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  1. McConnell unveils new Zika funding packageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | The Hill

    ... repurposed from its Ebola virus funds. The bill includes $394 million to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which has been vocal about running out of money by the end of September. It also includes $152 million for the National ...

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  2. How We'll Tackle Diseases That Are Becoming UntreatableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | National Geographic

    ... resistance be reined in. At a simultaneous meeting in Atlanta, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) disclosed that the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea-which has become steadily more drug-resistant over several years-has ...

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  3. Hearing loss most common workplace injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | Erie Times News

    It's hearing loss, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which reports that approximately 22 million workers are exposed each year to hazardous levels of occupational noise. Workers in the mining sector, followed by those in construction and manufacturing, are most likely to suffer from hearing impairment.

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  4. State Taking A Stand To Prevent Older Adults From FallingRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 22 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Falls can be dangerous, especially for older adults. To help prevent serious injuries due to falls, Indiana is joining forces with the National Council on Aging and the Falls Free Coalition to celebrate Falls Prevention Awareness Day on Thursday Sept.

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  5. 3% of Americans own half the country's 265 million gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | USA Today

    ... policy." Over the years, Congress has pulled funding from agencies like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to deter in-depth reviews of gun violence, said Daniel Webster, a gun violence researcher at Johns Hopkins University. The ...

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  6. Classification and Regression Tree (CART) analysis to predict influenza in primary care patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | BioMed Central

    ... reasonably priced testing with short turnaround time, when appropriate. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends antiviral treatment with a neuraminidase inhibitor for all outpatients with suspected or confirmed influenza ...

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  7. CDC changes flu vaccine recommendationRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 21 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... and health, you may need to change the type of vaccine you get. This year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention isn't recommending the nasal vaccine FluMist. In the past three years, FluMist offered little protection against the flu in ...

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  8. Health units call for movie scenes to be smoke-freeRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 22 | Muskoka Today

    ... places where tobacco promotion to youth is still allowed." Research from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention among others has shown a direct relationship between tobacco imagery in the movies and youth smoking rates - especially ...

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  9. Falls Top List of Injury and Death Causes for Older Adults, Per CDC ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | Rehab Management

    As part of the 9th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day on September 22, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention releases a report stating that falls are the number one cause of injuries and deaths from injury among older Americans. According to the report, published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report , in 2014 alone, older Americans experienced 29 million falls causing seven million injuries and costing an estimated $31 billion in annual Medicare costs.

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  10. Finalists Announced for 2016 Data Impact AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | GlobeNewswire

    ... grouped into two overarching themes. This year's finalists are: Social Impact: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (nominated by Leidos Innovations ); Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC); Seattle Children's Research Institute (nominated by ...

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  11. University Baptist Church Hosting Car Seat Safety CheckRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | NBC29

    Now is the time to take a second look at your child's car seat. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says motor vehicle injuries are the leading cause of death for children in the U.S. and many of them are preventable.

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  12. Tainted Poultry May Spread Deadly MRSARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | News Max

    ... MRSA infections and 11,285 related deaths occur each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most MRSA infections occur in people who've been in hospitals or other healthcare settings. It can also be spread among ...

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  13. Opioid epidemic costs U.S. $78.5 billion annuallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | KNDU

    Abuse of powerful prescription painkillers called opioids costs the U.S. economy $78.5 billion a year, according to a new government study. Researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyzed the financial toll of opioid abuse, including direct health care costs, lost productivity and costs to the criminal justice system.

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  14. Opioid industry spends heavily on Louisiana politicians as epidemic worsensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | NOLA.com

    ... some Louisiana politicians. Between 2004 and 2014, the most recent year for which Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data is available, 6,088 people in Louisiana died from drug overdoses, most of which were attributed to prescription opioids ...

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  15. FDA launches app competition to help fight heroin overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | WTVR Richmond

    ... opioids were responsible for 28,647 overdose deaths, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That accounts for 61% of all drug overdose deaths that year. "We want to ensure naloxone is being used as efficiently as possible," ...

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  16. Leading cause of injury, death in seniors is on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | CBS News

    These are just some of the pieces of advice experts on aging and government health officials are doling out in tandem with a new report that shows falls are the number one cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among adults over 65. In 2014, older Americans fell 29 million times, leading to seven million injuries, according to the report out today in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. About 2.8 million cases were treated in emergency departments , and approximately 800,000 seniors went on to be hospitalized for fall-related issues.

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  17. Mayor Williams, Staff Briefed by White House on HeroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | Huntington News

    Mayor Steve Williams and several other local officials participated in a video conference Wednesday afternoon with Director of National Drug Control Policy Michael Botticelli, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Tom Frieden, and Drug Enforcement Administration Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenburg to discuss the response to the recent surge in opioid-related overdoses.

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  18. CA police begin comprehensive state tracking for use-of-force injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... the American Journal of Public Health released a study suggesting that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) use-of-force tracking tool , which covered 32 states, provided a more comprehensive picture than the FBI's system. ...

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  19. Boulder man who ingested homemade ricin killed himself, coroner rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | Daily Camera

    ... in castor beans and can be refined for use as a weapon. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ricin can take the form of a power, a mist, a pellet or a liquid when mixed with water. The furor over General Motors' deadly ...

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  20. Software speeds up analysis of breast cancer risk: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... mammograms are performed each year in the United States, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Fifty percent yield false-positive results, according to the American Cancer Society, which means one in every two healthy ...

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