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Health Care Apple Tasks Devs to Prep Apps for New iPhones and Apple Watch
Author: 0 Apple Tasks Devs to Prep Apps for New iPhones and Apple Watch

It has the same size as the Watch Series 2 and comes in three colour variants - Gold/Aluminium finish, Silver and Space Grey. The Apple Watch Series 4 , which Apple also introduced Wednesday as part of its annual product event, is slimmer and has new health tracking features such as the ability to take an electrocardiogram and detect hard falls - and is increasingly independent from the iPhone.

Health Care Tobacco Stocks to Gain on FDA E-Cig Crackdown
Author: 0 Tobacco Stocks to Gain on FDA E-Cig Crackdown

In a release, the FDA said it's taking "historic action" against companies that it believes promotes use and addiction of their products to young vapers. "They come out with cherry flavored vodka and birthday cake flavored vodka". HHS Secretary Alex Azar on Hurricane Florence and the FDA considering a ban of all flavored e-cigarettes.

Author: 0 Common painkiller linked to major heart problems

They examined the cardiovascular risks of starting diclofenac compared with no NSAIDS , starting other traditional NSAIDs and paracetamol . Now a groundbreaking study of more than six million people, the biggest of its kind, has linked them to "major cardiovascular events".

Health Care McCain’s wife counted among his possible successors in US Senate
Author: 0 McCain’s wife counted among his possible successors in US Senate

This raises the stakes in Ducey's selection of a replacement for John McCain. Also running for the Senate nomination is former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio , a controversial immigration hardliner. Arpaio and Ms. Ward. "What makes this race unique is that in nearly every criteria, they're equally qualified in terms of money and campaign experience", she said.

Health Care West Nile virus found in mosquitoes in Perth
Author: 0 West Nile virus found in mosquitoes in Perth

According to the Kalamazoo Health Department, August is peak season for West Nile but in MI there have been no human cases of the virus. It's working with the B.C. Another measure to prevent the virus is to wear long trousers and long-sleeved shirts to avoid getting bit. Dr. Paul Byers, Mississippi's state epidemiologist, said Mississippi is "always" among the states with the highest rates for West Nile virus.

Author: 0 British women among the world's biggest drinkers (with men 62nd)

For people ages 15 to 49, alcohol consumption was tied to 4 percent of deaths for women and 12 percent for men in 2016. It accounted for almost one in 10 deaths. An average of two drinks per day, for example, translated into a 7.0 percent hike in disease and injury compared to those who opt for abstinence. Studies about drinking alcohol typically have one thing in common: The result is usually that everything's OK in moderation.

Health Care New air quality alert for Minnesota
Author: 0 New air quality alert for Minnesota

The station in Ellensburg reports "very unhealthy" levels of air pollution. Clark County residents woke up to expected smoky skies Monday morning, and air quality officials continue to deem the area's conditions as moderate. Robin Priddy with the Benton Clean Air Agency said these are among the worst readings we have ever had in the Tri-Cities based on a cursory review of historical data.

Health Care Steer clear of coconut oil says Harvard Professor
Author: 0 Steer clear of coconut oil says Harvard Professor

The professor went on to say that there's no studies that show coconut oil has significant health benefits, and that saturated fatty acids can clog your arteries. Michels' comments are not new as the American Heart Association came down on coconut oil in 2017 , claiming it was just as high as saturated fats found in butter, beef fat and palm oil.

Health Care NYU to Offer Free Tuition for All Medical School Students
Author: 0 NYU to Offer Free Tuition for All Medical School Students

With a lower debt burden , the school is hopeful more students will pursue lower-paying fields, such as primary care, pediatrics and OB/GYN. The announcement from the medical school's trustees, leaders, and faculty was delivered this morning to first-year medical students and family members as a surprise ending to the annual " White Coat Ceremony ", where each new student is presented with a white lab coat to mark the start of their medical education and training.

Author: 0 More than 70 people overdose in a single day in New Haven

Wednesday morning, officials said. More than 70 people fell ill from suspected drug overdoses on the green and were taken to local hospitals. Alston said initial reports indicate people overdosed on K2, a synthetic marijuana that contains a variety of chemicals and has been linked to prior large-scale overdoses.

Health Care Health officials continuing to monitor measles outbreak
Author: 0 Health officials continuing to monitor measles outbreak

In all of 2017, there were 118 cases in 15 states. Most of the people who got measles had not been vaccinated, the CDC said. The majority of those cases were in people who were not vaccinated. Approximately 3-5 days after the start of symptoms, a reddish rash appears on the face - starting at the forehead, hairline and behind the ears - and spreads to the rest of the trunk and extremities.

Health Care Mosquito in MetroWest Tests Positive For West Nile Virus
Author: 0 Mosquito in MetroWest Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

The Cape Cod Times reports that state Department of Health said Thursday 14 mosquito samples from Falmouth, Barnstable, Dennis, Bourne and Yarmouth tested positive for the virus after being trapped Tuesday and July 31. Most notably, they swarm your house and can breed in just a few drops of water. The majority of people, approximately 80 percent, who are infected with West Nile virus do not get sick.

Health Care Rwanda on high alert after Ebola hits eastern DR Congo
Author: 0 Rwanda on high alert after Ebola hits eastern DR Congo

Twenty deaths from hemorrhagic fever have also been recorded in the area, the ministry said . One week after celebrating the defeat of an Ebola outbreak in Équateur province , the Democratic Republic of the Congo ( DRC ) has four new confirmed cases of the disease 2500 kilometers across the country in North Kivu province .

Health Care Wisconsin man loses both legs after being licked by dog
Author: 0 Wisconsin man loses both legs after being licked by dog

Greg Manteufel, 48, landed in the emergency room after believing he had the flu. Greg Manteufel started feeling sick June 27 and went into septic shock, according to a GoFundMe account set up in his name. Within days of being admitted to the hospital, Manteufel had to have both of his feet amputated. A man in Wisconsin, USA , has lost both of his legs and his nose after he caught sepsis following a friendly lick from his pet dog.

Health Care Dutch Viagra trial ends after baby deaths
Author: 0 Dutch Viagra trial ends after baby deaths

The trial used a non-Pfizer manufactured generic version of the drug. Of those who took Viagra , 17 babies exhibited the lung problems, 11 of which passed away. The relaxation results in an increase in blood flow which has been used to treat not only erectile dysfunction but also reduce the severity of mountain sickness symptoms and in treating pulmonary hypertension .

Health Care Transgender Woman Says CVS Refused To Fill Her Hormone Prescription
Author: 0 Transgender Woman Says CVS Refused To Fill Her Hormone Prescription

According to a blog post on the ACLU Arizona website , Hilde Hall of Fountain Hills went to her local CVS Pharmacy to get her hormone therapy prescription filled. Hall wrote that her experience at a CVS in Fountain Hills was embarrassing and distressing. The office staff tried to intervene by calling the pharmacist, but he still refused to fill my prescription without explicitly explaining why.

Health Care USA salmonella outbreak: 'Do not eat Honey Smacks,' shoppers told
Author: 0 USA salmonella outbreak: 'Do not eat Honey Smacks,' shoppers told

The CDC warned customers, saying "Do not eat this cereal". The FDA is sending out this reminder because it has learned some retailers are still selling the cereal. The sugary puffed wheat cereal has been the subject of a recall by Kellogg's since mid-June. The cereal is the likely source of the salmonella outbreak, the CDC said.

Health Care Donald Trump defends US position against global breastfeeding resolution
Author: 0 Donald Trump defends US position against global breastfeeding resolution

The Department of Health and Human Services has since responded, saying the U.S delegation was advocating for a variety of feeding options because some women are unable to breastfeed. It was eventually sponsored by Russian Federation, which, the Times reported , did not receive similar opposition from the United States . This spring at the World Health Assembly , the United States fought a resolution to encourage breast-feeding, according to a new report by the New York Times .

Health Care Joey Chestnut Wins 11th Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Contest
Author: 0 Joey Chestnut Wins 11th Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Contest

The Las Vegas competitor fell short of the 41 hot dogs she consumed a year ago but still beat out second-place finisher Michelle Lesco, of Tucson, Arizona . "I just passed by with my partner and said man let's eat", he said . Chestnut has won all but one contest since 2007, with Matt "Megatoad" Stonie upsetting him in the 2015 contest.

Health Care FDA Approves First Marijuana-Derived Drug
Author: 0 FDA Approves First Marijuana-Derived Drug

More research is still necessary for medical professionals to draw any firm conclusions about CBD's potential to treat seizure conditions. The drug , administered as an oil, could significantly improve the quality of life for patients with two types of childhood epilepsy: Dravet syndrome , a genetic illness that kills up to 20 percent of sufferers before age 20, and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, a form that begins between ages 3 and 5 and causes intellectual disability .

Health Care International Yoga Day 2018
Author: 0 International Yoga Day 2018

Yoga guru Ramdev conducted the yoga session attended by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, ministers, officers and local people at RAC ground in the presence of two officials from the Guinness World Records. The theme for International Yoga Day 2018 is Yoga for Peace. "The gems of India's unique heritage, such as yoga, will be respected by the world at large only when we ourselves respect our culture and traditions", he said.

Health Care World Health Organization Officially Lists Gaming Addiction as Disorder
Author: 0 World Health Organization Officially Lists Gaming Addiction as Disorder

The ICD defines gaming disorder as a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behaviour, which may be online, or offline. Overall, the research suggest gaming addiction is very similar to a gambling disorder and substance use disorders - in fact, the 11th edition of the International Classification of Diseases , listed Gaming Disorder right below the former.