Epidemic Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Flu season shows signs of leveling offRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    ... certificates listed flu or pneumonia. That's down slightly from the week before, but indicates that flu remains at epidemic levels. There are as many as 56,000 deaths connected to the flu during a bad year. Figures released Thursday suggest this ...

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  2. Conn. sees highest number of flu deaths in 5 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Connecticut Post

    Health officials in Connecticut say the state has seen 77 flu-related deaths this season, the highest number in five years. Flu-related hospital visits continue to tick upward, at more than 14 percent of all emergency room visits last week.

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  3. Why it's important to take care of your mental healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    ... No wonder the World Health Organization says "there is no health without mental health". The current mental health epidemic isn't only on the individual level. Pienaar says there are several societal behaviours that also have an impact. We're seeing ...

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  4. No namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Journal

    ... - schools, movie theaters, concerts - amplify the horror. Every possible cause is considered to explain the epidemic of cinematic violence: the overabundance of guns, violent video games and films, family decline, the waning influence of churches, ...

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  5. Environmental chemicals may boost body weight a " studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jamaica Observer

    ... pathway through which PFASs might interfere with human body weight regulation and thus contribute to the obesity epidemic," said senior author Qi Sun, assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition at Harvard University TH Chan School of Public ...

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  6. EXCHANGE: Son's death spurs Canton mom to join opioid fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    ... lower the rate of opioid overdose death, Kim said. "Naloxone is a critically important tool in fighting the opioid epidemic," she said. "It saves lives and gives people the opportunity to make it onto the path to recovery. They need to be alive to ...

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  7. Chico police begin carrying opioid overdose reversal kitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mercury-Register

    ... and intends to team with other county health departments and law enforcement agencies to further address an opioid epidemic that has gripped the state and nation. Health officials said there were about 1,900 opioid-related deaths in California in ...

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  8. Novel drug delivery system with potential to reduce rates of HIV announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jamaica Observer

    ... of cost-effective, sustainable and appropriately integrated HIV/AIDS interventions at scale to achieve HIV/AIDS epidemic control. The release said the collaborators will work with women and health care workers in Kenya, South Africa and Uganda to ...

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  9. Drug prevention coordinator discusses Ground Zero and Opioid CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Logan Banner

    When a large group of people from all walks of life met recently in Logan to discuss the Opioid epidemic and drug prevention efforts there was a familiar face among them.

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  10. No one knows how to treat opioids' youngest victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Weirton Daily Times

    ... highlight a sobering fact: The surge has outpaced the science, and no one knows the best way to treat the opioid epidemic's youngest patients. Trying to cope with the rising numbers of affected infants, hospitals around the United States are taking ...

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  11. SMU Lecture: Lessons from the 1918 flu epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | North Texas e-News

    Scientists have learned much about the flu since the 1918 flu pandemic that killed an estimated 50 to 100 million people worldwide, says SMU medical anthropologist Carolyn Smith-Morris: "We have a strong arsenal - medicinal, mechanical and social - against infectious disease and its ravages. But as historians of this epidemic are fond of saying, we would be wise to remain cautious."

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  12. Of allotments and 'bad legs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    ... just about anything else that might ail you. Two years later those fears came horribly true when a global influenza epidemic killed some 50 million including tens of thousands here. The chronic state of Ireland's health service promoted the spread ...

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  13. The 2018 Flu Season Might Finally Be Leveling OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Time

    ... certificates listed flu or pneumonia. That's down slightly from the week before, but indicates that flu remains at epidemic levels. There are as many as 56,000 deaths connected to the flu during a bad year. Figures released Thursday suggest this ...

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  14. Predicting Criminal BehaviorRead the original story

    Yesterday | Psychology Today

    ... to be a killer, and then take extra cautions with those people. Last week, during a news conference about the flu epidemic, Alex M. Azar, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary began by addressing the recent Florida massacre ...

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  15. Talkbacks At Subway Story (a Shooting) To Elucidate Pressures Driving Gun Violence In Young PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Talk-backs will be held at Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave., after each Sunday matine performance of "Subway Story ," written and directed by William Electric Black. The talk-backs were developed to help elucidate for the play's audiences the pressures that drive the epidemic of gun violence in young people.

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  16. Mass shootings have started to look, sound and feel the same - " and that's a problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... operation - it struck us that the events have an almost formal visual language. "Mass shootings are a public health epidemic whose ubiquity has begun to produce its own aesthetic" is how the writer Alice Gregory put it in an essay we published after ...

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  17. Let's stop gun violence; don't just regulate the guns | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... Police officers surrounding a school with guns drawn. Parents racing to the scene, fearing the worst. The national epidemic of mass shootings came home to South Florida on Wednesday afternoon, when shots rang out at a high school in Parkland . ...

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  18. Scientists shocked by discovery about yogurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Bay Area Business Woman

    Researchers have discovered that eating more yogurt is associated with lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease, a remarkable new finding that could help scientists figure out new ways to combat such a major health epidemic. Scientists found that yogurt had a tremendous impact on hypertensive men and women.

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  19. Democrats Should Be Championing ThisRead the original story

    Saturday | Balloon Juice

    On the same day a Philly.com op-ed was published in which Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner admitted the failure that was the "War on Drugs," in the 1980s and '90s, the DA's office announced that it is suing 10 pharmaceutical companies in connection with the opioid epidemic and is dropping all outstanding marijuana possession charges. In just a little over a month since taking office, Krasner has already built on the progress that began under former mayor Michael Nutter's administration by further reforming the city's drug policy to the point where getting busted with pot now no longer means a court date is in your future.

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  20. Serious questions are mounting about Jared Kushner's security clearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | ThinkProgress

    ... with leading efforts to bring peace to the Middle East, spearhead criminal justice reform, and tackle the opioid epidemic, among other things. His role has allowed him to meet with officials from China and Saudi Arabia. Kushner also reportedly ...

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