Study Finds High Levels Of Hormone Disruptors In People Who East Fast FoodThe CDC says people who eat fast food may have higher levels of hormone disrupters in their system that can be harmful, especially to women and children.
Stopping Zika: Should We Be Handing Out Condoms At Airports?In a statement, a CDC official was noncommittal about the idea of handing out condoms at airports.
Alarming New HIV Predictions Released By CDCThe US Centers for Disease Control recently released alarming predictions on the number of HIV infections.
Pregnant Women Seek Reassurances About Zika Virus After Trips To Affected CountriesMany doctors are fielding calls, especially from expectant mothers, who recently traveled to the warm climate countries named on a CDC list.
CDC Ranks Sleep-Deprived StatesExperts say for good health, adults need at least seven hours of sleep each night.
CDC Urges Women To Avoid Alcohol Unless They're On Birth ControlMillions of women may be putting their developing babies at risk of fetal alcohol syndrome, according to the CDC. Because of that, it is now advising all women between the ages of 15-44 to avoid alcohol completely if they are not using birth control.
Deaths Related To Heart Failure Are On The RiseThe CDC said the steady upward pattern started as early as 2012.
CDC Aims To Increase Number Of Tweens Receiving HPV VaccineThe Centers for Disease Control is on a mission to increase the number of boys and girls getting the HPV vaccine to prevent cancer.
Survey: 99 Percent Of Contact Lens Wearers Engage In At Least 1 Bad HabitDoctors say contact lens wearers who do not take care of their lenses are at serious risk for eye infections.
Report: More Than 4 Million Admit To Driving DrunkAccording to the CDC, during 2012, more than 4 million people admitted to driving drunk in the preceding 30 days.
CDC: Most Schools Start Classes Too EarlyWith the school year around the corner, the Centers for Disease Control says if a child's classes start before 8:30 in the morning, the student may not be getting enough sleep, leading to health risks.
Report: Teen Use Of Morning After Pill IncreasingThe report says that the use of emergency contraception by female teenagers who have had sexual intercourse at least once has increased from 8 percent in 2002 to 22 percent in 2011 through 2013.