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Extreme Weather Kills 2,000 in U.S. Each Year: CDC July 30, 2014

Heat contributes to nearly one-third of those deaths, report finds

CDC Issues Tough Report on Anthrax Scare July 11, 2014

Agency places moratorium on transfer of dangerous germs from its high-level labs

60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC July 10, 2014

More women rely on menu's health info than men

Injuries, Violence Are Leading Causes of Death for Young Americans July 02, 2014

CDC researcher calls for broader preventive measures

No CDC Lab Workers Seem Sickened by Anthrax: Report July 01, 2014

Breakdown in safety procedures last month led to concerns about possible exposure

CDC Lab Workers May Have Been Exposed to Anthrax June 20, 2014

No risk to public; agency says safety procedures weren't followed

Measles Journey Highlights Risk to Unvaccinated Kids June 09, 2014

Minnesota outbreak began with a toddler traveling overseas, study says

People Under 65 Hard Hit by Flu This Year June 05, 2014

H1N1 strain predominated in season that peaked early; CDC recommends inclusion of H1N1 in next year's vaccine

No Drop in Smokeless Tobacco Use Among U.S. Workers: CDC June 05, 2014

Mining, construction fields hotbeds for products like snuff, survey finds

Food Handlers Cause Most Food-Poisoning Cases June 03, 2014

Norovirus spread in restaurants accounts for two-thirds of all outbreaks, CDC says

U.S. Measles Cases at 20-Year High May 29, 2014

Almost all infections involve unvaccinated residents who traveled abroad, CDC says

CDC: 3rd Suspected MERS Case Was False Alarm May 28, 2014

Thorough blood tests found no sign of infection in Illinois man, agency says

Florida MERS Patient Released From Hospital May 19, 2014

He's a 44-year-old health care worker from Saudi Arabia, the epicenter of the MERS outbreak

Third U.S. Man Tests Positive for MERS Virus, CDC Reports May 19, 2014

He was business associate of health care worker diagnosed with the first U.S. case, but shows no signs of illness

MERS Not Yet a Public Health Emergency: WHO May 14, 2014

U.N. agency says the virus, concentrated in the Middle East, doesn't seem to spread easily among people

Prescription Drug Use Continues to Climb in U.S. May 14, 2014

CDC report says most common medications are for heart disease and high cholesterol

2 Florida Hospital Workers Who Treated MERS Patient Fall Ill May 13, 2014

Testing for the potentially fatal respiratory infection is underway, officials say

2nd MERS Case Identified in U.S. May 12, 2014

Like first patient, this patient had been health care worker in Saudi Arabia, epicenter of outbreak

Syphilis Cases Climbing Among Gay Men: CDC May 09, 2014

Rates have more than doubled since 2000, health officials report

CDC Targets 5 Parasitic Infections May 08, 2014

Neglected but treatable infections impact millions of Americans unknowingly, agency notes

Nicotine Poisoning of Infant Highlights 'E-Cig' Dangers, Docs Report May 07, 2014

10-month-old boy was sickened but survived toxic ingestion of liquid used for 'vaping'

1st U.S. MERS Patient May Be Released From Hospital Soon May 05, 2014

He had recently been in Saudi Arabia, epicenter of outbreak that has sickened 400 people and killed more than 100

Disease Outbreaks May Not Change Minds of Vaccine Opponents May 05, 2014

Study of whooping cough epidemic in Washington state found no rise in immunization of babies

1st U.S. MERS Patient Improving, Officials Say May 05, 2014

He had recently been in Saudi Arabia, epicenter of outbreak that has sickened 400 people and killed 93

1st MERS Case Reported in U.S. May 02, 2014

Patient had recently been in Saudi Arabia, epicenter of outbreak that has sickened 400 people and killed 93, CDC says

1 in 13 U.S. Schoolkids Takes Psych Meds: Report April 24, 2014

More than half of parents said the drugs are helpful

Younger Adults Hit Hardest This Flu Season April 15, 2014

Although H1N1 strain predominates, previous exposure prevented pandemic

Restaurants Pose Double the Risk of Food Poisoning Compared to Homes: Study April 09, 2014

Many cases may be going unreported, consumer advocacy group adds

Too Many Younger Teens Still Getting Pregnant: CDC April 08, 2014

Girls aged 15 to 17 account for about one-quarter of teen births, report shows

More U.S. Children Severely Obese, Study Says April 07, 2014

Report, which conflicts with recent CDC review, finds growing number of kids likely to suffer serious health problems

CDC Salt Guidelines Too Low for Good Health, Study Suggests April 02, 2014

But agency stands by its recommendations for preventing stroke, heart disease

Fewer Americans Would Smoke If Cessation Treatments Were Covered: CDC March 27, 2014

Counseling and medication services aren't all included, and barriers to access exist, study shows

Hospital-Related Infections Hit Nearly 650,000 Patients in 2011: CDC March 26, 2014

Specific source of dangerous germs still unclear in about half of cases

Same Meningitis Strain Behind Drexel, Princeton Outbreaks: CDC March 18, 2014

Drexel student recently died from the bacterial infection

Most Alcohol-Linked Deaths Occur Among Working-Age Adults: CDC March 13, 2014

States lose thousands of people in their prime years, report finds

Antibiotics May Be Linked to Serious Infections in Children March 07, 2014

Nearly three-quarters of C. difficile cases associated with prescriptions written at doctor visits

State Flu Shot Rule for Preschoolers Curbs Kids' Hospitalizations: CDC March 06, 2014

When vaccination rates rose in Connecticut, serious complications dropped, report finds

U.S. Hospitals Overuse, Misuse Antibiotics, CDC Says March 04, 2014

To fight drug resistance, agency seeks $30 million more, recommends hospitals improve prescription practices

U.S. Home Births Continued Steady Increase in 2012: CDC March 04, 2014

Report cites improving safety profile

Study Finds 1 in 3 Tennesseans Uses Narcotic Painkillers Each Year March 03, 2014

And national research shows majority of prescription drug abusers supplied through family, friends

Vaccines Prevent Millions of Infections, Save Billions in Costs: CDC March 03, 2014

But messages about immunization benefits often don't achieve intended goal, researchers discover

Common Strep Bacteria May Be Morphing Into 'Superbug' February 26, 2014

Doctors report on antibiotic resistance in two unrelated cases

U.S. Obesity Rate Shows Signs of Leveling Off February 25, 2014

CDC study finds very young children seem to be slimming down, but more older women are obese

Mysterious Polio-Like Illness Strikes Kids in California February 24, 2014

Only a small number of cases identified, experts say, with no clear common cause

Flu Hitting Younger Adults Hard, Vaccination Helps: CDC February 20, 2014

Hospitalizations, deaths up for people 18 to 64

Partial HPV Vaccine Series May Help Prevent Genital Warts in Girls February 11, 2014

But Swedish study didn't address more critical issue of cervical cancer prevention

West Nile Virus Has Cost U.S. Nearly $800 Million: CDC February 10, 2014

Researchers tallied costs in health care, lost productivity over 14 years

Many U.S. Adults Not Getting Key Vaccines: CDC February 06, 2014

Little progress seen beyond shingles, HPV and Tdap vaccinations, researchers report

Fewer U.S. Kids Killed in Car Crashes; Safety Restraints Still an Issue February 04, 2014

Too many youngsters ride without a car seat, booster seat or seat belt, says CDC

Added Sugar in Diet Tied to Death Risk From Heart Trouble February 03, 2014

Sugar can be 'hidden' in savory foods as well as desserts and soda, experts note

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