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Sierra Leone burial team attacked despite lockdown

An empty street is seen at the start of a three-day national lockdown in Freetown September 19, 2014.Credit: Reuters/Umaru Fofana(Reuters) - A team burying Ebola victims was attacked in Sierra Leone's capital on Saturday, a member of parliament said, ... [Published Reuters - 19 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 33 mins ago - 6 reports

Dengue Experts Advisory Group training: Private hospitals urged to avail opportunity

LAHORE: Chief Minister’s Adviser on Health Khawaja Salman Rafique has said that private hospitals would not be allowed to treat dengue patients unless their doctors get training of dengue patient care and case management being imparted by the Dengue Experts ... [Published Daily Times - 10 mins ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 48 mins ago - 6 reports

Understanding Ovarian Cancer: Know The Facts

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Ovarian cancer, the eighth most commonly diagnosed and the fifth most common cause of cancer death for women in the  United  States , is sometimes called a “silent killer.” There is currently no reliable screening method to detect ... [Published HealthNewsDigest.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 15 reports

EV-D68: Easy Steps You Can Take to Avoid Spreading Enterovirus Infection

Parents should use common sense — and a healthy dose of soap and water — to prevent serious illnesses from the respiratory virus recently detected in California, experts said this week.Enterovirus D68 infection has now been confirmed in four children ... [Published KTLA - 7 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 6 reports

’Tis the season: MDH, doctors encourage flu shots

Flu season is still a few months away, but medical professional recommend preparing now by getting a vaccine. There are multiple places offering the vaccine at clinics or by appointment.Ryan Mecklenburg holds onto the hand of his son Logan, 4, while the ... [Published St. Cloud Times - 5 mins ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 15 reports

Ebola is spreading faster than efforts to contain it

Dr. Cesar ChelalaBy Dr Cesar ChelalaAs the Ebola epidemic is claiming increasing number of victims, there is widespread concern that efforts to contain it are inadequate. New and more effective measures are needed to combat one of the most dangerous epidemics ... [Published Daily Star Egypt - 4 hours ago]
Entities: Ebola, Infectious, Epidemic
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 8 reports

Ebola: Don’t forget the patients who are left behind

Ebola virus is rampant in West Africa. So far, the death toll is around 2,296, which makes it one of the largest outbreaks ever. Ebola is what’s known as a hemorrhagic fever virus, and belongs to a large family of nasty viruses that are widespread around ... [Published KevinMD.com - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Ebola, Virus, YELLOW FEVER
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 10 reports

Artificial Science On...Artificial Sweeteners

(HealthNewsDigest.com) - This one has it all:  Research from a prestigious institute published in a prestige journal; a provocative and contrarian set of findings; topical subject matter, sure to attract mainstream media; and the use of ultra high-tech ... [Published HealthNewsDigest.com - 8 hours ago]
Entities: NAS, Diet, Glucose, Saccharin
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 16 reports

Peanut plant owner convicted for salmonella deaths

Staff and wire reportsTwo sons of an 80-year-old Medina woman who died five years ago after eating peanut butter contaminated with salmonella at a nursing home welcomed the guilty verdicts a Georgia jury handed down Friday against the owner and two other ... [Published Medina County Gazette - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 30 reports

Star's breast-removal revelation aids women

THE head of breast surgery at the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute says he expects more inquiries about breast removal following revelations that celebrity Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy. THE head of breast surgery at the Westmead Breast Cancer ... [Published Parramatta Sun - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 26 reports

Doctors enlisted to turn the tide on antibiotic resistance

It is not difficult to make microbes resistant to penicillin in the laboratory by exposing them to concentrations not sufficient to kill them….—Alexander Fleming, discoverer of penicillin, in his 1945 Nobel Prize lectureFleming’s remarks were spot-on. ... [Published Science News Online - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 33 reports

Respiratory Illness and Enterovirus D68: Clinical Guidance

Hello. I'm Dr. Susan Gerber, a medical epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). I'm speaking with you as part of the CDC Expert Commentary series on Medscape. You may have recently heard about a virus called enterovirus ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Sep 19 2014]

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"The kids can also show their support for local kiddos battling cancer by wearing a hat and donating a dollar that goes toward supporting these kids" explained Christie Johnson, Community Relations Coordinator for Jay's Hope
"Sometime we go into a community people will tell us they need an autopsy, and at the final stages you will see them blocking road. We don't expect for our own brothers to behave this way" she said
Instead, it will be from the "I was a normal middle-class suburban kid who got hooked and nearly died on the bathroom floor with a needle's worth of bad drugs in my arm" perspective. We'll also hear from social workers, treatment workers, police and prosecutors
...18 letter. "A nurse will look at the arm in 2-3 days to read the test. Your child will also need a chest X-ray so that a doctor can check to see if your children's lungs are clear. A doctor will examine your children and answer any questions you may have. If it is needed, medication will be provided to further protect your child."

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