Jennifer Lee

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…
October 19, 2019
Doctors, patients at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital weigh in on nationwide cancer drug shortage – WLWT Cincinnati

Doctors, patients at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital weigh in on nationwide cancer drug shortage – WLWT Cincinnati

CINCINNATI —Grayson Sharpe leaned on his dad's shoulder Friday afternoon for good reason. The 16-year-old fought a hard battle against leukemia and is working to regain his strength. "I'm feeling great," Sharpe said. Sharpe, who learned to play the ukulele …
October 19, 2019
Family claims Texas woman died from Legionnaires’ disease contracted at Northwestern Memorial Hospital – WLS-TV

Family claims Texas woman died from Legionnaires’ disease contracted at Northwestern Memorial Hospital – WLS-TV

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A family is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital over the death of a Texas woman who they say contracted Legionnaires' disease from another patient at the Chicago medical center.The woman's family is accusing the hospital of negligence and wr…
October 18, 2019
New Mexico man’s life ‘will never be the same’ because of mosquito bite – KRQE News 13

New Mexico man’s life ‘will never be the same’ because of mosquito bite – KRQE News 13

BELEN, N.M. (KRQE) – A New Mexico family thought it was the flu, but it turned out to be much worse: the West Nile Virus. It’s impossible to know exactly where it happened, but the family says it was definitely in our state. It was a Friday when Ona Bernal …