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Are you over 65 and take vitamins? They don't usually help — and sometimes they harm...
More than half of Americans take vitamin supplements, including 68% of those age 65 and older. But studies show they almost never prevent disease.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-05 15:22 UTC
CDC Finds ‘Nightmare Bacteria’ Across the U.S....
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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a report on Tuesday claiming 221 antibiotic-resistant germ strains have been found nationwide.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-04 14:57 UTC
A Sudden Financial Tragedy May Shorten Life Of Middle-Aged People, Study Suggests...
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Experiencing negative wealth shock, or a huge financial crisis during midlife may contribute to early death, according to a new study. It turns out losing money might be akin to having a terminal disease.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-04 14:43 UTC
‘Nightmare’ bacteria, resistant to almost every drug, stalk U.S. hospitals...
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'Nightmare' bacteria stalk U.S. hospitals
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-03 20:57 UTC
CDC: Drug overdoses killed 63,632 Americans in 2016...
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By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-30 02:34 UTC
The Mystery of the Terrifying Xanax Resurgence in America...
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Pharmaceutical marketing is often said to be a key cause of the opioid crisis. That doesn't explain the deadly rise of benzos.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-28 22:31 UTC
CDC Warns Second Wave Of Flu Has Begun...
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CBS Local — Although the flu season may be winding down, the CDC has some bad news for Americans as a second wave of the potentially fatal illness is reportedly spreading across the country. In a March 23 release the CDC announced that overall flu cases are finally dropping however, “Influenza B”
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-27 03:16 UTC
CDC: Youth Suicide Skyrockets 70% Over Last Decade. Here's Why....
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According to the Centers for Disease Control, youth suicide is in the midst of a precipitous and frightening rise.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-20 16:05 UTC
Alternative treatment for allergic reaction to substance discovered...
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Louisiana State researchers have found a new treatment for the allergic reaction to substances instead of corticosteroids.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-08 18:15 UTC
Prostate screening saves no lives and may do more harm than good...
Screening for prostate cancer does not save lives, and may do more harm than good, a major study has concluded.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-07 17:02 UTC
Type B flu viruses are on the rise while overall rates drop...
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Data: Centers for Disease Control ; Chart: Axios Visuals Flu infection rates continued dropping during the week ending Feb. 24 but influenza is still very active, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. And, the CDC reported another 17
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-05 00:40 UTC
9-Year Old Boy With Flu-Like Symptoms Fighting For Life Against Rare Hantavirus...
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The 9-year-old Fernando Hernandez is still fighting for his life after his flu-like symptoms turned out to be caused by hantavirus. He has been on life support for over 20 days.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-04 15:15 UTC
Looking for an off switch for celiac disease...
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New research identifies an enzyme that turns off transglutaminase 2, potentially paving the way for new treatments for celiac disease.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-24 07:02 UTC
FDA Okays First Concussion Blood Test--but Some Experts Are Wary...
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The screening tool may not pick up minor concussions
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-18 21:38 UTC
Climb stairs to lower blood pressure and strengthen leg muscles...
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If you don't have the time or money for aerobic and resistance training, why not try climbing the stairs? A new study demonstrates that stair climbing not only lowers blood pressure but also builds leg strength, especially in postmenopausal women with
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-14 06:02 UTC
Influenza surveillance map: Where is the flu in my state?...
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Influenza surveillance map: Where is the flu in my state?
By viper1 on 2018-02-13 16:35 UTC
Flu season becomes worst since records first kept...
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This flu season is the worst since health officials started keeping records on infections in 2004, surpassing all metrics from the previous worst outbreak of 2014/2015 as illnesses, hospitalizations and deaths keep rising across the nation. "Unfortuna
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-13 04:13 UTC
The Flu is Killing Up to 4,000 Americans a Week...
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The amount of influenza ravaging the U.S. rivals levels seen when an altogether new virus emerge. It gets worse. The death toll in future weeks is expected to grow even higher because flu activity is still rising—and the number of deaths follow the flu activity. Hospitalization rates are already
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-13 04:11 UTC
The Wall Street Journal: Flu breakthrough? Japanese drug maker thinks its compound can kill virus in a day...
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As Americans suffer through the worst influenza outbreak in almost a decade, a Japanese drug maker says it has developed a pill that can kill the virus within a day. But even if the experimental drug lives up to the claim, it likely won't be available
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-12 00:42 UTC
Flu blamed for 1 in 10 American deaths — and that number is expected to grow...
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Influenza and pneumonia, which often go together, caused one of every 10 deaths in the U.S. last week, health officials said during a news conference...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-11 04:26 UTC
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