Health panel: Millions of US kids should get hepatitis shot

A scientific panel is recommending that more than 2 million U.S. kids get vaccinated against hepatitis A. Thirteen years ago, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended hepatitis A shots for all U.S. children at age 1. On Thursday, the panel said the shots should be given to older children who weren’t vaccinated earlier, including 14- to 18-year-olds who turned […]

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Health officials warn travellers to get the measles jab

Health officials warn holidaymakers to check if they are up-to-date on their MMR jabs amid outbreaks of measles across Europe A total of 6,265 cases of measles were recorded in EU between January and April Public Health England urged holidaymakers to check their families are protected France, Italy and Poland have recorded the most measles cases so far this year   Health […]

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Drugs: Before the holidays recipe to the doctor to get

In many States, especially many of the holidays are coming in the next few weeks. Who is dependent on his daily medicines, checks therefore the best in the run-up to his stock and gets a new regulation in his medical practice, advises the Hessian pharmacists Association (HAV). "Drug therapies have no Feiertage", notes Lutz Mohr, a member of the Board […]

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Keeping Up With the Girls! Khloe K. Admits She Wants to Get a Boob Job

Itching for a new look? Khloé Kardashian showed off some epic cleavage in a low-cut gold dress on Tuesday, March 26, and shared with her more than 90 million Instagram followers that she wouldn’t mind making the look permanent. “You guys, bras like this make me wanna get my boobs done,” the Good American cofounder, 34, said in an Instagram […]

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‘Short sleepers’ can get just 4 hours a night and feel fine. But is their health at risk?

Credit: CC0 Public Domain “Sleep is overrated.” So proclaims Stephen Klasko, who throughout his life has taken pride in sleeping only four or five hours a night. Those extra few hours away from his pillow, he believes, have allowed him to write books, run marathons, and achieve his lofty professional goals. An obstetrician and gynecologist, he’s the president and CEO […]

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Women scientists get less federal funding than men, new study finds

First-time women principal investigator scientists received considerably less funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) compared to first-time male principal investigators, even at top research institutions, reports a new study from Northwestern Medicine and the Kellogg School of Management. Previous research showed women receive lower startup funds from their universities to launch their research. This is the first study […]

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Get Ready for Summer Camp — and Allergies

SUNDAY, Feb. 24, 2019 — It may still be winter, but it’s never too early to plan for your kids’ summer camp. And now’s the time to think about preparing them to handle allergies and allergic reactions, according to experts at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI). “Kids who suffer from seasonal allergies, food allergies or asthma […]

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