Jennifer Lee

December 20, 2019
FDA Warns of ‘Serious’ Respiratory Problems With Gabapentin – Medscape

FDA Warns of ‘Serious’ Respiratory Problems With Gabapentin – Medscape

Life-threatening breathing difficulties can occur in patients who use gabapentin or pregabalin with opioids or other drugs that depress the central nervous system, as well as those with underlying respiratory impairment and the elderly, the US Food and Drug A…
December 20, 2019
Widespread flu outbreak spikes to 60 Minnesota schools – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Widespread flu outbreak spikes to 60 Minnesota schools – Minneapolis Star Tribune

School outbreaks of flu-like illness surged to 60 last week across Minnesota as a B strain of influenza continued to spread statewide and take a toll on children. The number represented a nearly fivefold increase from the 14 outbreaks reported by schools in …
December 19, 2019
Visit museums or art galleries and you may live longer, new research suggests – CNN

Visit museums or art galleries and you may live longer, new research suggests – CNN

artsPublished 18th December 2019 A trip to the theater, museum or art gallery could help you live longer. And the more often you get that culture fix the better, a new study suggests. Researchers from University College London (UCL) found that people who e…
December 19, 2019
The time of year you’re born ‘linked to risk of dying from heart disease’ – The Sun

The time of year you’re born ‘linked to risk of dying from heart disease’ – The Sun

THOUGHT your star sign was the only thing determined by your birth month? Think again. Scientists have revealed that the time of year you were born in may have a much bigger impact than many of us realise - and may even influence how we die. The time of ye…
December 19, 2019
Doctors who took first MRI scans of couples having sex 20 years ago ponder their continued success – Daily Mail

Doctors who took first MRI scans of couples having sex 20 years ago ponder their continued success – Daily Mail

Doctors who published the first MRI scans of people having sex have admitted they are still popular with readers 20 years later.  The images, of straight couples in various sex positions, were part of a Dutch study published in the British Medical Journal (…
December 18, 2019

Eating chiles cuts risk of death from heart attack and stroke, study says – KSL.com

Eating chiles cuts risk of death from heart attack and stroke, study says - KSL.com
December 18, 2019
Cancer treatment trial: Chemotherapy ‘could become more effective’ – BBC News

Cancer treatment trial: Chemotherapy ‘could become more effective’ – BBC News

Cancer treatment trial: Chemotherapy 'could become more effective' - BBC News
December 18, 2019
CDC: 30 people sickened by drug-resistant bacteria linked to pet store puppies across a dozen states, includin – Cleveland 19 News

CDC: 30 people sickened by drug-resistant bacteria linked to pet store puppies across a dozen states, includin – Cleveland 19 News

Cases have been confirmed in Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah and Wyoming.
December 17, 2019
Student at Nichols Hills Enterprise Elementary School diagnosed with mumps, officials say – KOCO Oklahoma City

Student at Nichols Hills Enterprise Elementary School diagnosed with mumps, officials say – KOCO Oklahoma City

NICHOLS HILLS, Okla. —A student at Nichols Hills Enterprise Elementary School has been diagnosed with mumps, according to school officials. "District custodial teams will do an extensive cleaning of the building (Monday night)," school officials said. "Howev…