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One-fifth of American adults experience chronic pain, CDC estimates

Sep 14, 2018 , CNBC Health
Pain can be debilitating and also challenging to treat, especially as opioids have come under scrutiny for their role in fueling a nationwide...
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Summer just ended, but the CDC urges the public to prepare for another potentially nasty flu season

Sep 12, 2018 , CNBC Health
The CDC estimates that more than 700,000 people were hospitalized with the flu during last season with epidemic levels of influenza or pneumonia for 16 consecutive weeks. Some 180 children died from the most recent bout of flu....
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South Korean man infected by MERS virus, first case in 3 years

Sep 09, 2018 , Reuters
A South Korean man, 61, was diagnosed with the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and is being treated at a hospital in Seoul, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said on Saturday....
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CDC: Majority of heart-related deaths in 2016 were preventable

Sep 07, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The U.S. is losing ground on its efforts to combat heart disease, and federal officials found that more than 80% of heart attacks and strokes in middle-aged Americans are...
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Infographic: Confronting suicide as a public health issue

Sep 07, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
The act of taking one’s life occurs, on average, once every 14 minutes. As part of its violence prevention efforts, the CDC is trying to stem that tragic...
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CDC: Why You Should Not Eat Any Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal

Sep 06, 2018 , Forbes
The CDC has just upped its warning about the cereal. So far, the ongoing multi-state Salmonella Mbandaka outbreak has affected at least 130 people in 36...
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Blockchain being put to work by IBM, Intel, CDC to combat opioid epidemic

Sep 06, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Add this to blockchain’s growing list of innovative use cases: tracking prescription and population health...
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Salmonella-Tainted Honey Smacks Have Sickened 130

Sep 06, 2018 , WebMD
For the time being, the "CDC advises consumers and retailers not to eat, serve or sell any Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal," the agency said in a...
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Mystery Illness Sickens 100 on Flight from Dubai

Sep 06, 2018 , WebMD
The CDC said that about 100 had complained of some sort of illness, some with milder symptoms, some who needed to be hospitalized. The plane was being held at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New...
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CDC issues first guidelines to treat youth concussions

Sep 05, 2018 , CNN Health
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued guidelines for the first time on treating children with concussions, saying they will provide doctors with the "tools they need to ensure the best outcomes for their young patients" with mild traumatic brain injury....
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New advice out for detecting, treating concussions in kids

Sep 05, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CDC offered the first broad evidence-based advice for diagnosing and treating children's...
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CDC reports 30 more cases of illnesses linked to Kellogg's tainted cereal

Sep 05, 2018 , Reuters
Thirty more people have reported sick after eating Kellogg Co's Honey Smacks cereal contaminated with Salmonella, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said, bringing the total to 130 cases in 36 states....
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Salmonella Outbreak in 4 States Linked to Kosher Chicken: CDC

Aug 31, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Salmonella Outbreak in 4 States Linked to Kosher Chicken: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/30/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/30/2018 12:00:00...
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Rates Of 3 STDs Are Breaking Records, New CDC Data Reveal

Aug 31, 2018 , Forbes
Based on new data from the CDC, rates of three sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)--gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis broke a new record in 2017, attaining their highest rates...
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High-Deductible Plans Surge: CDC

Aug 30, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Aug. 28—Despite recent data indicating a reversal in the trend toward high-deductible health plans (HDHPs), a national federal survey found enrollment surged in 2018 to include nearly half of the privately insured. ...
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One Dead in Kosher Chicken Salmonella Outbreak

Aug 30, 2018 , WebMD
Of the 17 people sickened, eight have been hospitalized, the CDC...
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Rates of three STDs in US reach record high, CDC says

Aug 29, 2018 , CNN Health
Rates of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia have climbed for the fourth consecutive year in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday at the National STD Prevention Conference in Washington....
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Study: CDC guidelines associated with declines in opioid prescribing

Aug 29, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Researchers say the release of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 2016 guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain was associated with an acceleration in the decline of such prescriptions....
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Ex-CDC Director Frieden Arrested on Sex Charges

Aug 28, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Ex-CDC Director Frieden Arrested on Sex...
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Ex-CDC Director Frieden Arrested on Sex Charges

Aug 28, 2018 , RxList
Former CDC Director Tom Frieden, MD, was arrested Friday in New York City on sex abuse...
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