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Wall Street Journal
Regulators Urge Consumers to Avoid Romaine Lettuce as They Probe E. Coli Outbreak
Wall Street Journal
U.S. officials warned consumers Tuesday not to eat romaine lettuce as they investigate a new, multistate E. coli outbreak, the second episode this year linked to the leafy salad green. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. Food and ...

ABC News
Father aims to improve CDC reporting of illnesses with 'polio-like' symptoms among children as AFM cases grow
ABC News
For the last two months, Jeremy Wilcox has been fighting for a diagnosis of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, for his son. "I've seen the good and bad of the health care system," the Herndon, Virginia, father told ABC News. During the second week of ...
CDC creates AFM task force as confirmed cases rise to 109CIDRAP
CDC Launches Task Force to Investigate Acute Flaccid Myelitis, a Mysterious Polio-Like IllnessFortune
CDC escalates response to polio-like illness AFMWJXT News4JAX
WSB Atlanta -Breitbart News -CNN -Chicago Tribune
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Chickenpox Outbreak Hits NC Private School With Low Vaccination Rates
The sudden outbreak of chickenpox at a North Carolina private school isn't exactly surprising. At least 36 students have become infected with the disease at Asheville Waldorf School in the city of Asheville — a school that has among the highest rates ...
Chickenpox Outbreak at School Linked to Vaccine ExemptionsNew York Times
Chickenpox Outbreak Hits North Carolina School With High Vaccination Exemption RateYahoo News
Major chickenpox outbreak seen in anti-vaccine hot spotCBS News
Salt Lake Tribune -Salon
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Some docs rip NRA, say #ThisIsOurLane after Chicago Mercy Hospital shooting rampage
The NRA's suggestion that "self-important" physicians who support banning semiautomatic weapons should "stay in their lane" was drawing fire on social media after a doctor was fatally shot in a Chicago hospital late Monday. "You know who are still at work?
Doctors start movement in response to NRA, calling for more gun researchCNN
Doctors Slam NRA's Directive to 'Stay in Their Lane' After Chicago Hospital ShootingTIME
Medical community fires back at NRA after Chicago hospital shooting — 'This is our lane'New York Daily News
EurekAlert (press release) -Health Affairs (blog) -Washington Post -Chicago Tribune
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New York Times
Task Force Calls for Offering PrEP to All at High Risk for HIV
New York Times
An influential government task force has drafted a recommendation that would for the first time urge doctors to offer a daily prophylactic pill to patients who are at risk for contracting H.I.V. The recommendation would include all men and women whose ...
USPSTF Backs HIV PrEP for High-Risk PatientsMedPage Today
Influential US panel backs PrEP HIV-prevention pillsMedical Xpress
This Is the Best Way to Prevent HIV, Expert Group SaysYahoo News

FDA Warns That Children Under One Year Should Not Consume Honey To Prevent This Deadly Illness
Four cases of infant botulism prompted the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to issue a safety reminder to parents and caregivers to avoid feeding honey to infants one year of age and under. Feeding babies honey, including in the form of ...
4 Infant Botulism Cases Linked to Honey-Dipped PacifiersLive Science
FDA warns parents: no honey before age oneYahoo News
Health officials warn of botulism risk from honey-filled pacifiers after 4 Texas babies strickenNew York Daily News

Baltimore Sun
'This should never have happened': University of Maryland freshman dies from adenovirus
Baltimore Sun
A freshman at the University of Maryland, College Park, died Sunday of complications from adenovirus, and her family is questioning whether the university — which has seen several cases of the illness — could have done more to prevent her death.
UMD Student Dies, 5 Others Sick Due To Illness Outbreak:
UMD Student Dies of Virus That Killed 11 Children in New JerseyNBC4 Washington
University of Maryland student dies from Adenovirus associated illnessWJLA
FOX 5 DC -Fox Baltimore -CBS Baltimore
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ABC News
New hope for those with peanut allergies
ABC News
A new experimental drug may help allergy sufferers lead more normal lives. The drug, called AR101, is seeking FDA approval, and a new study has shown the results it produces in kids and teens. It doesn't cure the peanut allergy, but it allows those who ...
Dr. Marc Siegel: New peanut allergy treatment has incredible potentialFox News
1.2 Million Children and Teens Have Peanut AllergiesMedPage Today
Young people can be desensitized to peanut allergy through controlled, escalating exposure: StudyChicago Tribune -New York Daily News -WJXT News4JAX -NHS Choices
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MedPage Today
What Will Global Insulin Use Look Like by 2030?
MedPage Today
The amount of insulin needed to treat type 2 diabetes globally is likely to climb by more than 20% by 2030, researchers estimated from a modeling analysis. Using a microsimulation technique compiling data from 221 countries, 15.5% of people with type 2 ...
The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology: Global study predicts more than 20 percent rise in insulin use by 2030EurekAlert (press release)
Study: Insulin Access Will Decrease by 2030 as Diabetes SpreadsU.S. News & World Report
Insulin shortage could affect 40 million people with type 2 diabetesThe Guardian
Logan Daily News -POPSUGAR -Burlington County Times -Northwest Herald
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Science Daily
Eyes of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease patients show evidence of prions
Science Daily
Date: November 20, 2018; Source: University of California - San Diego; Summary: By the time symptoms of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (sCJD) are typically discovered, death is looming and inevitable. In a new study, researchers report finding tell ...
Eyes of CJD patients show evidence of prionsNational Institutes of Health (press release)
The eyes have itEurekAlert (press release)

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