Jennifer Lee

October 4, 2019
Australia Just Had a Bad Flu Season. That May Be a Warning for the U.S. – The New York Times

Australia Just Had a Bad Flu Season. That May Be a Warning for the U.S. – The New York Times

(In his first years in office, Mr. Trump was vague about the topic; in a 2015 radio interview, he boasted that he had never had a flu shot, saying, I dont like the idea of injecting bad stuff into your body. In April, however, as a measles outbreak struck New…
October 4, 2019
The Veterinarian Will See Your Dinosaur Now – The New York Times

The Veterinarian Will See Your Dinosaur Now – The New York Times

Dinosaurs loom large in the human imagination, towering above the treetops, bringing down prey and reigning over the ancient land, sea and sky. In real life, though, things werent always so spectacular. A paper published last week in Philosophical Transactio…
October 4, 2019
Baylor Alert advises everyone to seek shelter after 22-year-old shot in apartment near campus – KCENTV.com

Baylor Alert advises everyone to seek shelter after 22-year-old shot in apartment near campus – KCENTV.com

WACO, Texas UPDATE: Baylor University issued the all clear at 5:31 p.m. Baylor University tweeted Thursday advising students to stay inside during a "dangerous situation." Students were told to stay inside, away from doors and window.  BU said the alert wa…
October 4, 2019
Vaping-linked lung illness looks like exposure to mustard gas, doctors say – Ars Technica

Vaping-linked lung illness looks like exposure to mustard gas, doctors say – Ars Technica

14 with 12 posters participating Close examination of lung tissue from 17 people with severe vaping-linked injuries found a type of tissue damage seen in people exposed to toxic fumes and chemical weapons, such as mustard gas. That's according to a short re…
October 4, 2019
Officials zero in on Legionnaires’ disease outbreak cause – WYFF4 Greenville

Officials zero in on Legionnaires’ disease outbreak cause – WYFF4 Greenville

FLETCHER, N.C. —North Carolina health officials said Thursday that there have been 124 reported cases of Legionnaires disease and Pontiac fever (a milder form of the infection) since September, and they are zeroing in on a source. One person has died. Offic…
October 3, 2019
The Red Meat Rethink – The Wall Street Journal

The Red Meat Rethink – The Wall Street Journal

Wheres the Pepto Bismol? The medical-academic complex is experiencing a bad case of indigestion over new research this week in the Annals of Internal Medicine that rescinds the longtime recommendation to eat less red meat. Climate politics is now infecting ev…
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…