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February 26, 2015 – 3:51 PM |

THURSDAY, Feb. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Many U.S. politicians and media outlets hyped the threat of U.S. cases of Ebola last year, according to …

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Lung Cancer No. 1 Cancer Killer of Women

February 4, 2015 – 2:37 PM |
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WEDNESDAY, Feb. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Lung cancer has overtaken breast cancer as the leading cancer killer of women in developed countries, reflecting changing …

Infection is Leading Cause for Readmission Following Surgery

February 3, 2015 – 4:05 PM |

Hospital readmission has become a major metric for the health care industry and policy makers.  But little research has been done on exactly why patients …

Hannity Tries to Stir Measles Debate, But His Own Doc Says “Vaccinate”

February 3, 2015 – 11:29 AM | 2 Comments

Nobody likes to play devil’s advocate more than Sean Hannity.  But not even Hannity can argue against vaccination.  The best he can do to try …

To Protect His Son, A Father Asks School To Bar Unvaccinated Children

February 3, 2015 – 10:37 AM |

Carl Krawitt has watched his son, Rhett, now 6, fight leukemia for the past 4 and a half years. For more than three of those years, …

Christie’s “Choice” Comment Elevates Measles Vaccine Debate

February 2, 2015 – 7:20 PM | 2 Comments
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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has inserted himself into a vaccination conversation on the heels of the measles outbreak that began last month at Disneyland …

New Guidelines for People With Nasal Allergies

February 2, 2015 – 6:39 PM |

(HealthDay News) — For the one in six Americans bothered by nasal allergies, new guidelines have been issued to help doctors diagnose and treat their …