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CDC postpones session on nuclear disaster response

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has postponed a planned session on preparing for a nuclear disaster....
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Digital health news briefs for 1/16/2018

Jan 17, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Connected thermometers track flu season. Smart thermometer company Kinsa told the New York Times that its flu tracking data is more accurate and more granular than that of the...
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The truth about those 7 words 'banned' at the CDC

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
Media reports last month that the Trump administration banned officials at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from using seven words may have been overstated, according to a government document obtained by CNN and interviews with two officials....
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Past Exposures Shape Immune Response In Pediatric Acute Respiratory Infections

Jan 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Acute respiratory tract infections (ARTI) are the leading global cause of death in early childhood, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Lower respiratory tract infections, including bronchiolitis and viral and bacterial pneumonia, take a toll on children’s health, too,......
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With strong flu season on horizon, Rite Aid urges flu shots

Jan 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The CDC estimates the flu will infect one in five Americans this year. Read More...
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CDC: Flu season far from over

Jan 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
It's not the worst flu season in the past decade, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shared during a press conference Friday morning. Read More...
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Flu in U.S. now widespread but season may be peaking: CDC

Jan 13, 2018 , Reuters
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Seasonal influenza is now widespread across the continental United States, causing severe illness and rising numbers of hospitalizations, but this year's outbreak may be peaking, government health officials said on Friday....
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Flu season may have peaked, but is far from over CDC says

Jan 13, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Michael JohnsenThere have only been two flu seasons in recent memory that were characterized as "high severity." This year's illness rates are not yet there, but there's still a lot of season left, CDC officials reported. read...
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CDC: Flu Hammering Country, With More to Come

Jan 13, 2018 , WebMD
The number of people stricken by the flu continues to increase across the U.S., closing schools and filling hospitals, according to the...
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CDC: E.coli Outbreak Threat Likely Over Soon

Jan 12, 2018 , WebMD
There has been one death and nine people have been hospitalized, including two with kidney...
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With strong flu season on horizon, Rite Aid urges flu shots

Jan 12, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Michael JohnsenThe CDC estimates the flu will infect one in five Americans this year. read...
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Too Many Babies Still Die Needlessly of SIDS, CDC Says

Jan 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Too Many Babies Still Die Needlessly of SIDS, CDC SaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/10/2018 12:00:00...
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Unsafe Infant Sleep Practices Common Among New Mothers

Jan 11, 2018 , RxList
Many new mothers are not getting the message about recommended safe infant sleep practices, which contributes to roughly 3500 sleep-related deaths among US infants each year, federal health officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on...
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CDC: Too Many Babies Still Die Needlessly of SIDS

Jan 11, 2018 , WebMD
Analyzing data from the states, the CDC found that parents continue to practice unsafe habits that have been associated with sleep-related infant deaths, including sudden infant death syndrome...
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Lettuce suspected in US E. coli outbreak that sickens 17, with one death

Jan 09, 2018 , CNN Health
An outbreak of E. coli made 17 people ill and killed one person across the United States between November 15 and December 8, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Though the source of infection is still unknown, the CDC is investigating leafy greens and romaine lettuce....
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Are High Schoolers Now Waiting Longer To Have Sex?

Jan 08, 2018 , Forbes
A recently published CDC study showed how the percentage of high schoolers who have ever had sexual intercourse changed from 2005 to 2015, breaking it down by gender, race, and...
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The CDC wants to gently prepare people for (an unlikely) nuclear war

Jan 06, 2018 , CNN Health
It is absolutely impossible to mention nuclear war without freaking people out, but the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is trying to gently prepare for the possibility....
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CDC: 2017/2018 flu season strongest since 2009

Jan 06, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Michael JohnsenAccording to the CDC, 46 states reported widespread influenza activity for the week ended Dec. 30. read...
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Lettuce suspected in deadly US E. coli outbreak

Jan 05, 2018 , CNN Health
An outbreak of E. coli made 17 people ill and killed one person across the United States between November 15 and December 8, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Though the source of infection is still unknown, the CDC is investigating leafy greens and romaine lettuce....
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Flu Increasing, Be Ready With Antivirals

Dec 30, 2017 , eMedicine Health
CDC Advisory: Flu Increasing, Be Ready With...
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