Life Expectancy Declines In The U.S. For The First Time Since 1993Life expectancy for Americans in 2015 declined by .1 year, from 78.9 to to 78.8, according to the CDC.
Report: 1st U.S. Case of Germ Resistant to Last Resort DrugFor the first time, a U.S. patient has been infected with bacteria resistant to an antibiotic used as a last resort treatment.
Kicking the Habit: Adult Smoking Rate in U.S. Falling FastThe nation seems to be kicking its smoking habit faster than ever before.
Monkey Bars Alert: Playground Concussions Are On The RisePlayground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often involved.
CDC: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Health Insurers Should Pay For ItU.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.
WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be SeenA World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.
Study: HIV Diagnoses Drop In US, But Increase In Young Gay MenNumber of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.
CDC: Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed For InfluenzaNew study finds doctors may be giving inappropriate treatments to patients with flu virus.
Norovirus Affects Millions, Caused By Food WorkersAccording to recent government reports, nearly 20 million people get sick every year from contracting the norovirus.
CDC: U.S. Births Up For First Time In 5 Years, Improved Economy CitedThe baby recession may be at an end: After a five-year span in which the number of children born in the United States dropped each year, 2013 saw a minute increase.
CDC Probes Mystery Of Rabies Transplant SurvivorsThe federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is trying to understand why three of the four people who got organs from a rabies-infected donor in 2011 didn't develop the disease, the agency's top rabies expert said Wednesday.
4 More Hepatitis C Cases in Maryland Found Related To Infected WorkerThe former lab tech accused of exposing hundreds of people to Hepatitis C is now believed to have more victims here in Baltimore.