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The latest E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce is part of a larger trend. If you're wondering when you can start eating all the romaine lettuce again without fear, the answer is: hang tight. Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, along with the Food and Drug Administration, are still searching for the source of E. coli-contaminated romaine lettuce, which has sickened 84 people across 19 states over the past two weeks. Of these cases, half have been hospitalizations, including nine people who developed kidney failure. "Do not eat or buy romaine lettuce unless you can... [Read More]
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The devastating opioid epidemic is one of the largest public health problems facing the U.S. Over 2.5 million people in the U.S. suffer from opioid use disorder. Four in five new heroin users started out misusing prescription painkillers. A 2015 analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Preven... [Read More]
The number of people sickened by tainted romaine lettuce is growing, with 31 new cases of E. coli reported to the Centers for Disease Control ... [Read More]
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer plans to meet with President Trump's new director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday morning and urge him to begin research into gun violence, an aid... [Read More]
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including the pre-chopped variety as well as whole heads and hearts... [Read More]
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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 31 more people have fallen ill in an E. coli outbreak, USA Today reports. [Read More]
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast When Congress passed a government funding bill in late March, gun-control advocates scored one of their biggest legislative victories in decades. An addendum to the legislative language formally clarified that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was not prohibited from spending money on firearm-related research. The provision opened the door to, potentially, millions of dollars flowing into a scientific field that has been deprived of federal resources. But in the month since that funding bill passed, the CDC has not acted. On Thursday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY)... [Read More]
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The monthlong outbreak of a virulent E. coli strain tied to romaine lettuce has now sent 42 people to hospitals in 19 states, federal health officials said Wednesday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention added 31 people to its tally of victims in the outbreak. The agency has linked... [Read More]
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Did you know that defensive gun use is happening more regularly in the United States than gun crimes?! Probably not! Why? Because the Centers for Disease Control never publicized it. The agency sat on this information for years. The unpublished CDC Study confirms there are nearly 2.5 million defensive gun use situations per year. A lot higher than 100,000, which is the low-ball number leftists have been throwing around recently. WATCH:  Read the Whole Article... [Read More]
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An E. coli outbreak traced to Yuma lettuce is responsible for sickening 84 people in 19 states, the Centers for Disease Control said Wednesday        ... [Read More]
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The Garden State is known to have the highest rates of autism in the nation: One in 41 of our 8-year-olds have been diagnosed, according to the Centers for Disease Control. [Read More]
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 31 additional cases of E. coli illness in the outbreak linked to romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, growing region. [Read More]
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YORK COUNTY, Pa. –If you're thinking about having a salad tonight for dinner, you may want to re-think your greens. After an E. coli outbreak affecting 19 states as of Wednesday,  18 of those have been reported in Pennsylvania. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its warning, urging people to avoid all types of romaine lettuce coming from Yuma, Arizona. "It typically causes more stomach pain, bloody diarrhea, vomiting associated with it, and often times can cause... [Read More]
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The E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona, has infected 31 more people, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.        ... [Read More]
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Parkland Hospital let us know today that April is Sexually Transmitted Infections Awareness Month. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 110 million Americans already live with a sexually transmitted infection, and 20 million new infections occur every year. "Myths surrounding STIs, especially HIV, are very common," said Susana Lazarte, MD, infectious diseases specialist at …... [Read More]
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which is about the size of a toaster oven and uses ?lab-on-a-chip? technology made with inkjet printers to manipulate blood samples... [Read More]
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Welcome back to another installment of the Watercooler, RedState's daily Open Thread! Today, we've got…   And Goobermint Types Say We Can Trust Them To Tell The Whole Truth? We always hear about Centers for Disease Control wanting to treat shooting as a "disease" and braying about how Congress won't let them "properly study gun violence." Bet you NEVER heard that back in the '90s |... [Read More]
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A fourth death in central Illinois has been connected to synthetic cannabinoid use, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported Tuesday. Since March 7, synthetic cannabinoids have sickened 153 people and been blamed in four deaths: a woman in her 30s, a man in his 40s and two men in their 20s. Synthetic cannabinoids across Chicago and parts of central Illinois have been found to contain brodifacoum, a rat poison, according to state health officials. Earlier this month, the US Centers for Disease Control... [Read More]
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If something serious happens to someone you love – so serious they would be incapable of making any health care decisions – are they prepared? Are you prepared? Probably not. The Centers for Disease Control estimates 70 percent of Americans do not have a written plan for that situation, called... [Read More]
Acne, bronchitis, pink eye, ear infections, and sexually transmitted diseases are just a few of the illnesses treatable by antibiotics — assuming that the bacteria that cause these illnesses are not resistant to antibiotics. Antibiotic resistance, one of the most urgent threats to public health, occurs when antibiotics are unable to kill the bacteria causing an infection. According to the Centers for Disease Control, each year in the United States at least 2 million people become infected... [Read More]
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