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  • CDC report shows most of us aren't eating enough fruits and veggies

    September 23, 2010 4:24 PM

    A report out on healthy people shows most of us can do a better job when it comes to eating our fruits and veggies. When the folks at the Centers for Disease Control set out on this Healthy People 2010 survey last year they were hoping to find at... more »
  • Autism is rising in epidemic proportions

    April 15, 2010 9:00 PM

    Autism has risen dramatically and there are thousands of people diagnosed with autism on the Central Coast. In Santa Barbara County, it's estimated to be around 4,000. In San Luis Obispo County, there are approximately 2,500 with autism. April is autism awareness month. A conference was held in Buellton... more »
  • Autism cases on the rise in America's children

    December 18, 2009 2:21 PM

    The number of the nation's children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder is on the rise. The Centers for Disease Control estimates 1 in 110 children has the communication and social skills disorder, which is up 57 percent since experts last collected data 4 years ago. Researchers from the CDC... more »
  • CDC sees increase in pneumonia cases, likely linked to flu pandemic

    November 25, 2009 11:24 PM

    The Centers for Disease Control is reporting a spike in pneumonia cases. It thinks it is likely linked to the flu pandemic. The CDC says flu patients are more vulnerable to bacteria infections of all kinds, including bacterial pneumonia. It is urging eligible adults to get the... more »

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