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  • CDC reports smoking is at an all time low but cautions
    CDC reports smoking is at an all time low but cautions
    The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported on November 26 that overall, adult smoking is down and is at the lowest it's been since they began keeping track in 1965. Smokers accounted for approximately 17.8% of the U.S. adult population in...
  • CDC hires Chembio to develop multi point-of-care test for flu immunity
    CDC hires Chembio to develop multi point-of-care test for flu immunity
    The CDC is currently moving to gird itself for the next global disaster, even before it and the World Health Organization succeed in bringing Ebola under control.“It is really urgent that we address the weak links and blind spots around the...
  • Treatment or mistreatment: CDC confirms alcoholism, partying not the same
    Treatment or mistreatment: CDC confirms alcoholism, partying not the same
    A throat infection and throat cancer wouldn't get the same treatment just because they present similar symptoms. One gets a course of antibiotics, the other gets chemo and a lifestyle change. But there's a disconnect in that sort of logic...
  • CDC study confirms drinking excessively doesn't mean alcoholism
    CDC study confirms drinking excessively doesn't mean alcoholism
    Nine out of 10 adults who drink too much alcohol are not alcoholics, according to a Nov. 20 study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The study, released in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease, confirms the distinction...
  • Expanding waistlines
    America's expanding waistline
    American’s waistlines are increasingly expanding. Aside from the expected gluttonous nature of the holidays, waistlines are expanding regularly. Diet program companies convincingly make millions in promising weight loss for Americans who appear...
  • Dr. Obama
    The inevitable 'Obama was right about Ebola' article finally sees light of day
    It was only a matter of time before the other shoe dropped. The only thing that was unclear about the inevitable article from the left proclaiming that the administration was right in refusing to implement a travel ban to the U.S. from West Africa...
  • Vaccines
    Four things to consider when travelling to malarial zones
    The decision of whether or not to take anti-malarial medications when traveling can be a controversial one. Some people take them weather they are necessary or not. They do what the travel clinics or their doctor tells them. Many travel clinics...
  • CDC list of communicable diseases of public health significance doesn't include Ebola
    First non-citizen to be transported to the United States for Ebola treatment
    Dr. Martin Salia, a citizen of Sierra Leone, who contracted Ebola while working in West Africa will be flown to the United States to receive treatment. Dr. Salia is a green card holder (permanent U.S. resident). On November 13, 2014, government...
  • Hand, foot and mouth disease
    Hand, foot and mouth disease
    Hand, foot and mouth disease seems to be making an appearance as of late in Cuyahoga County. It is unknown how many cases have been reported. HFMD makes an appearance in the spring and fall and primarily affects younger children under the age of...
  • CDC deletes from website warning that Ebola can be spread through sneezes
    CDC deletes from website warning that Ebola can be spread through sneezes
    According to an article published Friday evening on MailOnline that can be found on the Drudge Report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has deleted a warning that Ebola can be spread from person through coughing and sneezing from its...
  • Dallas nurse declared Ebola-free and reunited with quarantined dog
    Ebola patient reunited with quarantined pet
    When Dallas nurse Nina Pham, 26, was declared free of the Ebola virus, she was relieved for herself and for her beloved dog Bentley, a King Charles Spaniel. When Ms. Pham contracted Ebola from a Liberian patient she was treating in a Dallas...
  • protest
    Quarantine versus the civil right to infect
    The word quarantine comes from a simpler time when there were less doctors and lawyers. During the scourge of the black plague ships entering a harbor had to stay isolated in the harbor for a quaranta giorni or forty days in Italian. Quarantine...
  • Sneeze
    According to CDC, Ebola virus is airborne after all, transmitted through sneeze
    Nowwill the Obama administration impose aban on incoming flights from West Africaor at least insist on anacross-the-board 21-day quarantine? The White House has been reluctant to do either, repeatingits hard-lineclaim that Ebola is harder to catch...
  • CDC admits Ebola can be transmitted via a sneeze or cough
    CDC admits Ebola can be spread from a sneeze or cough
    The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has admitted that the deadly Ebola virus can be spread by a sneeze or cough. The CDC release a publication that indicates the Ebola virus can be transmitted via water droplets.From the CDC“Droplet spread...
  • Despite previous claims, CDC docs reveal Ebola may be airborn
    CDC's own documents: Ebola spreads like the flu
    ATLANTA, GEORGIA--Despite assurances by the federal government that Ebola is difficult to contract, documents released by the Centers for Disease Control indicate otherwise.In direct contrast to information put out by the Obama administration, the...