Centers For Disease Control
Methadone accounts for 2% of painkiller prescriptions in the US but it is involved in 30% of deaths by prescription painkillers.
Parents in Pennsylvania and around the country are getting the message, that childhood vaccinations are worthwhile.
The latest study on obesity is out, and the news for Pennsylvania isn’t pretty.
Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.
The World Health Organization recommends that women breastfeed for the first six months of life. But what do most women do?
The new report from the Centers for Disease Control says autism cases are on the rise, largely because of wider screenings and better diagnosis.
The question is: are people being treated for depression because they are coming to the doctor after seeing direct-to-consumer advertising?
The $54-million campaign is designed to get smokers to stop, and to prevent those who don’t smoke — especially kids — from starting.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that all boys between the ages of 11 and 12 receive the three-dose vaccine for the human papillomavirus or hpv.
We know that exposure to secondhand smoke can lead to serious health problems, and there have been many laws put in place to try to reduce exposure. But there is one area where kids still are at great risk, that’s in the car.
A new survey by the Centers for Disease Control finds 25 percent of women are victims of domestic violence — a figure one government official calls astounding.
There is a very important report released by the CDC in their monthly morbidity and mortality report which looks at children and flu related deaths.
These days, flu season means big business for pharmacies, but not for the reason you may think.
You may not be able to wash your hands of this movie for quite a while.
Bucks County health officials are putting out a warning as they closely monitor three probable cases of measles in the county.