News tagged with morbidity and mortality weekly report
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To date, 10 people have fallen ill - and three have died - in the hantavirus outbreak at Yosemite National Park's "signature" cabins in Curry Village, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Levels of secondhand smoke outside smoking rooms and other designated smoking areas in airports are five times higher than in smoke-free airports, a new U.S. study finds.
Health Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Thirty of the 50 largest cities in the United States are now smoke-free, a new report shows.
Addiction Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—About 12,000 children die from unintended, accidental injuries each year, most of them preventable, according to a report issued Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Health Oct 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
(HealthDay)—Those bite-sized, brightly colored packets of concentrated liquid laundry detergent need to be kept out of the reach of small children, who often mistake them for candy, U.S. health officials ...
Health Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Hispanic Americans are diagnosed with HIV infection nearly three times as often as whites, but rates and causes differ by region, a new study finds. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS.
HIV & AIDS Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Flu activity in the United States remains at low levels, federal health officials said Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Many U.S. babies born to mothers infected with hepatitis B do not receive recommended follow-up testing after vaccination, a new study finds.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A rat control strategy launched in the Bronx, N.Y., led to a 54 percent reduction in the number of properties with signs of rat activity, a new federal report says.
Health Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Many households in the United States are ready should a disaster—such as a hurricane or earthquake—strike, federal officials said Thursday.
Health Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—If you end up with a rash on a new tattoo, you should probably think twice before brushing it off as an allergic reaction or a normal part of the healing process.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—One-third of Americans have high blood pressure and only half of them have it under control, dramatically increasing their risk for possibly fatal heart attacks and strokes, a new government ...
Health Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
(HealthDay)—As the use of small button batteries has become more widespread to power devices such as toys, watches and hearing aids, more young children have swallowed them, resulting in choking and even ...
Health Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Parents and doctors can do more to protect girls from cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), say U.S. health officials who are concerned by lagging HPV vaccination rates among females. ...
Cancer Aug 30, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 2
(HealthDay) -- Chickenpox cases in the United States dropped almost 80 percent between 2000 and 2010 in 31 states following routine use of the varicella vaccine, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0