Jennifer Lee

September 11, 2019
Skunk that bit 2-year-old girl tests positive for rabies – Boston.com

Skunk that bit 2-year-old girl tests positive for rabies – Boston.com

WEYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) Massachusetts animal control officials say a skunk that attacked a 2-year-old girl in her grandmothers backyard has tested positive for rabies. The childs grandmother, Betty Bennette, says the skunk latched onto her granddaughter Fatimas…
September 11, 2019
Manchester mum fed takeaways to dying obese child – BBC News

Manchester mum fed takeaways to dying obese child – BBC News

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption A serious case review was ordered into the death of the obese 13-year-old A mother called her obese child a "doughnut", stopped them exercising and fed them takeaways before they died from a heart condition at 13, a…
September 10, 2019
Parts of Wellesley in revised EEE spray zone – The Swellesley Report

Parts of Wellesley in revised EEE spray zone – The Swellesley Report

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health and Department of Agricultural Resources have announced plans for additional aerial spraying to combat mosquitos carrying the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus. Communities that are scheduled to be partiall…
September 10, 2019
Scientists rethink Alzheimer’s, diversifying the drug search – Yahoo Finance

Scientists rethink Alzheimer’s, diversifying the drug search – Yahoo Finance

WASHINGTON (AP) When researchers at the University of Kentucky compare brains donated from people who died with dementia, very rarely do they find one that bears only Alzheimer's trademark plaques and tangles no other damage. If they do, "we call it a unicor…
September 10, 2019
NIH partners with Apple and Harvard University on Women’s Health Study – National Institutes of Health

NIH partners with Apple and Harvard University on Women’s Health Study – National Institutes of Health

NIH partners with Apple and Harvard University on Women's Health Study - National Institutes of Health
September 9, 2019
Shorter people are at a greater risk of Type 2 diabetes, study says – CNN

Shorter people are at a greater risk of Type 2 diabetes, study says – CNN

Shorter people are at a greater risk of Type 2 diabetes, study says - CNN
September 9, 2019
Health Dept: RI’er who contracted EEE has died – WPRI.com

Health Dept: RI’er who contracted EEE has died – WPRI.com

WEST WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) The Rhode Island Department of Health has confirmed the person who contracted Eastern Equine Encephalitis in West Warwick died from the disease sometime Sunday. The Health Department said the person – who is over 50 years of age – i…
September 9, 2019
Guys, this is why toothpaste and your penis don’t mix – WPLG Local 10

Guys, this is why toothpaste and your penis don’t mix – WPLG Local 10

MIAMI - Gentlemen, you need to understand that toothpaste is for your teeth and nothing else on the body. Men are putting themselves and their lovers at risk by believing YouTube videos that say rubbing toothpaste on their penises will help prevent premature…
September 9, 2019
Breathe, focus, headset: The women turning to VR in labor – CNN

Breathe, focus, headset: The women turning to VR in labor – CNN

San Francisco (CNN Business)While in labor with her second child, in November 2016, Erin Martucci's doctor suggested an unorthodox option to quell her anxiety about giving birth without the pain relief of an epidural: a virtual-reality headset. Martucci, a s…