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CDC: Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed For Influenza

New study finds doctors may be giving inappropriate treatments to patients with flu virus.

07/23/2014

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CDC Under Fire After Smallpox Vials Found

Under fire. Scrutiny intensifies at the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention in the wake of several security breaches involving potentially deadly diseases.

07/18/2014

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Study Finds High Number Of Deaths Linked To Excessive Drinking

A new study from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) finds excessive drinking accounts for nearly 1 in 10 deaths.

07/03/2014

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Trying To Snuff Out The Habit: Graphic Ads Targeting Smokers Send A Powerful Message

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is rolling out new ads to show what it’s like to live every day with disability from smoke.

06/29/2014

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Study: Not Eating Red Meat May Lower Breast Cancer Risk

According to a new study, young women who eat less red meat may have a lower risk of developing breast cancer later in life.

06/13/2014

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Study: Home That’s Too Clean Could Leave Newborn Vulnerable To Asthma, Allergies

Keeping your home too clean may lead to asthma and allergy complications later in life for children

06/11/2014

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Norovirus Affects Millions, Caused By Food Workers

According to recent government reports, nearly 20 million people get sick every year from contracting the norovirus.

06/04/2014

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Spike In Measles Cases Nationwide Hits 20-Year High

Measles outbreak. A health warning nationwide, as cases hit a 20-year high. Federal health officials trace the spike back to people who don’t get vaccinated and then travel overseas.

05/29/2014

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CDC: U.S. Births Up For First Time In 5 Years, Improved Economy Cited

The baby recession may be at an end: After a five-year span in which the number of children born in the United States dropped each year, 2013 saw a minute increase.

05/29/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Running Tough Mudder? Beware Not To Ingest The Water

Many people these days are participating in ‘tough mudders’ to stay fit in a fun way. But they may want to practice keeping their mouths shut.

05/07/2014

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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.

03/18/2014

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