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White House Considers Lifting European Travel Restrictions

(CNN) - A Trump administration official confirmed Wednesday that the White House is strongly considering lifting European travel restrictions. The sweeping restrictions apply to travel from the European Union and the United Kingdom; they ban entry to most foreigners…

CDC Warns "All People" Should Avoid Cruises

(CNN) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has raised its COVID-19 warning on cruise ships to the highest level, saying "all people" should avoid going on cruises. It's up from level three to level four, which carries…

CDC: COVID Testing Before/After Intl Flights

(CNN) - New guidance from the CDC suggests people who fly internationally take three COVID-19 tests. It says they should test negative one to three days before traveling and carry a copy of their results with them. The CDC…

CDC: Safe For Infected Mothers To Breastfeed

(CNN) - The CDC says it's safe for new mothers to breast-feed even if they have suspected or confirmed COVID-19. In new guidance released Monday, the CDC reported that breast milk is not a likely source of coronavirus infection.…

Diabetes Awareness Month

According to the CDC, in the last 20 years, the number of adults diagnosed with Diabetes has more than doubled. 34.2 million adults suffer with Diabetes. It is the 7th leading cause of…

Deli Meat Listeria Outbreak

(CNN) - You may want to think twice about eating a sandwich . Several people were hospitalized after eating Italian-style meats like salami because of a possible listeria outbreak. At least 10 people have been hospitalized in Florida, Massachusetts…

White House Declines CDC Contact Tracing Offer

(CNN) - A federal health official says the White House has turned down offers from the CDC for help with contact tracing for coronavirus. It comes after president Trump and multiple White House staffers tested positive. According to the…

September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month

September is Newborn Screening (NBS) Awareness Month. Newborn screening is a public health service done by all states to identify conditions not noticeable at the time of birth, but that may cause serious disability…

CDC Issues Guidelines For Celebrating Thanksgiving

(CNN) - Thanksgiving is usually the first big holiday where families come together. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants fewer get-togethers this year. The Federal Health Agency issued its guidelines for Thanksgiving. It notes staying home…

CDC Sets New Guidance Discouraging Halloween Activities

(CNN) - This next bit of news is definitely no treat for anyone! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is encouraging people to stay away from most of the fun activities Connected to Halloween. They recommend: Mo trick-or-treating!…