All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘illness’

Bird Flu Spikes in China as 23 More Cases Reported

This past week, 23 people in China have been infected with the H7N9 strain of bird flu, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, in addition to the previous week that saw 24 new cases which confirms this virus is becoming more active. In the newest cases, reported from several different provinces of China, was a 38-year-old man who …

Read More

AP: Monsanto’s Chemicals are Sickening Argentina

A recent AP investigation might change your mind if you think the Haitian farmers acted brashly when they destroyed the seeds Monsanto donated to them as relief from an earthquake. Argentina is, today, the world’s third-largest soy producer, and the thanks in no small part go to American biotechnology firms like Monsanto. But decades of genetically-modified growth accompanied by special …

Read More

Whooping Cough Cases on the Rise

Cases of whooping cough, also known as pertussis, are rising in some areas of the United States. Nevada is one area that has seen a rise in whooping cough cases in 2013, with Clark County having 103 reported cases of the illness so far this year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that the best way to …

Read More

Mysterious Respiratory Illness Kills 2 in Alabama

After the SARS outbreak in 2002, medical professionals around the world are on the lookout for respiratory diseases that could potentially spread. Earlier this year, health officials in the U.K. identified a new type of coronavirus that could cause coughing, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties. The first patient diagnosed with the virus died from a severe respiratory infection. Now, …

Read More

George H.W. Bush Still in Hospital, Could be Discharged as Soon as This Week

Former President George H.W. Bush has been in the Houston-area Methodist Hospital for nearly two months now, battling an illness which included a constant fever. Around Christmas Bush was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) so that hospital staff could “more closely monitor his condition, which was stated to be “guarded” at the time. Now, it appears that the …

Read More

George H.W. Bush “Alert” and “in Good Spirits” in ICU

Former President George H.W. Bush is still in the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Houston-area Methodist Hospital, but a Bush family spokesperson today announced that the former president’s condition is improving. The spokesperson expressed hope that Bush will make it through the current illness. From the statement: ‚ÄúPresident Bush remains in the intensive care unit at Methodist Hospital, where …

Read More

Ex-President Bush Now in Intensive Care

Former President George H.W. Bush has been admitted to the intensive care unit of the Houston-area Methodist hospital. Bush has been in the hospital for more than a month now, battling what is reported to be a constant fever. According to the Houston Chronicle, Bush’s fever is not responding to treatment with Tylenol. The fever rose on Wednesday, December 24, …

Read More

Beer (Lots of It) May Help You Stave Off Colds

Good news, everyone: next time you drink a case of beer and awaken in your front yard, smelling of strip clubs and Taco Bell, you can just tell everyone that you did it for your health. Researchers at Sapporo Medical University in Japan (yes, that Sapporo) have determined that a chemical found in beer may help protect against a common …

Read More

R. Kelly Sick – Pisses on Jimmy Fallon and the Today Show

R. Kelly is sick and has missed appearances on Today and Jimmy Fallon, according to AceShowBiz. The R & B singer is suffering from complications from a throat surgery last year. He was supposed to be on the Today Show on June 28 and Late Night With Jimmy Fallon today, but will not be appearing on either. He will also …

Read More