Epidemiology Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Dog Owners Live LongerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | The New York Times

    Researchers used demographic data on 3.4 million Swedes ages 40 to 80. In Sweden, all dogs are registered with the Swedish Board of Agriculture and identified by number with an ear tattoo or a subcutaneous chip. Anyone with a record of cardiovascular disease before the 12-year study began was excluded, and the researchers controlled for age, sex, marital status, income and other factors.

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  2. Meeker Memorial Hospital is recognized for antibiotic stewaaRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2017 | Tri

    Meeker Memorial Hospital has started the journey of Antibiotic Stewardship. Nov. 13-19 is Antibiotics Awareness Week; in honor of this week the Minnesota Department of Health is recognizing honorees of the Minnesota Antibiotic Stewardship Honor Roll for Hospitals.

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  3. Study: Oregon ranks third in alcohol-related deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | The Columbian

    Alcohol-related deaths in Oregon have soared over the past 15 years, giving the state the third highest rate in the country, a new report shows. Alcohol deaths in Oregon more than doubled between 1999 and 2015, from 9.0 to 22.2 per 100,000 deaths overall, according to "Pain in the Nation," a study by the nonprofit Trust for America's Health and Well Being Trust, a foundation.

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  4. EpiCast Report: Alzheimer's Disease - Epidemiology Forecast to 2026Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | PR Newswire

    The report "EpiCast Report: Alzheimer's Disease - Epidemiology Forecast to 2026", provides an overview of the risk factors, comorbidities, and the global and historical trends for AD in the seven major markets . The report includes a 10-year epidemiological forecast for the total prevalent cases of AD segmented by sex, age , and severity in these markets.

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  5. How not to talk to a child who is overweightRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    I weigh my words every time I address the topic of a child's obesity in the exam room. Yes, I know, you probably want to tell me that I shouldn't use that word - "obese" - and I promise that I don't.

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  6. Investigation into Toyo illness outbreak continuesRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2017 | Daily Tribune News

    Environmental health specialists and epidemiologists from the Georgia Department of Public Health and the Bartow County Health Department continued an investigation of a likely foodborne-illness outbreak at Toyo Tire's plant ina SWhite last Wednesday. Hundreds of people became sick after eating a Thanksgiving dinner catered by Angelo's New York Style Pizza And Bistro.

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  7. Study: More Than 4 in 10 Cancers PreventableRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | WebMD

    ... report are largely accurate and not surprising," says Edward Giovannucci, MD, ScD, professor of nutrition and epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He reviewed the findings but was not involved in the study. "A large ...

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  8. Oregon ranks third in alcohol-related deaths, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | The Oregonian

    Alcohol-related deaths in Oregon have soared over the past 15 years, giving the state the third highest rate in the country, a new report shows. Alcohol deaths in Oregon more than doubled between 1999 and 2015, from 9.0 to 22.2 per 100,000 deaths overall, according to "Pain in the Nation," a study by the nonprofit Trust for America's Health and Well Being Trust, a foundation.

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  9. Social networks and survival: Social ties could help with cancer managementRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital led by Ying Bao, MD, ScD, an epidemiologist in BWH's Channing Division of Network Medicine and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, have found that women with stronger social networks had better survival after colorectal cancer diagnosis and conclude that social network strengthening could be a tool for management of colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed and second leading cause of cancer death in the United States.

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  10. The #1 Way To Have a Happier, Longer LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | Southern Accents

    Who wants to live a happy, healthy, long life? Yeah, everybody. Turns out an incredible amount of scientific evidence points to one simple answer: If there's a viral pandemic going on, by all means, lock the doors and be a hermit.

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  11. Possible foodborn illness afflicts hundreds of Toyo employeesRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2017 | Daily Tribune News

    A catered Thanksgiving meal served to employees at Toyo Tire's plant ina SWhite last Wednesday resulted in a foodborne-illness outbreak allegedly affecting several hundred employees. Logan Boss, spokesman for the Northwest Health District of the Georgia Department of Public Health and the Bartow County Health Department, confirmed that environmental health specialists and epidemiologists were investigating a possible foodborne-illness outbreak at Toyo.

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  12. Want To Live Longer? Scientists Say You Should Get A DogRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | CBS Local

    Looking for the secret to a longer life and a healthy heart? A new study in Sweden says owning a dog is the best medicine for cardiovascular health, especially if you're single. Researchers from Uppsala University have released the results of a 12-year study that followed over 3.4 million Swedish adults, looking at their heart health and risks for heart disease.

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  13. Rabies confirmed in animals found in Superstition Mountain areaRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2017 | WICU12 Erie

    Public health officials in Pinal and Maricopa counties said Friday that the Arizona Department of Health Services laboratory has confirmed at least two cases of rabies from animals near the Superstition Mountains. The area includes Lost Dutchman State Park, the First Water Trail and the Tonto National Forest.

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  14. Raw milk firm linked to Brucella illness in New JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | Food Quality News

    Udder Milk's product has been linked to one illness. A North Jersey woman tested positive for Brucella RB51 infection but has recovered.

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  15. New guidelines redefine what classes as high blood pressureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Medical News

    New guidelines have been released redefining the parameters for high blood pressure so that the condition can be treated earlier. The new American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association guidelines state that a blood pressure measurement of 130/80 mm Hg will now class as hypertension, rather than the previous measurement of 140/90 mm Hg.

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  16. Death toll from Madagascar plague rises as fears grow that it's heading to UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Metro

    People carry bodies wrapped sheets during a funeral in the village of Ambohijafy, a few kilometres from Antananarivo, Madagascar It has been labelled the 'worst outbreak in 50 years' with experts warning the disease could mutate and become untreatable. Ten African countries have already been put on alert for signs of the disease - which is caused by the same microbe that wiped out 50 million people in Europe during the Black Death.

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  17. Agenda: Scottish Government's gender change proposals are a cause of great concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    LAST week, the Scottish Government launched a consultation on proposals to make it easier for people to legally change their gender. The plans could allow children as young as 12 to decide what their gender should be.

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  18. Catholic Church: Scottish gender change plan 'deeply disturbing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    THE Catholic Church in Scotland has claimed government moves to make it easier for young people to change their gender are "deeply disturbing" - insisting "our children deserve better". Anthony Horan, director of the Catholic Parliamentary Office, was responding to a Scottish Government plan that would allow children as young as 12 to decide their gender.

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  19. We took a scientific look at whether weed or alcohol is worse...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | News Times

    Registration will allow you to post comments on newstimes.com and create a newstimes.com Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences. We took a scientific look at whether weed or alcohol is worse for you - and there appears to be a winner Keep in mind that there are dozens of factors to account for, including how the substances affect your heart, brain, and behavior, and how likely you are to get hooked.

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  20. Tick-borne anaplasmosis on the rise in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    According to the Maine Center for Disease Control, the number of cases of the disease has grown from a little more than a dozen about a decade ago to 500 so far this year. Public health officials say the increase mirrors the movement of Lyme disease into Maine years ago.

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