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Editor's Note: Our sister publication, HIV Plus magazine, recently ran Todd Heywood's feature about the escalating HIV rate among gay men and why the push towards condoms-only prevention might be impacting those rates.
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7 hrs ago | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls
A coalition of public health organizations says North Dakota is tops in the nation in funding programs to prevent children from smoking and to help smokers quit.
8 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net
INDIANAPOLIS During National Influenza Vaccination Week, State health officials remind Hoosiers that influenza vaccinations will be available throughout the winter months.
12 hrs ago | MSNBC
Lesa Redmond, 20, is one of perhaps 6,000 Princeton students and others who may seek a vaccination to halt a potentially deadly outbreak of meninigitis.
Lead is not dead as a threat to painters, and occupational exposures are still putting that profession at elevated risk, despite decades of improvement elsewhere, a new federal study reports.
Balance in all aspects of life is a good thing. We work hard but make time for fun, love our children while setting boundaries, and eat healthy to enjoy a sundae on Friday night.
Fifty years after the approval of an extremely effective vaccine against measles, one of the world's most contagious diseases, the virus still poses a threat to domestic and global health security.
The vaccine for that particular strain is only licensed for use in Europe and Australia but not in the U.S. University officials say the vaccine will be made available on campus from Dec. 9 through 12, to nearly 6,000 students.
A new report says some 175 Americans had contracted the disease through November 30th - nearly three-times the annual average of 60 cases.
According to the latest Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report , the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that during the past decade , a total of 1,208 cases were reported.
A long-awaited study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms a link between tainted tap water at a U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers.
Gilead Sciences' Sovaldi received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of hepatitis C. Following last month's approval of Olysio, a drug developed for the treatment of hepatitis C, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has now approved a second drug to treat the chronic liver infection.
Food allergies in children have risen 50 percent since the late 1990s, with Maryland and D.C. having some of the highest rates in the country.
Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta are advising residents in the Midwest to avoid eating what are referred to in the region as "cannibal sandwiches."
U.S. pregnancy rates declined about 10 percent each for married and unmarried women since 1990, researchers say.
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