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**FILE** Laboratory technician Ruth Rutledge packages cerebrospinal fluid of the three confirmed meningitis cases in Minnesota to send to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta for further testing, at the Minnesota Department of Health in St. Paul, Minn., on Oct. 9, 2012. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Dr. Thomas R. Frieden of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention testifies on Capitol Hill. (The Washington Times)

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The federal government can require tobacco companies to "reserve significant packaging space" for anti-smoking warnings and graphic images, such as this one from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a three-judge appellate panel ruled Monday. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via Associated Press)

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Javonte Robinson (right), 4, looks in on his 2-month-old cousin, Bre'Azia Aaliyah Bryant, as she rests with her mother, Gautier High School student Jasmine Jones, 18, at her house in Gautier, Miss. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mississippi's teen birth rate is 66 per 1,000 teenagers, the highest in the nation. The national average is 42. (AP Photo/The Sun Herald, John Fitzhugh)

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** FILE ** Dr. Thomas R. Frieden of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention testifies on Capitol Hill in this Nov. 4, 2009, file photo. (The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Associated Press)