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People at Risk: People with Weakened Immune Systems

food safety  immune system problems 

A properly functioning immune system works to clear infection and other foreign agents from the body. People with health problems or who take medicines that weaken the body’s ability to fight germs and sickness are more likely to get a foodborne illness. This includes, for example, people with diabetes; liver or kidney disease; HIV/AIDS; autoimmune diseases; organ transplants; and people receiving chemotherapy or radiation therapy.

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HHS

People at Risk: Older Adults

risk  food safety  older adult health 

Adults age 65 and older are at a higher risk for hospitalization and death from foodborne illness. This increased risk of foodborne illness is because organs and body systems go through changes as people age.

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HHS

People at Risk

risk  food poisoning  foodborne illness  food safety 

Food poisoning or foodborne illness can affect anyone who eats food contaminated by bacteria, viruses, parasites, toxins, or other substances, but certain people are more likely to get sick or to have a serious illness.

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HRSA

FoodKeeper App

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NHLBI

Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia - Living With

lung disease  lung development  neonatal lung disease  respiratory insufficiency 

After your baby leaves the hospital, he or she will likely need follow-up care. It is important to follow your child’s treatment plan and get regular care. It is also important to take care of your mental health as you care for your baby at home.

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NHLBI

Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia - Treatment

lung disease  lung development  neonatal lung disease  respiratory insufficiency 

Treatment in the NICU is designed to limit stress on newborns and meet their basic needs of warmth, nutrition, and protection. Treatment of BPD usually includes breathing support with a nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP) machine or a ventilator, other supportive treatments, and other procedures and treatments.

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NHLBI

Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia - Diagnosis

lung disease  lung development  neonatal lung disease  respiratory insufficiency 

Newborns who are born early—usually more than 10 weeks before their due dates—and still need oxygen therapy by the time they reach their original due dates are diagnosed with BPD.

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NHLBI

Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia - Signs, Symptoms, and Complications

lung disease  lung development  neonatal lung disease  respiratory insufficiency 

Many babies who develop BPD are born with serious respiratory distress syndrome (RDS). A first sign of BPD is when premature newborns—usually those born more than 10 weeks early—still need oxygen therapy by the time they reach 36 weeks gestation.

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NHLBI

Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia - Screening and Prevention

lung disease  lung development  neonatal lung disease  respiratory insufficiency 

Taking steps to ensure a healthy pregnancy might prevent your newborn from being born before his or her lungs have fully developed.

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NHLBI

Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia - Risk Factors

lung disease  lung development  neonatal lung disease  respiratory insufficiency 

The more premature a newborn is and the lower his or her birth weight, the greater the risk of BPD. Most newborns who develop BPD are born more than 10 weeks before their due dates, weigh less than 2 pounds at birth, and have breathing problems. Infections that occur before or shortly after birth also can contribute to BPD.

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