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CDC: Flu season to be milder than last year

Jan 12, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Approximately 84,000 people have been hospitalized so far this flu season, which experts say points to signs of a milder season compared to last year that saw more than 80,000...
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E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce Is Finished After Spreading To 16 States, CDC reports

Jan 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
“Contaminated lettuce that made people sick in this outbreak should no longer be available,” the CDC said Wednesday. While there were no deaths, 25 people were...
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First Smartphone App To Detect Opioid Overdose And Its Precursors

Jan 11, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
At least 115 people die every day in the U.S. after overdosing on opioids, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. And in 2016, illegal injectable opioids became the most common drug involved in overdose-related deaths. This spike has led to a national public health crisis and epidemic. ......
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Drug overdose deaths skyrocketed among women

Jan 11, 2019 , CNN Health
As America continues to combat its opioid epidemic, the rate of deaths from drug overdoses among women has soared in recent years, according to new data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report....
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U.S. Cancer Deaths Continue to Decline

Jan 11, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: U.S. Cancer Deaths Continue to DeclineCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/9/2019 12:00:00...
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Cancer Death Rates Fall For 25 Years, But The Good News Impacts More Whites And Wealthy Patients

Jan 10, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A drop in lung cancer deaths is the main reason. A new government report also shows while the country has seen increases in fatalities from seven of the 10 leading causes of death, the cancer death rate has dropped 27 percent from the 1990s to 2016. But minorities and poorer people are not faring as well....
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Airliner Crashes, Deaths Rose in 2018

Jan 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Airliner Crashes, Deaths Rose in 2018Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/8/2019 12:00:00...
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‘I Felt Death At That Moment’: Puerto Rico Struggles With Growing Opioid Crisis After Hurricane Maria

Jan 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
While the use of fentanyl is expanding and overdoses and deaths appear to be under-reported, the U.S. territory neglected to apply for a federal $7.8 million grant to help get people into treatment. News on the opioid epidemic comes from Pennsylvania and Massachusetts,...
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Cancer Deaths Fall for 25th Straight Year

Jan 09, 2019 , WebMD
Between 1991 and 2016, deaths from cancer dropped 27 percent. In real numbers, that's almost 2.6 million fewer cancer deaths, according to the American Cancer...
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Number of people killed in plane crashes jumped in 2018

Jan 03, 2019 , CNN Health
The number of people killed in plane crashes jumped in 2018 compared with the previous year, with more than 500 deaths recorded, new figures show....
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Looking to curb infant mortality rates, Columbus, Ohio pilots on-demand ride app, program

Jan 03, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The infant mortality rate in Franklin County, Ohio has reached 8.2 deaths per 1,000 live births, with black babies at three times the risk of white...
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Controversial tool emerges in opioid fight: fentanyl test strips

Jan 03, 2019 , CNN Health
A controversial tool has emerged in the fight against opioid overdose deaths. It's a strip that allows people who use street drugs such as cocaine and heroin to test whether their drugs are laced with fentanyl....
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Ebola outbreak in Congo surpasses 600 cases amid more violence

Jan 03, 2019 , CNN Health
The Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim new milestone in the Ebola outbreak which began August 1: The total number of probable patients is 602 as of Tuesday, with 366 deaths, the Ministry of Health said. An additional 54 people who doctors suspect may be sick with Ebola are under investigation. The ministry also reported that 205 people have recovered from the life-threatening illness....
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Opioid Overdose Deaths Triple Among Teens, Kids

Jan 01, 2019 , WebMD
The highest risk is among older teens, who account for 88 percent of those who died during the time of the study, the researchers...
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Pediatricians say Sarah Sanders got it wrong on migrant child deaths

Jan 01, 2019 , CNN Health
Four physicians -- experts in pediatrics, infectious diseases and health policy -- have a message for White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders: Contrary to what she says, it's not clear that the federal government is doing everything it can to care for children crossing the border....
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Opioid Deaths In Teens And Children Almost Tripled In The Past 20 Years

Dec 31, 2018 , Forbes
According to results of a retrospective study in JAMA, nearly 9,000 teens and children died from opioid overdoses in the past 2 decades, almost tripling the number of pediatric opioid-related deaths during that time...
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After children die in US custody, authorities turn to nation's pediatricians for guidance

Dec 30, 2018 , CNN Health
Following the deaths of two migrant children in US Customs and Border Protection custody, the agency's leader reached out to an influential group of pediatricians for guidance....
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Scheduled dialysis for undocumented immigrants saves money and lives

Dec 29, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Providing scheduled dialysis for undocumented immigrants with kidney failure, rather than offering them only emergency dialysis, dramatically reduces deaths, healthcare use and costs, a study in Texas suggests....
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Peak RSV Season Is Almost Here, How To Protect Against This Respiratory Virus

Dec 27, 2018 , Forbes
Each year around the world, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections cause somewhere between 160,000 and 200,000...
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Gun deaths in US reach highest level in nearly 40 years

Dec 27, 2018 , CNN Health
Nearly 40,000 people in the United States died by guns last year, marking the highest number of gun deaths in 38 years, according to a new analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's WONDER database....
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