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  1. Hepatitis C Infections in Hospitals Show Need for Tight Infection Control PracticesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Health.com

    ... 27 issue of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report , a publication of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The source of the infection in the Wisconsin case was not pinpointed, said Gwen Borlaug, coordinator of the HAI Prevention ...

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  2. Global Blood Pressure Program Could Save Millions of Lives, Experts SayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Health.com

    ... Global Standardized Hypertension Treatment Project has been launched by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). "Heart disease and stroke are silent killers - on a mass scale. ...

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  3. Enhancing studies on a possible blood biomarker for traumatic brain injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    ... 1.7 million Americans suffer a traumatic brain injury each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and an estimated 5.3 million individuals - approximately two percent of the U.S. population -- are living with disability ...

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  4. Leprosy Cases Hit Florida CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

    In the past decade, before the new cases, only one person in Volusia County, Florida, was diagnosed with the disease. Health officials said the recent increase in cases was unexpected, but because the incubation period ranges from nine months to 20 years, they did not think it signaled a wave of new infections.

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  5. Phil Robertson on Avoiding STDs: 'One Man, One Woman, Married for Life'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Cybercast News Service

    Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson said he has a solution to stop the spread of sexually transmitted diseases in the United States, where the Centers for Disease Control says more than 110 million people are infected. "You need a Godly, biblical, medically safe option?" Robertson said on Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in suburban Maryland.

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  6. Seasonal flu vaccine even less effective than thoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | CBS Atlanta

    ... level estimated for the flu shot earlier in the season, said experts at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The situation for children was even worse. The CDC panel pegged the effectiveness of the injected vaccine for kids aged 2 to ...

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  7. Startup wants your phone to tell you if the baby is coming earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Business Journal

    ... they often lead to health problems or even death for a newborn. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention , 35 percent of all infant deaths in 2010 were related to preterm birth factors. Preterm birth also is considered the leading ...

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  8. Update on avian influenza in western US statesRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Crofs Blogs

    ... are known to have become sick in connection with the avian influenza viruses. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is taking a cautious approach until more is known about the viruses, and its recommendations are consistent with guidance ...

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  9. Revised surveillance case definition for HIV infection--United States, 2014.Read the original story

    51 min ago | CiteULike

    MMWR. Recommendations and reports : Morbidity and mortality weekly report. Recommendations and reports / Centers for Disease Control , Vol.

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  10. Facebook moves into suicide preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | MarketWatch

    ... to 2010 by a statistically significant amount, according to a 2013 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, rising 28% to 17.6 for every 100,000 people. Among that age group, the rate of suicide peaked for those aged between 50 and ...

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  11. Officials: 8 dogs, 6 People Under Rabies MonitoringRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KCEN

    AUSTIN -- Health officials said Friday that eight dogs and six people are currently being monitored for possible exposure to a rabid dog at Zilker Park earlier this month. According to Mark Sloat with the Austin Animal Center, one of the dogs is at the center under a 45-day observation, and the remaining dogs are under in-home observation for 90 days.

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  12. Flu vaccine is only 18-percent effective, CDC saysRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NJ.com

    ... The injected vaccine is only 15 percent effective this season for them, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement. Even worse, the nasal spray vaccine showed potentially no benefit to young children, it said. "Neither ...

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  13. Seattle woman knocked unconscious in drive-by egg throwing incidentRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    ... rom mild concussions to severe brain injuries, as well as death, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  14. Wankband Lets You Re-Charge Your Cell Phone With Masturbation EnergyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Phillymag.com

    For those who love going green, and who also love masturbation, boy, do we have a new technological gadget for you! Aptly titled the Wankband , this new device, which is being beta tested by Pornhub, essentially creates power when it is moved in an up-and-down motion. Users strap the bracelet on to their hands before they masturbate, and while doing so, the device's internal kinetic charger stores the energy created.

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  15. Michigan family celebrates rare identical tripletsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... About 4,300 triplet births are recorded each year in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But these births are rarer because the triplets were conceived naturally, without fertility drugs. (WZZM) ST. CLAIR SHORES - ...

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  16. Hepatitis C Infections in Hospitals Show Need for Tight Infection Control PracticesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | HON

    ... 27 issue of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report , a publication of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The source of the infection in the Wisconsin case was not pinpointed, said Gwen Borlaug, coordinator of the HAI Prevention ...

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  17. Want To Live Long And Prosper? Don't SmokeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Forbes.com

    Leonard Nimoy, famous for playing the half-breed, super-logical alien Spock on "Star Trek," died this morning of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease , caused by years of smoking tobacco - even though he gave up the habit three decades ago. (LLAP is short for "Live long and prosper," the famous Vulcan greeting Spock frequently used.

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  18. Health Watch: Sticking to your health plan when your family isna t helpingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | RecordNET

    ... is considered the best preventive measure against the flu, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older - with rare exceptions - should get the flu vaccine. According to ...

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  19. CDC: Flu Vaccine Only 18% EffectiveRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | InteliHealth

    ... H3N2 strain of flu by only 18%, a new report says. The report comes from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Officials said earlier in the season that the vaccine was about 23% effective. Among children, the vaccine offers ...

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  20. Vaccinations are the Cure for Unnecessary School SuspensionsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Island Gazette Newspaper Online

    ... to be up-to-date based on their age for certain vaccinations recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). "Ensuring that children are current on all CDC-recommended vaccines is one of the most important things parents can do ...

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