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Experts: Did UN troops infect Haiti? 
    (AP)

Experts: Did UN troops infect Haiti? (AP)

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Researchers should determine whether United Nations peacekeepers were the source of a deadly outbreak of cholera in Haiti, two public health experts, including a U.N. official, said Wednesday.

CDC: Haiti cholera matches South Asian strain 
    (AP)

CDC: Haiti cholera matches South Asian strain (AP)

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – A cholera outbreak that has killed more than 300 people in Haiti matches strains commonly found in South Asia, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday.

People With Diabetes at Higher Risk for Developing Gum Disease

People With Diabetes at Higher Risk for Developing Gum Disease

    November is National Diabetes Month CHICAGO , Nov. 1, 2010 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — According to the U.S.

Health overhaul may lead to free birth control 
    (AP)

Health overhaul may lead to free birth control (AP)

WASHINGTON – Fifty years after the pill, another birth control revolution may be on the horizon: free contraception for women in the U.S., thanks to the new health care law. That could start a shift toward more reliable — and expensive — forms of birth control that are gaining acceptance in other developed countries.

Panel: Teens need another meningitis shot 
    (AP)

Panel: Teens need another meningitis shot (AP)

ATLANTA – A federal advisory panel is recommending that teens get a booster dose of the vaccine against bacterial meningitis. They made the recommendation because the vaccine doesn’t work as long as expected.

Obesity: A ‘Winnable’ Public Health Battle? 
    (LiveScience.com)

Obesity: A ‘Winnable’ Public Health Battle? (LiveScience.com)

This is the fourth in a six-part MyHealthNewsDaily series examining the problems and solutions related to six “winnable battles” in public health, as recently announced by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Illinois Eye Institute to Transform Eye Care for Chicago’s Neediest Residents

Illinois Eye Institute to Transform Eye Care for Chicago’s Neediest Residents

CHICAGO, Sept. 15 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — The Illinois Eye Institute (IEI) has launched Chicago Vision Outreach, a pilot initiative that will improve eye care for patients in desperate need.

Boeing CEO McNerney Statement on U.S. Export Control Proposals

Boeing CEO McNerney Statement on U.S. Export Control Proposals

CHICAGO, Aug. 31 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Jim McNerney today said he welcomes the Obama administration’s proposals to revise and update U.S.

Another ‘gator spotted along Chicago River

Another ‘gator spotted along Chicago River

The hunt is on after another alligator was spotted along the Chicago River. On Aug.

Barclays fined $298m for sanction breaking

Barclays fined $298m for sanction breaking

Barclays has been fined $298m by US authorities for breaking internation sanctions. Photograph: Kevin Coombs/Reuters Law enforcement authorities in the US are set to levy a $298m penalty on Barclays… Read more »

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