US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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February 16, 2019 - 5:12 pm
By Denise Powell (CNN) -- Sixty-three more people have been infected with salmonella linked to raw turkey products in an outbreak that began in November 2017, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday. There have been 279 reported cases of salmonella associated with raw...
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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.
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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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December 28, 2018 - 4:55 pm
By Jamie Gumbrecht (CNN) — Flu activity is increasing in the United States, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday . As of the week ending December 22, nine states are experiencing high flu activity — Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey...
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More than 164,000 pounds of ground turkey recalled
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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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Polio
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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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October 22, 2018 - 10:21 pm
By Michael Nedelman (CNN) - - The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday that there are 155 patients under investigation this year for acute flaccid myelitis, a condition that that can cause paralysis and mostly affects children. Of these, 62 have been confirmed by the CDC in...
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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
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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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April 07, 2018 - 12:25 am
By Susan Scutti ATLANTA, Ga. (CNN) - A warning about life-threatening bleeding linked to use of synthetic cannabinoids -- commonly known as fake weed or spice -- was issued by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday after two deaths and dozens of patients appearing in ERs with...
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