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  1. Flu hospitalizations of elderly hit record high, CDC saysRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | WTVC

    Some new evidence this is a particularly bad flu season: Flu-related hospitalizations of the elderly are the highest since the government started tracking that statistic nine years ago. Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that about 198 out of every 100,000 people 65 and older have been hospitalized with flu-related illness this flu season.

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  2. Flu hospitalizations of elderly hit record high, CDC saysRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... with flu-related illness this flu season. That's roughly 86,000, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It's the highest level seen since the government started tracking the statistic in the 2005-2006 flu season. The previous ...

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  3. More measles cases seen in January than in typical yearRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The United States has seen more cases of measles in January than it usually does in an entire year, federal health officials said Thursday. A total of 84 cases in 14 states were reported between Jan. 1 and Jan. 28, Dr. Anne Schuchat, director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said during an afternoon news conference.

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  4. UC Davis Medical Center patient tests negative for EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    The patient admitted to UC Davis Medical Center early Thursday who had exhibited symptoms consistent Ebola, and had traveled to an Ebola-affected country, has tested negative for the virus, state and local public health officials announced Friday. "The patient remains in good condition and we will continue to provide ongoing medical care," J. Douglas Kirk, Chief Medical Officer at UC Davis Medical Center, said in a prepared statement.

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  5. Klobuchar calls for more info about bad caramel applesRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

    ... entirely." The investigation into the listeriosis outbreak involved the FDA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state officials. The Minnesota Departments of Health and Agriculture, partners in Minnesota's Food Safety Center of ...

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  6. Shelby County leads Tennessee in inheritance payoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... from the U.S. Census Bureau, IRS, ESRI, American Council of Life Insurers and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Davidson County came in second in Tennessee, but had less than half the assets transferred that occurred in Shelby at $66.99 ...

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  7. A new sign of a bad flu season: Hospitalization rate for US elderly hit record high, CDC saysRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Truro Daily News

    ... with flu-related illness this flu season. That's roughly 86,000, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It's the highest level seen since the government started tracking the statistic in the 2005-2006 flu season. The previous ...

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  8. CDC: Get vaccinated for measlesRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Wenatchee World

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged Americans on Thursday to get vaccinated for measles amid an outbreak that began at Disneyland in December, saying that 2014 saw the highest number of cases in two decades. So far more than 90 people have been diagnosed with measles in California and elsewhere, most of them linked to an outbreak that public health officials suspect began when an infected person from outside the United States visited Disneyland in Anaheim between Dec. 15 and Dec. 20. For as little as 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all the local news, photos and video content from North Central Washington's primary news source.

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  9. Working 4 you: What you need to know about measlesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    California is in the midst of a measles crisis, and it's spreading across the U.S. Just this month, 14 states have reported new cases, and one school district is forcing more than 60 students to stay home because they haven't been vaccinated. Measles is one of the most contagious airborne viruses on earth, and there's alarm over how quickly it's spreading.

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  10. PHOTO: Everything you need to know about the measles.Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | ABC News

    The measles have made a comeback with 84 cases in the latest outbreak, not to mention 644 cases last year alone. Given that the infectious disease was eliminated more than a decade ago by vaccines, it's not surprising that its resurgence has some people scratching their heads.

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  11. Teens, young adults most likely to go to ER after car accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KFVS12

    In a finding that won't surprise many parents, a new government analysis shows that teens and young adults are the most likely to show up in a hospital ER with injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident. Race was another factor that raised the chances of crash-related ER visits, with rates being higher for blacks than they were for whites or Hispanics, data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicated.

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  12. Arizona officials say nearly 1,000 people may have been exposed to measlesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KFVS12

    ... detecting and responding to measles cases and outbreaks, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But in the intervening years, a small but growing number of parents have chosen not to have their children vaccinated, due ...

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  13. CDPH: U.C. Davis patient tests negative for EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    ... tested negative for the Ebola virus. "We will continue to work together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), along with hospitals and local health departments across California to quickly identify individuals who could ...

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  14. As milk industry fights 'naysayers,' science probes whether milk does a body goodRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | CFRA

    ... change the nutritional value of milk - and it may save lives, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Some scientists have begun to question previous statements about milk's benefits. For example, some researchers have noted low ...

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  15. Opiate Abuse: What Doctors ThinkRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | HCAM News

    We hear about it all too often: a life cut short from opiate abuse. Death from drug overdose is now the leading cause of injury-related death in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control.

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  16. Shortly after having football thrown at her head, 11-year-old suffers from brain disorderRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KBMT

    ... a third of children report being threatened at school, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the likelihood of bullying peaks in the middle school years when kids are age 10 to 14. "Kids who are bullied have higher ...

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  17. Florida could get measles cases, pediatrician saysRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... this year 84 cases of measles in 14 states have been reported, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Last year was also a record year for measles cases in the United States -- in fact, the highest since measles was declared ...

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  18. Research uncovers connection between Craigslist personals, HIV trendsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... United States, according to research published in the Dec. 9 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's ... Dr. Deborah Anderson from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and her colleagues are challenging dogma about the ...

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  19. CDC: Measles Outbreak Has Overseas SourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Q93

    It's a small world after all: The measles outbreak that has spread from Disneyland probably began with a foreign visitor to the California park or an American who became infected overseas, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials. The chief of the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases says the outbreak, which involves a measles strain similar to ones seen in Indonesia, Qatar, Azerbaijan, and Dubai, "is a wake-up call to make sure that we keep measles from regaining a foothold in our country," NBC reports.

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  20. State reports decrease in Ohio flu hospitalizationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Record

    ... number of flu-related hospitalizations in the state this season with 1,266. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said this season's vaccine may not protect as well against the dominant flu strain. A government study showed the vaccine ...

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