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  • Harsh Northeast Winter No Hindrance To Hungry Ticks

    Harsh Northeast Winter No Hindrance To Hungry Ticks
    ALBANY — Think you're safe from ticks because the harsh winter froze them or because you haven't been trekking through the woods? Think again. Researchers focused on ticks and the debilitating diseases they spread say the heavy snow that blanketed...
  • Autism Month still finds disturbing trends

    Autism Month still finds disturbing trends
      Each April, it is important that we take the opportunity to increase public awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorder. One year ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that the prevalence of autism had again increased; this time to...
  • Benefits of HPV vaccine can be seen in high school girls, study says

    Benefits of HPV vaccine can be seen in high school girls, study says
    Years before the HPV vaccine prevents women from getting cervical cancer, it protects them against genital warts and cervical dysplasia, new research suggests. A study of more than 260,000 teen girls in Ontario, Canada, finds that those who received all...
  • Lead paint poisons poor Chicago kids as city spends millions less on cleanup

    Lead paint poisons poor Chicago kids as city spends millions less on cleanup
    Alarming levels of brain-damaging lead are poisoning more than a fifth of the children tested from some of the poorest parts of Chicago, even as the hazard has been largely eliminated in more prosperous neighborhoods, a Tribune investigation has found....
  • Don't count on dance class to give your kid a workout, study warns

    Don't count on dance class to give your kid a workout, study warns
    Only 8% of kids enrolled in after-school dance programs got enough exercise during class to meet federal guidelines for moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, a new study finds. Even worse, only 6% of adolescents got the recommended 30 minutes of...
  • Salmonella outbreak possibly linked to sushi spreads to nine states

    Salmonella outbreak possibly linked to sushi spreads to nine states
    A salmonella outbreak possibly linked to raw tuna in sushi has sickened 31 people from Southern California and has spread to eight other states. The outbreak was traced to a specific strain of salmonella, paratyphi B, likely linked to sushi made from...
  • Naperville council bans e-cigarette sales to kids

    Naperville council bans e-cigarette sales to kids
    Naperville officials have agreed to enact two local laws governing electronic cigarettes, and most of them want to take the restrictions farther. The stance suggests a perspective on the vaporized version of nicotine delivery that differs from the...
  • Most distinctive cause of death in Florida: HIV

    Most distinctive cause of death in Florida: HIV
    In the era of "most popular" and "least favorite" types of maps and lists, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have identified the most distinctive cause of death for each state. For Florida, that's HIV, with 15,000 deaths...
  • Commentary: It's time to make childhood vaccinations mandatory

    It was just in December that Disneyland was struck by a measles outbreak. While the source of the outbreak is not definitively known, it is thought to have been caused by an international tourist to the amusement park who was infected with the virus....
  • To PrEP or not to PrEP? HIV prevention pill sparks discussion

    To PrEP or not to PrEP? HIV prevention pill sparks discussion
    The drinks flowed, the pool glistened and the guests mingled at the waterfront Hollywood estate. This wasn't just another Sunday afternoon cocktail party. This was "PrEP U," an informal educational forum aimed at raising awareness of a preventive...
  • The real scoop on dog poop

    We've all stepped in it and seen it on our lawns, in parks and in public places. Dog feces is more than just a smelly nuisance; it is actually a health and environmental hazard. As a health hazard to humans and pets, dog feces contains harmful...