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  1. Modern history of anthrax in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Examiner.com

    ... the accidental shipment of live anthrax bacteria to labs in nine states. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms that it's investigating the accidental shipments. No one's been sickened by the bacteria, which can cause potentially ...

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  2. Bill Clinton: 'I'm officially Ebola-free'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | 4029TV.com

    Former President Bill Clinton said at a United Nations event Thursday that he underwent Ebola screening from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention after a recent visit to Liberia, but that he was never exposed to the deadly virus. "This morning, I'm officially Ebola-free," Clinton told the United Nations' Economic and Social Council Partnership Forum during a speech that focused on using partnerships to combat global issues like Ebola, poverty and education.

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  3. Human error likely not cause of anthrax mistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... is also used for hands-on work with anthrax and other deadly agents. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to government and commercial ...

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  4. Women, Poor, Uninsured Face Higher Risk of Psychological Distress: CDCRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Health.com

    ... of challenges," said report co-author Laura Pratt, an epidemiologist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics. "People with mental health problems have a lot of needs that aren't being met." In ...

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  5. No safety threat at Stanford from July 2014 anthrax shipmentRead the original story

    14 min ago | Stanford

    The vial of the substance is being analyzed to determine whether it contained very small quantities of live anthrax spores, but federal officials say the material is unlikely to pose any risk. Stanford University is secure and there is no threat to campus or public safety from the shipment of a vial last July that may have contained very small quantities of live anthrax spores.

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  6. Army Chief: Human Error Likely Not Cause of Anthrax MistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | CBS Local

    ... the samples as intended before they were shipped, he said. Odierno said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating that aspect of what went wrong at Dugway Proving Ground, the Army installation in Utah that sent the anthrax to ...

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  7. Up to 18 labs in U.S. got live anthrax shipmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Courier News

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Thursday that as many as 18 labs around the country received live anthrax samples. The Atlanta-agency said labs in nine states received the Bacillus Up to 18 labs in U.S. got live anthrax shipments Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Thursday that as many as 18 labs around the country received live anthrax samples.

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  8. City of Davis sours on sweet drinks for kids' meals in restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... obesity rates have more than doubled in the last 30 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A quarter of children in fifth, seventh and ninth grades in Davis are overweight or obese, according to the city. More than half ...

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  9. The Five Most Over-Prescribed AntibioticsRead the original story

    30 min ago | P&T Community

    The repercussions of antibiotic resistance were again underscored in a recent policy brief from Health Affairs and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has estimated that up to 50% of antibiotics are unnecessary or inappropriately prescribed.

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  10. Human error likely not cause of anthrax mistake, Army chief saysRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | The Times-Picayune

    ... the samples as intended before they were shipped, he said. Odierno said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating that aspect of what went wrong at Dugway Proving Ground, the Army installation in Utah that sent the anthrax to ...

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  11. As vaping culture gets hot, some drop cigarettes but maybe not all the risksRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | The Janesville Gazette

    ... to reduce or quit smoking, which kills 480,000 Americans a year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But the trend concerns some health advocates. Scientists don't yet know much about the health effects of electronic ...

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  12. U.S. Army chief says no human error seen in anthrax mishapRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Reuters

    ... medical measures although none have shown sign of exposure. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has begun an investigation of the incident. Odierno said the CDC was reviewing whether "we have to change the procedures that are ...

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  13. Feds ship anthrax spores to N.J. lab by mistake; nobody exposedRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | The Jersey Journal

    ... Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin. A South Korean lab also received samples. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating, and referred questions to the Department of Defense, which could not immediately be reached for comment ...

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  14. Pentagon: Military mistakenly shipped live anthrax samplesRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    ... research use. Spokesman Col. Steve Warren says the Pentagon is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to retrieve the samples. He says the government has confirmed one shipment contained live spores and suspects eight others ...

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  15. FILE - In this May 11, 2003, file photo, Microbiologist Ruth Bryan...Read the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... is also used for hands-on work with anthrax and other deadly agents. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to government and commercial ...

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  16. Live Anthrax Spores Possibly Sent To Stanford Lab; CDC Now AnalyzingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [...] Bacillus anthracis. This bacterium causes anthrax with malignant lesions that turn into eschars.

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  17. 'Eat This' is Better Than 'Don't Eat That'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Eating Disorders Online

    Positive reinforcement is a better tactic to encourage healthy eating than negative messages along the lines of "don't eat that," according to researchers from Cornell. Led by Brian Wansink, a food psychology researcher and author of "Slim By Design," the team analyzed 43 international studies that had to do with positive or negative messaging when it comes to nutrition.

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  18. The Defense Department FedExed Anthrax To 9 StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Refinery 29

    It's one thing to accidentally reply all on an email or accidentally send an embarrassing text to your mom; it's another to accidentally ship live anthrax to nine states and a military base in South Korea, which is what the Department of Defense did Thursday. According to NPR , the anthrax originated at a lab in Utah, where scientists were researching testing methods.

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  19. Pentagon, CDC search for answers after anthrax foul-upRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Washington Examiner

    ... The military laboratory that provided the samples in Dugway, Utah, notified the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on May 22 that the samples may not have been inert. The lab acted after learning that a private lab, the Edgewood Chemical ...

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  20. Gallup: Maine 14th for obesity as nation grows fatterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... high blood pressure and stroke, among other ailments, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Well-Being Index, based on 2.2 million surveys, captures how Americans feel about their daily lives based on five measures: a ...

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