Two Excedrin products pulled from shelves over mixing fears

Two popular Excedrin products pulled from shelves amid fears poorly measured ingredients could leave consumers with unpredictable doses Excedrin Extra Strength and Excedrin Migraine were pulled from shelves on Wednesday Pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline say the move is over 'inconsistencies' with the ingredients Excedrin's active ingredients include acetaminophen, aspirin and caffeine The manufacturer says it doesn't believe the drugs pose
Daily Mail


Take influenza vaccine, health authorities warn

Senior citizens, children and people with chronic health conditions are being urged to take the influenza vaccine as the highly-infectious respiratory illness gains momentum this winter. The Superintendent of Public Health Charmaine Gauci said: "We have not experienced the peak of influenza yet for this year. With an ongoing upward trend, the highest community rate reached
Times of Malta


Arkansas flu death toll rises to 27 for 2019-2020 year

by: James Selby Posted: / Updated: LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KLFY) - (1/22/20) The death toll continues to rise in the 2019-2020 flu season in Arkansas. Last week the first child death was reported. Report Key Points: The victims of the flu were between the ages of 45 and 64. * For Week 3, Arkansas reported
KTVE - myarklamiss.com (press release) (blog)


Understanding Dementia, presented at St. Joseph's centre in Cornwall

Some of the statistics are sobering - including that every three seconds, someone in the world is diagnosed with dementia. "That's why we are working so hard on educating people," said Josee Desrochers, education co-ordinator with the Alzheimer Society of Cornwall and District, during her presentation, Understanding Dementia, held on Tuesday afternoon at St. Joseph's Continuing
Standard Freeholder


Evening Update: Coronavirus death toll rises as fear of pandemic spreads

Good evening, let's start with today's top stories: Fears of coronavirus pandemic spreads Seventeen people are dead and 548 sickened in China as of Wednesday afternoon, as the Wuhan coronavirus' spread to Hong Kong has raised fears of a new pandemic in Asia. Four cases had been reported in Thailand and one each in Taiwan, South
The Globe and Mail


Health watchdogs monitor China virus | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Published Jan 22, 2020 at 5:46 pm (Updated Jan 22, 2020 at 5:46 pm) Health authorities are monitoring the potential risk of a high-profile virus reaching Bermuda, it was revealed today. The new strain of coronavirus, discovered in China, made headlines after it was reported in other Asian countries and the United States. A spokeswoman for the
Royal Gazette


Snakes Could Be the Source of the Coronavirus Outbreak in China

Snakes - the Chinese krait and the Chinese cobra - may be the original source of the newly discovered coronavirus that has triggered an outbreak of a deadly infectious respiratory illness in China this winter. The illness was first reported in late December 2019 in Wuhan, a major city in central China, and has been rapidly
Discover Magazine (blog)


Snakes May Be the Unique Supply of the New Coronavirus Outbreak in China - Periodical 360

The next essay is reprinted with permission from The Dialog, a web-based newsletter overlaying the most recent analysis. Snakes-the Chinese language krait and the Chinese language cobra-is also the unique supply of the newly came upon coronavirus that has caused a virus of a perilous infectious respiration sickness in China this iciness. The numerous-banded krait
periodical360


Dallas County Health Confirms 11th Flu-Related Death of 2019-2020 Season

Getty Images Dallas County health officials confirmed Wednesday a 34-year-old person died after contracting the flu. As per usual, identifying information was not released about the patient though county officials did say the person did not have any underlying medical conditions. DCHHS officials confirmed the patient is the 11th person to die in the
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth


Lizzo On Dysmorphia, Positivity & Being 'So Much More' Than Body Talk

Image: Evan Agostini/Invision/AP/Shutterstock When we talk about body positivity - and the broader fight for people in all kinds of bodies to get to exist happily and without scrutiny - after a certain point, it becomes important for them to have the space to not have to talk about their bodies or
SheKnows


Researchers Trace Coronavirus Outbreak to Snakes in China

Emerging viral infections-from bird flu to Ebola to Zika infections-pose major threats to global public health, and understanding their origins can help investigators design defensive strategies against future outbreaks. A new study provides important insights on the potential origins of the most recent outbreak of viral pneumonia in China, which started in the middle
Laboratory Equipment


WHO to decide on global health emergency

The World Health Organisation will decide on Thursday whether to declare a global emergency over the outbreak of a new flu-like virus spreading in and beyond China. If it does so it will be only the sixth international public health emergency to be declared in the last decade. "The decision is one I take extremely seriously and
Naracoorte Herald


Canadian public health agencies ramping up preparations in response to new virus

Canadian public health agencies are ramping up preparations to deal with a new viral illness that has killed 17 people and infected more than 400 in China and has spread to other countries, including one case in the United States. Health officials have said there are no confirmed cases of the emerging coronavirus in Canada, but
Deloraine Times


WHO says will decide on Thursday if China virus is a global health emergency

GENEVA (REUTERS) - The World Health Organisation (WHO) said it will decide on Thursday (Jan 23) whether to declare a global emergency over the outbreak of a new flu-like virus spreading in and beyond China. If it does so it will be only the sixth international public health emergency to be declared in the last decade. "The
The Straits Times


Coronavirus latest warning: Public Health England issues latest statement on deadly virus

Coronavirus has been sweeping across Asia including countries like Thailand, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong and the United States and has now killed 17 people. Researchers have predicted up to 10,000 patients in Wuhan, China may have the virus and its been reported that transport networks in the city have been closed, ordering citizens not
Express.co.uk


1 Confirmed Case of the Mumps at UNC - Chapelboro.com

A UNC student has a confirmed case of the mumps, the university said in an Alert Carolina message. Per the release, the dates the student may have been infectious were January 11 through the 18. The university added that the risk to the general population of contracting mumps from this student is low. Alert Carolina Informational
Chapelboro.com


WHO puts off decision on whether to call viral outbreak a global emergency

he World Health Organization on Wednesday delayed a decision on whether to declare the ongoing outbreak of a novel virus that originated in China a global health emergency, with the head of the agency saying experts needed more information first. Following a meeting of a WHO emergency committee, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO's director-general, said he
STAT


Canadian public health agencies ramping up preparations to deal with new virus | The Star

Canadian public health agencies are ramping up preparations to deal with a new viral illness that has killed 17 people and infected more than 400 in China and has spread to other countries, including one case in the United States. Health officials have said there are no confirmed cases of the emerging coronavirus in Canada, but
Toronto Star


State gears up to tackle coronavirus threat

With the death toll from the outbreak of a new pathogen - 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) - in China rising to 17, the Health Department has alerted major hospitals in the State to gear up by putting in place infection control measures. The coronavirus has caused alarm because of its similarity to the severe acute
The Hindu


Canadian health agencies ramping up preparations amid coronavirus - BNN Bloomberg

Canadian public health agencies are ramping up preparations to deal with a new viral illness that has killed 17 people and infected more than 400 in China and has spread to other countries, including one case in the United States. Health officials have said there are no confirmed cases of the emerging coronavirus in Canada, but
BNNBloomberg.ca


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