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17 people were hospitalized for vaping illnesses in Ohio, including one in Cuyahoga County

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the first vaping-related illness from Cuyahoga County on Thursday afternoon. The patient in Cuyahoga County is a 64-year-old woman who lives in North Olmsted, Kevin said Brennan, a spokesman with the Cuyahoga County Board of Health. Her name was not released due to health privacy laws. "The scenario around her details …

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New study shows that common antidepressants do not work for depression as experts thought

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Weighs in: Physicists cut the upper limit of the mass of neutrino in half

Enlarge / The spectrometer for the KATRIN experiment as it works through the German city of Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen 2006 on the way to the nearby Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. Isaac Asimov called neutrinos "ghost particles." John Updike immortalized them in verse. They have been the subject of several quotes by the Nobel Prize, as these strange little particles remain surprising physicists. …

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The FDA has launched a criminal investigation into weapons

Officials suspect that some type of chemical exposure is to blame, but the cause of the disease has not yet been verified. Symptoms include cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, vomiting and diarrhea. All cases are linked to vaping or e-cigarette use. Some affected people used e-cigarette products with THC, while others used nicotine products or those with both THC and …

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Scientists are discovering new way that fat damages your arteries

<img src = "https://scx1.b-cdn.net/csz/news/800/2019/5d83af0dcc1fb.jpg" alt = "Researchers discover new way in which fat damages your arteries Sfrp5. This could be a new target for obesity-associated heart events such as heart attacks Credit: Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, UK Scientists may have found a way that obesity directly damages the arteries and contributes to heart …

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Thanks to rare cases from the past, doctor identifies the reason a patient's blood was blue

A 25-year-old woman walked into an emergency department in Providence, Rhode Island, complaining of generalized weakness, fatigue, shortness of breath … and an unusual symptom you don't see every day. . Literally.Drs. Otis Warren and Benjamin Blackwood wrote about the case in a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Thursday. Their patient, they wrote, looked cyanotic, …

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Vaping disease incidence increases to 530. Long-term health effects are unknown: shots

Patients hospitalized with anxiety-related illness often have severe pneumonia, and this type of inflammation can cause long-term damage, doctors say. alvarez / Getty Images hide caption switch captions alvarez / Getty Images Patients in hospitals with vaping-related disease often have severe pneumonia, and this type of inflammation can cause long-term damage, doctors say. alvarez / Getty Images Nationwide, people who …

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9th person diagnosed with EEE in mass, health representative says

A ninth person in Massachusetts has received the potentially deadly Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus in the middle of this year's outbreak of the mosquito-borne infection, officials announced Wednesday. A 70-year-old Essex County man was diagnosed with EEE, says Ipswich and Topsfield at high risk for the rare virus, according to a statement from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Beverly, …

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The pressure to breastfeed can harm mothers. And doctors finally realize it.

Before giving birth to her first child in June 2018, Amanda Renner was sure she would breastfeed. She loaded on supplies – a breast pump, care jacket and bra. She would deliver at a child-friendly designated hospital, which follows strict protocols to promote breastfeeding. Immediately after her daughter was born, Renner had skin-to-skin contact with her and saw a hospital …

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