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U.S. Birth Rate Continues Decline, CDC Reports January 15, 2015

But experts expect economic recovery will lead to turnaround

Only 23 Percent Protection From This Year's Flu Vaccine January 15, 2015

CDC urges early antiviral treatment if symptoms appear

Hospital Infection Rates Falling, But More Improvement Needed: CDC January 14, 2015

About 1 in every 25 U.S. patients develops an infection while in the hospital, agency says

CDC Lab Worker Has No Sign of Ebola Infection, Agency Says January 13, 2015

Possible exposure occurred at lab last month during research on the dangerous virus

Bad Flu Season Continues to Take Toll, Especially Among the Young and Old January 09, 2015

Not too late to get a flu shot, health officials say; antiviral meds strongly recommended

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Risk of Preterm Birth in Study January 08, 2015

Women with lowest levels of the 'sunshine vitamin' most likely to deliver early, researchers found

About 1 in 7 Older Adults Has Some Form of Lung Disease: CDC January 06, 2015

COPD, asthma affect many aging Americans

CDC Warns of Listeria Danger From Caramel Apples December 19, 2014

Outbreak has sickened 28 people in 10 states; 4 have died and 26 have been hospitalized, agency says

'Kids' Diseases' Now Hitting Adults December 16, 2014

Doctors explain reasons behind surge in cases of chicken pox, mumps, whooping cough and the like

Ebola Survivors Face Critical Problems December 16, 2014

Programs have been set up to help provide support and new possessions

Indoor Tanning Tied to Burns, Fainting, Eye Injuries: Study December 15, 2014

Women, whites account for majority of emergency room patients

Millions of U.S. Kids Still Can Buy 'Harmful' E-Cigarettes: CDC December 11, 2014

10 states, D.C. permit sales to children, report says

Anti-Smoking Campaign Successful and Cost-Effective, CDC Says December 10, 2014

Ads featured advice from former smokers

Fewer Bars and Liquor Stores, Less Domestic Violence: CDC December 10, 2014

Regulations limiting local access to alcohol may help curb partner assaults, study suggests

Flu Shot May Offer Less Protection This Winter: CDC December 04, 2014

Vaccine not a good match for mutated strains circulating now, officials say

Nearly 1 in 12 Americans Struggles With Depression, Study Finds December 03, 2014

But, just a third of severely depressed people have sought help

Officials Designate 35 Ebola Treatment Centers December 02, 2014

'We must prepare for the possibility of additional cases in the United States'

CDC Endorses Circumcision for Health Reasons December 02, 2014

Says benefits, including reduced chances of sexually transmitted diseases, outweigh risks

Fatal ODs From Narcotic Painkillers Have Tripled in U.S. December 02, 2014

CDC report also finds surge in heroin-related overdose deaths

U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Drops to New Low: CDC November 26, 2014

But certain groups, such as those below poverty level, are lighting up more

Most Americans With HIV Don't Have Virus Under Control, CDC Says November 25, 2014

U.S. experts cite indifference, lack of access to care

ER Visits on the Rise, Study Reports November 25, 2014

About 96 percent of patients need medical care within two hours

Skin Cancer Costs Soar Compared to Other Malignancies: CDC November 10, 2014

Findings underscore importance of prevention efforts

Dallas to End Monitoring for Ebola Infections November 07, 2014

CDC spends $2.7 million on hospital kits for health care workers

Americans' Fears of Ebola May Be Fading, Poll Finds November 07, 2014

New HealthDay/Harris Poll reveals some easing of anxiety, although misconceptions remain

Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus Still a Concern for American Travelers: CDC November 06, 2014

Painful infection is common in Caribbean, and Central and South America

World Bank Pledges $100M More to Fight West Africa's Ebola Outbreak October 30, 2014

It's hoped the added money will encourage additional foreign health care workers to get involved

Ebola Outbreak in Liberia May Be Slowing: WHO October 29, 2014

But health agency says epidemic in West Africa is far from under control

Second Dallas Nurse With Ebola Released From Hospital October 28, 2014

Head of World Bank urges thousands of medical professionals to travel to West Africa to fight outbreak

CDC Clarifies Treatment Policies for Ebola Workers October 28, 2014

Move is designed to have uniform procedures across the U.S., but states aren't obligated to follow them

CDC Tightens Rules on Caring for Ebola Patients October 21, 2014

Full body suits, respirators now recommended, along with monitor to observe workers removing gear

1st Dallas Nurse With Ebola Headed to NIH Facility in Maryland October 16, 2014

Second nurse has also been transferred from Dallas hospital that has been criticized for its handling of Ebola patient

Ebola Nurse From Dallas Transferred to Atlanta Medical Center October 16, 2014

Emory University Hospital is one of four facilities nationwide with isolation units designed to treat infectious diseases

Texas Health Care Worker With Ebola Took Commercial Flight on Monday: CDC October 15, 2014

Health officials play down risk to fellow passengers on trip from Cleveland to Dallas

Texas Health Care Worker With Ebola Took Commercial Flight on Monday: CDC October 15, 2014

Woman was on Cleveland-Dallas evening flight, first reported symptoms to hospital next morning

Second Health Care Worker in Dallas Tests Positive for Ebola October 15, 2014

Nurse reported a fever Tuesday and was isolated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital

CDC Monitoring 76 Hospital Workers in Dallas for Ebola Exposure October 14, 2014

They helped treat the first case diagnosed in the U.S., a Liberian national who died last month

Health Officials Reviewing Ebola Treatment Procedures at Dallas Hospital October 13, 2014

CDC will be 'doubling down' on education and training for all U.S. hospitals

Texas Hospital Worker Tests Positive for Ebola October 13, 2014

CDC cites possible lapse in infection-control procedures; woman cared for Ebola patient who died last week

New York's JFK Airport Begins Screening Passengers for Ebola October 12, 2014

About half of the 150 travelers who arrive daily in the U.S. from West Africa land at the airport

Texas Health Care Worker Tests Positive for Ebola in Preliminary Check October 12, 2014

Worker cared for Liberian man who died of virus in Dallas hospital last week

U.S. Troops Arrive in Ebola-Ravaged Liberia October 10, 2014

Screening of travelers from West Africa to begin Saturday at JFK Airport in New York

West African Leaders Plead for More Ebola Aid October 09, 2014

CDC director warns that the crisis is reminiscent of the early days of AIDS epidemic

Five Major U.S. Airports to Screen Travelers From West Africa for Ebola October 09, 2014

Move should handle 94 percent of those arriving from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, U.S. officials say

Dallas Ebola Patient Has Died, Hospital Says October 08, 2014

Liberian national was first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States

Dallas Ebola Patient on Ventilator, Getting Dialysis October 08, 2014

Health officials report no other infections in the city

Hospitals' High Antibiotic Use May Boost Germs' Resistance: Study October 07, 2014

Improving diagnostics could help curb problem, experts say

U.S. Traffic Accidents Send 2.5 Million to ERs Each Year, CDC Says October 07, 2014

Medical costs of those collisions top $18 billion, U.S. government estimates

Obama Considers Tighter Ebola Screening for Travelers From West Africa October 07, 2014

And calls on other nations to do more to help control the deadly epidemic

Officials Report First Confirmed Child Death Due to Enterovirus D68 October 06, 2014

Virus, which can cause paralysis, has spread to 43 states, CDC says

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