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1 in 4 US Adults are Disabled by Arthritis: CDC Reports

1 in 4 US Adults are Disabled by Arthritis: CDC Reports

The percentage of adults limited by arthritis has increased by about 20% since 2002....

Mar 13 2017, 2:47pm CDT

More Kids are Getting Sick from Drinking Hand Sanitizers, CDC Reports

More Kids are Getting Sick from Drinking Hand Sanitizers, CDC Reports

Ingestion of alcohol-based hand sanitizers can cause breathing difficulties, excessive alcohol buildup in tissues and even coma...

Mar 5 2017, 11:29am CST

Drug Overdose Deaths in US Continue to Rise: CDC

Drug Overdose Deaths in US Continue to Rise: CDC

Deaths from drug overdose involving heroin tripled from 8% in 2010 to 25% in 2015...

Feb 27 2017, 12:43pm CST

CDC Postpones Climate Change Conference Ahead of Donald Trump's Inauguration

CDC Postpones Climate Change Conference Ahead of Donald Trump's Inauguration

The CDC in a move characterized by wariness postponed a conference on climate change after Donald Trump’s POTUS oath-taking cer...

Jan 24 2017, 6:04am CST

CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Deaths in US

CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death in US

The number of potentially preventable deaths from three causes have declined from 2010 to 2014...

Nov 20 2016, 4:20am CST

Cigarette Smoking is Linked to 40% of all Cancer Diagnosed in US, CDC Reports

Cigarette Smoking is Linked to 40% of all Cancer Diagnosed in US, CDC Reports

The rate of smoking in U.S. adults has declined but tobacco is still leading preventable cause of cancer and cancer deaths...

Nov 12 2016, 4:27am CST

CDC Now Urging US Citizens to Get Flu Shot

CDC Now Urging US Citizens to Get Flu Shot

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a statement urging Americans to get their flu shots as s...

Oct 3 2016, 2:28pm CDT

Chickenpox Cases Drop Considerably Since Implementing Two Doses of Vaccine, CDC Reports

Chickenpox Cases Drop Considerably Since Implementing Two Doses of Vaccine, CDC Reports

Study finds chickenpox cases down 85 percent since 2-dose varicella vaccine started...

Sep 4 2016, 4:16am CDT

Improper Use of Contact Lenses can Lead to Serious Eye Damage: CDC

Improper Use of Contact Lenses can Lead to Serious Eye Damage: CDC

Nearly 1 in 5 contact lens-related infections result in damaging eye...

Aug 20 2016, 11:46am CDT

Half of Black Gay Men Will Get HIVC

Half of Black Gay Men Will Get HIV: CDC

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, half of black men and at least a quarter of Hispanic gay and bisex...

Feb 24 2016, 11:43am CST

White Americans Sleep Better: CDC Study

White Americans Sleep Better: CDC Study

A recent study discovered that American sleep rhythms could be differentiated in accordance with seniority, ethnicity and local...

Feb 22 2016, 5:33am CST

1 in 3 Americans Not Getting Enough Sleep, CDC Reports

1 in 3 Americans Not Getting Enough Sleep, CDC Reports

One-third of adults in the US are sleep deprived....

Feb 20 2016, 4:10am CST

Pregnant women are susceptible to contracting Zika virus

CDC Says 2 American Women Suffered Miscarriages Due To Zika Virus

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed that two US women have suffered miscarriages after contrac...

Feb 11 2016, 1:41pm CST

Serious Birth Defect Gastroschisis Is on the Rise in US, Reprots CDC

Serious Birth Defect Gastroschisis Is on the Rise in US, Reports CDC

The number of babies born with organs outside their body has nearly doubled over the past 18 years....

Jan 24 2016, 4:11pm CST

CDC Warns Pregnant Women to Travel due to Zika Virus

CDC Issues Travel Restrictions for Pregnant Women due to Zika Virus

Travel restrictions have been placed on women who are expecting due to the Zika Virus outbreak....

Jan 16 2016, 6:20am CST

E-cigarette Ads are Strongly Affecting US Teens, CDC Reports

E-cigarette Ads are Strongly Affecting US Teens, CDC Reports

Nearly 70% of teens are exposed to e-cigarette advertising, according to the latest report....

Jan 6 2016, 5:50am CST

Smoking in U.S. Adults Hits to Lowest Levels in 50 Years: CDC

Smoking in U.S. Adults Hits to Lowest Levels in 50 Years: CDC

The smoking rate has declined to 16.8% in 2014 compared to 20.9% in 2005....

Nov 15 2015, 2:59am CST

Is The CDC Really Preparing For A Zombie Apocalypse? Yes And No

Is The CDC Really Preparing For A Zombie Apocalypse? Yes And No

Are you prepared for a Walking Dead-style zombie apocalypse? The CDC hopes so. No, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) does n...

Mar 18 2014, 5:46pm CDT

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