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Drugs Like Prozac May Be Linked to Birth Defects, Study Theorizes

Study links Prozac, Paxil use with birth defects

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A sweeping government study of thousands of women has found connections between the early antidepressant Prozac and Paxil and birth defects, but has cleared other popular treatments in the class which includes Celexa, Lexapro and Pfizer’s Zoloft, which is the ...

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CDC Warns Of Pool Parasite

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According to a recent warning issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of water-based bacteria cases is on the rise. The latest concern involves a pool parasite named Cryptosporidium. Nicknamed “Crypto”, this particular pool parasite ...

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CDC Reports Claim 1/8 People Unaware of HIV Infection in US

CDC report: 1 in 8 Americans don't know they have HIV

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About one in every eight people in the USA with HIV are not aware that they are affected with the virus and these people are the source of nearly 33% of the HIV transmissions in the United States, according to ...

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Unintended Shipments Caused Dozens of Labs to Receive Live Anthrax

Officials: Dozens of Labs Received Potentially Live Anthrax

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The problem of unintended shipments of potentially live anthrax spores over the last 10 years is much more critical than assumed, officials said on Wednesday.   According to the officials it is possible for the shipments to be sent to ...

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CDC Map Shows Distinctive Causes Of Death In U.S.

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According to the CDC (The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) cancer and heart disease are the most common killers in the US. A new map created by two CDC researchers– Dr. Francis P. Boscoe and Eva Pradhan—reveals the most ...

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Huge Outbreak of Chlamydia Reported in Texas High Schools

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The West Texas High School is now looking at the starling chlamydia outbreak after some students tested positive of this disease.   As per the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), Chlamydia is a common STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease), ...

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Urine Could Reveal Whether You Are At Risk For Obesity

Urine Could Reveal Whether You Are At Risk For Obesity

Scientists have found a link between urine and what that may possibly reveal about a persons ability to become obese. Researchers reviewed data from more than 2,000 people in the United States and United Kingdom. The subjects had samples of ...

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E-Cigarette Use Triples Among Teens

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E-cigarette use has tripled among teenagers in the past year. According to a recently released report by the CDC (Centers of Disease Control and Prevention), while cigarette smoking is down, e-cigarette use has indeed tripled in just one year and ...

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