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CDC: Flu is now widespread in Tennessee

CDC: Flu is now widespread in Tennessee

During last year's flu season, the ODH confirmed there were six deaths related to pediatric influenza, WLWT reported. Influenza cases typically begin to increase in October and the season can run as...

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Study suggests women's brains are 'younger' than men's brains

Study suggests women's brains are 'younger' than men's brains

The findings still need to be confirmed in follow-up studies. Scientists have just found a new distinction between the brains of the two sexes: age-related changes to the brain occur more slowly in ...

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DOH buying more measles vaccine amid rising number of cases

DOH buying more measles vaccine amid rising number of cases

More than 95 percent of individuals who get the vaccine after 12 months of age will develop an immunity to all three viruses. There has also been one confirmed measles case in Multnomah County linke...

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Why women's grey matter ages better than men's

Manu Goyal, an assistant professor of radiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, said in a statement. "Ultimately, many studies keep showing that the differences between a...

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Measles cases reported in several Houston-area communities

This adds to the national measles outbreak seen across the county. In just Washington state, there have been more than 45 confirmed cases of measles this year alone. Measles is an airborne disease whi...

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Kids Should Not Use Excess Toothpaste; Here's Why

Kids Should Not Use Excess Toothpaste; Here's Why

Out of the 5,157 children in the study, almost 40 percent of those aged 3 to 6 years were using way too much toothpaste . And this led to the addition of fluoride to toothpaste, mouthwash, tap water ...

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Officials warn of infections caused by vaccinations given in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio

The vaccines went to various businesses in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. Kentucky Department of Public Health officials said individuals with infections have experienced redness, pain or tenderness,...

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Cancer lingers, but fight against it prevails in Turkey and the world

Cancer lingers, but fight against it prevails in Turkey and the world

There are three screening programmes in Croatia - for breast, cervical and colon cancer . Every 9th woman is at high risk of breast cancer and a total of 10.2 million women are at stake. There ar...

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Millennials face increased risk of cancer 'because they're so fat'

In contrast to obesity-related cancers, rates of most of the 18 non-obesity related cancers did not increase among young adults during the study period. The age group with the greatest increased risk ...

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Major Quit-Smoking Study: Vaping is Twice as Effective as NRT

Major Quit-Smoking Study: Vaping is Twice as Effective as NRT

The two groups also received additional behavioural support. In a reverse analysis, the researchers behind the study also found an association between cigarette smoking and subsequent use of...

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New Rules Seek To Lower Prescription Drugs Costs

New Rules Seek To Lower Prescription Drugs Costs

Those rebates have been called anticompetitive by critics, who blame them for forcing many patients to pay more out of pocket. In October, the administration announced a plan to propose changes to Me...

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Chris Hemsworth Considered Returning To Home And Away After His Career Stalled

Chris Hemsworth Considered Returning To Home And Away After His Career Stalled

She said: "I feel like when I got to LA nobody would hire you unless you were playing the Spanish character. The dads' race at my kids' school last year: I hadn't sprinted in about five years, and the...

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Flu upgraded to 'widespread' in Tennessee — CDC

The 2017-2018 flu season had 185 reported child deaths nationwide and about 80 percent of those kids didn't receive a flu shot. Recent studies show flu vaccine reduces the risk of flu illness by a...

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Surprise! A bunch of kids who weren’t vaccinated now have the measles

Surprise! A bunch of kids who weren’t vaccinated now have the measles

Because measles is contagious even before people realize they are sick, people who are not vaccinated may unknowingly spread the virus. During the last measles outbreak, more than a quarter of the kin...

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Bell Let's Talk Day helps raise awareness about mental health

Bell Let's Talk Day helps raise awareness about mental health

Since the campaign began in 2010, Bell has raised over $93 million for mental health programs. "Growing and expanding our services at Sault Area Hospital will help provide the level of care that eve...

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Health Officials Confirm 42 Measles Cases In WA

Health Officials Confirm 42 Measles Cases In WA

According to a new report published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ) on January 30, 2019, Venezuela had contributed 68 percent (5,525/8,091 cases) of the measles cases r...

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Vaping Increases Risks Of Stroke And Heart Disease, Study Finds

Vaping Increases Risks Of Stroke And Heart Disease, Study Finds

The researchers studied 2016 data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System survey , carried out each year by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. When e-cigarettes started app...

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DRC : Ebola outbreak spreads to high security risk zone

DRC : Ebola outbreak spreads to high security risk zone

The control of Ebola spread is also hampered by the violence caused by militias in eastern DR Congo. A total of 59 burial sites were found in two of the attacked towns in the region, while at leas...

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Measles A Health Emergency in 1 Washington County

Measles A Health Emergency in 1 Washington County

Oregon health officials said the outbreak has spread to their state, as a Multnomah resident was diagnosed with measles, The Oregonian reported. The World Health Organization in November warned th...

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About 1000 patients in Ontario hospital hallways on any given day

About 1000 patients in Ontario hospital hallways on any given day

It would allow the government to transfer "all or part of the assets, liabilities, rights and obligations" of organizations including any local health integration network, Cancer Care Ontario, eHealth...

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Eating Breakfast May Not Help You Shed Weight

Eating Breakfast May Not Help You Shed Weight

Commenting on the results, Dr Frankie Phillips, registered dietitian for the British Dietetic Association, said: "Whilst some studies do show that people who eat breakfast tend to be a healthier wei...

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Binghamton Devils Spreading Mental Health Awareness

Binghamton Devils Spreading Mental Health Awareness

As part of this social media campaign, there was roughly 215 universities across Canada which participated in Let's Talk Day, along with more than 370 mental health initiatives on different campuses...

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Doctor loses license after suggesting weed cookies to control kid's tantrums

Doctor loses license after suggesting weed cookies to control kid's tantrums

When the boy was brought to his office in 2012 after misbehaving at school the doctor did not consult a psychiatrist, seek information from the boy's teachers or ask the father about the child's moods...

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Health warning: Belgium student dies after eating leftover pasta

Also, samples of the spaghetti confirmed the presence of the deadly bacteria that caused the young man's death. The 20-year-old from Belgium mysteriously died in his sleep after eating leftover spa...

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Swine flu outbreak kills 76 in Indian state of Rajasthan

Swine flu outbreak kills 76 in Indian state of Rajasthan

Advisories on the seasonal Influenza A H1N1 (swine flu) have been prepared and issued for general public in leading newspapers. "Till January 28, a total of 18 people were admitted with symptoms o...

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Lancet Report reveals OBESITY among 3 of mankind's biggest threats

Lancet Report reveals OBESITY among 3 of mankind's biggest threats

The EAT-Lancet commission and the Lancet commission on obesity both mix science and advocacy to influence government decisions on food policy. In the USA, for example, obesity is on the rise, and ...

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Aetna to offer Apple Watch app for members

Aetna to offer Apple Watch app for members

USA health insurer Aetna has designed an app in collaboration with Apple to help its customers manage their health with the use of an Apple Watch . Aetna also cited a study from RAND Corporation ...

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Too much TV 'can hold back children'

Too much TV 'can hold back children'

We also gave the mothers a widely used screening assessment to see whether their kids met developmental targets for communication, motor skills, problem-solving and social skills. Another reason scree...

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South Dakota receives failing grade in tobacco policy report

South Dakota receives failing grade in tobacco policy report

South Dakota got an "F" in the report. Based on the findings, the American Lung Association recommended that Arizona put more funding toward prevention programs and increase the minimum age of sale ...

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DPH: Case of measles found in New Haven County adult

DPH: Case of measles found in New Haven County adult

Eighteen American states, including Washington and OR, allow parents to opt out of vaccinating their children due to "philosophical beliefs", reports CBS News . In 2000, measles was considered erad...

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