CDC: Do Not Get Decorative Eye Contacts For Halloween Without A PrescriptionThe CDC is tweeting warnings about decorative contact lenses for Halloween.
More People Get Sick From Puppy Germ; Outbreak Linked To PennsylvaniaThe outbreak of illness associate with a puppy germ is making more people sick in more states.
CDC: 40 Percent Of US Cancer Cases Linked To Being OverweightAccording to the CDC, at least 13 different types of cancer have been linked to being overweight or obese.
New STD Cases Hit Record High In US, CDC SaysIn 2016, Americans were infected with more than 2 million new cases of gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia, the highest number of these sexually transmitted diseases ever reported, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.
CDC: Puppies From Pet Store Chain Sicken 39 People, Including Some In PennsylvaniaThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Monday it is investigating a multistate outbreak of campylobacter infections linked to contact with puppies sold through Petland, a national pet store chain.
Pet Turtles Blamed For Multistate Salmonella Outbreak, Including Pennsylvania, New JerseyThere have been 37 cases in 13 states since March, and the outbreak has sent at least 16 people to the hospital, though there have been no deaths.
WHO: This STD Is Becoming 'Smarter' And Harder To TreatData from 77 countries collected by WHO shows there is a widespread resistance to older, cheaper antibiotics
Wireless-Only Households More Likely To Smoke, Drink Heavily: CDCThe CDC found interesting health data associated with wireless-only households.
Research: Opioid Deaths Down As Much As 25 Percent In States Where Medical Marijuana Is LegalThe CDC says 91 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose.
9 Cases Of Rat Lungworm Disease Confirmed In HawaiiThe Hawaii State Department of Health has confirmed six cases of rat lungworm disease on the island of Maui and three cases on the Big Island over the past three months, an official said Monday. No deaths have been reported.
Bat Reportedly Found In Packaged Fresh Express Salad MixTwo people were recommended for post-exposure rabies treatment after a consumer in Florida reported finding a dead bat in a packaged salad mix, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Saturday.
E. Coli Outbreak: Throw Out Recalled Soy Nut Butter, CDC UrgesA multistate E. coli outbreak linked to now-recalled soy nut butter products is continuing to make people sick, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.