remaining of 13. Thanks for reading SCNow.com. You may read a few more articles before you reach a limit of 12 every 30 days. […]

Zika virus: Brazil says emergency is over – BBC News

BBC News Zika virus: Brazil says emergency is overBBC NewsBrazil has declared an end to a national emergency over the Zika virus after a sharp decrease in cases. The number of cases dropped 95% between January and April, compared to the same period a year ago, officials said. The virus has been linked to the …Brazil […]

New "Gray Death" drug can kill with one dose, officials say – WABC-TV

WABC-TV New "Gray Death" drug can kill with one dose, officials sayWABC-TVNew ?Gray Death? drug can kill with one dose. Walter Perez reports during Action News at 4:30 pm on May 10, 2017. (WPVI). WPVI. By Walter Perez. Thursday, May 11, 2017 08:11PM. BETHLEHEM, Pa. –. Authorities and doctors are sounding the alarm over …and more » […]

Parasites could be lurking in your sushi, doctors warn – CNN

CNN Parasites could be lurking in your sushi, doctors warnCNN(CNN) Anisakiasis, an illness caused by eating parasite-contaminated fish or seafood, is on the rise in Western countries where eating sushi and other raw or undercooked fish and seafood dishes has gained popularity, according to a report published …Man gets parasite infection after eating sushiToday.comSushi warning as […]

HIV: ART Has Added 10 years to Lives of First-World Patients – Medscape

Medscape HIV: ART Has Added 10 years to Lives of First-World PatientsMedscapeAntiretroviral therapy (ART) has increased life expectancy by a decade in young Europeans and North Americans treated for HIV. Substantial declines in mortality emerged especially for those starting treatment between 2008 and 2010, pointing to the …Modern HIV drugs can add 10 years to […]

Minnesota Health Department Needs $5 Million To Combat Measles Outbreak In The State – Tech Times

Tech Times Minnesota Health Department Needs $5 Million To Combat Measles Outbreak In The StateTech TimesThe Minnesota Health Commissioner revealed that the state needed $5 million to combat the outbreak of infectious diseases in the state, including measles. The measles outbreak has stretched the state's resources. ( Joe Raedle | Getty Images ).Doctors Weren't Listening […]

Warning Over Avocado Hand Cutting Risk As Brunch Fans Left With Nerve And Tendon Injuries – HuffPost UK

HuffPost UK Warning Over Avocado Hand Cutting Risk As Brunch Fans Left With Nerve And Tendon InjuriesHuffPost UKAvocado may be your favourite brunch component but it can send your weekend drastically downhill if it's not cut properly. The British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) has called for safety labels on the fruit […]

Cotton swabs send dozens of children to ERs each day, study says – CNN

CNN Cotton swabs send dozens of children to ERs each day, study saysCNN(CNN) The advice from doctors is clear: Don't use cotton swabs to clean your ears. But people continue to use a soft-tipped plastic or paper stick to dig out the wax from their ear canals — and it's a problem. Authors of a […]

Engaging Human Rights in the Response to the Evolving Zika Virus Epidemic – Medscape

Economic Times Engaging Human Rights in the Response to the Evolving Zika Virus EpidemicMedscapeIn late 2015, an increase in the number of infants born with microcephaly in poor communities in northeast Brazil prompted investigation of antenatal Zika infection as the cause. Zika now circulates in 69 countries, and has affected pregnancies of …'Groundbreaking Strides' Made […]

Focus of opioid epidemic shifts from heroin to fentanyl – Boston.com

MyNorthwest.com Focus of opioid epidemic shifts from heroin to fentanylBoston.comBOSTON (AP) — More than 2,000 people died from opioid-related overdoses in Massachusetts last year as the focus of the epidemic continued to shift from heroin to the synthetic drug fentanyl, state officials reported Wednesday. “There is no question …Fewer people may be dying from opioid […]