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1 hr ago | HON

Many Kids With Medicaid Use ER as Doctor's Office: CDC

Children covered by Medicaid, the publicly funded insurance program for the poor, visit the emergency room for medical care far more often than uninsured or privately insured youngsters, a U.S. survey finds.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Family, Kids, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Miami Children's Hospital, Hospital Administration

5 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

Life Lessons: Detecting autism earlier

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , 1 in 68 children will be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

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

9 hrs ago | Philly.com

Call it 'Grumpyvania?' 5 Pa. cities make 'unhappiest' list

A recent study by researchers at the University of British Columbia and Harvard University named five Pennsylvania cities as among the most unhappy in the United States.

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

Wed Jul 23, 2014

LongIsland.com

Schumer: At Least 3 Long Islanders Have Confirmed Cases of...

As Schumer Previously Warned, Chik-V Has Continued to Spread from Caribbean & S. America to the United States, Including 3 Travel-Related Cases on LI.

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Related Topix: Long Island, VA, us Travel, Travel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Control Group, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Health

WCHS-TV Charleston

Federal Government Agrees To Test Chemical For Long-Term Effects

Kennie Bass Videographer: John Tincher Reported: Jul. 23, 2014 5:52 PM EDT Updated: Jul. 23, 2014 6:05 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Federal health officials have agreed to conduct animal studies on the chemicals that spilled into West Virginia's largest drinking water supply in January.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Senator Joe Manchin, Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, WV, Biotech, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Industry

Star-Telegram.com

Head of troubled CDC anthrax lab has resigned

The head of the government lab that potentially exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned, an agency spokesman said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Influenza, Health, Bird Flu

ABC News

Head of Troubled CDC Anthrax Lab Has Resigned

Michael Farrell was head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lab since 2009.

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

Pacific Daily News

Protect: Parents, ensure your children have all the proper immunizations

For more information about the importance of vaccines and recommendations, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website, www.cdc.gov/vaccines .

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Oceania, World News, Micronesia, Opinion

Philly.com

Many obese kids think they're thinner than they really are

Many obese and overweight American children and teens look in the mirror and tell themselves their weight is fine, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Epidemiology, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Life, Food, Nutrition, New York University

Kansas City InfoZine

Antibiotic-resistant Infections on the Rise

It will allow any hospital in the country to electronically track all antibiotics prescribed in hospitals and for hospitals to track patterns of drug resistance in patients with infections.

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

Foster's Daily Democrat

Forgotten vials of smallpox found in storage room

A government scientist cleaning out an old storage room at a research center near Washington made a startling discovery last week - decades-old vials of smallpox packed away and forgotten in a cardboard box.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KDWN

Study: Many heavy kids think theya re normal weight

Nearly a third of children in a national survey didn't have an accurate idea of their own weight - most of them heavy or obese children who viewed themselves as normal.

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

Larimer County Subscriptions

News Release from Health & Environment

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that people who work outdoors are more likely to become dehydrated and are more likely to get heat-related illness, and recommends the following preventive measures: Don't wait until you are thirsty to drink.

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Advocate

Shocking Increase in HIV Infection Rate Among Young Gay, Bi Men

New HIV infections among gay and bisexual men between the ages of 13 and 24 increased by a staggering 132.5 percent between 2001 and 2011, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Fox News

CDC says it 'may never know' cause of bird flu mishap

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Thomas Frieden testifies before the hearing on ''Review of CDC anthrax Lab Incident'' on Capitol Hill in Washington July 16, 2014.

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

News 4 Jax

Catching autism earlier

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that 1 in 68 children will be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

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

The Wichita Eagle

CDC director to be at Kentucky events

Dr. Thomas Frieden will be at a 6:30 p.m. EDT reception and 7 p.m. dinner Aug. 4 at the Center for Rural Development in Somerset; a 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 5 appearance at Hazard Community and Technical College-First Federal Center; a 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 5 appearance at the Ramada Paintsville Hotel and Conference Center; and a 10 a.m. to 2 ... (more)

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WILX-TV Lansing

MSU Study Finds Sleep Deprivation Can Hurt Memory

You may want to get some more sleep if you're having trouble remembering things.

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Related Topix: Michigan State University, Biotech, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Industry, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Santee man 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: Health, West Nile Virus, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Farmington Daily Times

Editorial: Lapses on deadly diseases demand explanation

When we heard that the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had created a potentially lethal safety risk by improperly sending deadly pathogens - like anthrax - to other laboratories around the country, our first reaction was disbelief.

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