Medicine

Supreme Judicial Court Rejects Challenge to Charter School Cap

Supreme Judicial Court Rejects Challenge to Charter School Cap The Springfield Republican reports that the ruling upheld a lower court decision that also determined that MIT was not liable. To view the full article, register now. In Monday's ruling, the SJC said the new principles do not apply to Nguyen's family, and the court ordered the dismissal of the family's lawsuit. In Nguyen's case, the court concluded, Nguyen never told any MIT employee that he ... [Full Article...]

Cases Of Ebola Virus Confirmed In DR Congo

Cases Of Ebola Virus Confirmed In DR Congo A team of WHO experts - alongside regional health officials and staff from global medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) - are travelling to Bikoro as part of a coordinated medical response. Bikoro is located on the shores of Lake Tumba close to the border with the Republic of the Congo. That is often followed by vomiting and diarrhoea, skin eruptions, kidney and liver failure, and i... [Full Article...]

Pierce County nurse linked to hepatitis C scare loses state license

Pierce County nurse linked to hepatitis C scare loses state license According to MultiCare, hepatitis C affects the liver when the virus enters a person's system, usually through exposure to an infected person's blood . Authorities think that the nurse was using portion of patients' narcotics for her own use and then used the same needle to inject the patients. "I'm angry, and I'm angry for her", said Bryan Hershman , Weberg's attorney, lashing out at invest... [Full Article...]

Insect-borne illnesses on the rise in the US — CDC

Insect-borne illnesses on the rise in the US — CDC The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning that mosquito-borne illnesses are on the increase in the country. The CDC says that diseases from insects like ticks, fleas and mosquitoes have been sharply increasing over the last decade. [Full Article...]

Woman's runny nose was actually fluid from inside her brain

Woman's runny nose was actually fluid from inside her brain If that fluid starts to drain from around the brain, it can droop, pressing against its harder surroundings and causing headaches . Doctors there diagnosed her with a cerebrospinal fluid leak (CSF). What are the symptoms of CSF leak? The clear fluid, if it were to leak from a nostril or down a person's throat, can have a metallic taste, Live Science reported in 2015 . [Full Article...]

Walmart tighten its opioid prescription policies

Walmart tighten its opioid prescription policies Additionally, from January 20 20, Walmart pharmacies may require e-prescriptions for controlled substances, as they have "recognized to become prone to errors, they can not be changed or copied and so are trackable". In January, the company introduced a way to safely destroy leftover opioids at home. They should therefore prescribe "no greater quantity than needed", which is often "three days or... [Full Article...]

Aditi Ashok racks up top-10 finish

Aditi Ashok racks up top-10 finish Lydia Ko has stayed in the groove, following up last week's breakthrough LPGA Tour victory with a top-10 finish at the rain-shortened Volunteers of America Texas Classic. "And I said, 'OK, '" Duncan said. "I came back one better than I left so that's good". Park started her Sunday badly with a bogey at the first hole, but hit back with an eagle on the fourth. [Full