Jennifer Lee

November 28, 2019
Coffee can reduce diabetes risk: study – 7NEWS.com.au

Coffee can reduce diabetes risk: study – 7NEWS.com.au

Drinking up to four coffees a day can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, according to a study. However, the benefit is lost if more than four cups of coffee are consumed. Researchers from the universities of Navarre in Spain and Cat…
November 28, 2019
Alaska health department reports ‘dramatic increase’ of flu cases in the state – Anchorage Daily News

Alaska health department reports ‘dramatic increase’ of flu cases in the state – Anchorage Daily News

Alaskas flu season is here. The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services is tracking a significant spike in flu activity that started last week, with the biggest surge of cases in Anchorage, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough and northern Alaska. This i…
November 27, 2019
A man had seizures after eating hot pot. Turns out he had tapeworms in his brain – CNN

A man had seizures after eating hot pot. Turns out he had tapeworms in his brain – CNN

(CNN)A 46-year-old construction worker in China suffering from seizures turned out to have tapeworms in his brain -- suspected to be the result of eating undercooked meat. About a month ago, Zhu (a pseudonym for the patient), from Luzhou, in eastern Zhejian…
November 27, 2019
Winter vomiting bug hits NI schools – BBC News

Winter vomiting bug hits NI schools – BBC News

Image caption A number of classrooms were hit across NI with the winter bug Some schools in Northern Ireland are being hard hit by the winter vomiting bug with many pupils off sick. A few have even had to close for a deep clean to tackle the virus. Abou…
November 27, 2019
A dog licked a healthy man. The man died within weeks – South China Morning Post

A dog licked a healthy man. The man died within weeks – South China Morning Post

Published: 10:21am, 27 Nov, 2019 Updated: 11:07am, 27 Nov, 2019
November 26, 2019

‘You’ll shoot your eye out!’ Eye injuries from paintball and BB guns are on the rise – KSL.com

'You'll shoot your eye out!' Eye injuries from paintball and BB guns are on the rise - KSL.com
November 26, 2019
Man dies after being licked by his dog – BGR

Man dies after being licked by his dog – BGR

A man in Germany has died and his dog is being blamed for his passing. The dog didn’t bite or attack the man in any way, it simply licked him. The bizarre story is the subject of a new paper in the European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine, and it…
November 26, 2019
Forsyth County officials investigate new cases of hepatitis A – WXII12 Winston-Salem

Forsyth County officials investigate new cases of hepatitis A – WXII12 Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. —The Forsyth County Department of Public Health is investigating new cases of hepatitis A. Officials believe the cases are part of a statewide outbreak. The county has 19 confirmed cases with more than 100 cases across the state. Offic…
November 25, 2019
More than 1,000 patients may have been exposed to HIV and other viruses after error in sanitizing procedure – CNN

More than 1,000 patients may have been exposed to HIV and other viruses after error in sanitizing procedure – CNN

(CNN)More than a thousand surgical patients at Goshen Hospital in Indiana may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis C and hepatitis B afteran error in the sanitizing procedure for surgicalequipment, according to a press release from Goshen Health. One step in …