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2014-12-22 16:25:14

CDC Director sees some promising developments but uneven progress, looming risks in each affected nation ATLANTA, Dec.

2014-12-15 16:24:56

The 10 most challenging public-health threats of 2014 ATLANTA, Dec.

2014-12-10 08:33:32

National mass media anti-smoking campaign exceptionally cost-effective ATLANTA, Dec.

2014-11-14 12:25:52

Progress in some Liberian counties but multiple outbreaks continue throughout country ATLANTA, Nov.

ebola
2014-10-17 05:25:32

As American lawmakers met to discuss the federal response to the Ebola outbreak, officials from the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed that the international death toll from the disease is expected to surpass 4,500.

2014-09-30 16:28:00

Strong emergency operations center, polio eradication experience keys to success ATLANTA, Sept.

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.

2014-05-13 16:25:43

ATLANTA, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement was written by Gary Evans, executive editor of the AHC Media infectious diseases group and long-time writer of Hospital Infection

Preventable Deaths Are Leading Cause Of Premature Mortality, Especially In Southeastern US
2014-05-02 10:23:03

While some Americans are struck down by random accidents or hereditary conditions, many Americans are killed each year due to preventable diseases, such as lung cancer.


Word of the Day
chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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