Monthly Archives: June 2017

Yemen Now Faces ‘The Worst Cholera Outbreak In The World,’ U.N. Says

World health authorities say the war-torn nation now has upwards of 200,000 suspected cases, and that number is increasing at an average of 5,000 a day. A quarter of those who have died are children. Read More »

Trump administration opposing bid for syphilis study museum

The Trump administration opposes a bid to use unclaimed money from a legal settlement over the government’s infamous Tuskegee syphilis study to fund a museum honoring victims of the research project. Read More »

Hummus recalled amid listeria fears

Hummus is being recalled for potential listeria contamination. All three brands — Fresh Foods Market, Lantana and Marketside — have pine nuts on top. Read More »

Hummus recalled amid listeria fears

Hummus is being recalled for potential listeria contamination. All three brands — Fresh Foods Market, Lantana and Marketside — have pine nuts on top. Read More »

What you’re saying: Middletown councilman proposes no overdose response

Saying the city needs to think outside the box, a Middletown City Council member asked if it was possible for EMS crews to not respond to overdoses. Read More »

Lone Star tick bites can cause rare meat allergy in some people

With most food allergies it only takes minutes or even seconds for symptoms like wheezing or hives to develop, but the allergy to mammalian meat caused by a lone star tick bite is different. Read More »

Flu vaccine ineffective for people 65 and older last winter

The flu vaccine did a poor job protecting older Americans against the illness last winter, even though the vaccine was well-matched to the flu bugs going around. Read More »

Extra virgin olive oil staves off Alzheimer’s, preserves memory, new study shows

Temple University research shows extra-virgin olive oil protects against memory loss, preserves the ability to learn and reduces conditions associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Read More »

Extra virgin olive oil staves off Alzheimer’s, preserves memory, new study shows

Temple University research shows extra-virgin olive oil protects against memory loss, preserves the ability to learn and reduces conditions associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Read More »

Family sues after teen died from brain-eating amoeba

Lauren Seitz’s family filed a wrongful death lawsuit over a deadly amoeba she picked up during a trip to a North Carolina water park. Read More »