Why your mother's age could be the key to longevity

Why your mother's age could be the key to longevity

According to a new study, women whose mothers lived to 90 years have a 25 percent greater chance to also live that long, compared with those whose mothers didn’t. SAN DIEGO – Women whose mothers lived to 90 years have a 25 percent greater chance to also live that long, compared with those whose mothers […]

West Nile Detected In Marlborough, Area Sprayed

West Nile Detected In Marlborough, Area Sprayed

West Nile Detected In Marlborough, Area Sprayed  Patch.com Virginia horse test positive for West Nile virus  wtkr.com West Nile Treatment Scheduled in Sunnyvale, Santa Clara  NBC Bay Area Full coverage Source link

Virginia horse test positive for West Nile virus

Virginia horse test positive for West Nile virus

Virginia horse test positive for West Nile virus  wtkr.com 2nd Human West Nile Virus Case Confirmed In DuPage County  Patch.com West Nile Treatment Scheduled in Sunnyvale, Santa Clara  NBC Bay Area Full coverage Source link

Measles reported in 21 states, DC, so far this year, CDC says

Measles reported in 21 states, DC, so far this year, CDC says

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that in 2018, 107 D.C. residents and people from multiple U.S. states have had the virus as of July 14.  (REUTERS/LUCY NICHOLSON) More than 100 people and residents of almost two dozen states have contracted measles so far this year, The Centers for Disease Control and […]

Adult smokers more apt to use e-cigarettes than nonsmokers

Adult smokers more apt to use e-cigarettes than nonsmokers

FILE PHOTO: A smoker holds his cigarette while standing next to an ashtray at a smoker’s corner near the soccer stadium in Wolfsburg Thomson Reuters By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – Current smokers are more likely than ex-smokers or adults who have never smoked to use e-cigarettes, according to a Swedish study that concludes e-cigarettes […]

Weight gain temporarily hikes diabetes risk when smokers quit

Weight gain temporarily hikes diabetes risk when smokers quit

(Reuters Health) – Weight gain can be a big concern for smokers who want to quit, and a new study suggests that it raises the odds of developing type 2 diabetes in the first six years after quitting. FILE PHOTO: A woman smokes in the shadows outside Southwark Crown Court in central London, March 5, […]

A Florida teacher didn't have enough sick days during chemotherapy, so fellow employees stepped up to the plate

A Florida teacher didn't have enough sick days during chemotherapy, so fellow employees stepped up to the plate

A Florida teacher didn’t have enough sick days during chemotherapy, so fellow employees stepped up to the plate  USA TODAY Florida teacher battling cancer thanks colleagues who ‘threw their love’ at him, donated sick days  ABC News Teachers donate their sick days to colleague battling colon cancer  Yahoo News Full coverage Source link

At least 107 measles cases confirmed across 21 states

At least 107 measles cases confirmed across 21 states

At least 107 measles cases confirmed across 21 states  CNN Child Contracts Measles In Pinellas County  Patch.com Measles outbreak hits 21 states, including Florida and Tennessee  AL.com Number of measles cases by year by Mark Bergin – Infogram  Infogram CDC monitoring measles outbreak in Tennessee, 20 other states  WZTV Full coverage Source link

New law offers fresh approach to caring for Alzheimer's patients

New law offers fresh approach to caring for Alzheimer's patients

New law offers fresh approach to caring for Alzheimer’s patients  Gloucester Daily Times Alzheimer’s advocates hail law aimed at raising awareness  Boston Herald Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signs bill to improve Alzheimer’s care  MassLive.com What does it feel like to have Alzheimer’s? Virtual reality programs may help you find out  Chicago Tribune Full coverage Source link

Measles Outbreak In 21 States, Including New Jersey: CDC

Measles Outbreak In 21 States, Including New Jersey: CDC

Measles Outbreak In 21 States, Including New Jersey: CDC  Patch.com Measles cases confirmed in 21 states, including Illinois, Indiana, CDC says  WLS-TV CDC monitoring measles outbreak in more than 20 states  WJLA CDC monitoring measles outbreak in Tennessee, 20 other states  WZTV Full coverage Source link