Study: Early peak in tick season linked to climate change05/25/2015 03:03They quickly, and safely, removed it with something called a "tick key", made for that purpose.Let’s start with some facts.According to Wu’s predictions, though the tick populations will be mostly sustained in Canada, its presence will still be an issue.These ticks can spread Lyme disease, as well as anaplasmosis, babesiosis, ehrlichiosis, and Powassan disease...
Tobacco firms get partial win over claims on smoking effects05/25/2015 03:01LONDON: Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) said there are now 2.6 million United Kingdom vapers, up from 2.1 million in 2014.The campaign group said the figures showed the "value" of e-cigarettes in helping smokers give up tobacco but also warned of a "worrying" increase in people falsely believing they are as harmful as OR even more dangerous, with 22% believing this compared to 15% last year...
Coffee reduces risk of erectile dysfunction05/25/2015 03:00The men studied got their caffeine from coffee, soda, tea, and energy and sport drinks. But the new study suggests that like other areas of physical and mental health, ED may be another beneficiary of caffeine’s fascinating benefits. According to Lopez this is not surprising since diabetes is one of the strongest risk factors for erectile dysfunction...
Florida Teen Dies of Cancer Weeks After Prom With NFL Player05/25/2015 03:00Khameyea Jennings, 18, who attended her school's prom with Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Sen'Derrick Marks on May 2, passed away on Thursday, a Wolfson Children's Hospital spokeswoman, Cindy Hamilton, told The Florida Times-Union. Peterson Academies of Technology's prom at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens with Marks as her escort...
Iowa reports new bird flu turkey case in Pocahontas County05/24/2015 19:33Vilsack says a "backlog of birds" has developed because of complicated negotiations with Iowa landfills over accepting the animals.Iowa has more than 25 million birds and more than 60 farms infected with the H5N2 virus.Iowa is the number one egg producing state in the US and one of the top ten turkey raisers in the country...