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April 15, 2019
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CDC reports 90 new measles cases as outbreak approaches record
April 15, 2019 - 10:58am
April 2, 2019
US measles cases surge to second-highest level in nearly two decades
April 2, 2019 - 8:37am
December 20, 2018
A cupcake.  Bloomberg photo by David Paul Morris
The average American is edging closer to being borderline obese
December 20, 2018 - 11:55am
May 6, 2018
Experts say using commercially available repellents, like permethrin for clothing and DEET for skin, is the most effective way to keep disease-carrying ticks from biting. Tests show both are safe at commercially available doses. Bob King / Forum News Service
Outdoors enthusiasts urged to practice tick bite prevention
May 6, 2018 - 8:00am
February 14, 2016
Dr. Robert Westin, chief medical officer of Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Cosby, speaks Tuesday on prescription drug abuse as Dr. Tom Bracken, chief medical officer of Mille Lacs Health System, center, and Dr. Peter Henry, chief medical officer of Essentia Health Central Region in Brainerd, look on. (ZACH KAYSER | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
The ‘loaded revolver’ in the medicine cabinet
February 14, 2016 - 11:59pm
October 1, 2014
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director, Dr. Thomas Frieden, speaks at the CDC headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia Tuesday. (REUTERS/Tami Chappell)
Traveler from Liberia is first Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S.
October 1, 2014 - 12:12am
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