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Flu Season Is Still Going, A New More Severe Strain Now Circulating

Mar 18, 2019 , Forbes
H3N2 has overtaken H1N1 as the dominant circulating flu virus...
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U.S. seizes 1 million pounds of pork from China on swine fever concerns

Mar 17, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. border agents have seized around 1 million pounds of pork from China, a spokesman for the agency said on Friday, over suspicions that it might contain African swine flu disease which has hit Chinese pork output....
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There’s still time to enter PR Daily’s 2019 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Enter your best email marketing, recruitment or influencer campaign. Don’t miss the extended deadline on March 20. Digital and social media awards The post There’s still time to enter PR Daily’s 2019 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Earpods for Cell Phones — Are There Health Risks?

Mar 16, 2019 , RxList
A recent flurry of stories across the media have questioned the safety of wireless headphones or earpieces, and have focused in particular on Apple's...
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The Lasting Influence of the Progressive Visiting Nurses of the Late 19th Century

Mar 16, 2019 , American Journal of Nursing
Nursing has a long history of advocacy and activism on behalf of vulnerable populations. For Women’s History Month, we have been drawing attention to the theme of the intimate connection between nursing history and women’s history. In this post, we share an image of nurses at the Henry Street Settlement in New York’s Lower East [...] The post The Lasting Influence of the Progressive Visiting Nurses of the Late 19th Century appeared first on Off the...
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Bulgaria reports bird flu outbreak at duck farm

Mar 15, 2019 , Reuters
Bulgaria's food safety agency reported on Thursday an outbreak of the virulent bird flu virus H5 on a duck farm in the village of Lisets in a central region of the Balkan country....
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Breast cancer risk tied to DDT varies by exposure timing

Mar 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The once-common pesticide DDT has long been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer. Now, research suggests that women's age at first exposure to DDT may influence when in life the risk for breast malignancies is greatest....
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Sometimes Dirtier Is Better: How Our Sanitized Lives Are Wreaking Havoc On Our Immune System

Mar 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Can a clean environment be too clean? Experts say absolutely. Our immune system evolved to have a job and interact with the world around our bodies. In other public health news: HIV, gun safety, breast cancer, the flu, school nurses, and...
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Doctors pray for sick as blackout batters Venezuelan hospitals

Mar 12, 2019 , Reuters
Maria Rodriguez's daughter has spent a month in Caracas's J.M. de los Rios children's hospital with hydrocephalus, a buildup of spinal fluid in the brain, but staff there have faced an uphill battle treating the girl because of a nationwide power outage....
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There’s still time to enter PR Daily’s 2019 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards

Mar 12, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Enter your best email marketing, recruitment or influencer campaign. Don’t miss the extended deadline on March...
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How Game-Theory Economists Changed The Landscape Of Living-Donor Organ Transplants

Mar 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Kidney donations from living donors require a close biological match, which can be devastatingly rare to find. But organ exchange chains--where one person's loved one gives to a patient, whose' loved one gives to another patient and so on--have been opening up a whole world of possibilities for some families. In other public health news: gun control, depression, diabetes, AIDS, the flu, timeout, rape survivors, meat, pregnancy and...
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Number And Timing Of Pregnancies Influence Breast Cancer Rsk For Women With BRCA1 Or BRCA2 Mutation

Mar 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and the Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale in Paris confirm the lower risk of breast cancer from multiple pregnancies and from breast feeding seen in average risk women extends to those at the highest risk of b......
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Researchers Find Monthly Shots Do Just As Well At Controlling HIV As Daily Pills, But Cost May Be An Issue

Mar 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The news could help patients who struggle to remember to take the daily pills, but cost remains a sticking point with the shots. In other public health news: Ebola, cigarette warnings, meat safety, the flu, second-hand smoke, and...
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Flu season may not have peaked, and there's another wave of severe infections underway, CDC says

Mar 09, 2019 , CNN Health
Flu activity remains high across the nation, and there's a second wave of severe infections striking some states....
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Flu Shot Helps Prevent Heart Attack

Mar 08, 2019 , CardioSmart
A study of 30 million patients shows the flu vaccination reduces risk for heart attack by 10% in patients after...
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Exposure to infection in the womb increases risk of autism and depression, study says

Mar 07, 2019 , CNN Health
Children born to women who had a severe infection during pregnancy, such as sepsis, flu or pneumonia, show an increased risk of autism spectrum disorder and depression, new research finds. Yet those exposed to even a relatively minor urinary tract infection in utero also experienced an increased risk of such disorders....
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Social Media 'Influencers' Can Get Kids Eating Junk Food

Mar 06, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Social Media 'Influencers' Can Get Kids Eating Junk FoodCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/4/2019 12:00:00...
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National Rate Of Suicide, Alcohol And Drug Deaths Hits Record High

Mar 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Advocates say the country needs to better understand what drives "these devastating deaths of despair.” In other public health news: Alzheimer's, the flu, migrant health, depression, and...
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Scientists Resume Efforts To Create Deadly Flu Virus, With US Government's Blessing

Mar 06, 2019 , Forbes
NIH has just approved two projects that aim to turn avian influenza into a potentially deadly human pathogen. The research was "paused" by the US in 2014, but the pause was quietly lifted last year, despite the warnings of hundreds of distinguished scientists from around the...
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Not even a social media star can make kids eat their veggies

Mar 05, 2019 , CNN Health
Social media influencers -- bloggers, streamers and posters with millions of followers online -- can inspire children to eat junk food, but when it comes to healthy food, their spell over youth no longer works, according to a new study....
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