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Mosquitoes in Contra Costa County test positive for West Nile virus

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. CONTRA COSTA COUNTY (KRON) – Contra Costa County mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus. The infected mosquitoes were caught in traps in Discovery Bay and an agricultural area east of Brentwood. Officials say they see a typical summer pattern where Western activity is rampant when the weather warms up. "We …

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Battle Attack Attack hope others learn from their horrific trial

Patty Andrews was attacked by a ragged bats on Monday and describes the scary experience. Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. Patty Andrews was attacked by a straight bat on Monday and describes the scary experience. SUN CITY CENTER, Fla. (WFLA) – Patti Andrews is still not sure how it happened. On Monday, a straight bat is locked …

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Teen with autism dies of heat exhaustion after just 15 minutes outside

LAWRENCE, Kan. – "I remember watching the nurse saying," why? "He was just hot. He was just hot," said Rachel Mikel. The subway is getting a short break from steep temperatures right now, but this summer it has been brutal. Last week, the extreme heat was lethal to a Lawrence teenager with autism. His parents now hope that their tragedy …

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Vibrio: Virginia resident dies after coming into contact with carnivorous bacteria

A resident of Virginia has died of an infection with waterborne bacteria that eat meat. The person came into contact with carnivorous Vibrio bacteria. Virginia Department of Health officials did not release the person's name or other information about the resident, referring to privacy legislation. Katherine McCombs, a foodborne disease epidemiology program coordinator at the health department, said the person …

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Raw Turkey tied to Salmonella eruptions in 26 states

An outbreak of salmonella in conjunction with raw turkey has affected 90 people in 26 states, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, announced Thursday. According to the CDC, at least 40 people have been hospitalized due to the outbreak of salmonella. There are currently no deaths in connection with this eruption, which began in November in November. It is unclear …

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West Nile virus reported in St. Tammany Parish | St. Tammany

Louisiana Department of Health has reported six cases of West Nile virus in the state so far this year, including one in St. Louis. Tammany. The North Shore case is one of three neuroinvasive infections, which are the most serious type of West Nile and can lead to paralysis, brain damage and death. Two other such cases were found in …

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Cancer patients who use alternative medicine die earlier study studies

Get breaking news and special reports. Newsletters and stories that play a role, delivered everyday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Cancer patients who choose alternative medicine over normal proven cancer treatments are more likely to die, researchers reported Thursday. Supplementary medicine did not make any obvious damage if people used it in conjunction with conventional surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, researchers found. But when …

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Death death in liver disease among young Americans

After adjustment for age and other factors, the study – published Wednesday in BMJ – found that deaths in the US due to cirrhosis increased 65% and liver cancer deaths doubled from 1999 to 2016. During the period of cirrhosis-related deaths increased to all ethnic groups and for both men and women. From 2009 to 2016, according to Dr. Elliot …

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Salmonella eruptions in 26 states tied to raw Turkey «CBS Denver

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS Local / CNN) – An outbreak of salmonella linked to raw turkey products has affected at least 90 people across 26 states, announced US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Thursday Among them, 40 people have been hospitalized but no deaths have occurred reported. Sickness has been reported in Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, …

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Man dies of bacterial infection after eating raw oysters in Florida

A 71-year-old man died of a bacterial infection after eating raw oysters at a restaurant in Sarasota County, Florida, according to reports. The Florida Department of Health has not released the person's identity or restaurant where he ate, but CBS Miami reported that the man died two days after eating the oysters after receiving a Vibrio vulnificus infection. "We have …

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