Vaccination helps protect the public from measles  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The United States is experiencing its largest measles outbreak since the virus was eliminated in 2000. As of Monday, 839 cases of measles have been reported in 23 states, according to the Centers for... more
US Birth Rates Hit Another Record Low in 2018  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
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Misapplication of opioid guidelines?  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
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CDC says large number of pregnancy related deaths could be prevented  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
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Globally measles at an all time high  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
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Breaking open the gates of antibiotic resistance  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
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Vaccination helps protect the public from measles