Jennifer Lee

September 6, 2019
Vegetarians could face higher risk of stroke than meat eaters, study claims – ABC15 Arizona

Vegetarians could face higher risk of stroke than meat eaters, study claims – ABC15 Arizona

A study released Wednesday by the British Medical Journal claims that vegetarians could have a higher risk of a stroke than meat eaters. The study followed more than 48,000 participants in the UK for nearly 18 years. The study placed participants in three gr…
September 6, 2019
EEE Mosquito Virus: Man becomes 5th human case of rare, mosquito-borne virus in Mass. – Boston 25 News

EEE Mosquito Virus: Man becomes 5th human case of rare, mosquito-borne virus in Mass. – Boston 25 News

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, Mass. - A man in his 70s from southwestern Middlesex County has become the state's fifth case of a rare and potentially deadly virus, according to the Department of Public Health.  A South Coast woman died of the rare, mosquito-borne virus …
September 5, 2019
HIV diagnoses in the UK fall to lowest level in nearly 20 years – CNN

HIV diagnoses in the UK fall to lowest level in nearly 20 years – CNN

(CNN)New HIV diagnoses in the United Kingdom have fallen by almost a third since 2015, bringing the island nation closer to its goal of zero new HIV transmissions by 2030. They fell from 6,271 in 2015 to 4,484 in 2018 -- a decrease of 28% and the lowest leve…
September 5, 2019

Superbugs Deadlier Than Cancer Put Chemotherapy Into Question – Bloomberg

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September 5, 2019
21-Year-Old In Coma For Complications Related To Vaping – CBS Sacramento

21-Year-Old In Coma For Complications Related To Vaping – CBS Sacramento

ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — A Folsom mom is begging people to not vape. She says it’s the reason her son is now in a coma. Ricky D’Ambrosio, 21, is in the hospital in Roseville fighting for his life. His family told CBS13 he’s there because he vaped. Now they want t…
September 4, 2019
Heat Can Be Particularly Dangerous For People With Mental Illness – NPR

Heat Can Be Particularly Dangerous For People With Mental Illness – NPR

Jeanetta Churchill stands outside of her Baltimore row house. She says she has to keep her air running constantly in the summer in order to manage her bipolar disorder. Nora Eckert/NPR Jeanetta Churchill is blasting the air conditioning in her Baltimore row…
September 4, 2019
Ailing Rennie Ramnarine needs a kidney donor | Local News – Trinidad & Tobago Express

Ailing Rennie Ramnarine needs a kidney donor | Local News – Trinidad & Tobago Express

The Ramnarine family, of Dil E Nadan fame, has issued a public appeal for help in saving the life of their family member Rennie Ramnarine. In a statement last Tuesday, the family wrote: We would like to share some important news relating to the health of Ren…
September 4, 2019
Oregon officials report another death possibly linked to vaping – WRAL Tech Wire

Oregon officials report another death possibly linked to vaping – WRAL Tech Wire

Oregon health officials are investigating a death from severe respiratory illness that could be linked to vaping, according to an announcement made Tuesday by the Oregon Health Authority. The individual in Oregon, who died in July, had recently vaped product…
September 3, 2019
Two diet drinks a day could increase risk of early death by more than a quarter, WHO warns – Telegraph.co.uk

Two diet drinks a day could increase risk of early death by more than a quarter, WHO warns – Telegraph.co.uk

Consuming two diet drinks a day could increase the risk of early death by more than a quarter, the World Health Organisation has warned. The global study of more than 450,000 adults in 10 countries - including the UK - found that daily consumption of all typ…