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  1. sexual health
    STD Cases in the U.S. Have Reached an All-Time HighA report from the CDC shows a staggering 2.46 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and other STDs.
  2. lettuce wars
    America Finally Willing to Eat Iceberg LettuceSales have soared following the romaine E. coli outbreak.
  3. outbreaks
    FDA Says It’s Identified the Source of the Romaine OutbreakWhich means romaine lettuce may return to the produce section very soon.
  4. outbreaks
    This Is a Record Year for Foodborne IllnessesThe CDC has investigated more outbreaks in 2018 than in any of the previous ten years.
  5. food safety
    What to Know About the Salmonella Outbreak Affecting TurkeyJust in time for Thanksgiving.
  6. crime
    Former CDC Director Thomas Frieden Arrested for Sexual MisconductThe NYPD is currently holding Thomas Frieden on the charge of forcibly touching a woman.
  7. recalls
    Romaine Lettuce Is Safe AgainAccording to the CDC, the worst of the recent E. coli scare has passed.
  8. twitter fails
    CDC Apologizes for Ruining MuffinsThose aren’t poppy seeds …
  9. Official Leading Anti-Smoking Push Resigns After Buying Tobacco StockCDC head Brenda Fitzgerald bought stock in a cigarette company after starting a job in which she’s supposed to fight smoking.
  10. CDC Delays Nuclear-Preparedness Training to Focus on Flu InsteadBefore you consider how to negotiate a post-apocalyptic landscape, make sure to get plenty of fluids.
  11. health
    The CDC’s 7 ‘Banned Words’ Were Projected Onto the Trump Hotel in DCThey include “transgender,” “fetus,” and “science-based.”
  12. CDC Pushes Back on Report That It Told Staffers to Stop Using Seven WordsThe initial report was reminiscent of both Big Brother and George Carlin.
  13. science
    Study Confirms Women Are Also Better Than Men at EatingThe CDC says their diets are likelier to include enough fruits and vegetables.
  14. sexual health
    A Record Number of Americans Contracted STDs in 2016, CDC ReportsDating apps may be partly to blame.
  15. health concerns
    America’s Top Public-Health Official Has Shady Ties to Coca-ColaShe partnered with Coke on an anti-obesity initiative that ignored soda entirely.
  16. Trump’s CDC Pick Peddled ‘Anti-Aging’ Medicine to Her Gynecologic PatientsBrenda Fitzgerald is still among the most defensible appointments Trump has made.
  17. health concerns
    CDC Warns Don’t ‘Snuggle’ Poultry Unless You Want SalmonellaMore than 370 people in 47 states didn’t listen, and now they have salmonella.
  18. The CDC Is Worried About a ‘Superbug’ Fungus Appearing Primarily in the NYC AreaNinety percent of clinical cases have been found in New York and New Jersey.
  19. health concerns
    A New Government Report Is a Real Bummer for Lovers of Raw CheeseThe CDC notes that it’s 840 times more dangerous than pasteurized cheese.
  20. Americans Are Smoking a Lot More Weed, But It’s Totally ChillThe number of Americans who use marijuana is going up — but the number who abuse the drug is going down.
  21. gun violence
    California Just Took a Major Step Toward Better Understanding Gun ViolenceThanks to some new funding and a new research center, we might finally answer a vital set of questions.
  22. calm the frick down
    Why the Olympics Are Unlikely to Spread ZikaDeep breaths, everyone.
  23. There Are Now 320 Pregnant Women in the United States With ZikaLast week, the number was 287.
  24. zika virus
    There Are Now 320 Pregnant Women in the United States With ZikaLast week, the number was 287.
  25. Recalls
    CDC Re-Warns About Massive Listeria RecallThe CDC re-warns consumers to check freezers for the 400 tainted products.
  26. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Blames CDC for ‘Panic’ Over E. ColiA complaint argues the agency’s reports “unnecessarily intensified the public’s concern.”
  27. the man becomes the weedman
    Super-Chill CDC Tells Doctors Not to Test Patients for MarijuanaThey’ve updated their guidelines.
  28. privilege
    Nobody Sleeps Better Than White People, Says StudyGroundbreaking new data.
  29. centers for disease control and overreaction
    The CDC Has Now Banned Sex As Well As BoozeAre you okay, CDC?
  30. sweeping statements
    Shouldn’t We Be Encouraging Birth Control Instead of Telling Women Not to Drink?Huh?
  31. sad science
    New Report Shows Sleep Is Harder for Women, Primarily Single Moms, No DuhTrouble sleeping? According to a new report from the CDC, you might be a woman.
  32. gun violence
    What the CDC Could Learn About Gun Violence“Because we don’t know what works, we as a country are left in a shouting match.”
  33. News You Can Booze
    A Government Report Says Every Cocktail You Drink Costs the Economy $2New CDC data attaches a very high figure to the nation’s drinking habit.
  34. teens
    Responsible Teens Waiting Longer to Do ItTeens making informed and responsible decisions with their bodies? WHO KNEW?
  35. Health Safety
    A CDC Expert Explains Why You Probably Shouldn’t Be Too Worried“It’s a wake-up call to the ice cream industry.”
  36. sleep
    The More Money You Make, the More Sleep You GetThe link between income and sleep deprivation. 
  37. spring achooing
    How to Prepare for the Horrific Allergy SeasonSneezing season is upon us.
  38. alcohol
    Middle-Aged Men Die From Binge-Drinking More Often Than Young OnesMen aged 45 to 54 are at the highest risk of death from alcohol poisoning.
  39. CDC Guard Who Rode Elevator With Obama Says Firing Was ‘Unjust’He says the Secret Service overreacted.
  40. CDC Told Nurse With Ebola She Could Fly, Despite Slight FeverPresident Obama has promised “a much more aggressive response.”
  41. scary stuff
    The CDC’s Ebola Live-Chat Answers Are the Stuff of NightmaresBut they don’t want you to panic!
  42. scary things
    CDC Misplaced Anthrax, Moved Dangerous Materials in Ziploc BagsA second investigation found more safety violations.
  43. Food Safety
    Salmonella-Tainted Chia Seeds Sicken Dozens of People Across North AmericaPut down the chia seed pudding.
  44. This Chart Will Reveal How Many Men and Women Are Married by Age 30Learn how common (or not) your current matrimonial status is.
  45. Pregnancy Rates Falling in AmericaThe CDC reports. 
  46. regional penis
    Report: West Coast Is Chill With ForeskinCircumcision rates are plummeting on the Pacific Coast.
  47. mating rituals
    Does Moving In Together Make You Break Up?The CDC has the hard data.
  48. decadent procreation
    Childbirth Getting More ComplicatedBring in the robots. 
  49. Booze You Can Use
    The CDC Opposes Liquor Store PrivatizationPer capita consumption of alcohol jumped in states where liquor sales were privatized.
  50. early and often
    Tax the Fat!At a conference this week, former city health commissioner Thomas Frieden floated a radical proposal. (Sort of.)
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