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Carnivorous bacteria not only in the water

Cases in the state of Florida and the Tampa Bay area have been reported by: Jamel Lanee, WFLA Posted: July 6, 2019 / 06:50 EDT / Updated: July 6, 2019 / 06:50 EDT PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Concern over the carnivorous bacterium continues to grow towards the weekend of 4 July. Doctors said that the bacterium is not just …

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How pool parasites and contaminants can make you sick after swimming

According to a new report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a parasite called Cryptosporidium (crypto) is on the rise. These 9 other pool contaminants can cause diarrhea, skin rash or infections of the ears, eyes or lungs. Simple steps such as showering before and after swimming can bring you and others to safety. More stories can …

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10 Medicare Services You Can Get Free – The Motley Fool

Many people assume they're retire, they'll spend a lot of their time together. But if it's one of those costs, it's among seniors, it's healthcare. In fact, a 65-year-old couple retiring this year wants to spend $ 285,000 on medical expenses in retirement, such as Medicare premiums, deductibles, coinsurance, and copays. The good news, however, is that Medicare enrollees are …

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Fond du Lac County Health Department confirms Mumps case

MUNICIPALITY FOND DU LAC, WI (WBAY) – The Health Department of the Fond du Lac administrative district states that a child tested mumps positive. Health Commissioner Kim Mueller has confirmed to WBAY-TV that the child is attending the childcare of Jesus Little Lambs at Fond du Lac. On July 3, the health department sent a letter to parents of children …

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Volunteers look for the last survivors of a disease that has killed more than 1 million bats in Pennsylvania since 2009

By Ad Crable | lancasteronline.com Walking through the deep River Hills Gorge of Kelly's Run Nature Preserve at Holtwood, Pennsylvania, in southern Lancaster County, is never a walk in the park. There are rock-hopping creek crossings, wet, mossy rocks to climb over, and steep paths etched on slopes. Then imagine yourself on a hot, moonless night when two people are …

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A deadly fungus is killing millions of bats in the US. Now it's in California

LOS ANGELES – A mysterious fungus that has been killed millions of bats in the eastern United States and left caves. Lattered with their tiny carcasses has arrived in Northern California and appears poised to spread throughout the state. Government biology confirmed The Volcanic National Park has been tested positive for the pathogen that causes white-nose syndrome. The illness, which …

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SCHD says bat with rabies found in Shawnee County

Shawnee County is asking people to know the signs and symptoms of rabies as a bat found in the area has tested positive for the disease. The Shawnee County Health Department says rabies is lethal but preventable. Usually the disease is transmitted by raccoons, bats, skunks and foxes. Early warning signs include weakness, fever and headache. According to the SCHD, …

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drug for the treatment of prostate cancer associated with a higher risk of dementia

A study of more than 150,000 men with prostate cancer found that certain hormone therapy is associated with an increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer's. According to a JAMA Network research study, older men who have received prostate cancer treatment are 20 percent more likely to have dementia. This drug treatment, called Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT), is used to suppress …

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