Jennifer Lee

September 8, 2019
Weber County reports human case of West Nile virus – KSL.com

Weber County reports human case of West Nile virus – KSL.com

SALT LAKE CITY Weber County reported its first case of West Nile virus of the year on Saturday, warning Utahns to stay vigilant even as the summer draws to a close. BREAKING: First human case of West Nile Virus in the Weber-Morgan Health District this year. …
September 8, 2019
Living near a gun shop or in a rural area puts you at higher risk for suicide, study says – WCPO

Living near a gun shop or in a rural area puts you at higher risk for suicide, study says – WCPO

(CNN) The suicide rate rose 41% in the United States from 1999 to 2016, and the people at the highest risk have a few factors in common, according to a study published in the journal JAMA Network Open on Friday. Men had higher suicide rates. Areas with the …
September 7, 2019
Utah doctors find ‘clue’ to vaping-related illnesses – KSL.com

Utah doctors find ‘clue’ to vaping-related illnesses – KSL.com

SALT LAKE CITY While at least three people have died from a severe lung illness linked to e-cigarette use, University of Utah doctors say they might be one step closer to finding an effective treatment. Last month, multiple states began reporting youth who h…
September 7, 2019
Here are the symptoms associated with Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus – WCVB Boston

Here are the symptoms associated with Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus – WCVB Boston

BOSTON —According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus, commonly known as EEE, is a rare but serious cause of brain infections and other neurological problem. The risk of infection is highest among people …
September 7, 2019
Strengthen muscles as well as heart to stay fit and healthy, say top doctors – BBC News

Strengthen muscles as well as heart to stay fit and healthy, say top doctors – BBC News

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption The ancient art of Tai Chi combines deep breathing and relaxation with gentle movements Adults are advised to do muscle-strengthening exercises twice a week, as well as aerobic exercise, to help them stay active for…
September 6, 2019
China has the world’s biggest hepatitis C problem, says WHO – CNN

China has the world’s biggest hepatitis C problem, says WHO – CNN

China has the world's biggest hepatitis C problem, says WHO - CNN
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…