Jennifer Lee

October 26, 2019
Parents call for action over ‘sick’ GoFundMe scam – BBC News

Parents call for action over ‘sick’ GoFundMe scam – BBC News

Image caption Darci died of leukaemia last year A grieving couple who discovered a fake GoFundMe page had been set up in the name of their dead daughter say the problem needs to be taken seriously. Amanda and Graeme Jackson, from Kirkcaldy in Fife, lost …
October 26, 2019
Mystery Illness Paralysing Children Across The US Has Been Traced to a Rare Virus – ScienceAlert

Mystery Illness Paralysing Children Across The US Has Been Traced to a Rare Virus – ScienceAlert

Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) stands accused of playing a key role in a paralytic illness that's struck down hundreds across the US in recent years. Unfortunately, evidence of its presence has so far been at best circumstantial, until now.  At long last, research…
October 25, 2019
Researchers Find Racial Bias in Hospital Algorithm – The Wall Street Journal

Researchers Find Racial Bias in Hospital Algorithm – The Wall Street Journal

Black patients were less likely than white patients to get extra medical help, despite being sicker, when an algorithm used by a large hospital chose who got the additional attention, according to a new study underscoring the risks as technology gains a footh…
October 25, 2019
Man’s stomach was brewing its own beer – PennLive

Man’s stomach was brewing its own beer – PennLive

Police and doctors didn't believe a 46-year-old man who swore that he hadn't had alcohol before he was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. His blood alcohol level was 0.2, more than twice the legal limit for operating a car. He refused a breathalyzer t…
October 25, 2019
Allentown woman says she ignored measles quarantine because she was burying her daughter – Morning Call

Allentown woman says she ignored measles quarantine because she was burying her daughter – Morning Call

Allentown woman says she ignored measles quarantine because she was burying her daughter - Morning Call
October 24, 2019
‘Milestone’ in polio eradication achieved – BBC News

‘Milestone’ in polio eradication achieved – BBC News

Image copyrightEPA WiresImage caption A health worker gives the polio vaccine to a child in Pakistan, where, like Afghanistan, polio is still endemic The second of three forms of the polio virus has been eradicated, experts have announced. There are three…
October 24, 2019
Day Or Night—When Is The Best Time To Take Your Blood Pressure Medicine? – Forbes

Day Or Night—When Is The Best Time To Take Your Blood Pressure Medicine? – Forbes

ANKARA, TURKEY - NOVEMBER 14: A woman takes a pill on November 14, 2018 in Ankara, Turkey. (Photo ... [+] by Dogukan Keskinkilic/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) Getty Images If you have high blood pressure, remembering to take your medication is so importan…
October 24, 2019
One town’s flavor ban seemed to work to cut youth tobacco use – CNN

One town’s flavor ban seemed to work to cut youth tobacco use – CNN

(CNN)Limiting kids' access to flavored tobacco products like e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and cigars seems to work, according to a new study that looks at two towns that took different approaches to vaping in Massachusetts. That will come as good news to t…
October 23, 2019
You might want to change the time of day you take your blood pressure medicine – WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

You might want to change the time of day you take your blood pressure medicine – WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

You may want to take your blood pressure medicine at bedtime rather than when you get up in the morning, according to a study published Tuesday in the European Heart Journal. The research found that people who take their anti-hypertensive medicine before bed…