CDC: Teens Are Waiting To Have Sex; Bullying, Suicide Rate RisingAccording to a new study, high schoolers are waiting to have sex – and when they do, they have fewer sexual partners – but other findings aren't all positive.
Health Risks Increasing For Flesh-Eating BacteriaVibrio naturally occurs in brackish water, like the Chesapeake. In summer, it increases.
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.
CDC: Insect-Borne Illnesses On The RiseThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning the public that dangerous insect-borne illnesses are on the rise.
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 Warns Of Alarming Jump In Bug-Borne IllnessThe CDC says it has seen a significant increase in the number of illnesses that have developed as a result of bugs such as mosquitoes, fleas and ticks.
Antibiotic Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria' Spreading In U.S., 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.
Officials: Second Wave Of Flu Could Be More Severe In ChildrenAs the flu season looks to wind down, the CDC is warning of a new strain of flu that could hit children the hardest.
CDC Warns Second Wave Of Flu Has BegunIn a March 23 release the CDC announced that overall flu cases are finally dropping however, "Influenza B" cases have jumped above the more common "Influenza A" virus.
Americans Binge 17 Billion Drinks Per Year, CDC SaysResearchers found that about 1 in 6 U.S. adults reported binge drinking an average of about once a week, consuming an average of seven drinks per binge.
CDC Researcher Vanishes After Leaving Work SickA CDC researcher in Atlanta who called out sick two weeks ago has reportedly vanished without a trace.
Deadly Flu Season Claiming 100 Lives Per Week, CDC WarnsThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently estimated that 759 people died of flu-related illnesses between Oct. 7 and Dec. 23.