More than 50 refugees from Afghanistan got sick at a hotel in Tucson and health officials say it's being investigated as food poisoning.
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Bomb squad called to ER after a patient turned up with a WWII artillery shell lodged in his rectum, police say
Bomb disposal experts were called to a hospital in Gloucester, England, after a man with a WW II anti-tank shell lodged inside of him needed treatment.
Women Who Aren't Considered Conventionally "Attractive" Are Sharing The Annoying Things They Have To Put Up With, And It's Unacceptable
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- Best Life
Blood clots are a crucial part of the body's ability to heal from injury. That's because when you get wounded, your circulatory system quickly gets to work at plugging any open blood vessels by clumping at the injury site. However, in many cases, blood clots within your body can pose a potentially serious risk to your health, leading to heart attack, stroke, and other life-threatening conditions.That's why experts are sounding the alarm about one thing you may be wearing that can heighten your r
I Went To A Celebrity Dentist To Whiten My Teeth And Here's How Much It Cost, How Much It Hurt, And My Results
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- In The Know by Yahoo
CVS customer catches pharmacy employee's alleged unsanitary behavior on camera: ‘This is the final straw’
A CVS customer recorded an employee who allegedly engaged in unsanitary behavior at work, in an incident the shopper referred to as her "final straw" with the pharmacy.
Whether you track your steps with a wearable fitness tracker or through your phone, knowing how much you've walked in a day can be an extremely useful tool for weight loss. Many of us are sitting for a majority of the day, which can ultimately have a negative impact on our body and brain.
As the omicron variant spreads, Dr. Bruce Hirsch, an infectious disease specialist, offers advice on indoor dining.
- Eat This, Not That!
Ever notice how the last place we tend to lose fat is in the belly? Abdominal fat oftentimes seems impossible to lose and chances are it's because it's visceral fat—"a type of body fat that's stored within the abdominal cavity between your vital organs: liver, intestines, pancreas, etc," says Jillian Michaels—creator of The Fitness App by Jillian Michaels. While it can be challenging to lose, there are ways to help reverse visceral fat and get rid of the stubborn excess weight. Eat This, Not Tha
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The Careity Celebrity Cutting Event brought out familiar faces for fans of the drama series on Friday.
- Business Insider
A corporate Christmas party turned into the biggest Omicron 'super spreader event' outside South Africa, with up to 60 people infected
The outbreak at a Christmas party in Oslo, Norway, is the biggest outside of South Africa, where researchers first detected the new Omicron variant.
- Miami Herald
The American Heart Association says you shouldn’t take aspirin daily without first talking to your doctor.
- Yahoo Finance
Omicron happened this week. So as the medical world shifts to a yet-to-be-determined degree, a question comes to mind: Who will pay for all this? In fact, who’s paid for all the COVID fighting to date?
The Omicron variant of the virus that causes COVID-19 likely acquired at least one of its mutations by picking up a snippet of genetic material from another virus - possibly one that causes the common cold - present in the same infected cells, according to researchers. This genetic sequence does not appear in any earlier versions of the coronavirus, called SARS-CoV-2, but is ubiquitous in many other viruses including those that cause the common cold, and also in the human genome, researchers said. By inserting this particular snippet into itself, Omicron might be making itself look "more human," which would help it evade attack by the human immune system, said Venky Soundararajan of Cambridge, Massachusetts-based data analytics firm nference, who led the study https://osf.io/f7txy posted on Thursday on the website OSF Preprints.
- Washington Post
The Minnesota man who contracted the omicron variant of the coronavirus met up with about 35 friends at a New York City anime convention and about half have now tested positive for the coronavirus, a state health official said Friday. Members of the group traveled to New York from a variety of states for the weekend convention that began Nov. 19 and tested positive after their return, said Kris Ehresmann, director of the Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention, and Control Division at the Mi
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- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
At least five COVID-19 cases containing the omicron variant were present in people at a Milwaukee County wedding on Nov. 27
All adults are now eligible for COVID-19 booster shots, which means more people than ever have already or will soon be experiencing side effects from their
- KCRA - Sacramento Videos
County public health officials across Northern California are keeping a close eye on news about the omicron variant, after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, classified it a "variant of concern" earlier this week. "We need to prepare, which means people need to get vaccinated and get a booster where possible," said John Faust, spokesperson for Yolo County Public Health. Yolo County has not found a positive case of omicron from its testing at UC Davis yet, but tells KCRA 3 rules and guidelines could change as new information comes in over the next few weeks.
- The Post-Crescent
Across Wisconsin, hospitals at the brink of capacity are desperate to find care for their patients
NEW DELHI (Reuters) -India expects the Omicron variant of coronavirus to cause less severe disease, the health ministry said https://www.mohfw.gov.in/pdf/FAQsonOmicron.pdf on Friday, thanks to vaccinations and high prior exposure to the Delta variant that infected nearly 70% of the population by July. Junior doctors protested to demand that staff numbers be beefed up, warning of a disastrous situation if the new variant overwhelmed health care facilities, although nearly half of India's 944 million adults have been fully vaccinated. As many as 84% have received at least one dose, with more than 125 million people due for a second by the end of November, as the government pushes more to get inoculated in the face of Omicron.