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High blood pressure can increase the risk of Alzheimer's

Outside of your genetic makeup, few things are definitely linked to Alzheimer's disease and other degenerative brain conditions. Unlike heart disease, which is influenced by behavior such as diet, exercise and smoking, science has not documented many risk factors that make the brain more vulnerable to dementia. However, there are tips that things like physical activity and brain games can …

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Arlington to Spray for Mosquitoes Wednesday, Thursday, July 11-12

Arlington city is spraying mosquitoes on Wednesday and Thursday 11-11 July after a mosquito caught in the area tested positive for West Nile virus. There have been no human cases of West Nile virus in Tarrant County this year. Dallas County confirmed its first human case in Irving on Tuesday. Spraying will take place within a 3/4 mile radius from …

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Mosquito Test Positive For West Nile In Bristol, Falls

Several Bucks County communities, including Bristol and Falls Townships, have mosquitoes recently tested positive for West Nile Virus, state officials said on Wednesday. The following cities had positive samples Wednesday, Pennsylvania's West Nile Control Program announced: 19659003] Bensalem Township (2) Bristol Township Falls Township Lower Makefield Township Quakertown Borough Warminster Township The testing is done as part of routine monitoring …

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E.coli diseases more than 500 people at the zip line center

Credit: WATE Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Credit: WATE GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WATE) – Tennessee Department of Health says the test has confirmed E. coli in well water at a zipper line attraction in Sevier County after an outbreak of gastrointestinal diseases among visitors. The health department says …

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A security plan can help suicide survivors prevent the next attempt: Shot

Paramedicine takes a patient on a route from ambulance to hospital. FangXiaNuo / Getty Images hide caption change caption FangXiaNuo / Getty Images Paramedicine takes patient on stretches from ambulance to hospital. FangXiaNuo / Getty Images Many attempting suicide end up in an emergency room for immediate treatment. But few of the suicide survivors receive the follow-up care they need …

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548 sick after zipline experience; E. coli possible

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WVLT) – In response to a survey submitted by healthcare officers, at least 548 people reported gastrointestinal diseases after visiting CLIMB Works in Gatlinburg, Tennessee since 15 June. That number is probably a low estimate. According to Gail Harmon, Regional Administrator of East Tennessee with the Tennessee Department of Health, 2,901 polls were sent to individuals who booked …

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