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health & fitness Infection can be fatal more than 30 percent of the time, and infections have increased more than five times in two years, reports said. By Lanning Taliaferro, Patch Staff Nov 15, 2019 1:56 pm ET | Updated Nov 15, 2019 2:03 pm ET The deadly fungus C. auris has been identified in…

I see you — Eye with blazing rim indicated pigment was flaking off from his iris. Beth Mole – Nov 15, 2019 6:30 pm UTC Like this, except less evil lord-like.New Line Cinema Move over, Dark Lord of Mordor. There’s a new blazing peeper in town. Doctors in Texas came face to face with a…

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COBB COUNTY, Ga. – The Georgia Department of Public Health says there are three additional cases of measles in Cobb County.  This comes after a reported case earlier this month. State health officials said a student came down with measles and was present at Mabry Middle School on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. In this latest…

FILE – In this Nov. 6, 2015 file photo, an elderly couple walks down a hall in Easton, Pa. Research released on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 suggests many American adults inaccurately estimate their chances for developing dementia and do useless things to prevent it. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)Many older American adults may inaccurately estimate their…

In a new paper this week, researchers are making a novel argument: Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and astronauts in space suffer similar health problems—including bone and muscle loss—and as such could benefit from similar training regimens. Author Jessica Scott, a senior scientist at the NASA Johnson Space Center who’s studied how spaceflight affects the human…

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EMMAUS, Pa. – Cases of whooping cough have been reported in the East Penn School District.Students who attend Emmaus High School, Lower Macungie Middle School, Shoemaker and Wescosville Elementary Schools have been diagnosed with Pertussis, or whooping cough, the district informed parents in a letter.The students are under the care of a physician, according to…

More than 100 million Americans are currently living with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, according to the latest government stats. While you let that sink in, let me explain a little bit about how these conditions develop. Everything you eat gets broken down so your body can use the raw materials to carry out its…

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