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  • CDC outlines 5 incidents in which deadly pathogens were mishandled

    CDC outlines 5 incidents in which deadly pathogens were mishandled
    Federal health officials on Friday disclosed a new safety breach at a high-security U.S. laboratory involving dangerous avian flu, a lapse that came to light as they investigated the potential exposure of government researchers to live anthrax bacteria. 
  • CDC closes 2 labs after safety breaches

    WASHINGTON The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has closed two laboratories in Atlanta and stopped sending out infectious agents and other biological materials from its highest-level bio-security labs due to recent safety and security lapses....

    Last year's flu season wound up on the mild side, CDC says

    Last year's flu season wound up on the mild side, CDC says
    Another influenza season is in the books, and overall it caused less sickness and death than flu seasons in the recent past, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Between Sept. 29, 2013, and May 17, 2014, a total...

    Talk to doctor before taking probiotics

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I keep hearing about all the health benefits of probiotics. Are there any negative side effects? Do I need to talk to my doctor before I take them? ANSWER: Some research has shown that taking probiotics may have health benefits. They...

    Carl Crawford, Josh Beckett look improved, Matt Kemp still struggling

    The wounded, the recovering and the expectant were all back at it Thursday at the Dodgers’ complex in Camelback Ranch in Phoenix, and the news appeared to be mostly good. Josh Beckett, who’s not only coming off surgery to remove a rib that...