Monday, June 17, 2019
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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...
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...
Methadone programs for ex-criminals tied to fewer premature deaths

Methadone Programs for Ex-Criminals Tied to Fewer Premature Deaths

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Opioid addicts with criminal histories may be less likely to die of overdoses or other causes during periods when they're...
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,...
A laboratory worker uses a microscope at the health centre in the commune of Wangata during a vaccination campaign against the outbreak of Ebola, in Mbandaka

Ebola Survivors Suffer Severe Mental and Neurological Problems

deadly and dBy Kate Kelland (Reuters) People who survive the deadly Ebola virus can continue to suffer severe psychiatric and neurological problems including depression, debilitating...
File photo of salmonella bacteria

CDC Warns Residents in Eight U.S. States of Cut-Fruit Salmonella Outbreak

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Sunday urged residents of eight U.S. states to check for recalled...