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  • Ebola warning: CDC tells airlines to 'treat all body fluids as infectious'

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevent, increasing their warnings on Ebola, is now warning airlines and jet staff to treat all body fluids as infectious, even on domestic flights.

  • White House orders plan for antibiotic resistance

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Signaling the seriousness of the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant germs, President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the government to create a national plan to fight them by early 2015. "This is an urgent health threat and a threat to our economic stability as well," said...

  • CDC tells healthy adults not to forget flu vaccine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It's time for flu vaccine again and while it's important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ouchless nasal spray. Seniors, expect to get a new kind of pneumonia shot along with that flu...

  • Obama: 'The world is looking to us' to fight Ebola

    Still, the president insisted Tuesday that Americans need not fear an Ebola epidemic on U.S. soil.

  • VIDEO: Obama to announce plan to fight Ebola

    President Obama will travel to Atlanta Tuesday afternoon where he will announce his expanded plan to fight Ebola.

  • CDC issues Ebola checklist: 'Now is the time to prepare'

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, warning hospitals and doctors that "now is the time to prepare," has issued a six-page Ebola "checklist" to help healthcare workers quickly determine if patients are infected.

  • Obama to thank CDC Ebola workers in person

    President Obama will visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta on Tuesday to be updated on Africa's Ebola epidemic, the White House has announced. The president will also pass on his gratitude to the CDC staff and scientists who are combatting the disease. Three...

  • Surge in welfare stems from rise in out-of-wedlock births

    The high rate of births to unmarried mothers can mean a higher proportion of welfare recipients.

  • CDC: 76% of fat kids think they're 'about right,' fueling their obesity

    Nearly eight in 10 obese American children believe that their weight is "about right," leading them to continue their bad habits that are contributing to their obesity, said the CDC.

  • Peer-reviewed studies find state pro-life laws reduce abortion rates

    A groundbreaking meta-analysis study was just published in State Politics and Policy Quarterly showing the positive impact of state-level pro-life laws in reducing abortion rates.



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