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Drug-Resistant Bacteria On The Rise

Health officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have released a statement warning of deadly, drug-resistant bacteria that are on the rise in United States hospitals. 274 more words

Health Expert: Get Your Child Vaccinated Before School Starts

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — New statewide immunizations take effect in September, and parents are urged to act now before school starts.

Dr. Gigi Chawla, a health expert, said Minnesota has already had more than 500 cases of whooping cough reported this year and the 2011 measles outbreak in the state started with an unvaccinated child. 158 more words

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Robin Williams, "You Are Free, Genie"

A great tragedy is upon us with the passing of comedic great Robin Williams. An apparent suicide in his California home, at the young age of 63. 468 more words

Meet the Bots That Knew Ebola Was Coming

A computer program run by epidemiologists in Boston had already alerted key agencies of the U.S. government about West Africa’s Ebola outbreak four days before the World Health Organization first announced it, one of the doctors told TIME Tuesday. 442 more words

SF, San Jose, and Oakland Rank Among Unhappiest Major Cities

Yikes.

According to data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and quantified by very smart people at Harvard and the University of British Columbia, we’re a very miserable people here in the Bay Area. 237 more words

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SF, San Jose, and Oakland Rank Among Unhappiest Major Cities

Yikes.

According to data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and quantified by very smart people at Harvard and the University of British Columbia, we’re a very miserable people here in the Bay Area. 237 more words

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