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Aug

16

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Women and Heart Attacks: Secret to Survival?

Posted by on August 16th, 2018 0 comments

Heart disease can be deadly.  In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that heart disease is the leading cause of death in women.  The estimated prevalence is 1 in 4 female deaths is due to heart disease.  The most common form of heart disease for women is coronary artery disease (CAD)… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, General (all entries), Patient Safety, Research


Aug

14

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Increase in Tickborne Diseases Likely

Posted by on August 14th, 2018 0 comments

The next time you spend time outside, you might want to check closely for ticks.  Officials from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) report an increase in the number of tickborne diseases. The most common tickborne illness is Lyme Disease, a bacterial infection resulting from a tick bite.  The Centers for Disease… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Community Engagement, General (all entries), NIH, Public Health, Rural Health


Aug

09

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Obesity and Influenza A

Posted by on August 9th, 2018 0 comments

At first glance, obesity and Influenza A seem to have no correlation.  A new study with multiple cohorts found that obesity prolongs the length influenza A stay in the body.  Participating institutions include: The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Centers of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Nicaraguan… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, General (all entries), NIH, Public Health, Research


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