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1158 Articles Matching "illness"

Diabetics can reduce heat illness from exercise

Oct 09, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Diabetes can make people more prone to heat stroke when they exercise on hot days, but two studies suggest there are things diabetics and others can do to lower their risk of heat-related illnesses....
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Walgreens and Kroger Halt E-Cigarette Sales

Oct 09, 2019 , WebMD
U.S. health officials are investigating at least 18 confirmed deaths and 1,080 probable vaping illnesses in 48 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands, CBS...
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Factbox: U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 21

Oct 09, 2019 , Reuters
Massachusetts state health officials on Monday confirmed one death from a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes, bringing the total number of fatalities to 21 across 18 U.S. states....
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Cause of Paralyzing Illness in Kids Remains Elusive

Oct 08, 2019 , WebMD
For several years, the CDC has been investigating the condition, called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM). It's a rare disease that attacks tissue in the spinal cord, causing muscles and reflexes to...
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Cause of Paralyzing Illness in Kids Remains Elusive

Oct 08, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Cause of Paralyzing Illness in Kids Remains ElusiveCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/7/2019 12:00:00...
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Man suffered acute psychotic illness triggered by Brexit vote

Oct 07, 2019 , CNN Health
A British psychiatrist has warned of the mental health impact of political events after a man suffered acute psychotic illness triggered by Brexit....
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Factbox: U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 20

Oct 05, 2019 , Reuters
Michigan and Pennsylvania state health officials confirmed one death each from a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes, bringing the total number of fatalities to 20 across 17 U.S. states....
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U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 18, illnesses surpass 1,000: CDC

Oct 04, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 18 deaths due to a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes and other vaping products and said the number of confirmed and probable cases of the condition now exceeds 1,000....
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Vaping illness outbreak surpasses 1,000 cases, 18 deaths with no sign of slowing, CDC says

Oct 04, 2019 , CNBC Health
An outbreak of a deadly vaping illness shows no signs of slowing as U.S. officials confirm 275 new cases and more fatalities in recent...
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'Toxic Fumes' May Be Driving Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses

Oct 04, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: 'Toxic Fumes' May Be Driving Vaping-Linked Lung IllnessesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/3/2019 12:00:00...
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Factbox: Vaping-related illnesses cause 18 U.S. deaths: CDC

Oct 04, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. health officials are investigating a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes that has led to 18 deaths across 15 states....
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Mom’s Warning About RSV Is Personal

Oct 03, 2019 , WebMD
After a contagious illness sent her baby to intensive care, a New Jersey mom says “keep your mouths/breaths away from a baby's face, hands, and feet” to cut the chances of spreading respiratory syncytial virus...
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Factbox: Vaping-related illnesses cause 16 U.S. deaths; Oregon reports second fatality

Oct 03, 2019 , Reuters
Latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists more than 800 confirmed and probable cases of the illness as of Sept. 24....
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'Toxic chemical fumes,' not oils, may be causing vaping illness, Mayo Clinic researchers find

Oct 03, 2019 , CNBC Health
Researchers say "toxic chemical fumes," not oils as previously expected, may be the cause of a vaping illness that's killed at least 16 people since...
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U.S. doctors rule out pneumonia due to inhaled oil as cause of vaping injuries

Oct 03, 2019 , Reuters
Doctors studying lung tissue from people with vaping-related injuries have ruled out one diagnosis as a probable explanation of how vaping harms the lungs, further deepening the mystery over the exact cause of hundreds of illnesses in the United States....
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Sciatica common, tied to other conditions in older U.S. adults

Oct 03, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - One in four older Americans has experienced the sharp, sometimes disabling, pain of sciatica, and these older adults are more prone to have other illnesses and lowered quality of life, a new U.S. study suggests....
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Factbox: Vaping-related illnesses cause 15 U.S. deaths; Virginia, New Jersey latest

Oct 02, 2019 , Reuters
Latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists more than 800 confirmed and probable cases of the illness as of Thursday....
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Factbox: Vaping-related illness causes 12 U.S. deaths - CDC

Oct 01, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. health officials are investigating a mysterious vaping-related respiratory illness that has so far caused 12 deaths and sickened 805 people....
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THC-Laced Products May Be to Blame for Majority of Vaping-Linked Illnesses: CDC

Oct 01, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: THC-Laced Products May Be to Blame for Majority of Vaping-Linked Illnesses: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/27/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/30/2019 12:00:00...
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Washington governor urges state health board to ban some vaping products

Sep 28, 2019 , Reuters
Washington state Governor Jay Inslee on Friday urged state agencies to ban flavored and cannabis-derived vaping products, joining other states and the federal government in taking steps to reduce vaping amid a mysterious outbreak of deaths and illness....
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