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3 hrs ago | ABC 27

Wade on LeBron: 'We are champions'

Citing a recurring problem with safety, U.S. officials have suspended the shipment of potentially dangerous germs from government laboratories in Atlanta to other labs.

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

3 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Netherlands beats host Brazil 3-0 to finish 3rd

Citing a recurring problem with safety, U.S. officials have suspended the shipment of potentially dangerous germs from government laboratories in Atlanta to other labs.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Biotech, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Industry, Tracy Morgan

3 hrs ago | KSWO

Woman charged with staging husband's 2011 suicide

Citing a recurring problem with safety, U.S. officials have suspended the shipment of potentially dangerous germs from government laboratories in Atlanta to other labs.

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

13 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: CDC screws up, Benghazi hooey and more

In the course of trying to understand a laboratory accident involving anthrax, officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stumbled upon another major blunder - involving a deadly flu virus.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Immigration Reform, US News

Fri Jul 11, 2014

MLive.com

Congressman Fred Upton calls protocol breakdowns in anthrax incident at Georgia CDC lab 'wholly unacceptable'

Congressman Fred Upton , R-St. Joseph, released a strongly worded statement Friday condemning the practices surrounding a recent safety breach at a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lab in Georgia.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Politics, Fred Upton, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

WLNE-TV Providence

Biden calls on governors to lead nation

Citing a recurring problem with safety, U.S. officials have suspended the shipment of potentially dangerous germs from government laboratories in Atlanta to other labs.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Industry, US News, US Politics, Joe Biden, Gay/Lesbian

WLNE-TV Providence

2 more charged in death of girl riding scooter

Citing a recurring problem with safety, U.S. officials have suspended the shipment of potentially dangerous germs from government laboratories in Atlanta to other labs.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Industry, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Gay/Lesbian

The Daily News Journal

CDC increases regulations after anthrax, smallpox scares

This 1975 file electronmicrograph from the Centers for Disease Control shows the smallpox virus.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Law, Law, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Bethesda, MD, Bird Flu, Health

KTVN Reno

US records $71 billion budget surplus in June

Citing a recurring problem with safety, U.S. officials have suspended the shipment of potentially dangerous germs from government laboratories in Atlanta to other labs.

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

Medical Daily

CDC Reports 2nd Contamination Accident Prior To Anthrax Scare; Halts...

CDC said a second accident occurred earlier this year when a culture of non-pathogenic bird flu had been cross-contaminated with the highly virulent H5N1 strain of bird flu before being shipped to a USDA facility.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Agriculture, Science

National Public Radio

CDC Safety Lapses Shut 2 Labs, Stop Shipments

Citing a recurring problem with safety, U.S. officials have suspended the shipment of potentially dangerous germs from government laboratories in Atlanta to other labs.

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

The Washington Post

CDC says it improperly sent dangerous pathogens in five incidents in past decade

Federal government laboratories in Atlanta improperly sent highly dangerous pathogens, including anthrax, potentially lethal botulism bacteria, and deadly bird flu virus to other laboratories in five separate incidents in the past decade, officials said Friday.

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

NewsFactor

Still Have a Land Line? Here's Who's Going Wireless

The U.S. is going wireless. The number of U.S. homes with only cell phones is growing, with 41 percent of American homes without landlines in the second half of 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

HON

60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC

About six out of 10 adults make use of calorie information on menus, if it's available, to decide what to order in restaurants, according to a new U.S. study.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Epidemiology, Control Group, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Life, Food, Nutrition, Healthcare Law, Law

Thu Jul 10, 2014

HON

Dengue Fever Vaccine Shows Some Promise in Trial

A potential vaccine to protect children from the worldwide scourge of dengue fever was somewhat successful in a trial among Asian children.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Epidemiology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Infectious Diseases

Lake Chelan Mirror

this story a-o

If you missed it the first time, you have a second chance. The documentary Fed Up, which played to a packed house in June, will return to the Ruby Thursday, July 10 at 7:30 p.m. "We had an amazing response to the first show, and several people asked us to bring the movie back so they could share it with their friends and family," said Celeste ... (more)

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

Brush News-Tribune

Colorado resident fights plague, likely source in Adams County

A prairie dog was likely the source of pneumonic plague that sickened a local woman and killed her dog.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Colorado State University, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Scientific American

Hotter Heat Waves Deadly, But Cities Can Use Tricks for Cool Off

Dense metropolises of concrete, glass and asphalt are poised to warm faster than their surroundings as the planet heats up.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Control Group, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Business Journal

How does Ohio rank when it comes to painkiller prescriptions?

Ohio sits in the middle of the pack when it comes to painkiller prescriptions, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .

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

Crescent-News.com

Nation & World Briefs 07-09-14 Forgotten vials of smallpox found in old storage room

A government scientist cleaning out an old storage room at a research center near Washington made a startling discovery last week -- decades-old vials of smallpox packed away and forgotten in a cardboard box.

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

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