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Mother warns of "Deodorant Challenge" when the teenage daughter burned steeply

CBS NEWS A mother in U.K. warns parents on social media about a "challenge" she says she left her daughter with severe burns, CBS Local reports. Jamie Prescott said that "Deodorant Challenge" is blaming wounds on her 15-year-old arm. Prescott made graphic pictures on Facebook with the warning and said that her daughter Ellie participated in the challenge, which involves …

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Länsrapporten om hepatit A-svaret finder plads til forbedringer

Closer coordination between county and city governments, better vaccination coverage for homeless and drug-intensive housing and faster use of volunteer nurses are among 21 recommendations included in a report on hepatitis A outbreak released on Thursday by the San Diego County Supervisory Board. Requested in January when the county government voted to end the region's health-promoting hepatitis A health, the …

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DRC Ebola outbreaks climb to 32 cases, getting British funding boost

The World Health Organization (WHO) said today that the eruption of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has increased to 32 cases, three of them in healthcare staff, as more respondents arrive on the spot and come from the United Kingdom. Meanwhile, in the United States, the news lasts at the end of one of the country's …

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Some lose appetite after CDC tweets photo of ticks on poppyseed muffin

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ticked off some people who tried to convey a Lyme disease awareness message with images of a popcorn muffin. Last week, CDC released a couple of pictures with an accompanying question: "Ties can be the size of a poppy seed. Can you capture all 5 ticks in this photo?" Pictures showed a muffin …

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Two-headed deer Found by Hunter Looking for Wild Sponge

In addition to having two heads, the fawn was quite normal in most other respects. A Minnesota man looking for wild mushrooms found something much more rare: a two-headed deer Miami Herald ] reports. The event occurred in 2016, but is now reported only in the national media. The hunter, whose name has not been released, hunted wild mushrooms along …

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Montana Health Care Officers Offer Advice to Prevent Fat Bites – KTVQ.com | Q2 | Continuous news coverage

HELENA – As Montanans looks like enjoying the great outdoors in spring and summer, state and local public health professionals call for recreationists to follow some simple steps to prevent fat bites and their diseases: restrict, reject and inspect. [19659002] Officials say that the best way to prevent chewing sickness is to prevent fat bites. State and local health care …

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Consumer Reports reveals top rated sunscreen by 2018

When the weather is finally heated, Consumer Reports has released its annual report on the best sunscreen to protect you and your family this summer . The report rated 73 lotions, sprays and sticks for efficiency and accuracy of SPF labeling. SPF, or sunscreen factor, measures how well a sunscreen protects against ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation, which is the main …

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Oral antibiotics can increase the risk of kidney stones

Five classes of antibiotics are associated with an increased risk of renal stones, indicating results from a investigated case study study. The risk is particularly pronounced with sulfa drugs and among children and adolescents, researchers report in an article published online today in the Journal of the American Society of Nefrology. "These results indicate that exposure to certain oral antibiotics …

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Ebola eruptions: First death, 11 more cases confirmed in Congo

Ebola virus disease, which most often affects humans and non-human primates like monkeys, gorillas and chimpanzees, is caused by one of five Ebola viruses. On average about 50% of those who become ill with Ebola die. The new outbreak was announced Tuesday. Disease occurs in Bikoro Health Care Area, 400 kilometers (about 250 miles) from Mbandaka, the capital of the …

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