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A Department of Health (DOH) personnel shows an anti-smoking sticker. (credit: NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Government Anti-Smoking Campaign Cost $480 Per Smoker Who Quit

Two new studies found that the health care cost of smoking is higher than previously thought and that a governmental program has been cost-effective in getting smokers to quit.

12/10/2014

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CDC: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Health Insurers Should Pay For It

U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.

12/04/2014

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CDC: Middle-Age Women Have Highest Rate Of Depression

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, women ages 40 to 59 have the highest rate of depression of any group based on age and gender in the United States.

12/03/2014

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CDC: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks

New guidelines state infant circumcision can reduce a man’s chance of getting infected with the HIV virus and other sexually transmitted diseases.

12/02/2014

A woman gets an istant  HIV/AIDS test inside a moblile clinic during a health fair. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

CDC: Only 30 Percent Of Americans With HIV Have It Under Control

Only 30 percent of Americans with HIV have the virus under control, according to a new report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

11/25/2014

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CDC: 1 In 3 Adults Drink Excessively, But Not Alcoholics

One third of adults drink excessively but are not alcoholics, says a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

11/20/2014

An optician examines a man's eye who is suffering from problems with his vision on December 16, 2012. (credit: MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC: 1 Million Americans Suffer Eye Infections Yearly, Mainly Due To Contacts

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that 1 million Americans suffer eye infections annually.

11/13/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Vets Issue Advice On Pets That May Have Ebola

Pets that have been in close contact with Ebola-infected people should be quarantined and — if they test positive — euthanized, according to new guidance issued Wednesday by a veterinarians’ group.

11/12/2014

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Study: Pregnant Women With PTSD More Likely To Give Birth Prematurely

Pregnant women with post-traumatic stress disorder are more likely to give birth prematurely, a new study finds.

11/10/2014

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Report: Ebola Spreading In Sierra Leone 9 Times Faster Than In September

A new report by the Africa Governance Initiative (AGI) said that the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone is spreading up to nine times faster than just two months ago.

11/04/2014

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