Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The type B strain of meningitis is very rare in the United States, but it has attacked at Princeton, and the symptoms can occur quickly and be potentially deadly.
Pennsylvania Medical Society president Dr. Bruce MacLeod says gun violence should be studied the same way doctors study diabetes and heart disease.
Approximately 13 million illnesses, and over 110,000 hospitalizations, may have been averted by the flu vaccine over the last six years in the US.
Pa. officials have announced what they say is the state’s first confirmed case of a deer found to be suffering from a disorder similar to “mad cow” disease.
The signs are everywhere — “Get your flu shot here!” — and every supermarket, pharmacy, and clinic is offering the vaccination to keep you from getting sick.
A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has added to the relatively scarce information about how much salt American kids eat — and it’s too much.
Blame the perceived stigma and fear, says Terri Clark, prevention services coordinator at ActionAIDS in Philadelphia.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the number one cause of death in the world and salt can play a key role.
A study from the CDC shows more teens are smoking pot than are smoking cigarettes.
A new study of couples living together before marriage indicates a change in the times.
Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that by 2007, hepatitis C was killing more Americans than HIV — the virus that causes AIDS.
A salt shocker! Americans consume too much sodium, and today a new government report lists the saltiest foods—with some surprises.
A Canadian company is recalling about 380,000 pounds of Canadian bacon that may be contaminated with listeria.
The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention say that roughly 1 out of 6 Americans get sick from foodborne illness every year. That’s 48 million people.
The American Heart Association has gotten together with the National Institute of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to take a look at heart disease and stroke.