I found a TICK! Now what?

I found a TICK! Now what?

I found a TICK! Now what?  WCVB Boston Lawmaker Wants State to Help Fund Lyme Disease Vaccine  U.S. News & World Report Find a tick? These folks want to know  Valley News Full coverage Source link

How Do You Die from Hepatitis A?

How Do You Die from Hepatitis A?

A woman in Australia died after eating frozen pomegranate seeds that were linked to an outbreak of hepatitis A, health officials announced this week. The 64-year-old woman’s death is the first in the hepatitis A outbreak tied to pomegranate seeds that has sickened 24 people in Australia, according to SA Health, the public […]

First responders across the state to receive naloxone

First responders across the state to receive naloxone

Naloxone, an opioid overdose reversal medication, is now being distributed statewide to emergency first responders. During the 2018 legislative session, a bill was passed requiring all first responders to carry naloxone (subject to sufficient funding) and to be trained to reduce overdose deaths in West Virginia. The bill became effective Tuesday. While the data is […]

Longmont launches 2018 mosquito control program

Longmont launches 2018 mosquito control program

Lewis Geyer, Times-Call Colorado Mosquito Control field tech Andrew Garrett looks at a standing water sample behind Westview Middle School in 2015. Longmont’s mosquito control contractor began its weekly warm-weather monitoring of mosquito traps at various locations around the city on Sunday, part of the annual effort that will shift to nighttime fogging in selected […]

More ticks means an increased risk of tick-borne illnesses

More ticks means an increased risk of tick-borne illnesses

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – If you talk to anyone who spends time outdoors, they’ll likely tell you it’s shaping up to be a bad year for ticks. Ticks have always been a problem in this part of the country, but each year it seems like we are hearing more and more about Lyme Disease and Rocky […]

Tick Bite On Neck Leaves Woman Paralyzed, Lyme Disease Diagnosed

Tick Bite On Neck Leaves Woman Paralyzed, Lyme Disease Diagnosed

A 43-year-old mother was left paralyzed after a tick bit her while she was in her garden. Rachel Foulkes-Davies was unable to speak and forced to eat through a straw. A few days after being bitten by the tick, Foulkes-Davies’ lip turned numb and her face started to droop. Doctors initially diagnosed her with Bell’s palsy and gave her […]

Melanoma risk greater for middle-aged men than women. Here's why

Melanoma risk greater for middle-aged men than women. Here's why

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE At first, Kelly Leggett wasn’t bothered by the mole behind his right ear. It was getting bigger and oozing, but because he had no other symptoms, his doctor told him not to worry. Four years later — after […]

Night Time Snacking Linked With Poor Sleep, Obesity

Night Time Snacking Linked With Poor Sleep, Obesity

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With Prostate Cancer, Race Is Not Entirely Black and White

With Prostate Cancer, Race Is Not Entirely Black and White

CHICAGO — In results that counter expectations, American black men with advanced prostate cancer who received standard-of-care systemic therapy in clinical trials had equal outcomes with their white counterparts for overall survival in one study, and for disease progression in another. The results are good news because of the dramatic disparity that otherwise exists in […]

Colyer establishes task force to focus on Alzheimer's in Kansas

Colyer establishes task force to focus on Alzheimer's in Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer Friday issued an executive order establishing the Kansas Alzheimer’s Disease Working Group. The governor’s office says this working group will include legislators, stakeholders, citizens and “representatives of organizations intimately familiar with (Alzheimer’s).” “There are over 53,000 Kansans living with Alzheimer’s with more than 151,000 caregivers in the state who […]