CDC Discovers New Virus Following Mysterious Death Of Kansas Man
Feb23

CDC Discovers New Virus Following Mysterious Death Of Kansas Man

by Summary: After running multiple tests for infectious diseases on a recently deceased Kansas man, the CDC has announced that a fatal new virus has been found in the US. Details: On Friday the CDC announced the discovery of a new virus that they believe contributed to the 2014 death of a Kansas man. Named after Bourbon county, where the patient lived, the virus is currently believed to be spread by tick or insect bites because the...

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New Type Of HIV Progresses To Fully Blown Aids In 3 Years
Feb19

New Type Of HIV Progresses To Fully Blown Aids In 3 Years

by Summary: An aggressive form of HIV which develops into AIDS in just 3 years has been discovered in Cuba. Doctors fear that the currently successful antiretroviral therapy used in HIV/AIDS treatment may be not be an effective treatment against it. Details:   A new, more aggressive type of the HIV has been found in Cuba. The strain, called CRF19, has been also been spotted in parts of Africa, but has been found to on a larger...

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New Study Suggests Excessive Smart Phone Usage Could Result In Back Problems
Feb18

New Study Suggests Excessive Smart Phone Usage Could Result In Back Problems

by Summary: A New scientific study suggests that due to the weight of the human head, tilting our faces down to use smartphones may lead to the type of back problems that require surgery. Details:   A new study published in Surgery Technology International states that chronic screen-staring could be adding up to 60 pounds of force to your spine, depending on if smart phone users are eye-shifters or hunchers when it comes to...

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Those With Milk Allergies Beware Of Dark Chocolate This Valentine’s
Feb13

Those With Milk Allergies Beware Of Dark Chocolate This Valentine’s

by Summary: A New FDA study has revealed that many popular brands of dark chocolate have tested positive for traces of milk. The organization is warning consumers with dairy allergies to check labels and call companies to avoid allergic reactions this Valentine’s. Details:   A new Food and Drug Administration study released Wednesday shows that there are traces of milk in some dark chocolate candy bars which generally...

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9 Uncommon Uses Of Aspirin
Feb12

9 Uncommon Uses Of Aspirin

by Summary: Anti inflammatory drug aspirin has been found effective for multiple varying purposes. 9 of these purposes are covered and the scientific explanation for aspirin’s effectiveness is given. Details:   Doctors have discovered that aspirin may help to slow the growth of cancer. Maggie Young from Mens Fitness.com compiled this awesome list of things that this common household anti-inflammatory good for. From removing...

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Parents Of Obese Children In Puerto Rico May Face Fines
Feb11

Parents Of Obese Children In Puerto Rico May Face Fines

by Summary: A new law being considered by the Puerto Rican government may see the parents of Obese children being fined for not ensuring their children’s health improves. Details:   In a bill aimed at improving children’s health, parents in Puerto Rico will be fined up to $800 if their children are obese. Local senator Gilberto Rodríguez said the bill currently being debated in the legislature will help parents make better health...

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