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Deadly Hepatitis C Virus Is On The Rise In America

Reports indicate the hepatitis C virus has expanded rapidly over the last few years, and experts say it could very well be a result of the startling opioid epidemic. Over 2,400 hep C infections were reported in 2015 alone, but researchers state the actual number of those infected with the virus could be as high as 34,000. According to statistics, ...

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Deadly Hepatitis C Virus Is On The Rise In America

Reports indicate the hepatitis C virus has expanded rapidly over the last few years, and experts say it could very well be a result of the startling opioid epidemic. Over 2,400 hep C infections were reported in 2015 alone, but researchers state the actual number of those infected with the virus could be as high as 34,000. According to statistics, ...

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Tick-Borne Powassan Virus — Possibly Deadlier Than Lyme Disease — On The Rise

With summer just weeks away, experts have sounded the alarm on the Powassan virus, a rare tick-borne pathogen that might be deadlier than Lyme disease. According to the experts, the Powassan virus can result in a more severe illness than the Lyme disease bactreium, with about 1 in 7 of Powassan cases leading to death. “About 15% of patients who ...

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Mosquito-Borne Malaria Is On The Rise In The U.S., New Report Says

If you are planning a trip abroad this summer, it might be a good idea to grab your mosquito spray because a new report suggests the mosquito-bourne illness malaria is on the rise in the U.S. According to the report published April 24 in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, although endemic malaria was effectively wiped out in ...

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2 Types Of Cancer On A Major Rise For Millennials and Generation Xers

Cancer is one of the worst things imaginable for the human body to go through, but it seems that Millennials and Gen Xers are seeing a rise in at least two forms of it and it is happening in worrisome numbers. The two major generations are known for different lifestyle choices in comparison to other generations and have made their ...

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Teen Depression On The Rise, Research Finds Psychological Treatment Is Effective Tool In Battle Toward Balancing Mental Health

A new study has found that teen depression in the United States in on the rise. However, further studies have found hope for those that are suffering, claiming that psychological treatment is an effective tool in the battle toward balancing mental health. A study was conducted between 2005 and 2014 that delved into the mental health of teens, especially those ...

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Depression On Rise In Teenage Girls [Study]

With an ever-increasing demand for the transparency that social media sometimes brings about in peoples’ lives, it has become apparent to researchers that there may be a correlation between social media use and teenage depression, particularly in girls. A study conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, M.D., looked at the years between ...

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An Epidemic Similar To Polio On The Rise: Acute Flaccid Myelitis Paralyzing Children In The U.S.

It has been confirmed that an epidemic similar to Polio is on the rise. Acute Flaccid Myelitis is paralyzing and killing children in the U.S., Huffington Post reports. Polio was a severe epidemic in the 1950s. In 1952, there were nearly 58,000 reported cases of Polio. Out of the reported cases, over 3,000 children died and over 21,000 children were ...

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‘Destiny: Rise Of Iron’: Bungie Brings Kvostov Gun Back As An Exotic, Hints At Secret On Felwinter Peak

Guardians continue to gear up for the new Destiny: Rise of Iron expansion. It seems like forever ago that Destiny was revealed to the masses. When players got their hands on the game, they were taken through the first mission where their Ghost pointed out their very first gun: the Khvostov 7G-02. It was abandoned shortly after the initial skirmish ...

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HPV And Cancer: Experts Say Boys Should Be Vaccinated Too As HPV Related Cancers On The Rise

HPV related cancers are on the rise, particularly among men, in both the United States and the U.K. Experts on both sides of the Atlantic say that vaccinating boys is the key to containing the epidemic. In women, it involves largely cervical cancer. In men, who cannot get cervical cancers, the spike relates to what are called oropharyngeal cancers, or ...

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