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  1. Gold Medal Flour Recalled by General Mills Over E. Coli ConcernsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Bloomberg

    General Mills Inc. is voluntarily recalling an estimated 10 million pounds of flour over E. coli concerns after customers who used the baking staple reported getting sick during the last five months. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that approximately half of the 38 people who were infected with a specific strain of E. coli had reported making something with flour before getting sick, General Mills said in a statement Tuesday.

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  2. Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorialsRead the original story

    5 min ago | Marshall Independent

    Congressional dithering on combating the Zika virus not only leaves Americans at risk, it's also undermining emergency preparedness across the nation. Lawmakers shouldn't need another reason to adequately fund the fight against this mosquito-borne disease, but it certainly heightens the urgency for them to act swiftly.

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  3. Healthy Lifestyle Changes To Diet, Sleep, And Activity Levels May Improve ADHD Symptoms In ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Medical Daily

    ... water consumption, and can help prevent sleep disturbance." According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, behavioral therapy, such as healthy lifestyle changes, is a way to help curb symptoms in children with ADHD without risking side ...

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  4. Doctors warn some travelers to wait months before having sex due to Zika outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | WTVR Richmond

    ... the organization says. The new guidance from the WHO is now in line with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's safe-sex recommendations for Zika. The WHO also recommends that couples living in countries with active infections "be ...

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  5. Drop in Obesity - Exactly Why that Happend?Read the original story

    17 min ago | Health News Digest

    While a reported drop in obesity rates among U.S. children has been heralded as positive news, more work must be done to understand exactly why that drop occurred, according to researchers at Rice and Temple universities. A 2014 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed a decline in the prevalence of obesity among 2- to 5-year-olds between 2003-2004 and 2011-2012 ; however, the study did not identify the health and demographic factors linked to the decline.

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  6. Ryan: There is no Zika funding shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Washington Examiner

    ... left for a week-long recess without resolving the disagreement, despite pleas by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden that more funding is urgently needed.

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  7. Health officials expect to find more cases of 'superbug'Read the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Business Journal

    ... we are surprised at all to have found this," said Dr. Beth Bell, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, said in a conference call Tuesday afternoon with reporters. ...

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  8. A study on medical errors inflames, but doesn't solve anythingRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Kevin, M.D.

    For the last couple of days, the Twitter medical community has been discussing the latest in a long line of papers attempting to estimate the role of medical error as a cause of death. A recent entry appeared in the BMJ and was by a surgeon at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Martin Makary, who claims that 251,454 patients die from medical error every year.

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  9. Zika Infections Through Sex More Common Than Thought: WHORead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | HON

    ... its territories, according to two registries that have been created by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Previously, only cases of pregnant women who had Zika-related symptoms or pregnancy complications were being tallied, CDC ...

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  10. Column: Proven paths to shorter wait times to see the doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... they did come in they never returned for regular visits. With a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Chiles Center at the University of South Florida worked with the Disney Institute to customize their program for health ...

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  11. General Mills recalls 10 million pounds of flour over E. coli scareRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Star Tribune

    General Mills is recalling about 10 million pounds of flour after an E. coli outbreak associated with flour sickened 38 people in 20 states. The Golden Valley-based packaged food giant on Monday announced the voluntary recall of some lots of its signature Gold Medal flour, along with flour sold under the Wondra and Signature Kitchens brands.

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  12. WHO revises Zika sexual guidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | CNN

    ... the organization says. The new guidance from the WHO is now in line with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's safe-sex recommendations for Zika. The WHO also recommends that couples living in countries with active infections "be ...

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  13. Pa. woman with rare superbug is 'fine', but it's unclear is she's curedRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | PennLive.com

    ... with reporters Tuesday. Pennsylvania health officials and officials of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said they learned last week the woman had tested positive for a bacteria called MR-1, which is resistant to the antibiotic of ...

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  14. Puerto Rico tourism industry feels economic sting of ZikaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Denver Post

    ... a spiraling public debt. Some Puerto Rican officials have criticized the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for what they consider overly alarming warnings. The CDC has projected that more than 20 percent of Puerto Rico's 3.5 million ...

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  15. Study finds decrease in Google searches for chickenpox after vaccination implementationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Medical News

    ... the entire body, causing between 250 and 500 itchy blisters, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In adults, the same virus can cause shingles. Since U.S. vaccinations began in 1996, the annual number of chickenpox cases in ...

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  16. CDC Releases Interim Guidance on Zika Testing and Interpretation of ResultsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Infection Control Today

    Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published interim guidance for Zika virus antibody testing and interpretation of results. Because of the differences in recommended clinical management of Zika and dengue virus infections, and the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes in women infected with Zika virus during pregnancy, a conservative approach to the interpretation of antibody test results is necessary to reduce the possibility of a missed diagnosis of either infections.

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  17. Depression and Botox: Clinical Research Trials Show PromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PR Log

    ALPHARETTA, Ga. - May 31, 2016 - PRLog -- Although depression is one of the most common mental health issues in the United States, there is still no single answer to treating the disease.

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  18. FDA Grants QIDP And Fast Track Designation To CD101 Topical, Cidara...Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | BioSpace

    ... recurrent form of the infection, which is caused by Candida . According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), certain species of Candida are becoming increasingly resistant to existing antifungal medications. This emerging ...

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  19. Drug-resistant bacteria CRE found in U.S. womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | CNN

    ... The case was detailed in a report by the U.S. Department of Defense on Thursday. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Tom Frieden talked about the case at the National Press Club in Washington. The woman went to a clinic in ...

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  20. Zika virus infects 18 people in Virginia, state reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... the virus, and four in the District of Columbia have it, according to figures the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Wednesday. Nationally, there are 591 cases, the CDC reports. Those who have the virus were infected while traveling ...

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