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PORTLAND, Ore. — Proponents of fluoridating Portland's water supply had no trouble getting the local Urban League on board. Here in the biggest city in the country that still doesn't treat its water to prevent tooth decay, studies show that low-...
email@example.comTina Schaubroeck of Greencastle walked around the track at Kaley Field with a renewed pep in her step during the American Cancer Society’s 19th Annual Greencastle Relay for Life on Saturday. “I just found out this past March that I am free of...
ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has reported another case of infection in a concentrated outbreak of a new strain of a virus that emerged in the Middle East last year and spread into Europe, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday. In a...
Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, an internationally known expert on the epidemiology and prevention of type 2 diabetes who was director of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Tuesday of...
ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - Four more people in China have died from a new strain of bird flu, bringing the death toll from the H7N9 virus to 36 from 131 confirmed cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. The United Nations health agency said...
Although polio has been reduced to its lowest level in history, three countries still have polio transmission — Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Last year 223 polio cases were reported. So far in 2013 there have been 19 cases, according to the...
Tags: Government, Preventative Medicine, Pakistan, Politics, Polio
ReutersBEIJING, May 13 (Reuters) - Three more people have died in China from the new strain of H7N9 bird flu virus, raising the death toll to 35 while the total number of infections rose to 130, state media said on Monday. Without giving details of the deaths,...
When the international child welfare organization Save The Children began crunching the data for its latest report on mortality rates of newborn babies, it came up with a locally stunning finding: Of the largest counties in the United States, Lehigh...
ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - Two health workers in Saudi Arabia have become infected with a potentially fatal new SARS-like virus after catching it from patients in their care - the first evidence of such transmission within a hospital, the World Health...
Reuters* Niger outlawed female genital mutilation in 2003 * Rate at about 2 percent from about 5 percent in late 1990s * Ceremony sponsored by government, NGOs and UNICEF By Abdoulaye Massalatchi MAKALONDI, Niger, May 16 (Reuters) - About 14,000 villagers...
Tags: Politics, Africa, UNICEF, Social Issues, Niger
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it has dedicated nine additional laboratories to help investigators track a deadly new respiratory virus related to SARS that appears to be centered in the kingdom. Thursday's Health Ministry...
Reuters* Life expectancy increases in most rich and poor countries * China, India see big gains; some African countries decline * No sign obesity limiting average life spans in rich world By Tom Miles GENEVA, May 15 (Reuters) - People are living longer...
Tags: Politics, Obesity, Symptoms, Africa, Genetic Engineering
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