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A deadly strain of hard-to-treat bacteria is spreading in US health facilities, posing a particular risk to the nation's most vulnerable patients, authorities said in a report on Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
If the word's nations are going to prevent tobacco smoking from causing one projected billion deaths by the end of this century, they must: Make tobacco control part of the agendas of United Nation's and other development ...
Health Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Phnom Penh on Friday ordered urgent action to stem the "worrying" number of bird flu deaths in Cambodia, following a surge in the number of fatalities from the virus.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A man recently vaccinated for smallpox under a U.S. Defense Department program passed a milder, related form of the disease on to a man he had sex with, and that man then passed it on to yet ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
A 35-year-old man has become Cambodia's eighth bird flu fatality this year, prompting concern about the spread of the virus in the country, a health official said Tuesday,
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
AIDS-ravaged Malawi, where over a tenth of the population is HIV positive, records on average 1,000 new cases weekly, a top government official said Saturday.
HIV & AIDS Feb 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—The latest U.S. cancer statistics find that 1.5 million new cases of invasive cancer were diagnosed among Americans in 2009, with more men than women developing malignancies and blacks at higher ...
Cancer Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Children who are given codeine for pain relief after surgery to remove tonsils or adenoids are at risk for overdose and death, U.S. health officials said Thursday.
Medications Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Fast food fare from restaurants such as McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's and Pizza Hut accounted for more than 11 percent of the calories in American adults' daily diets in recent years, federal ...
Health Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Health officials say this season's flu shot is only 9 percent effective in protecting seniors against the most common and dangerous flu bug.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The EU's top health official on Friday said there was no need to panic over a Europe-wide horsemeat scandal, saying it was a labelling rather than a health issue.
Other Feb 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Twenty-one companies have met targets in a New York City-led effort to get restaurants and food manufacturers nationwide to lighten up on salt, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday.
Health Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The flu seems to be easing its grip on the United States, federal health officials reported Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 09, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
FRIDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) —Revised rules on birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act have been rejected by the group that represents Roman Catholic bishops across the United States.
Health Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Health officials say the worst of the flu season appears to be over.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0