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A new report finds that by 2010, one in every 10 visits Americans made to their doctor's office involved diabetes, with the greatest rise among those aged 25 to 44. Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found the number of office visits for patients with diabetes in this age group jumped by 34 percent between 2005 and 2010.
4 hrs ago | Salon
It's been a bad week for New York and New Jersey, so far as painful, mosquito-borne diseases go.
A new hepatitis C treatment that costs $1,000 a pill will soon be given to some Michigan prison inmates.
According to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , getting struck by lightning actually isn't the rarest way to die.
Humanitarian agencies working in west Africa on Wednesday stepped up their precautions against the Ebola virus, with the Peace Corps announcing it was removing hundreds of its volunteers from three of the hardest-hit nations.
Leidos Holdings Inc. has scored a contract to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Healthcare Safety Network, according to Washington Technology.
The lightning strikes that killed one person and injured at least seven others at Southern California's Venice Beach this week were freak events.
Medical costs for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the United States are more than $32 billion each year, according to new research from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
It began with a just a handful of cases in Guinea in March. But it spread quickly to two other countries and is now the deadliest outbreak of Ebola virus on record.
Do you think it's too expensive to be healthy? It may seem that way, with all the gadgets, supplements and diets on the market designed to make you healthier.
Winter cold kills more than twice as many Americans as does summer heat, according to a report released today by the National Center for Health Statistics , a division of the CDC.
The MPR Daily Dose website had an article on Sunday, July 27, 2014 titled Clinicians Not Recommending HPV Vaccine Enough to Parents .
Skin cancer is on the rise, according to the American Cancer Society, with more cases diagnosed annually than breast, prostate, lung and colon cancer cases combined.
A new electronic device and mobile app called pd.id , aims to help prevent sexual assaults that occur after a victim has been unknowingly drugged.
Nearly 40 percent of women in prison in Ontario, Canada, have suffered a traumatic brain injury , according to a study published this month in the Journal of Correctional Health Care.
According to the CDC , hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease that ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness that attacks the liver.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:20 am
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