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Latest US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Stories

bourbon whiskey
2014-12-26 07:24:57

A previously unknown virus responsible for the death of a Kansas farmer last summer has been identified and dubbed the "Bourbon virus" after the county in which the man lived.

alcoholism
2014-11-22 04:54:02

Only 10 percent of men and women who consume too much alcohol are actually alcoholics or alcohol dependent, according to a new government study published Thursday in the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) journal Preventing Chronic Disease.

2014-10-21 08:35:45

PDI Prevantics® Device Swab is the only 3.15% Chlorhexidine Gluconate/70% alcohol solution to receive market authorization by the FDA ORANGEBURG, N.Y., Oct.

sick child
2014-09-08 06:22:19

More than 1,000 US children have been hospitalized due to a mysterious respiratory illness believed to be caused by a pathogen related to the one that causes the common cold, and 10 states have contacted the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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.

2014-06-19 08:28:58

New 70% Alcohol-Based Formulation and Educational Resources Target Healthcare Staff, Visitors and Patients ORANGEBURG, N.Y., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Centers for Disease

distracted driving up in teens
2014-06-13 05:36:48

The number of teenagers who smoke cigarettes is at a 22-year-low, but nearly half of all high school students report having texted or emailed while driving, according to a new US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study released Thursday.

2013-10-25 23:02:09

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research announced today it will receive a $600,398 grant from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to study the psychological impact of

Cyclospora Infections Continue To Climb Despite Halt On Salad Mix Production
2013-08-19 08:17:13

US health officials have continued their investigation into the root cause of a Cyclospora outbreak that has so far infected more than 575 people across 19 US states. However, while infections from two states have been traced back to a salad packer in Mexico, more people are continuing to get sick in other states around the country.

Stomach Bug Outbreak Affects More Than A Dozen US States
2013-07-31 06:40:39

A stomach illness linked to the parasite Cyclospora has been on the rise in more than a dozen states across the US, with more than 370 reported cases since the end of June, according to a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report on Monday.


Word of the Day
cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.