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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.

03/18/2014

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Natomas Unified School District Warns Of Hand, Foot And Mouth Disease Outbreak

Parents are on guard after the Natomas Unified School District sent home a warning of an outbreak of hand, foot, and mouth disease.

12/13/2013

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Sacramento Nurse Sees Informatics As Vital For Today’s Health Providers

Kathleen Guiney believes informatics can help revolutionize the health industry.

05/13/2013

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CDC Figures Show Rise In Autism

Autism disorders are now almost five times more common in boys than girls, affecting 1-in-54 boys compared to 1-in-252 girls.

03/29/2012

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CDC: Add $2 Per Drink For US Excessive Drinking

The toll of excessive drinking works out to about $2 per drink, in terms of medical expenses and other costs to society, according to a new federal research.

10/18/2011

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CDC: Frogs Tied To Salmonella Being Sold By Cal Company Again

A California company has resumed selling a kind of pet frog that caused salmonella illnesses in more than 240 people, most of them children. And federal health officials are not happy.

07/20/2011

Dramatic Drop Seen In Kids’ Ear Infections

Health officials say there’s been a dramatic drop in the number of ear infections in young children.

03/04/2011

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California Led Nation In Whooping Cough Cases Last Year, CDC says

More than 21,000 people got whooping cough last year, many of them children and teens. That’s the highest number since 2005 and among the worst years in more than half a century, U.S. health officials said Wednesday.

02/23/2011

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CDC: Asthma Rate In U.S. Up

Asthma seems to be increasing a little, and nearly one in 12 Americans now say they have the respiratory disease, federal health officials said Wednesday

01/12/2011