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Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Claims Eighth Life
Patient first suffered from shortness of breath, which rapidly progressed to acute respiratory distress syndrome
Friday, September 20, 2019

CDC: Cases of Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Rise to 530 Across 38 States
FDA currently analyzing more than 150 vaping product samples tied to these cases
Thursday, September 19, 2019

Few Trauma Patients Assessed for Effects of PTSD, Acute Stress
Most adult, pediatric centers do not have assessment, educational protocols
Thursday, September 19, 2019

Anemia in Early Pregnancy May Harm Child Neurodevelopment
Odds for ASD, ADHD, intellectual disability increased with anemia diagnosed during first 30 weeks
Wednesday, September 18, 2019

New York State Institutes Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes
Stores have two weeks to clear their shelves of the products
Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Diabetes Distress Common at Large Midwestern University
Findings based on survey of university-affiliated students, staff with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes
Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Claims Seventh Victim
According to CDC, 380 people in 36 states have come down with the vaping-related sickness
Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Men Less Knowledgeable About HPV, HPV Vaccination
Most men and women did not know anal, penile, and oral cancers are caused by HPV
Tuesday, September 17, 2019

New York State to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes
Governor says flavored e-cigarettes account for 68 percent of those sold in New York
Monday, September 16, 2019

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

Fewer Children Receiving Care at Family Medicine Practices
Odds of being seen at family practice increased for children from rural areas versus urban children
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

Nine States Now Have an Obesity Rate Above 35 Percent
Plus, statistically significant increases seen in adult obesity rates in 33 states between 2013 and 2018
Thursday, September 12, 2019

More Time Spent on Social Media May Harm Teen Mental Health
Risk for internalizing problems, comorbid internalizing and externalizing problems up with increased use
Thursday, September 12, 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

Insulin Pump Therapy Use Has Increased Since 1995
Highest rates reported among preschoolers, children, and adolescents aged younger than 15 years
Wednesday, September 11, 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

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

FDA Warns Juul About Illegal Marketing Claims, Pitch to Youth
FDA questions claims such as Juul is 'much safer than cigarettes' and the 'FDA would approve it any day'
Monday, September 9, 2019

Childhood Food Insecurity Tied to Poor Health Outcomes, Developmental Risk
But food insecurity for children 4 years and younger not associated with pediatric obesity, underweight
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

Updated Recommendations, Levels of Care Categorized for Pediatric ICUs
Three levels of care include community-based, tertiary, and quaternary or specialized PICUs
Thursday, September 5, 2019

New Facebook, Instagram Pop-Ups Counter Vaccine Misinformation
Social media sites aim to counter the spread of antivaccination misinformation
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

Proximity to Outbreak May Affect Attitudes in Vaccine Doubters
Vaccine skeptics close to measles outbreak likely to have more positive attitudes toward vaccination
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

More Youth Being Exposed to Secondhand Aerosol From E-Cigs
Significant upward trend seen in 2018 with 33.2 percent of youth exposed
Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Vaccine-Related Searches on Pinterest Will Show Only Public Health Organizations
Last year, Pinterest stopped showing vaccine-related search results to halt spread of misinformation
Wednesday, August 28, 2019

USPSTF Advises Broader Age Range for Hep C Screening
Draft recommendation statement expands screening to asymptomatic individuals aged 18 to 79 years
Tuesday, August 27, 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

ACIP Recommendations Updated for 2019-20 U.S. Flu Season
Age indication for Afluria Quadrivalent expanded to now include children as young as 6 months
Monday, August 26, 2019


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