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Salmonella outbreak linked to pet hedgehogs continues; 6 additional people sickened, CDC says

Six additional people have been sickened as a result of a salmonella outbreak that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says is likely tied to pet hedgehogs. A total of 17 people across 11 states have now been infected with salmonella typhimurium, an increase from January, when 11 people in eight states were… Read More »

As Shutdown Continues, Researchers Struggle and Scientific Progress Grinds To A Halt

Scientist in a lab. Photo Credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS Our nation’s research universities are one area where The United States is still the best in the world. That sounds like an opinion, but it is fairly quantifiable. US News puts out annual rankings of ranks global universities based on metrics designed to measure academic research performance… Read More »

CMS continues to investigate information breach of more than 90,000 Healthcare.gov consumers

The Centers for Medicaid and Medicaid Services is continuing to work with law enforcement to investigate a breach of Healthcare.gov discovered on October 16 that could have affected 93,689 consumers, an increase from the 75,000 originally estimated, CMS said Tuesday. CMS has notified individuals whose personal information was exposed. THE IMPACT In a November 7… Read More »