Tag Archive: Centers for Disease Control

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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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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Sep 05 2011

Big Tobacco Targets the Young and the Poor

By William A. Collins Hapless smokers, Still remain; For villains they Are just fair game. Toward the end of the Richard Nixon era, there was a popular four-panel political cartoon. It showed the three familiar monkeys with their hands placed to depict “See no evil,” “Hear no evil,” and “Speak no evil.” The fourth panel …

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