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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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  • CDC prescription: Their Take

    CDC prescription The recent safety lapses at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention might have been chalked up to the sloppy work habits of a few employees, easily resolved, if it weren't for the revelation last week that there has in fact...
  • U.S. HIV cases dropped 33% over the last decade

    U.S. HIV cases dropped 33% over the last decade
    Cases of diagnosed HIV in United States dropped 33% over the last decade, declining for nearly all demographic groups except young men who have sex with males ages 13 to 24 years, according to health officials. In a research letter published Tuesday...
  • Fruit recall over Listeria scare widens to include Ralphs, Food 4 Less

    Fruit recall over Listeria scare widens to include Ralphs, Food 4 Less
    A California packing company has voluntarily recalled fruit sold at Trader Joe's, Costco, Food 4 Less, Foods Co. and Ralphs stores due to the possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, CBS News reported. The fruit has not been linked to any...
  • 'The Strain' recap: Vampires coming to life

    'The Strain' recap: Vampires coming to life
    There can be no discussion of the second episode of FX’s new horror thriller, “The Strain,” that doesn’t start with a giant spoiler.  It’s the final scene of this relatively gore-lite installment, and it takes the series&...
  • Lyme disease often overlooked in Western U.S.

    Lyme disease often overlooked in Western U.S.
    Four summers ago, Carole Flaherty was training for a long-distance hike across the Teton Range of the Rocky Mountains. The retired landscape contractor from Healdsburg, Calif., was routinely walking 25 miles a day until strange pains stopped her in her...
  • After mass killings, can media prevent copycats?

    After mass killings, can media prevent copycats?
    Remember Columbine? Remember the novelty of it all? Mass shootings had occurred before, but April 20, 1999, felt unprecedented, both for the deaths and the depth with which we got to know Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold after the massacre. Fifteen years...
  • U.S. CDC says it 'may never know' how bird flu mishap occurred

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention "may never know" how a fairly harmless form of bird flu was cross-contaminated with a dangerous bird flu strain before it was sent to a laboratory outside of the CDC, an agency...
  • Gov. Brown limits full-contact football practices for teens

    Gov. Brown limits full-contact football practices for teens
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed controversial legislation limiting the amount of full-contact practices for teenage football players in an effort to reduce concussions and other serious brain injuries. The measure prohibits football teams at public...
  • Amid whooping cough epidemic, LAUSD offers free vaccines

    Amid whooping cough epidemic, LAUSD offers free vaccines
    Starting middle school comes with a whole host of worries -- going to a new school, picking electives, making friends -- but coming down with whooping cough doesn’t need to be one of them. For incoming 7th grade students in the Los Angeles Unified...
  • Student filmmakers find themselves drawn into the vaccine/autism fray

    Student filmmakers find themselves drawn into the vaccine/autism fray
    Every school day, students at Carlsbad High tune in their classroom televisions to a news show produced by its award-winning broadcast journalism program. Airing from a well-appointed studio on campus, the report covers topics ranging from final exams...
  • Fourth bacterial infection death reported at South Carolina hospital

    CHARLESTON S.C. (Reuters) - A patient who contracted a rare bacterial infection during surgery at a South Carolina hospital died last week, bringing the total deaths to four since the outbreak was first suspected in May, a hospital spokeswoman said on...