The Florida Department of Health confirmed a case of what is commonly referred to as a brain-eating amoeba in the Tampa area. According to the department, one person in Hillsborough County contracted Naegleria fowleri, which is a single-cell amoeba that attacks brain tissue and is usually fatal.
Getting kids off the couch and outside for activities is not only good for reducing weight gain, but also for reducing the risk of getting bladder cancer, according to Dr. Daniel Sadowski of Rockford Urological Associates.
At his daily briefing on Monday, Gov. J.B. Pritzker explained the state’s approach to “contact tracing” those who have had exposure to someone diagnosed with COVID-19, i an effort to slow the spread of the disease.