Why use WHO growth standards for infants and children ages 0 to 2 years of age in the U.S?
Colditz GA et al. Lab test may identify dangerous gene mutations, study finds Scientists say a lab test may help determine whether specific genetic abnormalities are likely to make people sick. Poppitt SD et al. Again, the association should be biologically plausible. In contrast the WHO growth charts only provide information on children up to 5 years of age.
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Food and Drug Administration. How to navigate the fertility apps, wearables that promise to help you get pregnant There are more than apps on the market for women tracking fertility.
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Lab test may identify dangerous gene mutations, study finds Scientists say a lab test may help determine whether specific genetic abnormalities are likely to make people sick. Doctor to the stars disciplined over use of controversial menopause therapy This story is from Kaiser Health News.
Calling teen vaping 'epidemic,' officials weigh flavor ban The U. Food and Drug Administration says teenage use of e-cigarettes has reached "epidemic" levels in the U. Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe's capital escalates; 21 dead Zimbabwe's police ban "public gatherings" in Harare in effort to curb cholera outbreak that has killed 21 people.
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Unwitting patients, copycat comments play hidden role in federal rule-making This story is from Kaiser Health News. A proposal to sharply cut a drug discount program that many hospitals rely on drew some 1, comments when the Many California marijuana products failing safety tests Tests for potency and purity have been required since July.
Can you give up added sugars for a whole month? Asthma is another respiratory illness that many workers are vulnerable to. Workers may also be vulnerable to skin diseases, including eczema , dermatitis , urticaria , sunburn , and skin cancer. As the number of service sector jobs has risen in developed countries, more and more jobs have become sedentary , presenting a different array of health problems than those associated with manufacturing and the primary sector.
Contemporary problems, such as the growing rate of obesity and issues relating to stress and overwork in many countries, have further complicated the interaction between work and health. Many governments view occupational health as a social challenge and have formed public organizations to ensure the health and safety of workers. Examples of these include the British Health and Safety Executive and in the United States , the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health , which conducts research on occupational health and safety, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration , which handles regulation and policy relating to worker safety and health.
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