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Disease Prevention (INACTIVE)

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  • County urges meningitis vaccinations for men who have sex with men

    County urges meningitis vaccinations for men who have sex with men
    Citing a recently identified uptick in potentially deadly meningococcal disease, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health recommended Wednesday that men who have sex with men get a meningitis vaccination.
  • Electronic cigarettes can be dangerous, even if you don't smoke them

    Electronic cigarettes can be dangerous, even if you don't smoke them
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified a new health problem related to electronic cigarettes -- the risk that the devices themselves or the liquid nicotine that goes into them will cause injury to eyes, skin or other body parts....

    UCLA hospitals serve antibiotic-free meat in fight against superbugs

    UCLA hospitals serve antibiotic-free meat in fight against superbugs
    Visitors and patients at UCLA hospitals probably won’t notice what’s gone missing from the chili, hamburgers and chicken dishes they order for lunch. But by putting antibiotic-free ground beef, ground beef patties and chicken breasts on...

    Measles is spreading, and the anti-vaccine movement is the cause

    Measles is spreading, and the anti-vaccine movement is the cause
    And now, New York City. Measles is spreading in upper Manhattan and the Bronx, according to public health authorities in New York. About 16 cases have turned up, including two that involved contagion in doctors' offices. Outbreaks have also been...

    Women can get HIV from other women during sex, CDC reports

    Women can get HIV from other women during sex, CDC reports
    The first confirmed case of a woman contracting HIV from another woman during sex was reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week. Although there have been reports of women transmitting the human immunodeficiency virus to...