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More Illnesses From Tainted Romaine Lettuce Reported

Dec 12, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: More Illnesses From Tainted Romaine Lettuce ReportedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/7/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/10/2018 12:00:00...
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Number Of Cases Of Mysterious Polio-Like Illness In Children Climbs To Record High, Well Above Previous Years

Dec 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
What's more, CDC officials say many children have lasting paralysis, and close to half the kids diagnosed with it this year were admitted to hospital intensive care units. In other public health news: CRISPR and gene editing ethics; screen time for kids; telemedicine; suicide; and...
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Record number of cases of polio-like illness AFM in US this year

Dec 11, 2018 , CNN Health
With 24 newly confirmed cases of the polio-like illness acute flaccid myelitis announced Monday, 2018 has become a record year for the illness....
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Infections in the Young May Be Tied to Risk for Mental Illness: Study

Dec 08, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Infections in the Young May Be Tied to Risk for Mental Illness: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/6/2018 12:00:00...
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Targeted Cognitive Training Benefits Patients With Severe Schizophrenia

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Schizophrenia is among the most difficult mental illnesses to treat, in part because it is characterized by a wide range of dysfunction, from hallucinations and mood disorders to cognitive impairment, especially verbal and working memory, which can be explained in part by abnormalities in early audi......
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State Highlights: Concerns In Oregon About Housing For People With Mental Illness; Faith Community In Indiana Pushes Universal Health Care

Dec 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Oregon, Indiana, California, Ohio, Texas and...
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Infections in kids tied to subsequent mental illness risk in new study

Dec 07, 2018 , CNN Health
Serious infections during childhood have been tied to a subsequent increased risk of mental disorders in a new study....
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Flu Shot Still Left Off To-Do List For 40 Percent Of Adults Even After Last Year’s Deadly Season

Dec 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
At the heart of their decision are worries about the shot giving them the flu and suffering from other side effects. Public health officials warn about a repeat of last year when the virus killed 80,000 people, and they stress that side effects are mild. Other public health news focuses on the outcry over the first CRISPR babies; climate change and the rise of mosquito-born illnesses; a potential link between infections and mental illness; more raw beef recalls; the impact of childhood trauma...
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Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak tied to 9 more illnesses, FDA says

Dec 07, 2018 , CNN Health
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to warn against eating any romaine lettuce harvested from the central Coastal growing regions of Northern and Central California amid a multistate outbreak of E. coli illnesses linked to romaine lettuce. The agency also reported Thursday that nine additional people have been reported ill since November 26....
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Ebola cases surge in Congo, with women and children disproportionately sick

Dec 07, 2018 , CNN Health
There have been 18 more cases of illness and five more deaths reported in just two days in the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the Ministry of Health. Since the outbreak began, the total number of probable cases is now 471, including 273 deaths, the ministry reported Thursday....
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5.1 Million Pounds Of Beef Added To Recall Over Salmonella Worries

Dec 06, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The CDC is also warning people to thoroughly cook meat because that's the only way to kill salmonella and to check their freezer for meat products. The products were packaged between July and September. Illnesses have been reported in 25...
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Infections in the Young Tied Mental Illness Risk

Dec 06, 2018 , WebMD
The risk appeared greater for severe infections that required hospitalization. But less severe infections treated with drugs were also linked to an increased risk for mental disorders, the researchers...
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Advance Directives Allow Patients With Mental Illness To Shape Their Own Care Before They’re Too Sick To Do So

Dec 05, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
While some doctors worry the documents could limit treatments, they are legal in 27 states and “could be a very important tool to minimize hospitalization and minimize involuntary commitment,” said Cherene Allen-Caraco, chief executive officer of Promise Resource Network. Other public health news focuses on loss of parental rights, ADHD diagnoses, rare diseases, 5G wireless safety, shingles vaccine shortage, personalized cancer medicine, Apple watches and...
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CDC Says Cases Of Mysterious, Polio-Like Illness Are Expected To Decline For Remainder Of 2018

Dec 05, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A new task force is starting to understand the underlying cause of Acute Flaccid Myelitis, which appears to be following the same patterns as past years when cases have spiked in the fall....
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Many Cases of Polio-Like Illness in Kids May Be Misdiagnosed

Dec 05, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Many Cases of Polio-Like Illness in Kids May Be MisdiagnosedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/30/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/3/2018 12:00:00...
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CDC: Cases of Polio-Like Illness May Have Peaked

Dec 05, 2018 , WebMD
As of Nov. 30, there had been 134 cases of AFM confirmed in 33 states out of 299 cases reported to the CDC. This is an increase of 18 confirmed cases from the previous week, but most of the latest confirmed cases occurred in September and...
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After a mysterious illness paralyzed her son, mom turned to polio survivors for answers

Dec 04, 2018 , CNN Health
Erin Olivera didn't know where to turn....
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Polio-like illness AFM 'appears to have peaked' in US for the year

Dec 04, 2018 , CNN Health
The number of cases of the polio-like illness acute flaccid myelitis "appears to have peaked" for 2018, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday....
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Distinguishing Child Polio-Like Illness From Similar Diseases

Dec 01, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Johns Hopkins researchers have analyzed patient data from 45 cases of what they thought was acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), the polio-like outbreak occurring in U.S. children, and realized that only 75% of diagnosed cases were AFM. The researchers say they hope that clearer diagnostic criteria identi......
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Polio-Like Illness in Kids Often Misdiagnosed?

Dec 01, 2018 , WebMD
Some children diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) actually have some other neurological disorder, a new study...
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