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  1. UN health agency announces start of Ebola vaccine testing in worst-affected areas of GuineaRead the original story

    8 min ago | United Nations

    "There has been massive mobilization on the part of the affected countries and all partners to accelerate the development and availability of proven interventions," she continued. "If a vaccine is found effective, it will be the first preventive tool against Ebola in history."

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  2. Lead Dioxide Coating In Pipes Can Help Reduce Lead Contamination Of Drinking WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Chemical & Engineering News

    Lead can leach into drinking water through the corrosion of indoor plumbing fixtures and old outdoor service lines containing the toxic element. A better understanding of how this leaching occurs could help scientists find new ways to mitigate lead contamination in tap water.

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  3. New Study Reveals Magnitude of Memory Loss in USRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | NBC Connecticut

    A social worker shows a portrait of Audrey Hepburn to elderly men during a memory activity at an elderly home that specializes in Alzheimer patients. About 4 million American households include at least one adult with increasing memory loss or confusion, a new federal study shows, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study is the first to report on worsening memory loss or confusion in households and could offer insight into the health and financial consequences for families.

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  4. Gloria Steinem Wore This NSFW RingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Phillymag.com

    What do you do when you meet feminist icon Gloria Steinem? If you're Brooklyn-based street artist Caledonia Curry, widely known as Swoon, you give her the clitoris ring off your finger. The jeweler's website explains that handmade rings "illustrate the newly rediscovered internal structure of the clitoris."

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  5. Yes, Those Really Are Budino DonutsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Phillymag.com

    Actually, its a test-batch of salted caramel crusted, budino-filled donuts from Valerie Safran and Marcie Turney , who are apparently working on bringing Philly's donut wars to an entirely new level with the pastry equivalent of an atom bomb. Be respectful of our online community and contribute to an engaging conversation.

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  6. fairmount-pig-crawl-400Read the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Phillymag.com

    On Saturday, March 21st, 14 Fairmount bars and restaurants are combining for a whole pig tour . Each spot is offering tastes of pork for $2 to $4 plus drink specials.

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  7. Maxwell On Eagles: Ia d Have To Consider ThemRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Phillymag.com

    Free-agent cornerback Byron Maxwell is making the rounds at ESPN today, and during a SportsCenter appearance he talked about what he's looking for from potential suitors. "I gotta look at scheme, Cover 3, man, those types of schemes that fit me and how I play football," Maxwell said.

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  8. Dietary sodium: The good, the bad, the uglyRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Snack Food/Wholesale Bakery

    American Heart Month - reminded us that heart disease remains one of the most fatal conditions plaguing Americans. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in four American deaths is caused by cardiovascular disease.

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  9. Federal lawmakers demand answers from FDA on superbug responseRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... took place subsequent to acquisition of that knowledge?" Officials have said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notified the agency in the fall of 2013 about a possible link between duodenoscopes and "multidrug-resistant bacterial ...

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  10. Pregnant woman dies of H1N1 swine flu in SerbiaRead the original story

    50 min ago | Thanh Nein News

    ... swine flu spread from central Mexico around the world. Researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that it killed 284,000 people in 12 months. Editor-in-Chief: Nguyen Quang Thong 248 Cong Quynh St. , Distr. 1, ...

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  11. Missouri officials investigate bacteria as cause of deathsRead the original story

    53 min ago | Missourian

    The Missouri health department is investigating whether the staph bacteria caused the deaths of two St. Charles County residents. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that officials confirmed Wednesday that there are looking into whether staph, also known as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, is linked to the February deaths of a 48-year-old woman and her 19-year-old son.

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  12. Superbug Infections Hit Another Los Angeles HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Surgical Products

    ... infections were reported to state and local health departments and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Cedars did not immediately respond to a message seeking further comment. Hospitals across the country in recent years have ...

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  13. What's Killing White Women?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Bloomberg

    ... for white women from 1999 to 2013, drawn by Urban Institute researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's vital-statistics database . The researchers focused on women's mortality rates because they're lower than men's and because ...

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  14. Simple sideline test shown effective in diagnosing concussion in...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... injuries, or concussions, occur annually in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but researchers say that number is likely higher since the CDC only tracks emergency room visits. Experiencing a concussion ...

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  15. First-of-its-kind center to diagnose, treat deadly blood clotsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... prevalent, occurring in about 600,000 Americans annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There are two main types of VTE: deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). Deep vein thrombosis occurs when a blood ...

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  16. Drug Overdoses a Growing Concern in Manatee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... fatal overdoes rose from 16,849 in 1999 to an estimated 38,329 in 2010. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that Florida's number of drug overdose deaths rose 61 percent during the period of 2003 to 2009 from 1,804 to 2,905. ...

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  17. LA superbug: Antibiotic-resistant bacteria spreads to second SoCal hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    ... infections were reported to state and local health departments and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Cedars did not immediately respond to a message seeking further comment. Hospitals across the country in recent years have ...

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  18. Childhood obesity is improving, but First Lady Michelle Obama urges food companies to do moreRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | FoodNavigator

    Childhood obesity rates have "finally" stopped rising and now are falling among America's youngest children, thanks in part to the food industry's efforts to cut calories and offer healthier options, but more needs to be done, said First Lady Michelle Obama at the Partnership for Healthier America's annual summit Feb. 26. "We have truly changed the culture around healthy eating and living in this country" in the five years since the Let's Move! campaign to eliminate childhood obesity in a generation was launched, Obama said, reflecting on data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey that found the prevalence of obesity among 2- to 5-year-olds has fallen from 13.9% in 2003-2004 to 8.4% in 2011-2012.

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  19. University of Tennessee Expert: Daylight Saving Time's 'Spring Forward' Can Cause ProblemsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | BioSpace

    "For individuals who maintain their regular time of sleep onset, the start of daylight saving time means loss of one hour of sleep," said . "It's a good time to remind ourselves that even small changes in the amount of sleep that we obtain can have a significant impact on our daytime performance."

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  20. Outbreak overloadRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Http

    If you are a young person, viruses such as the measles might be a foreign concept to you.

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