Abortion Surveillance Fact Sheet
*In 1998, 884,273 legal induced abortions were reported to CDC. This total represents a 2 percent decrease from the 900,171 legal induced abortions reported by the same 48 reporting areas for 1997. *The abortion ratio in 1998 was 264 legal induced abortions per 1,000 live births compared to 274 in... How FDA Works to Ensure Vaccine Safety
The gasping for breath and desperate hacking of whooping cough. The iron lungs and braces of polio. Birth defects from rubella. For many people today, those signs of terrible diseases are the stuff of history books, thanks to vaccines. But the rare case of vaccine-associated polio or the death of... Food Irradiation: A Safe Measure
Food safety is a subject of growing importance to consumers. One reason is the emergence of new types of harmful bacteria or evolving forms of older ones that can cause serious illness. A relatively new strain of E. coli, for example, has caused severe, and in some cases life-threatening, outbreaks... Rotavirus
Clinical features: Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe diarrhea among children, resulting in the hospitalization of approximately 55,000 children each year in the United States and the death of over 600,000 children annually worldwide. The incubation period for rotavirus disease is...
Donít Give Cold Medicines to Children
February 3, 2008, 6:28 pm
If your adopted children are anything like mine, they tend to get colds or some type of illness frequently, especially during that first year of placement. All but one of my adopted children came to us through the foster care system so we have some experience with new germs entering our home.... Do Breastfed Babies Have Higher IQs
May 12, 2008, 9:02 pm
A new study found that children who were exclusively breastfed for at least the first three months of life scored about six points higher on IQ tests at six years old then those who were bottle fed or partially bottle fed. As an adoptive parent, do you feel a twinge of guilt when you hear about... Moms Are Not Willing Vaccinate Young Daughters Against HPV
May 5, 2008, 7:42 pm
A new study is indicating that more than half of mothers are declining their doctorsí offers and the governmentís guidelines to vaccinate their young daughters, those under 13 years, with Gardasil. The vaccine known as Gardasil offers protection for women against the human papillomavirus (HPV. )...
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In this photo taken Sept. 22, 2011, rice grows in a field near Alicia, Ark. Consumer groups are pressuring the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to set federal guidance on allowable levels of arsenic in rice, prompting the agency to consider possible new standards.
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