Jennifer Lee

October 21, 2019
5 questions about the flu shot, answered by a Mass. General doctor – Boston.com

5 questions about the flu shot, answered by a Mass. General doctor – Boston.com

If you didnt get a flu shot yet this year, its time, according to Dr. Ali Raja, executive vice chairman for the department of emergency medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. The biggest change for this year is that were expecting the flu season to star…
October 21, 2019
You’re told you have a ‘pre-disease.’ Here’s what that means. – The Washington Post

You’re told you have a ‘pre-disease.’ Here’s what that means. – The Washington Post

Ignoring a troubling sign, such as rising blood pressure, can be dangerous. But treatment especially if your numbers are borderline can come with risks that outweigh the benefits. Theres a very large pool of people that fit in these pre-disease ranges who qu…
October 21, 2019
Sex study explores ‘bad’ orgasms – Big Think

Sex study explores ‘bad’ orgasms – Big Think

A new study finds that reaching an orgasm doesn't always indicate the sexual encounter was pleasurable.A variety of reasons were reported by participants for "bad" orgasms.Communication is key to improving sexual experiences, maintai…
October 21, 2019
4th person dead in Legionnaires’ outbreak tied to hot tubs at North Carolina state fair – NBCNews.com

4th person dead in Legionnaires’ outbreak tied to hot tubs at North Carolina state fair – NBCNews.com

A fourth person has died in a Legionnaires' outbreak that's been linked to a hot tub display at a North Carolina state fair last month. Nearly 150 people who attended the N.C. Mountain State Fair were sickened in addition to the four fatalities, according to…
October 21, 2019
Woman could hear her own heartbeat from inside her ear – msnNOW

Woman could hear her own heartbeat from inside her ear – msnNOW

Karrie Aitkens was living a typical life as a mom in California. That is, until one day sounds from that normal, everyday life turned into sheer torture for the middle-aged mom. Aitkens woke up one morning with a strange feeling in her left ear and chronic d…
October 20, 2019
PH still among global laggards in fight vs TB – INQUIRER.net

PH still among global laggards in fight vs TB – INQUIRER.net

PH still among global laggards in fight vs TB - INQUIRER.net
October 20, 2019
While millions are spent to fight the opioid epidemic, a meth crisis quietly grows in Wisconsin – Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3

While millions are spent to fight the opioid epidemic, a meth crisis quietly grows in Wisconsin – Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3

Women with opioid addictions can live a sober life at Recovery Pathways Opportunity House in Dodgeville, Wis. the sole sober-living house in the county. Here, Jessica Shepherd points to a book where residents check in and out. Shepherd was addicted to opioids…
October 20, 2019
The best time to exercise is before breakfast, a new study says – msnNOW

The best time to exercise is before breakfast, a new study says – msnNOW

If you're looking to lose your love handles, your best bet may be hitting the gym — not the kitchen — first thing in the morning, new research suggests.  For overweight men, exercising before eating breakfast could double your ability to burn fat, according …
October 19, 2019
World’s first Ebola vaccine gets go-ahead and could save thousands of lives – The Sun

World’s first Ebola vaccine gets go-ahead and could save thousands of lives – The Sun

THE worlds first Ebola vaccine was recommended for approval by European regulators yesterday. The move was hailed by the World Health Organisation as a triumph for public health that would save many lives. The world's first Ebola vaccine has been recommend…