Contaminated Machines Linked to Heart Surgery InfectionsHealth officials are warning that small outbreaks of infections spread by contaminated operating room machinery during open-heart surgery could be more widespread than first thought.
Smokers React To New Anti-Cigarette AdA new ad campaign hopes to stop you in your tracks before reaching for a cigarette.
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 Under Fire After Smallpox Vials FoundUnder fire. Scrutiny intensifies at the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention in the wake of several security breaches involving potentially deadly diseases.
At CDC, Scientists Fight To Halt A Deadly OutbreakScattered across the carefully landscaped main campus of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are the staff on the front lines fighting a rare outbreak of fungal meningitis: A scientist in a white lab coat peers through a microscope at fungi on a glass slide. In another room, another researcher uses what looks like a long, pointed eye dropper to suck up DNA samples that will be tested for the suspect fungus.
Centers For Disease Control: More Than 90 People Sick With MeningitisAs of Sunday, the death toll from the meningitis outbreak stands at seven.
Maryland Weighs In As The 21st Heaviest StateBreaking it down by fat. A study by the Centers for Disease Control has ranked the 50 states by obesity levels.
Opinion: Republicans Advances War On WomenRepublican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.
Hopkins Youth Violence Center Receives $1.3M GrantMaryland lawmakers say a Johns Hopkins youth violence prevention center has received a $1.3 million grant from the federal Centers for Disease Control.