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Flu leaves a 4-year-old girl blind in Iowa


Created: Sat, 11 Jan 2020 13:39:43 GMT

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A 4-year-old girl in Iowa nearly died and is now blind because of the flu, and her parents have a message: Get your child vaccinated.

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Tips for identifying bedbugs and keeping them at bay


Created: Sun, 05 Jan 2020 22:21:26 GMT

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Vacation is the time you may want to think about bedbugs. Edgar Treiguts reports.

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US hospitals raise alarm about higher-than-normal RSV cases in young children


Created: Sat, 11 Jan 2020 00:22:32 GMT

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Pediatricians across the United States are sounding the alarm about unusually high numbers of young children being admitted to emergency departments due to respiratory syncytial virus infection or RSV, a common virus that causes cold-like symptoms.

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More popular heartburn medications recalled due to impurity


Created: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 23:34:38 GMT

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More common heartburn medications have been recalled due to the presence of an impurity that might cause cancer.

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Five ways to improve your mental health in 2020


Created: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 17:08:30 GMT

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It's a difficult birth for this new decade. The year 2020 kicks off under the shadow of divisive politics, international security threats, a spate of hate crimes, and a planet in environmental peril, plus all the reasons we're stressed individually: work, health problems, life changes and more.

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Wake up, people: You're fooling yourself about sleep, study says


Created: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 18:06:04 GMT

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Hey, sleepyheads. What you believe about sleep may be nothing but a pipe dream.

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Lose fat in your tongue to improve sleep apnea, study says


Created: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 13:26:11 GMT

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Have you ever asked yourself: Do I have a fat tongue?

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Nearly 2 million adults are estimated to have shown symptoms of PTSD during Hong Kong protests, study finds


Created: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 09:49:42 GMT

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Almost 2 million people in Hong Kong --- about a third its adult population -- are estimated to have experienced symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) during months of social unrest in the city, according to research published Friday in The Lancet medical journal.

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A massive study of 200,000 veterans identifies genetic links to anxiety


Created: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 02:49:08 GMT

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A massive genetic study in nearly 200,000 veterans with anxiety is providing new insights into how and why people may be pre-disposed to anxiety issues.

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A college student in Boston was diagnosed with measles. Health officials say many people may have been exposed


Created: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 01:56:04 GMT

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A student at Northeastern University in Boston was diagnosed with measles and may have exposed many others to the highly contagious disease, Boston health officials said Thursday.

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Increasing the minimum wage by $1 could reduce US suicide rates, study finds


Created: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 00:22:07 GMT

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An increase in the minimum wage could help prevent thousands of suicides every year among workers with a high school degree or less, especially during times when unemployment rates are higher.

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Texas 15-year-old's death is youngest vaping lung injury fatality in the United States


Created: Thu, 09 Jan 2020 20:01:52 GMT

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Vaping-related lung injuries have caused 57 confirmed deaths in 27 states and the District of Columbia, including the youngest victim yet at 15 years old, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday.

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Allergic to dogs? It may only be the males


Created: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 17:01:15 GMT

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Love dogs but find yourself uncontrollably sneezing around some of them? There might be a solution that's easier than allergy shots. Neuter your male pup or opt for a female dog.

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Second baby in the US born from transplanted uterus of deceased donor


Created: Thu, 09 Jan 2020 16:29:01 GMT

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Jennifer Gobrecht always knew she would be a mother someday, but her birth experience was one she couldn't have imagined.

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World's worst measles epidemic kills 6,000 people in Democratic Republic of Congo


Created: Thu, 09 Jan 2020 10:41:49 GMT

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Measles has killed more than 6,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization has said.

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A new virus related to SARS is the culprit in China's mysterious pneumonia outbreak, scientists say


Created: Thu, 09 Jan 2020 10:38:59 GMT

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A mysterious pneumonia outbreak that has struck dozens of people and put China on edge is from the same family of viruses as the deadly severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), according to Chinese scientists.

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Losing one night's sleep may increase risk factor for Alzheimer's, study says


Created: Thu, 09 Jan 2020 10:22:06 GMT

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A preliminary study found the loss of one night's sleep in healthy young men increased the levels of tau protein in their blood compared to getting a complete night of uninterrupted sleep.

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Drinking green tea, rather than black, may help you live longer, new study suggests


Created: Thu, 09 Jan 2020 08:29:57 GMT

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Drinking tea at least three times a week could reduce the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease and is linked with a longer and healthier life, at least in China, a new study suggests.

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Fewer than 100 Seattle students sent home after missing vaccination record deadline


Created: Thu, 09 Jan 2020 02:30:45 GMT

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Seattle Public Schools sent home fewer than 100 students who arrived for class on Wednesday without complete immunization records.

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Scooter-related injuries are spiking in the United States, study finds


Created: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 16:47:51 GMT

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As electric scooters become increasingly ubiquitous in cities, so are scooter-related injuries, one study reports.

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Alcohol-related deaths have doubled in the US and women are at an increased risk, study says


Created: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 11:57:22 GMT

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The number of Americans who have died from alcohol-related problems annually more than doubled between 1999 and 2017, a new study found, and that's likely an undercount, the researchers said.

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Study finds no statistically significant link between talc powder and ovarian cancer, but questions remain


Created: Tue, 07 Jan 2020 16:21:11 GMT

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Recent high-profile court cases have raised concerns that women who use talc-based powder around their genital area may be at a risk for ovarian cancer, but a new study says that might not be the case.

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Did '13 Reasons Why' lead to a spike in adolescent suicides? Researchers are divided


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When Netflix debuted "13 Reasons Why" in 2017, some mental health experts argued the show was "dangerous" for its depiction of teen suicide.

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Lawmakers around the nation are proposing bills for -- and against -- vaccinations


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At a time when almost everything is politicized, vaccination has planted itself squarely on the national stage, where a push and pull between science and skepticism is playing out in statehouses across the country.

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A teen's final days with the flu


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On Christmas Day, 16-year-old Kaylee Roberts opened presents at her aunt's house in suburban Cleveland, joyfully celebrating the holiday and laughing with her cousins. By New Year's Eve, she was dead.

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A new virus found in Wuhan, China, has killed a small number of people in the country. The virus has also been detected in Japan and Thailand.

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Although the fever and aches feel terrible, most people don't die from the flu. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen explains how this common illness can turn lethal.

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Flu has killed 39 children this season, but virus activity continues to decline


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Flu activity in the United States declined in the week ending January 11, according to new data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It was the second consecutive week that saw a drop.

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CDC to screen at three US airports for signs of new virus from China


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More than 100 staffers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are being deployed to three US airports to check passengers arriving from Wuhan, China, for fever and other symptoms of a mysterious new virus that's killed two and infected dozens in China, the CDC announced Friday.

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Suicide rates among teens spiked after Netlfix show "13 Reasons Why" released in 2017, according to a new study.

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