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April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a time to learn about alcohol and the health and social problems caused by drinking too much. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) encourages...

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Tuesday, April 7 is World Health Day, a day originally created to recognize the founding of the World Health Organization. Today, organizations like Food for the Hungry (FH) celebrate World Health Day...

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ) have joined together in a bi-partisan effort to improve the health and wellbeing of men and boys by co-chairing the newly reauthorized Congressional...

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Health officials with Southeastern Idaho Public Health report seeing an unusual number of cases of the gastrointestinal illness, norovirus in the region around Pocatello and Fort Hall since the beginning...

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More than two months after this website reported the first ocular syphilis cases in Washington State, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a clinical advisory on the serious, possibly...

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Maryland agriculture officials reported this week that a horse from Pennsylvania that appeared in a Maryland horse show on March 15 has tested positive for the equine herpes virus (EHV). Officials say...

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A 6-year-old Yunnan province boy is the latest confirmed human case of avian influenza A(H5N1) on mainland China, according to the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC). This is the...

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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), an antibiotic-resistant superbug, can cause life-threatening skin, bloodstream and surgical site infections or pneumonia. Researchers at the University...

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In a follow up to a report last week, Fraser Health officials are reporting two additional measles cases in people that were on the same Air China Flight CA991, which arrived in Vancouver on March 21st...

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Health officials are reminding Saskatchewan residents to take precautions against hantavirus as the weather warms up. Hantavirus is transmitted by breathing in contaminated airborne particles from the...