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.
A CDC Ban On 'Fetus' And 'Transgender?' Experts AlarmedHealth leaders say they are alarmed about a report that officials at the nation's top public health agency are being told not to use certain words or phrases in official budget documents, including "fetus," ''transgender" and "science-based."
Word Ban At CDC Includes ‘Vulnerable,’ ‘Fetus,’ ‘Transgender’Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the very agency tasked with saving and protecting the lives of the most vulnerable, are now under order by the Trump administration to stop using words including "vulnerable" in 2018 budget documents, according to The Washington Post.
U.S. Rate For Gun Deaths Is Up For The Second Straight YearThe U.S. rate for gun deaths has increased for the second straight year, following 15 years of no real change, a government report shows.
CDC: 40 Percent Of U.S. Cancer Cases Linked To Being OverweightAccording to the CDC, at least 13 different types of cancer have been linked to being overweight or obese.
CDC Report Shows Children Drinking Too Many Sugary DrinksA new report from the CDC shows children are still consuming way too many sugary drinks, which is leading to major health problems down the road.
After Zika, Critical to Monitor Babies' Health But How Long?More federal money finally is available to fight Zika even as the news worsens. Babies who at first seem to have escaped the virus' devastating hallmark defect — an abnormally small head at birth — might not be out of the woods after all.
More Cases of Superbug Precursor Reported, But No Spread A fourth U.S. person has been diagnosed with bacteria resistant to a last resort antibiotic, but researchers are expressing relief that so far these superbug precursors have not spread to others.
CDC Director: 'Essentially Out of Money' to Fight ZikaThe head of the government's fight against the Zika virus said that "we are now essentially out of money" and warned that the country is "about to see a bunch of kids born with microcephaly" in the coming months.
Maryland to Receive $1.4M to Help Fight Zika VirusAs the showdown continues between the White House and Congress over money to help fight Zika, the CDC is doing what it can to prevent an outbreak in the U.S.

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