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CDC: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Health Insurers Should Pay For It

U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.

12/04/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Woman In Oregon Hospital Does Not Have Ebola

Oregon health officials say a woman who visited West Africa and was hospitalized in Oregon with a fever does not have Ebola.

11/02/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Seattle Area Nurse Being Monitored For Ebola

As many as ten people in the Seattle area and Connecticut, many of whom arrived recently from West Africa, are the latest in the United States being watched for Ebola symptoms.

10/23/2014

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Haborview Medical Center Willing To Take Ebola Patients If Needed

Harborview Medical Center in Seattle said Monday it is willing to receive U.S. residents who are evacuated from West Africa for treatment of Ebola.

CBS Seattle–10/06/2014

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BREAKING: CDC Confirms First Case Of Ebola Diagnosed In U.S.

Officials with the Centers for Disease Control have confirmed that a person in Dallas has tested positive for the Ebola virus

CBS Seattle–09/30/2014

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CDC Recommending Vaccination To Combat Seasonal Flu

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.

09/26/2014

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CDC: US Children Consume Too Much Salt

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 90 percent of children in the U.S. aged 6 -18 have too much salt in their diet.

09/15/2014

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Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Joins Ebola Fight

Allen’s donation Thursday to the CDC Foundation will be used to build and equip emergency operations centers and train staff in the three most affected countries.

CBS Seattle–09/12/2014

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Study: HIV Diagnoses Drop In US, But Increase In Young Gay Men

Number of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.

07/24/2014

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CDC: Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed For Influenza

New study finds doctors may be giving inappropriate treatments to patients with flu virus.

07/23/2014

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