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2013-09-24 10:35:55

Not only do U.S. travelers to West Africa who consult health providers before they leave and take prescribed preventive medications substantially reduce their risk of contracting malaria, they also reduce costs to their health insurance providers and, in most cases, to themselves.

2013-09-17 23:02:11

The Center for Health Affairs has been awarded $1.38 million in hospital emergency preparedness funds through the Ohio Department of Health and the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response

Measles Outbreak Concerns US Health Officials
2013-09-15 04:50:31

With over three months remaining in the year, US health officials report that 2013 is already one of the worst years for measles in more than a decade – and the unusually high number of cases has them concerned.

2013-09-14 23:02:30

Data released this week by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that alcohol-related visits to hospital emergency rooms rose 38% from 2001 to 2010.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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