Centers For Disease Control
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.
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.