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Meth Abuse Driving Big Spike in Syphilis Cases

Feb 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Meth Abuse Driving Big Spike in Syphilis CasesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Meth Abuse Contributing To Significant Increase In Cases Of Syphilis, Study Finds

Feb 16, 2019 , Forbes
New research from the CDC reveals that a recent spike in syphilis cases among persons living in the U.S. may be the result of methamphetamine and injection drug...
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New Tool For Documenting Injuries May Provide Better Evidence For Elder Abuse Cases

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
An estimated 10 percent of older adults experience some form of abuse each year. However, the link between injuries and possible elder abuse may take months or years to establish and is often difficult to investigate due to poor documentation during prior medical visits. Geriatric experts now hope ......
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Take a Step into Virtual Reality: Cybershoes GmbH Showcases Cybershoes®, a VR Accessory that Literally Lets You Walk Through Your Favorite VR Games

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Virtual reality enthusiasts can step into new worlds like never before with VR company Cybershoes GmbH, ( ), showcasing Cybershoes®, an affordable, innovative VR accessory that is worn on your feet, and allows you to literally walk, run or flee through virtual reality. The......
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New Justice Dept. policies, new AG may mute False Claims Act whistleblowers

Feb 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Healthcare industry groups have new hope that whistleblower cases will dwindle or even go away under new Attorney General William...
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Tracking HIV's Ever-Evolving Genome In Effort To Prioritize Public Health Resources

Feb 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Every county in the United States tracks HIV cases, sequencing the virus’ genome to see if it is resistant to current medications and looking for trends. More recently, local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have begun using those HIV genetic sequences to t......
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Congo Ebola Outbreak Has Claimed Nearly 100 Children's Lives, Cases on the Rise

Feb 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Congo Ebola Outbreak Has Claimed Nearly 100 Children's Lives, Cases on the RiseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/11/2019 12:00:00...
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MRI Cardiac Stress Test Shows Promise At Identifying Fatal Heart Disease

Feb 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The use of MRI to determine heart function has been slow to catch on, but a study from Duke Health researchers shows that stress cardiac MRI not only diagnoses disease, but can also predict which cases are potentially fatal. Results from a large, multi-center study suggest that cardiac magnetic res......
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Nearly 100 children dead from Ebola in DRC as crisis worsens

Feb 12, 2019 , CNN Health
Nearly one hundred children have died since the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo started last year -- and the crisis is gathering pace, with the number of new cases doubling last month, according to charity Save the Children....
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7 cases of mumps found in ICE detention center

Feb 12, 2019 , CNN Health
Seven cases of mumps have been identified in an ICE facility in Houston, according to the Houston Health Department....
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New Cases of Cancer Linked to Breast Implants Surface

Feb 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: New Cases of Cancer Linked to Breast Implants SurfaceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/7/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/8/2019 12:00:00...
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Seven mumps cases confirmed at Houston ICE detention facility

Feb 10, 2019 , Reuters
Seven adult detainees at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility in Houston have been diagnosed with mumps, but the contagious disease is contained, the city's health department said on Saturday....
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Trump's Goal of No New HIV Cases by 2030 Is Possible, Health Officials Say

Feb 09, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Trump's Goal of No New HIV Cases by 2030 Is Possible, Health Officials SayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/7/2019 12:00:00...
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FDA reports additional cases of cancer linked to breast implants

Feb 08, 2019 , CNN Health
A rare and deadly cancer linked to breast implants has been diagnosed in additional women in the United States, federal health officials said....
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European measles cases highest in a decade as pockets refuse vaccination

Feb 08, 2019 , Reuters
Europe had a record number of measles cases last year, in part due to a growing number of pockets where parents are refusing vaccination for their children, the World Health Organization said on Thursday....
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Trump's Goal of No New HIV Cases by 2030 Is Possible, Health Officials Say

Feb 07, 2019 , WebMD
Federal health officials Wednesday outlined how they plan to achieve the goal of no new HIV cases in the U.S. by 2030, announced by President Donald Trump in Tuesday evening’s State of the Union...
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Washington State Measles Cases Now at 48 Since Jan. 1

Feb 07, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Washington State Measles Cases Now at 48 Since Jan. 1Category: Health NewsCreated: 2/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/5/2019 12:00:00...
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Senate Responds As Pennsylvania Supreme Court Could Annul A 2002 Law, To Trial Lawyers' Benefit

Feb 07, 2019 , Forbes
The Pennsylvania Senate will study whether forum-shopping by medical malpractice lawyers raises health care costs in the areas they target - a move that comes as the state Supreme Court considers allowing those lawyers to file cases in the courts of their...
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Measles rarely kills in the US -- but when it does, here's how

Feb 06, 2019 , CNN Health
At least 10 US states have reported cases of measles so far in 2019, including Washington, where one outbreak is to blame for 50 cases....
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'Dickensian diseases' are making a comeback in the UK

Feb 06, 2019 , CNN Health
New research shows that cases of diseases more commonly associated with the Victorian era are increasing in the UK....
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