Centers For Disease Control
Last year, in Delaware, more young adults died from overdoses of prescription drugs than automobile accidents and the CDC points to a national problem as well.
Health officials have confirmed New Jersey’s first case of a respiratory illness that is caused by an uncommon virus.
There is no doubt that the flu vaccine lowers the risk of hospital admissions and death for pregnant women.
Julie Becker, with Physicians for Social Responsibility, says fracking puts some dangerous chemicals into the environment, such as benzene.
We talk a great deal about different things that can impact our health, both good and bad. But one of the things we don’t talk about much is the weather.
“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.
Despite CDC guidelines, vaccination numbers are falling short of national goals. Now, they are turning to doctors for help.
Most doctors don’t talk to their patients about alcohol use even though drinking is responsible for almost 90,000 deaths each year.
After a study of young teens, the CDC found that only 25% of kids get enough exercise: 60 minutes of physical activity every single day.
Flu season appears to be in full swing in Pennsylvania, with health officials reporting outbreaks in at least half the regions of the state.
Princeton University is getting ready to administer the first doses of a vaccine against meningitis.
It’s not the cigarettes, but new research indicates teens are increasingly smoking e-cigarettes, cigars and hookah.
The statistics are concerning. According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly 1 in 3 young white women regularly ignore tanning bed warnings.
There’s been a dramatic increase in the number of women dying from prescription drug overdoses.
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.