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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...

By Guest Author On Thursday, March 17th, 2016
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Travel Warnings Revised by US Government as Zika Virus Falters at Higher Elevation

According to reports, the Zika travel issues have been pacified to a larger extent with the government allowing pregnant women an open pass to Mexico City. This came as a surprise to some but US Govt. explains the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
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High Society: America’s Drug Abuse Problem

Imagine a disease that is so harmful, it’s killing 44 Americans a day; yet most of the people suffering from this disease aren’t receiving treatment. You’re likely thinking it’s heart disease or cancer, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 17th, 2015
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University Area CDC sets Tampa ‘Paint the Town’ event for January 16

The University Area CDC, with help from hundreds of Tampa’s good citizens, will paint the town on Saturday, Jan. 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Paint the Town will bring together community residents to roll up their More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, December 4th, 2015
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Tularemia in the US: Increase in cases, different states hardest hit

During the last decade (2001-2010), their were a total of 1,208 human tularemia cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (an average of 120/year). Public domain image/Jon Sullivan via Wikimedia More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, November 28th, 2015
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Guatemala: Locally acquired Zika virus infection confirmed

Following earlier reports on Outbreak News Today of local transmission of Zika virus in El Salvador, Mexico and Paraguay, the World Health Organization reports receiving notification of a laboratory-confirmed autochthonous More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, November 19th, 2015
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Foster Care System Sees Influx Due To Rising Heroin Addiction

An alarming rate of heroin use has swept across the United States and the consequences are devastating. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heroin addiction has almost tripled among young More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, September 14th, 2015
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Syphilis cases rise in Colorado, including 9 eye infections

Nearly nine out of 10 syphilis cases in Colorado are in men who have sex with men (MSM) during the first seven months of 2015, according to Colorado health officials. Almost half of those cases were among people More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Is It Time to Make Changes to Child Custody Legislation?

The prevailing idea of 1 out of 2 marriages end up in divorce has been debunked many times over in recent times. Here are some quick statistics provided by the CDC: Number of marriages: 2,118,000 Marriage rate: More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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New study: More than one in four students say they’re bullied

New laws, media attention and public awareness campaigns have placed a greater emphasis on bullying in recent years than perhaps ever in the nation’s history. Yet bullying remains a stubborn problem with far-reaching More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
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Shocking new facts: 200 babies are aborted per 1,000 births, most are black

Some shocking new information came from a new study by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) indicating that for every 1,000 births in the United States, 200 babies are aborted. The report was an analysis of information More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
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CDC: 70 percent of Americans do not have their HIV under control.

Just 30 percent of Americans with HIV had the virus under control in 2011, and approximately two-thirds of those whose virus was out of control had been diagnosed but were no longer in care, according to a new Vital More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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Why Diabetes Is One Of The Greatest Threats To Older Adults Now

Recently, the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force published a press release revealing that Type 2 diabetes is on the rise amongst U.S. adults who are older than 45 years old. The report notes that diabetes has More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 17th, 2014
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Officials report man’s death on plane to New York from Nigeria is not Ebola related

A man died on a plane from Nigeria landing at Kennedy Airport in Queens early Thursday after vomiting and experiencing chest pains. The Centers for Disease Control and Health Department officials raced to run a More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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WHO: Ebola outbreak in the west is ‘unlikely’

A major outbreak of Ebola in the US and elsewhere in the West is unlikely given the strong health systems, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. US federal health officials will appear before a congressional More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Discovery, ABC to air ‘Ebola: Inside the Deadly Outbreak’ with Dr Richard Besser

Discovery Channel and Discovery Fit & Health announced that the networks will simulcast EBOLA: INSIDE THE DEADLY OUTBREAK which premieres Thursday, Sept. 18 at 10PM. Discovery and ABC News partner to bring viewers More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 5th, 2014
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Rick Sacra, Missionary doctor infected with Ebola, comes to US for treatment

The latest American to be infected with Ebola while working as a missionary doctor in Africa has been flown in to the Nebraska Medical Center in order to receive treatment. Missionary doctor Rick Sacra, 51, arrived More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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Ebola patient headed for Emory

A plane took off yesterday afternoon headed for Liberia to retrieve the two Ebola patients, Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, who worked at a medical center operated by the North Carolina-based Samaritan’s More...


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