Jennifer Lee

September 14, 2019
Mayor says latest EEE victim likely Taunton resident – Taunton Daily Gazette

Mayor says latest EEE victim likely Taunton resident – Taunton Daily Gazette

TAUNTON – Mayor Thomas Hoye Jr. said he expects the state to confirm within the next two days whether the eighth human victim of EEE resides in Taunton. “More likely than not it’s accurate, but we have not gotten confirmation,” said Mayor Thomas Hoye Jr. Th…
September 14, 2019

Fourth local dengue fever case confirmed in Miami-Dade; first case found in Broward – Miami Herald

Fourth local dengue fever case confirmed in Miami-Dade; first case found in Broward - Miami Herald
September 13, 2019
Carolyn Hax: She doesn’t understand that I can’t put my phone down – The Mercury News

Carolyn Hax: She doesn’t understand that I can’t put my phone down – The Mercury News

DEAR CAROLYN: I have a very high-stress job and a disabled husband and mother. I also have a friend who makes fun of my cellphone use whenever we are together. Yes, I do check my phones every 10 minutes, but I’m always worried somebody might need me. Also, …
September 13, 2019
Malaria vaccine in Kenya – a potential game-changer – BBC News

Malaria vaccine in Kenya – a potential game-changer – BBC News

Malaria vaccine in Kenya - a potential game-changer - BBC News
September 13, 2019
Bizarre Discovery Shows Your Bones Could Be Triggering The ‘Fight-or-Flight’ Response – ScienceAlert

Bizarre Discovery Shows Your Bones Could Be Triggering The ‘Fight-or-Flight’ Response – ScienceAlert

When faced with a threat, hormones flood our bodies in preparation either for battle or a quick escape - what's commonly known as the 'fight-or-flight' response. For decades, we've generally thought this response was driven by hormones such as adrenaline. Bu…
September 12, 2019
California boy, 4, dies of flu-related illness, officials say – Fox News

California boy, 4, dies of flu-related illness, officials say – Fox News

A 4-year-old boy in California died recently after testing positive for the flu, health officials said, while adding that he had underlying health issues. The death marks the first pediatric flu-associated death of the season in Riverside County, according to…
September 12, 2019
Massachusetts girl infected with rare mosquito-borne EEE virus gets massive support online – Fox News

Massachusetts girl infected with rare mosquito-borne EEE virus gets massive support online – Fox News

More than $100,000 has been raised for a young Massachusetts girl who contracted the potentially deadly mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus earlier this month, according to an online fundraiser in the girl’s name. As of this writing, $146,…
September 12, 2019
Diagnosed with West Nile: Chatham County man opens up about virus, stresses prevention – WJCL News

Diagnosed with West Nile: Chatham County man opens up about virus, stresses prevention – WJCL News

Savannah, GA(WJCL) —In a follow up report from Tuesday, the Chatham County man infected with the West Nile virus is speaking about his experience. Hes doing well, but hes sending a warning to people who may potentially be impacted by this virus. You hear …
September 11, 2019
‘Synthetic’ Human Embryos Can Now Be Mass-Produced : Shots – Health News – NPR

‘Synthetic’ Human Embryos Can Now Be Mass-Produced : Shots – Health News – NPR

These human embryo-like structures (top) were synthesized from human stem cells; they've been stained to illustrate different cell types. Images (bottom) of the "embryoids" in the new device that was invented to make them. Yi Zheng/University of Michigan, An…