‘A popular little girl’: 9-year-old with diabetes dies after blood...

WYFF GreenvilleA Pennsylvania girl with Type 1 diabetes died Wednesday, days after her blood sugar dramatically dropped at a sleepover. Nine-year-old Sophia Daugherty led a healthy, active life, participating in basketball, softball, Girl Scouts, and cheerleading ...Girl, 9, with Type...

“It was pure joy”: Baby girl born after undergoing experimental...

CBS NewsGeoff and Rachel Finn were ecstatic to learn they were expecting a new baby when they got the news no parent ever wants to hear. Their daughter had rare congenital heart defects that meant she would unlikely survive after...

West Nile virus claims first Harris County victim, man from...

Houston ChronicleA southwest Harris County man has died of complications from the West Nile virus, the second Texas death from the mosquito-borne disease this year. Harris County public health officials reported Thursday that the man was between 45 and 54...

Globally, losing the fight against cancer and other chronic diseases...

CNN(CNN) More than half of all UN countries will fail to honor their commitment to reduce premature deaths from cancer, cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease and diabetes by 2030, a new analysis predicts. The Sustainable Development Goals ...Most nations to...

FDA warns common flea and tick meds linked to neurological...

CNYcentral.comby Sarah Wynn. (Courtesy: MGN). AA. COLUMBUS, Ohio —. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting pet owners and veterinarians that some flea and tick medications can cause adverse reactions in dogs and cats. Some animals receiving drugs in...

Lodi man’s death tied to West Nile virus, state confirms...

NorthJersey.comThe state Department of Health has confirmed that a 62-year-old Lodi man was ill with West Nile when he died this month, the first fatality linked to the mosquito-borne virus in the state this year. The Lodi resident was among...

Puppies spread antibiotic-resistant infections to 118 people, CDC reports –...

CBS NewsContact with puppies at six pet store companies in 18 states led to infections that sickened more than 100 people, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The cause of the illness was...

Scientists give Molly to octopuses, and yeah, it works –...

NBCNews.comIf you give an octopus some Molly, it'll probably ask for a cuddle. That's what a pair of scientists were hoping would happen, anyway, when they devised an experiment to test the effects of MDMA — also known as the...

Flu shots: A pinch in the arm, but not always...

mySanAntonio.comNEW YORK — It's flu shot season, but the pinch of a shot doesn't have to also hurt your wallet. Health officials recommend that nearly all Americans get flu vaccinations to blunt the impact of a disease that annually infects...

Did Antibiotic Use in Puppies Lead to MDR Infections in...

MedPage TodayAn outbreak of multi-drug resistant Campylobacter jejuni was linked to pet store puppies, and could warrant a look at antimicrobial use in the dog breeding industry, researchers found. Of the 149 investigated puppies, 142 had received one or more...

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