(Photo: Getty Images) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, another person has died after consuming cucumbers linked to a multi-state Salmonella outbreak. The victim lived in Oklahoma and was the fourth to succumb to an outbreak that’s left 732 people sick. Show More Summary
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Asked about whether or not it's time for Congress to reconsider the research ban on gun violence it instituted on the Centers for Disease Control, House Speaker John Boehner deflected, admitted that Republicans will do nothing to stop...Show More Summary
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Flu season has officially begun! According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website, outbreaks can and in the past have begun as early as October. Of course with flu season comes flu vaccinations. Although the CDC’s site currently shows a low number of US outbreaks, the organization reports that it has already... Show More Summary
Four people have died and at least 732 sickened in a salmonella outbreak linked to cucumbers imported from Mexico, federal officials announced Tuesday. In late September, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced three people had died and 445 people had been infected in the outbreak that has now been reported in 35 states, including Maryland..Read full article >>
Scientists investigating how to control take-all, a fungus that lives in soil and infects wheat roots to cause disease, have discovered that different varieties of wheat have distinct and lasting impacts on the health of the soil in which they are grown.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stands as one of the federal government's premier agencies for studying public health and the behaviors that affect it, such as the links between distracted driving (texting) and fatal motor vehicle accidents. So it stands to reason that the CDC would...
Official photos from season 1 episode 4 of Blindspot, airing Monday, October 12 at 10pm on NBC. "Bone May Rot" -- The team races to contain a volatile situation at the Center for Disease Control: Patterson and her puzzle-expert boyfriend,...Show More Summary
The University of Illinois at Chicago has been selected as one of six research centers in the U.S. to help develop a comprehensive new strategy to control Ebola and other emerging infectious diseases in health facilities.
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Multiple cities are investigating Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to eating at Fig & Olive restaurants, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells Food Safety News. Illnesses have so far been reported Washington,...Show More Summary
October is Breast Cancer awareness month. Each year more than 200,000 women get breast cancer and over 40,000 die from the disease. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports breast cancer as: The most common cancer in women, excluding some kinds of skin cancers, no matter your race or ethnicity. Show More Summary
Avery August, Cornell University Scientists have warned for decades that the overuse of antibiotics leads to the development of drug-resistant bacteria, making it harder to fight infectious disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that drug resistant bacteria cause 23,000...
WASHINGTON -- On this day in 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States. The patient was in Dallas. A video of a press conference by then-Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R), set to theme music from a zombie apocalypse TV show, established the tone for what happened next. Show More Summary
several studies have found that a concerning number of women continue to drink during pregnancy. A new one from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms this while also revealing that binge drinking may actually be a bigger...Show More Summary
ROCHESTER, Minn. — While autoimmune cerebellar ataxia (a loss of muscle control coordination) can lead to severe disability with some patients becoming wheelchair-bound, there are factors that may help predict better immunotherapy response, according to the Mayo Clinic study published by JAMA Neurology. Show More Summary
Recently, there has been a spotlight on America’s prescription opioid misuse and overdose epidemics. However, too often, people remain unaware of the related hepatitis C virus (HCV) epidemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported an estimated 150% increase in new HCV infections from 2010 to 2013 and, further, that most of the...
Journalists: Video is available in the downloads. [TRT 2:16] Click here for the transcript. Almost one out of three. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that's how many people in the United States have high cholesterol. Your body needs cholesterol, which is made in the liver, to build healthy cells. But too […]
Scientists have warned for decades that the overuse of antibiotics leads to the development of drug-resistant bacteria, making it harder to fight infectious disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that drug resistant bacteria cause 23,000 deaths and two million illnesses...