Tag: Disease Control

Measles behind Myanmar outbreak that has killed 30

Measles behind Myanmar outbreak that has killed 30

Aug 06, – The outbreak has struck the far corner of Myanmar’s northern Sagaing region, a remote and mountainous area which borders eastern India and is populated by people from the Naga tribes. Myanmar health officials have confirmed that a measles outbreak is behind the deaths of more than 30 people, mostly children, in a […]

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Child’s Chronic Illness Can Affect the Whole Family

Child’s Chronic Illness Can Affect the Whole Family

Sep 21, – Parenting a chronically ill child can cause stress that affects the whole family. That’s the finding of researchers who reviewed 96 studies conducted in 12 countries between 1980 and 2012. The studies included families in which there were children up to age 21 with asthma, cancer, cystic fibrosis, diabetes, epilepsy, juvenile rheumatoid […]

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Smoke free rules: Most Americans Say ‘No’ to Smoking in Their Homes, Cars

Smoke free rules: Most Americans Say ‘No’ to Smoking in Their Homes, Cars

May 17, AP – Four out of five adults now have smoke-free rules in their homes, while about three out of four have enacted the same ban in their cars, according to the national survey from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Getting tough on smoking is always a good idea, experts say. […]

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When Teen Dating Turns Abusive and Violent, Parents urged to watch for signs of behaviour that affects 1 in 10 children

When Teen Dating Turns Abusive and Violent, Parents urged to watch for signs of behaviour that affects 1 in 10 children

May 11, AP – When teens start dating, parents’ worries grow — and experts say that dating violence should be on their list of concerns. “Dating violence happens, and it’s more common than we think,” said Dr. Yolanda Evans, an assistant professor of pediatrics in the division of adolescent medicine at Seattle Children’s Hospital. “We […]

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Study- Diabetes Self-Care Improves Slowly

Study- Diabetes Self-Care Improves Slowly

April 25, AP – Just 14 percent of people with diabetes hit all the recommended health targets during the first decade of the 21st century, according to the new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. National Institutes of Health. Researchers found that between 1999 and 2010, the number […]

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