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Pediatricians: Avoid Raw Milk due to Infection Risks

Source: Yahoo News.com Pregnant women, babies and kids should not drink raw or unpasteurized milk, a group of pediatricians said on Monday. Because of infection risks, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Infectious Diseases and Committee on Nutrition also said...
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Ocean County Prosecutor Holds Heroin Epidemic Forum

Source: The Asbury Park Press The white paper bags lined the stage like a field of gravestones. One hundred and seven of them. They were blank but not nameless. One was for Raymond Farino, who was found dying on his dining room floor by his mother. Another was for Derek Russell,...
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Study: Black Teenage Pregnancy Rates On Sharp Decline

Source: News One For Black America.com Pregnancy rates among Black teenagers is on a steady decline, according to a recent study by the National Center For Health Statistics, which is a part of the Centers For Disease Control. Between 1990 and 2009, pregnancy rates fell by 51...
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Featured Video: Winner of Affordable Healthcare Act “Young Invincibles” Contest

WINNER: Affordable Healthcare Act Healthy Young America Video Contest Back in August 2013, Young Invincibles, in partnership with the Department of Health and Human Services, launched the Healthy Young America Video Contest, an effort to mobilize young people to help educate and...
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Featured Video: Winner of Affordable Healthcare Act "Young Invincibles" Contest

WINNER: Affordable Healthcare Act Healthy Young America Video Contest Back in August 2013, Young Invincibles, in partnership with the Department of Health and Human Services, launched the Healthy Young America Video Contest, an effort to mobilize young people to help educate and...
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US Measles Caseload Rising At Triple The 2000 Rate

Source: Detroit News.com Measles infections have risen dramatically this year, with outbreaks erupting in this state and others as the highly infectious virus is imported from abroad. An almost forgotten scourge in some countries, measles has made an astounding comeback in such...
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