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No New U.S. Measles Cases Reported Last Week
Measles outbreaks are usually said to be over after 42 days without a new infection
Monday, September 16, 2019

Suicide Rates Increasing for Male, Female Youths in U.S.
Adjusted suicide mortality rates increased from 1.7 to 4.2 per 100,000 female youths from 1999 to 2017
Friday, September 13, 2019

CDC Revises Number of Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses to 380
Agency says decrease due to the exclusion of 'possible' cases
Friday, September 13, 2019

Women With Heart Attack Do Present With Typical Symptoms
Typical symptoms of myocardial infarction more common in women than men
Friday, September 13, 2019

Helmets Are Underutilized by Cyclists in the United States
Blacks, Hispanics, and those aged <17 years have lowest rates of wearing helmets
Friday, September 13, 2019

EPA to Phase Out Chemical Testing on Mammals
Agency plans 30 percent reduction in number of studies that require use of mammals by 2025
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

President Pushing for Nationwide Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes
Details of plan to phase out flavored e-cigarettes from the market expected during the next few weeks
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

New Tool Measures Patients' Perceptions of Stroke Care
Validated instrument focuses on speed of diagnosis and treatment, caring, and patient education
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

AMA: Do Not Use Electronic Cigarettes
AMA statement comes as sixth death from vaping-related lung illness confirmed
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Poverty Rate Drops, but Fewer Americans Have Health Insurance
8.5 percent of population lacked health insurance for all of 2018, up from 7.9 percent in 2017
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Studies Look at E-Cigarette Use Linked to Pulmonary Illness
Persons should consider not using e-cigarettes while investigation is ongoing and cause is uncertain
Monday, September 9, 2019

Health Officials Close in on Culprit in Vaping Lung Injury Cases
Vitamin E acetate can be dangerous when inhaled, leading to cough, shortness of breath, chest pain
Thursday, September 5, 2019

Second Possible Death Reported in U.S. From Vaping-Related Lung Illness
Meanwhile, Michigan becomes the first state to ban flavored electronic cigarettes
Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Decreased Humoral Immunity to Mumps Seen in Young Adults
10 percent of college-aged students vaccinated in childhood had no detectable memory B cells to mumps
Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Officials Say New York City Measles Outbreak Over
No new measles cases have been reported in the city since mid-July
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Pediatric Flu Vaccine Guidelines Updated for 2019-20 Season
Any form of licensed, age-appropriate vaccine is acceptable, with no preferred formulation or product
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

As Lung Injury Cases Rise, CDC Advises 'Do Not Vape'
CDC, FDA working with state health officials to gather info on products, substances used by affected patients
Friday, August 30, 2019

Tourist With Measles Visited Southern California Attractions
No cases of measles have been linked to the girl yet
Monday, August 26, 2019

In-Store E-Cigarette Marketing Influences Use in Young People
Retail store electronic nicotine delivery systems marketing recall tied to increased odds of initiation
Monday, August 26, 2019

Some Cities in Texas Susceptible to Measles Outbreaks
If vaccination rates continue to drop, considerable increase in potential outbreak predicted
Thursday, August 22, 2019

Hypoglycemia Up With Intensive Glucose-Lowering Therapy
Intensive therapy resulted in estimated 9,578 hospitalizations, ED visits for hypoglycemia over two years
Monday, August 19, 2019

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