Urgent care now includes mental health treatment at N.J. center – NJ.com

Urgent care now includes mental health treatment at N.J. center – NJ.com

The first medically integrated urgent care center with behavioral health in the country opened Friday in Neptune, according to Hackensack Meridian Health officials, which was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The health network announced the urgent care center as part of its strategy to improve access and treatment for people with mental health issues and […]

Another human case of mosquito-borne EEE confirmed in Michigan – WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Another human case of mosquito-borne EEE confirmed in Michigan – WDIV ClickOnDetroit

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Bureau of Laboratories confirmed another case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in a human Friday. Eight cases of the mosquito-borne illness has been confirmed in people living in Barry, Berrien, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo and Van Buren counties. Three people have died. “The increasing geographic […]

7 dead from rare disease spread by mosquitoes – CBS News

7 dead from rare disease spread by mosquitoes – CBS News

Last Updated Sep 20, 2019 6:48 PM EDT At least seven people have died from Eastern Equine Encephalitis, a rare disease spread by mosquitoes. At least 27 people have been infected in six states. This latest reported deaths were in Connecticut and Massachusetts. The state health department in Massachusetts said there are now 75 communities […]

New case of mosquito-borne illness reported in Southwest Michigan – MLive.com

New case of mosquito-borne illness reported in Southwest Michigan – MLive.com

CALHOUN COUNTY, MI — An eighth case of Eastern equine encephalitis has been confirmed in Southwest Michigan, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. The latest diagnosis belongs to an adult resident of Calhoun County. The seven prior cases have been found in Barry, Cass, Van Buren, Berrien and Kalamazoo counties. Three […]

More blood-pressure pills recalled over cancer-causing chemical – msnNOW

© istockphoto heart health.jpg Torrent Pharmaceuticals is expanding a recall of blood-pressure medication possibly tainted with a cancer-causing chemical. The expansion is the fifth by Torrent involving widely used losartan potassium tablets sold nationwide. Regulators first moved to pull heart drugs with potentially deadly contaminants from store shelves last year.  The contaminant behind the latest […]

LIRR warns riders of possible measles exposure – New York Post

LIRR warns riders of possible measles exposure – New York Post

Long Island Rail Road riders beware: You may have come into contact with measles. Nassau County’s latest confirmed measles patient rode the LIRR three times last week between Mineola and Penn Station, county health officials said. The individual took the commuter rail in and out of the city on Sept. 11, Sept. 12 and Sept. […]

Blood pressure medicine recall: Torrent recalls more losartan possibly tainted with cancer-causing chemical – CBS News

Blood pressure medicine recall: Torrent recalls more losartan possibly tainted with cancer-causing chemical – CBS News

Torrent Pharmaceuticals is expanding a recall of blood-pressure medication possibly tainted with a cancer-causing chemical. The expansion is the fifth by Torrent involving widely used losartan potassium tablets sold nationwide. Regulators first moved to pull heart drugs with potentially deadly contaminants from store shelves last year.  The contaminant behind the latest Torrent recall is also […]

Doctor: Utah women aren't getting screened for breast cancer regularly – KSL.com

Doctor: Utah women aren't getting screened for breast cancer regularly – KSL.com

SALT LAKE CITY — An annual mammogram is the best way to detect breast cancer early, according to Dr. Brett Parkinson, medical director at Intermountain Healthcare’s Breast Care Center. But not enough Utah women are getting them regularly enough. Intermountain intends to change that by expanding hours at screening clinics, including staying open on Saturdays, […]

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