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Citi says fear of coronavirus in South Korea is spreading 'at a much faster rate' than the virus itself

Feb 24, 2020 , CNBC Health
Total number of cases rose to 763 on Monday morning, compared to 31 cases reported as of Feb. 18, according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and...
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The ultra-rich are investing in companies trying to reverse aging. Is it going to work?

Feb 24, 2020 , CNBC Health
If you can't defeat death, what if you could postpone it, or at least postpone the diseases commonly associated with getting old? Many people, especially the ultra-wealthy in Silicon Valley, are investing money into companies trying to answer exactly those questions. Watch the video to learn...
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New coronavirus cases in Iran, Italy fuel concerns the disease cannot be contained

Feb 23, 2020 , CNBC Health
With several localized coronavirus cases popping up in places such as Iran, Italy, South Korea and Japan, some experts are beginning to wonder: Is the genie out of the...
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Ten new cases of coronavirus in Iran, two dead: officials

Feb 23, 2020 , Reuters
Authorities in Iran on Saturday announced the detection of at least 10 new cases of coronavirus and two more deaths, deepening a sense of public unease over the handling of the spread of the disease....
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South Korea reports 123 new coronavirus cases, fourth death

Feb 23, 2020 , Reuters
South Korea reported 123 new confirmed coronavirus cases and a fourth death from the virus, taking total infections to 556, the Korea Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (KCDC) said on Sunday....
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What you can do right now to evade America's No. 1 killer

Feb 23, 2020 , CNN Health
Cardiovascular disease was, and still is, our No. 1 killer. It's a major source of our health care costs, and causes disability and related economic loss. At its peak, in the 1960s, among people over age 35, 1 in 100 died of heart disease every year -- a rate more than two-thirds higher than today....
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Feb 23, 2020 , CNN Health
Dr. Anthony Fauci, who is the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, explains what a pandemic is and says we're nearly at the brink of one with the novel coronavirus outbreak....
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CDC has confirmed 35 cases of novel coronavirus in the US

Feb 22, 2020 , CNN Health
US officials have now confirmed 35 cases of novel coronavirus in the country, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday....
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South Korea reports 142 additional coronavirus cases, brings total to 346: KCDC

Feb 22, 2020 , Reuters
South Korea reported 142 additional confirmed cases of the coronavirus, bringing the nation's total to 346, according to Korea's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
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First Italian patient dies of coronavirus: Ansa news agency

Feb 22, 2020 , Reuters
A patient in the northern city of Padua has died after being infected with the Coronavirus, becoming the first Italian victim of the disease, Ansa news agency reported on Friday....
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First Italian dies of coronavirus as outbreak flares in north

Feb 22, 2020 , Reuters
An elderly man in the northern city of Padua has died after being infected with the coronavirus, becoming the first Italian victim of the disease, Health Minister Roberto Speranza said on Friday....
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HIMSSCast: Technology, policy and COVID-19

Feb 22, 2020 jonah.comstock@himssmedia.com (MobiHealthNews), Mobile Health News
COVID-19, perhaps still better known as novel coronavirus, is a dangerous and rapidly spreading disease that governments and healthcare stakeholders are working around the world to contain. But how is new technology shaping the narrative of this epidemic, and is it making it easier to manage than previous...
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A record-breaking 105 US children have died from flu so far this season

Feb 22, 2020 , CNN Health
So far this season,105 children have died from the flu, according to data released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This is the highest number of child flu deaths at this point in the season since the CDC started keeping records in 2004, except for the 2009 flu pandemic....
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Pediatrician: Several vaccines at once might be too much for parents, but kids are just fine

Feb 22, 2020 , CNN Health
"Your child is due for shots today," is frequently followed in my practice by a grimace and a visible tightening of parents' hold on their baby. Then comes my rehearsed recital of the diseases against which we are protecting the baby through vaccination and lastly, I lay out the total number of shots due. That is when the bargaining starts -- "Does she really need that many Dr. Bracho? Couldn't we do two today and the rest next time?"...
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Coronavirus on G20 agenda as China reports uptick in cases

Feb 21, 2020 , Reuters
China reported an uptick in new cases of coronavirus on Friday, boosted by more than 200 people testing positive for the disease in two prisons outside of Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak....
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'Stranger Things' actor raises public awareness of rare bone disease

Feb 21, 2020 , CNN Health
Gaten Matarazzo III, who plays Dustin Henderson on the Netflix megahit "Stranger Things," was born with cleidocranial dysplasia, a rare disorder which primarily affects growth of teeth and collarbones....
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Another HIV Hazard: Higher Risk for COPD

Feb 21, 2020 , WebMD
Compared to those without the AIDS-causing virus, people with HIV had a 34% higher rate of COPD and were diagnosed with the lung disease about 12 years earlier -- average age 50 versus 62, the investigators...
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This season's flu shot offers 'substantial protection' in a season tough on children

Feb 21, 2020 , CNN Health
The flu season is still in full swing and it's likely to continue for several more weeks, and if you haven't gotten a flu shot yet, you should, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
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Influenza Activity in US Remains High, and Still Rising

Feb 21, 2020 , RxList
Influenza activity is still high and rose again during the week ending February 8 (week 6), according to a February 14 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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AHA News: What Women Need to Know About Breast Cancer and Heart Disease

Feb 21, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: What Women Need to Know About Breast Cancer and Heart DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/19/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/20/2020 12:00:00...
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