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Deadly new Bourbon virus doesnt come from whiskey

Deadly new “Bourbon virus” doesn't come from whiskey

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. According to...

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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.

2013-07-23 11:27:37

Scientists have for the first time traced a novel virus that infected two men from northwestern Missouri in 2009 to populations of ticks in the region, providing confirmation that lone star ticks are carrying the recently discovered virus and humans in the area are likely at risk of infection.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.