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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: CDCApril 12, 2016

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

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

The primary concern is potential for birth defects, officials say

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

Agency reaffirms its commitment to eliminating the lung infection

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

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

Flu Season Hasn't Peaked YetMarch 18, 2016

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

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to FallMarch 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: ReportMarch 02, 2016

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

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

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

Flu Season Continues to Be Mild: CDCFebruary 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 SaysFebruary 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: CDCFebruary 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 MosquitoesFebruary 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 ZonesFebruary 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 WomenFebruary 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 BrazilFebruary 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 MicrocephalyFebruary 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 WoesFebruary 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 VirusFebruary 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 CareFebruary 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 PartnersFebruary 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 SupplyFebruary 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 VirusFebruary 03, 2016

News comes day after WHO declared pathogen a global health threat

WHO: Zika Virus an International Health ThreatFebruary 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 OutbreakJanuary 29, 2016

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

Zika Vaccine Efforts Get Boost From Prior ResearchJanuary 28, 2016

U.S. health officials say valuable lessons were learned during battles against other mosquito-borne viruses

Hepatitis C Reported at 19 Dialysis Clinics: CDCJanuary 28, 2016

Health officials blame lapses in infection control practices

Rate of Severe Stomach Birth Defect Increased Over Two Decades: CDCJanuary 25, 2016

Gastroschisis, a hole in the abdominal wall, more common in babies born to teen mothers

Flu Season Stays Mild, With Slow Uptick in ActivityJanuary 24, 2016

CDC expert says infections are expected to pick up, and it's not too late to get vaccinated

Check Your Risk for Diabetes, CDC UrgesJanuary 21, 2016

Prediabetes awareness campaign launched nationwide

CDC Issues Zika-Virus Guidance for Docs With Pregnant PatientsJanuary 20, 2016

Among the recommendations: ask about recent travel to high-risk areas and symptoms such as sudden fever

No Antibiotics for Common Respiratory Infections: ExpertsJanuary 18, 2016

Physicians' group and CDC jointly advise that the drugs not be prescribed for colds, bronchitis in adults

U.S. Ban on Gun Research Continues Despite Deadly ShootingsJanuary 18, 2016

Crucial questions about firearms safety, training and injuries remain unanswered, experts say

CDC Warns Pregnant Women to Avoid 14 Countries in the AmericasJanuary 18, 2016

Exposure to mosquito-borne Zika virus linked to birth defects in Brazil, health officials say in issuing travel alert for Central and South America and the Caribbean

CDC Warns Pregnant Women to Avoid 14 Countries in the AmericasJanuary 16, 2016

Exposure to mosquito-borne Zika virus linked to birth defects in Brazil, health officials say in issuing travel alert for Central and South America and the Caribbean

Flu Season Continues to Be Mild, CDC SaysJanuary 15, 2016

But infections are expected to pick up, and it's not too late to get vaccinated

Average Age of First-Time Moms in U.S. Still Rising: CDCJanuary 14, 2016

Delaying pregnancy means smaller families and implications for overall population, expert says

Half of U.S. Teens Exposed to Secondhand Smoke, CDC SaysJanuary 11, 2016

Their own homes and family cars are common sources

U.S. Flu Activity Remains Low: CDCJanuary 08, 2016

It's not too late to get vaccinated, expert says

Americans Still Consume Too Much Salt: CDCJanuary 07, 2016

Most of it comes from processed or restaurant food, not salt shaker, experts say

Same-Sex Intimacy Nearly Three Times More Common for Women: CDCJanuary 07, 2016

And more females identify as bisexuals than lesbians, report says

Millions of Teens Exposed to E-Cigarette Ads: CDCJanuary 05, 2016

Unrestricted marketing could upend decades of progress against youth smoking

Tiny Turtles Carry Salmonella ThreatDecember 23, 2015

Though banned as pets in U.S., they're still sold illegally and children are often the ones sickened, CDC finds

U.S. Abortion Rate Hits Record Low: CDCDecember 11, 2015

Greater use of more effective birth control may help explain trend, expert says

CDC: Too Few Schools Teach Prevention of HIV, STDs, PregnancyDecember 09, 2015

Fewer than half of high schools, one-fifth of middle schools cover all 16 recommended topics, agency says

More Could Benefit from HIV Prevention Pill TruvadaNovember 24, 2015

Medication can prevent infection with the virus in people at high risk

Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia Rates Rising for First Time in Years: CDCNovember 17, 2015

Increases are largely driven by STD epidemic among men, U.S. researchers say

U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Dips Below 15 Percent: CDCNovember 17, 2015

Latest figures from June show more Americans are kicking the habit

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