Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Growing cholera outbreak in Syria infects hundreds, 39 dead

A deadly cholera outbreak in Syria has killed at least 39 people and infected hundreds more this past month, health officials said Wednesday, raising concerns about whether the war-torn country can put a stop to its spread.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Five years after water crisis, 1 in 5 Flint residents has PTSD

Data from the largest mental health survey of the Flint, Michigan community indicate that one in five adults, or roughly 13,600 people, were estimated to have clinical depression, and one in four, or 15,000 people, were estimated ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mayo Clinic minute: Heat exhaustion and heatstroke

As the temperature rises in the summer, so does the risk of heat-related illnesses, like heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Over the past 30 years, extreme heat has claimed more lives in America than any other weather-related ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Zimbabwe system 'inadequate' to take on coronavirus

At Chitungwiza, in the southern suburbs of Harare, several women are waiting at the water pump with large cans, concern etched on their faces, fearful of the growing threat of the coronavirus.

Medications

Is opioid treatment available to those who need it most?

The U.S. opioid epidemic is still raging—it's particularly pronounced in low-income areas and in those where people lack access to health care services, which includes cities in Michigan and across the Rust Belt. But the ...

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