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Deer infected with chronic wasting disease

Chronic wasting disease has been detected in wild deer, elk or moose in 24 states, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warning hunters to avoid handling or eating potentially infected meat.
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Deer in 24 states infected with chronic wasting disease

Chronic wasting disease has been detected in wild deer, elk or moose in 24 states, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warning hunters to avoid handling or eating potentially infected meat.
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Vaping among teens skyrocketed in the last year as cigarette use declined, new CDC study shows

Health officials are blaming e-cigarette startups like Juul for the increase in teens taking up vaping in a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.   The number of middle and high school students using e-cigarettes rose in the last year: from 2.1 million in 2017 to 3.6 million in 2018 — a difference of 1.5 million, according to the study.  In recent years, teens have been quick to drop traditional cigarette smoking and pick up the newer, trendier way to consume nicotine: ...
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63 New Illnesses Reported in Ongoing Turkey Salmonella Outbreak That's Sickened Hundreds

Hundreds have fallen ill in a Salmonella outbreak tied to raw turkey, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting more than 60 new cases in 24 states since its last report in December.Read more...
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This Year's Flu Vaccine Is Actually Pretty Effective —and It's Not Too Late to Get it

This winter’s U.S. flu season hasn’t been and won’t be anywhere near as devastating as the historic season that killed 80,000 Americans last year. That might make latecomers eager to brush aside the idea of getting a flu vaccine. But a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should hopefully…Read more...
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New study helps doctors better understand high blood pressure in pregnant women

According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 6 - 8% of pregnant women experience hypertension. High blood pressure during pregnancy is associated with a number of risks to the woman and fetus, including low-birth weight infants, preterm birth, problems with the placenta, heavy bleeding, heart defects and other congenital anomalies, and in the most severe cases death.
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Hawaii Lawmakers Propose Public-funded Anti-gun Fake News Factory

Opinion Hawaii Lawmakers Propose Public-funded Anti-gun Fake News Factory Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Following California’s lead, Hawaiian lawmakers are seeking to use money gleaned from Aloha State taxpayers to fund their anti-gun propaganda efforts. HB 1541 would establish the Hawaii Gun Violence Prevention Center, a public and privately funded “interdisciplinary” effort to analyze “gun-related violence and its prevention.” Research into violence perpetrated with firearms isn’t in itse...
Tags: Guns, Congress, California, Cdc, Hawaii, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Centers for Disease Control, Rosenberg, Johns Hopkins University, Center for Gun Policy and Research, Rand Corporation, Aloha State, Mark Rosenberg, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA


When the Cure Is Worse Than the Disease

In an effort to reduce opioid addiction, doctors are cutting back on pain medication — and sometimes leaving patients to suffer.
Tags: News, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Suicides and Suicide Attempts, Addiction (Psychology, Pain-Relieving Drugs, American Medical Assn, Opioids and Opiates


‘A Match Into a Can of Gasoline’: Measles Outbreak Now an Emergency in Washington State

Measles, believed to be largely wiped out as a public health crisis two decades ago, is affecting dozens of children.
Tags: News, Epidemics, Washington (State, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Measles, Pacific Northwestern States (US, Vaccination and Immunization, Portland (Ore


Children are using an unhealthy amount of toothpaste, CDC warns

Nearly 40 percent of kids ages 3- to 6-years-old use more toothpaste than recommended, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study found.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Healthy Habits: Four Germiest Places in a Home

The newest report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows flu activity is widespread in more than half the country, 36 states. In addition to getting a flu shot, the CDC recommends taking steps every day to stop the spread of those yucky, flu infested germs and it requires you to do much more than just wash your hands.Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
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No, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Doesn't Support "Aborting Babies Up Until Birth"

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is facing backlash after expressing support for women's right to terminate their pregnancies in the third trimester if medically necessary.In an interview with WTOP, Northam was asked about a bill that would loosen the restrictions surrounding third trimester abortions in Virginia. The state, which only has two abortion providers, currently bans the procedure after 24 weeks, except in cases where a woman's health is in danger.The HB2491 bill, introduced by state Del...
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16-year-old Patrick Turner committed suicide one year ago. What’s changed since then?

Some say suicide is best discussed behind closed doors. But they are wrong. One year ago in Southern California, four teenagers within just three weeks, took their lives. The first and youngest was Emma Pangelinan, a softball phenom, who killed herself in a park at age 13. The second was Patrick Turner, who died in darkness on an empty baseball field. But before ending his life, the high school sophomore wrote four remarkable letters calling for less pressure on teens and more inclusivity. Like ...
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Millions of Americans are sleep deprived — and it's literally killing us

17 percent of all fatal car accidents are caused by sleep deprivation.Seven to 8 hours is recommended for adult humans, more for adolescents.About 1/3 of all adults are not getting at least seven hours of sleep each night.A lack of sleep is frequently seen as something that people simply need to "power through" in order to get things done, or cope with events happening in their lives, work demands, etc. Recent studies, however, makes it more clear: This is a public health crisis. None It's not j...
Tags: Sleep, Public Health, United States, Innovation, Alzheimer's, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Daniel Buysse, University of Pittsburgh Here


Banning flavored tobacco and vaping products does more harm than good

Doug Shaw, the owner of Sanctuary Tobacco for 26 years, expects to retire and close his shop if efforts to ban flavored tobacco in California are successful. Lawmakers in the state are considering a ban because of growth in the use of flavored tobacco products like e-cigarettes or vaporizers by teenagers. Yet Shaw sells none of those products. In fact, as he puts it in blunt terms, “My product [pipe tobacco] does not appeal to young people.” Despite being far from the intended target of banning ...
Tags: California, Opinion, Sport, Soccer, Cancer Research UK, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Cornell University, Shaw, Utah State University, Linda Bauld, Jacob Sullum, Doug Shaw, Reason Magazine, Guest Commentary, William F Shughart, Huntsman School of Business Josh T Smith


New program helps kids to build mental strength to face life's hardest challenges

Mental health and suicide are not just adult issues. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide rates have tripled over the last 15 years among girls 10 to 14 years of age in the United States.
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Don’t Kiss Your Pet Hedgehogs, C.D.C. Warns

Eleven people across eight states have been infected with a strain of salmonella linked to pet hedgehogs, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
Tags: News, Pets, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Hedgehogs, Food Contamination and Poisoning, Salmonella (Bacteria


Poor hedgehogs are to blame for spat of Salmonella infections

That pet hedgehog might not be such a great idea after all. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention put out a notice Friday about 11 Salmonella infections across eight states, and in all but one of the cases the people had been in contact with a pet hedgehog. Only one person has gone to the hospital because of the outbreak, but health officials are concerned about the growing number of cases infecting people in Colorado, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Texas, and Wyom...
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CDC Warns Against Kissing, Snuggling Pet Hedgehogs Amid Salmonella Outbreak

It’s not every day that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issues an advisory about pet hedgehogs, but here we are.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Salmonella, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Outbreaks, Hedgehog, No Kissing


Could you live on your retirement savings for 23 years?

By Dayana Yochim, NerdWallet.com Precision isn’t always possible when it comes to retirement planning. That doesn’t mean you have to wing it and hope your savings don’t expire before you do. Looking at the income, living expenses and life spans of today’s retirees can help you make the right financial moves so your golden years aren’t tarnished by an unexpected shortfall. WHAT’S AN “AVERAGE” RETIREMENT COST? Government and Gallup data reveal a lot about what retirement is like for Americans to...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Social Security, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Gallup, BLS, Dayana Yochim, National Council on Aging NCOA, Dayana Yochim NerdWallet


Is Lack of Sleep a Public Health Crisis?

According to The Washington Post, "a growing number of scientists, not normally known for being advocates, are bringing evangelical zeal to the message that lack of sleep is an escalating public health crisis that deserves as much attention as the obesity epidemic." "We're competing against moneyed interests, with technology and gaming and all that. It's so addictive and so hard to compete with," said Orfeu Buxton, a sleep researcher at Pennsylvania State University. "We've had this natural expe...
Tags: Tech, Princeton, The Washington Post, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Gallup, Orfeu Buxton, Pennsylvania State University We, Monika Schonauer


CDC study explores link between smoking and clinical outcomes of assisted reproductive technology

A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study found that smoking in the three months prior to assisted reproductive technology treatment was associated with higher adjusted odds of cycle cancellation resulting in no embryo transfer and cancellations before fresh oocyte retrieval or frozen embryo transfer.
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How to Inoculate Against Anti-Vaxxers

The no-vaccine crowd has persuaded a lot of people. But public health can prevail.
Tags: News, Social Media, Epidemics, World Health Organization, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Medicine and Health, Measles, Vaccination and Immunization, Whooping Cough, Inoculate Against Anti Vaxxers


"I Attended The School Where Karen Pence Teaches. I Would Never Send My Kids There."

A couple of days ago, national news outlets reported that second lady Karen Pence is returning to her job teaching art at Immanuel Christian School, a small, private K-8 school in Springfield, VA, that bars LGBTQ+ staff and students.The school requires to accept the definition of marriage as "the uniting of one man and one woman in a single, exclusive covenant union as delineated in Scripture." In its , the school states that it can refuse or expel students who participate in or even support...
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Why You Should Care That Karen Pence Is Teaching At A Homophobic School

Karen Pence, the wife of Vice President Mike Pence, has accepted a job at a school that discriminates against LGBTQ+ teachers and students. She will teach art part-time at Immanuel Christian School, a private K-8 school in Springfield, VA.In its for teachers and staff, the school requires applicants — who must promise that they are born-again Christians — to adhere to the following belief:"I understand that the term 'marriage' has only one meaning; the uniting of one man and one woman in a si...
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Educational videos in clinical settings increase HPV vaccination rates among adolescents

A study examining the effect of a video educational intervention aimed at increasing HPV vaccinations among adolescents could help the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention meet its goal of getting more eligible adolescents vaccinated against certain cancers and diseases caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).
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Measles warning in Los Angeles, New York outbreak surges

Anti-vaxxers are winning the war on life. Measles outbreaks are happening with increasing frequency. US News and World Report: In late December, one person who was sick with the highly contagious viral infection visited several stores and restaurants in Malibu, Pasadena and Santa Monica while contagious, the Los Angeles Times reported. Officials said there is no remaining risk in those areas, but people who may have been near the infected person should watch for any symptoms of the illness, w...
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Flu is widespread in US with 7.3 million people sick, but experts see a milder season

As many as 7.3 million people have been sick with the flu since the season began in October, with between 69,000 and 84,000 people hospitalized for treatment, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Flu is widespread in US with 7.3 million people sick since start of season

As many as 7.3 million people have been sick with the flu since the season began in October, with between 69,000 and 84,000 people hospitalized for treatment, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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The Flu Is Widespread in the U.S., and It’s Not Too Late to Get Vaccinated

In the last three months, 6 to 7 million people have caught the flu, and the season isn’t over yet.
Tags: News, Influenza, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Vaccination and Immunization