Tag : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mom Shares Her Reality In Parenting A Child With Special Needs: 'It Feels Like Drowning'

Issues  3 May '17

Mom Shares Her Reality In Parenting A Child With Special Needs: 'It Feels Like Drowning'

Jamie Ingledue tells all of how taking care of a child with special needs feels too overwhelming.

Male Fertility Solutions: Sperm-Checking Kits Now Available For Private Use

Technology  5 April '17

Male Fertility Solutions: Sperm-Checking Kits Now Available For Private Use

Males can now take selfies of their sperms for observation at the comfort of their own home, and it can cost as low as under $50.

Infant

Pregnancy  22 March '17

United States Records Lowest Number Of Infant Mortality Rates From 2005 To 2014

United States saw a drop in the number of mortality rates in the country from 2005 to 2014.

Zika Virus

Health/Nutrition  15 March '17

Did Zika Virus Outbreak In Florida Infect Sperm Donations? Scientists Release Announcement

Florida was one of the hotbeds of Zika virus last year and now scientists claim it is possible the sperm donations in the state are infected.

New England Revolution Players Get Revved Up For Playoffs with Patients and Families At Boston Children's Hospital

Health/Nutrition  9 October '16

Acute Flaccid Myelitis Outbreak: Why This Paralysis-Causing Illness Is Causing An Alarm In The Us

Cases of acute flaccid myelitis, an illness that causes temporary or permanent paralysis, has been reportedly increasing in the United States.

Children

Behavior  21 September '16

Study: Children As Young As 5 Could Take Their Own Life

A new study revealed that a child as young as 5 years old could take his or her life.

Zika Virus

Health/Nutrition  20 September '16

Zika Virus Update: Asking To Be Tested For Disease Remains Difficult, Strict Guidelines Still Being Followed

If one wants to get tested for Zika virus, there will be requirements and guidelines one must adhere to.

Childhood cancer

Health/Nutrition  19 September '16

Top Killing Children's Disease Is No Longer Leukemia, Brain Cancer Ranks First In Latest Study

Brain cancer is now the top disease that kills children.

Immunization Fair In NYC Offers Vaccinations For School Children

Health/Nutrition  9 September '16

Foodborne Hepatits A Outbreak Reaches 89 in 7 States

An outbreak of Hepatitis A has now reached 89 people in 7 different states, and the cause of the outbreak is reported to be the consumption of imported strawberries from a local smoothie chain.

Vigil To Remember Teenage Cancer Fundraiser Stephen Sutton

Health  8 September '16

Toddlers’ Healthy Development Associated With Perfectly Balanced & Nutrition-Rich Dairy Products

Milk and dairy products are an important staple for young children's diet because they contain a variety of minerals and vitamins such as vitamins B2 and B12 as well as calcium. These nutrients are good for building healthy teeth and bones. They are also good sources of energy and protein.

Health Care Divides New German Coalition

Autism  8 September '16

Is Autism Caused By Ultrasound In The First Trimester Of Pregnancy? Here’s What Studies Say

A first-trimester diagnostic ultrasound is not considered routine. The procedure is done when a woman and her doctor thinks that there's something wrong with the pregnancy.

Special School Helps Kids Combat Childhood Obesity

Health  7 September '16

C-Section Birth Delivery Puts Babies On The Path To Adulthood Obesity

A new study found that babies born via Caesarean section are more likely to become obese when they turn into adults. Babies born via C-section develop a 30 percent increased risk of obesity when they reach the age of nine to 28.

Demand For Measles Vaccine Increases As Outbreak Started At Disneyland In California Spreads

Body  30 August '16

Declining Vaccination Rates In The US: More Parents Believe Vaccines Are Unnecessary In Their Children’s Health

Vaccines protect kids from a bunch of diseases such as chicken pox, diphtheria, hepatitis A and B, influenza, measles, mumps, pertussis, polio, pneumococcus, rotavirus, rubella, and tetanus. In recent years, many parents believed that vaccine causes autism in kids.

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Medicine  29 August '16

Canada’s New Device Against Zika Virus Is Capable Of Killing Huge Mosquito Populations In 21 Days

Canada has developed a new device touted to help the global fight against Zika virus. The device is capable of drastically destroying mosquito populations in just 21 days.

GBR: UK Unemployment Hits 1.92 Million

Body  22 August '16

How To Prevent Contact Lens-Related Eye Infection & Long-Term Damages

Between 2005 and 2015, 1,075 contact lens-related infections occurred with injuries ranging from a scarred cornea, poorer vision, and requiring a corneal transplant. Over 10 percent of the contact lens-related infections had to undergo emergency care in the hospital or in urgent care clinics.

FILE Changes Announced In Maternity Services

Fertility  15 August '16

United States Fertility Rates Hit The Lowest Point In History

American fertility rates have reached a record low.

Hillary Clinton Attends New York City Pride March

Behavior  15 August '16

Lesbian, Gay & Bisexual Youth’s Schooling & Mental Health Impacted By High Levels Of Bullying, Sexual Assault & Violence

Lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth often experience sadness, hopelessness, and suicidal tendencies due to the homophobic torments they experience. Bullying increases the risk of mental health issues including depression, anxiety, and damaged self-esteem.

Miami Dade Mosquito Patrol Goes Door To Door In Miami To Prevent Zika Spread

Body  2 August '16

Zika Virus In America: ‘Actively Circulating’ Outbreak In Miami, Florida Prompts CDC To Issue Travel Warning

The 150-square-meter area, which is located north of downtown Miami, has an "actively circulating" Zika virus outbreak.

Canoe / Kayak US National Team Trials - Previews

Body  1 August '16

Brain-Eating Amoeba Contamination In Texas River Kills Three People

The recent death was a 19-year-old Houston resident, who swam in the Trinity River earlier in July. Two individuals in Texas have also died in the past 12 months after being exposed to the brain-eating amoeba.

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Health  27 July '16

Pregnant Women Should Be Tested For Zika Up To Two Weeks From Suspected Exposure, CDC Says

The CDC has updated its guidelines for pregnant women regarding the Zika virus.

Bringing Hearing To The Children Of Lesotho

Food  21 July '16

L.L.Bean’s Water Bottle For Children Recalled: High Levels Of Toxic Lead Found

According to the CPSC, high levels of lead in the solder bead were found at the water bottle's exterior base. The bottles are made in China and distributed in the U.S. by a company in Spokane, Washington.

Health Workers Test And Spray For Mosquitos As Texas Prepares For Zika Virus

Body  20 July '16

Zika Patient Infects Family Member Who Looked After Him, Is There A New Way Of Virus Transmission?

Zika has spread from an infected man to another family member.

World Landmarks Light It Up Blue for World Autism Awareness Day 2016

Autism  20 July '16

More Children Diagnosed With Autism In California: Number Of Autistic Students Jumped To 6,500 In Recent Years

The number of autistic students has increased between 5,000 and 7,000 annually in California. Nationwide, one of 68 children are living with an autism spectrum disorder, with the condition four to five times more common among boys than girls.

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