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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Autism: Rates among racial minorities increasing faster

Autism rates among racial minorities in the United States have increased by double digits in recent years, with black rates now exceeding those of whites in most states and Hispanic rates growing faster than any More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 10th, 2019
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St Jude joins CDC, American Academy of Pediatrics call for later school start times

As millions of young people prepare for summer holiday and schools across the nation begin planning for the next school year, Dr. Valerie Crabtree, Chief of Psychosocial Services at St. Jude Children’s Research More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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#MeToo: Obama CDC head Tom Frieden arrested for groping a woman in New York

A Brooklyn District Attorney confirmed that the former head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) under President Obama, Tom Frieden, was arraigned in New York on Friday afternoon and released More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Tampa’s University Area CDC Holds Free ‘Prodigy Turn Up Dance Battle’

Saturday, June 30 the University Area CDC in Tampa, Florida will hold their Sixth Annual Prodigy Turn Up Dance Battle. WHO: University Area Community Development Corporation WHAT:   Prodigy Turn Up Dance Battle WHEN: More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, April 14th, 2018
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Stoughton Stands Down as Suspicious Substance Turns Out to Be Water Softener

The town of Stoughton in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, experienced its fair share of drama this week after Stoughton Police station was closed off on Sunday because of a possibly hazardous materials situation. The More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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CNN warns that government shutdown could result in NASA not warning of destructive asteroids hitting the earth

While the debate over the government shutdown continues to be misguided, fueling more immigration talks and none on spending, CNN offered up their own concern: NASA’s asteroid monitoring service. Yes, the More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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Cigarette smoking down in the US: CDC

Overall, cigarette smoking among U.S. adults (aged ≥18 years) declined from 20.9 percent in 2005 to 15.5 percent in 2016. Yet, nearly 38 million American adults smoked cigarettes (“every day” or “some days”) More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Asthma is expensive: It costs the U.S. economy more than $80 billion annually

Asthma costs the U.S. economy more than $80 billion annually in medical expenses, missed work and school days and deaths, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. In More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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The CHAMPION Act would cut funds for CDC, public health programs: IDSA

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) and Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS) are urging Representatives to vote against the bill, The CHAMPION Act, as it More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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Michael Moore’s sexist ‘new second amendment’ to restrict gun ownership also attacks the CDC

Leftist activist entertainer Michael Moore has posted a proposed constitutional amendment to replace the Second Amendment which discriminates against men – whether they’re gay, married or single. Strangely More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Opioid Use In Oil Field Injuries Reaches Epidemic Proportions

Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the latest statistics about opioid use in the workplace. The cases of opioid overdose in the US has reached epidemic proportions. The issue isn’t More...

By Guest Author On Friday, June 9th, 2017
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Adult Diapers Market Forecasted to Grow at 8% CAGR Through 2021

Analysts at Technavio project that the adult diapers market will grow at 8% CAGR between 2017 and 2021, according to the report. The study covers both the present market and growth prospects over the next four years, More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Roger Stones plugs Infowars supplements in bizarre ‘polonium poisoning’ conspiracy theory

Former Trump adviser Roger Stone announced Tuesday on the Alex Jones Show that he was targeted for assassination. The infamous “dirty trickster” claims to be healthy, plugging the InfoWars supplements More...

By Guest Author On Friday, December 30th, 2016
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Risky Business: Driving on Little Sleep Is as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

photo/ sandid via pixabay Scientists have known for years that sleep deprivation progressively affects the same areas of the brain that drinking alcohol does. A recent study found that if you get less than the recommended More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 17th, 2016
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H7N2 avian influenza reported in dozens of cats at Manhattan shelter

The New York City Health Department and the Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) announced that a strain of influenza A virus, known as low pathogenic avian influenza H7N2, has been identified in 45 cats housed at More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
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CDC Links Contaminated Syringes to South Jersey Bacterial Infections

The Center for Disease Control has found a link between contaminated medical supplies and a bacterial infection outbreak in South Jersey. The outbreak led to complicated bacterial infections in 10 individuals in More...

By Adam Lee On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016
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Solutions to the biggest health concerns in America

When it comes to discussing the most pressing health issues facing Americans today there are plenty of different sources of information available. The speed that information can be spread over the Internet means More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Hillary Clinton Proposes Rapid Response Fund to Fight Pandemics, improve Public Health Infrastructure

Hillary Clinton released the following statement on her plans to bolster America’s public health infrastructure to deal with the new challenges facing our communities and our families, including a new Public Health More...

By Guest Author On Friday, August 5th, 2016
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Tokyo Psychiatrist Doug Berger Offers Tips for Promoting Learning in Children with ADD/ADHD

Dr. Doug Berger, psychiatrist in Tokyo Japan, explains how best to educate children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. As the dog days of summer descend on the Northern hemisphere and a new school year More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 22nd, 2016
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Occupational Exposure to Zika Virus: OSHA, CDC issue guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today issued new guidance and information for protecting workers from occupational exposure to Zika More...


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