Dr. Andrew S. Ting, MD

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  • The Mount Sinai Health System, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine:

    TUESDAY, March 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The antiviral drug Tamiflu reduced the risk of death by 25 percent among adults hospitalized during the 2009 H1N1 swine flu pandemic, according to a new review.

    Also, antiviral treatment within 48 hours of developing flu symptoms halved the risk...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    THURSDAY, March 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A Connecticut law requiring flu shots for children entering preschool or daycare has reduced flu-related hospitalizations of young children by 12 percent, according to a new study.

    In the United States, Connecticut, New Jersey and New York City ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If you want to avoid the very worst of the flu, get a flu shot.

    That simple message is hammered home in a new study from Duke University Medical Center that found virtually all of the people with influenza who ended up ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's still not too late to get a flu shot, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.

    Flu activity often peaks in January or February and can last well into May, and a flu shot protects you as long as flu viruses are circulating, the ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's still not too late to get a flu shot, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.

    Flu activity often peaks in January or February and can last well into May, and a flu shot protects you as long as flu viruses are circulating, the ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- It's still not too late to get a flu shot, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.

    Flu activity often peaks in January or February and can last well into May, and a flu shot protects you as long as flu viruses are circulating, the ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Chinese scientists reporting on the first confirmed human death from a new bird flu virus say the strain has gene mutations that could increase its ability to infect people.

    An elderly woman living in Nanchang City, China, recently died from inf...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Chinese scientists reporting on the first confirmed human death from a new bird flu virus say the strain has gene mutations that could increase its ability to infect people.

    An elderly woman living in Nanchang City, China, recently died from inf...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The national drug store chain CVS Caremark said Wednesday that it's phasing out the sale of tobacco products at its more than 7,600 stores across the United States.

    The company said cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco will no longer be availa...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The national drug store chain CVS Caremark said Wednesday that it's phasing out the sale of tobacco products at its more than 7,600 stores across the United States.

    The company said cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco will no longer be availa...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    FRIDAY, Jan. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The inappropriate use of antibiotics among adult patients at U.S. emergency departments is not falling, despite increasing concerns about antibiotic resistance, a new study reveals.

    Improper antibiotic use is a contributing factor to antibiotic re...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- State inaction and tobacco industry tactics are slowing tobacco control efforts in the United States, a new report from the American Lung Association finds.

    "We are faced with a deep-pocketed, ever-evolving tobacco industry that's determined ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    FRIDAY, Jan. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Like "Turn out the lights" and "Don't slam the door," being told to "Wash your hands" is one of those universal instructions children hear every day.

    But it's more than that.

    Hand washing has been shown to be one of the most effective ways to st...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    FRIDAY, Jan. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Flu season continues to tighten its grip on the United States, with 35 states now experiencing widespread influenza activity, federal officials reported Friday.

    The flu seems to be hitting young and middle-aged adults the hardest this year, rather...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    TUESDAY, Jan. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young children who receive flu and pneumococcal vaccines at the same time are at increased risk for temporary fever, a new study reports.

    While parents should be told about this risk, the benefits of the vaccines outweig...Full Article