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  1. Policymakers and health professionals must collaborate to fight addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | The Hill

    ... in developing pain treatment guidelines with the American Medical Association, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Emergency physicians support ...

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  2. 5 unusual warning signs that you may have a problem with your heartRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | IVillage

    The body is a complicated machine, but your heart often offers subtle clues that something might be amiss. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in every four deaths in the United States - about 610,000 people - is related to heart disease.

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  3. Indiana offers new screening options for rising STI ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | The Penn

    Rates of sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, among young people are rising annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Men and women aged 20 to 24 have the highest rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea compared to other age groups.

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  4. TN Health News: Travelers: Take Precautions Against ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    ... problems and other brain and neurological disorders. Pregnant women should follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and TDH recommendations to avoid travel to areas with Zika, be extremely cautious in avoiding mosquito bites if travel is ...

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  5. Hear This: Scientists Regrow Sound-Sensing CellsRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Live Science

    ... for about 90 percent of hearing loss in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In the new study, scientists at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology reported that they isolated stem ...

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  6. E-cigarettes popular among smokers with existing illnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... adults who use electronic cigarettes also smoke tobacco cigarettes, a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey reveals. The proportion of American adults who perceive e-cigarettes to be equally or more harmful than traditional ...

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  7. Listeria may be serious miscarriage threat early in pregnancyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | PressReleasePoint

    Listeria monocytogenes, the common food-borne bacteria depicted in this illustration based on electron microscope imagery, can cause miscarriage, stillbirth and premature labor in pregnant women. Listeria, a common food-borne bacterium, may pose a greater risk of miscarriage in the early stages of pregnancy than appreciated, according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine studying how pathogens affect fetal development and change the outcome of pregnancy.

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  8. Many Younger Cancer Survivors Can't Afford Their MedsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | HON

    ... study, a team including researchers from the American Cancer Society, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and elsewhere collected data on nearly 9,000 cancer survivors. The investigators also looked at medical records for more than ...

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  9. County chosen for surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Easley Progress

    Each year, of the 3,141 counties in the United States, 15 are selected as sample locations to take part in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. NHANES is conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics - a branch of the Centers for Disease Control - and is considered by health professionals to be the most comprehensive survey of the health and nutritional status of the U.S. population.

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  10. It's time we face it: Fossil fuels are killing usRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Kevin, M.D.

    ... variety and abundance which oil, natural gas and coal kill us each day. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 50 percent of cancers, and most cardiovascular disease, are caused by lifestyle decisions. Much of it is not ...

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  11. Defending California Once AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mother Jones

    President Trump has cast California as "out of control" because of proposed legislation that would make the entire state a sanctuary for illegal immigrants, who, he says, "breed crime." But in reality, as California's immigrant population has grown, its crime and violence rates have plummeted.

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  12. Sepsis Diagnostics Market 2024; Reporting and Evaluation of Recent Industry DevelopmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SBWire

    ... causes of death in hospitalized patients. According to data revealed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, sepsis affects around 800,000 people in the U.S. each year and it is the ninth leading cause of disease-related deaths in North ...

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  13. Study: Same-sex marriage linked to fewer youth suicide attemptsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Toledo Blade

    ... relied on data from the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System, an annual Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey of high school students. The survey collects information about diet, sexual behaviors, and drug and alcohol use in U.S. high ...

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  14. Almost 2,000 opioid-related deaths in Massachusetts show fentanyl dangers risingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... usually prescribed for chronic pain in advanced cancer, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It can be 50 to 100 times more potent than heroin. But the state said that the fentanyl they are seeing most is the ...

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  15. Postpartum depressive symptoms fell in 2004 to 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    From 2004 to 2012 there was a decrease in postpartum depressive symptoms , according to research published in the Feb. 17 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report . Jean Y. Ko, Ph.D., from the CDC in Atlanta, and colleagues described self-reported PDS overall, by reporting state, and by selected sociodemographic factors using data from the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System for 2004, 2008, and 2012.

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  16. Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage Helped Reduce Suicide Attempts In LGBTQ YouthsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Refinery 29

    ... researchers took data from an annual survey of high schools students done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and looked through answers from 762,678 students who completed the survey from 1999 to January 2015 (before marriage ...

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  17. CDC: 2016-2017 Flu Vaccine Nearly 50 Percent EffectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | American Academy of Family Physicians

    Feb. 17 that said interim estimates from U.S. Flu Vaccine Effectiveness Network data for the 2016-2017 influenza season showed this year's flu vaccine has been 48 percent effective in preventing laboratory-confirmed influenza A and B viral infection associated with medically attended acute respiratory illness. The exact interim effectiveness estimates are 43 percent against the predominant influenza A viruses and 73 percent against influenza B viruses, said the MMWR .

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  18. A Long-Term Survivor Speaks OutRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | POZ

    ... long-term survivors, who face both having HIV and getting older. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least half of all HIV-positive Americans by 2020 will be 50 or older, and many of them will have been living with the ...

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  19. How same-sex marriage laws can save teens' livesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... They analyzed survey responses from 762,678 students who participated in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System between 1999 - five years before MA became the first state to legalize same-sex ...

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  20. Tyson Foods Quickens Shift from Antibiotics in ChickenRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ArkansasBusiness.com

    ... infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria dubbed "superbugs." The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that at least 2 million people in the United States are infected with drug-resistant bacteria each year and that ...

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