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How Not To Get Lyme Disease

How Not to Get Lyme Disease presented by Dr. Stephen D. Sears, state epidemiologist, at Camden Public Library, covering symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of the rampant tick-borne disease.


Related Topix: Lyme Disease, Medicine, Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Warm weather brings uptick in rabies cases

The warmer weather has brought an increase in rabies cases, including rabid cats.


Related Topix: Weather, Health, Vaccinations, Medicine

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Denver Post

Chickenpox outbreak increases Friday to 9 reported cases

A charter school in Wheat Ridge reported on Friday its ninth case of chickenpox in an outbreak that began last weekend.


Related Topix: Chickenpox, Health, Wheat Ridge, CO, Medicine, Jefferson County, CO

Thu Apr 10, 2014


Learning about the Risks of EEE

It's a disease carried by mosquitos, EEE. And if spread to horses, livestock, or even humans, it can be deadly.


Related Topix: Franklin County, VT, Medicine, Rutland County, VT

Fort Francis Times

One-third of prescriptions unfilled

A new Canadian study suggests nearly one-in-three new prescriptions goes unfilled, with expensive drugs and medications used to control some chronic conditions more likely not to be taken as directed.


Related Topix: Medicine

Food industry group gives William Keene, Oregon's pioneering food safety sleuth, posthumous achievement award

An Oregon food safety sleuth who broke new ground nationwide was recognized on Thursday for a career devoted to preventing illness and saving lives.


Related Topix: Food Science

Bioscience Technology

New Model Combines Multiple Genomic Data

The difference between merely throwing around buzzwords like "personalized medicine" and "big data" and delivering on their medical promise is in the details of developing methods for analyzing and interpreting genomic data.


Related Topix: Medicine, Brown University, Mathematics, Science

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Dallas Observer

Texas, Accused of Downplaying Cancer Fears, Grudgingly Re-examines Flower Mound Cluster

People who live in Flower Mound may or may not be at higher risk for developing cancer.


Related Topix: Texas, Flower Mound, TX, University of Texas at Austin, Medicine

Sys-Con Media

EpiCast Report: Diabetic Neuropathy - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022

Summary Diabetic neuropathy affects an estimated 50% of patients with diabetes and is one of the leading causes of morbidity in diabetic patients, often leading to foot ulcerations or amputation.


Related Topix: Diabetic Neuropathy, Health, Medicine, Diabetes, Marketing


The Germinator: Hawaii State Epidemiologist Sarah Park

Sarah Park, infectious disease physician, state epidemiologist and chief of the Hawaii Department of Health's Disease Outbreak Control Division, investigates everything from measles outbreaks to the flu and leptospirosis.


Related Topix: Creat Studios, Germinator, Video Games, Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Health

Martinsville Bulletin

Latino Festival expands focus

Sharon Ortiz-Garcia , Jaime Herrera and Eli Salgado are among several local leaders putting together a Latino festival Saturday at the Smith River Sports Complex.


Related Topix: Medicine, Martinsville, VA, Henry County, VA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Thomasville Times Enterprise

Public Health investigating multi-county Whooping Cough outbreak

Southwest Health District is investigating clusters of pertussis - primarily associated with young children - in Colquitt, Mitchell and Thomas counties, Southwest Health District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant, said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine

PhysOrg Weblog

New epidemiology model combines multiple genomic data

A new statistical model brings critical elements -- single-nucleotide differences in DNA and data on gene expression and methylation -- into the study of associations between genetics and disease.


Related Topix: Medicine, Mathematics, Science, Genetics, Biology, Brown University, Health, Brain Cancer


New epidemiology model combines multiple genomic data

A new statistical model brings critical elements -- single-nucleotide differences in DNA and data on gene expression and methylation -- into the study of associations between genetics and disease.


Related Topix: Medicine, Mathematics, Science, Genetics, Biology, Brown University, Providence, RI

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Study saying Diablo Canyon radiation poses health risk is disputed

California’s last operating nuclear power plant is under attack from opponents armed with a new study contending radiation from the Diablo Canyon facility poses a health risk to the residents of San Luis Obispo County.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, San Luis Obispo County, CA, Santa Barbara, CA, Medicine

Nevada Appeal

Presentation planned on - Understanding rabies'

In light of the recent rabies incident in a 9-week-old domestic puppy, Lone Mountain Veterinary Hospital will be hosting a talk on understanding rabies.


Related Topix: Medicine, Washoe County, NV

Fri Apr 04, 2014

City Pages

U of M researchers find link between running in your 20s and sharper mind in middle age

Here's some news to get you off your ass: If you want a sharper mind in your 40s, move your feet more in your 20s.


Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Medicine

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

National Capacity for Surveillance, Prevention, and Control of West...

National Capacity for Surveillance, Prevention, and Control of West Nile Virus and Other Arbovirus Infections - United States, 2004 and 2012 In the first 5 years after its introduction in the United States in 1999 , West Nile virus spread to the 48 contiguous states, resulting in 667 reported deaths .


Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Epidemiology of Autism Lecture April 9th

Maureen Durkin, director of the Graduate Program in Population Health at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, will address "The Epidemiology of Autism Spectrum Disorder, an Emerging Global Public Health Priority," during the April UC Davis MIND Institute Distinguished Lecturer Series address.


Related Topix: Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, UC Davis, Sacramento, CA, Genetics

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Statesman Journal

West Salem cancer cases attract international interest, more research

A Massachusetts-based researcher will partner with experts in Oregon and England to study whether there is a link between radon and a rare childhood bone cancer called osteosarcoma.


Related Topix: Salem, OR, Bone Cancer, Health, Portland State University, Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University