Jennifer Lee

November 23, 2019
Hospital tells surgical patients they were potentially exposed to infectious diseases including HIV – WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

Hospital tells surgical patients they were potentially exposed to infectious diseases including HIV – WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

GOSHEN, Ind. — An Indiana hospital told surgical patients they were potentially exposed to infectious diseases, according to the Goshen News. Goshen Hospital patients who had surgery between April 1 and Sept. 30 may have been exposed to infections such as he…
November 23, 2019
Teen develops ‘popcorn lung’ symptoms after vaping flavors and THC – WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Teen develops ‘popcorn lung’ symptoms after vaping flavors and THC – WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

(CNN) — A 17-year-old boy in Canada has been treated for a life-threatening popcorn lung-like illness after vaping flavored e-liquids and THC — the main psychoactive component of cannabis. A new report, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal o…
November 22, 2019
Possible norovirus outbreak closes Colorado school district – CBS News

Possible norovirus outbreak closes Colorado school district – CBS News

Grand Junction, Colorado — A fast-moving outbreak of a highly-contagious virus has sickened hundreds in Colorado, prompting officials to take the unprecedented step of closing an entire school district of about 22,000 students. There's an all-out effort to e…
November 22, 2019
Hepatitis A outbreak increases to 11 cases in Yakima County – KOMO News

Hepatitis A outbreak increases to 11 cases in Yakima County – KOMO News

Hepatitis A outbreak increases to 11 cases in Yakima County - KOMO News
November 22, 2019
More than 80% of adolescents not active enough, warns WHO – The Guardian

More than 80% of adolescents not active enough, warns WHO – The Guardian

More than 80% of adolescents worldwide are not active enough, putting their health at risk by sitting focused on a screen rather than running about, say World Health Organization (WHO) researchers. The proportion of insufficiently active girls in 27 countrie…
November 21, 2019
Officials: Hepatitis A cases traced to berries shipped to several states including Ohio – 10TV

Officials: Hepatitis A cases traced to berries shipped to several states including Ohio – 10TV

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) A hepatitis A outbreak in Nebraska, Indiana and Wisconsin has been traced to blackberries sold in Fresh Thyme grocery stores and federal authorities on Wednesday warned consumers in 11 states against eating some berries bought from that cha…
November 21, 2019
AIDS Memorial Quilt Is Returning Home To San Francisco – NPR

AIDS Memorial Quilt Is Returning Home To San Francisco – NPR

The Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt on display near the Washington Monument in Washington D.C. in October 1992. Then 21,000 panels, the quilt has more than doubled by 2019. Shayna Brennan/AP The AIDS Memorial Quilt is returning home to San Francisco, wher…
November 21, 2019
Child with measles visited PDX, Randall Children’s Hospital while contagious – KATU

Child with measles visited PDX, Randall Children’s Hospital while contagious – KATU

Child with measles visited PDX, Randall Children's Hospital while contagious - KATU
November 20, 2019
Intermountain leading national charge against antibiotic overuse, ‘superbugs’ – KSL.com

Intermountain leading national charge against antibiotic overuse, ‘superbugs’ – KSL.com

SALT LAKE CITY Emerging superbugs threaten to undo progress made in modern medicine, health officials say. And theyre occurring as a result of overusing something meant to heal antibiotics. Thats why Intermountain Healthcare, in collaboration with the Unive…