Centers For Disease Control
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.
Data from the CDC suggests Americans are increasingly obese, despite the fact that they are exercising more and smoking less.
There have been numerous studies about chronic fatigue syndrome but no one is quite sure what causes it. In fact, it is often a diagnosis made when other common causes of fatigue are ruled out.
The Centers for Disease Control found that six times as many persons died from methadone overdoses in 2009 than in 1999.
Disturbing new numbers released by the Centers for Disease Control show that a majority of Philadelphia’s new HIV cases already have full blown AIDS at the time of diagnosis.
Dr. John Painter, with the Centers for Disease Control, says the goal of the study was to pinpoint where food inspection resources would be best spent.
A new survey from the Centers for Disease Control finds in the past month, more than 4 percent of people say they’ve nodded off while driving.
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.