Flesh-eating bacteria linked to heroin kills 7 in California
Authorities say a flesh-eating bacteria linked to the use of black tar heroin has killed at least seven people in San Diego County
5 days ago - ABC News - 2 articles
Flesh-Eating Infection Tied to Heroin Kills Seven
All of the deaths occurred in San Diego County, CA.
5 days ago - Web MD - 2 articles
7 Heroin Users Die From Flesh-Eating Bacteria in San Diego
County health officials are asking the medical community to be on the lookout for additional cases of myonecrosis, a bacterial infection associated with black-tar heroin use.
5 days ago - NY Times - 2 articles
Black tar heroin blamed after flesh-eating bacteria kills seven people in San Diego
Health officials from San Diego County say nine people were hospitalized with myonecrosis, a life-threatening bacterial infection, linked to black tar heroin use, with seven...
6 days ago - Daily Mail - 2 articles
Emergency Medical Services Utilization by Children
Objective The aim of this study was to compare demographic and clinical features of children who arrived at general emergency departments by emergency medical services to those...
6 days ago - Pediatric Emergency Care - 3 articles
Researchers report substantial county-level variations in surgery rates for early-stage lung cancer
A new study finds more than two-fold differences between counties with the lowest and highest rates of surgery for patients with early stage lung cancer, with socioeconomic and...
6 days ago - News Medical
Meghan King Edmonds defends letting her 3-year-old daughter sleep in crib
The former "Real Housewives of Orange County" star said her daughter, Aspen, has a "firecrackin" personality and can sleep wherever she wants.
6 days ago - NBC News
Teen sues Juul for 'psychological trauma' of nicotine addiction
Omar Mejia, 19, of Yavapai County, near Phoenix, started using Juul at 15. He says he suffered 'diminished enjoyment of life' due to his nicotine addiction and 'other severe...
6 days ago - Daily Mail
Plants and plant products exported to EU countries must soon carry phytosanitary certificates
Phytosanitary certificates will have to accompany most plants and plant products - including some foods - entering the European Union counties beginning Dec. 14. The new EU...
7 days ago - Food Safety
Vicki Gunvalson Said On ‘Housewives' She Doesn't ‘Get' Drag Shows
For a cast member who was demoted , Vicki Gunvalson sure has a lot of involvement in the full-time cast members' drama this season of Real Housewives of Orange County. And by...
7 days ago - Scary Mommy
The headlines of Master Doctor
Scientists discover a disease of constant fevers after finding a DNA...
The patients are from three families in the US and are aged between 10 and 82 years old. Scientists found a mutation causes a 'superkiller molecule' to cause inflammation.
Coffee and heart health: Study finds that excessive coffee drinking has no...
For some people, coffee is more than just a beverage; it's a way of life. You'd be hard-pressed to find an avid coffee drinker skip out on their daily cup of joe. But the...
Triple-drug therapy TRIPLES survival rate of advanced breast cancer
The study, led by the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, found the three-drug combination kept the disease at bay in patients whose tumours had spread to their brain, when...
Probiotic Yeast May Help Treat Drug-resistant Fungal Infections
A study by researchers at WPI and the Central Food Technological Research Institute in India shows that yeasts derived from food are effective in preventing infections and...
Greta Thunberg Is TIME Magazine's 2019 Person Of The Year
Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg caps her huge year by covering TIME Magazine To say that Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg had a breakout year is an understatement...
Outcomes Associated With Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome in Critically...
Objectives: Patterns and outcomes of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome are unknown in critically ill children with hyperglycemia. We aimed to determine whether tight glycemic...
Middle-income Countries are Hardest Hit by Heart Disease in Europe
Middle-income countries shoulder the bulk of disability and death from cardiovascular disease in Europe, according to a new study.
Watching TV May Up Obesity Risk in Kids
Does TV cause childhood obesity? Lifestyle habits like watch television for long hours can make your child obese and overweight, reveals a new study.
New Factors Linked to Suicide Discovered
First-of-its-kind study used machine learning and health data from the entire Danish population to create sex-specific suicide risk profiles, illuminating the complex mix of...
Meaning in Life Linked to Better Health and Well-being
New study has examined the meaning in life and relationship with physical, mental and cognitive functioning.