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There are only 4 personality types, study finds

There are only 4 personality types, study finds Character kinds as a idea are restful controversial in psychology, as it'll be intelligent to gain scientific proof of kinds. Previous attempts based on small research groups created results that often were not replicable. People who fall into the reserved category are "emotionally stable, but not open or neurotic". However, they score higher on conscientiousness and agreeableness . [Full Article...]

U.S. clears health-service firms' deal

U.S. clears health-service firms' deal Louis County and continue marketing and branding under the Express Scripts name after the sale to Cigna finalizes", the St. Louis Post-Dispatchreports. The deal is described as a "vertical merger", meaning it involves companies at different points in the supply chain that do not directly compete for customers. [Full Article...]

State health officials confirm 12th case of West Nile virus in MA

State health officials confirm 12th case of West Nile virus in MA SCHD Health Administrator/Environmental Specialist Matthew Herrick warns residents to take safeguards against mosquito bites until the first hard frost of the year. "People over 50 years old and those with compromised immune systems are at a higher risk of becoming seriously ill if infected with the virus". The CDC adds persons "can reduce your risk of WNV by using insect repellent and wearing l... [Full Article...]

2 'detainees' drown as van swept into SC flood waters

2 'detainees' drown as van swept into SC flood waters WPDE reported that it happened in Horry County on Highway 917 Tuesday night as the van was in still water on Pee Dee Island Road near the bridge. The deputies transporting them managed to escape, but the women were unable to do so. A resident surveys a road inundated by water in Lumberton, N.C., Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, following flooding from Hurricane Florence . Several roads in the area ... [Full Article...]

Household cleaners may trigger childhood obesity

Household cleaners may trigger childhood obesity They used World Health Organization (WHO) growth charts for body mass index (BMI) scores. Those infants had decreased levels of the Clostridium and Hemophilus and increased levels of Lachnospiraceae . The study, which was funded in part by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, was published September 17 in the CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal ). [Full Article...]

Aspirin does not reduce heart attack, stroke risk, says study

Aspirin does not reduce heart attack, stroke risk, says study And if that weren't enough, the third study also found that aspirin may have "higher all-cause mortality. among apparently healthy older adults who received daily aspirin than among those who received [a] placebo and was attributed primarily to cancer-related death". [Full Article...]

New Apple Watch Series 4 steals the show

New Apple Watch Series 4 steals the show But regardless of which iPhone you are after, expect to pay more this year. It may get the real-time watch along with the heart rate monitoring, weather as well as fitness stats. There aren't any smartwatches available on the market that offer this feature and this is undoubtedly going to give Watch Series 4 the upper hand over its competition. [Full Article...]

New study debunks aspirin claims

Three recent studies discovered that daily use of aspirin is unnecessary for older adults who are healthy - but the finding does not apply to people who already have an existing condition. Extra cases of cancer were the chief reason for the higher death rate, with 3.1 per cent of aspirin users dying of cancer versus 2.3 per cent in the control group. [Full Article...]

Broken sewers blamed for Zim's cholera outbreak

Broken sewers blamed for Zim's cholera outbreak The current outbreak began on 6 September after water wells were contaminated with sewage in Harare . New Health Minister Obadiah Moyo blamed the opposition-controlled city government. Under former leader Robert Mugabe, who was in power from Zimbabwe's independence in 1980 until being removed from office by the military late a year ago, corruption and economic mismanagement were endemic. [Full Article...]

Missouri Mom Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Terminally Ill Daughter's Pain Meds

Missouri Mom Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Terminally Ill Daughter's Pain Meds She admitted to having an addiction to opioids. A Lincoln County mother faces multiple charges after police say she stole pain medication from her terminally ill daughter. Police say Ballweg confessed to being addicted to opioids and using the medicine herself. Staff members at Troy Family Practice were treating the 20-year-old woman when they began to suspect her mother was not giving her t... [Full Article...]

Human case of West Nile virus identified

Human case of West Nile virus identified Charles Gardner, Medical Officer of Health for the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit. The agency reported investigating 73 cases of the West Nile virus so far in 2018. Late summer tends to yield more cases of West Nile Virus. Applying an insect repellant with DEET, IR 3535, picaridin, or oil of lemon eucalyptus to clothing as well as exposed skin. [Full Article...]

Death toll rises to 7 as Florence pours on the rain

Death toll rises to 7 as Florence pours on the rain Power outages mounted until almost 700,000 customers were in the dark in North Carolina alone. "So dramatic! Dude from the weather channel bracing for his life, as 2 dudes just stroll past", said one Twitter user, whose clip has been viewed more than 17 million times. [Full Article...]

IPhone XR revealed: notched LCD, Face ID, and advanced single camera

IPhone XR revealed: notched LCD, Face ID, and advanced single camera In 2016, the price of the iPhone 7 Plus topped out at $969. American duo ODESZA have released a new song that features in Apple's iPhone XS, XS Max and XR announcement video. But if that's not enough to convince them it's a worthy upgrade, the XR also offers numerous same cutting-edge features found on the top-of-the-line XS models. [Full Article...]

Mosquito Traps Find West Nile Virus In Southeast District

Mosquito Traps Find West Nile Virus In Southeast District We're not out of the woods yet. The chance of getting seriously ill or dying from West Nile is low, according to the DHEC statement. This is the first positive test in Fayette County this year. Epidemiologist Zoran Radovanovic recently emphasized that Serbia has become "European champion" in the number of people infected by the West Nile virus. [Full Article...]

Apple launches not one, but three new iPhone models!

Apple launches not one, but three new iPhone models! Both smartphones share the same design language as the original iPhone X which means you get a fully glass front and back with a stainless steel frame surrounding the edges. You'll have to wait a bit longer for the iPhone XR , which launches on 26 October, with preorders from 19 October. The iPhone XR is the successor to the iPhone 8 , with prices starting at $749 in the US. [Full Article...]

US mulls ban on flavoured e-cigarettes amid youth 'epidemic'

US mulls ban on flavoured e-cigarettes amid youth 'epidemic' The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids said the steps announced by Gottlieb "have the potential to make a fundamental difference". The Food and Drug Administration is looking to crack down on flavored e-cigarettes since the surge in teenage use of the products. [Full Article...]

Dairy consumption may not lead to higher risk of cardiovascular disease

Dairy consumption may not lead to higher risk of cardiovascular disease The worldwide collaboration of researchers asked over 135,000 people in 21 countries to complete a food diary at the beginning of the study, and followed their health for an average of 9.1 years. One standard serving of dairy is defined by the authors of the study as equivalent to a glass of milk, just under 250g yoghurt, one 15g slice of cheese at or a teaspoon of butter. [Full Article...]

Too many teens are using Juuls, according to the FDA

The Minnesota Department of Health has now issued a health advisory regarding the latest evidence that early nicotine use increases the risks of addiction for youth now and later in life. Despite the fact that they can not legally be sold to anyone under 18, e-cigarettes - hand-held vaporizers that create aerosols from liquids typically packed with nicotine and other chemicals, often including f... [Full Article...]

Flu Season Is Here And So Are The Vaccines

Flu Season Is Here And So Are The Vaccines People who get the flu after getting the vaccine were likely infected before or directly after receiving the vaccine. Hint: It's earlier than you think. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's ( CDC ) summary of the 2017-2018 flu season described it as a high severity season with high levels of outpatient and emergency department visits related to influenza-like illnesses. [Full Article...]

Monkeypox: NCDC allays fear of fresh cases in Nigeria after United Kingdom discovery

The infection has been reported twice in the United Kingdom in the space of a week: once in Cornwall , presenting in a Nigerian national staying at a naval base, and then in Blackpool, in someone who had recently travelled to Nigeria. The unit has "highly trained staff who are experienced in dealing with a variety of infectious diseases ", he added. Agenyi said that Monkeypox patients must adh... [Full Article...]


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