Spanish flu: ‘We didn’t know who we’d lose next’ –...

BBC NewsAn extraordinary archive of letters written by survivors of the Spanish flu pandemic, which paints a vivid picture of a nation gripped by fear and chaos, is helping to provide insights into life in the shadow of a killer...

Missouri’s first West Nile death of 2018 was in Jackson...

Kansas City StarThat West Nile virus death reported last week in Missouri? Turns out it was in Jackson County. Officials with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services said Wednesday they erred last week when they told media outlets...

Essex County Sheriff Sued For Denying Inmates Medication-Assisted Opioid Treatment...

WBURA lawsuit has been filed against the Essex County House of Correction in Middleton and its sheriff over the jail's refusal to provide methadone, a drug used in opioid addiction treatment, to inmates. Story continues below ...and more ...read more

FDA Unveils Its Latest Weapon in Fighting Teen Vaping Epidemic:...

FortuneTeen vaping is on the rise, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is trying a new tactic in the war on e-cigarettes: high school bathroom advertisements. As part of the FDA's Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan, the newly expanded...

$5.6 million secured for community health centers in Kentucky –...

TriStateHomepage.comSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced a deal which will have Kentucky community health centers, including one in Owensboro, receiving a combined $5.6 million. The funding, aimed at battling the opioid crisis, was approved by Congress ...Trump administration making progress...

All of the Celebrities Who Have Gone on the Keto...

PEOPLE.comThe reality star, 39, was first introduced to the plan in 2017 after her doctor found high levels of mercury and lead in her system. She later praised it, calling it a “really positive experience for me.” “I would make...

The super carb diet is basically the opposite of the...

INSIDERIt seems like every few months a new diet becomes the trend, whether it be plant-based diets or the keto diet. One recent diet has been gaining traction: the super carb diet. The name of the diet itself gives some...

Flu cases already being reported in North Dakota – Grand...

Grand Forks HeraldBoxes hold containers of the influenza virus vaccine Fluzone. Bob King / Forum News Service file photo. BISMARCK — Last year was a nasty year for the flu in North Dakota. The 2017-18 flu season was one of...

Removing ‘zombie’ cells deters Alzheimer’s in mice – Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsEliminating dead-but-toxic cells occurring naturally in the brains of mice designed to mimic Alzheimer's slowed neuron damage and memory loss associated with the disease, according to a study published Wednesday that could open a new front in the fight...

Massachusetts gets $50M for opioid treatment – MassLive.com

MassLive.comU.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar announced $1 billion in federal funding to help states fight opioid addiction Sept. 19 with Massachusetts to receive $50 million in funds. ( Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS/File ). Comment.Missouri receives nearly $29...

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