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CDC Study: Americans’ Bellies Expanding Fast

The number of American men and women with big-bellied, apple-shaped figures — the most dangerous kind of obesity — has climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, according to a government study.

09/17/2014

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CDC: Confirmed Case Of Enterovirus D68 In Pennsylvania

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least one case of the Enterovirus D68, or EV-D68, has been confirmed in Pennsylvania.

09/16/2014

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CDC Releases Worrisome Statistics On Rape, Stalking And Sexual Violence

According to the CDC, the survey is the first of its kind and is comprised of data from 2011.

09/10/2014

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Study: More Than 80% Of U.S. Homes Forbid Smoking

Smoking is banned in more than eight out of 10 U.S. homes — nearly twice as many as two decades ago, according to a new government study.

09/05/2014

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Conspiracy Theorist Joins Dick Morris And Gary R’Nel And Shares Views On Ebola Outbreak, Claims It Could Be Airborne

Paul Joseph Watson, editor of infowars.com, said the Center for Disease Control is aware of many cases of individuals who could have Ebola but is hesitant to release the information to the public.

08/06/2014

Stigall Show Log 7.31.14

Chris reacts to President Obama telling Republicans to stop hating, a new set of released Lois Lerner emails, and revelations that staffers at the VA were told to lie. He talks to conservative author Kurt Schlichter at 7:00, Comedian Christopher Titus at 8:00 and Cornell Law Professor William Jacobson at 8:20.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/31/2014

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Your Health And The Weather

We talk a great deal about different things that can impact our health, both good and bad. But one of the things we don’t talk about much is the weather.

07/30/2014

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Concern About Increase In Number Of High Security Bio-Labs

The CDC is reviewing its safety procedures at high-security labs, some of which had to be closed after a release of anthrax and bird flu. Now, they’re getting input from the medical community.

07/29/2014

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Children Who Are Obese Don’t Necessarily Realize It

Nearly 17% of US children and adolescents are obese. But, according to a CDC report, many people who are obese don’t consider themselves as having the condition.

07/28/2014

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Report: Heavy Kids Often Don’t See Themselves As Overweight

According to the CDC, the study’s findings could help influence public health initiatives targeting childhood obesity.

07/24/2014

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New CDC Report Shows Dangers Of Excessive Drinking

Excessive drinking causes one in ten deaths among people between the ages of 20 and 64, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

06/26/2014

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CDC Monitors Use Of Anti AIDS Pill In Four Cities, Including Philadelphia

The Strawberry Mansion Health Center is one of the facilities where patients will be monitored for use of Truvada, a pre-exposure prophylaxisis, or PrEP.

05/18/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Health: Delaware Patient Has First Case Of Drug-Resistant Bacterial Infection In Country

The Delaware State Health Department says a resident there has the first known case of NDM-producing carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a drug resistant bacterial infection first reported in Serbia.

05/05/2014

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Second Raccoon Tests Positive For Rabies In Camden County

A raccoon removed from a residence in the Fairview neighborhood of Camden City has tested positive for rabies.

05/02/2014

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