More U.S. hospitals support breastfeeding — CDC

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on More U.S. hospitals support breastfeeding — CDC 

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 — Hospital support for breastfeeding in the United States has improved since 2007, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Tuesday.

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Indian-origin researcher helps in Ebola vaccine trials

May 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Indian-origin researcher helps in Ebola vaccine trials 

MELBOURNE, May 20 — An Indian-origin researcher has helped in identifying the kind of human trial that is most effective for testing Ebola vaccines to stop future outbreaks of the deadly virus.

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US health officials discovers new deadly virus

February 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on US health officials discovers new deadly virus 

MOSCOW, Feb. 24 — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with Kansas officials to find any other cases of a virus, which the CDC named “Bourbon” after the county where the man lived, Bloomberg reported.

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CDC reports US lab technician unlikely to be exposed to live Ebola Virus

February 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on CDC reports US lab technician unlikely to be exposed to live Ebola Virus 

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 — A laboratory technician thought to have been exposed to a live virus sample of Ebola was likely not, according to the statement with results of an internal investigation conducted released by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

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Obama seeks to double funding to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria

January 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Obama seeks to double funding to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria 

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 — U.S. President Barack Obama will request nearly doubling the amount of federal funding to more than 1.2 billion U.S. dollars in his 2016 budget for combating and preventing antibiotic-resistant bacteria, the White House said Tuesday.

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Ebola Vaccine field trial likely to start in one month – CDC

January 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ebola Vaccine field trial likely to start in one month – CDC 

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 — The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) hopes to have an Ebola vaccine field trial within a month, CDC Director Tom Frieden said during a press conference on Tuesday.

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South Korea firm to pour in P65.5M for tourism-related project in Clark

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on South Korea firm to pour in P65.5M for tourism-related project in Clark 

CLARK FREEPORT,Pampanga, Jan. 12 — A South Korean firm will invest some P65.5 million for its tourism-related project inside this Freeport.

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US binge drinking kills six people daily: study

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on US binge drinking kills six people daily: study 

NEW YORK, Jan. 6 –- More than 38 million adults binge drink four times each month and 2,200 people die from alcohol poisoning every year in the United States, according to a study by the US government’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Ebola listed as US top health threat in 2014

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on Ebola listed as US top health threat in 2014 

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 — Ebola virus is listed as the top public health challenge for the United States in 2014, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said in a press statement.

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US recommends voluntary isolation for 'high-risk' Ebola health workers

October 29, 2014 by · Comments Off on US recommends voluntary isolation for 'high-risk' Ebola health workers 

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 — The U.S. government on Monday urged people considered "high-risk" for Ebola to voluntarily stay at home for 21 days after returning from Ebola-stricken West African countries.

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