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  1. Study Examines Cancer Risk From 1st Atom-Bomb TestRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... until the bomb was used during World War II. A previous study done by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that exposure rates near the Trinity Site were thousands of times higher that currently allowed. However, that ...

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  2. PHOTO: Simon Humphrey is pictured in his hospital bed.Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... and send children to the hospital with breathing problems. And now, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it is investigating whether the virus led to temporary limb paralysis in nine children in Colorado. The virus is similar to ...

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  3. CDC investigates kids' limb paralysisRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KVIA-TV El Paso

    The children were hospitalized between August 9 and September 28 with muscle weakness in their limbs, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Something is affecting the children's motor nerves, causing weakness primarily in their shoulders, triceps, biceps and hips, says Dr. Joyce Oleszek, a pediatric rehabilitation specialist at Children's Hospital Colorado.

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  4. CDC: Respiratory illnesses up to 277 confirmed cases in 40 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WTLV

    The number of confirmed cases of an uncommon respiratory illness has increased to 277 in 40 states and the District of Columbia, affecting mostly children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC: Respiratory illnesses up to 277 confirmed cases in 40 states The number of confirmed cases of an uncommon respiratory illness has increased to 277 in 40 states and the District of Columbia, affecting mostly children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  5. 'Deadly diarrhea' rates nearly doubled in 10 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... exposure remains the most important risk factor for CDI." According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), C. difficile is the most common bacteria responsible for causing healthcare-associated infections in U.S. hospitals and is ...

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  6. Flu prevention key for everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Denver Broncos

    ... and February, but can start as early as October and end as late as May, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. More than 200,000 people are hospitalized each year on average for flu-related illnesses according to a study conducted by ...

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  7. Link suspected between Enterovirus and paralysisRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WXYZ

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating reports of patients experiencing paralysis after recovering from Enterovirus D-68. The latest development comes after reports that nine children at Children's Hospital Colorado experienced muscle weakness and paralysis.

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  8. Fauci says 'inadequate' world response won't control EbolaRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | USA Today

    The nation's top expert on infectious diseases warns that without more aggressive action the world risks having "close to the worst-case scenario" in the Ebola crisis in West Africa. Fauci says 'inadequate' world response won't control Ebola The nation's top expert on infectious diseases warns that without more aggressive action the world risks having "close to the worst-case scenario" in the Ebola crisis in West Africa.

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  9. Health dept. fines Iyo Udon for removing yellow placardRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KITV-TV

    ... are those conditions known to cause foodborne illnesses as recognized by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Iyo Udon was cited for improper employee health and hygiene violations ...

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  10. Tenth Colorado child showing paralysis, muscle weakeningRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Fort Morgan Times

    ... enterovirus. There was no information given for the 10th child. On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a national alert for doctors in other states to watch for patients suffering from limb weakness accompanied by lesions ...

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  11. Condoms fail, so teens should consider implants and IUDs, doctors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    ... to the National Survey of Family Growth , an ongoing study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Condoms are important for preventing the spread of sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, but they are not nearly as ...

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  12. Why Everyone Should Get A Flu Shot - Even Healthy AdultsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    It's that time of year again. And if you're thinking of skipping out on your annual flu vaccination, you should seriously reconsider.

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  13. Dallas hospital isolates possible Ebola patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    ... that region. The hospital said it is complying with all recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Texas Department of Health to ensure the safety of other patients and medical staff. On Sunday, a doctor exposed to ...

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  14. Patient being evaluated for possible Ebola virus at Texas hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    A patient is being evaluated for "potential Ebola Virus disease a based on the patient's symptoms and recent travel history," a Texas hospital said Monday.

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  15. CDC disease detectives dispatched to West Africa to fight EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | FOX Carolina

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is sending Epidemic Intelligence Service Officers or disease detectives to try and stop the outbreak of the Ebola virus. And those workers admit there is a long road ahead to stop the disease.

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  16. Report Shows Overdose Trends, Offers SolutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | WICU12 Erie

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 110 Americans die every day from a drug overdose. A new report out Monday looks at the trend of overdoses in our state and region.

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  17. CDC issues Ebola guidelines for U.S. funeral homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | KFVS12

    ... k Obama addressed the Ebola crisis in a speech he delivered during a visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta on Sept. 16.

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  18. 40 States, District of Columbia Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Health.com

    ... the cases have involved children, except for one adult, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Enterovirus D68 is part of the family of viruses that includes the common cold. It can sometimes require hospitalization, ...

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  19. Why This Tech Giant is Impressed with the International Ebola ResponseRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Government Executive

    ... Guinea, with more than half the cases and deaths occurring in Liberia alone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has projected that as many as 1.4 million people could be infected by Jan. 20 if control efforts aren't greatly improved, ...

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  20. Live updates: Hamilton school holds parents meeting after preschooler dies of respiratory...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    ... out as influenza as the cause of his illness and samples were sent to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to test for Enterovirus D-68, a powerful virus with flu-like symptoms that has afflicted 277 people in 40 states. State ...

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