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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    United States airports tighten Ebola checks on West African travellers

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 09:46am by Reuters

    ... the spread of the virus. John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) is the first of five in the United States to toughen screening of travellers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the countries that have seen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1614997/new-yorks-jfk-airport-steps-ebola-screenings
  2. News - World - HEALTH

    United States experts unsure about viability of plans for Ebola screening for airline passengers

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 10:52pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Washington US faces hurdles in pledge to boost Ebola screenings US President Barack Obama's pledge to boost screening for Ebola-infected airline passengers will mean devising a way to check thousands of flights arriving daily at US airports for those who are ill but symptom-free. While United and Delta airlines are the only US-based operators serving Africa, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1611573/united-states-experts-unsure-about-viability-plans-ebola-screening
  3. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Researchers in United States debunk theory that wearing bras causes cancer

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:18am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... The Washington Post No support for idea bra use is linked to cancer It seems almost preposterous that a study like this one had to be conducted. But apparently the belief that wearing a bra for long periods of time can cause breast cancer persists, and it ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1591778/researchers-united-states-debunk-theory-wearing-bras-causes
  4. News - World - HEALTH

    United States considers making HIV test part of routine health screening

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in Washington Move to make HIV testsstandard practice in US A US health panel may soon make HIV testing as standard a practice as checking cholesterol levels, a move that would fundamentally change how the virus is detected and treated in the United States. The US Preventive Services Task Force, a government-backed group of clinicians and scientists, is expected to make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1019367/united-states-considers-making-hiv-test-part-routine-health-screening
  5. News - World - HEALTH

    'Regulate pharmacy industry', United States told

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Chicago

    ... pharmacy industry' FDA told The deadly meningitis outbreak in the United States blamed on a tainted drug has triggered outraged calls for tighter regulation of the pharmaceutical compounding industry. At least 12 people have died while there have been 138 cases of fungal meningitis cases, as a result of a contaminated drug that was shipped to clinics and hospitals in 23 states ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1058841/regulate-pharmacy-industry-united-states-told
  6. News - World - HEALTH

    Deadly flu epidemic sweeps dozens of US states

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... outbreak sweeps U.S. The United States is in the grip of a deadly influenza outbreak that has hit harder and earlier than in previous years, and has claimed the lives of at least 18 children. One ... across the United States. Henry Schein, the nation's largest distributor of flu vaccines to doctors' clinics, said it had a vaccine available from drug firm Novartis for its customers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1125740/deadly-flu-epidemic-sweeps-dozens-us-states
  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Yosemite phones flooded by global callers asking about hantavirus

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... cancellations," Delaware North Cos Parks & Resorts spokeswoman Lisa Cesaro said. Most of the cancellations were in the roughly 500-unit Curry Village, Cesaro said. The Ahwahnee Hotel and Yosemite ... England, a decade ago, has been to Camp Curry often. When she and her partner decided to visit the States this summer with their nephew, the park was on their list. They had heard about hantavirus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1028395/yosemite-phones-flooded-global-callers-asking-about-hantavirus
  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Obesity epidemic costs world as much as wars and terrorism, report says

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 04:27am by Angela Meng

    ... China has 62 million obese people- behind only the United States. While the battle of the bulge remains a relatively adult problem in China, obesity in children is growing at alarming rates. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1645764/obesity-epidemic-costs-world-much-wars-and-terrorism-report-says
  9. News - World - HEALTH

    Affluent US children suffer more from allergies

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in the United States and are particularly common among the wealthiest in society, said a US government report yesterday. Skin allergies such as eczema have risen the most over the past decade, going ... in the United States and other parts of the developed world are a result of increasing hygiene, eliminating microbes that would otherwise help children develop defences to bacteria and viruses. The NCHS ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1228600/affluent-us-children-suffer-more-allergies
  10. News - World - HEALTH

    US study finds that three-dimension mammograms detect cancer better

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 01:14am by WASHPOST

    ... as "tomosynthesis". The technology, approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration in 2011, provides images that appear as slices of the breast, removing the effect of overlapping breast tissue ... Cancer Society, although screening mammography has been important in reducing the mortality rate. In recent years, influential medical boards in the United States, Canada and Switzerland have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1540460/us-study-finds-three-dimension-mammograms-detect-cancer-better

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