CDC: Prevalence of arthritis 22.8 percent in U.S. adults in 2017

(HealthDay)—The prevalence of arthritis was 22.8 percent in U.S. adults in 2017, with statewide variation in prevalence and in the prevalence of severe joint pain and physical inactivity among those with arthritis, according to research published in the May 3 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Dana Guglielmo, M.P.H., from the […]

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Charlotte Tilbury to Open First U.S. Store

Makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury is readying her first U.S. storefront. The shop is set to open at The Grove in Los Angeles in summer 2019. The goal is to bring the Charlotte Tilbury shopping experience closer to U.S. consumers. "With all of my Beauty Wonderlands I have designed them to completely revolutionize and disrupt the way people shop, they are […]

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Good news, bad news in U.S. breastfeeding report

(HealthDay)—Most new mothers in the United States start out breastfeeding, but many stop sooner than recommended, a new federal government report says. Of the nearly 4 million babies born in 2015, about 83 percent started out breastfeeding, but fewer than 36 percent were still breastfeeding at 12 months, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Nearly 6 […]

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One-quarter of older U.S. adults may be overtreated for diabetes

(HealthDay)—One-quarter of older adults with type 2 diabetes in the United States are tightly controlled using glucose-lowering medications with a high risk of hypoglycemia, according to a study published in the June issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Suzanne V. Arnold, M.D., from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and colleagues examined the proportion of older adults with […]

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Super drug-resistant gonorrhea coming to U.S., experts say

(HealthDay)—Americans should expect that a super-resistant form of gonorrhea like that found in the United Kingdom will soon reach these shores, health experts say. Earlier this year, doctors diagnosed a man in England with a case of gonorrhea that could not be cured with antibiotics commonly deployed against the sexually transmitted bacteria. This was shocking to the public, but not […]

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