Category Archives: Health

DEVELOPING: Woman Suing Chick-fil-A Store After Finding Rodent in her Sandwich

PHILADELPHIA (ALBOENEWS) — A woman is suing her local Chick-fil-A store after finding a dead rodent in her chicken sandwich, according to AP. The woman, Ellen Manfalouti, is suing the store after she discovered the animal baked into the bottom bun of her sandwich. She discovered it after feeling an unusual bump on the bottom bun and checking it, only

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#BREAKING: Fleas Carrying Plague Found in Two Arizona Counties

TAYLOR, ARIZONA (ALBOENEWS) — The Associated Press is reporting that a second county in Arizona is reporting fleas that carry the Bubonic Plague, otherwise known as the Black Death. This announcement comes a week after prairie dogs were found in Coconino County carrying fleas with the disease. This week’s discovery was made near Taylor, Arizona, in Navajo County. Navajo County

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#BREAKING: President Donald Trump to Declare National Emergency for Opioid Epidemic

BEDMINSTER, NEW JERSEY (ALBOENEWS) — In a briefing from the Trump National Golf Course, President Donald Trump announced his intention to declare a national emergency for the on-going U.S. Opioid epidemic. The President went on to say that his staff was drawing up the paperwork for officially declaring it a national emergency. He also went further to say that the issue was

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#BREAKING: Florida Reports Case of Sexually-Transmitted Zika Virus

PINELLAS COUNTY, FLORIDA (ALBOENEWS) — Florida health officials say they have confirmed the first sexually-transmitted case of Zika virus in Florida this year. The new patient’s partner developed Zika symptoms during a trip to Cuba, and later gave the disease to their partner sexually. According to the Associated Press, “Zika can cause a mild illness, with fever, rash, and joint

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DEVELOPING: Firefighters Battling Fire at Alabama Chemical Plant; Nearby Residents Instructed to Stay Inside

ATMORE, ALABAMA (ALBOENEWS)— Early Saturday morning before dawn, a fire broke out at a plant that produces agricultural chemicals. The plant is located about 50 miles northeast of Mobile, in a small town of about 10,000. The blaze created a blanket of smoke that covered the surrounding area with potentially hazardous smoke. The main chemical produced at the plant is agricultural

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#BREAKING: Senate Votes Down “Skinny Repeal”

WASHINGTON, D.C. (ALBOENEWS)— Late Thursday evening and into early Friday morning, the Senate was unable to pass the GOP’s proposed “skinny repeal” amendment of Obamacare. The bill would repeal Obamacare’s individual mandate permanently, and its employer mandate for 8 years. The CBO released an estimate that this repeal would result in 16 million people losing insurance by 2026. They also

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#BREAKING 110 of 111 Brains of Former NFL Players Showed Signs of CTE

In a study posted Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, investigators from Boston University revealed that 110 out of 111 brains of former NFL players showed signs of CTE, a degenerative brain disease that has been linked with repeated blows to the head. “At varying levels of severity, CTE manifests with memory problems, mood disorders, depression, and dementia,”

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