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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- An estimated four in 100,000 people in the United States live with Amyotriphic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, health officials announced Thursday. Researchers released the first data summary from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, providing the only known data identifying [...]
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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The number of teens receiving vaccines for the human papillomavirus (HPV) remains "unacceptably low," officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday. Girls and boys between the ages of 13 and 17 are not being vaccinated for HPV, despite a slight increase in vaccination [...]
Fri, Jul 25, 2014 2:48:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is resuming shipments of biological samples including tuberculosis bacteria, the agency announced Thursday. The CDC lifted the moratorium on a specific type of material transfer for its Clinical Tuberculosis Laboratory, but is still keeping it in place for other [...]
Fri, Jul 25, 2014 1:44:00 AM, Continue reading at the source

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