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  THIS JUST IN November 2010  
Online "data scraping" sparks debate about patient privacy

After a company collected information from a health website where intimate details of illnesses are shared, a question arises: How much confidentiality can users expect?


Pediatricians urged to screen new moms for depression

Pediatricians who screen new mothers for depression can help prevent a host of problems in their children, according to a new clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).


New diabetes prediction fails to mention obesity as contributing factor

The number of U.S. adults with diabetes will escalate from the current rate of one in 10 to as many as one in three adults by 2050, a new analysis predicts. According to the study authors, a largely aging population, an increase in high-risk minorities, and people with diabetes living longer will contribute to the projected increase, however obesity was inexplicably omitted from the list of causative factors.


Air pollution ups risk of chronic lung disease: study

A new study from Denmark says long-term exposure to low levels of air pollution could increase the risk of developing severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).



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