Circumcision Reduces Risk for UTI in Infants with Hydronephrosis
7 monthes ago - By Journal Watch
Neonatal circumcision decreased risk for urinary tract infection in the first year of life by 64% in boys with hydronephrosis.
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Child in Idaho Has Plague
7 monthes ago - By Web MD
The department said the child recently returned from a trip to Oregon, but it's not known whether the youngster contracted the plague in that state or in Idaho, the Journal reported.
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A Boy Contracted the First Case of Bubonic Plague Idaho Has Seen in 26 Years
7 monthes ago - By Time
A boy in Idaho has contracted the first case of bubonic plague the state has seen for 26 years, according to health officials.
The child, who remains unidentified, was treated with antibiotics in the hospital and is now recovering at home in a stable condition.
The Central District Health Department, which announced the news of the bubonic plague's return , said it was unclear whether the boy had contracted the disease in Idaho or on a recent trip to Oregon. Health officials said ground squirrels near the child's home in Elmore County, Idaho, had tested positive for carrying the disease in...
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