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.
According to the CDC, the study’s findings could help influence public health initiatives targeting childhood obesity.
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.
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.
The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
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.
A raccoon removed from a residence in the Fairview neighborhood of Camden City has tested positive for rabies.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, a third of American adults are unable to swim the length of a standard size pool. Now, US Masters Swimming is trying to reduce that figure by way of an army of volunteer instructors.
A Drexel University student who died of meningitis last week had the same strain of bacteria that caused an outbreak at Princeton University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Tuesday.
Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.
Most people who have heard of pertussis, or whooping cough think it was eradicated 30 years ago. Not so.
Government research links indoor tanning by teenagers with other risks including binge drinking, unhealthy dieting and sexual activity.
Despite CDC guidelines, vaccination numbers are falling short of national goals. Now, they are turning to doctors for help.
While scientists have previously shown high sugar intake ups a person’s risk of cardiovascular disease, the new study is the first to link sugar consumption to death.
Most doctors don’t talk to their patients about alcohol use even though drinking is responsible for almost 90,000 deaths each year.