Nigeria: World Mosquito Day - PECAN, Rotary Club Fumigates Lagos Drainage Against Malaria
[This Day] The Pest Control Association of Nigeria (PECAN) with the Rotary Club of Gbagada fumigated the drainage system on Owoseni Street in the Surulere area of Lagos in its efforts to combat the menace of malaria and its effect. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 1, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New RefSeq annotations!
Since July, the NCBI Eukaryotic Genome Annotation Pipeline released fifty-four new annotations in RefSeq for the following organisms: Amphibalanus amphitrite (crustacean) Apis laboriosa (Himalayan honeybee) Bombus pyrosoma (bee) Callorhinchus milii (elephant shark) Carya illinoinensis (pecan) Catharus ustulatus (Swainson’s thrush) Centrocercus urophasianus (Greater sage-grouse) Cervus canadensis (even-toed ungulates) Cervus elaphus (red deer) Chelonia mydas (Green sea turtle) (pictured) Chiloscyllium plagiosum … Continue reading New RefSeq annotations! → (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - October 7, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New Eukaryotic genome annotation RefSeq Source Type: news

Pecan Street Festival canceled
The 40th annual Fall Pecan Street Festival has been canceled amid rising Covid-19 cases and following a city special events permit denial, festival organizers announced Sept. 8. The festival, scheduled for Sept. 18-19, was set to feature more than 300 artisan vendors and food stands along with performances from 50 bands. Attendance-wise, it's one of the largest annual events in town. Our partners at KXAN News have more on the cancelation here. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 8, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: KXAN News Source Type: news

Rhubarb pecan muffins
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - August 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: Own a Nutcracker? Turn Pecans Into a Festive Treat
FRIDAY, Dec. 20, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Want a holiday snack that ' s packed with nutrition? Pick up some pecans. Nuts are considered heart-healthy. They ' re part of the blood pressure-lowering DASH diet and full of " good " fats,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 20, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Nigeria: Vanguard, Rotary Club, Pecan, Wage War Against Malaria
[Vanguard] In line with the 2019, World Malaria Day theme: "Zero Malaria Starts with Me," Vanguard Newspapers in collaboration with Rotary Club and the Pest Control Association of Nigeria, PECAN, on Thursday carried out free fumigation exercise in Kirikiri area of Lagos. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 27, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Five Houston Officers Shot during Encounter with Suspect
HOUSTON (Houston Chronicle) - Five Houston Police Officers were shot in southeast Houston Monday afternoon after an "encounter with a suspect." The incident occurred at about 5 p.m., according to police, in the Pecan Park neighborhood, near Harding St. and Fennell. HPD officials have not yet released details about the incident, but confirmed  five officers had been shot. Their conditions are not known at this time. According to law enforcement sources, one of the wounded officers was shot in the face. The incident occurred after the officers -- from the Narcotics Division -- were serving a warrant, sources s...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 29, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Trauma Patient Care News Source Type: news

Five Houston Officers Shot during Encounter with Suspect
HOUSTON (Houston Chronicle) - Five Houston Police Officers were shot in southeast Houston Monday afternoon after an "encounter with a suspect." The incident occurred at about 5 p.m., according to police, in the Pecan Park neighborhood, near Harding St. and Fennell. HPD officials have not yet released details about the incident, but confirmed  five officers had been shot. Their conditions are not known at this time. According to law enforcement sources, one of the wounded officers was shot in the face. The incident occurred after the officers -- from the Narcotics Division -- were serving a warrant, sources s...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 29, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Trauma Patient Care News Source Type: news

Five Houston Officers Shot, Injured While Serving Warrant
HOUSTON (Houston Chronicle) - Veteran narcotics officers broke down the door of a suspected drug den in southeast Houston Monday afternoon, armed with a warrant and hoping to arrest heroin dealers operating out of the Pecan Park home. They were met by a hail of gunfire, instead, as one of the suspects inside unleashed a barrage of bullets that wounded four officers, two critically. "This is never one of the calls you want to get as a chief," Police Chief Art Acevedo said outside Memorial Hermann Hospital hours later, while flanked by top police brass, Mayor Sylvester Turner and a host of other city officials...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 29, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Trauma Patient Care News Source Type: news

Five Houston Officers Shot, Injured While Serving Warrant
HOUSTON (Houston Chronicle) - Veteran narcotics officers broke down the door of a suspected drug den in southeast Houston Monday afternoon, armed with a warrant and hoping to arrest heroin dealers operating out of the Pecan Park home. They were met by a hail of gunfire, instead, as one of the suspects inside unleashed a barrage of bullets that wounded four officers, two critically. "This is never one of the calls you want to get as a chief," Police Chief Art Acevedo said outside Memorial Hermann Hospital hours later, while flanked by top police brass, Mayor Sylvester Turner and a host of other city officials...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 29, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Trauma Patient Care News Source Type: news

Are Sweet Potatoes Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Sweet potatoes pack the unique health benefits of regular potatoes with a little something extra. “In general, the more color you can add into your diet coming from fruits and vegetables, the better,” says Yasi Ansari, a sports dietitian in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Still, the many nutritional benefits are no excuse to spring for sweet potato fries at every chance. Here’s what you need to know about how healthy sweet potatoes are, plus the best ways to incorporate them into any diet. What are the nutritional benefits of sweet potatoes? “All potatoes are nutrient-dense and healthy for you,&rdquo...
Source: TIME: Health - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Holiday Meals and Food Allergies/Special Diets
Are you planning your holiday menus for when your friends and families are gathering during the holiday season?  It can be fun to plan what foods and beverages to serve until Cousin Bill states he is no longer eating gluten, your best friend is lactose intolerant, your boss is vegan, Grandma is diabetic, and your nephew announces he is bringing his roommate who has specific religious dietary restrictions. Suddenly menu planning becomes a challenge that seem insurmountable. Providing a fun festive gathering includes being a hospitable one as well. Letting your guests know they are welcome and that you are considerate of t...
Source: Dragonfly - December 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Carolyn Martin Tags: Health Literacy/Consumer Health dietary restrictions diets food allergies Source Type: news

First Source Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Pecan and Cashew in Chocolate and Nut Tray
First Source of Tonawanda, NY, is voluntarily recalling Chocolate and Nut Tray because it contains undeclared tree nuts, pecan and cashew. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to tree nuts (Pecan& Cashew) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 21, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Study Blames 'Southern' Diet For Black Health Woes
A new study suggests the key factor in black Americans’ higher blood pressure risk is the traditional Southern diet -- with its deep-fried foods, pecan pies and other tasty but nutritionally dubious fare. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Are Common Cross-reactivities with Other Allergens?
Discussion The most common allergic foods are cow’s milk (most common), egg, peanut, tree nut, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish. Egg, milk, soy and wheat tend to occur in young children and these are more likely to be outgrown over time. Peanut, tree nut, shellfish, and fish occur at all ages and are less likely to be outgrown. Peanut and tree nut allergies also tend to be more severe than other foods. Ninety percent of food fatalities were attributed to tree nuts and peanuts. In a study of anaphylaxis in schools, food was the most likely trigger (54%) with nuts and fruits being the most commonly identified foods. Co-f...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 3, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news