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  1. Give Sleep a ChanceRead the original story

    17 min ago | Workforce

    ... 11 percent who did in 1942, according to Gallup data. Earlier this year, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called insufficient sleep "a public health epidemic." At the same time, the workweek is growing longer. Full-time employees ...

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  2. Mother-Baby Unit at Providence Recognized by the CDCRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | KIMO

    The Children's Hospital at Providence was recently nationally recognized by the Centers for Disease Control for scoring a 93 out of 100 for their Maternity practices in Infant and Nutrition. "We did a lot of hard work around becoming a baby-friendly hospital," said Lisa Zimmerman who is a Staff Nurse at Providence Hospital.

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  3. Indiana hospitals develop plan for Ebola casesRead the original story

    25 min ago | Washington Times

    ... Most hospitals don't have to fear those financial hits. This month, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has designated 35 hospitals around the country as Ebola treatment centers. But it's not clear how the costs those hospitals incur ...

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  4. Prepackaged caramel apples linked to 4 deathsRead the original story

    51 min ago | KDWN

    ... have a shelf life of a month or more, and some may still be on store shelves. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it knows of 28 cases in which people were sickened with the same strains of the bacterial illness listeria, and at ...

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  5. Dallas County confirms second flu-related death of the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... this season. About 70 percent of the H3N2 viruses analyzed to date by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are significantly different from the virus included in this season's flu vaccine. Despite the flawed vaccine, health officials are ...

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  6. Bay State in the cross hairs of fluRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Boston Herald

    ... Laboratories. "The current evidence indicates that it'll be a bad season." The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that flu cases were widespread in 29 states, including Massachusetts, and several states have seen high ...

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  7. National Briefs: World War I memorial approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... is one of the U.S. hospitals designated as an Ebola treatment center by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Four people since September have tested positive for Ebola in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease ...

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  8. How do NHL fans avoid taking their lumps with mumpsa breakout season: Ita s Out of the QuestionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | LA Daily News

    After going through her extensive shoe box of family records, Mom says there's no evidence that I've ever had a vaccination for the mumps. “Your sister had them on both sides in 1969, and your brother had them on one side in 1969,” she added in her text.

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  9. Newly discovered 'Bourbon Virus' is believed to be behind mysterious death of Kansas manRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    PICTURED: The father-of-one New York cop and his newly-wed partner who were 'assassinated' as they sat in their squad car Man who executed two cops shot his girlfriend in Baltimore then traveled to New York and BRAGGED on Instagram that he was going to get revenge for Eric Garner and Mike Brown before launching deadly attack and finally killing himself Police officers turn their backs on New York Mayor Bill de Blasio as he is accused of having 'blood on his hands' New deadly illness discovered in Kansas: Tick-borne illness named the 'Bourbon Virus' is believed to be behind mysterious death of farmer Floyd Mayweather paid for rapper Early Hayes' funeral despite 'watching the rapper shoot his wife and then himself on FaceTime' Women's voices really DO make men's skin tingle: How electrical activity in the skin increases when fertile women speak Mel B cancels vital eye operation just a week ... (more)

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  10. CDC researchers publish estimate of effectiveness of condom use in anal sexRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Aidsmap

    ... men. This analysis, by Dawn K Smith and three other researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), analyses two historic studies of condom use and HIV incidence in gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in the ...

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  11. One million people with hepatitis C in the US at high priority for treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Aidsmap

    ... or are at risk for complications. Fujie Xu and colleagues from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and colleagues aimed to estimate the number of people living with hepatitis C in the US, and the number who have been diagnosed, ...

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  12. Many hepatitis C patients with cirrhosis or advanced fibrosis face liver failure and liver cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Aidsmap

    ... are limiting treatment to the sickest patients. Anne Moorman from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and colleagues looked at liver disease progression to decompensation or HCC and all-cause mortality among patients in the Chronic ...

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  13. Suggestions on how to cut alcohol consumption over ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... But even with this kind of binge drinking, a new study released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 90 percent of these kinds of drinkers aren't alcoholics and aren't alcohol-dependent. Nevertheless, men who have 15 or ...

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  14. EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes boom among teenagers while lawmakers fail to actRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    ... according to the nationwide Monitoring the Future survey. Just last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that e-cigarette use among high school students had more than doubled between 2011 and 2012. Only 4.7% of high schoolers ...

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  15. Editor's Notes: Ounce of prevention literally would be worth pound of cureRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... for health issues that are preventable 72 percent of the time, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Despite best efforts of doctors and medical professionals to treat them, people are not healthy as they think, and it's ...

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  16. Health/WellnessRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Proctor Journal

    ... everyone to germs - and this year's cold and flu season is projected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to be the worst yet. Diabetes can increase the risk for heart disease, stroke, or serious kidney damage. However, many people may ...

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  17. Murthy not a oeeminently qualifiedaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | O-R Online

    I write to offer a counterpoint to your Wednesday editorial supporting the confirmation of Vivek Murthy as surgeon general of the United States.

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  18. Black-eye year for public health: Disease control had its share of setbacks in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

    ... is a disease threat everywhere," said Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But experts say others factors this year were shortcomings and errors at the CDC and in other public health organizations. The ...

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  19. Diane Dimond: What Worldwide Ebola Epidemic? Ominous Predictions Prove UntrueRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    ... to be deliberate misinformation from the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Back in mid-October, I, along with countless other scribes, repeated the dire WHO warnings that new cases of the deadly disease ...

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  20. In Sierra Leone, the ghosts of war haunt an Ebola graveyardRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    ... to 70percent of Ebola cases stem from traditional burials, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In August, to stop the chain of transmission, the government of Sierra Leone mandated that all of the deceased be buried as ...

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