Jennifer Lee

November 8, 2019
Flu shot mix-up at Oklahoma facility leaves 10 hospitalized – NBC News

Flu shot mix-up at Oklahoma facility leaves 10 hospitalized – NBC News

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. Ten people at an Oklahoma care facility for people with intellectual disabilities were hospitalized after they were apparently accidentally injected with what's believed to be insulin rather than flu shots, authorities said. Emergency res…
November 8, 2019
Brain implants used to fight drug addiction in US – BBC News

Brain implants used to fight drug addiction in US – BBC News

Image copyrightWVU Medicine hospitalImage caption Dr Ali Rezai and his team performed the procedure earlier this month Patients with severe opioid addiction are being given brain implants to help reduce their cravings, in the first trial of its kind in the…
November 7, 2019
‘It’s a much more serious issue’: Researchers study Zantac cancer risk as FDA probes cause – USA TODAY

‘It’s a much more serious issue’: Researchers study Zantac cancer risk as FDA probes cause – USA TODAY

Walmart has become the latest store to halt sales of the popular heartburn treatment Zantac after health regulators warned about a potentially dangerous contaminant in the drug. (Oct. 4) AP, AP The stomach-acid-blocking drug Zantac was prescribed more than…
November 7, 2019
Is Massachusetts still at risk of EEE? – Boston.com

Is Massachusetts still at risk of EEE? – Boston.com

With the falling leaves and cooling temperatures, the shift into late autumn will also curtail one other mainstay of the warmer months: those pesky mosquitos. But theres more at stake this year in the otherwise humdrum dropping-off of the winged nuisance. S…
November 7, 2019
Penis-and-scrotum transplant patient reports near-normal erections, orgasms – Ars Technica

Penis-and-scrotum transplant patient reports near-normal erections, orgasms – Ars Technica

37 with 29 posters participating More than a year after undergoing a 14-hour operation to transplant a penis, scrotum, and lower abdominal wall, a severely injured veteran reports that he has regained normal sensation and function of his new body parts. The…
November 6, 2019
Insomnia in adults linked to heart attack and stroke – CNN

Insomnia in adults linked to heart attack and stroke – CNN

Insomnia in adults linked to heart attack and stroke - CNN
November 6, 2019
Pea Ridge child diagnosed with whooping cough – 4029tv

Pea Ridge child diagnosed with whooping cough – 4029tv

PEA RIDGE, Ark. —A child at Pea Ridge Intermediate School has been diagnosed with pertussis, also known as whooping cough, the district office confirmed to 40/29 News Wednesday afternoon. The district posted a statement urging parents to make sure their chil…
November 6, 2019
Scientists discover first new HIV strain in nearly two decades – CNN

Scientists discover first new HIV strain in nearly two decades – CNN

(CNN)For the first time in 19 years, a team of scientists has detected a new strain of HIV. The strain is a part of the Group M version of HIV-1, the same family of virus subtypes to blame for the global HIV pandemic, according to Abbott Laboratories, which …
November 6, 2019
Special report: Juul disregarded early evidence it was hooking teens – msnNOW

Special report: Juul disregarded early evidence it was hooking teens – msnNOW

The San Francisco startup that invented the groundbreaking Juul e-cigarette had a central goal during its development: captivating users with the first hit. Load Error The company had concluded that consumers had largely rejected earlier e-cigarettes, forme…