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First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 6 reports

Salmonella tied to lizards

Giorgio Cosulich / fileBearded dragons are linked to an outbreak of salmonella Cotham that has sickened 132 people, mostly children under the age of 5.Health officials are warning fans of lizards known as bearded dragons to keep them away from young ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 36 mins ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 6 reports

FDA to begin regulating e-cigarettes like tobacco

WASHINGTON, D.C.-  Listen up smokers, the Food and Drug Administration is blowing smoke again in the form of more regulations.The FDA already regulates cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and roll your own tobacco. Now they’re targeting electronic cigarettes, ... [Published CW39 NewsFix - 5 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 4 reports

Are doctors to blame for opiate addiction epidemic? CDC reports doctors are a leading source of opioids for high-risk users

/PRNewswire/ -- One of the most common misconceptions about men and women who abuse prescription opioid drugs is that they get those drugs from friends or relatives. Now, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  has revealed ... [Published Sacramento Bee - 9 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 34 reports

Measles at highest level since 1996

, 7:50 p.m.Measles has infected 129 people in 13 states so far this year, the most in the first four months of any year since 1996, officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. They warned clinicians, parents and others ... [Published HeraldNet - 5 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

Salmonella cases decline, but other foodborne illnesses up | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There was little progress in reducing food poisoning rates in the U.S. last year, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Although Salmonella infections decreased by 9 percent in 2013, illnesses ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 8 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 5 reports

Salmonella outbreak linked to bearded dragons

Health officials say they may have found the cause of 132 salmonella infections: A species of lizard called bearded dragon, which are sometimes kept as pets in the U.S.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Thursday that they are ... [Published CBS News - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 9 reports

CDC Report: Vaccines Have Spared Millions of Kids from Illnesses

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- In response to a rise in measles cases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launched the Vaccine for Children Program in 1994. And now, 20 years later, the CDC says in a new report that the immunization program ... [Published KMBZ - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

CDC issues diabetes report

Posted Today at 10:26 a.m.Rates of five major diabetes-related complications have declined substantially in the last 20 years among U.S. adults with diabetes, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Rates of lower-limb amputation, ... [Published Red Wing Republican Eagle - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 12 reports

Why the FDA's e-cigarette ruling is really about youth smoking

) Food and Drug Administration proposal to regulate electronic cigarettes is a long overdue action by the Obama Administration to prevent youth smoking, say experts. The proposed ruling would not only regulate e-cigarettes , but also cigars, pipe tobacco, ... [Published Examiner.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 7 reports

Taiwan: No sign of H7N9 spread from single Chinese patient

Via Focus Taiwan: No sign of H7N9 spread from single Chinese patient (update). Excerpt:All 94 people who came into contact with a sick Chinese tourist have tested negative for the H7N9 avian flu virus with which the woman is infected, the Centers for ... [Published H5N1 - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 2 reports

GOP: Giving CDC money to study Gun Violence would be “Funding Propaganda”

(By Lois Beckett via ProPublica). After the Sandy Hook school shooting, Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) was one of a few congressional Republicans who expressed a willingness to reconsider the need for gun control laws. “Put guns on the table, also put ... [Published Informed Comment - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 3 reports

H7N9 ruled out in case of second Chinese tourist

Taipei, April 23 (CNA) A Chinese tourist who fell ill with symptoms similar to those of H7N9 avian flu has tested negative for the virus, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Wednesday. The tourist has been plagued by fatigue and developed ... [Published Taiwan News Online - Apr 23 2014]

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...are at an increased risk for childhood obesity and more children succeed in school," said the YMCA's Portsmouth branch director, Bobbi Williams. "(It) is not just a single day of fun, active play and learning; it's a kickoff to helping parents get a jump on creating a healthier summer."
"What is the effect? If you're putting it into your body and you don't know the effect because it hasn't been studied, it's a problem" said Dr. Ebbeling
...and in healthcare settings - and the key element to do so is improved hand hygiene," said Heather McLarney, vice president, marketing for DebMed. "On May 5, and every day, Deb and DebMed encourage hospital staff, patients, and general consumers around the globe to be empowered by knowing the facts, and practicing proper hand hygiene to keep themselves and those they encounter safe."
"China has to act to curb the disease, which in fact can be prevented, treated, cured and even eliminated" he said

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Hazards of Hindsight — Monitoring the Safety of... [Published NEJM Articles Most Widely Covered in the Press - 4 hours ago]
Epidemiologists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently confirmed what an astute liver-transplant surgeon in Honolulu already suspected: OxyElite Pro, a popular over-the-counter supplement, was responsible for a cluster of cases ...
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Measles has infected 129 people in 13 states this year, the most in the first four months of any year since 1996, officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. They warned clinicians, parents and others to watch for ...
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Thanks to MERS_CoV for tweeting the link to this post on NPR's Shots blog: Why The U.S. Is Worried About A Deadly Middle Eastern Virus. Excerpt:The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been preparing for the possibility that a MERS case ...
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LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most common misconceptions about men and women who abuse prescription opioid drugs is that they get those drugs from friends or relatives. Now, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control ...
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Vital Signs: Preventing Pregnancies in Younger Teens Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Teen births in the US have declined over the last 20 years to the lowest level ever recorded, but still more than 86,000 teens ages 15 to 17 gave birth ...
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Flu season hits its peak [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jan 18 2014]
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