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HealthResearchers have released another study about infant vaccinations and autism and the results match up with what other reports have found: The number of vacccines an infant receives is not linked to increased risk of being diagnosed with autism....
The number of pertussis cases, otherwise known as whooping cough, are rising nationally, and cases locally in 2013 are up as well. Pertussis can be unknowingly spread to others, especially infants and young children, to whom it may be deadly....
Tags: Vaccines, Diphtheria , Chemical Industry, Symptoms, Health Insurance
The daily broadcast of medical reports, scientific studies and sociological statistics can cause your ears to ring. Sometimes a report will contradict the findings of another issued just days earlier. More often, compelling snapshots of the American...
Tags: Vaccines, Mumps, Diphtheria , Death, Newspaper and Magazine
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new survey, most women had inaccurate perceptions about the safety and effectiveness of intrauterine devices (IUDs) in preventing pregnancy, say U.S. researchers, who urge doctors to talk more about the benefits of the...
Commonwealth Cancer Center nurse receives national oncology certification Doriska Austin of Commonwealth Cancer Center in Danville recently completed national certification requirements for oncology nursing. A 2009 graduate of Eastern Kentucky...
Dating abuse among teenagers has reached alarming levels, and many parents aren't taking the necessary steps to help curb it, experts say. Amy Bonomi, in conjunction with Seattle's Group Health Research Institute, wrote a new study that surveyed college...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - American adults have made a little progress in recent years in cutting back on calories from fast food, but children are still consuming too much fat, U.S. health researchers say. French fries, pizza and similar items accounted for...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People make more educated decisions about screening tests when they're given a personalized assessment of their own risk, rather than one-size-fits-all information, according to a new review of past studies. Those personalized...
Following an outbreak of E. coli cases in 15 states, Rich Products has expanded its recall to include all food products made at its Waycross, Ga., plant, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The Buffalo, N.Y., company recalled almost 200,...
There have been no reported cases of the new H7N9 avian flu in the U.S., officials at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control said Friday. In China, however, the numbers of victims continue to creep up, with 16 people in four provinces having been...
Vaccination of horses has become a hot topic among equine veterinarians and owners. There is not one vaccination program that is appropriate for every horse, every time. The horse's immune system is not the same as ours. Therefore, we vaccinate yearly and...
Q: I heard there's a new pneumonia shot. Is it better than the old one? A: The older pneumonia shot is the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine. It's recommended for all people over age 65 and anyone with certain medical conditions, such as lung disease,...
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