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Health & Wellness

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
- 2 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
- 5 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 )

Carrie
- 28 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 )

Carrie
- 63 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 )

Carrie
- 66 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
- 68 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 )

Carrie
- 120 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
- 207 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 )

Carrie
- 227 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
Salmonella Tied to Foster Farms Chicken Hospitalizes Dozens, May Be Drug-Resistant
Health & Wellness  (tags: USDA, CDC, salmonella, chicken, illness, medicine, risks, safety )

Carrie
- 327 days ago - nbcnews.com
Federal food safety workers who monitor dangerous bacteria have been recalled from furlough to track an outbreak of salmonella linked to Foster Farms chicken that has hospitalized a high proportion of victims, including some with hard-to-treat infections.
A Few Ways the Government Shutdown Could Harm Your Health (and the World's)
Health & Wellness  (tags: U.S. government shutdown, CDC, world, safety, risks, protection, medicine, health, government, news, humans )

Carrie
- 333 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention furloughed 68 percent of its people -- not just here in Atlanta, but globally.
CDC: Hepatitis A Outbreak Now at 162 Cases in 10 States
Health & Wellness  (tags: CDC, Hep A, Townsend Farms, illness, humans, family, health, safety, risks )

Carrie
- 341 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Household contact can resulted in what are known as "secondary cases," or cases that are the result of exposure to an infected individual rather than a contaminated product.
A Scarier Bird Flu: CDC Chief Warns of Looming H7N9 Threat
Health & Wellness  (tags: CDC, bird flu, plague, killer measles, health, illness, disease, research, protection, safety, prevention, society, risks, warning, humans, news )

Carrie
- 347 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Centers for Disease Control director Thomas Frieden outlined the looming crises in a talk this week, focusing on awareness and prevention while still name dropping a lot of scary stuff: the plague, bird flu, and killer measles.
CDC Warns: Drug-Resistant Infections Kill 23,000 Patients a Year
Health & Wellness  (tags: CDC, U.S., humans, health, antibiotics, research, science, study, medicine, society, family, disease, illness, prevention, protection, risks, safety, warning, news )

Carrie
- 348 days ago - rawstory.com
The US faces "potentially catastrophic consequences" if it does not act immediately to combat drug resistance which already kills an estimated 23,000 people a year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned on Monday.
Emerging Pathogens: Antibiotic Resistance Slowly Growing in Salmonella
Health & Wellness  (tags: CDC, salmonella, drugs, health, food, illness, humans, medicine, research, treatment, news, warning )

Carrie
- 349 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The number of antimicrobial-resistant Salmonella serotypes hasn't increased drastically in recent years, but drug-resistant Salmonella continues to pose a public health threat in the United States, particularly as resistance spreads across classes of...
 

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