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U.S. Measles Cases Now At 1,203 In 30 States

(CNN) - The measles outbreak in the United States is showing no signs of letting up. As of Friday, the number of cases reached 1,203; that's according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's 21 cases more…

CDC: 1 In 5 U.S. Adults Uses At Least 5 Rx Medications

(CNN) - How many prescription drugs do you take? If it's a lot, you're not alone. A new Centers for Disease Control study shows most adults aged 40 to 79 took at least one prescription drug in the past…

U.S. Measles Cases Now At 1,182 In 30 States

  Kansas City, MO (KSHB) - The measles outbreak in the United States is showing no signs of letting up. As of Friday, the number of cases reached 1,182; that's according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.…

FDA/CDC Issue New Warning On Pig Ear Treats

(CNN) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration both issued new guidance Wednesday saying consumers should avoid the treats. They're also advising retailers to stop selling them. Public health officials have been…

U.S. Measles Cases Up To 1,164 In 30 States

(CNN) - The measles outbreak in the United States isn't slowing down. The number of cases as of Friday has now reached 1,164. That's according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's an increase of 16 cases…

CDC: 27 States Affected By Pet Treats W/Salmonella

St. Paul, MN (WCCO) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of salmonella infections linked to contact with pig ear dog treats. The CDC reported Wednesday that…

Measles Outbreak Reported In 28 States

(CNN) - The U.S. measles outbreak is showing no sign of letting up. According to the CDC, the number of cases nationwide now stands at 1,123, across 28 states. That's up 14-cases from the week before. It also marks…

11 Cases Of Polio Like Illness In 8 States

Minneapolis, MN (WCCO) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is telling doctors to be on the lookout for a polio-like illness that tends to peak in the late summer and early fall. So far this year,…

Study: Jail, Low Income May Play Role In Opioid Epidemic

(CNN) - A new study suggests lower incomes and incarceration may be contributing to drug-related deaths across the nation. The study looked into drug deaths in more than 2,600 counties in the U.S. over more than 30-years. And it…

CDC Issues Warning On Fecal Parasite In Pools

(CNN) - There could be something in the water that could literally, turn your stomach. It's a parasite called Cryptosporidium or "crypto" for short. It's spread by feces and the CDC says they're seeing more and more people come…