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China finds more cases of African swine fever on Hainan island

BEIJING (Reuters) – China has detected new cases of African swine fever in six farms across four locations in Hainan province, the agriculture ministry said on Sunday, adding to two earlier cases of the contagious disease identified in the province on Friday. The disease, which is fatal to pigs but harmless in humans, has spread… Read More »

Hospital-acquired sepsis cases drop, but treatment costs rise, report finds

Dive Brief: Healthcare consulting company Premier reported a 15% drop in hospital-associated sepsis cases among member hospitals over the past three years. But the news is not all good. Patients who develop sepsis in the hospital are 10% more likely to experience the worst kind, septic shock, raising the average per-case cost of treating the… Read More »

More cases of paralyzing illness diagnosed in kids as officials probe cause

More children have been diagnosed with a mysterious paralyzing illness in recent weeks, and U.S. health officials said Tuesday that they still aren’t sure what’s causing it. This year’s count could surpass the tallies seen in similar outbreaks in 2014 and 2016, officials said. Fortunately, the disease remains rare: This year, there have been 90… Read More »

Sunstar GUM Soft-picks with Convenient Travel Cases, 3 Packs, 210 Picks

GUM Soft-Picks clinically-proven plaque removal between teeth* and safe for dental implants, bridges, crowns, and orthodontics. Gentle on gums and more comfortable than wooden or plastic picks. With over 76 soft, rubber bristles the picks massage and stimulate gums. The wire-free, tapered design dislodges food and is easy to use for people of all ages. Flossing is… Read More »