Tuesday 21 Oct 2014

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Sleeping too little — or too much — associated with some chronic diseases

Too much or too little sleep is linked to chronic disease in adults age 45 and older, according to a new study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Published in the October issue of the journal Sleep, […]

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CDC shares health statistics from early 2013

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released this week shows more than a quarter of young adults didn’t have insurance when surveyed and about a third of

More than 1 in 4 deaths from cardiovascular diseases could be prevented

More than 1 in 4 deaths from cardiovascular diseases could be prevented with lifestyle changes or medical treatment, according to a government report. Cardiovascular diseases are the No. 1

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CDC stressing vaccinations, flu shots

As beach balls are replaced with backpacks for the new school year, the push is on to assure that everyone is up-to-date on vaccinations. The Centers for Disease Control

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Some states show progress on preschooler obesity

Childhood obesity declined in 19 states and territories among  low-income preschoolers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Tuesday. The study included over 11 million children, ages 2

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Smoke-free laws don’t hurt restaurant and bar revenue, CDC says

Smoke-free laws have no significant economic impact on restaurants and bars, according to a study funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In West Virginia, smoke-free laws