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    US overdose deaths post annual drop for first time in two decades

    U.S. overdose deaths dropped last year for the first time in nearly two decades, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday, ...
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    What you need to know about the US measles outbreak

    The United States so far this year has recorded 764 cases of measles in 23 states, its largest outbreak since public health officials in 2000 ...
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    CDC investigates E.coli outbreak in several states

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and several other U.S. agencies are investigating an E.coli outbreak in five states, the CDC ...
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    Falls aren't just embarassing – they can kill you. Here’s how to minimise the risk

    Falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults. Every 19 minutes, an older person in the US dies from a fall.
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    Up to 84,000 Americans hospitalized with flu in past three months: CDC

    An estimated 69,000 to 84,000 Americans were hospitalized due to the flu in the last three months, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
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    Suicide rate rising among US workers

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    US official optimistic Congo Ebola outbreak can be controlled

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    Sesame Street to tackle autism with new muppet

    The public television children's program is introducing a new character, a muppet named Julia who has autism, the show's creators revealed on the ...
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    Spread of Zika to Singapore shows difficulty of containing disease: US CDC

    This comes after Singapore reported 115 locally transmitted Zika cases on Wednesday night at a press briefing.