Tag: measles

Measles Can Erase Immune System’s Memory, Resulting...

Measles is one of the most contagious viruses in the world, and beyond flu-like symptoms and a rash that begins...

November 5, 2019

World Immunization Week: Outbreaks Are Slowing Progress...

World Immunization Week, running April 24-30, promotes the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease, especially...

April 24, 2019

Roundup: Heart Attack Rate Drops in Older...

Heart Attack Rate Among Adults 65 and Older Drops by One-Third, Researcher Say Since the mid-1990s, the number of older...

March 29, 2019

Roundup: Cleansing the Brain of Toxins; MMR...

‘Deep Sleep’ Stage Helps Brain Flush Out Toxins, Researchers Find New research indicates that deep sleep can have a positive...

March 8, 2019

The Measles Threat: Here’s Why Getting Kids...

Here's what pediatricians, emergency physicians and public health officials want parents to know about measles. It is one of the...

February 21, 2019

Fructose Makes Brain Crave High-Calorie Foods, Study...

Fructose occurs naturally in honey, fruits, vegetables and their juices — and is found in “high fructose corn syrup” —...

May 8, 2015

Kids’ Use of E-cigs Triples; Anti-Texting Laws...

Use of e-cigarettes by teens and preteens has surged 300 percent during the last 12 months, the CDC says.

April 17, 2015

Kids' Use of E-cigs Triples; Anti-Texting Laws...

Use of e-cigarettes by teens and preteens has surged 300 percent during the last 12 months, the CDC says.

April 17, 2015

U.S. Anti-Smoking Campaign On e-Cigs

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is featuring an e-cigarette smoker for the first time in its...

April 3, 2015

New U.S. Anti-Smoking Campaign Features e-Cigarettes; State...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is featuring an e-cigarette smoker for the first time in its...

April 3, 2015

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