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2004 to 2017 Saw Increase in Fractures for…

THURSDAY, March 7, 2019 -- From 2004 to 2017, there was a significant increase in the annual number of elderly Americans presenting to U.S. emergency departments with fractures associated with walking leashed dogs, according to…

Hospital-Onset MRSA Decreased From 2002 to 2015

WEDNESDAY, March 6, 2019 -- Staphylococcus aureus infections are still a concern in the United States, despite a decline seen in hospital-onset methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) infections since 2005, according to two reports published in…

Heat Alerts May Come Too Late in Northern…

TUESDAY, March 5, 2019 -- Hospital admissions for heat-related health problems increase in northern states long before heat alerts are issued, and these higher admission rates occur at lower temperatures than in the South, where…

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Pneumococcal Vaccination at Age 50 Prevents the Most…

Home News Professional Pneumococcal Vaccination at Age 50 Prevents the Most Disease MONDAY, March 4, 2019 -- Recommending pneumococcal vaccination for all 50-year-olds prevents the most disease in underserved minorities and the general population, but…