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CDC Study Finds E-Cigarette Use Among Middle, High School Students Tripled In 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration has found a stunning rise in the use of e-cigarettes among middle and high school students. 226 more words

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More than 200 sickened on cruise ships

(CNN) — Gastrointestinal illness has gripped 112 people on the cruise ship Celebrity Infinity, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control.

Of the ship’s 2,117 passengers, 106 have suffered from vomiting, diarrhea and other symptoms, the CDC said. 184 more words

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Health Officials: More Than 200 Sickened On San Diego-Bound Cruise Ships

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Federal health officials say about 200 people have come down with vomiting and diarrhea aboard two San Diego-bound cruise ships.

The Centers for Disease Control says 112 passengers and crew were sickened by norovirus aboard the Celebrity Infinity, which carried some 2,000 passengers from Fort Lauderdale to San Diego on a trip that passed through the Panama Canal. 85 more words

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CDC: Wealthier People Tend To Get More Sleep

WASHINGTON — They say money can’t buy happiness. But it may buy sleep, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

In a “QuickStats” report released earlier in April, CDC data showed that people living in poverty tend to get less sleep compared with their wealthier counterparts. 163 more words

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Unpleasant Shigella Bacteria Going Around, Sometimes Antibiotic Resistant

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Health officials are warning of a stomach bug going around lately.

Shigella is a bacteria known to cause some extremely unpleasant and potentially dangerous gastrointestinal problems. 243 more words

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Drug-Resistant Food Poisoning Lands In The U.S.

Drug-Resistant Food Poisoning Lands In The U.S.

April 02, 2015
By Michaeleen Doucleff

This time last year, a painful new virus was knocking on our doorstep. 132 more words

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CDC: Imported drug-resistant stomach bug spreading in US

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say a drug-resistant strain of a nasty stomach bug made its way into the U.S. and spread, causing more than 200 illnesses since last May. 102 more words

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