Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Stepped Up Ebola Screening Starts At 4 US Airports

Customs and health officials at airports in Washington, Chicago, Atlanta and Newark, New Jersey, are scheduled to start taking the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries as part of a stepped up Ebola screening program.

10/16/2014

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WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be Seen

A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.

10/15/2014

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Study: Smoking Causes 14 Million Medical Conditions In US Yearly

Smoking causes about 14 million major medical conditions to adults in the US every year, a new study finds.

10/14/2014

Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control, listens while President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press after a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Oct. 6, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC: Rapid Response Team For Any New Ebola Cases

The government will send a rapid response team to any hospital in the country that diagnoses another Ebola patient, to make sure the local health workers can provide care safely.

10/14/2014

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Additional Ebola Screening To Start At 5 U.S. Airports

Hartsfield-Jackson will be joined by New York’s JFK, Newark, Washington Dulles and Chicago in adding an extra layer of screening for passengers arriving from West Africa.

10/08/2014

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CDC: US Suicide Rate Hits 25-Year High

Americans are living longer than ever before, according to a new government report filled mostly with good news. U.S. life expectancy inched up again and death rates fell.

10/08/2014

Health officials traces a Salmonella outbreak that sickened over 500 people to peanut butter produced by the Peanut Corporation of American in Blakely, Ga. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

3 Convicted In Georgia Salmonella-Tainted Peanut Trial

Parnell brothers convicted on charges related to falsified lab results, an employee was convicted of obstruction of justice.

09/19/2014

A picture taken on Aug. 25, 2014 in Monrovia shows nurses wearing a protective suit escorting a man infected with the Ebola virus to a hospital in Monrovia. (credit: ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Visit Atlanta Health Center To Talk Ebola

President Barack Obama will travel next week to Atlanta to address the Ebola crisis during a visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the White House said Friday.

09/12/2014

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Study: 90 Percent Of American Kids Eat Too Much Salt

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS Atlanta) – A new study has found that nine out of 10 American children eat too much salt putting them at risk of high blood pressure and heart disease. Researchers from the […]

09/11/2014

New study finds the number of overdose deaths from opioid painkillers is dramatically reduced in states that allow medical marijuana. (RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Medical Marijuana May Reduce Painkiller-Related Deaths

Medical marijuana use has cut overdoses on pain killers by 25 percent, says the study.

08/26/2014

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