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Calif. Company to Halt Seafood Distribution Over Listeria

David Goldman/APA microbiologist extracts listeria bacteria for genome sequencing at the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. By Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON -- A U.S. District Court imposed a permanent injunction...Show More Summary

Our Plan to Combat and Prevent Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Antibiotics save millions of lives every year. Today, however, the emergence of drug resistance in bacteria is undermining the effectiveness of current antibiotics and our ability to treat and prevent disease. The Centers for Disease...Show More Summary

Holland America Line Ships Score 100

  On recent routine United States Public Health inspections (USPHI) conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Holland America Line’s ms Statendam,

Marketing, prescribing testosterone and growth hormone for aging is disease mongering

The marketing, prescribing and selling of testosterone and growth hormone as panaceas for aging-associated problems is disease mongering. So assert Thomas Perls, MD, MPH, FACP, a geriatrician at Boston Medical Center and professor of...Show More Summary

Through Smart Drug Policies, We Can Change Our Communities for the Better

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a staggering and tragic statistic: Heroin overdose deaths tripled from 2010 to 2013. These numbers are shocking, but they unfortunately come as no surprise to the communities across the U.S. Show More Summary

Boehner: 11 million gaining health insurance is a 'legacy of broken promises'

The Centers for Disease Control released a pair of reports on Monday calculating that 11 million people who had been uninsured now have insurance, thanks to Obamacare. While 37 million people are still uninsured—some 4 million who would...Show More Summary

Are Schools Liable When Bullied Teens Commit Suicide?

An estimated 16 percent of high school students have considered, planned, or attempted suicide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Unfortunately, many teens who contemplate or commit suicide are victims of bullying by their peers. Show More Summary

Scathing Report Calls Lab Safety at CDC ‘Insufficient’

last weekHealth : Healthland

A new public report from outside experts assessing laboratory safety at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) comes down severely on the government agency. In 2014 and early 2015, the CDC was the site of a series of mishaps, from a lab technician the agency thought was potentially exposed to live Ebola…

Safety Experts Say CDC Not Credible: Lab Mishaps Involving Dangerous Pathogens, Fear Of Reporting Accidents

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is under fire after a report by leading biohazard safety experts shows inadequacy abound. The experts say there is “inadequate” training, lack of leadership commitment toward safety and a significant percentage of staff who are afraid to report accidents. Show More Summary

CDC Links Listeriosis Illnesses To Fruit Recalled In July 2014

Last summer, a California-based fruit packing company recalled all fruit that had passed through their plant during a six-week period, since they were potentially contaminated with Listeria bacteria. The Centers for Disease Control and...Show More Summary

4 Tips for Healthy Weight Loss

Your health and weight are intimately connected. The good news is you can eat more and weigh less -- that's right, you can lose weight without feeling deprived or hungry. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, if...Show More Summary

Healthy Adventure: When Nutrition Meets Diversity

This past weekend, as an American Diabetes Ambassador, I had the privilege of hosting the Healthy Eating portion of the ADA Expo in New York City. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost 1 in 10 Americans has been diagnosed with diabetes, and it is suspected that another 1 in 4 has the disease but is undiagnosed. Show More Summary

Culture-Independent Diagnostics Most Common for Campylobacter, STEC

According to Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network’s report on foodborne illness in 2013, clinical laboratories used culture-independent diagnostic tests (CIDTs) to detect more than 20,000 infections. Now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has delved deeper into the data collected about these tests. Show More Summary

U.S. Besieged by Superbug as CDC Fails in Its Core Mission

Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention after their deadly fumbling on Ebola and measles, new data show the agency vastly

10 Greens Healthier Than Kale for St. Paddy’s

  A recent study published through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyzed the nutritional value of various fruits and vegetables, but instead of calculating how nutrient-dense each... The post 10 Greens Healthier Than Kale for St. Paddy’s appeared first on PETA.

Health Officials Link Blue Bell Ice Cream Products To Listeriosis Outbreak; Company Recalls Treats

Three months after candy apples contaminated with Listeria bacteria were linked to seven deaths, another sweet treat may contain the bacteria and could be a contributing factor in at least three deaths. The Centers for Disease Control...Show More Summary

At least 10 Americans being flown to U.S. after possible Ebola exposure

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

At least 10 Americans possibly exposed to the deadly Ebola virus were being flown to the United States from Sierra Leone for observation, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Saturday.

Study: Contaminated Food Causes 14 Percent of Norovirus Outbreaks Worldwide

According to new work by researchers from the Netherlands, New Zealand and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 14 percent of all norovirus outbreaks are attributed to contaminated food. Noroviruses are one of the leading causes of gastroenteritis worldwide. Show More Summary

White Men Are Overdosing on Heroin at a Record Rate

A decades-long surge in heroin use has left behind a trail of overdose victims. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released this week found that the number of heroin overdoses quadrupled from 1,842 in 2000 to 8,257 in 2013—with a significant boost among people between the ages of 18 and 44, particularly white men. Dr. Show More Summary

As Marriage Rates Decline, So Do Divorce Rates

Something I bumped into this afternoon made me curious, so I dug up some statistics on marriage rates in the last decade and the data’s quite interesting, actually. According to the Centers for Disease Control even as the population of the United States has steadily grown, both the marriage rate and divorce rate have declined. Show More Summary

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