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645K people may die each year from flu, new estimate shows

December 13, 2017

Researchers now estimate that between approximately 291,000 and 646,000 people die worldwide each year from seasonal influenza.

The new estimate is based on data from a large and diverse group of countries that were analyzed by researchers from the CDC, WHO and other global health partners. It is higher than a previous estimate of between 250,000 and 500,000 deaths that the researchers said was based on outdated information.

In the Journals

Later school start times allow teens to get 8 hours of sleep

December 13, 2017
High school students who start school at or after 8:30 a.m. are more likely to spend more time in bed and are most likely to achieve a full 8 hours of sleep, according…

Policy brief: Trump administration actions threaten access for LGBT patients

December 13, 2017
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults are likely to encounter increased discrimination as they try to access health care services after a series of actions…
FDA News

FDA launches tool to improve management of antibiotic use

December 13, 2017
The FDA announced the launch of a new website that streamlines its approach to updating critical information regarding antibiotics and antifungal drugs, according to a…
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Maternal RA linked to thyroid disease, epilepsy in children

December 13, 2017
Children born to mothers with rheumatoid arthritis have an increased risk for chronic diseases, including thyroid disease, epilepsy and rheumatoid arthritis, during…
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Lucy Maude Montgomery and Anne of Green Gables: An Early Description of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Pediatric Annals, July 2017, Volume 46 Issue 7
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) was added to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders…
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Youth Suicide: August 2017

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Psychiatric Annals

Suicidal ideation and behavior, as well as death by suicide, in children and adolescents present a particularly…
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American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: HR experts tackle hot topics from immigration to Generation Z

March 1, 2017
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