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A bat infected with rabies was found on the garage floor of a Costa Mesa home, according to authorities. A 15-year-old boy got the live bat in a box without touching it May 5 and later received treatment, the Costa Mesa Police Department said. Because...
Tags: Symptoms, Diseases and Illnesses, Rabies
GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says a yellow fever booster vaccination given 10 years after the initial shot isn't necessary. The U.N.'s global health agency said Friday that its expert group on immunization believes a single dose of...
Like other fourth-graders at Evanston's King Laboratory School, Jennifer Dreller's daughter was discreetly weighed during gym class as part of a routine fitness assessment. But the experience took a toll on the 10-year-old's self-esteem, her mother...
It's hard to believe, but it's already time for cattle producers to start thinking about next year's calving season. Breeding season is right around the corner! Every spring I get calls from worried cattlemen who face the breeding season with...
An Aberdeen man wants to use his birthday to raise money for an immunization project. Glenn Jakober, who will turn 70 on May 23, is raising funds to support Kiwanis International's efforts to eliminate maternal neonatal tetanus in developing countries....
Jessamine County Health DepartmentRabies is a deadly disease that is almost always fatal if not prevented. In fact, every year in the United States, measures are taken to prevent approximately 40,000 potential exposures to rabies. Rabies is considered a disease of nature and can affect...
If you've got your health, the cliche goes, you've got just about everything. If you've got public health duties, you're responsible for just about everything from mosquitoes (West Nile carriers) to hygiene (wash your hands for as long as it takes to sing...
It is well known that HPV (human papillomavirus) can lead to deadly cervical cancer in women, but the virus is causing cancer in men as well. Throat cancers caused by HPV are showing up typically in men with little or no history of smoking, said Dr. Kevin...
ReutersSITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) - A 16-year-old Muslim boy lay dying on a thin metal table. Bitten by a rabid dog a month ago, he convulsed and drooled as his parents wedged a stick between his teeth to stop him from biting off his tongue. Swift treatment...
Tags: Islam, Hospitals and Clinics, Malaysia, Asia, Southeast Asia
WASHINGTON — Monsanto Co. and other companies that patent seeds may prohibit farmers from growing a second crop from their genetically modified seeds, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously. The closely watched decision was a clear victory for...
Reuters(Removes erroneous reference to deaths in France, para 7) By Angus McDowall HOFUF, Saudi Arabia, May 12 (Reuters) - On the third day after his father's death from a respiratory infection, Hussein al-Sheikh began to feel feverish. Shortly afterwards,...
Lehigh Valley WildThe Pennsylvania Game Commission has established the state’s second Disease Management Area in parts of four counties in response to three hunter-killed deer that tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease. Through an executive order, PGC Executive...
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