What It's Like To Be A School Therapist

What It's Like To Be A School Therapist

Public schools across the United States are scrambling to manage students’ mental health ― and the problem is only getting worse. One in five kids between ages 3 and 17 shows signs of a mental health disorder, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The nonprofit Mental Health America has noted a 3 percent […]

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in Jefferson County

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus in Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. — The Jefferson County Health Department has discovered mosquitoes that tested positive for West Nile Virus in Kimmswick and Arnold. A press release from the health department said the mosquitoes were collected at the end of June. The release said Kimmswick had conducted mosquito control. The health department is encouraging residents to […]

These types of pet foods could cause heart disease in dogs, report says

These types of pet foods could cause heart disease in dogs, report says

Want to keep your pup healthy? You may have to avoid certain foods, because some could cause heart disease, according to the United States Food & Drug Administration.  » RELATED: Dog owners less likely to die of heart attacks, study reveals The agency issued a warning this week after assessing reports that have associated certain diets with […]

More than 500 Tennessee zipline visitors sick in stomach illness outbreak

More than 500 Tennessee zipline visitors sick in stomach illness outbreak

LAKANA LAKANA Related content (CNN) – An investigation continues into what has caused hundreds of visitors to a Tennessee zipline destination to suddenly develop gastrointestinal illness. More than 500 people have reported symptoms including stomachache, nausea and vomiting after visiting the CLIMB Works Zipline Canopy Tour in Gatlinburg. The Tennessee Department of Health announced Thursday […]

Blood pressure linked to lesions, signs of Alzheimer's in autopsied brains

Blood pressure linked to lesions, signs of Alzheimer's in autopsied brains

High blood pressure should be treated at 130/80 rather than 140/90, according to the new parameters set forth by the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology and nine other health professional organizations. High blood pressure should be treated at 130/80 rather than 140/90, according to the new parameters set forth by the American […]

Don't panic over first Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever death in Wisconsin, but be careful

Don't panic over first Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever death in Wisconsin, but be careful

Dog ticks are common across Wisconsin and can carry the rare disease Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.(Photo: Gannett) The death Tuesday of a La Crosse County resident from Rocky Mountain spotted fever was not just unlikely, but unheard of — at least in Wisconsin. Rebecca Osborn, vector-borne disease epidemiologist for the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, said […]

Texas Scientists Find Alzheimer's 'Big Bang': Study

Texas Scientists Find Alzheimer's 'Big Bang': Study

Despite billions of dollars spent on clinical trials through the decades, Alzheimer’s disease remains one of the most devastating and baffling diseases in the world, affecting more than 5 million Americans alone. But Dallas scientists say they’ve made a major breakthrough in the fight. They have discovered a “Big Bang” of Alzheimer’s disease — the […]

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