Tag: illness

Patients who have had a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain can safely take aspirin to cut their risk of future strokes and heart problems, according to a new study. Aspirin thins the blood and so doctors have been cautious about giving it, fearing it could make bleeds worse. But The Lancet research suggests […]

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<img title="Mom contracts sepsis from medical swab left inside her after giving birth " alt="Mom contracts sepsis from medical swab left inside her after giving birth " src="https://a57.foxnews.com/a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2019/05/640/320/1862/1048/medical-blunder-350950.jpg?ve=1&tl=1?ve=1&tl=1″ alt=”Paige Balding, 20,with son Hunter Jae just after giving birth.”> Paige Balding, 20,with son Hunter Jae just after giving birth.(SWNS) A British mom has been awarded thousands […]

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LONDON (Reuters) – Giving a single dose of antibiotics to mothers who have a medically assisted birth using forceps or vacuum could prevent almost half of maternal infections, researchers said on Monday, and global health authorities should change their advice. In a study published in The Lancet medical journal, the researchers said prescribing antibiotics as […]

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The E. coli outbreak connected to ground beef has now sickened 196 people across 10 states — a 19-person increase since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported numbers last month. Of those sickened, 28 people have been hospitalized due to the outbreak, which health officials said Monday has been linked to “many sources.” […]

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The Kentucky high school senior at the center of a vaccination lawsuit has allegedly come down with the chicken pox. The teen’s lawyer reportedly told the Cincinnati Enquirer that his client was diagnosed with the virus last week and that “he’s a little itchy.” The diagnosis comes weeks after 18-year-old Jerome Kunkel first landed in the headlines […]

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Oyster lovers, beware: Raw oysters harvested from Estero El Cardon in Baja California Sur, Mexico, have been linked to a gastrointestinal illness outbreak in California. Officials with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) shared the news late last week, announcing between February and April at least 12 consumers who ate the oysters sold by […]

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – The sun is rising over Sydney’s Bondi Beach and surfer Grant Trebilco, clad in a colorful striped long-sleeved shirt and bright yellow shorts with black polka dots, has just caught his first wave. Whether he catches one wave or a hundred, this salt water therapy, as Trebilco calls it, is where he […]

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A nurse who went to the doctor for symptoms of fatigue in 2013 said she realized it was probably something more than vitamin D deficiency when she started coughing up blood. But Karie Fisher, of Colorado, wasn’t expecting to learn that she was facing stage 4 esophageal cancer, an illness which accounts for just 1 […]

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