Health

Study finds sharp increase in colorectal cancer among young American adults

Study finds sharp increase in colorectal cancer among young American adults

A new study by the American Cancer Society (ACS) revealed an alarming increase in colorectal cancer among young adults in the United States.

The researchers found an unprecedented rise in the number of colon as well as rectal cancers among young American adults, rates of the deadly diseases among older Americans declined.

Deadly drug-resistant fungal infection ‘Candida auris’ spreading fast

Deadly drug-resistant fungal infection ‘Candida auris’ spreading fast

The deadly drug-resistant fungal infection "Candida auris" has been spreading in the United States and the world as a whole. Since June last year, nearly three dozen Americans have been diagnosed with this infection.

Two people fall critically ill after consuming toxic tea in San Francisco

Two people fall critically ill after consuming toxic tea in San Francisco

The San Francisco Department of Public Health confirmed on Friday that two people were hospitalized after they fell critically ill within an hour of sipping a toxic herbal tea.

Bird flu detected on Tennessee chicken farm

Bird flu detected on Tennessee chicken farm

Thousands of poultry birds will be culled to prevent the spreading of a strain of bird flu virus that has been detected in a flock of chicken breeder on a Tennessee farm, officials have confirmed.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed that the highly pathogenic H7 avian influenza (HPAI) detected on the Tennessee farm is contracted to American food giant Tyson Foods Inc.

CDC points out hand sanitizers’ potential dangers to kids

CDC points out hand sanitizers’ potential dangers to kids

Hand sanitizers play a key role in keeping children germ-free, but a new study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) pointed out that such products can potentially be dangerous.

According to the newly-released CDC report, there have been several incidents of children suffering eye irritation, abdominal pains, and vomiting after coming into contact with hand sanitizers.

Milton teacher uses personal tragedy to educate students on eating disorders

Milton teacher uses personal tragedy to educate students on eating disorders

Milton High School teacher Michael Dorn usually teaches students mathematics but nowadays he is teaching students about eating disorders and how to spot the signs.

Dorn lost his daughter to an eating disorder, and he wants to use his role as a teacher to help other children learn how they can avoid falling victims to eating disorders.

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