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Texting while driving, speeding and back-seat hanky-panky aren't all that parents need to worry about when their kids are in cars: Add secondhand smoke to the list.
Health Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 7
Measles outbreaks in parts of Europe and Africa led to some 60,000 more cases worldwide in 2010 over the previous year, after nearly a decade of declines, US health authorities said on Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has completed a comprehensive study of an unexplained skin condition commonly referred to as Morgellons and found no infectious agent and no evidence to suggest an environmental ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
A new government study suggests a lot of teenage girls are clueless about their chances of getting pregnant.
Health Jan 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Indian doctors have reported the country's first cases of "totally drug-resistant tuberculosis," a long-feared and virtually untreatable form of the killer lung disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have developed a new laboratory test that can rapidly identify the bacterium responsible for staph infections. ...
Medical research Jan 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has developed two new Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) for measurements of human exposure ...
Other Jan 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Binge drinking is more common in the United States than previously thought, particularly among young adults, though the most frequent offenders are over 65, said a US government study on Tuesday.
Health Jan 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
(AP) -- For the first time in 20 years, a federal panel is urging the government to lower the threshold for lead poisoning in children.
Health Jan 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- An Oklahoma baby is the third infant this month sickened by bacteria sometimes associated with tainted infant formula.
Health Dec 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP) -- It's a startling number: 1 in 4 women surveyed by the government say they were violently attacked by their husbands or boyfriends.
Health Dec 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
On Oct. 25, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that all adolescent boys be immunized against the human papilloma virus, which causes several types of cancer in both sexes. We strongly support ...
Cancer Dec 12, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
Research, led by Timothy Sterling, M.D., professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has led to an important change in CDC recommendations in the regimen for prevention of the centuries-old scourge, tuberculosis ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Inadequate use of masks or respirators put health care workers at risk of 2009 H1N1 infection during the earliest stages of the 2009 pandemic in the U.S., according to a study published in the December issue of Infection Co ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Public health should focus not only on reducing the burden of common diseases but also address the needs of people with blood disorders , experts say in a supplement to December's American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Health Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0