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2 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion
In the U.S., about 76 million people get sick each year from food-borne illnesses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
6 hrs ago | Times-Standard
West Nile virus has been confirmed in a raven submitted for testing from Humboldt County.
10 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
A federal judge last fall ordered the state to move nearly 2,600 susceptible inmates out of Avenal and Pleasant Valley state prisons because of the deaths and illnesses.
13 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph
As a tax preparer, Stephen Yu deals with clients who can't locate records or are panicked because they haven't filed in years.
17 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
A lab crucial to diagnosing cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reopened, according to the CDC.
19 hrs ago | WSOCTV
Unacceptably low numbers of teens are getting vaccinated for the human papillomavirus, or HPV, which protects against cervical, throat and mouth cancers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A new report outlines the total and state-specific medical and absenteeism costs of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease among adults in the United States, and lays out some projections to 2020.
An "unacceptably low" number of girls and boys are getting the human papillomavirus vaccine, which protects against cervical, anal and other cancers, U.S. health officials said Thursday.
More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn't much of a bump, the government reported Thursday.
A new formulation of a powerful narcotic painkiller that discourages potential abusers from snorting or injecting the drug has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Children covered by Medicaid, the publicly funded insurance program for the poor, visit the emergency room for medical care far more often than uninsured or privately insured youngsters, a U.S. survey finds.
Nearly 30 percent of patients treated during the 2012-13 flu season may have been prescribed antibiotics instead of antiviral therapy, reports Live Science .
The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.
July 25 is National African American Hepatitis C Action Day , a national mobilization initiative aimed at reducing the high incidence of Hepatitis C infection in black communities.
In this July 16, 2014 file photo a chart is on display on Capitol Hill in Washington during the House Oversight and Investigations subcommittee hearing about an incident at a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lab that handles bioterrorism agents.
The head of the bioterrorism lab involved in potentially exposing dozens of workers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to deadly anthrax bacteria has resigned.
Many obese and overweight American children and teens look in the mirror and tell themselves their weight is fine, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 11:13 pm
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