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Seasonal Flu Vaccine Even Less Effective Than Thought: CDC February 26, 2015

And nasal version appears to provide no protection at all for young children

U.S. Ebola Survivor Dr. Craig Spencer Gives His Side of the Story February 26, 2015

Former volunteer in fight against West African outbreak felt vilified by media, politicians

U.S. Pedestrian Death Rate Leveling Off, But Still Too High February 26, 2015

Governors' safety group reports more than 2,100 killed in early 2014

U.S. Officials Pinpoint Common Sources of Foodborne Illnesses February 24, 2015

Almost 2 million Americans fall ill each year, report notes

Most HIV Infections Come From Undiagnosed or Untreated People: Study February 23, 2015

Findings suggest there's a long way to go in containing spread of the disease

CDC Says New Tick-Borne Virus May Have Killed Kansas Man February 20, 2015

'Bourbon virus' tied to previously healthy man's death within 11 days of symptoms, agency reports

More Americans Dying From Hypothermia, CDC Says February 19, 2015

Doctor offers tips to avoid dangerous drops in body temperatures during cold winter months

Healthy Eating Up Worldwide, But Unhealthy Eating Up Even More: Study February 19, 2015

U.S. had one of the lowest-quality diets because of high consumption of bad foods

Beware the Bitter Cold February 13, 2015

Expert gives tips on avoiding dangerous drops in body temperature, or hypothermia

Flu Sending Record Numbers of Elderly to the Hospital: CDC February 13, 2015

But the worst seems to be over as season continues to wind down, officials say

Pollution Exposure Peaks at Stop Lights, Study Finds February 13, 2015

Air levels of tiny toxic particles were 29 times higher than when car was moving in traffic

Driving Soon After Stroke May Be Risky, Studies Suggest February 11, 2015

Recent survivors more likely to make errors and have collisions in simulated tests

Milk Lurks in Some Dark Chocolate, Posing Allergy Risk: FDA February 11, 2015

You can't always believe what you read on a product's label, agency says

Your Deli Sandwich May Come With a Side of Listeria, Study Finds February 11, 2015

Nearly 1 in 10 samples from delis carried the dangerous bacteria, researchers say

Health Benefits of Moderate Drinking Overblown: Report February 11, 2015

Not all factors considered in previous studies, researchers say

Is Measles' Return the 'New Normal'? February 10, 2015

Pediatricians and parents struggle with keeping children safe amid concerns over vaccine

Many States Still in Flu's Grip, But Some Areas Report Declines February 06, 2015

CDC expects to see high activity for several more weeks

Sexual Assault Under-Reported on U.S. College Campuses: Study February 02, 2015

Researchers found significant surge in reported crime incidence during audits

Flu's Grip on U.S. Starting to Weaken: CDC January 29, 2015

Some areas are starting to see a decline in infections, official says

Ebola Vaccine Appears Safe, Triggers Immune Response, U.K. Study Finds January 28, 2015

Early trial findings echo those from a smaller U.S. study

Pesticides, Plastics Chemicals Tied to Earlier Menopause in Women January 28, 2015

Research can't prove cause-and-effect, but higher exposures to PCBs, phthalates showed a link

72,000 Cases of Public Defibrillators Failing in Past Decade, FDA Says January 28, 2015

Agency vows action to boost the effectiveness of the life-saving devices

Ebola Threat Diminishing in West Africa, Officials Say January 27, 2015

But it's too soon to predict victory over the deadly virus

How to Stay Safe When Riding Out a Blizzard January 26, 2015

Tips for protecting you, your family and your home

Looking to Boost Your Exercise Level? Here Are Some Helpful Tips January 24, 2015

Start slowly and allow for time to rest and recover, trainers recommend

Ebola Virus Gets More Lethal as It Spreads, Study Says January 22, 2015

Genetic changes make it more deadly with each additional infection, researchers contend

Genetic Changes to Ebola Virus Challenge Treatment Efforts January 20, 2015

Researchers need to be aware of these mutations, study says

Researchers Rethink Inner-City Asthma Theory January 20, 2015

Poverty, race, ethnicity are more accurate predictors, study says

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

Ebola Epidemic in Liberia Could End by June, Study Predicts January 13, 2015

But aggressive monitoring, adding more hospital beds must continue, researchers say

Bites to the Hand Need Medical Attention, Experts Say January 11, 2015

Review finds injury from man or beast requires treatment to prevent infection

Keeping Safe in a Big Freeze January 08, 2015

Frostbite, malfunctioning home heaters are just two of the hazards, one expert says

Bad Flu Season Getting Worse, CDC Says January 05, 2015

43 states reporting widespread influenza activity and 21 child deaths

Strong Neighborhood Bonds, Less Gun Violence? January 02, 2015

Participation of community members is essential, researchers say

U.S. Bicyclist Deaths on the Rise, Study Finds January 02, 2015

Two-thirds of riders who died weren't wearing helmets, report notes

Flu Now Epidemic in U.S., With 15 Child Deaths Reported December 30, 2014

But it's too early to know if this year's strain is more severe than usual, CDC says

Middle-Aged Worse at Texting-While-Driving, Study Shows December 30, 2014

But, experts stress that distracted driving is dangerous at any age

Bats May Have Triggered Ebola Outbreak in West Africa, Study Says December 30, 2014

Researchers rule out larger wildlife as the source of infection

Many Consumers Misled About Bogus Weight-Loss Supplements, Survey Says December 30, 2014

Consumer Reports poll finds shoppers often mistakenly believe that FDA oversees these products

E. Coli Germs Found on Farmers Market Herbs December 19, 2014

Nearly one-quarter of samples from West Coast vendors tested positive, study says

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

Older Cars a Bad Choice for Younger Drivers December 19, 2014

Study found nearly half of teen crashes involved cars more than a decade old

Arriving Now at Gate 42: Measles December 18, 2014

CDC report of transmission in U.S. air terminal shows how easily the virus can spread

Many Flu Infections Aren't Good Match for Vaccine: CDC December 18, 2014

But health officials still urge people to get inoculated because the shot should offer some protection

Screening Test Finds Drugs That Show Promise Against Ebola December 17, 2014

Researchers uncover 53 potential treatments; all are already FDA approved but need more study for this use

Guinea Pigs Can Be Source of Serious Strep Infection December 16, 2014

But animal-to-human transmission of this bacteria is rare, researcher says

Male Ebola Survivors Should Use Condoms for at Least 3 Months, Experts Say December 16, 2014

Studies find semen retains deadly virus for up to 91 days

Many Americans Still Haven't Gotten a Flu Shot December 11, 2014

Health officials cite reports on the vaccine's potentially limited effectiveness

Insecticide Sprays Don't Offer Extra Protection Against Malaria: Study December 09, 2014

Infection rates among kids in Africa were no better than when using bed nets alone

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