Texas cities could see measles outbreak with more than 1,000 cases. study finds
A new study from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health has found that if vaccination rates drop by 5%, a single measles case could lead to an outbreak...
1 day ago - Daily Mail - 3 articles
CBP Won't Vaccinate Migrants Against Flu
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency's announcement that it won't vaccinate migrants is being slammed by public health experts.
1 day ago - Web MD - 3 articles
U.S. Government Refuses Migrant Families Flu Shots In Detention Camps
At least 3 children have died while in detention from the flu, doctors say The United States government has no plans to vaccinate migrant families against the flu ahead of this...
1 day ago - Scary Mommy - 3 articles
States report some grim hepatitis A numbers to CDC, including 236 deaths
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta has tracked state outbreaks of Hepatitis A for the last three years, and it is not getting any prettier. CDC...
1 day ago - Food Safety
Minor Teens Shouldn't Need Permission to Get the HPV Vaccine
Dr Art Caplan says teenagers should be able to receive the HPV vaccine without parental permission. Medscape Business of Medicine
1 day ago - Medscape
New, less-expensive inactivated polio vaccine non-inferior to conventional inactivated vaccine
Hu Y, Wang J, Zeng G, Chu K, Jiang D, Zhu F, et al. Immunogenicity and Safety of a Sabin Strain-Based Inactivated Polio Vaccine: A Phase 3 Clinical Trial. J Infect Dis 2019...
1 day ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
Top stories in infectious disease: FDA approves first tuberculosis drug developed by non-profit; CDC OKs new testing algorithm for Lyme disease
The top stories in infectious disease last week were the FDA's approval of the first tuberculosis drug developed by a non-profit organization for resistant infections and the...
2 days ago - Healio - 4 articles
Religion Is A Reason for Not Getting Vaccinated Against HPV
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends initiation of HPV vaccine between ages 11 and 12, with catch-up vaccination recommended for certain groups through age 26...
2 days ago - Medindia Health
Many Parents Would Switch Doctors Over Vaccination Policy, Poll Finds
Title: Many Parents Would Switch Doctors Over Vaccination Policy, Poll Finds Category: Health News Created: 8/19/2019 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 8/19/2019 12:00:00 AM
2 days ago - MedicineNet - 6 articles
Yes, illegal immigrants are bringing a cesspool of dangerous infectious diseases into America, and the CDC is doing nothing about it
If you are a parent who chooses not to vaccinate your children because of the fact that vaccines have never truly been proven safe or effective, then the United States Centers...
2 days ago - Natural News
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Even a Little Exercise Means a Lot for Life Span
The Norwegian researchers also found that too much sitting was associated with a higher risk of early death.
JAMA study finds that drinking fluoridated water causes brain damage in children
New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has found that drinking fluoridated water during pregnancy is a surefire way to induce brain damage...
Worms are cool: They can regrow their brains if they lose their heads
There are some animals that can grow back specific parts of their body when they have been cut off. Lizards, for example, are known for their ability to grow back their tails...
Can You Gain Weight If You Don't Eat Enough? 3 Experts Explain "Starvation Mode"
There's a persistent theory about something called starvation mode, and the thought that if you stop eating, you'll actually gain weight instead of losing it. This comes up...
10 Halloween Costumes For Girls So She Won't Have To Be A Black Cat Again
Don't run out of time this Halloween - who really wants to be a black cat if they don't have to be? Certainly not the little girl in your life. So forget the drawn-on whiskers...
Antibiotic Exposure Raises The Risk of Colon Cancer
New study adds to the research promoting careful antibiotic stewardship, as antibiotics found to increase the likelihood of colon cancer development.
Brown Fat may Help Protect against Diabetes and Obesity
People with little or no brown fat have limited ability to clear certain amino acids from the blood leading to the development of obesity and diabetes.
Additional 5.4 Million Births the Result of China's New Two-Child Policy
China's two-child policy targeted 90 million women of reproductive age. There was a historic change with 5.4 million extra births during the first 18 months that the policy was...
Family History of Type 2 Diabetes is Associated With Increased Bone Mineral...
History of a first-degree family member with diabetes is linked to increased bone mineral density in addition to insulin resistance.
Innovative Care Program Improve Outcomes for Teens, Young Women with Pelvic...
Patient-centered, technology-enhanced care program improves pelvic inflammatory disease outcomes in underserved populations, finds a new study.