The Verge Symptoms of ADHD in teens linked to heavy screen timeThe VergeTeens who spend a lot of time using digital media show an uptick in symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a new study reports. That doesn’t mean texting at the dinner table will to ruin a teen’s future;... Read more
CNN Crab meat from Venezuela may be contaminated, FDA saysCNN(CNN) The US Food and Drug Administration is advising people to avoid eating fresh crab meat from Venezuela because of potential contamination by bacteria. As of Thursday, 12 cases have been reported of people sickened by the bacteria, Vibrio …Tainted Venezuelan... Read more
Washington Post Restaurant closed after 39 cases of suspected salmonellaWashington PostNORTH READING, Mass. — A Massachusetts restaurant has been shut down until further notice after nearly 40 people reported getting sick during a suspected salmonella outbreak. The North Reading Board of Health posted an advisory saying the state …North Reading... Read more
Forbes Del Monte Recalls Vegetable Trays, Cyclospora Parasite Outbreak Affects Over 200ForbesWhat’s the best way to avoid cyclosporiasis? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it is “avoiding food or water that may have been contaminated with feces.” Check, next time you are offered feces with... Read more
Tech Times Parasite Sickens Dozens Of People In Texas: Symptoms Of Cyclospora InfectionTech TimesTexas health officials have warned about an outbreak of illness that has so far sickened dozens of people in the lone star state. More Than 50 Sickened By Cyclosporiasis Parasite. In a statement released on July... Read more
WISH-TV How to protect yourself from mosquitoes with West Nile virusWISH-TVLAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – Health officials are reporting mosquitoes are testing positive for West Nile virus in Elkhart and Carroll counties. There have not been any reports of humans being affected by the virus, but officials want to warn... Read more
Business Insider A new study finds that US flight attendants have a higher risk of cancer than the general populationBusiness InsiderResearchers found that flight attendants had a higher prevalence of cancer compared to the general population. Especially with non-melanoma skin cancer, working more time in the air correlated with... Read more
New York Daily News Belmont Park groom dies of lethal virus found in rat droppingsNew York Daily NewsA backstretch worker at Belmont Park died from an infection caused by a rare virus found in rat droppings, prompting the racetrack to evacuate its worker housing, according to the New York... Read more
TIME Fewer American Adults Are Smoking Than Ever BeforeTIME(24) Quit smoking: “You don’t have to be a heavy smoker to waste big bucks on the habit. In New York, the cigarette minimum is $10.50 a pack (some brands cost $14 or more), which at two packs a week carries... Read more Kwik Trip’s Del Monte veggie tray recalled as illnesses worsenfox6now.comMILWAUKEE — Del Monte Fresh has recalled vegetable trays sold at Kwik Trip, after learning they are likely tied to an outbreak of of infections caused by Cyclospora. The number of people getting sick because of the tainted veggie... Read more