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  1. Obama visit to Arctic spotlights tough life in AlaskaRead the original story

    6 min ago | Boston Herald

    ... 16 percent higher than for white men and women in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At the same time, temperatures in the Arctic are rising twice as fast as anywhere else on earth, the National Oceanic and ...

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  2. Your 'heart age' is likely older than you, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... lower their heart's age to prevent heart attacks or strokes. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday their report revealed most have a predicted "heart age" older than their actual age. "Heart age" is the ...

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  3. West Nile Virus Confirmed in Oakland CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Patch.com

    ... from illness." Spraying clothing and exposed skin with insect repellent. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends the use of insect repellents containing two active ingredients registered with the U.S. Environmental Protection ...

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  4. How Many People have Driven Drunk Last Month?Read the original story

    10 min ago | DUIblog

    A new study by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention has found that two percent of American adults have admitted to driving drunk at least once over the prior month. This amounts to about 4.2 million people.

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  5. Legionnaires' Disease Cases Rise at Illinois Veterans HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | WSIL

    ... have been reported in California and New York. Legionnaires' experts at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the outbreak prevalence so far this year is not unusual, but that the number of patients involved is larger than ...

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  6. West Nile Virus Found in Cheshire MosquitoesRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Patch.com

    Mosquitoes that were trapped at Lock 12 Historical Park in Cheshire have tested positive for carrying the West Nile Virus. The mosquitoes, which were trapped at the park on N. Brooksvale Rd. on Aug. 25, that tested positive were the Culex pipiens, according to the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.

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  7. Texting while driving, a lethal mixture in five secondsRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Examiner.com

    ... enough time to cover the length of a football field blindfolded. (2009, VTTI). 3 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS) [Online] (2012). National Center for Injury Prevention and ...

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  8. Drug epidemic: Officials see links between prescription drugs and heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Mountain Xpress

    ... 8,200 Americans lost their lives to the drug, according to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (also known as the CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration. "Heroin use is increasing at an alarming rate in many parts of ...

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  9. To stem tide of HIV infections nationwide, local artists get to workRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

    ... But this is an anomaly compared to the national statistics. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 9,961 youth were diagnosed with HIV in the United States in 2013. More than 8,000 of those cases occurred in those aged 20 ...

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  10. Two Kansas City Royals Players Diagnosed with ChickenpoxRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

    ... to ensure their players and staff are inoculated against the disease. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the disease, which is more common among children, is more dangerous when contracted by adults. The spread of certain ...

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  11. HIV Prevention Drug Appears to Work in First Real-World TestRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TIME.com

    ... drug can reduce risk of HIV infection by 92% if taken properly, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). HIV infection rates in the U.S. have persisted in recent years despite campaigns to raise awareness and encourage ...

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  12. Deadly mosquito-borne virus case is New York's 1st of yearRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a central New York resident is the first person in the state and second in the country this year to be diagnosed with a potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus. The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports the Onondaga County Health Department announced Tuesday that the unidentified adult Salina resident is in critical condition with eastern equine encephalitis.

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  13. 'NeuroTribes' Examines The History - And Myths - Of The Autism SpectrumRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WNYC-AM New York

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 68 children has an autism spectrum disorder. In 1938, an Austrian pediatrician named Hans Asperger gave the first public talk on autism in history.

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  14. Acupuncture might help ease high blood pressureRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KFVS12

    ... U.S. adults -- one in three -- have high blood pressure, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It's believed that only half have their condition under control. High blood pressure can lead to stroke and heart disease. ...

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  15. Tests Help Shed Light On Autism GeneticsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Medical Daily

    ... participate in the studies, because we need the information," she said. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates the rate of ASD at one in 68 U.S. children, with cases about five times more common among boys.

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  16. Your Heart Is Probably Older Than You Think, CDC WarnsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    You may feel young at heart, but with apologies to Frank Sinatra , that's probably a fairy tale. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the average American man has a heart that's 7.8 years "older" than his chronological age; for women, the comparable "heart age" is 5.4 years higher than her calendar age.

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  17. More Americans Getting Knees Replaced, And at Younger AgesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    ... to maintain activity levels." The new study was led by Sonja Williams of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and published in the September issue of the NCHS Data Brief . Looking over ...

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  18. 7 dead, 46 diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease at Quincy veterans' homeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... of more severe illness." On August 30, 2015, IDPH requested aid from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for epidemiology and environmental health assistance. Yesterday, three CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Officers and one ...

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  19. Why Freezing Didn't Keep Sushi Tuna Safe From SalmonellaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    ... and grocery stores that make sushi throughout the U.S. In late August, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that the outbreak was over. But the agency warned that some of the recalled tuna might still be lurking in the freezers ...

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  20. 7 die from Legionnairesa disease at Illinois veterans homeRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KDWN

    ... run-of-the-mill respiratory illnesses." An epidemiological team from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta visited the 129-year-old facility on Monday to assist the state investigation. CDC officials referred inquiries to ...

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