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Leading Medical Groups Join March for Science on April 22 April 17, 2017

Planned as protest against Trump policies, organizers say value of science is at stake

Flu Season All But Over in U.S. April 14, 2017

In a twist, the middle-aged were among those hardest hit, CDC says

New Meds Make Inroads Against Crohn's Disease April 13, 2017

Study finds fewer patients now end up in hospital as drugs keep illness at bay

U.S. Blood Supply Safe From Zika Virus, Officials Say April 07, 2017

They detail steps being taken to protect people who need transfusions

Birth Defects Strike 1 in 10 U.S. Pregnancies Affected by Zika April 04, 2017

CDC report also says too few babies are tested for the virus

Most U.S. Kids Who Die From Flu Are Unvaccinated April 03, 2017

Researchers estimate about two-thirds of pediatric deaths could be prevented by flu shot

U.S. Suicide Rates Rising Faster Outside Cities March 16, 2017

Hanging-type deaths rose more than gun-related suicides since 1999, CDC says

1 in 4 U.S. Adults Disabled by Arthritis: CDC March 07, 2017

Agency recommends exercise, not opioids, to control pain, stiffness

For Millions of Americans, Everyday Life Takes Toll on Their Hearing February 07, 2017

Contrary to popular opinion, work-related noise not the main culprit, CDC reports

U.S. Vaccine Guidelines for Flu, HPV Updated February 07, 2017

CDC panel revises immunization advisory for vaccines affecting adults

Flu Hospitalizations, Deaths Increasing: CDC January 27, 2017

But health officials still characterize the season as average

Kids' Sugary Drink Habits Start Early January 26, 2017

Two-thirds of U.S. children consume one or more sweetened beverages daily, report finds

Rural Americans at Higher Risk of 5 Preventable Causes of Death: CDC January 12, 2017

More smoking, obesity and less use of seatbelts are some possible reasons why

Flu Season Starting to Peak January 06, 2017

More severe strain of virus circulating, but it's not too late to get vaccinated, health officials say

There's Still Time for Your Flu Shot December 23, 2016

Infections tend to spike up during and right after holiday season, CDC says

CDC Allocates $184 Million for Zika Protection December 22, 2016

Funds are earmarked for states, territories, local health departments and universities

Just 40 Percent of Americans Vaccinated for Flu This Season December 12, 2016

CDC urges everyone to get a shot, especially children, pregnant women and folks over 50

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

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