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A Focus On Fall Prevention During Older Americans Month

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released data on the seriousness of this issue and of new tools to reduce falls in older adults.

05/13/2015

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CDC Report Sheds New Data On What Time Of Day Most Babies Are Born

The CDC says it examined 2013 birth certificate data from the National Vital Statistics System (NVSS), which encompasses 90% of U.S. births.

05/08/2015

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CDC: Many Americans Are Not Getting The Recommended Cancer Screenings

The CDC says about one-fourth of eligible women are not up-to-date with breast cancer screenings, and about two in five adults are not getting the recommended test for colorectal cancer.

05/08/2015

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Study: High School Smoking Fell As E-Cigarette Use Boomed

Teen smoking hit a new low last year while the popularity of electronic cigarettes and water pipes boomed, a government report shows.

04/16/2015

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Study: Nearly One-third Of American Women Are Not Spacing Their Pregnancies Far Enough Apart

For U.S. moms, the typical time between pregnancies is about 2½ years but nearly a third of women space their children too close, a government study shows.

04/16/2015

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Study: Military Kids More Likely To Be Missing Out On Routine Vaccinations

Scientists say military families move often, which may make it harder to keep up with the immunization schedule.

04/13/2015

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Study: About 21 Percent Of High School Girls Have Been Assaulted By Someone They Dated

Ten percent of high school boys also report having been abused by a dating partner.

03/02/2015

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CDC And State Health Officials Confirm Suspected Case Of Measles At Princeton University

Princeton University says a student had a confirmed case of measles.

02/23/2015

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Health Officials In Delaware Valley Highlight Importance Of Measles Vaccine

With one potential case of measles in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and another confirmed in northern New Jersey, health officials are stressing the importance of vaccinations.

02/07/2015

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Measles Outbreak On West Coast Leaves Many Wondering About The Vaccine

The CDC is advising most adults born after 1957 to get an MMR vaccine, whether they had one as a child or not.

01/22/2015

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Prescription Drugs Killing Young Adults

Last year, in Delaware, more young adults died from overdoses of prescription drugs than automobile accidents and the CDC points to a national problem as well.

12/08/2014

Zeoli Show Log 12.2.14

Rich explains why he is tired of talking about Ferguson. He talks to City Councilman David Oh about the stalled sale of PGW, Ryan Berk, who confronted a man impersonating a military veteran at the Oxford Valley Mall, and Karen Montgomery, whose son Shane went missing in Manayunk the night before Thanksgiving.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–12/02/2014

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Despite Updated CDC Recommendations, Gov. Christie Sticking To His Ebola Quarantine Plan

“It’s the policy that has been instituted since that time that dealt with the woman from Maine and will deal with anybody else who is a healthcare worker who has direct contact with someone who has the Ebola virus. There has been no change. No difference,” Christie said Monday.

10/27/2014

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Pa. Using CDC Data To Track West Africa Travelers

Pennsylvania health officials say they’ll use federal travel data to identify and monitor people who arrive in the state after spending time in Ebola-stricken West African nations.

10/24/2014

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Pa. Developing Protocols For Monitoring Travelers After CDC’s Announcement

Beginning Monday, travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and New Guinea will be given information cards and a thermometer to measure their body temperatures twice a day for three weeks.

10/22/2014

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