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Obama's HealthCare.gov website urges enrollees to change passwords over ‘Heartbleed’ bug

Obama's HealthCare.gov website urges enrollees to change passwords over ‘Heartbleed’ bugOn Saturday, a message posted on President Barack Obama's health insurance enrollment website, HealthCare. gov, advised US residents with accounts on the website that their passwords had been reset to protect against the 'Heartbleed' bug.

Scientists Decoding DNA of Deadly Bacteria to Prevent Deaths from Food Poisoning

Bacteria DeathsScientists are all set to organize a stint to outsmart outbreaks and they will begin with listeria, which is the third major cause of death from food poisoning. The bacteria is special threat for pregnant women.

It claimed lives of one person in California and sickened seven others in Maryland. Scientists will decode the potentially deadly listeria virus so as to gain insight into how its spread can be prevented.

Disruption in Brain Networks Causes Chemobrain: Study

 StudyThere are some cancer patients who complain about suffering mental fogginess due to chemotherapy sessions and this thing continues to take place for a long time even after treatment ends.

A research has been carried out by a group of researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. They seem to have got an answer as what makes some patients to witness chemobrain.

Thousands of Students gather at Washington University’s annual Relay For Life Event

Thousands of Students gather at Washington University’s annual Relay For Life Event As many as thousands of students were present at the annual Relay For Life organized by Washington University. It has been found that the event has been ranked at the fifth position when it comes to raising events across colleges.

SW Washington health officials investigating E. coli cases linked to pumpkin patch and petting zoo

pumpkinIn a Friday announcement, the Cowlitz County Health & Human Services Department of Washington revealed that health officials had initiated investigations into two cases - one confirmed and one probable - of E. coli- related illnesses in children who visited the Willow Grove Gardens pumpkin patch and petting zoo in Longview in early October.

Each Health Carer Needs Flu Vaccine

Flu-VaccineFederal health officials are of the opinion that flu jabs are necessary not for a few, but for everyone. As per a new report, they have been opposing the vaccine taken only by two-thirds of all health care workers during the previous season.

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