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Sharyl Attkisson: CDC Responds to Allegation it Omitted Vaccine-Autism Study Link

We have excerpted this from Sharyl Attkisson's site - a daily must-read. By Sharyl Attkisson The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responding to a charge from one of its own senior scientists that it omitted key data...

Youth Who Have Used E-Cigarettes Report Greater Intent to Try Regular Cigarettes

A recent study by a Georgia State University scientist and her colleagues with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that youth who have never even touched a regular tobacco cigarette -- but have ever used e-cigarettes -- are more likely to report that they may try conventional cigarettes.

Poster for Chad Michael Ward's Strange Blood searches for a cure

Chad Michael Ward makes his feature film debut with STRANGE BLOOD, a horror film inspired by David Cronenberg’s THE FLY and VIDEODROME, as it centers on a scientist looking to develop a universal cure for all diseases. Somewhere in there he himself gets infected by a strange parasite that’s slowly turning him into a rage-fueled maniac. Show More Summary

Are cigarette substitutes a safe alternative? It depends on user habits

CORAL GABLES, Fla (Aug. 26, 2014)-- Cigarette smoking kills approximately 440,000 Americans each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Protection. It's the leading cause of preventable death worldwide. In order to overcome this addiction, many people resort to nicotine replacement therapies. read more

Director Of CDC: Ebola Will 'Get Worse Before It Gets Better'

The Ebola virus outbreak that has killed thousands in West Africa will more than likely continue to get worse, unless an “unprecedented” response can rein it in, according to Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Show More Summary

You’re Eating More Trans Fat Than You Think, Study Finds

20 hours agoHealth : Healthland

Scan the grocery store shelves, and you’ll find “0 grams of trans fat” labels nearly everywhere you look. But a new study published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) journal Preventing Chronic Disease finds that trans fat is still present in many foods, even in those that make the ‘0 grams’ claim.…

7 Little Known Ways In Which Poor Sleep Is Killing You And Your Career

Tired huh? Or more like exhausted? Fact: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 30 percent, or 40.6 million, of American adults are sleeping six hours or less everyday. Chances are you’re in that statistic....Show More Summary

Register Today for PrEP Webinar

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention Office of Health Equity, in collaboration with CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN), will host a webinar titled, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)...Show More Summary

US health worker home after 'low-risk' Ebola exposure

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

A health worker with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has returned to the United States after possible exposure to Ebola while working in Sierra Leone, the agency said Wednesday. The CDC downplayed the risk of infection,...Show More Summary

CDC LAUNCHES NEW CAMPAIGN – We Can Stop HIV One Conversation at a Time

Podemos Detener el VIH Una Conversación a la Vez or We Can Stop HIV One Conversation at a Time was launched today! This new national communications campaign from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the latest addition to the Act Against AIDS portfolio, encourages Hispanics/Latinos to talk openly about HIV and AIDS with...

CDC Whistleblower Story: Danke to Franchi

By Anne Dachel On Aug 20, 2014, just after the announcement of a whistleblower from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention speaking out about that agency's cover-up of an MMR study linking the vaccine to autism, Gary Franchi talked...

CDC Frauds: Connections Between the DeStefano Paper and the Thorsen Affair.

Frank Destefano By John Stone Last week a Centers for Disease Control employee, William Thompson, came forward as whistleblower to admit that a 2004 study of led by Frank DeStefano, of which Thompson himself was co-author was fraudulent, disguising the...

E-cigarettes more likely to lead to smoking among adolescents, CDC study finds

3 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Adolescents who use e-cigarettes are much more likely to smoke conventional cigarettes, according to a study released Monday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The results show that 43.9 percent of sixth- through 12th-graders...Show More Summary

CDC Study: Teens Love E-Cigs

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, America's teens loooove e-cigs. They are trying them at a rapidly increasing rate and reporting that yeah, vaping is chill. CDC figures released today show that over 250 million youths tried e-cigs last year, which is triple the number of kids who tried them in 2011. Read more...

Adolescents who use e-cigarettes are much more likely to try tobacco, CDC says

3 days agoHealth : The Checkup

The morass of conflicting information about e-cigarettes and tobacco use grew deeper Monday, when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a new study showing that adolescents who vape say they are much more likely to smoke conventional cigarettes. Read full article >>

NYU Langone Medical Center to Lead Research to Develop Breath Test for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

NYU Langone Medical Center will lead a new clinical initiative -- funded by a $225,000 grant from The National Institutes of Health -- to determine a breath test's effectivness to identify volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in human breath that are biomarkers of chronic obstrutive pulmonary disease (COPD). Show More Summary

Alarm grows as Ebola outbreak spurs more flight cancellations, border closures

3 days agoHealth : The Checkup

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was supposed to fly to West Africa on Monday to gauge the effects of the world’s worst Ebola outbreak. Read full article >>

E-cigarettes may be tempting non-smoking youths to smoke: CDC study

Electronic cigarettes may be more tempting to non-smoking youths than conventional cigarettes, and once young people have tried e-cigarettes they are more inclined to give regular cigarettes a try, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, lends evidence to the argument that electronic cigarettes encourage youth smoking. Show More Summary

Many in U.S. lack knowledge about Ebola, its transmission, poll finds

Although the Centers for Disease and Prevention reports no known cases of Ebola transmission in the U.S., a poll shows that four in 10 adults in the U.S. are concerned that there will be a large outbreak in the country, and one-quarter are concerned that they or someone in their immediate family may get sick with Ebola over the next year.

Additional Synapses Found in Brains of Children with Autism Could be ‘Pruned’ with Medication

Autism is now diagnosed in about 1 in 68 children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The effects are far-reaching and can hinder everything from social relationships to future self-sufficiency. But after...Show More Summary

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