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Pool Chemical Injuries on the Rise

Posted by healtheo360 on May 19, 2014 2:58:52 PM

The weather is getting warmer and that means visits to your local pool. A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that each year, thousands of Americans are injured due to chemicals that are designed to keep the pools clean.

Chlorine has been used as a water disinfectant since the 1700s when it was used to clean the water supply after cholera outbreaks and can be dangerous if not handled properly.

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Supplements No Guard Against Country’s Top Killers

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 23, 2014 3:32:18 PM

Sorin Popa/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The millions of Americans who take daily supplements may be doing nothing to cut their risk of cancer and heart disease, according to updated guidelines released Monday by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).

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The Flu: Everything You Need to Know this Season

Posted by healtheo360 on Jan 22, 2014 3:29:35 PM

CandyBoxImages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The flu is responsible every year for hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations and thousands of deaths.  It's a disease that makes those who work in public health very nervous, according to Dr. Richard Besser, ABC News' chief health and medical editor.

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Flu Deaths Cross Epidemic Threshold

Posted by healtheo360 on Jan 22, 2014 3:17:44 PM

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The flu now qualifies as an epidemic in the United States, according to a weekly report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Though the CDC details a small decrease in reported cases, there have been numerous deaths from this year's outbreak, including 45 people in California.

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Flu Rates Rise Across the Country

Posted by Team healtheo360 on Jan 5, 2014 10:19:31 AM

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The flu season is in full effect, with more than triple number of states reporting high influenza-like illness compared to last week.

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CDC Urges Americans to Get Flu Vaccine

Posted by Team healtheo360 on Dec 25, 2013 9:34:47 AM

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Flu season is here, and federal health officials are urging Americans to get vaccinated.

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CDC: Too Few Americans With Asthma Are Getting Flu Shots

Posted by healtheo360 on Dec 6, 2013 1:34:28 PM

THURSDAY, Dec. 5, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- People with asthma face special risks from influenza, and a new report suggests far too few American asthma patients receive the seasonal flu shot, CDC says.

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The War Against Cholesterol and Heart Disease

Posted by healtheo360 on Nov 25, 2013 5:12:31 PM

America's Heart Problem

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