Jennifer Lee

September 19, 2019
US vaping illness count tops 500, but cause still unknown – KBJR 6

US vaping illness count tops 500, but cause still unknown – KBJR 6

US vaping illness count tops 500, but cause still unknown - KBJR 6
September 19, 2019
U.S. cases of vaping-related illness rise to 530 as outbreak widens – Reuters

U.S. cases of vaping-related illness rise to 530 as outbreak widens – Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. health officials said on Thursday there are now 530 confirmed and probable cases and seven deaths from severe lung-related illnesses tied to vaping, and there are no signs that the outbreak is easing. That’s up from 380 cases report…
September 18, 2019
Michigan advises against outdoor activity due to deadly mosquito-borne virus – MLive.com

Michigan advises against outdoor activity due to deadly mosquito-borne virus – MLive.com

State health officials have advised residents in eight counties to avoid being outdoors during evening hours after three people died of a mosquito-borne disease in Michigan amid what officials are calling the worst outbreak in more than a decade. How that ad…
September 18, 2019
Officials warn of hepatitis A exposure at Arni’s Market Square – wlfi.com

Officials warn of hepatitis A exposure at Arni’s Market Square – wlfi.com

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — The Tippecanoe County Health Department has diagnosed a case of hepatitis A in an employee who handled food at the Lafayette Arni’s at Market Square. According to a news release, an investigation found the employee worked while ill on…
September 18, 2019
Cancer cells have ‘unsettling’ ability to hijack the brain’s nerves – Nature.com

Cancer cells have ‘unsettling’ ability to hijack the brain’s nerves – Nature.com

Neurons (blue) play a surprising part in how some cancers take root in the brain.Credit: Daniel Schroen/Cell Applications INC/Science Photo Library Tumour cells can plug into and feed off the brains complex network of neurons, according to a trio of studies.…
September 18, 2019
4 new cases of mosquito-borne disease, 2 deaths reported in SW Michigan – WNDU-TV

4 new cases of mosquito-borne disease, 2 deaths reported in SW Michigan – WNDU-TV

LANSING, Mich. (WNDU) There are four new human cases of a mosquito-borne disease in southwest Michigan, including two resulting in death. The new cases were confirmed in Cass, Van Buren and Barry counties. Previous cases were confirmed in Berrien and Kalama…
September 18, 2019
RIDOH: Two additional Rhode Islanders contract EEE, including young child – Turn to 10

RIDOH: Two additional Rhode Islanders contract EEE, including young child – Turn to 10

RIDOH: Two additional Rhode Islanders contract EEE, including young child - Turn to 10
September 18, 2019
When Does Menopause Start—And How Long Does it Last? – Yahoo Lifestyle

When Does Menopause Start—And How Long Does it Last? – Yahoo Lifestyle

Menopause is one of those things everyone knows about on some level, but few actually talk about. As a result, it can lead to a lot of questions and misconceptions. Take when menopause actually starts, for example: Many people know when they (or their mother…
September 17, 2019
CDC activating Emergency Operations Center to aid vaping crisis investigations – Fox News

CDC activating Emergency Operations Center to aid vaping crisis investigations – Fox News

As U.S. health officials look into what might be causing hundreds of serious breathing illnesses in people who use e-cigarettes and other vaping devices, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) …