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One in nine American men has oral HPV, study finds - CNN
(CNN) About one in nine American men is infected with the oral form of human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a new study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. Nationwide, rates for oral HPV infections are 11.5% of men and 3.2% of ...
What to know about hepatitis A, as California outbreak triggers state of emergency - ABC News
Police officers remove a tent left by the homeless during efforts to sanitize neighborhoods to control the spread of hepatitis A, in San Diego, Sept. 25, 2017.more +. 0 Shares. Email. As California finds itself in the grips of the largest person-to ...
A 2-year-old's kidney transplant was put on hold — after his donor father's probation violation - Washington Post
A father in Georgia who had prepared to donate a kidney to his 2-year-old son said last week that he is being forced to wait after a recent stint in county jail. Anthony Dickerson's son, A.J., was born without kidneys, and Dickerson, who is a perfect ...
Study argues marijuana legalization reduced opioid overdose deaths in Colorado - The Denver Post
The start of legal marijuana sales in Colorado may have reversed a rising trend of prescription opioid overdose deaths in the state, a new study set to be published next month concludes. The study found that — even after taking into account other ...
Judge throws out initiative that would ban supervised injection sites - KOMO News
A King County Superior Court judge ruled Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, Initiative 27, the county-wide ban on supervised injection sites, as invalid and prohibited it from being placed on the ballot. (KOMO File Photo). AA. SEATTLE -- Bellevue has become the ...
Plague outbreak leaves 57 dead, more than 680 infected in Madagascar - CNN
(CNN) The plague outbreak in Madagascar is continuing to spread at unprecedented rates, with 57 deaths and more than 680 cases. The latest figures are from October 12. An estimated 329 of these cases, and 25 deaths, were in the capital, Antananarivo.
Good News, Bad News on Breast Cancer Survival Rate - Healthline
More women are surviving breast cancer, but more than 40,000 will still die from the disease this year. Living with it hasn't gotten much easier, either. breast cancer survival. Early detection and better treatments helped prevent 322,000 breast cancer ...
West Nile virus season unusually lethal in Larimer County this year - The Coloradoan
West Nile virus claimed more lives than usual in Larimer County this year, despite seeing less than half the number of cases it did last year. Larimer County's mosquitoes are all dead or in hibernation after the first frost of fall and cooler ...
Covering Condoms: A Notoriously Slippery Subject - New York Times
Size gauges used by the Boston-based Global Protection Corp. during production of their custom condoms. Credit Global Protection Corp. Writing about condoms presents a conundrum. Reproductive health is serious, but condoms are almost guaranteed ...
'Magic mushrooms' may help 'reset' depressive brains, study claims - NHS Choices
The news is based on a small UK study that looked at the effects of psilocybin, a chemical found in magic mushrooms, on patients with severe depression. All 19 patients said their depression improved immediately after taking psilocybin and almost half ...