Tag: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

More than 3,500 visitors flocked to a recent one-day expo at Amsterdam's historic central Westerkerk church for a peek at new funeral gadgets

Revealed: Top 10 Leading Causes of Death in USA

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that the top 10 leading of causes of death in the USA as heart disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory diseases, accidents (unintentional injuries), stroke (cerebrovascular diseases), alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, influenza and pneumonia, nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis, intentional self-harm (suicide).

tuberculosis

TB Cluster Triggers Mass Testing at Texas High School

Texas officials hope to contain the spread of tuberculosis (TB) and avoid a serious health threat by conducting a second round of mass testing at a Houston-area high school where, in recent weeks, the number of people that tested positive for the infection jumped from four to six and now, 10.

pro-life

CDC: Nearly 13,000 Fully Developed Babies Aborted Each Year

contrary to the false claims made by Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during Wednesday evening’s debate – few, if any, of those abortions occurred because of the “life and health of the mother” or “something terrible” being discovered about the pregnancy.

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Taxpayers Face Billion Dollar Expenses for Zika Babies

A Colombian mother came to Harris County, Texas during her third trimester of pregnancy. Her baby was born with Zika-linked microcephaly, a congenital birth defect where the head and brain are only partially developed. If just 100 of these babies are born in the state, it would cost taxpayers over a billion dollars during the lifetimes of the children. The cost for the 400 pregnant women who have tested positive for Zika in the U.S. to date, would total almost $4 billion.