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4 hrs ago | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Number of People Infected with Lyme Disease Growing in Virginia

Virginia is now one of the most common states for Lyme disease cases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

8 hrs ago | New Rochelle Talk

Celebrity Suicide Sparks Conversation About Depression

The death by suicide this week of Robin Williams, an actor who had spoken publicly about his battles with drugs, alcohol and depression, has sparked a national conversation about ways to get help for others with similar problems.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

12 hrs ago | KUGN-AM Eugene

School Year Set to Kick Off with Relaxed Lice Policies

School nurse Mary Beierle is unfazed by flocks of head lice in a young student's hair.

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Related Topix: Lice, Medicine, Health, Education Etc., Family, Kids, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Pediatrics

16 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Doctor treated with experimental Ebola drug to be released from Atlanta hospital

An American doctor who contracted Ebola treating victims of the deadly virus in Liberia has recovered and will be discharged on Thursday by the U.S. hospital that treated him with an experimental drug, his charity said.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Medicine, Biotech, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Industry, Emory University

Wed Aug 20, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Whistleblower goes public: CDC buried data showing vaccines increase risk of autism by 340%

A top scientist and researcher for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had a key role in helping Dr. Brian Hooker of the Focus Autism Foundation uncover manipulated data from the agency that obscured a higher incidence of autism in African American boys.

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Related Topix: Health, Autism, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, African-American, Mumps, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, US Politics

Freshnews

American Lung Association Urges Adults with Lung Disease to Consult...

Children aren't the only segment of our population who can receive vaccinations to help prevent disease.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, American Lung Association, Vaccinations, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Pfizer, Excaliard Pharmaceuticals

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Teen birth rate in Okla. second-highest in US

A new report, released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shows Oklahoma has the second-highest teen birth rate in the country.

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Million Hearts launches challenge to recognize success in blood pressure control

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today launched a challenge designed to identify practices, clinicians and health systems that have successfully worked with patients to reduce high blood pressure and improve heart health.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hypertension, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Medicaid

HON

Teen Birth Rate Has Dropped Dramatically in Last Two Decades: CDC

U.S. teen birth rates fell dramatically during the past two decades, plummeting 57 percent and saving taxpayers billions of dollars, a new government report shows.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Fruit and vegetable intake still too low; human nutritionist says to focus on lunch

Changes to a supplemental nutrition program are improving the number of fruits eaten daily by children, but kids and adults still aren't reaching the recommended daily intake amounts.

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Encephalitis Caused by Pathogens Transmitted through Organ Transplants, United States, 2002 - "2013

The cause of encephalitis among solid organ transplant recipients may be multifactorial; the disease can result from infectious or noninfectious etiologies.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, West Nile Virus, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Tue Aug 19, 2014

CBS Local

Sacramento Kaiser Permanente Patient Being Tested For Ebola After Possible Exposure

A patient admitted to Kaiser Permanente may have been exposed to the ebola virus, and test are currently being done to determine whether the virus is present, a representative has confirmed to CBS13.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Control Group

New York Daily News

N.M. woman being tested for Ebola after returning from Africa: health officials

The 30-year-old woman is currently in isolation as a precaution at the University of New Mexico Hospital after experiencing symptoms similar to the virus which has killed more than 1,200 people overseas as of Tuesday, according to health officials.

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Related Topix: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, Biotech, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Industry

Business Journal

Are Portland hospitals prepared for Ebola?

It's a scary prospect: Ebola in Oregon, transported by an unwitting traveler from West Africa, where the biggest outbreak on record is unfolding.

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Related Topix: Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Infectious Diseases

Freshnews

Geisinger investigator nominated for federal award

A Geisinger researcher on a personal crusade against hepatitis C has been nominated for a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention award recognizing his unprecedented approach to addressing a major public health concern.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Geisinger Health System, Hospital Administration, Henry Ford Health System

NC Department of Health & Human Services

It's Back to School Time: Make Sure Vaccinations Are on Your Back to School To-Do List

August not only marks the beginning of school in North Carolina, but it is also recognized as National Immunization Awareness Month.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Chickenpox

Business Journal

Snapshot: Report says scientist kept CDC blunder quiet + '5 Signs Americans are flat-out broke'

Thunderstorms are possible during the afternoon. Chance of thunderstorms is 40 percent.

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WWTC-AM Eagan

Report: CDC scientist kept quiet about flu blunder

A government scientist kept silent about a potentially dangerous lab blunder and revealed it only after workers in another lab noticed something fishy, according to an internal investigation.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Curbed

Misery Wire: In a new map based on...

In a new map based on a working paper by researchers for the National Bureau of Economic Research, Priceonomics breaks the news that we San Franciscans are slightly more miserable than our counterparts in other cities .

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Russia Taday

Bio-shambles: Over 1,100 pathogen leaks in US labs in 5 years - CDC report

US labs mishandled dangerous biomaterials at least 1,100 times between 2008 and 2012, according to hard-to-access statistics collated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , and obtained by USA Today.

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