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January 31, 2018
Brenda Fitzgerald, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention since last summer, resigned her position on Wednesday. Photo by Melissa Golden for The Washington Post.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director resigns because of conflicts over financial interests
January 31, 2018 - 12:52pm
January 19, 2018
Handwashing is like a "do-it-yourself" vaccine—it involves five simple and effective steps (Wet, Lather, Scrub, Rinse, Dry). Regular handwashing is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others. It's quick, it's simple, and it can keep us all from getting sick. Image from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Afraid of getting sick? Six things you can do at home
January 19, 2018 - 11:02am
October 25, 2017
Forum News Service file photo.
Expert panel recommends shingles vaccine
October 25, 2017 - 12:57pm
August 28, 2017
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Variant influenza shows need for animal, human hygiene
August 28, 2017 - 5:52pm
January 2, 2017
Didi whose son Brandon was hospitalized for severe lead poisoning from paint chips when he was one, almost 20 years ago, talks about his illness from her home in Milwaukee, Wis. Subject only wished for first name to be used.  REUTERS/Darren Hauck
CDC considers lowering threshold level for lead exposure
January 2, 2017 - 5:26pm
December 12, 2014
FNS Photo by Dave Wallis
Kelsey Eaton, regional manager of Infinite Vapor located on Broadway in Fargo, shows a variety of e-cigarette devices with shelves full of vials with different flavors or scents and varying degrees of nicotine.
Getting lost in the e-cigarette smoke: ND allows sales of electronic smoking devices to minors
December 12, 2014 - 11:37pm
June 14, 2014
Salmonella found in health food powder sickens 21 in US
June 14, 2014 - 10:51pm