The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today (Sept. 11) that it is investigating an outbreak of Campylobacter — a type of bacteria that causes diarrhea — linked with puppies sold at Petland stores, a national pet store chain. Show More Summary
Are pooches causing you to poop? On Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced it is one of several organizations investigating a multistate outbreak of Campylobacter bacteria possibly due to puppies sold through Petland stores. Related: We Are Not Worthy Of This Adorable Doggo's Maternity Shoot! The bacteria can spread through contact with dog poop, and [...]
Tom Frieden, former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is starting a new initiative to tackle some of global health's thorniest issues: cardiovascular disease and epidemics. Frieden, a former New York City health commissioner who spent seven years leading the CDC during...
According to an email obtained by Axios, staff at the Centers for Disease Control—an organization that’s vital to protecting public health—has been directed to not communicate with the public via the press. The message—sent by public affairs officer Jeffrey Lancashire and dated Aug. Show More Summary
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Monday that 39 people contracted a bacterial infection from contagious puppies at the pet store chain Petland.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Former U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr. Tom Frieden on Tuesday announced the start of a new public health initiative funded by private philanthropies to fight heart disease and stroke and shore up infectious disease capabilities around the world.
A year-long outbreak of Campylobacter infections has been traced to puppies sold by Petland Inc., according to a Monday notice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Ohio Department of Health, several other states and the USDA’s Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service are collaborating with the CDC on the... Continue Reading
Categories: Friday Rant, Travel Tags: Incendiary Tidbits, L2 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines heavy drinking as 15 or more drinks for men and eight or more for women on a weekly basis. On average, 18% of American adults fall into this category, but the percentage is over 25% in Wisconsin. Show More Summary
The British Columbia Center for Disease Control is warning consumers that hepatitis A was found in a sample of Western Brand family pineapple chunks. The British Columbia Center for Disease Control is warning consumers that hepatitis A was found in a sample of Western Brand family pineapple chunks.
A tiny turtle sounds like an adorable and harmless pet, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says otherwise.
While a third of American adults and one in six children are obese, a report Thursday suggests the rate of increase could be stabilizing in some states. Citing statistics collected by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the report by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert...
By Anne Dachel What you will never hear from mainstream doctors, the American Academy of Pediatrics, or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention when it comes to discussing AUTISM is the word PREVENTION. According to all the officially accepted...
The Center for Disease Control came out with their annual insurance survey. Kevin Drum has the relevant chart: We should expect a local maximum of people covered in January as people sign up for coverage and a local minimum of people covered in December as people have churned off of coverage and either did […]
Your business is likely focused on something other than health, so why should you implement disease management programs in your office? Well, for instance, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that more than 29 million adults have type 2 diabetes. Show More Summary
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are investigating an outbreak of dozens of U.S. Salmonella cases it has linked to contact with pet turtles.
Officials disagree with a federal report which says Oregon has some of the lowest vaccination rates in the U.S. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports (http://bit.ly/2xGxDMB ) the Centers for Disease Control and … Click to Continue »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 54.4 million Americans live with a type of arthritis. Arthritis is often treated with a combination of lifestyle changes and medications. A common type of medication to treat...Show More Summary
(UT Southwestern Medical Center) Scientists from the Children's Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern have developed an innovative system to identify and characterize the molecular components that control the activities of regulatory DNA sequences in the human genome.
(Penn State) Influenza vaccination rates in children may have decreased for the 2016-17 influenza season because of a recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that the nasal spray version of the vaccine not be used, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.
Salmonella infections linked to live poultry have infected nearly 1,000 people this year across the United States, according to figures released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).