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Salmonella Outbreak: Sushi Suspected as Source

Alexandra Sifferlin Time An outbreak of an unusual strain of salmonella called Salmonella Bareilly has hit 19 states and the District of Columbia, infecting 90 people since late January, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The … Continue reading

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CDC study forges link between depression and sleep apnea

Doug Dusik EurekAlert Survey finds association between symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea and hopelessness. DARIEN, IL – Obstructive sleep apnea and other symptoms of OSA are associated with probable major depression, regardless of factors like weight, age, sex or race, … Continue reading

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Autism More Common Than Previously Thought: CDC Report Shows One in 54 Boys Identified

Science Daily The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 88 children in the United States has been identified as having an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a new study released March 29 that looked … Continue reading

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Discovery offers insight into treating viral stomach flu

Melanie Bernds EurekAlert ST. LOUIS, MO, March 21, 2012—Twenty million Americans get sick from norovirus each year according to data released last week by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Often called vomiting illness, it can spread rapidly on cruise … Continue reading

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Bird flu, pig flu, now bat flu? Human risk unclear

Associated Press USA Today ATLANTA – For the first time, scientists have found evidence of flu in bats, reporting a never-before-seen virus whose risk to humans is unclear. The surprising discovery of genetic fragments of a flu virus is the … Continue reading

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CDC: 13 deaths tied to bath refinishing chemical

Associated Press USA Today DETROIT – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning Thursday about using a common paint-stripping chemical to refinish bathtubs after tying it to 13 deaths in 10 states. The CDC said the … Continue reading

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Hepatitis C-related deaths outpace HIV deaths, study says

Eryn Brown Baltimore Sun Hepatitis C mortality rates surpassed HIV mortality rates in the United States in 2007, researchers said Monday. In a study in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine (abstract here), U.S. Centers for Disease Control researchers analyzed … Continue reading

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CDC: Bread beats out chips as biggest salt source

USA Today ATLANTA – Bread and rolls are the No. 1 source of salt in the American diet, accounting for more than twice as much sodium as salty junk food like potato chips. That surprising finding comes in a government … Continue reading

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Polio Vaccines Now The #1 Cause of Polio Paralysis

Source: AP The Polio Global Eradication Initiative (PGEI), founded in 1988 by the World Health Organization, Rotary International, UNICEF, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, holds up India as a prime example of its success at eradicating … Continue reading

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To optimize exercise, heed your heart rate training zone

Source: Reuters Whether you’re interested in running a marathon or staving off the chronic diseases of ageing, to reap the rewards of your efforts getting into the zone is essential. Experts say knowing and staying within your heart rate training … Continue reading

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