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At least four people in Massachusetts have been diagnosed with Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in 2019, and one woman has died from the disease, Boston25News reported. >> Read more trending news “It’s a very serious illness if it is to infect a person,” Ryan Cira, the environmental health director for the DeKalb Board of Health, told the […]

Cinco de Mayo in the United States is widely known as a celebration of Mexican-American culture filled with margaritas, tacos and tons of fun. >> Read more trending news But before you prep for your upcoming fiesta or scramble to make some last-minute party plans, you may want to brush up on what the holiday […]

The first celestial event of the new year is a triple threat you won’t want to miss. >> Read more trending news On Jan. 20-21, we’ll get the chance to catch a total lunar eclipse, a blood moon and a supermoon. The first full moon of the year is also called a wolf moon. The next […]

TIME unveiled its 2018 Person of the Year shortlist Monday, recognizing “the person or group of people who most influenced the news and the world — for better or for worse — during the past year.” >> Read more trending news Last year, TIME honored the “silence breakers,” a group of “all races, all income classes, […]

ATLANTA – Sexually transmitted diseased in the U.S. are at record highs, according to the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. >> Read more trending news The agency reported 2.29 million new cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis — three common but treatable STDs — last year, based on preliminary data. That surpasses the 2016 record […]

Many health conscious grocery shoppers tend to flock toward low-fat milk and dairy products, but new research suggests whole-fat dairy may be better for your heart than you think. >> Read more trending news An analysis of 136,384 individuals across 21 countries and five continents found that higher intake of whole milk and yogurt was associated […]

A new report from Airbnb shows one-tenth of the company’s American hosts are teachers, further highlighting the financial burdens of the industry. >> Read more trending news According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the National Center for Education Statistics and the National Education Society, the average annual salary for K-12 public school teachers hovers between $45,500 […]

The Perseid meteor shower, which occurs every August due to debris left behind from Comet Swift-Tuttle, is almost here. >> Read more trending news According to experts at Space.com, the shower will peak during overnight hours as Aug. 11 turns into Aug. 12 and again overnight Aug. 12 to 13. While both shows will be magical, the […]

ATLANTA – Researchers at The Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued a warning about the federally-unapproved antidepressant tianeptine. >> Read more trending news Poison control centers across the United States reported an increased number of calls between 2014-2017, “suggesting a possible emerging public health risk,” CDC researchers wrote in the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly […]

You may want to think twice about jumping in that hotel pool or taking the kids to a popular water park nearby. >> Read more trending news According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, contaminated recreational waters led to 493 reported disease outbreaks between 2000 and […]