Family identifies man who died from rabies, the first case in...

SALT LAKE CITY -- A Utah resident died from rabies earlier this month, and the death is the first fatal rabies case in the state since 1944. According to the Utah Department of Health, the patient is a Utah resident who died earlier this month, but they are not releasing any additional information about the…

Here’s How the Keto Diet Affects Your Ability to Build Muscle...

Many people like to argue that the ketogenic diet is an efficient way to build muscle. Your strength will skyrocket, they posit, and you’ll feel less sore and recover faster. Critics of the diet, however, often say the exact opposite: Ketogenic diets limit your ability to train hard, the theory goes. Trying to build muscle…

HPV Vaccine Doesn’t Encourage Teen Girls to Have Risky Sex

Receiving a vaccine that protects against a cancer-causing virus spread through sexual contact does not result in teenage girls engaging in risky sexual behavior, a study has found. The human papillomavirus (HPV) can cause cervical cancer, the fourth most common cancer in women, which killed an estimated 266,000 women in 2012, according to figures from the World Health…

Man permanently damages eyes after taking overdose of online ED drug

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE A patient who took too many doses of an erectile dysfunction drug permanently damaged his eyes, doctors reported this week. Almost two years later, his vision — everything looks red — has still not returned…

Death of a teen shows dangers of sniffing, huffing to get...

(Reuters Health) - The death of a Dutch teen serves as a grim reminder of the dangers associated with inhaling common household products, such as spray-on deodorant, keyboard dusters and whipped cream. The 19-year-old’s cardiac arrest and eventual death were described in an article published in BMJ Case Reports. “The use of volatile substances in…

Could a Little Drinking Help With Heart Failure? – WebMD

By Steven Reinberg                  HealthDay Reporter        FRIDAY, Dec. 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that an occasional drink won't harm, and might even help seniors with heart failure. Heart failure patients who drank in moderation -- a drink a day for women,…

Study: Sorry, intermittent fasting is no better than regular dieting –...

Photo: MaleWitch (iStock) Intermittent fasting is the hottest dieting trend since keto. (Bonus points if you’re keto and intermittently fasting. You can probably fly now!) The gist is that people attempt to lose weight by only eating between certain hours, or they restrict their eating on certain days of the week while allowing themselves to…

Ebola experts pulled from Congo amid ongoing outbreak

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6 Children Dead in Adenovirus Outbreak at New Jersey Pediatric Center

The New Jersey Department of Health was working on Tuesday to contain a severe viral outbreak at a pediatric center that has left six children dead and 12 others infected. The state has barred the facility, the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, from accepting new patients until the outbreak is contained. Children at the…

South Loop nursing home one of 2 clusters of Legionnaires’ disease

A South Loop nursing home has been identified as one of two separate clusters of the disease in the Chicago area, the state health department said last week. The Illinois Department of Public Health is now working on finding a possible source of the two recent clusters of Legionnaire's disease. Officials said the cases are…

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