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26 students, 1 adult at Florida high school hospitalized with mysterious symptoms 

 

More than two dozen students and an adult staff member were hospitalized Monday for possible exposure to an unknown substance at a high school in Fort Lauderdale, CBS Miami reports.

"These students were having various states. Some were having syncopal episodes, were passing out. Some had nosebleeds, some were having shortness of breath," said Fort Lauderdale Battalion Chief Stephen Collan.

CBS News

More US children confirmed with paralyzing polio-like illness AFM

Tags: Disease, Education, Health, Investigation, Medical, Safety, Weird, Youth

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20-Nov-2018


Family sues after girl is electrocuted by touching handrail at MGM National Harbor resort 

 

The family of a young girl in Maryland who suffered severe brain damage when she was electrocuted upon touching an illuminated handrail at a resort has filed a lawsuit.

Zynae Green was 6 years old when, while with her family at the MGM National Harbor resort and casino on June 26, she grabbed a "dangerously electrified" staircase railing as she and her siblings made their way down to a large outdoor fountain, according to a complaint filed Monday by the family's lawyers.

She, her younger brother, Carlos Green Jr., now 5, and Monya Rosier, now 16, were all electrocuted by touching the handrail, says the complaint filed against the resort's owners and operators and two contractors who allegedly did work at the venue.

NBC News

Tags: Business, Children, Court, Entertainment, Environment, Injury, Medical, Parental Burden, Safety, Travel, Youth

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20-Nov-2018


The NRA denies the reality of gun violence. Doctors like me know it all too well. 

 

Last week, the Annals of Internal Medicine published a set of guidelines by the Health and Public Policy Committee of the American College of Physicians (ACP) addressing the problem of firearm-related injuries and death from a public health perspective.

The National Rifle Association (NRA) quickly rebuked the journal — and physicians in general — on Twitter, saying: “Someone should tell self-important anti-gun doctors to stay in their lane.”

As a gun rights advocacy group, the NRA’s sharp critique was entirely expected. But the eruption from my physician colleagues on social media was startling. Responding to the NRA’s central point — that doctors should “stay in their lane” on the topic of guns — medical professionals created a viral hashtag, #ThisISMyLane (also #ThisISOurLane), sharing vivid stories of their clinical experiences with gunshot wound victims, arguing that, despite what the NRA might believe, the issue falls unavoidably into the laps of medical practitioners.

NBC News

Tags: Action, Death, Environment, Govt, Guns, Health, History, Hypocrisy, Injury, Laws, Medical, Mental Health, Politics, Protections, Science, Violence

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14-Nov-2018


Black Doctor Repeatedly Questioned About Credentials on Delta Flight While Trying To Help Ill Passenger 

 

A doctor who helped a passenger on a Delta flight Tuesday said she believes flight attendants who repeatedly questioned her credentials even after she showed them her medical license did so because she is a black woman.

Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford was on a Delta flight from Indianapolis to Boston when the woman next to her started hyperventilating, according to NBC News. When Stanford started to help the passenger, a flight attendant came up to ask her if she was a medical doctor. She showed the woman her license without being asked because, she told the New York Times, she knows she “doesn’t look the part.” Stanford, a doctor at Massachusetts General Hospital and an instructor at Harvard Medical school, said she carries a wallet-sized version of the license at all times for that reason.

Slate

Tags: All Rights, Business, Employment, Environment, Health, Heroism, Hostility, Interference, Medical, Racism, Respect, Tragedy, Travel, Treatment, Woman's Rights

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02-Nov-2018


More kids are showing up in ERs with mental health crises 

 

An increasing number of children are showing up in U.S. emergency rooms in the throes of a mental health crisis, researchers reported Friday. And the increases are seen in minority children, in particular.

It’s not clear why, but the researchers say their findings are startling. They are seeing the same pattern across the country.

“It’s really disheartening. Community resources for mental health, especially for youth, are incredibly scarce,” said Dr. Anna Abrams, a pediatrician and researcher at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

“It’s shocking, really.”

NBC News

Tags: Children, Environment, Medical, Mental Health, Parental Burden, Sad, Youth

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02-Nov-2018


6 children dead so far in viral outbreak at N.J. healthcare facility 

 

A severe viral outbreak has claimed the lives of six children at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, state health officials confirmed Tuesday, leading to an immediate order to shut down the facility to new patients.

The Department of Health reported 18 cases of adenovirus among pediatric residents at the long-term care center in northern New Jersey, which officials said included "very ill children," some of whom were on ventilators and had trachea tubes.

"This is an ongoing outbreak investigation," said department spokeswoman Nicole Kirgan in a statement. "A department team is at the facility today and an inspection team was also there Sunday. The team on Sunday found minor handwashing deficiencies and the Health Department is continuing to work closely with the facility on infection control issues."

NJ

8th child dies after virus outbreak at New Jersey facility

Ninth Child Dies at New Jersey Nursing Home Facing Adenovirus Outbreak

Former patient describes grim conditions at health center where 10 children died

Tags: Children, Clean, Disease, Environment, Health, Medical, Parental Burden, Safety, Science, Treatment

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01-Nov-2018


Here’s what happened after California got rid of personal belief exemptions for childhood vaccines 

 

Health authorities in California have more power to insist that a dog is vaccinated against rabies than to ensure that a child enrolled in public school is vaccinated against measles.

Apple

A Polio-Like Illness Is Causing Paralysis in Children

Tags: Children, Choices, Disease, Environment, Health, Injury, Laws, Medical, Parental Burden, Population, Privilege, Program, Safety, Science, Survival, Treatment, Vaccine, Youth

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29-Oct-2018


Therapy Dogs Can Spread Superbugs to Kids, Hospital Finds 

 

Therapy dogs can bring more than joy and comfort to hospitalized kids. They can also bring stubborn germs.

Doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore were suspicious that the dogs might pose an infection risk to patients with weakened immune systems. So they conducted some tests when Pippi, Poppy, Badger and Winnie visited 45 children getting cancer treatment.

They discovered that kids who spent more time with the dogs had a 6 times greater chance of coming away with superbug bacteria than kids who spent less time with the animals. But the study also found that washing the dogs before visits and using special wipes while they’re in the hospital took away the risk of spreading that bacteria.

Time

Tags: Animals, Backlash, Children, Clean, Disease, Environment, Health, Medical, Parental Burden, Safety, Science

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05-Oct-2018


‘Morally wrong’: Former UN chief condemns U.S. for not having universal health care 

 

Failing to provide health care to 29.3 million people is “unethical” and “politically wrong, morally wrong,” said former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in an interview with the Guardian.

The U.S. is the only wealthy country without universal coverage — and Ban faults “powerful” interest groups within the pharmaceutical, hospitals, and doctors sector.

“Here, the political interest groups are so, so powerful,” Ban said. “Even president, Congress, senators and representatives of the House, they cannot do much so they are easily influenced by these special interest groups.”

Think Progress

Tags: All Rights, Americans, Choices, Environment, Finance, Health, Laws, Medical, Medicine, New World Order, Parenting, Politics, Population, Protections, Respect, Science, Survival, Treatment, World

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27-Sep-2018


Experts Explain Why LGBTQ People Have More Eating Disorders 

 

While the National Eating Disorder Association reports that the LGBTQ community is disproportionately plagued by eating disorders, experts are saying that being a minority contributes to this dilemma.

Dr. Norman H. Kim, national director for program development at Reasons Eating Disorder Center, believes that queer people are drawn to unhealthy eating habits because of minority stress. Behaviors such as binging, purging, and undereating are a symptom of chronic social stress LGBTQ people experience as minorities, he told Stylecaster.

The rates at which queer people are having this reaction to being otherized are alarming.

Advocate

Tags: Abuse, Aging, Choices, Dating, Diet, Discrimination, Disease, Environment, Exclusivity, Fear, Food, GLBT, Hate, Health, Hostility, Judgment, Lifestyle, Medical, Mental Health, Perception, Politics, Portrait, Poverty, Relationships, Science, Sex, Social Media, Survival, Treatment, Waste

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26-Sep-2018


Cargill ground beef recall after E. coli outbreak kills 1, sickens 17 

 

More than 132,000 pounds of possibly tainted ground beef sold nationwide is being recalled in an E. coli outbreak that has killed one person and sickened 17 others, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday.

Cargill Meat Solutions, a division of the nagribusiness giant Cargill, is recalling approximately 132,600 pounds of ground beef products made from the chuck portion of carcasses that may be contaminated with E. coli, the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service, or FSIS, said in a statement.

CBS News

Needle found in mango in latest chapter of Australia fruit crisis

Measles cases have hit a record high in Europe. Blame austerity.

Puppies to blame for drug-resistant infection in 118 people

Celebrated food researcher to step down after research is questioned

Tags: Advice, Animals, Backlash, Business, Choices, Clean, Cooking, Crime, Disease, Education, Environment, Finance, Food, Health, Meat, Medical, Medicine, Nature, Pets, Protest, Safety, Science, Study, Toxic, Treatment, Vaccine, Warning, World, Writing

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20-Sep-2018


Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong 

 

From the 16th century to the 19th, scurvy killed around 2 million sailors, more than warfare, shipwrecks and syphilis combined. It was an ugly, smelly death, too, beginning with rattling teeth and ending with a body so rotted out from the inside that its victims could literally be startled to death by a loud noise. Just as horrifying as the disease itself, though, is that for most of those 300 years, medical experts knew how to prevent it and simply failed to.

Which brings us to one of the largest gaps between science and practice in our own time. Years from now, we will look back in horror at the counterproductive ways we addressed the obesity epidemic and the barbaric ways we treated fat people—long after we knew there was a better path.

Highline

Tags: Abuse, All Rights, Americans, Backlash, Bullying, Diet, Discrimination, Disease, Drugs, Environment, Exclusivity, Health, Hostility, Irony, Medical, Mental Health, Nature, Parenting, Politics, Privilege, Punishment, Respect, Study, Support, Survival, Treatment, Waste, Weight, World

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19-Sep-2018


Study: A Daily Baby Aspirin Has No Benefit For Healthy Older People 

 

Many healthy Americans take a baby aspirin every day to reduce their risk of having a heart attack, getting cancer and even possibly dementia. But is it really a good idea?

Results released Sunday from a major study of low-dose aspirin contain a disappointing answer for older, otherwise healthy people.

"We found there was no discernible benefit of aspirin on prolonging independent, healthy life for the elderly," says Anne Murray, a geriatrician and epidemiologist at Hennepin Healthcare in Minneapolis, who helped lead the study.

npr

New study raises questions about daily aspirin therapy for healthy seniors

Tags: Aging, Disease, Drugs, Environment, Health, Life Expectancy, Medical, Perception, Safety, Science, Study, Survival, Treatment

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17-Sep-2018


Australia strawberries contaminated with needles prompt reward for information 

 

An Australian state is offering a reward for information after several people reported finding sewing needles or pins in strawberries.

The government of Queensland has offered $100,000 Australian dollars (about $71,510) to anyone with information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the strawberry contamination.

"Whoever is behind this is not just putting families at risk across Queensland and the rest of Australia -- they are putting an entire industry at risk," Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said in a statement.

CNN

Tags: Environment, Food, Health, Investigation, Medical, Product, Protections, Safety, Toxic, World

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17-Sep-2018


Are You Supposed to Poop Every Day? 

 

Some days you might find yourself in and out of the toilet, and some days might go by without a single visit for a Number Two. Should this be a cause for concern?

We asked five experts if we have to poop every day.

Tonic

Tags: Action, Anatomy, Health, Instructional, Medical, Science

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11-Sep-2018




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