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Drug OD Rate Now Higher in Rural U.S. Than Cities: CDC

October 20, 2017. 12:00 PM CDT. Hardest-hit communities need targeted preventive measures, report suggests Read article

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1 in 9 American Men Infected With Oral HPV

October 16, 2017 Vaccine provides protection, but number of boys getting shots remains low, researchers say

Nearly 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Now Obese

October 13, 2017 CDC stats show growing epidemic that means more illness and health care costs, health experts say

Two Ebola Vaccines Spur Lasting Immune Response

October 11, 2017 Study confirms the effectiveness of one in particular

3 Factors That Could Raise Your Risk of Bloodstream Infection

October 11, 2017 Obesity appears to be the biggest threat

Some U.S. Olympians Got West Nile in Brazil, But Not Zika

October 09, 2017 Less-feared infections were overlooked, researchers say

Penicillin Misconceptions May Raise Post-Op Infection Risk

October 09, 2017 Many patients wrongly report a drug allergy, leading doctors to use inferior meds, study finds

Are You an ‘Anti-Vaxxer’? Your Friends Are on Twitter

October 09, 2017 Social media is a place where they vent, support each other's views, study finds

Flu Shot Key for People With Diabetes

October 08, 2017 Infection makes it harder to manage diabetes, increases risk of complications, health experts say

No Drop in Flu Vaccinations Since Nasal Spray Withdrawn

October 06, 2017

Suicide Up in U.S., Rural America Hit Hardest

October 06, 2017 Men, working-age adults most at risk, CDC reports

FDA Approves Test to Screen Donated Blood for Zika

October 06, 2017 Though the virus is mainly spread by mosquitoes, it can be transmitted through blood transfusions

Hundreds Hospitalized in San Diego as Hepatitis A Outbreak Spreads

October 06, 2017 Drug users, the homeless most affected; county has launched vaccination effort

Docs May Have Trick Up Their Sleeves Fighting Germs

October 06, 2017 White coats with shorter sleeves may be more sanitary, study finds

Helping Preemies Avoid Unnecessary Antibiotics

October 05, 2017 3 factors predicted when infant was at low risk of serious infection called sepsis

Zika Vaccine Works in Early Human Trial

October 05, 2017 But study was small, more research is needed