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  1. Indiana permits needle exchange as HIV cases skyrocketRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... suppressing the outbreak. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS. Pence said the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended the program and he was willing to support one if county officials want it. "This is a public health emergency," ...

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  2. Drinking And Driving? Don't Even Think About It, Your Car Won't Let YouRead the original story

    27 min ago | Scientific Blogging

    ... of Public Health, and director of the U-M Injury Center, which is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and Jonathan D. Rupp, PhD., Carol A.C. Flannagan, Ph.D., and C. Raymond Bingham, Ph.D., all from UMTRI. Cunningham and Carter ...

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  3. $2.5M EPA Reporting Fine VacatedRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | PaintSquare

    ... between cumulative hexavalent chromium exposure and lung cancer. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention detailed Criteria for a Recommended Standard [on] Occupational Exposure to Hexavalent Chromium in 2013. Two years later, the ...

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  4. MMR vaccine contains recombinant HUMAN albuminRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | NewsTarget.com

    ... fraud at 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. I regret that my coauthors and I omitted statistically significant information in our 2004 ...

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  5. Why are the toxins in cigarettes considered safe by "science" when you inject them into your blood?Read the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | NewsTarget.com

    ... into their bloodstream with every puff. Is it any wonder that, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 2.5 million non-smoking adults have died since 1964 due to secondhand smoke inhalation? Imagine people ...

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  6. Answers to common questions about HIV, needles and drug useRead the original story

    56 min ago | KDWN

    ... of people currently living with HIV in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The good news is there's been progress in curbing infections, largely because of needle-exchange and drug-treatment programs. New ...

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  7. Growing number of businesses accommodate nursing momsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KFVS12

    ... said breastfeeding is the most optimal way to feed a newborn. However, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports many women do not meet their breastfeeding goals. The CDC said returning to work is the primary reason many women stop ...

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  8. Victoria mother organizes brain injury awareness event 6 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Victoria Advocate

    ... not to give up. March is Brain Injury Awareness month, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, everyone is at risk for a traumatic brain injury caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury that ...

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  9. Lifesaver drones could help rescue wayward swimmers in 30 secondsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Russia Taday

    ... happening to the victim, and LED fixtures can help with night rescues. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury death worldwide and the highest rates are among children. "From ...

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  10. Hampton Roads doctors see increase in stomach bug casesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Hampton Roads has had more outbreaks of the norovirus, or stomach bug, in the past three months than all of 2014, according to the Virginia Department of Health. Many people get sick with norovirus from November to April, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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    2 hrs ago | Barnstable Patriot

    Coaches, players and parents of the Barnstable Youth Soccer Association are becoming more head-injury aware thanks to a state mandate and an informative course. Photo courtesy of BYSA Head trauma is no joke, and with the State of Massachusetts taking it seriously, so are the parents, players and coaches of the Barnstable Youth Soccer Association.

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  12. Michael Gerson: Is world really prepared for next epidemic?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

    ... Relief (PEPFAR) and the World Bank, as well as the training of technicians by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The next time a politician sneers at "foreign aid," substitute the words "disease surveillance" and see if his or her ...

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  13. Illustration on the lack of U.S abortion data by Alexander Hunter/The Washington TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... only two national organizations collect abortion data in the United States: the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a federal government agency, and the private abortion advocacy group, the Alan Guttmacher Institute. Reporting of abortion ...

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  14. Indiana to fight HIV with needle exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... in Scott County because of the emergency nature of the infections. He said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also recommended a needle-exchange program because all of the HIV cases now have been linked to IV drug use. In addition, the ...

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  15. Indiana governor to allow needle exchangesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... cases, health officials said. Pence, a Republican, said officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who arrived in the county Monday said it would be "medically appropriate" to authorize some type of needle-exchange program to help ...

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  16. CDC publishes provocative anti-smoking adsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Click2Houston

    Can the idea of having a needle stuck in your eye motivate a person to quit smoking -- or to never start in the first place? The Centers for Disease Control has published another round of provocative messages. KPRC 2's Lauren Freeman has a closer look at the ads.

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  17. Animal rights group protests circus, warns of TB risk from elephantsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Times Leader

    ... in Tennessee," Payne said. PETA in its report referred to a 2009 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that found employees at an animal refuge in Tennessee who previously tested negative for TB, then worked directly with a ...

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  18. Climate change is spreading diseases you haven't even heard of yetRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Grist Magazine

    Hollywood tradition dictates that in Act One of the outbreak narrative, we begin deep in the bowels of the CDC, cell cultures sloshing around a petri dish, a gaggle of white coats huddled around a microscope. Cut to the limb-flailing, flesh-eating symptoms, entire families frothing at the mouth - once unleashed, the pathogen will sweep the globe and consume us all before you can finish your Hail Marys: I've always loved you, Nancy! But according to Daniel Brooks, who's been studying the rise of emerging infectious diseases for 40 years, the Hollywood model needs to be recalibrated in light of climate change.

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  19. Indiana governor OKs needle-exchange program after signing law allowing religion-based discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Wisconsin Gazette

    ... of the prescription painkiller Opana. State health officials and staff from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that the outbreak "is an indicator of a larger problem," which is rampant IV drug use in the economically depressed ...

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  20. White House crafts first-ever plan to fight superbugsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... to pass laws and increase funding for antibiotic resistance, she added. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 2 million people are infected with resistant bacteria each year and 23,000 die, which experts say is a ...

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