Colorado Researchers Studying CBD Oil In Dogs

Colorado Researchers Studying CBD Oil In Dogs

FORT COLLINS, Colo (CBS4) – Parents of children who suffer seizures swear by cannabinoid. They say it curbs the number and severity of the seizures that their children endure. Now, researchers at Colorado State University are studying whether it has the same effect in dogs with epilepsy. “We’re really kind of looking for the ideal […]

WHO says Ebola outbreak in Congo is not yet a global health emergency

WHO says Ebola outbreak in Congo is not yet a global health emergency

Members of a Red Cross team head out to look for suspected victims of Ebola in Mbandaka, Congo, on May 14. (Karsten Voigt/International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies via AP) NAIROBI —  The World Health Organization said Friday that criteria had not yet been met to declare a public health emergency of […]

Sexually transmitted disease rates continue to rise in Washington state

Sexually transmitted disease rates continue to rise in Washington state

Rising rates of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in Washington are prompting health officials at the Washington State Department of Health to urge sexually active people to get tested and treated for STDs. The agency released 2017 data that show record rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis. Data show sexually transmitted disease rates are higher among […]

Surgeon general helps patient with medical emergency aboard Delta flight

Surgeon general helps patient with medical emergency aboard Delta flight

Surgeon general helps patient with medical emergency aboard Delta flight  New York Daily News When the Delta crew asked if there was a doctor on board, they got a yes — from the surgeon general  Washington Examiner US Surgeon General helps save passenger’s life aboard flight headed to Atlanta  WFAA.com U.S. Surgeon General on Twitter: “On my @Delta […]

Illnesses mount in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

Illnesses mount in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

Illnesses mount in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak  Los Angeles Times E. Coli-Tainted Romaine Lettuce Likely No Longer on Store Shelves  Live Science Romaine lettuce outbreak update: 172 sick in 32 states  Minneapolis Star Tribune Full coverage Source link

Hospitals See Growing Numbers Of Kids And Teens At Risk For Suicide

Hospitals See Growing Numbers Of Kids And Teens At Risk For Suicide

Teens are visiting the hospital with thoughts of suicide more frequently. arabianEye/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption arabianEye/Getty Images Teens are visiting the hospital with thoughts of suicide more frequently. arabianEye/Getty Images The number of kids who struggle with thoughts of suicide – or attempt to kill themselves – is rising. New research, published Wednesday […]

Docs Pen More Opioid Scripts When Pharma Reps Provide Perks

Docs Pen More Opioid Scripts When Pharma Reps Provide Perks

Physicians who accept free meals and other small perks from companies that manufacture opioids are more likely to prescribe these drugs to their patients, a new study suggests. “There was a modest increase of about 9% in opioid prescribing the year after doctors got opioid marketing. When you think about this on a large scale, […]

Report finds cases of STDs reach all-time high in California

Report finds cases of STDs reach all-time high in California

FILE – This April 1, 2016 file photos shows a billboard above a gas station that reads “Feel The Burn,” a play on then-presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ campaign slogan, “Feel The Bern.” It’s actually promoting testing for sexually transmitted diseases. The number of cases of STDs – chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis – in California reached […]

Using diet to stave off diabetes

Using diet to stave off diabetes

Diabetes has become a worldwide epidemic, but you can help protect yourself with a healthier diet. And the same type of diet can help you manage diabetes if you already have it. According to experts at Boston’s Joslin Diabetes Center and the Harvard School of Public Health, specific foods that help reduce your risk include […]

Flesh-eating bacteria patient from Peoria tells story of survival

Flesh-eating bacteria patient from Peoria tells story of survival

Christin Lipinski, a mother and Peoria school teacher, contracted the flesh-eating bacteria disease called necrotizing fasciitis. She is now recovering after dozens of surgeries at Maricopa Integrated Health System’s Arizona Burn Center.(Photo: Nick Oza/The Republic) Christin Lipinski’s three children will soon get snuggle time with their mom.  Lipinski, 37, has been in the hospital since […]