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21

Oct

CDC updates Ebola guidelines for health care workersThe new rules give ‘an increased margin of safety’ as medical professionals interact with infected environments and patients.

CDC updates Ebola guidelines for health care workers
The new rules give ‘an increased margin of safety’ as medical professionals interact with infected environments and patients.

24

Jul

CDC tracks cause of cyclospora outbreakThe disease is caused by consuming food or water that’s contaminated with the parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis.

CDC tracks cause of cyclospora outbreak
The disease is caused by consuming food or water that’s contaminated with the parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis.

17

Jul






From asthma and allergies to chikungunya and Lyme disease, the head of the CDC’s climate change program explains how global warming affects public health.
From asthma and allergies to chikungunya and Lyme disease, the head of the CDC’s climate change program explains how global warming affects public health.
CDC finds no benefit in reducing salt below recommended intakeA new report confirms that we should continue to lower sodium intake from very high levels, but evidence does not support going below 2,300 mg per day.

CDC finds no benefit in reducing salt below recommended intake
A new report confirms that we should continue to lower sodium intake from very high levels, but evidence does not support going below 2,300 mg per day.

16

May

Poop prevalent in public swimming pools
The CDC recommends that all swimmers shower well before taking a dip in a swimming pool (and maybe after as well.

Poop prevalent in public swimming pools

The CDC recommends that all swimmers shower well before taking a dip in a swimming pool (and maybe after as well.

21

Feb

Solve outbreaks with new CDC iPad app 


The CDC hopes to teach the public about outbreaks and maybe attract future epidemiologists through the free app.

Solve outbreaks with new CDC iPad app

The CDC hopes to teach the public about outbreaks and maybe attract future epidemiologists through the free app.

16

Feb


 CDC: Sexually transmitted diseases have become a severe epidemic 



Treating the country’s 110 million STDs comes with a price tag of $16.7 billion a year.
Treating the country’s 110 million STDs comes with a price tag of $16.7 billion a year.

18

Jan


 CDC responds to Hugh Jackman’s flu shot joke



Actor’s comments during the Golden Globes did not sit well with the federal health agency.
Actor’s comments during the Golden Globes did not sit well with the federal health agency.

01

Jun

CDC denies rumors of zombie apocalypseWith reports of flesh-eating coming in from across the nation, rumors of a zombie outbreak are spreading on the Internet.

CDC denies rumors of zombie apocalypse
With reports of flesh-eating coming in from across the nation, rumors of a zombie outbreak are spreading on the Internet.

02

Feb

CDC issues new warning about Salmonella from pet turtlesSmall turtles are illegal, but still available from many less-reputable dealers.

CDC issues new warning about Salmonella from pet turtles
Small turtles are illegal, but still available from many less-reputable dealers.