• Good vaccine match, average flu season expected
Good vaccine match, average flu season expected

In addition to those who are most at risk of serious illness from the flu, some people are unable to get the vaccine , like infants younger than 6 months, those with vaccine allergies and those with some serious complications. "The way the vaccine works, you get about six months of protection, and flu season pretty much runs from starting in O...

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  • Organic Food Can Reduce Cancer Risk
Organic Food Can Reduce Cancer Risk

Those who reported eating the least amount of organic produce were found to develop 15 new cases of National Hockey League and 69 new cases of postmenopausal breast cancer , while those who reported eating the most amount of organic produce developed two new cases of National Hockey League and 50 new cases of postmenopausal breast cancer.

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  • Sacramento Kings Bring Breast Cancer Awareness to the Court
Sacramento Kings Bring Breast Cancer Awareness to the Court

After the routine mammogram that led to her diagnosis, she received a needle biopsy to examine the affected area. "It was hard to lose my hair", she said. During the follow-up visit, the doctor informed her that she had a rare form of cancer, stage 2 invasive ductal carcinoma. "We were able to freeze embryos before I started chemotherapy", she sa...

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  • 155 cases of polio-like illness under investigation, CDC says
155 cases of polio-like illness under investigation, CDC says

At least 62 cases have been confirmed in 22 states this year, and at least 65 additional illnesses in those states are being investigated, according to the CDC. Palacios said her daughter wants to get up and play, but gets frustrated and doesn't understand why she can't. "Even with the spike of cases that we have at the moment, it's still an incr...

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  • Scientists find microplastics in human stool for first time
Scientists find microplastics in human stool for first time

Researchers suggested the plastic could come from the packaging the food is contained in, or the techniques used to process or manufacture it. Microplastics are tiny particles of plastic less than 5 millimetres in size that occur when plastic products break down.

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  • New Jersey viral outbreak leaves six children dead, 12 ill
New Jersey viral outbreak leaves six children dead, 12 ill

On Sunday, they said they found " minor hand washing deficiencies". Adenoviruses can cause a wide range of illnesses, including common cold , sore throat, bronchitis, pneumonia , diarrhea, pink eye, fever, bladder infection, inflammation of the stomach or neurologic diseases.

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  • October: The Month of Pink
October: The Month of Pink

Some people think that if they have people in their family with breast cancer, it means they'll get it too. Horning said these results offered new hope for people struggling with a hard disease where patients and doctors desperately need new treatment options.

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  • Donald Trump and Joe Biden exchange blows in Nevada as midterms loom
Donald Trump and Joe Biden exchange blows in Nevada as midterms loom

Trump boasted of the size of his audience in Elko and said Biden drew only a few hundred in Las Vegas "and he was thrilled - that's one of the biggest crowds he's ever had". He said that his administration is "going to figure it out" and that he's "already figured it out", but didn't elaborate on what the administration is doing to stop the caravan...

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  • CDC warns of drug-resistant salmonella outbreak
CDC warns of drug-resistant salmonella outbreak

Confirmed cases in IL occurred between April and August of this year in locations across the state, Ciavarella said. Salmonella's symptoms usually start 12 to 72 hours after a person comes into contact with the risky bacteria, according to the Mayo Clinic.

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  • More parents skeptical of flu vaccines
More parents skeptical of flu vaccines

As autumn and winter temperatures set in, public health officials in Nottinghamshire are reminding people of all ages to get the annual flu vaccination . As always, he said that you should consult your physician if you have questions about what dosage is appropriate for you. 'It's made of a dead virus.

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  • U.S. health officials alarmed over paralysing polio-like disease affecting children
U.S. health officials alarmed over paralysing polio-like disease affecting children

While the virus has similarities with polio , Messonnier stressed that polio was not the cause of the disease. It is also not known exactly what the long-term implications of the disease are. Nancy Messonnier , director of CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, told reporters . Unfortunately, there is no specific treat...

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  • Child Is First Death In Florida’s Flu Season
Child Is First Death In Florida’s Flu Season

And we know that the majority of people in the U.S.do not get vaccinated for influenza, despite it being recommended for everyone over the age of six months. "There's no reason to be nervous about getting your children vaccinated against the flu", Adalja says. They encourage everyone to get protected before the end of the month.

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  • CDC: ‘Mystery Disease’ Sickening Kids In 22 States, Including New Jersey
CDC: ‘Mystery Disease’ Sickening Kids In 22 States, Including New Jersey

Tara Narula". There is no known treatment for the condition known as acute flaccid myelitis (AFM ), which mostly affects children and can cause paralysis in the arms and legs. At least 65 other illnesses around the US were being investigated as possible cases. Other countries have reported AFM cases, but not the same seasonal pattern the Uni...

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  • Mysterious paralyzing illness reported in 22 states — CDC
Mysterious paralyzing illness reported in 22 states — CDC

The CDC has been monitoring an increase in cases since 2014 and on Tuesday reported that it has confirmed 386 instances of AFM across the country over the last four years, majority involving children. Some possible causes being investigated by the CDC include enteroviruses , which affect the digestive system, and rhinoviruses - the infectious ag...

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  • Outbreak of mysterious polio-like disease plagues residents in 22 states
Outbreak of mysterious polio-like disease plagues residents in 22 states

Messonnier stressed the rarity of the condition, emphasizing that it happens in fewer than one in a million children in the U.S. So far this year, cases have been confirmed in 22 states, based on findings from MRI studies and the cluster of symptoms a child has.

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  • Kansas records first flu deaths of the season
Kansas records first flu deaths of the season

Last year's flu season was the worst since records began in the 1970s, killing 80,000 Americans. Pneumonia has been the direct cause of death in another 38 deaths, and the flu or pneumonia have been contributing factors in an additional 132 deaths.

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  • Children’s Mercy Hospital treating patients with rare polio-like illness
Children’s Mercy Hospital treating patients with rare polio-like illness

The children are residents of King County (2), Pierce County (1), Lewis County (1), and Snohomish County (1). Possible causes of AFM include viruses, environmental toxins and genetic disorders, according to the U.S. "If this pattern continues, we should expect to see an increase in AFM cases in 2018". The exact cause of the illness is not known. ...

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  • Beautiful Beneath, Cancer Support Network walk to kick cancer out
Beautiful Beneath, Cancer Support Network walk to kick cancer out

Komen Foundation, the organizer behind Saturday's Komen Miami/Fort Lauderdale More Than Pink Walk at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami. Speaking about it Lucy said: "I lost my relationship, my home, my financial security and my business". Now, at 53, she said that life after cancer is lovely, healthier and more purposeful. As our ABC report, 'I'm s...

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  • Suspected Acute flaccid myelitis case at Oishei Children's Hospital
Suspected Acute flaccid myelitis case at Oishei Children's Hospital

It has been compared to polio because the condition can also lead to paralysis . AFM has a variety of causes, the CDC said, including genetic disorders, viruses and environmental toxins. For Julia, doctors did a type of dialysis to clear out her blood, and she has a ventilator to help her breathe . Now she's being treated at Lurie Children's ...

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  • Bitter Battle Over Kavanaugh Adds Fuel to Midterm Showdown
Bitter Battle Over Kavanaugh Adds Fuel to Midterm Showdown

America owes thanks to Brett Kavanaugh and his family for standing up to the rabble and fascism of the left when he faced-down the lies Senate Democrats told about him last week, and we wish him congratulations for his elevation to the Supreme Court of the United States.

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