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Mother Warns Of Detergent Pod Poisoning Risk

In the short time they’ve been on the market, sales of laundry-detergent pods have soared. But the Centers for Disease Control says some children may be mistaking these colorful chemicals for candy.

11/19/2012

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CDC: Meningitis Cases Reach 170, 14 People Die

The government says 170 people now have been sickened in the meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroid shots, and 14 of them have died. Idaho becomes the 11th state to report at least one illness.

10/11/2012

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Pharmacy Linked To Outbreak Issues Wide Recall

The pharmacy that distributed a steroid linked to an outbreak of fungal meningitis has issued a voluntary recall of all of its products. The New England Compounding Center announced the recall on Saturday.

10/08/2012

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Study: Minnesotans Need To Watch Their Blood Pressure

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says nearly one in three Americans, or 67 million people, has high blood pressure. About half of those people do not have the condition under control.

09/06/2012

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Tips On Surviving The Wedding Season

Summer is one of the most popular times of the year for weddings, and maybe one of the most important to keep in mind some tips on how to survive.

07/12/2012

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CDC: Bread, Rolls Top List Of Saltiest Foods

Too much salt can be bad for your health and you might be surprised by the foods you’re getting it from.

02/07/2012

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CDC: Men, Binge Drinkers Responsible For Most DWIs

Men and binge drinkers are the most likely to drive drunk, according to a nationwide survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

10/07/2011

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Cantaloupe Outbreak Could Be Deadliest In A Decade

As many as 14 people have died from possible listeria illnesses traced to Colorado cantaloupes, health officials say — a death toll that would make the food outbreak the deadliest in more than a decade.

09/27/2011

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Study: Chicken Pox Vaccine Really Helping

A new study is showing that the chicken pox vaccine is really paying off.

07/25/2011

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