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  1. coronavirus
    CDC’s Worst-Case Coronavirus Model: 214 Million Infected, 1.7 Million DeadNewly revealed projections warn of a massive potential toll in the U.S., but the worst-case estimate doesn’t factor in recent efforts to respond.
  2. coronavirus
    A City of BodiesThe week we started hoarding beans.
  3. coronavirus
    Trump Admin Reportedly Overruled CDC’s Coronavirus Advice for Seniors Not to FlyThe White House’s mismanagement of the coronavirus outbreak continues, as infighting and misinformation muddle the government’s response.
  4. coronavirus
    Trump Says Coronavirus Testing Is As ‘Perfect’ As His Ukraine CallAfter a tour of the CDC, the president wanted Americans to know he’s definitely done nothing wrong.
  5. coronavirus
    What’s Going on With the Coronavirus Test?“The incompetence has really exceeded what anyone would expect with the CDC.”
  6. coronavirus
    CDC Coronavirus Test Lab May Have Been Contaminated: ReportA CDC lab assembling coronavirus test kits is reportedly the subject of an investigation after an FDA scientist warned the lab may be contaminated.
  7. coronavirus
    CDC Reports First U.S. Coronavirus Case of ‘Unknown’ OriginThe UC Davis Medical Center said it took a week for the CDC to test and confirm what could be the first instance of community spread of coronavirus.
  8. coronavirus
    Why Hasn’t the U.S. Done More Coronavirus Tests?As coronavirus cases surge abroad, there has been an alarming lack of testing for the virus in the U.S. and too little transparency from the CDC.
  9. coronavirus
    Why Is the Government Endorsing Soul Patches?Some styles of facial hair are better in a coronavirus outbreak than others, according to the CDC.
  10. south carolina debate
    What Candidates Said About the Coronavirus at the Democratic DebateSanders mocked Trump, Biden said he’d pressure China, Klobuchar promoted the CDC website, and Bloomberg called out the president’s budget cuts.
  11. health
    Millions of Girls May Be Getting Unnecessary Pelvic ExamsA new study estimates that, within a year’s time, 1.4 million girls between 15 and 20 years old were subject to an invasive test they didn’t need.
  12. food borne illnesses
    Romaine Lettuce Is Making People Sick AgainDidn’t we just go through this?
  13. 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.
  14. lettuce wars
    America Finally Willing to Eat Iceberg LettuceSales have soared following the romaine E. coli outbreak.
  15. outbreaks
    FDA Says It’s Identified the Source of the Romaine OutbreakWhich means romaine lettuce may return to the produce section very soon.
  16. outbreaks
    This Is a Record Year for Foodborne IllnessesThe CDC has investigated more outbreaks in 2018 than in any of the previous ten years.
  17. food safety
    What to Know About the Salmonella Outbreak Affecting TurkeyJust in time for Thanksgiving.
  18. crime
    Former CDC Director Thomas Frieden Arrested for Sexual MisconductThe NYPD is currently holding Thomas Frieden on the charge of forcibly touching a woman.
  19. recalls
    Romaine Lettuce Is Safe AgainAccording to the CDC, the worst of the recent E. coli scare has passed.
  20. twitter fails
    CDC Apologizes for Ruining MuffinsThose aren’t poppy seeds …
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. health
    The CDC’s 7 ‘Banned Words’ Were Projected Onto the Trump Hotel in DCThey include “transgender,” “fetus,” and “science-based.”
  24. 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.
  25. science
    Study Confirms Women Are Also Better Than Men at EatingThe CDC says their diets are likelier to include enough fruits and vegetables.
  26. sexual health
    A Record Number of Americans Contracted STDs in 2016, CDC ReportsDating apps may be partly to blame.
  27. 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.
  28. Trump’s CDC Pick Peddled ‘Anti-Aging’ Medicine to Her Gynecologic PatientsBrenda Fitzgerald is still among the most defensible appointments Trump has made.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. calm the frick down
    Why the Olympics Are Unlikely to Spread ZikaDeep breaths, everyone.
  35. zika virus
    There Are Now 320 Pregnant Women in the United States With ZikaLast week, the number was 287.
  36. Recalls
    CDC Re-Warns About Massive Listeria RecallThe CDC re-warns consumers to check freezers for the 400 tainted products.
  37. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Blames CDC for ‘Panic’ Over E. ColiA complaint argues the agency’s reports “unnecessarily intensified the public’s concern.”
  38. the man becomes the weedman
    Super-Chill CDC Tells Doctors Not to Test Patients for MarijuanaThey’ve updated their guidelines.
  39. privilege
    Nobody Sleeps Better Than White People, Says StudyGroundbreaking new data.
  40. centers for disease control and overreaction
    The CDC Has Now Banned Sex As Well As BoozeAre you okay, CDC?
  41. sweeping statements
    Shouldn’t We Be Encouraging Birth Control Instead of Telling Women Not to Drink?Huh?
  42. 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.
  43. 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.”
  44. 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.
  45. teens
    Responsible Teens Waiting Longer to Do ItTeens making informed and responsible decisions with their bodies? WHO KNEW?
  46. 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.”
  47. sleep
    The More Money You Make, the More Sleep You GetThe link between income and sleep deprivation. 
  48. spring achooing
    How to Prepare for the Horrific Allergy SeasonSneezing season is upon us.
  49. 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.
  50. CDC Guard Who Rode Elevator With Obama Says Firing Was ‘Unjust’He says the Secret Service overreacted.
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