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Canada is sending a charter plane to repatriate scientists who have been operating the country's mobile Ebola laboratory in Sierra Leone.
The vast majority of American babies are getting the vaccines they need to protect them from serious illnesses, federal health officials said Thursday.
CDC worker flown back to USA after Ebola exposure CDC worker flown back to USA after Ebola exposure Check out this story on KHOU.com: http://www.khou.com/story/news/health/2014/08/28/cdc-worker-flown-back-to-usa-after-ebola-exposure/14745503/ MONROVIA, LIBERIA - AUGUST 21: American scientist David Safronetz hands over a bucket containing blood ... (more)
The link between the MMR Vaccine and Autism have long been debated in and out of court.
"My name is William Thompson. I am a Senior Scientist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where I have worked since 1998."
Officials confirm an Atlanta Police officer shot a man at Woodruff Park after the suspect assaulted a Georgia State University Police officer with a knife.
Medical marijuana is most often approved for treating pain conditions, making it an option instead of prescription painkillers.
"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.
A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as a leading American health official warned that the outbreak sweeping West Africa would get worse before it gets better.
The cases of campylobacteriosis have been linked to raw milk or cream purchased at Ropelato Dairy in Weber County, the department said in a statement Tuesday.
The Ebola virus still has the "upper hand" in the outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa, but experts have the means to stop it, a top American health official said during a visit to the hardest-hit countries.
Researchers looked at death rates caused by overdoses of opioid painkillers, like OxyContin or Vicodin, between 1999 and 2010 using data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
When Chicago health officials saw Twitter users complaining about local food poisoning episodes, they reached out on Twitter to those users and often ended up charging the restaurant in question with a violation.
Arlin Rueda, 20, watches over her 3-year-old son, Aaron, as he plays in a park near their home while holding her newborn daughter, Isabel Delgado, in Denver.
Each year one out of every six Americans is sickened by a foodborne illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 04:19 am
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