CDC: Flu Widespread In 43 States, Up From 36 Last WeekThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported last week that flu season officially reached epidemic level and data this week shows influenza is now widespread in 43 states – up from 36 just last week.
Study: Nearly 1 In 5 High School Students Smokes HookahAccording to a new study, nearly one in five high school seniors reported smoking hookah this past year.
Expert: Russia's Spending $51B On Sochi Has 'Destroyed The Winter Games'The winter Olympic Games may struggle to find host cities in the future, with Russia’s unprecedented spending on the Sochi games proving a success for the county’s image but not for the future of the games themselves.
Study: Antibiotic-Resistant MRSA 'Superbug' Found In US HomesAn anti-biotic resistant “superbug” that has long affected hospitals and other health-care locations around the world has now found a new “reservoir” location: inside U.S. homes.
Study: Circumcision Rates Declining Among US MalesFewer male infants in the U.S. are being circumcised, and new research finds that nearly half of all uncircumcised males will contract a medical ailment related to their foreskin.
Study: Infant Sleep Machines Have Dangerous Noise LevelsWhite noise machines designed to help infants sleep can exceed the recommended noise limit and cause damage to a baby’s hearing.
Study: 13 Percent Of EMS Workers Clean Hands Before Patient ContactThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say wearing gloves is still not enough to prevent the transmission of pathogens in healthcare settings.
CDC: Flu Vaccine Only 62 Percent Effective, 47 States With Widespread IllnessThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting that the flu vaccine has only been 62 percent effective amid 47 states reporting widespread illness.
American Heart Association Warns Of The 'Salty Six' FoodsThe American Heart Association has released a new list of foods that are too salty.
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