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County sample tests positive for West Nile

Eichold said. Since 1999, when the virus was first detected in CT, cases have cropped up ever year. In 2017, there were 68 human cases of West Nile virus in Colorado , including four deaths. Wear protective clothing such as hats, long sleeve shirt and trousers. Mosquitoes are most active at dawn and dusk. Permethrin products are intended for use on items such as clothing, shoes, bed nets and camping gear and should not be applied to skin.

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West Nile Virus confirmed in North Iowa

The Health Unit is urging the public to take steps to prevent mosquito bites. The chances of getting West Nile Virus from an infected mosquito are low. Cover up with light-colored clothes, long sleeves and trousers when outdoors or while in areas where mosquito activity is high. Use effective insect repellent such as DEET or Picaridin.

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Four cases of Ebola confirmed in northeast Congo - health ministry

Congo declared the outbreak on Wednesday, just days after another that killed 33 people in the northwest was declared over . This could include redeploying personnel involved in the Ebola response in Equateur Province , as well as the deployment of new experts if necessary.

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Wisconsin Man Loses Limbs From Dog Saliva That Led To Rare Infection

Manteufel's wife, Dawn, said her husband was the picture of health before contracting the bacteria. "Looked like somebody beat him up with a baseball bat", said his wife, Dawn Manteufel. "This type of bacteria comes from the saliva of dogs", said Dr. Silvia Munoz-Price, an infectious disease specialist with Froedtert & MCW. Possibly.

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CVS fires pharmacist who wouldn't fill transgender customer's prescription

The pharmacist wouldn't give the prescriptions back to her, Hall wrote, so she had to ask her doctor to call them in to another pharmacy. Hall wrote, "I left the store feeling mortified". Hall gave the prescriptions to the pharmacist, but he refused to "fill one of the prescriptions needed to affirm my identity". "I felt like the pharmacist was trying to out me as transgender in front of strangers", Hall wrote.

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U.S. threatens nations over world breastfeeding resolution, shocking health officials

Formula manufacturers' largest profits now come from developing countries, a trend the World Health Assembly's resolution hoped to combat. The U.S. "I don't think people thought about it very much", she said, "that... marketing could lead people to the extent... that you would actually have babies dying".

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More than 200 sickened by parasite with symptoms including 'explosive' bowel movements

The recalled products were distributed to the following stores: Kwik Trip, Kwik Star, Demond's, Sentry, Potash, Meehan's, Country Market, FoodMax Supermarket, and Peapod. The number of outbreaks could continue to climb, according to University of Minnesota professor Michael T. Osterholm , a food-borne disease expert who said tracking the outbreaks will be challenging.

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San Jose’s own Joey Chestnut breaks hot dog eating record

Not only did Chestnut win, but he beat his own record while simultaneously setting a new world record . Cincotti was at first credited with eating 45 hot dogs , but after calculating in uncounted plates, officials agreed he actually downed 64 hot dogs.

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Men in uniform embrace International Yoga Day with great fervour

The enthusiasm of getting from "illness to wellness" is spreading from the busy streets of the South Korean capital, Seoul, to the foot of Eiffel Tower in Paris. 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.

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

IN and MI residents are also advised to throw away melon from Kroger, Jay C, or Payless stores after the outbreaks, according to a CDC press release Friday. However, diarrhea for some people may be so severe that they need to be hospitalized. IL cases range in age from 23 to 87 years and officials say cases have been reported in all regions of the state.

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Kate Spade's Family Release Statement After She's Found Dead Aged 55

Teresa's Academy. She climbed the ranks to senior fashion editor and head of accessories . The company later expanded to sell clothing, accessories and household items. Spade changed her last name to Valentine in 2016 when she launched a new fashion brand called Frances Valentine . " Kate Spade left an indelible mark on the fashion industry and my tweet was meant to pay tribute to her inspiring life and work".

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More Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip Chemo - Gene Test

Some women 50 or younger, however, did see benefits from chemo. He is not an author of the study, but his hospital participated. The first patient to undergo the treatment, Judy Perkins, was diagnosed with incurable stage 4 breast cancer in 2013, ten years after undergoing a mastectomy for an earlier bout with the disease.

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Indian nurse who died battling Nipah virus hailed as hero

The death toll from the deadly Nipah virus rose to 12 on Thursday as one more person undergoing treatment died this morning. While the cause of the outbreak is still being investigated, a team of health experts who visited the family's house have linked it to dead bats found in the home's water well.

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Sleeping in on weekends could extend your life

It can give you heart problems or hurt your waistline , and it can leave you anxious and depressed . Scientists in the Journal of Sleep Research conducted a study on the sleep patterns of adults. People who get too little sleep are at a significantly greater risk of dying early compared to those who are well-rested. They might sleep six hours or slightly less.

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No 2018 Nobel in literature: Panel

The scandal is the biggest to hit the prize since it was first awarded in 1901. The interim permanent secretary of the Academy, Anders Olsson , said in a statement: "We find it necessary to commit time to recovering public confidence in the Academy before the next laureate can be announced".

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CDC apologizes for ruining your breakfast

Unfortunately, many people seem to have missed the CDC's larger message because they were too disturbed by the fact that their favorite muffin was just ruined. In all seriousness, ticks are not something to fool around with. On Sunday, the CDC apologized for forever ruining poppy seed muffins for some - but maintained its warning about the seriousness of tick bites.

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More Ebola cases detected in DR Congo

A source at the airport confirmed the development to our correspondent, saying, "Though relevant authorities especially the Port Health Services desk have been doing their job but with the directive coming from the government and the outbreak of the disease in Congo, all hands are now more on deck to arrest any eventuality".

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New Suggestion For Men Suffering From Prostate Cancer

The PSA test is a simple blood test that attempts to identify men at risk of prostate cancer, but false-positive results can lead to over-diagnosis and unwanted side effects like incontinence and erectile dysfunction. A key question is whether the patient has a higher-than-average risk for developing prostate cancer, says Dr. Michael Munger, president of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

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IPL 2018: SRH bowlers continue to make Kane Williamson proud

Towards the end of the game, Brendon McCullum did most of talking to bowlers, helping them arrange the field. The Hyderabad's skipper knock was decorated with five fours and couple of sixes. A victory against RCB in Hyderabad's Rajeev Gandhi International Stadium will make SRH the first team to secure a place in the play-offs. RCB looked stable until the seventh over when they were cruising at 60/1, owing to the two dropped catches off Rashid Khan's (1/31) spin.

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Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce turns deadly

That's an increase of 23 people and three states - Kentucky, Massachusetts and Utah - since the most recent CDC update on Friday. A person in California has died from the E. The CDC urges people not to eat romaine lettuce unless it can be confirmed it didn't come from the Yuma region. But even if no one is eating tainted lettuce now, case counts may still rise because there's a lag in reporting.

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Healthy Habits That Could Add More Than a Decade to Your Life

For women this meant on average an extra 14 years of life, and for men an extra 12 years, with the combination of all five healthy behaviors linked with the most additional years of life gained. The study, the first comprehensive analysis of the impact of adopting low-risk lifestyle factors on life expectancy in the United States, is published online in the journal, Circulation .

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British toddler in legal battle dead after life support withdrawn

Under British law, courts are asked to intervene when parents and doctors disagree on the treatment of a child. The case drew worldwide support including from Pope Francis , who asked that "their desire to seek new forms of treatment may be granted".

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Women in Donegal may have received incorrect smear results

But three years later, a review found the results were incorrect. The official defence documents filed by the HSE in Ms Phelan's case show that the state was also denying it had any duty of care towards her husband, who also took part in the action against the HSE and the USA lab which carried out the misread test.

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Warriors ground Pelicans in Game 1 sans Curry

Golden State will be hardpressed to contain Davis, who was a force to be reckoned with in the series and that came with Portland having a solid big man in Nurkic to try and slow him down. "I wanted to cover Southern and start my sports broadcasting career, so I would write and produce the sports for the mornings before I got off the air at 6 a.m., and that allowed me to get credentialed for SIU athletics", he said.

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Nike Made Saquon Barkley Custom VaporMax Sneakers for Draft Day

In his three years at Penn State , he rushed for 3,843 yards and scored 43 rushing touchdowns. The argument for taking Barkley is that he is supremely talented and could single-handedly transform the offense. Since age three or four, Barkley has always said [via The Players' Tribune ], "I want to play in the National Football League one day". So the Giants could be armed with two home run hitting threats if they re-sign Beckham to a long-term contract and keep him a Giant.