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|Infection causes 80 percent of toddler’s skin to fall off|
A bacterial infection caused a 80 percent of a young British boy’s skin to shed, leaving open sores. More than a year later, the three year old has recovered, but his parents fear the scary occurrence could happen again, news.com.au reported.
|Skin protection could prevent 230,000 melanoma cases over a decade|
The rate of melanoma cases in the United States has doubled in the last three decades, and the number of cases will continue to rise if more efforts aren't made to prevent the disease, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
|CDC: Poultry workers at higher risk of infection in bird flu outbreak|
The chance that a person will get bird flu in the United States remains very low, but people who come into close contact with infected birds may be at higher risk of infection, officials warned today, in light of the recent U.S. outbreaks of bird flu in poultry.
|Many patients skip prescribed drugs after heart attack|
Many patients who survive myocardial infarction don’t consistently take medications prescribed to prevent a second MI, a large U.S. study suggests.
|Early diabetes detection tied to fewer heart problems|
Earlier screening, diagnosis and treatment of type 2 diabetes may decrease the risk of cardiovascular problems, hint results from a computer model.
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