Tag Archive: CDC

Nov 23 2014

Protect Yourself from the Flu

Story By Marshall Dawer Cooler weather, football and falling leaves – the classic signs of Fall are upon us, which means flu season has also arrived. Influenza – or the flu, as it is commonly known – is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death.  About 5 percent to 20 …

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Nov 15 2014

A Bigger Threat to U.S. Health than Ebola

Factory farms are breeding antibiotic-resistant bacteria.   By Nicole McCann and Anna Meyer Despite all the panic, Americans don’t face any great risk from Ebola right now. But we do need to worry about a home-grown medical catastrophe of our own that we’re failing to address: the erosion of antibiotic effectiveness. Doctors prescribe antibiotics to …

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Oct 08 2014

Ebola: Fight the Disease, not the Victims

The spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Africa is a global health emergency. Countries around the world must join together to mobilize the resources, build the isolation units, supply the needed medicine, doctors, nurses and support personnel needed to isolate and treat those afflicted, track down and monitor those who might have been in …

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Apr 15 2013

Teen depression: American Counseling Assn. says not to ignore

The recent suicide of Matthew Warren, son of Saddleback Church’s Pastor Rick Warren, has brought renewed attention to the issue of depression and the tragic implications it can have for many young people and their families. Research studies have estimated that one in eight adolescents may be suffering from depression. Unfortunately, only about 30% of …

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