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4 Mistakes That Made Ebola Worse: Dallas Hospital, CDC, WHO, Airlines Add To Panic, Exacerbate Crisis
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Crisis, mistakes, Texas Presbyterian Hospital, CDC, WHO, Airlines, prevention, protection, safety, illness, disease, government, news, society, humans )

CarrieSIC
- 38 days ago - ibtimes.com
Tracking major screw-ups around the Ebola crisis is almost as difficult as tracking the virus itself. The deadly disease spreading throughout West Africa dominated headlines around the world again this week, and every day seems to bring a new mea culpa...
Life Expectancy in the United States Reaches All-Time High
Health & Wellness  (tags: Life Expectancy, US, CDC, Centers For Disease Control, Record High )

Brian
- 47 days ago - abcnews.go.com
"Life expectancy in the United States is at an all-time high of 78 years and 9 ½ months, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "
CDC Confirms First Case Of Ebola In The US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, US, Africa, Outbreak, Medicine, Health, CDC, Centers For Disease Control )

Brian
- 56 days ago - businessinsider.com
"While the ongoing epidemic in West Africa made an eventual imported Ebola case likely, the risk of an actual outbreak in the US is very low since our healthcare system is much more advanced."
Texas Patient Confirmed as First Ebola Case Diagnosed in US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Hits US, Ebola, Texas, CDC, treatment, warning, safety, illness, health, disease, protection, news, medicine )

CarrieSIC
- 56 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A Texas man just back from West Africa has been confirmed as having the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the U.S. Authorities with the CDC revealed the finding Tuesday, a day after the unidentified patient arrived at a Dallas hospital with...
New Yorkers Call Lyme Disease the New Plague
Health & Wellness  (tags: Lyme Disease, New York, CDC, Centers For Disease Control, Plague, Devastating Lives, Diagnosis )

Brian
- 62 days ago - truth-out.org
"Rates of Lyme disease have rapidly escalated in recent years with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announcing in 2013 that rather than 30,000 new Lyme cases annually, there's an estimated 300,000."
C.D.C.'s Worst-Case Ebola Scenario: 1.4 Million Cases in 4 Months
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, illness, disease, risks, safety, research, protection, prevention, cdc, ebola, Ebola Outbreak, epidemic )

Darren
- 63 days ago - nytimes.com
Yet another set of ominous projections about the Ebola epidemic in West Africa was released Tuesday, in a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that gave worst- and best-case estimates for Liberia and Sierra Leone based on. . .
No, There Still Is No Connection Between Vaccines and Autism
Health & Wellness  (tags: Anti-Vaxxers, Fear Mongers, Irrational, Conspiracy Theory, Misinformation, CDC, Autism, Vaccine, Moon Landings )

Brian
- 89 days ago - slate.com
"There's a conspiracy theory going around that the CDC covered up a link between autism and vaccines. From what I can tell, this conspiracy theory is on the same level as the one that NASA faked the Moon landings."
Another Anti-Vaxxer Conspiracy Theory: Did a High Ranking Whistleblower Really Reveal That the CDC Covered Up Proof That Vaccine
Health & Wellness  (tags: Anti-Vaxxers, Anti-Vaccine Propaganda, Andrew Wakefield, Brian Hooker, Conspiracy Theory, CDC, Center For Disease Control, Vaccine, Autism, African-American, Boys )

Brian
- 91 days ago - sciencebasedmedicine.org
"There is no evidence, at least none submitted by the antivaccine propagandists flogging this conspiracy theory, that there really was a CDC conspiracy to hide anything."
Why You Shouldn't Be Afraid Of The Ebola Virus Spreading In The U.S.
Health & Wellness  (tags: US, Ebola virus, CDC, treatment, containment, disease, medicine, risks, safety, humans, news, interesting, society )

CarrieSIC
- 114 days ago - foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com
Ebola is deadly and can spread person-to-person, but with the precise infection prevention measures that will be in place with the CDC, the spread of the virus in America is extremely unlikely. I think that fear is unwarranted and here's why.
18 E. Coli Cases in Five States Linked to Raw Clover Sprouts
Health & Wellness  (tags: CDC, E-Coli, raw clover sprouts, food, health, news, risks, safety )

CarrieSIC
- 149 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The latest update from the U.S. CDC reports that, as of June 27, 2014, a total of 18 persons infected with the outbreak strain of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O121 (STEC O121) have been reported from from five states.
Tech Is Racing Against Time as Africa's Ebola Outbreak Spreads
Health & Wellness  (tags: Africa, Ebola Outbreak, CDC, WHO, safety, treatment, humans, illness, healthcare, health, government, death, news, medicine )

CarrieSIC
- 153 days ago - dailydot.com
It's like something out of Outbreak or The Hot Zone: Aid workers in awkward biohazard suits maneuvering around a pop-up hospital and isolation unit, fighting a deadly virus in crude conditions.
CDC: Up to 86 Workers Possibly Exposed to Anthrax
Health & Wellness  (tags: Centers for Disease Control, CDC, Anthrax, Lab Protocols, Lax Procedures, 86 Workers Exposed, Public Health, Public Safety )

Brian
- 155 days ago - cnn.com
"As many as 86 Atlanta-based workers for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may have been unintentionally exposed to anthrax, the agency says. This includes people who have come forward since the announcement Thursday..."
CDC Confirms First Case of MERS in US
Health & Wellness  (tags: CDC, US, world, Middle East, MERS virus, health, humans, illness, warning, risks, research )

CarrieSIC
- 207 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Health officials on Friday confirmed the first case of an American infected with a mysterious Middle East virus. The man fell ill after arriving in the U.S. last week from Saudi Arabia where he was a health care worker.
CDC, Hemp For A Healthy Heart
Health & Wellness  (tags: Heart Disease, Heart Health, Hemp, CDC, Center For Disease Control )

Brian
- 293 days ago - livetradingnews.com
Hemp, an outlawed plant may help fight America's #1 killer, heart disease, which ended the lives of about 600,000 in the United States in Y 2010, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
Pregnant Women Warned Not To Drink Water 48 Hours After West Virginia Told Residents It Was Safe
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, West Virginia, risks, safety, warning, pregnant women, CDC, government, environment )

CarrieSIC
- 313 days ago - thinkprogress.org
More than 2 days after West Virginia American Water began lifting the ban on water use that had impacted 300,000 West Virginians,the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) finally broke its silence and advised pregnant women not to drink the water
 

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