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CDC investigating ‘fast-moving’ E. coli outbreak in Michigan and Ohio that has infected nearly 30 people

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A “fast-moving” E. coli breakout has infected dozens of people and hospitalized nine others in Ohio and Michigan, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  The CDC announced via a press release on Wednesday that 29 individuals are ill due to the outbreak from an …

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Monkeypox Is a Sexually Transmitted Infection, and Knowing That Can Help Protect People

As data come in from around the world, a clear picture is emerging of who is being affected by the recent outbreak of monkeypox (MPX): Outside Africa, 99 percent of the cases have been in men, and 92 to 98  percent have been in self-identified men who have sex with men. Also, many of the …

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Most people infected with omicron variant ‘didn’t know they had it,’ study finds

Story at a glance Investigators conducting a study examining COVID-19 and the effect of vaccines identified nearly 2,500 blood samples from patients just before and after the start of omicron’s surge. They identified 210 people who likely were infected given antibody levels in their blood.  Participant surveys and interviews then found that approximately 44 percent of …

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A psychotherapist shares the 5 mental strengths you need to be successful at anything: ‘Most people aren’t there yet’

When we want to become more physically fit, we work our bodies, sometimes concentrating on specific muscles, such as our biceps or quads. We can do the same with our mental fitness. In my 25-plus years of research as a psychologist, I’ve found that there are five main mental muscles that all work together to …

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West Nile virus detected in 2 people in Brooklyn, Queens amid ‘record number’ of infected mosquitoes

West Nile virus was detected in two people across the five boroughs as a “record number” of mosquitoes were found to be carrying the virus, the city health department said Tuesday. The human infections included one each in Brooklyn and Queens, the health department said, bringing the nationwide count to 54 cases so far this …

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West Nile virus found in 2 people, record number of mosquitoes in New York City

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — West Nile virus has been detected in two people and a record number of mosquitoes in New York City, according to the NYC Health Department. The department announced Tuesday that two human cases have been reported, one each in Brooklyn and Queens. They also say 1,068 West Nile virus-infected mosquito …

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New Glasses Allow Deaf People to ‘See’ Conversations by Turning Audio into Subtitles

Released by the company A company has created augmented reality spectacles that place subtitles on conversations happening in the real world. Dan Scarfe was sad to see his 97-year-old grandfather sitting quietly in a room on Christmas Day, surrounded by his family, but unable to join in with conversation because of his hearing loss. “It’s …

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Americans with Disabilities Act protects transgender people, judge rules

Story at a glance A federal judge has ruled that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects transgender people from discrimination. The ruling stems from a 2020 case against the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office after a transgender woman was incarcerated in a men’s facility. The woman, Kesha Williams, argued that her gender dysphoria resulted from …

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