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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
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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.

Health Care How to have tough conversations about mental health
Author: 0 How to have tough conversations about mental health

Data shows that high-profile suicides lead to a rise in copycat deaths. This week, we lost two celebrities to suicide in television host Anthony Bourdain and designer Kate Spade . Experts note that mental illness may have been underreported in the study , either because the person who killed themself had not yet been diagnosed or because those left behind were not aware their loved one's condition.

Health Care Massive salmonella outbreak linked to backyard chicken flocks
Author: 0 Massive salmonella outbreak linked to backyard chicken flocks

In a news release sent Friday, IDPH Director Dr. Nirav D. Shah said the department is warning people not to eat pre-cut melons bought at Walmart stores in IL or any other state affected by the outbreak. The CDC said that 60 people have reportedly been infected with a strain of Salmonella Adelaide, with 31 people hospitalized. The CDC is not recommending that people avoid whole melons.

Health Care Kate Spade dies at age 55
Author: 0 Kate Spade dies at age 55

As reported by the Associated Press , Spade was found dead in her Manhattan apartment Tuesday morning. Spade, who was an accessories editor at Mademoiselle magazine, launched her company with husband Andy in their apartment in 1993.

Health Care ‘Terminal’ breast cancer wiped out by new treatment
Author: 0 ‘Terminal’ breast cancer wiped out by new treatment

More than 20,000 women in the United Kingdom are diagnosed with hormone-receptor positive, HER2-negative, node-negative breast cancer annually. It's called the Oncotype DX test. He added: "This is an extraordinary day for breast cancer doctors and for women who have breast cancer ". A new study revealed that women with early-stage breast cancer might not need to undergo chemotherapy .

Health Care World No Tobacco Day
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Since 2016, the Tobacco Consequences Prevention Fund under the Ministry of Health has assisted the operation of free hotlines supporting cigarette addicts at Bach Mai hospital in Hanoi and Gia Dinh People's Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, while helping eight other health facilities run consultations for people who want to quit smoking .

Health Care India says it has contained Nipah virus
Author: 0 India says it has contained Nipah virus

The administration is hoping that the situation will be under control by the time schools reopen in a week. A nurse , with two young children and a husband working overseas, scrawled the words "take care of our children" in blue pen as she lay dying in an Indian hospital isolation ward, sick with a rare and deadly virus.

Health Care Sleeping in on weekends could extend your life, study says
Author: 0 Sleeping in on weekends could extend your life, study says

But according to a recent study , published in the Journal of Sleep Research, having a well-deserved lie-in on the weekend could actually have the potential to counterbalance some of the effects of sleep loss during the week. Researchers took various factors into account, such as gender, education, body mass index, severe disease, use of hypnotics (like sleeping pills, ) as well as things like smoking, alcohol intake, physical activity, coffee intake and employment status.

Health Care AU Sends Health Team to Evaluate Ebola Outbreak in Africa
Author: 0 AU Sends Health Team to Evaluate Ebola Outbreak in Africa

She says health experts have identified 500 contacts who are now being traced. "Five thousand four hundred doses of vaccine arrived from Geneva this morning" said health ministry spokeswoman Jessica Ilunga. As per Associate Press, Congo's health minister has confirmed that Ebola has spread to the capital of Equateur province. The vaccine, developed by Merck and Co Inc, is still not licensed but proved effective during limited trials in West Africa in the biggest-ever outbreak of Ebola, ...

Health Care CDC Apologizes for Ruining Muffins
Author: 0 CDC Apologizes for Ruining Muffins

You can submit ticks to MDHHS for identification and possible Lyme disease testing, free of charge. According to the CDC, Lyme disease is one of the most common tick-borne diseases and in 2016, Vermont had the second highest rate of reported Lyme disease cases in the U.S.

Health Care Kenya on high Ebola alert over DRC outbreak, to screen travellers
Author: 0 Kenya on high Ebola alert over DRC outbreak, to screen travellers

The country confirmed two laboratory-tested cases of Ebola. Tthe deadly Ebola virus made a comeback to the continent after the Democratic Republic of Congo declared its presence on Tuesday. WHO released $1 million (£738,200) from an emergency contingency fund, has set up a coordination group and deployed more than 50 experts to work with the DRC government and health agencies.

Health Care Prostate screening: should you or shouldn't you?
Author: 0 Prostate screening: should you or shouldn't you?

And there can be downsides of screening, including false-positive results that require additional testing and prostate biopsy, overdiagnosis and overtreatment, and treatment complications like incontinence and impotence. The guidance doesn't apply to men younger than 55 because they are considered low risk. Addressing men age 70 and above, Salvatore Giorgianni, PharmD, Senior Science Advisor to MHN stated, "The approach to screening men in later years should be more closely aligned with ...

Health Care CSF Leak (Spinal Fluid Leak) Symptoms & Treatment
Author: 0 CSF Leak (Spinal Fluid Leak) Symptoms & Treatment

It wasn't until this year that Jackson learned the real reason her nose was always runny: she had a cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak . Kendra, now 52, suffered a broken shoulder, and has been plagued with migraines and a relentlessly runny nose ever since.

Health Care Coli Outbreak Is Now Deadly
Author: 0 Coli Outbreak Is Now Deadly

The CDC update on Friday that three more states such as Kentucky, Massachusetts, and Utah were added to the outbreak map. Health officials have tied the E. We spoke with farmers at the Regional Farmers Market in Syracuse who say the outbreak shows the importance of small farms. The nationwide E. coli outbreak that has caused the CDC to warn against eating literally any romaine lettuce has turned fatal.

Health Care Tick, mosquito-borne infections surge in United States: CDC
Author: 0 Tick, mosquito-borne infections surge in United States: CDC

CDC Director Robert Redfield, MD , acknowledged the "growing burden" of these vector-borne illnesses, but he expressed optimism about the ability of state and local health departments, vector control organizations, and industry to help protect the public from these types of threats.