Red blood cell donations from women who have been pregnant won't cause fatal reactions in patients who get the blood, a new study finds. Earlier studies have suggested that women who have been pregnant shouldn't give blood, because antibodies that develop ...

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A Pennsylvania couple had a baby shower over the summer in preparation for their baby's birth and then raised more than $500 for their child's funeral. Load Error Authorities say it was all a scam. Kaycee and Geoffrey Lang, both of Somerset near Pittsburgh ...

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Increased, excessive napping could be an early warning of Alzheimer's disease, according to research published in the peer-reviewed journal Alzheimer's & Dementia on Monday. When people hear about Alzheimer's they immediately think about memory loss, Lea ...

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A deadline for New Orleans' nursing homes to meet new safety requirements is fast approaching, and officials said some facilities are still working toward fully complying with the rules. New city requirements that will take effect in September are aimed at ...

LI's vaccine volunteers: In 1954, thousands line up to fight polio
This originally appeared in the book "Long Island: Our Story," on Nov. 15, 1998. More than 4,000 monkeys a month were flown during the mid-1950s from India and the Philippines to a desolate laboratory along the bank of a small river near Bluffton, S.C ...   Newsday  
Advocates already see fallout from immigration rule change
In this Aug. 13, 2019, photo, Jessica Boland, director of behavioral health at Esperanza Health Centers in Chicago, poses for a portrait. The centers, which run four Chicago-based clinics that serve low-income and largely immigrant populations, have seen ...   Associated Press on MSN.com  
A Pennsylvania couple is charged with theft after police allege they faked the birth and death of a child
(CNN)A Pennsylvania couple had a baby shower over the summer in preparation for their baby's birth and then raised more than $500 for their child's funeral. Authorities say it was all a scam.   CNN  
5 healthy reasons to drink tea everyday
If you’re sipping a cup of tea while reading this, you’re supporting just about every organ in your body. Unsweetened tea is rich in antioxidants, which prevent chronic diseases and help repair cells in the body. “Tea comes from the Camellia sinensis ...   Fox News  
New York issues stricter rules on vaccine medical exemptions
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York health officials have issued emergency regulations restricting medical exemptions from vaccination for children attending school or child care. The increased scrutiny of medical exemptions was announced Friday and follows the ...   SFGate  
Tyson Foods recalls frozen chicken patties possibly contaminated with foreign matter
(CNN)Tyson Foods is recalling 39,078 pounds of frozen chicken patties over fears they may be contaminated with foreign matter, the US Department of Agriculture said. The recall affects the Weaver ...   CNN  
7 Californians hospitalized in ICU after vaping cannabis or CBD oils
Kings County is warning vape users to avoid buying cannabis e-cigarettes on the street after seven people in Hanford were hospitalized in the intensive care unit with a potentially fatal lung toxin. The seven suffered pneumonia-like symptoms associated ...   SFGate  
What's Behind A Cluster Of Vaping-Related Hospitalizations?
When Dylan Nelson was admitted to the ICU in July with difficulty breathing, his mother Kim Barnes figured it was just his asthma acting up again. But when she got to the hospital in Burlington, Wisconsin he couldn't speak. He was intubated. His blood ...   NPR  
Outcome and Prognosis of Patients With Lupus Nephritis Submitted to Renal Transplantation
This stydy aimed to evaluate the epidemiological and clinical profile and outcome of patients with lupus nephritis (LN) submitted to renal transplantation. Retrospective cohort study based on the records of 35 LN patients submitted to renal transplantation ...   Nature  
Spraying Antibiotics to Fight Citrus Scourge Doesn’t Help, Study Finds
When the Environmental Protection Agency approved the spraying of certain antibiotics three years ago to fight a deadly bacterial infection decimating Florida’s orange groves, growers thought they might have found a silver bullet. But public health ...   New York Times