News tagged with public health officials
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(AP) -- Steve Wohlen lay on his front lawn, blue, unconscious and barely breathing, overdosing on heroin.
Addiction Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- More than $1 billion has been spent over the past decade researching autism. In some ways, the search for its causes looks like a long-running fishing expedition, with a focus on everything from genetics ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Problems with the correct use of the male condom, such as not wearing a condom throughout sex or putting it on upside down, are common in the U.S. and have become a major concern of public health officials. New research shows ...
HIV & AIDS Feb 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- An outbreak of bacterial infections on the East Coast illustrates the popularity of raw, unpasteurized milk despite strong warnings from public health officials about the potential danger.
Health Feb 03, 2012 | 2.7 / 5 (3) | 3
(Medical Xpress) -- A recent study by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Maryland identified the reasons why college-age individuals would be tested for sexually transmitted diseases. ...
Health Jan 27, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
No Californian died from whooping cough in 2011, the first year since 1991 that there have been no deaths in the state from the highly infectious illness.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Although there is an effective vaccine for hepatitis B and public health officials have a strong sense of who is at highest risk for the infectious liver disease, tens of thousands of people in the United ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Industrial salt not intended for human consumption has been sold in Iceland as food salt for 13 years by mistake, Icelandic officials said Tuesday.
Health Jan 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The Indian government on Tuesday dispatched a team of medical experts to the financial capital, Mumbai, to assess reports of a handful of cases of apparently untreatable tuberculosis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A 2010 outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Wisconsin has been linked to a decorative fountain in a hospital lobby, according to a study published in the February issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, the jo ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Doris Chang limits her three sons' intake of sweets and doesn't feed them any processed or frozen food. At their Manhattan Beach, Calif., home, she monitors the boys' time in front of the television and keeps them busy with ...
Health Jan 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The flu season is still young in the United States and the rest of the Northern Hemisphere, but Australia wrapped up its flu season months ago, and public health officials there have some disturbing news to report: The version ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
In a top-security lab in the Netherlands, scientists guard specimens of a super-killer influenza that slays half of those it infects and spreads easily from victim to victim.
Medical research Dec 28, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (8) | 13
(AP) -- New mothers in Rhode Island will no longer leave the hospital with a free goody bag of infant formula.
Health Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
More parents are opting out of school shots for their kids. In eight states now, more than 1 in 20 public school kindergartners aren't getting all the vaccines required for attendance, an Associated Press ...
Health Nov 28, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1