Epidemiology Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Why Trump's Rumored 'Vaccine Commission' Is Unnecessary & TerrifyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Refinery 29

    Yesterday, prominent vaccine skeptic Robert F. Kennedy Jr. announced that President-Elect Trump had asked him to head up a commission on vaccine safety. But just a few hours later, the Trump team clarified that the President-Elect was only "exploring" the idea of creating a commission .

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  2. How Donald Trump's conspiracy theories about vaccines could harm public healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Saad B Omer is the William H. Foege chair in global health and a professor of global health, epidemiology and pediatrics at Emory University. Speaking to members of the media, Robert Kennedy Jr. said he plans to chair a commission on vaccine safety as part of President-elect Trump's administration, on Jan. 10 at Trump Tower in New York.

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  3. Total flu deaths at 9 in NC -Read the original story

    Jan 11, 2017 | The Robesonian

    State health officials say three flu-related deaths were reported in North Carolina during the last week of December, bringing the total for the season beginning in October to seven. Officials with the state Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday the numbers don't represent all flu-related deaths in the state since many are undiagnosed or unreported.

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  4. Musi, an African elephant, is one of Fresno Chaffee Zoo's five...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Fitness tracking is all the rage right now. If you want to, you can monitor your heart rate, count your footsteps and calories burned, and even monitor your sleep patterns, all by using devices that can fit around your wrist or in your pocket.

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  5. IDPH Releases 4th Illinois Morbidity and Mortality BulletinRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | Lincoln Daily News

    The Illinois Department of Public Health today released the fourth issue of its Illinois Morbidity and Mortality Bulletin .

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  6. PHOTO: Getting past some diet falsehoods can finally lead to lasting weight loss.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | ABC News

    Every year many Americans make a New Year's resolution to lose weight, but finding ways to drop pounds and keep them off is difficult. Today, U.S. News and World Report released its annual list of the best diets, according to nutrition and medical experts.

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  7. Are you protected against mumps? Maybe not anymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Mumps outbreaks across the nation during 2016 were the worst in a decade, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Through the end of November of last year, the CDC had recorded 3,832 provisional mumps cases across 45 different states and Washington, D.C. According to New Jersey State epidemiologist Dr. Tina Tan, there were only 29 cases of mumps in the Garden State last year - but officials are staying vigilant.

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  8. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | KSEE-TV Fresno

    Shortly before Christmas, labs across the country started to see more positive flu tests . That uptick is often the first sign that flu season is underway.

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  9. "It Definitely Looks Like Flu Season Is Here," CDC SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | WebMD

    Shortly before Christmas, labs across the country started to see more positive flu tests . That uptick is often the first sign that flu season is underway.

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  10. Metastasis Research Society Members Direct DoD Funding Toward Metastatic Cancer ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | PR Log

    BETHESDA, Md. - Jan. 3, 2017 - PRLog -- Metastasis is the spread of cancer from the original or primary site in the body to a new site, and it is still the cause of 90% of all cancer-related deaths .

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  11. promo307728588Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... to reduce violence through behavior change and disease control methods. He is an Ashoka Fellow, a Professor of Epidemiology and International Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago, a senior advisor to the World Health Organization and the ...

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  12. Supervised injection site for addicts could save San Francisco money, livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Fox News

    Addicts regularly use drugs on the streets of San Francisco, and some people there say giving addicts a safe, clean place to shoot up - and clean needles - could help curb overdose deaths and diseases. But critics object to enabling addicts to shoot illegal drugs in a supervised injection facility in San Francisco - or anywhere in the U.S. A new cost-benefit analysis in the Journal of Drug Issues makes the financial case for a supervised injection site.

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  13. How to Spot Food-Poisoning SymptomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | Yahoo!

    After being careful not to drink too much on New Year's Eve, you still wake up in the middle of the night vomiting. As you spend the next several hours making too many trips to the bathroom, you wonder why you feel so sick when you barely drank any alcohol.

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  14. Foreign aid boss Seth Barkley has made MILLIONS out of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | Daily Mail

    A foreign aid 'fat cat' has made millions out of the cash handed to his charity by the British taxpayer. Seth Berkley has taken home more than A 2 million over the past four years as chief executive officer of Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation , which has been given A 1.5 billion by Britain.

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  15. All your data are always missing: incorporating bias due to...Read the original story

    Dec 31, 2016 | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Epidemiologists often use the potential outcomes framework to cast causal inference as a missing data problem.

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  16. IDPH releases 4th Illinois Morbidity and Mortality BulletinRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | RiverBender.com

    SPRINGFIELD The Illinois Department of Public Health today released the fourth issue of its Illinois Morbidity and Mortality Bulletin . The IMMB is IDPH's primary publication for scientific articles of interest to public health communities and professionals in Illinois.

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  17. Does legalizing pot spur kids to try it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    In two states studied, teens downplayed the harm of marijuana after recreational pot was legalized. In one state, the study also found an increase in pot use among eighth- and 10th-graders.

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  18. mourningWhy So Many Parents Die After Their ChildrenThe "maternal bereavement effect." Drake BaerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Tragedy doubled this week when Carrie Fisher died at age 60 following a heart attack, and then a day later, her 84-year-old mother Debbie Reynolds passed away after a stroke. It's a known pattern within medicine: losing a parent, spouse, or especially child can have profound health effects.

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  19. CDC Considers Lowering Threshold Level for Lead ExposureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Voice of America

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is considering lowering its threshold for elevated childhood blood lead levels by 30 percent, a shift that could help health practitioners identify more children afflicted by the heavy metal. Since 2012, the CDC, which sets public health standards for exposure to lead, has used a blood lead threshold of 5 micrograms per deciliter for children under age 6. While no level of lead exposure is safe for children, those who test at or above that level warrant a public health response, the agency says.

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  20. The CDC's New Quarantine Rule Could Violate Civil LibertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Government Executive

    On August 15th, with little fanfare, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention took steps to improve its ability to deal with infectious outbreaks. The agency proposed a new rule that would expand its powers to screen, test, and quarantine people traveling into or within the United States, in the event of a crisis like the historic Ebola outbreak of 2014.

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