Health

Many immunosuppressed persons join in hurricane cleanup

(HealthDay)—About half of immunosuppressed persons reported participating in cleanup activities following Hurricane Harvey, and less than half of those who performed heavy cleanup reported wearing a respirator, according ...

Neuroscience

The risks of infectious mononucleosis

Infectious mononucleosis, or mono, sidelines high school athletes every year. Kids who play sports aren't more susceptible to the disease. Instead, adolescent competitors are at a greater risk for one of the illness's serious ...

Health

Testing solutions to overheating in hazmat suits

In 2015, health care workers in Kerry Town, Sierra Leone, contacted a Stanford research team regarding their work on how people regulate body temperature. They were hoping for a solution to the debilitating heat inside the ...

Other

Japanese woman dies after 150 giant hornet stings

A wheelchair-bound 87-year-old pensioner who was attacked by giant hornets in Japan and stung 150 times has died, a firefighter said Friday, as emergency workers stood by powerless to help her.

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