Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Man Who Inspired Ice Bucket Challenge Dies

Dec. 10, 2019 -- The man who inspired the Ice Bucket Challenge that raised awareness about the neurodegenerative disease ALS has died. Peter Frates was 34. His death was confirmed by his...

Fresh Express Salad Kit for E. coli Fears

Dec. 10, 2019 -- Eight people are sick and three have been hospitalized after eating a Fresh Express salad kit possibly tainted with E. coli, the FDA says. The FDA, CDC, state...

No One Brand Explains Vaping-Related Lung Injuries

Dec. 9, 2019 -- No single THC-containing product brand appears responsible for the outbreak of lung injuries linked to the use of e-cigarette, or vaping, products, the CDC has found. Overall, 152...

Supreme Court Upholds Kentucky Abortion Law

Dec. 9, 2019 -- A Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions was upheld Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court. The law was challenged...

Blood Tests Show Exposure to Ethylene Oxide

University of Illinois at Chicago, Summary of Blood Testing Results, Dec. 9, 2019 Journal of Occupational Health, Sept. 2006 ...

White Castle Frozen Burgers Recalled for Listeria Contamination

Dec. 9, 2019 -- Possible listeria contamination has led to recall of certain batches of White Castle frozen hamburger and cheeseburger sliders. The recall is for 6-pack cheeseburgers, 6-pack hamburgers, 6-pack jalapeno...

Man Receives Testicle Transplant From Twin in Rare Surgery

Dec. 9, 2019 -- A man who was born without testicles got a transplanted one from his identical twin brother, doctors say. The six-hour operation on the 36-year-old patient was performed early...

What is the average IQ?

Schools have historically used IQ scores in the placement of students on programs or to identify students with mental difficulties. However, IQ scores and tests are no longer the only measure of a person's cognitive ability or potential.Nowadays, IQ scores are somewhat controversial, as cultural and environmental factors may also play a role...

Marijuana Could Offer Relief From Migraine Pain

TUESDAY, Dec. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Headache and migraine patients, take note: medical marijuana may help ease your pain. The findings follow an analysis of data collected by a Canadian phone app that gathered feedback offered by...

Hepatitis A in 6 States Linked to Blackberries

Dec. 4, 2019 -- There have been 16 cases of hepatitis A in six states -- Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, and Wisconsin -- in an outbreak that may be linked to fresh non-organic blackberries from Fresh Thyme Farmers...
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