Word Ban At CDC Includes 'Vulnerable,' 'Fetus,' 'Transgender'Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are now under order by the Trump administration to stop using words including "vulnerable" in 2018 budget documents, according to The Washington Post.
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.
Health: Groups Come Together To Stop Antibiotic ResistanceWith antibiotic resistant infections on the rise, the CDC and 25 other health organizations are teaming up to try to get the problem under control.
Health: Philly's Fight Against Childhood Obesity Appears To Be Paying OffPhiladelphia’s fight against childhood obesity is paying off. While it’s still a huge problem, students are losing weight, especially minorities which is a first. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the new report.
Student Vaccination Rates Up Around CountryData from the Centers for Disease Control shows that parents are getting their kids vaccinated before school starts.
Study Finds Cholesterol Levels Improving In Young PeopleAccording to a ten-year study by the CDC, cholesterol levels have actually improved in this group. This news is in the face of news that the obesity epidemic is still a problem.
Health: Mild Flu Season So FarFlu season is off to a slow start, but don't let that flu bug fool you. Federal health experts say it's probably still on its way.
Health: Raw Cookie Dough Warning From Federal Health OfficialsA cookie dough warning from Federal Health Officials. They say it can be dangerous if eaten raw. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here with more on the safety alert.
Health: Scheduled C-Section DebateWomen worried about the economy are having fewer babies. A new government report says birth rates are down, and for teens they've hit an all time low. Cesarean sections have also stopped going up for the first time in 15 years. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here with more.
Cargill Recalling 36M Pounds Of Ground TurkeyMeat giant Cargill is recalling 36 million pounds of ground turkey linked to a nationwide salmonella outbreak that has killed one person in California and sickened at least 76 others.
CDC Recommends Autism Screening For Infants At 18 MonthsThere are many studies and reports released on Autism in any given year, but this is one of the most significant.