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It's a noisy world we live in, and the Centers for Disease Control estimates 12 percent of children have suffered hearing loss because of excessive... [Read More]
17 more cases of vaping-associated pulmonary injury have been reported by State Public Health Officials on Wednesday. According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health,... [Read More]
We Can Resist, an anti-vaping public service announcement (PSA) created by teenagers on Northern Westchester Hospital's (NWH) 50-member President's Junior Leadership Council is being made... [Read More]
State health officials are reporting another 17 confirmed or probable cases of vaping-associated lung injury to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [Read More]
The nationwide rate of overdose deaths caused by opioids has increased every year since 1999, bringing the nation's opioid-related death toll for the years from... [Read More]
The state's flu report for the week ending Oct. 19 shows influenza in Arkansas remains minimal. The Arkansas Department of Health released its weekly flu... [Read More]
Massachusetts health officials have reported 17 new cases of vaping-related illnesses to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, adding to the 29 cases... [Read More]
Potential role for pharmacogenomic testing in combating opioid epidemic Anna K Hanson, PharmD, Essentia Health Background: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that... [Read More]
Pharmacotherapy options for treating opioid use disorderSara Maki, PharmD, Minnesota Community Care Background: Misuse of prescription pain medications, illicit use of fentanyl or illicit drugs... [Read More]
Use of psychoactive medications in older adults Emily Hulke, PharmD, Goodrich Pharmacy Background: Falls are the leading cause of injuries among adults aged 65 and... [Read More]
Suicides and homicides are on the rise among children, teens and young adults in the United States, according to a new report from the Centers... [Read More]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children are at the highest risk for lead poisoning because they're still growing and developing.... [Read More]
With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention investigating over 1,000 cases of lung injury associated with vaping, this weekend's event is changing its format. [Read More]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends everyone over 6 months old get vaccinated before the end of October. [Read More]
I first met U.S. Sen. Susan Collins after my sons' diagnosis with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. In 2001, I visited the senator's office and told her... [Read More]
Approximately 419,000 people in the United States die annually from diseases caused by tobacco use (Centers for Disease Control [CDC], 1993). The 1990 Report of... [Read More]
Health officials are sounding the alarm after a new report revealed STD rates in the US are at an all-time high. The Center for Disease... [Read More]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is starting to study lung tissue and chemicals from electronic cigarette vapor to track down the root cause... [Read More]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, aside from some skin cancers, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. However, experts... [Read More]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that more than 96% of teenagers enrolled in school are taught some sort of formal sexual education... [Read More]