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Although the CDC is being super slow to confirm cases (so go ahead and mentally multiply any published number you see) more and more states are reporting cases. In case you missed it—Enterovirus, or EV-D68—is a relative of colds and polio. It’s symptoms are that of a very serious cold, and the people who have […]

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Severe diarrhea in children can be fatal, and that’s what happens when they get a difficult to cure C. difficile infection. Adults usually get C. difficile from hospital stays, but kids (1-17) are getting them from their antibiotic prescriptions. Kids are one of the groups who are overprescribed antibiotics—parents are more likely to take a […]

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There’s a new disease in town, and for some kids, it’s got a life-changing side-effect. Doctors are comparing it to Polio. It strikes kids around the age of 12, and may present like a common cold. Only a few dozen cases of paralysis have been identified, but doctors think that many more children have had […]

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Diabetes symptoms affect a growing percent of the US population. The primary cause of Type-2 Diabetes is poor diet, lack of exercise, and being overweight, however a new study has found another risk factor that affects almost everyone. Phthalates—present in almost all personal care products—have been found to be correlated with Diabetes. Women with the […]

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