This Year's Flu Vaccines Less Effective Due to Virus MutationWhen working on the influenza vaccine for the following year, researchers make a guess as to which strains will be prevalent.
CDC Investigates Sick Passenger For Possible Ebola At NJ Airport Port Authority officials say the CDC investigated a sick passenger at Newark Liberty International Airport for possible Ebola.
Centers For Disease Control And PreventionFor more information about Ebola, visit: http://www.cdc.gov/.
CDC: Severe Respiratory Illness Now In 22 States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Friday that 160 lab-confirmed cases were reported in the 22 states. On Tuesday, the CDC's count was 130 cases in 12 states.
Health: New CDC Flu Vaccine Recommendation For Young Children3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here with the advisory.
Concern About Increase In Number Of High Security Bio-LabsThe CDC is reviewing its safety procedures at high-security labs, some of which had to be closed after a release of anthrax and bird flu. Now, they're getting input from the medical community.
Children Who Are Obese Don't Necessarily Realize ItNearly 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.
CDC Worries About Sick Food Workers Spreading Disease Among PatronsBut calling out sick from work means no pay for many, especially low-income workers.
New Jersey Shows High Occurrence of Autism Disorders"In New Jersey, the prevalence is one in 45 children with (some degree of) autism," says Dr. Walter Zahorodny, an assistant professor of pediatrics at the New Jersey Medical School.
Princeton U. Begins Offering Experimental Meningitis Vaccine To StudentsThe 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.
PA Medical Society Says Gun Violence Is A Health ProblemPennsylvania Medical Society president Dr. Bruce MacLeod says gun violence should be studied the same way doctors study diabetes and heart disease.
CDC: Flu Vaccine Averts Millions Of IllnessesApproximately 13 million illnesses, and over 110,000 hospitalizations, may have been averted by the flu vaccine over the last six years in the US.