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2 hrs ago | Medical Daily

The Diseases That Actually Kill Us And Where We Donate Our Money Aren't Always Aligned

An infographic created by Vox shows the difference between where we donate our money, and the diseases that are actually the worst.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity

7 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

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Related Topix: SUNY Buffalo, University of Missouri, Tufts University, Mercer University, Liberty University

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Brandon Sun

Canada sending chartered plane for Ebola lab scientists in Sierra Leone

Canada is sending a charter plane to repatriate scientists who have been operating the country's mobile Ebola laboratory in Sierra Leone.

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Health.com

Most U.S. Babies Get Their Vaccines: CDC

The vast majority of American babies are getting the vaccines they need to protect them from serious illnesses, federal health officials said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Mumps, Hepatitis, Medicine, Chickenpox

KHOU-TV Houston

CDC worker flown back to USA after Ebola exposureCDC worker flown...

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)

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Travel, South Africa Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

Cudahy

Autism Caused By MMR Vaccine says CDC Whistleblower

The link between the MMR Vaccine and Autism have long been debated in and out of court.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Autism, Mumps, US News, Family, Kids

Examiner.com

What's Next for Autism and the CDC

"My name is William Thompson. I am a Senior Scientist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where I have worked since 1998."

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Related Topix: Health, Autism, Family, Kids, US News, Dan Burton, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

NewsTarget.com

CDC scientific fraud: an update on Dr. Poul Thorsen who authored...

The very legitimacy of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a trustworthy safeguard of public health hangs in the balance as evidence continues to emerge about rampant deception, fraud and even money laundering within the agency.

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Related Topix: US News, World News, Denmark,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

GSU officer stabbed at Woodruff Park, APD officer shoots attacker

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.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Georgia State University

The Globe and Mail

Opioid deaths down dramatically where marijuana is legal

Medical marijuana is most often approved for treating pain conditions, making it an option instead of prescription painkillers.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Health, Pain, University of Pennsylvania

Click Orlando

Ebola outbreak: '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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The Item

US official warns Ebola outbreak will get worse

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.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, Africa, Liberia

KMIZ

Raw milk sickens 45 in Utah

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.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

NWAonline

CDC chief to Africans: Have hope

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.

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NewsTarget.com

Congressman Posey discusses autism, vaccines and lack of CDC...

One of the last remaining patriots serving in public office is pushing for new legislation that would mandate side-by-side comparisons of autism rates in vaccinated versus unvaccinated children.

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Related Topix: Health, Autism, Representative Bill Posey, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Vaccinations, Mumps

Tue Aug 26, 2014

CBS Local

Study: Medical Marijuana May Reduce Painkiller-Related Deaths

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.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Health, Pain

Reuters

Twitter helps Chicago find sources of food poisoning

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.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Food Science

Lowell Sun

Colorado's simple policy that led to a stunning drop in teen births

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.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Human Sexuality

CNN

What's the deal with food recalls?

Each year one out of every six Americans is sickened by a foodborne illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Related Topix: Food Science, Kentucky

CTV

Ebola has 'upper hand' in West Africa, says U.S. health official

The Ebola virus has the "upper hand" in an outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa, a top American health official said, adding that experts have the tools to stop it.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

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