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CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death November 17, 2016

Good news is that many can be prevented

13 Cases of 'Superbug' Fungal Infection in U.S. November 04, 2016

CDC officials say C. auris tied to 4 deaths, can be easily misidentified

More Than Half of Americans Have Chronic Health Problem: Study November 03, 2016

Medical conditions, mental illness and substance abuse problems often overlap, researchers say

Nearly Two-Thirds of E-Cigarette Users Also Smoke: CDC October 31, 2016

Survey also found 40 percent of young people using the devices were never smokers

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit All-Time High: CDC October 19, 2016

More prevention efforts needed, agency STD specialists say

Heart Surgery Devices May Have Been Contaminated: CDC October 13, 2016

Patients who experience night sweats, fever, weight loss, fatigue, muscle aches should seek medical care

Flagging Flu-Shot Rate Worries CDC September 29, 2016

Decline among vulnerable older adults is of particular concern

U.S. Teen Births Hit Another Record Low: CDC September 28, 2016

Less sex, more contraception is the 'magic' formula, experts say

Falls a Growing and Deadly Threat for Older Americans September 22, 2016

They cause millions of injuries and soaring health care costs, CDC report shows

CDC: Too Many Antibiotics Still Being Prescribed in U.S. September 19, 2016

United Nations to discuss duel problems -- overuse and lack of access

CDC Ends Zika Travel Advisory for Miami Neighborhood September 19, 2016

Pregnant women still urged to protect themselves from mosquito bites

1 in 4 Medicare Patients Uses Blood Pressure Meds Incorrectly September 13, 2016

The lifesaving drugs 'only work if they are taken,' CDC director says

Chickenpox Cases Down 85 Percent Since 2-Dose Vaccine Started: CDC September 01, 2016

Kids 5 to 14 had the biggest drop in illness

Sex Partner With No Zika Symptoms Transmits Virus: CDC August 28, 2016

New report also highlights ties between Zika and Guillain-Barre

Smoking Rates Still High in Some Racial Groups, CDC Reports August 04, 2016

Nearly 4 in 10 American Indians and Alaska Natives smoke cigarettes

Average American 15 Pounds Heavier Than 20 Years Ago August 03, 2016

Growing wider but not taller, research shows

CDC Awards $16M in Fight Against Zika August 02, 2016

Health experts warn pregnant women to avoid downtown Miami neighborhood

Tighten Teens' Nighttime Driving Restrictions: CDC July 28, 2016

Midnight cutoff is too late to help, researchers say

1 in 5 Americans Uses a Tobacco Product July 14, 2016

CDC report raises concerns about e-cigarettes, hookahs

Flint's Lead-Contamination Crisis 'Entirely Preventable' June 24, 2016

CDC looks at kids' blood levels before, during and after city's switch to local water

Puerto Ricans' Health Lags Behind Other Hispanics June 17, 2016

CDC report finds they have higher risk for 'multiple chronic conditions'

Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up June 09, 2016

CDC survey finds adolescents hear some health messages, but not all

Thousands of Public Pools, Hot Tubs Closed for Dirty Water: CDC May 19, 2016

Inspections in 5 states found kiddie pools had the most problems, with 1 in 5 shut down for violations

Teen Birth Rate at Record Low in U.S. April 28, 2016

They're delaying sex, using more effective birth control, CDC researcher says

A Mild Flu Season, and the End Is in Sight: CDC April 12, 2016

This year's vaccine was a very good match, officials say

CDC Zika Summit Details Plans to Fight Mosquito-Borne Illness April 01, 2016

The primary concern is potential for birth defects, officials say

Tuberculosis Decline in U.S. Has Stalled, CDC Reports March 24, 2016

Agency reaffirms its commitment to eliminating the lung infection

Flu Season Hasn't Peaked Yet March 18, 2016

This year's vaccine is a good match for circulating strains, CDC says

Psychological Disorders Affect 1 in 7 U.S. Kids Under 9: CDC March 18, 2016

Parents' mental health, lack of medical care contribute to disabilities, researchers say

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall March 09, 2016

But there's been a concerning increase in liver cancer, experts say

CDC Says Hospitals Making Progress Against 'Superbugs' March 03, 2016

But hundreds of thousands are still infected each year, experts report

Ovarian Cancer Is More Than One Disease: Report March 02, 2016

Better understanding needed to improve prevention, detection, treatment, U.S. panel notes

Zika Found in 9 U.S. Pregnancies, Outcomes Often Severe: CDC February 29, 2016

Four cases ended in either miscarriage or abortion, one involved severe birth defect

Zika Found in 9 U.S. Pregnancies, Outcomes Often Severe: CDC February 26, 2016

Four cases ended in either miscarriage or abortion, one involved severe birth defect

Flu Season Continues to Be Mild: CDC February 25, 2016

In more good news, health officials report flu vaccine is 59 percent effective so far

Half of Gay Black Men May Become Infected With HIV, CDC Says February 23, 2016

New national report highlights groups most at risk for the AIDS-causing virus

A Third of U.S. Adults Don't Get Regular, Refreshing Sleep: CDC February 18, 2016

Study finds people who work, have a college degree or are married tend to get better sleep

In Fight Against Zika Virus, Officials Consider Genetically Modified Mosquitoes February 16, 2016

The goal: Sterile males would mate with females that carry the germ suspected of causing birth defects

WHO: Neurological Disorder on the Rise in Zika Zones February 15, 2016

But U.N. health agency says too soon to prove link between Guillain-Barre syndrome and Zika-causing mosquitoes

CDC Offering Zika Virus Tests for Pregnant Women February 12, 2016

Two U.S. women who contracted the virus while abroad suffered miscarriages, according to reports

CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly in Brazil February 11, 2016

And two U.S. women who contracted the virus while abroad suffered miscarriages, according to reports

CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly February 11, 2016

Germ found in tissues of 2 Brazilian babies who died from the birth defect marked by undersized heads, brains

Birth Defect Tied to Zika Virus Can Leave Children With Lifetime of Health Woes February 10, 2016

But some with less severe brain defects may live a much more normal life, experts say

White House Seeks $1.8 Billion to Fight Zika Virus February 08, 2016

Emergency funds from Congress would combat the global health threat, officials say

CDC: Black Americans With HIV Still Less Likely to Get Ongoing Medical Care February 05, 2016

Number of new diagnoses going down, but racial disparities exist regarding consistent treatment

CDC Adds New Zika Warning for Pregnant Women and Their Sex Partners February 05, 2016

Women should not have sex while pregnant if male partners have visited or live in Zika-affected areas, agency says

Red Cross Takes Steps to Keep Zika Virus Out of Blood Supply February 03, 2016

Agency asks potential donors who have traveled to areas where virus is active to wait 28 days

Texas Health Officials Report Sexually Transmitted Case of Zika Virus February 03, 2016

News comes day after WHO declared pathogen a global health threat

WHO: Zika Virus an International Health Threat February 01, 2016

Virus suspected of causing birth defects could lead to 4 million cases in Americas in next year, agency says

U.S. Weighs Changes to Blood Donations in Response to Zika Virus Outbreak January 29, 2016

Temporary ban might be imposed on travelers returning from countries where the virus has taken hold

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