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- Experts: Measles Outbreak Caused By Distrust Of Public Health Within the last month, over 70 cases of measles have occurred in six states across the U.S as well as Mexico, and the specifics of its spread rest in pubic health and the growing anti-vaccination movement.
- Study: Staying Home And Watching TV May Help Reduce Flu Spread Staying home and watching TV during a flu epidemic may help reduce the spread of the virus, a new study finds.
- Company 3-D Print Prosthetic Hands For Kids A program called E-nabling The Future is manufacturing prosthetic hands using 3-D printing; a process that is much easier and cheaper than more sophisticated prosthetics.
- Dr David Satcher On A Mission To End Sports-Related Concussions Dr. David Satcher, the 16th U.S. Surgeon General, leads the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at the Morehouse School of Medicine. In 2013, the Institute launched Protecting Athletes and Sports Safety (PASS). The two-year initiative is in...
- Study: American Kids Eat Too Much Pizza Researchers found that pizza contributes a large source of calories, saturated fat, and salt in children’s diets.
- Study: Lack Of Exercise Causes Twice As Many Deaths As Obesity Lack of exercise may cause twice as many deaths as obesity, a new study finds.
- CDC: Flu Vaccine Not Working Well, Only 23 Percent Effective As predicted, this year's flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. Health officials say a new study shows it's only 23 percent effective.
- Study: Black Women Have Highest Death Risk Of Breast Cancer According to a new study, a person’s chances of being diagnosed with breast cancer can depend on their race and ethnicity.
- Study: Liberia's Ebola Epidemic Could End By Summer A new study predicts that the Ebola epidemic in Liberia could come to an end by June if the country stays on track with getting a high percentage of people who are ill to a hospital.
- Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.