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Pollen High & Flu Season

After a soggy Saturday, local forecasters say the weather is warming up in Tampa into the 80’s this week, but pollen levels remain on the high side in the Tampa Bay area, according to… 322 more words

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CDC investigates deadly bacteria's link to doctors' offices

(CNN) — The Centers for Disease Control is raising a red flag that a potentially deadly bacteria may be lurking in your doctor’s office.

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Looking Up Symptoms Online? These Companies Are Tracking You

It’s 2015—when we feel sick, fear disease, or have questions about our health, we turn first to the internet. According to the Pew Internet Project, 72 percent of US internet users look up health-related information online.

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CDC investigates deadly bacteria's link to doctors' offices

(CNN) — The Centers for Disease Control is raising a red flag that a potentially deadly bacteria may be lurking in your doctor’s office.

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Lyme disease cases on the rise in Virginia

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – A debilitating disease that is difficult to diagnose is on the rise in Virginia.

“It was exhausting.  It was so bad that I could hardly lift my hands over my head to brush my hair.” 693 more words

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Long-acting but reversible methods of birth control becoming increasingly popular

CHICAGO (AP) — Long-acting but reversible methods of birth control are becoming increasingly popular among U.S. women.

A report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says birth control pills remain the most popular contraceptive method nationwide, but intrauterine devices and implants are more effective at preventing pregnancy and they last for several years. 98 more words

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Man's death leads to discovery of new virus in Kansas, CDC reports

(CNN) — The CDC has discovered a new virus that may have contributed to a Kansas man’s death, the agency announced Friday.

Named the Bourbon virus after the county where the patient lived, the virus is likely spread by tick or insect bites, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. 245 more words

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