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How many people in United stated have hiatial hernia?what is percentage population of people with hiatial hernia?

How many people in United stated have hiatial hernia?what is percentage population of people with hiatial hernia?

Hiatal hernia: Look up your question on the internet.

To my surprise one of the articles says that after age 50, by age 60 about 60% have the hernia.

Go to Healthline Topics on the Internet.

If you personally have the hernia at age 18 you need to see a doctor for advice because it is unlikely to just go away. ...Read more

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Why is circumcision allowed in the united states?

Why is circumcision allowed in the united states?

Here are some ...: It's because the social atmosphere in the U. S. has a sufficient weight from its interacting professional, political, and financial strength, leading to its popularity, availability, and affordability. ...Read more

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What is the number 1 hospital in the united states?

Hospital: There are several great facilities in the United States. My personal favorite is duke university. ...Read more

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What are the circumcision rates in the united states?

What are the circumcision rates in the united states?

Reduced recently: In the United States, recent rates have declined to about 55%, varying from 25% in west to 67% in midwest. Reduction in rate may be related to insurance companies not paying for procedure. ...Read more

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How common is tetanus in the united states?

How common is tetanus in the united states?

Very rare: About 30-50 cases of tetanus are reported to the cdc annually in the us, and unlike in the past, only about 15-25% die. This low # is attributed to the high vaccination rate.

As a starting point, for more information, see: http://www.Cdc. Gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss5203a1. Htm. ...Read more

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Do people from the united states get malaria?

Do people from the united states get malaria?

No: I assume you mean in the usa. There is currently no malaria being transmitted in the usa. Last year there were some cases transmitted in key west florida. Intermittantly there are cases transmitted in southern texas.
Of course being "from the United States"
won't protect you if you go into countries where malaria is endemic. The parasite doesn't respect our us passports. ...Read more

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How common is hepatitis in the United States?

How common is hepatitis in the United States?

Which form of: Hepatitis. These are the statistics for different types of viral hepatitis in the US in 2015. REF: https://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/statistics/2015surveillance/commentary.htm ...Read more

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How common is diphtheria in the united states?

How common is diphtheria in the united states?

Fortunately-not very: There have been only 3 cases in the us between 2000 and 2007. Here's more information for you:

http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/diphtheria. ...Read more

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Are aphrodesiac drugs legal in the united states?

Are aphrodesiac drugs legal in the united states?

Undefined: There is no prescriptive "aphrodesic" drug available. The closest is viagra (sildenafil). Most products advertised as aphrodesic are in the over the counter supplement category — never tested, and unlikely to work. This is a serious problem with wildlife — for instance folk medicine in china says rhino horn is good for this — so the animal is being hunted to the point of extinction. ...Read more

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I live in the united states, is salmonella common?

I live in the united states, is salmonella common?

40,000: Is the number of salmonella cases reported to the cdc each year. It is estimated that 30 times that is the actual number of cases, since most of them are mild and go unreported. ...Read more

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I live in the united states, is listeriosis common?

I live in the united states, is listeriosis common?

Not huge: But not small. Per cdc data, the incidence of listeriosis in the us is 1600 cases annually. ...Read more

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What is considered a standard drink in the united states?

What is considered a standard drink in the united states?

Depends on the drink: Standard drink has 14 gms pure alcohol so:
beer (5% alcohol)-12 oz
malt liq (7%)-8-9 oz
wine (12%)-5 oz
hard liquor/spirits (80 proof/40%)-1.5 oz (jigger)
mixed drinks can vary- depends on how well you know the bartender, so be careful, especially if you plan on driving later. ...Read more

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How many cases of myocarditis a year in the United States?

How many cases of myocarditis a year in the United States?

Hard to say: Many cases of myocarditis are clinically asymptomatic and resolve without treatment — thus hard to count. As many as 1-5% autopsies show evidence of this condition. One estimate is that there are 24,000-30,000 new cases every year. ...Read more

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Is fibroscan available in the united states? If so, where?

Is fibroscan available in the united states? If so, where?

Yes, dont know where: This has been around for several years as a way of deciding whether a patient has cirrhosis == worth knowing in deciding whether to treat hepatitis c, how hard to manage hepatitis b, and perhaps other things. I'm sorry I don't know who offers it, but your gastroenterologist would know. ...Read more

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What exactly is the united network for organ sharing (unos)?

What exactly is the united network for organ sharing (unos)?

UNOS: Is a private organization contracted by the federal government to manage the nation's organ transplant system. They manage transplant waiting list, match donors to recipients. They are involved in raising public awareness. Check them out at www.Unos. Org. ...Read more

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How likely is it that Ebola will spread in the United States?

How likely is it that Ebola will spread in the United States?

Unlikely: We may see an imported case that sneaks through surveillance but that is unlikely. And while infection control practice and quarantine in the US is pretty good, you can bet the CDC and public health authorities will make sure it is picture perfect if such a case is detected. Any spread will be immediately limited. Health Care Reform will likely be blamed for any breach. ...Read more

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