Tag Archives: Annually

Food-borne Illnesses in U.S. Cost $152B Annually

Hand Sanitizers: Do They Help Stop All Germs?

Latest Infectious Disease News By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 3 (HealthDay News) — Food-borne illnesses cost the United States an estimated $152 billion each year in health-related expenses, much more than previously thought, a new report contends. “These costs are significantly more than previous official estimates, and …

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Falls Among Elderly Cost $50 Billion Annually

News Picture: Falls Among Elderly Cost $50 Billion Annually

Latest Senior Health News By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Falls by older Americans have devastating medical and economic consequences, reaching $50 billion a year, a new study finds. “Falls among men and women 65 and older are a common, costly and growing …

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Screen Teens For Depression Annually, Docs Say

Nearly 1 in 3 Overweight Teens in Denial

By Pam HarrisonWebMD Health News Feb. 27, 2018 — The country’s top pediatricians group this week endorsed annual depression screenings for teens. The new two-part guideline, published online Monday in Pediatrics, was developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Canadian Pediatric Society, and psychiatric associations from both countries. “We …

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