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China says plague outbreak risk minimal after two new cases in Beijing

Nov 14, 2019 , Reuters
Chinese health officials say the risk of an outbreak of pneumonic plague is minimal after two new cases were confirmed this week in Beijing, the official China Daily said on Thursday....
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Cases of melanoma are falling among young people in the United States, study says

Nov 14, 2019 , CNN Health
Cases of melanoma fell among people younger than 30 in the United States from 2006 to 2015, suggesting efforts to encourage protection from the sun are paying off, a new study says....
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U.S. recorded 11 cases of measles over the past month

Nov 13, 2019 , Reuters
The United States recorded 11 measles cases over a month as of Nov. 7, taking the total cases for the year to 1,261 in the worst outbreak since 1992, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday....
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More people are surviving lung cancer in the US, report finds

Nov 13, 2019 , CNN Health
Over the last decade, the rate of new lung cancer cases diagnosed in the United States has dropped 19% and the five-year survival rate has climbed 26%, according to a new report. Yet lung cancer still remains the leading cause of cancer death nationwide....
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CDC: Vitamin E Likely Culprit in Vaping Cases

Nov 12, 2019 , WebMD
Calling it a “breakthrough,” the agency says it found vitamin E acetate in all 29 samples of lung fluid from patients with vaping-related lung...
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Asthma can turn deadly in rare cases. Here's how

Nov 12, 2019 , CNN Health
While most parents see asthma as a major cause of missed time from school and work, some might not realize that severe asthma attacks, which require emergency room visits and hospitalizations, can be fatal. Still, deaths due to asthma are rare....
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U.S. CDC reports 'breakthrough' in vaping lung injury probe as cases top 2,000

Nov 09, 2019 , Reuters
Tests of lung samples taken from 29 patients with vaping-related injuries suggest all contained Vitamin E acetate, a discovery U.S. officials described on Friday as a "breakthrough" in the investigation of the nationwide outbreak that has topped 2,000 cases....
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State Highlights: 911 Operators Cited As Lynchpins in NYC Medical Fraud Ring Affecting Thousands; Oregon’s ERs Reporting Striking Rise In Number Of Child Sexual Abuse Cases

Nov 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, Oregon, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts, California, Tennessee, Louisiana, Ohio, North Carolina, Texas, Minnesota, and New...
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Vaping lung injury cases now top 2,000, CDC says

Nov 08, 2019 , CNN Health
There were 2,051 cases of lung injury linked to vaping as of November 5, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday....
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CDC says vaping lung illness cases now top 2,000

Nov 08, 2019 , CNBC Health
A vaping-related lung disease has sickened 2,051 people and killed 39, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said...
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U.S. vaping-related deaths climb to 39, illnesses to 2,051

Nov 08, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 2,051 confirmed and probable cases and 2 more deaths from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vaping, taking the total death toll to 39....
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U.S. ERs See Doubling of Teen Sexual Abuse Cases

Nov 07, 2019 , WebMD
Sexually abused youths are turning more often to U.S. emergency departments for help, a new study...
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U.S. ERs See Doubling of Teen Sexual Abuse Cases

Nov 06, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: U.S. ERs See Doubling of Teen Sexual Abuse CasesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/5/2019 12:00:00...
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Child sex abuse cases treated in ERs rose more than 70% in seven years, study says

Nov 05, 2019 , CNN Health
The number of US adolescents admitted to emergency rooms for injuries related to sexual abuse more than doubled between 2010 and 2016, according to a new study. For kids ages 12 to 17, the number increased from 2,280 in 2010 to 5,058 in 2016....
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Dentist group says antibiotics not needed for most toothaches

Nov 02, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - In most cases, adults don't need to take antibiotics for a toothache, according to new guidelines from the American Dental Association (ADA)....
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Close to 1,900 Cases of Vaping-Linked Lung Illness, CDC Says

Nov 02, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Close to 1,900 Cases of Vaping-Linked Lung Illness, CDC SaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/31/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/1/2019 12:00:00...
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Vaping-related lung injuries rise to 1,888 cases nationwide, CDC says

Nov 01, 2019 , CNN Health
As of Tuesday, there were 1,888 lung injury cases associated with e-cigarette products in 49 states, the District of Columbia and the US Virgin Islands, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC on Thursday also identified 37 deaths in 24 states....
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U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 37, cases of illness to 1,888

Nov 01, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 1,888 confirmed and probable cases and 3 more deaths from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vaping, taking the total death toll to 37....
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Vaping illness outbreak climbs to 1,888 cases with 37 deaths, CDC says

Nov 01, 2019 , CNBC Health
The CDC is recommending that consumers stop vaping, particularly THC and especially anything bought off the...
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More Controversy for Statins in Primary Prevention

Nov 01, 2019 , RxList
Controversy around the use of statins for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease is once again in the news, with a new analysis suggesting that statin use in low-risk patients "may be an example of low value care (having little benefit and potential to cause harm) in these patients and, in some cases, represent a waste of healthcare resources," researchers...
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