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16 hrs ago | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Freshwater harmful algal bloom exposure an emerging health risk for recreational water users

Hilborn, E, V. Roberts, L. Backer, J. Yoder, Tim Wade, AND M. Hlavsa. Freshwater harmful algal bloom exposure an emerging health risk for recreational water users.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Food Science, Biotech, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Industry, Infectious Diseases

20 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Taking preventive health care into community spaces

A church. A city park. An office. These are not the typical settings for a medical checkup.

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Related Topix: Health Care Policy, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Cervical Cancer

Yesterday | Q-Notes

Community leadership should make HIV a priority

You've heard it. You've condemned it. You think it's anti-gay bigotry to say it.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Gay/Lesbian, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Yesterday | Medical News Today

Infant immunization rates 'are stable or increasing'

According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Immunization Survey, which is published in this week's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report , the vast majority of parents are ensuring vaccination for their infant children.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Vaccinations, Health, Mumps, Hepatitis, Chickenpox

Yesterday | Pacific Daily News

Ebola doctor called by God

On July 26, I learned that one of our key Samaritan's Purse doctors, Kent Brantly, medical director of our case management center in Liberia, had tested positive for the Ebola virus.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Biotech, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Industry, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Emory University, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Yesterday | Williston Observer

Make sure kids' vaccines are up to date

Observer staff report To celebrate the importance of immunizations throughout life, the Vermont Department of Health joined with partners nationwide in recognizing August as National Immunization Awareness Month.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Biotech, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Industry, Vaccinations, Health, Chickenpox, Mumps

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KLIQ-FM Hastings

Why You Could Be Eating Trans Fat Without Knowing It

Experts say that even if the nutritional label on your food may not indicate that it contains trans fat, it may still be leading you to eat trans fat.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration

Reuters

White House orders U.S. labs to take inventory of infectious agents

The White House has ordered federally funded labs working with infectious agents to conduct an immediate inventory of the pathogens in their labs and review their safety and security protocols, according to a memo released on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law

The Beaumont Enterprise

Beaumont mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile

This 2006 file photo made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a female Aedes aegypti mosquito acquiring a blood meal from a human host at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Beaumont, TX, West Nile Virus, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, World News, Guadeloupe, Central America, Jefferson County, TX

CNN

Journal questions validity of autism and vaccine study

A study published earlier this month concluded African-American boys are more at risk for autism if they're given the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine before the age of 2. The study author says researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention knew about the link in 2004 -- and covered it up.

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Related Topix: Autism, Health, Vaccinations, Mumps, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, US News

Gazette.net

Prince Georgea s teens report using less drugs, alcohol than nationwide

Prince George's County teens use drugs and alcohol less than their peers, but engage in less physical activity and other unhealthy practices, according to a national survey.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Education Etc.

Wed Aug 27, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

Douglasville police search for Waffle House burglars

FOX 5 has learned a corrections officer at the Atlanta city jail was attacked by more than a dozen inmates on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA, Douglas County, GA, Georgia State University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Infection Control Today

CDC Blog Addresses Safe Injection Practices in Dentistry

Today, on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 's Safe Healthcare Blog , Dr. John O'Keefe, chairman of the board for the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention , shares his personal experience with observing unsafe injection practices in a dental practice, and how he and OSAP strive to promote safe dentistry.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

12NewsNow.Com

Ebola outbreak: 'It's even worse than I'd feared'

"It's even worse than I'd feared," Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Wednesday of the Ebola outbreak rampaging through West Africa.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Liberia, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

EurekAlert!

Pilot program aims to improve cancer screening, specialty care in community health centers

Three locations will each receive $100,000 in funding to launch pilot programs to improve colorectal cancer screening rates and follow-up care for patients served by community health centers.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Medicine, Health, Biotech, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Industry, Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society

Tue Aug 26, 2014

US News & World Report

The ABCs of COPD

Despite falling death rates, COPD is third leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Related Topix: Copd, Medicine, Health, us Travel, Travel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, La Mesa, CA, UC San Diego

Food Quality News

E.coli O121 outbreak over, says CDC

The multistate outbreak of Shiga-toxin producing E.coli O121 which sickened 19 people has ended, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Wireless Developer Network

Magpi Launches New Mobile Data Collection and Messaging Application

Magpi, a leading provider of configurable, cloud-based mobile data collection and communication applications, today announced the release of Magpi 2.0, making it easier and more affordable to create form-based mobile apps and outgoing SMS and voice messages.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, Malaria

Kinston Free Press

Untreatable' cases of gonorrhea detected

After decades of treatments with numerous antibiotics here at home and worldwide, it - like other bacterial diseases - is evolving past treatments trusted to combat it.

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Related Topix: Gonorrhea, Medicine, Health, Australia, World News, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Tetracycline (generic), Sumycin

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Globe and Mail

West Nile Virus confirmed in two B.C. horses

A Culex quinquefasciatus mosquito is shown on a human finger in this undated handout photograph from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Control Group, Reuters, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

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