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Monday, November 19, 2018
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A woman drinks from a water bottle in Portland, Oregon

Women Who Drink More Water Get Fewer UTIs

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Women who drink extra water to avoid urinary tract infections (UTIs) may be on to something. A new experiment offers fresh...
Workers in protective suits are seen by a truck at a Shuanghui plant following a discovery of pigs infected by the African swine fever (ASF), in Zhengzhou

China Pig Cull Tops 20,000 as African Swine Fever Deepens Farm...

By Hallie Gu and Josephine Mason BEIJING (Reuters) China's pig cull topped 20,000 animals on Wednesday as officials try to halt an outbreak of deadly...
Many doctors skip meningococcal vaccine talks with teens

Many Doctors Skip Meningococcal Vaccine Talks with Teens

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Many pediatricians and family physicians don't discuss the meningococcal B vaccine with teens even though these conversations are recommended to...
Employees sort cuts of fresh pork inside a Shuanghui factory in Zhengzhou

World’s Top Pork Firm Shuts China Slaughterhouse in Race to Contain...

By Josephine Mason BEIJING (Reuters) China has ordered the world's top pork producer, WH Group Ltd , to shut a major slaughterhouse as authorities race...
Congolese officials and the World Health Organization officials wear protective suits as they participate in a training against the Ebola virus near the town of Beni

Militia Threat Hampers Ebola Fight in Congo as Disease Kills 47

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) Militia violence in Democratic Republic of Congo has prevented aid workers from reaching some potential cases in an outbreak of...
Within opioid abuse epidemic, infectious disease epidemic emerges

Within Opioid Abuse Epidemic, Infectious Disease Epidemic Emerges

By Will Boggs MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) There is a new epidemic of hepatitis C, HIV, and other infections within the opioid abuse epidemic,...
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