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<img title="U.S. measles outbreak grows with 75 new cases, mostly in New York " alt="U.S. measles outbreak grows with 75 new cases, mostly in New York " src="https://s4.reutersmedia.net/resources/r/?m=02&d=20190513&t=2&i=1386760294&r=LYNXNPEF4C19U&w=450" aria-label="FILE PHOTO – One-year-old Bella Huang cries as medical assistants secure her legs for a series of vaccines at the International Community Health Services clinic in Seattle, […]

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Hepatitis A: How is it spread? Hepatitis A is a liver infection that is highly contagious. Find out how to prevent contracting it and what can be done if you’re exposed PHOENIX – Arizona is seeing a surge in hepatitis A cases, mostly in the Tucson area but also in metro Phoenix, health officials say. […]

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(Reuters Health) – Children who are adopted, whether domestically or internationally, have unique healthcare needs that should be assessed as soon as possible, according to new guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Pediatricians and other healthcare workers should play a significant role in the adoption process, the guideline authors emphasize. “Adopted children often don’t […]

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CANTANHEDE, Portugal (Reuters) – Famous for its roasted suckling pig and wines, the Portuguese city of Cantanhede now hosts the country’s first medical cannabis production farm – a budding European hub of efforts to meet growing demand for the flowering herb. A worker smiles as she shows cannabis plants at the Tilray factory in Cantanhede, […]

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(Reuters Health) – Older adults who are victims of financial scams may be more likely to develop dementia and Alzheimer’s disease than elderly people who don’t get tricked by scammers, a small U.S. study suggests. For the study, researchers gave scam awareness questionnaires to 935 older people who didn’t have dementia. Five questions assessed how […]

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Henry Avocado Corporation is voluntarily recalling California-grown whole avocados sold in bulk at retail stores in 6 states over concerns they may be contaminated with listeria.(Business Wire via AP) A California-based company announced Saturday it is voluntarily recalling California-grown whole avocados over fears of possible listeria contamination. Henry Avocado Corporation said in news release it […]

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(This story corrects affiliation in paragraph 3 to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia) By Carolyn Crist (Reuters health) – If a child has developmental disabilities or delays in motor, speech or cognitive function, a pediatrician may recommend a genetic consultation and genetic testing, doctors write in a new patient resource published in JAMA Pediatrics. These tests […]

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A supplement given to breastfed premature babies after they leave hospital can prevent weight loss at a crucial time in their development, a small study suggests. Doctors in Southampton found eight weeks of extra nutrients led to better growth in babies a year later. It also gave mothers confidence and encouraged them to continue breastfeeding, […]

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