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Infectious Diseases: Is Your State Prepared?

A new study from researchers at the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) provides a state-by-state


Survey: E-Cigs Surpass Regular Smoking For Teens

The government's annual drug use survey finds that electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens.


Study: 1 In 10 Teens Are Getting Enough Sleep

Parents, there’s a good chance your teenager isn’t getting nearly enough sleep. According to a study released Tuesday produced by Researchers at Columbia University


Flu Virus: Mutation Results In Less Effective Vaccination, Deaths

This National Influenza Vaccination Week comes even as the incidence of the flu is on the rise. Three states -- Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi

healthcare Average Premiums Going Up In 2015

Obama administration officials are acknowledging that premiums, on average, will go up next year.


New Report Examines Sugary Drink Marketing to Children & Teens

A new report by Jennifer Harris, Director of Marketing Initiatives at the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, looks at how energy drinks affects

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Potty Talk: World Toilet Day 2014

Global Organizations Unite for Sanitation   Taking a break from the all-too-early Christmas cheer, let’s focus on tomorrow’s less commercialized holiday – World Toilet Day. To celebrate the occasion, the United Nations and other global help organizations have turned to


Researchers Discover Virus That Makes You Dumber

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University and the University of Nebraska have discovered a virus that makes you just a


Rabies Alert Issued In Pasco County

The Florida Department of Health in Pasco County has issued a rabies alert in response to a raccoon that tested positive after attacking a family dog. The dog had been

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Nurse Declared Ebola-Free, Doctor Contracts The Virus

              Nina Pham, the first nurse diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, has been declared “virus free” said officials at the National Institutes of Health Friday morning, a day after a doctor,