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Flu Shot Much More Effective This Year, CDC Says

Feb 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Flu Shot Much More Effective This Year, CDC SaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Meth Abuse Contributing To Significant Increase In Cases Of Syphilis, Study Finds

Feb 16, 2019 , Forbes
New research from the CDC reveals that a recent spike in syphilis cases among persons living in the U.S. may be the result of methamphetamine and injection drug...
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Ambivalence Over Motherhood Could Reshape Practices Around Family Planning

Feb 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
New data from a CDC survey finds that in up to 19 percent of pregnancies, women are unsure if they want to be pregnant, a state of mind doctors need to be in tune with when counseling them, researchers say. Public health news looks at AIDS death rates in the South; depression's harmful role in aging brains; looking for treatments in moss piglets and a reason to get off the couch this weekend, as...
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Flu Shot Much More Effective This Year, CDC Says

Feb 15, 2019 , WebMD
This year's flu vaccine offers 47 percent protection against all circulating strains, according to researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
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This year's flu shot is less than 50% effective in preventing infection, CDC says

Feb 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Don't let your guard down: The US flu season is expected to continue for several more weeks, with activity across the nation now elevated, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. A flu shot is still recommended for those who have neglected to get one, but the CDC estimated this year's vaccine's overall effectiveness in preventing an infection at just 47%....
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This flu season isn't yet as severe as last year's, though activity is picking up, CDC says

Feb 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
While this year's flu season so far isn't quite as bad as last year's, activity is increasing and flu is now widespread, CDC officials...
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Flu Season Far From Over, CDC Says

Feb 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Flu Season Far From Over, CDC SaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/11/2019 12:00:00...
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Tracking HIV's Ever-Evolving Genome In Effort To Prioritize Public Health Resources

Feb 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Every county in the United States tracks HIV cases, sequencing the virus’ genome to see if it is resistant to current medications and looking for trends. More recently, local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have begun using those HIV genetic sequences to t......
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CDC: Flu vaccine prevented 8,000 deaths last flu season

Feb 12, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The flu vaccine prevented 7.1 million illnesses during the 2017-2018 flu season, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. Read More...
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CDC blames spike in teen tobacco use on vaping, popularity of Juul

Feb 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
Within one year, the number of high school students using any tobacco product increased about 38 percent, the CDC...
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Nutrisystem CEO explains why weight loss is not longer just 'one size fits all'

Feb 10, 2019 , CNBC Health
According to the CDC, about 40 percent of the U.S. population is considered obese. Still, Nutrisystem's Dawn Zier believes progress is being...
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Amid Measles Outbreak, Docs Hope Facts Top Myths

Feb 09, 2019 , WebMD
According to the CDC, more than 90% of children have gotten the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine. But there are pockets in the country that fall well below the 90% considered crucial for...
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Flu Season Far From Over, CDC Says

Feb 09, 2019 , WebMD
As of Feb. 2, flu is widespread in 47 states, and 24 states are seeing high levels of the disease. In addition, hospitalizations are increasing, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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Too Many Kids Using Too Much Toothpaste, CDC Says

Feb 05, 2019 , WebMD
The poll of parents found that 40 percent of children aged 3 to 6 used a brush that was full or half-full of toothpaste, rather than the recommended pea-sized amount, the Associated...
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Kids, You May Be Using Too Much Toothpaste, CDC Suggests

Feb 03, 2019 , Forbes
The CDC study also measured how many kids are starting too early or too late tooth-brushing with fluoride...
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Shingles vaccine side effects mostly mild, yet 3% of complaints were serious, CDC says

Feb 01, 2019 , CNN Health
Reported side effects of the Shringrix shingles vaccine in its first eight months of doctors' office use were mostly unremarkable, but 3% of the complaints were serious, according to a Thursday report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
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Emails Between Coca-Cola, CDC Ignite Concerns About Industry’s Influence In Public Health Sphere

Jan 31, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Advocates say there needs to be greater transparency over how industry interacts with public health agencies, especially in the midst of the obesity crisis....
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Old emails hold new clues to Coca-Cola and CDC's controversial relationship

Jan 30, 2019 , CNN Health
Private emails between employees at the Coca-Cola Co. and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have been exposed in a new research paper, raising questions about just how extensive of a relationship the soda company has had with the nation's public health agency....
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Snuggling Your Pet Hedgehog May Spread Salmonella, CDC Warns

Jan 30, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Snuggling Your Pet Hedgehog May Spread Salmonella, CDC WarnsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/28/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2019 12:00:00...
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Kissing, Snuggling Hedgehogs Are Off Limits, CDC Warns, Because Of Salmonella Outbreak In 8 States

Jan 29, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
They might be adorable and are rising in popularity as household pets, but researchers are linking the prickly mammals to a strain of salmonella that is making people sick. No humans have...
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