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Washington woman dead from brain-eating amoeba after using neti pot filled with tap water, report says

The woman filled the neti pot with tap water, doctors said. (iStock) A Seattle, Washington woman whose brain was partly a “ball of bloody mush” after rare brain-eating amoebas infected her likely contracted the organisms after she used a neti pot full of tap water to clear her sinuses, according to a report. The woman,… Read More »

Gun control vs. mental health care: debate after mass shootings clouds murky reality

This story is from Kaiser Health News After the recent mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, Calif., in which 11 people were killed at a country music bar, President Donald Trump struck a familiar refrain: “It’s a mental health problem,” he said of the gunman, Ian David Long. “He was a very sick puppy.” Similarly, after… Read More »