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Antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” kill approximately 23,000 Americans each year, the US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed on Monday.
The guidebook used by psychiatrists to diagnose mental illnesses is undergoing a radical overhaul, with Asperger's syndrome and dyslexia being dropped.
Doctors are debating the use of epidural steroid injections to relieve back pain in the wake of a fungal meningitis outbreak that has killed five people.
Pet food could be making young kids sick, according to a new CDC report investigating a salmonella outbreak that started in 2006.
Medical devices force over 70,000 children and teenagers to go to the emergency room due to injuries or other complications each year.
By LINDSEY TANNER By Lindsey Tanner The Associated Press CHICAGO The nation's leading pediatricians group says children from newborns to teens should get double the usually recommended amount of vitamin D because of evidence that it may help prevent serious diseases.
By LINDSEY TANNER By Lindsey Tanner The Associated Press CHICAGO More children have died of the flu because they also had staph infections, according to a new government report that urges parents to have their children get the flu shot.
By LINDSEY TANNER By Lindsey Tanner The Associated Press CHICAGO The number of teen suicides has fallen slightly but the rate remains disturbingly high, researchers said, possibly fueled by drug warnings that have scared many from using antidepressants.
By LINDSEY TANNER By Lindsey Tanner The Associated Press CHICAGO A new TV commercial shows children eating hot dogs in a school cafeteria and one boy's lament: "I was dumbfounded when the doctor told me I have late-stage colon cancer." It's a startling revelation in an ad that vilifies one of America's most beloved, if maligned, foods, while stoking fears about a dreaded disease.
By LINDSEY TANNER By Lindsey Tanner The Associated Press CHICAGO When it comes to saving lives, God trumps doctors for many Americans. A survey reveals widespread belief that divine intervention can revive dying patients.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.