David Jolly backers: You ...

U.S. Rep. David Jolly's position on same sex marriage wasn't always entirely clear to people listening to him during his primary campaign against Kathleen Peters and general election campaign against Alex Sink, but some of his supporters say he

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Threatwatch: Chikungunya ...

Locally acquired cases of chikungunya virus have been identified in the US for the first time, while cases soar in Europe and Central

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City health chiefs back c...

Gloucester's public health leaders support the continued addition of fluoride to the city's drinking water, but a local anti-fluoridation group is trying to have the mineral removed. The debate surfaced earlier in Rockport, where voters at an

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City health chiefs back c...

Gloucester's public health leaders support the continued addition of fluoride to the city's drinking water, but a local anti-fluoridation group is trying to have the mineral removed. The debate surfaced earlier in Rockport, where voters at an

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Citizens ask water board ...

EUREKA SPRINGS -- In another attempt to delay fluoridation of their drinking water, several Carroll County citizens attended the quarterly board meeting of the Carroll-Boone Water District

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Dangers of desert dust: N...

Valley fever has been the focus of new research that describes a promising strategy known as immunosignaturing, which can provide clinicians with an accurate identification of valley fever, a potentially serious affliction that is often misdiagnosed. Valley fever is

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Urgent action needed to p...

Having just completed the first phase of the biggest polio vaccination campaign ever undertaken in the Middle East, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) today warned that unless children in hard-to-reach areas are

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Morning Report: What the ...

Assemblywoman makes a splash in Sacramento, more turmoil erupts at Scripps Research Institute, Lake Morena water drama unfolds and Southwest Airlines can't keep

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CDC Errs On Policy As Wel...

The approach of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), which has the responsibility for Legionnaires’ disease prevention, is flawed. The CDC’s recommendations for preventing Legionnaires’ disease have been predominantly focused on a disease surveillance strategy--a

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Dangers of desert dust: New diagnostic tool for valley fever

Valley fever has been the focus of new research that describes a promising strategy known as immunosignaturing, which can provide clinicians with an accurate identification of valley fever, a potentially serious affliction that is often misdiagnosed. Valley fever is a fungal respiratory infection. It can be acquired when microscopic spores of the soil-dwelling fungus are inhaled. Two forms of ...



CDC Errs On Policy As Well As Handling Dangerous Pathogens

The approach of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), which has the responsibility for Legionnaires’ disease prevention, is flawed. The CDC’s recommendations for preventing Legionnaires’ disease have been predominantly focused on a disease surveillance strategy--a reactive process that relies on screening for disease after cases are detected, at which time ...