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Visits for anaphylaxis climb 29 percent per year, Hispanic children's visits up 44 percent per year

Public Release: 26-Jun-2015

Emergency visits for childhood food allergy on rise in Illinois

Visits for anaphylaxis climb 29 percent per year, Hispanic children’s visits up 44 percent per year… 593 more words

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The Lancet: Over 95 percent of the world's population has health problems -- with over a third having more than 5 ailments

Public Release: 8-Jun-2015

The Lancet

Just one in 20 people worldwide (4·3%) had no health problems in 2013, with a third of the world’s population (2·3 billion individuals) experiencing more than five ailments, according to a major new analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD) 2013, published in The Lancet. 811 more words

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The Lancet: Over 95 percent of the world's population has health problems -- with over a third having more than 5 ailments

Public Release: 8-Jun-2015

The Lancet

Just one in 20 people worldwide (4·3%) had no health problems in 2013, with a third of the world’s population (2·3 billion individuals) experiencing more than five ailments, according to a major new analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD) 2013, published in The Lancet. 811 more words

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Recognizing Anxiety: Symptoms, Signs, and Risk Factors

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The Effects of Anxiety: Symptoms, Signs, and Risk Factors

  • Recognizing Anxiety: Symptoms, Signs, and Risk Factors

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Western diet may increase risk of death after prostate cancer diagnosis by 67%

Public Release: 1-Jun-2015

Harvard School of Public Health

Boston, MA — After a prostate cancer diagnosis, eating a diet higher in red and processed meat, high-fat dairy foods, and refined grains–known as a Western diet–may lead to a significantly higher risk of both prostate cancer-related mortality and overall mortality compared with eating a diet rich in vegetables, fruits, fish, whole grains, and healthy oils, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. 606 more words

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Infections can affect your IQ by over 9 points

Public Release: 21-May-2015

New research shows that infections can impair your cognitive ability measured on an IQ scale; the study is the largest of its kind to date, and it shows a clear correlation between infection levels and impaired cognition… 821 more words

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Study questions quality of US health data

Public Release: 30-Apr-2015

Johns Hopkins Medicine

A new study by Johns Hopkins researchers concludes that most U.S. clinical registries that collect data on patient outcomes are substandard and lack critical features necessary to render the information they collect useful for patients, physicians and policy makers. 823 more words

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