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  1. Staying Safe in the WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MyHighPlains.com

    As the temperatures rise, many venture out to pools, lakes, ponds and beaches to cool off, but water can be dangerous if the proper precautions aren't taken. Drowning is the second leading cause of death for kids in the U.S. between the ages of 5 and 14, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, only one-third of African Americans are reported to have strong swimming skills.

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  2. Lassa Fever Death in New Jersey: Risk to Public Called LowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LiveScience

    A 55-year-old man who recently visited West Africa returned home to New Jersey but died there on Monday evening from a viral disease called Lassa fever, which can produce symptoms similar to Ebola but is less contagious, health officials said. Although Lassa fever is common in West Africa, it is rare in the United States - there have been only five other cases of the virus in this country in the last half century, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  3. NJ Man Diagnosed With Lassa Fever Dies After Trip To LiberiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    A New Jersey man died Monday evening after been diagnosed with Lassa fever - a frightening infectious disease from West Africa that is rarely seen in the United States, a federal health official said. The man recently returned from Liberia, arriving at New York City's JFK International Airport on May 17. He grew critically ill after his return, suffering from multiple organ failure, said Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.

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  4. Chronic condition coping program comes to Floyd Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Floyd County Times

    ... (required), please email c.hartley@bshc.org or call 606-886-8546 ext. 1108. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls chronic diseases "the most common, costly and preventable" of all U.S. health problems. They are also the leading causes ...

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  5. CDC: One person dies from viral disease spread by rodentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    The Centers for Disease Control has confirmed that one person has died from Lassa Fever, a viral disease that is rarely found in the United States. Experts say the risk to others is low, but all close contacts of the patient will be monitored for 21 days.

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  6. Scurvy, rare disease caused by vitamin C deficiency, crops up at Springfield clinic: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MassLive.com

    ... a key problem that leads to scurvy in modern times, as well. A 2013 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, focused mostly on refugees resettling in developed countries, found that 14 percent of males and 10 percent of females in ...

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  7. How did salmonella get into sushi?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS News

    Raw tuna is the suspected source of a recent outbreak of salmonella , but how does tuna become contaminated with the bacteria in the first place? Experts say that the salmonella probably wasn't living on the fish itself, but rather the tuna became contaminated at some point when the food was being handled. So far, at least 53 people in nine states have been sickened with a rare strain of s almonella called Paratyphi B, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .

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  8. Korea: Health Ministry under fire for MERSRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crofs Blogs

    ... The two have been transported to a hospital to test for infection, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The fourth confirmed patient, in her 40s, spent about five hours with her 76-year-old father, who was sharing the hospital ...

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  9. Falls conference focuses on preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | McKnightsonline.com

    ... the U.S. about every two minutes. Despite years of fall-prevention efforts, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that falls continue to occur frequently and repeatedly among nursing home residents due to advanced age, comorbidities ...

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  10. Man travelling to U.S. from Liberia dies from Lassa fever: CDCRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The London Free Press

    A man who traveled from Liberia died in New Jersey over the weekend from Lassa fever, U.S. health officials said, adding that authorities are looking for people who had contact with him although the risk of infection is extremely low. Lassa, a viral disease common in West Africa, is far less fatal and less contagious than the deadly Ebola virus that has raised global health concerns amid a large outbreak, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

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  11. Exposure to national tobacco education campaign increased intentions to quit smoking, study findsRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    A national tobacco education campaign, launched by the CDC, increased intentions to quit smoking, according to a study by RTI International The study, published in Health Education Research, found that the more often smokers saw the campaign ads, the higher their intentions to quit smoking within 30 days and within six months RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC - A national tobacco education campaign, launched by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, featuring graphic, testimonial-style advertisements increased intentions to quit smoking, according to a study by RTI International.

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  12. UVA Research: Nearly Indestructible Virus Yields Tool to Battle DiseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC29

    ... approximately 30,000 deaths per year in the U.S. and has been classified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as having a threat level of "urgent." "Understanding how these bacterial spores work gives us potentially new abilities to ...

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  13. Walking to Achieve Moderate ActivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... in heart rate that it's moderate exercise for him or her. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, moderate activity that you do in blocks of 10 minutes or more counts toward the goal of at least 30 minutes a day; if you can ...

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  14. Ebola Drugs Get Closer to Prime TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Criminal Report Daily

    Early symptoms of Ebola can appear harmless -- fever, headache, aches, chills and sore throat. They could be the stuff of a normal illness.

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  15. Lassa Fever Confirmed in Death of U.S. Traveler Returning from LiberiaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Freshnews

    The CDC and the New Jersey Department of Health have confirmed a death from Lassa fever which was diagnosed earlier today in a person returning to the United States from Liberia. The patient traveled from Liberia to Morocco to JFK International Airport on May 17 .

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  16. Man Dies After Treated In New Jersey Hospital For Infectious Disease From West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    The CDC is working to generate a list of people who had contact with the patient, who was treated at an undisclosed New Jersey hospital. A man who traveled to New Jersey after contracting an infectious disease in Africa has died at an undisclosed treatment center, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  17. Electronic cigarettes may lead to nicotine addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OUPblog

    ... longer they keep buying. Most smokers begin when they're young. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, nearly 90% of U.S. adult smokers began smoking by the age of 18 years. These companies' pro-e-cigarette ...

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  18. Why proposed WHO reforms arena t enough to deal with the next epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... response operations. Its 2014-2015 budget of $3.98 billion was far less than the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's $6 billion budget for a single year. The proposed 2016-2017 budget of $4.38 billion is an increase of more than 10 percent ...

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  19. Lassa fever death in New Jerseyrecalls Ebola death in TexasRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lucianne.com

    ... miting, facial swelling, pain in the chest, back, and abdomen, and shock," as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explained.

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  20. Ohio bill would allow patients to get STD meds for partnersRead the original story

    Yesterday | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... is one of four states that prohibit expedited partner therapy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Others are Florida, West Virginia and Kentucky. Ohio's rate of reported gonorrhea and chlamydia cases is higher than the ...

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