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2 hrs ago | WBAY-TV Green Bay

Powerful Painkiller Blamed in Overdose Death

A medical examiner determined the cause of death was a drug overdose related to the pain killer fentanyl.

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6 hrs ago | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

ASSIGNMENT 13: The 'pain' of feeling caught in the middle

Prescription drug abuse is on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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

6 hrs ago | UPI

20-year immunization program spares millions of U.S. children from disease, 732,000 deaths

For U.S. children born in the last 20 years, vaccinations will prevent more than 21 million hospitalizations and 732,000 deaths from diseases such as measles, mumps, rubella, polio, tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis or whooping cough.

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9 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Despite Popularity, Mysteries Of E-Cigarettes Persist

Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, explains the latest research on e-cigarettes and offers his take on new regulations proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.

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10 hrs ago | HON

Workplace Ladder Falls a Major Cause of Deaths, Injuries: CDC

Workplace tumbles off of ladders are a major cause of injury and death among American employees, a new study says.

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10 hrs ago | CBC News

Measles off to a fast start in U.S.

Measles can be infectious for four days before visible onset and for four days after, public health officials say.

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10 hrs ago | CBC News

8th Calgary measles case confirmed

Alberta Health Services has confirmed the eighth case of measles in Calgary this year.

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13 hrs ago | WMFD-TV Mansfield

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The Ohio Department of Health , Knox County Health Department and Holmes County General Health District, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are investigating several suspected cases of measles in the Knox County area.

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18 hrs ago | Channel3000

Mysterious stomach bug hits Wisconsin

Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the bug, called Cypress 4, has gotten more than 250 people sick and has sent at least 10 people to the hospital.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

OregonLive.com

Oregon cracks salmonella outbreak traced to bearded dragons that sickens more than 130

Bearded dragons, which come in a variety of colors and are popular with children, often carry salmonella.

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France unveils plan to stop youths joining jihad

As the kidnappers pulled into a quiet, upscale golf course community, they thought they were about to abduct an assistant district attorney who sent a high-ranking gang member to prison for life, authorities said.

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Union-Recorder

Raw oysters spike U.S. rise in bacterial infections, CDC reports

Raw oysters, so good with hot sauce, increasingly can carry something even more unsettling to the stomach: A bacteria linked to vomiting, diarrhea and pain.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Abridged food education program for children still helpful

An abbreviated version of the Nutrition Detectives Program improves students' food-label literacy, according to a study published online April 10 in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Preventing Chronic Disease .

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Yale University, Education Etc.

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Hundreds Turn Out For Autism Walk

Hundreds of Alaskans showed up to the Anchorage sports dome Saturday for the Anchorage Walk for Autism.

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Northwest Herald

Health Dept. offers communicable disease testing

Woodstock Ill. – In recognition of April's National Public Health Week, the McHenry County Department of Health is offering free confidential or anonymous rapid HIV testing, by appointment, for individuals at high risk for infection.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Woodstock, IL, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Hepatitis

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

New Hanover Regional Medical Center to offer smoking cessation classes in April

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the adverse health effects from smoking contribute to one out of every five deaths in America.

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BBC News

VIDEO: Autistic workers get chance to shine

According to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in 68 American children has an autism spectrum disorder.

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GPB.org

Lead Poisoning Nightmare In Nigeria May Be Easing

Gado Labbo holds her 5-year-old son, Yusuf, at a clinic in Dareta. In 2010, when Yusuf first entered the clinic, he had a blood lead level 30 times higher than the amount the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers dangerous.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Salem News

Alumni Association will honor Dr. Hanzlick

Dr. Randy L. Hanzlick, a physician who has been the chief medical examiner in Fulton County, Georgia since 1998, is this year's Salem High School Alumni Association Honored Alumnus.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Star Tribune

More Americans than ever getting diabetes diagnoses

More Americans are diagnosed with diabetes than ever before, though improved preventive care has cut the rate of serious complications such as heart attack and stroke over the past 20 years, a government report found.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

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