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New MedlinePlus Health Topic – Zika Virus

Posted by on February 8th, 2016 0 comments

MedlinePlus and MedlinePlus en Español have new health topic pages on Zika Virus. The pages contain latest health news and consumer health resources. The English-language page also has links to PubMed/MEDLINE abstracts. Zika Virus: Virus del Zika:  

Posted in: Multilingual, National Library of Medicine News, Public Health



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Diabetes in Children and Teens

Posted by on January 21st, 2016 0 comments

The American Diabetes Association estimates that there are 208,000 Americans under the age of 20 diagnosed with diabetes. MedlinePlus has a Health Topics page devoted to Diabetes in Children and Teens. It has links to many useful resources about type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and a number of the resources are available in Spanish. The National… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Multilingual, Websites



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Zika virus: Advice for travelers

Posted by on January 20th, 2016 0 comments

The Zika virus is a mosquito-borne illness that can also be transmitted from pregnant mother to baby.  Because there is no known treatment or vaccine for Zika, the Centers for Disease Control has issued a health advisory for travelers to 14 countries and territories in the Americas where Zika has been found. Health Advisory (CDC):… Read More »

Posted in: Multilingual, Public Health, Regional Information



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Get kids vaccinated to prevent cervical cancer

Posted by on January 11th, 2016 0 comments

According to the Centers for Disease Control, roughly 4,000 women die in the United States every year from cervical cancer. The HPV vaccine can help prevent cervical and other cancers. The vaccine is very safe and has cut human papillomavirus infections among teen girls by half since 2006. Both boys and girls should get the… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Multilingual

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