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Healthy diet could save $50 billion in health care costs

Approximately $50 billion dollars of the annual healthcare cost of cardiometabolic disease in the US population could be associated with poor diet. Credit: marijana1, Pixabay An unhealthy diet is one of the leading risk factors for poor health, accounting for up to 45 percent of all deaths from cardiometabolic diseases …

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Burnout rates exceed 50 percent for pediatric residents

(HealthDay)—Most pediatric residents surveyed at programs in 2016, 2017, and 2018 reported burnout, according to a study published online Dec. 16 in Pediatrics. Kathi J. Kemper, M.D., M.P.H., from The Ohio State University in Columbus, and colleagues surveyed pediatric residents at 34, 43, and 49 programs in 2016, 2017, and …

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Vaping illness death count surpasses 50 in US

In this Saturday, June 8, 2019, file photo, two women smoke cannabis vape pens at a party in Los Angeles. On Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, U.S. health officials said 26 states have reported deaths, for a total of 52. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File) The death toll in the vaping illness …

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50 children killed by measles in Samoa as outbreak worsens

In this file image made from Nov. 25, 2019, file video, a New Zealand health official prepares a measles vaccination at a clinic in Apia, Samoa. A measles outbreak in Samoa has killed 50 babies and young children as authorities race to vaccinate the entire population of the South Pacific …

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Choking deaths in US children drop by 75% in past 50 years

Children’s deaths from choking on small objects dropped by 75 percent from 1968 to 2017, according to a report published in JAMA. Various choking hazard regulations enacted during the past 50 years may have played a role in the large decline in choking deaths, although the study design cannot establish …

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Children of abused mothers 50% more likely to have low IQ

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Children of women who reported domestic violence in pregnancy or during the first six years of the child’s life are almost 50% more likely to have a low IQ at age 8, research finds. In the study by University of Manchester epidemiologists, 13% of children whose …

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