CDC Monitoring Measles Outbreak In 21 StatesThe Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says it's monitoring an outbreak of measles in 21 states.
CDC: 'Don’t Wash Or Reuse Condoms'The reminder was posted by CDC STD on Twitter.
Backyard Chickens Eat Harmful Ticks, But Are Giving People SalmonellaAs disease-carrying ticks continue to spread across the country, many Americans are turning to an inventive and all-natural approach to removing ticks: chickens.
Salmonella Outbreak In 26 States Tied To Raw TurkeyAn outbreak of salmonella linked to raw turkey products has sickened at least 90 people across 26 states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday.
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.