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In Hospitals, Pneumonia Is a Lethal Enemy - Wall Street Journal



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In Hospitals, Pneumonia Is a Lethal Enemy 
Wall Street Journal
Hospital-acquired pneumonia is more pervasive and urgent than most people realize, a new study warns, and hospitals in America aren't adequately addressing prevention. ?Given the mortality, hospitals should be doing a lot more,? says Dian Baker, lead ...

 


Another Downside to Opioid Use: Pneumonia? - WebMD



Another Downside to Opioid Use: Pneumonia? 
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The death rate is as high as 7 percent for pneumococcal pneumonia, 20 percent for bacteremia and 22 percent for meningitis, the researchers said. The current study gathered data from the Tennessee Medicaid database. That means the study included data ...

 


New test to identify pneumonia could save thousands of lives of a year - The Sun



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New test to identify pneumonia could save thousands of lives of a year 
The Sun
A NEW test to help doctors identify pneumonia in a minute could save thousands of lives each year. The lung condition is currently the sixth biggest killer in the UK, claiming about 30,000 lives each year. The test will allow doctors to diagnose ...

 


Coroner: Woman's death came from flu, pneumonia - WAND



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Coroner: Woman's death came from flu, pneumonia 
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DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) ? The flu has claimed an Illinois woman's life. The Douglas County Coroner's Office says Tuscola woman Chantelle Clark, 24, died from an unidentified flu strain and pneumonia. Investigators completed an autopsy on Clark ...

 


Pneumonia: A potentially deadly flu complication - KOMO News



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Pneumonia: A potentially deadly flu complication 
KOMO News
According to the CDC, one out of every 10 deaths in the U.S. last week resulted from the flu or pneumonia. That's more than 4,000 people. We don't hear a lot about it, but pneumonia is a common ? and often deadly ?complication of the flu. Those most at ...

 


Prescription Opioid Use Tied to Higher Pneumonia Risk - MedPage Today



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Prescription Opioid Use Tied to Higher Pneumonia Risk 
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Prescription opioid use was strongly associated with an increased risk for laboratory-confirmed pneumonia, meningitis, and other invasive pneumococcal diseases (IPD), with the most robust associations seen in users of long-acting, high-potency opioid ...

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Lethal Pneumonia Outbreak Caused By Low Chlorine In Flint Water ... - NPR



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Lethal Pneumonia Outbreak Caused By Low Chlorine In Flint Water ... 
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Two new studies confirm that an outbreak of deadly Legionnaires' disease in Flint, Mich., was caused by the city's water crisis in 2014 and 2015.

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Pneumonia takes the life of Cherokee Elementary third-grader - KALB News (press release)



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Pneumonia takes the life of Cherokee Elementary third-grader 
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In her short life, the family's pastor at Timothy Baptist Church George Price said she touched many, especially those at her church. "When she could even talk, she was walking around the church just mumbling," Price laughed. "Somebody said she was ...

 


Vapers are vulnerable to pneumonia - Science Daily



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Vapers are vulnerable to pneumonia 
Science Daily
However, in some cases, they can invade the lining cells causing pneumonia or septicaemia. We know that exposure to traditional cigarette smoke helps these bacteria stick to airway lining cells, increasing the risk of infection. We wanted to see ...
Long-Term E-Cigarette Use Could Increase Pneumonia Risk ... MedPage Today
Vaping Makes People More Likely to Catch Pneumonia, Experts Say ... The Epoch Times
Vaping could increase risk of pneumonia, study finds The Pharmaceutical Journal
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How to Avoid a Dangerous Flu Complication - ConsumerReports.org



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How to Avoid a Dangerous Flu Complication 
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More than one out of every 10 deaths in the U.S. during the third week of 2018 was from influenza or pneumonia, according to data released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Pneumonia, or inflammation of the lungs caused by ...
Flu now blamed for 84 child deaths this season, CDC says CNN
NM's flu-related deaths top totals of last 2 years Albuquerque Journal
Flu season shows signs of leveling off ABC News
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