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Clark County confirmed measles cases up to 23; four exposure sites have been added

Measles Exposure Sites Clark County Public Health released the following list of places where people may have been exposed to brass in the Portland-Vancouver area: Health Care Facilities: • Memorial Urgency Care, 3400 Main St., Vancouver from 4:30 am to 7:50 pm Saturday January 19th. • Vancouver Clinic Columbia Tech Center, 501 SE 172. Ave., Vancouver from 11:30 am to …

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Alumnus, Big Donor Michael Bloomberg wants a private armed police force patrolling Johns Hopkins University

Michael Bloomberg, Millionaire Ex-Mayor of New York and benefactor of Johns Hopkins University, said it is "ridiculous" that the institution does not have an armed police force. "When you have a city that has the murder that Baltimore has, I think it's ridiculous to think they shouldn't be armed," Bloomberg said of Hopkins Security Force. Bloomberg, a potential democratic candidate …

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Measles outbreak climbs to 23 confirmed cases in Clark Co.; PDX again an exposure site | News

CLARK COUNTY, WA (KPTV) – Portland International Airport has been identified as a second place of exposure during the measles outbreak in Clark County. Clark County Public Health provided an update Tuesday that identifies 23 confirmed cases of measles, with two further suspected cases. The confirmed cases include 18 children aged 10 or younger, four children between 11 and 18 …

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Allergic to penicillin? You must not be

"We used to say nine out of ten people reporting a penicillin allergy are skin test negative. Now it looks like 19 out of 20," said Dr. David Lang, presidential election of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and chairman of allergy and immunology in The Respiratory Institute at Cleveland Clinic Patients may experience mislabeled allergic to penicillin …

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Researchers discover new type of blood vessels in our bones

On Monday, researchers announced the discovery of a completely new type of blood vessels in our bones. As described in a paper published in Nature Metabolism the newly identified vessels were crossed the surface of the legs to their interior. Ben is also a body, after all, and has a blood circulation system that is no different than our squishier …

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Alcohol destroyed their livers. Now, they're increasingly getting new ones

Hepatitis C virus used to be the top reason for liver transplants, explained Dr. Norah Terrault, a hepatologist at the University of California, San Francisco, who co-authored the study. The advent of effective antiviral therapy, however, changed the equation. There were 433 alcohol-associated liver disease transplants in 2002; by 2016, that number had nearly tripled to 1,253, Terrault said. As …

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Hawaii toddler with eczema suffers severe "lobster" red, oozing skin reaction to steroid cream

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGE UNDER A young Hawaiian boy suffered a severe skin reaction that contained painful, oozing and sometimes bloody red scabs after his parents used a steroid-based cream prescribed to treat his eczema. Christ and Matt Chun, parents of 20-month-old Colby, applied the cream to a stain of eczema originally found on the child's ear. Eczema is a skin …

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