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Steroid Use For Conditions Like Bronchitis Linked To Higher Rates Of Adverse Events Sepsis, VTE and Fractures

People are often given short-term corticosteroids like prednisone to treat symptoms of conditions like bronchitis or back pain. Short term steroid use often helps people feel better quicker and can save lives. Still, these popular drugs are not without adverse effects. No drugs are. University of Michigan researchers would like people to be aware of a new link they found ...

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CDC: HPV In Men Common But Cancer Rates Higher In Women

Nearly half of the US adult population has been infected with HPV, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention while noting higher rates of infection in men. According to results of a recently published survey by the health administration, 45.2 percent of the adult population aged between 18 and 60 years has genital infections with at least one of ...

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HPV Vaccination Rates Remain Low, Infection Rates High Among Men

According to a press release summary of new research released by the Journal of the American Medical Association(JAMA), rates for the sexually transmitted disease Human papillomavirus (HPV) remain high among men and vaccination rates are low despite a vaccine being available. “Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States, as well as a ...

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To Increase HPV Vaccine Consent Rates, Bundle It With Routine Shots, And Stop Saying It Prevents STD, Experts Say

A new study published online in Pediatrics told doctors that a clinic in Denver found a clever way to increase Gardasil and other HPV vaccine coverage among teens. Doctors can make it more likely that a parent will sign off on their child receiving the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine by simply bundling it with routine vaccinations and not pointing out ...

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Untreatable STDs: Three Common STDs Becoming Increasingly Antibiotic Resistant As Infection Rates Climb [Video]

Here in the U.S., we’ve heard a lot about antibiotic resistant gonorrhea, but the reality is that three common STDs are becoming increasingly untreatable, and that could be a big problem for a lot of people. That’s because the increasingly untreatable STDs plaguing the United States are also three of the most common infections in young adults, and infection rates ...

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Maternal Death Rates In United States Are Sharply Increasing — What’s Going On?

On new study being published in the September issue of the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology on the maternal death rate includes some pretty stunning information. The maternal death rate study focused on Texas, where the maternal death rate almost doubled between the years of 2010 and 2012. Notably, the maternal death rate study points out that the period the study ...

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Madonna — Still a Material Girl … Even At Cuba's Bargain Rates (PHOTO GALLERY)

Exclusive Details Madonna treated herself to the best hotel digs Havana has to offer for her 58th birthday bash, but still came nowhere close to breaking the bank … not hers, anyway. Sources with direct knowledge of Madge’s 3-day trip tell us she bunked up in Hotel Saratoga’s finest room — the Suite Habana, which typically goes for $ 700 ...

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Madonna — Still a Material Girl … Even At Cuba's Bargain Rates (PHOTO GALLERY)

Exclusive Details Madonna treated herself to the best hotel digs Havana has to offer for her 58th birthday bash, but still came nowhere close to breaking the bank … not hers, anyway. Sources with direct knowledge of Madge’s 3-day trip tell us she bunked up in Hotel Saratoga’s finest room — the Suite Habana, which typically goes for $ 700 ...

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CDC Study Indicates U.S. Obesity Rates Increasing, Americans Are Fatter Than 20 Years Ago

A recently released federal study indicates the U.S. obesity rates are climbing. According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the average American is 15 pounds or more heavier than two decades ago. Researchers with the agency analyzed National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data from 2011 to 2014. They discovered that the average 5 foot ...

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Diabetes, Blood Glucose Health Deteriorating In Americans, As Obesity Rates Level Off

The diabetes – blood glucose link is under the spotlight in a new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. The study found that blood glucose health is worsening among obese Americans, even as the actual rate of obesity is leveling off for the first time in nearly three decades. The paper, involving researchers from the University ...

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