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“No Need For Pap test every year”: Says American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society released new screening recommendations (14 March,2012) for the prevention and early detection of cervical cancer. Screenings are tests for women who have no symptoms of cervical cancer. Among the changes: the American Cancer Society no longer recommends that women get a Pap test every year.   Screening (March 21, 2013) Recommendations for Cervical Cancer… Read More »

WHO says new China coronavirus could spread, warns hospitals worldwide

FILE PHOTO: A logo is pictured on the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse GENEVA (Reuters) – There may have been limited human-to-human transmission of a new coronavirus in China within families, and it is possible there could be a wider outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) said… Read More »

FDA to consider restricting menthol vape products if teens begin using them, official says

Chris Ratcliffe | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration would consider restricting the sale of menthol-flavored vaping products if teens start using them as the agency moves to ban most other flavors, an FDA official said Friday. Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that… Read More »

Ohio college student suffers fatal allergic reaction after unknowingly consuming milk ingredient, mom says

An Ohio college student died last week after he unknowingly consumed a beverage containing a milk ingredient, which triggered a fatal allergic reaction, his mother said. He was 20 years old. Logan Lewis, a student at Hocking College, “did not get his Epipen in time to stop the reaction,” his mother said on Facebook. MOM CLAIMS… Read More »

China says pig herd shrinks by 32% in July amid swine fever outbreak

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s pig herd shrank by 32.2% in July from the same month a year ago, its agriculture ministry said on Thursday, as African swine fever continues to spread through the country. FILE PHOTO: Pigs are seen on the back of a truck outside a slaughterhouse in Dongguan, Guangdong province, China December 22,… Read More »

What Your Venus Sign Says About Your Relationships (and Why You Shouldn’t Freak Out If Your Sun Signs Clash)

As you probably already know, Venus is the planet of love, beauty and pleasure. It influences how we express affection, who we’re attracted to, and our own allure. Given how important romantic relationships can be to us, it’s surprising we don’t pay more attention to our Venus sign, because it’s a better indicator of who… Read More »

FDA Ends Months-Long FOIA Battle Over Medical Device Failures, Says Putting Database Online ‘Satisfies’ KHN Request

The Food and Drug Administration responded Wednesday to a Freedom of Information Act request filed months ago, noting that the information sought by Kaiser Health News “is now posted online.” KHN had filed a series of FOIA requests, beginning in September 2018, seeking hidden reports of malfunctions or injuries tied to scores of medical devices.… Read More »

Salmonella outbreak linked to pet hedgehogs continues; 6 additional people sickened, CDC says

Six additional people have been sickened as a result of a salmonella outbreak that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says is likely tied to pet hedgehogs. A total of 17 people across 11 states have now been infected with salmonella typhimurium, an increase from January, when 11 people in eight states were… Read More »

Supporting the circular economy is the key to cutting environmental damage and maintaining customers, says B-Stock

Despite reports questioning the overall stability of the retail industry, businesses are continuing to thrive with e-commerce sales and fast fashion brands on the rise. The consequence of this growth, however, is that the volume of waste produced is escalating, most significantly from returns and excess stock that often end up in a landfill or… Read More »