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Very High Blood Lead Levels Among Adults - United States,2002-2011 lead  adults  among  very  blood  levels 

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Trends in Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Blood Lead Levels Among Youths and Adults in the United States: The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999"2008 - CDC lead  youth  health  survey  disease  chronic  adults  states  tobacco  smoke  smoking  CDC  cigarette  national  among  trends  blood  levels  exposure  youths 

Tobacco smoke is a source of exposure to thousands of toxic chemicals including lead, a chemical of longstanding public health concern. We assessed trends in blood lead levels in youths and adults with cotinine-verified tobacco smoke exposure by using 10 years of data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

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Deep Vein Thrombosis A Blood Clot Forming in a Vein - CDC Features features  CDC  blood  vein  thrombosis  clot  forming 

March is deep vein thrombosis (DVT) awareness month. About 300,000 to 600,000 people are newly affected by DVT each year in the United States. Read about one woman's experience with DVT.

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CDC

Do You Know about Blood Clots and Travel? | CDC Features features  know  travel  CDC  blood  clots  CDC Features  deep vein thrombosis  pulmonary embolism  DVT  PE  travel and blood clots  safe travel 

Blood clots can be a serious risk for anyone traveling more than four hours. Learn how to prevent dangerous blood clots.

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CDC

Get Tested for Chronic Kidney Disease | CDC Features features  disease  diabetes  risk  raise  CDC  blood  pressure  kidney  type 2 diabetes  high blood pressure  Kidney Disease  CDC Features  Type 1 Diabetes  prediabetes  diabetes prevention  CKD  ESRD 

You may have a strong stomach and your heart may be in the right place, but how well are your kidneys working? If you have risk factors for kidney disease, ask your doctor about getting tested to find out your kidney health.

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Assessment of Blood Lead Levels Among Children Aged ?5 Years— Zamfara State, Nigeria, June–July 2012 lead  state  children  assessment  years  among  nigeria  blood  levels  zamfara  junejuly 

Muhammed Bashir, MD1, Nasir Umar-Tsafe, MSc1, Kabiru Getso, MBBS1, Ibrahim M. Kaita, MSc1, Abdulsalami Nasidi, PhD2; Nasir Sani-Gwarzo MD2; Patrick Nguku, MD3, Lora Davis, DVM3, Mary Jean Brown ScD4 (Author affiliations at end of text).

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Announcements: National High Blood Pressure Education Month- May 2014 education  may  national  announcements  blood  month  pressure 

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month. High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is the leading risk factor for stroke and a major cause of morbidity and mortality (1). In the United States, nearly one in three adults has hypertension, but only about half (47%) of those have it under control (1).

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CDC

5 Surprising Facts About High Blood Pressure | CDC Features education  features  may  power  CDC  national  blood  stroke  month  hypertension  cardiovascular  pressure  heart disease  high blood pressure  CDC Features  high blood pressure; hypertension; blood pressure eduction; heart disease and stroke 

What you don’t know about high blood pressure could hurt you. High blood pressure affects one in three Americans,1 yet many people with the condition don’t know they have it.

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CDC

Helping Children with Congenital CMV | CDC Features features  children  pregnant  virus  pregnancy  protect  CDC  baby  blood  babies  cytomegalovirus  Urine  CDC Features  Birth Defects  CMV  developmental disabilities  hearing loss  congenital CMV  CMV infection  toddlers 

Help children with congenital CMV infection develop to their full potential.

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NCI

Tests to Detect Colorectal Cancer and Polyps cancer  blood  screening  detect  colorectal  colon  occult  tests  polyps  fit  Colonoscopy  detection  enema  FOBT  virtual  Cologuard  barium  DCBE  fecal  sigmoidoscopy 

A fact sheet that discusses the advantages and disadvantages of several colorectal cancer screening tests.

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NCI

Blood-Forming Stem Cell Transplants treatment  therapy  blood  cell  bone  stem  transplantation  marrow  peripheral  trials  HLA  BMT  7.41  transplant 

A fact sheet that explains the step-by-step procedures of two types of transplantations used with high-dose chemotherapy, including their risks and benefits.

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NCI

Angiogenesis Inhibitors treatment  therapy  blood  angiogenesis  inhibitors  trials  VEGF  vessel  7.42 

A fact sheet that describes the process of eliminating the blood supply to tumors. Lists the cancers in which this approach is being tested.

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NIA

High Blood Pressure exercise  people  older  blood  pressure  salt  blood pressure  high blood pressure symptoms  blood pressure chart  normal blood pressure  healthy diet  how to lower blood pressure  risks of high blood pressure  systolic blood pressure 

Read about normal blood pressure and high blood pressure, or hypertension. Learn how lifestyle factors like more exercise and having less salt helps.

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NIHSH

Leukemia - What Is Leukemia? cancer  seniors  blood  aging 

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NIHSH

Leukemia - Who Is at Risk? cancer  seniors  blood  aging 

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