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Sunday, June 17, 2018

Trump’s Shady CDC Director Forced To Resign In Disgrace Over Tobacco Stocks

Reprinted with permission from Shareblue. Donald Trump and his administration have already had to face a number of embarrassing ethical issues in just one year, and now there’s one more humiliation to add to his list. Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, appointed just seven months ago to head the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has been exposed for trading stocks in […]

January 31, 2018
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CDC Lauds Schools For Improving Nutrition, But Says More Can Be Done

A report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed how much school nutrition standards have changed from 2006 to 2014.

August 27, 2015

This Week In Health: A Heightened Risk Of Everything

“This Week In Health” offers some highlights from the world of health news and wellness tips that you may have missed this week.

July 15, 2015

This Week In Health: Beware Of Brain-Eating Amoebas

“This Week In Health” offers some highlights from the world of health news and wellness tips that you may have missed this week.

July 8, 2015

Quick & Healthy: Take A Walk

“Quick & Healthy” offers findings from the world of health and wellness that you may have missed: Namely, you should walk more and get screened for cancer.

May 13, 2015

Promising New Antibiotic May Help Combat ‘Superbugs’

This new antibiotic could prevent a devastating public health crisis.

January 14, 2015

Top 7 Vaccines: Essential For Adults — And Vital To Public Health

If you think immunization shots are just for kids, think again.

December 9, 2014

Watch Out For Kissing Bug Disease

How Chagas disease made its way to the United States.

December 2, 2014

Nurse Nina Pham Is Ebola-free: ‘I Feel Fortunate And Blessed’

Learn what Pham had to say upon her release.

October 24, 2014

Billionaire Paul Allen Pledges At Least $100 Million To Fight Ebola

How the billionaire’s massive donation could help turn the tide against the disease.

October 24, 2014

WHO Declares Nigeria Ebola-Free In ‘Spectacular Success’

After a 42-day period of no new, confirmed cases of Ebola in Nigeria, the World Health Organization has declared the country Ebola-free.

October 20, 2014

Do You Trust Your Government On Ebola?

There’s no need for panic — but there is cause for concern.

October 20, 2014

Why Bush Rejected A Travel Ban In Avian Flu Pandemic

Did Republicans attack the Bush administration for rejecting an avian flu travel ban?

October 17, 2014

A Strategic Shift On Ebola Care

Learn more about the next steps in preventing an outbreak.

October 17, 2014

Ebola Politics: Let Obama — And Frieden — Do Their Jobs

Now is not the time to distract the Pentagon and the CDC from the difficult task at hand.

October 17, 2014

Ebola Patient Nina Pham To Be Relocated; Congress Grills Health Officials

Get the latest on the fight against the deadly disease.

October 16, 2014

Ebola: Top U.S. Lawmakers Urge West Africa Travel Ban

Find out why these congressmen want to go against the advice of the CDC.

October 16, 2014

Top Official At Dallas Presbyterian To Offer Mea Culpa To Congress

Could the hospital have done more to contain the deadly disease?

October 16, 2014

Second Dallas Nurse With Ebola Should Not Have Taken Flight, CDC Says

Get the latest on the Ebola outbreak.

October 15, 2014

Texas Case Forces U.S. To ‘Rethink’ Ebola Approach

The CDC speaks out about how we should be approaching Ebola.

October 14, 2014

NIH Director Says U.S. Likely To Spend A Billion On Ebola Fight In Coming Months

Get the latest on the fight against the devastating disease.

October 9, 2014

What The Ebola Virus Is Trying To Teach Us

Hostility to federal and international agencies is proving very hazardous to our health.

October 8, 2014

Backlash Hurts Dallas Neighborhood Touched By Ebola Case

By Dianna Hunt and Dianne Solis, The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — Schoolchildren were left without tutors. Medical clinics were short on staff. Workers were told to stay home. And the shelves at a food bank were stocked and ready but few people turned up for supplies. A backlash against immigrants and refugees in the […]

October 7, 2014

First Ebola Case Diagnosed In U.S.: Here’s Why You Don’t Need To Panic

Don’t panic! A major Ebola outbreak is not coming to the U.S.

October 1, 2014

Health Officials: First Case Of Ebola Diagnosed In U.S.

Find out where the deadly disease has emerged.

September 30, 2014