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Puppy Poop Infections Now Affecting 55 People in 12 States

Posted 3 Oct 2017 by

TUESDAY, Oct. 3, 2017 – Cute, yes, but touching them might send you to the hospital. Puppies are transmitting potentially deadly Campylobacter bacteria infections via contaminated poop to the humans who handle them, with 55 people now sickened in an outbreak reaching across 12 states. In the latest update from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the agency says cases rose from ...

Health Tip: Avoid Motion Sickness

Posted 23 Aug 2017 by

-- Motion sickness is a common byproduct of summer travel. But with some preparation, it can be prevented. "Motion sickness occurs when the brain receives conflicting signals from the motion-sensing parts of the body: the inner ears, the eyes, and nerves in the extremities," the American Academy of Pediatrics says on its website. The primary symptoms are dizziness and an upset ...

Germs, Mold Found in Some Medical Pot

Posted 15 Feb 2017 by

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 – Medical marijuana carries infectious bacteria and fungi that can pose a life-threatening risk to cancer patients who use pot to help with side effects of chemotherapy, a new study suggests. The study was initially prompted by the death of a man using medical marijuana to combat the side effects of cancer treatment. His death was believed to be caused by a fungus from ...

Health Tip: Feeling Under the Weather?

Posted 20 Jan 2017 by

-- Even if you're sick with a cold or the flu, don't neglect your teeth, the American Dental Association reminds us. The group offers these suggestions: Don't ever share your toothbrush, especially if you've been sick. It's usually not necessary to get a new toothbrush after you've been sick, unless you have a weak immune system or it's time to toss your brush anyway. If you're using cough ...

Vomiting Disorder on Rise in Weed-Friendly Colorado

Posted 6 Jan 2017 by

THURSDAY, Jan. 5, 2017 – Long-term heavy marijuana use can cause chronic vomiting and abdominal pain in some people, new research suggests. And the syndrome could become more frequent and pervasive as more states legalize use of the drug, according to health experts. Cases of the disorder, which is called cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS), doubled in Colorado as access to legal marijuana ...

Vaccine for Infant Tummy Bug Cuts Hospitalizations: CDC

Posted 9 Jun 2014 by

MONDAY, June 9, 2014 – Since the introduction of rotavirus vaccine in 2006, the number of kids hospitalized for severe diarrhea has dropped dramatically, a new study finds. Rotavirus is a common cause of sometimes severe gastrointestinal infections in babies and young children. However, by 2009-2010, hospitalizations for rotavirus among children under 5 had been reduced by 94 percent due to ...

How to Tell If Your Child Is Too Sick for School: Expert

Posted 21 Jan 2013 by

SATURDAY, Jan. 19 – Children often get colds, but when they are not feeling well enough to participate in their normal daily activities or not alert enough to learn or play, they are too sick to go to school, an expert advises. "Young children's immune systems haven't learned to recognize and resist most common viruses," Dr. Robert Key, a family physician at Mayo Clinic Health System in Prairie ...

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