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Flu stresses hospitals, shows we're not ready for emergencies - NBCNews.com

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:27

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Flu stresses hospitals, shows we're not ready for emergencies
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Alabama has a flu emergency. Schools have closed in San Antonio and Cleveland and Oklahoma. Think hospitals are under a strain now, from a slightly bad flu season? Wait until a really bad one hits. Experts agree the U.S. is not ready for a bad epidemic ...
California hospitals face a 'war zone' of flu patients — and are setting up tents to treat themLos Angeles Times
CDC: Flu Epidemic Apparently Peaking, Likely to ContinueU.S. News & World Report
5 things you should know about this year's very bad fluChicago Tribune
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Boy, 10, dies days after being diagnosed with flu, pneumonia and sepsis during school hockey trip to New York - Daily Mail

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 19:26

Daily Mail
Boy, 10, dies days after being diagnosed with flu, pneumonia and sepsis during school hockey trip to New York
Daily Mail
A 10-year-old boy has died during a school sports trip just days after being diagnosed with the flu, pneumonia, and sepsis. Nico Mallozzi, of New Canaan in Connecticut, had been sick and bed-bound all weekend during the hockey tournament in Buffalo ...
10-year-old dies after having flu-like symptoms in ConnecticutKABC-TV
New Canaan 10-Year-Old Died Of Flu Complications: ReportPatch.com
CT boy who recently visited WNY, dies from the fluWGRZ-TV
WKBW-TV -CBN News -News 12 Connecticut -Hartford Courant
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State officials say flu season will get worse - WRAL.com

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 19:12

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State officials say flu season will get worse
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Raleigh, N.C. — This year's flu season has gotten off to an early start and will only get worse in the coming weeks, North Carolina Secretary for Health and Human Services Dr. Mandy Cohen said Tuesday. Twenty-six people statewide, including two ...
UPDATE: Erlanger reported 224 flu cases during second week of 2018WRCB-TV
Flu season getting worse, officials sayWSOC Charlotte
Icy weather closings could help slow spread of fluAnniston Star
Montana Standard -WNCN -Tifton Gazette -ABC Action News
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Black Death spread by humans, vindicating rats - CNN

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:55

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Black Death spread by humans, vindicating rats
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(CNN) One of the worst pandemics in human history, the Black Death, along with a string of plague outbreaks that occurred during the 14th to 19th centuries, was spread by human fleas and body lice, a new study suggests. It was previously suggested that ...
New study suggests human fleas and lice were behind Black Death, not rodentsPhys.Org
The Black Death Has Always Been Blamed On Rats, But We Were WrongHuffPost UK
Black Death plague spread by dirty humans not rats, study suggestsTelegraph.co.uk
International Business Times UK -Alphr -The Sun -International Business Times, Singapore Edition
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British man lost in Israeli desert may suffer from 'Jerusalem Syndrome,' authorities say - Fox News

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:38

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British man lost in Israeli desert may suffer from 'Jerusalem Syndrome,' authorities say
Fox News
Oliver McAfee went missing in November. Police initially believed he got lost in the desert, but new evidence suggests he went there intentionally. (Israeli Police). A British tourist who went missing in an Israeli desert in November may be suffering ...
Christian tourist who went missing in Israeli desert may have had 'Jerusalem Syndrome'ChristianToday
Torn Bible pages - Northern Ireland man lost in Israel may be suffering from 'Jerusalem Syndrome'Belfast Telegraph
British tourist 'lost' in desert left trail of torn Bible pages under rocksStuff.co.nz
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Food Stamp Program Makes Fresh Produce More Affordable - NPR

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:00

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Food Stamp Program Makes Fresh Produce More Affordable
NPR
Rebeca Gonzalez grew up eating artichokes from her grandmother's farm in the central Mexican state of Tlaxcala. But for years after emigrating to the U.S., she did not feed them to her own kids because the spiky, fibrous vegetables were too expensive ...

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Even without nudging blood pressure up, high-salt diet hobbles the brain - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 02:23

Los Angeles Times
Even without nudging blood pressure up, high-salt diet hobbles the brain
Los Angeles Times
A high-salt diet may spell trouble for the brain — and for mental performance — even if it doesn't push blood pressure into dangerous territory, new research has found. A new study has shown that in mice fed a very high-salt diet, blood flow to the ...
A high-salt diet produces dementia in miceEurekAlert (press release)
What too much salt can do to your brainMedical News Today
High-salt diet 'increases risk of cognitive decline and dementia'Spectator.co.uk
IFLScience -Channel NewsAsia -Barchester Healthcare (blog) -Newburgh Gazette
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Holding in a sneeze can be a literal pain in the neck - CNN

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 02:04

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Holding in a sneeze can be a literal pain in the neck
CNN
(CNN) If you are about to sneeze -- even if you are in a quiet place -- doctors would advise you to let it rip. A 34-year-old unnamed man in Britain learned that lesson the hard way and had to spend two weeks in the hospital due to his resulting injury ...
Warning: Stifling Sneezes Can Be Health Hazard in Rare CasesU.S. News & World Report
Here Is What Can Happen If You Hold In A SneezeForbes
Man ruptures throat by stifling a sneezeBBC News
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Warning: Stifling Sneezes Can Be Health Hazard in Rare Cases - U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:50

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Warning: Stifling Sneezes Can Be Health Hazard in Rare Cases
U.S. News & World Report
Man who suppressed sneeze by pinching his nose suffers ruptured throat, swollen neck and lost voice in "exceedingly rare" case in the UK. Jan. 15, 2018, at 6:47 p.m.. Warning: Stifling Sneezes Can Be Health Hazard in Rare Cases. Share. ×. Share on ...
Doctors warn why you should never stifle your sneezeCBS News
Here's a Perfect Example of Why You Shouldn't Stifle Your SneezeLive Science
Stifling a sneeze ruptured this man's throat, prompting a warning from doctorsABC Online
Telegraph.co.uk -EurekAlert (press release) -Discover Magazine (blog) -The Guardian
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Twelve charged for defying California city's ban on feeding homeless - The Guardian

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:03

The Guardian
Twelve charged for defying California city's ban on feeding homeless
The Guardian
A California city has brought charges against 12 people who defied a ban on feeding homeless people at a neighborhood park, as officials try to rein in a hepatitis A outbreak that has killed 20 people and prompted mass vaccinations and the bleaching of ...
Nine charged for giving food to homeless in CaliforniaBBC News
Nine Slapped With Criminal Charges After Handing Out Food to Homeless in El Cajon, CaliforniaNewsweek
Activists face charges for feeding homeless people in El Cajon parkfox5sandiego.com
Atlanta Journal Constitution -Luxora Leader -CBC.ca -Christian Post
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