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Thousands of furloughed federal workers are being reclassified to essential employees. (Getty Images)

Some Furloughed Workers Recalled To Duty

Thousands of federal employees changed from nonessential to essential at some point over the course of the partial government shutdown.

10/16/2013

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New CDC Lyme Disease Estimate: 300,000 Cases Per Year

Health officials say Lyme disease is about 10 times more common than previously reported.

08/19/2013

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Study: Excessive Drinking Leads to Economic Burden, Especially in DC

A new health study says binge drinking causes large economic burdens to the U.S., and it’s not talking about missing the happy hour specials.

08/14/2013

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FDA Links Stomach Bug In 2 States To Mexican Farm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration says an outbreak of stomach illnesses in Iowa and Nebraska is linked to salad mix served at local Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants and supplied by […]

08/02/2013

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Report: 4 People Received Organs From Donor With Rabies

An Air Force recruit whose organs were donated to four patients including a kidney recipient who died of rabies had at least two untreated raccoon bites several months before he became sick, and tests confirm his rabies-infected kidney caused the recipient’s disease, according to a medical journal report.

07/24/2013

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HPV Vaccine Cut iInfection by Half in Teen Girls

A vaccine against a cervical cancer virus has cut infections in teen girls by half, according to a study released Wednesday.

06/19/2013

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CDC Probes Mystery of Rabies Transplant Survivors

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it’s digging deeper into the case of a rabies-infected organ donor.

04/03/2013

Gallup monthly polls show that the highest percentage of Americans reported being affected by the flu in January 2013 than any other month since records began in 2008. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gallup: January Flu Reports Hit Highest Level Since Poll Started In 2008

January U.S. flu reports have reached the highest level since monthly Gallup tracking of the illness began in 2008.

02/17/2013

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Second Fungal Meningitis Death Reported in Md.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that there has been another death in Maryland from fungal meningitis related to recalled medications.

12/11/2012

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Dozens Now Affected by Meningitis Outbreak Locally, Much More Nationwide

The deadly fungal meningitis outbreak that has spread to more than 100 people nationwide, spanning a total of nine states, has now killed two people people in Maryland and Virginia, with more than 30 cases reported between the two states.

10/09/2012

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