US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Customers enter a Walmart store on September 03, 2019 in San Leandro, California.
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September 20, 2019 - 2:27 pm
Walmart said Friday it will stop selling e-cigarettes as the number of deaths tied to vaping grows. The decision from America's largest retailer may influence other stores and marks a significant blow to the vaping industry.
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The report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention specifically singled out e-cigarette giant Juul as a contributing factor to the escalating rates.
February 11, 2019 - 6:18 pm
By Nadia Kounang, CNN (CNN) -- Public health experts are continuing to sound the alarm on the teen vaping epidemic, tying the 1.3 million increase in teen tobacco users from 2017 to 2018 directly to e-cigarettes. The rise has been so significant that it has wiped out any progress in declining youth...
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January 08, 2019 - 10:19 am
By Jacqueline Howard, CNN (CNN) -- The rate of people dying from cancer in the United States seems to have dropped steadily for 25 years, a new study says, but disparities remain between the rich and the poor. The overall nationwide cancer death rate fell continuously from 1991 to 2016 by a total...
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More than 164,000 pounds of ground turkey recalled
December 24, 2018 - 7:33 am
By Debra Goldschmidt, CNN (CNN) -- Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales Inc. is recalling about 164,210 pounds of raw ground turkey products due to the possibility of salmonella contamination, the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Friday. The recall was announced as the...
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November 30, 2018 - 5:22 pm
By Susan Scutti, CNN (CNN) -- Progress has stalled in ridding the world of polio. An emergency committee of the World Health Organization unanimously agreed Friday to continue to designate the paralyzing disease a "Public Health Emergency of International Concern." WHO originally designated polio...
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Fast food consumption
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October 03, 2018 - 11:03 am
By Jacqueline Howard, CNN (CNN) -- Fast food has become a major part of the American diet, and a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals just how many adults eat it. Between 2013 and 2016, about 37% of US adults consumed fast food on any given day, according to the...
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Changes in annual suicide rates by state
June 07, 2018 - 2:09 pm
By Susan Scutti (CNN) -- Suicide rates increased by 25 percent across the United States over nearly two decades ending in 2016, according to research published Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Twenty-five states experienced a rise in suicides by more than 30 percent,...
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