Denise Dowse of ‘Insesure’ fame has died at 64

Actress Denise Dowse, who was best known for her roles in the hit shows “Insecure” and “Beverly Hills, 90210,” has passed away after a long bout with meningitis. She was 64. Dowse’s passing was confirmed by her older sister and the last remaining member of her family, Tracey Dowse. The surviving sister praised her younger sibling […]

CDC officials warn of outbreak of rare ‘untreatable’ superbug

Seems as if the last two years have produced some of the most notorious viruses and bacteria the world has ever seen. Now there is a call from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to be on the lookout for another “superbug” — carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriacea (CRE), 15 types of which have been seen in […]

Virginians Beware: Rare Waterborne Amoeba Killing Children

A third person has died in Virginia after swimming in water infected with Naegleria fowleri — or “brain-eating amoeba” as it is sometimes known. Nine-year-old Christian Strickland is the most recent victim of the virulent organism. He is suspected to have been infected by the amoeba at a fishing camp near his Henrico County home. […]