Tag Archives: disease

Rats

New York City: The Downtown Rats Are Distinctly Different From The Uptown Rats

By The Atlantic

New York City is a place where rats climb out of toilets,

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CVS Set To Buy Health Insurance Giant Aetna In $69 Billion Deal

By Washington Post

Pharmacy giant CVS Health has agreed to buy Aetna in a $69 billion blockbuster acquisition 

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Trump Calls Elizabeth Warren ‘Pocahontas’ At Event Honoring Native American Code Talkers

By HuffPost.com

President Donald Trump made a joke about his nickname for Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), “Pocahontas,”

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You Can’t Kiss Everybody; New HPV Virus Rumored To Be Deadlier Than HIV/AIDS

By The Daily Berries

Students from Kisii University, Kenya and the general public at large have been warned

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Emergency Room Visits More Likely During The Holidays; ER Doctors Tell Us Why

By Business Insider

A 32-year-old with a plastic fork stuck in his throat. A 61-year-old man with a grease burn on his scrotum.

Sex As Medicine? 10 Ailments That Can Be Treated By ‘Doing It’ Everyday

By Alternative Health Universe

We all know that sex has numerous mental and physical health benefits,

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Updated Health Guidelines Suggest You May Indeed Have High Blood Pressure

By USA Today

Thirty million Americans are getting some bad health news: they have high blood pressure

Suicidal 12-Year-Old Boy Jumps From Overpass, Kills Motorist Instead

By Mirror

A suicidal 12-year-old killed a young driver when he jumped 30ft from an overpass and landed on her car.

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American Cancer Society Reports Alarming Rate Of Colon And Rectal Cancer In Young Men

By NewsOne

After once considered prominent diseases in older adults, cancers of the rectum

Men Are Often The Victims Of Sexual Assault, Study Reveals: And The Perpetrators Are Usually Women

By Slate.com

Last year the National Crime Victimization Survey turned up a remarkable statistic.

CDC Releases New Map Of States With The Most Sexually Transmitted Infections

By Backgroundchecks.org

Since we first looked at the data, the CDC has published new findings,

California: Knowingly Exposing Sexual Partners To HIV Without Disclosure Downgraded From Felony To Misdemeanor

By LA Times

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Friday that lowers from a felony to a misdemeanor

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Black Women In The U.S. More Likely To Die During Or After Childbirth: Why?

By Essence

Late at night on February 4, 2010, when she was 37 weeks pregnant, Fathiyyah “Tia” Doster 

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The U.S. Government Warns: Disease Carrying Mosquitos Could Invade 75% of America

By Independent

Mosquitoes capable of spreading serious and potentially deadly diseases such as Zika

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America’s Ongoing Tobacco Crisis: The Rich May Have Stopped Smoking – But Not The Poor

By The Washington Post

 — After decades of lawsuits, public campaigns and painful struggles,

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Scientists Find That Sleeping In A Cold Room Is Good For Your Health

By SimpleMost

Have you given much thought to the temperature at which you fall asleep? I haven’t.

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Johns Hopkins Researchers Discover The Secrets Of Cancer Mestastisis And How To Slow It Down

By The Baltimore Sun

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How To Reverse The Signs Of Aging In The Brain: Dance More!

By Medical Press

As we grow older we suffer a decline in mental and physical fitness,

Aetna Inadvertently Reveals Names of 12,000 HIV Positive Clients

By InsuranceBusinessMag

Insurer Aetna Inc. inadvertently revealed the HIV status of some clients in a mailing

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How Safe Is Your Nail Salon?

By BlackDoctor.org

When getting a much-needed mani or pedi, usually the only things to worry about are