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SACRAMENTO — There has been a drop in unnecessary hospitalizations in California, but state officials say a lack of regular health care shows blacks are being hospitalized too often. Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development director...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Infections of the kidney, bladder and urethra happen in uncircumcised baby boys at ten times the rate of circumcised boys, and over a lifetime uncircumcised men are four times more likely to experience one, according to a new...
Daily American Staff WriterThe number of hospital-associated infections decreased in 2011, according to an annual report released on Thursday by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Dr. Stephen Ostroff, acting physician general for the state, held a conference call with...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - As gaps in insurance coverage lead to fewer male babies being circumcised in the United States, related health costs could end up increasing by millions of dollars every year, a new study suggests. Using a model based on...
email@example.comWhen Virginia “Ginger” Shirley was diagnosed with ovarian cancer more than two years ago, she had been fighting other medical issues for more than a decade. This time, after surgery, she pulled out a pencil and paper and wrote letters to her...
A fascinating, if disconcerting, fact: More than 100 trillion so-called good bacteria thrive in or on the human body. A sizable chunk of them maintain residence in the human digestive tract. Probiotics, live microorganisms that benefit their human host,...
The American Academy of Pediatrics is modifying its stance on circumcision for the first time in more than a decade, acknowledging that the health benefits outweigh the risks of the procedure, which involves removing the foreskin of a baby boy's penis....
Dr. Burton agrees that cost issues are a major difference between ER treatment and urgent care options. “There is a substantial price difference, but it depends upon the medical problem and what level of treatment is required before you can make...
A 20-year decline in male circumcision has cost the country $2 billion in medical costs that could have been prevented, Johns Hopkins researchers say in a study released Monday. In what is believed to be the first look at the economic impact of male...
One of the most common medical conditions affecting cats is feline lower urinary tract disease. FLUTD causes countless cats to experience very uncomfortable urinary problems. Lower urinary tract diseases are conditions affecting the bladder, the...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who regularly drink cranberry juice or take cranberry capsules are less likely to get urinary tract infections, a new review of past evidence suggests. Researchers found cranberry products seemed especially helpful for...
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