Tag Archives: U.S.

U.S. Blood Supply Safe From Zika Virus: Officials

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, April 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — U.S. blood banks are confident they have the tools to defend America’s blood supply from attainable new Zika virus outbreaks for the duration of the upcoming mosquito season. A transfusion of Zika-tainted blood can pass the virus to an unsuspecting recipient, according to the U.S. Centers for Illness ...

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4 in 10 U.S. Adults Under 60 Carry HPV

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Almost half of American men and girls beneath 60 are infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV), placing them at threat for specific cancers, federal wellness officials reported Thursday. Far more than 45 percent of men have been infected with genital HPV in 2013-2014, although 25 percent had been ...

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One in 10 Pregnant Women With Zika in U.S. Have Babies With Birth Defects

By PAM BELLUCK April four, 2017 One in ten pregnant ladies in the continental United States with a confirmed Zika infection had a baby with brain damage or other critical birth defects, according to the most comprehensive report to date on American pregnancies during the Zika crisis. The report, published Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Handle and Prevention, also offered more ...

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Most U.S. Kids Who Die From Flu Are Unvaccinated

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April three, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The yearly flu shot could prevent most flu-connected deaths amongst children and teenagers, a new U.S. government study estimates. Researchers located that about 3-quarters of U.S. kids who died of flu complications between 2010 and 2014 had been unvaccinated before they fell ill. If all children got their ...

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Global EpiPen Recall Now Includes U.S.

April 1, 2017 — The U.S. has joined the list of nations covered by a voluntary recall of EpiPen auto-injectors for serious allergic reactions. The recall was triggered by a defective component that might result in the device failing to inject a potentially life-saving dose of epinephrine, the FDA said Friday. Mylan, the firm that markets the device, announced last ...

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U.S. Nuclear Weapons Tests Come to YouTube

By CHRISTINE HAUSER March 17, 2017 The cameras shudder as blinding light flashes across the earth. Deformed white clouds balloon and mutate from the force of the nuclear test explosions. These are some of the pictures captured in raw footage of bomb tests carried out by the United States in between 1945 and 1962 in Nevada and the Marshall Islands. For the ...

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More Sleep Time, Less Play Time in U.S. Bedrooms

Greatest drop in sexual activity seen for these married or living with each other, survey finds WebMD News from HealthDay By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — “Not tonight” appears to be an increasingly familiar refrain in America’s bedrooms, according to a new study that found people are having less sex than they previously did. ...

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1 in 4 U.S. Adults Disabled by Arthritis: CDC

By Margaret Farley Steele HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Arthritis is expanding its grip on Americans, with 24 million adults restricted in their everyday activities simply because of the debilitating joint disease, U.S. health officials say. Overall, 54 million adults — or one particular in four — report an arthritis diagnosis. And the quantity of individuals ...

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'Superbug' Infections Striking More U.S. Kids

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A variety of antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection has elevated 700 percent in American children given that 2007, a new investigation reveals. These infections are triggered by Enterobacteriaceae bacteria — standard bacteria that can turn into resistant to multiple drugs. When confined to hospitals, the challenging-to-treat infections are spreading into ...

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U.S. Life Expectancy May Rise to Over 80 by 2030

But other created countries expected to have even larger longevity gains, study says WebMD News from HealthDay By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) — By 2030, American ladies will reside an typical of more than 83 years, whilst men may possibly attain an typical of 80, a new study estimates. These figures are up just ...

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