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ReutersBy Lavinia Mo HONG KONG, May 24 (Reuters) - The H7N9 bird flu virus may be capable of spreading from human to human and can be transmitted not only through direct contact but also through airborne exposure, researchers at the University of Hong Kong have...
Tags: Politics, Hong Kong, Bird Flu, Research, United Nations
More physical education in kindergarten through fifth grade means less chance of obesity, especially for boys, researchers say. The study provides some of the first evidence of a causal effect between gym and childhood obesity. It is to be published...
Whitney Gaspar has long known that she didn't have much endurance. When she was in secondary school, Gaspar said she ran a "slow mile" in gym class of 14 to 15 minutes and "avoided stuff (that required) a lot of endurance." Then in December 1999,...
We all want to live safely, including with dogs. With that purpose in mind, we should adopt policies that have succeeded, and avoid ones that failed. Breed-specific regulation did not originate with pit bulls. Long Branch, N.J., banned the Spitz in...
To hear Republicans — and some Democrats — in Congress talk, you'd think food-stamp dollars just disappear into a black hole. The prevailing debate in the Senate and House versions of the farm bill, which contains funding for food stamps...
Nickelodeon Animation Studios has formed a partnership with Muir Middle School to help get its media program running, said Carson Smith, human resources manager. Nickelodeon's media technology services team, under Director Boris Beaubien, worked with...
Daily American Staff WriterThis Memorial Day will commemorate 10 years of lighting up the night in Meyersdale. The Gallagher family works together every year to put together a beautiful service where community members can remember their loved ones. "It's basically our Memorial...
ReutersDUBAI, May 23 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has announced another death from the SARS-like novel coronavirus (nCoV) in its central al-Qassim region, bringing the total number of deaths in the kingdom to 17. A non-Saudi, whose nationality and age were not...
Here's a summer reminder: Chipmunks and squirrels can carry infected fleas and plague, a bacterial disease people can contract through close contact with the furry animals, health officials warned. “Plague is naturally present in many parts of...
Tags: Pets, Epidemics and Plagues
READER SUBMITTED: United Technologies' Relay For Life Of East Hartford Raises Record Funding: American Cancer SocietyHartfordThe May 18 Relay For Life of East Hartford, sponsored by United Technologies Corp. (UTC), raised a record-breaking $246,000 for the American Cancer Society. The event, held at Rentschler Field, was attended by more than 500 people comprising more than 60...
READER SUBMITTED: MidState Medical Center Receives Prestigious International Recognition As Baby-Friendly Birth FacilityMeridenMidState Medical Center is pleased to announce that it has been named a Baby-Friendly birth facility. For the implementation of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative ("BFHI"), a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the...
Premium Health News Servicehttp://www.whatdoctorsknow.com When you face surgery, you may have many concerns. One common worry is about going under anesthesia. Will you lose consciousness? How will you feel afterward? Is it safe? Every day, about 60,000 people nationwide have...
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