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  • Measles Cases Reported At O'Hare And Newark Airports. Should You Worry? - Newsweek January 16, 2018
    NewsweekMeasles Cases Reported At O'Hare And Newark Airports. Should You Worry?NewsweekAirports can be awful places. There's the constant barrage of 24-hour news channels, the generally unsatisfying and overpriced food and the pressure to get your shoes off and into a security bin as fast as possible. Now, there's also the measles ...Travelers warned of possible […]
  • When You Need A Mammogram, Should You Get One In '3-D'? - NPR January 16, 2018
    NPRWhen You Need A Mammogram, Should You Get One In '3-D'?NPRWhen I went to the imaging center for my regular mammogram last year, the woman behind the desk asked me if I'd like to get a "3-D" mammogram instead of the standard test I'd had in the past. "It's more accurate," she said. What do […]
  • What is Jerusalem syndrome? - The Guardian January 16, 2018
    The GuardianWhat is Jerusalem syndrome?The GuardianThe disappearance of Oliver McAfee, a 29-year-old British tourist who was last seen in November, has raised the possibility that he may be suffering from a disorder known as Jerusalem syndrome. McAfee had been cycling through the Negev desert in ...British man missing in Israeli desert may be suffering from […]
  • Uganda CONFIRMS Bleeding Eye Fever - deadlier than Plague - as fears rise in East Africa - Express.co.uk January 16, 2018
    Express.co.ukUganda CONFIRMS Bleeding Eye Fever - deadlier than Plague - as fears rise in East AfricaExpress.co.ukA HORRIFIC new disease dubbed 'Bleeding Eye Fever', which is deadlier than the Plague, has killed more than four people and infected dozens, sparking fears East Africa is about to be hit by a major epidemic. By Rebecca Perring Rebecca […]
  • 6-Year-Old Dies From Rabies After Experimental Treatment, 'Milwaukee Protocol,' Fails - Newsweek January 16, 2018
    Newsweek6-Year-Old Dies From Rabies After Experimental Treatment, 'Milwaukee Protocol,' FailsNewsweekA 6-year-old in Florida named Ryker Roque has died from rabies despite the use of an experimental protocol to treat the condition. The boy's father, Henry Roque, confirmed Ryker's death on Sunday to the Today show. According to Roque, Ryker was ...6-year-old boy dies after being […]
  • California hospitals face a 'war zone' of flu patients — and are setting up tents to treat them - Los Angeles Times January 16, 2018
    Los Angeles TimesCalifornia hospitals face a 'war zone' of flu patients — and are setting up tents to treat themLos Angeles TimesNurse Reggie Withers tends to flu patient Louise Dominguez, 84, as her son Al Dominguez sits nearby in the emergency room at Torrance Memorial Medical Center. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times). By Soumya […]
  • Black Death spread by humans, vindicating rats - CNN January 16, 2018
    CNNBlack Death spread by humans, vindicating ratsCNN(CNN) One of the worst pandemics in human history, the Black Death, along with a string of plague outbreaks that occurred during the 14th to 19th centuries, was spread by human fleas and body lice, a new study suggests. It was previously suggested that ...Black Death: Plague Was Spread […]
  • Holding in a sneeze can be a literal pain in the neck - CNN January 16, 2018
    CNNHolding in a sneeze can be a literal pain in the neckCNN(CNN) If you are about to sneeze -- even if you are in a quiet place -- doctors would advise you to let it rip. A 34-year-old unnamed man in Britain learned that lesson the hard way and had to spend two weeks in […]
  • Scientists identify what may have killed millions in mystery epidemic - CNN January 15, 2018
    CNNScientists identify what may have killed millions in mystery epidemicCNN(CNN) In the 16th century, an epidemic known as "cocoliztli" that caused bleeding and vomiting swept through large areas of Guatemala, Mexico and even reached Peru. It wiped out 80% of the population, killing millions of people. Ancient DNA and a new ...Salmonella May Have Caused […]