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West Nile virus found in Stirling area

Southwestern Public Health says this trap in located in Drumbo. People older than 50 are at higher risk for severe illness from West Nile virus . Health of...


Smoking ban in public housing: here’s what you need to know

NYCHA housing is becoming officially smoke-free based on a mandate from U.S. Housing and Urban Development, requiring all public housing to disallow smoking by ...


Man Dies Of Bacterial Infection After Eating Oysters In Restaurant

Vibrio vulnificus bacteria are typically found in salt water and in raw or undercooked shellfish , notes the Florida Department of Health . While most cases ...


National Hot Dog Day 2018 deals and freebies

Download (or open) the myPilot app that day to find an offer for a free hot dog or roller grill item waiting to be redeemed at the more than 750 Pilot and Fl...


Who is Supreme Court contender Amy Coney Barrett?

If as expected Trump nominates someone firmly to the right, conservatives could dominate the court for years. But he did make his pick, according to a person wh...


Defending champ Chestnut eats 74 hot dogs

Contest rules stipulate that both the bun and the frankfurter must be consumed in order to get the point. Yes, it's time for another Nathan's Hot Dog Eating ...


Everything you need to know about legal fireworks this Fourth of July

Fireworks can be used until 1 a.m. on the night of December 31. "This time of year is time to celebrate our independence so we want people to go out...


India celebrates Int'l Yoga Day

The Indian discipline of yoga, involving spiritual and physical practices, is followed in myriad forms today by millions of people worldwide, with an entry in U...


The 'trend' that is troubling the US

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has expressed concern on the high rate of suicide among young people globally as a result of depression. Almost 45,000 p...


Throw away pre-cut melon, CDC warns in multistate salmonella outbreak

A multi-state Salmonella outbreak has been linked to pre-cut melons sold at Missouri and Illinois Walmart stores, according to the Illinois Department of Publ...


Stars mourn Kate Spade's death on social media

Kate Spade arrives at the Council of Fashion Designers of America awards in New York on June 2, 2003, at the New York Public Library. Spade, who was a...


Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, new study finds

Jack Jacoub, medical oncologist and medical director at the MemorialCare Cancer Institute at the Orange Coast Medical Center in California. Proceeds from the ...


In a remarkable first, woman’s advanced breast cancer is eradicated

Women 50 or younger can avoid chemo if their scores are lower than 16, said lead author Joseph Sparano , associate director for clinical research at the Albert...


Taraji P. Henson engaged to National Football League star Kelvin Hayden

Aww! "I'm very happy. Everything is coming together ", the Hidden Figures actress said on the Essence podcast Yes, Girl at the time. "Finally it has happ...


Ebola virus disease - Democratic Republic of the Congo

The shot, which was tested in Guinea in 2015 at the end of a vast Ebola outbreak in West Africa, is designed for use in a so-called "ring vaccination" approac...


WHO's leader to visit Congo this weekend amid Ebola outbreak

The country was struck by a smaller outbreak previous year. Laboratory results confirmed two cases of the disease in the province of Bikoro in the northwester...


Congo Ebola outbreak kills 17 but risk of spreading is 'very low'

At least 17 people have died since inhabitants of a village in the country's northwest began showing symptoms resembling Ebola in December, according to the ...


IPL 2018,SRH vs RCB: Kane and Shakib al lead SRH to 146

Alex Hales departed for 5 runs while Shikhar Dhawan went down after scoring 13 runs. In his illustrious career, which is expected to last at least 8 more years,...


Nebraska woman suffers from brain fluid leak

She was diagnosed with a symptom of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), which was leaking from her brain. "Doctor after doctor told Kendra the fluid coming out of her ...


CDC: Illnesses from mosquito, tick and flea bites on the rise

Zika was the most common disease transmitted by ticks, mosquitoes and fleas reported in 2016, with 41,680 cases reported, followed by Lyme disease, with 36,429 ...