Health

State health officials react to increased bug bite illnesses

State health officials react to increased bug bite illnesses

For instance, the Zika virus-a disease that can cause a fever, rash, and joint pain and has been linked to birth defects in newborns-was not well known in the US until recent years. Take steps to control mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas inside and outside your home. Ticks don't just live in the forests and brushy areas-they can be in your yard and even show in your home.


Fast Food and Fertility

Fast Food and Fertility

Led by professor Claire Roberts from University Adelaide's Robinson Research Institute in Australia, the team found that women who eat fast food four or more times per week took nearly a month longer to get pregnant . Midwives obtained information regarding the participants diet and how long it took them to get pregnant as part of their initial antenatal visit at approximately 14-16 weeks' gestation.


Cricket Ireland Announced Squad For Inaugural Test Against Pakistan

Cricket Ireland Announced Squad For Inaugural Test Against Pakistan

Uncapped Nathan Smith is included after playing for Ireland A in Bangladesh last October. The lone Test match is scheduled to start on the 11th of May at Dublin . William Porterfield will lead the side for the Pakistan match, which gets underway on Friday, May 11th. Middle order batsman James Shannon , who has played one Twenty20 worldwide since 2013, is also named in the squad.


High-Ranking Officer Accused Of Putting Camera In New Zealand Embassy Bathroom

High-Ranking Officer Accused Of Putting Camera In New Zealand Embassy Bathroom

Commodore Alfred Keating has today lost his bid to maintain name suppression. Given the conclusion I have reached it is not necessary to turn to the second discretionary stage of the analysis under s 200 (2). Keating would have been eligible for diplomatic immunity from being prosecuted by U.S. authorities, but unfortunately for him, the case was handled by New Zealand police, who sent out a team to Washington to investigate and bring the camera back home to be forensically examined.


132-pound tumor removed from woman's abdomen

132-pound tumor removed from woman's abdomen

She was severely malnourished because of its position over her digestive tract , and her intestines had been pushed into her chest. The patient, who was not named, is expected to make a full recovery and has since returned to a healthy weight, Fox 61 reported .