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Disease Prevention (INACTIVE)

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  • Brain-eating amoeba in water causes high anxiety in Louisiana parish

    Brain-eating amoeba in water causes high anxiety in Louisiana parish
    Officials traced the death of a 4-year-old Mississippi boy in August to a day spent playing on a Slip 'n Slide in a New Orleans suburb. Cause of death: a rare, brain-eating amoeba. At first, officials thought the amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, had been...
  • Jenny McCarthy's hiring as 'View' co-host is matter of contention

    Jenny McCarthy's hiring as 'View' co-host is matter of contention
    NEW YORK — Less than a week after Elisabeth Hasselbeck said her goodbyes after 10 years on "The View," another divisive blond has joined the daytime talk show. On Monday, Barbara Walters confirmed the rumors that Playboy model-turned-anti-vaccine-...
  • Community: Rotarians ante up to end polio

    Community: Rotarians ante up to end polio
    Burbank Sunrise Rotary celebrated 25 years of supporting local charities and raised more than $38,000 for Rotary International's polio eradication campaign during a dinner party earlier this month at the Holiday Inn Burbank — Media Center. A raffle...
  • Too Many Pets?....Not a Chance

    Too Many Pets?....Not a Chance
    I had a client come in last week with ANOTHER stray kitten she had found along a rural road.  I cannot tell you how many cats she has because I have never counted how many are in her file.  Let’s just say her file is not a manila file folder, but...
  • Runaway dog creates dispute between owners, humane society

    Runaway dog creates dispute between owners, humane society
    ST. JOSEPH COUNTY--  A battle is brewing between a local pet owner and the Humane Society of St. Joseph County.  Gary Schieber is missing "Skeeter", his 3-year-old miniature dachshund and chihuahua mix. He says, "She's considered a friend of mine."   ...
  • Silversea Cruises ship fails CDC inspection, report says

    A luxury cruise ship operated by Silversea Cruises failed to achieve a passing grade on a recent U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) inspection, according to a CNN report. The ship-- the Silver Shadow -- received a failing grade of 82,...
  • Parvo problem: Get dogs vaccinated

    Parvo problem: Get dogs vaccinated
    ELKHART COUNTY – A local Humane Society is finding several dogs do not have an important vaccination. The parvovirus attacks a dog’s intestinal system, producing a life-threatening illness. Dogs that end up with the virus run the risk of...
  • Jenny McCarthy on 'View': A new forum for discredited autism theories

    Comedienne turned Playboy centerfold turned autism advocate Jenny McCarthy may not have a medical degree like Dr. Mehmet Oz. But she has publicly embraced some medical opinions that are even more flimsily supported by scientific evidence than some of...
  • CDC: 12-year-old girl likely infected with brain-eating amoeba at water park

    CDC: 12-year-old girl likely infected with brain-eating amoeba at water park
    CBS NEWS -- A 12-year-old Arkansas girl likely contracted a "brain-eating" amoeba while she was playing in water park, according to health officials. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) confirmed...
  • Government shuts down HIV/AIDS vaccine trial

    In another major setback for efforts to develop a vaccine to boost immunity to the human immunodeficiency virus, known as HIV, a key clinical trial was ordered shut down this week after an independent panel of safety experts found that participants...
  • CDC reports on U.S. vaccination rates, recent measles outbreaks

    CDC reports on U.S. vaccination rates, recent measles outbreaks
    Overall, young children in the U.S. maintained high vaccination rates in 2012, officials at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. But researchers also said there were 159 reported cases of measles between Jan. 1 and Aug....