Jennifer Lee

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…
November 20, 2019
Omega-3 fish oil as effective for attention as ADHD drugs for some children – Medical Xpress

Omega-3 fish oil as effective for attention as ADHD drugs for some children – Medical Xpress

Researchers from King's College London and China Medical University in Taichung, Taiwan, have found omega-3 fish oil supplements improve attention among children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), but only among those with low levels of ome…
November 20, 2019
Anal cancer rates and deaths are climbing in the US, study says – CNN

Anal cancer rates and deaths are climbing in the US, study says – CNN

(CNN)Anal cancer cases and deaths are rising dramatically in the United States, especially among older people and young black men, a new study says. Researchers examined trends in anal cancer cases over about 15 years, and identified about 69,000 cases of an…
November 19, 2019
Stents, bypass surgery offer only limited benefits for millions with heart disease, study finds – Fox News

Stents, bypass surgery offer only limited benefits for millions with heart disease, study finds – Fox News

PHILADELPHIA — Stents and coronary artery bypass surgery are no more effective than intensive drug treatment and better health habits in preventing millions of Americans from heart attacks and death, a large study found, shedding new light on a major controve…