Jennifer Lee

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) …
September 17, 2019
For 1 in 16 US women, first sexual intercourse experience was rape, study says – USA TODAY

For 1 in 16 US women, first sexual intercourse experience was rape, study says – USA TODAY

Long before the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements shook Hollywood, everyday women faced sexual harassment in the workplace. Many still do. USA TODAY The first experience with sexual intercourse for more than 3 million U.S. women, many in their teens, was force…
September 17, 2019
Future – The truth about eating eggs – BBC News

Future – The truth about eating eggs – BBC News

If there was such a thing as a perfect food, eggs would be a contender. They’re readily available, easy to cook, affordable and packed with protein. “The egg is meant to be something that has all the right ingredients to grow an organism, so obviously it’s v…
September 16, 2019
Texas girl contracts brain-eating amoeba during swim in river – Fox News

Texas girl contracts brain-eating amoeba during swim in river – Fox News

A young Texas girl is fighting for her life after she was infected with a deadly brain-eating amoeba following a day spent swimming in a river, according to reports. Lily Mae Avant, 10, went swimming over Labor Day weekend in the Brazos River near Waco — whe…