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986 Articles Matching "illness"

Flu-related illness stops intake at Texas border patrol center

May 23, 2019 , CNN Health
A Customs and Border Patrol station in south Texas has stopped taking detainees in for processing because some people have displayed signs of flu-related illness....
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Dr. Gupta: If you see someone struggling with mental illness, don't turn away

May 19, 2019 , CNN Health
On the morning of September 25, 2000, when Kevin Hines looked out from the Golden Gate Bridge, it must have been a magnificent sight. The sun bouncing off the coastline of Marin County to the left and backlighting the coast of San Francisco to the right, with Alcatraz straight ahead. There were probably boats of different types and sizes in the glittering water and an occasional sea lion breaking the surface....
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Many Elite Athletes Ashamed to Seek Help for Mental Illness

May 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Many Elite Athletes Ashamed to Seek Help for Mental IllnessCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00...
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Pediatric Hospice Can Be A Godsend For Heartbroken Parents. But The Facilities Often Struggle To Stay Afloat.

May 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
By some estimates, around half a million children have serious medical conditions that are expected to shorten their lives. For too many of them, death will most likely happen amid the fluorescence and thrumming machinery of an intensive-care unit. For the lucky families, there's pediatric hospice care. In other public health news: the mysterious illness in diplomats, liver transplants, snakebites, exercise for transgender people, tuberculosis, and more....
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Brain Researchers Seek 'Fingerprints' Of Severe Mental Diseases

May 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers from McLean Hospital and Yale University have published findings of their study of large-scale systems in the brain, findings that could improve understanding of the symptoms and causes of bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression, and other mental illnesses. Their paper, "Functional C......
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People Tend To Put Themselves At Risk For Lyme Disease Without Even Knowing It, Says Researcher

May 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at Binghamton University's Tick-borne Disease Center have been studying Lyme disease for nearly ten years. One of their primary research goals is to develop a model to predict human risk of infection that can be broadly applied to areas endemic for Lyme and other tick-borne illnesses, an......
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Imported oysters linked to illnesses in 5 states

May 11, 2019 , CNN Health
Oysters from an estuary in Mexico have been linked to a spate of illnesses in the United States, public health authorities announced Friday....
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Every year, 46 million Americans deal with mental illness. Only 41% get help. Here's how you can.

May 11, 2019 , CNN Health
May is Mental Health Awareness Month -- a time for renewed focus on mental health. It is a critical health problem in the US according to the Department of Health....
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Hepatitis A infections increased by nearly 300% over two years, report says

May 10, 2019 , CNN Health
Hepatitis A, a vaccine-preventable illness, like measles, has made a resurgence among adults in the United States who are at risk for the infection, according to a new report....
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A student sued because he didn't want the chickenpox vaccine. Then he got chickenpox

May 10, 2019 , CNN Health
Two months after going to court over a chickenpox policy, an unvaccinated teen came down with the illness, his lawyer said Wednesday....
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Psoriasis, Mental Illness Often Appear Together

May 10, 2019 , WebMD
Although two new studies suggest a link between mental health and psoriasis, neither paper can prove that one causes the other, only that the two are...
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Ask Is Fibromyalgia Considered a Mental Illness

May 08, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Is Fibromyalgia Considered a Mental...
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Tips For Staying Healthy While Traveling Abroad This Summer

May 07, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Nothing can ruin foreign travel like a nasty virus. A small bug bite or even a sip of water can lead to a serious illness and wreck a long-planned vacation. But with a little planning and preparation, it's easy to protect your health—and your itinerary. Travelers can consult their healthcare provid......
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Nobody Likes Being Lectured: Why Health Advice That Comes Out As ‘You Should’ Isn’t Paying Off

May 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Physician Perri Klass weighs in with ideas explaining how lecturing patients about complicated attitudes surrounding eating, sleeping and exercising doesn't usually work and using motivational tools do help. In other public health news: travelers' illnesses, autism, obesity, cancer care, stress, sex, Ebola and...
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Many Kids With Chronic Illness Are Still Happy: Study

May 07, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Many Kids With Chronic Illness Are Still Happy: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/6/2019 12:00:00...
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The World Speaks: What if?

May 04, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Fred Mayer, CEO of Pharmacist Planning Services, explains how as the political healthcare debate rages on, many of the “first-world” problems that cause illness and compromise our quality of life are problems pharmacists can help solve. Read More...
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New Noninvasive Ventilation Strategy Allows Preterm Infants To Breathe Freely

May 03, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Preterm infants with respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) face heightened risks of death, critical illness, and prolonged hospitalization, particularly if they progress to develop acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). A new study appearing in the journal CHEST®, published by Elsevier, suggests ......
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Men with serious illness may not seek erectile dysfunction treatment

May 03, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Men with cancer or other chronic illnesses are less likely to seek treatment for erectile dysfunction, even though sexual health is an important aspect of quality of life, researchers say....
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Newly Discovered Illness May Cause Nearly 1 in 5 Dementias, Experts Say

May 02, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Newly Discovered Illness May Cause Nearly 1 in 5 Dementias, Experts SayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/30/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/1/2019 12:00:00...
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Teens with chronic pain may find support on YouTube

May 02, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Teens with painful chronic illnesses may find that YouTube can provide a support network, a new study suggests....
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