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Author: 0 Florida has identified 10 more Zika cases; calls in feds for help

The British government advised travelers, especially women who are pregnant or plan to become pregnant to "discuss your travel plans with your health care provider" before visiting Florida. Here's a look at the disease and recommendations by health officials on visiting areas where infections have occurred. Florida Gov. Rick Scott is hosting a round-table discussion about the Zika virus and the state's preparedness.

Author: 0 10 new cases of locally transmitted Zika virus reported in Florida

Officials announced four cases on Friday, believed to be first people to contract the virus from mosquitoes within the 50 states. While the virus is mostly spread to people through mosquito bites, scientists have established that it's been spread through sex - mostly by men to their partners - in some cases.

Health Care Medicare gives GW Hospital one-star rating
Author: 0 Medicare gives GW Hospital one-star rating

Thirty received two stars, including Hackensack University Medical Center, Chilton Medical Center, Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center in Secaucus, St. "That's why over the past decade, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published information about the quality of care across the five different healthcare settings that most families encounter".

Author: 0 Cascade native, Major League Baseball pitcher, traded to Marlins

In June, the Marlins acquired All-Star reliever Fernando Rodney for a minor league pitcher. Cashner will join his third team in his seventh major league season after being drafted in the first round (19th overall) by the Chicago Cubs in 2008.

Health Care Deep space radiation may damage Astronauts' hearts
Author: 0 Deep space radiation may damage Astronauts' hearts

The Apollo astronauts were up to five times more likely to die from heart disease than those who never flew, or those who flew low-altitude missions a few hundred miles above Earth. Deep-space travel takes a toll on the body-and it's apparently something you can't moon-walk off. This indicates that venturing beyond our planet's protective magnetic field could result in long-term damage to a person's cardiovascular system - possibly a effect of exposure to deep space radiation, researchers ...

Health Care Health dept: West Nile virus increasing in SD
Author: 0 Health dept: West Nile virus increasing in SD

The two agencies collaborate very closely, officials have said. West Nile virus can cause a rash, headache and fever. Although the risk of human infection remains low, the district advises county residents to report fresh carcasses of birds or tree squirrels to the California West Nile Virus Hotline at www.westnile.ca.gov or by phone at 877-968-2473.

Author: 0 FDA: Halt Blood Donations In Dade, Broward Amid Possible Zika Outbreak

Most of the affected infants are in Brazil, with cases in a dozen other countries. With 47 confirmed cases of Zika in Queens, it's crucial that we all know how to protect ourselves and our families from this virus. While scientists have yet to find evidence that Zika can be spread through coughing or sneezing, there's no denying the Utah case raises the possibility the virus may also be transmitted through the air.

Health Care Florida man arrested; doughnut flakes test positive for meth
Author: 0 Florida man arrested; doughnut flakes test positive for meth

An Orlando man said he's considering taking legal action after he was arrested for having doughnut crumbs in his vehicle. She had been staked out at a 7-Eleven because of complaints of drug activity, according to her arrest report . When Rushing opened his wallet, the officer noticed that he had a concealed weapons permit. "I recognized through my eleven years of training and experience as a law enforcement officer the substance to be some sort of narcotic ", Riggs-Hopkins wrote in her ...

Health Care Deutsche Bank profits plummet 98%, CEO warns of further cuts
Author: 0 Deutsche Bank profits plummet 98%, CEO warns of further cuts

Cryan said Wednesday more cuts could come if the "current weak economic environment persists". The second quarter gives little cause for celebration. The worst year-over-year revenue decline was in global markets, the bank's sprawling securities-trading operation and its biggest unit by revenue. "We have continued to de-risk our balance sheet, to invest in our processes and to modernize our infrastructure", he said.

Health Care The nose knows how to kill MRSA
Author: 0 The nose knows how to kill MRSA

The German researchers examined nasal swabs from 187 hospitalised patients and found that of the people who carried S. lugdunensis , only about 6 per cent also carried staphylococcus aureus compared with 34 per cent in individuals without the nasal bacteria.

Author: 0 Up to 1.65M women of childbearing age at risk for Zika

Colombia has declared an end to its Zika epidemic with the spread of the virus levelling off in the country after infecting almost 100,000 people - even as it continues to sweep through other areas of Latin America, and is keeping some athletes away from the Olympic Games in Brazil.

Author: 0 Olympics 2016: Blocked toilets, exposed wires at Rio Athletes' Village

Nevertheless, this isn't the start the International Olympic Committee would've been hoping for . Local reports said about 5 per cent of the 3600 apartments had gas, water and electrical faults, and some were without toilet fixtures. "I have arranged a little present for the mayor as well", Chiller said. "We are confident that our accommodation is ready to receive athletes and will be to the highest standards within the Village", Team GB Communications Director Scott Field said in a ...

Author: 0 Brazil police arrest last suspect in Olympics terror case

One of the rooms in the unveiled the Athletes' Village which Rio Olympics officials unveiled last month. Australian team Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller said in a statement that "no Australian Team member will move into our allocated building" upon arrival in Rio.

Author: 0 Feds say health mergers would increase costs, threaten care

The Justice Department said it was concerned about the impact on the national corporate business, which serves large companies and which it said has only four competitors. The Department of Justice cited concerns the merger could drive up health care costs and lower quality. Sound off below or on our Facebook page . "Even if the insurers are getting lower prices, and lower prices are good for the consumer, they're not usually getting passed on", says Martin Gaynor, an economist at Carnegie ...

Author: 0 Zika investigations eating up funds, Florida officials say

Health officials are investigating the second possible case of non-travel related Zika in South Florida, the state's Department of Health announced , raising concerns that mosquitoes may have started spreading the disease within the United States.

Author: 0 Brazil arrests 10 in alleged Olympics terror plot

With the Rio 2016 Olympics set to begin in a few weeks, you will probably see a mad scramble for brands to court consumers into using their products while they will be at the world's biggest sporting event. It was unclear whether those detained on Thursday have any relation with that group. According to SITE Intelligence, a previously unknown group have been referring to themselves as " Ansar al Khilafah Brazil " - promoting IS propaganda in English, Portuguese and Arabic.

Health Care Oily fish cuts bowel cancer deaths
Author: 0 Oily fish cuts bowel cancer deaths

The observational study found that those patients with bowel cancer whose diets contain higher levels of marine omega 3 have 41% reduced risk of dying from the disease compared to those who consume 0.10g per day. The research was printed in the BMJ journal Gut . Oily fish are rich in omega 3 fatty acids. The association between marine omega 3 intake and lowered risk of death seemed to be particularly evident among those who were tall, had a BMI below 25, or who didn't take regular aspirin.

Health Care Rape Victim's Abortion Plea In Supreme Court
Author: 0 Rape Victim's Abortion Plea In Supreme Court

The bench also assured the woman that it would like to take the opinion of a medical board on the health of the foetus before taking a decision on her plea for immediate termination of pregnancy. Senior counsel Colin Gonsalves told the court that medical report says that the foetus's skull too was not fully developed, and holds chances of the survival of the foetus were from zero to a few hours.

Health Care SA needs to improve HIV prevention for young women
Author: 0 SA needs to improve HIV prevention for young women

And while staff will counsel participants on the importance of adherence, they will also want women to feel empowered to make their own choices and to be open about the reasons they may or may not want to or be able to use the ring. She said the group would release a new ring as part of a study that would be contraceptive - as well as Dapirivine-infused. In addition, IPM will issue a report detailing the integrated data from The Ring Study and ASPIRE in Q4 2016, which may help address similar ...

Health Care Beijing to Close Off Parts of South China Sea for Military Drills
Author: 0 Beijing to Close Off Parts of South China Sea for Military Drills

On its website, China's maritime administration said that an area off the east coast of China's island province of Hainan will host military exercises from Tuesday to Thursday. Mr Ruan said China recognised that Australia was a close ally of the US. China , which has long insisted that the court lacks jurisdiction over issues of sovereignty and maritime delimitation, declared the award "null and void".

Health Care US goes after more than $1B taken from Malaysian fund
Author: 0 US goes after more than $1B taken from Malaysian fund

Najib has consistently denied any wrongdoing and dismissed calls to resign. Justice Department civil forfeiture complaints seek the forfeiture of property including a Manhattan penthouse and a Beverly Hills mansion, a $35 million private jet and paintings by Vincent Van Gogh and Claude Monet.

Health Care Cranston goes undercover in drug war drama
Author: 0 Cranston goes undercover in drug war drama

He confabs with mobsters and money men. But on the job, Bob is deep, deep, deep undercover as Bob Musella, a flashy, mob-connected money launderer with an opulent lifestyle, a handsome "fiancée" (Diane Kruger's Kathy Ertz is actually a federal agent as well) and enough clout to filter tens of millions of dollars in drug money.

Health Care UPCA 'senior citizens' on their way out after Supreme Court verdict
Author: 0 UPCA 'senior citizens' on their way out after Supreme Court verdict

The verdict has come out to haunt several existing members of BCCI who face a complete shake-up in their association with the Indian cricket's ruling body. Some of the other officials who could be affected are BCCI secretary Ajay Shirke , treasurer Aniruddh Chaudhary and joint secretary Amitabh Chaudhary , all of whom will now have to forego their positions in their respective state associations to avoid conflict of interest.

Health Care Stenson, Mickelson forever linked after epic Open duel
Author: 0 Stenson, Mickelson forever linked after epic Open duel

It almost earned him an exemption into next year's British Open at Birkdale, but Southgate missed out by one stroke. Along with 18 major title wins, Nicklaus finished second 19 times. Rory McIlroy was playing his second shot into the par-five 16th hole Saturday when, unhappy with the effort, he tomahawked his 3-wood into the fairway, resulting in the club head popping off.

Health Care Caution urged after camp worker gets bacterial meningitis
Author: 0 Caution urged after camp worker gets bacterial meningitis

So you and so undeserved. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, increased sensitivity to light and confusion on a lot of things. Health officials said the individual can not be identified due to laws protecting personal health information, but they noted that the affected person is an adult who lives in Macomb County and has been hospitalized from the illness.

Author: 0 Biggest threat to Phil Mickelson is exhausted of just lurking

But over the past two days, Phil has made the whole world watch him and root for him all over again, and hope this doesn't become another heartbreak major, and that he becomes the oldest man since Jack to win a major. "The rain will not be continuous with some dry hours each day", Baker said. Mickelson almost holed out for an ace at the "Postage Stamp" eighth, making birdie at the sometimes treacherous hole for the second straight day.

Author: 0 Pokemon GO UK release next as Germany enjoys official AR game

Global Positioning System chips in players' smartphones are used to map their real-life movements onto the game world, while software overlays the 3D characters onto the view through the phone's camera. Undoubtedly people have been thrilled with the launch of this concept. How many Pokemon creatures do you reckon you can name? The Pokemon Go app is now installed on more Android phones than Tinder is and average users spend more than 43 minutes a day engaged with the app - ...

Author: 0 Castile's family vows lawsuit over Minnesota police shooting

Glenda Hatchett, star of the court show " Judge Hatchett ", vowed Tuesday to sue on behalf of the family of Castile, who was shot last week after being pulled over in the St. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating. Philando Castile had no felony record and authorities have not said he was wanted in any crime.

Author: 0 Third case of travel-related Zika virus reported in Nebraska

Guillain-Barre is a neurological illness that can cause temporary paralysis and muscle weakness. The primary mode of transmission is by mosquitoes - the Aedes aegypti, to be precise - and its relative the Aedes albopictus . Talk with your prenatal care provider. At a news conference at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, Schumer (D-N.Y.) said the need for action was heightened in Nassau and Suffolk counties, which combined have 46 confirmed cases of Zika .

Author: 0 Thousands thought dead amid South Sudan unrest

Mission in South Sudan . Japan has urged dozens of Japanese nationals including aid workers in South Sudan's capital of Juba to leave the country and dispatched military aircraft to evacuate them amid renewed fighting in the African nation.

Health Care Pokemon Go has a really, REALLY serious Google security issue right now
Author: 0 Pokemon Go has a really, REALLY serious Google security issue right now

Millions of people are collecting Pokemon on the new app Pokemon Go while the developers are collecting their data. "Because the goal of Pokemon Go is to get you off the couch and outside". Since its debut, " Pokemon GO " has been allowing users to catch Pokemon using their smartphones, bringing the hit franchise's monster-catching concept to a much more real and fulfilling perspective.

Author: 0 Donald Trump speaks from Virginia Beach Town Center about "veterans reform"

Sen. John Thune (R-SD) said that he thought Trump's pointed comments about Kirk and Flake had been little more than an attempt to grow party unity. " Very interesting day! These are people who love our country!" A mature, adult exchange of contradicting views is always welcome, especially as we are celebrating the Fourth of July, the birthday of our country's freedom.

Author: 0 Officials confirm Zika-related death in Utah was a man

Map showing countries affected by the Zika virus as of June 30, 2016. Now, two Treasure Coast counties are under an emergency declaration, meaning public officials and health agencies meet to lay out plans for alerting the public and controlling the mosquitoes that can carry Zika .

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