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Study: HIV Diagnoses Drop In US, But Increase In Young Gay Men

Number of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.

07/24/2014

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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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At CDC, Scientists Fight To Halt A Deadly Outbreak

Scattered across the carefully landscaped main campus of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are the staff on the front lines fighting a rare outbreak of fungal meningitis: A scientist in a white lab coat peers through a microscope at fungi on a glass slide. In another room, another researcher uses what looks like a long, pointed eye dropper to suck up DNA samples that will be tested for the suspect fungus.

10/14/2012

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Centers For Disease Control: More Than 90 People Sick With Meningitis

As of Sunday, the death toll from the meningitis outbreak stands at seven.

10/08/2012

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Maryland Weighs In As The 21st Heaviest State

Breaking it down by fat. A study by the Centers for Disease Control has ranked the 50 states by obesity levels.

08/14/2012

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Opinion: Republicans Advances War On Women

Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.

06/29/2012

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Hopkins Youth Violence Center Receives $1.3M Grant

Maryland lawmakers say a Johns Hopkins youth violence prevention center has received a $1.3 million grant from the federal Centers for Disease Control.

09/16/2011

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