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Pollution May Increase Risk of Children Born with Autism

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Pollution May Increase Risk of Children Born with Autism

Over the last decade, the number of children in the U.S. who suffer from autism have sky rocketed. In 2002, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention estimated that one out of every 150 children would be affected by the genetic condition. By 2012, the CDC revised that number to one out of every 50…

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Study Suggest Eating Fish During Pregnancy Posses No Risk to Health of Baby

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In recent years, one of the biggest mysteries to have confronted health experts is the rise in Autism rates among children born in the U.S. According to the latest estimates by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, the number children born with autism has risen from one out of every 150 in 2002 to…

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Study Suggest Herpes Could Affect Memory in Seniors

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Study Suggest Herpes Could Affect Memory in Seniors

According to estimates from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, one out of every six adults in the U.S. have genital herpes. Despite the long-term health consequences associates with the sexually transmitted disease, each year approximately 776,000 people in the U.S. get a new herpes infection. While the outbreak of sores the disease causes…

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Five Warning Signs of Cancer Women Should Never Ignore

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Five Warning Signs of Cancer Women Should Never Ignore

In recent years, health experts have made a strong push to educate women about the need to undergo regular cancer screenings. While nearly 65 percent of women over the age of 40 have undergone a mammogram at some point during the last two years, according to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, no type…

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Number of Children Born in the U.S. with Autism on the Rise

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Number of Children Born in the U.S. with Autism on the Rise

According to the latest estimates by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, one out of every 88 children, and one out every 54 boys, born in the U.S. has autism. This latest analysis shows that autism rates have risen by 23 percent since 2006 and by 78 percent by 2002. With the prevalence of…

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What You Need to Know About Flu Shots

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What You Need to Know About Flu Shots

With the 2012-2013 flu season ranking as the one of the worst in U.S. history, more people have begun to reexamine the necessity of receiving a flu shot before each the winter season begins. For those still on the fence, a influenza vaccine still remains the best way to prevent catching the illness, a goal…

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