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  • 5 Things Guys Need to do to Stay Healthy

    5 Things Guys Need to do to Stay Healthy
    Staying healthy is more than an addition to your to-do list. Instead, it makes completing your list possible. That said, we asked a doctor, oncologist Eric Nadler, for simple steps men can take to be their healthiest. Nadler practices medicine at Sammons...
  • Two New Confirmed Cases of West Nile Virus

    Two New Confirmed Cases of West Nile Virus
    The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has confirmed two new human cases of West Nile Virus, bringing this year's total to three. Both new cases are from Ascension Parish. These cases are reported in DHH's weekly Louisiana Arbovirus Surveillance...
  • More than 120 Complaints of Norovirus from Millennium Park

    More than 120 Complaints of Norovirus from Millennium Park
    Kent County Health Department officials say the number of calls complaining of norovirus symptoms has tapered off, regarding dozens of people who fell ill after going to Millennium Park last Friday. Officials say the number of affected is more than 120....
  • Testing Finds Norovirus In Those Sick At Millennium Park

    Testing Finds Norovirus In Those Sick At Millennium Park
    Health officials have new information on what may have caused a number of people to get sick after visiting a local park. Around 100 people have called the Kent County Health Department, saying they became ill after visiting Grand Rapid's Millennium...
  • Swimmers Not Warned of Sewage Leak

    You wouldn't let your children play in raw sewage. However, last month -- during a hot, humid weekend -- kids swimming in Hempstead harbor were doing just that. "We have a history of being proactive about closing beaches to protect the health of our...
  • Man Located after Going Missing from Adult Foster Care

    Man Located after Going Missing from Adult Foster Care
    Police in Muskegon County have ended their search for Timmy Ronald Lee, who suffers from several ailments and psychological disorders. 51-year-old Lee has been found safe Tuesday evening. Prior to that, he was last seen shortly after 9:00 Tuesday Morning...
  • Gulf oil spill: Top BP official aboard oil rig that exploded might refuse to speak at hearing

     
    A top BP official aboard the oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in April was expected to refuse to speak at a federal hearing Tuesday. Robert Kaluza, BP’s “company man,” a representative of the oil company’s interests......
  • POTS: No Cure, But Symptoms Can be Managed

    POTS: No Cure, But Symptoms Can be Managed
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it possible to cure postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS)? My 15-year-old granddaughter has recently been diagnosed with POTS. ANSWER: A cure for POTS doesn't exist at this time. Fortunately, teenagers—a group...
  • Docs Reconsider Old Antibiotics

    Docs Reconsider Old Antibiotics
    More than half a century ago, when antibiotics were transforming modern medicine, a now almost forgotten drug was hailed as something close to the miracle of miracles. Doctors rushed to prescribe it for an array of medical problems — that is, until...
  • Hospitals Cut Out Meat with Antibiotics

    Hospitals Cut Out Meat with Antibiotics
    The evening's menu featured grass-fed, antibiotic-free beef over pasta, fresh seasonal vegetables and fresh organic peaches—items right at home in the city's finest restaurants. Instead, the dishes were prepared for visitors, staff and bed-bound...
  • Fresh Express recalls romaine lettuce salad products because of E. coli risk

     
    Fresh Express is recalling certain romaine lettuce salad products with expired Use-by Dates of July 8 – 12 and an “S” in the Product Code because they may have the potential to be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. No other Fresh Express...