CDC: H1N1 Guillain-Barre syndrome remote

ATLANTA, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The likelihood of a 1976-like problem of Guillain-Barre syndrome with this year's H1N1 influenza vaccine is remote, U.S. health officials say.

CDC: Unsure if third surge of H1N1 to come

ATLANTA, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- H1N1 flu is going down, but it's far from gone and only time will tell what the rest of the flu season will bring, a U.S. health official said Tuesday.

CDC says H1N1 deaths likely will climb

ATLANTA, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- H1N1 is a younger people's flu with 90 percent of the deaths under the age of 65, with 114 confirmed deaths among children, a U.S. health official said.
Smoking bans

Smoking bans

ATLANTA, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Bans on smoking in public places reduce the health risks of non-smokers, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control said.
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CDC director stresses H1N1 vaccine safety

CDC director stresses H1N1 vaccine safety

ATLANTA, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at a news briefing in Atlanta Tuesday, said the H1N1 flu vaccine is safe and effective.

CDC: H1N1 flu back; actually never left

ATLANTA, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- The H1N1 influenza is back, spreading particularly in the Southeastern United States -- in fact, it never went away, health officials say.

Ten percent of New Yorkers had swine flu

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Some 800,000 people, or one in 10 people in New York, had H1N1 flu last spring, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
Flu exposure, chronically ill, see doctor

Flu exposure, chronically ill, see doctor

NEW YORK, May 18 (UPI) -- People with conditions such as diabetes, emphysema and asthma who have been exposed to someone with flu should see a doctor, New York health officials advise.

NYC health chief appointed CDC director

WASHINGTON, May 15 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama said he appointed New York City Health Department Commissioner Dr. Thomas Frieden as director of the Centers for Disease Control.

New York fast food fights regulation

NEW YORK, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- The New York City Board of Health is set to vote on adding calorie data to fast-food menus in the city.

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NYC not getting safer for birds

NEW YORK, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- New York City officials are cracking down on poachers trapping pigeons for sale to out-of-state bird hunters and possibly even restaurants.

More young men in NYC getting AIDS

NEW YORK, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- The number of young men with AIDS who have been infected through unprotected homosexual sex is rising in New York City.

NYC-themed condoms a hit

NEW YORK, April 6 (UPI) -- Health officials say New York City-themed condoms have been a big hit.

N.Y. health officials back circumcision

NEW YORK, April 5 (UPI) -- New York health officials say they plan to endorse circumcision for men with high risks of contracting AIDS.
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Thomas Frieden

Thomas Friedensen (1879 – 1931) was an English-born artist, active in Australia.

Friedensen was born at Leeds, England. He studied at the Royal College of Art, South Kensington, and in 1912 had an exhibit in the black and white room at the Royal Academy. Friedensen showed a water-colour and two oils at the 1919, 1920 and 1921 exhibitions. He arrived in Australia in 1921 and was elected an associate of the Royal Art Society of New South Wales in 1922. Friedensen established a reputation as an etcher and is represented in the Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth galleries. Friedensen returned to Europe in 1930 and died at Cannes in the south of France in beginning of June 1931.

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