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antibiotic resistance
2014-07-24 05:43:55

Antibiotic resistance could bring about the “next pandemic,” turning run-of-the-mill disease-causing bacteria into nearly untreatable illnesses, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned on Tuesday.

2014-07-21 16:25:53

ATLANTA, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one in five adults in the U.S. have arthritis, and 60% are under age 65.

2014-07-14 12:25:07

Summer weather typically causes spike in incidences of food poisoning WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans are expected to fire up the grills this summer--a

Smallpox word cloud
2014-07-09 12:11:05

Smallpox is a deadly virus that was all but wiped off the face of the Earth in the late 1970s, but on Tuesday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that random bottles of smallpox were found in at a federal lab near Washington, DC.

Southern Doctors Write More Opioid Painkiller Prescriptions Than Their Northern Counterparts Do
2014-07-03 06:40:59

Opioid painkiller use in the US vary greatly by region, with most of the highest-prescribing states being located in the southern part of the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed in a new report.

2014-07-02 23:12:01

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm weighs in on the anthrax scare at the U.S.

death by alcohol
2014-06-27 12:33:55

While alcohol-related deaths are commonly viewed in the context of drunk driving, a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looked at alcohol-related deaths of any kind and discovered that 1 in10 deaths of working-age Americans can be attributed to alcohol.

2014-06-25 12:30:44

AFSP Urges Increased and Strategic Efforts to Address Suicide Prevention and the Trending Increase in Numbers NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S.

2014-06-24 08:32:31

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Obesity expert William H.

2014-06-24 08:25:18

Campaign returns with new participants who suffered tobacco harms ATLANTA, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching hard-hitting


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]