Woman being treated after handling rabid bat in St. Paul

Woman being treated after handling rabid bat in St. Paul

A woman is receiving medical care after handling a rabid bat near Como Lake in St. Paul this week, the Minnesota Department of Health said Friday. A bat found this week near the Como Lakeside Pavilion tested positive for rabies, the agency said. A concerned citizen contacted the state Health Department about a woman who […]

Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak kills 4 more people

Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak kills 4 more people

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Four more people have died of E. coli infections spread by romaine lettuce and 25 more illnesses have been reported, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. The outbreak is over and romaine lettuce is no […]

Battling against Lyme Disease

Battling against Lyme Disease

Battling against Lyme Disease  Wayne Independent Lyme disease is on the rise in US, but what about ticks in Oregon?  OregonLive.com Minnesota leads the country in cases of a rare but deadly tick-borne disease  Bring Me The News Full coverage Source link

Erie County bucking opioid trend as overdose deaths drop to 3-year low

Erie County bucking opioid trend as overdose deaths drop to 3-year low

The number of Erie County residents who died last year from opioid overdoses fell by 17 percent, bucking a state and national trend, according to statistics being released today. A total of 251 people died of overdoses in 2017 – the lowest number of the deaths over the past three years, according to the Erie […]

Four More People Die From Tainted Romaine Lettuce

Four More People Die From Tainted Romaine Lettuce

Four more people have died from tainted romaine lettuce, federal health officials said Friday, bringing the total to five deaths related to a virulent strain of E. coli whose source has still not been located. In addition, officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated the case count: 197 people from 35 states […]

More deaths in the E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce

More deaths in the E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce

Four more people have died as a result of the E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce, bringing the total to five deaths, health officials reported Friday. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 197 people in 35 states have been sickened in the outbreak. Eighty-nine people have been hospitalized, and 26 of […]

Beyond drugs, it's not clear which ADHD treatments work

Beyond drugs, it's not clear which ADHD treatments work

(Reuters Health) – Although many doctors offer patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) a variety of treatments in addition to drugs, a new review suggests there’s not enough evidence that medication alternatives work. Researchers examined results from 54 studies of non-pharmaceutical ADHD treatments like cognitive behavioral therapy, parent training, special diets, and supplements like […]

Four More People Have Died From the Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak

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Dermatologists offer tips on how to prevent and detect skin cancer

Dermatologists offer tips on how to prevent and detect skin cancer

Three years ago, on one cold March afternoon, James Costello slipped on black ice. He hit his head hard enough that he expected the worst: a concussion. Although he was feeling a bit off, he continued his usual duties—trekking eight miles a day as a mail carrier in South Jersey. Two weeks later, Costello and […]