Deadly Flu Season Claiming 100 Lives Per Week, CDC WarnsThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently estimated that 759 people died of flu-related illnesses between Oct. 7 and Dec. 23.
CDC: 40 Percent Of U.S. Cancer Cases Linked To Being OverweightAccording to the CDC, at least 13 different types of cancer have been linked to being overweight or obese.
Health District Issues Advisory Regarding E-Cigarettes
CDC: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Health Insurers Should Pay For ItU.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.
CDC Expert Discusses Ebola During New Mexico StopAn official with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the key to saving thousands of lives in the battle against Ebola will be stemming the transmission of the deadly virus.
CDC Recommending Vaccination To Combat Seasonal FluThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.
Nurses Protest Lack Of Ebola Readiness Nurses who say U.S. hospitals aren't ready for an Ebola outbreak protested outside a Las Vegas Strip resort where they are holding a union convention.
CDC: US Children Consume Too Much SaltAccording to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 90 percent of children in the U.S. aged 6 -18 have too much salt in their diet.
Study: HIV Diagnoses Drop In US, But Increase In Young Gay MenNumber of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.
CDC: Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed For InfluenzaNew study finds doctors may be giving inappropriate treatments to patients with flu virus.
Study Finds High Number Of Deaths Linked To Excessive DrinkingA new study from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) finds excessive drinking accounts for nearly 1 in 10 deaths.
Study: Not Eating Red Meat May Lower Breast Cancer RiskAccording to a new study, young women who eat less red meat may have a lower risk of developing breast cancer later in life.