WCPO 7 states have widespread flu; warnings increase as cases double over this time last yearWCPOA health worker prepares a flu shot for a Mexican farm worker at a mobile clinic on a farm in Brighton, Colorado. . file photo. John Moore. Copyright .. Show Caption Hide Caption. Previous... Read more
9news.com.au New optical illusion reveals you probably have ‘curvature blindness’9news.com.auNew optical illusion reveals you probably have ‘curvature blindness’ A new optical illusion appears to consist of parallel lines in waves and zig-zags … or does it? (National Center for Biotechnology Information …Do you see corners or curves? This optical... Read more
Philippine Star Duque: Sanofi ‘not forthright’ on Dengvaxia risksPhilippine StarFormer health secretaries Janette Garin, Paulyn Ubial and current Department oh Health chief Francisco Duque III attend the Senate blue ribbon probe into the procurement of the dengue vaccine. photo from the Senate of the Philippines Facebook page …Philippines Former... Read more
Washington Post Even low-dose contraceptives may slightly increase risk of breast cancerWashington PostThe association between birth control pills and breast cancer was identified years ago. However, many women and their doctors have assumed that newer, lower-dose pills — and other hormonal delivery methods beyond the pill — were much... Read more
Live Science Viagra Goes Generic: 5 Interesting Facts About the ‘Little Blue Pill’Live ScienceAn image of Viagra (left) and Pfizer’s the new generic version of the drug (right.) Credit: Richard Drew/./ Shutterstock. A generic version of Viagra will be available on Monday (Dec. 11), and it will cost half... Read more
CBS News Mother of 2 dies just a day after flu diagnosisCBS NewsFamily members of Alani “Joie” Murrieta are warning the public to take the flu seriously after the 20-year-old mother of two died unexpectedly last week — just one day after getting the diagnosis. The death of the... Read more
NDTV Bacteria In Mouth May Cause Esophageal Cancer; Here’s How You Can Maintain Oral HygieneNDTVIf you haven’t been careful about your oral health, may be it is time. According to a study published in the Journal Cancer Research, bacteria present in the mouth that leads to gum disease may... Read more
MTPR Washington takes action in bid to stop the spread of chronic wasting disease from MontanaCoeur d’Alene PressSPOKANE – The discovery of chronic wasting disease in free-ranging deer in Montana this fall means restrictions for sportsmen who come from CWD-free states to hunt deer, elk or moose there. The... Read more
New York Daily News Anthony Senerchia Jr. who inspired Ice Bucket Challenge dies at 46New York Daily NewsAfter a valiant fight with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Anthony Senerchia Jr. has succumbed to the disease. The 46-year-old Pelham, N.Y. native, who served as the inspiration behind the viral Ice Bucket Challenge,... Read more
89.3 KPCC Testosterone may help protect men from asthma89.3 KPCCBoys are more likely to have asthma than girls, but that flips after puberty. Researchers suspect that sex hormones are a factor. Westend61/.. Greta Jochem | NPR | November 28, 2017 …Testosterone may be one reason why men don’t get asthma... Read more