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40 States, District of Columbia Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids September 29, 2014

Health officials also investigating whether germ is tied to cases of muscle weakness in 9 Colorado children

American Doctor Exposed to Ebola Admitted to NIH Hospital September 29, 2014

The patient was working in West Africa; not clear if infection occurred

Whooping Cough Vaccine Rates During Pregnancy Fall Short: CDC September 25, 2014

Infants at highest risk for illness and death from the infection

Nearly 5 Percent of Young U.S. Women Have Chlamydia: CDC September 25, 2014

They should be screened yearly for the sexually transmitted disease, experts say

3rd U.S. Aid Worker Infected With Ebola Released From Hospital September 25, 2014

Treatments included experimental drug and blood transfusions from a fellow medical missionary who survived the virus

U.S. Still Lags in Infant Mortality Rates, Report Finds September 24, 2014

Preemies, deaths among full-term babies contribute to higher rate compared to 25 other countries

29 States, District of Columbia Reporting Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids September 24, 2014

Health officials urge good hygiene to help contain spread of Enterovirus D68

Ebola Cases Could Reach 1.4 Million in Months, CDC Predicts September 23, 2014

Isolating infected patients is the best way to stem the epidemic, health officials say

Oral Health in Women of Childbearing Age Needs Improvement September 19, 2014

Large disparity in dental care, U.S. government research shows

Almost Everyone Needs a Flu Shot: CDC September 18, 2014

Vaccine is safe, effective for those 6 months and older, experts say

New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report September 18, 2014

Latest count suggests outbreak in West Africa is starting to spread as fast as health experts had feared

12 States Now Reporting Severe Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids September 17, 2014

Health officials urge good hygiene to limit exposure to Enterovirus D68

U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, With Women Leading the Way September 16, 2014

Average is nearly 39 inches, CDC researchers find

Obama Steps Up Aid to Fight Ebola in West Africa September 16, 2014

World Health Organization warns threat grows by the day

Kids' Severe Respiratory Virus Confirmed in Northeast September 15, 2014

Health officials urge good hygiene to limit exposure to Enterovirus D68

American Ebola Patient Gets Appetite Back September 15, 2014

Doctors at Nebraska hospital where Dr. Rick Sacra is being treated said he has eaten ice cream

American Ebola Survivor Gives Blood to Infected Health-Care Colleague September 12, 2014

The hope is antibodies in the survivor's blood will help fight the often deadly virus in the recipient

Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says September 10, 2014

Report finds gaps in basic medical care, vaccines, and vision and hearing screenings

Gates Foundation Gives $50M to Fight Ebola Outbreak in Africa September 10, 2014

Meanwhile, two American aid workers infected in West Africa continue treatments at U.S. hospitals

4th U.S. Ebola Patient Airlifted to Atlanta Hospital September 09, 2014

Unidentified doctor was flown out of West Africa after contracting deadly virus

Latest U.S. Ebola Patient Getting Better, Doctors Report September 08, 2014

Dr. Rick Sacra remains in stable condition at an isolation unit at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha

Respiratory Virus Hitting Kids in at Least 12 States September 08, 2014

Health officials concerned about a wider outbreak, urge good hygiene to limit exposure

U.S. Ebola Patient Gets Hospital Visit From Wife, Son September 07, 2014

Dr. Rick Sacra in stable condition at an isolation unit at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha

Third U.S. Aid Worker Infected With Ebola Arrives in Nebraska September 05, 2014

Dr. Rick Sacra will be treated at an isolation unit at Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha

Smoking Banned in More Than 80 Percent of U.S. Homes: CDC September 04, 2014

Researchers cite 'considerable progress' because of changing social norms

Obesity Remains Rampant Across America September 04, 2014

Two new studies present troubling picture overall with state-by-state disparities

U.S. Launches Ebola Vaccine Trial September 04, 2014

2 women got the inoculation, which is only being tested for safety at this point

Ebola Outbreak Still Not Under Control: Officials September 03, 2014

World Health Organization says $600 million needed to contain the virus in West Africa

More Global Help Needed to Fight Ebola Outbreak September 02, 2014

Window of opportunity to stop its spread closing, CDC and WHO say

Racial Disparities in Breast-Feeding May Start With Hospitals, Study Suggests August 21, 2014

Maternity care practices differ in neighborhoods with more black residents than average, CDC research finds

Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Drinks at Least 1 Soda a Day: CDC August 14, 2014

Of 18 states surveyed, Mississippi had highest rate with 32 percent of adults downing a daily soda

CDC Commits More Than 400 Staffers to Fight Ebola Outbreak August 13, 2014

55 are deployed in West Africa now, others are working from the U.S.

Fewer Unmarried Women Having Children, CDC Reports August 13, 2014

Declines seen in every age group except for those over 35

Millions Given Access to Breast, Cervical Cancer Screening: CDC August 07, 2014

Report details success of CDC program for women with limited health care access

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

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