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Study: Half Of All Heart Disease Deaths Are Preventable

Half of all heart disease deaths – the number one killer of both men and women in the U.S. – could be prevented if Americans took the proper precautions against the top five modifiable risk factors.

06/30/2015

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Study: Teens May Only Need 1 Dose Of HPV Vaccine

Teenagers may only need one dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Cervarix in order to prevent cervical cancer as opposed to the current two- and three-dose schedules, according to a new study.

06/10/2015

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CDC: Underwater Breath-Holding Games Killing Swimmers

Swimming pool communities and aquatic public safety officials are being warned of dangerous underwater breath-holding games that are killing swimmers.

05/22/2015

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Study: Women Who Got Vaccinated For HPV May Need Another Shot

Women who received the human papillomavirus vaccine may be more likely to be infected with another strain of the HPV virus than women who do not get the vaccine, a new study finds.

04/22/2015

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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.

01/14/2015

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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

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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

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