Health Care

Nampa, Payette mosquitoes infected with West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus might be occurring if there are numerous deaths of crows and blue jays in the area. For additional information regarding West Nile Virus call the BCHD at 815-872-5091, the Illinois Department of Public Health West Nile Virus Hotline at 866-369-9710 or go to the Illinois Department of Public Health's West Nile Virus website at www.idph.state.il.us/envhealth/wnv.htm .

In VP search, Trump and Clinton eye different priorities

Well, for starters, those who remember just a short time ago when Mike Pence signed a little bill for the state of IN, which was titled the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, Pence allowed for his state representative to draft and pass a bill which would have ultimately led to the discrimination of any individual within the LGBT community from getting services from persons or companies based on their religious beliefs.

3 die in shooting at OR legal pot grow; suspect captured

Lt. Chris Baldridge of the Marion County Sheriff's Office said the suspect was detained Monday without incident by officers of the Oregon State Police. "We are very early in the investigation and very few details are available for release at this time", the sheriff's department said in a statement.

June 27th marks National HIV Testing Day

WCPH'€™s Sexual Health Services program offers free HIV testing, free sexually transmitted disease and infection testing and treatment to anyone over 13 years old, regardless of whether they have insurance or not. You can also take this chance to help protect other people. If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, CDC recommends HIV testing with each pregnancy, both for your own benefit and to reduce the risk of transmitting HIV to your baby.

Allina nurses back to work following strike

Allina officials say all the allegations that have been investigated so far have turned out to be false. "They're an organization that helps us pull all that data together", said Dr. The activity level at all the hospitals continued at a sustained pace, Wheeler said. Employers should not have so much control over health insurance coverage.

Diplomats from EU's founding 6 meet in Berlin to talk Brexit

As the dust began to settle on the Brexit decision, chief diplomats from Germany, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Italy and the Netherlands made clear that their focus is now on the European Union, not Britain. Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier addresses journalists before welcoming European Union founding states' foreign ministers to hold post-Brexit talks at the Villa Borsig in Berlin on June 25, 2016.

US banks pass Fed's stress tests

Senior Fed officials said Thursday that banks have until Saturday to resubmit their plans - a move that could result in a bank decreasing the capital it initially planned to return in order to meet regulatory capital minimums. But the percentage approved for dividends has been ticking down from 72 per cent in 2013 to 67 per cent in 2014, and 61 per cent in 2015. The figures did not necessarily match up.

This wedding crasher was a snake in the grass

After the rest of the bridal party headed to the reception, Johnny, 44, stayed behind to take romantic sunset photos with his new bride. "It was the loudest, most emotional, most grand entrance I've ever seen", said Mae. "When we came up, everyone was jumping up and down, and cheering and crying". At first Johnny didn't pay any attention to it but Laura was adamant to check out the bite.

2 residences burn in wildfire east of San Diego

Crews worked to protect structures overnight into Wednesday morning and will continue with structure protection. Brown Mountain has a long history of wildfires, particularly from lightning strikes, according to the news release. The fire began June 7 in the Grandfather Ranger District of Pisgah National Forest in the Brown Mountain area. The fire is now well established on the mountain.

CDC says no to AZ's intranasal flu vaccine FluMist

Other non-CDC study findings support the conclusion that the nasal spray flu vaccine was less effective than flu shots this influenza season. However, Dr. The flu vaccines on the market deliver a cocktail to protect against three or four strains of flu. Last year, US sales of FluMist totaled $206 million, and the company now expects "very limited demand in the second half of 2016".

World's 10 most expensive cities for expats

The two UAE cities have experienced a rise in their world rankings in this respect, following the wider Middle Eastern trend of GCC countries becoming more expensive. It dropped from 127th place a year ago and came in lower than London, Aberdeen, Birmingham and Glasgow. So what makes these places so expensive? But whilst currency fluctuations will always cause a major impact on costs, local conditions, like high property prices, can counterbalance the impact of currency movements, as ...

Clinton's lead over Trump narrows to nine points - Reuters/Ipsos

Clinton ended the speech by asking the crowd to imagine Trump sitting in the Oval Office, someone who is thick skinned and quick to anger. Veteran GOP fundraiser Fred Malek said he doubted Lewandowski's departure would have much impact on the campaign's fund raising and said the real change has to come from Trump himself.

Experts only beginning to grasp the damage from Zika virus

The best way to reduce the chances of getting the virus is by limiting exposure to mosquitoes. Most people don't get sick enough to go to the hospital though. Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, emphasizes that we should expect new standards in child health as a result of Zika virus.

For the record: Canada's political leaders mark National Aboriginal Day

A number of celebrations will be taking place across the country, and I encourage First Nations and all Canadians to participate in these events. "Coast to coast to coast, their remarkable art and cultures, significant contributions and history, are essential to our sense of nationhood".

CPP expansion is right move for Ontario workers: Thomas

The existing CPP requires contributions of up to C$2,544 per year, per person, from both an employee and an employer. Two of Canada's 10 provinces, Quebec and Manitoba, didn't sign on to the changes but will still take part in talks. He said would also phase them in over the same period. And with the significant increase to maximum pensionable earnings after 2025, higher-income Canadians will receive even higher benefits in the future.

South Pole landings a 'challenge,' says former Kenn Borek pilot

Officials from the foundation said in a news release on Wednesday that the evacuation flight might bring in a second patient out of Antarctica. Amundsen-Scott is one of three year-round stations NSF operates in Antarctica in its role as manager the U.S.

USA develops plan to react to Zika outbreak

So far, it looks like Zika boosts the chance of getting GBS about fivefold, from about 1 in 67,000 to about 1 in 14,000, Bale says . It can also be spread through sexual contact. Officials aren't expecting big outbreaks of the mosquito-borne virus like in Latin America and the Caribbean. Without it, the chain reaction doesn't happen and the virus can't spread.

Experimental Zika vaccine to begin human testing

Inovio said that if all goes as planned, preliminary results should be available by the end of the year. The Texas subsidiary manufactured the Zika vaccine. National institutes of Health, and Novavax in Rockville, Md. There are now no licensed drugs or vaccines for Zika. Nevertheless, Inovio and GeneOne aren't the only ones holding out hope for getting the strategy to work for Zika.

Orlando shooter's wife could be charged soon

Salman could ultimately face charges of being an accessory to the murders of 49 people and the attempted murders of 53 others. New information emerged Tuesday about the personal life of Omar Mateen , including new insight into his sexual orientation.

4800 nurses set to strike Sunday at 5 Twin Cities hospitals

Paul; Mercy in Coon Rapids; and Unity in Fridley. Allina Health has said it would continue operating the facilities as normal with almost 1,500 replacement nurses. "We haven't been able to resolve this any other way", said Theresa Swehla, a nurse with 26 years of experience. 4,800 nurses have many questions to the management of Allina's plans regarding the health insurance.