by | September 16, 2018 | 05:15

In the state´s Pender County, a woman died of a heart attack; paramedics trying to reach her were blocked by debris. A 78-year-old man in Kinston, North Carolina, was electrocuted when he tried to connect two extension cords outside in the rain, according to Lenoir County Emergency Services Director Roger Dail.

by | September 15, 2018 | 03:14

What's different is that the iPhone XS Max takes size to the next level with a 6.5-inch screen , the largest display on an iPhone yet. As speculated previously, there's a single rear camera with a noticeable bump, indicating an improved image sensor when compared to the iPhone 8 .

by | September 14, 2018 | 23:15

The state has confirmed two deaths from West Nile Virus - residents of Glenn and Yuba counties. No human cases are being reported. The virus is not transmitted person-to-person, but can be transmitted to people through the bite of an infected mosquito.

by | September 14, 2018 | 19:34

By far the biggest update to both phones however is with the camera . The popular portrait mode, which de-focuses the background of a photo to emphasize the subject, has a new setting. Also featuring an all-screen design , it actually has a larger screen than the iPhone XS, coming up to 6.1-inches. The 6.1-inch features a bright LCD screen and comes in a variety of colors, including white, black, blue, coral and red.

by | September 14, 2018 | 15:41

The agency also has issued more than 135 No-Tobacco-Sale Order Complaints, which can result in retailers being prohibited from selling tobacco products for specified time periods. Gottlieb would be on much firmer ethical ground if he took the opposite position: In trying to stop teenagers from vaping, we won't deny adult smokers access to products that could save their lives.

by | September 14, 2018 | 13:16

A higher intake of total dairy-three servings per day-was associated with a lower risk of death and there was no significant association with heart attacks. Dairy consumption, the researchers chanced on, became as soon as connected to a lower threat of each and each outcomes. "We should not focus on a single nutrient", said Dr.

by | September 14, 2018 | 12:26

American health officials threatened to ban flavoured e-cigarettes, warning of a teenage vaping "epidemic". "The disturbing and accelerating trajectory of use we're seeing in youth and the resulting path to addiction must end", Gottlieb told agency staffers and reporters.

by | September 13, 2018 | 21:45

The patient traveled from Nigeria to London on September 2, and anyone who hasn't been contacted yet doesn't need to take further action, the BBC reported. The public health institute adds that in Africa, where cases often go untreated, the disease "has been shown to cause death in as many as one in ten persons" who contract it.

by | September 13, 2018 | 19:57

While we remain committed to advancing policies that promote the potential of e-cigarettes to help adult smokers move away from combustible cigarettes, that work can't come at the expense of kids. Though Juul is by far the most popular e-cigarette device, two other companies, Vuse and Blu, have also received warnings. "I have grown increasingly concerned around what we see as rising youth use in these products, and I'm disappointed in the actions the companies have taken to try to address ...

by | September 13, 2018 | 15:58

On Tuesday, the Duke of Cambridge spoke at an event in Bristol for the launch of a website to improve mental health in the workplace after he was "stunned" to hear that only 2 percent of employees in Britain feel able to talk to their HR departments about their mental state.

by | September 13, 2018 | 07:17

The FDA noted that, over the past few years, e-cigarettes have become the most commonly used tobacco product by youth. Shares of British American Tobacco were up almost 6 percent and shares of cigarette-maker Imperial Brands PLC were up more than 3 percent.

by | September 13, 2018 | 03:32

Along with the human cases, there have been the detection of West Nile Virus in five birds and one horse. The virus can infect people of all ages, but people over the age of 50 are at higher risk for severe illness. D- Drain - all standing water should be drained around the outside of a house. If an animal is diagnosed with West Nile virus or EEE, owners are required to report to the Division of Animal Health by calling 617-626-1795 and to the DPH by calling 617-983-6800.

by | September 10, 2018 | 03:02

Within a week, she reported nausea and a bad taste in her mouth - and her tongue appeared to be carpeted in a disconcerting black fuzz, photos from the report show. However, "hairy black tongue" causes bad breath, so it's not a brilliant idea to leave it untreated for a long time. Debris, bacteria, or other microorganisms can then collect on the elongated papillae , causing the condition's trademark black discoloration.

by | September 09, 2018 | 15:20

The contagious viral illness, which does not harm humans, can be 100 per cent fatal to pigs, causing them to die from haemorrhagic disease within days. The disease has since spread south prompting a cull of 38,000 pigs. Eight new outbreaks have confirmed in less than a week and with the 13 cases overall spread across five provinces and up to 3,000 km between them, there is growing concern about the scale of the outbreak in China and the risk to other countries in Asia.

by | September 09, 2018 | 02:28

Surprisingly, samples from the public toilets all returned a negative reading for any of the tested respiratory viruses. These included a plastic toy in the children's playground, hand-carried luggage trays at the security screening area, the buttons of the payment terminal at the pharmacy, the handrails of stairs, and the passenger side of the desk and divider glass at the passport control points.

by | September 08, 2018 | 13:11

Fewer or no viruses were found in most toilet areas studied by scientists. The plastic trays were found to contain the highest frequency of respiratory viruses as the trays were recycled quite often and contained different items such as shoes, laptops among other things.

by | September 08, 2018 | 12:29

The painkiller is also associated with higher risk for upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Diclofenac is a component which is frequently found in painkillers which are usually used to alleviate back pain , arthritis , and sciatica. Still, authors said other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs should be considered before the use of Diclofenac . "It's time to acknowledge the potential health risk of diclofenac and to reduce its use", write Morten Schmidt, M.D., Ph.D., registrar, ...

by | September 08, 2018 | 08:12

Anyone with any of these symptoms should seek medical treatment. To report suspected cases of human West Nile, call the DPH Office of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at 888-295-5156. REPEL - When outdoors, wear shoes and socks, long trousers and a long-sleeved shirt, and apply insect repellent that contains DEET, picaridin, oil of lemon eucalyptus or IR 3535, according to label instructions.

by | September 07, 2018 | 08:44

Theranos does not have enough cash to keep going under terms of a loan from Fortress Investment Group it secured a year ago, according to the letter . They have negotiated a deal with Fortress Investment Group, their lender, where Fortress retains what intellectual property Theranos had left. Theranos Inc., the blood-testing company accused of perpetrating Silicon Valley's biggest fraud, will soon cease to exist.

by | September 07, 2018 | 08:01

The study suggests that living in a high income country, you're twice as likely not to get the exercise you need (36·8 percent), than in a low-income country (16·2 percent). In Kuwait , American Samoa , Saudi Arabia and Iraq , more than half of the population doesn't get enough exercise , according to the WHO. The activity level has remained unchanged globally in almost two decades.