Centers for Disease Control

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CDC Study: Teens Not Getting Enough Sleep

Parents, there’s a good chance your teenager isn’t getting nearly enough sleep.

12/11/2014

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Officials Designate 35 Hospitals For Ebola Care

Health officials have designated 35 hospitals across the country as Ebola treatment centers. Two of those facilities are in Texas.

12/02/2014

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U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Dips Just Under 18-Percent

A government report says the smoking rate for U.S. adults dipped below 18-percent for the first time last year.

11/26/2014

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Colleyville Family Said Flu Shot Could’ve Save Daughter’s Life

Colleyville family wants to spread the word about how flu shots can save live.

CBS 11–11/23/2014

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Revolutionary Prostate Cancer Research At North Texas University

Prostate cancer impacts some 200,000 American men every year. But, fascinating research happening right here in North Texas could one day provide new options for early detection and treatment.

CBS 11–11/10/2014

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Health Officials Release Chart Of Those Currently Monitored For Ebola

While the conditions of two North Texas nurses who contracted Ebola continue to improve, health officials say they continue to monitor dozens of other people who may have been exposed to the virus.

CBSDFW.COM–10/22/2014

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 13:  Center for Disease Control (CDC) head Dr. Thomas Frieden speaks duing a briefing on the Dallas Ebola response at the CDC Headquarters on October 13, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. Frieden urged hospitals to watch for patients with Ebola symptoms who have traveled from the tree Ebola stricken African countries.  (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

U.S. To Track Everyone Coming From Ebola Nations

Everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days.

10/22/2014

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CDC Releases Revised Ebola Safety Gear Guidelines

Health officials released new guidelines for how health workers should gear up to treat Ebola patients. Health workers have pushed for new standards since two Dallas nurses were diagnosed with the disease.

10/20/2014

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Mark Zuckerberg, Wife Donate $25 Million To Fight Ebola

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla are joining the fight against Ebola.

10/14/2014

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About 70 Hospital Staffers Cared For Ebola Patient

They drew his blood, put tubes down his throat and wiped up his diarrhea. They analyzed his urine and wiped saliva from his lips, even after he had lost consciousness.

10/13/2014

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Health Officials Urge Hospitals To ‘Think Ebola’

Federal health officials on Monday urged the nation’s hospitals to “think Ebola” and launched a review of procedures for treating infected patients, while the World Health Organization called the outbreak “the most severe, acute health emergency seen in modern times.”

10/13/2014

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Activists: FDA Policies Have Contributed To Rx Painkiller Epidemic

Anti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration’s top official to step down, saying the agency’s policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse.

09/24/2014

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