Americans Sit Too Much, CDC SaysYou've heard it before, but the message is still urgent: One in four US adults sits for more than eight hours a day, according to a new study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
More Children Diagnosed With Mysterious Paralyzing Illness As Some Accuse CDC Of Hiding Information From PublicThe numbers continue to grow as the CDC says it has confirmed another two dozen cases of the illness that's striking mostly children.
Mysterious Polio-like Disorder Striking Children Around US GrowingMany local cases have been treated at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Puppies Spread Antibiotic-Resistant Infections To 118 People, CDC ReportsContact with puppies at six pet store companies in 18 states, including Pennsylvania, led to infections that sickened more than 100 people, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The cause of the illness was Campylobacter, an infectious disease that causes diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps.
Woman Contracts UK's First Reported Case Of Rare Flesh-Eating STDA woman in the United Kingdom has reportedly been diagnosed with a rare, flesh-eating sexually transmitted disease.
CDC: Opioid Addiction Among Pregnant Women SkyrocketsA new report from the CDC has revealed a troubling surge in opioid use among pregnant women.
Backyard Chickens Eat Harmful Ticks, But Are Giving People SalmonellaAs disease-carrying ticks continue to spread across the country, many Americans are turning to an inventive and all-natural approach to removing ticks: chickens.
Salmonella Outbreak In 26 States, Including New Jersey And Pennsylvania, Tied To Raw TurkeyAn outbreak of salmonella linked to raw turkey products has sickened at least 90 people across 26 states.
New Technology Helping Contain Outbreaks Of Contaminated FoodFederal health officials say new technology is helping contain outbreaks of contaminated food.
Study: Suicide Rates On The Rise Across The USIn the wake of Kate Spade's suicide, a newly released study says suicide rates have increased nearly 30 percent in the U.S. in the last 20 years.
Salmonella Outbreak Sickens Dozens After Massive Egg RecallAfter more than 200 million eggs were recalled by an egg farm in North Carolina, 35 people have now been diagnosed with salmonella linked to the contaminated food.
Study: Mothers Can Eat Placenta After Birth, No Risk To NewbornsA new report has given mothers the green light to eat their own placenta after giving birth.
CDC: Tick, Mosquito-Borne Diseases Have More Than Tripled Since 2004The CDC is warning about the increased risk for diseases from fleas and ticks as the warmer weather approaches.
Body Of Missing CDC Researcher Found, Police ConfirmA CDC researcher who went missing over seven weeks ago has been found dead in a Georgia river.
Antibiotic Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria' Spreading In US, CDC WarnsInfections of this kind are "virtually untreatable with modern medicine," CDC Principal Deputy Director Dr. Anne Schuchat said in a press briefing on April 3.