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Updates in Health News:

If You Smell Things That Aren't Really There, You're Not Alone

Gizmodo - 10 hours ago
If you smell smoke that isn't there, you're not alone. Photo: maxknoxvill (Pixabay). A small but very real percentage of people often smell odors that aren't actually there. About one in...

Low and high carb diets increase risk of early death, study finds

kplr11.com - 7 hours ago
A low-carb or high-carb diet raises your risk of death, a new study suggests, with people eating the food staple in moderation seeing the greatest benefits to their health. Less than 40% or more than...

State Confirms First 2018 West Nile Virus Case In Wisconsin

Patch.com - 6 hours ago
WISCONSIN — Health officials have confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus this year. A resident of Dane County is the first person confirmed infected with the virus in the state in 2018,...

Woman sues surgeon claiming kidney was wrongly removed

KHOU.com - 10 hours ago
An Iowa woman who says a Sioux Falls, S.D., surgeon erroneously removed her kidney has filed suit against the surgeon and his practice. Dena Knapp was supposed to have an adrenal gland and a mass on...

Health officials warn about potential exposure to measles in Arizona

Tucson News Now - 3 hours ago
MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -. State and county health officials are warning Arizonans about potential exposure to measles. An out-of-state visitor with measles traveled to Northern Arizona. That...

Flu Scan for Aug 17, 2018

CIDRAP - 5 hours ago
For the second week in a row the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed four cases of variant H1N2 (H1N2v) flu, this time in California, Michigan, and Ohio. In its weekly...

US drug deaths hit record 72000 amid rise of synthetic drugs

OregonLive.com - 1 day ago
A syringe loaded with CBD oil is shown last year in a research laboratory at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. Synthetic cannabinoids, which can be vaporized and inhaled in e-cigarettes and...

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