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1 hr ago | ClickOnDetroit

CDC director: Ebola outbreak 'spiraling out of control'

The director of the Center for Disease Control says that the window is closing to stop the spread of Ebola.

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5 hrs ago | Hot Air

CDC Director: Ebola in Africa now an 'epidemic,' 'completely out of control'

Centers for Disease Control Director Tom Friedman did not return from his visit to West Africa, where the worst outbreak of Ebola in history has spread to five countries and killed at least 1,500 people, with any good news.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, US News

9 hrs ago | KDXY-FM Jonesboro

Pistachios may help reduce diabetes risk

For people who may be headed for type 2 diabetes, regularly eating pistachios might help turn the tide, according to a new trial from Spain.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Europe, Spain, World News, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Heart Disease, Life, Food, Dieting

11 hrs ago | KLIQ-FM Hastings

Breastfeeding May Influence Kids' Eating Habits at Age 6

What you feed your child in his or her first year of life could very well predict their health habits at age 6, according to a new report from researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life, Food, Vegetables, Medicine, Nutrition, Yale University

12 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte

CDC director calls for worldwide effort to stop Ebola

CDC director calls for worldwide effort to stop Ebola CDC director Thomas Frieden says the world needs to act quickly to control Ebola.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Medicine

13 hrs ago | KFVS12

More evidence breast-feeding lowers child's risk of infections, allergies

One suggests that 6-year-olds who were breast-fed have a lower risk of ear, throat and sinus infections compared to bottle-fed infants, while the other finds a similar trend when it comes to allergies.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Life, Food, Nutrition

13 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

CDC director: Ebola epidemic spiraling out of control

According to the WHO, there are more than 3,000 cases of Ebola and more than 1,500 people have died from the virus in West Africa.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Israel

13 hrs ago | HON

More Evidence Breast-Feeding Lowers Child's Risk of Infections, Allergies

One suggests that 6-year-olds who were breast-fed have a lower risk of ear, throat and sinus infections compared to bottle-fed infants, while the other finds a similar trend when it comes to allergies.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lenox Hill Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Life, Food, Nutrition

16 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

CDC Director Warns 'Must Act Now' on Ebola Epidemic on CBS this Morning

Centers for Disease Control Director Dr. Thomas Frieden warned that the Ebola epidemic which has spread throughout Western AFRICA is "spiraling out of control," in an interview that was broadcast live today, Sept.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, CBS This Morning, Entertainment, Television, Charlie Rose

16 hrs ago | Advocate

Op-ed: Mondo Guerra on Why HIV Is No Longer A Death Sentence But Still Isn't Easy

I have been living with HIV for 10 years, and what I have learned is this: having this virus is not easy.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Gay/Lesbian, Opinion

20 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

Parents brace for 'back-to-school plague'

It's back to school for most New Jersey children this week, and homework isn't the only thing they will be bringing home with them.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

Yesterday | Steuben Courier

Home Help: Bathroom upgrades for less than $100

Small changes can dramatically improve the look and functionality of your bathroom without breaking the bank or calling a contractor.

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Yesterday | NewsTarget.com

News highlights: Ebola exploding, UK medical police state, truth about CDC scientific fraud and more

Strange things are happening in our world, and things seem to be getting more bizarre by the day.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

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Related Topix: SUNY Buffalo, University of Missouri, University of Georgia, Tufts University, Illinois

Examiner.com

CDC denies autistic children a voice, parents demand they be heard

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen recently made a televised statement saying that, "some people don't hear this well- vaccines do not cause autism ," and, in response, parents who believe that their child suffers from vaccine -induced autism or another sort of vaccine injury are posting moving videos on social media platforms like Facebook , Instagram, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Autism, Health, Social Software, Startups, Facebook

USA Today

Guinea screening air travelers for fever

The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expressed confidence Monday in screening measures at the international airport in the Guinean capital Conakry to prevent the spread of Ebola.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea, Biotech, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Healthcare Industry,

The Aiken Standard

Germs on the loose - are you prepared?

AP Photo/Gilbert Family Dylan Gilbert, 7, of Naperville, Illinois, demonstrates how he helps collect samples of bacteria from his foot during a 2012 study.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Medicine, Influenza, Health

Detroit Free Press

No human cases of West Nile in Michigan, cool summer responsible for drop

West Nile virus, an annual health threat for more than a decade, so far hasn't been detected in Michigan residents, likely because of a cool summer, an expert says.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Weather

GhanaWeb

Barima Sydney disappointed; Ebola video to be shot - technologically'?

Liberian founder and Presidential Candidate for the Congress for Democratic Change Party, Mr. George Oppong Weah has confirmed the cancellation of Ghanaian musician, Barima Sydney's trip to Liberia to shoot the video to the Ebola campaign theme song earlier scheduled for today, Sunday, August 31, 2014.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Risk of bad flu season raises need for shots

Severity of the upcoming influenza season could hinge on our old acquaintance H1N1, the virulent strain that caused 13,000 deaths during the 2009 pandemic and has made an appearance each flu season since then.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, University of Pittsburgh, Vaccinations

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