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Opponents of Ohio Gun Bill Speak Out

Numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Ohio State Highway Patrol show 430 more people died from gun-related deaths in 2017 than in car accidents. Many majority Republicans back a bill that would allow people to carry concealed weapons without a license. But minority Democrats want what they call “common sense gun legislation” instead. Statehouse correspondent Jo Ingles reports. House Democrats are proposing requiring safe storage of guns, allowing seizure of guns fro...
Tags: House, Ohio, Republican, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Miller, Jo Ingles, Republican House, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Adam Miller, Larry Householder


What Superbug Hunters Know That We Don’t

There are trillions of bacteria living inside all of us. Why are we pretending they aren’t on our X-ray machines?
Tags: News, Bacteria, Hospitals, Antibiotics, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Drug resistance (Microbial, Candida Auris (Fungus


How Superbug Hunters Are Keeping Us Safe

There are trillions of bacteria living inside all of us. Why are we pretending they aren’t on our X-ray machines?
Tags: News, Bacteria, Hospitals, Antibiotics, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Drug resistance (Microbial, Candida Auris (Fungus


Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials

In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans.
Tags: Florida, News, Bacteria, Environmental Protection Agency, Antibiotics, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Oranges, Citrus Fruits, Agriculture and Farming, Your-feed-science, Drug resistance (Microbial, Your-feed-healthcare


Deadly Germs, Lost Cures: Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials

In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans.
Tags: Florida, News, Environmental Protection Agency, Antibiotics, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Oranges, Agriculture and Farming, Drugs (Pharmaceuticals, Your-feed-science, Drug resistance (Microbial, Your-feed-healthcare


Vaccination helps protect the public from measles

The United States is experiencing its largest measles outbreak since the virus was eliminated in 2000. As of Monday, 839 cases of measles have been reported in 23 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including 7 cases in Pennsylvania.
Tags: Health, United States, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


Twitter launches new search features to stop the spread of misinformation about vaccines

As measles outbreaks in the United States and other countries continue to get worse, Twitter is introducing new search tools meant to help users find credible resources about vaccines. It will also stop auto-suggesting search terms that would lead users to misinformation about vaccines. In a blog post, Twitter vice president of trust and safety Del Harvey wrote “at Twitter, we understand the importance of vaccines in preventing illness and disease and recognize the role that Twitter plays in ...
Tags: Health, TC, Facebook, Twitter, New York, Social Media, Tech, Public Health, Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Vaccines, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Harvey, Department of Health and Human Services, Del Harvey


Should You Be Vaccinated For Measles When Traveling This Summer?

“From January 1 to May 10, 2019, 839 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 23 states. This is an increase of 75 cases from the previous week. This is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1994 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000.” That statement which you just read was issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta pertaining to the measles outbreak in the United States in 2019 — and those 23 states are as follows... The post Shou...
Tags: Travel, Atlanta, United States, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Health And Environment


A Million Americans Need This Drug. Trump’s Deal Won’t Help Enough of Them.

A donation of H.I.V.-prevention drugs from the pharmaceutical giant Gilead could benefit shareholders more than patients.
Tags: News, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Health and Human Services Department, Gilead Sciences Inc, Drugs (Pharmaceuticals, Truvada (Drug


Stem Cell Treatments Flourish With Little Evidence That They Work

The F.D.A. has taken an industry-friendly approach toward companies using unproven cell cocktails to treat people desperate for relief from aging or damaged joints.
Tags: News, Stem Cells, Food And Drug Administration, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Bone Marrow, Hips, Knees, Health Insurance and Managed Care, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, Your-feed-healthcare, Regenexx


Misapplication of opioid guidelines?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is clarifying its guidelines on opioid prescribing, citing the findings of a review panel that many clinicians, policymakers and payers are misapplying the CDC's guidelines, and those actions are negatively affecting patients.
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What you need to know about the U.S. measles outbreak

The United States so far this year has recorded 839 cases of measles in 23 states, its largest outbreak since public health officials in 2000 declared the disease eradicated, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday. The following are key facts about the outbreak: * Public health officials blame the measles resurgence on the spread of misinformation about vaccines. * The largest outbreaks are concentrated in New York City, which has recorded at least 466 cases, primarily in ...
Tags: Science, New York City, United States, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Williamsburg, Rockland County


CDC concurs with panel led by Regenstrief scientist on misapplication of opioid guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is clarifying its guidelines on opioid prescribing, citing the findings of a review panel led by Regenstrief Institute Research Scientist Kurt Kroenke, M.D. Dr. Kroenke and his colleagues found that many clinicians, policymakers and payers are misapplying the CDC's guidelines, and those actions are negatively affecting patients.
Tags: Cdc, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Kroenke, Kurt Kroenke, Regenstrief Institute Research


Where cannabis investors see the next big wave? In precision dosing

Women and seniors are joining the cannabis movement, and that’s presenting new investing opportunities, according to a panel of cannabis investors who we interviewed several days ago at an event organized by the cross-border venture firm DCM. Specifically, they say, expect to see an uptick in products of all types that make it easier to consume small and controlled amounts of THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in pot. The trend isn’t so surprising. Anecdotally, women increasingly see cannabis...
Tags: TC, Massachusetts, Tech, Cannabis, John Boehner, DCM, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Pax Labs, Juul, Leaflink, Woodland, Casa Verde Capital, Poseidon Asset Management, Karan Wadhera, Dosist, Acreage Holdings


Global Health: Where Will Measles Break Out Next? Chicago, Los Angeles or Miami, Scientists Predict

A new study ranks the risks in U.S. counties by the numbers of unvaccinated children and proximity to international airports. But no one predicted the outbreak in Brooklyn.
Tags: Maps, News, Airports, Epidemics, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Andrew, Wakefield, University of Texas at Austin, Lancet Infectious Diseases, Peter J, Hotez, Measles, Jews and Judaism, The (Journal, Vaccination and Immunization, Texas Children's Hospital


CDC plans door-to-door survey near Illinois ammonia leak

BEACH PARK, Ill. (AP) — Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plan a door-to-door survey this weekend in northern Illinois near where an anhydrous ammonia leak sickened dozens last month. The Lake County Health Department says CDC staff will start interviews Saturday at home within a 1-mile radius of the spill in […]
Tags: News, Cdc, Ap, Nation, Illinois, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, BEACH PARK Ill, The Lake County Health Department


Huge Racial Disparities Found in Deaths Linked to Pregnancy

African-American, Native American and Alaska Native women are about three times more likely to die from causes related to pregnancy, compared to white women in the United States.
Tags: News, Parenting, United States, Heart, Native Americans, Discrimination, Maternal mortality, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Blacks, Democratic Party, Redfield, Alaska Native, Women and Girls, Race and Ethnicity, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Deaths (Fatalities


Huge Racial Disparities in Deaths Linked to Pregnancy

African-American, Native American and Alaska Native women are about three times more likely to die from causes related to pregnancy, compared to white women in the United States.
Tags: News, Parenting, United States, Heart, Native Americans, Discrimination, Maternal mortality, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Blacks, Democratic Party, Redfield, Alaska Native, Women and Girls, Race and Ethnicity, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Deaths (Fatalities


5 Things You Didn’t Know About HPV—The Most Common STD

If you've been putting off getting your pap smear, there's one big reason you should make that appointment: the human papillomavirus. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 79 million Americans are currently infected with HPV and approximately 14 million people become newly infected every year, making it the most common STD. […]
Tags: Science, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


Teen dies after playing 'choking game' he saw on social media, parents say

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report cited 82 kids between age six and 19 died after playing the choking game between 1995 and 2007.            [Author: Evansville Courier & Press]
Tags: News, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Evansville Courier & Press


This Is Why You Need to Get an STD Test If You’re Trying to Conceive

It should come as no surprise that STD testing is important. In fact, while there are many things you can do to stay healthy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes that STD tests are one of the most important measures you can take when it comes to your health. That’s why the group recommends […]
Tags: Science, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


McKesson, Drug Distribution Giant, Settles Lawsuit Over Opioids in West Virginia

The state accused the nation’s largest drug distributor of flooding rural counties with opioids. McKesson denied the allegations in a $37 million settlement.
Tags: News, Justice, West Virginia, Epidemics, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, McKesson, Manchin, Cardinal Health Inc, McKesson Corporation, The, Suits and Litigation (Civil, Drug Abuse and Traffic, Drugs (Pharmaceuticals, Joe III, James C II, Opioids and Opiates


With head injuries mounting, will cities put their feet down on e-scooters?

Almost half of the injured Austin scooter riders identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in its first-ever study of dockless electric scooters suffered a head injury, with 15% experiencing a traumatic brain injury.
Tags: Health, Austin, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


Does ’13 Reasons Why’ Increase Suicide Rates?

Conflicting research released last month gave us a very unclear answer about whether simply watching or being exposed to a television show about teen suicide — Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why (13RW) — results in an increase in actual teen suicide in real life. One study found a correlation (not a causal relationship) between the two, while another study found declines in suicidal thoughts and self-harm behaviors. So what’s the real story? 13 Reasons Why is a Netflix television series that explores t...
Tags: Psychology, General, Students, Suicide, Netflix, United States, Policy and advocacy, University of Pennsylvania, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Mental Health And Wellness, Children And Teens, 13 Reasons Why, Suicidal, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, Romer, Scherr


Parents of Babies Too Young to Vaccinate Feel Trapped by Measles Outbreak

The measles vaccine is not usually given to children until they are a year old. So some new parents are avoiding public places and anti-vaccine friends.
Tags: News, Parenting, Michigan, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Measles, Vaccination and Immunization, Babies and Infants, Parents of Babies Too Young


A lawyer who reps cruise-ship workers reveals the most shocking thing they've told him about their job

On some cruise ships, managers will order crew members to hide improperly stored food or dirty equipment in their cabins to make sure they aren't found by health inspectors, according to Jim Walker, a lawyer who specializes in cases involving cruise-line employees and passengers. A ship operated by the luxury cruise line Silversea was caught hiding food, dishes, and utensils in 2013, when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted a surprise inspection after receiving a tip fro...
Tags: Facebook, Cdc, Singapore, Trends, Cnn, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Silversea, Changi Airport, Walker, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Jim Walker


CDC Says There's an Epidemic of E-Scooter Injuries That Could Easily Be Prevented

Electric scooters are becoming just as common in many cities as Lyft and Uber cars. While they may be a step in the right direction to improve transportation options, a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found a surge in emergency room visits due to e-scooter accidents. From a report: The CDC has found that head injuries topped the list of accident-related incidents involving e-scooters at 45%. The study determined that many e-scooter injuries could have been prevented...
Tags: Cdc, Tech, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


'Don’t wash your raw chicken': CDC says doing so can spread germs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says washing chicken can do more harm than good.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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CDC to E-Scooter Riders: Please, for the Love of God, Do the Absolute Bare Minimum Safety Thing

Amidst a rise in reports that emergency rooms are seeing a spike in visits from people who have seriously messed themselves up while riding electric scooters, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention decided to assess the threat of the increasingly popular vehicles, which are only going to become more prevalent…Read more...
Tags: Lyft, Uber, Science, Cdc, Bird, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Lime, E Scooters