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Five possible mumps cases reported in High Point University

(Video: A Look at Other Morning Headlines from WXII 12 News) High Point University confirms that five unconfirmed cases of mumps are being monitored.The University shared a letter with WXII 12 that was sent to students and parents. person to person through coughing and sneezing or through direct contact with saliva. Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness and loss …

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Polio returns to the Philippines after nearly two decades

(Bloomberg) – The Philippines has reported its first case of polio in nearly two decades, prompting health authorities to declare an epidemic and mount a mass immunization unit. © Photographer: Pacific Press / LightRocket A health worker is preparing a vaccine. The city health workers in Mandaluyong City run a house to house for free vaccination during the celebration of …

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Upward in rare mosquito-borne virus in some states, including NC

NEW YORK (AP) – Heath officials say American deaths and diseases from a rare mosquito-borne virus are higher than usual this year. Eastern horse encephalitis has been diagnosed in 21 people in six states and five people have died. The infection is only seen in some counties within a small number of states. The United States has seven illnesses and …

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A $ 12,460 hangover cure? This groom ER Bill was a major headache: shots

Cameron and Katlynn Fischer celebrated their April wedding in Colorado. But the day before, Cameron was in such bad shape from a bachelor party backstage that he went to an emergency room to be moisturized. That's when their financial headaches began. Courtesy of Cameron Fischer hide captions switch captions Courtesy of Cameron Fischer Cameron and Katlynn Fischer celebrated their wedding …

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Are you ready to live to 150?

Once we have conquered our diets, set up a workout program and saunas and cold springs, doused us in NMN and resveratrol and Metformin and benign viruses, quit smoking and cut down our drink and remember to wear our seat belts, there are one of the main obstacles that remains in the way of an extra long and healthy life: …

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Common refrigerants can be close, says researchers from Stanford

Teacher Jan Carette sits in the lab where he and other researchers discovered a promising way to prevent common cold viruses from multiplying. (Paul Sakuma / Stanford University) Sneezing. Sniffling. Cough. There's not much you can do to stop the cold besides waiting. But a new study published in Nature Microbiology may have lit the way to discover a drug …

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A stunning drug became a woman's blood blue

She turned blue. Literally. Doctors Otis Warren and Benjamin Blackwood wrote about the case in a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Thursday. They attributed her blueness to an anesthetic used by the woman, which killed the nerve endings in "She reported having used large amounts of topical benzocaine the night before for a toothache," the …

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Toxic water pollution can cause over 100 0000 cases of cancer in the United States, the study suggests

Toxic chemicals in drinking water in the United States could cause over 100,000 cancer cases, a scary new study suggests. Researchers at the Environmental Working Group discovered 22 carcinogens in water throughout the country. Despite the fact that most of the water systems they tested were within the federal limits for each of these poisons, the researchers estimated that their …

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Owyhee County cats test positive for rabies, first in Idaho since 1992

OWYHEE COUNTY, Idaho – Idaho health officials are warning the public after a cat in Owyhee County tested positive for rabies. The cat was tested at the Idaho Bureau of Laboratories last week after it behaved aggressively and grazed its owner The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that the cat was infected with a strain of rabies virus …

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New Jersey Town finds mosquitoes carrying deadly brain-infecting virus, pesticide spraying begins

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ (CBSNewYork) – A rare and potentially fatal mosquito-borne disease has been discovered in Union County, New Jersey. © Provided by CBS Local, a division of CBS Radio Inc The virus has recently emerged in several states and has already been linked to a number of deaths in the Northeast. Parks and fields are sprayed with pesticides in …

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