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A new study published in the journal Pediatrics reveals that children in the US preschool Head Start program have a healthier weight by kindergarten than children not in the program. The researchers analyzed data collected from 43,700 Michigan preschool aged children from 2005-2013, consisting of over 19,000...
According to CBS News, the CDC is encouraging increased use of antiviral drugs in response to one of the worst influenza outbreaks seen in many years due to the lower efficacy of this year's vaccine. The H3N1 influenza virus strain being experienced is quite harsh according to the CDC, and medications such...
According to Reuters, researchers have discovered a new antibiotic called teixobactin, which they found to kill severe infections in mice without experiencing any resistance. The antibiotic belongs to a new class of compounds which kills bacteria by breaking down cell walls. While the prospect sounds...