China’s Dabeinong reports suspected African swine fever case on related farm: media

BEIJING (Reuters) – One of China’s top animal feed producers said on Tuesday an affiliated firm has culled nearly 20,000 pigs due to a suspected case of African swine fever, according to a report by the China Securities Journal. A worker transports pig feed with a forklift at a feed mill under an animal feed and pig breeding firm Beijing More...

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By Heather Bender On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
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Survey reveals misconceptions among parents on flu shots

Florida health officials say a child is the first death in Florida during this year’s flu season. The child, who has not been identified, tested positive for Influenza B and was not vaccinated. A new national More...

By Heather Bender On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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WHO to meet on Congo’s Ebola outbreak as toll soars

GOMA, Congo (Reuters) – The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday it would convene an emergency committee to decide whether Congo’s Ebola outbreak is a public health emergency of international More...

By Heather Bender On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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China reports three new African swine fever outbreaks in Liaoning province

BEIJING (Reuters) – China reported three new African swine fever cases in Liaoning province, the agriculture ministry said on Monday The new outbreaks, confirmed on three pig farms in Jinzhou city and More...

By Heather Bender On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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Ketogenic Diet May Prevent Cognitive Decline; Here’s What Your Keto Diet Should Include

According to a study published in the Journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, consuming ketogenic diet- high levels of fat and low levels of carbohydrate can help prevent cognitive decline. The findings showed More...

By Heather Bender On Sunday, October 14th, 2018
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Zika virus cases spike in India’s Jaipur as peak tourist season nears

MUMBAI (Reuters) – At least 55 people have tested positive for the Zika virus in India’s tourist city of Jaipur, up from 22 a week ago, the local health department said on Sunday, raising fears the virus More...

By Heather Bender On Sunday, October 14th, 2018
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Ketogenic diet may prevent cognitive decline: Study

WASHINGTON: Following a ketogenic diet — a high-fat, low-carbohydrate regime — may boost cognitive abilities, a study in mice suggests. Researchers from University of Kentucky in the US showed that More...

By Heather Bender On Saturday, October 13th, 2018
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Young survivor of rare polio-like illness now thriving

Lydia Pilarowski had a fever and cough that developed into intense pain, she had unusual weakness, and she couldn’t move her left arm. Source link  More...

By Heather Bender On Saturday, October 13th, 2018
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“We’re not just a petting zoo”: Alpacas, goats, rabbits help treat mental illness

Five days a week, Heather Moir tends to alpacas, goats, rabbits and chickens. It may look like fun, but Moir goes to Cultivate Care Farms to do serious work. Since July, she has cared for rescue animals as part More...

By Heather Bender On Saturday, October 13th, 2018
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Thousands of young U.S. children get no vaccines, survey finds

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