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Boston Globe
CVS tightens restrictions on opioid prescriptions in bid to stanch epidemicbased in Woonsocket, R.I., said the new rules will bring the company in line wi
Boston Globe / Posted 3 hours ago
based in Woonsocket, R.I., said the new rules will bring the company in line with prescribing guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last year. In a Health Affairs blog post, CVS officials estimated that 61 people... Read more
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MLive.com
More deaths may be tied to Flint legionella outbreak than reported, expert saysby legionella. Legionnaires' disease is a potentially fatal type of pneumonia
MLive.com / Posted 3 hours ago
by legionella. Legionnaires' disease is a potentially fatal type of pneumonia or lung infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. About one in every 10 cases of the disease proves to be fatal, but the mortality... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Heartland health departments promote seasonal flu shots1 p.m. – 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the Benton office and Wednesday,
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 hours ago
1 p.m. – 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the Benton office and Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at the Marion office. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommend annual seasonal flu shots for everyone age 6 months and older. The... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
A 4-old was looking for candy in her grandmother's purse. Instead, she found a gun.last week, an average of 23 children were shot each day in 2015, according to a
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 hours ago
last week, an average of 23 children were shot each day in 2015, according to a review of the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. That's at least one bullet every... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
All she wanted was candy from her grandmother's purse. Instead,...last week, an average of 23 children were shot each day in 2015, according to a
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 4 hours ago
last week, an average of 23 children were shot each day in 2015, according to a review of the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. That's at least one bullet every... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pennsylvania county sues drug companies amid opioid crisisalmost $10 billion. In that same year, more than 33,000 people died from opioid
TribLIVE / Posted 4 hours ago
almost $10 billion. In that same year, more than 33,000 people died from opioid overdoses, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which says that nearly half of those deaths involved prescription drugs such as... Read more
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TribLIVE
Stronger flu vaccine for elderly could help younger adults with chronic conditions56,000 people die annually in the United States from the flu, and up to 35.6 mi
TribLIVE / Posted 4 hours ago
56,000 people die annually in the United States from the flu, and up to 35.6 million people are infected, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Smith and his colleagues analyzed data to explore the cost-effectiveness of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
CEO of San Antonio’s Valero, wife to be honored with heart disease research endowmenta “personal connection” to heart disease but emphasized that many Americans do
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 hours ago
a “personal connection” to heart disease but emphasized that many Americans do given the prevalence of the disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that every year one in every four deaths in the U.S. is related to heart... Read more
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Daily Star
Teen left blind after having VERY creepy surprise removed from EYE by docsin Mexico City, told LiveSciene. Flatworms usually infect humans through under
Daily Star / Posted 4 hours ago
in Mexico City, told LiveSciene. Flatworms usually infect humans through under cooked fish or crab meat, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the US. They normally infect the lungs but can travel to other areas of the... Read more
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EuroNews
CVS to Limit Opioid Prescriptions to 7-Day Supplysupply given by doctors in the U.S. increased from 13 days in 2006 to 18 days 2
EuroNews / Posted 5 hours ago
supply given by doctors in the U.S. increased from 13 days in 2006 to 18 days 2015, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 'We are further strengthening our commitment to help providers and patients... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Another Good Reason Not To Pee In The Pooland waterpark employees, who reported issues like eye burning, nose irritation,
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 hours ago
and waterpark employees, who reported issues like eye burning, nose irritation, difficulty breathing and vomiting. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention then stepped in to investigate. The CDC found two problems, according to Dr.... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
WATCH: Family records video moments before being struck by l...Weather Service. But only about 10 percent of those who are struck are killed,
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 5 hours ago
Weather Service. But only about 10 percent of those who are struck are killed, according to the data. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 35 people are killed by lightning incidents each year in the United... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
ADHD may be a type of sleep disorderis overstated and ADHD is a very real and potentially very serious diagnosis. A
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
is overstated and ADHD is a very real and potentially very serious diagnosis. According to the most recent survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 6.4 million children, or one out of every 10 children ages 4 to 17 in the... Read more
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New Kerala
Zyga Announces Highmark, Inc., 4th Largest Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurer, to Expand Positive Coverage of Minimally Invasive SI Joint Fusion - newkerala news #273829"This change will allow treatment decision making to be at the surgeon and pati
New Kerala / Posted 6 hours ago
"This change will allow treatment decision making to be at the surgeon and patient level where it belongs." The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists low back pain (LBP) as the second most common cause of disability in U.S.... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Health officials: Sullivan Central High student has confirmed case of tuberculosisboard room. Medical professionals are scheduled to attend the meeting to help w
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 6 hours ago
board room. Medical professionals are scheduled to attend the meeting to help with the discussion and questions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a person can be exposed to TB if they spent time near someone with the... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Fluoride exposure in utero linked to lower IQ in kids, study saysare exposed to fluoride through public water, the main route of exposure aside
WSMV Nashville / Posted 6 hours ago
are exposed to fluoride through public water, the main route of exposure aside from toothpaste and mouth rinses. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called water fluoridation one of the 10 greatest public health achievements of... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Fluoride exposure in utero linked to lower IQ in kids, study saysare exposed to fluoride through public water, the main route of exposure aside
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 7 hours ago
are exposed to fluoride through public water, the main route of exposure aside from toothpaste and mouth rinses. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called water fluoridation one of the 10 greatest public health achievements of... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Fluoride exposure in utero linked to lower IQ in kids, study saysare exposed to fluoride through public water, the main route of exposure aside
FOX Carolina / Posted 7 hours ago
are exposed to fluoride through public water, the main route of exposure aside from toothpaste and mouth rinses. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called water fluoridation one of the 10 greatest public health achievements of... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Fluoride exposure in utero linked to lower IQ in kids, study saysare exposed to fluoride through public water, the main route of exposure aside
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 7 hours ago
are exposed to fluoride through public water, the main route of exposure aside from toothpaste and mouth rinses. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called water fluoridation one of the 10 greatest public health achievements of... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Fluoride exposure in utero linked to lower IQ in kids, study saysare exposed to fluoride through public water, the main route of exposure aside
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 7 hours ago
are exposed to fluoride through public water, the main route of exposure aside from toothpaste and mouth rinses. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called water fluoridation one of the 10 greatest public health achievements of... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Fluoride exposure in utero linked to lower IQ in kids, study saysare exposed to fluoride through public water, the main route of exposure aside
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 7 hours ago
are exposed to fluoride through public water, the main route of exposure aside from toothpaste and mouth rinses. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called water fluoridation one of the 10 greatest public health achievements of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Study: Flint water killed unborn babies; many who drank it couldn't get pregnantMona Hanna-Attisha's own research showed children's lead blood levels were risi
The Morning Call / Posted 7 hours ago
Mona Hanna-Attisha's own research showed children's lead blood levels were rising in Flint. According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, lead can damage a developing baby's nervous system, causing miscarriages and... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Study: Flint water killed unborn babies; many who drank it couldn't get pregnantMona Hanna-Attisha's own research showed children's lead blood levels were risi
Baltimore Sun / Posted 8 hours ago
Mona Hanna-Attisha's own research showed children's lead blood levels were rising in Flint. According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, lead can damage a developing baby's nervous system, causing miscarriages and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Flint water killed unborn babies; many who drank it couldn't get pregnantMona Hanna-Attisha's own research showed children's lead blood levels were risi
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
Mona Hanna-Attisha's own research showed children's lead blood levels were rising in Flint. According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, lead can damage a developing baby's nervous system, causing miscarriages and... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Flint water killed unborn babies; many who drank it couldn't get pregnantMona Hanna-Attisha's own research showed children's lead blood levels were risi
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 hours ago
Mona Hanna-Attisha's own research showed children's lead blood levels were rising in Flint. According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, lead can damage a developing baby's nervous system, causing miscarriages and... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Trump meme is dangerousViolence against women is a widespread, tragic reality in this country and the
OregonLive.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Violence against women is a widespread, tragic reality in this country and the numbers are staggering. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in four women will experience physical and/or sexual violence during their... Read more
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The Mercury News
Why is Ivanka Trump opening up now about postpartum depression?bliss could just be a public cover for darker or other overwhelming feelings sh
The Mercury News / Posted 9 hours ago
bliss could just be a public cover for darker or other overwhelming feelings she was privately having. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, symptoms of postpartum depression include anger and sadness, withdrawing from... Read more
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The Washington Times
CVS to follow federal guidelines for opioid prescriptionsannouncement advises pharmacists to adhere to the national guidelines for presc
The Washington Times / Posted 9 hours ago
announcement advises pharmacists to adhere to the national guidelines for prescribing opioids, outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These include only filling prescriptions for a seven-day supply for “certain... Read more
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FOX News
Grandmother who died of West Nile virus didn't know she got bit, family sayssymptoms, others may develop fevers, headaches, body aches, joint paints, vomit
FOX News / Posted 10 hours ago
symptoms, others may develop fevers, headaches, body aches, joint paints, vomiting, diarrhea or rash. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1 in 150 patients develop a severe illness affecting the central... Read more
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FOX News
Grandmother who died of West Nile virus didn't know she got bit, family sayssymptoms, others may develop fevers, headaches, body aches, joint paints, vomit
FOX News / Posted 10 hours ago
symptoms, others may develop fevers, headaches, body aches, joint paints, vomiting, diarrhea or rash. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1 in 150 patients develop a severe illness affecting the central... Read more
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MLive.com
Man faces felonies after overdosing on heroin a year agois 100 times more potent than heroin and can be lethal to humans at the 2-milli
MLive.com / Posted 11 hours ago
is 100 times more potent than heroin and can be lethal to humans at the 2-milligram range, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Carfentanil is a synthetic opioid 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Ivanka Trump reveals struggles with postpartum depression on 'Dr. Oz'the lives of working women. About one in nine women experience postpartum depr
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 12 hours ago
the lives of working women. About one in nine women experience postpartum depression, according to research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Symptoms include anger and sadness, withdrawing from loved ones, feeling... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Ivanka Trump reveals struggles with postpartum depression on 'Dr. Oz'the lives of working women. About one in nine women experience postpartum depr
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 12 hours ago
the lives of working women. About one in nine women experience postpartum depression, according to research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Symptoms include anger and sadness, withdrawing from loved ones, feeling... Read more
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FOX News
NYC man dies of Legionnaires' disease, 1 other sickenedbegin two to 10 days after exposure, and could progress to lung failure or even
FOX News / Posted 12 hours ago
begin two to 10 days after exposure, and could progress to lung failure or even death without treatment. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one out of every 10 Legionnaires’ patients will die due to... Read more
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FOX News
NYC man dies of Legionnaires' disease, 1 other sickenedThis image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CD
FOX News / Posted 12 hours ago
This image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows a large grouping of Legionella pneumophila bacteria. (CDC) A Queens resident is dead and another was sickened after they both contracted Legionnaires’ disease... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Ivanka Trump reveals struggles with postpartum depression on ‘Dr. Oz’the lives of working women. About one in nine women experience postpartum depr
Bangor Daily News / Posted 12 hours ago
the lives of working women. About one in nine women experience postpartum depression, according to research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Symptoms include anger and sadness, withdrawing from loved ones, feeling... Read more
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Al.com
Federal scientists: Dispersants from BP spill make people sickscientists from the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute of En
Al.com / Posted 13 hours ago
scientists from the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The new study is the largest ever conducted that examined the health effects of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Study: Fewer pregnancies, more fetal deaths in Flint after lead levels rose in waterMona Hanna-Attisha's own research showed children's blood-lead levels were risi
Detroit Free Press / Posted 14 hours ago
Mona Hanna-Attisha's own research showed children's blood-lead levels were rising in Flint. According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, lead can damage a developing baby's nervous system, causing miscarriages and... Read more
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FOX Business
CVS Health moves to limit access to opioid painkillersequivalents, or MMEs, a standard unit of measure in pain medicine, Dr. Brennan
FOX Business / Posted 16 hours ago
equivalents, or MMEs, a standard unit of measure in pain medicine, Dr. Brennan said. CVS said it based the limits on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations published last year, though one addiction expert said even... Read more
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FOX Business
CVS Health moves to limit access to opioid painkillersequivalents, or MMEs, a standard unit of measure in pain medicine, Dr. Brennan
FOX Business / Posted 16 hours ago
equivalents, or MMEs, a standard unit of measure in pain medicine, Dr. Brennan said. CVS said it based the limits on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations published last year, though one addiction expert said even... Read more
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Philly.com
'Dr. Google' made me worry about colon cancer. Did I overreact?Research Center. A brief word about sources: If you go online in search of hea
Philly.com / Posted 17 hours ago
Research Center. A brief word about sources: If you go online in search of health information, stick with quality. (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, good. Gwyneth Paltrow’s “Goop” site, bad.) But even with good information,... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
October Marks the Beginning of Flu SeasonSpecial to The Times (Jay Inslee. Flickr Commons) According to the Centers fo
The Birmingham Times / Posted 20 hours ago
Special to The Times (Jay Inslee. Flickr Commons) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, October marks the beginning of flu season in the United States. It is recommended that everyone over 6 months old receive a flu... Read more
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The Andalusia Star-News
Flu shots available locallyhas not changed,” Chief Medical Officer Dr. Mary McIntyre said. “The American C
The Andalusia Star-News / Posted 21 hours ago
has not changed,” Chief Medical Officer Dr. Mary McIntyre said. “The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continue to recommend vaccination against the flu.” In addition to influenza... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Jefferson City Boys and Girls Club receives activity tracking wristbandscame as a way to prevent and reduce child obesity. Seventeen percent of childre
KOMU Columbia / Posted yesterday
came as a way to prevent and reduce child obesity. Seventeen percent of children ages two to 19 are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "One of the biggest problems that's facing the youth in America, and we know,... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Study: Fewer pregnancies, more fetal deaths in Flint after lead levels rose in waterMona Hanna-Attisha's own research showed children's blood-lead levels were risi
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
Mona Hanna-Attisha's own research showed children's blood-lead levels were rising in Flint. According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, lead can damage a developing baby's nervous system, causing miscarriages and... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Thursday Editorial: We’re paying the price for our costly health systemjust need to scale up the repairs. As Americans age, the rate of deaths linked
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
just need to scale up the repairs. As Americans age, the rate of deaths linked to dementia has surged, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Death rates from Alzheimer’s rose 55 percent from just 1999 to 2014, the CDC... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Local Petland taking steps to keep pets, customers safethat everybody lumps every Petland together. Just like everything else there's
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted yesterday
that everybody lumps every Petland together. Just like everything else there's good and bad,” Caplan said. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports nearly 40 people in seven states were affected, but the agency has not... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Doctors, public health workers, patient advocates — even insurers — oppose latest ACA repeallead poisoning and expanding access to childhood immunizations. Eliminating the
ScienceBlogs / Posted yesterday
lead poisoning and expanding access to childhood immunizations. Eliminating the fund would devastate the budget of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The fund currently makes up 12 percent of CDC’s budget and eliminating this... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Doctors weigh in on flu shot debateor not to get a flu shot...that is the question. It's a medical debate that ha
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted yesterday
or not to get a flu shot...that is the question. It's a medical debate that has been going on for years, and while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that nearly everyone gets vaccinated, some doctors in Connecticut don't... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Ivanka Trump reveals struggle with postpartum depressionI’m passionate. I’m driven, but this is something that affects parents all over
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted yesterday
I’m passionate. I’m driven, but this is something that affects parents all over the country.” Research from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that about one in nine women experiences postpartum depression. With the... Read more
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