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British Travel Guide Warns Seniors About Dangers Of Unprotected Sex

A British government brochure on cruises warns seniors to wear condoms before engaging in casual sex because of STD dangers.

12/16/2014

CDC Director Testifies At Special House Hearing On Ebola Outbreak

CDC To Revise Ebola Protocol, Pentagon Preps Team

ATLANTA (AP) — Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear “with no skin showing,” a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming […]

10/19/2014

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Study: Mini-Strokes May Lead To PTSD

In a new study, sufferers of a mini-stroke were more likely to develop post-traumatic stress disorder.

10/05/2014

Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) make up 2 percent of the U.S. population but are the group most definitively affected by HIV, with 63 percent of those newly infected by HIV representing this group.  (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

CDC: Gay Men Represent 2 Percent Of US Population, 52 Percent Of People With HIV

Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) make up 2 percent of the U.S. population but are the group most definitively affected by HIV, with 63 percent of those newly infected by HIV representing this group.

10/01/2014

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Study: Sunny Days May Boost Suicide Rate

A recent study has found a link between sunlight exposure and suicide rates; adding further evidence to previous studies.

09/14/2014

In 2013, the birth rate among 15- to 19-year-olds was 26.6 births per 1,000 teenagers. (China Photos/Getty Images)

CDC: US Teen Birth Rate Hit Historic Low In 2013

Continuing trend reflects changing behavior of teens.

08/20/2014

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Study: Home That’s Too Clean Could Leave Newborn Vulnerable To Asthma, Allergies

Keeping your home too clean may lead to asthma and allergy complications later in life for children.

06/08/2014

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Study: Smokers Say Using E-Cigarettes is Just “Cooler” Than Using Other Inhalers

In a recent study out of Rutgers University, the popularity of e-cigarettes was determined

06/07/2014

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CDC: Man Who Met First MERS Patient Now Has Virus

Health officials say an Illinois man has apparently picked up an infection from the only American diagnosed with a mysterious Middle East virus.

05/17/2014

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacteria that is resistant to many of the strongest antibiotics, and although recent prevalence has been limited to hospitals and nursing homes, a new study of 161 New York City residents who contracted the MRSA infections finds that the these people’s homes were “major reservoirs” for the bacteria strains. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Study: Antibiotic-Resistant MRSA ‘Superbug’ Found In US Homes

An 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.

04/22/2014

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