Health


Botulism outbreak tied to nacho cheese kills 1, sickens 9

Spokesmen with the state health agency said they had no immediate updates on the conditions of the nine surviving victims. Family members did not immediately respond to an email seeking comment. Patients with severe botulism may need to be on a ventilator for weeks as well as undergo intensive medical and nursing care for several months. The last time the CDC reported a high number of foodborne botulism cases in the nation - 39 from 5 outbreaks - was in 2015 including one such outbreak ...



Manchester attack: Vigil finds city defiant in the face of terror

Daesh claimed responsibility for the Monday night carnage, but the top American intelligence official said the claim could not be verified. The bombing took place at the end of the concert when the audience was streaming toward the exits of the Manchester Arena, one of the largest indoor concert venues in the world.



3 of the most painful cuts in Donald Trump's new budget

Hal Rogers (R-Kentucky) called the budget "draconian". Alliance for Aging Research President and CEO Susan Peschin said proposals in the budget plan put the health of millions of American at risk. - Debbie Stabenow, Democratic senator from MI, and the person you need to know to get any farm bill passed. It would also force some people on Social Security's disability program back into the workforce.


Poison center warns of caffeine dangers following teen's death

Poison center warns of caffeine dangers following teen's death

Davis Allen Cripe , a 16-year-old student at Spring Hill High School in SC, was a fan of energy drinks. Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said Monday that Davis Cripe had no pre-existing heart condition that might have caused him to collapse and die in a classroom last month.


Massive slide covers stretch of iconic California highway at Big Sur

Massive slide covers stretch of iconic California highway at Big Sur

A swath of the hillside gave way in an area called Mud Creek on Saturday, May 20, covering about one-third of a mile, half a kilometer, of road and changing the Big Sur coastline. The rough winter has closed at least two other stretches of road in the area, forcing some resorts to shut down and others to use helicopters to ferry in supplies and guests.


Trump Proposes Deep Cuts To Social Safety Net Programs

Trump Proposes Deep Cuts To Social Safety Net Programs

The plan, titled "The New Foundation for American Greatness", includes a total of $3.6 trillion in spending cuts to reach a balanced budget within 10 years, reducing the debt from its current 77 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) to 60 percent of GDP, and wiping out deficit spending entirely in a decade.