Jennifer Lee

November 1, 2019
DHEC: Cat possibly exposes five people to rabies in Greenville County – WYFF4 Greenville

DHEC: Cat possibly exposes five people to rabies in Greenville County – WYFF4 Greenville

GREER, S.C. —Five people may have been exposed to rabies in Greenville County after a cat tested positive for the disease, according to the Department of Health and Environmental Control. The five people came into contact with a domestic short-hair cat with…
November 1, 2019
How a Man’s Fecal Transplant Turned Fatal – Livescience.com

How a Man’s Fecal Transplant Turned Fatal – Livescience.com

The first person known to die as a result of a fecal transplant is a 73-year-old man who developed a fatal infection with antibiotic-resistant bacteria that were in the donor's stool sample.  News of the man's death surfaced in June; he was one of two patien…
October 31, 2019
Researchers are paying people to be deliberately infected with the flu virus – CNN

Researchers are paying people to be deliberately infected with the flu virus – CNN

Researchers are paying people to be deliberately infected with the flu virus - CNN
October 31, 2019
Cheaper medication for dogs with separation anxiety now approved, FDA says – Fox News

Cheaper medication for dogs with separation anxiety now approved, FDA says – Fox News

A generic version of a drug commonly used to treat separation anxiety in dogs was approved by the Food and Drug Administration this week. BLACK LAB GIVES BIRTH TO 13 PUPPIES, SHOCKS OWNERS: 'THEY WERE JUST FLYING OUT' The FDA on Wednesday announced that clo…
October 31, 2019
Binge drinkers who also smoke cannabis may be protected from liver diseases – Daily Mail

Binge drinkers who also smoke cannabis may be protected from liver diseases – Daily Mail

Binge drinkers may be protected from potentially deadly liver diseases, if they also smoke cannabis, a study suggests. Heavy drinkers who smoked marijuana had 'significantly lower odds' of developing serious problems with their liver, including cirrhosis and…
October 30, 2019
This Woman Dressed Up as Measles for Halloween and Reddit Has No Idea What She Was Thinking – Yahoo Lifestyle

This Woman Dressed Up as Measles for Halloween and Reddit Has No Idea What She Was Thinking – Yahoo Lifestyle

Coming up with a clever Halloween costume can be tricky and time-consuming: How can you find something that is unique, doable, and relevant? Even so, one woman probably should've taken a little more time deciding on her get-up. According to a Reddit post sha…
October 30, 2019
Teen girls on birth control pills report crying more, sleeping too much and eating issues, study says – CNN

Teen girls on birth control pills report crying more, sleeping too much and eating issues, study says – CNN

(CNN)Teenage girls who use birth control pills are more likely to cry, sleep too much and experience eating issues than their peers who don't use oral contraceptives, according to a recent study published in the medical journal JAMA Psychiatry. Research has …
October 30, 2019

How Scientists Are Eradicating Mosquitoes Spreading Dengue Fever – Bloomberg

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October 29, 2019
Flu death reported in Arkansas – 4029tv

Flu death reported in Arkansas – 4029tv

Arkansas' first influenza-related death of the 2019-2020 flu season has been reported, according to the state department of health. This comes as 482 positive flu tests have been reported across the state since September 29. Each year about 25-30 million fl…