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Potentially first case of cat-to-human transmission of H7N2 virus under investigation

Potentially first case of cat-to-human transmission of H7N2 virus under investigation

Public health officials are trying to determine whether a veterinarian who fell sick while treating cats at a New York animal shelter really contracted H7N2, a rare strain of bird flu.

‘Boil order’ for Lindon City residents remains in effect

‘Boil order’ for Lindon City residents remains in effect

The recently issued ‘boil order’ for Lindon City residents and businesses will likely remain in effect for some more days as water samples have tested positive for E. coli, officials said.

Christmas-related emotional stress responsible for spike in cardiac deaths: study

Christmas-related emotional stress responsible for spike in cardiac deaths: study

Emotional stress is associated with the Christmas holidays is one of the multiple causes of the notable spike in heart related deaths during the season, researchers have warned.

Mouthwash can kill gonorrhea bacteria: study

Mouthwash can kill gonorrhea bacteria: study

Stopping the growth of bacteria that causes gonorrhea may be as simple as gargling with a mouthwash, a small study conducted in Australia suggested.

Processed meat may aggravate asthma: study

Processed meat may aggravate asthma: study

Regular consumption of processed meats like sausages, salami and ham may be bad for people with asthma as it can aggravate the condition, a new study suggested.

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