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220 cruise passengers fall ill with stomach virus - KHOU

December 17, 2017

A worker cleans the side of the Independence of the Seas cruise ship on its first trip in the Canary Islands of Tenerife on May 10, 2008. The ship belongs to the Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines.  (Photo: DESIREE MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images) (Photo: AFP, 2008 AFP) PORT EVERGLADES, Fla. (AP) – More than 200 passengers on a cruise […]

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Frank A. Bures: Aspirin and Reye's syndrome - Winona Daily News

December 17, 2017

If you have wondered why advice is given to avoid giving aspirin to kiddos and teens if they are running a fever or getting sick, it is because of an association between taking aspirin and developing a nasty condition called Reye’s syndrome (RS). The FDA required a warning label be put on all aspirin products. […]

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Ketamine Can Rapidly Reduce Suicidal Thoughts - PsychCentral.com

December 17, 2017

A new study has found that ketamine is significantly more effective than a commonly used sedative in reducing suicidal thoughts in depressed patients. Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) also found that ketamine’s anti-suicidal effects occurred within hours after its administration. “There is a critical window in which depressed patients who are suicidal need […]

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Medical News Today: Hepatitis C outside the body and other virus facts

December 17, 2017
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The hepatitis C virus can live outside the body in some circumstances, although it is unusual for a person to be infected by the virus in this way. We find out more about how long the virus can survive, and how hepatitis C usually spreads. Hepatitis C is a viral infection that affects the liver. […]

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220 cruise passengers fall ill with stomach virus - The Bellingham Herald

December 17, 2017

More than 200 passengers on a cruise ship that docked at Port Everglades fell ill with a stomach virus. The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that the Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited’s ship Independence scheduled to dock Saturday in Florida reported 220 cases of gastro-intestinal illness among the 5,547 guests. The 5-night cruise was interrupted for those […]

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220 cruise passengers fall ill with stomach virus - Charlotte Observer

December 17, 2017

More than 200 passengers on a cruise ship that docked at Port Everglades fell ill with a stomach virus. The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that the Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited’s ship Independence scheduled to dock Saturday in Florida reported 220 cases of gastro-intestinal illness among the 5,547 guests. The 5-night cruise was interrupted for those […]

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Medical News Today: What is Cladosporium and what are its health effects?

December 17, 2017
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Cladosporium is a common mold that can affect the inside or outside of a person’s home. Many people will have heard horror stories about mold causing mysterious illnesses. When a person finds they have mold in their home, it can cause concern because of these worrying stories. Most kinds of Cladosporium are not dangerous to […]

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Confirmed cases of whooping cough at Grand Ledge Public Schools - WLNS

December 17, 2017

GRAND LEDGE, Mich. (WLNS) – Grand Ledge Public Schools has confirmed cases of Pertussis, also known as whooping cough. In a letter released Friday through social media, school officials confirmed the cases. “If there’s one infection in the school and the kid is not properly been diagnosed for it, potential is there for him to […]

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What Causes Bipolar Disorder? Seven Key Factors Identified By Study - International Business Times

December 17, 2017

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that causes unusual episodes such as a shift in moods ranging from manic high to deep despair. Nearly 6 million Americans suffer from this metal disorder and a study in this direction, which gathered pace in the past few decades, led to some interesting insights. This disorder can be particularly […]

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Medical News Today: What is prolotherapy and what is it used to treat?

December 17, 2017
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Prolotherapy is a procedure where a natural irritant is injected into the soft tissue of an injured joint. Supporters believe that it may provide significant relief for joint or back pain. The disruption to the lives of those who experience joint and back pain can be serious. From missed work to decreased mobility, the impact […]

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