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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - United States Centers For Disease Control And Prevention
After years of running Minnesota's largest needle exchange, Brian Warden is beginning to see something new among the increasing numbers of suburban and rural heroin users coming to trade in used needles.
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:
Battle Creek Enquirer. March 4.
New research shows that even more chemicals than previously thought can cause brain damage and behavioral disorders — and some of those chemicals are found in products that we use in our homes every day.
The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office says a 6-year-old Pittsburgh boy has died from bacterial meningitis.
Thirteen employees who were exposed to radiation during a leak at the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump aren't likely to experience any health effects, federal officials said Wednesday.
Exciting research suggests that a shot every one to three months may someday give an alternative to the daily pills that some people take now to cut their risk of getting HIV.
Sounding an alarm about the growing threat of superbugs, the Obama administration is proposing a jump in spending to fight antibiotic-resistant germs in hospitals.
Home births have risen to their highest level in about four decades but are still only a fraction of all births, according to a new government report released Tuesday.
Health officials are urging people to take precautions against meningitis.
Most people who abuse addictive prescription painkillers get them for free from friends or relatives, while drug dealers are a relatively uncommon source for those at highest risk for deadly overdoses, a government study found.
Philip Seymour Hoffman died from taking a combination of heroin, cocaine and other drugs, the New York City medical examiner ruled Friday, a toxic mix that addiction specialists say is not uncommon in the tens of thousands of overdose deaths in the U.S. each year.
A Delaware company that recalled cheeses after some of the products were linked to a death in California and illnesses in newborns has expanded that recall to sour cream products.
The death of a child in central Louisiana was the fifth fatal case of pediatric flu in Louisiana so far this flu season.
Three more people in Oklahoma have died from the flu, the State Department of Health reported Thursday, adding to the record number of influenza-related deaths in the state.