Darryl Rowe

A British hairdresser was sentenced to life in prison for deliberately infecting 5 men with the virus that cause AIDS. Daryll Rowe was sentenced Wednesday in Brighton, England for attempting to infect as many as 10 men with the HIV virus.

Rowe reportedly taunted the men with text messages that said, "I have HIV. Oops".

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Military mom wiping her daughter's runny nose

Americans are panicking as the potentially deadly H3N2 flu virus sweeps across the country. The aggressive strain of flu virus is behind the worst flu epidemic in history.

The flu epidemic is sweeping America as hospitalizations of children under 5-years-old has doubled in one week.

The flu epidemic is wreaking havoc on America's most vulnerable citizens -- children and the elderly. The child death toll is up from 13 to 20 deaths in one week.

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Gwyneth Paltrow attend Golden Heart Awards 2017 in NY

Doctors are warning consumers against using a $135 enema colonic endorsed by actress Gwyneth Paltrow.

Doctors and health professionals are calling Paltrow's coffee enemas "absurd" and dangerous. Paltrow's website, Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop, describes the Implant-O-Rama enema product as a do-it-yourself coffee enema to “supercharge your detox.”

But health professionals are sounding the alarm.

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roaches

On Sunday afternoon, a friend and I sat down for lunch at The Tavern at Phipps restaurant in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta. We were having drinks and good conversation when, out of the corner of my eye, I spotted an adult German cockroach crawling across the wall toward me.

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Philadelpia Main Line

A rare lung infection that affects affluent older white women has doctors stumped. The infection is called Nontuberculous Mycobacteria or NTM for short.

The lung infection, similar to tuberculosis, is caused by a bacteria that is found in water, soil, and in the air.

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head lice

Loyal reader Ronisha writes:

"Hey,

I was reading your blog and you mentioned only straight hair getting lice, which is untrue. I work for one of the top lice places here in NYC. I'm African American, and although not to many cases are African American, I can assure you that we do get lice."

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Ariana Grande donut shop

Imagine walking into a donut shop and purchasing a box of donuts only to find out they were coated with pop singer Ariana Grande's dried saliva.

That's the dilemma that Wolfee's Donut shop faces as the city's health department threatens to shut them down.

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NY Mayor Bill De Blasio made good on a campaign promise to NY's Jewish leaders allowing rabbis to continue a bizarre circumcision ritual that caused 16 cases of Herpes infection in baby boys.

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Kaci Hickox

A defiant epidemiology nurse broke quarantine to go for a bike ride with her boyfriend today in Maine. Hordes of photographers ran alongside Kaci Hickox's bike as she rode through her rural town for about an hour. Hickox refused to quarantine herself for 21 days after returning from West Africa where she treated Ebola patients.

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Kaci Hickox

A nurse who was placed under forced quarantine in New Jersey after arriving from West Africa says she will sue the state of NJ.

Despite testing negative for Ebola twice, Kaci Hickox is being held inside a specialized tent at University Hospital in Newark, NJ.

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letter from Dept of Public Health

Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, Commissioner and State Health Officer of the Georgia Department of Public Health, and Brian Kemp, the Secretary of State, sent emails to all professional licensed nurses in the state of Georgia today. The lengthy email contains detailed information about Ebola transmission, clinical guidance, and specific health risks to health care workers and patients.

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