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Drug Overdose Deaths Fell In 2018

July 18, 2019 News Staff 0

WASHINGTON – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says drug overdose deaths in the United States declined 5.1 percent in 2018. Doctor Andrew Kolodny, the Co-Director of Opioid Policy Research at Brandeis University in

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CDC Warns Of Swimming Pool Parasites

July 11, 2019 News Staff 0

WASHINGTON – Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are renewing their warning of a dangerous parasite found lurking in pools. CDC officials say illnesses linked to the so-called Crypto-parasites rose an average

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US Measles Count Surpasses 1,000

June 6, 2019 The Associated Press 0

NEW YORK – Health officials say this year’s U.S. measles epidemic has surpassed 1,000 illnesses. It’s already the highest in 27 years. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated the count Wednesday, saying 1,001