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(AP)—Government health officials are launching the second round of a graphic, emotional ad campaign designed to push smokers into kicking the habit.
Health Mar 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Surveys show most Americans would rather die at home than in a hospital. Now, a new government study suggests more and more people getting their wish.
Health Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 2
When New Jersey reported one of the nation's highest rates of autism last year - doubling in six years to one in 49 children - researchers described it as "beyond an emergency." But a federal study released this past week ...
Autism spectrum disorders Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Health officials say the flu season is winding down, and it has killed 105 children—about the average toll.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Cases of tuberculosis reached an all-time low in the United States last year, but the disease continued to affect minorities at much higher rates than whites, health authorities said Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A government survey of parents says 1 in 50 U.S. schoolchildren has autism, surpassing another federal estimate for the disorder.
Autism spectrum disorders Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—About one in every 50 heterosexual Americans living in poorer urban neighborhoods is infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 14, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Nearly every woman takes a medication at some point during pregnancy. Yet there's disturbingly little easy-to-understand information about which drugs pose a risk to her baby, and what to do about it.
Medications Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Despite high levels of vaccination, the rate of whooping cough in the United States is at its highest level in decades, and one reason may be that immunity from the vaccine diminishes each year ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—The "Solve the Outbreak" iPad application allows gamers to play the role of a disease outbreak investigator and determine the cause of outbreaks, based on real-life events, according to a press ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Increased awareness and use of electronic cigarettes in the U.S. outlined in a study released Thursday highlights the need for government regulation and evaluation, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's ...
Health Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The nation's top disease detective says impending budget cuts will make it harder to solve outbreaks, fight hospital infections and keep illnesses overseas from making their way here.
Health Feb 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In 2011, decreases were noted for some health care-associated infections (HAIs), according to a report prepared by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Lead is a common element but is found in old paints (including those once used on children's toys), soil, old piping, water, and the atmosphere from lead-containing vehicular fuels, even drinking vessels. At high dose it ...
Health Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers have discovered the first U.S. cases of whooping cough caused by a germ that may be resistant to the vaccine.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0