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Norovirus shuts 1,100 NHS beds in a WEEK

Norovirus shuts 1,100 NHS beds in a WEEK as health chiefs beg patients to stay at home if they are vomiting to cut pressure on overwhelmed hospitals More than thousand beds shut in effort to stop highly contagious virus spreading Calling for people to avoid going to doctors and stay home for at least two […]

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Adults not living in metro areas have reduced access to care

(HealthDay)—Adults not living in metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) are more likely to have reduced access to or use of health care services, according to a study published online Dec. 4 in the National Health Statistics Reports, a publication from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Emily P. Terlizzi, M.P.H., and Robin A. Cohen, […]

Kids Health

The Average Teacher Salary In Your State May Surprise You

School funding is a hot-button topic, and many people (rightly) are quick to point out when teachers are forced to work second jobs or fundraise to buy much-needed classroom supplies. But is more school funding the cure-all? HeyTutor, an online tutoring company, crunched the numbers around school performance and funding. Using publicly available data, the […]

Health Problems

Prediabetes prevalent in U.S. adolescents, young adults

The prevalence of prediabetes is high in U.S. adolescents and young adults, according to a study published online Dec. 2 in JAMA Pediatrics. Linda J. Andes, Ph.D., from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, and colleagues examined the prevalence of prediabetes (defined as having impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance, or […]