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By Russ Van Arsdale, executive director Northeast CONTACT

Posted Aug. 31, 2014, at 12:23 p.m.

If you believe a lot of what’s flying around the Internet, recovery from a concussion can be hastened with the right food supplement.

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CDC Director: Ebola Is 'Worse Than I'd Feared'

In an interview with CNN on Wednesday, the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Tom Frieden, said the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is a “much bigger problem than anyone anticipated.” 166 more words

CDC: Pregnant Women Should Get Flu Shot

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A couple of major organizations have gotten together to make a big recommendation. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices issued a statement urging pregnant women to get their flu vaccinations. 44 more words

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School 3.0: Partnering for Mutual Learning and Problem Solving - CDC and MVPS

For awhile, I’ve used the term “School 3.0.” When I do, a number of people ask me what I mean by that.

School 1.0: the “traditional” or industrial-age model of school where information transfer from teacher to student is the dominant and defining characteristic. 554 more words

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A Gadget Designed to Finally Make Doctors Wash Their Hands Enough

According to the Centers for Disease Control, almost 75,000 patients died last year from healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in the United States. It’s consistently ranked as one of ten leading causes of death. 896 more words

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Center for Disease Control Reports Black Teen Birth Rate at an All-Time Low


New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention dismantles some long held myths about teen sexuality. The birthrate for teens in the United States hit an all-time low in 2013. 210 more words

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30 States request help regarding potential Ebola cases

“Thirty states plus the District of Columbia have sought the Center for Disease Control’s help identifying potential cases of Ebola.” click here

Not a surprise.

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