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Category: Health

Over Half of All Children in the U.S. Aren’t Drinking Enough Water, New Study Finds

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More than half of children and adolescents in the U.S. aren’t drinking enough water, a new study finds. Researchers examined Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data on more than 4,000 children and adolescents ages six through 19 from the

Improving Patient Care With NFL Standards

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For many patients who travel for work, finding comprehensive medical care in case of an emergency can be difficult. Professional football players with the NFL have found that keeping track of an electronic medical record (EMR) is crucial to receiving

California Health Officials Announce Statewide Measles Outbreak Has Ended

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After 42 days in which no new cases were diagnosed, California health officials declared the state’s measles outbreak had ended. According to Time, the state’s Department of Public Health made the announcement Friday, April 17, signaling the end of a

New Arizona Legislation Allows Consumers To Order Lab Tests Without a Doctor’s Prior Approval

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On Monday, April 6, House Bill 2645 was signed into the Arizona state legislature by Governor Doug Dacey, allowing Arizonians to request blood test results from licensed medical clinics and laboratories without the prior approval of a physician. The bill

New Study Setting Out to Find Health Benefits of Owning Dogs

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The University of Arizona is launching a new study to determine whether bacteria found on dogs encourages the growth of beneficial microorganisms in humans, to determine whether or not dogs really help pet owners develop immunities to allergies. “We’ve co-evolved with