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Here’s Why Big Cities Are Healthier – NBCNews.com

Here's Why Big Cities Are Healthier - NBCNews.com

Here’s Why Big Cities Are Healthier – NBCNews.com Woman exercising. Shutterstock The cities include: Boston, San Francisco, Chicago, New York and Washington, D.C. “Residents in these top five communities have, on average, significantly lower rates of smoking, obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and depression compared with those in the five lowest-ranked active living […]

Here’s Why Big Cities are Healthier – NBCNews.com

Here's Why Big Cities are Healthier - NBCNews.com

Here’s Why Big Cities are Healthier – NBCNews.com Woman exercising. Shutterstock Why are big cities healthier? Is it something as simple as the fact that a larger population means it is more common to find a doctors office? We are here to discuss and breakdown what factors lead to this interesting statistic. The cities we […]

Botox Works As Well As Nerve Stimulator for Incontinence – Study – NBCNews.com

Botox Works As Well As Nerve Stimulator for Incontinence - Study - NBCNews.com

Botox and dermal filler training Works As Well As Nerve Stimulator for Incontinence – Study – NBCNews.com A sign protesting a North Carolina law restricting transgender bathroom access is seen in the bathroom stalls at a hotel in Durham, North Carolina on May 3, 2016. JONATHAN DRAKE / Reuters What we have learned from the […]

Congress Finally Passes Zika Funding Bill; Provides $1.1 Billion – NBCNews.com

Congress Finally Passes Zika Funding Bill; Provides $1.1 Billion - NBCNews.com

Congress Finally Passes Zika Funding Bill; Provides .1 Billion – NBCNews.com A special MRI at Children’s National Health System can image a developing fetus and help doctors better track any damage caused by Zika virus. Children’s National Health System It’s just over half what federal health agencies say they need, and the approval squeaked through […]

FDA Approves First ‘Artificial Pancreas’ for Diabetes – NBCNews.com

FDA Approves First 'Artificial Pancreas' for Diabetes - NBCNews.com

FDA Approves First ‘Artificial Pancreas’ for Diabetes – NBCNews.com Jonathan Platt and his mom Angie. Jillian Sipkins About 5 percent of the 29 million Americans with diabetes have Type-1 diabetes. Type-1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease, caused when the body mistakenly destroys pancreatic cells that produce hormones like insulin and glucagon that control blood sugar. […]

Measles Has Been Eliminated in the Americas, WHO Says – NBCNews.com

Measles Has Been Eliminated in the Americas, WHO Says - NBCNews.com

Measles Has Been Eliminated in the Americas, WHO Says – NBCNews.com Measles has been eliminated in all of the Americas, from Canada to Chile, the World Health Organization declared Tuesday. It’s the first time the highly contagious virus has been eliminated in an entire region, although it has been eliminated in individual countries, such as […]

New Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Shows Up in Hawaii – NBCNews.com

New Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Shows Up in Hawaii - NBCNews.com

New Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Shows Up in Hawaii – NBCNews.com Gonococcus Bacterium BSIP / UIG via Getty Images But there’s good news – an experimental new antibiotic seems to work as well as current drugs at curing everyday gonorrhea, offering a potential new drug to use against the infection. The new, experimental drug is called ETX0914 […]

Brain Cancer Is Now the Leading Cancer Killer of Kids – NBCNews.com

Brain Cancer Is Now the Leading Cancer Killer of Kids - NBCNews.com

Brain Cancer Is Now the Leading Cancer Killer of Kids – NBCNews.com Alexandra Munoz, 5, who lost her hair due to chemotherapy to treat a malignant brain tumor, climbs stairs in the cancer ward of the Luis Calvo Mackenna Hospital in Santiago on October 20, 2014. Rodrigo Garrido / REUTERS “In 2014, it is estimated […]

All Prostate Cancer Treatments About Equally Effective, Study Finds – NBCNews.com

All Prostate Cancer Treatments About Equally Effective, Study Finds - NBCNews.com

All Prostate Cancer Treatments About Equally Effective, Study Finds – NBCNews.com Prostate cancer ultrasound BSIP / UIG via Getty Images While tumors were more likely to grow and spread in men who got no treatment compared to those who did, it was still rare, and it was even more rare for men to die from […]

Sugar Industry Manipulated Heart Studies, Review Finds – NBCNews.com

Sugar Industry Manipulated Heart Studies, Review Finds - NBCNews.com

Sugar Industry Manipulated Heart Studies, Review Finds – NBCNews.com Bottles of Fanta are displayed in a food truck’s cooler in San Francisco, California, July 22, 2014. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors placed a measure on the November 2014 ballot for a 2-cents-per-ounce soda tax. The measure did not pass. Justin Sullivan / Getty Images […]

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