New York Health Department says hundreds of people may be infected with polio virus

Polio found in wastewater samples in 2 New York counties 02:04 New York state health officials have found indications of additional cases of polio virus in wastewater samples from two different counties, leading them to warn that hundreds of people may be infected with the potentially More...

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By admin On Thursday, August 4th, 2022
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Are “Novids” special or just lucky at avoiding COVID-19?

Are “Novids” special or just lucky at avoiding COVID-19? 01:36 Boston — If you consider yourself a “Novid,” in More...

By admin On Thursday, August 4th, 2022
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In California, abortion could become a constitutional right. So could birth control.

Sacramento — Californians will decide in November whether to lock the right to abortion into the state constitution. If they vote “yes” on Proposition 1, they will also lock in a right that has More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022
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Archie Battersbee case: Parents fighting to keep boy on life support go to European Court of Human Rights

Undated family handout photo of Archie Battersbee, whose parents have submitted an application to the European Court of Human Rights in a bid to postpone the withdrawal of his life support.  More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022
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Extreme heat can be dangerous for kids, experts warn

With more record-breaking temperatures in the forecast for parts of the country, public health experts are cautioning that children are more susceptible to heat illness than adults are — even more so when More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022
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California governor declares monkeypox state of emergency as cases climb

California’s governor has declared a state of emergency to speed efforts to combat the monkeypox outbreak, becoming the second state in three days to take the step.  Gov. Gavin Newsom said the declaration More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022
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Oatly, Stumptown and other beverages recalled due to potential microbial contamination

Lyons Magnus, the maker of coffee and nutritional drinks, is recalling 53 different products over possible bacterial contamination. The list of recalled brands includes Aloha, Oatly, Stumptown, Glucerna, Premier More...

By admin On Sunday, July 31st, 2022
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Banana Boat spray sunscreen sold nationwide recalled due to presence of carcinogen benzene

Three batches of Banana Boat’s Hair and Scalp sunscreen are being recalled after tests detected trace levels of the carcinogen benzene, Edgewell Personal Care Company said in a press release Friday.  “While More...

By admin On Saturday, July 30th, 2022
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New York City declares monkeypox a public health emergency

Just two days after New York state called monkeypox an “imminent threat,” New York City followed suit Saturday, declaring the disease a “public health emergency.” The move was announced More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 27th, 2022
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CDC warns of deadly bacteria found in Mississippi soil after two residents sickened

Public health authorities are urging at-risk residents in the Gulf Coast region of Mississippi to take extra precautions after an investigation turned up deadly bacteria living in the soil around the homes of More...