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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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  • 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....
  • 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. ...
  • TV This Week July 13 - 19: 'Masters of Sex' on Showtime

    TV This Week July 13 - 19: 'Masters of Sex' on Showtime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 13 - 19, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY Two national soccer teams (Germany and...
  • Top 3 health: best weight loss tips

    If you've ever tried to lose weight (and who hasn't), you've got to be mindful of whose advice you take. Prevention magazine, published by Rodale of Emmaus, talked to experienced nutritionists for real-world advice you can actually live with, day in...
  • ‘The Strain’: Guillermo del Toro addresses billboard controversy at premiere

     
    Several drivers and pedestrians have complained for weeks about billboards around Los Angeles promoting FX’s new horror drama “The Strain,” […]...
  • CDC director set to address anthrax mishap, release report

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday its director is scheduled to hold a press conference at 11:30 a.m. to address the mishandling of anthrax in its laboratories. The incident at the CDC, which was...
  • Ellen Gray: This 'Strain' is bound for glory

    There's a line in the fourth episode of FX's "The Strain" that sums up TV's latest vampire drama: "It's not for everyone." The speaker's referring to a very specific something else that I wouldn't think of spoiling, but for me, saying that "The Strain"...
  • TV Picks: 'Welcome to Sweden,' 'Extant,' 'The Strain'

    TV Picks: 'Welcome to Sweden,' 'Extant,' 'The Strain'
     "Welcome to Sweden." Shot in Sweden, with subtitles and two Poehlers, "Welcome to Sweden" is the freshest thing to happen to broadcast comedy since "Modern Family." Loosely based on creator Greg Poehler’s life, the story follows Bruce (Poehler),...
  • Doctors aren't telling overweight firefighters to lose weight, study says

    Sexy images of rippling abs and rock-hard biceps under those firefighter uniforms may obscure a serious problem: More than 70% of firefighters are overweight or obese, and most of them reported getting no advice to lose weight from their healthcare...
  • Tips for defending against the mosquito invasion

    - Get rid of standing water around the home, which can draw mosquitoes. Bird baths, clogged gutters and even flower pots with rain water are all attractive to the insects. - Keep grasses and shrubs well cut. Mosquitoes like to linger in shaded areas....
  • Pa. sets guidelines for doctors to fight prescription drug abuse

    Pennsylvania physicians should consider giving powerful pain medications in trial doses and be ready to cancel prescriptions for patients who don't seem to be making progress toward getting off them, according to new pain-pill prescribing guidelines for...