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Viewpoint: US government’s coronavirus response a ‘living nightmare’

It sounds like the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has become completely dysfunctional. The Secretary, Dr. Azar (ex-lobbyist ...
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Not all children are safe from COVID-19: Mysterious childhood illness similar to Kawasaki disease linked to coronavirus

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a health advisory to thousands of doctors across the country [May ...
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‘Sloppy’ CDC lab practices blamed for tainted coronavirus tests in early stages of pandemic

As the new coronavirus took root across America, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sent states tainted test ...
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Coronavirus and food safety: Why there’s no need to panic

Every day seems to bring dire news about coronavirus COVID-19. As this virus spreads, how concerned should we be for ...
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Podcast: Coronavirus—what it is, how it spreads and the surprising ways it might be treated

SARS-CoV-2, a novel coronavirus first detected in China in January, is emerging as a significant threat, with just under 128,000 ...
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Two new drug-resistant superbugs added to CDC’s list of ‘most urgent threats’

Drug-resistant germs and related infections sicken about 3 million people and kill about 48,000 every year in the United States, ...
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Tired all the time? Searching for genetic links to chronic fatigue syndrome

The hard-to-define and hard-to-diagnose condition continues to baffle researchers searching for its root causes -- and potential treatments ...
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Creating a synthetic version of the Ebola virus to help fight the real thing

Scientists at the Centers from Disease Control and Prevention have created a synthetic version of the Ebola virus circulating in ...
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CDC says autism is on the rise—and why it may be worse than we think

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s new report on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) ... offers little good news. It ...
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New CDC glyphosate report: “Most studies found no association between exposure to glyphosate-based products and risk of cancer”

A new [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] report on glyphosate’s toxicological effects likely will play a role in the ongoing ...
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Absence of a ‘smoking gun’ pathogen has stymied efforts to solve AFM mystery illness paralyzing children

What some are calling an "unprecedented mystery respiratory illness" is being reported in the Rockies and across the Midwest. Contributing ...
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Why the CDC’s opioid guidelines may be hurting patients in pain

Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published its guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain in March 2016, pain patients ...
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This year’s flu vaccine has been 50% effective, and that’s not shabby

This season's vaccine was more effective than those of the previous two years at reducing influenza-related hospitalizations ...
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Polio eradicated? Health officials mobilizing against AFM–rare polio-like condition

Cases of a rare condition that is characterized by polio-like symptoms have ballooned in North America and elsewhere. Here is ...
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Glyphosate found in 100% of wines tested in California–Reason for concern?

Just because we can now discover trace levels of a pesticide like glyphosate doesn't mean those levels are toxic ...