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CDC Investigation Notice: Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Contact with Live Poultry

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Pool Chemical Injuries Lead to Over 4,500 Emergency Department Visits Each Year

Pool chemical injuries led to an estimated 4,535 U.S. emergency department visits annually during 2008-2017, according to a report published today in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Although injuries...

CDC Updates Guidelines for Cancer Cluster Investigations

CDC is seeking public comment on updating federal guidelines used by public health agencies to assess and respond to potential cancer clusters in communities. The request for commentexternal icon...

CDC Creates Interactive Training for Diagnosis, Management of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has created a first-of-its-kind education module to help clinicians recognize and diagnose Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF), a sometimes serious and...

'Robopets' Bring Companionship to Nursing Homes

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Cuddler the bear, Aibo the dog, Justocat the purring kitty: They may only be furry, lifelike robots, but they...

Rheumatoid Arthritis Signs Can Show Up Early

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Difficulties with daily activities such as dressing, walking and eating can be seen in rheumatoid arthritis patients a year...

Do Doctors Give Better Care in the Morning?

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Many people do their best work in the morning, and new research suggests the same may hold true for...

More Active Lupus Linked to Childhood Events

FRIDAY, May 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Lupus patients who had difficult childhoods have higher disease activity, worse depression and poorer overall health than those with better childhoods, a...

Some Drug Abusers Use Relatives to 'Opioid Shop'

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- People who are thwarted in their attempts to "shop around" for prescription opioid painkillers at doctors' offices and pharmacies...

Food Safety Alert for Gastrointestinal Illnesses Linked to Raw Oysters

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