Jennifer Lee

October 3, 2019
N.Y. Declares That the End of the AIDS Epidemic Is Near – The New York Times

N.Y. Declares That the End of the AIDS Epidemic Is Near – The New York Times

ALBANY There was a time when the diagnosis of H.I.V. was a death sentence, when thousands of New Yorkers, primarily gay men, succumbed to AIDS-related illnesses, and the end of the epidemic seemed both medically and mentally impossible. On Wednesday, howeve…
October 3, 2019
4th Michigan resident dies from mosquito-borne EEE – WDIV ClickOnDetroit

4th Michigan resident dies from mosquito-borne EEE – WDIV ClickOnDetroit

CALHOUN COUNTY, Mich. - A fourth Michigan resident has died from Eastern Equine Encephalitis, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday. The victim was a resident of Calhoun County. EEE has been confirmed in nine people in Michigan in …
October 2, 2019
Here’s The Real Truth About That Confusing Red Meat Study – ScienceAlert

Here’s The Real Truth About That Confusing Red Meat Study – ScienceAlert

There's something almost mythical in a perfect steak. While it seems like a very simple thing to do - throw a bit of meat on the grill, cook until done - there's an art to getting steak right that takes the humble hunk of cow from a boring dish into a masterp…
October 2, 2019
Tsunamis linked to spread of deadly fungal disease – BBC News

Tsunamis linked to spread of deadly fungal disease – BBC News

Image copyrightEducation ImagesImage caption The tsunamis that followed a huge earthquake in Alaska in 1964 caused massive damage A major earthquake in Alaska in 1964 triggered tsunamis that washed ashore a deadly tropical fungus, scientists say. Researc…
October 2, 2019
Oklahoma County Student Diagnosed With Active Tuberculosis – news9.com KWTV

Oklahoma County Student Diagnosed With Active Tuberculosis – news9.com KWTV

An Oklahoma County student has been diagnosed with an active case of tuberculosis, the OKC-County Health Department reported Tuesday. The student attends a Western Heights school in Oklahoma County and the OKC-County Health Department is investigating.  "Th…
October 1, 2019
Police in China find fugitive who has been living in a cave for 17 years – BGR

Police in China find fugitive who has been living in a cave for 17 years – BGR

When news broke late last month about a fugitive in Wisconsin who had made his home in a makeshift bunker in the middle of the woods and lived there for three years before being discovered, it seemed pretty wild. But that Wisconsin man can’t hold a candle to …
October 1, 2019
Washing Machine Spreads a Superbug to Newborns in Strange German Hospital Case – ScienceAlert

Washing Machine Spreads a Superbug to Newborns in Strange German Hospital Case – ScienceAlert

Plenty of clothes can be washed perfectly well at cold temperatures - the more sustainable option when it comes to doing your laundry. But a recent superbug case documented in Germany reveals that sometimes it's best to just blast your garments in the hot cyc…
October 1, 2019
Mosquito spraying for decades, Augusta finds itself lending a hand amid EEE concerns – WWMT-TV

Mosquito spraying for decades, Augusta finds itself lending a hand amid EEE concerns – WWMT-TV

Mosquito spraying for decades, Augusta finds itself lending a hand amid EEE concerns - WWMT-TV
September 30, 2019
Just A Handful Of Nuts May Help Keep Us From Packing On The Pounds As We Age – NPR

Just A Handful Of Nuts May Help Keep Us From Packing On The Pounds As We Age – NPR

U.S. adults put on about a pound a year on average. But people who had a regular nut-snacking habit put on less weight and had a lower risk of becoming obese over time, a new study finds. R.Tsubin/Getty Images Eating a handful of almonds, walnuts, peanuts o…