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An epidemic of greed is sweeping through the field of oncology. We need to fix it NOW, says Dr Lundberg.Medscape Internal Medicine
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Last week brought a dramatic uptick in pediatric flu deaths, with at least 22 more children dying from the virus between Feb. 4 and Feb. 10, according to the CDC. That makes the week the deadliest yet for children this flu season, bringing the total number of pediatric deaths up to 84. Many of those children were otherwise healthy, according to the CDC. The somber statistic fulfills predictions from CDC Acting Director Dr. Anne Schuchat, who said on a call with reporters last week that record-breaking hospitalization rates at the time were likely an indicator of high death rates to come. “The people who are likely to...
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There are no words to express the depth of frustration, agony, and heartbreak I feel when I see in the news that there has been yet another school shooting in America. 17 dead. Seventeen lives ended before they could graduate high school, find love, go to college or learn a trade, and start a family. As humans, our inclination is to turn to the perpetrator of this crime and ask, “Why?” But as Americans, we need to stop asking this question and offering empty “thoughts and prayers.” Instead, we need to start looking for solutions to this growing epidemic of mass shootings in our country, consistently...
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The disease, carried by rodents, is sometimes mild but can lead to hemorrhagic fever and death. W.H.O. has sent additional staff to help contain the outbreak.
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The health care scene in Dayton is under stress — from the closing of Good Sam Hospital to an opioid epidemic — and now more than ever we need to focus on what the future holds.  Dayton Business Journal Editor-in-Chief Caleb Stephens will moderate a panel discussion with some of the top health care industry leaders in the Dayton region as w e explore the future of health care locally.  The Future of Health Care will be held Thursday, Feb. 22 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Sinclair Community…
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As a doctor who works at an international news network, I often see the worst stories of all. In Iraq and Afghanistan, the horrific realities of the battlefield are funneled and concentrated in the medical tents where I have reported for more than a decade. I have seen patients infected with Ebola in West Africa who dehydrate to death, with no treatment in sight. There are other stories I still can't talk about.
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A 2.95  kg baby boy is born, after a 37-week gestation, to a 20-year-old mother with a history of intravenous heroin use during her pregnancy. She attempted drug rehabilitation and entered a methadone program, but began using street drugs within 72 hours prior to delivery. The baby develops symptoms of n eonatal abstinence syndrome including tremors, tachypnea, temperature instability, uncoordinated suck, and poor feeding. The infant is treated with decreasing doses of morphine. The mother is taught infant care and referred to social services and drug rehabilitation.
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(Natural News) The opioid crisis has reached epidemic proportions in this country, with the number of deaths quadrupling since 2000, and around 115 people dying from overdoses each day. President Trump has declared the opioid crisis a national health emergency, and high schools across the country have started stocking up on the drug Narcan to...
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An announcement on Feb 7 declared the end of a cholera epidemic in South Sudan. Talha Burki reports on controlling an epidemic in a country in the midst of civil war.
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by Kathleen Fifield, AARP, February 14, 2018|Comments: 0. Washing hands to avoid flu germs. Alex Raths/Getty Images. The physical friction of rubbing your hands together for at least 20 seconds at a time helps fend off the flu. With hospitalizations now surpassing those seen in 2009's swine flu epidemic, experts report  ...
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