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Mayo Clinic News Headline 4/22/15

Hi I’m Vivien Williams with a Mayo Clinic News Network Headline. It is national infant immunization week, and the CDC the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says vaccinating your newborn baby is essential. Immunizations can and do safely prevent many dangerous and deadly diseases. Mayo Clinic pediatrician Dr. Robert [...]

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Sharp Increase in E-Cigarette Use Among Teens

Sharp Increase in E-Cigarette Use Among Teens

A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows use of e-cigarettes by middle and high school students has tripled in one year. Traditional cigarette smoking declined but according to the CDC report about 25 percent of all high school students and 8 percent of middle school [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Clear Questions and Answers About Ebola

Clear Questions and Answers About Ebola

 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Risk factors  By Mayo Clinic Staff For most people, the risk of getting Ebola or Marburg viruses (hemorrhagic fevers) is low. The risk increases if you: Travel to Africa. You're at increased risk if you visit or work in areas where Ebola virus or Marburg [...]

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Controlar la infección por enterovirus D68

Controlar la infección por enterovirus D68

Escrito por Greg Brown, especialista noticioso de Mayo Clinic Según los Centros para el Control y Prevención de las Enfermedades (CDC, por sus siglas en inglés), las infecciones por enterovirus son comunes durante los meses del verano y otoño, pero los hospitales de todo Estados Unidos están atendiendo a más [...]

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Monitoring Enterovirus D68

Monitoring Enterovirus D68

Written by Greg Brown, Mayo Clinic News Specialist According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), enterovirus infections are common in the summer and fall. However, hospitals throughout the U.S. are seeing more children than usual with severe respiratory illness caused by enterovirus D68. The CDC is watching the [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

CDC Confirms First Imported Case of Ebola Diagnosed in U.S.

CDC Confirms First Imported Case of Ebola Diagnosed in U.S.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Texas Health Department are confirming the first Ebola Case diagnosed in the United States. According to the CDC, the person who had traveled to Dallas, Texas from Liberia, did not have symptoms when leaving West Africa, but developed symptoms approximately four days [...]

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Huskins how to prevent catching the virus (:49)

With the recent news about a large number of children affected by respiratory illnesses in the central U.S., Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious diseases specialist W. Charles Huskins, M.D., shares information about these illnesses, what parents should look for and how to prevent them from spreading.

Created by Brian Kilen

Huskins how to treat the virus (:17)

With the recent news about a large number of children affected by respiratory illnesses in the central U.S., Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious diseases specialist W. Charles Huskins, M.D., shares information about these illnesses, what parents should look for and how to prevent them from spreading.

Created by Brian Kilen

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