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1 Dead In California, 7 More Sickened By Listeria Linked To Hispanic-Style Cheese

One person has died and three newborns have become ill in an outbreak of listeria linked to Hispanic-style cheese.

02/21/2014

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Flu Claims Life Of 28-Year-Old San Juan Capistrano Woman

Authorities Thursday said Orange County has recorded the first flu death this season by someone under 65 years of age.

01/02/2014

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Opinion: Republicans Advances War On Women

Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.

06/29/2012

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CDC: Only 6.5 Percent Of Adults Are Active Enough At Work

If you think you do enough physical activity at work to keep you healthy, you’re probably wrong.

05/26/2011

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CDC: Preparing For A Disaster Like Preparing For Zombie Attack

The Centers For Disease Control And Prevention wants the public to be ready in case of a zombie attack. The idea is that getting ready for zombies is the sort of preparedness needed to survive a disaster or sudden epidemic.

05/20/2011

CDC Says 18 Percent Of Syphilis Tests Are Wrong

Health officials say hundreds of people may have been told they have syphilis when they don’t.

02/10/2011

CDC: More Strokes Hitting Young, Middle-Aged People

Doctors are reporting an alarming rise in strokes among young and middle-aged Americans even as the disease declines among older people.

02/09/2011

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CDC: 1 In 3 Americans Vaccinated For Flu

The flu season is just getting under way, and health officials say already about 1 in 3 Americans have gotten vaccinated.

12/03/2010

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Vaccinations Are High, But Measles Shots Decline

Health officials say vaccination rates for toddlers remain high, but they are concerned about an overall drop in measles vaccinations.

09/16/2010

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CDC: Frozen Fruit Pulp Linked To 3 Calif. Typhoid Cases

Health officials are investigating an outbreak of typhoid fever that has been linked to a frozen tropical fruit product used to make smoothies.

08/12/2010

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