Stanford study traces hospital-acquired bloodstream infections to patients' own bodies
(Stanford Medicine) The most common source of a bloodstream infection acquired during a hospital stay is not a nurse's or doctor's dirty hands, or another patient's sneeze or visitor's cough, but the patient's own gut, Stanford University School of Medicine investigators have found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - October 15, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Here ’s How to Tell if You Have a Cold or the Flu
Your nose is dripping like a leaky faucet, your throat is sore and you can’t stop sneezing. You don’t have a fever, but you feel wiped out—like you could curl up on the floor and fall asleep. Do you have a cold or the flu? If you guessed cold, you’re probably right. But experts say that differentiating the common cold (an upper respiratory infection) from the flu (influenza) can be trickier than most people assume. “There is huge overlap among non-influenza viruses and the symptoms produced by influenza and other bugs,” says Dr. Bruce Barrett, a professor of family medicine and community...
Source: TIME: Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized public health Source Type: news

Skip the Cold Meds for Kids Under 6, Experts Say
THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 -- School is in full swing, and with it comes a plethora of colds passed back and forth among kids. But parents who want to alleviate a sick child's misery would do best to avoid over-the-counter cough and cold... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 11, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How to get rid of a cold: Relieve symptoms with this £3.50 high street remedy
HOW TO get rid of a cold: Winter illness season is fast approaching, and whether it ’s a blocked or runny nose, sore throat, cough or headache, symptoms can be difficult to handle. Alongside rest and keeping hydrated, experts recommend one high street remedy in particular. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lung cancer symptoms: A cough that won’t go away could be a sign of the deadly disease
LUNG CANCER symptoms usually don ’t appear in the early stages of the disease, but will often develop as the cancer progresses. A persistent cough that won’t go away is one sign. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Peninsula biotech coughs up 40 percent of its value on failed clinical trial
A Peninsula drug developer's only drug failed a mid-stage clinical trial in chronic cough — its second thumbs down in the clinic since going public eight months ago — sending the company's stock down 40 percent in trading Monday. In a 185-patient study, Menlo Therapeutics Inc.'s (NASDAQ: MNLO) once-daily serlopitant, a drug licensed six years ago from Merck& Co. Inc. (NYSE: MRK), failed to even match a placebo in a study designed to see if the drug would reduce the frequency of chronic coughs. In… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 9, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Peninsula biotech coughs up 40 percent of its value on failed clinical trial
A Peninsula drug developer's only drug failed a mid-stage clinical trial in chronic cough — its second thumbs down in the clinic since going public eight months ago — sending the company's stock down 40 percent in trading Monday. In a 185-patient study, Menlo Therapeutics Inc.'s (NASDAQ: MNLO) once-daily serlopitant, a drug licensed six years ago from Merck& Co. Inc. (NYSE: MRK), failed to even match a placebo in a study designed to see if the drug would reduce the frequency of chronic coughs. In… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 8, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Man's lips turn BLACK because of ulcers triggered by a lung infection
An unnamed 26-year-old went to hospital in Hong Kong with a fever, cough and a rash but within three days blisters started to develop on his lips, his eyes and his urethra. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lung cancer warning - why you should never ignore these bumps on the skin
LUNG cancer symptoms include a cough that doesn ’t go away, unexplained weight loss, or having a persistent croaky voice. But, you could also be at risk of lung tumour signs if you have these lumps on bumps on your skin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yes, You Should Get a Flu Shot in 2018. Here ’s Everything to Know
The 2017-2018 flu season was a bad one. The dominant viral strain, H3N2, was a particularly severe form of influenza, leading to widespread and serious illness across the country. The flu and its complications killed around 80,000 people last year, the CDC estimates, including 180 children. That’s the highest flu death toll in four decades. Experts say early indications suggest that this year’s flu season will be milder, but the memory of last winter should still serve as motivation to get the flu shot this fall. Here’s what you need to know about the 2018 flu shot. When should I get the flu shot? The CD...
Source: TIME: Health - October 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news

Over-the-counter drug-induced lung injuries with both diffuse alveolar haemorrhage and diffuse alveolar damage - Nakamura T, Watari T, Tokuda Y.
A 41-year-old Japanese man with no underlying disease was admitted to our hospital with haemoptysis and dyspnoea. Two weeks prior to admission, he had caught a cold and took an over-the-counter drug (topikku GX), subsequently general fatigue and cough w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

3 Honey-based tonics that remedy cough
(Natural News) Having a cough can be annoying, but if you have some honey in your kitchen, you can make effective honey-based tonics to ease this troublesome condition. Various over-the-counter (OTC) cough syrups are available in stores, but they may have negative side effects. However, using honey and other natural ingredients, you can come up... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements to combat cold and flu: High street remedies for fighting winter illness
BEST supplements to combat cold and flu: Winter is fast approaching, and with it comes cold and flu season. A runny nose, cough and sore throat can be highly frustrating, but certain vitamins and minerals can help you fight sickness. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Retired Wisconsin EMT Survives Life-Threatening Infection
  Dancing with the devil —that’s how one Wales man described his work as an EMT and volunteer firefighter, but over the summer, he got sick and he found himself on the other side of that work.  What started as back spasms and a dry cough in August for 58-year-old Tom Laumann quickly turned into something more serious when he could no longer breathe.  “I couldn’t inspire air and take a breath, and that’s what scared me,” Laumann said. Read more at Today's TMJ 4 Milwaukee. (Source: JEMS Patient Care)
Source: JEMS Patient Care - September 28, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Lauren Winfrey & Photojournalist Ryan Whittaker (Today's TMJ 4 Milwaukee) Tags: News News Videos Patient Care Source Type: news

Retired Wisconsin EMT Survives Life-Threatening Infection
  Dancing with the devil —that’s how one Wales man described his work as an EMT and volunteer firefighter, but over the summer, he got sick and he found himself on the other side of that work.  What started as back spasms and a dry cough in August for 58-year-old Tom Laumann quickly turned into something more serious when he could no longer breathe.  “I couldn’t inspire air and take a breath, and that’s what scared me,” Laumann said. Read more at Today's TMJ 4 Milwaukee. (Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News)
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - September 28, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Lauren Winfrey & Photojournalist Ryan Whittaker (Today's TMJ 4 Milwaukee) Tags: News News Videos Patient Care Source Type: news

Antibiotics for prolonged wet cough in children
This Systematic Review suggests that antibiotics are efficacious for the treatment of children with chronic wet cough greater than four weeks. This translates to a number needed to treat for an additional beneficial outcome. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why some people get worse colds than others: Your natural nose bacteria could be an issue
A new study from the University of Virginia has found that having more Staphylococcus or Moraxella bacteria in your nose can make you cough and sneeze more when you have a cold. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cough: Why do you cough more at night? How to stop a night-time cough
WINTER weather is expected to set in soon to the displeasure of our bodies, with many people already succumbing to bouts of coughing and sneezing. Why do you cough more at night and how can you stop it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Your cough and runny nose may not be cold symptoms - they could signal this infestation
COUGH and runny nose are symptoms of the common cold, which is easily treated. But in some cases, these could be a sign of a horrifying infestation in your home. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of a cold: Top 3 tips to get rid of a blocked nose and cough
COLD and flu season is around the corner with many commuters braving chilly weather this morning on the way to work. Here are the top three tips to get rid of a cough or blocked nose. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Causes Hyperkalemia?
Discussion Potassium (K+) is an alkali metal (Group 1 of periodic table with Hydrogen, Lithium and Sodium) with an anatomic number of 19. Its chemical symbol K, comes from the medieval Latin, kalium which means potash (mainly potassium carbonate or potassium hydroxide), the substance it was first isolated from. Potassium is an important cation and it mainly resides in the intracellular fluid with only a small amount in the extracellular fluid. Potassium regulates cell volume, pH and enzyme functions. Hyperkalemia is defined as a potassium level> 5.5 mEq/L in children and> 6.0 mEq/L in newborns. Hyperkalemia incre...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 24, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

ECG Challenge: Elderly, Diaphoretic, and Short of Air
An 82-year-old woman presents with acute worsening of dyspnea, dry cough, and subjective fever and sudden onset of sweating. She denies chest pain. What's your ECG read?   (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - September 20, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Brady Pregerson, MD Tags: Cardiovascular Disease Source Type: news

CSA Medical touts QoL improvements in RejuvenAir chronic bronchitis study
CSA Medical today released early results from a feasibility study exploring the use of its RejuvenAir Metered Cryospray system in treating patients with chronic bronchitis, touting improvements in quality of life for patients treated with the system. Results from the trial were presented at the 2018 European Respiratory Society Congress in Paris, the Boston-based company said. “We are encouraged by these positive safety and feasibility results and we’re moving forward with plans to initiate a worldwide pivotal study of RejuvenAir in chronic bronchitis in 2019. We look forward to advancing this novel therap...
Source: Mass Device - September 19, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Respiratory CSA Medical Inc. Source Type: news

Do you use Kleenex tissues? Top seller now guilty of adding skin-corrosive detergent Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
(Natural News) In America, there is always some toxic medicine for every ailment that can “help” things get worse. The flu shot can assist you in getting a worse case of the flu the following year. Children’s cough syrup often contains toxic food coloring and aspartame – one of the world’s most dangerous food additives... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

To Prevent Deadly Whooping Cough Outbreaks, Give The Vaccine Ahead Of Schedule
Whooping cough (pertussis) infections are most severe in newborns, and may be fatal. In populations where adults are not immunized, administering pertussis vaccines to newborns may minimize the risk of life-threatening whooping cough infections in infants. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nina Shapiro, Contributor Source Type: news

Lung cancer symptoms: Is your cough a lung cancer cough? Look out for these three signs
LUNG cancer symptoms usually become apparent as the condition progresses, as there tends to be no indications in the early stages. But when they do become begin to show the most common sign is a cough. How can you tell if you have a normal cough or if it ’s a lung cancer cough? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neurogenic Cough: New Insights Neurogenic Cough: New Insights
Dr David Johnson on the treatment of patients locked into a cycle of coughing.Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Commentary Source Type: news

Antibiotics for children's cough don't reduce hospitalization risk, study says
If a child is prescribed antibiotics to treat coughs and respiratory infections, the chances of being hospitalized are not reduced, according to a British study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Groundbreaking study finds NO evidence cough mixtures speed up recovery or ease symptoms
Researchers from the University of Basel found that both dry and chesty coughs take the same amount of time to go regardless of whether a patient takes medication or not. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prescribing antibiotics for children with cough in general practice does not reduce hospitalisation risk
Doctors and nurses often prescribe antibiotics for children with cough and respiratory infection to avoid return visits, symptoms getting worse or hospitalisation. In a study published in the British Journal of General Practice today [Tuesday 11 September], researchers from the Universities of Bristol, Southampton, Oxford and Kings College London found little evidence that antibiotics reduce the risk of children with cough ending up in hospital, suggesting that this is an area in which unnecessary antibiotic prescribing could be reduced. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - September 11, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Supreme Court prescribes pain relief for 15 banned combination drugs
The order effectively brings several popular cough syrups, painkillers and cold medication out of the health ministry ’s impending ban list, providing relief to drug companies pegged at over Rs 740 crore annually. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - September 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sick Passengers and Crew Aboard Emirates Flight Test Positive for Influenza
The patients hospitalized after arriving at John F. Kennedy Airport in a plane carrying sick passengers and crew have tested positive for influenza, according to a New York City official. About 100 people aboard Emirates Flight 203 from Dubai complained of illness, citing symptoms like cough and fever. Emirates said Wednesday that 10 passengers “were taken ill.” Eric Phillips, press secretary for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, said test results on the 10 patients taken to the hospital found influenza. Some test results came back inconclusive on other viruses, which is a common occurrence, he said. Those te...
Source: TIME: Health - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mahita Gajanan Tags: Uncategorized New York onetime Travel Source Type: news

Persistent cough: Dr Ranj warns how long to wait before seeking help from your GP
A PERSISTENT cough can be very irritating for you and others around you. While most coughs go away on their own, how long should you wait to seek help and what are the signs your cough could be something more serious. Dr Ranj Singh revealed the answer on This Morning. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 Sick Passengers Taken to Hospital After Plane from Dubai Quarantined at JFK
Ten passengers have been taken to the hospital after a plane with more than 500 people aboard was quarantined upon landing at John F. Kennedy Airport Wednesday. At least 100 passengers complained of illness, with symptoms including cough and fever, on Emirates Flight 203 from Dubai, Benjamin Haynes, a spokesperson for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Infectious Disease Media Team, said in a statement provided to TIME. Emirates said that about 10 passengers on the flight “were taken ill.” “On arrival at JFK, as a precaution, they were immediately checked by local health authorities, a...
Source: TIME: Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized New York onetime Source Type: news

10 Sick People Taken to Hospital After Plane from Dubai Quarantined at JFK
Ten people have been taken to the hospital after a plane with more than 500 people aboard was quarantined upon landing at John F. Kennedy Airport Wednesday. Around 100 people on Emirates Flight 203 from Dubai complained of illness, with symptoms including cough and fever, before being officially evaluated, Benjamin Haynes, a spokesperson for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Infectious Disease Media Team, told TIME. Emirates, however, said that only about 10 passengers on the flight “were taken ill.” “On arrival at JFK, as a precaution, they were immediately checked by local health au...
Source: TIME: Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized New York onetime Source Type: news

10 Sick People Taken to Hospital After Emirates Flight Lands at JFK
Ten people have been taken to the hospital after a plane carrying sick passengers landed at John F. Kennedy Airport Wednesday. Around 100 people on Emirates Flight 203 from Dubai complained of illness, with symptoms including cough and fever, before being officially evaluated, Benjamin Haynes, a spokesperson for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Infectious Disease Media Team, told TIME. Emirates, however, said that only about 10 of the roughly 500 passengers on the flight “were taken ill.” Statement: Emirates can confirm that about 10 passengers on #EK203 from Dubai to New York were take...
Source: TIME: Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized New York onetime Source Type: news

11 Sick People Taken to Hospital After Emirates Flight Lands at JFK
Eleven people were treated at a local hospital after a plane carrying sick passengers landed at John F. Kennedy Airport Wednesday. Around 100 people on Emirates Flight 203 from Dubai complained of illness, with symptoms including cough and fever, before being officially evaluated, Benjamin Haynes, a spokesperson for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Infectious Disease Media Team, told TIME. Emirates, however, said that only about 10 of the roughly 500 passengers on the flight “were taken ill.” Statement: Emirates can confirm that about 10 passengers on #EK203 from Dubai to New York were ...
Source: TIME: Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized New York onetime Source Type: news

As the New York Times attacks vitamin D, whooping cough - easily prevented with the low-cost nutrient - is making a comeback across America
(Natural News) The New York Times is on a mission: Get people to believe that at least 80 percent of them have normal vitamin D levels; that the nutrient is only important in the prevention of rickets in children and osteomalacia (a softening of the bones) in adults; that normal levels of vitamin D are... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Opium Poppy Genome Research May Aid Painkiller Production
MONDAY, Sept. 3, 2018 -- Scientists who decoded the opium poppy genome say the breakthrough might improve production of the plant to provide a cheap, reliable supply of pain relievers and other medications. The opium poppy is used to make the cough... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 3, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Caused This Mediastinal Mass in a 42-Year-Old Man?
A patient with a history of thalassemia minor presents with chest pain and a cough. Imaging shows a posterior mediastinal mass. A biopsy is performed. What is your diagnosis? (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - August 31, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Cesar A. Moran, MD Source Type: news

How to get rid of a head cold fast: Five simple remedies to alleviate symptoms
HOW TO get rid of a cold: Whether it ’s a blocked or runny nose, sore throat, cough or headache, the symptoms of the common cold can be difficult to handle. The good news is the common cold can be treated at home and there are five remedies recommended for fast relief. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

1 Dead, 11 Others Sickened In Hampton Beach Legionnaires ’ Outbreak
HAMPTON, N.H. (CBS) – New Hampshire health officials confirmed Thursday that one person has died from pneumonia linked to an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the popular beach town of Hampton. Health officials say one elderly adult died from complications related to the disease. Eleven other people tested positive for Legionnaire’s disease. The state has been investigating the cases at Hampton Beach in the area of Ashworth Ave. between Island Path and M Street. As a precaution, the NH Department of Health and Human Services (DPHS) has closed the hot tubs at Sands Hotel and the Harris Sea Ranch Motel. ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local Hampton Beach Legionnaires Disease Local TV Source Type: news

How to get rid of a cold: Five simple remedies to get fast relief and alleviate symptoms
HOW TO get rid of a cold: Whether it ’s a blocked or runny nose, sore throat, cough or headache, the symptoms of the common cold can be difficult to handle. The good news is the common cold can be treated at home and there are five remedies recommended for fast relief. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Recent measles case in Santa Monica sheds light on risk of outbreak
The recent news about an international tourist with measles who visited Santa Monica raised anew concerns about the potential for an outbreak of the disease, which has been all but eradicated in the United States.Measles remains endemic in many parts of the world, including popular tourist destinations in parts of Western Europe, and travelers need to be aware of the risks posed by the highly contagious disease. In the Santa Monica case, the traveler had visited several restaurants and hotels in Santa Monica from Aug. 8-10.UCLA HealthDr. Deborah Lehman“Measles is one of the most contagious disease we have, and the co...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - August 30, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Antibiotics Effective in Children With Chronic Wet Cough Antibiotics Effective in Children With Chronic Wet Cough
Antibiotics are effective in children with wet cough that lasts longer than four weeks, a new Cochrane review suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - August 29, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Autumnal Rash and Fever: Your Dx?
A 2-year-old boy is seen for 2 days of cough, high fever, vomiting, and a rash. Is the rash location a clue to diagnosis?   (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - August 24, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Brady Pregerson, MD Tags: Pediatric Dermatology Source Type: news

Acute cough (including acute bronchitis): antimicrobial prescribing: Draft guidance consultation
This DRAFT guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute cough. It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance. Acute cough is defined as lasting for less than 3 weeks. Most people get better during this time without medicines. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First Case Of Dog Flu Confirmed In Massachusetts
BOSTON (CBS) – Dog owners are being urged to vaccinate their pets as the first case of canine flu this year has been confirmed in Massachusetts. A six-month-old poodle was treated and released on Aug. 14 after a two-day stay at the MSPCA’s Angell Animal Medical Center. The MSPCA is urging owners of at-risk dogs to consider vaccinating their pets against the highly contagious virus for added protection. Veterinarians estimate that the the vaccine is about 60 percent effective. Dr. Virginia Sinnott of Angell’s Emergency & Critical Care Unit examines a dog after Massachusetts saw its first confirmed case...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local Angell Animal Medical Center dog flu MSPCA Source Type: news

32 Children ’s Medicines Recalled For Potential ‘ Microbial Contamination ’
(CBS Local) – King Bio is voluntarily recalling 32 children’s medicines because of potential “microbial contamination,” the company said in a statement on Wednesday. The medicines, which include those meant to relieve common illnesses including fever, cough, flu, tummy aches, nosebleeds, and earaches, were sold nationwide. According to the company, “the use of drugs products with microbial contamination could potentially result in increased infections that may require medical intervention, and could result in infections that could be life threatening to certain individuals.” No...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News children's medication FDA Local TV Recall talkers Source Type: news

How to get rid of a cough: Eat this food before trying medicine says Dr Ranj
HOW TO get rid of a cough is a common question people ask themselves throughout the year. While some people may find reaching for the medicine cabinet is the best remedy, TV doctor Dr Ranj Singh recommends eating a certain food instead. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news