[WATCH] CDC Adds Additional Coronavirus Symptoms To List

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has now added more signs and symptoms for COVID-19. Originally the symptoms included coughing, fever, and shortness of breath. The new symptoms include muscle pain, headache, shaking chills, sore throat, and loss of taste or smell. These symptoms appear 2 to 14 days after exposure to the […]

[WATCH] Oprah Winfrey Says CDC is Not Being Honest

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Oprah Winfrey has expressed her concerns that the CDC is not being honest about the number of African-Americans killed by the coronavirus. Winfrey said the coronavirus outbreak is having a devastating impact on Black communities and she’s concerned that people aren’t getting the message about the risk of asymptomatic carriers. On CBS This Morning, Winfrey […]

Strap It Up: CDC Reports Rapid Rise in STD’s Across The United States

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The Centers For Disease Control is now reporting that there has been a shocking rise in STDs across the United States since 2018. According to a Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, combined cases of gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis have risen in the United States over the […]

Romaine Lettuce E.coli Outbreak Spreads To 29 States

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The nationwide food poisoning outbreak from E. coli-tainted romaine lettuce has spread to 29 states and sickened 149 people, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. That is an increase of 28 people and four states – Florida, Minnesota, North Dakota and Texas – since the most recent CDC update May 2. The […]

Life Expectancy for Black Americans Goes Up, but Racial Gap Remains

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According to a new Vital Signs report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the life expectancy of African-Americans from 1999 to 2015 has gone up, while the gap between white blacks and has gone down. “The bottom line is that we are cautiously optimistic. However, stark disparities persist,” said Dr. Leandris […]

CDC Extends Zika Travel Caution In More Parts of South Florida


On Friday August 19, federal health officials advised that all pregnant women and their respective partners hold off on traveling in any part of the tourism hub of Miami-Dade County following an increase in mosquito-born Zika transmission in Miami Beach. This comes just three weeks after officials identified Miami’s Wynwood Art District as a transmission […]

The Growing Fear Of The Spread Of The Zika Virus

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On Friday, June 8 an undisclosed person reportedly with the Zika virus died in Salt Lake City, Utah. Although the exact cause is still being investigated, the individual had concurrent symptoms of the virus including fever, rash and conjunctivitis. According to USA Today, spokesman Benjamin Haynes of the Center for Disease Control states, “…it’s unclear […]

CDC: Zika Virus Is “Scarier Than We Initially Thought”

Monday [April 11, 2016], top U.S. health officials expressed their growing concerns with the outbreak of the Zika virus, an epidemic that began to dominate headlines late last year. It was at a White House briefing that they urged Congress to pass the nearly $2 billion in emergency funding for Zika combat that the Obama administration requested in back in […]

CDC Wants Women to Stop Drinking to Prevent Pregnancy


The Center for Disease Control (CDC) wants sexually active women of child-bearing age who enjoy drinking to think about their future unborn babies. The CDC, who has longed warned of the consequences of drinking while pregnant, took their advice a step further, advising women who aren’t even pregnant to hold off on the cocktails – […]

Chipotle Will Be Closing ALL Of Its Stores For A Day

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Unfortunately for all lovers of Chipotle, they will have to go without the popular franchise on February 8, 2016 as all of the chains will be closed that day. The move comes after quite a few of their locations were forced to shut down permanently when an E.coli outbreak in 2015 and a norovirus outbreak […]

CDC Says Urine Not Chlorine Is The Cause Of Eye Irritation In Swimming Pools


Urine, sweat and other wastes may be the reason you experience eye discomfort in pools The CDC dropped an explosive bombshell just in time for the summer. After years of chlorine getting the blame for red irritant eyes when swimming, the Center of Disease Control has alleviated the “blame it on the chlorine” concept by […]