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January 16, 2018

NEW YORK — Flu is now widespread in every state except Hawaii, but the good news is the season appears to already be peaking.

It has been a rough few weeks: Hospitals have set up tents to handle patient overflow. Doctors are putting in double and triple shifts. Ambulances have been sidelined…

Flu Season-1

January 09, 2018

DENVER — Colorado is pushing for new approaches to how police officers handle cases involving mental illness and drug addiction, encouraging them to steer low-level offenders toward treatment rather than jail and giving them assistance in dealing with potentially dangerous situations.

In one…

Mentally Ill And Addicts Police

January 07, 2018

With the flu season in full swing and claiming more lives, Nash UNC Health Care is taking more precautions regarding the spread of germs at the hospital and is urging local residents to take steps to protect their health as well.

North Carolina public health officials announced that seven people…

January 02, 2018

After decades of hope and high promise, this was the year scientists really showed they could doctor DNA to successfully treat diseases. Gene therapies to treat cancer and even pull off the biblical-sounding feat of helping the blind to see were approved by U.S. regulators, establishing gene…

YE Genetic Frontiers Breakthrough Year

December 26, 2017

NEW YORK — U.S. deaths from drug overdoses skyrocketed 21 percent last year, and for the second straight year dragged down how long Americans are expected to live.

The government figures released on Thursday put drug deaths at 63,600, up from about 52,000 in 2015. For the first time, the…

Drug Overdoses Life Expectancy

December 19, 2017

NEW YORK — Health leaders say they are alarmed about a report that officials at the nation’s top public health agency are being told not to use certain words or phrases in official budget documents, including “fetus,” “transgender” and “science-based.…

CDC Forbidden Words

December 16, 2017

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital is launching a new Joint Preservation program, a multidisciplinary knee and hip osteoarthritis management program.

With the help of the Joint Preservation Program, people can take back control of their Osteoarthritis and get back to doing the things they enjoy. The program…

December 16, 2017

Many people believe that antibiotics are essential for fighting colds, flu and other illnesses.

While it’s true that antibiotics are powerful medicines used for treating a number of common bacterial infections such as pneumonia and for life-threatening conditions including sepsis, they do not…

December 12, 2017

WASHINGTON — A better mammogram? Increasingly women are asked if they want a 3-D mammogram instead of the regular X-ray — and now U.S. health officials are starting a huge study to tell if the newer, sometimes pricier choice really improves screening for breast cancer.

It is the latest…

Science Says Mammograms

December 05, 2017

SILVER SPRINGS, Md. — U.S. regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind test that looks for mutations in hundreds of cancer genes at once, giving a more complete picture of what is driving a patient’s tumor and aiding efforts to match treatments to those flaws.

The U.S. Food and Drug…

Genetic Frontiers Gene Tumor Boards
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