21 Jul, 2024
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E. coli Outbreak Strikes University of Arkansas Campus, Officials Report

Northwest Arkansas is experiencing an outbreak of E. coli infections, based on an announcement sent by Danyelle McNeill, a spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Health. A spokesperson for the Arkansas Department of Health stated at a press conference this afternoon that four individuals were hospitalized.  In addition, roughly 100 university students responded to an […]

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CDC Reports Salmonella Outbreak: 26 Affected Across 11 States from Small Turtle Connection

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns the American public that over two dozen individuals have fallen ill in 11 states due to a salmonella outbreak associated with small turtles.  31% of known incidents in this outbreak are attributable to children under the age of 5, as they are particularly prone to contracting […]

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West Nile Virus Outbreak Claims 2 Lives in Boulder and Larimer Counties, Colorado

Five people have died in Colorado this year from West Nile virus, including two who passed away very recently. The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment (LCDHE) announced on Tuesday that a resident of Larimer County died from neuroinvasive West Nile virus around the end of last month.  The county has seen its first […]

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Dementia Concerns: Prolonged Acid Reflux Medication Usage Associated with Higher Risk

Certain medications used long-term to treat gastroenteritis and acid-related disorders have been linked with a higher risk of dementia. The study, which was released in the journal Neurology on Wednesday, analyzed information collected from more than 5,700 participants without dementia at the outset and found that individuals who took proton pump inhibitors for at least […]