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West Nile OUTBREAK Cases Still Growing!

Filed under: HealthSickScary!

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Don't go into full panic mode just yet!

The number of people infected with West Nile virus is still growing each year but this year's outbreak is slowing down!

The CDC has reported that 4,891 people have gotten the virus so far.

This years death toll is 223!

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WARNING: Smoked Salmon Blamed For New Salmonella Outbreak!

Filed under: FoodSickRecall!

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Can we, right now and collectively as a world, decide to stop cutting corners when it comes to food production and make sure everything is safe??

Not wanting to be outdone by the Trader Joe's nut butter outbreak last week, we're hearing now that smoked salmon tainted with salmonella has sickened HUNDREDS

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Kids' Lack Of Exercise Is Top Parental Concern

Filed under: FitnessHealthScience!

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The University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital conducted a National Poll for the sixth year in a row on children's health.

The number one parental concern?

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Take The CDC Sex Survey And Donate To 'It Gets Better'

Filed under: Gay Gay GayHealthCharitySex

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The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has created an online survey asking gay and bisexual men about their sexual practices.

It hopes to give state and local health departments a better understanding of the HIV epidemic and hopefully will help them create new techniques for reversing the trend.

The survey only takes a few minutes and for every completed survey the CDC will donate to the It Gets Better Project.

They've already raised $800 in only 6 days.

So to all the gay and bisexual men out there, please, for your health and everyone else's, take the survey.

It's completely anonymous. Just CLICK HERE and complete it.

After finishing, it doesn't just thank you for your participation, it also shows you personalized insight and comparisons based on your answers.

Do it to help put an end to HIV!

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Don't Swallow Grill-Cleaning Brush Bristles!

Filed under: FoodHealthScary!

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Sounds like an easy thing to remember, right? You've been doing that for years, right?

Well, it happens more often than you think, and completely by accident.

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Diabetics Living Longer!

Filed under: DietsHealthFast FoodScience!

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A new report by government scientists has said that diabetics are living longer and longer nowadays.

That's great news!

The biggest decline was seen in a study of diabetics dying from

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Walgreens To Offer Free HIV Tests

Filed under: HealthSick

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will be developing a model for pharmacists and nurses to be able to detect the HIV virus.

That means free HIV testing will be coming to a Walgreens near you soon!

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