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Child dies of the flu

This year's program, which will be carried out in two stages, is aimed at increasing the free vaccination coverage to 25 percent of the total population, the CDC said Sunday. Neither outbreak caused the reported death, Hillsborough County Office of Public Health Preparedness spokesman Kevin Watler confirmed. "This year's flu vaccine has been reformulated and updated based on last year's historically bad flu season ", Webby said. Consulte Mais Informação

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'Incurable Means Terminal' And 3 Other Secondary Breast Cancer Myths Debunked

'Incurable Means Terminal' And 3 Other Secondary Breast Cancer Myths Debunked

There's no bell to ring". So, in light of Breast Cancer Awareness this October, we're here to remind you that checking your breast health is important. "As frightening as a cancer diagnosis is, the good news is that modern medical advances and early screening and diagnosis result in more women surviving and beating cancer with less aggressive and invasive treatment". Consulte Mais Informação

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Births by C-secs doubled between 2000 & 2015: Lancet

Births by C-secs doubled between 2000 & 2015: Lancet

Fifteen nations, including Mexico and Cuba, had C-section rates that topped 40 percent. The number of C-section births around the world has almost doubled since 2000, and only a fraction of those surgical procedures are medically necessary, according to a series of three papers published today by an worldwide coalition of researchers from the World Health Organization, Yale University, King's College London and elsewhere. Consulte Mais Informação

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Obamacare premiums will get cheaper for the first time

Obamacare premiums will get cheaper for the first time

The Times notes that insurers demanded large rate increases following heavy loses in the first few years after the ACA was implemented, and to make up for the uncertainty caused the failed efforts to repeal it. These premiums were calculated for a 27-year-old single nonsmoker. The figures span the states that use the ACA's HealthCare.gov sign-up system. Verma did not announce a numerical goal for the coming enrollment period. Consulte Mais Informação

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Over 700 dietary supplements found to contain unapproved drugs ingredients

Under a decades-old act , supplements are classified as a type of food and do not receive the same federal regulation as drugs. "These products have the potential to cause severe adverse health effects owing to accidental misuse, overuse, or interaction with other medications, underlying health conditions, or other drugs within the same dietary supplement", wrote the authors , led by Madhur Kumar of the California Department of Public Health Food and Drug Branch. Consulte Mais Informação

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Experts raise alarm on rising global mental health disorders

Experts raise alarm on rising global mental health disorders

She described Wednesday's event as a way to give "highlight to mental health issues and a way to give highlight to issues that are affecting youth and how they can get help" because too often people are unaware that help is available. The Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister said that the mental health problem was not only a serious problem of the least developed and the developing countries but also of the whole of mankind, globally. Consulte Mais Informação

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Young adults shying away from alcohol

Young adults shying away from alcohol

They found the trend to be largely due to an increasing number of people who had never been drinkers, up from just one in 11 (nine per cent) in 2005 to one in six (17 per cent) in 2015. Cracking fewer cold ones with the boys " These trends are to be welcomed from a public-health standpoint", says the study's corresponding author, Dr. Consulte Mais Informação

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MoPH and its partners to raise awareness about mental health

MoPH and its partners to raise awareness about mental health

Mental health disorders are on the rise with 80% of people with any form of mental or substance use disorder in India and China not seeking treatment, a new report on mental health released by Lancet Commission says. And 2012 gold medallist Grainger believes that creating a positive mental health environment will have major benefits for the GB squad and coaching staff. Consulte Mais Informação

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Michael brings unsafe winds, flooding in U.S. Mid-Atlantic: NHC

Michael brings unsafe winds, flooding in U.S. Mid-Atlantic: NHC

Michael Williams, 70, looks for help from passing motorists as downed trees prevent him from driving out of his damaged home in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael with his family in Springfield, Fla., on Thursday. By 8 a.m. EDT (1200 GMT) Thursday it had been downgraded to a tropical storm with 50-mph (85-kph) winds as it pushed through Georgia into the Carolinas, the National Hurricane Center said. Consulte Mais Informação

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