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How to Manage Cholesterol in a Few Easy Steps

Imperial, California - How to Manage Cholesterol in a Few Easy Steps:

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Obama Administration Takes Actions to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Washington, DC - Today, President Obama signed an Executive Order directing key Federal departments and agencies to take action to combat the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.  The Administration also released its National Strategy on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria. In addition, the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) is releasing a related report on Combating Antibiotic Resistance.

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Stem Cell Agency Invests $16 million To Fight Diabetes and Announces Plan to Launch CIRM 2.0

San Francisco, California - The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), California’s stem cell agency, today awarded $16 million to help accelerate the development of a treatment for type 1 diabetes.

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Ebola can enter cells that line the trachea and lungs; says airborne transmission is not an impossibility

West Lafayette, Indiana - The idea of the Ebola virus becoming airborne is not far-fetched and its ability to enter cells that line the trachea and lungs has been shown under controlled laboratory conditions, a Purdue University virus expert says.

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U.S. Response to the Ebola Epidemic in West Africa

Washington, DC - As the President has stated, the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and the humanitarian crisis there is a top national security priority for the United States.  In order to contain and combat it, we are partnering with the United Nations and other international partners to help the Governments of Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, and Senegal respond just as we fortify our defenses at home. Every outbreak of Ebola over the past 40 years has been contained, and we are confident that this one can and will be as well.

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What You Need To Know About The Most Important Male Sex Hormone

Imperial, California - (NAPSI) - It’s a fact: as men age, their bodies produce less testosterone. However, some men, whose bodies make very little or no testosterone, could have a condition called hypogonadism. The effects of hypogonadism and “Low T” could be a game changer for some men.

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Whooping Cough Cases Are On The Rise

Imperial, California (NAPSI) - Whooping cough is often thought of as a disease of the past but, unfortunately, it’s making a comeback. To provide yourself and your family with the best protection, get vaccinated against the disease.

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Autism Early Detection Program Expands

San Diego, California - Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is now estimated to impact one in every 68 children born in the United States. Yet despite its rising prevalence and the known benefits of early detection and treatment, toddlers in much of the United States are routinely not identified as possibly having ASD until well after their third birthday.

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