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Facial Cancer Decimating Tasmanian Devil Population

Facial Cancer Decimating Tasmanian Devil Population TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News ... young, which has allowed them to persist at low levels in the wild," Mathias Tobler, a population

Many Fertility Apps and Sites Not Accurate

Women's Health-June 2016 ... most fertile days. June 2016 Many Fertility Apps and Sites Not Accurate If you’re trying to get ... fertile time of month. Of the sites and apps tested, only 4 gave the correct information. "I'd

Police Killings Harm Well-Being of All Blacks: Study

black Americans." Bor is a population health scientist at the Boston University School of Public ... Police Killings Harm Well-Being of All Blacks: Study FRIDAY, June 22, 2018 (HealthDay News

Baby Boom or Baby Bust? What Nation-by-Nation Population Trends Reveal

Baby Boom or Baby Bust? What Nation-by-Nation Population Trends Reveal TUESDAY, Nov. 13, 2018 ... research reveals. The world's population has risen 197 percent since 1950, from 2.6 billion to 7.6

Educating with Online Materials

sources of content, rather than sites built to promote a specific treatment or procedure. Refer ... patients to sites managed by medical associations or government agencies, such as the NIH. Look for sites

Oral HPV in Men Is on the Rise

expected to grow over the next few decades. Health experts believe HPV causes 7 in 10 cases of ... oropharyngeal cancers. Men have higher rates of oral HPV In the general population of the U.S., oral ... p10913; oral cancer; HPV; human papillomavirus; Oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma; cancer risk; men's health

U.S. Alzheimer's Cases to Nearly Triple by 2060

three times as high as today, a new report projects. "This study shows that as the U.S. population ... population -- had Alzheimer's disease in 2014. But that number is estimated to increase to 13.9

Paying for Home Health and Hospice Care

regardless of the patient's ability to pay. Paying for Home Health and Hospice Care Home healthcare ... Medicare must be part-time. It must also be provided by a Medicare-certified home health agency, or an ... home health care, home health care services, home health services, payment home health care, payment hospice care

Health Tip: Keep Ticks Away

Health Tip: Keep Ticks Away (HealthDay News) -- If you want to lower your risk of getting Lyme ... reducing the tick population near your home: Prune trees. Clear brush. Remove litter. Mow grass

Steer Clear of Obese Friends With the Flu

weight boosts the odds of flu complications, but that's not all. Obese adults are contagious for much ... Public Health. "It might directly impact transmission as well," Gordon added. For the study

Malaria-Causing Parasite Mutating to Resist Multiple Drugs

artemisinin) and a longer-acting one. This is to ensure that all parasites are killed and to prevent the ... ," the study's lead researcher, Roberto Amato, said in a journal news release. He's a population

Race Can Affect Many Skin Conditions

(hyperpigmentation) at the sites of even relatively minor irritations, such as insect bites. "There are a lot of ... . population by 2050 will have minorities in the majority. "This means that many [doctors] are going to be

Health Tip: Things to Know About This Year's Flu Shot

Health Tip: Things to Know About This Year's Flu Shot (HealthDay News) -- The American Academy ... of Pediatrics recommends that all kids get the annual flu shot. Each year, up to 20 percent of the

Juuling: The Newest Tobacco Trend Aimed at Youth

for parents of teens, there’s a new tobacco threat in town—and it doesn’t look like tobacco at all ... . Recognizing that flavors entice this younger population, manufacturer JUUL Labs has stopped selling mango ... p10953; e-cigarettes; nicotine; addiction; marijuana; teen health

AHA: For Hispanics, Neighborhood May Be Key Factor in Heart Disease Risk

at NYU's Langone Department of Population Health. Most research that has looked at cardiovascular ... with a heavy Hispanic population. The study also challenges past research that concluded people in

Dance Club Scene Rife With Opioid Abuse

population health at New York University School of Medicine. OxyContin (oxycodone) was the most ... of opioid use in this population," said study author Joseph Palamar. He's an associate professor of

Does Mental Illness Raise Diabetes Risk?

general population is 12 percent. Among people with severe mental illness, rates of type 2 diabetes ... health and diabetes, not a cause-and-effect connection. "Antipsychotic medications prescribed for

U.S. Deaths From Infectious Diseases Decline, But Not Everywhere

," said researcher Ali Mokdad, a professor of global health at the University of Washington in Seattle ... 1980, HIV started in the affluent population. When HIV started spreading, it moved from the well-to-do

Depression Strikes Nearly 1 in 5 Young Adults With Autism: Study

rate that's more than triple that seen in the general population. And young adults with autism who ... participants' mental health, the study found that by their mid-to-late 20s, 19.8 percent of people with


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