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Be careful when drinking unpasteurized juice.

10 unexpected things that can give you food poisoning

Food poisoning affects approximately one in six Americans each year. Here are some things you might not know could give you food poisoning.
Chronic wasting disease was first identified in 1967 in a captive deer herd in Colorado.

‘Zombie deer disease’ has now hit 24 US states. You could be eating infected meat without knowing it, one researcher warns.

"Zombie deer disease," which kills deer and elk, has been reported in 24 US states and Canada. Health officials are worried it could spread to humans.

Vaping among teens skyrocketed in the last year as cigarette use declined, new CDC study shows

The increase in popularity of e-cigarettes from startups like Juul have immense impact on teenagers picking up smoking habits, the CDC said.
"Small pets can carry germs even if they look healthy and clean," the CDC said on its website.

The CDC warns against cuddling pet hedgehogs after 11 people contracted salmonella from the creatures

After 11 people contracted salmonella, the CDC is warning others about the dangers of cuddling pet hedgehogs, the creatures the outbreak originated from.
George Wilson enjoyed his truck driving job but had to quit as his health deteriorated. This picture is from 2014, "somewhere in Texas."

Truck drivers fear for their safety on the road — but the vast majority of them face a much bigger threat

There are long-term health effects that arise from sitting all day and the poor food options at trucking stops.
US Border Patrol agents take into custody a father and son from Honduras near the US-Mexico border outside Mission, Texas on June 12, 2018.

Border Patrol is getting help from the Coast Guard, Pentagon, and CDC for migrant children in custody, after an 8-year-old Guatemalan boy died

An 8-year-old migrant boy died in custody on December 24 after being detained in various Border Patrol holding facilities for nearly a week.
US Surgeon General Jerome Adams said in a new advisory that e-cigs like the Juul are a danger to kids and teens.

The US surgeon general just issued a rare advisory about e-cigs like the Juul — here’s why vaping is so dangerous

In a rare national advisory, the top US public health figure warned of the dangers of e-cigarettes, focusing on vaping's effects on young people.
It's still possible to get your cookie dough fix without the dangers of eating it raw.

18 safe ways to satisfy your cookie dough craving

The CDC recently issued a warning against eating raw cookie dough. But thankfully, there are safe ways to enjoy cookie dough.
Cookie dough.

The CDC issued a warning about not eating raw cookie dough and people don’t care at all

It's December, so it's time to get baking! But the CDC is here with a friendly reminder that raw cookie dough should not be eaten.
The average US life expectancy has dropped as suicide and overdose rates rise.

US life expectancy is experiencing its longest-running decline in 100 years, and it reveals a troubling trend

New reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that US life expectancy has dropped to 78.6 years.