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UMd student dies from adenovirus; virus confirmed in five other students - Wa...
20 Nov 2018 at 6:48pm

Washington Post

UMd student dies from adenovirus; virus confirmed in five other students
Washington Post
A student at the University of Maryland died recently of an adenovirus-associated illness, the university said Tuesday. At least 10 children have died recently in New Jersey after an adenovirus outbreak at a health center there. In a statement, U-Md ...
'This should never have happened': University of Maryland freshman dies from adenovirusBaltimore Sun
University of Maryland student dies from A...

Millions left behind as diabetes drives surge in insulin demand - Reuters
20 Nov 2018 at 4:05pm

Reuters

Millions left behind as diabetes drives surge in insulin demand
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - A global diabetes epidemic is fuelling record demand for insulin but tens of millions will not get the injections they need unless there is a dramatic improvement in access and affordability, a new study concluded on Wednesday.
Water T2 biomarker could help stop diabetes before it startsEurekAlert (press release)
Study: Insulin Access Will Decrease by 2030 as Diabetes SpreadsU.S. News & World Report
W...

Chickenpox Outbreak Hits NC Private School With Low Vaccination Rates - NPR
20 Nov 2018 at 1:00pm

NPR

Chickenpox Outbreak Hits NC Private School With Low Vaccination Rates
NPR
The sudden outbreak of chickenpox at a North Carolina private school isn't exactly surprising. At least 36 students have become infected with the disease at Asheville Waldorf School in the city of Asheville ? a school that has among the highest rates ...
Chickenpox Outbreak at School Linked to Vaccine ExemptionsNew York Times
Severe Chickenpox Outbreak Hits School Where Many Parents Refuse VaccinesHuffPost
Chickenpox Outb...

4 Infant Botulism Cases Linked to Honey-Dipped Pacifiers - Live Science
20 Nov 2018 at 11:37am

Live Science

4 Infant Botulism Cases Linked to Honey-Dipped Pacifiers
Live Science
Four infants in Texas were hospitalized between mid-August and October of this year with an extremely rare condition, according to a Nov. 16 statement from the Texas Department of State Health Services. The condition? Botulism. And the suspected culprit?
With 4 Cases of This Deadly Illness, FDA Reissues Warning That Children Under One Year Should Not Consume HoneyFortune
FDA warns parents: no honey before age oneYah...

Some docs rip NRA, say #ThisIsOurLane after Chicago Mercy Hospital shooting r...
20 Nov 2018 at 8:16am

USA TODAY

Some docs rip NRA, say #ThisIsOurLane after Chicago Mercy Hospital shooting rampage
USA TODAY
The NRA's suggestion that "self-important" physicians who support banning semiautomatic weapons should "stay in their lane" was drawing fire on social media after a doctor was fatally shot in a Chicago hospital late Monday. "You know who are still at work?
'This Is Our Lane': Doctors Slam NRA After Chicago Hospital ShootingHuffPost
Doctors start movement in response to NRA, calling for more gun ...

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