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Most New HIV Cases Stem From People Undiagnosed or Untreated

Mar 21, 2019 , RxList
About 80% of new HIV infections in the United States occur in about 40% of people who either don't know they are infected or are not receiving HIV care, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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CDC: 40% with HIV Cause 80% of New Infections

Mar 20, 2019 , WebMD
A new government program hopes to address the urgent needs by getting more people tested for HIV and boosting treatment...
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Updating Your Knowledge of the Many Medications for Type 2 Diabetes

Mar 19, 2019 , American Journal of Nursing
According to the latest figures from the CDC, 30.3 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, and another 84.3 million adults have 'prediabetes.' Type 2 diabetes accounts for 90% to 95% of all cases. Are you up-to-date on the new drugs? This month in AJN, Patricia Keresztes and Annette Peacock-Johnson help us find our way [...] The post Updating Your Knowledge of the Many Medications for Type 2 Diabetes appeared first on Off the...
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Blue Shield Of California Helps Reduce Opioid Use Among Its Members By 56 Percent

Mar 19, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Blue Shield of California's Narcotic Safety Initiative results show a 56% reduction in overall opioid use by members with chronic, non-cancer pain compared to 2014, exceeding the nonprofit health plan's year-end 2018 goal by 6 percentage points. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 4......
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228 Measles Cases Already in 2019: CDC

Mar 14, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: 228 Measles Cases Already in 2019: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/13/2019 12:00:00...
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At least 228 measles cases have been reported in the US this year, CDC says

Mar 13, 2019 , CNN Health
At least 228 cases of measles have been reported since January 1 in the United States, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
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228 Measles Cases Already in 2019: CDC

Mar 13, 2019 , WebMD
Measles was once nearly eradicated in the United States, but the emergence of the "anti-vaxxer" movement may be allowing the highly contagious disease to stage a comeback, experts...
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Measles, once eradicated from the US, reported in 12 states. Outbreak spreads in Brooklyn

Mar 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
Some 228 measles cases were reported to the CDC in the U.S. between Jan. 1 and March 7, more than half of the 372 cases that were reported during all of...
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Flu season may not have peaked, and there's another wave of severe infections underway, CDC says

Mar 09, 2019 , CNN Health
Flu activity remains high across the nation, and there's a second wave of severe infections striking some states....
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Stalled Progress on Staph Infections a Deadly Concern, CDC Says

Mar 08, 2019 , RxList
Infection control efforts in US hospitals have reduced rates of Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections, but progress has slowed in recent years, health officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned in a report released...
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Stalled Progress on Staph Infections a Concern

Mar 08, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Stalled Progress on Staph Infections a Deadly Concern, CDC...
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Health Professionals Call On CDC Officials To Correct Misapplication Of Its Guideline On Opioid Prescribing

Mar 08, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
More than 300 health professionals from across the United States have requested that the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention act immediately to address “widespread misapplication” of its 2016 Guideline on Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain. The letter, co-authored by Unive......
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CDC Probing Suspect Raw Milk at Pennsylvania Dairy

Mar 07, 2019 , WebMD
The CDC has warned the public not to eat or drink the unpasteurized products and recommends throwing away products from Miller’s Biodiversity Farm in Quarryville,...
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Staph Infections Drop, but Officials Still Worry

Mar 07, 2019 , WebMD
The opioid epidemic might be one reason why Staphylococcus aureus (staph) infections have increased in the community, even as they have declined in hospitals, the CDC researchers...
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Progress on deadly staph infections slows, CDC calls for increased prevention

Mar 06, 2019 , CNN Health
More than 119,000 people were diagnosed with bloodstream Staphylococcus aureus infections in the United States in 2017, and almost 20,000 died -- a significant slowing in the previously declining rates of infections with the bacteria....
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Injuries prompt CDC investigation into e-scooters

Mar 05, 2019 , CNN Health
University of Texas star baseball shortstop David Hamilton hit a pothole riding an electric scooter, tearing his Achilles tendon and requiring surgery. He'll miss the season. Cristal Glangchai, the CEO for a nonprofit, hit a rock riding her scooter, landing her on the pavement just blocks from home....
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CDC Finds That Progress Against HIV Epidemic Plateaued In Recent Years

Mar 01, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The report comes just weeks after President Donald Trump announced an ambitious plan to end the crisis. “Now is the time for our Nation to take bold action. We strongly support President Trump’s plan to end the HIV epidemic in America,” CDC Director Robert Redfield said in a statement. “We must move beyond the status quo to end the HIV epidemic in...
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Everything You Need To Know About The Flu

Mar 01, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Seasonal flu is a serious illness causing approximately 200,000 hospitalizations and 36,000 deaths each year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older be vaccinated against influenza. Washing your hands often, and coughing and sneezing ......
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UVA expands telehealth program, focus on chronic disease care

Feb 28, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The program is funded by a $750,000 grant from the CDC and the Virginia Department of...
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Has America's Fight Against HIV Stalled?

Feb 28, 2019 , WebMD
After years of significant declines, the number of new HIV infections began to level off in 2013, the CDC says. The cause: Effective HIV prevention and treatments are not reaching those who could most benefit, according to the...
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