Rabid bobcat attack was 2nd in northeast Georgia

Rabid bobcat attack was 2nd in northeast Georgia

An attack by a rabid bobcat on a Hart County woman on June 7 was the second such attack by a bobcat in a month’s time in northeast Georgia. The first attack occurred May 14 in the city of Lavonia, where a man was bitten on the leg by a rabid bobcat, according to Lavonia […]

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile confirmed in several local parishes

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile confirmed in several local parishes

The City of New Orleans confirmed West Nile Virus was found in at least two mosquitoes collected last week. St. John, Tangipahoa, and St. Tammany parishes have also had positive tests. So should we be concerned? They’re small, annoying and they bite. In some cases, mosquitoes can be a problem. “I think we need to […]

Honey Smacks and melons linked to Salmonella

Honey Smacks and melons linked to Salmonella

CNN Dozens of people in several states went to the hospital after eating honey smacks cereal tainted with salmonella. The centers for disease control and prevention says more than 70 people have gotten sick in 31 states. According to the CDC, New York reported the highest number of cases while California, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania each […]

Men's health: making the right choices

Men's health: making the right choices

Men’s health: making the right choices  Times of Malta Men’s Health Awareness Month: Grills, guys and good health  Greensburg Daily News Less than a third of men can spot signs of most common cancer, poll shows  The Independent Full coverage Source link

Lack of sleep in teens tied to factors that underlie heart ailments: Report

Lack of sleep in teens tied to factors that underlie heart ailments: Report

Adolescents who don’t get enough sleep may be more likely to develop risk factors for heart disease such as high blood pressure and excess body fat, a US study suggests. “Sleep matters,” said Dr. Elsie Taveras of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. “Sleep quantity and quality are pillars of health […]

Time for ticks

Time for ticks

After an especially long winter, we turn our thoughts to sun, warmer temperatures and outdoor activities. But beyond just lathering up with plenty of sunscreen before heading out, there are actually a few more things we should be putting on: bug repellent, long sleeves and long pants. “It’s a common misconception that ticks only pose […]

Lawmakers In Illinois Embrace Medical Marijuana As An Opioid Alternative

Lawmakers In Illinois Embrace Medical Marijuana As An Opioid Alternative

Policy makers in Illinois and other states want to make it easier to get medical marijuana for pain relief. LPETTET/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption LPETTET/Getty Images Policy makers in Illinois and other states want to make it easier to get medical marijuana for pain relief. LPETTET/Getty Images A painkiller prescription could become a ticket […]

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