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  1. America Entering into a "Post Antibiotic Era"Read the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | News Talk Florida

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Thomas Frieden warns that the government needs to take immediate action before our life-saving antibiotics are rendered useless.

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  2. MommyMeds App: The Latest Diaper Bag EssentialRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | MacMegasite

    ... More than 4 million women give birth in the U.S. each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Virtually all of these women will use at least one medication during pregnancy or when breastfeeding. Of these women, 77 percent ...

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  3. Fruit from Trader Joe's, Costco recalled due to possible listeria contaminationRead the original story

    4 min ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... minimize even the slightest risk to public health, and that is our priority." The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists listeria as a serious infection usually caused by consuming food contaminated with listeria monocytogenes bacteria. ...

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  4. More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccineRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Washington Examiner

    ... But we really need to do better moving forward," said Dr. Anne Schuchat of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The vaccine protects against human papillomavirus, or HPV. The sexually transmitted bug can cause cervical cancer, genital ...

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  5. U.S. Teens Still Lag In Getting Vaccinated Against HPVRead the original story

    7 min ago | WNYC-AM New York

    ... number of preteens getting the vaccine is still dismally low, doctors from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday. "One of the top 5 reasons parents listed is that it hadn't been recommended to them by a doctor or nurse," ...

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  6. More US Girls Now Getting HPV VaccineRead the original story

    9 min ago | CBS Local

    ... But we really need to do better moving forward," said Dr. Anne Schuchat of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The vaccine protects against human papillomavirus, or HPV. The sexually transmitted bug can cause cervical cancer, genital ...

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  7. Fort Detrick research leaders confident despite CDC safety breachRead the original story

    13 min ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... as a direct result of the June and July safety breaches involving anthrax at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and smallpox at the Food and Drug Administration. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases' Integrated ...

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  8. Legislation promoting early detention of breast cancer unites right and left on Capitol HillRead the original story

    17 min ago | NOLA.com

    On Thursday, Sen. David Vitter , R-La., a leading conservative, joined with Sen. Amy Klobuchar , D-Minn., a liberal, to introduce legislation reauthorizing the 2010 EARLY Act, which has helped identify gaps in education and awareness among young women and health care providers.

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  9. NIOSH Update: NIOSH Issues First Closed-Circuit Escape Respirator...Read the original story

    37 min ago | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... Safety and Health Act of 1970. For further information, visit www.cdc.gov/niosh . Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA 800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC-INFO

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  10. The HPV Vaccination Rate Is Still Too Low, CDC SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Switched

    ... recommended three doses of the vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. That was up from 33.4 percent in 2012 but far short of the CDC's goal of an 80 percent vaccination rate, data showed. ...

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  11. Overweight and obese kids are in denial about their weight, CDC saysRead the original story

    44 min ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... class in Windber, Pa. (Gene J. Puskar / Associated Press) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 48% of obese boys and 36% of obese girls think their weight is "about right." Among kids and teens who were merely overweight, 81% ...

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  12. This Little Stick Tells You If Your Drink Was DruggedRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Switched

    ... raped or experienced an attempted rape, according to a 2011 survey done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .) Trying not to oversell his device, Wilson called pd.id a "warning system" like the song-identifying Shazam app. Similar to ...

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  13. Swimming Safety and ADDRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | BellaOnline

    ... and children between the ages of 1 and 14 in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It's also the fifth-leading cause for Americans of all ages." What can you do to keep your child with ADD safe? Water Safety ...

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  14. Walgreens 'Way to Well' Health Tour Reaches Millionth Community Member With Free Health TestsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... is the nation's fastest-growing disease over the past decade, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As the nation's largest drugstore chain with fiscal 2013 sales of $72 billion, Walgreens ( www.walgreens.com ) vision is to be ...

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  15. Latest Vaccination Coverage Estimates for Adolescents Show Only Small Increase for HPV VaccineRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Infection Control Today

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials announced today that the number of girls and boys aged 13-17 years receiving human papillomavirus vaccine remains unacceptably low despite a slight increase in vaccination coverage since 2012, according to data from CDC's 2013 National Immunization Survey-Teen published in this week's Morbidity ... (more)

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  16. Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newsday

    ... cervical, anal and other cancers, U.S. health officials said Thursday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends all boys and girls aged 11 and 12 get the three-dose vaccine so that protection is in place before they become ...

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  17. Biosafety in the federal workplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TBD.com

    With about 80 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employees potentially exposed to anthrax in June, many are wondering what practices are being put in place to protect employees from infection.

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  18. CDC: HPV vaccination coverage among teens remains 'unacceptably low'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    Although there has been a slight increase in human papillomavirus vaccination coverage among adolescents since 2012, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that vaccine coverage in this population remains "unacceptably low."

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  19. Gun Violence Report: Ohio Among 14 States, DC Where Guns Now Kill More People Than CarsRead the original story

    49 min ago | Plunderbund

    ... se information from the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Still not finding what you're looking for? Drop a comment on a post or contact us so we can take care of it!

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  20. 9 Must-Know Facts About The Ebola Virus Spreading Across West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Switched

    ... cases in Sierra Leone, according to the most recent information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than half of these cases have been fatal, with 310 suspected deaths in Guinea, 116 suspected deaths in Liberia and 206 ...

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